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SI.com Gets Broadband Rights To Web Series Chronicling The Life Of Jimmer Fredette
Published June 2, 2011
SI.com picked up the syndicated broadband rights to the Jimmer Fredette webisodes chronicling his life leading up to the June 23 NBA Draft. The website will launch the web series today. The web vignettes also will run on a dedicated YouTube channel -- YouTube.com/followjimmer. Tupelo-Honey Productions is producing the series, "Jimmer Fredette: Follow Jimmer." The YouTube and SI.com packages will feature 75 webisodes combined. Each will be between two and four minutes. Tupelo-Honey still is planning a long-form documentary for broadcast or theatrical release following the Draft.