Amuz Distribution Takes Just for Laughs Content, Taps Carlos Pacheco


Amuz Distribution has acquired the entire catalog of the Just for Laughs Group and brought on Carlos Pacheco as director of monetization and OTT.

Through the acquisition deal, made via its parent company ComediHa!, Amuz has increased its comedy offering by over 1,000 hours.

Pacheco, who previously served at Just for Laughs, brings over 18 years of international entertainment media experience in content production, distribution, media buying and strategy.

Alex Avon, chief revenue officer of Amuz Distribution, stated: “Amuz Distribution is thrilled to expand our catalog with the globally popular Just for Laughs Group programs, and we are fortunate to bring on Carlos Pacheco to head up our OTT and monetization efforts. His experience in the global marketplace, and especially as a leader in the OTT space, will help us reach the company’s next level. We are looking forward to ‘keeping the world feeling good’ with even more premium programming.”

Pacheco added: “Amuz Distribution has been actively growing its international reach on a path towards great success, and I am excited to be part of the team to help them in this new expansion. From its award-winning programs like About Antoine and Larry to its feel-good programming mandate, the company is gaining influence and visibility around the world.”