DeNinno was recruited early in his career by Lorne Michaels (Saturday Night Live, Late Night with Conan O'Brien, Kids in the Hall) to build Burly TV, the first network designed to reach the college market. The programming also aired as a block of programming targeting the college market on TBS.
In early 2006, DeNinno led big media companies in embracing online video when he launched Toga!, a broadband channel featuring award-winning website content from National Lampoon’s rich history of motion picture and television programming and successfully launched stand alone comedy channels on such platforms as AOL, Yahoo, TiVo, and Brightcove.
DeNinno also launched National Lampoon's College Channel, a college cable television network, building upon relationships with colleges and universities across the country.
DeNinno started his a career at Food Network working on Emeril Live and at Broadway Video Entertainment - Burly TV on such shows as Half Baked, National Rage Page, Overkill, The Sex Talk Show, The Tame Show and Burly Vision. At National Lampoon, DeNinno created and produced of hundreds of hours of original programming including Gamers, CollegeTown USA, Comedy Academy, and the highly-rated AV Squad.
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