IFC picks Chris Gethard for first member of its Adopt-A-Comic family

How committed is IFC to expanding its comedy brand of “Slightly Off, Always On?” The cable channel now has an Adopt-A-Comic program! First new member of the IFC family for 2012? Chris Gethard, one of the stalwart improv comedians and stand-ups from New York City’s Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre. “This program is IFC’s way of spotlighting comedians we admire,” said Jennifer Caserta, president and general manager of IFC. “We’re extremely grateful to Chris and his family for allowing us this special opportunity.” But what does it all mean to join the IFC family under the Adopt-A-Comic program? Well, Gethard...

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