NEW YORK, Dec 18 — batteryPOP is excited to welcome JEREMY SHINDER (Late Night with Stephen Colbert, Drunk Parents) as the host of our new short form series PROBLEM SOLVED, written and directed by comedian WILL PRESTI.
Being a kid is hard! But fear not, because Jeremy is here to give you the tips and tricks every kid needs to navigate the craziness of life. Advice on getting a higher allowance, how to pretend you’re not daydreaming, even dance moves for the uncoordinated. This is Jeremy’s third project with batteryPOP, having previously appeared in the Cinnamon Toast Crunch sponsored “Square Off” and in an early incarnation of Problem Solved called “Bad Advice.”
PROBLEM SOLVED is on batteryPOP.com/shows/problem-solved, the batteryPOP app, YouTube.com/batteryPOP, and distributed across our network of premium kid-safe partners including Funbrain.com, Poptropica, PrimaryGames.com, XUMO and batteryPOP’s Roku app in partnership with Future Today.
Shows currently available on the batteryPOP mobile app also include DC Superfriends from Warner Bros. Animation, Kidfluencer™ videos from top youth YouTubers, STEM focused content from Highlights magazine, the music themed space cartoon SpacePOP, and much more!.
batteryPOP is a cross platform network for kids, providing original, aggregated and branded content for 4-12 and family audiences, delivered across mobile and internet platforms, so kids can find videos everywhere they want to be. Founded by Nickelodeon and Saban veterans, batteryPOP curates and features short form web series from a variety of creators, presented in a safe, engaging setting, and puts kids in charge by “popping” their favorite content. More than anything, batteryPOP is dedicated to harnessing the power of kids for an experience like they’ve never had before. For more, please visit www.batteryPOP.com.
Jeremy Todd Shinder is a high school sophomore whose thrilled to be working again with batteryPOP in his new show: Problem Solved with Jeremy. Jeremy first met Greg Alkalay and the team in August of 2016 when he was a guest judge on Square Off. They then collaborated on season 1 of Bad Advice with Jeremy which air in January of 2017. They most recently added Will Presti to the team as an amazingly funny writer for season two of the newly renamed show: Problem Solved with Jeremy. Featured credits include: Broadway: A Christmas Story: The Musical (Flick); Off-Broadway: Big: The Musical (Billy), Runaways (Little Freddie); International Tour: The Addams Family (Pugsley Addams); Summer Stock: The Sound of Music (Kurt Von Trapp); Film: Drunk Parents (Trey Donavan), Going in Style (Ezra Bronkowzki); Television: The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (Timmy Jenkins), Louie (Never), Deadbeat (Young Pac), Red Oaks (Jeffery Glassman); Appearances: The 2013 TONY Awards (Himself, with ACS); School: …Spelling Bee (William Barfée), …Charlie Brown (Charlie Brown). Jeremy loves preforming for kids as he voiced the role of Butterball in the 2013 Disney film, Super Buddies. Jeremy is looking forward for season 2 and hopes he can help solve any problem kids through his way!
Will Presti is a comedian, writer, host and social media influencer in NYC. A graduate of Princeton University, Will was a contributing monologue writer for Late Show with David Letterman, is a comedy blogger for Huffington Post and is the creator and host of the web series’ The Campaign Failand The Midweek Minute with Will Presti.
A seasoned stand-up, Will has personally written comedy for Meryl Streep, Alec Baldwin, Steve Carell and many other celebrities. He’s been featured in TIME, Forbes, USA Today, BuzzFeed, The New York Post, The Berry, Mashable, The Hollywood Reporter, People, MSN, U.S. News and on The TODAY Show. Will’s jokes and picture regularly appear in the “Last Laughs” section of InTouch Weekly alongside Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel, SNL, Conan O’Brien, Seth Meyers and Stephen Colbert. He was one of only 10 people chosen out of over 1,000 applicants for NBCUniversal’s inaugural Late Night Writers Workshop. Will’s social media presence is impressive. He’s Twitter verified and his weekly hashtags consistently become top 10 United States trending topics – even hitting number one in the world. Will’s credits also include Cosmopolitan, The ESPYs and MAD Magazine. Will has studied improv at UCB and has written original screenplays and TV pilots, ranging from live-action to self-created animation. He performs stand up all over NYC.
At Maggie Vision Productions, Will created and wrote movie-integrated cross-promotional spots for ESPN, including Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol, Tower Heist, The Muppets, Crazy, Stupid, Love., Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows and Star Wars saga on Blu-Ray.
Will is as diverse as they come, a mutt of 11 different nationalities. As a Greek Orthodox comedian, two things hang above his kitchen table – a cross and a picture of Tina Fey (kidding, there’s no cross). Will hails from Massapequa, NY, home of Jerry Seinfeld, Alec Baldwin and Joey Buttafou– well, let’s just leave it at those two.