We make content that doesn't suck


THE ONION has long believed that advertising is the true bedrock of any first-world economy, which is why America's Finest News Source decided to finally enter this sacred arena - creating smart content on behalf of brands.

Comedy is at the heart of who we are and what we do. Our work stands out because we don’t create ads. We create content that your target audience actually wants to watch.


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Comedians & Journalists

Concepts based in relatable human truths

Ideas at the speed of the news

Broadcast and digital video

Social engagement campaigns


Thinkers & Leaders

Client partner

Brand strategy

Content strategy

Campaign oversight

Creative and media liaison


Cameras & Stuff

In house, full service production

Film, Television, Digital Media

2 fully equipped sound stages

4 Edit bays

On staff casting agents

MGFX and audio engineers

In house directors


Media &
Data Nerds

Media strategy and planning

Cross-channel media buying

Audience targeting

Social strategy and promotion

Measurement, reporting and optimization

Comedy by The Onion + Big brand experience + Small agency agility