By Stephfon Guidry
YouTube is flooded daily with gags and gimmicks but a diamond in the rough shines through, ADTV also known as Attention Deficit Television. The Visionary behind it all Derrick L. Briggs, a native New Yorker, wanting to create quality programming that was entertaining, real, and inclusive of all. ADTV’s channel has almost 10,000 subscribers who just can’t get enough and over 2,600,000 views of their videos to date. Derrick Briggs brings in new faces and new flavors to the show constantly bring a freshness rebirth with each season and each video. ADTV tackled topics that grip viewers from jump like: Why Gay Relationships Don’t Last, Dating Me, Partying and Drugs, Open Relationships, Recession Living, and Sex Parties. His cast has included the talents of Ryan B. Drake, Matthew Barrett, J’Nara Corbin, Bry’Nt (Gay Hip Hop Artist), LastO, Bryan, Dustin, Ralphie, Metrell, Paris, and more. It seems that everyone is aching to get in front of the camera and get a taste of ADTV.
Speaking of flavor, the show now presents a new edgy realness and grit with its newest show ADTV: RAW! It’s honest, real, uncut and uncensored the cast mates open up and leave no skeletons in their closets. Candidly ADTV gives more than just the black gay view it gives an open forum for individuals to discuss life. The Future for ADTV points towards getting on a network and now the team has branched into party promoting. ADTV is a lively bunch of characters and great hosts from their Birthday Bashes their swagnificent (it was ON POINT yall) Singles Party. What’s next for ADTV? Only Derrick L Briggs knows and here is what he has to say about the show, “ADTV has taught me growth& patience and to let go of my past and focus on the future. ADTV is no longer my hobby it’s become my legacy.”