HBO premiered it's made-for-tv-version of Drunk History this weekend, and it got very mixed reviews. Is this an example of viral videos not translating well to the American Television audience? Here are clips from both—you be the judge!

Here's a clip from the television premiere, featuring Will Ferrlel and Don Cheadle.

Before the idea to make Drunk History a TV show, it was a series of online videos that had a huge success online. Here's the first episode, featuring Michael Cera:

So, what's the deal? Is the American television-viewing audience not hip enough to get the comedic genius of Drunk History or did it just not translate very well to TV?