–OFFERING WITH REVISION3 LEADING NETWORK OF POP CULTURE WEB SITES WILL DEBUT HIT CONTENT–
San Francisco, June 18, 2008–ZVUE Corporation (NASDAQ: ZVUE), a global digital entertainment company, and Revision3, the TV Network for the Internet generation, today announced an online programming syndication pact. ZVUE’s recently launched Popsauce Network, a unique stable of video Web sites specifically targeting 18-34 year-old pop opinion leaders, will now air Revision 3 hit shows including “Diggnation,” “iFanboy,” “Pixel Perfect,” “Tekzilla,” “The Totally Rad Show” and “Webdrifter.” Episodes of these series can also be viewed at www.revision3.com and on each show’s individual site.
“Revision 3’s selection of the newly launched Popsauce Network as a key distribution partner further validates the attractiveness of our audience and our network to world-class content creators,” said Jeff Oscodar, ZVUE President and CEO. “We are confident that our audience will enjoy the top-flight comedic programming from Revision3, and that advertisers will be excited about reaching that audience through this programming.”
“We at Revision3 are excited to be able to give our fans another way to access their favorite shows,” said Jim Louderback, CEO of Revision3. “Like Revision3, ZVUE with its Popsauce Network, is a digital media company for the people. Offering free and affordable access to hundreds of thousands of first-rate videos, the Popsauce Network shares Revision3’s commitment to a new generation of viewers.”
In addition to a wide variety of user generated content, the Popsauce Network has content licensing arrangements from major entertainment companies such as SonyBMG, Showtime, Warner Music, National Lampoon, Disney-ABC Television Group’s Stage 9 Digital Media (the creator of the new online hit “Squeegees”) and many others. The Popsauce Network consists of eight sites including eBaumsWorld.com — an online video pioneer with a 10-year track record–; Putfile.com; YourDailyMedia.com; Holylemon.com; UnOriginal.co.uk ;www.Dorks.com;FunMansion.com and ZVUE.com. As evidence of its commitment to culture-defining content, Popsauce Network recently signed distribution agreements with Next New Networks—to feature some of its content, including the wildly popular “Obama Girl” videos. The Popsauce Network’s foundation of humor is also reflected in its rich offering of online gaming and social networking features including video/photo sharing.
Revision3 is the first media company that gets it. Born from the Internet, Revision3 is a TV network for the web, creating and producing shows for a new audience: passionate fans who want to watch shows about technology, modern culture and music that entertain, educate and help to expand their life experiences.
The company was founded in 2005 by technology visionaries Kevin Rose, Jay Adelson and David Prager, because they couldn’t find anything they wanted to watch on traditional television. The company is now led by Internet TV pioneer Jim Louderback. With more than 35 million downloads to date (and 4.2 million per month), Revision3’s programs can be found everywhere from Revision3 to a wide range of platforms, including Apple iTunes, Hulu, DivX, YouTube and PyroTV. Shows can be watched on any device, from a cell phone to an Apple Nano, on a computer or a TV.
About ZVUE Corporation
ZVUE Corporation (NASDAQ: ZVUE) is a global digital entertainment company. Its Popsauce Network™ (comprised of eBaumsWorld.com, Putfile.com, Holylemon.com, UnOriginal.co.uk, YourDailyMedia.com, Dorks.com, FunMansion.com and ZVUE.com) is consistently among the top-five companies providing user-generated video online. ZVUE™ personal media players are mass-market priced and currently available for purchase online and in Wal-Mart stores throughout the U.S. For more information, visit www.zvue.com.
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YourDailyMedia.com, Dorks.com, FunMansion.com, and ZVUE.com are trademarks of ZVUE Corporation. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.
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