— AUDIENCE NUMBERS REACH 46 MILLION WITH NEARLY ONE BILLION
MINUTES OF ENGAGEMENT —
San Francisco, CA – January 28, 2009 – Revision3 shows garnered a record number of views for 2008, catapulting its hit programs—including Diggnation, The Totally Rad Show and Tekzilla—into the next stratosphere of Internet super stardom. Views of Revision3’s programs have increased more than 140 percent year-over-year to over 46 million views in 2008 from 19 million views in 2007. In addition, the network reported a whopping 129 million segments viewed and nearly one billion minutes of engagement in 2008.
“Year after year, Revision3’s viewer engagement continues to rise, more than doubling in the past year alone. This fact, and our viewer numbers, are especially impressive when you consider that our viewers spend nearly an hour engaged in our long form programming, such as Diggnation and Tekzilla,” said Jim Louderback, CEO, Revision3.
Revision3 has been at the forefront of Internet Television viewing, developing technologies and partnering with preexisting services to ensure viewers can access their favorite shows whenever and wherever they want.
As viewer engagement rises, so does the status of Revision3 programs. In 2008, Revision3’s Totally Rad Show was named “Best Produced” podcast by the 2008 Podcast Awards, Tekzilla was nominated for a Global Media Award and Fast Company named Systm one of the “Top 10 Gadget Sites on the Internet.” In addition, Scam School, Diggnation and Tekzilla were named to the “Best of iTunes 2008″ list, while Diggnation co-host Kevin Rose was declared the most famous man on the Internet by Inc. magazine. Revision3 has experienced increased advertising partnerships, adding EA, Zune, HP, Virgin America, NVIDIA, Sony, Axe, Squarespace, Dolby, NHSTA and Anheuser-Busch InBev to the company’s roster.
Revision3 programs include Diggnation, Tekzilla, The Totally Rad Show, The Digg Reel, Hak5, iFanboy, PixelPerfect, Scam School, Systm, Web Drifter and XLR8R TV.
Revision3 is the first media company that gets it. Born from the Internet, Revision3 is the home of Internet Television, creating and producing shows for a new audience: passionate, committed 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 60 million views to date (and six million per month), Revision3’s programs can be found everywhere from Revision3 to a wide range of platforms, including iTunes, YouTube, Joost, Hulu, Viddler, Blip.TV and TIVO. Shows can be watched on any device, from a cell phone to an Apple iPod to a computer or a TV.
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