PALO ALTO, Calif., September 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Wurl TV Network today announced its new partnership with IGN Entertainment and the launch of IGN TV, a new broadband channel for cable television. IGN TV will bring IGN’s cutting-edge entertainment programming to cable television systems connected to the Wurl Television Network.
Wurl TV’s broadband channels are revolutionizing cable television, allowing viewers to enjoy great programming the way they want. Viewers can sit back and watch IGN TV’s scheduled programming or gorge on IGN’s entire catalog of on-demand shows. IGN TV is distributed via the Wurl TV network to cable operators’ Internet-connected set-top boxes.
IGN produces dozens of award-winning shows featuring gaming and entertainment news, game reviews, interviews, behind-the-scenes looks, and film and TV reviews, including popular favorites like Daily Fix , Up At Noon, Game Scoop! and eSports Weekly. All of this programming is available on the IGN TV channel on the Wurl TV Network.
“We are thrilled to have IGN Entertainment join the Wurl TV Network,” said Sean Doherty, founder and CEO of Wurl. “Our unique cable network makes it easier for online studios like IGN to take advantage of cable television’s unparalleled reach and viewer engagement in a way that gives viewers the convenience of linear channels and the choice unprecedented number of popular on-demand apps.”
About IGN Entertainment
IGN Entertainment is the leading Internet media company focused on the entertainment and video game enthusiast markets. IGN serves more than 68 million monthly users on its website and apps, and is followed by nearly 9 million subscribers on YouTube and 16 million fans on social media. IGN also posts daily content on Snapchat Discover.
IGN has its headquarters in San Franciscowith offices at Los Angeles, new York, sydney and London. IGN content is localized in 21 languages and 110 countries and hosted on native websites and apps on mobile, connected TV and Xbox and PlayStation platforms. For more information, visit www.IGN.com and follow @IGN on Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.
About Wurl TV
Wurl TV is a next-generation media company redefining cable television with new programming and a new viewing experience. Wurl’s Millennial Channels feature programming from the world’s top online studios and a revolutionary new viewing experience that combines scheduled viewing with on-demand access to Wurl’s entire catalog of shows and episodes. each string.
Wurl TV is specifically designed for use on over 60 million Internet-connected set-top boxes, such as those currently deployed by cable operators such as Comcast, Charter and DirecTV. Wurl is based in Palo Alto, California. For more information, visit www.wurl.com.
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