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October 07, 2010 17:55 ET

Metacafe Unveils Month of Content Exclusives

Electronic Arts, KONAMI, Sega, Ubisoft, Summit Entertainment and The Weinstein Company Anchor "Shocktober Showcase" of Must-See Movie and Video Game Highlights

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - October 7, 2010) -  Underscoring its leadership position as the first entertainment destination solely dedicated to showcasing the best videos from the world of movies, video games, sports, music and TV, Metacafe® today unveiled its "Shocktober Showcase" channel that will feature two new exclusive videos -- one in movies and one in video games -- every day throughout the month of October. The showcase features sneak peeks, behind-the-scenes clips, featurettes and original commentary on the most highly anticipated movie and video game releases of late 2010 and early 2011, providing Metacafe's 17 million unique monthly U.S. viewers1 unmatched access to the entertainment content they crave. 

"Shocktober is the perfect way to showcase Metacafe's unique position as a curated video entertainment experience for 'Entertainment Drivers,' the audience of male 18 to 34 year-old enthusiasts and influencers who define pop culture and determine breakout hits in social media," said Steven Horn, vice president of programming, Metacafe. "Our editorial team of entertainment experts is setting a new standard in online video by bringing an entire month of daily exclusives and originals around what's buzzing this fall in video games and movies."

Metacafe premium content partners providing exclusive videos as part of the Shocktober program include: Electronic Arts, KONAMI, Sega, Ubisoft, Summit Entertainment and The Weinstein Company. A partial look at Shocktober Showcase highlights includes:

  • Movie Preview Exclusives -- with highlights and trailers from fall films such as "RED" and "Nowhere Boy"
  • Game Preview Exclusives -- with highlights from some of the most anticipated games of the fall including "Rock Band 3," "Dance Central," "Epic Mickey," "Shaun White Skateboarding," "Medal of Honor," "Vanquish," and "Castlevania: Lords of Shadow"
  • Exclusive Interviews and Behind-the-Scenes Clips -- featuring some of the best movies and games of October and beyond, plus "Metacafe Unfiltered" interviews with the stars of "My Soul to Take," New York Comic-Con coverage, Disney's Warren Spector, KONAMI's Dave Cox and the band CashCash
  • Entertainment Essentials -- such as 21 Essential Films of Fall and 21 Essential Games of Fall

About Metacafe® -- Entertainment That Connects
Metacafe® is the first entertainment destination solely dedicated to showcasing the best videos from the world of Movies, Video Games, Sports, Music and TV. Metacafe is the trusted source that keeps millions of viewers plugged into their entertainment passions every day. Metacafe helps connect marquee brand advertisers with their target consumers via close association with the most popular entertainment content on the Web. As the only site to deliver a complete entertainment experience via online video, Metacafe attracts more than 17 million unique monthly U.S. viewers. The privately held company is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices in New York City, Los Angeles, Boston, London and Tel Aviv. For more information -- and millions of entertaining videos -- visit www.metacafe.com.

1 comScore Media Metrix, August 2010

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