SOURCE: Scripped

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June 01, 2010 07:05 ET

Scripped.com Announces Script Competition With Spike TV

SAN FRANCISCO, CA and LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - June 1, 2010) -  Scripped, the leading provider of Web-based screenwriting software and crowdsourced content development services based in San Francisco, today announced an agreement with Spike TV, which calls for Spike to source its next television pilot script from the Scripped.com userbase.

Spike TV will run a two-month-long competition through Scripped to procure content for a pilot television show with the possibility that the script may be produced later this year.

"We are now drawing interest from mainstream entertainment companies because of the quality content our writers develop and can create," said Sunil Rajaraman, CEO, Scripped. "We are thrilled to have the opportunity to work on this project with Spike, and we are confident that they will find the right script for their pilot TV show."

About Spike TV

Spike TV is available in 98.6 million homes and is a division of MTV Networks. A unit of Viacom (NYSE: VIA) (NYSE: VIA.B), MTV Networks is one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms. Spike TV's Internet address is www.spike.com and for up-to-the-minute and archival press information and photographs, visit Spike TV's press site at http://www.spike.com/press.

About Scripped

Founded in 2008, Scripped's goal is to make screenwriting accessible to writers of all levels and provide the tools and community writers need to bring their ideas from inception to completion. Scripped aims to encourage and support the needs of all scripted content writers.

Scripped Inc. promotes the art of screenwriting by providing Scripped Writer, the first completely free web-based screenwriting software for writers. Scripped Writer is an innovative text editor that functions like a standard word processor but automatically formats and catalogs each screenplay element according to industry standards.

Since its launch in January 2008, Scripped Writer has amassed a user-base of more than 65,000 writers from all 50 states and more than 50 countries and adds a new screenwriter to its userbase every 20 minutes. In March of 2010, Scripped merged with Zhura.com, nearly doubling its userbase and adding additional functionality. To try Scripped Writer, http://www.scripped.com. For additional corporate info and biographical information on the management team, please email us directly at contact@scripped.com.

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