Wurl TV Network Launches IGN TV Channel
SEPTEMBER 14, 2016
Industry-Leading IGN Video Game and Entertainment Programming Coming to Cable TV Screens Nationwide
PALO ALTO — Sept. 14, 2016 – Wurl TV Network announced today its new partnership with IGN Entertainment and the launch of IGN TV — a new broadband channel for cable TV. IGN TV will bring IGN’s industry-leading entertainment programming to cable TV systems connected to the Wurl TV Network.
Wurl TV’s broadband channels are revolutionizing cable TV — allowing viewers to enjoy great programming the way they want. Viewers can sit back and watch IGN TV scheduled programming or binge on the entire catalog of IGN shows on demand. IGN TV is distributed through the Wurl TV Network to cable operators’ internet-connected set-top boxes.
IGN produces dozens of award-winning shows featuring video game and entertainment news, game reviews, interviews, behind-the-scenes looks and movie and TV reviews, including such popular favorites as 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’re thrilled to have IGN Entertainment join the Wurl TV Network,” said Sean Doherty, Wurl’s founder and CEO. “Our unique cable network is making it easier for online studios like IGN to take advantage of cable TV’s unparalleled reach and viewer engagement in a way that provides viewers with the convenience of linear channels and the unprecedented choice of popular on-demand apps.”
About IGN Entertainment
IGN Entertainment is the leading Internet media company focused on the video game and entertainment enthusiast markets. IGN caters to more than 68 million monthly users on its website and apps, and is followed by almost 9 million subscribers on YouTube and 16 million fans on social networks. IGN also publishes daily content on Snapchat Discover.
IGN is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices in Los Angeles, New York, Sydney and London. IGN content is localized in 21 languages and 110 countries and hosted on websites and native applications on mobile, connected TV, and Xbox and PlayStation platforms. For more information, visit IGN.com and follow @IGN on Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube.
About Wurl TV
Wurl TV is a next-gen media company that is redefining cable TV with new programming and a new viewing experience. Wurl’s millennial-targeted 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 each channel’s entire catalog of shows and episodes.
Wurl TV is specially targeted for use on 60-million-plus Internet-connected set-top boxes such as those now deployed by cable operators such as Comcast, Charter and DirecTV. Wurl is based in Palo Alto, CA. For more information, visit wurl.com.
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