Next New Networks to Place Content on Dailymotion Site

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Dailymotion provides worldwide audience to Next New Networks.

Dailymotion, the world's largest independent video sharing site, today announced a licensing deal that will bring content from Next New Networks, the leading producer of micro television networks over the Internet, to Dailymotion's site. Under terms of the agreement, original content from Next New Networks' current and future networks will be available to Dailymotion's audience worldwide. Dailymotion will, in turn, share advertising revenues generated by the premium content with Next New Networks.

The agreement includes a broad array of content programmed by Next New Networks, whose leadership includes former MTV Network executives Fred Seibert and Herb Scannell as well as new media veterans. The innovative network's features programs such as:

  •     Bleacher Bloggers, where the sport-fans become the stars
  •     Channel Frederator, the original online cartoon network
  •     Indy Mogul, celebrating filmmaking on a limited budget
  •     Pulp Secret, devoted to comic book news and culture
  •     Bride-O-Rama, where the bride is the guide
  •     Metal Chik, the first online network for jewelry-making and trends
  •     ThreadBanger, DIY tips and how-to's for people who make their own fashion
  •     Fast Lane Daily, featuring car news fast everyday
  •     Vette Dogs, the all-Corvette network
  •     VOD Cars, where there's no talking, just speed
  •     Jet Set Show, where Internet culture is the new pop culture
  •     Veracifier, programmed with original forensic news

Following Dailymotion's strategy of aggregating content into channels by genre, videos provided by Next New Networks will be programmed by Dailymotion's creative managers to appear alongside content uploaded by Dailymotion's MotionMaker creative community. Combining professional along with user-generated content around users' areas of interest allows them to more easily discover, view and share the content they love.

"We thrilled to bring Next New Networks' innovative video networks to Dailymotion users around the world," said Mark Zaleski, executive chairman of Dailymotion. "We believe their proven ability to build an audience and commitment to supporting talented and creative content producers will benefit our entire user base, from casual watchers to MotionMaker contributors."

"With our shared commitment to finding, producing and showcasing top-tier Internet talent, Dailymotion is a perfect partner for Next New Networks," commented Herb Scannell, CEO and co-founder of Next New Networks. "We look forward to expanding our audience and giving the site's passionate viewers more opportunities to comment, create and interact with online entertainment."

About Dailymotion

A top 50 website worldwide (source: Alexa), Dailymotion is the world's largest independent provider of premium user generated and licensed online video entertainment. Every day, 15,000 new videos are uploaded into Dailymotion's global network of localized video entertainment sites, where a programming team turns the user generated and licensed content into a high quality, entertainment experience for the 3 million daily visitors. Using the most advanced technology for both users and content creators, Dailymotion provides a high quality video in a fast, easy to use Web site that also automatically filters infringing material (soon to be released). Dailymotion's mission is to provide the best possible entertainment experience for users and the best business experience for content owners. For more information, visit http://www.dailymotion.com.

About Next New Networks

Next New Networks is a media company that is creating micro television networks over the Internet for targeted communities. It brings together elements of traditional TV networks with Internet functionality, which invites viewers to contribute, share and distribute content. The company is headquartered in New York City and is privately held. For more information, please visit http://www.NextNewNetworks.com.

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