Metacafe Debuts “Trending Topics”

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New Weekly Show Hosted by Comedian Matt Zaller Keeps Viewers Plugged In to Top Entertainment Stories

We have created a video entertainment engine that is fueled by more exclusive, original and curated premium video content than any other entertainment destination on the Web

Underscoring its position as the leading online video entertainment site for today’s entertainment drivers, Metacafe today announced “Trending Topics.” This new original weekly show airs every Friday, featuring the week’s top entertainment stories in the Twitterverse, illustrated by the video clips that bring them to life.

The show is hosted by comedian Matt Zaller, best known for his “Metacafe Unfiltered” celebrity interviews, including Matt Damon and Emily Blunt of The Adjustment Bureau and Justin Bieber of Never Say Never. “Trending Topics” is a humorous look at the must-see, must-share videos of the week in the categories of movies, video games, sports, music and TV. Building on Metacafe’s distinctive editorial voice, each episode lasts approximately three minutes and features video snippets of the week’s top stories, presented in a way that makes it easy for viewers to watch the full video clips of their favorite trending story.

“We have created a video entertainment engine that is fueled by more exclusive, original and curated premium video content than any other entertainment destination on the Web,” said Steven Horn, vice president of programming for Metacafe. “With ‘Trending Topics,’ we’re creating new entertainment experiences tuned for today’s 18- to 34-year old entertainment drivers, the enthusiasts and influencers who define pop culture and determine breakout hits in the social media world.”

Who:         Metacafe and host Matt Zaller
What:     Trending Topics, new original weekly show featuring the week’s top entertainment stories in the Twitterverse
When:        Every Friday
Where: http://www.metacafe.com/trendingtopics/

About Metacafe – The Video Entertainment Engine
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. The company connects marquee brand advertisers with their target consumers via close association with the most popular entertainment content on the Web. Metacafe attracts nearly 14 million unique monthly U.S. viewers . The privately held company is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices in New York City, Los Angeles, London and Tel Aviv. For more information – and millions of entertaining videos – visit http://www.metacafe.com.

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