...we couldn't ask for better partners than digital pioneers Machinima and YouTube.
Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 29, 2012
It was announced today that theStream.tv will exclusively stream on YouTube Live (youtube.com/thestream.tv) as part of the Machinima Network, as well as produce a show specifically for one of their popular channels.
"When it comes to online video, Machinima has the biggest rack out there. I'm eager to get to play with them," says theStream.tv’s founder/creative director, Brian Gramo. He continues, “We’ve been pushing what you can do with live streams for years, but never on a platform with the massive user-base and ease of accessibility that YouTube offers." Business partner and former Paramount Pictures Senior Vice President of Marketing & Media Director veteran, Susan Wrenn adds, “We're excited to be part of the future where content and communication combine, and we couldn't ask for better partners than digital pioneers Machinima and YouTube.”
With over 5 million views, theStream.tv is the leader in live interactive entertainment. A visit to the website is rewarded with over 1500 hours of quality, on-demand programming—programming which has garnered numerous nominations and awards from the Streamys to Clicker.com. Programming on theStream.tv network includes the Monday night comedy show The Weakly News hosted by Iliza Shlesinger (winner of NBC’s Last Comic Standing 6; host of CBS's Excused), production/filmmaking talk-show FilmNUT with guests ranging from all walks of above-and-below-the-line talent (recent guests: actor, Sam Witwer star of SyFy’s “Being Human,” and technical advisor Aaron Cohen of Steven Soderbergh’s “Haywire”) and video game tournament show Cross-Counter among many others each with a loyal, live chat-in audience.