UsMagazine.com Partners With Veoh Networks To Create A Branded Video Entertainment Channel
January 22, 2007
NEW YORK – January 22, 2007 – Wenner Media and Veoh Networks (www.veoh.com), the leading innovator in Internet Television, today announced that Usmagazine.com has partnered with Veoh, to create a branded entertainment channel on the Veoh web site. The channel, launching in February, will be the exclusive Celebrity Channel on Veoh and can be accessed through Usmagazine.com or Veoh.com.
Us will produce exclusive video content for this site, pulled from celebrity studded parties, Us Weekly events, news stories and features by Us editorial staffers. Veoh will provide the video backbone for Usmagazine.com using its peer-to-peer network which allows viewers to seamlessly view broadcast-quality long and short form videos. Users are invited to submit their own videos to Usmagazine.com for coverage on the Web site and the Celebrity Channel on Veoh utilizing Veoh’s easy-to-use video publishing tools.
"Usmagazine.com celebrates the celebrity lifestyle and gives our readers a forum to interact with us" said Janice Min, editor in chief, Us Weekly. "By partnering with Veoh, we are enhancing our readers' online community and giving our core audience of young sophisticated women an ultimate celebrity web destination."
"Veoh's unique software and peer-to-peer technology enables traditional media to expand its brand into the rapidly exploding and vibrant world of Internet Television," said Dmitry Shapiro, CEO of Veoh Networks, Inc. "Us Weekly is known over the world as a leader in celebrity news media and makes the perfect partner with which to showcase Veoh to both the media industry and individual users."
Usmagazine.com, launched in the Fall of 2006, is a non stop destination hub for celebrity news and features. The site includes stories from the magazine; web-only features; a non-stop celebrity news blog; red carpet galleries from the hottest premieres and events; an extensive celebrity search engine; celebrity pictures updated several times daily; and, celebrity quizzes and polls.
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