Players Network, a company dedicated to Las Vegas entertainment and the gaming lifestyle, announced a content syndication and revenue sharing agreement with Sling Media, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of EchoStar Corporation. Sling.com is an online video entertainment platform that provides high-quality, full-length shows, movies and clips with user customization and community features.
Players Network will have its own branded channel on Sling.com where users will have free access to Players Network’s extensive library of over 1,500 original gaming and Las Vegas lifestyle programs. Sling.com users will be able to subscribe to the Players Network Channel and choose to engage in the social community built around the content. In addition to Sling.com, Players Network broadband distribution includes Hulu.com, Blinkx.com, Google Video, Yahoo Video, YouTube, and PlayersNetwork.com. Players Network also has extensive television distribution on Comcast Cable, Direct TV, AT&T’s U-Verse, Verizon FiOS and Tivocast.
“We are so excited to have been chosen to participate in the initial launch of Sling.com,” says Mark Bradley, CEO of Players Network. “This new platform will expand Players Network’s distribution using brand new technology that poises Sling.com to be an industry leader.”