April 15, 2012

Allen DeBevoise and Teri Hatcher at the 2012 NAB Show, Las Vegas, Nevada

Video Game Network Developer Allen DeBevoise to Address 2012 NAB Show

Allen DeBevoise, chairman, co-founder and CEO of Machinima, one of the most popular entertainment networks for gamers around the world, will speak at the 2012 NAB Show, organized by the National Association of Broadcasters, in Las Vegas, Nevada. DeBevoise will offer his insight on community and content distribution in the digital age during his keynote address to the Disruptive Media Conference on Wednesday, April 18 from 10:30-11:30 am.

Allen DeBevoise
Photo courtesy the National Association of Broadcasters

Allen DeBevoise has established Machinima as a next generation video entertainment network for video gamers, providing comprehensive gaming-focused editorial and community programming as well as original entertainment programming geared at the young male demographic. Across Machinima's global network, over 166 million unique users viewed in excess of 1.4 billion videos in February 2012, making it the number one all-time Entertainment Channel on YouTube.

In 2011, Machinima used its flagship YouTube channel to distribute three high-profile video series - Kevin Tancharoen's Mortal Kombat: Legacy, Felicia Day's Dragon Age: Redemption and David van Eyssen's RCVR - all of which racked up millions of views and were nominated for numerous awards. Machinima can be found across the largest global platforms including YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, iOS and Android.

Machinima's global content network features official content from game publishers, television networks and film studios, fan-created gameplay videos and original content, including over 20 original weekly shows and "prime time" live-action episodic series. The company's content, community and applications motivate its audience to be highly engaged and active with a variety of games. The Machinima audience from around the world includes vibrant communities that engage around original programming and gaming content.

Teri Hatcher to host the 2012 NAB Show General Session 

Teri Hatcher
Photo credit: ABC/Matthew Rolston
Courtesy of the NAB

Today, Monday, April 16, Golden Globe-winning actress Teri Hatcher will host the General Session at the 2012 NAB Show.

Teri Hatcher currently stars as Susan Mayer on the ABC comedy-drama series "Desperate Housewives." Her acting on the show has earned her a 2005 Golden Globe Award (Best Actress in a Leading Role, Musical or Comedy, Television), a 2005 Screen Actors Guild Award (Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series), a 2006 Golden Globe Award nomination, a 2005 Television Critics Award nomination and a 2005 Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy. Hatcher previously starred as Lois Lane in the ABC series "Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman" from 1993 to 1997, and recently guest starred as Lois Lane's mother, Ella Lane, on an episode of "Smallville." Other television credits include roles on "The Love Boat," "MacGyver," "Star Trek: The Next Generation," "Murphy Brown," "Fraiser" and "Seinfeld."

Teri Hatcher made her film debut in the Christopher Guest-directed "The Big Picture" (1989). She has also made appearances in films such as "Soapdish" (1991), "2 Days in the Valley" (1996), "Tomorrow Never Dies" (1997) and "Spy Kids" (2001). She also had the starring role as Sally Bowels in the Sam Mendes-directed touring company of "Cabaret" in 1999. In 2006, Hatcher wrote "Burnt Toast and Other Philosophies of Life," which remained on The New York Times Best Seller list for four weeks.

NAB Show Website: www.nabshow.com

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