Wizard Entertainment, Inc. Announces Streamed Interactive Programming With ‘Wizard World Virtual Experiences’
Wizard takes the lead in streamed interactive programming live on Twitch,
The Wizard World Virtual Experiences streaming channel is broadcast live on Amazon’s (NASDAQ: AMZN) Twitch, Facebook (NASDAQ: FB), and Google’s (NASADQ: GOOGL) YouTube streaming platforms. The channel seamlessly connects a worldwide audience with Live Chats, recorded videos, autographs and more from motion picture celebrities, television stars, and world class athletes. The
Since launch of the channel, there has been exponential growth in the amount of programming produced by Wizard, sessions viewed, and sequential month to month growth of over 100%, often with multiple programming sessions scheduled in a single day. This pace is expected to increase throughout the year.
Since the launch of the programming service, which featured the cast of the hit show “Supernatural”, Wizard World Virtual Experiences has ramped-up, with live panels broadcast to hundreds of thousands of viewers, private one-on-one celebrity video chats with thousands of fans, and distribution of recorded video greetings and autographed photos, books and other items to followers of a wide cross-section of pop culture fans and affinity groups.
The formula that Wizard is employing for its streamed programming is unique because it includes original content that is delivered for viewers to watch and enjoy, but the key is a unique interactive component allowing viewers to interact with their favorite celebrities one-on-one.
New programming sessions are being added daily to Wizard’s scheduled programming allowing fans across the globe unprecedented access to communicate one-on-one with stars of their favorite franchises. Some of the most popular Wizard World Virtual Experiences to date have featured standouts from “Outlander,” “The Vampire Diaries,” “Game of Thrones,” “Teen Wolf,” “Pretty Little Liars” and more, as well as individual sessions with
“Streamed programming has quickly become the format that we all use to watch the entertainment that we enjoy. Wizard has taken streamed content as the point of departure for an experience that allows viewers to have direct conversations with celebrities online. The launch of Wizard World Virtual Experiences, and our entry into interactive streaming, has expanded our universe to fans around the world,” said
Fans can watch the streamed content on the Wizard Channel and can submit questions (via chat) for a 45-minute group moderated Q&A free via Twitch,
Jerry Milani, Wizard World, 646-883-5022 (o/txt), firstname.lastname@example.org