truTV and Dailymotion Launch truTV "Wanna Be on TV?" Video Challenge
Viewers Can Submit Outrageous, Caught-on-Camera Moments for a Chance at Cash and to be on truTV
truTV and Dailymotion, one of the world's largest video entertainment sites, have launched the truTV "Wanna Be on TV?" Video Challenge. The challenge invites viewers to upload their original videos of outrageous, embarrassing and bizarre caught-on-camera moments to Dailymotion for a chance to be featured on truTV and receive $100 per selected video.
To participate, viewers simply upload videos at http://www.dailymotion.com/sas/truTVchallenge. There is no limit on the number of videos that can be submitted or selected from each user. truTV will include the best videos in the "Wanna Be on TV?" online-only playlist, and some of the most entertaining submissions could air on truTV as part of a clip-driven, original TV series. Submitters whose videos are selected to air on truTV will also be given $100.
"Dailymotion users have the funniest stories to tell," said Roland Hamilton, general manager of Dailymotion US. "We're delighted to give Dailymotion users the opportunity to reach a television audience and to reward our users in the process."
"truTV viewers love to watch outrageous, real moments," said Marc Juris, executive vice president and general manager of truTV. "If you've got the goods, we want to put you on air."
truTV is television's destination for real-life stories told from an exciting and dramatic first-person perspective. Currently seen in 93 million U.S. households, the network is enjoying its best deliveries ever in key demographics. truTV features high-stakes, action-packed originals that give viewers access to places and situations they can't normally experience. truTV's primetime fan favorites include the original series All Worked Up, Hardcore Pawn, Lizard Lick Towing, Conspiracy Theory with Jesse Ventura, Black Gold, Operation Repo and truTV Presents: World's Dumbest� During the daytime, the channel features expert trial coverage under the name In Session.
Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company, creates and programs branded news, entertainment, animation and young adult media environments on television and other platforms for consumers around the world.
As one of the leading sites for sharing videos, Dailymotion's network of sites attracts over 111 million unique monthly visitors (source: comScore, March 2011) 1.2 billion videos views worldwide (source: Dailymotion). Dailymotion offers the best content from users, independent content creators and premium partners. Using the most advanced technology for both users and content creators, Dailymotion (www.dailymotion.com) provides high-quality and HD video in a fast, easy-to-use online service that also automatically filters infringing material as notified by content owners. Offering 32 localized versions, Dailymotion's mission is to provide the best possible entertainment experience for users and the best marketing opportunities for advertisers, while respecting content protection.