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Players Network Engages The Illusion Factory To Design The User Experience For PNTV's "NextGenTV" Broadband Television And Social Media Platform

Stocks in this article: PNTV

LAS VEGAS, March 20,  2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Players Network (PNTV.BB), a New Media and Entertainment Company focused on building Digital Lifestyle Networks, announced today that it has entered into an agreement with the Illusion Factory to develop both the User Interface and User Experience for the company's next-generation, proprietary, broadband-based content distribution and social media platform.  

PNTV is in the final stage of completing its Enterprise Platform developed by Assent Solutions, and has chosen the Illusion Factory to develop the dynamic User Experience that will allow the company to monetize its new Platform, while simultaneously providing an engrossing, interactive experience for its users/members.

PNTV's Enterprise Platform is based on a cutting edge business model that incorporates forecasted consumer trends and intuitive usability.  This next-generation software and interface design allows content to be monetized through multiple methods including subscription, merchandising, micro-transactions, services and targeted advertising.

Mark Bradley, CEO of PNTV states, "We are thrilled to be working with the creative team at the Illusion Factory.  They are without a doubt one of the top media design firms in the business, with clients like Warner Bros., The CW Television Network, and now Players Network.  I'd say that puts us in very good company.  Players may not be as big as Warner Bros. or The CW yet, but when users visit our new "Vegas On Demand" online platform, they'll have an interactive experience as exciting as visiting Vegas itself. The Illusion Factory has not only met the challenge of making all that and more possible, they have exceeded our wildest expectations."       

"The Illusion Factory is regularly engaged to create new methods of OTT distribution of digital content. Of the various platforms that we have evaluated, we are most excited about Players Network. Their content is strong, their distribution method is on target and their new platform is very robust. Vegas on Demand TV is a winner," shares Brian Weiner, CEO of The Illusion Factory.

About The Illusion Factory

The Illusion Factory is a company who finds its niche at the nexus of creativity, technology and entertainment. Specializing in new media technology systems for massive distribution of new digital content, The Illusion Factory works with the world's top studios, broadcasters and cable stations to deliver the highest caliber interactive programming systems and methodologies. For over 35 years, The Illusion Factory has maintained its position in the forefront of the evolution of entertainment and continues to do so today with their new auto-stereo 3D monitors, tablets and interactive displays which allow patrons to engage with 3D cutting-edge content that does not require 3D glasses for viewing. For further information, please contact Brian Weiner at 818-788-9700 x1 and visit http://illusionfactory.com

About Players Network, Inc.

Players Network is a fully reporting public company and producer and distributor of video content for Branded Digital Lifestyle Networks that utilize the company's Proprietary Enterprise Web Platform.  Players Network's original "Vegas On Demand" Channel is distributed in over 24,000,000 television homes over Comcast, DirecTV, AT&T, Verizon and Dish Network, and worldwide on its own internet channel destination, as well as on Hulu, Blinkx, Sling Media, Google, YouTube and Yahoo Video; and for DVD Home Video, mobile platforms, and through worldwide television Syndication.  For further information please contact Leslie Thomas at 702.734.3457 and visit www.PlayersNetwork.com.   

Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act: With the exception of the historical information contained in this Release, the matters described herein contain forward-looking statements that involve risk and uncertainties that may individually or mutually impact the matters herein described, including but not limited to: the ability of the Company to increase revenues in the future due to the developing and unpredictable markets for its products, the ability to achieve a positive cash flow, the ability to obtain orders for or install its products, the ability to obtain new customers and the ability to continue to commercialize its products, which could cause actual results or revenues to differ materially from those contemplated by these statements.

SOURCE Players Network

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