We are the VENN team and we're launching a new TV network for gaming and culture tomorrow! This is Jimmy Wong from ‘The Download’, Chrissy Costanza from ‘Guest House’, and Ariel Horn the co-founder of VENN. Ask us anything!
Tomorrow is the big day! VENN is a new kind of TV network for the streaming generation, aimed at gaming, pop culture, and esports audiences. You can watch us live on @watchvenn channels on VENN.tv, Twitch, YouTube, Facebook and Twitter. Throughout August, we'll launch VENN on free TV platforms like Xumo, VIZIO SmartCast, STIRR, DistroTV and more.
Jimmy Wong is an actor, host, musician, and veteran of the internet. He is the co-creator of Feast of Fiction and popular gaming show Game Knights, and stars in Mulan, a live-action remake of the Disney classic. Jimmy hosts VENN's The Download, your must-watch daily news update for deep dives into gaming, pop culture, tech and more. Featuring a panel that will cover the biggest stories each day, offering up their unfiltered opinions and engaging in lively debate. Along with expert guests from around the industry, The Download gets to the heart of the topics that matter most to gamers.
Chrissy Costanza is an American singer, songwriter, musician and YouTube personality. She is best known as the lead vocalist and primary songwriter of the rock band, Against The Current. Chrissy hosts VENN's Guest House, a two hour live streaming show where Chrissy welcomes your favorite creators, rising stars, and the biggest personalities to play games, create, chat, and interact with the VENN community.
Ariel is a four-time Emmy Award winner and pioneer of televised esports. A former executive at NBC Sports, Ariel led production efforts for BlizzCon and was behind the global broadcast success of League of Legends at Riot Games, generating audiences over 100 million worldwide. Ariel is the co-founder and co-CEO of VENN and wants to know what you'd like to see on VENN.
EDIT: Thanks everyone! We're headed back to rehearsals, but the VENN team will pop back in throughout the day to answer your questions. Be sure to tune in tomorrow at 11:30am PT / 2:30pm ET to watch VENN live on VENN.tv, Twitch, YouTube, Facebook and Twitter