September 29, 2008

Tonight’s Episode of Paltalk’s Original Show Hollywood Now to Feature Live Video Chat With Chris ‘Ludacris’ Bridges

NEW YORK, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Paltalk, the leading real-time, video-based community with over four million active members, today announced that Grammy Award-winning rapper and star of the upcoming "RocknRolla" movie release Chris "Ludacris" Bridges, will be the featured guest on the next episode of Hollywood Now, at 6:00pm ET tonight.

Hollywood Now is an original, Paltalk show that connects the Paltalk community with their favorite celebrities, offering Paltalk users an unprecedented opportunity to get up-close and personal. Chris "Ludacris" Bridges will join Paltalk host Juliette Powell and interact with the audience via voice and video, discussing his music and acting career in addition to the upcoming movie, "RocknRolla."

"The movie studios are continually seeking to find new avenues to promote upcoming releases, and the Internet is becoming an increasingly important medium for them," said Joel Smernoff, President and COO of Paltalk. "By utilizing Paltalk's platform to offer fans the opportunity to interact through real-time video with stars like Chris "Ludacris" Bridges, Hollywood is now able to increase the intimacy and create a more effective promotional experience."

Today's announcement continues to build on the momentum Paltalk has generated by connecting top celebrities with their fans. Recent celebrities that have appeared on Paltalk include David Duchovny, Kiefer Sutherland, William Shatner, JoJo, Slash, Plaxico Burress, Jesse Ventura, Chevy Chase, Arianna Huffington, Pat Buchanan and Stephen King, among others.

For more information on Paltalk, and for a complete schedule of shows including Hollywood Now, visit

About Paltalk

Paltalk is the premier real-time, video-based community bringing together traditional broadcasting media, social networking, user-generated content and video chat. With more than 4 million active users, Paltalk hosts the world's largest interactive video community, PaltalkScene, offering thousands of users the ability to watch and interact with online video programming, including serialized shows, live events, and user-generated content, as well as interact with each other through real-time voice, text and video chat.

Paltalk's diverse programming includes Paltalk original shows featuring celebrities, radio personalities and newsmakers such as the radio jocks Opie and Anthony and Diana Falzone. The company also broadcasts live interactive video chat events, such as musical performances and comedy variety shows. Paltalkers can interact with the featured hosts and performers in real-time as well as other members in the room. Recently, Paltalk hosted live broadcasts with famed musician Slash and world-renowned author Stephen King. Paltalk also offers its users the ability to create and share their own user-generated video content with each other and to the broader community.


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