July 23, 2008
Paltalk and DailyComedy.Com Announce Latest Installment of Popular Online Video Program, ‘LateNet With Ray Ellin,’ to Air July 23rd
NEW YORK, July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Paltalk, the leading real-time, video-based community, and top comedy site DailyComedy.com today continued the success of original comedy variety show, LateNet with Ray Ellin, produced by Ray Ellin productions, with the announcement of the series' latest episode, airing live from Gotham Comedy Club in New York, tonight at 7pm.
Hosted by comedian Ray Ellin, the 90-minute live event will feature an opening monologue, standup comedy, and celebrity interviews headlined by former Star Trek legend, director, movie actor and author of "The Full Body Project," Leonard Nimoy. Also slated to appear are Olympic figure skating champion Oksana Baiul and "Chappelle Show" regular Kyle Grooms.
"LateNet continues to be one our most successful interactive shows and connecting top talent like Leonard Nimoy with his fans is a perfect example of how our socialcasting platform is intended to work," said Joel Smernoff, COO and President of Paltalk. "Our patented multi-casting technology provides the foundation for a new breed of interactive shows."
"We're really excited to utilize Paltalk's technology to bring our show to a vast online viewership. Combining both a live studio and online audience connects our fans with their favorite talent in a unique way," said Ray Ellin, LateNet's creator.
Viewers will be able to log onto Paltalk's video community to chat live with host Ray Ellin, Nimoy and the other guests during the 90 minute broadcast. The show is one of many examples of Paltalk's socialcasting platform, which enables an online audience to watch live Paltalk shows and engage in dialogue and interact with their favorite celebrities.
For more information or to log on to the July 23rd episode, visit http://www.paltalk.com/latenet
To be a member of the live studio audience, call 212-352-3101. Ticket proceeds benefit Project A.L.S. (http://www.projectals.org/)
Paltalk is the premier real-time, video-based community pioneering the new socialcasting movement. Paltalk's platform brings 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 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 including regular programs with celebrities, radio personalities and newsmakers such as the radio jocks Opie and Anthony and Samantha Daniels. 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. 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.
DailyComedy.com, the official home of the hit interactive comedy/variety show "LateNet with Ray Ellin" is the first and only comedy-specific social networking website where:
-- Visitors are guaranteed fresh and topical material from A-list professional comedians in text and video on a daily basis.
-- Aspiring talent can prominently feature their work for an opportunity to get discovered.
-- Comedy enthusiasts can create their own comedy pages, post their own content and their own videos.
-- Content is tailor-made for the interactive space, including several series of "Bitcoms" (bite-size sitcoms specially made for the internet).
-- Users can interact with professional comedians.
To view more episodes of LateNet, visit http://www.dailycomedy.com/latenet
CONTACT: Todd Barrish of Dukas Public Relations, +1-212-704-7385,[email protected], for Paltalk
Web site: http://www.paltalk.com/http://www.dailycomedy.com/http://www.projectals.org/