Tuesday, April 18, 2006

USA Network have announced a programming deal halo 2 contest

With a view to bring professional video game playing to a wider audience, Major League Gaming (MLG) and USA Network have announced a programming deal in which USA Network will air seven one-hour episodes, featuring the pro circuit and its players.
The episodes will air on USA Network this holiday season. MLG also announced that it has a new multiyear contract with Boost Mobile, under which that company's mobile phones will feature content.
Though video gaming fans have been able to follow competitions on game web sites, MLG's television deal marks the first time that TV viewers would be able to track the ups and downs of a pro tournament, watching video gaming as a new kind of extreme sport.Read complete article

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