IGN Entertainment Announces All New Slate Of Shows Premiering On Watch, Facebook’s New Platform For Shows

LOS ANGELES and SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — IGN Entertainment, the world’s #1 media brand for video game and entertainment fans, reveals six NEW series set to debut on Facebook’s Watch.   Fans can view IGN content on mobile, tablet, desktop or via TV streaming apps on Watch on Facebook.  IGN has over 10MM global Facebook followers and reached more than 3.5 Billion users on the social platform in the last year.  Additional information on IGN’s Expert Mode, Every__Ever, NEXT BIG GAME, IGN Brick Battles, Best. Game. Ever., and Cosplay Makeover can be found at go.IGN.com/FacebookShows.

“We’re always excited to experiment with new storytelling formats and Facebook’s new Watch platform offered us a perfect opportunity to develop some cool and never seen before IGN programming for our fans,” said Wade Beckett, Chief Programming Officer, SVP of Video at IGN. “The development process with Facebook on the new slate of shows has been extremely collaborative and we are excited to partner with them on programming.”

IGN Entertainment is committed to producing more original programming beyond it’s owned and operated channels and on Facebook provides a custom-built ecosystem of video content that will continue to assist in the expansion of IGN’s social engagement and community connection through video.
IGN Entertainment’s Facebook’s Watch launch slate includes:

Part interview. Part “let’s play.” All access. IGN’s Expert Mode offers viewers unprecedented access to their favorite games through an intimate conversation and “let’s play” with some of gaming’s most visionary creators. Each episode features exclusive commentary on the making of the game and insights into the creative process you can’t get anywhere else.

Every…Ever takes a deep dive into gaming’s most iconic games, characters, and franchises and breaks them down in visually dynamic, comprehensive timelines. Featuring expert analysis and special surprise narrations and voiceovers, if it’s Need to Know, it’s in this show!

The title says it all. Next Big Game offers an inside look at the studios and artists working on the biggest games in the world as the game creators prepare for launch. From exclusive gameplay reveals and development secrets to expert trailer breakdowns and developer interviewers, game prepared with Next Big Game.

A stop-motion animated series that brings the worlds of popular TV and Video Game franchises alive in a unique way.

Gamemakers, entertainers, athletes, comedians, and creators weigh in on their of all-time favorite video games. From Mario to Master Chief, 8-bit to 4K, we’re celebrating the best games ever. You may even discover something surprising about your favorite game designers and celebrities and realize the world’s love of video games is universal.

Cosplay Makeover surprises a passionate fan and offers them a once-in-a-lifetime cosplay experience. Using professional makeup artists, designers and costumers, the show documents their transformation from home grown superfan into the ultimate character.

About IGN Entertainment
IGN Entertainment is the leading Internet media company focused on the video game and entertainment enthusiast markets. IGN reaches more than 156 million monthly users and is followed by more than 11 million subscribers on YouTube and 28 million users on social platforms. IGN also publishes daily content on Snapchat Discover. Established in 1996, IGN is operated by digital media company Ziff Davis, LLC, a subsidiary of j2 Global, Inc. IGN is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices in Los Angeles, New York, Sydney and London. IGN content is localized in 25 languages and 114 countries and hosted on websites and native applications on mobile, connected TV, and Xbox and PlayStation platforms. For more information, visit www.IGN.com and follow @IGN on Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube.