Machinima and Lionsgate Renew Bite Me Web Series

Machinima, a video entertainment brand for gamers, and Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), a leading diversified global entertainment company, have partnered to renew Machinima’s original zombie apocalypse comedy series “Bite Me.”

It was announced Friday by Allen DeBevoise, chairman and CEO of Machinima, and Lionsgate’s Curt Marvis, who orchestrated the company’s partnership with Machinima and is overseeing the series for Lionsgate.

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On March 6th, the second season of “Bite Me” will premiere on the Machinima Network online (YouTube.com/Machinima) and on FEARnet, the premium cable network for horror, thriller and suspense, backed by Lionsgate, Sony and Comcast.

“”Bite Me” is yet another example of the type of premium content that we know resonates with our global audience of highly engaged and influential young males,” said DeBevoise. “We’re thrilled to partner with Lionsgate on the second season and look forward to expanding this into a global franchise.”

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FEARnet will be the exclusive TV home for “Bite Me.” In addition to premiere windows, the series will be expanded for FEARnet with extended episodes, behind the scenes content and special presentation movie length versions of the show. The cable outlet will also offer sneak previews of upcoming episodes prior to their appearance on YouTube.

Photo courtesy: Machinima

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Rakesh Raman