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LOS ANGELES, April 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ – TEN: The Enthusiast Network is gratified to announce currently a merger of TORQUE.TV, that will yield motorsports and automotive fan programming for Motor Trend OnDemand, a new over-the-top video height rising after this summer during MotorTrendOnDemand.com.

“We are vehement to launch Motor Trend OnDemand as a world’s premier automotive video destination,” pronounced TEN’s CEO Scott Dickey. “Fueled by a merger of TORQUE.TV, Motor Trend OnDemand, is now staid to turn a Netflix for Motorheads. The mixed of disdainful domestic and general motorsports coverage, an endless automotive-themed radio and film library, and MOTOR TREND strange programming array hits such as Roadkill, Head 2 Head and Ignition, will simply be second to nothing in a universe of automotive programming.”

Launching with over 1,000 hours of live and taped disdainful motorsports and strange automotive series, Motor Trend OnDemand’s programming lineup will embody properties such as:

  • Pirelli World Challenge
  • Roadkill
  • American Icon
  • Blancpain Endurance and Sprint GT array
  • Head 2 Head
  • Goodwood Festival of Speed
  • Australian V8 Supercars
  • Porsche Carrera Cup
  • Ignition
  • British Touring Car Championship
  • MotoAmerica
  • Carrol Shelby: King of a Road
  • Junkyard Gold
  • SKUSA SuperKarts! USA
  • North American Endurocross
  • Engine Masters

“Motor Trend OnDemand brings together for a initial time a rarely stretchable radio platform, heading automotive media brands, and a world’s best automotive calm producers,” pronounced TEN Chief Content Officer Angus MacKenzie. “We will acquire, curate and emanate universe difficulty automotive video content, and rivet and activate a assembly around a web, social, print, mobile and eventuality platforms of brands such as Motor Trend, Hot Rod, and Automobile.”

The merger of TORQUE.TV also includes a poignant multiyear partnership with CBS to discharge some-more than 130 strange hours of premier motorsports on CBS Sports Network.

“TORQUE.TV was envisioned to be a modern-day inheritor to Speed Channel, that launched in 1995 with many of a same motorsports array that will now be permitted on Motor Trend OnDemand,” pronounced Roger Werner, Torque.tv chairman,  founder of a strange Speed Channel  cable radio network and former ESPN President.  “I am privately vehement to pass this flame to TEN. The mixed of TORQUE.TV’s web height and motorsports rights with TEN’s endless assembly and a strange programming are a winning mixed for automotive enthusiasts everywhere.”

Motor Trend OnDemand will precedence TEN’s imagination in strange programming,  illustrated by a success of a Motor Trend Channel on YouTube, that has amassed some-more than 3 million subscribers and scarcely 750 million video views given inception.  The channel will launch with some-more than 1,000 hours of programming, including an stretched line-up of MOTOR TREND strange programming array from brands such as MOTOR TREND, HOT ROD, AUTOMOBILE, FOUR WHEELER, and SUPER STREET, supplemented by an endless library of automotive-themed documentaries, films, and radio series.  TEN will also precedence a Emmy-nominated in-house studio division, MindOverEye, to enhance a original-programming lineup.

In entrance months, Motor Trend OnDemand will announce sum of a subscription video on direct (SVOD) use opposite mixed platforms and devices. These will embody desktop, mobile, tablet, streaming devices, gaming consoles, connected televisions, and set-top devices, such as Apple TV and Roku. Motor Trend OnDemand will be permitted from any device, during any time, and offer personalized recommendations for programming formed on user preferences and observation habits.

About MOTOR TREND

MOTOR TREND®, a media code of TEN: The Enthusiast Network, was founded in 1949 and is internationally famous as one of a heading brands in a automotive category.  The MOTOR TREND code is comprised of  MOTOR TREND magazine; a award-winning website MotorTrend.com; Motor Trend Auto Shows; Motor Trend Audio; Motor Trend en Espanol; Motor Trend India; and a eminent Motor Trend Car of a Year, SUV of a Year, Truck of a Year, and Best Driver’s Car awards programs.

About TEN: The Enthusiast Network  

TEN: The Enthusiast Network is a world’s premier network of fan brands, such as MOTOR TREND, AUTOMOBILE, HOT ROD, SURFER, TRANSWORLD, and GRINDTV. With some-more than 50 publications, 60 websites, 50 events, 1,000 branded products, a world’s largest automotive VOD channel, and a world’s largest action/adventure sports media platform, TEN inspires enthusiasts to pursue their passions. For some-more information, revisit enthusiastnetwork.com.

CONTACT: Ryan Payne, SVP, Marketing, TEN: The Enthusiast Network 
[email protected] or 949-705-3105

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