CBS Interactive Expands Reach into eSports with Reality Web Show
Competitive eSports and reality television are two things that seem to continue growing at an amazing rate. So what do you do if youre CBS Interactive with those two things in mind? You merge them together, of course.
CBS Interactive has announced a new reality web show called GameCrib, which is described as "MTV's Real World meets video gaming" and will feature members of top eSports. CBS-owned gaming site GameSpot has teamed up with Qualcomm and professional eSports team TSM Snapdragon for the new show. The members of the team will share a home in the San Francisco Bay Area as they offer a look at the lifestyle of a pro gamer to viewers. GameCrib is set to premier on February 20th, 2013 and run new episodes each Wednesday through June 14th, 2013 on Gamespot.com.
Additionally, eSports fans can also tune into coverage this weekend of the $1 million EA Sports Challenge Series Finale that will be streamed live from Las Vegas, NV on Saturday, February 9th from 12pm PT until midnight on GameSpot.
Source: CBSi Press Release