SPIKE TV Named Official Entertainment Television Partner of 2012 International CES

October 20, 2011

In some of the coolest news around, SPIKE TV has been given the official green light from the amazing folks over at the Consumer Electronics Association to throw down our multi-platform coverage from CES 2012. Giggity.

Earlier today, SPIKE TV and the Consumer Electronics Association announced an exclusive partnership that includes plans to telecast live coverage from the 2012 International CES. Easily the world's largest consumer technology tradeshow, SPIKE will also lay out CES All Access Live which will offer tech fans more than 12 hours of 2012 CES coverage across multiple platforms including TV, online, mobile, social and much more. The live special will kick-off with five hours of live telecasts in HD from Las Vegas on Tuesday, January 10, 2012.

"We're excited to partner with CEA and bring CES to audiences like never before on live television," said Jon Slusser, senior vice president, sports and multi-platform events, SPIKE TV. "Cultural events like CES will offer our viewers a first look at the things they'll be playing, watching and talking about in the next year and SPIKE's 'CES All Access Live' multi-platform program offerings will deliver a front row seat to all the action."

"SPIKE's live coverage will help share the amazing product launches at the 2012 CES with a new audience and give consumers an exclusive opportunity to preview all the amazing new technologies announced at the 2012 CES," said Gary Shapiro, president and CEO of CEA.

Broadcasting from its own CES studio in Las Vegas, Spike's crack team including Geoff Keighley and Justine Ezarik will feature breaking news from the 2012 CES show floor, exclusive world premieres of new groundbreaking devices and video games, hands-on demonstrations and unboxings, interviews with the biggest names in entertainment and technology and a look into Spike's exclusive VIP CES party at Tryst Nightclub in the Wynn Las Vegas.

The first of this year's SPIKE All Access live specials, CES All Access Live will undoubtedly be epic on every level possible. This is seriously amazing news.

Stay glued to SPIKE.com for all of your CES 2012 updates.

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