Joost, which is a global TV distribution platform that offers a new way of watching high quality television online.
Joost, which is a global TV distribution platform that offers a new way of watching high quality television online, will be host to over 135 shows from Jump Off TV on hip-hop which will range from World Rap Championships, Stripes (interviews with Hip Hops veterans), and more. Joost combines TV with instant messaging where channel viewers can not only talk to each other but also to friends via an instant messaging program all compatible with programs such as Gmail and Jabber. Viewers can also even tell the world what they think of shows by rating them while they watch online television.
Viewers who have access to a broadband internet connection will enjoy Joost's high quality full-screen television entertainment broadcast free of charge.
According to Joost's executive vice president Yvette Alberdingk Thijm, adding Jump Off TV will help increase not only their audience but will allow them to provide another genre to their current lineup of music programming.
Harold Anthony, CEO & Founder of Jump Off TV, which is a leading global Hip Hop Entertainment Content Producer, stated that Jump Off TV is excited to be adding its digital presence to the Joost global TV distribution platform and looks forward to providing their audience with a high quality online interactive experience.
Joost is the world's first broadcast-quality Internet television service based on a state-of-the-art, secure, peer-to-peer streaming technology.
Most recently Turner Broadcasting System (TBS, Inc.) and Joost announced that content will be available on Joost from its well-known brands and properties, including Adult Swim ("Aqua Teen Hunger Force" and "Robot Chicken") and CNN. Programming from Hasbro, the National Hockey League (NHL), Sports Illustrated (SI) and Sony Pictures Television (SPT) also will be available on Joost later this month. In addition to TBS joining on the Joost bandwagon, CBS will also be releasing a number of shows including the full CSI franchise: CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION, CSI: NY and CSI: MIAMI, NCIS, NUMB3RS, SURVIVOR and brands including SHOWTIME, SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING, CSTV, CBS EVENING NEWS WITH KATIE COURIC and CBS SPORTSLINE on the Joost global TV distribution platform.