Sean Combs new channel called REVOLT TV joined other broadcast and cable networks in the tradition of holding their annual upfront. The channel, which launched in October 2013 has become an exciting and interesting force providing a platform for music television.
REVOLT TV is the multi-platform, multi-genre music channel showing videos from new artists to veteran bands. The channel's first upfront presentation was held at the Marquee in New York City on April 22, 2014. The event kicked off with a red carpet, which featured a collection of industry elites including REVOLT Chairman
Sean “Puffy” Combs, industry mogul Russell Simmons, REVOLT Vice Chairman Andre Harrell and more were in attendance. During the event, REVOLT executive and entertainment teams helped to present the corporate vision and announce several exciting new brand initiatives including the “Road to Truth” study and the “Making the Brand” docu-series. The presenters included REVOLT CEO Keith Clinkscales; President and Co-founder Andy Schuon; Executive Vice President of Programming & Production Val Boreland; REVOLT talent DJ Damage and Sibley and the newest editions to the REVOLT team - the hosts of Clear Channel Power 105 hit morning show "The Breakfast Club" - DJ Envy, Angela Yee, and Charlamagne Tha God. The evening also featured performances by Childish Gambino and Dillon Francis.
On stage, REVOLT Chairman Combs shared his thoughts about his latest venture, saying that REVOLT is an "omnifront" that targets "young people." He urged advertisers to "join the party" and referenced the early support of Apple and Google. REVOLT CEO Keith Clinkscales added, "We are excited to celebrate our very first Upfront with an impressive slate of new brand initiatives that underscore our commitment to being the most accessible name in music on every platform."
REVOLT TV's goal is to bring music back on TV and so far seems toe be doing well. For more information on REVOLT, visit www.REVOLT.tv. Also, follow REVOLT on Twitter at @RevoltPress. REVOLT is available on Time Warner Cable, Comcast and Century Link in over 40 of the top 50 U.S. markets including New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, Miami, Boston, Atlanta, and DC.