Irish Company’s metaverse talk show The Xavatar Show secures landmark deal to air in over 64 million homes in the United States

Kerry based Irish success story, Xavatar, has announced that its new multimedia CGI-animated, metaverse talk show, The Xavatar Show will be aired to over 64 million US homes via America’s premiere arts network – Ovation TV, and family-friendly cable television network – UPtv.

The Xavatar Show will be the first CGI-animated show to be broadcast straight from the metaverse. The talk show explores the impact and artistry of music in film, TV, and Broadway through enlightening conversations with globally recognised filmmakers, actors, and songwriters.

The Xavatar Show will be hosted by film and television star, Colin O’Donoghue (ABC’s “Once Upon a Time”), legendary indie film producer, Rose Ganguzza (Fatima, Kill Your Darlings), and Xavatar show creator Jason P. Rothberg. The high concept talk show will welcome some of the biggest names in music and film to discuss their lives, experiences, and accomplishments.

Irish musician and songwriter, Paddy Casey has also joined as the musical director for the Xavatar show.

Using state-of-the-art technology to take the experience one step further, the show provides a portal for viewers to actively join the talk show, allowing viewers to explore the very places the guests talk about during the show. Once inside Xavatar’s metaverse, the “Xataverse,” viewers can download their Xavatars and connect to the show in a new way.

Initially previewed at the Cannes Film Festival in 2023, The Xavatar Show featured prominent musicians and filmmakers including David Lynch, Donovan, Elvis Costello.

Based in the RDI Hub in Killorglin, Co. Kerry, Xavatar is an immersive, experiential media company bridging the worlds of technology and entertainment and leading the way to connectivity in the new media era.

“I’m thrilled to be involved in this ground-breaking series”, says host and executive producer, Colin O’Donoghue. “I’m delighted to have this opportunity to discuss two of my favourite topics, movies and music with fellow actors, musicians and filmmakers. I believe The Xavatar Show could be a gateway to a whole new world of immersive entertainment which allows the viewer to connect with the show in a new way, exploring celerity driven environments and interacting with their favourite artists in an immersive way.”

“The relationship between film and music has been around since the birth of moving pictures and creating a platform that delves into the rich history and symbiotic relationship between mediums has been fascinating,” says co-host and producer, Rose Ganguzza. “The Xavatar Show presents unique stories from top-level creatives, artists and legends that wonderfully showcase the interplay between these two creative mediums.”

“The Xavatar Show is poised to lead the way in the new digital frontier of immersive media allowing viewers to expand their horizons within the Xataverse by attending the show as their Xavatar selves on the Xavatar space station.” said chief executive officer, Jason Rothberg. “These are really exciting times for individuals, like us, who deeply care about the connective tissue between music and film and how each medium progresses in a world with an increasing digital footprint.”

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