eUniverse Strikes a Chord With Listen.com

Alliance Delivers Music to the Entertainment Network's

More Than 18 Million Unique Monthly Visitors for the First Time



Apr 05, 2001, 01:00 ET from eUniverse, Inc. from ,Listen.com

    LOS ANGELES and SAN FRANCISCO, April 5 /PRNewswire/ -- eUniverse
 (Nasdaq:   EUNI), the leading interactive entertainment network, and Listen.com
 have joined forces to provide music products and services to the network's
 more than 18 million unique monthly visitors through a co-branded site located
 at http://listen.euniverse.com/.  eUniverse visitors and music aficionados
 alike can now find a music video guide, a download directory, radio stations,
 discovery tools, and music news and reviews at the network's new site.
     Under the terms of this agreement, eUniverse will work with Listen.com to
 select music products targeted for its users from Listen's wide array of
 offerings.  The new co-branded site will be promoted throughout the eUniverse
 network.
     "As a consistently top-ranked Internet destination, eUniverse wanted to
 diversify its offerings and add a music component to its network to meet the
 growing needs of its loyal visitors," said Sean Ryan, president and COO,
 Listen.com.  "We are pleased to offer eUniverse's expansive user base the
 high-quality music products that their consumers will enjoy."
     Listen.com syndicates music editorial content, music discovery tools and
 media delivery technologies to a network of some of the most popular Web sites
 and other music platforms.  Distribution partners choose from an array of
 products and services to build an online music section that exactly suits
 their audience.
     "Listen.com's wide selection of music products and services adds a new
 dimension to our entertainment offerings," said Shawn Gold, president and
 chief strategic officer, eUniverse.  "Our visitors come to us for
 entertainment-diversions and an escape from their daily routine.  The
 Listen.com offering adds another piece to that overall objective."
     The eUniverse network delivers diversionary entertainment to its massive
 audience through a compelling combination of Web and e-mail offerings,
 including short animation, online greeting cards, games, jokes, newsletters
 and contests.  Similar to a television network, eUniverse continually adds new
 and innovative programming to keep its visitors coming back for more.
 
     About Listen.com
     Listen.com syndicates music editorial content, music discovery tools and
 media delivery technologies to a network of some of the most popular Web sites
 and other music platforms.  Listen offers music search and directory services,
 proprietary reviews and content, and streaming radio products to its
 distribution partners.  Partners include Yahoo!, Excite@Home, Terra Lycos,
 NBCi.com, iWon, RealNetworks, ZDNet, AltaVista, shockwave.com, iVillage,
 Britannica.com, Crunch Fitness, Road Runner and Rounder Records.  Listen also
 owns and operates the Tokyo-based Listen Japan through a joint venture with
 Trans Cosmos.
     For more information on Listen and its management, investors and partners,
 visit www.listen.com.  Listen.com and the Listen.com logo are service marks of
 Listen.com, Inc.
 
     About eUniverse
     eUniverse, Inc. (www.euniverse.com) is the Internet's leading interactive
 entertainment network.  eUniverse focuses on diversion-oriented content and is
 consistently ranked as a top 15 Internet property according to
 Nielsen//NetRatings.  The eUniverse network includes Flowgo (www.flowgo.com),
 a leading content newsletter engine with more than 20 million subscribers;
 joke and humor sites Gotlaughs (www.gotlaughs.com) and Funone
 (www.funone.com); and leading community site Just Say Wow
 (www.justsaywow.com).
 
     Safe Harbor Statement
     Information contained in this press release contains "forward-looking
 statements" which can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology
 such as "believes," "expects," "may," "should," or "anticipates": or the
 negative thereof or given that the future results covered by such forward-
 looking statements will be achieved.  The preceding matters constitute
 cautionary statements identifying important factors with respect to such
 forward-looking statements, including certain risks and uncertainties that
 could cause actual results to vary materially from the future results covered
 in such forward-looking statements.  Other factors could also cause actual
 results to vary materially from the future results covered in such forward-
 looking statements.
 
 

SOURCE eUniverse, Inc.; Listen.com
    LOS ANGELES and SAN FRANCISCO, April 5 /PRNewswire/ -- eUniverse
 (Nasdaq:   EUNI), the leading interactive entertainment network, and Listen.com
 have joined forces to provide music products and services to the network's
 more than 18 million unique monthly visitors through a co-branded site located
 at http://listen.euniverse.com/.  eUniverse visitors and music aficionados
 alike can now find a music video guide, a download directory, radio stations,
 discovery tools, and music news and reviews at the network's new site.
     Under the terms of this agreement, eUniverse will work with Listen.com to
 select music products targeted for its users from Listen's wide array of
 offerings.  The new co-branded site will be promoted throughout the eUniverse
 network.
     "As a consistently top-ranked Internet destination, eUniverse wanted to
 diversify its offerings and add a music component to its network to meet the
 growing needs of its loyal visitors," said Sean Ryan, president and COO,
 Listen.com.  "We are pleased to offer eUniverse's expansive user base the
 high-quality music products that their consumers will enjoy."
     Listen.com syndicates music editorial content, music discovery tools and
 media delivery technologies to a network of some of the most popular Web sites
 and other music platforms.  Distribution partners choose from an array of
 products and services to build an online music section that exactly suits
 their audience.
     "Listen.com's wide selection of music products and services adds a new
 dimension to our entertainment offerings," said Shawn Gold, president and
 chief strategic officer, eUniverse.  "Our visitors come to us for
 entertainment-diversions and an escape from their daily routine.  The
 Listen.com offering adds another piece to that overall objective."
     The eUniverse network delivers diversionary entertainment to its massive
 audience through a compelling combination of Web and e-mail offerings,
 including short animation, online greeting cards, games, jokes, newsletters
 and contests.  Similar to a television network, eUniverse continually adds new
 and innovative programming to keep its visitors coming back for more.
 
     About Listen.com
     Listen.com syndicates music editorial content, music discovery tools and
 media delivery technologies to a network of some of the most popular Web sites
 and other music platforms.  Listen offers music search and directory services,
 proprietary reviews and content, and streaming radio products to its
 distribution partners.  Partners include Yahoo!, Excite@Home, Terra Lycos,
 NBCi.com, iWon, RealNetworks, ZDNet, AltaVista, shockwave.com, iVillage,
 Britannica.com, Crunch Fitness, Road Runner and Rounder Records.  Listen also
 owns and operates the Tokyo-based Listen Japan through a joint venture with
 Trans Cosmos.
     For more information on Listen and its management, investors and partners,
 visit www.listen.com.  Listen.com and the Listen.com logo are service marks of
 Listen.com, Inc.
 
     About eUniverse
     eUniverse, Inc. (www.euniverse.com) is the Internet's leading interactive
 entertainment network.  eUniverse focuses on diversion-oriented content and is
 consistently ranked as a top 15 Internet property according to
 Nielsen//NetRatings.  The eUniverse network includes Flowgo (www.flowgo.com),
 a leading content newsletter engine with more than 20 million subscribers;
 joke and humor sites Gotlaughs (www.gotlaughs.com) and Funone
 (www.funone.com); and leading community site Just Say Wow
 (www.justsaywow.com).
 
     Safe Harbor Statement
     Information contained in this press release contains "forward-looking
 statements" which can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology
 such as "believes," "expects," "may," "should," or "anticipates": or the
 negative thereof or given that the future results covered by such forward-
 looking statements will be achieved.  The preceding matters constitute
 cautionary statements identifying important factors with respect to such
 forward-looking statements, including certain risks and uncertainties that
 could cause actual results to vary materially from the future results covered
 in such forward-looking statements.  Other factors could also cause actual
 results to vary materially from the future results covered in such forward-
 looking statements.
 
 SOURCE  eUniverse, Inc.; Listen.com