UPROXX Launches The Desk, The Site's First Daily 'News' Program

Serves as one of the first in a slate of original content from UPROXX's parent Woven

Mar 16, 2015, 12:00 ET from Woven

LOS ANGELES, March 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- UPROXX, a unit of Woven Digital, today announced the launch of The Desk, the site's first daily 'news' program. The Desk's daily three to five minute shows will be taped Monday through Friday at noon Pacific Time at Woven Studios in Culver City and then aired on UPROXX.com later that same afternoon. The episodes will cover highly timely topics from the web and pop culture from a unique perspective and include a wide variety of guests and celebrities.

"UPROXX is known for curating the best of what is on the web. With Luminaries and now The Desk, we are moving to the next level through the creation of original, compelling content," said Benjamin Blank, Show Creator for The Desk and Chief Creative Officer at Woven. "We are excited to explore the world of shareable moments in a comedic tone with The Desk."

The Desk is the second in a slate of original content being produced and distributed by Woven and its wide ranging digital properties. Luminaries, a web series that follows young, talented innovators on their road to technological breakthroughs, launched its first episode on January 12 and has already been viewed by more than 8.4 million people and shared nearly 180,000 times.

The first episode is available on UPROXX.com on Monday, March 16 after noon Pacific Time.

About Woven
Woven Digital is a millennial focused digital media company, producing and distributing relevant pop culture content to nearly 5 million users per day. As home to some of the most influential digital brands for young Americans, Woven reaches 90 million users per month providing them with shareable breaking news, original reporting, entertainment, and video. UPROXX is one of the largest millennial focused news and entertainment sites on the web, while BroBible is the largest male focused college lifestyle destination. Founded in 2010 by Scott Grimes and Michael Laur, Woven is headquartered in Los Angeles with offices and production facilities in New York and Chicago. For more information about Woven, visit www.woven.com. For media inquiries, contact press@wovendigital.com

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