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Rooster Teeth Announces Two New Shows, New Living Room Apps, and Hosts Surprise World Premiere Screening of Red vs. Blue: Zero at Virtual RTX at Home Event
Austin, Texas – September 15, 2020 – Today to kick off the virtual RTX at Home, WarnerMedia’s pioneering media and entertainment company Rooster Teeth hosted “FIRST Night”, a preview night full of exclusive reveals and announcements including: exclusive footage from Red vs Blue: Zero, two new show announcements: Grudge Night and Dead Little Roosters, and announced Rooster Teeth is launching into fans’ living rooms this fall on Roku, Amazon Fire TV, and updated Xbox One and Apple TV apps.
FIRST Night was hosted by Rooster Teeth Community Managers Jackie Izawa and Chelsea Atkinson. Achievement Hunter cast members Alfredo Diaz and Jeremy Dooley appeared to announce Grudge Night, a video game competition series premiering exclusively for Rooster Teeth FIRST members on October 7. Longtime Rooster Teeth writer and director Josh Flanagan appeared with Achievement Hunter cast member Fiona Nova to give an exclusive first look at Dead Little Roosters, a spiritual successor to Rooster Teeth’s murder mystery series 11 Little Roosters. Showrunner Torrian Crawford was joined by producer Noel Wiggins to cap the evening off with a surprise world premiere screening of the first episode of Red vs. Blue: Zero and announced the premiere date – October 19!
Fans can also look forward to experiencing all of Rooster Teeth’s gaming, animation and personality-driven content from new living-room enabled apps this fall. These Roku, Amazon FireTV, and updated Xbox One and AppleTV apps will include new features including RTTV, the 24/7 linear feed of curated Rooster Teeth live streams and re-broadcasts that’s currently only available at https://roosterteeth.com/live/
Here is a detailed roundup of announcements from RTX at Home FIRST Night:
Rooster Teeth’s newest show Grudge Night premieres October 7 exclusively for Rooster Teeth FIRST members. Good-natured competition has always thrived amongst the teams at Rooster Teeth, but in the background certain grudges have always simmered. In Grudge Night, these long standing grudges are settled over video game matches, tournament style.
Dead Little Roosters is coming soon to Rooster Teeth. A spiritual successor to 11 Little Roosters, Dead Little Roosters features a new cast of characters and is led by showrunner Josh Flanagan (11 Little Roosters, Day 5). A night of merriment turns macabre when a group of Rooster Teeth talent find themselves trapped in a mansion with a murderer in this hilariously interactive whodunnit.
Red vs. Blue: Zero premieres October 19. Red vs. Blue: Zero is written and directed by first-time showrunner Torrian Crawford (Death Battle). In Red vs. Blue Zero, a mysterious syndicate leader known only as Zero seeks an Ultimate Power, and a ragtag team of heroes and misfits called the SHATTER SQUAD must work together to save the galaxy.
About Rooster Teeth
Rooster Teeth is a fan-driven, community-built entertainment company. From humble origins in a spare bedroom, Rooster Teeth created the web series Red vs. Blue, an innovative form of entertainment for a changing media landscape that sparked the growth of a passionate global fandom. From that foundation, Rooster Teeth pioneered a direct-to-consumer lifestyle brand for its growing online following with subscriptions, advertising, e-commerce, and live events. Rooster Teeth produces several original content series including RWBY, the most popular western-style anime series today, The Rooster Teeth Podcast, and daily video series featuring an in-house cast of influential talent. With broadcast and live-action production capabilities and a world class animation studio, Rooster Teeth engages industry-leading networks, streaming entertainment services and creative talent to develop projects that reach global audiences through its Studios division. Rooster Teeth cultivates the gaming lifestyle it helped define with partnerships through its industry-leading video-first podcast network, The Roost. Rooster Teeth has a massive global footprint of more than 45 million subscribers to its YouTube Network, 5 million unique weekly viewers across its RoosterTeeth.com hub and more than 4 million registered community members. The company was founded in 2003, and is a subsidiary of Otter Media, a WarnerMedia company. Discover more at RoosterTeeth.com.