r/PhotoshopBattles, the viral subreddit creator community with over 17 million followers, announced the first ever Reddit Live Original that will combine original content with a multi-day comedic competition event shared though daily livestreams hosted by Reddit. In celebration of its 10 year anniversary as one of the most popular online interactive communities on the planet, Reddit and Adobe have partnered to bring r/PhotoshopBattles to the global stage like never before.
r/PsBattlesLive is open to everyone as the competition has gone live on Reddit starting Monday, October 18 at 5am PST, with the daily live streams airing from 12pm - 1pm PST. For more information and to make your mark, visit www.reddit.com/r/PsBattlesLive.
With an all star cast of comedic heavyweights set to offer their clever commentary, PsBattles Live will facilitate daily photo-editing battles for all Reddit users, unleashing their creativity to gain points, rewards, and internet fame. The day to day challenges will culminate in daily one-hour livestreams hosted by comedic superstar Patti Harrison, best known for her breakout role as Ruthie on Hulu’s “Shrill” and named to Variety’s “10 Comics to Watch.”
Brought together by original content powerhouse Shareability and Bunim/Murray Productions, as they aim to engage this behemoth creator community coupled with the sharp wit and banter of the talk show setting, PsBattles Live will feature an eclectic lineup of guests to add to the chatter. Notable names include actress/comedian Kate Flannery (The Office), drag queen and reality television personality Trixie Mattel (RuPaul's Drag Race, American Horror Story), actor and former White House staff member Kal Penn (Harold & Kumar Go To White Castle), actor & standup comedian Kel Mitchell (Kenan & Kel), actor/comedian Will Sasso (Mad TV, 2012’s The Three Stooges), comedian/actor Maz Jobrani (Friday After Next), actor/comedian Michael Ian Black (Wet Hot American Summer), actress/comedian Esther Povitsky (New Girl), musician and comedian DJ Douggpound (Doug Lussenhop), as well as fun outliers like Reddit famous Therapy Gecko (Lyle Drescher). This diverse roster of talent will be dropping in throughout the week to provide more laughs and commentary. Joel Karsberg and Jesse Daniels from Kreativ Ink serve as executive producers.
actor/comedian Will Sasso (Mad TV, 2012’s The Three Stooges), actor/comedian Michael Ian Black (Wet Hot American Summer),