Gamecloud is reporting
that professional gamer Jonathon "Fatal1ty" Wendel will be appearing on CBS's 60 minutes this weekend so set your DVR's now (the show airs Sundays at 7:00 EST).
60 Minutes to Feature Fatal1ty
Correspondent Steve Kroft Profiles Johnathan Wendel on
January 22 ProgramET/PT
â€“ Auravision, Inc., Master Licensor for Fatal1ty Brand Products,
announces that a segment of the famous CBS News show, 60 Minutes, featuring
Johnathan â€œFatal1tyâ€ Wendel will air this coming Sunday, January
20. Under development for more than a year, Fatal1ty is covered in multiple
locations around the world and was interviewed by Steve Kroft at his Kansas City home in
preparation for the piece.
60 Minutes has promoted this piece,
titled â€œTop Cyber Athlete Is No
on their website, complete with 3 brief cuts from the show.
Johnathan â€œFatal1tyâ€ Wendel was excited to be featured on the
legendary CBS New magazine. â€œOf course, Iâ€™m tremendously flattered
that 60 Minutes would find my life interesting enough to create this
program,â€ stated Wendel. â€œMy hope is that this exposure will raise
the interest in competitive video gaming.â€
60 Minutes, the CBS News magazine providing a blend of hard-hitting
investigative reports, interviews, feature segments and profiles of people in
the news, started its 38th season in September.
60 Minutes is the most successful
broadcast in television history. The show has been the No. 1 program five
times â€“ a feat only matched by television legends â€œAll in the
Familyâ€ and â€œCosbyâ€.