Fatal1ty to appear on 60 minutes

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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

(Calabasas, CA) – Auravision, Inc., Master Licensor for Fatal1ty Brand Products, announces that a segment of the famous CBS News show, 60 Minutes, featuring Johnathan “Fatal1ty” 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 “Top Cyber Athlete Is No Couch Potato,” on their website, complete with 3 brief cuts from the show.

Johnathan “Fatal1ty” Wendel was excited to be featured on the legendary CBS New magazine.  “Of course, I’m tremendously flattered that 60 Minutes would find my life interesting enough to create this program,” stated Wendel. “My hope is that this exposure will raise the interest in competitive video gaming.”

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 – a feat only matched by television legends “All in the Family” and “Cosby”.

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