For Immediate Release | Wicked Pictures Contract Superstar jessica drake to Host AEE 2012's Worldwide "VirtualCast"

CANOGA PARK, CA / LAS VEGAS, NV — (NOVEMBER 30, 2011) – The adult industry's biggest event is now online! In an innovative move to expand its audience reach, the 2012 AVN Adult Entertainment Expo is launching the AVN-AEE Virtual Ticket, giving Internet users interactive, real-time access to the convention and associated live events. The hosts for this exciting “VirtualCast” are Wicked Pictures contract superstar jessica drake and Jim McBride, founder of the noted celebrity news portal Mr. Skin. The AEE VirtualCast will be conducted live from Las Vegas, Nevada's popular Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, the new host of both the convention and the 2012 AVN Awards Show. Virtual Tickets are $19.99 each and can be purchased by visiting In a prepared statement, AEE officials revealed “the 2012 Virtual AEE is being produced by Virtual FanFests, a Chicago-based company that produces fan conventions online within a pay-per-view environment. Live coverage will run from 1 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 20 until 1 a.m. on Sunday morning, Jan. 21, following Winner’s Circle coverage from the AVN Awards Show and the official awards show after-party.” Ms. drake and Mr. McBride will be joined by noted Midwest radio personality Rover during the VirtualCast, providing viewers with unfettered access to virtually every aspect of the convention. From the expo floor to the AVN red carpet they'll provide insightful commentary as AEE streams live from seven HD cameras capturing the excitement across the hotel, expo area and awards hall. For her part, jessica can't wait to host the VirtualCast. "I am thrilled that people worldwide can attend the 2012 AEE show via our VirtualCast. Not only will fans be able to virtually attend the show itself, but they'll also have special access to things never before seen - lots of behind the scenes and backstage action, even coverage of the hardest-to-get-into parties! I'm incredibly honored to be the host along with Jim McBride and Rover. I promise to deliver an exciting, sexy, up close and personal look at AEE. Many thanks to AVN for this honor!" A three-time AVN Best Actress winner, Ms. drake is the star of the AVN Editor’s Choice releases Horizon and The Rocki Whore Picture Show: A Hardcore Parody. Be sure to join in on the fun as she and her fellow VirtualCast hosts bring the excitement and sensuality of AEE 2012 online! For more information visit and ###