Chris Garrity from the Netflix communications team here to announce the Netflix Movie Watching World Championship. Starting October 2nd, Netflix will host eight competitors from around the globe in New York's Times Square in an attempt to break the existing world record for continuous movie watching. The 8 competitors include the current record holder, Ashish Sharma of Mathura, India. Mr. Sharma will be on hand to defend his record of 120 hours and 23 minutes. Netflix has also given the public a chance to participate in the contest by submitting video auditions at http://www.facebook.com (keyword search Netflix Championship). For more information on the event, become a fan of the facebook group and receive up-to-date information on the competition including contestant videos. Enjoy the promotional video for the event.