Channel 1 Releasing Grabs 7 XBIZ Award Nominations

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — Channel 1 Releasing has received seven nominations for the 2012 XBIZ Awards.

The nominations include Gay Studio of the Year, Gay Web Company of the Year and Gay Site of the Year; Gay Movie of the Year, Brent Everett for Gay Performer of the Year, and Chi Chi LaRue for Gay Director of the Year.

The Channel 1 company store, Chi Chi LaRue's, also received a nomination for Retailer of the Year-Boutique.

"We feel extremely honored to have been recognized by XBIZ," said Jon Christiansen, public relations director. "We couldn't be more thrilled."

The 2012 XBIZ Awards show, presented by, is scheduled to take place Jan. 10.