Channel 1 Releasing Scores Record 9 XBIZ Awards Noms

LOS ANGELES — Channel 1 Releasing announced this week that it received nine nominations for the 2018 XBIZ Awards.

Among the product nominations include Boneyard’s Skwert Lube Injector and Spank Paddle, as well as Rascal’s Brawn Pride cock ring. 

Boneyard received three total noms with the best-selling Skwert Lube Injector for Specialty Product/Line of the Year.

The silicone Spank paddle received a nod for Fetish Product/Line of the Year.

Rounding out the product nominations is Rascal’s Brawn Pride Cock Ring which was nominated for Gay Sex Toy/Line of the Year.

Boneyard also received a nomination for Male Pleasure Products Company of the Year, and Rascal for LGBT Pleasure Products Company of the Year.

Channel 1 Releasing also has been nominated for the following awards: Chi Chi LaRue for Gay Director of the Year, Chi Chi LaRue’s for Retailer of the Year – Boutique, C1R.com for Gay Site of the Year and C1R CEO Rob Novinger for Business Man of the Year in the Executive Awards category.

"We are thrilled to receive nine nominations for the 2018 XBIZ Awards, which is a record for us,” said Rob Novinger, Channel 1 Releasing’s CEO. "Having our novelty brands continue to be recognized by industry heavyweights like XBIZ feels really good."

The 2018 XBIZ Awards will be held on Thursday, Jan. 18, at the Grand JW Marriott in downtown Los Angeles.

Voting for the 2018 XBIZ Awards is underway for industry members through Nov. 30. To vote click here.