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Vivid Named Studio of the Year - XCritic Consumer Reviews

Tori Black Is New Fan Favorite Adult Star In Xcritic-Vivid Survey, Followed By Lexi Belle And Kayden Kross

 LOS ANGELES – (October 16, 2012) – Statuesque adult actress Tori Black was voted the favorite porn star, in the Fifth XCritic/Vivid Sex Tracker Survey. The survey, which was conducted on XCritic.com had a record number of respondents. "We were blown away by the sheer number of fans who voiced their opinion on who is their favorite Porn Star." commented Chris Thorne, Editor of XCritic.com.

Tori Black was first choice of 24.4 percent of those taking part in the survey, followed by Lexi Belle (19.8 percent) and Kayden Kross (19.1 percent). Participants chose the top three from a selection of more than 50 current stars.

The Seattle-born 5’9” Black, who was a Penthouse Pet of the Month in 2008, has acted in more than 200 adult films since 2007. She was also the XBIZ Female Performer of the Year in 2010 and in 2011 she was named by CNBC as one of the 12 most popular stars in porn. CNBC noted her role as Catwoman in Vivid’s Batman XXX: A Porn Parody, as well as being the only actress to be selected twice for AVN Female Performer of the Year Award, an honor she won in 2010 and 2011.

Black’s best-selling films also include Vivid’s The Incredible Hulk XXX:  A Porn Parody.
Belle has won seven adult industry awards, including AVN Best Supporting Actress for her role in Batman XXX, and the FAME Best Underrated Starlet. She starred, along with the Russo Twins in Vivid’s In Her Head. Kross, another Penthouse Pet of the Month in 2008, former Vivid Girl and now contract actress for Digital Playground, has been featured regularly on G4 Television and the FX network as a host and a reality TV guest star.

About XCRITIC.COM: XCritic.com is one of the top online adult entertainment review publications. Founded in 2007, XCritic brings together a who's who of adult reviewers with over 14,000 adult reviews including DVD, Blu-ray, Novelties and websites. XCritic is also home to the prestigious Dr. Jay's Must See Girls Awards which recognizes the work of performers throughout the year as well as a staff of porn star bloggers including: Allie Haze, Riley Steele, Kayden Kross and Chanel Preston.

About Vivid: Founded in 1984, Vivid has always placed heavy emphasis on high quality erotic film entertainment and has created wide brand-name awareness through its films, innovative marketing, and a licensing program that extends to advertising, apparel, book publishing and a range of other products. The VividTV division offers programming that includes the full range of offerings from the largest single adult studio archive.  In addition to its Vivid-Celeb imprint famous for celebrity sex tapes, the company is known for its Vivid SuperXXXHeroes parodies. Mainstream television audiences got to know the company through two seven-part series on Showtime. Co-founder and CEO Steven Hirsch received the first AVN Visionary Award as a leader who "has propelled innovation and taken his company and the business as a whole to new heights." The company’s website, www.vivid.com, has a loyal following of fans of Vivid movies. For more on Vivid visit Twitter.com/VividCorp or Facebook.com/vividgirls.