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'Sharknado: The Second One' to premiere next July, Syfy announces - Posted August 8, 2013
After receiving more than 5,000 Twitter submissions to name the Sharknado sequel, SyFy announced today that it will be called, "Sharknado: The Second One." The movie, set in New York, will premiere next July. "Since Twitter played such a huge role in the success of the ori... [3D Printing Insider]

Thank Social Media for Bringing Sharknado to a Theater Near You - Posted July 29, 2013
In case you're one of the sad, deprived few who missed SyFy's latest motion picture masterpiece, Sharknado, you may be wondering, "What exactly is a Sharknado?" Allow me to enlighten you: Despite the potentially misleading name, it is neither a ... [PRNewser]

Lostremotenado: Syfy President Dave Howe to keynote Lost Remote's LA Show - Posted July 29, 2013
It's official. We're excited to announce the Syfy President Dave Howe will be keynoting Lost Remote's LA ... [3D Printing Insider]

How a Sharknado of buzz helped SyFy connect with brands on social - Posted July 19, 2013
The social TV phenomenon of Sharknado continues to impress. A ... [Lost Remote]

After 'Sharknado' social success, Syfy announces sequel set in New York - Posted July 17, 2013
After winning Twitter with the made-for-social movie Sharknado earlier this month, Syfy announced today that it's planning a New York-based sequel, and fans can suggest names for the new flick with the #Sharknado hashtag on Twitter. In fact, if you head over to ... [Lost Remote]

Shark + Tornado = 'Sharknado' - Posted July 12, 2013
It's not rocket science, people. "Sharknado," the "Twister"-meets-"Jaws"-meets-"Magnolia" TV movie that Syfy aired on Thursday night, was engineered to make you want to watch it without caring whether it's good. Take a natural disaster, one of the world's most dangerous predators, unleash them both on Los Angeles, and the movie doesn't... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Boston Explosions Confusion | Twitter Keyword Ads - Posted April 18, 2013
Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email.   An Arrest in ... [SocialTimes.com]

Did Syfy's 'Defiance' Premiere Live Up to Its Epic Social Media Campaign? - Posted April 17, 2013
Syfy and Trion Worlds spent five years making "Defiance," the groundbreaking series that's part post-apocalyptic drama, part third-person shooter video game. Syfy's marketing team spent an unprecedented 10 months promoting the show on social media to get viewers to watch the first episod... [AllFacebook]

TV's biggest transmedia effort 'Defiance' to hit game consoles next week - Posted March 29, 2013
By all measures, the TV industry has only dipped its toes into the "transmedia" waters -- weaving storylines seamlessly across multiple forms of media. But SyFy and partner Trion Worlds are jumping in headfirst with Defiance, a TV show... [3D Printing Insider]

TV's biggest transmedia effort 'Defiance' to hit game consoles Tuesday - Posted March 29, 2013
By all measures, the TV industry has only dipped its toes into the "transmedia" waters -- weaving storylines seamlessly across multiple forms of media. But SyFy and partner Trion Worlds are jumping in headfirst with Defiance, a TV show... [Lost Remote]

SyFy turns heads with pop-up hotel at SXSW to promote upcoming 'Defiance' launch - Posted March 12, 2013
If you're going to get noticed at SXSW, you better think big. While Mashable may have won the best publicity stunt contest with the appearance of Grumpy Cat, SyFy turned heads and generated lots of social attention with a pop-up hotel. The marketing effort was designed to promote the debut... [3D Printing Insider]

SyFy turns heads with pop-up hotel at SXSW to promote upcoming 'Defiance' launch - Posted March 12, 2013
If you're going to get noticed at SXSW, you better think big. While Mashable may have won the best publicity stunt contest with the appearance of Grumpy Cat, SyFy turned heads and generated lots of social attention with a pop-up hotel. The marketing effort was designed to promote the debut... [Lost Remote]

How to Use Social Media Like a Rockstar [Podcast] - Posted May 25, 2012
On today's Morning Media Menu (MP3 link), GalleyCat editor Jason Boog and I talked about the Flaming Lips' lead singer on Twitter, Syfy's upcoming series and massively multiplayer online game, and how to share books and eBooks with our troops for Memorial Day. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Syfy's New 'Defiance' Series Will Make MMOG Players Part of the Action [Video] - Posted May 23, 2012
Part sci-fi drama, part massively multiplayer online game, Defiance gives the phrase "social TV" a whole new meaning. Premiering in Spring 2013, the the entertainment hybrid is a collaboration between game publisher Trion Worlds and the Syfy cable network. Here's a behind-the-scenes look at the making of Defiance. In the vide... [SocialTimes.com]

This Week on the mediabistro.com Job Board: BBC, Syfy, Discovery - Posted September 1, 2011
This week, BBC has several open positions, including a senior manager of publicity gig in its digital and home entertainment departm... [Fishbowl NY]

This Week on the mediabistro.com Job Board: BBC, Syfy, Discovery - Posted September 1, 2011
This week, BBC has several open positions, including a senior manager of publicity gig in its digital and home entertainment departm... [FishbowlNY]

Last Week's Friday Night Smackdown Telecast Most Watched Ever On Syfy - Posted February 28, 2011
Last week's episode of Friday Night Smackdown established season highs in total viewers, Adults 18-49, Adults 25-54 and household ratings on the Syfy network. Smackdown had 3.55 million total viewers, 1.36 million Adults ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Last Week's Friday Night Smackdown Telecast Most Watched Ever On Syfy - Posted February 28, 2011
Last week's episode of Friday Night Smackdown established season highs in total viewers, Adults 18-49, Adults 25-54 and household ratings on the Syfy network. Smackdown had 3.55 million total viewers, 1.36 million Adults ... [SportsNewser]

Shazam Tunes In Syfy's Being Human - Posted January 20, 2011
Best-known for its mobile app that allows users to identify and tag songs that are playing wherever they are, Shazam is bulking up the television ties in its arsenal, announcing a partn... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

No Wukkas: Imagine Greater as Syfy's New Director of Trade Marketing - Posted November 23, 2010
Here's... [AgencySpy]

SyFy Using Social Media to Draw Viewers... Quickly - Posted October 5, 2010
Speaking to the Wall Street Journal's Speakeasy blog on Sunday night, Jane Espenson, an executive producer with the ... [PRNewser]

Friday Night Smackdown Moves To Syfy On Friday - Posted September 29, 2010
Friday Night Smackdown makes its Syfy debut Friday night in a special live two-hour broadcast. The World Wrestling Entertainment show heads into their 12th season and the first year on a cable network. Friday Night Smackdown spent the last two year... [SportsNewser]

Netflix, NBC Universal Expand Streaming Pact - Posted September 24, 2010
Netflix and NBC Universal expanded their multiyear licensing agreement, giving Netflix users who pay $8.99 and up for membership plans access t... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Synergy at Work: WWE Wrestler Guests on Syfy Show - Posted August 19, 2010
WWE superstar Cody Rhodes will appear as a guest-star on Syfy's "Warehouse 13" August 24. The appearance is a clever bit of corporate synergy, with Syfy set to premiere the WWE's "Friday Night Smackdown" October 1. Rhodes wi... [SportsNewser]

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