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Revolving Door Newsletter: 07.01.08
Jobs Shuffle at Elle; Changes at Gannett

So What Do You Do Brendan Deneen, Executive Editor of Macmillan Entertainment?
One man who options books for Hollywood tells up-and-coming authors how it's done.

So What Do You Do, Hamish Hamilton, Director of Some of the World's Biggest Televised Events?
The director and producer on what he's learned from directing everything from the Olympic ceremonies to Victoria's Secret fashion shows.

So What Do You Do, Henry Bushkin, Attorney and Author of Johnny Carson?
"Bombastic Bushkin," as Johnny Carson called him, talks about his book's controversies and what he thinks of The Tonight Show's most recent changes.

So What Do You Do, Phil Hendrie, Syndicated Radio Show Host?
How one radio show host is adapting the medium for the digital age.

So What Do You Do, Gale Anne Hurd, Executive Producer of The Walking Dead?
The producer of the hit AMC series gives tips on the fine art of negotiation and tells how she got to where she is now.

So What Do You Do, Pat O'Brien, Co-Host of Fox Sports Primetime?
The radio host gives tips on handling public scandals and making it in sports journalism.

So What Do You Do, Stephen Hill, BET President of Programming and Specials?
The longtime BET exec responds to the network's critics and tells how aspiring TV pros can get a foot in the door.

So What Do You Do, Lauren Dolgen, EVP of Series Development for MTV?
The creator of Teen Mom and 16 & Pregnant answers to critics and gives advice to aspiring TV pros.

So What Do You Do, Jay Mohr, Comedian and Fox Sports Radio Host?
The veteran actor and comedian gives social media tips and explains why working in radio is his best gig yet.

So What Do You Do, Tracey Edmonds, Award-Winning TV and Film Producer?
The media mogul tells how she first broke into Hollywood and discusses her latest venture into Web TV.

So What Do You Do, Michael Hirst, Creator of The Tudors and Vikings?
Hollywood's go-to guy for historical fiction discusses his writing process and why, sometimes, the best thing a leading man can do is "not act."

So What Do You Do, Melissa Harris-Perry, MSNBC Host and Tulane University Professor?
The New Orleans native tells why she jumped into TV news and explains why style has no business in politics.

So What Do You Do, Debra Lee, Chairwoman and CEO of BET?
After spending 25 years climbing the ranks at the biggest Black media company in existence, this CEO is still working hard to evolve the brand and challenge its biggest critics.

So What Do You Do, Justin Halpern, Author of Shit My Dad Says?
From a lighthearted Twitter feed to a book and TV show deal, the social media-spurred phenomenon talks about pursuing his passion for screenwriting and comedy.

So What Do You Do, Tavis Smiley, Author and Talk Show Host?
With almost 20 years in media, Smiley is determined to use his pen and microphone to fight for the little people -- even if they don't always love him for it.

So What Do You Do, Wendy Williams, Host of The Wendy Williams Show?
The talk show host opens up on her transition from radio to TV, imbuing her interviews with personality, and why you should always have a plan B.

So What Do You Do, Susan Lyne, CEO of Gilt Groupe?
Ahead of her Mediabistro Circus talk on eCommerce, the former TV exec reveals how women can reach the C-suite and how she blends business with creativity at luxury retail site Gilt Groupe.

So What Do You Do, Robert Verdi, Logo TV Host?
The ubiquitous fashion media personality discusses his latest TV project, his plan to get his own cable network, and how Twitter's helping him turn a profit.

So What Do You Do, Sunny Anderson, Food Network Host?
Food Network star Sunny Anderson reveals what it's like to jump from radio to TV, and the one thing she'd never change about herself.

So What Do You Do, María Elena Salinas, Univision Network News Anchor?
'The voice of Hispanic America' speaks out about advocacy journalism, breaking ground for women in broadcast, and the burgeoning Spanish-language news sector.

So What Do You Do, Joe Posnanski, Sports Illustrated Senior Writer?
Recently installed at SI full-time, this prolific sports writer, columnist and author talks about his new position and the future of the newspaper industry.

So What Do You Do, Harry Smith, Co-Anchor, The Early Show?
Harry Smith discusses the 'pressure to make the needle move' on network TV and contends that reporting 'will always pay' in the evolving broadcast sector.

So What Do You Do, Bob Schieffer, Chief Washington Correspondent, CBS News?
The veteran newsman gears up to moderate a Presidential debate during the "most exciting" election he's ever covered.

So What Do You Do, Kathie Lee Gifford?
Gifford and her perky persona wake up to a comeback on Today.

Hey, How'd You Become a Published Author and TV Writer at 23, Kara Taylor?
'Just be unique and be yourself, and write as much as you can.'

Hey, How'd You Draw 250 Million Viewers to Your Web Show, The Young Turks?
Cenk Uygur, founder of the Streamy-nominated web talk show, reveals how he expanded the project on a shoestring budget and why he'd turn down an offer to go mainstream.

Hey, How'd You Write A Tell-All Book on Glenn Beck?
Chronicling the meteoric rise of Fox News' Glenn Beck, this investigative reporter scoured the country to get key sources to speak up, and parlayed one zeitgeist-y article into a book deal.

Hey, Claire Shipman and Katty Kay, How'd You Write The Book on Womenomics?
Two network TV correspondents conquer the conundrum of women and work-life balance and divulge how they framed, wrote and sold their book.

Hey Chad Gervich, How'd You Write The Book On Breaking Into TV?
This TV pro discusses the evolution of the industry and how aspiring writers can arm themselves for small screen success -- plus, a sneak peek at his new book.

Hey, How'd You Get Your Column Syndicated in More Than 300 Places, Jane Boursaw?
This multitasking mom knows how to market her fam-friendly column.

PR, Perfected: Goof-Proof Interview Guidance
Avoid a media misstep by 'constantly evaluating what you're being asked' in an interview to successfully convey your message.

Behind the Swoosh: The Making of Nike's Greatest Commercials
Ad industry creatives chronicle the creation of Nike's most innovative and influential TV ad spots.

A Bisexual Midget Lives on an Island to Win $1 Million and Find Love: How to Pitch A Reality TV Show
Television industry insiders reveal how to strengthen reality TV pitches and score face time with elusive executives.

How to Pitch Your Reality Show Idea
Industry vets tell what your pitch needs to have in order to woo network execs.

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Spotted around the media universe

Facebook Testing Ability for iOS App Users to Schedule Deletion of Posts - Posted 4 days, 1 hour ago
Facebook is testing a new feature in its flagship iOS application... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Head of Entertainment and Media Kay Madati Joins BET Networks - Posted 4 days, 10 hours ago
Kay Madati, head of entertainment and media on Facebook's global marketing solutions team, joined ... [Lost Remote]

Facebook Head of Entertainment and Media Kay Madati Joins BET Networks - Posted 4 days, 10 hours ago
Kay Madati, head of entertainment and media on Facebook's global marketing solutions team, joined ... [AllFacebook]

EMMYS: 10.9M Interactions from 6.2M Facebook Users - Posted August 26, 2014
Roughly 6.2 million Facebook users weighed in on the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Monday ni... [AllFacebook]

STUDY: How Facebook, Twitter Factored Into Discussions on Government Surveillance - Posted August 26, 2014
What role did social networks such as Facebook and Twitter play in discussions about ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Mentions Box to Debut at Emmy Awards - Posted August 22, 2014
The 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony will be held at t... [AllFacebook]

Court: Facebook Likes Are Not Property - Posted August 21, 2014
Facebook likes can be viewed any number of ways, but according to a federal court judge in Florid... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Flipboard Video Ads | YouTube Updates TV Look - Posted August 15, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: $6M LinkedIn Settlement | Facebook for Windows Phone Updated - Posted August 5, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: New Messaging App for Instagram? | Pandora Earnings - Posted July 25, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

2Q EARNINGS: Public Content on Facebook from Public Figures, Media Outlets - Posted July 24, 2014
Facebook Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg spent some time discussing public content during the company's ... [AllFacebook]

2Q EARNINGS: Facebook Video Ads Are a Hot Topic - Posted July 24, 2014
Not surprisingly, advertising was a primary topic of conversation during ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Announces Rollout of Save Feature - Posted July 21, 2014
After several tests of a save feature, Facebook ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Soundwave Update | Facebook Ads Manager - Posted July 17, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook To Provide Nielsen With Aggregated, Anonymized Data On TV Viewers - Posted July 15, 2014
Facebook will begin sending anonymized information on the ages and genders of viewers of specific ... [AllFacebook]

Cadbury Taps Australian Facebook Users' Likes, Interests To Determine Ideal Chocolate Flavors - Posted July 11, 2014
Can Facebook users' likes and ... [AllFacebook]

What Were Australia's Top Facebook Pages In The First Half Of 2014? - Posted July 7, 2014
The top Facebook ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook's Places Editor Now Graph Editor? - Posted June 25, 2014
Facebook appears to have revamped its places editor yet again, relaunching it as graph editor and adding categories for ... [AllFacebook]

NBC's 'Today,' Discovery's 'Street Outlaws' Integrated With Facebook Via Media APIs, Spredfast - Posted June 24, 2014
Two more television shows are now more tightly integra... [AllFacebook]

3M Facebook Likes For NBC's 'Today' - Posted June 23, 2014
What has 3 million likes and airs on ... [Lost Remote]

STUDY: 75 Percent Of TV Viewers Multitask, And Facebook Is The Social Network Of Choice - Posted June 17, 2014
It's no secret that the television screen no ... [AllFacebook]

Upcoming 'Game Of Thrones' Book To Feature Character Named After Facebook's Dave Goldblatt - Posted June 16, 2014
HBO drama series "Game of Thron... [Lost Remote]

Rebecca Van Dyck, Scott Trattner Explain Facebook's 'Where Will Your Friends Take You?' Campaign - Posted June 16, 2014
Facebook users: Have you noticed ads on Facebook promoting Facebook itself? Facebook Head of Brand ... [AllFacebook]

FATHER'S DAY: Facebook Examines Common Likes Between Dads And Their Kids - Posted June 12, 2014
With Father's Day coming up Sunday, Facebook offered a look at ... [Lost Remote]

FATHER'S DAY: Facebook Examines Common Likes Between Dads And Their Kids - Posted June 12, 2014
With Father's Day coming up Sunday, Facebook offered a look at ... [AllFacebook]

Mobile Summer For Facebook Marketers - Posted June 11, 2014
How can brands on Facebook reach people during the summer, when they are less likely to be in front of their computer screens or television... [Lost Remote]

Mobile Summer For Facebook Marketers - Posted June 11, 2014
How can brands on Facebook reach people during the summer, when they are less likely to be in front of their computer screens or television... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Not Forced To Walk Plank After Ubisoft Campaign For 'Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag' - Posted June 2, 2014
Facebook is a natural advertising medium for games played on its canvas or mobile applicatio... [AllFacebook]

Back To 'The Sixties' For CNN, Facebook - Posted May 30, 2014
CNN is going back to "... [AllFacebook]

STUDY: The Middle East Is The Mobile East, And Facebook Has A Strong Regional Presence - Posted May 30, 2014
The Middle East region is ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Weekly Highlights Brings You 'American Idol' Winner Caleb Johnson - Posted May 27, 2014
  Facebook Weekly Highlights features photos and videos posted t... [AllFacebook]

Facebook's Mike Hudack On The State Of The Media: 'Someone Should Fix This Shit' - Posted May 22, 2014
Facebook has launched several initiatives aimed at boosting media companies' presence on the social network thus far in 2014 -- ... [AllFacebook]

New Feature For Facebook IOS, Android Apps Uses Microphones To Identify Songs, TV Shows, Movies - Posted May 21, 2014
Facebook is adding a hint of ... [AllFacebook]

Unilever's Dove Product Line Gives Facebook's Premium Video Ads A Test Flight - Posted May 15, 2014
It may be too early to say that Facebook is cleaning up with its premium video ads, but the social network did land the ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Weekly Highlights Brings You 'Star Wars' Day, Cinco De Mayo, National Nurses Week - Posted May 12, 2014
Facebook Weekly Highlights features photos and videos posted to the social network by celebrities and athletes. ... [Lost Remote]

Facebook Weekly Highlights Brings You 'Star Wars' Day, Cinco De Mayo, National Nurses Week - Posted May 12, 2014
Facebook Weekly Highlights features photos and videos posted to the social network by celebrities and athletes. ... [AllFacebook]

NBC Runs Facebook Premium Video Ads For Three Midseason Series - Posted May 8, 2014
Facebook signed its first television advertiser for its new ... [AllFacebook]

F8: Facebook Launches Four New Media APIs - Posted May 1, 2014
Facebook's F8 global developer conference in San Fran... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Teams Up With Storyful To Launch FB Newswire For Journalists, Media Outlets - Posted April 24, 2014
Facebook has become a virtual newsroom of sorts, with a recent study by the Pew Research Center's Journalism Project finding tha... [AllFacebook]

REPORT: Brands' Auto-Play Videos On Facebook Deliver Strong Engagement In 1Q - Posted April 22, 2014
Facebook caught a great deal of flak when it introduced auto-play videos i... [AllFacebook]

Why Bots and 'Cord Cutters' Are Bad News For Video Advertising - Posted April 18, 2014
The more social media matures, the bigger the focus on video content -- more specifically, the focus on video advertising. YouTube makes billions, ... [SocialTimes.com]

Esquire Network Facebook Fans Are 'Lucky Bastards,' As They Viewed Show's Debut Episode Early - Posted April 16, 2014
New Esquire Network series "Lucky Bastards" debuts at 10 p.m. Wednesday, but Facebook users didn't have to wait to see the first episode of the new original series, as the network posted in in three segments on its ... [Lost Remote]

YouTube Turns to Traditional Advertising to Promote Content - Posted April 16, 2014
YouTube is falling back on traditional advertising like print, television, billboards and subway wraps to promote its most popular content creators. YouTube "stars" attract a highly sought-after demographic of young viewers. But as ... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook To Users: Ask A Friend - Posted April 15, 2014
Looking for a new TV series or ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Weekly Highlights Brings You The Academy Of Country Music Awards - Posted April 14, 2014
Facebook Weekly Highlights features photos and videos posted to the social netw... [AllFacebook]

News Segment Features Extremely Accurate Caption [Updated] - Posted April 14, 2014
Someone at BBC News is either not a fan of Declan Curry or simply trying their best to be as accurate as possible. [Image: John Donoghue] Update (1:12 pm): Apparently Curry ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

News Segment Features Extremely Accurate Caption [Updated] - Posted April 14, 2014
Someone at BBC News is either not a fan of Declan Curry or simply trying their best to be as accurate as possible. [Image: John Donoghue] Update (1:12 pm): Apparently Curry ... [FishbowlNY]

Facebook Weekly Highlights Brings You 'Noah' - Posted April 4, 2014
Facebook Weekly Highlights features photos and videos posted to the social net... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Weekly Highlights Brings You 'Noah' - Posted April 4, 2014
Facebook Weekly Highlights features photos and videos posted to the social net... [Lost Remote]

ABC News Facebook Page Tops 3M Likes; Up 2M In Less Than One Year - Posted April 3, 2014
Not quite one year ago, ABC News reached the ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Public Content Solutions Partners Telescope, Vizrt Team Up On Real-Time Social TV - Posted April 2, 2014
Two initial partners in Facebook's Public Content Sol... [AllFacebook]

Spredfast, Mass Relevance Join Forces - Posted April 2, 2014
Social relationship platform provider Spredfast and social experience creator ... [Lost Remote]

STUDY: PMD 4C On How Marketers Can Tap Into The Relationship Between Facebook, TV - Posted March 27, 2014
As the relationship between Facebook and television becomes more intertwined for viewers and u... [AllFacebook]

STUDY: One Out Of Six Primetime TV Viewers Are Also Using Facebook, Other Social Networks - Posted March 25, 2014
The television is definitely not the on... [Lost Remote]

STUDY: One Out Of Six Primetime TV Viewers Are Also Using Facebook, Other Social Networks - Posted March 25, 2014
The television is definitely not the on... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Weekly Highlights Brings You March Madness - Posted March 24, 2014
Facebook Weekly Highlights features photos and videos posted to the social network by ... [Lost Remote]

Facebook Weekly Highlights Brings You March Madness - Posted March 24, 2014
Facebook Weekly Highlights features photos and videos posted to the social network by ... [AllFacebook]

ABC's 'Good Morning America' Says Good Morning To #Socialsquare - Posted March 18, 2014
Mornings just got a little more social on ABC, as "... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Weekly Highlights Brings You NFL Free Agency - Posted March 17, 2014
Facebook Weekly Highlights features photos and videos... [AllFacebook]

Red-Carpet Premiere Of Season Four Of HBO's 'Game Of Thrones' To Stream On Facebook Live - Posted March 14, 2014
The fourth season of ... [AllFacebook]

Here They Come: Facebook Announces Premium Video Ads From 'Select Group Of Advertisers' - Posted March 13, 2014
Facebook video ads have finally arrived,... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Continues To Court Media Industry With Public Content Solutions Program - Posted March 7, 2014
Facebook took a giant step forward in its efforts to further align itself with the ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook, Parse Detail SXSW Schedules - Posted March 3, 2014
Facebook and its Parse cloud-application platform a... [AllFacebook]

Ryan Seacrest Productions' Sibyl Goldman Joins Facebook, Takes Aim At TV Ties - Posted February 24, 2014
Facebook is looking to extend its reach into Hollywood's television... [AllFacebook]

The Late Night Talk Show Wars Just Got Racy - Posted February 20, 2014
Yeah. He just got busy. Just when you thought we were all past this crap. Just when you thought 2014 meant something. Just when you thought we could all just get along. And now, we have Arsenio Hall ca... [AgencySpy]

The Late Night Talk Show Wars Just Got Racy - Posted February 20, 2014
Yeah. He just got busy. Just when you thought we were all past this crap. Just when you thought 2014 meant something. Just when you thought we could all just get along. And now, we have Arsenio Hall ca... [PRNewser]

Watching With Friends: SecondSync Analyzes TV-Related Interactions On Facebook - Posted February 10, 2014
The partnership between Facebook and social TV analytics specialist SecondSync... [AllFacebook]

SecondSync To Help Facebook Analyze How Its Users Discuss TV - Posted January 30, 2014
In a move aimed at helping its clients better understand and analyze Facebook users' chatter about ... [AllFacebook]

INFOGRAPHIC: Super Bowl TV Ads Get The Glory, But Is Facebook A Better Buy? - Posted January 29, 2014
It sometimes seems as if Super Bowl ads draw more attention th... [AllFacebook]

How Facebook Users Can Appear On 'American Idol' - Posted January 28, 2014
Not all Facebook users get the chance to audition for "... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Weekly Highlights Brings You Athletes Visiting Facebook - Posted January 25, 2014
Facebook Weekly Highligh... [AllFacebook]

Bringing The Social To Sochi: IOC Announces Updates To Olympic Athletes' Hub - Posted January 24, 2014
The opening ceremonies for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in ... [AllFacebook]

How Did Facebook Buzz About Golden Globes Nominees Match Up With Winners? - Posted January 13, 2014
The winners of the 71st annual Golden Globes Awards... [AllFacebook]

Trailers Added To TV Show Pages On Facebook? - Posted January 6, 2014
Facebook continues to add new features aimed at ... [Lost Remote]

Trailers Added To TV Show Pages On Facebook? - Posted January 6, 2014
Facebook continues to add new features aimed at ... [AllFacebook]

How Starz Honed Its Facebook Publishing Strategy To Promote 'The White Queen' - Posted December 20, 2013
While Facebook is targeting a slice of television's advertising pie with its test of video ... [AllFacebook]

THIS JUST IN: 'Binge Viewing' Is Now a Thing - Posted December 18, 2013
Whelp, I told you it would be whenever we felt like it. And this topic just belongs underneath that banner rippling in the wind. At first, the genius minds that brought us Netflix kicked ... [PRNewser]

Everything You Need To Know About Facebook's Test Of Video Ads - Posted December 17, 2013
The Facebook feature that has been long anticipated by marketers and long dreaded by users is one large step closer to becoming a reality, as the social network announced Tuesday that it will officially b... [AllFacebook]

How Facebook Is Positioning Its Upcoming Video Ads Vs. Television, YouTube - Posted December 13, 2013
Facebook appears to have embraced the strategy of keeping its friends close and its enemies closer when it comes to ... [AllFacebook]

What Were Australia's Top Facebook Pages In 2013? - Posted December 12, 2013
The top Facebook page in Australia for the year 2013,... [AllFacebook]

Why Is Facebook Prompting Users To Add Life Events To Their Timelines? - Posted December 11, 2013
Whether its motives are related to advertising, ... [AllFacebook]

10 New Apps for Chromecast - Posted December 11, 2013
Google's Chromecast just added 10 more apps, which more than doubles its existing numbers. The new apps are: Vevo, Red Bull.TV, Songza, The Washington Post's PostTV, Viki, Revision3, BeyondPod, Plex, Avia and RealPlayer Cloud. You'll find web-based TV under Revision3, music videos u... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Which People, Events, And Places Topped Facebook's Year In Review For 2013? - Posted December 9, 2013
It's year in review time at Facebook, and ... [AllFacebook]

How Do You Define Social TV? - Posted December 6, 2013
"Twitter owns ... [AllFacebook]

How Do You Define Social TV? - Posted December 6, 2013
"Twitter owns ... [Lost Remote]

Facebook Weekly Highlights Brings You Jack Osbourne Making The 'Dancing With The Stars' Finals - Posted November 27, 2013
Facebook Weekl... [AllFacebook]

How Bravo's 'Real Housewives' Reality Franchise Is Using Facebook's Keyword Insights API - Posted November 25, 2013
Cable network ... [AllFacebook]

How SportStream Will Incorporate Facebook Data Into Live Broadcasts Of Sporting Events - Posted November 18, 2013
One of the latest media companies to gain access to the ... [AllFacebook]

How Does News Consumption On Facebook Stack Up Vs. Other Social Networks? - Posted November 14, 2013
A total of 47 percent of Facebook users get news on the social network, trailing ... [AllFacebook]

How Facebook Reminds Android App Users About Their Favorite TV Shows - Posted November 7, 2013
Facebook added a feature to its flagship ... [AllFacebook]

How Facebook Reminds Android App Users About Their Favorite TV Shows - Posted November 7, 2013
Facebook added a feature to its flagship ... [Lost Remote]

What's New In Facebook Brand Resource Center? - Posted November 1, 2013
Facebook updated its Brand Resource Center, where advertisers and the m... [AllFacebook]

3Q EARNINGS CALL: How Is Facebook Responding To The Mobile Transition From An Advertising Standpoint? - Posted October 31, 2013
Facebook said in its third-quarter earnings report Wednesday that its tot... [AllFacebook]

How To Follow The 2014 Winter Olympic Games From Sochi On Facebook, Twitter, Instagram - Posted October 30, 2013
The 2014 Winter ... [AllFacebook]

How Celebrities Promote TV Shows On Facebook - Posted October 29, 2013
Facebook Strategic Partnerships Lead for Music and Entertainment Charles Porch talked celebrities, fan ... [AllFacebook]

Instagram Campaign Gives Bravo Fans Clues On Next 'Inside The Actors Studio' Guest - Posted October 25, 2013
Cable network Bravo tapped ... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Instagram Campaign Gives Bravo Fans Clues On Next 'Inside The Actors Studio' Guest - Posted October 25, 2013
Cable network Bravo tapped ... [AllFacebook]

STUDY: Facebook Users Aren't Necessarily Looking For News, But They Find And Consume It - Posted October 24, 2013
The average Facebook user does not come to the social network in search of ... [AllFacebook]

How Soledad O'Brien Would Have Covered the Government Shutdown - Posted October 23, 2013
Soledad O'Brien, the former CNN morning anchor, now has another label to add to her already impressive resume: CEO. O'Brien recently launched Starfish Media Group, a multiplatform company that has already garnered partnerships with HBO, Al Jaz... [FishbowlDC]

Optimal, Civolution Integrate, Enable Clients To Buy Facebook Ads In Sync With TV Commercials - Posted October 23, 2013
Facebook executives often state that one of their primary goals when it comes to advertising is to serve its users ads that are relevant to their interests. ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Testing Stories To Share For Media - Posted October 21, 2013
Facebook is testing another new feature aimed at ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Testing Stories To Share For Media - Posted October 21, 2013
Facebook is testing another new feature aimed at ... [Inside 3D Printing News]

REPORT: 15%-17% Of TV Viewers Engage With Social Networks In Real-Time - Posted October 10, 2013
With Facebook and Twitter jockeying for position in the television... [AllFacebook]

Fighting Over The TV: Facebook Provides Data To 10 Overseas Networks; Twitter Provides Data To Nielsen - Posted October 7, 2013
Facebook and Twitter dug in their heels Monday in their attempts to establish beachheads in the world of ... [AllFacebook]

Univision Ad-Sales Head David Lawenda Joins Facebook As VP, Global Sales, U.S. - Posted October 1, 2013
Facebook continued to strengthen its ties with the television industry with its addition of f... [AllFacebook]

Facebook To Send Weekly Reports On Users' TV-Related Actions To ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC - Posted September 30, 2013
Facebook will begin sending weekly reports to the "Big Four" television networks -- ABC, ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Users Cook Up 'Breaking Bad' Posts - Posted September 28, 2013
With AMC's hit drama, "... [AllFacebook]

Spoiler Shield Allows Facebook Users To DVR TV Shows, Games Without Finding Out What Happened - Posted September 26, 2013
Facebook and Twitter users who have attempted to watch TV shows and ... [AllFacebook]

Speech And Smarts Take To TV Search - Posted September 25, 2013
The story below features an interview with Sam Vasisht, CMO of Veveo, who is speaking next week at the Semantic Technology And Business Conference in NYC. You can save $200 when you register for the event before October 2. A recent focus group report from Veveo, whose semantic technology powers conv... [semanticweb.com]

Emmy Awards: Top Five Facebook Moments - Posted September 23, 2013
The 65th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony aired on ... [AllFacebook]

INFOGRAPHIC: 25 Dead TV Shows Are Alive And Well On Facebook - Posted September 13, 2013
Where do old television shows go when they die? According to social marketing platform Offerpop, they end up on Facebook, and with p... [AllFacebook]

NFL Week One On Facebook: 30M Users Create More Than 60M Interactions - Posted September 10, 2013
Snacks, beverages, remote control, and Facebook? With week one of the National Football League'... [AllFacebook]

NFL Week One On Facebook: 30M Users Create More Than 60M Interactions - Posted September 10, 2013
Snacks, beverages, remote control, and Facebook? With week one of the National Football League'... [Lost Remote]

Facebook Releases Two APIs That Allow News Organizations To Tap Into Its Real-Time Public Posts - Posted September 9, 2013
Twitter has company in the real-time news-related social media arena, as Facebook Monday announced... [AllFacebook]

Facebook VP/Partnerships Dan Rose To Deliver Keynote Address At MIPCOM - Posted August 23, 2013
Facebook Vice President of Partnerships Dan Rose will deliver a keynote address Monday, Oct. 7, as part of ... [Lost Remote]

Facebook VP/Partnerships Dan Rose To Deliver Keynote Address At MIPCOM - Posted August 23, 2013
Facebook Vice President of Partnerships Dan Rose will deliver a keynote address Monday, Oct. 7, as part of ... [AllFacebook]

NASCAR Directs Facebook Users To Wrong TV Network For Pure Michigan 400 - Posted August 19, 2013
Facebook pages are a useful tool for brands to share information, but they may want to ensure that the information being shared is correct, which was not the case for ... [AllFacebook]

Restaurants' Mobile Facebook Pages Integrated With OpenTable; Listings Added To Mobile Pages For TV Shows, Movies - Posted August 12, 2013
Mobile Facebook pages for ... [AllFacebook]

Study Links Twitter Dialogue With TV Ratings -- Now What? - Posted August 8, 2013
Sure, you might like tweeting during ABC's #modernfamily, but have you ever wondered whether the Twitter dialogue might influence the show's ratings? The TV ratings powerhouse Nielsen says they've cracked the code on that relationship, with a first-of-its-kind study that proves a two-way causal influence between broadcast TV tune-in for a program... [AllFacebook]

Study Links Twitter Dialogue With TV Ratings -- Now What? - Posted August 8, 2013
Sure, you might like tweeting during ABC's #modernfamily, but have you ever wondered whether the Twitter dialogue might influence the show's ratings? The TV ratings powerhouse Nielsen says they've cracked the code on that relationship, with a first-of-its-kind study that proves a two-way causal influence between broadcast TV tune-in for a program... [SocialTimes.com]

Breaking: Nielsen releases study that proves causal relationship between Twitter and TV ratings - Posted August 6, 2013
Nielsen has just released a major study for the social TV world. The study "proves there is a causal relationship between Twitter conversation and TV ratings -- the volume of Tweets influences the number of TV viewers," as described by Twitter's communications... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Esurance Features Tennis Doubles Team The Bryan Brothers In Facebook Sweepstakes, TV Ad - Posted July 30, 2013
Doubles tennis, anyone? Direct-to-consumer insurance company Esurance will send one lucky Facebook user and a guest to the ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook's Social TV Group Hints At New Products - Posted July 26, 2013
Facebook is launching a new content group to work with the film and ... [AllFacebook]

INFOGRAPHIC: Car Town Celebrates Third Anniversary Of Launch - Posted July 25, 2013
Car Town, the successful social automotive game from developer ... [AllFacebook]

2Q EARNINGS CALL: Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg Touts Advertising Growth, News Feed Ads - Posted July 24, 2013
Not surprisingly, Facebook's second-qu... [AllFacebook]

Old People Love Fox News - Posted July 23, 2013
Old people love them some Fox News. That's according to The New York Times, which reports that the median age of Fox News viewers has been 65 or older... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Old People Love Fox News - Posted July 23, 2013
Old people love them some Fox News. That's according to The New York Times, which reports that the median age of Fox News viewers has been 65 or older... [FishbowlNY]

Poll: Majority of Americans Get News From TV - Posted July 8, 2013
According to a new Gallup poll, most of us turn to the tube for news, and it's not even close. The survey, which asked a little over 2,000 adults what medium they view as their primary sour... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Poll: Majority of Americans Get News From TV - Posted July 8, 2013
According to a new Gallup poll, most of us turn to the tube for news, and it's not even close. The survey, which asked a little over 2,000 adults what medium they view as their primary sour... [FishbowlNY]

How Facebook Is Transforming The News - Posted July 8, 2013
These days, news gets out at an alarming speed. We no longer have to wait for the evening news or the morning paper to fi... [AllFacebook]

What TV can learn from Running of the Bulls through Google Glass - Posted July 6, 2013
A major European event is about to begin tomorrow, the Running of the Bulls. The festival which takes place in Pamplona, Spain attracts huge amounts... [Inside 3D Printing News]

STUDY: Which Facebook Pages Are On Top Down Under? Australian Likes In June - Posted July 2, 2013
The most popular Facebook page in Australia in June, by ... [AllFacebook]

TV A Factor In Facebook's Hashtag Rollout - Posted June 12, 2013
Following Facebook's introduction of clickable hashtags Wednesday, ... [AllFacebook]

Your Show App Presents Facebook Users' News Feeds In TV Show Format - Posted June 10, 2013
Facebook users who have imagined what their News Feeds would be like in the form of ... [AllFacebook]

STUDY: Facebook More Effective In Driving Viewers To New Shows Than Existing Ones - Posted June 10, 2013
The Council for Research Excellence became the latest group to attempt to define ... [AllFacebook]

Writers Guild Names The Sopranos The Best Written TV Show Ever - Posted June 4, 2013
The Writers Guild of America has named The Sopranos -- horrible last episode and all -- the best written television show ever. In a list ranking 101 shows, the HBO series was followed up by Seinfeld (should have been... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Writers Guild Names The Sopranos The Best Written TV Show Ever - Posted June 4, 2013
The Writers Guild of America has named The Sopranos -- horrible last episode and all -- the best written television show ever. In a list ranking 101 shows, the HBO series was followed up by Seinfeld (should have been... [FishbowlNY]

Google Chrome Extension Silencer Helps Facebook, Twitter Users Avoid Spoilers - Posted May 30, 2013
Google Chrome users: Do you have Facebook friends that ignore your pleas to not reveal spoilers about your favorite ... [AllFacebook]

Twitter, TV, and Semantic Technology - Posted May 30, 2013
Michael Learmonth of Ad Age reports, "Twitter is attempting to deepen its links to TV -- as well as skim TV ad budgets -- with a series of new media deals and technology to target ads at TV viewers. Twitter's ad pitch has been consistent over the ... [semanticweb.com]

Facebook Suggests Movies To Viewers, Asks, 'Have You Seen This?' - Posted May 28, 2013
Facebook is attempting to push its users to fill in the Timeline sections it recently introduced, offering suggestions in its various categories -- movies, TV shows, and books -- and asking users if they have watched or read those titles. ... [AllFacebook]

STUDY: Facebook Users Who Like TV Show Pages 75 Percent More Likely To Watch - Posted May 21, 2013
Facebook users who like the ... [AllFacebook]

Dish Anywhere Adds Tighter Facebook Integration - Posted May 20, 2013
Satellite-TV provider Di... [Lost Remote]

Dish Anywhere Adds Tighter Facebook Integration - Posted May 20, 2013
Satellite-TV provider Di... [AllFacebook]

STUDY: Digital, TV Ads Drive Viewers To Brands' Facebook Pages - Posted May 17, 2013
Digital ads and television ads are the most effective in driving viewers to interact with... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Announces Global Rollout Of Sections On Timeline, Best Practices For App Developers - Posted May 14, 2013
Facebook announced Tuesday that the ... [AllFacebook]

Twitter And Fox Team Up For A Social TV Partnership - Posted May 14, 2013
NBC isn't the only TV network tapping Twitter for fall season hype. Fox and Twitter have entered into a partnership to promote Fox programs through tweeted video clips and enable the network's advertisers to us... [AllTwitter]

NBC Running Twitter Sweepstakes For Its Fall TV Lineup - Posted May 14, 2013
NBC's already building buzz for its fall TV lineup, and its turning to Twitter for an assist. Running from May 13 (yesterday) through June 13, ... [AllTwitter]

Social TV: Facebook Vs. Twitter Vs. Tumblr - Posted April 30, 2013
Facebook has a perception problem in ... [AllFacebook]

'Watched' And 'Want To Watch,' Are Now Options On Facebook's IOS App - Posted April 22, 2013
Facebook is expanding its options on mobile with regard to letting users post about media they want to experience. Previously, a user could click on a book that a friend posted about through a sponsored story and say that they've read or want to read. ... [Lost Remote]

'Watched' And 'Want To Watch,' Are Now Options On Facebook's IOS App - Posted April 22, 2013
Facebook is expanding its options on mobile with regard to letting users post about media they want to experience. Previously, a user could click on a book that a friend posted about through a sponsored story and say that they've read or want to read. ... [AllFacebook]

How Does Facebook Affect TV Viewership? - Posted April 22, 2013
Facebook has been pushing users to share more of what they love, especially through structured status updates. U... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Reaches Deal For Rovi Video Data - Posted April 16, 2013
Facebook is taking steps to make it easier for users with its new Timeline to add movies, TV shows, and celebrities they like to ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg: Mobile Can Be A More Important Medium Than TV - Posted April 15, 2013
Facebook earlier this month launched Home, which essentially makes Facebook the platform on selected Android phones. The move wa... [AllFacebook]

Now You Can Talk To Your TV -- And Get A Response - Posted April 8, 2013
Seen anything good on TV lately? If the answer is 'No,' then maybe the problem is that you and your TV just aren't communicating as well as you could be. The same may be said of your experience across other viewing mediums, like smartphones, tablets and PCs. Veveo wants to change the... [semanticweb.com]

Joseph Gordon-Levitt's HitRECord To Launch TV Show Powered By The Internet - Posted March 28, 2013
Joseph Gordon-Levitt is more than an actor, director, producer and writer--he also has his own collaborative production company, HitRECord, which enables writer, musicians, photographers, video editors and other creatives to collaborate on all sorts of projects from video and ... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook Product Manager Kate O'Neill Discusses Graph Search, New News Feed With WBZ-TV - Posted March 25, 2013
Facebook Product Manager Kate O'Neill... [AllFacebook]

REPORT: Primetime For TV Is Also Primetime For Facebook, Other Social Networks, Gaming - Posted March 20, 2013
Primetime for television is the same as primetime for Facebook and... [AllFacebook]

Lifetime promotes The Client List, starring Jennifer Love Hewitt, with "Month of Love" campaign - Posted March 17, 2013
To promote the return of The Client List, which features Jennifer Love Hewitt and had its season two premier last night, Lifetime has been run... [Lost Remote]

Veveo to Showcase Conversational Interface Technology - Posted March 13, 2013
Veveo, [a company we have covered previously and] a leading provider of semantic technologies to bridge the usability gap in connected devices and applications with in... [semanticweb.com]

UPDATED: Facebook Begins Rolling Out New, Customizable Timeline - Posted March 13, 2013
The redesign for timeline has been tested in New Zealand and other parts of the world, but Facebook announced Wednesday that it will start officially rolling out the new look to select users immediately. Much like Facebook's updated ... [AllFacebook]

An inside look at how FollowShows.com seeks to keep your TV schedule organized - Posted March 9, 2013
As the domain states, followshows.com's purpose it to allow you to keep track of the shows you watch. Their tagline is 'Never miss an episode again,' and with the ability to get notifications via the webs... [Lost Remote]

Facebook Adds Open Graph Actions Such As Run, Quote, Want To Watch - Posted March 8, 2013
Facebook has been experimenting with ways that allow users to be more expressive -- such as structured status updates and... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Testing More Open Graph Actions - Posted March 4, 2013
Facebook is testing a host of new open graph actions for content involving subjects like books, movies, and television, including "rate," "quote," "wants to read," and "wants to watch," developer ... [AllFacebook]

Writing Advice from Producer of The Tudors, History Channel's Vikings - Posted February 27, 2013
Just in time for the upcoming premier of Vikings on the History Channel, Michael Hirst, the show's writer and producer, talks about his writing process in the latest installment of Medi... [FishbowlDC]

Interactive TV Shows Coming To Xbox Live By End Of Year - Posted February 12, 2013
It looks like it won't be long before Xbox Live users will be enjoying Microsoft original interactive TV content. GigaOM's Janko Roettgers reports that at All Things Digital's ... [SocialTimes.com]

UK Partnership To Bring YouTube To More TVs - Posted February 11, 2013
Thanks to a new deal between Google and UK satellite television operator Freesat, UK television viewers will be able to tune into a dedicated YouTube television channel by the end of next month. The channel, which Katherine Rushton of The Telegraph ... [SocialTimes.com]

Would You Watch A Newspaper Reality Show? - Posted January 23, 2013
Like many work places, newsrooms often come with a set of stereotypical cast members. From the clueless out-of-town editor brought in by corporate to the cub reporter seeking a scandal in every story he covers to the this-trial-ain't-my-first-rodeo cops reporter to the no-nonsense city editor. (I said stereotypical, didn't I?) That makes... [10,000 Words]

PBS' 'Antiques Roadshow' To Announce Season 18 Summer Tour On Facebook Page - Posted January 7, 2013
As "Antiques Roadshow" prepares to kick off its 17th season on PBS Monday at 8 p.m. ET/7 p.m. CT, the stalwart series will also announce plans for its Season 18 Summer Tour on its ... [AllFacebook]

New YouTube Button Sends Videos Straight from Mobile to TV - Posted January 3, 2013
YouTube is working with television and cell phone manufacturers to bring YouTube videos to television screens. The company today announced a "send to TV" icon that connects mobile devices to television sets like a remote control. The new tool will debut at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas next week. Bang... [SocialTimes.com]

INFOGRAPHIC: Top 2012 Movies, TV Shows By Facebook Fan Actions - Posted January 2, 2013
Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2 blew away the competition for most popular movie in 2012 in terms of Facebook fan actions, while Conan O'Brien edged Chelse... [AllFacebook]

Only 3 of Hulu's Top 10 Dramas of 2012 Are Actually Available on Hulu - Posted December 26, 2012
As 2012 comes to a close, Hulu has released their top 10 lists for the best TV dramas and TV comedies of the year. But if you're interested in watching many of the shows on Hulu's lists you may have to go elsewhere to get your fix. Only three... [SocialTimes.com]

How Twitter Impacts The Entertainment Industry - Posted December 6, 2012
In a fascinating study by The Hollywood Reporter and market research firm Penn Schoen Berland released earlier this year, it came to light that social networking sites like Fa... [AllTwitter]

INFOGRAPHIC: How Much Time Do You Spend On Facebook? - Posted November 28, 2012
For many people, Facebook is the first site they log into every morning and the last thing they check before going to bed. All of that time can really add up. Law firm Morrison Foerster, through its Socially Aware blog, found out that people spend ... [AllFacebook]

'Girl Meets World' Meets World Via Twitter, Tumblr - Posted November 27, 2012
A long-rumored spinoff of the 1990s ABC sitcom Boy Meets World will indeed hit the airwaves, according to Twitter and Tumblr announcements from the actors involved. The daughter of the original boy -- Cory Matthews, played by Ben Savage -- and Topanga Lawrence, played by Danielle Fishel, gives the... [SocialTimes.com]

3 Grandmas React To Sex Tape, Get Their Own TV Show - Posted November 21, 2012
When three grandmas--sisters Mary, Josie and Teresa--got together for lunch and watched the Kim Kardashian and Ray-J sex tape, little did they know it would lead to their very own reality show on Oprah's OWN Network. The sisters became a YouTube sensation back in April, when their reaction to the Kardashian sex... [SocialTimes.com]

Netflix Subscribers Watch 11% Less TV Than Non-Subscribers - Posted November 13, 2012
It's official: Online streaming services like Netflix are drawing us away from our idiot boxes. According to Nielsen, overall daily television viewing is on the decline, down 1.9% in the second quarter of 2012, and Netflix subscr... [SocialTimes.com]

62% Of People Use Social Networks On A Second Screen While Watching TV [Infographic] - Posted October 30, 2012
Use of "the second screen" is booming and more and more television viewers are watching their favorite TV shows with a device in hand. Viewers are multi-tasking more than ever while watching television, whether it's with a smartphone, a tablet or a laptop. A new infographic from Confused.com takes... [SocialTimes.com]

Japanese TV Ratings To Be Determined By Tweets - Posted October 26, 2012
Twitter has long been heralded as the path to social TV, with hashtags infiltrating live TV broadcasts, ... [AllTwitter]

OK.com Helps Facebook Users Tap Friends, Family For Age-Appropriate Movie Recommendations - Posted October 25, 2012
Facebook users are more likely to trust their friends when it comes to movie recommendations... [AllFacebook]

Why a physical TV set will disappear from our living rooms - Posted October 21, 2012
Lost Remote, the name of this blog, is a constant reminder of the evolution of TV and technology. Your smartphone, iPad, laptop and web browser are as much of a remote as the clunky rectangular piece of plastic that you always seem to lose. What will we be losing next... [Lost Remote]

AMEX And Twitter Promote Their "Sync" Relationship With A TV Ad [VIDEO] - Posted August 28, 2012
If you're an American Express cardholder and a Twitter user, you've got the chance to grab some pretty big savings. AMEX and Twitter partnered in March to created AMEX Syn... [AllTwitter]

Minority Hiring Increases in TV & Radio As Per New Study - Posted August 24, 2012
Happy Friday one and all! There's sunny news to report to close out the week. According to a new survey from the Radio and Television Digital News Association, minority hiring in TV news and radio has increased in 2012. The increase from 2011 to 2012 is repr... [MediaJobsDaily]

Top TV Markets for Olympics Viewing - Posted August 13, 2012
The London Summer Olympics have become the most-watched event in TV history. The 17 days of the games drew 219.4 million viewers, 4.4 million more than the Bejing Olympics in 2008 and 10 million more than the 1996 Atlanta games. An average of 31.1 million viewers watched each night in primetime. Local newscasts... [TVSpy]

GetGlue Prepares To Launch Social TV Guide [Sneak Peek] - Posted August 6, 2012
Social TV check-in service GetGlue is preparing to take the second screen experience to the next level with the launch of GetGlue HD--a social TV guide designed to help users find smart recommendations for shows, movies and sports. We f... [SocialTimes.com]

Mobcaster Brings Crowd-Funding To Online Television [Interview] - Posted July 17, 2012
Mobcaster is the world's first crowd-funded television channel. Through Mobcaster, aspiring TV makers can pitch ideas, build an audience, raise money for pilots and full series and, if all goes well, broadcast their shows on Mobcaster TV. I had the opportun... [SocialTimes.com]

Partnership Between Facebook, NBC Olympics To Mix TV And Social Media - Posted July 11, 2012
Can't outrun Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt or defend USA basketball star Kevin Durant? You can still be a part of the 2012 London Olympic Games through NBC and Facebook. The social ... [AllFacebook]

Hulu CEO Jason Kilar Might See Himself At Facebook Soon - Posted July 10, 2012
It seems like every week, Facebook Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg is acquiring a new company or making a key hire. T... [AllFacebook]

Jinni Launches Set-Top-Box for Personalized TV Experience - Posted June 27, 2012
Jinni, a company that we have covered here, has released its ... [semanticweb.com]

Yap.TV Connects Facebook With Television - Posted June 19, 2012
Want to see what television shows your friends are into right now? Yap.TV just ... [AllFacebook]

Big TV Metadata - Posted May 16, 2012
Red Bee Media, a company that "builds bridges between content and viewers" has posted a new article to their corporate blog regarding the growing volumes of television metadata. The article states, "TV Metadata ... [semanticweb.com]

How You're Turning Sitcoms Into Social Phenomena [INFOGRAPHIC] - Posted May 7, 2012
Watching TV is rapidly changing from a passive way to unwind into a necessarily social phenomenon. And this infographic explores just how we are tweeting our way to social TV. Coming to us from ... [AllTwitter]

HBO's Jim Lampley: 'This is the first post-Twitter Summer Olympics' - Posted May 2, 2012
As viewers ready their smartphones and laptops for this year's Summer Olympics, should NBC shift the way they broadcast their games? HBO's Jim Lampley, the voice behind a record 14 Olympic broadcasts and some of the biggest boxing matches in his... [AllTwitter]

58 Percent Of People Would Rather Give Up Social Networks Than Their TVs [INFOGRAPHIC] - Posted April 25, 2012
As much as we are a tweet- and status update-addicted society, we'd give up our social networks if we had to, especially if it meant saving our TVs. A new study suggests that people still love their TVs more than Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and the rest, choosing to save the tube... [AllTwitter]

Startup Aims To Finally Make "TV Everywhere" A Reality - Posted April 23, 2012
For years television distributers have been talking about the idea of "TV Everywhere"--services that let viewers watch all of their favorite channels on any device, from their TV sets to the web to their mobile devices. However, thanks to legal issues, uncooperative networks and other issues, TV Everywhere has gotten... [SocialTimes.com]

13 To 34 Year Olds Average 4 To 5 Other Activities While They Watch TV - Posted November 17, 2011
Last week we shared a new study that revealed that 80 percent of viewers multitask while watching TV. Today we've got an even more surprising multi-media multitasking statistic for you. According to a ne... [SocialTimes.com]

Youtoo Apps for Android & iPhone: Ticket to 15 Seconds of Fame on National Cable TV Channel? - Posted November 17, 2011
Youtoo is more than just a cable TV channel where you can find old TV shows like Batman, Green Hornet and X-Files. It is, as their slogan says, social TV. The release of the new Youtoo iPhone and ... [SocialTimes.com]

80% Of Viewers Mobile Multitask While Watching TV - Posted November 14, 2011
How long can you go without checking your mobile phone? According to a new study from Razorfish and Yahoo, not many of us can go for very long. In fact, a whopping 80 percent of those surveyed said that they are mobile mul... [SocialTimes.com]

i.TV for Android Beta Release Available for Public Testing - Posted November 8, 2011
i.TV for the iPhone and iPad has been a well-regarded free TV guide app. It provides local TV show listings, the ability to bookmark favorite shows, schedule TiVo DVR recordings, search for shows online (iTunes, Hulu and Netflix), access to reference information about shows on iMDB and Wikipedia, and news about... [SocialTimes.com]

Twitter Integration With New Panasonic TV Is The Best Yet [PICS] - Posted November 7, 2011
There are a few TVs on the market that offer social media integration, including Panasonic's Viera line. However, the newly upgraded Viera features one of the most seamless integrations with Twitter we've seen yet, encouraging you to tweet your predictions for America's next biggest thing or you all-caps shouts of "GOALLL!"... [AllTwitter]

Reach News Junkies on the Second Screen - Posted October 27, 2011
Today's viewers aren't just watching TV as a solitary experience. Whether it's the iPad, an Android tablet, or even the new Kindle Fire, tablet d... [10,000 Words]

Fox's "The X Factor" Is First-Ever TV Show To Open Up Voting To Twitter - Posted October 27, 2011
It seems like every month there's another indication that Twitter is moving closer and closer to the mainstream. This week, Fox and Twitter announced that Fox's "The X Factor" would allow viewers to cast their votes for their favorite contestan... [AllTwitter]

Take Mobile Advantage of Twitter TV Show Tweeting Advice - Posted October 27, 2011
Social network upstart Google+ has been promoting celebrity activity on its network since it left its private beta testing phase this past summer. While celebrities have been on and using Twitter for a couple of years now, Twitter is not just sitting back passively. They are activity partnering with shows like... [SocialTimes.com]

New Social Platform Lets You "Friend" & Interact With Your Favorite TV & Movie Characters - Posted October 5, 2011
Have you ever wished that you could be friends with the characters from your favorite movies and TV shows in real life? Until recently this was impossible--after all, these characters don't actually exist outside of the TV shows and movies you love. But SocialSamba... [SocialTimes.com]

World's First Social TV Network Wants To Put You On Television - Posted September 28, 2011
Until now, social TV has been about sharing and talking about your favorite TV shows online, but Youtoo is taking the idea of social TV to a whole new level, offering to actually put social networkers on TV. Youtoo just launched th... [SocialTimes.com]

Regularly Scheduled Programming Coming To YouTube In 2012 - Posted September 27, 2011
YouTube has big plans for 2012. According to The Wall Street Journal, they'll be getting into the regularly scheduled programming biz, launching at least a dozen new curated channels with regularly scheduled content spanning theme... [SocialTimes.com]

Fav.tv Makes It Easy To Follow TV Shows On Your Smartphone - Posted September 13, 2011
Fav.tv is an online TV guide site that just launched both on the web and with free iOS and Android apps. Unlike other TV apps that follow Foursquare's check-in model, Fav.tv focuses on making it easier for one to follow their favorite programs. As I am writing this post I can only... [SocialTimes.com]

Trendrr Partners with Twitter and the Weather Channel - Posted August 16, 2011
A recent article reports that Twitter has partnered with the Weather Channel "to push weather related tw... [semanticweb.com]

yap.TV for iOS: A TV Guide With a Twitter Twist - Posted August 15, 2011
yap.TV is a free app for the iPhone and iPad that provides a visual guide to what's on TV in your area. To this, the app integrates viewer (app user) generated polls, live chats and Twitter streams. The app asks you to identify which TV content provider you use (cable, satellite, etc.).... [SocialTimes.com]

Vroman's Bookstore to Appear on Parks and Recreation TV Show - Posted August 15, 2011
Vroman's Bookstore, an independent bookstore in Pasadena, will be appearing on season four of the NBC series, Parks and Recreation. According to ... [GalleyCat]

Dijit Universal TV Remote Control for iPhone Now Shows Which TV Shows Facebook Friends Like - Posted August 12, 2011
Griffin Technology's Beacon is a piece of hardware that provides a gateway between an iOS device (iPhone, iPad and iPod touch) and home entertainment electronics. It does this by taking commands fromt he iOS device via Bluetooth and translating it to IR (infrared) signals used by most consumer electronics for remote... [SocialTimes.com]

CW Network Full Episode Streaming Video App Designed Only for the Small iPhone Display - Posted July 13, 2011
NBC only provides streaming video clips which, while someone unsatisfying, provides a good way to sample programs like late night TV talk shows (Jimmy Fallon, for example) which fit well into the clip format. ABC Player provides streaming for full episodes. Both look and work well on the iPad. And... [SocialTimes.com]

Bluefin Labs Hopes To Breach the Semantic Barrier Between Social Media Comments and TV Content - Posted June 30, 2011
Here's what Bluefin Labs is trying to capture for mass media content providers, be they media companies or brands: The word-of-mouth about TV shows and commercials that has migrated to the social media space. It wants to make visible the feedback loop that is very evident in live human communications -... [AllTwitter]

Shazam Raises $32 Million To Expand Into Interactive TV Advertising - Posted June 22, 2011
Shazam, the mobile music app that made it big by letting users find out new and interesting songs, has raised $32 million in VC funding. The current round of funding was led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Institutional Venture Partners. Prior to this round, Shazam raised... [SocialTimes.com]

TV Show 'Covert Affairs' Takes To Twitter To Run Alternative Plotline - Posted June 14, 2011
The CIA operatives in the USA Network show Covert Affairs are turning Twitter into an internal communications feed, running a mission to Budapest 140-characters at a time. In an innovative merger of TV and Twitter, you can follow along with the characters from Covert Affairs as ... [AllTwitter]

Tips to integrate hashtags into daily news coverage - Posted June 14, 2011
I may be dating myself here, but I remember when Twitter didn't automatically link @usernames and when #hashtag was a workaround to make disjointed streams of updates easier to find in their clunky search engine. Well, Twitter has done a good job of integrating those ideas of its users to make t... [10,000 Words]

Roku to Bring Angry Birds to TV - Posted June 2, 2011
Angry Birds, the game that invaded smartphones, tablets and PC is now coming to TV this summer. Roku, a company which sells set-top boxes that stream videos from Hulu Plus, Netflix, and Amazon Instant Video onto your TV screen, has anno... [SocialTimes.com]

NBC seeks to partner with local, non-profit news organizations - Posted May 24, 2011
NBC announced it's looking to expand on its successful partnership with the non-profit, investigative news site Voice of San Diego to markets beyond California. Its looking for similar set-ups in other markets where the complany owns local TV stations, including potentially New York City ; Los Angeles ; ... [TVSpy]

Twitter Users Complain that News of Osama's Death Interrupted "The Apprentice" - Posted May 4, 2011
As jaw-droppingly unbelievable as this article's headline is, it's true: dozens (and likely more) of Twitter users took to the network this week to complain that the news of Osama Bin Laden's death interrupted the TV show they were watching. And, while we don't have a sarcasm detector handy, many... [AllTwitter]

No Watching ESPN On iOS For Comcast Subscribers - Posted April 7, 2011
You probably have heard of people who have cancelled their cable TV service because they watch television via the Internet. Every time that I hear about someone who doesn't subscribe to cable or satelite I say to myself, I could never do that because I watch sports. Today I realized that... [SocialTimes.com]

Semantic Movie, TV "Taste Engine" Jinni Enjoys New Funding, Plans Added Services, and Explains Why It Can Be More Helpful Than Facebook's Like Button - Posted January 21, 2011
2010 ended on a down note for VC funds. Word came this week that 2010 represented the fourth consecutive year of declines and the slowest annual period for venture capital fundraising since 2003, according to Thomson Reuters and the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA). T... [AllTwitter]

WMUR Partnering with CNN for Debate Coverage - Posted December 15, 2010
WMUR is once again partnering with CNN to cover a presidential primary debate in New Hampshire. The debate, which is scheduled for June 7, will bring together Republican presidential hopefuls. Joining WMUR and CNN in covering the contest will be local newspaper The New Hampshire Union Leader. "WMUR is pro... [TVSpy]

Catch Biz Stone on CNN's Reliable Sources This Sunday - Posted December 10, 2010
Biz Stone, Twitter co-founder and media darling, will be making an appearance this Sunday on CNN's Reliable Sources. You can catch Stone talking about the journalism industry with host Howard Kurtz live this Sunday on Kurtz' Rel... [AllTwitter]

NHL Taps NFL Exec Charles Coplin For Top Content Post - Posted August 31, 2010
The National Hockey League has tapped Charles Coplin to be executive VP of content. Coplin joins the NHL from the National Football League, where he had been VP of programming. In his new role Coplin will be charged with overseeing all med... [SportsNewser]

Shaquille O'Neal Wants a Sketch Comedy Show - Posted August 23, 2010
This needs to happen. In an interview with Broadcasting & Cable editor-in-chief Ben Grossman, newly minted Boston Celtic ... [SportsNewser]

Which Sports Teams or Leagues Could Start Their Own TV Network? - Posted August 18, 2010
The New York Yankees have one. So do the New York Mets. Major League Baseball, the NFL and NBA all have one as well. Yes, if you are a powerful sports brand, there is a good chance you have your own television network. But there are still some brands that are... [SportsNewser]

Morning Reading List 07.20.09 - Posted July 20, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. Happy Birthday to CNN's ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 07.09.09 - Posted July 9, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. Happy Birthday to ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 07.01.09 - Posted July 1, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. What we know and what we're reading this Wednesda... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 05.26.09 - Posted May 26, 2009
Good, rainy morning Washington! C-Bass is kickin' it in the Caribbean this week so you're stuck with me. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. Here's what we're reading this Tuesday morning... TV |... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 05.13.09 - Posted May 13, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. It is day 114 covering the Obama administration a... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 09.03.08 - Posted September 3, 2008
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

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