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Univision’s Social TV Strategy for the 11th Annual ‘Premios Juventud’ Youth Awards

premios-juventud-2014-nominations-listUnivision’s 11th annual “Premios Juventud” youth awards takes place tonight at University of Miami’s BankUnited Center with coverage kicking off at 7pm ET. The show will features performances by Romeo Santos, Becky G, Pitbull, and Enrique Iglesias. Inglesias is also set to take home the ‘Supernova’ award.

Throughout the years, ‘the PJ’s’ seeks to connect passionate young fans with their favorite celebrities via social and digital.

T-Mobile USA will continue its sponsorship of the ’360 DJ @ PJ’ experience, a search to find the hottest up-and-coming DJs, to be featured during the show and also on the Univision.com website and mobile page which launched this week. This online section will feature exclusive photos, testimonials, and video footage of all three finalists including the actual DJ battle.   Read more

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Which Emmy nominations are receiving the most buzz on social?

Screen Shot 2014-07-11 at 7.55.13 AMThe fall TV season has officially begun with yesterday’s Emmy nominations announcement. While social media doesn’t determine the winners of the Emmys, it definitely tells the media and the world what influencers think should win. Fizziology provided Lost Remote with details on which shows that were nominated were mentioned the most on Twitter in the aftermath of the announcement. Here’s the analysis and details. Read more

Social TV’s Top Shows, Actors Among Emmy Nominees

Social-TVThe 66th annual Emmy Award nominees were announced today, and some of social TV’s biggest shows and actors are among the contenders.

HBO’s “Game of Thrones,” Netflix’s “House of Cards,” and now concluded AMC classic “Breaking Bad” are nominated for outstanding drama series, along with HBO’s mini-series “True Detective” and AMC’s “Mad Men.”

For outstanding comedy series, Netflix’s “Orange Is the New Black” garnered a nomination, along with HBO’s “Veep” and newbie hit “Silicon Valley.” Long-running sitcoms “The Big Bang Theory,” “Modern Family,” and “Louie” are also nominated.

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How performances drove reactions to the record breaking BET Awards

Screen Shot 2014-07-06 at 7.13.19 PMLast week we covered how the BET Awards broke social TV records. For this week’s analysis with Canvs we took a deeper dive into the awards show to understand where the social TV reactions came from during the network’s big tent pole. Most of the top moments came from performances. Here are the details. Read more

BET Awards 14 sets social TV records with successful broadcast

Screen Shot 2014-07-01 at 10.56.36 PMSunday night the BET Awards 14 took place live from Los Angeles. For years, the network’s massive awards show has grown and innovated across social TV. Even Twitter’s Liz Myers covered their activations in advance of the awards on their media blog. Yesterday, BET released the social TV results from the awards. Here are the details.  Read more

MTV launches the ‘mtvU Fandom Awards’ set to air from Comic-Con in July

fandom_awards_primary_logoSan Diego Comic-Con has become the ultimate destination for social TV fans to gather, meet their favorite talent and experience new and returning programming for the coming year. Now, MTV’s 24-hour college network, mtvU is making a huge investment in honoring fans with the “mtvU Fandom Awards” which will take place on Sunday, July 27 at 8 p.m. ET/PT.

“The ‘mtvU Fandom Awards’ will reinvent the traditional award show format,” said Ryan Kroft, “mtvU Fandom Awards” Executive Producer in the announcement. “In addition to handing out trophies, we will recognize the achievements of fans and their favorite obsessions with special surprises and experiences. It’s the perfect event to reward the fans at Comic-Con, the epicenter of all fandoms.” Read more

Exclusive: Behind CMT’s Ambitious Social TV Plans for Tonight’s Music Awards

cmtThe country music world will come together tonight for the 2014 CMT Music Awards (8 PM EST). After setting a number of social records last year, CMT plans to roll out its most ambitious social TV experience to date for this year’s awards.

For the first time, we will be featuring a Slo Mo Video booth on the carpet in which the CMT social team and artists will share across their social networks using #CMTawards,” Chris Nelson, Director of Social Media, CMT, tells Lost Remote.

In addition to the Slo Mo Video booth, CMT will feature a Twitter Tracker – a visual representation of the top social moments – during the live show. Artists will also be live-tweeting the show, and select fan and artist tweets will be shown during the telecast.

We spoke with Nelson about how the social TV strategy for this year’s awards differs from past years and how the Twitter Tracker will be integrated into the telecast. Read more

‘NCIS: LA’s’ Barrett Foa Serving as The Tony Awards’ Go-to Social Reporter

FoaHe plays a tech operator on “NCIS: Los Angeles,” stars as Barbra Streisand‘s basement worker in Broadway’s “Buyer & Cellar,” and now Barrett Foa is reprising his role as The Tony Awards’ social media reporter.

Foa will be the go-to social presence for Sunday’s awards ceremony, sharing behind-the-scenes photos, videos, and interviews via his @BarrettFoa Twitter handle. He’ll also tweet out top moments and images from rehearsals. Fans will be able to follow Barrett’s social activities at CBS.com/barrett.

Unlike last year, Foa will have a social checklist to complete—15 of them to be exact. Taking an on-stage selfie, tracking down an actual Tony Award and then tweeting the photo, and sparring with “Rocky” star Andy Karl are just three of the tasks Foa will have to complete.

“If you have a Tony Awards dare for me, tweet it out and I’ll try and get it done,” Foa told Mashable. “The wackier, the more fun, the better. There’s something so quirky and fun and nerdy about the Tony Awards. … We’re dorks being silly up there.”

We’ll keep an eye out for Foa’s social antics ahead of the Tony’s, which air Sunday at 8pmET on CBS.

Emmys’ Television Academy hosts mixer at Facebook HQ in NYC

photoThe Television Academy, the body that picks the winners for the Emmys held an important mixer yesterday at Facebook’s HQ in NYC. “The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences was founded in 1946 — just one month after network television was born,” according to their website. The Academy’s Interactive Media Peer Group Executive Committee and Governors Seth Shapiro and Marc Johnson attended in an event that was the first in a series of events to highlight winners and remind the social TV world how important their organization is to the future of social media and television. Lost Remote was there to capture the highlights. Read more

‘Orange is the New Black’s’ Taylor Schilling wins Webby Award

Screen Shot 2014-05-20 at 12.33.23 AMLost Remote attended last night’s star-studded 18th Annual Webby Awards in New York City’s Financial District (hosted by the hilarious Patton Oswalt). Among the big winners was Orange is the New Black’s Taylor Schilling who took home the award for best Actress. The win is another big nod for the extremely popular show about to launch its second season on Netflix. Since the beginning the stars of the show have used their own social media presences to increase the show’s popularity. Read more

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