If you’re a regular Lost Remote reader, then you’ve likely seen the first episode of HBO’s new comedy series, ‘Silicon Valley,’ and liked it. If you haven’t, then HBO has made the first episode available free to stream on YouTube, which is just one example of the social and tech-centric tactics that the network has chosen to employ to market the Mike Judge-helmed comedy.
‘Silicon Valley’ is also a partner for the 6th Annual Shorty Awards, which honors the best of social media, and takes place tonight at the Times Center in New York. The awards will be available to watch via Livestream at 7:30pm EST.
So far, the social reception to the show from the tech and media elite has been extremely positive and it looks like HBO will have another hit on its hands.
I binged ahead on screeners of #SiliconValley, a show that crushes it by getting all the small things right. Smart and fun as hell.
— david carr (@carr2n) April 7, 2014
The good news and the bad news about HBO’s Silicon Valley: Good news: It’s accurate. Bad news: It’s accurate.
— Aaron Levie (@levie) April 7, 2014
“I don’t know what happened to that guy, but he really hates college.” LOL. #SiliconValley
— rachelsklar (@rachelsklar) April 7, 2014
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