TVNewser TVSpy AgencySpy PRNewser SocialTimes AllTwitter AllFacebook InsideFacebook InsideSocialGames InsideMobileApps GalleyCat FishbowlNY FishbowlDC
Vidicom is looking for a TV News Writer. next job KGW is looking for a News Producer. next job WTKR/WGNT TV is looking for a News Producer. next job Bloomberg LP is looking for a Senior Producer. next job KOB - TV is looking for a Morning Executive Producer. next job WKOW TV is looking for a News Director. next job NBCUniversal is looking for a Producer, WVIT. next job WPIX11 is looking for a Line Producer. see all

Shazam partners up with NBC for Olympics extras

Shazam has landed a big partnership to enable TV viewers in the US to interact with one of television’s biggest events: the London Olympics, spanning NBC, NBC Sports Network, MSNBC, Bravo and CNBC. Viewers who tag the broadcast from their Shazam app will be able to see additional information on the athletes, engage in polls, view the competition schedule, check the latest results, keep tabs on the medal count and share on social media.

Shazam has yet to announce its participation with Olympics advertisers. If the Super Bowl was any indication — Shazam worked with over one-third of those advertisers — you’ll be seeing lots of Shazam logos on the screen beginning next month.

“Our collaboration with NBC around the London Games marks an exciting milestone for Shazam for TV,” said Shazam CEO, Andrew Fisher. “As the leader in second-screen interactive television, we’re proud to work with NBC to make their coverage of the London 2012 Summer Olympics an even more engaging and interactive social experience.” Adds NBC Sports’ Rick Cordella, “We are confident their Shazam for TV service will help us ignite even more excitement among viewers watching the Games on the networks of NBCUniversal.”

Shazam will also promote NBC Olympics’ apps for video coverage and a more in-depth interactive experience. The partnership spans programming between the The Opening Ceremony on July 27 through the Closing Ceremony on August 12.

Mediabistro Course

Public Speaking

Public SpeakingStarting August 14,  develop the public speaking skills you need to speak confidently and with authority to engage any audience! In this course, you'll learn how to captivate an audience, walk, gesture, and position your body to convey strength, interact with displays, notes, and PowerPoint presentations and more. Register now!