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Posts Tagged ‘crowdsourcing’

Who’s Watching the Amazon Pilots?

amazon-instant-video-logoIt’s been a week since Amazon launched it’s third ‘pilot season,’ with some noteworthy new content. There are five new shows to stream and vote for; this round, Chloe Sevigny and Adam Brody star in “The Cosmopolitans,” a Whit Stillman written show about expats in Paris that you’re either going to love or hate (there are good arguments for both sides here).

But whether or not the shows are actually good don’t seem to matter. The first two rounds of pilots, which included “Alpha House,” with John Goodman and “The After” by X-Factor creator Chris Carter, respectively, were interesting, but have you heard of them? Do you know anyone who’s watching them?

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An interview with Team Coco GM John Wooden about Occupy Conan

Last month we wrote about the unique episode of Conan O’Brien’s show, ‘Occupy Conan,’ which consisted entirely of fan-submitted videos recreating segments from past broadcasts.  Some of the videos submitted were extremely creative, and others were downright ridiculous – a fitting description of Conan and his fans. The show featured cameos by Tina Fey, Fred Armisen, Adam Scott, and more, and can be seen here. Read more

Occupy Conan: Conan O’Brien and Team Coco to crowdsource a full episode

Leno did it with Headlines. Fallon does it with Late Night Hashtags, and Kimmel does it with YouTube challenges. Now Team Coco is taking it to a whole new level.
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