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USA Network trends worldwide during upfront

As USA Network announced a ramped up social TV strategy for the summer, its upfront took place at NYC's Lincoln Center. The event was produced as way more than just an opportunity to announce their new programming. From the red carpet to fan involvement to one of their biggest announcements during the presentation, social TV was part of the production. We spoke with Jesse Redniss, SVP of Digital for USA Network, Jason Hoch, SVP of Digital for WWE and several USA's "Characters".

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Reel Reporting: Create Your Reel

Mediabistro Presents: ReelReporting Create Your ReelA good TV reporter won't go far without a standout Demo Reel! Starting November 13, MediabistroEDU and Reel Reporting offer a three-day series for students interested in hosting and news reporting. In this Los Angeles based course, students will learn from and work side-by-side TV agents and On-Air talent to better understand the hiring process and  shoot their best reel yet. Register now! 
 

WWE launches new website to capture social footprint

World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. (WWE) has become a powerful social TV brand in the past year. A little over a decade ago, the organization was struggling for definition as name disputes and corporate restructuring dominated headlines. Today, with the help of social platforms, their broadcast ratings are up. Fans are more passionate than ever, flocking to Twitter, Facebook and their brand new website to discuss fights, engage with the celebrity fighters and build their own personal niche within the community. They even won six Mashable Awards in 2011 including "Digital Company of the Year."

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