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Exclusive: How Discovery’s producing more than 100 hours of live, on-air social TV

The Lost Remote NYC show is underway and the day continues to reveal how mature the social TV world has become. Discovery Communications Senior Vice President of Digital Media Guhan Selvaretnam just revealed how essential social is to Discovery’s programming across their different networks.  Here are the details presented exclusively at today’s event. Read more

Exclusive: CNN discusses being the first news program to debut a ‘Social Encore’ for ‘Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown’

The Lost Remote Show continues to showcase the best of social TV. CNN, which recently took home the Shorty Industry Award for Best Use of Social Media for News for the second year in a row, just presented. Steve Krakauer, Senior Digital Producer for CNN just presented on the network’s brand new show, “Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown,” which recently premiered. Here’s what he discussed. Read more

Meet USA Network’s Jesse Redniss at the Lost Remote NYC Show [Vine]

The Lost Remote NYC Show is on Wednesday! We can’t wait to spend an entire day in beautiful Battery Park in downtown Manhattan discussing the future of television with the experts in the industry. In addition to leading a fireside chat with Stephen Friedman, MTV’s President, I’ll be moderating, “The Future of Social TV: What Networks are Planning for the Summer and Fall TV Season.” Meet Jesse Redniss from Senior Vice President of two-time Shorty Industry Award-winning USA Network who will be presenting. Read more

Shorty Awards’ Greg Galant to moderate Lost Remote Show panel on the social TV fan

I’m excited to announce that Shorty Awards Cofounder and Executive Producer Greg Galant will be joining the roster for Lost Remote’s NYC event on April 24th. Galant will be moderating our panel on the social TV fan that currently includes reddit’s Erik Martin. Galant’s social TV expertise dates back Read more

An inside look at how IntoNow’s ‘CapIt’ is making photos of TV social

This past year, was the year of the image maturing on the social web. From Pinterest to Instagram, to animated GIFs on Tumblr, it’s never been more fun and social to customize and mold photos about your favorite TV shows. Here’s how Yahoo’s IntoNow users are using their “CapIt” feature to turn photos about TV into mini, customized memes. Read more

Why TV should pay attention to YouTube’s Thrash Lab Channel and ‘Comment Counselor’

As the web evolves and matures we’ve begun to cover more shows that are not on traditional TV. For example, Battleground and The Yard are two must see shows from 2012, that aired exclusively on Hulu in the US, not a traditional TV network. In May YouTube pitched their brand new TV-like channels to advertisers during the traditional TV upfronts. Now Ashton Kutcher’s Thrash Lab YouTube Channel and Eric Finley are showing off what the future of comedy will look like with “Comment Counselor.” Read more

Stevie raises additional $1.5M in funding and expands to iPhone

Investors continue to place their bets on social TV.In October we wrote about Stevie, the social TV platform that brings your social graph to the main screen. The Israel-based company has just announced a new round of funding and the expansion of their platform to the iPhone. Here are the details. Read more

Viggle acquires GetGlue in surprise social TV acquisition

In a surprise acquisition, Viggle has acquired social TV startup GetGlue. GetGlue CEO Alex Iskold made the announcement via his Twitter account just under an hour ago. According to the announcement, “Viggle will pay $25 million in cash and 48.3 million shares of stock for GetGlue.” Additionally, “Viggle Inc. will operate the Viggle and GetGlue brands, and GetGlue founder and CEO Alex Iskold will join Viggle Inc. in a senior executive position on its management team and as a member of its Board of Directors.” Here’s the full story. Read more

Thanks for coming to Lost Remote’s NYC party!

Wow, what a night! Tuesday night was Lost Remote’s first party in NYC. To say the Tribeca Grand was packed, would be an understatement. Hundreds of social TV experts (from networks, startups and more) packed the beautiful venue to join Fred Graver and myself for a celebration of the industry. “Lost Remote: The NYC Show” was also announced! Our first event will be on April 24th. Here are photos from the night! Read more

Celebrate social TV tonight at Lost Remote’s party in NYC!

The day has finally come – Lost Remote’s NYC party (thanks to Mediabistro) will take place tonight at the Tribeca Grand Hotel in Manhattan. Are you coming? If you haven’t RSVPed make sure to do so here. November has already been a huge month for social TV. From the election to SocialGuide’s very recent acquisition, there’s much to discuss. Join Twitter TV’s Fred Graver and myself tonight at 7pm. Click here to tweet about it.

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