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HBO Makes First Episode of ‘Silicon Valley’ Available on YouTube

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.

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Breaking: Social TV visionary Jesse Redniss will be leaving USA Network

After checking with several reliable sources Lost Remote has confirmed a rumor that social TV visionary Jesse Redniss  will depart USA Network and parent company NBC Universal in October. He will be leaving the company to pursue new adventures. With a new baby due any day and an industry at a pivotal moment, Lost Remote has learned that he’s excited to explore new opportunities and find ways that he can contribute to the social TV business from other vantage points.

Redniss has lead the network through breakthrough successes like Psych’s Hashtag Killer and more recently USA’s industry-defining screen unification.  Redniss and his team have won numerous awards including several Shorty Awards (the ceremony I produce) and Social TV Awards. Pay attention to what Redniss does next, it will be sure to have a huge impact on the social TV world.

Join Lost Remote, the Shorty Awards and GetGlue for a social TV schmooze at Comic-Con

Headed to Comic-Con and want to catch up with the social TV industry to discuss the coming fall TV season, the most buzzed about Comic-Con panels and how the television ecosystem as we know it as changing with new devices, apps and social platforms? Great news! We’re partnering with the Shorty Awards (the show I produce) and GetGlue for an informal schmooze at Comic-Con (what’s become an essential fan-driven event for TV) to sip on some scotch and catch up. Here are the details. Read more

Meet Melanie Witkower, the future of social TV

At Lost Remote we’re very lucky to interview big names like Mark Cuban, MTV President Stephen Friedman, Dan Rather and more. While big names like these (and the ones you might have seen at the Lost Remote NYC Show) have defined social TV, the future of TV lies in the hands of the yoots (the generation that was born into social) . Meet Melanie Witkower, a rising senior at Syracuse University who has embedded herself as a social TV expert within production arms while spending the semester “abroad” in Los Angeles.

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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

How to be the best in social TV [videos]

I just finished producing the 5th Annual Shorty Awards, honoring the best on Twitter, Facebook, Foursquare, YouTube, Tumblr and more. The entire night brought together social TV from every angle possible. Comedy Central, The CW, ABC Family, CNN, Fox News and Conan were all successful in the Industry Awards competition. TV celebrities were also in full force as well for their use of social media. Here are video highlights that were just launched. Read more

Live Google+ Hangout about social with Body of Proof’s Jeri Ryan

Updated: Here’s a recap of my Google+ Hangout. In honor of the Shorty Award (the ceremony I produce), I hosted a last minute Google+ Hangout with celebrity and TV actress Jeri Ryan. You can tune in on-demand here.

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

Love ‘Homeland’? Make sure you follow @SergeantBrody

Want to understand one of the most important phenomenons of social TV? Start following some fake social TV accounts on Twitter. As Showtime’s “Homeland” continues to thrive as the number one drama on traditional TV, a new star has emerged on social TV. If you’re a Homeland fan, here’s the number one (fake) Twitter account you must be following.  Read more

How TV brands are honoring fans with social awards

If you thought the conclusion of the 2011-2012 TV season would mean a lack of social TV news, the space isn't slowing down a bit. Now that summer shows are beginning and much of primetime TV is coming to a conclusion until the fall, TV brands are looking for a way to keep their fans entertained and engaged. A new trend has emerged around fan-focused awards shows.

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