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Tuesday, May 26, 2009

The Twitter TV Show Isn't Realy A Twitter TV Show, but Twitter and TV is Cool!

Twitter Blog: Twitter Goes Hollywood?:
"During the 2008 presidential elections, Hack The Debate showed us how Twitter could make television interactive and possibly even have a democratizing effect on the medium. The power of Twitter was harnessed to create new, compelling, and engaging programming. CNN was an early innovator with Twitter too. Our openness made it all possible.

Twitter's open approach might have the power to transform television—the dominant communications receiver worldwide. We're very excited to see where these experiments take us."
Transforming television.

Jimmy Fallon talks with Steve Garfield about his new show, Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, at CES

Jimmy Fallon is doing a great job connecting with his audience on twitter. It's a two-way conversation. Check out June's Wired for an article about Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. Follow Jimmy's producer, Gavin Purcell.

Locally@WBZ in now twittering their 10 AM and 3 PM daily news meetings.

Radio stations are also exploring twitter.

@Karsonwithak is tweeting from his morning radio show on Mix 98.5. @WBUR is tweeting.

What media companies and personalities do you follow who are tweeting?

My friends Zadi and Steve at EpicFu might be showing TV the way forward.

1 comment:

  1. the idea of using twitter to interact on a tv show is cool but the show they were talking about doing sounded so silly. Even though the plans for the show are off, the founders are still talking about expanding the brand in other ways: http://www.newsy.com/videos/twee_vee_twitter_gets_down_to_business

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