SAN FRANCISCO and NEW YORK, Feb. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Mashable, a global media and entertainment company for culture and tech superfans, and Twitter announced today that they will partner to stream "The Mashable Show" at SXSW 2017. The live program will be produced and hosted by Mashable from SXSW in Austin, Texas, and live streamed exclusively on Twitter.
The high energy, 90-minute show will air March 10, 11 and 12, live from the Mashable House at SXSW at 1:00pm EST/10:00am PST and will be available worldwide to Twitter's logged-in and logged-out audience on Twitter and connected devices.
"The Mashable Show" will be hosted by Mashable Executive Editor Jessica Coen, Mashable Social Editor Tracey Edouard, comedy writer and performer Kerri Doherty, and everyone's favorite cookie obsessed Sesame Street resident, Cookie Monster.
Several Mashable editors and reporters, including Jason Abbruzzese, Tina Amini, Annie Colbert, Kerry Flynn, Saba Hamedy, Sam Sheffer, Lance Ulanoff, and Raymond Wong, will be featured. The show will be produced by Mashable Studios President Eric Korsh.
The show will include exclusive interviews, live music and comedy performances. The production will be built around viewer engagement, integrating live Twitter conversations, along with polls, questions and audience posts from the social platform, into the programming.
"The Mashable Show will bring viewers to the heart of SXSW. Our lively coverage will obsess over the best of Interactive, Film and Music, and we'll dive into all things Austin," said Gregory Gittrich, Chief Content Officer of Mashable. "Our 9 million plus Twitter followers make for one of the most influential and engaged audiences you'll find anywhere. And if you've been to SXSW before, you're familiar with the Mashable House, which is packed with the most exciting and creative people in town. This year, we're thrilled to take our signature IRL experience and connect it with the social web by premiering our show from the main stage at the Mashable House."
"The SXSW conversation unfolds in real time on Twitter every year," said Anthony Noto, COO at Twitter. "Thanks to this collaboration, our young and tech-savvy audience will have access to the live video stream of Mashable's expert analysis and the related conversation all on Twitter."
The stream will be available globally at sxsw.twitter.com, in Twitter's Explore tab and on @mashable.
The Mashable Show at SXSW will also include opportunities for advertisers, including packages with television style mid-roll spots, combined with original clips produced by Mashable, available for sponsorship and promotion on Twitter.
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