The Golden Globes Go Digital
HFPA, NBC AND DICK CLARK PRODUCTIONS TEAM UP FOR WEEKLONG GOLDEN GLOBES DIGITAL PREVIEW
'Golden Globes Week' includes live chats, webcasts and other exclusive preview content powered by Ustream
LOS ANGELES, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA), NBC and dick clark productions (dcp) have developed "Golden Globes Week"; an online experience featuring exclusive preview content in support of the upcoming "67th Annual Golden Globe Awards" airing live in all time zones on NBC, January 17, 2010 at 8pm ET / 5pm PT. The "Golden Globes Week" series will stream on NBC.com, Facebook.com/Celebs, Ustream and other partner sites through the official widget. The full week of previews will kickoff "Golden Globes Week" beginning Monday, January 11th. The widget can be downloaded at http://www.nbc.com/goldenglobesallaccess and http://dickclark.com/globes.
The streams will feature exclusive content packed with action during "Golden Globes Week" including: "Golden Globes Week: Daily Update," "One-on-One with Ricky Gervais," "Golden Globes Live! The Day Before," "Golden Globes Red Carpet Live!" and "Golden Globes Live! All Access Pass." Additional information below.
Philip Berk, president of the HFPA stated, "This is the first year the HFPA has taken on such an active relationship online. We are bringing consumers a new platform with a full week of exclusive content. We are engaging both existing and new viewers worldwide."
"Golden Globes Week: Daily Update" (Monday Jan. 11th through Thursday Jan. 14th)
The Daily Update will include a daily countdown of Golden Globes related events, updates from the executive producer, updates from Digg.com and Mashable.com and a retrospective countdown.
"One-on-One with Ricky Gervais" (Friday Jan. 15th)
Host, Ricky Gervais sits down with fans around the world to discuss the Globes. Users can submit questions for Ricky to answer through their Facebook status updates and through Ustream's social stream.
"Golden Globes Live! The Day Before" (Saturday Jan. 16th)
The Day Before will feature host, expert and consumer commentary on what to expect the next day, award predictions, Beverly Hilton's preparations and interviews with celebrities and producers.
"Golden Globes: Red Carpet Live!" (Sunday Jan. 17th)
Tune-in for multi-host/multi-camera red carpet coverage including celebrity interviews and expert commentary (fashion, film, hair, fitness, and lifestyle).
"Golden Globes Live! All Access Pass." (Sunday Jan. 17th)
All Access Pass takes you inside the Beverly Hilton for backstage access including commentary on the Globes, social media updates from Facebook, press room coverage, celebrity interviews, after party access and more.
The widget was designed by Los Angeles based Opera New Media and built using Sprout builder technology. For the first time ever, there will also be a free iPhone application developed by Mobile Roadie for consumers to track the Golden Globes action from their mobile phones.
About The Golden Globes
"The 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards" will be seen in more than 160 countries worldwide and is one of the few awards ceremonies that span both television and motion picture achievements.
The special will air live in all time zones on NBC on January 17, 2010 beginning at 8 p.m. Eastern/5 p.m. Pacific. The show will be produced by dick clark productions in association with the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. Philip Berk is President of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. Orly Adelson, president of dick clark productions, and Barry Adelman will executive-produce the special. Chris Donovan is the director and Bob Bardo is the executive in charge of production.
About dick clark productions, inc. -
Founded in 1957, dick clark productions, inc. (dcp) is a leading independent producer of television programming. dcp produces perennial hits such as "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest," the "American Music Awards," the "Golden Globe Awards" and the "Academy of Country Music Awards." dcp also produces popular weekly television programming, including "So You Think You Can Dance," and owns and maintains one of the world's most unique and extensive entertainment libraries, which includes more than 30 years of "American Bandstand" footage. For additional information about dcp, please visit www.dickclarkproductions.com.
Ustream is the live interactive video broadcast platform that enables anyone with a camera and an Internet connection to quickly and easily broadcast to a global audience of unlimited size. In less than two minutes, anyone can become a broadcaster by creating their own channel on Ustream or by broadcasting through their own site, empowering them to engage with their audience and further build their brand. Visit Ustream.com to start a broadcast now or learn more about broadcasting. Ustream's Shiba Inu Puppy Cam, seen by more than 15 million viewers worldwide, was listed as one of 2008's top 10 Web videos (Source: Associated Press). Ustream powered more than 3.8 million streams during the 2009 Presidential Inauguration.
About Opera New Media
Opera New Media is a new media strategy and creation company based in Los Angeles, CA and Cambridge, MA. Founded in January 2007 by Michael Broukhim and Adam Katz, Opera has crafted new media strategies for Fortune 500 companies, U.S. presidential and senatorial candidates, celebrities, leading universities, and international nonprofits. Big questions? New media answers. To learn more, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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