Web Television Viewers: 2nd Annual Streamys Audience Choice Awards Voting Begins

We’re excited to see who’ll win this year’s Streamys Audience Choice Awards – which means YOU get to vote. Click on the links in this post to check out who’s up for this year’s awards. You can also visit Mingle Media TV and check out more info regarding the Streamys and tell us what your favorites are.
We’ll be talking about the Streamy Award nominated web shows on Mingle Media TV and welcome you to join the conversation – who’s gonna win? Post your favorites on this blog for a chance to win $100 Gift Certificate to Restaurant.com.

Go vote at www.streamys.org and then watch the live online broadcast of the Streamy Awards Ceremony, Sunday, April 11 starting at 5:30 p.m. (Pacific)

Audience Choice Awards Finalists
The Streamy Awards Audience Choice Finalists for Best Web Television Series are:
·         Agents of Cracked – http://www.cracked.com/video_18099_the-end-beginning.html
·         Anyone But Me – http://www.anyonebutmeseries.com/
·         Dorm Life: Semester 2  http://www.dorm-life.com
·         Elevator – http://www.youtube.com/user/ElevatorShow
·         Noob – http://www.noob-tv.com
·         Star-ving –http://crackle.com/c/Star-ving
·         The Guild – http://www.watchtheguild.com
·         Legend of Neil – http://effinfunny.com/legend-of-neil
·         The Totally Rad Showhttp://revision3.com/trs
·         The Young Turks – http://www.theyoungturks.com/
About The Streamy Awards
Presented by the International Academy of Web Television, the Streamy Awards recognize excellence in global web television programming for broadband distribution across 35 creative categories, from acting and directing, to editing and special effects. Members of the International Academy of Web Television review shows submitted through a free, public submissions process and vote on the final nominees and winners for each category. The Audience Choice Award for Best Web Television Series is selected by members of the public. Winners of the 2nd Annual Streamy Awards will be announced at the Streamy Awards Ceremony on April 11, 2010 at the Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles. The Streamy Craft Award winners will be announced at a separate ceremony on April 7, 2010 at the Barnsdall Art Center in Hollywood. Founded in 2009, the Streamy Awards are co-hosted by a consortium of new media companies including Tubefilter News (www.tubefilter.tv) and NewTeeVee (www.newteevee.com), and are produced by Tubefilter, Inc. (www.tubefilterinc.com). For more information, visit www.streamys.org, follow @streamyawards on Twitter and become a Fan at www.facebook.com/streamys.
About The International Academy of Web Television
The International Academy of Web Television, an independent member-run organization comprised of digital entertainment leaders was founded in 2009 to promote and recognize artistic excellence and technological innovation in online entertainment. Members of the Academy are invited to join based on achievement in their respective fields, and include actors, agents, composers, content developers, directors, journalists, producers, technologists, and writers who actively participate in and support the web television and digital entertainment industries. The Academy oversees the annual Streamy Awards, which honor and recognize excellence in original episodic web television programming. For more information, visit www.iawtv.org, follow @iawtv on Twitter and become a Fan at www.facebook.com/iawtv.
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Today’s Widow Author, 2 Time Emmy Winner, Robin Craig Joins Mingle Media TV as Show Host

a new, live web show focused on today’s widow with Robin Craig, two-time Emmy Award winner, hosting the show and talking about living life after losing your spouse. Robin Craig LIVE, will air live streaming on Tuesday evenings at 10 PM EST on the social TV networkhttp://www.minglemediatv.com/RobinCraigLive.html, simulcasting on iPhone, Android and other smart phones and will be archived for replay on-demand.

Author of the Houston Chronicle blog “Today’s Widow” Robin Craig is experiencing and sharing life after losing a loved one. Craig was caught off guard four years ago when her husband of twenty one year’s suddenly passed away. Craig’s passion for life has inspired her to share her thoughts on being a widow today and how to face life’s challenges and do it with grace and a sense of humor. Some of her posts include titles such as “Bury me in my Stiletto’s” which included photos of several shoes asking the question, do you know your loved ones final wishes? Craig brings her wicked sense of humor and experience in TV and movie production to Mingle Media TV with her talk show focused on the Baby Boomer audience.

“When we starting talking to Robin and reading her Today’s Widow blog on the Houston Chronicle, we knew she would be an instant hit on MMTVN,” said Stephanie Piche, founder and CEO of Mingle Media TV. “She touches the hard to talk about subjects with the right mix of humor and sensitivity that will engage, encourage and inspire the Baby Boomer audience.”

Robin Craig LIVE, will air live streaming on Tuesday evenings at 10 PM EST on the social TV networkhttp://www.minglemediatv.com/RobinCraigLive.html. Viewers are invited to join the chat live with Robin and other members in the audience via text and video chat. You can find out more about Robin and her blog, Today’s Widow, at the Houston Chronicle: http://blogs.chron.com/todayswidow/.