What do we love? Radio Disney’s “Top 50 of 2011” Countdown and New Years Contest!

Radio DisneyQuestion: Do you know what the #1 song was on Radio Disney’s “Top 50 of 2011”? Was it:

  • “Firework” (Katy Perry)
  • “All Day” (Cody Simpson)
  • “Love You Like A Love Song” (Selena Gomez & The Scene)

Win $2012

Radio Disney is hosting a cool New Year’s contest that will you give you and your friends a chance to win $2012 for your New Year’s resolutions. Beginning January 14  to January 26, you can enter for a chance to win $2012 to help you and your BFF make your New Year resolutions come true and start 2012 off right!!

Enter by calling Radio Disney at 877-870-5678 or going online at RadioDisney.com.

Interviews with your favorite teen celebs! The five-hour broadcast counting down the year will also feature interviews with listeners’ favorite artists, including Justin BieberSelena GomezCody Simpson and Willow Smith.

Gather all your friends together tomorrow and through the weekend to countdown the New Year with Radio DisneyRadio Disney’s “Top 50 of 2011” will air Saturday, December 31 (7:00 p.m., ET/4:00 p.m., PT) with re-airings throughout New Year’s Day. Hosted by all of your favorite Radio Disney on-air personalities – Ernie DJakeHallieCandice, and Blake –Radio Disney’s ” Top 50 of 2011″ will feature the most requested songs of 2011.

Countdown the New Year with Radio Disney’s “Top 50 of 2011”

Airing Saturday, December 31 (7:00 p.m., ET/4:00 p.m., PT) with Re-airings throughout New Year’s Day

Enter to WIN $2102

Enter by calling Radio Disney at 877-870-5678 or going online at RadioDisney.com.

Merry Christmas from The Muppets!!

Happy Holidays

You’ve see the Obama’s White House card and Fergie’s cartoon card, well, here’s our favorite one – from the Muppets. Have you seen them this year? Perfect time to go catch them a second time – only this time, stand up and sing and dance with them.

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Tap Tap Muppets (click here to get this Free app)

 “TAP TAP MUPPETS”“TAP TAP MUPPETS”

Disney Mobile has released a FREE app called “Tap Tap Muppets” for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. It’s available now for free from the App Store, “Tap Tap Muppets” brings Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Animal and the rest of the gang together for what fans will surely agree is the most sensational celebration of their favorite Muppet music.


“Tap Tap Muppets” Full Song List Includes:

·         “Life’s A Happy Song” Performed by Jason Segel, Amy Adams and Walter

·         “Let’s Talk About Me” Performed by Chris Cooper

·         “Me Party” Performed by Amy Adams and Miss Piggy

·         “The Muppet Show Theme” Performed by OK Go

·         “Movin’ Right Along” Performed by Alkaline Trio

·         “Night Life” Performed by Brandon Saller and Billy Martin (Good Charlotte)

“Tap Tap Muppets” is also jam-packed with video, character profiles, movie info, and more. In addition, players can connect socially to the Muppets.

Arm Chair Critics Unite – the Official Critics’ Choice Movie Awards Nominees Announced – What Say You?

It’s interesting to see all the commentary by my Facebook friends on who’s going to this movie, or could you believe how horrible that movie was and then to be at events like this, where a group like the BFCA make talking about how good a movie is – an official event.

The Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards, also known as the Critics’ Choice Awards, are bestowed by the Broadcast Film Critics Association to honor the finest in cinematic achievement at the annual Critics’ Choice Awards ceremony in January. The awards are currently broadcast live on the VH1 television network.

This year’s Critics’ Choice Movie Awards ceremony will take place on January 12, 2012 at the Hollywood Palladium. Mingle Media TV is hoping to be there on the Red Carpet reporting – so stay tuned!!

This year’s nominee list: (notice we’re just going to make comments on the first category… you tell us your thoughts).

BEST ACTING ENSEMBLE

“The Artist”            (Fantastic!)

“Bridesmaids”         (Not so much!)

“The Descendants”    (Clooney!)

“The Help”    (Joyful!)

“The Ides of March”  (Hot!)

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

“The Artist” – Michel Hazanavicius

“50/50” – Will Reiser

“Midnight in Paris” – Woody Allen

“Win Win” – Screenplay by Tom McCarthy, Story by Tom McCarthy & Joe Tiboni

“Young Adult” – Diablo Cody

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

“The Descendants” – Alexander Payne and Nat Faxon & Jim Rash

“Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close” – Eric Roth

“The Help” – Tate Taylor

“Hugo” – John Logan

“Moneyball” – Steven Zaillian and Aaron Sorkin, Story by Stan Chervin

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

“The Artist” – Guillaume Schiffman

“Drive” – Newton Thomas Sigel

“Hugo” – Robert Richardson

“The Tree of Life” – Emmanuel Lubezki

“War Horse” – Janusz Kaminski

BEST ART DIRECTION

“The Artist” – Production Designer: Laurence Bennett, Art Director: Gregory S. Hooper

“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2” – Production Designer: Stuart Craig, Set Decorator: Stephenie McMillan

“Hugo” – Production Designer: Dante Ferretti, Set Decorator: Francesca Lo Schiavo

“The Tree of Life” – Production Designer: Jack Fisk, Art Director: David Crank

“War Horse” – Production Designer: Rick Carter, Set Decorator: Lee Sandales

BEST EDITING

“The Artist” – Michel Hazanavicius and Anne-Sophie Bion

“Drive” – Matthew Newman

“The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo” – Kirk Baxter and Angus Wall

“Hugo” – Thelma Schoonmaker

“War Horse” – Michael Kahn

BEST COSTUME DESIGN

“The Artist” – Mark Bridges

“The Help” – Sharen Davis

“Hugo” – Sandy Powell

“Jane Eyre” – Michael O’Connor

“My Week With Marilyn” – Jill Taylor

BEST MAKEUP

“Albert Nobbs”

“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows — Part 2”

“The Iron Lady”

“J. Edgar”

“My Week With Marilyn”

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows — Part 2”

“Hugo”

“Rise of the Planet of the Apes”

“Super 8”

“The Tree of Life”

BEST SOUND
“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows — Part 2”

“Hugo”

“Super 8”

“The Tree of Life”

“War Horse”

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE

“The Adventures of Tintin”

“Arthur Christmas”

“Kung Fu Panda 2”

“Puss in Boots”

“Rango”

BEST ACTION MOVIE

“Drive”

“Fast Five”

“Hanna”

“Rise of the Planet of the Apes”

“Super 8”

BEST COMEDY

“Bridesmaids”

“Crazy, Stupid, Love”

“Horrible Bosses”

“Midnight in Paris”

“The Muppets”

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM

“In Darkness”

“Le Havre”

“A Separation”

“The Skin I Live In”

“Where Do We Go Now”

BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE

“Buck”

“Cave of Forgotten Dreams”

“George Harrison: Living in the Material World”

“Page One: Inside the New York Times”

“Project Nim”

“Undefeated”

BEST SONG

“Hello Hello” – performed by Elton John and Lady Gaga/written by Elton John and Bernie Taupin – “Gnomeo & Juliet”

“Life’s a Happy Song” – performed by Jason Segel, Amy Adams and Walter/written by Bret McKenzie – “The Muppets”

“The Living Proof” – performed by Mary J. Blige/written by Mary J. Blige, Thomas Newman and Harvey Mason, Jr. – “The Help”

“Man or Muppet” – performed by Jason Segel and Walter/written by Bret McKenzie – “The Muppets”

“Pictures in My Head” – performed by Kermit and the Muppets/written by Jeannie Lurie, Aris Archontis and Chen Neeman – “The Muppets”

BEST SCORE

“The Artist” – Ludovic Bource

“Drive” – Cliff Martinez

“The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo” – Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross

“Hugo” – Howard Shore

“War Horse” – John Williams

MMTVN’s “Indie Intertube” LIVE Stream Web TV Talk Show Receives Two IAWTV Nominations

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Indie Intertube TV

Mingle Media TV’s hit talk show, “Indie Intertube” hosted by April and Shadhavare, well-known indie entertainment podcasters of Indie Intertube.TV have been nominated for their first two IAWTV awards to be held in January 2012 at CES.

Online media and interactive web TV network, Mingle Media TV, announced today that their show, “Indie Intertube” which streams live on Sunday nights, received it’s first two International Academy of Web Television Awards (IAWTV) nominations in the categories of Best Hosted Live Web Series and Best Host (Live).

“Indie Intertube” is a weekly live-hosted web television show dedicated to independent Internet television and original for the web content. The show’s goal is to support and unite the fans of quality indie entertainment and the people who create these online shows. Hosts April Grant and Amanda Shockley have years of experience in creating online content between them, having produced “Indie Intertube” as a live podcast before branching out on live streaming web TV. Grant and Shockley focus on the world of web series with in-depth interviews, reviews and weekly awards with daily industry updates available on their website, Indieintertube.tv. “Indie Intertube” is broadcast every Sunday night on the Mingle Media TV Network at 8 PM EST at http://www.minglemediatv.com/IndieIntertube.html while simulcasting on the iPhone, Blackberry, Android, and other smart phones via a free Stickam.com app and archived for on-demand replay athttp://www.minglemediatv.com/IndieIntertubeLIVE.htmlor on the Indie Intertube website or YouTube Channel.

“We are proud to be included with two nominations. It is because of talented indie creators that we do our show so it’s an honor to be a part of the first IAWTV Awards,” said April Grant of Indie Intertube.

The IAWTV Awards is an official web television industry awards show established for content creators, by content creators. The event serves as a platform for members of the IAWTV to honor the best of their profession, while networking among industry luminaries and supporting the IAWTV. The Inaugural IAWTV Awards show will be held on Thursday, January 12, 2012 at a live ceremony at the Venetian Resort Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas during the prestigious International CES.

Other nominations in the “Best Hosted Live Web Series” category included: Geek Beat LIVE, Kevin Pollak’s Chat Show, Stupid For Movies, and What’s Trending with Shira Lazar; in the “Best Host (Live)” category:  Mark Keizer and Wade Major, “Stupid For Movies”, Shira Lazar, “What’s Trending with Shira Lazar”, Kevin Pollak, Kevin Pollak’s Chat Show, Curt Smith, “Stripped Down Live.”

“Having produced over 6,000 hours of live stream web television these past three plus years, I can tell you it is exciting to see the space grow and the medium get more recognition,” said Stephanie Piche, CEO, Executive Producer of Mingle Media TV Network. “Indie Intertube’s a perfect example of original content that can’t be found anywhere, they are building a brand based on their hard work and filling it with very thought provoking content that supports the independent spirit of web series creators who pioneered the space.”

Watch “Indie Intertube” every Sunday night on the Mingle Media TV Network at 8 PM EST at http://www.minglemediatv.com/IndieIntertube.html Find out more about Amanda and April at http://www.indieintertube.tv.

About Mingle Media TV
MMTVN is an online media and interactive web TV network that executive produces, curates, and broadcasts 100 weekly web series shows along with entertainment industry event coverage. Our video coverage, web series and live broadcasts are promoted via Twitter, blog posts, Facebook and other popular social networks; in addition to airing live on the iPhone, Blackberry, and Android platforms and syndicated through Blip.TV and over 15 syndication sites including AOL Video, YouTube, Samsung, Vizio, MeeFeedia, Blinkx, Daily Motion, Boxee, Roku and as an iTunes podcast. Our audience reach online is over 250,000 weekly views of our video coverage, web series and live broadcasts and is in the top 40,000 websites in the US. MMTVN’s live web TV shows feature lifestyle subject matter experts and social media content providers from celebrities, authors to bloggers including executive producing two shows with Emmy award winners. MMTVN has expanded its curation of web series with a growing number of independently produced shows from science fiction to drama, action to teen soaps now playing on the network. In addition to curating produced webseries, MMTVN is promoting and securing sponsors for INDIE creators. MMTVN also covers Hollywood celebrity and charity events from the red carpet and behind the scenes. MMTVN has covered the Oscars on the Red Carpet along with Golden Globes, IPTVFest, HollyShorts, LA Shorts Fest, AOF Fest, Daytime Emmys, Saturn Awards, Streamy Awards, People’s Choice, NAACP, SAG , plus numerous Web Series Premieres and A-list Celebrity Fundraisers. Mingle Media TV is also sponsoring the Audience Choice Category in the New Media Film Festival for Web Series Creators. For more information, please visit http://www.minglemediatvnetwork.com.


IAWTV Announce Nominees for Inaugural Awards Show in Las Vegas

It’s the start of award season and to have the web where more video is produced, published and consumed to finally have an awards show that acknowledges them is very welcomed and why we’re excited to share the nominations with you.

The Inaugural IAWTV Awards show will be held at CES in Las Vegas (where Mingle Media TV will be attending and covering) so you get all the latest news.  The winners will be honored Thursday, January 12, 2012 at a live ceremony at the Venetian Resort Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas during the prestigious International CES.

Without further ado – here’s the list of nominees for this year’s event:

Nominees

Best Comedy Web Series
Gigi: Almost American
Pretty
The Guild
The Jeff Lewis 5-Minute Comedy Hour
Video Game Reunion

Best Drama Web Series
AIDAN 5
Anyone But Me
CELL: The Web Series
Pioneer One
RCVR/Web Series

Best Hosted Taped Web Series
A Comicbook Orange
ETC – Entertainment, Technology, Culture
Immersion
NextMovie Daily
The Web.Files

Best Hosted Live Web Series
Geek Beat LIVE
Indie Intertube
Kevin Pollak’s Chat Show
Stupid For Movies
What’s Trending with Shira Lazar

Best Animated Web Series
CliffsNotes Films
Dick Figures
Red vs. Blue
Sketch 22
The World of Bruce McCall

Best Documentary Web Series
Beyond the Gallery
Deja View
Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell
The Founders
White Collar Brawler

Best Variety Web Series
Fanboy Funhouse
Kids React
Mark Malkoff
Stripped Down Live
Team Unicorn

Best News Web Series
Breakout
Daily Ticker
Tech News Today
The Philip Defranco Show
The Woodward Report

Best Educational Web Series
DadLabs
Engineer Your Space
Financially Fit
The Great Camera Shootout 2011
What You Can Do

Best Writing (Comedy)
Felicia Day, The Guild
Jeff Lewis, The Jeff Lewis 5-Minute Comedy Hour
Marilyn Anne Michaels and Dominic Conti, The Best Friend
Jessica Mills, Awkward Embraces
Steve Silverman, Pretty

Best Writing (Drama)
Vidas Barzdukas, AIDAN 5
Mark Gardner, CELL: The Web Series
Susan Miller and Tina Cesa Ward, Anyone But Me
David Nett, Rick Robinson & Andrew R. Deutsch, Night of the Zombie King
David Van Eyssen and Brian Horiuchi, RCVR/Web Series

Best Writing (Non-Fiction)
Benny Fine and Rafi Fine, Kids React
Grace Helbig, Daily Grace
Rudy Jahchan, A Comicbook Orange
Scott Lynch, The Great Camera Shootout 2011
Nar Williams, NextMovie Daily

Best Directing (Comedy)
Sean Becker, The Guild
Sean Becker, The Jeff Lewis 5-Minute Comedy Hour
Sandeep Parikh, Legend of Neil
Steve Silverman, Pretty
Frederick Snyder, SOLO: The Series

Best Directing (Drama)
Ben Bays, AIDAN 5
Tina Cesa Ward, Anyone But Me
David Nett, Night of the Zombie King
Chris Preksta, The Mercury Men
David Van Eyssen, RCVR/Web Series

Best Directing (Non-Fiction)
Danny Cameron, DadLabs
Benny Fine and Rafi Fine, Kids React
Sandra J. Payne, The Web.Files
Brett Register, What’s Trending with Shira Lazar
Mike Rotman, Kevin Pollak’s Chat Show

Best Female Performance (Comedy)
Alexis Boozer (Brynn Arbor), Leap Year
Emma Caulfield (Emma Caulfield), Bandwagon The Series
Felicia Day (Codex), The Guild
Julie Ann Emery (Emily), Then we got HELP!
Hillary B. Smith (Ellie), Fumbling thru the Pieces

Best Female Performance (Drama)
Jourdan Gibson (The Woman/Sarah), CELL: The Web Series
Rachael Hip-Flores (Vivian McMillan), Anyone But Me
Jeri Ryan (Sonya Blade), Mortal Kombat: Legacy
Maya Sayre (Det. Morgan Riley), AIDAN 5
Taryn Southern (Jamie Phillips), BlackBoxTV: The Series

Best Male Performance (Comedy)
Yuri Baranovsky (Aaron Morrison), Leap Year
Jeff Lewis (Vork), The Guild
Jeff Lewis (Stan), The Jeff Lewis 5-Minute Comedy Hour
Jonathan Nail (Scott Drizhal), SOLO: The Series
Sandeep Parikh (Zaboo), The Guild

Best Male Performance (Drama)
Dingani Beza (Patrick Aubert), Asylum
Bryan Michael Block (Det. James Aidan), AIDAN 5
Daniel Bonjour (Luke Weber), RCVR/Web Series
Maxwell Glick (Hicks), Night of the Zombie King
Kevin McCarthy (The Man), CELL: The Web Series

Best Host (Taped)
Khail Anonymous, ETC – Entertainment, Technology, Culture
Burnie Burns, Immersion
Kristyn Burtt, The Web.Files
Casey McKinnon, A Comicbook Orange
Brad Powell, DadLabs

Best Host (Live)
April Grant and Amanda Shockley, Indie Intertube
Mark Keizer and Wade Major, Stupid For Movies
Shira Lazar, What’s Trending with Shira Lazar
Kevin Pollak, Kevin Pollak’s Chat Show
Curt Smith, Stripped Down Live

Best Cinematography
Andrew R. Deutsch, Night of the Zombie King
Christopher Charles Kempinski, Riese: Kingdom Falling
C. Kim Miles, Mortal Kombat: Legacy
Iskra Valtcheva and Michael Morlan, CELL: The Web Series
Joost Van Starrenburg, RCVR/Web Series

Best Design
Greg Aronowitz, Dragon Age: Redemption
Ben Brown and Jason Mowry, AIDAN 5
Jonathan Nail and Michael Levine, SOLO: The Series
Kelly Wasserman, RCVR/Web Series
Eric Whitney, Continuum

Best Costume Design
Katie Broad, Fallout: Nuka Break
Jenny Green, Dan Crawley and Thais Yuki, Video Game Reunion
Kristin IngramThe Guild
Megan Leson, Riese: Kingdom Falling
Shawna Trpcic, Dragon Age: Redemption

Best Makeup/Special Effects
Greg Aronowitz and Kimberly Graczyk, Dragon Age: Redemption
Michael Del Rossa, RCVR/Web Series
Kimberly Graczyk, The Guild
Ralis Kahn, Bianca Appice and Shintaro Kakioka, Fallout: Nuka Break
Jamie Register, A Good Knight’s Quest

Best Visual Effects
Chad Briggs, Continuum
Lawson Demming, Rocket Studios and Tunnel Post, RCVR/Web Series
Keegen Douglas, Mortal Kombat: Legacy
Shawn Likley, AIDAN 5
Chris Preksta, The Mercury Men

Best Editing
Fawaz Al-Matrouk, Goldilocks
Jeff Cowan, RCVR/Web Series
Matthew Lyons and Kirby Jinnah, Riese: Kingdom Falling
Chris Preksta and Tyson VanSkiver, The Mercury Men
Tony E. Valenzuela, BlackBoxTV: The Series
Best Original Music
Rob Gokee, Night of the Zombie King
Rob Gokee, SOLO: The Series
Mike Jackson, AIDAN 5
Peace Nistades, Dragon Age: Redemption
Brian Satterwhite, CELL: The Web Series

Best Supplemental Content
Kids React
RCVR/Web Series
The Further Adventures of Cupid and Eros
The Mercury Men
Vampire Zombie Werewolf

Best Interactive/Social Media Experience
CliffsNotes Films
Kids React
RCVR/Web Series
Stupid For Movies
What’s Trending with Shira Lazar

Best Web Site Design
AIDAN 5 
Engineer Your Space
RCVR/Web Series
Ruby Skye P.I.
The Guild

Best Distribution Platform
Blip.tv
Crackle
Dailymotion
Hulu
Joost

Nominees for the Inaugural IAWTV Awards were chosen by majority vote of the active voting membership of the IAWTV from over 350 officially submitted web series. Only episodes of a web series as defined by the IAWTV that were released during the period of January 1, 2010 through October 31, 2011 were considered for nomination in the Inaugural IAWTV Awards and only so long as at least two or more episodes of the web series were released within the eligibility period.

About the IAWTV Awards
The IAWTV Awards is an official web television industry awards show established for content creators, by content creators. The event serves as a platform for members of the IAWTV to honor the best of their profession, while networking among industry luminaries and supporting the IAWTV. Proceeds raised from the show are used for the betterment of the community by providing more member resources as well as professional development and education for professionals working in web television. For more information, please visit 
http://iawtv.org/awards/ or follow us on twitter at @iawtvawards.

About The International Academy of Web Television
The International Academy of Web Television (IAWTV) is a nonprofit organization comprised of leaders in the field of Web television, Web video and the digital entertainment industries. Founded in 2009, the IAWTV is helping to shape the rapidly evolving Web television industry while providing a venue for the acknowledgement of artistic and technological achievement in original entertainment distributed on the open Internet. IAWTV members include actors, agents, composers, content developers, directors, editors, producers, technology innovators, writers, and other industry professionals all of whom joined the organization based on their passion and dedication to advance the craft of Web television. For more information, please visit www.iawtv.org or follow us on twitter @iawtv

“The Ripple Effect” Red Carpet Event for the Water Project

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Via Flickr:
Mingle Media TV was excited to cover The Ripple Effect charity event held on December 10th and hosted by The Vampire Diaries star Kat Graham and chaired by her co-star Ian Somerhalder.

The red carpet event, which benefited The Water Project charity in association with The Ian Somerhalder Foundation, took place at the Sunset Luxe Hotel in Los Angeles. The Water Project is a grass roots organization that provides clean water to villages in Africa. Nearly 1 billion people suffer needlessly without access to safe water. For more information, please visit: thewaterproject.org/

To see the red carpet interviews from this event, please visit our Red Carpet Report channel on Mingle Media TV at www.minglemediatv.com/redcarpetreport.html, Follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/minglemediatvnetwork
Follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/MingleMediaTV.