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

Indie Intertube TV

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, “Indie Intertube” is broadcast every Sunday night on the Mingle Media TV Network at 8 PM EST at while simulcasting on the iPhone, Blackberry, Android, and other smart phones via a free app and archived for on-demand replay at 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 Find out more about Amanda and April at

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