MMTVN’s “Indie Intertube” Web TV Talk Show Receives Two IAWTV Nominations & To Speak on CES Panel

Mingle Media TV’s popular talk show with hosts, April Grant and Amanda Shockley, well-known podcasters, entertainment bloggers and live stream hosts of Indie Intertube.TV have been nominated for two awards in the 2nd IAWTV awards and will join Web Video Panel at CES. 


Online media and interactive web television network, Mingle Media TV Network (MMTVN) announced today that the show, “Indie Intertube” which streams live on  their network on Sunday nights, received two International Academy of Web Television Awards (IAWTV) nominations in the categories of Best Hosted Live Web Series and Best Hosted Live event. The IAWTV Awards show will be held on Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at the Palazzo Theatre at The Venetian Resort Hotel in Las Vegas. Additionally, the two show hosts, April Grant, Executive Producer and Amanda Shockley, CTO will be panelists during the CES Entertainment Matters Conference on IAWTV’s Web Video panel, Wednesday January 9, 2013, at the Las Vegas Convention Center, North Hall — Upper Meeting Room Number N264.

The IAWTV Awards is an official web television industry awards show established for content creators, by content creators. Nominees for the 2nd Annual IAWTV Awards were chosen by majority vote of the active voting membership of the IAWTV from over 470 officially submitted web series, live online events, and online channels. IAWTV is also part of the CES Entertainment Matters Conference, focused on Web content creation, distribution, monetization, brand integration, audience development and the new online networks.

Shockley and Grant will join other web video experts including Margaret Laney, CMO, Awesomeness TV, Benny Luo, CEO, New Media Rock Star, Heath Corson, Writer, Aim High digital series, Jay Bushman, Transmedia Producer, The Lizzie Bennet Diaries, Fourth Wall Studios with host Jenni Powell, Head of Content, Vidcon and moderator Richard Spalding, CEO, 7th Chamber. Their panel will be held from 12:50-1:30 p.m. and entitled: Web Video and Social: The Chicken and the Egg. To register to attend the CES Entertainment Matters Conference featuring the IAWTV, please visit

“Indie Intertube” is a weekly live-hosted web television show dedicated to independent Internet television and original for the web content. They bring together the fans of quality entertainment and the people who create online shows. Hosts April Grant and Amanda Shockley have several 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 7 PM EST at while simulcasting on the iPhone, Blackberry, Android, and other smart phones via a free app and archived for on-demand replay on their YouTube channel and website.

Other nominations in the “Best Hosted Live Event” category include: Bill Maher: CrazyStupidPolitics, MTV: Live in NYC, Transforming the World Through Comedy and We Day Winnipeg 2011; in the “Best Hosted Live Web Series” category include:  Mark Keizer and Wade Major, “Stupid For Movies”, Shira Lazar, “What’s Trending with Shira Lazar”, Beth Hoyt, My Damn Channel, Kristyn Burtt, “So You Think You Can Dance on AfterBuzzTV.”

“The Indie Intertube team has a cult following that grows with each live show as they research and find the best new content on the web to their audience,” said Stephanie Piche, CEO, Executive Producer of Mingle Media TV Network. “Amanda and April are advocates for content creators and provide a forum where they are showcased and where fans can give their live feedback during their broadcasts, this is a pioneering effort that is fueled by passion and integrity.”

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About Mingle Media TV Network (MMTVN)

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. MMTVN’s audience reach online is over 250,000 weekly views of their video coverage, web series and live broadcasts. MMTVN’s live web TV shows feature lifestyle subject matter experts and social media content providers from celebrities, authors to bloggers. 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. 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 IAWTV Awards, 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. For more information, please visit

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 or follow us on twitter at @iawtvawards.

About CEA

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) is the preeminent trade association promoting growth in the $186 billion U.S. consumer electronics industry. More than 2,000 companies enjoy the benefits of CEA membership, including legislative advocacy, market research, technical training and education, industry promotion, standards development and the fostering of business and strategic relationships. CEA also owns and produces the International CES-The Global Stage for Innovation. All profits from CES are reinvested into CEA’s industry services. Find CEA online at and