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Social TV Awards – And The Winners Are…

Social TV Awards

Just how social are  your TV viewing habits? At the 1st annual Social TV Awards held at the Bel-Air Country Club, over 200 social media and broadcasting executives walked the red carpet and had the opportunity to vote for the Social TV “Best of Show Award.”

Social TV Summit CEO Andy Batkin curated the event and said, “One day I believe the Social TV Awards will be on par with the Academy Awards and the Emmy’s.” Master of Ceremonies Billy Bush gave his introduction via video along with an apology due to a bicycle accident injury. The Insider’s Kevin Frazier, one of the many distinguished judges, graciously stepped in to host the event, which was attended by 200 industry executives.

And the winners of the 1st Social TV Awards were:

1.     Best Cable Network – USA Network, Psych Hash Tag Killer

2.     Best Online Video – Team Coco, Conan O’Brien Show – Turner Broadcasting

3.     Best Research Social TV Platform – Bluefin Labs, Bluefin Signals

4.     Best Check-in and Loyalty – GetGlue

5.     Best Social TV Companion to Home Video or DVD
– Tron Disney Second Screen, TV Plus

6.     Best TV Show Specific – X Factor Cross Platform Experience, Fox Broadcasting/Syco TV/FremantleMedia

7.     Best Branded Red Bull Shazam App, Shazam

8.     Best Drama Heartland Ranch – Canadian Broadcast Corporation

9.     Best Social Commerce or Marketing Program Fashion Star, Electus

10.   Best Special Entertainment
– Grammy’s Live – CBS Interactive

11.    Best Connected TV – Amnesty International’s Secret Policeman’s Ball – EPIX

12.   Best White Label Social TV Application or Solution
– TIE: Mass Relevance and ECHO

13.   Best Ubiquitous – ConnecTV

14.   Best Social TV Integration of Facebook
 The Voice 5th Coach App – NBC

15.   Best Social TV Integration of Twitter
– X Factor Cross Platform Experience, Fox Broadcasting/Syco TV/Fremantle

16.   Best Mobile Phone, iPad or Tablet Social TV Application
–The Walking Dead – Story Sync, AMC

17.   Best Sports Social TV Award
– Chevy Game Time, Detroit Labs

18.   Best Broadcast Network – NBC, NBC Live

19.   Social TV Entertainer of the Year – Andy Cohen – Host of Watch What Happens LIVE and EVP, Development & Talent, Bravo Media

20.   Social TV Marketer of the Year – Jesse Redness SVP Digital, USA Network – USA

21.   Social TV Best of Show – X Factor Cross Platform Experience – Fox Broadcasting/Syco TV/FremantleMedia

Top Photo – Andy Batkin, Marla Schulman, Julie Spira (L-R). Photo Credit: Social TV Daily

Social TV Awards

Lori Schwartz, Amber J. Lawson, Stephanie Piche (L-R)

Amanda Coolong (R)

Social TV Awards

Mo Krochmal and Gayl Murphy: Photo Credit Social TV Daily

For more photos from the event, visit SocialTVDaily.com

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