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Radio [itvt]: Lisa Hsia, EVP of Bravo Digital Media, on "Top Chef's Last Chance Kitchen," Winner of the Emmy Award for Outstanding Creative Achievement in Interactive Media--Multiplatform Storytelling

Online News Radio at Blog Talk Radio with Tracy Swedlow on BlogTalkRadio In this recorded interview with [itvt] editor-in-chief, Tracy Swedlow , and Seth Shapiro , co-governor of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Interactive Media Peer Group , Lisa Hsia, EVP of Bravo Digital Media , discusses " Top Chef's Last Chance Kitchen ," which recently won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Creative Achievement in Interactive Media--Multiplatform Storytelling. Among other things, Hsia explains...

"Focus on Bravo" at The TV of Tomorrow Show 2013

Popular News Internet Radio with Tracy Swedlow on BlogTalkRadio (Pictured top Left to Right) Aimee Viles, Jamie Cutburth, Amy Troiano, Lisa Hsia, Rich Foster, David Serwatka [itvt] is pleased to present an audio recording of the TVOT 2013 session, " Focus on Bravo: Blurring the Lines Between Screens ." The session was described in the show brochure as follows:

"This session will take a look at how Bravo seeks to engage...

Emmy Nominee Interview: Lisa Hsia on Bravo's "Top Chef: Last Chance Kitchen"

Listen to internet radio with Tracy Swedlow on Blog Talk Radio In this first in a series of interviews that [itvt] has conducted with the nominees for the 2012 Emmy Awards for Outstanding Creative Achievement in Interactive Media (see the article published on itvt.com, July 18th), Lisa Hsia , EVP of Bravo Digital Media , discusses Bravo's transmedia project, " Top Chef: Last Chance Kitchen ."

Interactive TV News Round-Up (I) By Steve Donohue

--Bravo to Add Multiple Interactive and "Transmedia" Elements to "Top Chef"
--CBS Launches "Tweet Week"
--mgMedia in Connected-TV Apps Deal with LG Electronics
--Studios' Premium VOD Plans May Have Little Impact on Theaters
--Mobile Interactive Group Integrates its Interactive TV Platform with Facebook
Here is the first of two round-ups of recent interactive TV news stories: Billing it as its "first fully-integrated transmedia play," NBC Universal's Bravo is looking to boost revenue and ratings by adding several interactive elements to its " Top Chef " series. Season nine of the reality show will rely on mobile phones, tablet computers, social media, and Bravo's Web site to incorporate viewers into the storyline. More . CBS is recruiting actors, sports...

News Round-Up (I): Amino, MeeGo, bmcoforum, Bravo

--Amino Demo's Custom Hybrid-TV UI, Based on MeeGo Open Source Operating System
--bmcoforum Seeks to Enable "Seamless Consumption" of TV on TV Sets, Mobiles and PC's
--Bravo Organizing Social TV Event for "Top Chef" Finale
Due to the huge volume of interactive TV-related news generated over the past few days by the IBC, we are covering stories in this issue in round-up format. We anticipate that it will take a few more days for us to catch up with all the recent news: so if your company has sent us a press release or briefed us on an announcement, and you don't yet see your news covered in this issue,...

Nominees Announced for the 2010 Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Creative Achievement in Interactive Media

The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Interactive Media Peer Group (IMPG) has announced the nominees for the 2010 Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Creative Achievement in Interactive Media.

The nominees for the Emmy Award for Outstanding Creative Achievement in Interactive Media: Fiction are: Dexter Interactive (Showtime.com) : Showtime Networks, John Goldwyn Productions, The Colleton Company, Clyde Phillips Productions. Glee Hyperpromo And Superfan (Fox.com) : Coincident TV, Fox Broadcasting, Glee. Star Wars...

Bravo to Offer Social Media-Enabled Games around "Top Chef," "Real Housewives"

NBC Universal-owned cable channel, Bravo , has unveiled yet another social media initiative around its programming (note: last month, for example-- see the article published on itvt.com, March 24th --the broadcaster launched a live, social TV experience, dubbed "Talk Bubble," around its reality series, "The Real Housewives of New York City"; and earlier this year-- see the article published on itvt.com, January 31st --it announced a partnership with location-based social networking service, Foursquare, to integrate...

Bravo to Hold Social Media-Powered "Virtual Viewing Party" for "Top Chef: Las Vegas" Finale

--Food Network Canada Relaunches Web Site with More Video, Interactive Community Features
NBC Universal-owned cable channel, Bravo , has announced plans for a social media-powered "virtual viewing party" for the finale of its reality show, " Top Chef: Las Vegas " (airs Wednesday, December 9th at 10:00PM Eastern/Pacific). According to Bravo, viewers will be able to voice their opinions about the show via Twitter, Facebook Connect and live mobile chat. In addition, the broadcaster says, "Bravo viewers will also get the chance to interact directly with their...

Bravo Uses Two Different Kinds of Interactivity to Promote Flagship Reality Shows

--"Top Chef" Promoted via Interactive Storefront Casino, "Real Housewives" via Interactive Trivia Game
NBC Universal-owned cable channel, Bravo , is making use of two quite different forms of interactivity to promote its reality shows, " Top Chef " and " The Real Housewives of Atlanta ." The "Top Chef" promotion sees Bravo tapping Monster Media, a company that specializes in "storefront domination" advertising, as well as in advertising that responds to consumers' body movements, to create an interactive mock-casino display in the NBC Experience Store window in New...