Tag Archives: streaming media

Charlie Sheen “Winning” it for Ustream

NBC had Milton Berle in 1948. CNN had a Baghdad in 1991. FOX had the NFC in 1994. Ustream has Charlie Sheen in 2011. Each broadcast event was a tipping point.  It made people pay attention.  It helped make the network. Love it, hate it or just can’t help but stare at it, Charlie Sheen [...]

Gifford, Kotb host NBC “stream-living” backstage simulcast

NBC’s “Today” show used a live backstage streaming stunt to showcase the new Today.com Web page Tuesday.  Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb hosted the one-hour “stream-living” event, as they decided to name it, starting at 7:30 a.m. EST. Gifford and Kotb seamlessly cut between addressing the stream viewers and doing a cut-in for the [...]

My Backstage Pass Experience at the Oscars for 99 cents

The ABC Oscar Backstage Pass was an ambitious effort and interesting display of a convergent, universal app for iPhone and iPad. The app had five phases: Pre-arrival video playlists leading up to the live coverage Live red carpet camera coverage Live cameras in the Kodak Theatre during the award ceremony Live cameras in the post-ceremony [...]