Posts Tagged: NBC

NBC will stream the debates and other election coverage in VR, starting tonight

September 21, 2016   |   filed under Community, Conversation, Culture, Interaction, Participation, Technology

Facebook is live streaming the presidential debates with help from ABC News, and Twitter this morning announced it will host its own live streams, courtesy of a Bloomberg partnership. NBC, however, in an effort out-tech them all, will instead stream the debates in virtual reality. Welcome to the future, where watching TV is that weird thing that only… Read more »

NBC will offer 85 hours of VR Olympics programming, courtesy of Samsung

June 30, 2016   |   filed under Apps, Community, Culture, Interaction, Participation, Social Media, Technology, Video

NBC has already hinted at plans to capitalize on the exponential interest surrounding VR by adding the format to its planned wall-to-wall Olympic coverage, but for the first time, the Rio broadcasting network is shedding some real light on how it intends to do so. The plan revolves around Gear VR — exclusively, in fact. Owners… Read more »

Mediabistro Announces TVNewser Show

March 24, 2014   |   filed under Panel, Second Screen, Social Media, Social TV, Television

Mediabistro is presenting the TVNewswer Show & Media Job Fair on April 29th, 2014 in New York City.  This event will provide an open panel for media analysts, major network correspondents, and key decision makers to discuss the present changes and future movements of the media world as well as an opportunity for changemakers to push forward… Read more »

Black Friday Dollar Store – Improv Everywhere

November 27, 2012   |   filed under Black Friday, Comedy, Disruption, Participation, Video

From Improv Everywhere’s website: “For [their] latest mission, [Improv Everywhere] had 100 people camp out in front of a 99 cent store in Manhattan on Black Friday. Participants arrived early in the morning with tents, chairs, and sleeping bags, making it look like they had camped out overnight. When the store opened, the crowd rushed inside… Read more »