2008 PODCAST AWARDS, GLOBAL MEDIA AWARDS AND FAST COMPANY HONOR REVISION3
San Francisco, CA – November 3, 2008 – Revision3, the TV network for the Internet generation, today announced that its shows have been recognized by three respected awards programs. The Podcast Awards 2008 nominated two shows on Revision3, the Global Media Awards nominated Tekzilla in the “Outstanding Long Form – Informational” category and Fast Company named Systm one of the “Top 10 Gadget Sites on the Internet.”
The 2008 Podcast Awards: Online media fans submitted nominations for their favorite shows in the Podcast Awards 2008, an audience-based awards program recognizing the best video and audio podcasts. Revision3 programs were nominated in the following categories:
- Totally Rad Show for “Best Produced” and “Best Podcast” – The Totally Rad Show is Revision3’s explosion of movie, video game, TV and comics news and reviews, hosted by Alex Albrecht, Jeff Cannata and Dan Trachtenberg.
- Diggnation for “Best Podcast” – Hosted by Alex Albrecht and Kevin Rose, Diggnation is a weekly tech/web culture show based on the top digg.com social bookmarking news stories.
Viewers can place their votes – once every 24 hours – at http://www.podcastawards.com/ until November 6, 2008.
The Global Media Awards: The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) – the organization that also hands out television’s Emmy awards – and the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) nominated Revision3’s weekly digital technology show Tekzilla for one of its inaugural Global Media Awards. The show was recognized in the “Outstanding Long Form – Informational” category. The Global Media Awards will be presented at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas on January 8, 2009 at the opening night of the 2009 International Consumer Electronics Show. For more information, visit http://globalmediaawards.org/.
Fast Company: Revision3’s weekly Do It Yourself show, Systm, was highlighted by Fast Company as a “Top 10 Gadget Sites on the Internet,” proclaiming the show one of the best sources of information and ideas on DIY and modding your tech. For more information on Fast Company’s list, visit http://www.fastcompany.com/articles/2008/09/ten-gadget-sites.html.
Revision3 is the first media company that gets it. Born from the Internet, Revision3 is the home of Internet Television, creating and producing shows for a new audience: passionate, committed fans who want to watch shows about technology, modern culture and music that entertain, educate and help to expand their life experiences.
The company was founded in 2005 by technology visionaries Kevin Rose, Jay Adelson and David Prager because they couldn’t find anything they wanted to watch on traditional television. The company is now led by Internet TV pioneer Jim Louderback. With more than 60 million views to date (and six million per month), Revision3’s programs can be found everywhere from Revision3 to a wide range of platforms, including iTunes, YouTube, Joost, Hulu, Viddler, Blip.TV and TIVO. Shows can be watched on any device, from a cell phone to an Apple iPod to a computer or a TV.
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