SOURCE: Next New Networks

Next New Networks

June 03, 2009 08:00 ET

Next New Networks to Unveil Programming Lineup at 2009 Digital Content NewFront

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - June 3, 2009) - Next New Networks, the leading online television company, will announce its new programming lineup at the Digital Content NewFront conference, a marquee digital media event being hosted by digital marketing agency Digitas on June 3, 2009 as part of Internet Week 2009 in New York City.

During a special soapbox session at 3:30 pm, event attendees will have the opportunity to see an exclusive preview of upcoming Next New Networks programming, including several new shows that will premiere on popular networks Indy Mogul, ThreadBanger, Channel Frederator, Fast Lane Daily and Barely Digital. Next New Networks will also be showing clips from two new lifestyle networks that will launch later in the summer, as well as a sneak peek at Barely Political's new weekly series, "The Obama Girl Show."

During the event, Tim Shey, Next New Networks co-founder and Internet Week 2009 Executive Council member, will also be speaking on the panel "Digital Content: Creation, Distribution and Measurement Models." Other participants on the panel include digital content thought leaders from Google, blip.tv, MediaVest and BzzAgent. The panel will be moderated by Daisy Whitney, multimedia reporter for ABCNews.com and KNTV. Digital Content NewFront 2009 will run from noon to 6 pm ET on June 3, 2009 and will be viewable by live webcast at http://www.digitalcontentnewfront.com/live/.

"NewFront guests will get an inside look at some incredibly exciting new programming that we're going to be previewing during the event for the first time ever. Our viewer audiences are growing and expanding exponentially, and we're thrilled to be able to offer up such a fantastic lineup of new networks and shows and keep our loyal fans coming back for more," said Lance Podell, CEO of Next New Networks. "These new programs will provide our partners and sponsors with a tremendous opportunity to engage with an even broader range of communities."

Other Internet Week events that Next New Networks will be participating in include:

--  $99 Music Videos Season One Wrap Party:  On Sunday, June 7, Next New
    Networks will be hosting an official Internet Week event to celebrate the
    first season of independent music network $99 Music Videos and honor Next
    New Networks' Webby Award winners. The event will be held at the M1-5
    Lounge in New York City from 7 - 10 pm.  Visit
    http://99dollarparty.eventbrite.com to RSVP.
    
--  Webby Awards Gala:  On Monday, June 8, Next New Networks programming
    will be honored with six awards onstage at the star-studded Webby Awards
    Gala, hosted by Saturday Night Live's Seth Meyers.  Fans will be able to
    watch the five-word acceptance speeches on June 9 on the official Webby
    Awards YouTube Channel.
    

About Next New Networks

Next New Networks is TV for the Internet. As the leading independent producer of online television networks, Next New Networks creates, packages, brands, markets and syndicates some of the Web's most popular regularly scheduled and episodic programming. Since its inception in March 2007, the company has launched sixteen networks, and its programming has been viewed more than 400 million times.

Hit programming from Next New Networks includes Channel Frederator (home of the popular series "Nite Fite"), Barely Political (the creators of Obama Girl), $99 Music Videos (home to the Web's first original music videos network), TMI Weekly (co-hosted by Web celeb Julia Allison), daily auto news network Fast Lane Daily, DIY filmmaker network Indy Mogul, lifestyle network ThreadBanger, tech comedy network Barely Digital and your one-stop showcase of the cutest pets across the globe, Ultra Kawaii. The company, headquartered in New York, is privately owned, with investors including Spark Capital, Goldman Sachs and Velocity Interactive. For more information, please visit www.nextnewnetworks.com.

Contact Information

  • Next New Networks Contact
    LaunchSquad
    Brett Weiner or Dana Zemack
    415-625-8555
    nnn@launchsquad.com