SOURCE: Your Truman Show

August 22, 2007 12:04 ET

Your Truman Show Launches First Ever Online Celebrity Diary Series With Musician Keaton Simons

Online Reality Show Network Launches New Channels to Promote Up and Coming Talent in Addition to Stories by Real People

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - August 22, 2007) - Your Truman Show, Inc. today announced the first ever online celebrity diary series with the first program featuring talented, up and coming musician, Keaton Simons.

At a very young 26, Keaton Simons,, is described as having "an old soul in a young man's voice with a lived-in quality that will echo in our minds and hearts for years to come," as noted in Los Angeles Times' Calendar section. Simons is recognized for his bluesy, rootsy, guitar-driven ballads. He attributes the growth of his fan base and music to new technologies available with downloadable music and online marketing.

Your Truman Show will be following Keaton into the studio, capturing behind the music footage and online diaries, for the making of his new album. It is available here:

Your Truman Show's Celebrity Diary series hopes to encourage talented musicians, actors, and artists to upload and share their personal video stories to help interact and communicate with their fan base, while also sharing personal and behind the scenes stories in a way never before possible. It is yet another public channel that successful or aspiring celebrities can use to share their talent and exciting events that happen in their everyday lives. ( empowers real people to tell their stories with the world, extending the fiction of life-on-camera into a new and exciting network of tomorrow's online reality stars. The platform offers a unique rating mechanism that reflects the influential power of the Internet public. By submitting ratings, viewers vote for the best content in each category, collectively choosing the most compelling stories to be highlighted. In doing so, viewers determine which producers get featured on traditional and online media networks.

With its patent-pending V-link interface for visually connecting related storylines, offers a revolutionary graphic interface for video surfing, changing the user experience for finding, connecting and following favorite stories as they develop over time.

"Your Truman Show gives artists a method to reach fans in a more personal and meaningful way, allowing me to share stories and footage about my music as if I had my own TV show," said Keaton Simons. "I jumped at this opportunity because people communicate with each other online now more than ever. It's also how people discover and share new music. I look forward to improving my relationship with my fans and hope that they, in turn, are inspired to do the same with me."

About Your Truman Show

Your Truman Show, Inc. is a privately held San Francisco-based company committed to providing great storytellers with a platform to share their life sagas on video. The company provides a free Internet based service that enables anyone to create their own personal channel, upload their own video stories and review and link up with other people's channels. Your Truman Show was founded in 2006 by Arturo Artom and Luca Ferrero. They have assembled a global team of technology and media experts in Silicon Valley, Los Angeles and Europe.

Contact Information

  • For more information, please contact:
    Adriana Gascoigne
    (415) 216-6024
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