Wovenmedia and NBC Universal Partner on Content Deal for Place-Based Media Networks
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Wovenmedia, a place-based media services company, today announced an extensive content partnership with NBC, making NBC’s fall line-up available on all video networks powered by Wovenmedia’s cloud Video Publishing Service.
Through this partnership, 3.75 million NBC fans can tune in to their favorite shows and entertainment news, in waiting rooms and dwell areas across Wovenmedia’s network of healthcare facilities and retail locations in California and the Southeast.
“This deal underscores the importance of Wovenmedia’s next generation networks that allow us to effectively reach consumers in an increasingly fragmented landscape,” said Larry Hart, Senior Vice President at NBC Universal. “Through this partnership we can extend great content and promotional messages to target audiences that are traditionally hard to reach in-home.”
“We’re thrilled to partner with NBC to bring our networks highlights from NBC’s best primetime programming and award winning shows,” said Joellen Jacobs, Vice President Content & Programming at Wovenmedia. “Entertainment and comedy programming are important components of our content strategy; I know that NBC’s great line-up is welcomed by our network audiences.”
NBC Universal joins the rapidly expanding list of Wovenmedia’s top-tier content partners, which includes Access Hollywood, PBS, The Weather Channel, PGA Tour, Big 10 Networks and CNET.
Wovenmedia is a privately held company founded in the spring of 2010 and led by a team of technologists and media professionals, on a mission to redefine the way enterprises use video to engage their customer base across multiple viewing platforms. The company’s founders have deep roots in traditional and new media, end-to-end video technologies, and place-based video networks. Wovenmedia has offices in San Francisco and Burbank, CA.
About NBC Entertainment
NBC Entertainment develops and schedules programming for the network’s primetime, late night, and daytime schedules. NBC’s quality programs and balanced lineup have earned the network critical acclaim, numerous awards, and ratings success. NBC has earned more Emmy Awards than any network in history. NBC’s roster of popular scripted series includes critically acclaimed comedy Emmy winners “The Office” and “30 Rock,” starring Alec Baldwin and Tina Fey. Veteran, award-winning dramas on NBC include “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” and “Chuck.” Unscripted series for NBC include the new vocal competition hit “The Voice” as well as the popular “The Biggest Loser,” “The Celebrity Apprentice” and “America’s Got Talent.” NBC’s late-night story is highlighted by “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon,” “Last Call with Carson Daly” and “Saturday Night Live.” NBC Daytime’s “Days of our Lives” consistently finishes among daytime’s top programs in the valuable women 18-34 category. On Saturday mornings, the network broadcasts Qubo on NBC, a three-hour block that features fun, entertaining, and educational programming for kids, including the award-winning, 3-D animated series Veggie Tales.
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