or


[08/02/06 - 12:00 AM]
NBC and Youtube Announce Winners and Finalists from Viewer Promotional Video Competition for 'The Office'

[via press release from NBC]

NBC AND YOUTUBE ANNOUNCE WINNERS AND FINALISTS FROM VIEWER PROMOTIONAL VIDEO COMPETITION FOR 'THE OFFICE'

BURBANK, Calif. -� August 2, 2006 -- The results are in, and NBC and YouTube, Inc., announced the three grand-prize winners and seven finalists from the companies' innovative strategic partnership that allowed viewers to submit their own creative 20-second promotional video for NBC's "The Office" (Thursdays, 9:30-10 p.m. ET) to NBC's YouTube Group (www.youtube.com/theoffice).

The contest, which ran from June 26 through July 21, was administered by Interpolls. The winning videos will be broadcast on NBC during episodes of "The Office" from August 3rd to the 24th and are available on nbc.com. The twenty semi-finalists' videos will also be posted on nbc.com.

The three grand-prize winners (whose names and hometowns will also appear on NBC and nbc.com) and their videos are:

1) "Rubberband Ball" --Elliot Diviney from Plymouth, Minnesota

2) "Sing-A-Long" -- Chris Mundell from Santa Barbara, California

3) "Playing at the Office" -- Tony Alfieri from Los Angeles, California

The seven finalists (and their videos) who finished just behind the three grand-prize winners are:

"Bobbleheads" -- Matthew Edward Everton from Pembroke Pines, Florida;

"Professional TV Viewer" -- Mark A. Vincze II from West Springfield, Massachusetts;

"Toss" -- Bradley Fuller Herbert from Lewisville, Texas;

"Claymation" -- Nicholas David Clements from Midland, Michigan;

"Office 3-D" -- Peter Karski from the United States Air Force Academy, Colorado;

"Office Harmony" -- Aharon Wasserman from Bridgeton, New Jersey;

"Supplies Animation" -- Paul Cummings from Medford, Massachusetts.

NBC and YouTube recently announced a partnership that will combine NBC's quality programming with YouTube's vast audience to enhance the entertainment experience on YouTube while engaging viewers in innovative new ways to promote NBC's Fall program lineup and other preferred shows over the next year. The agreement also includes an integrated, cross-promotional advertising relationship on the YouTube service and significant on-air promotion provided by NBC.

As a result, NBC created an official NBC Channel on YouTube to house its Fall Preview area with exclusive clips to promote NBC's "The Office." In addition, over the next year, NBC will upload several video presentations and longform promos per week to the NBC Channel on YouTube from primetime and late-night programs like "Saturday Night Live," "The Office," and "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno." YouTube will also promote NBC's videos throughout the site.

People now watch more than 100 million videos per day on YouTube, making it the leading entertainment destination for video on the Internet.





  [august 2006]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
  


· OFFICE, THE (NBC)





[07/24/17 - 12:57 PM]
The CW to Swap "Hooten and the Lady," "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" Beginning Next Week
"Hooten" will now air Monday nights while "Whose Line" moves to Thursdays.

[07/24/17 - 12:32 PM]
TV One's "Rickey Smiley for Real" Garners Third Consecutive Week of Growth Among Women 18-49
TV One further spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 18.

[07/24/17 - 12:03 PM]
"George Lopez: The Wall, Live from Washington, D.C.," The HBO Favorite's Fourth Live Stand-Up Special on the Network, Debuts Aug. 5
The exclusive special features Lopez performing all-new material before a live audience at the prestigious Kennedy Center.

[07/24/17 - 12:01 PM]
ABC Announces Fall Series Premiere Dates for 2017-18 Season
"The Gospel of Kevin" is now titled "Kevin (Probably) Saves the World" and premieres Tuesday, October 3.

[07/24/17 - 09:30 AM]
E! Sets Premiere Date for Season Two of "Total Bellas" and Announces Cast for Season Seven of "Total Divas"
"Total Bellas" returns for an emotionally-charged new season Wednesday, September 6 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/24/17 - 08:52 AM]
WE tv Celebrates the Return of Beloved Sitcom "Will & Grace" with Five-Week Programming Stunt Featuring "Best of" Episodes
Beginning Saturday, August 19 through September 16, WE tv will air back-to-back episodes from 10:00am ET/PT until 5:00pm ET/PT.

[07/24/17 - 08:22 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Holds Off ABC, NBC in Adults 18-49 Race
The latter gets a boost from two hours of NASCAR overrun in primetime.

[07/24/17 - 07:40 AM]
MTV Presents "An Inconvenient Special" Town Hall on Climate Change Hosted by Former Vice President Al Gore
Viacom Networks will also help bring awareness to the issue by declaring the week of July 31 as, "An Inconvenient Week," with social, digital and on-air support across 10 channels.

[07/24/17 - 07:09 AM]
"La Casa de Las Flores," Starring Veronica Castro, Aislinn Derbez and Cecilia Suarez, Beings Principal Photography Today
The series will feature 13 30-minute episodes and will be available to Netflix members around the world in 2018.

[07/24/17 - 07:02 AM]
Video: Netflix Reveals Teaser for Sarah Polley and Mary Harron's "Alias Grace," Premiering Nov. 3
The mini-series is inspired by the historical true story of convicted murderer Grace Marks and based on the award-winning novel by Margaret Atwood.

[07/24/17 - 07:00 AM]
Chris Harrison to Return as Host of the 97th Miss America Competition; ESPN Personality Sage Steele Returns as Co-Host
This year's event airs Sunday, September 10 on ABC.

[07/24/17 - 06:01 AM]
Lori Loughlin Is Solving Mysteries Every Sunday in August on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries
The network's highly-rated "Garage Sale Mystery" series becomes a limited series every Sunday in August.

[07/23/17 - 07:52 PM]
Video: Watch Highlights from Saturday's Panels: "The Simpsons," "Family Guy," "Lucifer," "Gotham" & "The Orville"
FOX releases another wave of recaps from their respective panels.

[07/23/17 - 02:44 PM]
Video: Watch the Casts of "The Gifted" and "The Orville" at San Diego Comic-Con!
Check out their respective visits to "The Gifted" X-Gene Screening Station and "The Orville" Space Training Center & Gyroscope Ride.

[07/23/17 - 02:33 PM]
Video: BBC America Releases World Premiere Videos for "Doctor Who" at San Diego Comic-Con
In addition, it was revealed that Peter Capaldi's final episode of "Doctor Who" this Christmas will feature Pearl Mackie as Bill Potts and is titled "Twice Upon a Time."