The-N.com Takes Home its Very First Emmy!
The Nightime Network for Teens Receives Prestigious Award for Technology &
Recipient of the Emmy Award Win for Category of "Outstanding Achievement in
Advanced Media Technology for the Non Synchronous Enhancement of Original
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NEW YORK, Jan. 11 -- The N, the nighttime network for
teens, garnered its first Technology & Engineering Emmy Award for The-N.com
Video Mixer in the category of "Outstanding Achievement in Advanced Media
Technology for the Non Synchronous Enhancement of Original Television
"We are honored to win an Emmy -- this award confirms The N's
leadership in both fantastic video content and creative software," said
Kenny Miller, EVP and Creative Director, MTV Networks Global Digital Media.
"MTV Networks has a storied record of developing new forms of
entertainment, and The N is continuing this tradition in producing
interactive content for our digital audience."
The nominees for "Outstanding Achievement in Advanced Media Technology
for the Non Synchronous Enhancement of Original Television Content" were
The N's Video Mixer - The N / http://www.The-N.com; CNN Enhanced - CNN;
Fantasy Football Tracker - BIAP Systems Inc.; Passions Vendetta - NBC.com;
Sopranos: Crime. Organized - Deep Focus/HBO and The Cultivated Life: Thomas
Jefferson & Wine - NetBlender.
"This is a thrilling achievement for The-N.com and we are over the moon
with our very first Emmy," said Sarah Tomassi Lindman, SVP and GM, The N.
"This award is a reflection of how our brand continues to speak to our
millions of viewers across all platforms."
The Emmy Award-winning website, The-N.com is the ultimate resource for
fans of The N's hit shows. More than just a TV network site, The-N.com
features behind-the-scenes interviews, pictures and videos, and a robust
community of two million members who interact with message boards, user
profiles and blogs. It is also a premiere destination for gaming online,
featuring hit games such as Avatar Prom, Avatar High and The Hookup. The
site makes extensive use of user-generated content, creating a site for the
audience, of the audience, by the audience.
The National Television Academy presented the Emmy Awards for
Technology & Engineering for six achievements as selected by a panel of
industry experts at the Computer Electronics Show on Monday, January 8 in
Las Vegas. The award honors excellence in the technical development of
programming across broadcast, cable, broadband, portable devices and other
non-traditional delivery platforms.
The N, the nighttime network for teens, is a programming arm of MTV
Networks and is currently available in 54 million households via cable,
digital cable and satellite television. The N's mission is to be the
authentic voice for teens and help them figure out their lives with
relevant, topical programming on-air and online at the network's Emmy Award
winning web site http://www.The-N.com. The N airs everyday from 6:00 p.m. to 6:00
a.m. (ET). The N and all related titles, characters and logos are
trademarks of Viacom International Inc.
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