[10/11/07 - 01:28 PM]
LifetimetV.com Teams with Paltalk to Launch Weekly Online Chats with Popular Medium/Clairvoyant Lisa Williams Beginning Friday, October 12 from 10-11pm (Edt/Pdt)
Last season's Lisa Williams text chats were extremely popular, resulting in LifetimeTV.com's most trafficked single hour in history.

[via press release from Lifetime]

LifetimeTV.com Teams with Paltalk to Launch Weekly Online Chats with Popular Medium/Clairvoyant Lisa Williams Beginning Friday, October 12 from 10-11pm (EDT/PDT)

Immediately Follows Telecast of 'Lisa Williams: Life Among The Dead' on Lifetime Television, Fridays From 9-10pm (EDT)

NEW YORK, Oct. 11 -- Lifetime Networks is teaming with Paltalk, the leading real-time, video-based community, for an online weekly question and answer program with medium/clairvoyant Lisa Williams of Lifetime's popular series, "Lisa Williams: Life Among the Dead." Available only on LifetimeTV.com, the chats premiere Friday, October 12 from 10-11PM (EDT/PDT), immediately following the second season return of the television series on the Network at 9PM (EDT/PDT).

"Lisa Williams: Life Among the Dead" becomes Lifetime's second series to utilize Paltalk's interactive video community bringing fans together with the Network's on-air personalities. Recently the stars from "Blood Ties" (returning for its second season Friday, October 12 at 11PM), Christina Cox and Kyle Schmidt, participated in a live chat hosted by Paltalk, which produced more than 5,500 posts in an hour and thousands of unique visitors.

Viewers can log on to http://www.lifetimetv.com or http://www.paltalk.com/lisawilliams and participate in a live video session with Williams from her studio. Viewers can ask questions, discuss the topics covered on that evening's TV broadcast, as well as interact face to face with Williams and each other via voice, text, and video.

Last season's Lisa Williams text chats were extremely popular, resulting in LifetimeTV.com's most trafficked single hour in history.

"Lisa Williams: Life Among the Dead" explores Williams' abilities to see and speak with the dead and in some cases possibly transform the lives of the people she meets who are seeking to connect with their dearly departed. Throughout the series, Williams shares stories of people wanting to be reunited with someone who has died, while offering personal observations and insights. In each episode cameras follow a typical day in the life of the young clairvoyant which includes among other things, Lisa giving readings to scheduled clients and occasionally people she randomly meets.

"By joining with Paltalk, we are be able to provide our viewers with a new way to engage with many of our most popular personalities and with each other," said Dan Suratt, Executive Vice President, Digital Media and Business Development, Lifetime Networks. "We were extremely pleased with the turnout for our kick-off Blood Ties live chat event earlier this month and are looking forward to the same success on the Lisa Williams Chats. As the leader in women's television programming, we are always looking to enhance the experience of our audience and LifetimeTV.com's community of more than 2 million members, and so are very excited about this collaboration."

"As we've seen with our previous partnerships with CBS Radio and 1010 WINS, traditional broadcast media is embracing the ability to build community and encourage audience participation with interactive online video," said Joel Smernoff, COO and President of Paltalk. "We look forward to bringing our unique interactive platform to Lifetime's thriving digital community, and to continuing our work with traditional broadcast outlets to drive the convergence of content and social media into a new viewing experience."

About Paltalk

Paltalk is the premier real-time, video-based community pioneering the new socialcasting movement. Paltalk's platform brings together traditional broadcasting media, social networking, user-generated content and video chat. With more than 4 million active users, Paltalk hosts the world's largest interactive video community offering thousands of users the ability to watch and interact with online video programming, including serialized shows, live events, and user-generated content, as well as interact with each other through real-time voice, text and video chat.

Paltalk's diverse programming includes Paltalk original shows including regular programs with celebrities, radio personalities and newsmakers such as the radio jocks Opie and Anthony and Diana Falzone. The company also broadcasts live interactive video chat events such as musical performances and comedy variety shows. Paltalkers can interact with the featured hosts and performers in real-time as well as other members in the room. Paltalk also offers its users the ability to create and share their own user-generated video content with each other and to the broader community.

About Lifetime

LIFETIME is the leader in women's television and one of the top-rated basic cable television networks. A diverse, multi-media company, LIFETIME is committed to offering the highest quality entertainment and information programming, and advocating a wide range of issues affecting women and their families. LIFETIME Television, LMN, Lifetime Real Women and Lifetime Digital (including LifetimeTV.com) are part of LIFETIME Entertainment Services, a 50/50 joint venture of The Hearst Corporation and The Walt Disney Company.

SOURCE Lifetime Networks
http://www.lifetimetv.com http://www.paltalk.com/lisawilliams

  [october 2007]  


[10/06/15 - 03:31 PM]
E!'s Hit Series "Total Divas" Begins Production on Season Five
The Bella Twins (Nikki and Brie Bella), Natalya (Nattie), Eva Marie, Paige, Rosa Mendes and Alicia Fox are all due back in early 2016.

[10/06/15 - 03:30 PM]
Sanaa Lathan ("The Perfect Guy") to Star in New Event Series Being Developed by FOX
The project examines the dangerous aftermath of a police shooting when an African-American cop kills a white teen in Tennessee.

[10/06/15 - 01:44 PM]
National Geographic Channel and Mental Floss Celebrate the Intersection of Science and Medicine, Taking Viewers into a Cutting-Edge Operating Room to Perform "Brain Surgery Live"
The live two-hour special premieres in the U.S. on Sunday, October 25 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/06/15 - 01:08 PM]
Thinkfactory Media Partners with Hip Hop Legend, Michel'le to Reveal Her Untold Story from the Streets of Compton
In addition to the scripted project, Thinkfactory Media and Michel'le are collaborating on a documentary detailing her life.

[10/06/15 - 11:53 AM]
Esquire Network Dives in Head First with the New Season of "Going Deep with David Rees" Beginning Wednesday November 11th
To promote the series, David will embark on an "analog" social media tour - where he drives cross-country from NYC to LA.

[10/06/15 - 11:14 AM]
Hulu and Viacom Expand Content Partnership In Robust, New Multi-Year Agreement
"Inside Amy Schumer," "Broad City," "Finding Carter," "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" and "Sanjay and Craig" are among the featured titles.

[10/06/15 - 11:00 AM]
truTV Greenlights "Super Into" Hosted by Kevin Pereira
Each half-hour asks our favorite celebrities to take us inside their private passions - from Rob Corddry and astronomy, including a ride on a zero gravity plane, to Diablo Cody and rollercoasters.

[10/06/15 - 10:33 AM]
New Art of Speedy from The CW's "Arrow"
The new season kicks off this Wednesday, October 7 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/06/15 - 10:00 AM]
Timely Documentary "3 1/2 Minutes, Ten Bullets," Exploring the Deadly Impact of Racial Prejudice, Debuts Nov. 23, Exclusively on HBO
The documentary made its world premiere at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, where it won a Special Jury Award for Social Impact.

[10/06/15 - 10:00 AM]
ABC Family Becomes Freeform in January 2016
"Pretty Little Liars," "The Fosters," "Young and Hungry" and "Baby Daddy" will all return in early 2016 for their winter premieres alongside the world premieres of new original series "Shadowhunters" and "Recovery Road."

[10/06/15 - 09:32 AM]
MTV Announces Full Lineup for New York Comic Con - Releases Key Art for "The Shannara Chronicles"
Each can't-miss panel will feature cast and producers from the shows and the debut of exclusive New York Comic Con trailers.

[10/06/15 - 09:30 AM]
"Scorpion" Grows in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, October 5.

[10/06/15 - 09:07 AM]
ABC Is Set to Celebrate the Milestone 20th Anniversary of "Toy Story" - The Film That Started the Computer Generated Animation Revolution - In the Original Special, "Toy Story 20th Anniversary," To Air in December
The special will air along with a showing of "Toy Story" that same evening.

[10/06/15 - 09:03 AM]
"48 Hours: The Doctor's Daughter" Is Saturday's #1 Non-Sports Broadcast with Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, October 3.

[10/06/15 - 09:01 AM]
New "Rocky Horror Show" Premieres Midnight Saturday, October 18 on BBC America
"I'm still in awe at the popularity of the show," said Richard O'Brien, creator and narrator.