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9/27/16

YouTube to Serve as Live Streaming Partner for Streamys

dick clark productions, one of the world’s largest producers and proprietors of televised live event programming and Tubefilter, the leading resource for YouTube and online video news, analysis and events, have partnered with YouTube, the world’s largest video sharing platform, to exclusively live stream the 6th Annual Streamy Awards. The annual awards show, which honors the best in online video and the creators behind it, will be hosted by television and online multi-hyphenate King Bach and will live stream on the official Streamy Awards YouTube channel on Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at 9PM ET / 6PM PT live from The Beverly Hilton.

YouTube will serve as the official live stream partner for this year’s Streamy Awards.  With over a billion monthly users, YouTube reaches more 18-34 and 18-49 year-olds than any broadcast or cable network in the U.S. on mobile alone. Viewers will not only be able to watch the show live on YouTube, but will also be able to connect directly with some of their favorite creators via YouTube mobile live streaming to create a truly immersive experience for fans. It was also announced that the annual Streamy Awards Nominee Reception will take place at YouTube Space LA on Saturday, October 1, 2016.

“YouTube has long been a supporter of the Streamy Awards, sharing its commitment to honor the innovators who are creating cutting edge content for millions of fans around the world,” said YouTube Chief Marketing Officer Danielle Tiedt. “With audiences migrating to live streaming event programming, we are thrilled to make the 6th Annual Streamy Awards available to audiences worldwide.”

“YouTube is not only the world’s largest video sharing platform, it’s also the home of so many of the creators we honor at the Streamys,” said Streamy Awards Creator and Executive Producer Drew Baldwin.  “I can’t imagine a better partner to help us celebrate the accomplishments of the creator community on a truly global scale.

Flula Borg, Shay Carl, Yousef Erakat, HolaSoyGerman, Jenn McAllister, Logan Paul, Anthony Padilla and Ian Hecox of Smosh and James Van Der Beek join previously announced talent – Gabriel Conte, Philip DeFranco, Brittany Furlan, Gigi Gorgeous, Joey Graceffa, Grace Helbig, Jenna Marbles, Tyler Oakley, Rhett & Link, Lilly Singh, Superfruit, The Try Guys and What’s Up Moms – as presenters for the October 4 live show.

Executive Produced by dick clark productions’ Allen Shapiro, Mike Mahan and Ariel Elazar, as well as Streamy Awards creators Drew Baldwin and Joshua Cohen, the 6th Annual Streamy Award will take place on Tuesday, October 4 at 9pm ET / 6pm PT live on YouTube.

For more information, visit www.streamys.org. Join the conversation on Twitter with @streamys using #streamys; follow Streamy Awards on Facebook, Instagram, Tumblr, Vine as well as Snapchat – username: streamys.

Last year’s Streamy Awards were the #1 most social non-sports program on TV on the day the show aired. More than 97,000 people wrote almost 475,000 Tweets about the 5th Annual Streamy Awards, and 2.3 million people saw those Tweets a total of 9.3 million times. (Source: Nielsen).

Click here to see the list of this year’s nominees.

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