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THE WEB MARKETING ASSOCIATION IS PROUD TO PRESENT THIS 2013 MOBILEWEBAWARD FOR OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN MOBILE DEVELOPMENT

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image of Comedy Central with Roundarch Isobar Wins 2013 Best TV Mobile Application Mobile WebAward for Comedy Central: Stand-Up App

To: Comedy Central with Roundarch Isobar

For: Comedy Central: Stand-Up App

Award: Best TV Mobile Application

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Comedy Central, in partnership with Roundarch Isobar, launched the CC: Stand-Up app for iPad and iPhone. The app gives fans free access to Comedy Central’s massive library, including hundreds of comedians with over 6,000 clips from yesterday and today. This groundbreaking video app is a standalone extension of Comedy Central that brings hours of content directly to mobile devices in new and exciting ways. At its simplest, CC: Stand-Up introduces the new digitally-distributed, pure stand-up channel. The channel, which is updated daily, allows fans to sit back and watch hours of programmed comedy with just one touch. The app also has an innovative tool for discovery, the visually-striking “Six Degrees of Stand-Up,” which uses a recommendation algorithm that enmeshes fans into an intricate web of comedic connections for discovering new comics. For example, after viewing Pete Holmes, Six Degrees generates a web of additional comedians based on similar sensibilities (i.e., alternative comedy), topics, who follows who on Twitter, and other relationships. At the end of the day, fans can now discover new talent based on these associations with comedians they already know and love. Finally, users can also enjoy an array of curated on-demand playlists, watch bits from a recent special or find “best of” comedians such as Aziz Ansari, Patton Oswalt, Hannibal Buress, John Oliver, Amy Schumer, John Mulaney, among many others. CC: Stand-Up app is a free, fun, cutting-edge new way to bring comedy lovers the top-shelf stand-up they’ve come to expect from Comedy Central.

 

Award Credits

Contributors:

EVP, Multi-Platform Strategy and Development, Viacom Media Networks Entertainment Group:

Erik Flannigan

SVP, Multi-Platform Strategy and Development, Comedy Central:

Steve Grimes

VP, Mobile and Emerging Platforms, Viacom Media Networks Entertainment Group:

Ben Hurst

Viacom Media Networks Entertainment Group:

Vincenza Pizzo

EVP, Programming Strategy and Multi-Platform Programming, Comedy Central:

David Bernath

SVP, Digital Technology, Viacom Media Networks Entertainment Group:

Marc Ache

Senior Director, Product Development, Viacom Media Networks Entertainment Group:

Joel Sanders

VP, Client Partner, Roundarch Isobar:

Chris Hogue

Senior Mobile Director, Roundarch Isobar:

Christian Gross