Big Brother Canada garners two Social TV Award nominations

BigBrother_Canada640Big Brother Canada has bagged two 2013 Social TV Award nominations.

The Shaw Media reality series has been nominated in the ‘Best TV Show Specific Social TV Award’ and ‘Best TV Everywhere’ categories.

Winners will be announced on Tuesday, July 16th, at a ceremony at the Bel-Air Country Club, located in Los Angeles, CA.

“From the moment Big Brother Canada was green lit we committed to creating an exceptional digital extension to this series; providing Canadian fans every opportunity to interact and engage with the series in real time,” said Barb Williams, Senior Vice President of Content, Shaw Media. “Our partnership with Secret Location and Insight Productions generated great innovation and we’re honoured to be recognized for this work.”

“It was an exciting challenge to create a seamless online extension of a show that has such a committed online fan base, even before its first season launched, and we couldn’t be happier with the results of the Big Brother Canada collaboration with Shaw Media and Insight Productions,” said James Millward, Executive Producer of Secret Location.

“We are extremely honoured to see this Canadian production recognized by the Social TV awards in the company of the biggest shows on television worldwide.”

“Integrating an interactive agency as part of our production facilitated a flawless and hugely successful companion site to the series that we’re all proud of,” said John Brunton, Chairman & CEO, Insight Production Company Ltd.

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