“The access to the information allows us to build richer experiences for broadcast and cable networks and their television programs.”
New York, NY (PRWEB) May 17, 2011
SocialGuide (http://www.SocialGuide.com), a New York-based social TV company, has entered into an agreement with Tribune Media Services, Inc. (TMS), the leading provider of entertainment information databases.
SocialGuide’s social networking platform will use comprehensive TV schedules and rich program descriptions from TMS in its "What's On" offering. By providing this valuable information, SocialGuide helps users decide what shows to watch and facilitates real-time interactions between users as they watch live TV.
“TMS has a wealth of information on TV shows that we incorporate into our platform,” said Sean Casey, Founder and CEO of SocialGuide. “The access to the information allows us to build richer experiences for broadcast and cable networks and their television programs.”
SocialGuide (http://www.SocialGuide.com) is a privately held company based in Brooklyn, NY that is the first real-time social guide for TV and social TV platform that makes every show across every network instantly social. SocialGuide mines, filters, displays and ranks the millions of discussions happening on the most popular social networks about TV as it airs, enabling users to discover new shows and interact with their friends, fellow fans and stars of their favorite shows. Principal investors in the company include Alex Zubillaga, among other angel investors.
About Tribune Media Services
Tribune Media Services' Entertainment Products division is an international leader in entertainment navigation. TMS provides industry-leading databases of TV, movie and celebrity information; guides in print, online and on-screen formats; and advertising and marketing services to build audiences. The company also produces Zap2it.com, the web site that connects engaged entertainment fanatics to popular TV shows, celebrities, movies, events and other fans. For more information about TMS Entertainment Products, visit TribuneMediaServices.com.