Inside the Growing Market for Live Television L.A. Producers of Sports, Entertainment, and News to Gather in an Industry First

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When/Where: November 7, Loews Hollywood, Hollywood & Highland

What: A one-day conference with 35 experts sharing case studies and industry trends about the growth in live television on all platforms.

Featured Keynote Conversations: Robert Greenblatt, Chairman, NBC Entertainment; David Neal, Executive Producer, Fox Sports; Rebecca Campbell, President, ABC Owned Television Stations Group

Featured Panelists: David Hill, Chairman, National Geographic Channel, and Executive Producer, American Idol; Stacey Foster, Co-Producer, Saturday Night Live; Eddie Delbridge, Executive Producer, E! Red Carpet Shows; Rob Gelick, SVP, Digital Platforms, CBS Interactive; Rob Silverstein, Executive Producer, Access Hollywood; David B. Williams, Chief Content & Technology Strategist, Endemol Beyond

Why: A new culture of binge-watching and TV anywhere has left audiences craving community. Live TV, fueled by social media and second screen, delivers bigger, more multiplatform audiences than any other form of programming. From award shows to late night, concerts and variety, sports, and breaking news, expert speakers at the live TV industry’s first-ever gathering will highlight how they are enhancing the live-TV audience experience while maximizing ratings and pushing the envelope of production technologies and storytelling techniques.

Some live-television facts:

  • At 18.6 million viewers, Sound of Music provided NBC’s most-watched night of entertainment in nearly seven years.
  • The 86th Annual Academy Awards reached 43 million viewers and ranked as the most-watched entertainment telecast in 10 years.
  • 45 million people chatted about the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics on Facebook, generating a total of 120 million combined posts, comments, and likes.

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