The slate of nominees for the fourth annual Streamy Awards have been announced, with the online kudocast scheduled to stream live from the Beverly Hilton on Sunday, Sept. 7, starting at 7:30 p.m. Pacific.
The Streamy Awards span 47 categories, including two Audience Choice Awards. Winners in 16 categories will be announced live on Sept. 7, and winners in the other categories will be recognized at a Sept. 4 reception at YouTube Space LA in Playa Vista, Calif.
New categories for this year’s Streamys include gaming, beauty, sports, pranks, science and education, kids and family, Vine videos and creators, and a category recognizing traditional TV shows that are engaging audiences via online video and social media.
The nominees in the top four overall categories for channel, series or show are:
- Comedy: Jenna Marbles, My Drunk Kitchen, MyMusic, Ryan Higa, Smosh
- Companion to TV: Almost Royal Goes To YouTube, Parks and Recreation in Europe, “Portlandia”‘s Prairie Home Companion Tailgating, Sesame Street, “Key & Peele”‘s Vandaveon and Mike
- Drama: Crackle’s “Chosen,” Lauren, Machinima’s “Mortal Kombat: Legacy II,” Storytellers, The Lizzie Bennet Diaries
- Non-Fiction or Reality: Chernin Group’s @SummerBreak, Crackle’s “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee” with Jerry Seinfeld, Our2ndLife, PBS Idea Channel, Shaytards
Nominees in the new TV show category are: Comedy Central’s “@midnight“; TBS’s “Conan“; ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live“; “RightThisMinute,” produced as a joint venture by TV station groups Cox Media Group, Raycom Media and E.W. Scripps and distributed by MGM TV; and NBC’s “Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.”
The fourth annual Streamy Awards are produced by Dick Clark Prods. in conjunction with Tubefilter. Last year’s Streamy Awards had more than 7 million live and on-demand views and generated 2.1 million Twitter impressions, according to organizers.
The full list of nominees for the 2014 Streamy Awards is available at streamys.org.