LOS ANGELES, May 18, 2021 – Whip Media announced today that TV Time has won the Webby People’s Voice Award for Best Entertainment App in the 25th Annual Webby Awards. Hailed as the “Internet’s highest honor” by The New York Times, The Webby Awards, presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS), is the leading international awards organization honoring excellence on the Internet. Whip Media client HBO Max also took home a Webby in the same category.
TV Time is the world’s largest TV and movie tracking app providing insights for today’s television landscape. Every month, 2.5 million people use TV Time daily to keep track of the shows and movies they’re watching, receive tune-in reminders, discover what to watch next, and where to watch it. TV Time is a global community of 16 million users who have reported more than 19 billion views of TV and movie content.
“TV Time has set the standard for innovation and creativity on the Internet,” said Claire Graves, Executive Director of The Webby Awards. “It is an incredible achievement to be selected among the best from the 13,500 entries we received this year.”
“We’re honored to find ourselves in the company of apps developed by entertainment leaders including HBO Max, Disney, and MTV, and thrilled to win a Webby’s People’s Voice award,” said Maren Ziobrowski, VP of Product and Marketing for Whip Media. “The win is even sweeter as we were voted the best app by the millions of TV Time users worldwide.”
Winners were announced on Tuesday, May 18, 2021, and honored in a star-studded, virtual show that will be available on demand. The celebration was hosted by multi-talented actress, writer, podcaster, host and advocate Jameela Jamil. Winners had the opportunity to deliver one of The Webby Awards’ famous 5-Word Speeches. Past 5-Word Speeches include Steve Wilhite’s “It’s Pronounced “Jif” not ‘Gif’; NASA’s “Houston We Have A Webby”, and Solange’s “I Got Five On It.
About The Webby Awards:
Hailed as the “Internet’s highest honor” by The New York Times, The Webby Awards is the leading international awards organization honoring excellence on the Internet, including Websites and Mobile Sites, Video, Advertising, Media & PR, Apps and Software, Social, Podcasts, Games, and Virtual & Remotes. Established in 1996, this year’s Webby Awards received nearly 13,500 entries from all 50 states and 70 countries worldwide. The Webby Awards are presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS). Sponsors and Partners of The Webby Awards include: WP Engine, Marketerhire, Slack, YouGov, BASIC, KPMG, Wall Street Journal, AIGA, Podcast Movement, Fast Company, and Social Media Week.
About Whip Media
Whip Media is transforming the global content licensing ecosystem with a market-leading enterprise software platform that centrally connects data, processes and teams throughout the digital distribution journey. Powered by proprietary data and predictive insights, we enable the world’s top entertainment organizations to efficiently distribute, control and monetize their TV and movie content to drive revenue and direct-to-consumer growth. Whip Media has offices in Los Angeles, New York City, London, Amsterdam, and Paris. For more information, visit http://whipmedia.com.