2014 Tony Awards Will Offer Second Screen Experience Online
For the second year, the Tony Awards offers fans the Tonys Second Screen experience -- the ultimate interactive, online companion to the Tony Awards telecast on CBS. On Sunday, June 8th during the live broadcast of the 68th Annual Tony Awards, viewers can visit www.TonyAwards.com/secondscreen and enjoy a continuous scroll of content that is synchronized with the awards show, unfolding live on your computer screen, mobile phone, or tablet.
Second Screen content includes exclusive backstage photos and videos, real-time fan polls, social media highlights, Tony Awards trivia, and more.
"With the Second Screen feature on TonyAwards.com, fans will have an insider sneak peek of the Awards show," Charlotte St. Martin, executive director of The Broadway League, and Heather Hitchens, executive director of the American Theatre Wing, said. "We are excited to offer this interactive experience to viewers again this year."
The 2013 Tony Awards Second Screen was selected as an official honoree in the Media & Entertainment category for the 18th Annual Webby Awards. TonyAwards.com's Second Screen is developed by IBM, Tony Award Productions and Serino/Coyne.
On Tony night, viewers can also tune into live feeds of the Audemars Piquet Red Carpet - courtesy of NY1 News - and a live video webcast of the Tony Awards Press Room where winners speak to the media after receiving their awards.
The Tony Awards will be broadcast in a live three-hour ceremony from Radio City Music Hall, on the CBS television network on Sunday, June 8, 2014, at 8pm ET. For more information on the Tony Awards, please visit www.TonyAwards.com.