LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER to Search Broadcast TV for Show Content
SnapStream, Inc. announced today that HBO's newest satirical late-night series, "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver" has selected the company's TV recording and search technology for its ability to quickly research interesting commentary, news trends, and comparative talking points. The writers from "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver" will use SnapStream's technology to assist in building coherent and meaningful comedic responses for use on the show.
Launched in 2007, SnapStream's TV Search technology enables broadcast and network organizations to record and store more than 20,000 hours of on a single appliance. Once content is stored users can easily retrieve relevant content by searching inside recordings for keywords and phrases, and then create unlimited high-quality clips for use on television.
"SnapStream has proven itself to be the premiere product for high-volume television recording and search capabilities," said Ari Fishman, a producer at "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver". "We are hoping to achieve an extensive SnapStream footage archive that we can effectively use as our primary research tool. Snapstream keyword searches makes it a very organized user experience, and we anticipate growing our SnapStream library. All of our producers [are] confident in SnapStream's capabilities."
SnapStream is known throughout the broadcast and network industries for its leading TV search and monitoring technology. "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver" joins a host of successful shows and networks including "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" and "The Colbert Report," who use SnapStream clipping, content repurposing, and archival.
"We are excited to have 'Last Week Tonight with John Oliver' join the SnapStream family," said Aaron Thompson, president of SnapStream. "Our technology continues to play a pivotal role for many popular TV shows and broadcast channels. I am confident that the team at 'Last Week Tonight with John Oliver' will find SnapStream's quick search capabilities and ability to create organized playlists and keyword alerts to be valuable assets to their creative process."
To learn more about SnapStream's efficient and affordable TV search and monitoring technology, visit http://www.snapstream.com or send your inquiries to sales(at)snapstream(dot)com.
About SnapStream, Inc.
SnapStream's TV media monitoring technology enables organizations to put their finger on the pulse of traditional television. Customers can record a virtually unlimited number of TV shows from satellite, cable, antenna or ASI. Users can easily search their TV archive to pinpoint content of interest, create broadcast-quality clips, and then share those clips in the cloud and social media. Existing customers include government organizations, such as the U.S. Senate; educational institutions at the university and K-12 level; and entertainment organizations such as The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, The Colbert Report and MLB Network. SnapStream is compatible with Mac, PC and iPad and allows you to share content to any device or plate via the cloud.