CNBC Digital Workshop Launches Three New Video Projects
NetNet TV, It's A Trip and CNBC Unscripted now available on CNBC.com
Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 24, 2013 - The CNBC Digital Workshop, a unique production studio that develops and produces original video programming for CNBC Digital products and its content partners,today announced the debut of three new video projects on CNBC.com – NetNetTV, It's A Trip and CNBC Unscripted.
Today's announcement comes on the heels of a record month for video on CNBC.com. In May, the site recorded 1.7MM video viewers, a 162% increase over last year.More people come to CNBC.com to watch video each day and consume more videos than on any other non-portal business news site (Source: comScore, US VideoMetrix, Content Videos, May 2013). CNBC.com also scored its best month ever in terms of unique visitors and was visited by 8.6 MM unique users last month, up 33% compared to May 2012 (Source: comScore Media Metrix).
Additional information about each of the three new CNBC Digital Workshop projects:
- NetNet TV – This is where opinions are loud and the debates are heated. NetNet TV offers a fast-paced look at the hot financial and business topics being discussed and debated with the team behind CNBC.com's popular NetNet blog. Senior Editor John Carney and Senior Writer Jeff Cox square off weekly in this high-energy show that gives audiences a rare behind-the-scenes look at what it takes for a story to make the cut at NetNet.
- It's A Trip – From the biggest cruise ships to the world's fanciest hotels, CNBC anchor Simon Hobbs examines whether there's good business behind the trends in the travel, leisure and hotel industries through in-depth interviews with the biggest players, featuring special segments shot on location.
- CNBC Unscripted – So what do some of CNBC's most familiar faces do when they are off camera? CNBC Unscripted shows you the people you know in places you might not expect. From smartphone interviews to in-depth, on-location shoots, this weekly series shares the secret passions, unknown talents and even humorous sides of some of our well-known personalities. First up, CNBC Senior Economics Reporter Steve Liesman on why music, and not just monetary policy, gets him fired up.
The CNBC Digital Workshop was launched in April 2013 with the mission to create original videos that enhance CNBC Digital's editorial coverage, inform and, whenever possible, entertain.Other CNBC Digital Workshop productions include 3 to Watch, Hacking America, Chew & Brew and The Puppets Can Hear You - a video homage to the popular twitter feed, "@GSElevator."
With CNBC in the U.S., CNBC in Asia Pacific, CNBC in Europe, Middle East and Africa, CNBC World and CNBC HD , CNBC is the recognized world leader in business news and provides real-time financial market coverage and business information to approximately 390 million homes worldwide, including more than 100 million households in the United States and Canada. CNBC also provides daily business updates to 400 million households across China. The network's 16 live hours a day of business programming in North America (weekdays from 4:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. ET) is produced at CNBC's global headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., and includes reports from CNBC News bureaus worldwide.
CNBC also has a vast portfolio of digital products which deliver real-time financial market news and information across a variety of platforms. These include CNBC.com, the online destination for global business; CNBC PRO, the premium, integrated desktop/mobile service that provides real-time global market data and live access to CNBC global programming; and a suite of CNBC Mobile products including the CNBC Real-Time iPhone and iPad Apps.
Members of the media can receive more information about CNBC and its programming on the NBC Universal Media Village Web site athttp://www.nbcumv.com/mediavillage/networks/cnbc/