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Mingle Media TV Network to Air New Web TV Talk Show Series: In Bed With…Jeff and Melissa
MMTVN will be Broadcasting a New Web TV Series from New Media Correspondents Jeff Rago and Melissa Jun Rowley as They Take An Intimate Look at The Most Interesting People Making Headlines Today
By: Leslie Harris
The “In Bed With…” web series is the brainchild of hosts Jeff Rago (entertainment reporter and producer) and Melissa Jun Rowley (TV and online journalist). Jeff and Melissa are the shows under-the-cover agents getting the latest scoop from some of the most interesting and influential celebrities, entrepreneurs, and activists making headlines today in both traditional and social media. The show is intelligent, fun and disarming, its pillow talk, as you’ve never seen before. The audience will be surprised what they uncover, as you never really know what’s going to come up in bed.
In the debut webisode of “In Bed With…” Jeff and Melissa interview actor, producer, writer, Mark Gantt, winner of the 2010 Best Actor Streamy Award in his starring role in the Sony Pictures Television hit series, The Bannen Way. Gantt has also written, directed, produced and edited over a dozen short films (including the award-winning Martine), as well as acted opposite Brad Pitt in Ocean's Eleven, Burt Reynolds in The Hollywood Sign, as well as in many other films and TV shows.
Mingle Media TV currently produces over 30 hours of live and episodic web TV interactive programming each week. MMTVN's expert content providers creates a social Web TV experience where the show hosts and audience engage in a real-time conversations on topics they are interested in. Advertisers benefit from an integrated ad approach, where the hosts talk about products, which later become meta-tagged content on the internet as part of their sponsorship.
“When we met with Jeff and Melissa to discuss this project we knew it would be a fun and popular series for our viewers as it would bring them a more authentic look at the celebrity,” says Stephanie Piche, founder and CEO of Mingle Media TV. ““In Bed With…” is not be ‘more of the same’ one sees in most interviews, it’s an intimate chat where you see the heart of the person, not their celebrity.”
Watch “In Bed With…” on their Mingle Media TV channel http://www.minglemediatv.com/
About In Bed With’s Hosts: Jeff Rago and Melissa Jun Rowley
Jeff Rago is a freelance entertainment reporter and producer who has contributed to both national (Extra) and international (CNN International)
Melissa Jun Rowley is a television and online journalist who has covered business news from the New York Stock Exchange for CNN Business News, red carpet glamour from the Oscars for CNN Entertainment and social action movements for Causecast. She has also produced and reported for Associated Press Television News, AMC, TV Guide Channel, E! , Entertainment and TechTV. She blogs about behind-the-scenes happenings at Hollywood events, activism, social entrepreneurship, family, love, and self-evolution. Melissa writes for the social media guide Mashable and for the LA Weekly. Melissa rarely sleeps, and she has moved around the country so much throughout her career that she has yet to invest in the kind of decadent bed she's always dreamed of having. Perhaps, the time has come. Learn more about Melissa at www.melissajunrowley.com.
About Mingle Media
Online media and live web TV network company, Mingle Media TV executive produces and broadcasts LIVE Video Streaming, IPTV, Web TV Talk Shows with subject matter experts, and social media content providers from authors to bloggers. Topics covered include Lifestyle, Education, Travel, Fashion, Celebrities, Causes, Food, Women’s Issues, Parenting, Baby Boomers, Bloggers, Financial, Relationships, Paranormal, and more. MMTVN also covers Hollywood celebrity and charity events from the red carpet and behind the scenes. Mingle Media's interactive programming creates a social Web TV experience where the audience and show hosts to engage in a real-time conversations during the broadcasts. MMTVN is a marketing-driven company offering unique content-driven campaigns for true brand engagements by wrapping brand messages into programming and packaged with pre/post roll ads that are distributed via widgets, iTunes, Facebook, Twitter, Boxee, Roku, blog posts and portals, as well as other social networking sites. Mingle Media’s sphere of influence reaches a large segment of the female and mom target audience off and online through blogs, websites, Twitter, social networks, radio and TV, businesses, mobile, events and is magnified by word-of-mouth and other channels. For more information, please visit http://www.minglemediatv.com.
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