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Teen Girls from Different US Cities and Cultures Create Their Own TV Talk Show With Web Technology
"What Girls Think!" explores topics important to female teens and young women; Series to air weekly on FirstRun.tv Network
Each half-hour episode of "What Girls Think!" covers two timely topics – one serious, and one fun. Serious topics include current world events and important subjects such a teen pregnancy, bullying, underage drinking, and preparing for college. They then lighten things up with discussions focused fun, such as, dressing for the prom, hair products, cosmetics, up-and-coming movies, and how to get noticed by a guy. "What Girls Think!" features six regular panelists plus guest teens from anywhere in the world. The show also features interactive technology where viewers can click on the screen to get more information on topics being discussed.
Tryneal Addison, 16, a high school student in St. Paul, MN, serves as host and moderator. Panelist regulars include Abbie Emmons, 17, a high school student in Columbus, OH; Tweety Elitou, 18, an online fashionista and blogger in Philadelphia, PA; and college students Cassidy Smith, 18, in Houston, TX; Sasha Marina, 19, in Miami, FL; and Lauren Furs, 20, in Los Angeles. Guest panelists from around the United States, and even other countries, are invited to participate. The show concept was developed through social networking activities.
“It’s intriguing to find out how different and similar these incredible kids are. With their cultural diversity and wide geographic distances, they experience many of the same things, but with varying viewpoints,”
"What Girls Think!" began airing online July 16, 2012 on Channel 7 of the FirstRun.tv Network at www.FirstRun.tv. More information on the series and the panelists can be found at the show’s official website, www.WhatGirlsThink.tv, as well as at www.facebook.com/
About FirstRun.tv Network:
FirstRun.tv Network is owned and operated by Innovation Organization, LLC, a company founded in 2010 by former Disney Studios Vice President, Gary Kleinman. The goal of the network is to provide distribution for today’s innovative content creators who are using new technology and techniques to produce programming, and to provide a platform for the shift of television to the internet.