Santa Barbara, CA (PressExposure) August 12, 2011 -- Tsunami Worldwide Media and Atomic Lawn Entertainment, LLC are proud to announce a new TV show, slated for airing, this fall, on National Network, TUFF TV and other networks to be named. The show is called Icon News and showcases a lineup of celebrities, interviewed by the host Lew Marklin, who is known for his former tenure as the host of ADHDtv (2007-2009).
Celebrities are captured in their living rooms, on set, in recording studios, or wherever they are at, via Skype to the Icon News studios. This is an unprecedented use of new media and television and is sure to open new doors to cross-branding television with interactive media and Internet audiences.
"Icon News is a game changer, the very first show of its kind, to mix television with interactive media in a format that is comprehensive... Says Melissa McComas, Marklin's agent and CEO of Tsunami Worldwide Media
The show also includes red carpet interviews with co-host Sheri Nadel, who is known for her, A-list, red carpet reporting at the Oscars, Emmy's and Grammy's.
Icon News is a positive family program who's season one guests will include Eric Roberts (Dark Knight), Bas Routin (Former UFC Champ/Commentator), John Schneider (Dukes of Hazard, twentysixmiles), Susan Anton (Baywatch), Lil J (Rapper, Something About Raven, 9ine), Dominic Rains (General Hospital, JINN), Cassandra Hepburn (Surfer, Dude, Hell Ride), Georgia Van Cuylenburg (Final Fantasy XIII, Jimmy Kimmel Live), Mycole Metcalf (The Sandlot, Fast & The Furious), Jenae Alt (Sunset Tan, Officer Down) and many more.
"It is great to see these quality networks investing in a positive program, such as Icon News, where celebrities are given an open forum, from the comfort of their homes, to talk about real life experiences and the human causes that they are passionate about." says Icon News publicist Audra Nay. Nay continues "It really infuses the viewer with positivity and speaks volumes for the networks airing this great message!"
Stay Tuned as Icon News stakes it's claim in the middle ground of merging television with social media; finally a series that melts the middle- at the cross roads of media with the final version of how the celebrities make and break their take on what matters.
For interviews with Lew Marklin or Sheri Nadel, please contact Audra Nay PR.