Digital Awards
Best of the Web Awards 2014

On Thursday, March 13 CableFAX celebrated the Digital and Tech Awards winners and honorable mentions. These fearless winners represent the best and brightest execs from the world of cable, online video and technology.

The winners and honorable mentions of this annual program celebrated their successes before more than 150 executives.  Chatter flowed on the #cableawards hashtag on Twitter.

A special salute went out to the 2014 Digital Hot List, consisting of 61 innovative executives shepherding progress in social media, digital distribution, app development, web content, technology strategy, TV Everywhere/authentication and other cutting-edge multiplatform projects.

CableFAX congratulates all of the finalists who represent the elite professionals and organizations who took chances, made incredible strides and understand the power of innovation.

Digital Hot List

The Digital Hot List recognizes executives shepherding innovation and progress in social media, digital distribution, app development, web content, technology strategy, TV Everywhere/authentication and other cutting-edge multiplatform projects.

Digital Awards Winners & Honorable Mentions Click to jump to section

Ad/Series of Ads

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    Cablevision

    Michael Bolton
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    Comcast

    Return of the Slowsky’s for Business Customers
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App (for Smartphone)

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    E!

    Eonline mobile app
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    ESPN

    SportsCenter
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    MSG Varsity

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    Turner Sports

    PGA Championship
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App (for Tablet)

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    AMC

    The Walking Dead Story Sync
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    DIRECTV

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    Starz Entertainment

    da Vinci’s Demons: Citizens of Florence
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    TiVo Advanced Television Solutions

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    Turner Sports

    2013 NCAA March Madness Live
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    WWE

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Best Overall Website - Cable Network - Large (More than 50 mln subs)

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    AMC.com

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    ESPN.com

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Best Overall Website - Cable Network - Small and Mid-Size (Fewer than 50 mln subs)

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    FEARNET.com

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    OutsideTelevision.com

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    Sony Pictures Television, U.S. Networks

    CineSony.com
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Best Overall Website - Cable Operator

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    Charter Communications

    Charter.com Relaunch 2013
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    DIRECTV.COM

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    Time Warner Cable

    TWC My Account
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Best Overall Website - Regional/Local Programmers

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    NY1.com

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    PCNTV.com

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    YESNetwork.com

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Best TV Everywhere Portal Site (Distributor)

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    Comcast

    Xfinity TV
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    Time Warner Cable

    TWC TV
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    Wave Broadband

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Best TV Everywhere Portal Site (Programmer)

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    A+E Television Networks

    AETN.com
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    AMC

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    Showtime Anytime

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Best TV Everywhere Technology (Vendor)

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    Adobe Primetime

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    Clearleap

    Clearplay Authentication
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    TiVo Advanced Television Solutions

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Best TV Everywhere/Authentication App (Programmer)

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    EPIX App for PS4

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    ESPN

    WatchESPN
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    NBCUniversal

    USA Now App
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    Scripps Networks Interactive

    Watch HGTV App
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Best Visual Design

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    E!

    Eonline
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    Turner Sports

    2013 NCAA March Madness Live
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    BET Networks

    Hip Hop Awards Microsite
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Best Website Navigation

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    HBO.com

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    Hulu.com

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    Netflix.com

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    WOW!

    WowWay.com
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Blogger (Pre-Announced Winner)

Blog or Series of Blogs

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    AMC

    Mad Men
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    ESPN

    Grantland
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    WE tv

    WE Tell All
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Contest/Online Games

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    Big Ten Network

    BTN TIEBREAKER: Cast Your Vote
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    Investigation Discovery

    Turkey Day Giveaway
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    Starz Entertainment

    The White Queen: Ascend to the Throne
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    Turner Entertainment Networks

    Occupy Conan sponsored by VW
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Digital Marketing Campaign

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    Big Ten Network

    BTN TIEBREAKER: Cast Your Vote
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    Comcast Cable

    Comcast XOD
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    The Hub Network’s My Little Pony Fan Favorite Poll

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    Nickelodeon

    NickMom – Tide’s Great MOM-ents in History
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    Turner Entertainment Networks

    Occupy Conan sponsored by VW
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Editorial Excellence

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    CNBC.com

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    AMC.com

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    ESPN

    Grantland
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Facebook Campaign

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    ABC Family

    "Pretty Little Liars" Q&A pre-Teen Choice Awards
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    Crown Media Family Networks (Hallmark Channel)

    Debbie Macomber’s Cedar Cove
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    Liberty Global

    UPC IE Fibre Powered Lives Facebook Competition
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Official Show Website

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    A+E Television Networks

    Bates Motel 12 Rooms Website
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    AMC

    The Walking Dead Site
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    Bravo

    The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Site
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    TNT

    FallingSkies.com
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Online Community Facilitator (Pre-Announced Winner)

Online Community/Social Networking

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    AMC

    The Walking Dead
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    IFC

    The Portlandia CO-OP
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    OWN Digital and Harpo Studios

    Oprah’s Lifeclass
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    Starz Entertainment

    How Spartacus Conquered Facebook
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Online Newsroom

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    AMC.com

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    ESPN.com

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Original Content

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    Bravo

    Top Chef: Padma’s Picks
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    CNBC

    The Da Vinci Debate
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    Discovery Networks International

    Bear Grylls: Escape from Hell Interactive Map
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    E! News Now

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    Time Warner Cable

    “Where in the World is Real Time”
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    Turner Entertainment Networks

    TBS/DumbDumb present Call It A Wash, sponsored by Subaru
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    Syfy’s Defiance Ebook

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    YESNetwork.com

    JCTV
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Podcast or Videocast

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    AMC

    Breaking Bad Insider Podcast
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    MSG Varsity’s “Quick Hits”

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    OWN Digital and Harpo Studios

    Oprah’s Lifeclass
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    Turner Sports

    NBA Digital’s The Starters
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Social Good Campaign

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    Moments.org

    INSP
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    Turner Sports

    #ThanksgivinginMay
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Social Media Campaign

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    EPIX

    Anchorman 2
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    The Madison Square Garden Company

    #IWatchMSG
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    Time Warner Cable

    Time Warner Cable Studios Website
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    Turner Sports

    MLB Postseason on TBS
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    Turner Sports

    PGA.com – Pick the Hole Challenge hosted by Jack Nicklaus
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    WWE

    WrestleMania 29
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Social Media Dream Team

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    ABC Family

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    Bravo and Oxygen Media

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    WWE

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Supplemental Web Content

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    Bravo

    Top Chef: Padma’s Picks
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    EPIX

    DIY Effects Series
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    Oxygen Media

    Best Ink: Redemption
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    Time Warner Cable & Common Sense Media

    2013 Internet Safety Campaigns
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TV Everywhere Marketing Award (Pre-Announced Winner)

Tweeter (Pre-Announced Winner)

Use of Facebook

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    Big Ten Network

    BTN TIEBREAKER: Cast Your Vote
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    CNN

    Instagram Video Q&A for activist Malala Yousafzai
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    Sportsman Channel

    Aporkalypse Now
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    Turner Sports

    NCAA March Madness Live Coke Social Arena
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    Univision Communications

    Univision Deportes “La Quiniela”
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Use of Twitter

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    E!

    Eonline/Live from the Red Carpet
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    The Madison Square Garden Company

    Tweet and Repeat Clyde Twitter Sweepstakes
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    Turner Sports

    NBA.com Social Spotlight
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    Turner Sports

    NCAA March Madness Live Coke Social Arena
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Web Site Design

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    Comcast Spotlight

    The LAMPAwards.com
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    Time Warner Cable

    TWC My Account
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    Turner Sports

    NBA.com
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    WOW!

    WowWay.com
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Use of Video/Moving Image

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    Discovery Education

    Siemens STEM Academy
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    Turner Sports

    NBA.com
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    Turner Sports

    PGA.com’s PGA Championship LIVE
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Web Content Director

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    David Washburn

    Time Warner Cable
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Web Site Redesign

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    MSGVarsity.com

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    News 12 Interactive

    News12.com
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    Time Warner Cable

    TWC My Account
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Tech Awards Winners & Honorable Mentions Click to jump to section

Cloud Solution

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    ARRIS Group, Inc.

    ARRIS WorkAssure Field Service Management
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    Cablevision

    Optimum Multi-Room DVR
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    Cisco Systems

    Videoscape Unity
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    SeaChange International

    SeaChange Cloud Adrenalin multi-screen service
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    TiVo Advanced Television Solutions

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Commercial Software

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    Elemental Technologies

    Elemental Live 4K HEVC Video Processing
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    Mediamorph Connect

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    RSG Media Systems

    RightsLogic & Cross Platform Reporting
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Connected TV/Smart TV Solution

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    AT&T

    U-verse Easy Remote
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    Moviecity Play

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    Sony Pictures / Crackle

    Television Streaming and Connected TV Devices and Innovative Research
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Green Technology

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    ARRIS Group, Inc.

    ARRIS WorkAssure Field Service Management
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    BendBroadband

    Green savings, reliability and innovation is in the Vault at BendBroadband
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New Product Award (Programmer)

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    Golf Channel Academy App

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    USA Network

    USA Sync Syndication Platform
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New Product Award (Vendor/Operator)

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    ARRIS Group, Inc.

    ARRIS E6000 Converged Edge Router
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    Cisco Systems

    Contour from Cox
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    Cox Communications

    Contour Guide for the Set-top Box
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    Elemental Technologies

    Elemental Live 4K HEVC Video Processing
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    Qwilt

    QB-Series 200
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    This Technology

    VEX
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    Time Warner Cable Media

    TWC Media Ad Everywhere
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Overall Tech Innovation Award (Operator)

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    Cablevision

    Optimum Multi-Room DVR
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    Cisco Systems

    Contour from Cox
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    Comcast Cable and Ciena

    Terabit Optics: First-Ever Live Link
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    Time Warner Cable Media

    TWC Media Ad Everywhere
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Overall Tech Innovation Award (Programmer)

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    AMC Story Sync

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    Discovery Communications

    Discovery Ad Sales App
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    Scripps Networks Interactive

    Digital Ratings
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    Sony Pictures / Crackle

    Television Streaming and Connected TV Devices and Innovative Research
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Overall Tech Innovation Award (Vendor)

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    Elemental Technologies

    Elemental Live 4K HEVC Video Processing
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    RSG Media Systems

    RightsLogic & Cross Platform Reporting
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    TiVo Advanced Television Solutions

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    Viamedia GO

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Public Relations Campaign

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    Periscope

    Contour from Cox
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Residential Equipment (set-tops, gateways)

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    ARRIS Group, Inc.

    Motorola SBG6782-AC SURFboard Gateway
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    Cisco Systems

    Contour from Cox
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    Comcast

    Comcast Xfinity
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Residential Software (tablet/smartphone apps)

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    Cisco Systems

    Contour from Cox
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    Time Warner Cable

    TWC TV App
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Tech Advertising/Marketing Campaign

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    Shaw Communications

    Shaw Bot World Launch
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    Shaw Communications

    Shaw Gateway Advertising Campaign
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TV Everywhere/Authentication System

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    Cisco Systems

    Contour from Cox
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    ESPN

    WatchESPN
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    Moviecity Play

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    Turner Entertainment Networks

    TNT and TBS Live Streaming and Apps & Websites
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Wireless/WiFi Solution

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    Comcast

    Xfinity WiFi
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    Time Warner Cable

    TWC WiFi
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