David Bloom is a contributor to Deadline.com.
Online programs and performances from Tom Hanks, The Walking Dead, Red Bull’s live leap from space, Ken Jeong and 21 others won Streamy Awards this afternoon. The biggest winners were Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn, based on the durable videogame series, which picked up best drama series and three other awards, and Burning Love, which won for best comedy series, ensemble, male comedy performance and Jeong’s best guest appearance. Awards go to video programming that is either live-action or animated, recorded or live and streamed across online platforms for viewing.
The event naturally was streamed live on the Web from the Palladium in Hollywood late this afternooon, and was produced by Dick Clark Productions. It was hosted by comedian Chris Hardwick, who also is part of the Nerdist online programming channel. Video of the awards can be watched here: http://www.streamys.org/live/. Complete list of winners follows: READ MORE »