Friday, May 10, 2013

The Best of the Newfronts 2013

NBC Photo Mary Ellen Matthews

The Upfronts took a break for a few weeks so the online distributors could put their hats in the ring for ad dollars. The NewFronts are the .com version of the Upfronts. Some big players like Hulu, YouTube and Netflix as well as some smaller niche sites like and Crackle announced their original programs. Here are the shows we'll be checking out online.

The Awesomes — Hulu
An animated show created by SNL's Seth Meyers and Late Night with Jimmy Fallon's Michael Shoemaker. Some big name actors will lend their voices, too including Kenan Thompson and Bill Hader.

City.Ballet — AOL
An in-depth look at the New York City Ballet brought to us by fan of the art Sarah Jessica Parker.

#CandidlyNicole — AOL
This one might be a stretch but we'll check it out. It's a series based on Nicole Richie's Twitter feed. Hmmm...

Now Eat This!— AOL
Two our our favorite things in one place Celeb Chef Rocco DiSpirito travels through Sorrento, Italy, gathering low cal recipes from rely Italian moms.

Inspiration Point with Jonathan Adler — AOL
AOL is also bringing us our favorite interior decorator sharing his tips of style. See you later decorator.

Celebrity Pet Psychic — Disney Interactive
She's back! Everybody's favorite Pet Psychic (okay, maybe just ours) Sonya Fitzpatrick, helps celebs talk to their beloved pets.

Play It Forward — Crackle
This music documentary hosted and produced by Robert Downey, Jr., features spontaneous street performances by some big name stars to raise money music education in public schools.

Check back next week for more news from the Upfronts.

For related stories check out:
The Best of the Upfronts to Date
The Best of the Upfronts to Date — Part 2
The Best of the Upfronts — Part 3

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