After checking with several reliable sources Lost Remote has confirmed a rumor that social TV visionary Jesse Redniss will depart USA Network and parent company NBC Universal in October. He will be leaving the company to pursue new adventures. With a new baby due any day and an industry at a pivotal moment, Lost Remote has learned that he’s excited to explore new opportunities and find ways that he can contribute to the social TV business from other vantage points.
Redniss has lead the network through breakthrough successes like Psych’s Hashtag Killer and more recently USA’s industry-defining screen unification. Redniss and his team have won numerous awards including several Shorty Awards (the ceremony I produce) and Social TV Awards. Pay attention to what Redniss does next, it will be sure to have a huge impact on the social TV world.