Facebook Is Extending Watch Parties to Live TV and Beefing Up Its Music Features

20 new episodes of original show Red Table Talk start up on its video platform in May

Facebook head of video products Paresh Rajwat detailed several updates related to Facebook Watch at the social network’s South by Southwest event, also touching on new features related to music on users’ profiles.

Over 20 new episodes of original show Red Table Talk—hosted by Jada Pinkett Smith and her daughter (Willow Smith) and mother (Adrienne Banfield-Jones)—will come to Facebook Watch starting in May.

Facebook said in a blog post that Red Table Talk has featured candid discussions on topics including addiction, loss, domestic violence and race relations, adding that a recent episode featuring model Jordyn Woods became the most-viewed Facebook Original episode to date within its first 24 hours, with 7.5



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