What used to be a niche format, the web series is steadily becoming the new normal, with some gaining more viewers than most episodes on network TV. Whether they’re YouTube videos, Vine compilations, or streams on any number of sites, these nominees are reinventing how (and what) we watch, while connecting with fans on a whole new level.
The Shorty Award for Web Series is presented by Watchable, the video streaming platform that brings the web’s best shows and networks to every device.
Millions of people participate in
The Shortys to recognize individuals and organizations producing great content on Twitter, Facebook,
Tumblr, YouTube, Snapchat, Instagram, YouNow, Musical.ly, Vine and the rest of the social web.
The 9th Annual Shorty Awards were held April 23, 2017 in NYC and streamed to the public.