10th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

The 10th Annual Shorty Awards will be held April 15th, 2018 in NYC. See below for official categories.

Brands & Organizations

The Shorty Awards honor the talented agencies, brands, and industry leaders behind the best and most innovative work on social media channels, campaigns, websites and applications.

Best TV Show

TV is no longer just that thing on the wall of your living room. As social media continues to change and shape the way we watch and consume TV, it also alters the way fans can connect to their favorite shows. These shows have done the best job integrating their programs with their audiences on social media.

If you’re a TV network, agency, or brand looking for recognition for your use of social media in a marketing campaign enter the Best Use of Social Media for Television Shorty Award.
13 Reasons Why
It’s not hard to find 13 reasons why this show dominated pop culture in the spring of 2017. With @selenagomez as an executive producer, Th1rteen R3asons Why led to many important discussions about ment...
American Vandal
American Vandal isn’t your average crime documentary series. The Netflix mockumentary follows the mysterious case of one high school vandal who decides to spray paint obscene images on 27 faculty cars ...
Big Mouth
Coming to you from the brilliant comic mind of Nick Kroll, Big Mouth offers a cringeworthy look inside the minds of hormonal adolescents growing up in the suburbs of NYC. As if Nick himself wasn’t enou...
Blackish
As if three consecutive years of Primetime Emmy nominations weren’t enough, the hit ABC comedy Black-ish can now add Golden Globe nominations to its resume, winning the award in 2017 for Best Actress –...
Handmaid's Tale
Few shows are able to impress both critics and audiences like the Hulu Original series The Handmaid’s Tale has. Based on the 1985 Margaret Atwood novel, this critically-praised adaptation won eight of ...
Insecure
It should come as no surprise to fans that both seasons of Issa Rae’s Insecure are 100% Certified Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes. Based on her web series Awkward Black Girl, Insecure took the world by storm ...
Rick & Morty
Rick & Morty has brought the world many great things, from characters and catchphrases to apps and games. But in 2017, Rick & Morty truly outdid themselves when, at the end of the season 3 premiere, Ri...
Riverdale
Bringing a new, darker perspective to the cheery world of Archie Comics, The CW series Riverdale became one of the hottest shows on television in 2017. It follows the events in the quiet suburb of Rive...
Shark Tank
Who knew you could take something as tedious as investing and venture capitalism and turn it into a hit TV show? Venture capitalists like producer Kevin O’Leary, that’s who! Based on the Japanese show ...
The Good Place
Welcome to The Good Place, benches. Starring Kristen Bell and Ted Danson, the NBC sitcom The Good Place is a breakout comedy favorite of both fans and critics alike: Rolling Stone, Vulture, USA Today a...
The Simpsons
The longest running scripted prime-time show of all time, The Simpsons are still one of the funniest families on TV after 29 seasons of biting social commentary and postmodern family values. Few shows ...
This is Us
Everyone has a family. And every family has a story. This Is Us is a breakout hit that fans and critics alike can't stop talking about online and off. Nominated for nearly 40 awards during the 2017 sea...

About the Shorty Awards

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media.

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, and the rest of the social web.

The 10th annual shorty awards will be held april 15th, 2018 in new york city

late Deadline for Brands & Organizations

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