Twitter Coming Soon to a TV Near You

Microblogging site set to do a celeb-stalking reality show
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted May 25, 2009 11:39 AM CDT
Oprah Winfrey is seen with Evan Williams, CEO of Twitter, during a live broadcast of "Oprah Fridays Live" on Friday, April 17, 2009, in Chicago.   (AP Photo/Harpo Productions, Inc., George Burns)
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(Newser) – It was only a matter of time before Web 2.0 phenom Twitter found a way to infiltrate television. The social networking site is partnering with a production company to develop an unscripted show described as “putting ordinary people on the trail of celebrities in a revolutionary competitive format,” Variety reports. “We’ve found a compelling way to bring the immediacy of Twitter to life on TV,” said one production exec.