The 6th annual Streamy Awards, presented by dick clark productions and Tubefilter, have partnered with YouTube to showcase and award the best online content creators of this year. Andrew Bachelor, AKA television and online director, actor, writer and producer King Bach, will host, and presenters lined up include popular personalities such as online star and comedian Flula Borg, “Dawson’s Creek” actor James Van Der Beek and internet comedian and dog lover Jenna Marbles.
The Streamy Awards, which began in 2009, broadcasted live last year on VH1 for the first time. King Bach won the Viner of the year category last year, with a fan base of more than 16 million followers. The ambitious comedian has had recurring roles on “House of Lies,” “The Mindy Project,” and MTV’s “Wild n’ Out” with Nick Cannon.
Aside from awarding prizes in 10 categories, #TeamInternet’s Kurt Hugo Schneider and Sam Tsui will honor the late Christina Grimmie with covers and medleys of her songs throughout the show.