The iTV Doctor Is In!: Sinclair/Tribune and The Future of Broadcast Television

By Rick Howe At TVOT San Francisco 2017, I shared a Fireside Chat with Sinclair Broadcast Group President and CEO Chris Ripley . We discussed Sinclair's plans to merge with Tribune Broadcasting, a move that would have resulted in an over-the-air broadcast audience potential of about 90 million homes - roughly 73% of US TV Households. If the number of TVOT audience members who were madly taking notes is any indication, those were surprising numbers...

Radio ITVT: Like Creator, Jack Jerry

Jack Jerry is a prominent creator on the social-video platform, Like. In this short interview with ITVT Editor-in-Chief, Tracy Swedlow, and ITVT Gen-Z Correspondent, Hannah Swedlow-Washbourne, which was recorded at VidCon last month, Jerry discusses his background, why he started using Like, what he considers to be the strengths of the platform, how he builds his follower base, and more.    

Picture: Jack Jerry is pictured with Bob Gold, CEO of Bob Gold PR 

Radio ITVT: "TV Data of Today" at TVOT SF 2018

Thanks to the generosity of Inscape, ITVT is pleased to make available free of charge an audio recording of the TVOT SF 2018 session, "TV Data of Today." The session was described in the show brochure as follows:

Audio Recordings of TVOT SF 2018 Sessions Now Available for Purchase

For those of you who couldn't make it to TVOT SF 2018 , ITVT is pleased to announce that audio recordings of all 37 sessions (including panels, keynotes and firesides) from the show are now available for purchase. The recordings are priced at $100 per session. However, we are offering substantial discounts for bulk purchases, as well as to TVOT SF 2018 speakers, sponsors and attendees. To inquire about discounts, please email us at

What Ever Became of the Transmedia Movement?

Transmedia guru Jeff Gomez has moved his theoretical framework away from the “hero’s journey” to a new and broader framework, “The Collective Journey,” as presented at StoryWorld3. By Nick DeMartino Remember “Transmedia”? At the beginning of this decade ‘transmedia’ was a buzzworthy catch-all term describing an emerging group of media formats and practices that seemed poised to become a major force within the entertainment business. I found myself pondering the fate of transmedia after...

Radio ITVT: YouTube Science Vlogger, John Michael Godier

In this recorded interview with ITVT Editor-in-Chief, Tracy Swedlow, YouTube science vlogger, John Michael Godier, discusses his eponymous channel and the ways in which it is monetized.

TVOT SF 2018 Photos Now Available

ITVT is pleased to present photos from TVOT SF 2018 (June 13th-14th). A small selection can be seen below. The rest of the photos are available for viewing on our SmugMug page , where personal use low-res and commercial use high-res versions are available for purchase. Once again, thanks to all the sponsors, moderators, speakers and attendees, who made TVOT SF 2018 a truly memorable event! Stay tuned for announcements about our next show, TVOT...

Announcing the Winners of the 15th Annual Awards for Leadership in Interactive and Multiplatform Television

ITVT is pleased to announce the winners of the 15th annual Awards for Leadership in Interactive and Multiplatform Television. The Awards were presented at The TV of Tomorrow Show in San Francisco on June 13th. The award for " Most Significant Newcomer " (i.e. the company or organization that was the most significant newcomer/breakthrough player of the past year) went to Videa . The award for " Most Significant Technology, Platform or Product " (i.e...