Latest Radio ITVT Podcasts

Radio ITVT

The following podcasts, in reverse chronological order, feature one-on-one interviews led by Tracy Swedlow, our editor-in-chief; TVOT sessions recorded at our conferences in San Francisco and New York City; and, many other conversations with small groups of smart people we recorded over the last 10 years.
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12 years 10 months ago
2waytraffic is a developer of many well-known and popular TV formats/shows that offer ITV experiences called "Participation TV" - the ability to play along with a show. EVP, James Joyce, will talk about their European and US business and challenges when launching this technology into the market. Host is Tracy Swedlow
12 years 10 months ago
TVOT Live welcomes 3 execs. from the Interactive Media Peer Group of The American Academy of Television Arts & Sciences ("The Emmys") who will talk about the new awards and how they embrace interactive storytelling and broadband technologies. or
12 years 10 months ago
Executives from Swedish company, Mindark, (Christian Bjorkman, Director of Special Projects, and Magnus Ericsson, Chief Development Manager) will discuss their Interactive Emmy win for "The Truth About Marika," an interactive TV drama that incorporated extensive Alternate Reality Gaming elements and a real economy. Entropia universe is 700,000 users. Host: Tracy Swedlow
12 years 10 months ago
Hetzel will discuss the company's OnDemand Essentials offering--a Web-based ASP service which measures and reports anonymous, aggregate VOD usage data, such as viewership volumes and trends, and which is intended to provide customizable reports designed to help better understand viewers' VOD content preferences (note: according to Rentrak, the service processes daily data from 45 million set-top boxes. Tracy Swedlow, host.
12 years 10 months ago
Gary Sohmers, president and chairman of Interactive Meet and Greet Entertainment (IMAGE), will discuss his company's flagship Video Queue technology, which allows TV viewers to have face-to-face encounters with celebrities. (Note: Sohmers will probably be familiar to [itvt] readers who are also PBS viewers: he is a regular guest on the popular program, "Antiques Roadshow," where he appraises toys, collectibles and memorabilia.) Your host is... Read more
12 years 11 months ago
Morgan Guenther, chairman and CEO of AirPlay, a mobile services company, will talk about his new deal with Sony Pictures Television to provide multiplayer play-along mobile gaming for the popular game show, "Jeopardy!" Join host, Tracy Swedlow of [itvt]. For more news, subscribe at
12 years 11 months ago
Phil Bender, project director for OpenCable at cable R&D organization, CableLabs, and industry veteran, Roger Brinkley, mobile and embedded community leader at Sun Microsystems, will join host, Tracy Swedlow, to discuss the current state of the OpenCable project and the tru2way spec,, the CableLabs InterOps, and upcoming conferences where tru2way/OpenCable will be featured.
12 years 11 months ago
Our monthly “Wrap Up” panel today will feature Bill Niemeyer, chief of analysis and research at BlackArrow; David Preisman, VP of interactive television at Showtime Networks, and Paula Byrne, CEO of PushButton, an ITV developer in the UK. Our special guest will be Ashwin Navin, Co-Founder and CEO of BitTorrent who will discuss the news about Comcast. Tracy Swedlow hosts. For more: subscribe at
13 years 1 day ago
[itvt] EXCLUSIVE!! Our monthly “Wrap Up” panel featuring Patrick Donoghue, VP of ITV product management at Time Warner Cable; Bill Niemeyer, chief of analysis and research at BlackArrow; David Preisman, VP of interactive television at Showtime will talk to Will Kreth, director of product management for Interactive TV at Time Warner Cable. The focus is on the news, but also on the launch of, the first OCAP/tru2way users group. Tracy... Read more
13 years 4 weeks ago
This broadcast will feature three high-profile figures from the interactive TV space--Patrick Donoghue, VP of ITV product management at Time Warner Cable; Bill Niemeyer, chief of analysis and research at BlackArrow; and David Preisman, VP of interactive television at Showtime Networks --providing a retrospective of the last month in interactive TV and presenting their picks for the month's most important ITV stories as well as a "featurette" on... Read more
13 years 1 month ago
Tracy Swedlow, editor-in-chief of, interviews Andrew Solmssen of Schematic during our hour about interactive TV advertising and what makes a well-designed and effective ad. He will give us great examples about what works and what doesn't and discuss the changing landscape of advertising across platforms.