Interviews

Televisionation: Future Today’s Vikrant Mathur on Kids-and-Family AVOD and FAST

ITVT/TVOT is pleased to present a new episode of “ Televisionation ,” our video/audio podcast exploring the advanced/interactive-TV industry in the Coronavirus/Covid-19 Era and beyond. This episode features Vikrant Mathur, Co-Founder of Future Today , a prominent player in the kids-and-family AVOD and FAST space. The company, which operates over 700 channels and holds rights to over 200,000 titles, is best known for its HappyKids OTT network, which it says has seen year-over-year user and...

Televisionation: Loop Media’s Streaming Partnership with TiVo

ITVT/TVOT is pleased to present a new episode of “ Televisionation ,” our video/audio podcast exploring the advanced/interactive-TV industry in the Coronavirus/Covid-19 Era and beyond. This episode features Jon Niermann, Co-Founder and CEO of Loop Media , and Chris Thun, VP of Product at TiVo , discussing their companies’ new partnership. The partnership sees Loop, a streaming company that specializes in premium short-form video, delivering 18 of its music video channels on the TiVo+ content...

Televisionation: Julie Simon on Television, her “Relatively Famous” Aunt, and Making Cakes for the Jenners

http://tvotshow.com/televisionation - Televisionation : Friday Fireside features Rick Howe, The iTV Doctor , in conversation with prominent figures from the advanced-TV/video industry. If you’re in the television business, or anywhere in the world for that matter, you know Julie Simon and her “relatively” famous aunt Carly. In a funny and charming 30-minute Friday Fireside, Julie shares family memories, including how her grandfather Richard Simon (of Simon and Schuster) introduced paperback books and sheet music to...

Televisionation: Portal A’s Nate Houghteling on Producing Digital Content in the Age of Covid-19

ITVT/TVOT ( http://tvotshow.com/televisionation ) is pleased to present a new episode of “Televisionation,” our video/audio podcast exploring the advanced/interactive-TV industry in the Coronavirus/Covid-19 Era and beyond.

This episode features Nate Houghteling, Co-Founder and Executive Producer at digital content studio, Portal A, discussing producing in the aged of Covid-19, working with celebrities and athletes to build media properties, the evolution of the YouTube creator, and more. (Note: Our first virtual show, TVOT LIVE!,...

Televisionation: Cadent’s Jamie Power in Conversation with The iTV Doctor

ITVT/TVOT - Televisionation : Friday Fireside features Rick Howe, The iTV Doctor, in conversation with prominent figures from the advanced-TV/video industry. This week’s Friday Fireside guest is Jamie Power, Chief Data Officer and COO of Advanced TV at Cadent . In a very interesting conversation, Jamie explains Cadent’s work in identity resolution (which, frankly, sounds like something involving superheroes and their secret identities), cross-platform and multi-device advertising strategies, and the art of sequential messaging through...

Televisionation: NAGRA’s Anti-Piracy Chief, Pascal Metral, on Countering Pirate Subscription IPTV Services

ITVT/TVOT is pleased to present a new episode of “ Televisionation ,” our video/audio podcast exploring the advanced/interactive-TV industry in the Coronavirus/Covid-19 Era and beyond. This episode features Pascal Metral, VP of Legal Affairs and Head of Anti-Piracy Intelligence, Investigations and Litigation at NAGRA . Among other things, he explains what pirate subscription IPTV services are, enumerates the key components of the pirate subscription IPTV ecosystem, outlines the risks these services present to both the...

Televisionation: Susan C. Bennett, the Original Voice of SIRI

ITVT/TVOT is pleased to present a new episode of “ Televisionation ,” our video/audio podcast exploring the advanced/interactive-TV industry in the Coronavirus/Covid-19 Era and beyond. This episode features Susan C. Bennett, the original voice of SIRI . Among other things, she recounts her life before SIRI (which included stints as a backup singer for Roy Orbison and Burt Bacharach), relates how she ended up becoming SIRI’s voice, describes the process of recording that voice, shares...

Televisionation: Greg Jarvis Explains How Italy’s Fincons Group Is Targeting the US ATSC 3.0 Space

ITVT/TVOT is pleased to present a new episode of “ Televisionation ,” our video/audio podcast exploring the advanced/interactive-TV industry in the Coronavirus/Covid-19 Era and beyond. This episode features Greg Jarvis, EVP and GM of Fincons Group , an Italian company which offers consulting and engineering services to support technological and digital transition, and which expanded its operations to the US in 2017. Among other things, Jarvis discusses how the company is applying its extensive expertise...

Televisionation: Virginia Juliano, Founder and CEO of Cobblecord, in Conversation with The iTV Doctor

Televisionation : Friday Fireside features Rick Howe, The iTV Doctor , in conversation with prominent figures from the advanced-TV/video industry. Our guest this week on the Friday Fireside is Virginia Juliano, Founder and CEO of Cobblecord —a free website and app that helps consumers “cobble together” their perfect combination of online streaming services to get the most out of streaming and cut the cable cord. Using its patented process, CobbleCord easily guides individuals through the...

Televisionation: Simon Applebaum of “Tomorrow Will Be Televised”

ITVT/TVOT is pleased to present a new episode of “Televisionation,” our video/audio podcast exploring the advanced/interactive-TV industry in the Coronavirus/Covid-19 Era and beyond. The episode features a wide-ranging discussion with advanced-TV industry expert, Simon Applebaum—host of the long-running podcast, “Tomorrow Will Be Televised”—in which he shares his thoughts on such topics as Amazon’s Luna gaming service, the 2020 Emmy Awards, the future of movie theaters, recent announcements from Apple, Facebook and other players, new developments...

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