Interviews

Televisionation Friday Fireside: Bob Gold Talks to The iTV Doctor about Surviving Covid-19

Televisionation: Friday Fireside features Rick Howe, The iTV Doctor , in conversation with prominent figures from the advanced-TV/video industry. We are changing things up a bit on this week’s Friday Fireside. Bob Gold, President, Founder and CEO of Bob Gold & Associates , shares his terrifying story of surviving Covid-19 which, as the good doctor observes, “scared the s*#t out of all of Bob’s friends!” Speaking with his customary humanity and humor, Bob gives a...

Televisionation: ARF’s Scott McDonald and Paul Donato on the Future of Advertising

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 Scott McDonald, President and CEO , and Paul Donato, Chief Research Officer of the Advertising Research Foundation (ARF) , an organization which was founded in 1936 and which describes its mission as “to further, through research, the scientific practice of advertising and marketing.” They discuss the ARF’s current initiatives,...

Televisionation: Starz Distribution Chief, Stefanie Meyers

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 Stefanie Meyers, SVP of Distribution at Starz , discussing among other things, Starz’ distribution strategy, the new platforms and services that it is targeting for its content, opportunities for growth, how the company is addressing the needs of underserved communities, and more.

Televisionation: Erica Schmidt, Global CEO of Matterkind, in Conversation with the iTV Doctor

https://tvotshow.com/televisionation - 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 Erica Schmidt, Global CEO of Matterkind , the advertising technology unit of IPG (Interpublic Group). Matterkind (previously Cadreon) offers an expanded and enhanced suite of addressable activation solutions and advisory services, taking a people-first and ethical approach to engaging audiences and driving meaningful real business outcomes both...

Televisionation: BroadwayHD Co-Founders, Bonnie Comley and Stewart F. Lane

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, in two parts, features Bonnie Comley and Stewart F. Lane , Co-Founders and Co-CEOs of BroadwayHD , a niche SVOD service devoted to theatrical productions. In the first part (26:15) , Comley and Lane discuss their backgrounds, BroadwayHD’s distribution footprint (the service is currently in over 170 countries...

Televisionation: Neustar’s Allyson Dietz 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. This week’s Friday Fireside features Allyson Dietz, Director of Product Marketing for Neustar, Inc . Allyson discusses her time at Nielsen and her time running the analytics business at Neustar, to help clients measure the impact of their marketing spend. She also helps the good doctor understand the concept of “Digital Arbitration,” and explains the...

Televisionation: CBS News Digital Chief, Christy Tanner, 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. This week’s Friday Fireside features Christy Tanner, EVP and General Manager of CBS News Digital . To paraphrase Stanley Kubrick’s “Dr. Strangelove,” CBS News Digital is the reason Americans learned to stop worrying and love the news. With a Billion (with a "B") streams in 2020, the service is on a roll. Christy explains the service’s...

Televisionation: Venerable Industry Analyst, Gary Arlen, 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. This week’s Friday Fireside features Gary Arlen , noted media and entertainment journalist, analyst, prognosticator and FCC interpreter . In a session recorded on Inauguration Day 2021, we talk about the impact of the pandemic on the industry, including the very thin line between Innovation and Desperation. Gary gives us a sense of the industry’s...

Televisionation: Dan Garraway on Wirewax’s New Interactive and Shoppable TV App for Google TV

http://tvotshow.com/televisionation - 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 Dan Garraway, Co-Founder of Wirewax , a UK company which last month announced the launch of an interactive-TV and television-commerce (tcommerce) app—called INTERACTIVE, Powered by WIREWAX—for Chromecast with Google TV and other Android TV OS devices. The app, which can be downloaded from Google Play,...

Televisionation: Tubi’s Biz-Dev Chief, Andrea Clarke-Hall, in Conversation with the iTV Doctor

https://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 are in the streaming business, or considering a move to streaming, you need to watch our guest for this week’s Friday Fireside: Andrea Clarke-Hall, Head of Global Business Development at Tubi . Andrea takes us through a fascinating look at the early days of Tubi (she’s been at Tubi for...

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