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Seven-time Emmy Award winner Jim Williams welcomes the top executives from your favorite networks and stars from your favorite shows to his weekly chat. We also introduce you to some of the newest cutting edge streaming networks as well as some yet to be discovered stars. Don't miss a single episode of Stream On.

Seven-time Emmy Award winner Jim Williams welcomes the top executives from your favorite networks and stars from your favorite shows to his weekly chat. We also introduce you to some of the newest cutting edge streaming networks as well as some yet to be discovered stars. Don't miss a single episode of Stream On.

Location:

Baltimore, MD

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Seven-time Emmy Award winner Jim Williams welcomes the top executives from your favorite networks and stars from your favorite shows to his weekly chat. We also introduce you to some of the newest cutting edge streaming networks as well as some yet to be discovered stars. Don't miss a single episode of Stream On.

Twitter:

@JWMediaDC

Language:

English

Contact:

2024680792


Episodes

My guest is Jimmy Akingbola the star of the big hit ITV sitcom Kate and Koji dropping this week on Britbox.

4/8/2021
This week my guest is the very talented and versatile Jimmy Akingbola who shows us his comedy chops in the new ITV hit from the U.K. Kate and Koji, which drops Tuesday on Britbox. Joining Akingbola in this sitcom that has taken Britain by storm is another gifted actor none other than Vera herself the brilliant Brenda Blethyn. Kate and Koji is a comedy that is centered on a relationship between Blethyn, who plays the grouchy, grudge-holding owner of a struggling seaside café, and Akingbola...

Duration:00:26:30

Our guest is Stephen Espinoza the boss at Showtime sports where tonight they offer free MMA BELLATOR MMA 255: Pitbull vs. Sanchez 2

4/2/2021
Our guest is Stephen Espinoza the President of Sports and Event Programming for Showtime Networks Inc. We talk about tonight’s big MMA fight plus more about the commitment by Showtime to remain the leader in high-quality combat sports, plus we talk about the deep portfolio of other non-combat sports content that they offer. Tonight Showtime will offer MMA’s fans a super card of fights BELLATOR MMA 255 one of the most anticipated events thus far in 2021. The main card, in addition to airing...

Duration:00:27:32

Lois Vossen from PBS on the “Gold Standard of Documentary Series,” Independent Lens and the 2021 schedule

3/26/2021
This week’s guest is Lois Vossen is the Executive Producer of Independent Lens one of the most important shows on PBS. She has been with the show since its inception as a primetime series on PBS. Lois is responsible for commissioning new films, programming the series, and working with filmmakers on editorial and broadcast issues. Independent Lens films have received 25 Emmy Awards, 23 George Foster Peabody Awards, 5 Alfred I. Dupont-Columbia Journalism Awards, and 9 Academy Award...

Duration:00:53:42

My guest is Elie Ben-David the creator of the critically acclaimed drama The Attaché making its debut on Acorn TV March 22

3/18/2021
Our guest is Elie Ben-David the driving force behind the new internationally acclaimed Acorn TV drama The Attaché. Ben-David tells his very special story that he created, wrote, directed, and starred in which is a great deal of work but it pays off big time. He plays the role of Avshalom, a successful musician in Israel, who relocates to Paris when his wife Annabelle played by the talented Héloïse Godet gets a job there. There can be no doubt that Avshalom and Annabelle love each other so...

Duration:00:26:54

Jon Lin of Sling TV talks about sharing The Madness with friends and family using their popular Watch Party service

3/13/2021
Jon Lin, VP of Product for SLING TV is my guest and we talk about March Madness and how you can start your own March Madness, “Watch Party, with family and friends. This streaming service is the only one to offer this fun service. Here are a few highlights of how the Watch Party works: Video and text chat: SLING Watch Party participants can connect in real-time during the games. Audio and visual controls: All participants have full control over their own video camera, the volume of their...

Duration:00:28:09

My guest is Frida Farrell who stars in the true-life drama about sex trafficking called Apartment 407, now playing on Amazon Prime

3/5/2021
My guest is an award-winning actress and songwriter, Frida Farrell who stars in the true-life drama about sex trafficking called Apartment 407, now playing on Amazon Prime here in the United States and Canada – soon will be coming to her fans in Europe. For Farrell this is her story, she helped write it and even wrote the opening music for the film. The Swedish actress was rewarded for her creative efforts as Apartment 407 won international acclaim with multiple awards from all over Europe...

Duration:00:29:16

My guest is Elen Rhys star of the BritBox hit - The Mallorca Files series 2 drops on March 2nd.

2/25/2021
We have a fun chat with the delightful Elen Rhys who is one of the stars of the BritBox original hit The Mallorca Files which launches series two on arch 2nd and that gives you some time to catch up on season one. For those who have not seen the show (shame on you), it is a great binge-worthy show. It one of those fun series where two totally different partners solve crimes together as a team. DC Miranda Blake (Elen Rhys, Ordinary Lies) and DC Max Winter (Julian Looman, Nightlife) may be...

Duration:00:26:23

Music producer Jay Denton talks about his Amazon Prime documentary Endure: Lebanon plus his plans for more global music projects

2/21/2021
This week’s guest is Jay Denton a talented Los Angeles-based music producer, songwriter, and musician who is bringing the world together with music. We talk about his Amazon Prime documentary Endure: Lebanon, the first documentary in a feature film series that follows music producer Jay Denton as he travels to destabilized regions of the world in order to create and produce music with those affected by war, terror, and persecution. We also talk about how streaming audio services have made...

Duration:00:48:42

Music producer Jay Denton talks about his Amazon Prime documentary Endure: Lebanon plus his plans for more global music projects

2/20/2021
This week’s guest is Jay Denton a talented Los Angeles-based music producer, songwriter and musician who is bringing the world together with music. We talk about his Amazon Prime documentary Endure: Lebanon, the first documentary in a feature film series that follows music producer Jay Denton as he travels to destabilized regions of the world in order to create and produce music with those affected by war, terror, and persecution. We also talk about how streaming audio services have made it...

Duration:00:02:01

Liza Marshall Talks About The Britbox Original “Honour” that debuts on Feb 16th

2/12/2021
This week we talk about the Britbox original Honour with the show's producer Liza Marshall. If you are a fan of crime-drama then I highly recommend this movie for you that drops on Feb. 16th The true-crime drama revolves around Detective Chief Inspector Caroline Goode (Keeley Hawes, Bodyguard) and her real-life journey to bring to justice the killers of Banaz Mahmod, a young Londoner murdered by her own family for falling in love with the wrong man. Appalled by the fact Banaz came to her...

Duration:00:22:23

Jeff Gerttula, takes us behind the scenes of CBS streaming and digital Super Bowl LV coverage

2/6/2021
Jeff Gerttula, EVP & GM of CBS Sports Digital, is the man who leads the team covering all aspects of Super Bowl LV in Tampa as the Buccaneers host the Kansas City Chiefs. It is a challenge under COVID 19 conditions but they will offer streamers a complete package of top quality content. Gerttula knows that more people than ever before will be watching not only the game itself via streaming but also all the pregame and postgame coverage any fan could ever want. There are many platforms to...

Duration:00:32:21

My conversation with director Brian Grant of the Britbox brilliant doc "Lennon's Last Weekend,"

12/8/2020
I am joined by Brian Grant the director of the Britbox documentary Lennon's Last Weekend a not to be missed program. Today mark’s the 40th anniversary of the death of one of music’s greatest icons John Lennon. Earlier on that same day, he said goodbye to BBC Radio One D.J. Andy Peebles who had spent the weekend doing the last and possibly the most detailed interview ever given by the formal Beatle. After avoiding any interviews Lennon knew that he would have to something to promote his...

Duration:00:36:48

My guest is Danielle Bainbridge, Ph.D the force behind the popular PBS Digital series the ORIGIN OF EVERYTHING

10/10/2020
This week we talk with Danielle Bainbridge, Ph.D. about her outstanding series on PBS Digital the ORIGIN OF EVERYTHING and how she came up with the idea. We talk about the many topics that are covered and how watching the show is both entertaining while at the same time being educational. The newest offering of the program is titled “Why Do We Say African American?” From "Negro" to "Colored" and "African American" to "Black," the people and cultures of African origin living in the United...

Duration:00:31:39

Award winning Film Maker Cindy Cowan talks about how COVID 19 has affected the entertainment industry

8/10/2020
My guest is Cindy Cowan who just collected an Emmy Award for her amazing documentary Miracle on 42nd Street, a film featuring Alicia Keys, Terrence Howard, and Sam Jackson, to name a few. We talk about her film as well as how the COVID 19 pandemic has really slowed down all aspects of the entertainment industry. Cowan is producing Eye in the Sky with Millennium Films, to be directed by Simon West (Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, The Expendables 2) and written by Richard D’Ovidio (The Call)....

Duration:00:40:33

Michael Dorman the star of the new Sundance Now series "The Secrets She Keeps

7/14/2020
We speak with Michael Dorman who is one of the stars of The Secrets She Keeps an Australian psychological thriller that debuts Thursday, July 16th on Sundance Now. The show boasts a great cast that features former Downton Abby star Laura Carmichael who plays Agatha Fyfle and Jessica De Gouw who plays Meghan Shaughnes the wife of Dorman’s character sportscaster Jack Shaughnessy. The story revolves around Meghan, who has two young children and a husband working as a television sportscaster,...

Duration:00:21:21

We are joined by Taryn J. Stewart of PBS to talk about their 9th Annual Short Film Festival starting on July 13th

7/11/2020
My guest is the very entertaining Taryn J. Stewart who is Sr. Manager, Mulitplatform Marketing with PBS Digital is the head of the PBS Short Film Festival initiative. We have a wonderful conversation about their highly anticipated Ninth Annual PBS Short Film Festival that starts on Monday July 13th and will continue through the 24th. There are plenty of outstanding offerings for people of all tastes in movies. They have a Blue Ribbon panel of judges and it is great fun for all of the...

Duration:00:26:51

BINGE NOW: Michael Smiley stars in Dead Still a must see show on Acorn TV - the perfect show for binging!

7/2/2020
Our guest is the very talented Michael Smiley who stars in the Acorn TV original series Dead Still. This is one of the most interesting, compelling and witty murder mystery shows that I have seen in a very long time. You must add Dead Still to your binge list and once you understand the premise of this very quirky, and dark comedy, murder mystery. The show is a six part period murder-mystery about Brock Blennerhassett (Smiley), a fussy post-mortem photographer in 1880s Ireland, who finds...

Duration:00:26:30

Our guest is former Olympic gold medalist Rulon Gardner who is the subject of the new Olympic Channel documentary “Rulon Gardner Won't Die.”

6/20/2020
We talk one of the most interesting characters in modern Olympic history Rulon Gardner. He is the subject of a fascinating Olympic Channel documentary “Rulon Gardner Won't Die.” We see that he had a tough childhood as one of nine children with a loving family but he grew up on a farm working hard day in and day out. As a young man he survived a number of close call accidents that might have killed him. But no matter how many times he got knocked down he always got up and did his best to...

Duration:00:23:41

SBTV founder Jack Perry talks about the imporantnce of local TV news and local programming

5/22/2020
Our guest Jack Perry is the CEO of Syncbak, SBTV they bring local news from all over the country via streaming video to your phone, tablet, connected device or computer so you can stay current on all of the happenings in your local community and around the country. In my conversation with Perry we discussed why local news is so very important. “We have a COVID 19 channel and of course right now that is the most important story in the minds of viewers,” said Perry. “As we here in the United...

Duration:00:38:45

A conversation with Norman Stone the force behind the epic Britbox biopic Florence Nightingale

5/6/2020
This week I spoke to Emmy Award winning filmmaker Norman Stone from his home in Scotland. He is driving force behind the fascinating story of Florence Nightingale that is centerpiece of Britbox “Healthcare Heroes” celebration now playing on the highly popular streaming service owned by the BBC and ITV. The masterfully done biopic stars Laura Fraser (Breaking Bad, Better Call Saul) as the mother of modern nursing in honor of what would have been her bicentenary. Stone poured over thousands...

Duration:00:25:01