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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.
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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.

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@JWMediaDC

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English

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2024680792


Episodes

Jeff Pope the man behind the hit mini series "The Heist At Hatton Garden," now playing on Britbox.

7/14/2019
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My guest this week we talk to one of the most talented and successful true crime writers in the United Kingdom is Jeff Pope. Some may know him for his writing on Philomena, his efforts garnered him an Oscar nomination. Now he has lent his talents to a BBC/ITV outstanding series called The Heist At Hatton Garden. The limited run four episode series debuted on July 9th on the streaming service Britbox. The backstory on the show begins in 2015 over the Easter weekend,The Hatton Garden Safe...

Duration:00:29:08

Eric Freeland from PBS tells us why the Passport program has become "A Game Changer," for the network

6/22/2019
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This week’s guest on our Stream On podcast is Eric Freeland the PBS, Sr. Director Multiplatform Content and Video Strategy. He is the driving force behind the highly successful Passport program that is one of the best streaming media deals on the market period. PBS got it right by offering some of the best content from Masterpiece Theater, Masterpiece Mystery, Frontline, Austin City Limits plus other great national programs. Add to that awesome catalog of outstanding programming you get...

Duration:00:24:40

Eric Freeland from PBS tells us why the Passport prgram has become "A Game Changer," for the network

6/21/2019
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This week’s guest on our Stream On podcast is Eric Freeland the PBS, Sr. Director Multiplatform Content and Video Strategy. He is the driving force behind the highly successful Passport program that is one of the best streaming media deals on the market period. PBS got it right by offering some of the best content from Masterpiece Theater, Masterpiece Mystery, Frontline, Austin City Limits plus other great national programs. Add to that awesome catalog of outstanding programming you get...

Duration:00:27:08

We talk with the cast of the hit Britbox Comedy "Living the Dream" plus part two of our chat with Shane Allen the head of comedy at the BBC

6/14/2019
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Kim Fields, Kevin Nash and Philip Glenister from Living the Dream join us and we continue our conversation with Shane Allen the man in charge of comedy at the BBC. On this edition of Stream On. The Britbox comedy “Living the Dream.” features a normal English family Pembertons who visit Florida on holiday and love the warm weather, the beach and the laid back lifestyle. So, after their to rainy and cold England they make the decision that moving to Florida and buying a business of running a...

Duration:00:30:19

Jed Mercurio the man behind Line of Duty the Acorn TV hit talks about season 5

6/7/2019
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Jed Mercurio and I talk about the success he has had with not one but two hit shows. If you don’t know who Mercurio is chances are you are very familiar with his work. Both Line of Duty (ACORN TV) and Bodyguard (NETFLIX) are two of the most watched police drama’s ever aired on the BBC and they have been big hits in the United States. As a matter of fact season five of Line of Duty that is now airing on ACORN TV, crushed everything else on TV in the U.K. The ratings were off the charts and it...

Duration:00:29:33

Director Michael Tolajian talks about Q-Ball an outstanding FS1 documentary about basketball at San Quentin,

5/31/2019
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This week, my guest is director Michael Tolajian, a multi-award-winning filmmaker and the head of Fox Sports Films and we talk about the FS1 documentary Q-Ball. A little background on the film it is an inside look at the “Q — Warriors, the prison league basketball team at San Quentin, where hardcore criminals are learning to be better people by playing basketball. Warriors superstar Kevin Durant’s production company Thirty Five Media joined forces with HEIST and Hunting Lane Films to produce...

Duration:00:26:01

Stewart Lane and Bonnie Comley on BroadwayHD debuting the iconic musical 42nd Street to fans May 15th

5/6/2019
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Stewart Lane and Bonnie Comley the driving forces behind the successful streaming service BroadwayHD join me to talk about the May 15th launch of one of the most iconic productions of all time 42nd Street. The high energy musical was recently filmed from a production on the West End of London. The legendary theater luminary Mike Bramble, who passed away in February, directed and collaborated on the editing for film. Stewart and Lane were executive producers on the digital production for...

Duration:00:48:06

Stadium CEO Jason Coyle talks about this fast growing free sports network

4/18/2019
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Our guest is Stadium CEO Jason Coyle a network that is growing in popularity by the day. Stadium is a Chicago based 24/7 sports network that has a very impressive group of partners. Silver Chalice, Sinclair Broadcast Group, BAMTech, the NHL, the PGA TOUR, and Meredith Corp have invested in the network. Stadium, ( www.watchstadium.com ) can be found free on over the air television as well on a number of free streaming services Pluto TV, The Roku Channel, STIRR, also via FireTV, Apple TV...

Duration:00:39:31

We talk with Julie Graham, Olivia Vinall and Julian Unthank from the Queens of Mystery a hit for Acorn TV

4/7/2019
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We talk with Julie Graham, Olivia Vinall and Julian Unthank from the Queens of Mystery an Acorn TV original series that is destine to be a hit. On Monday (April 8th) Acorn TV will begin streaming a brand new original mystery series called the Queens of Mystery and after seeing the first two shows I can say without fear of contradiction that we are looking at a big hit. Simply put it is like no mystery show that you have ever seen on television and that is a good thing. The opening two-part...

Duration:00:57:42

Emilie Deutsch of CBS takes us inside the madness with NCAA March Madness Confidential

3/22/2019
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Emilie Deutsch, Vice President, Original Programming and Features, CBS Sports spoke with me from New York about something that gets better every year. I am talking about NCAA March Madness Confidential, the great series of features that provides some of the best stories during the three week run to crown a national champion. Last year they gave America the story of Sister Jean the nun who was the good luck charm for Loyola Chicago. She became a pop icon and social media darling. So who will...

Duration:00:26:35

Manhunt Producer Philippa Braithwaite talks about the hit crime drama on Acorn TV

3/14/2019
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This week’s guest is Manhunt Producer Philippa Braithwaite. She tells us why she and husband Martin Clunes wanted to bring this true story to TV. It is streaming now on Acorn TV here in the U.S. and was a big hit on ITV in the U.K. We want to welcome our new sponsor Care/Of to the Stream On family. They are a monthly subscription vitamin service that delivers completely personalized vitamin and supplement packs right to your door. Check them out TakeCareOf.com/STREAMON50 and get 50% off your...

Duration:00:21:29

Pluto TV CEO Tom Ryan talks about the big Viacom deal and what that means to the very popular streaming service

3/7/2019
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I chat with Pluto TV CEO Tom Ryan who has always been a forward-thinking kind of a guy. Along with his talented team, they put together one of the most successful free streaming video offerings on the market with over 12 million subscribers. Earlier this week their long-anticipated $340 million purchase by Viacom is complete and the future is very bright for all of us who love our Pluto TV. Ryan gives us some insight on how the deal got done as well as what it means to the many fans of the...

Duration:00:28:45

At FloSports it's all about the storytelling and they do it better than anyone else

2/23/2019
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Our guest is David Weiss who serves as the Executive Vice President of Multimedia Sales at FloSports. We talk about the streaming services ever growing portfolio of sports that includes inroads into Major League Soccer to complement their ever expanding list of college vents. David talks about the FloSports philosophy of storytelling, not just broadcasting an event but building the all-important backstory around those players and teams you see competing on the network. With more than 10,000...

Duration:00:34:19

Shane Allen of the BBC talks about a "New Age," of comedy at the network

2/17/2019
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Shane Allen, Serves as the Controller, Comedy Commissioning, at the BBC. He is the man who oversees what comedy programs the network airs and who doesn’t make the cut. He talks about how some of the networks new offerings as well as why he is excited about Britbox comedies like Hold the Sunset with John Cleese and Living the Dream, Mum, plus much more. We also talk about Living the Dream that hits home for Floridians. As you may know nearly a million former residents of the U.K. now live in...

Duration:00:20:27

Local news is a big draw in the streaming video world!

2/9/2019
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With local newspapers going the way of the dinosaur it is local TV news that has done a wonderful job of picking up the slack on coverage. We talk with Joseph Dunn the head of promotions for ABC 7 Sarasota-Tampa-St. Petersburg they are one of over 300 local news outlets that stream their news out daily. We talk about how local television news has never neon more important or more accessible than it is today. No matter where you are in the United States or world wise you now have access to...

Duration:00:33:45

Jeff Gerttula, EVP & GM of CBS Sports Digital talks all things Super Bowl

2/1/2019
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Jeff Gerttula, EVP & GM of CBS Sports Digital is our guest and CBS Sports HQ has three HUGE days of free digital coverage on this must have streaming app. This will be the best streaming content coverage from Atlanta ever done for Super Bowl coverage. As watching Super Bowl LIII it will be televised by CBS and streamed for FREE on CBSSports.com or the CBS Sports app (available on most connected devices); also available on CBS All Access. Also, be sure to watch CBS Sports HQ for all the...

Duration:00:20:54

Our guest is Tony nominated actress Mary Bridget Davies, who is Janis Joplin.

1/18/2019
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Tony nominee Mary Bridget Davies, brings her amazing performance to fans worldwide as “A Night with Janis Joplin,” debuts Saturday, January 19th on BroadwayHD. We talk with Davies, as well as BroadwayHD founders Stewart Lane and Bonnie Comley about this dynamic musical that took Broadway by storm. Davis talks about her relationship with the Joplin family, as well as how fun, but demanding it was playing the role of the iconic rock star. Be sure to check out Broadwayhd.com for the details and...

Duration:00:41:26

Why buying a Smart TV might not be so smart

1/10/2019
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This week we do a deep dive into all things streaming with Boom Media founder and CEO Jay Henderson. He gives us a “Master Class, in what is the best television to purchase for streaming video and also capable to adapt to industry changes. Also we discuss what types of streaming sticks that best meet the needs of streamers no matter what your level expertise might be. Another topic we address is the world of streaming boxes that are on the market from Roku, to Amazon to Apple and all the...

Duration:00:46:01

Acorn TV Give’s Fans Hélène Joy and Season 12 of ‘Murdoch Mysteries Dec. 24th as a gift

12/23/2018
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On December 24th Acorn TV will give us a very special gift season 12 of “Murdoch Mystery.” We also have a special gift and that is Hélène Joy, who plays Dr. Julia Ogden, the wife of Inspector William Murdoch – friend of the show Yannick Bisson. She talks to us not only about season 12 complete with plenty of interesting behind the scenes tidbits. She spoke to us from Australia where she is on holiday. * Promotional and sponsor consideration from Sling TV the best streaming live television...

Duration:00:34:20

ESPN Analyst Dan Orlovsky talks about the 2018 bowl season

12/17/2018
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Dan Orlovsky joins to give college football fans some insights as to what it means to the players, coaches and fans to go to a bowl game. He also shares his insights into some “sleeper games,” that you should checkout over the next couple of week’s including The Bad Boy Mowers Gasparilla Bowl where he will be Thursday night as the University of South Florida will play host to Marshall University. What over 30 college football games including the National Championship game on the ESPN app....

Duration:00:27:34