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One-on-one interviews with various members of the sports media world. Additionally, from time to time there will be narrative-driven podcasts in the style of Stephen Dubner's Freakonomics.
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Episode 78: James Andrew Miller on Robert Caro’s “Working”

39:51 | Apr 27th

Always a pleasure to talk to Jim but a note to the sports media lovers: we spent a few minutes on “will ABC get an NFL package?” during the last few minutes but this episode is for book lovers and primarily focused on author Robert Caro’s new book “W...Show More
Episode 77: Patrick Crakes, Media Consultant

37:15 | Feb 8th

Lots of Super Bowl ratings talk! If you’re enough of a TV ratings nerd to care how TV network executives think about and use the Super Bowl Nielsen TV ratings hopefully this will be a pretty good listen. We also had a good conversation about ESPN+ an...Show More
Episode 76: Ryan Glasspiegel, The Big Lead

35:50 | Dec 19th, 2018

More “pre-holiday informal phone call”  than “formal podcast” but it was fun and we talked NBA ratings & whether ESPN did a better job with the NBA schedule than Turner and whether Turner Sports’ star is fading more generally (Tiger/Phil, will it kee...Show More
Episode 75: Patrick Crakes on what happens with the Fox Sports RSNs

32:31 | Nov 29th, 2018

  Two podcasts in a week? Yep. I didn’t see that coming either but opportunity with former Fox Sports exec turned media consultant Pat Crakes knocked so I answered. We mostly talked the fate of the 22 Fox Sports RSNs that Disney is acquiring in its d...Show More
Episode 74: James Andrew Miller

30:01 | Nov 28th, 2018

  Opportunity knocked and it seemed like a good way to let people know I’m still alive! We talked about the great “Sex and the City” chapter of Jim’s Origins podcast, about Disney warming the NFL up to make a bid on a rights package for the ABC broad...Show More
Episode 73: Bill Gorman, @TVGrimReaper

24:51 | Oct 25th, 2018

Great to have the podcast’s first guest and my friend and fellow TVbytheNumbers co-founder Bill Gorman back on the podcast. We talked CBS’s over the top streaming service CBS AllAccess, Fox broadcast net’s new strategy, digital companies bidding on N...Show More
Episode 72: Oriana Schwindt, “American Grift” podcast

33:08 | Oct 19th, 2018

  When I was very focused on the TV/media scene Oriana Schwindt was one of the best reporters I came across. Oriana has finished her Centerville project and recently launched a new podcast, “American Grift.” We talked about the podcast, the fall broa...Show More
Episode 71: Jemele Hill

36:11 | Oct 14th, 2018

It was great to finally chat with Jemele Hill. We talked about SC6 and navigating becoming the poster children for both ESPN being too political and ESPN laying people off. We also talked SC6 ratings (Jemele has become a pretty good ratings analyst),...Show More
Episode 70: Albert “Scooter” Vertino, SVP of Programming for Turner Sports

43:06 | Oct 11th, 2018

Ahead of the upcoming NBA season I thought it’d be fun to catch up with Turner Sports’ Scooter Vertino. We talked Yankees/Red Sox, Astros not getting any primetime love in the LDS, Astros/Red Sox ALCS, hiring Candace Parker, 23 years of opening night...Show More
Episode 69: Anthony Crupi, Ad Age/Phil Orlins, ESPN

1:27:41 | Sep 22nd, 2018

  A two-fer podcast: first up is Anthony Crupi: we talk about ESPN+ hitting a million viewers, studio shows on sports nets, out of home viewing and the late national windows on FOX & CBS and how both are bigger than Sunday Night Football and some of ...Show More
Episode 68: Anthony Crupi, Advertising Age

51:06 | Sep 15th, 2018

Anthony Crupi back by popular demand!  We talked Alliance of American Football, NFL ratings, tales from the sad salad (the “power salad” wasn’t sad, but…) Crupi’s gambling picks for this weekend and more. Anthony on Twitter: @CrupiCrupiCrupi Anthony’...Show More
Episode 67: John Ourand & Richard Deitsch

35:58 | Sep 7th, 2018

I’d never had Richard & John on together and it was as much fun as I’d hoped it would be! We went deep on the single data point (the overnight rating for Falcons/Eagles) of NFL ratings available when we taped. We also discussed the ratings landscape ...Show More
Episode 66: Jeff Pearlman, best-selling author

28:46 | Sep 4th, 2018

It was a pleasure to chat with Jeff Pearlman about his upcoming book: Football for a Buck: the crazy rise and crazier demise of the USFL. We talked about the book, a bit about his process and some sports media topics. I’ll just tease it this way: any...Show More
Episode 65: Jason Coyle, CEO, Stadium

30:06 | Aug 24th, 2018

  Stadium just celebrated its first birthday and had a lot going on in year one. I had a lot of fun talking to Stadium CEO, Jason Coyle about distribution, media rights, Stadium’s partnerships with Facebook and Twitch, free over-the-air TV, on-air ta...Show More
Episode 64: James Andrew Miller

27:10 | Aug 20th, 2018

  Jim and I talked his podcast Origins of a Champion: Nick Saban & Alabama’s Crimson Tide. Nick Saban has a heart of gold and Lane Kiffin is very compelling and I’m fascinated by the idea of the pressure cooker environment at Alabama. We spent some t...Show More
Episode 63: Ryan Glasspiegel, The Big Lead

50:41 | Aug 14th, 2018

  Ryan was back on the podcast to help me shake off the rust. He tried! We mostly chatted about our media habits but we veered into HIGH NOON moving to 4pm; some of the OTT services like ESPN+ & DAZN, Ryan sang the praises of the Milwaukee Journal Se...Show More
Episode 62: The “where’s the podcast?” podcast

01:02 | Aug 3rd, 2018

Technical difficulties: please stand by. The podcast will return in late August.
Episode 61: Cassidy Hubbarth, ESPN

30:56 | Jun 15th, 2018

It was great to chat with ESPN’s Cassidy Hubbarth. We talked NBA free agency, LeBron, NBA Draft/free agency, NBA Summer League, behind the scenes production vs. being on-air, SportsCenter for SnapChat. how important social media (Twitter in particula...Show More
Episode 60: Scooter Vertino, SVP, Programming & Production at Turner Sports

29:17 | Jun 6th, 2018

  It was great to have Scooter back on the podcast. We covered a range of NBA production-related topics (relationships with talent, dealing with real-time Internet feedback, are they doing anything special for the small and more), TNT’s great playoff...Show More
Episode 59: Peter Schrager, “Good Morning Football”

25:29 | May 30th, 2018

It’s always a blast to catch up with Fox Sports’ and NFL Networks’ Peter Schrager.  Topics discussed include: GMFB’s new digs in Time Square, GMFB ratings, and GMFB getting some love. We also chatted NBA vs. NFL, Bryan Colangelo’s Twitter burner acco...Show More
Episode 57: Ryan Glasspiegel & Patrick Crakes

33:50 | May 9th, 2018

  Ryan & Patrick together again for a podcast mostly focused on employee salaries being made public inspired by this Andrew Marchand piece in the New York Post. ( https://nypost.com/2018/05/08/why-is-espn-paying-katie-nolan-seven-figures/ ). We also ...Show More
Episode 56: Richard Deitsch

55:07 | May 4th, 2018

Was great to catch up with Richard on a variety of sports media related topics and on moving to Canada and joining The Athletic. This was a “Never Can Say Goodbye” podcast where we kept talking (and taping) several times after saying goodbye. I could...Show More
Episode 55: Derek Thompson, The Atlantic

17:56 | Apr 24th, 2018

  It was great to talk to Derek Thompson who’s a senior editor for The Atlantic and the best-selling author of Hit Makers: The Science of Popularity in an Age of Distraction for a short podcast. We discussed his recent piece in The Atlantic: Disneyfl...Show More
Episode 54: Ryan Glasspiegel & Patrick Crakes on the NFL Schedule

47:04 | Apr 21st, 2018

Ryan Glasspiegel from The Big Lead and first-time guest Patrick Crakes who is a media consultant and former executive at Fox Sports joined the podcast and on the heels of the NFL schedule release it was a lot of fun talking to them. Topics discussed:...Show More
Episode 53: Bill Roth, Broadcaster, “Intro to Sports Media” Professor at Virginia Tech

32:00 | Apr 2nd, 2018

Bill Roth has a broadcasting career that spans 30 years including an impressive 27 of them consecutively calling Virginia Tech football.  Bill has transitioned to calling some national games on ESPN & CBS Sports Network but Bill is back in Blacksburg...Show More
Episode 52: Jon Lewis, sportsmediawatch.com

33:56 | Mar 24th, 2018

Was great to talk to Jon Lewis about Indy Car leaving ABC for NBC, NCAA tournament ratings and potentially good finals matches still in play, NBA ratings, the new Sunday Night Baseball booth, Monday Night & Thursday night football booths, NFL ratings...Show More
Episode 51: Eric Jackson on ESPN’s new president

32:27 | Mar 6th, 2018

On March 5, 2018 ESPN announced it had hired Disney exec Jimmy Pitaro as president of ESPN. On March 6, 2018 I talked to Eric Jackson, who is founder and president of EMJ Capital about the hire. Eric is a big investor in the tech and media sectors an...Show More
Episode 50: Winter Olympics Ratings

06:58 | Mar 1st, 2018

  No guests for this one. A quick, less than 7-minute podcast discussing the Winter Olympics Ratings from PyeongChang on NBC. Here are the numbers versus Sochi in 2014 via NBC Sports: WINTER OLYMPICS PRIMETIME TOTAL AUDIENCE DELIVERY PYC 2018 Soc...Show More
Episode 49: Mina Kimes, ESPN

18:03 | Feb 13th, 2018

Mina recently wrote a great piece on NFL ratings ( if you don’t see a hypertext link you can find the piece at: http://www.espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/22359434/where-people-miss-point-nfl-television-ratings-2017-season-super-bowl-lii ) and we talked abou...Show More
Episode 48: Jimmy Traina, Sports Illustrated

35:00 | Feb 6th, 2018

  Jimmy Traina was the only person I spoke to before the NFL season who predicted NFL ratings would go down this season. I thought it’d be good to have him on to bookend the season by talking about ratings for the Super Bowl. We also talked about whe...Show More
Episode 47: Michael David Smith, Managing Editor at ProFootballTalk

31:05 | Jan 31st, 2018

  It was a pleasure to finally talk to Michael David Smith who was calling in from Minnesota where he’s covering the Super Bowl. We talked about the Super Bowl and the perceived lack of buzz, what the ratings will be and who will win the game. We als...Show More
Episode 46: Rick Cordella, Executive Vice President and General Manager, Digital Media, NBC Sports Group

24:37 | Jan 29th, 2018

With NBC televising both the Super Bowl and the Olympics in February, I thought it’s be a good time to catch up with Rick Cordella to talk about NBC Sports’ plans for handling that on the streaming side. Topics discussed include: – Balancing the stre...Show More
Episode 45: Albert “Scooter” Vertino, SVP of Programming & Production, Turner Sports

44:29 | Jan 25th, 2018

It was great getting to know Scooter Vertino a little. Additionally, Scooter also is SVP of content, programming and production for NBA digital which includes NBA-TV, League Pass and NBA.com. Topics discussed include: – reactions to the schedule and ...Show More
Episode 44: Burke Magnus, Executive VP of Programming & Scheduling, ESPN with Matt Sarzyniak

39:45 | Jan 22nd, 2018

  It was great to talk to ESPN’s Burke Magnus. Two sections to this podcast. The first 15 minutes is a straight one-on-one interview with Burke where we discuss: – College Football Bowl season recap – Burke’s thoughts on the move away from New Year’s...Show More
Episode 43: Ryan Glasspiegel, The Big Lead

41:59 | Jan 18th, 2018

  Topics discussed include: NFL ratings Outside factors impacting NFL ratings (Ryan posits Videogames and Netflix) Media coverage of the Larry Nassar trial Discussion of Ryan branching out from just writing to doing a podcast and radio appearances an...Show More
Episode 42: Richard Deitsch, Sports Illustrated with Ad Age’s Anthony Crupi

51:10 | Jan 9th, 2018

  Richard Deitsch and Anthony Crupi have appeared individually on my podcast more than any other guests so I thought it would be fun to pair them up. It was*. Topics discussed include: — Super Bowl ratings? — discussion about how NFL ratings are cove...Show More
Episode 41: Aaron Barzilai, herhoopstats.com & Richard Deitsch, Sports Illustrated

29:46 | Jan 5th, 2018

  There’s a great community of data scientists on the Internet and that’s how I originally came across Aaron Barzilai. Now Aaron has launched herhoopstats.com, a site that aspires to be the Ken Pom of women’s college basketball. Since Richard Deitsch...Show More
Episode 40: Jim Miller, “Origins with James Andrew Miller”

44:57 | Jan 3rd, 2018

  Jim Miller of “Live from New York,” “Those Guys Have All the Fun” and “Powerhouse” fame joined the podcast to talk about the recently released PTI episode of the ESPN chapter of his Origins podcast. We also talked about his recent piece in The Holl...Show More
Episode 39: Ryan Glasspiegel, The Big Lead

46:55 | Dec 21st, 2017

Ryan Glasspiegel from the Big Lead joined the podcast for the third time to discuss a variety of recent sports business and sports media topics. Topics discussed include: Ryen Rusillo leaving ESPN/Where will he land John Skipper’s resignation from ES...Show More
Episode 38: Kevin Draper, New York Times

37:27 | Dec 14th, 2017

  Kevin Draper joined the podcast again. I really enjoy listening to Kevin talk sports media. Topics discussed: — Disney/Fox, and what it means for ESPN and Fox Sports — The wrongful termination lawsuit brought against NFL Network that includes sexua...Show More
Episode 37: Jon Wilner, Mercury News/Pac-12 Hotline

42:42 | Dec 8th, 2017

The Pac-12 Hotline’s Jon Wilner joined the podcast for a wide-ranging discussion on his work, the recent college football season and the sports business landscape in the Pac-12. Topics discussed include: — What Jon’s interested in and how Jon handles...Show More
Episode 36: College Football Ratings with SBJ’s Austin Karp & D1.Ticker’s Matt Roberts

38:38 | Nov 30th, 2017

  The person responsible for scheduling thought now would be a good time to check-in on college football ratings and that Sports Business Journal/Sports Business Daily’s Austin Karp & D1.Ticker’s Matt Roberts would be great to have on to talk about i...Show More
Episode 35: Kevin Wildes, VP of Original Content for NBA Studio Production at ESPN

33:52 | Nov 15th, 2017

  Right now is pretty great time for the NBA so it was a great time and a lot of fun to get to know Kevin Wildes a little bit. Kevin heads up the group that produces the “NBA Countdown” pregame and postgame shows, Rachel Nichols’ “The Jump” and “Spor...Show More
Episode 34: Richard Deitsch, Sports Illustrated

54:52 | Nov 9th, 2017

Always a pleasure to talk to Richard Deitsch who was back on the podcast for the fourth time after a somewhat prolonged absence. Topics discussed include: — Podcasting! When it comes to podcasting Richard faces some constraints that Geno Auriemma    ...Show More
Episode 33: Matt Sarzyniak, mattsarzsports.com

32:10 | Nov 6th, 2017

  Was a pleasure to chat with all-around good guy Matt Sarzyniak who has been showing off his programming skills to compile TV listings grids for college football and men’s college basketball since 2005 (!). Topics discussed include: — how Matt launc...Show More
Episode 32: Kevin Draper, New York Times

35:12 | Nov 1st, 2017

  If you’re a subscriber to this podcast odds are good that you’re a sports media enthusiast so you’re probably very familiar with Kevin Draper’s work at Deadspin and now at the New York Times. So it was a real treat for me to finally talk to Kevin a...Show More
Episode 31: Matt Roberts, D1.Ticker

37:31 | Oct 30th, 2017

  Matt Roberts has been quietly building a news and information business serving the needs of college athletics administration. The D1.Ticker, a daily curated newsletter serving Division 1 schools, is now in its 5th year. There’s also a D2 ticker ser...Show More
Episode 30: 6 minutes on ESPN/Barstool (John Skipper, get ye a pessimist)

06:25 | Oct 24th, 2017

Just me doing six and a half minutes on why something that could’ve easily been avoided from ESPN’s perspective was not avoided.
Episode 29: Bill Gorman, @TVGrimReaper

33:25 | Oct 21st, 2017

Bill Gorman, my friend, fellow TVbytheNumbers and first ever guest on this podcast is back on the podcast. Topics include: — Bill’s thoughts on Highly Questionable & Bomani Jones — ¿Si o no?: Katie Nolan — Loving to hate the players more than loving ...Show More
Episode 28: Tas Melas, NBA TV’s “The Starters”

36:51 | Oct 17th, 2017

With the NBA season kicking off tonight, it was fun to chat with Tas Melas (he’s @TasMelas on Twitter) who’s one of the hosts for Turner Sports & NBA TV’s “The Starters” Topics discussed include: — ‘The Starters’ Origin story — Having fun and doing s...Show More
Episode 27: Traug Keller, Senior Vice President, ESPN Audio

24:55 | Oct 6th, 2017

It was great to talk to Traug Keller and learn more about ESPN’s audio business. Topics discussed include: — The 30 for 30 audio podcasts — ESPN Radio — The mix between radio and podcasting/audio on demand — Challenges of getting more Android users l...Show More
Episode 26: Anthony Crupi (@CrupiCrupiCrupi) Ad Age

56:05 | Oct 3rd, 2017

Anthony Crupi’s third visit to the podcast was a pretty free-flowing discussion ranging from NFL ratings, advertising spot costs, and Yankees/Twins to out of home viewing and Amazon Prime streaming of NFL games. Crupi on Twitter Crupi on Advertising ...Show More
Episode 25: James Andrew Miller (@JimMiller)

42:14 | Sep 29th, 2017

It was a real treat for me to talk to James Andrew Miller. Topics discussed: — Katie Nolan exiting Fox early — Kate Nolan saying NO to the new Mike Greenberg Show — The New Mike Greenberg Show — NBA Countdown show moving to NYC — Recent responsibilit...Show More
Episode 24: John Ourand, Sports Business Journal; Ryan Glasspiegel, The Big Lead

37:58 | Sep 25th, 2017

A virtual sports media roundtable via two separate calls, one with John, one with Ryan. Topics discussed were easy to keep track of for this episode because there were only two: — NFL ratings — Michelle Beadle & Jalen Rose joining Mike Greenberg’s up...Show More
Episode 23: Molly Solomon, Golf Channel

30:01 | Sep 18th, 2017

  I had a great time talking to this episode’s guest, Molly Solomon, Executive Producer and Sr. Vice President of production and operations at the Golf Channel. Topics discussed include: — where does Molly stash all of her Emmy Awards? — women in exe...Show More
Episode 22: Rachel Nichols, ESPN

30:03 | Sep 15th, 2017

Note: there’s a brief rant about week 1 NFL ratings at the beginning of this podcast. If you want to go straight to Rachel Nichols, skip to the 3 minute mark. The NBA season is around the corner and I had a lot of fun talking to ESPN’s Rachel Nichols...Show More
Episode 21: Peter Schrager, NFL Network & Fox Sports

32:24 | Sep 10th, 2017

It was great to finally get to talk to Peter Schrager. Note: we taped this on August 28, but I have same old school notions about editorial calendars so I held it back for the first Sunday of NFL season. If anything seems dated already, that’s my fau...Show More
Episode 20: Scott Van Pelt, ESPN

31:17 | Sep 6th, 2017

Scott Van Pelt was one of the inspirations for my doing a podcast to begin with so with “Midnight SportsCenter with SVP” just entering its third season it seemed like a great time to chat with Scott. Topics include: — whether Scott actually is and st...Show More
Episode 19: Richard Deitsch, Sports Illustrated

37:05 | Sep 1st, 2017

Always a pleasure to talk to Richard who made his 3rd visit to the podcast. I thought it would be fun to talk about a couple of sports media stories from this week ahead of the long weekend so Richard weighed in on: — CBS Sports chairman Sean McManus...Show More
Episode 18: Jay Onrait, TSN “Jay & Dan’s SportsCentre”

33:11 | Aug 30th, 2017

Jay spoke candidly, and thoughtfully about his time at FS1 and about his return to TSN. Jay also shared his insight on how highlight shows should, look, feel and work in terms of providing an experience for the viewer at home. Topics covered: — I not...Show More
Episode 17: Rick Cordella, EVP & GM Digital Media, NBC Sports Group

33:14 | Aug 25th, 2017

  Streaming and over the top service topics are hot right now so it was great to finally chat with Rick Cordella (@RickCordella on Twitter) who heads up NBC’s digital business. Topics covered include: — how NBC’s streaming has evolved over the last 1...Show More
Episode 16: Jimmy Traina, Sports Illustrated

33:59 | Aug 23rd, 2017

This episode is with Sports Illustrated’s Jimmy Traina (@JimmyTraina). We talk: — NFL TV ratings — Is Trump so Trumpy he’ll still weigh on NFL ratings? — Will Kaepernick be on an NFL roster on opening day? — Thoughts on the post-Jamie Horowitz landsc...Show More
Episode 15: Fred Segal, @OldTakesExposed

29:17 | Aug 21st, 2017

Fred Segal runs the Freezing Cold Takes/@OldTakesExposed Twitter feed which I’ve always been fascinated by. The thing that is really fascinating to me is that most of the people (but, as it turns out, definitely not all of them) with the takes being ...Show More
Episode 14: J. A. Adande, Director of Sports Journalism, Medill School of Journalism

29:15 | Aug 14th, 2017

I really enjoyed chatting with J.A.(@jadande) and appreciated his frankness in discussing his decision to leave ESPN to focus exclusively on his duties at Medill. Topics covered: — Over/under 5 Adande appearances on Around the Horn in 2018? — what ro...Show More
Episode 13: Ryan Glasspiegel, The Big Lead

55:36 | Aug 3rd, 2017

  A fun conversation with The Big Lead’s Ryan Glasspiegel (@SportsRapport on Twitter). It was a pretty freeform covering a wide range of topics including: — Ryan’s work at The Big Lead — Some of the big feature pieces that Ryan has worked on: * Dick...Show More
Episode 12: Anthony Crupi, Advertising Age

1:07:14 | Jul 29th, 2017

  Big thanks to Anthony Crupi for coming back on the podcast and for joining me on short notice. Topics discussed include: — TV critics talking about the business of television — How the fall primetime schedule came about — Is ESPN counting on Greeny...Show More
Episode 11: Richard Deitsch (@RichardDeitsch) & Eric Jackson (@EricJackson)

1:07:40 | Jul 21st, 2017

A sports media roundtable episode. It was great to have Sports Illustrated’s Richard Deitsch back on the podcast joined by tech and media investor Eric Jackson. New York City was also a vibrant participant on this podcast thanks to Richard. Topics co...Show More
Episode 10: Ahmed Fareed, Co-Anchor for NBC Sports Bay Area SF Giants Pre/Post-Game Coverage

51:52 | Jul 12th, 2017

I had a great time chatting with Ahmed about his new job co-hosting Giants pre and post-game coverage. Topics covered include: — what it’s like to get such a great gig in a season where the Giants are at or around historically bad levels — what it’s ...Show More
Episode 9: Aaron Solomon: Producer, ESPN’s ‘Around the Horn’ (@ASolomon6)

53:00 | Jul 5th, 2017

  As a long time “Around the Horn” fan it was a lot of fun to chat with Aaron Solomon (@Solomon6 on Twitter) who is the show’s producer. Among the topics discussed: – what’s involved in producing the show, including the daily morning conference calls...Show More
Episode 8: Bonus with Anthony Crupi of Advertising Age (@CrupiCrupiCrupi)

26:08 | Jul 3rd, 2017

  Happy 4th of  July a day early! Last week I wanted to rush the podcast with Advertising Age’s Anthony Crupi out because Fox had just announced it had signed up for Nielsen’s Out of Home Ratings Measurement service, joining ESPN. So I published a ve...Show More
Episode 7: Richard Deitsch, Sports Illustrated

1:16:32 | Jun 30th, 2017

A pretty big week of podcasting for me culminates with Sports Illustrated’s Richard Deitsch. Topics covered: – The Skip Bayless LeBron-mocking Tweets resulting in Undisputed vs Paw Patrol, Scooby Doo, Columbo, etc. — a quick aside on the “influencer ...Show More
Episode 6: Sports Business Journal’s John Ourand (@Ourand_SBJ) and Austin Karp (@Austin Karp)

43:48 | Jun 26th, 2017

  A sports media round table of sorts with Sports Business Journal/Sports Business Daily’s John Ourand and Austin Karp. Topics covered: – I raved about and plugged SBJ’s “Morning Buzz Podcast” and asked Austin how long that took to put together. – Wh...Show More
Episode 5: Anthony Crupi (@CrupiCrupiCrupi), Advertising Age — Out of Home TV Ratings Measurement

1:00:28 | Jun 26th, 2017

  Anthony Crupi has been following the TV biz longer than I have and I’ve enjoyed his consistently great work the whole time I’ve been tracking TV, first when he was at AdWeek and since mid-2014 at Advertising Age. With news breaking this morning (Ju...Show More
Episode 4: Oriana Schwindt (@Schwindter), former TV/Media reporter now exploring Centerville, USA

50:36 | Jun 20th, 2017

From a TV-loving high-schooler who learned about the TV business on the great old “Television Without Pity” message boards to actually writing about TV at TV Guide Magazine and Variety among others…We covered Oriana’s journey to becoming one of the b...Show More
Episode 3: Jonathan Tannenwald, Philadelphia Inquirer/Philly.com – @TheGoalKeeper/@JTannenwald

45:26 | Jun 13th, 2017

After knowing Jonathan on social media for a couple of years it was a lot of fun to finally get to talk with him. We covered how he got into sports journalism, what he’s up to at the Philadelphia Inquirer & Philly.com. We also talked a lot about socc...Show More
Episode 2: Derek Volner (@DerekVolner), Manager @ESPNPR for College Sports/Ratings Junkie

41:47 | Jun 7th, 2017

Had a great chat with Derek about his career so far, what a typical week during the college football season looks like for him, things that bug him about how TV ratings are covered and the annual “College Hockey Talk with John Buccigross & Barry Melr...Show More
Episode 1, Bill Gorman, TV by the Numbers co-founder, former @TheCancelBear and current @TVGrimReaper

40:10 | May 31st, 2017

For my first podcast I interview my friend and fellow TVBTN co-founder Bill Gorman about the Renew/Cancel Index for broadcast network scripted shows and his experiences as the Webby Award-winning @TheCancelBear on Twitter and  now as @TVGrimReaper on...Show More
The Intro to the podcast podcast with @SportsTVRatings

06:18 | May 27th, 2017

The first formal one-on-one style podcast will hopefully be posted on Tuesday or Wednesday (May 30 or 31, 2017). Here’s a brief podcast introducing the podcast so I can start figuring out how much pain will be involved getting into Apple Podcasts & G...Show More