|Monday, June 6, 2022|
|12:15 PM - 12:30 PM (PDT)|
|12:30 PM - 12:35 PM (PDT)|
|12:35 PM - 12:55 PM (PDT)|
Opening Keynote Conversation: Direct-to-Consumer Streaming Sports & More - With Bally Sports & Sinclair Broadcasting
We talk streaming strategy with the operational heads of Bally Sports and Sinclair Broadcasting - plus get a sneak peek into the companies' eagerly anticipated, soon-to-launch direct-to-consumer live sports streaming app.
|1:00 PM - 1:40 PM (PDT)|
Ad-Supported Streaming TV FTW
The rapid rise and widespread penetration of ad-supported streaming television offerings is the media story of the young decade, and its growth trajectory among consumers and marketers appears limitless. We dig into how some of the major aggregators and incorporators of AVOD & FAST programming are transforming the traditional TV landscape, what its future looks like, and the significant challenges that still lie ahead.
David Bloom - Words & Deeds Media LLC
Tejal Ajmera - Kin
Vikrant Mathur - Future Today
Jack Mollins - Atmosphere
Erick Opeka - Cinedigm Networks
Damian Pelliccione - Revry
|1:45 PM - 2:05 PM (PDT)|
Mid-Day I Keynote Conversation: TV’s Streaming (R)Evolution – With Byron Allen
An exclusive one-on-one conversation with Allen Media Group's inimitable Founder & CEO Byron Allen, as we discuss the company's fast-growing roster of ad-supported streaming services like LocalNow, Weather Channel en Espanol, Pttrn, and HBCU GO - and what lies ahead for the future.
|2:10 PM - 2:45 PM (PDT)|
The Battle for TV’s New ‘OS’
As traditional broadcast and MVPD television delivery mechanisms give way to an avalanche of direct-to-consumer streaming options, the competition to control the gateway between content, advertising and the viewer is becoming intense; we discuss what’s ahead in the world of pucks, sticks and especially smart TVs themselves.
David Bloom - Words & Deeds Media LLC
Adam Bergman - VIZIO
Jamia Bigalow - Amazon Fire TV
John Gee - LG Ads Solutions
Dirk Wittenborg - Foxxum / rlaxxTV
|2:45 PM - 2:55 PM (PDT)|
|3:00 PM - 3:40 PM (PDT)|
The Legacy of 'Linear'
Despite repeated proclamations to the contrary, the “death” of the linear television channel appears premature in the streaming age; the surprising durability of classic channel grids, familiar programmer brands and even a new breed of linear FAST/streaming TV-like channels poses a bevy of opportunities and challenges, which we’ll discuss.
Tim Hanlon - The Vertere Group
JIM Long - Didja, Inc
Carol Hanley - Whip Media Group
Jane Marks - Philo
Hiram Norman - The CW Network
Rick Young - LTN Global
|3:40 PM - 4:00 PM (PDT)|
Mid-Day II Keynote Conversation: "Binge Times" – With Authors Dade Hayes & Dawn Chmielewski
Next TV Managing Editor Daniel Frankel sits down with media industry reporters Dade Hayes (Deadline) and Dawn Chmielewski (Reuters) for an insider’s account of their new bestselling book “Binge Times: Inside Hollywood’s Furious Billion-Dollar Battle to Take Down Netflix” – the most comprehensive account yet of the entertainment business’ still-evolving pivot to streaming.
|4:00 PM - 4:30 PM (PDT)|
Streaming TV’s ‘Paradox of Choice’
With a blizzard of streaming content choices available to even the most basic of American media households, consumers risk being overwhelmed by even the simplest of viewing decisions; we discuss how programmers and consumers can each benefit by coming improvements in content guidance, navigation, recommendation, and search.
Daniel Frankel - Next TV
Bryan Bossard - ThinkAnalytics
Tim Cutting - Reelgood
Lauren DeVillier - Struum
Scott Hancock - Plex
|4:30 PM - 4:50 PM (PDT)|
Closing Keynote Conversation: Factual Entertainment: From Niche to Scale - With Curiosity, Inc.
An exclusive one-on-one conversation with Curiosity, Inc. President & CEO Clint Stinchcomb, as we discuss the opportunities and challenges of running the industry's preeminent factual entertainment media company - including its flagship SVOD streaming service Curiosity Stream.
|5:00 PM - 6:00 PM (PDT)|
Thank You & Closing Reception