Posts Tagged ‘Mad Men’

NAB kicks into high gear tomorrow at the Las Vegas Convention Center.  Always a great show, here are some of the highlights. M 4/12 7:30-8:30 Brandon Burgess, ION, John Thode, Dell, Dave Lougee, Gannett 9-10 Michael J. Fox, Hiroshi Yoshioka, Sony, Gordon Smith, NAB 10:30-11:30 Broadcast Spectrum w Phil Bellaria, FCC, Meredith Broadcast Group.. 11-11:30 […]


SXSW Music kickoff is tonight!    That means SXSWi & Film is ending – oh boo – the winning session goes to the Cuban/Boxee debate and the Sean Lennon panel.  The Tarantino session had the most drama.  Most tweeted parties included Gowalla, PBS, Pure Volume, Frog Design, Diggnation and Ning (RV)IP Karaoke. That said, in just a […]


SXSW Music + Film + Interactive is just days away. I’ve interviewed close to a dozen bands for Spinner and will start posting those links below.  Here’s just a small sampling of the panels, the parties, and the experiences awaiting.  Enjoy! Broadway Calls http://www.spinner.com/2010/02/11/sxsw-2010-broadway-calls/ Grace Potter and The Nocturnals http://www.spinner.com/2010/03/10/sxsw-2010-grace-potter-and-the-nocturnals/ Grady http://www.spinner.com/2010/03/12/grady-interview-sxsw-2010/ Grandchildren http://www.spinner.com/2010/03/11/grandchildren-interview-sxsw-2010/ Grass Widow […]


Tomorrow happens at the tastemaking festival of the year, SXSW Music + Film + Interactive, where nearly 30,000 will descend upon Austin from F 3/12 – Su 3/21 to spark new ideas on social-mobile-gaming-film-tv-music-and more that contemplate where we’re heading and the nuts and bolts of how to get there.  It’s a launching pad for […]


#CES and #NATPE kicked off the year with keen insights into ubiquitous connectivity and content. Awashed in fantastical visions, the theme of imaginative wonder, optimism and excitement permeated the events marking the awakening of a magical many-to-many era. Enter SyFy’s House of Imagination and Alcatel-Lucent’s LTE world – rich, frictionless space for magical personal experiences.  Car as platform, toaster […]


Showrunners from this season’s top hits are speaking today at the HRTS luncheon at Century Plaza.  We’re trying to tune in via the live stream at http://www.hrts.org but they’re having technical difficulties.  It’s unfortunate because HRTS produces very informative programs where great insights are shared.  This is particularly true of Steve Levitan who is always […]


This is it!  The last week of conferences for the year and what a way to go out. Digital Living Room will be celebrating connected devices at Sun Microsystems, Santa Clara tomorrow and on Wednesday HRTS is lunching with the showrunners of Modern Family, Glee, Mad Men, How I Met Your Mother and Rescue Me at […]


Digital Hollywood, the standard by which all digital media conferences are measured, a gathering at the intersection of film tv music gaming social mobile, an intense, exhilarating, deliriously exhausting brain squeeze where the brightest in the business try to piece it together while moving faster than the speed of light.  On stage and off were blockbuster […]


Digital Hollywood, a must for content licensing professionals, lands at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel M 10/19-Th 10/22 and producer Victor Harwood didn’t miss a thing.  Action packed with the Variety/Content/CodeSpace/EPPS Summits, International Academy of Web Television meetup, WGA comedy writers boot camp, filmmaker screening, pitchfest, poolside cocktails, a social mobile gaming connected device multiplatform hackathon, […]