34 episodes

The Backstage Project Podcast with Mark Silver focuses on the stories behind the biggest and best entertainment products, events, and companies. We go behind the scenes with amazing people who have done or are doing extraordinary things to entertain you, the audience. From sporting events to concerts, from cable tv to music apps; if it’s made an impact on the entertainment world, we cover it.

The Backstage Project – Sports & Entertainment Podcast Mark Silver

    • Business
    • 4.4 • 9 Ratings

The Backstage Project Podcast with Mark Silver focuses on the stories behind the biggest and best entertainment products, events, and companies. We go behind the scenes with amazing people who have done or are doing extraordinary things to entertain you, the audience. From sporting events to concerts, from cable tv to music apps; if it’s made an impact on the entertainment world, we cover it.

    The Custodian of Toronto Sports – Richard Peddie in conversation with TBP Podcast EP 033

    The Custodian of Toronto Sports – Richard Peddie in conversation with TBP Podcast EP 033

    Over a 20+ year span, as the Toronto pro sports scene evolved from older venues and stands filled with blue and white (Leafs, Blue Jays, Argonauts) to a more intense red (Raptors, TFC), and grand coliseums that define the city’s skyline, there is one sports executive in particular who ownership looked to. We’re of course […]

    • 40 min
    The Ultimate Backstage Pass – David Kines in conversation with TBP Podcast EP 032

    The Ultimate Backstage Pass – David Kines in conversation with TBP Podcast EP 032

    In today’s everything-on-demand world, it may be hard for anyone born post-Y2 K to answer a simple question, “where do you watch music videos?” A reasonable answer would be YouTube, Apple Music, or maybe even Tiktok. Prior to the dawn of YouTube in 2005, the answer was easy. MTV if you’re American, and of course […]

    • 42 min
    Gamifying the Movie Theatre Experience – Aaron Silverberg in conversation with TBP Podcast EP 031

    Gamifying the Movie Theatre Experience – Aaron Silverberg in conversation with TBP Podcast EP 031

    People yearn for live experiences that they can share with others. Though fan and crowd-based events such as sports and concerts may be the source of most of our FOMO, movie theatres are even more appealing. Although the film may be the main attraction, movie theatre owners are constantly looking for new ways to maximize […]

    • 41 min
    Revenue Architects… Beyond the : 30-second spot – Derek Myers, Christos Nikitopoulos, Kevin Worsley in conversation with TBP Podcast EP 030

    Revenue Architects… Beyond the : 30-second spot – Derek Myers, Christos Nikitopoulos, Kevin Worsley in conversation with TBP Podcast EP 030

    Well behind the scenes in the media business lurks smart folks who really know their way around a spreadsheet. They’re the ones who have charted out and flighted all the commercials, billboards, features and other innovative forms of sponsor integration. We’re of course referring to… revenue management. If you’ve never heard of this career path, […]

    • 50 min
    King of the Deal – Phil King in conversation with TBP Podcast EP 029

    King of the Deal – Phil King in conversation with TBP Podcast EP 029

    Sports fans today can watch more games and global competitions than we could have possibly imagined, even 20 years ago. For those of us that can remember, which generally means Boomers and Gen-X, there really weren’t many sports to watch until the advent of pay-TV in the mid-80s, which saw the dawn of specialty channels […]

    • 51 min
    Leading the pack in the Sports Betting Race – Jim Lawson in conversation with TBP Podcast EP 028

    Leading the pack in the Sports Betting Race – Jim Lawson in conversation with TBP Podcast EP 028

    For several years, the legalization of single-event sports betting and the planned provincially controlled roll-out has been a hot topic. During that time, Woodbine Entertainment‘s astute executives have been watching and waiting while investing in the media and digital technologies that will be needed in a Canadian landscape where offshore behemoths are permitted to operate […]

    • 42 min

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