Stories from the Headend - Season 2: Podcast

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The Cable Center's podcast series, Stories from the Headend, curates thousands of hours of video footage of cable industry innovators from The Center’s archives into thematic segments. Topics include women in cable, technology, innovation and entrepreneurship.

“Podcasts are growing in popularity, so this series is a natural evolution of our oral history program,” explains Jana Henthorn, president and CEO, The Cable Center. Stories from the Headend features two new episodes each week released Mondays and Thursdays 5 p.m. ET. The first season consists of 12 episodes.

The initial episode features Evan Shapiro, executive vice president of digital enterprises at NBCUniversal, with TV 101, explaining the evolution of television. Other episodes include media titans and innovators such as John Malone, Julian Brodsky, Ted Turner, Brian Lamb, Sheila Nevins and Leslie Ellis.

Anyone who’s interested in the history of the cable industry and the colorful characters that created it will enjoy this informative and entertaining podcast series. Stories from the Headend is produced in-house at the Cable Center’s high-end Tech Studios, which are open to the public.

You can subscribe through iTunes, Google Play, through most available RSS feeds, here at and now on Spotify! The official hashtag for the podcast series is #headendpodcast.