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Freeze Frame | Sept. 16, 2019

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Multichannel News honored the inaugural group of “Wonder Women in Streaming” on Sept. 5 in Santa Monica, Calif. (top, l. to r.): Julie McNamara, CBS All Access; Heather Moosnick, Hulu; Julia Veale, Showtime Networks; Diana Pessin, HBO; Dina Weisberger, Google; and Sarah Lyons, WarnerMedia. Bottom row (l. to r.): Anne Aaron, Netflix; Kelly Abcarian, Nielsen; Lori LeBas, ESPN; Alison Hoffman, Starz; Soumya Sriraman, BritBox; and Thea Ellis, Sony PlayStation Vue. 
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HBO senior VP, digital media & growth marketing Diana Pessin on stage at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel.
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Event co-host Lisa Guerrero of Inside Edition with honoree Soumya Sriraman, president of Britbox.
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Julie McNamara (c.), president of CBS All Access, chats with fellow nominee Kelly Abcarian, GM, advanced video advertising group, Nielsen.
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TK and Lori LeBas, SVP, affiliate partnership development and operations, Disney and ESPN Media Networks, take a selfie. 
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Dina Weisberger (l.), head of TV partner strategy & development at Google, with her sister, Mindy. 
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Moderator Tim Hanlon (l.) of The Vertere Group and Mike Keyserling, chief operating officer, Philo TV, during the opening lunch keynote of the OTT & Video Distribution Summit, held Sept. 5 in Santa Monica, Calif. 
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Fandango’s Mark Young (l.) and Amy Jo Smith of DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group & D2C Alliance take part in the “Next Gen TV ‘Networks’” panel discussion.
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“Premium Video’s ‘TV’ Moment” panelists (l. to r.): Eric Berman, Ellation; Richard Cusick, College Humor’s DROPOUT; Griffin Gmelich, Whistle; Jim Bennette, Applicaster; Croi McNamara, Condé Nast Entertainment; and David Bloom, TV[R]EV. 
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Keynote conversation presenter Jill Rosengard Hill, EVP at Magid.
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Kathi Chandler-Payatt (l.) of The NPD Group and Mark Rotblat, CRO of Tubi, engage in “The Great Monetization Debate — Subscription vs. Ad-Supported.”
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The Weather Channel president Tom O’Brien took part in a panel titled “The Medium Formerly Known as ‘Television.’”