Jay Watch

Watching Classics with Jay Michaels

About Jay Watch

Welcome to Jay Watch, a collaboration between ACWTV and Jay Michaels, an esteemed college professor, independent stage & film producer, and entertainment aficionado. Together, we are dedicated to bringing the timeless magic of classic TV and films to viewers nationwide. Jay Watch curates a meticulously selected collection of hidden gems and overlooked masterpieces from the golden age of entertainment, ensuring that these beloved classics continue to captivate audiences for generations to come.

Hosted by Jay Michaels, Jay Watch offers a unique perspective on vintage entertainment. Our curated content transports you to a bygone era of creativity and storytelling, unlocking the nostalgia and enchantment of forgotten treasures. Discover bite-sized stand-alone videos on social media, providing quick doses of nostalgia, as well as captivating introductions to specific movies streaming on ACWTV channels like Classic TV and Film, YesterFear and Western TV & Movie Classics. Join us on this journey as we celebrate the icons and cultural touchstones that have shaped the world of entertainment.

About Jay Michaels

Jay Michaels began his career during the original off-off Broadway movement in New York. While Jay is known as a prominent stage and film producer and promotional executive, his past credentials also include special events assistant at the New York Daily News and PBS for projects at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center and Madison Square Garden; a national tour manager for Cats, Edwin Drood, and Les Miserables; a television media buying associate; and senior event marketing executive for international galas and fundraisers including speech-writing for dignitaries including the Weisslers, the Nederlander and Shubert organizations, James Earl Jones, Jon Stewart, Vera Wang, and Hillary Clinton to name a few. He served on the promotional staff for The Joyce Theater’s Drama Desk Award-winning American Theater Exchange series as well as managing promotional events for Broadway shows, Guys & Dolls (1992), Damn Yankees (1994), Vagina Monologues (2005) and Beginnings (2018).

Cinematically speaking, Jay served as on-air personality and producer of numerous film festivals across the country with Boston Sci-Fi, Phoenix FearCon, PhantasmCon, topping the list. He served as on-air personality on several streaming programs including Terror TV, In the Dark, The PassionPit, Fantastic TV, and Classic Cinema Challenge.

He is also a professor of communications at several universities and a published author.

About ACWTV

ACWTV, a division of Attila’s Creative Works LLC (ACW), founded in 2005 by entrepreneur and entertainment industry veteran Attila Juhasz (IMDb). With a rich history in the entertainment world, ACW has established itself as a leading player in the streaming industry.

In 2016, ACW launched ACW TV with the introduction of WimZTV on Roku, marking the beginning of our journey into the world of streaming. Since then, our family of apps has grown exponentially, collectively amassing over 4 million installations on Roku devices. ACW owns and operates a diverse range of Roku AVOD channels, including Western TV & Movie Classics, Classic TV & Film, Baby Boomer TV, WimZTV, Yesterfear, and more. In 2020, we expanded our offerings with the launch of our 1st SVOD channel, Dial Back TV.

Before ACW, Attila Juhasz made significant contributions to the entertainment industry. From 2005 to 2012, he served as the Marketing Director & Project Manager for Rob Halford’s Metal God Entertainment, the company of Judas Priest frontman Rob Halford. He also wrote and edited music documentaries distributed by Universal Music, Sony Japan, and Warner ADA. Attila’s passion for the arts and his expertise in the industry led him to create the pioneering genre website HorrorMovies.com in 1996, which was later sold to publicly traded Unapix Entertainment Inc. in 1998. Attila was subsequently appointed as the Director of Internet Marketing for the company. His extensive experience includes being a columnist for Sci-Fi Teen magazine, a contributing writer to Fangoria, and the publisher of the acclaimed hard rock heavy metal magazine New York Onslaught, distributed by Tower Records in 1992.

At ACWTV, we are driven by our love for entertainment and our dedication to delivering exceptional streaming experiences. Join us as we continue to redefine the world of digital entertainment with our diverse range of channels and captivating content.