In the run-up to the 2020 Republican and Democratic National Conventions and the 2020 presidential election, BAMPFA’s former video curator Steve Seid interviewed some of the core members of TVTV. Chip Lord, Hudson Marquez, Allen Rucker, Michael Shamberg, and Megan Williams gave insight into the process of making guerrilla television and shared their reflections on what has changed (and what hasn't) from the media landscape of the 1970s.
After a stint with TVTV, Chip Lord continued as a member Ant Farm and maintained his own art practice. He is currently an active media artist and professor in the Department of Film and Digital Media at UC Santa Cruz.
Alongside TVTV, Hudson Marquez and the rest of the Ant Farm continued making conceptual-architectual art. Marquez has remained an active video artist and painter. He is currently based in Los Angeles.
Allen Rucker later became known for his writing, including the mockumentary series The History of White People in America (with Martin Mull) and The New York Times bestseller The Sopranos Family Cookbook, and has also become an activist for disability rights.
After TVTV dissolved in 1977, Shamberg remained a film producer in Hollywood with successful films ranging from Pulp Fiction (1994), to Erin Brockovich (2000), to Django Unchained (2012).
After TVTV Megan Williams became an Academy Award-nominated producer and recipient of the Alfred I. duPont Columbia Journalism Award, and has taught at the University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts.