Hi! So one of my awesome followers on Twitter brought this to my attention again today. Apparently this issue, which I thought was fixed in December, was not! Revision3 recently implemented a site where external content creators can upload their video files to Rev3, and they are then distributed to the RSS feed (iTunes, Podcatcher, etc). Since our show is longer than a regular video podcast on their network, apparently the video files were erroring out during upload and the files were not being processed onto our RSS. This has been happening since November. Since I knew this was an issue a month ago, I recommended folks hit up our Youtube channel since that's directly uploaded right after the video files are edited and rendered and we have full control. We weren't informed there was a problem directly from Rev3 since then.
So now, I'm manually checking everything. Last night I stayed late and literally watched the taskbar on all of our newest episodes to make sure they finished uploading and actually processed. I checked the RSS, and they appeared on there today.
For now on, I'm adding that to my weekly to-do list. It adds a few hours to my already full-time job, but I'd rather stay late and make sure the files are finished uploading then continually deal with the mess and headache. I could probably write a script to do it for me, but that will also take some (lots) of time for consideration since I'm not an expert coder.
This is one of those "nobody does the job right unless you do it yourself" kind of things!