Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Powerful UK Women

Radio Times has published a list of the most powerful women in British TV.

Time Slot Previews

Spotted has launched a daily preview of fall time slots with best case and worst case scenarios for each show's ratings.

The Wire Remastered

Jacob Klein caught a promo for an HBO rebroadcast of The Wire that indicates the series will be rerun in remastered HD form. Update: Ross Miller reports that HBO isn't sure when the episodes will air.

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Monday, September 1, 2014

New Flow Issue

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Racial News Disparity

A Media Matters report on how New York City television stations report on crime found that crime committed by African-Americans is given disproportionate coverage.

BBC News Strikes

BBC News staff might be going on strike soon to protest job cuts.

Cord Cutting Acceptance

Mike Snider notes that the term "cord cutting" is on its way to making it into the OED.

Twitch Deal

David Carr explores why Amazon wanted Twitch.

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Sunday, August 31, 2014

NFL Saturation

Ken Belson proposes that the NFL is risking market saturation.

New BBC Trust Chair

Businesswoman Rona Fairhead has been appointed the new head of the BBC Trust; Peter Preston offers analysis.

OWN Web Series

Natalie Jarvey looks at how OWN has taken advantage of a production residency program at YouTube to create a new celebrity-focused web series.

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Saturday, August 30, 2014

Clinton's Exit

Amy Chozik reports on Chelsea Clinton's coming departure from NBC News.

Comcast is the Worst

Lynn Stuart Paramore says Comcast is the worst company in the US.

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Friday, August 29, 2014

Publishing & Broadcasting Part

Harry A. Jessell looks at the move away from publishing and broadcasting cross-ownership.

US Open Coverage

Ken Kerschbaumer looks at CBS's technologically innovative coverage of the US Open tennis tournament.

HBO & Netflix Funding

Adam Flomenbaum features an infographic comparing how Netflix and HBO fund their shows.

Showrunner Exits

The showrunner for The Following has stepped down, as has the showrunner for Ray Donovan.

TV Households

Nielsen puts the estimate of TV households for the 2014-15 season at 116.4 million.

Audiences, Not Content

Dave Morgan argues that media fragmentation means audiences will drive the ad world, not content.

Aereo Keeps Trying

Aereo hasn't given up courting the courts.

Vice Stake

Vice is reportedly in talks to sell a 10% stake in the company to A&E Networks, which also means Disney and Hearst. Peter Kafka looks at Vice's bigger intentions. David Carr earlier wrote about Vice's direction toward hard news.

Finke's Latest

Kate Aurthur reports that NikkiFinke.com is nothing more than a note right now, and it could be shut down entirely soon.

Quit Solving TV

In the wake of The Sopranos kerfuffle, Miles Klee says we need to just stop seeking closure and clarity for everything.

BBC Close to CNN

Ishbel Macleod reports that the BBC is on track to overtake CNN as the most-visited news site globally.

Thursday Ratings

Network numbers from TV By the Numbers. Cable ratings.

Analysis from Fienberg.

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