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April 13th, 2008 at 9:10 am

Alexander Ovechkin Takes on Tiger Woods

A few months before this blog launched I got into lengthy discussions with Washington Capitals owner and former AOL executive Ted Leonsis


April 12th, 2008 at 11:21 pm

Is Online Video Advertising More Expensive Than TV?

This isn't intended to be the long ramble it winds up being, but some of the numbers interested me so I went


April 12th, 2008 at 2:58 pm

The Masters at Augusta National: A Reason to Get High Definition!

The Masters may be "a tradition unlike any other" on CBS, but I can see with great certainty that the High Definition


April 12th, 2008 at 2:27 pm

Nielsen Ratings Fri, April 11: Miss USA No Match for CBS

Scoreboard for Fri. April 11, 2008 Total Viewers (million) 8.83 5.58 5.06 5.03 4.40 Rating/Share: Adults 18-49 2.3/7 1.6/5 1.5/5 1.2/4 1.4/4


April 11th, 2008 at 10:55 pm

Final Thursday Numbers: The Office vs. CSI - They're Both Great, But..

Someone who apparently doesn't like my focus on age demos called me narrowminded in some comparisons between The Office and CSI.  I'll


April 11th, 2008 at 10:22 am

Robert Scoble: Terminator or Cylon?

Keeping in the theme of the occasional off topic Friday post or two (but one that at least includes Summer Glau and


April 11th, 2008 at 9:24 am

Nielsen Ratings Thur, April 10: American Idol Back on Top With Surprise Boot

Scoreboard for Thurs. April 10, 2008 Total Viewers (million) 15.81 15.41 7.28 5.46 1.94 Rating/Share: Adults 18-49 5.4/14 4.5/12 3.4/9 1.6/4 0.7/2


April 11th, 2008 at 4:32 am

How TV Network Execs Make Decisions

Bill and I are constantly trying to figure out how the television executives make decisions about renewing or cancelling shows and scheduling. 

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