Archive for the ‘TV Business’ Category

June 9th, 2008 at 9:45 am

Upfront TV Ad Economics 101, Broadcast Revenues Likely To Fall

I wondered earlier (somewhat tongue in cheek) about how ads would be sold in the current TV upfront advertising season. Now that

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May 29th, 2008 at 9:21 am

Selling TV Ads After the 2007-8 TV Season

After the steep year/year prime-time audience declines for most of the broadcast networks during the 2007-8 season, how are they going to

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May 27th, 2008 at 11:55 am

Your Very Own Cylon, $7,900

I don't often post items like this, but my Battlestar Galactica fandom compels me. $7,900 will now buy you your very own

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May 26th, 2008 at 10:15 am

Gossip Girl Redefines Hit?

The herd instinct in the entertainment media is strong, once the conventional wisdom is in place it seems to have a life

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May 23rd, 2008 at 11:43 am

CW vs. MyNetworkTV, Tiny Network Smackdown!

Recently, our friend Brian Stelter at TV Decoder referred to MyNetworkTV as "the low-rated mini-network owned by the News Corporation". Considering the

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May 8th, 2008 at 9:40 pm

CW Gives Up On Sunday Night

Variety is reporting that the CW is giving up on programming Sunday night: The CW is close to sealing a deal with

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May 8th, 2008 at 1:24 pm

DVR Viewership Up 64% In Broadcast Primetime

Wayne Friedman at MediaWatch, has some quotes from Sinclair Broadcast Group's CEO David Smith saying that DVR usage has had little impact

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May 5th, 2008 at 10:12 am

Men In Trees Is Cancelled

TV Guide is reporting that ABC has cancelled Men in Trees: ABC has gone and canceled one of TV's most consistently heartwarming

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