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March 16th, 2009 at 8:15 am

Fox to Abandon "Remote Free TV"?

I was interviewed in an NPR story about Fox's "Remote Free TV" experiment last week, and thought we wouldn't know whether Fox


March 15th, 2009 at 9:22 pm

YouTube TV News Upload And Viewing Numbers, Week ending March 13

We’re excited to begin reporting data collected by Affine Systems on the number of uploads and views for YouTube videos from major


March 15th, 2009 at 8:02 pm

Updated: Sci Fi channel changing its name to Syfy

I had hoped to look at the calendar and see it was April 1, so I'd know this was a joke.  I'm


March 15th, 2009 at 6:11 pm

Business as usual after executive changes at FOX

From Variety: Fox programmers met with Rice late last week and came away with a sense that their creative sensibilities will mesh


March 15th, 2009 at 12:41 pm

WPI forecasts bigger advertising cuts than others

From AdWeek (this doesn't focus specifically on television advertising, but...): NEW YORK Publicly traded holding companies have good reason not to broadcast


March 15th, 2009 at 10:23 am

Saturday Ratings: Woz in reruns trumps The Donald

Scoreboard Total Viewers (million) 6.44 5.38 4.57 3.15 rating/Share: Adults 18-49 1.2/4 1.8/6 1.0/3 0.9/3 CBS won the night in terms of


March 15th, 2009 at 1:16 am

An ugly turn at Top Model audition

From the Associated Press by way of the Wall Street Journal: Associated Press NEW YORK -- Three people were arrested and six


March 14th, 2009 at 11:06 pm

Dreaming out loud: saving the Nielsen ratings challenged fan favorites

There are all kinds of nonproductive approaches to saving fan favorites that are Nielsen ratings challenged. People dream all the time.  They

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