Remake fever! 'Full House' the latest to get...

NBC is making a sequel to “Coach.” ABC is developing a new “Muppets Show.” Fox is reviving “The X-Files.” And now Netflix is ordering a continuation of “Full House,” to be titled “Fuller House.” So at a time of radical transformation in the television business, as some channels embrace a streaming future and others enter […]

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Time Warner Cable! LA Celebrities Sound Off on Dodgers TV Mess

Rapper and movie star Ice Cube isn’t happy about the Dodgers’ TV carriage debacle, but Dodgers part-owner Magic Johnson think it’s just fine. The war of words over the Los Angeles Dodgers, and the unavailability of their games to 70% of the Los Angeles region, just won’t stop. Los Angeles isn’t just the nation’s second […]

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ESPN Pushes Back against Verizon’s Unbundling Plan

The most expensive network on television insists on being in every cable lineup, not an optional add-on. To the surprise and delight of consumers that have long been asking for à la carte TV, Verizon unveiled a plan last week that would allow consumers greater customization of their TV bundles, allowing them to opt for […]

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Comcast/Time Warner Cable Merger in Danger as Regulators...

Comcast execs plan to meet with Department of Justice officials in order to salvage the merger. According to Bloomberg, Department of Justice officials reviewing the Comcast Time Warner Cable merger deal are on the verge of recommending that the deal be blocked. Reports also suggested that the DOJ was not in the process of negotiating […]

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Verizon takes a page from Sling TV’s Playbook,...

While it may not be completely à la carte, Verizon continues the unbundling trend. Verizon may be taking Dish Network’s Sling TV strategy of offering a small, low-priced bundle of basic programming, supplemented by add-on packages, to its FiOS pay-TV service. This plan involves a base of around 35 channels, including local stations, CNN, HGTV, […]

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Jerry Seinfeld says the Internet is the Future...

As the web blurs lines between amateur and professionally-produced content, Seinfeld insists that a hierarchy remains. Years after dominating television screens, most Seinfeld fans probably think Jerry’s off the air for good. But the “show about nothing” star is still going strong, opting for a show on Sony’s Crackle over another traditional TV gig. “TV […]

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Netflix Netflix’s Reed Hastings: Linear TV is as Good...

While it’s had a “good run” the Netflix CEO doesn’t foresee linear TV lasting another 20 years. Good numbers from Netflix have set off another chorus from the media, warning of cable TV’s demise. However this time, the chorus was led by Netflix’s own CEO Reed Hastings. On the company’s first quarter earnings call, Hastings […]

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The Future of SEO and Marketing Through Television

The way consumers watch TV is gradually shifting from cable to streaming. Younger generations may graduate college and purchase a TV solely for the purpose of binge watching entire seasons of series. While television itself will never die, it’s becoming easier than ever to online stream on your TVs, tablets, smartphones, and PCs. And the […]

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Dodgers Deadlock Continues as TV Rivals Await Leverage...

Could a combined Comcast and Time Warner or AT&T and DirecTV break the SportsNet LA Carriage standoff? Given the fact that one of the most popular baseball teams in the country can’t be seen by about 70% of fans in their home market, which also happens to be one of the nation’s largest, you’d think […]

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'As Seen on TV' device can help you...

The average American pays about $123 a month for cable TV. With new streaming services announced almost daily, many consumers are cutting or considering cutting cable. Rabbit TV, today’s “As Seen on TV” device, might be the least expensive way to do it. The small USB cost us just $10 at Bed, Bath & Beyond.  […]

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