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  1. How the TV Industry is Changed Forever by Tech Gadgets

    The things Gen-Xers remember as second nature to the TV industry — prime time, cliffhangers, hours wasted in front of “the idiot box” — Millennials may not remember at all….

  2. Netflix and HBO: The War of the Streaming Titans

    A battle is currently being waged between the ever-popular cable TV network HBO and recent rival to their game, Netflix. Netflix and HBO have been dueling it out on the…

  3. How Streaming Media and Original Programming Is Helping Netflix Win Back Loyalty

    In the summer of 2011, Netflix caused an outrage among its subscribers by separating its DVD and streaming media subscription plans. You might have been among those who vowed to…

  4. If a Really Nice Person Offered Free Cable TV to All of NYC, This is How Much It Would Cost

    If you were to look at the healthy bottom lines of the country’s largest cable companies, you’d think that this talk of cord-cutting is way overblown. However, the current reality…

  5. Will TV Product Placement Ever Replace Ad-Based Revenues for Networks?

    You know the feeling: that sense of smug that you get when you own a DVR and use it to blast through the commercials that completely interrupt your favorite shows….

  6. How Do Nielsen Ratings Work?

    Nielsen ratings are well-known as the audience measurement system for the television industry. However, the actual details of how ratings are calculated are less understood. Questions like these don’t get…

  7. When Is The Best Time To Buy A TV? 2013

    In 2011 we asked this same question, when is the best time to buy a TV? After extensive research, we concluded that February is the absolute best time to purchase…

  8. Is ad-erasing technology that bad?

    In mid-March DISH Network unveiled its whole-home DVR package known as the Hopper. The Hopper DVR lets up to four televisions share the DVR and all its functionality, reducing the…

  9. Poll: Is online video replacing TV?

    Quipol As online video services like Hulu, YouTube, Netflix, Amazon Video, and iTunes continue to grow, do you think good old-fashioned cable TV is “on the way out the door?”…

  10. Old fashioned TV or internet TV? Why not both, says Dan Wieden.

    Television is changing, everyone can see that. But does that mean that television many of us have come to know and love is going away? Absolutely not. This great interview…