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  1. The Life of a TV Show: from Pilot to Finale

    If I mentioned summertime and pitches in the same sentence you might assume that I’m talking about baseball, and most of the time that would be a logical assumption. In…

  2. 2013 Oscar Fashion: Best and Worst Dressed (INFOGRAPHIC)

    The Oscars have been awarded, the red carpet has been put away, and all that is left to discuss is Oscar fashion.  As always there were  glamorous gowns, and some…

  3. 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….

  4. How Much Would It Cost To Take an Internet TV Show And Air It On Cable TV?

    When it comes to TV production, it’s all about the Benjamins. While directors and producers definitely want to entertain their audience and pull big ratings, it’s only to attract new…

  5. What We Learned From The Netflix Binge Viewing Experiment: House of Cards

    If there was ever a question about the motivation and reasoning behind the Netflix decision to release all 13 first-season episodes of its new original show, House of Cards, the…

  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. Watch and Earn with Viggle, Our Social TV App of the Week

    By now, you’ve undoubtedly heard of Viggle, the TV check-in app that gives you rewards for watching. In just over a year, Viggle raised enough industry interest to warrant a…

  8. Social Media’s Affect on Televised Political Events

    The recent presidential election provided mountains of material for a case study on the effect social media can have on political events. Twitter and Facebook have created outlets for everyone…

  9. End Your Valentines Day With These Snuggle Sutra Positions

    Happy Valentines Day! These delicately crafted Snuggle Sutra positions will surely make your valentine melt and leave you with a lasting Valentine memory. Experiment with the “Gangnam Style” position or…

  10. Forget Consoles, Soon Your Video Games Will Come from Your Cable Box

    The video game industry has remained pretty constant since the 1980s. The names of the big players may change periodically, but the business model hasn’t. Currently, Nintendo, Sony, and Microsoft…