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  1. The Walking Dead Reappears Midseason: Review and Screenshot Collage

    Let’s clear up something right out of the gate. Why are we reviewing a mid-season episode of a series with only four episodes left in its third season? The answer…

  2. Two Thumbs Up for Zeebox: Our App of the Week

      We’ve seen a lot of buzz about Zeebox lately. It’s a second-screen app that provides discovery, info, sharing, and the usual social TV features. So the big question is:…

  3. The Mystery of Downton Abbey’s Success Unveiled

    The way I see it, there are two types of TV watchers in this world: those who love Downton Abbey and those who haven’t yet started watching it. The fascination…

  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. 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…

  6. 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…

  7. 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….

  8. 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…

  9. 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…

  10. 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…