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With production shut down, TV networks experiment with fall schedules

Jun 2, 2020
Without the ability to film scripted series, some networks are planning to air shows that have already aired, either abroad or on cable.
The coronavirus lockdown is forcing networks to use alternative means of programming.
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Predictability is bad for Netflix and HBO, but great for network television

May 19, 2017
What to expect from upfronts season? More of the same.
Reboots of old shows is the theme this upfronts season.
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More reboots and spinoffs at the TV upfronts this year

May 17, 2017
Despite low network television ratings, advertisers will spend big money this year.
"American Idol" is just one of many reboots coming this fall.
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Telemundo actors vote to unionize

Mar 9, 2017
For the first time in 65 years, actors at a major TV network have held a union election. The actors? Stars of the wildly popular telenovelas airing on NBC Universal’s Telemundo network. The vote still needs to be certified, but assuming that happens, the performers will be joining Hollywood’s SAG-AFTRA union with the hopes of […]

Networks want to win election night

Oct 31, 2016
Election night is also a contest for viewers.
A television cameraman tests his equipment prior to showtime at the University of Las Vegas, Nevada, where the final 2016 presidential debate took place.

Networks are fighting for your binging, bloodshot eyeballs

May 16, 2016
Why streaming entire TV seasons at a time is so valuable.
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