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Will Armstrong interview enhance Oprah network's performance?

Jan 18, 2013
Lance Armstrong's tell-all doping confession could help Oprah Winfrey's struggling cable network, OWN.
Posted In: Oprah Winfrey, lance armstrong, television

'South Park' grows up, starts a studio

Jan 14, 2013
The creators of the cartoon series and "Book of Mormon" are launching their own production studio
Posted In: Entertainment, television, south park

Are ultra-high definition TVs ready for prime time?

Jan 8, 2013
At this year's Consumer Electronics Show, companies are looking to beef up big-screen, high-tech TVs -- and now cameras and camera operators will have to catch up.
Posted In: television, CES

TV advertisers learn to cope with DVR

Jan 8, 2013
Almost half of American homes have a DVR, so viewers can record shows and watch them after they air, and advertisers are starting to come around to the concept.
Posted In: television, commercials, DVR, advertising

Judging the value of CES, and network battles in the digital age

Jan 8, 2013
International CES was created a generation ago...is it still relevant in the digital age? Meanwhile, the battles over television content continue. HBO Go battles Netflix by inking a deal with Universal, while Time Warner makes a deal with Roku.
Posted In: television, cable, HBO, CES

In late-night TV showdown, what's a minute worth?

Jan 7, 2013
Half a billion dollars of advertising is at stake in what is now a three-way competition among Jay Leno, Dave Letterman and Jimmy Kimmel. One show's response to Kimmel's challenge: shave a minute off its start time.
Posted In: television, Jay Leno, Jimmy Kimmel, David Letterman, late night talk shows

The CALM Act: No more loud commercials

Dec 13, 2012
Advertisers who turned up the volume to catch the attention of television watchers finally annoyed enough people that Congress outlawed the ploy.
Posted In: television, commercials, Law

TVs and tablets: When one screen isn't enough

Nov 19, 2012
Marketers are turning to second screens like smartphones and tablets to peddle goods to TV viewers.
Posted In: television, tablets, Fox

The future of TV: A pay-per-network model?

Nov 9, 2012
Can you imagine a future where you pay only for the TV channels you actually watch?
Posted In: television, cable

Nashville tries to capitalize on TV spotlight

Oct 9, 2012
The new ABC drama "Nashville" is shot in and around the Tennessee city, and local tourism officials are basking in the TV spotlight.
Posted In: television, tourism, abc

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