It’s nearly impossible to write TV comedies these days because cussing has become the only accepted form of humor. It’s almost as though it’s more polite to be impolite.
Can virtual markets also be virtuous? With so many new virtual markets coming out of the woodwork these days, “virtual” might as well be a synonym for “banal.” However, what (…)
On Wednesday, May 20, ViacomCBS Global Distribution Group kick-started the Hollywood studios’ virtual L.A. Screenings event with a video presentation introduced by Armando Nuñez, Dan Cohen, and Barry Chamberlain.
Two days (…)
It has been widely reported that ABC TV network is A) planning to do away with its pilot season, B) that the network will only order straight-to-series programs, and C) (…)
The coronavirus health crisis happened right in the midst of preparations for the new U.S. TV season. After the initial shock, the industry pulled itself together and managed to create (…)
How does one define a musical? It is a question that is misleading in its simplicity, but, as American film historian Jeanine Basinger observes, it is a question that leads (…)
Consider this: Up until recently, TV advertising rates kept going up and the number of spots increased despite drastic ratings drops. Today, the contrary is true: Advertising spots and rates (…)