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The Non Sequitur ABC of ABC TV Net’s New Season

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) (…)

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August-September 2020

When philosophy interferes with the work of a TV trade journalist, it’s better to run for cover before the sobbing starts.

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August-September 2020

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May 2020

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New Primetime Series From Networks and Studios

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 (…)

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By |May 16th, 2020|Categories: Cover Stories|Tags: |0 Comments

How Hollywood Turned Song And Dance Into a Business

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 (…)

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U.S. TV Ratings Go Up. Plus Asian TV Content Buying

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 (…)

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May 2020

While confined at home due to the COVID-19 lockdown, all sorts of strange topics have began dancing through my head. I’ve watched lots of television in order to maintain some degree of sanity. Nonetheless, below, please find a sample of topics that I’ve saved on my laptop.

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Cancelled TV Trade Shows In Europe: It’s An Epidemic

The industry’s calendar showed three TV trade shows that were to be held in Europe in the spring: Series Mania in northern France’s Lille, MIP-TV in southern France’s Cannes, and (…)

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By |March 13th, 2020|Categories: Cover Stories|Tags: |0 Comments

New U.S. Broadcast TV Season 2020-2021

(The latest commissioned pilots for the forthcoming season*)

ABC (Comedy)

ADOPTED

Prod Co: ABC Studios, Kimmelot
Writers/Exec Prods: Shawn Vance, Daril Fannin, Jimmy Kimmel
Premise: When a Green Beret returns home to Texas (…)

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