Integrating TV Sports Coverage With Social Media

By Yuri Serafini*

Of the various kinds of clips that are ubiquitous on social media apps like TikTok and Instagram, many have to do with sports.

In the world of sports, the (…)

By |June 3rd, 2024|Categories: WaterCooler|0 Comments

The Power of Tastelessness

To be successful at anything is to understand and leverage people’s lack of taste. This maxim is valid for every sector — from entertainment to food to clothing to showbiz.

On (…)

By |May 30th, 2024|Categories: WaterCooler|0 Comments

L.A. Screenings II: The Studios’ Review

On Monday, May 20, VideoAge‘s Water Cooler attended the studios’ screenings at the Paramount lot, and on Wednesday, May 22, at the Disney lot.

Previously, Lionsgate held a special screening of Hal (…)

By |May 23rd, 2024|Categories: WaterCooler|0 Comments

L.A. Screenings: The Studios’ Takes

This year, for several reasons, reps for the U.S. studios were very anxious to take over the L.A. Screenings from the independents. They started on Saturday morning at Paramount. Then (…)

By |May 20th, 2024|Categories: WaterCooler|0 Comments

Upfronts & L.A. Screenings Indies

Entertainment industry execs attended two LATAM Upfront presentations in New York City on Monday, May 13, as well as another the following day, before the action moved to Los Angeles (…)

By |May 16th, 2024|Categories: WaterCooler|0 Comments

An Issue to Treasure

It’s a guide! No, it’s a regular news magazine! Better yet, it’s a reference tool! Yes, one might at first be confused by all the features to be found in (…)

By |May 13th, 2024|Categories: WaterCooler|0 Comments

Vertical Integration and the DTC Business

The June Issue of VideoAge will explore how the vertical integration model associated with the streaming subscription business has upended a legacy TV industry that, at one point, was compared (…)

By |May 9th, 2024|Categories: WaterCooler|0 Comments

Freely TV Could be Expensive For Some

By Mike Reynolds

The BBC, along with fellow U.K. broadcasters ITV, Channel 4, and Channel 5 are banding together to form Freely, a free streaming service. The channel will be available (…)

By |May 6th, 2024|Categories: WaterCooler|0 Comments

Feeding TV Folks is of Concern to France

By Mike Reynolds

Television crew and talent from around the world that will be attending the upcoming Olympic and Paralympic games, set for July 26-August 11, 2024 in Paris, have no (…)

By |May 2nd, 2024|Categories: WaterCooler|0 Comments

The Problems With Data

Data is now the new gold standard for the entertainment biz. There are “data rooms” and “data executives” popping up all over the corporate aisles. All major decisions seem to (…)

By |April 29th, 2024|Categories: WaterCooler|0 Comments