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TiVo now lets you skip all commercials with one button

Annoyed by tons of ads while watching television? Well, TiVo is offering a reprieve, but it’ll cost you. Starting at $300, the new TiVo Bolt box… 131 more words


Here's what is inside the Emmys swag bag this year

Come Sunday night, Emmy Award presenters and winners will walk away with some pretty sweet parting gifts: luxury stays in Bali, Costa Rica, New Zealand, and New York, in addition to a bag of goodies like Bose headphones, Ferragamo sunglasses and a facial worth $750. 1,178 more words


Why I'm not a big fan of present-day television

There’s a strong argument for saying that television is currently going through a Golden Age of Drama, with such shows as Breaking Bad, The Wire, Mad Men, Boardwalk Empire, Sons of Anarchy and Game of Thrones becoming the office-talk fodder and media darlings of the last few years. 1,516 more words


Why Ethnography?

Audience measurement as a practice assists broadcasters and advertisers in determining who is listening, rather than how many people are listening. Audience measurement revolves around knowing who’s watching, listening, interacting and engaging with content posted online, or content airing on television or the radio. 510 more words


Meet TV's highest-ranking Indian-American woman

Women executives are changing the face of television management in Hollywood, designing deals with new media platforms and diversifying the shows we watch.

Four years ago, Bela Bajaria took the sleepy Universal Media Studios and relaunched it as Universal Television, a move that resulted in the production of hit primetime series across numerous networks. 1,042 more words


HBO's "Game of Thrones" will go at least eight seasons and could even get a prequel

It’s not easy knowing when a TV show should call it quits—especially one as popular and profitable as Game of Thrones. And it sounds like HBO is not quite ready to let go. 500 more words

Top 5 takeaways from San Diego Comic-Con

Every year, thousands of people travel to California and wade through long lines dressed as their favorite comic book character to experience the Comic-Con International Convention. 624 more words