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TV dramas losing favor with busy television viewers

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Television: TV dramas are losing favor with busy television viewers Ah, the dilemma of the multitasking viewer. Interesting story (by Joe Flint) above in the Los Angeles Times about how difficult it is to keep viewers interested in any but … Continue reading

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Entertainment spending fell in 2010 – is that a shocker?

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Interesting piece in the Times on how tech is affecting Hollywood. Every time in the past – whether it was the invention of talkies, the threat of television, VHS, DVD, whatever – the studios have always figured out a way to surmount the obstacle and came out on top. Continue reading

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More customers drop cable TV; is Internet or cost to blame? – USATODAY.com

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I think it’s both internet AND cost. Nice to see that I’m part of a trend – or not. I haven’t had television since I moved – I watch DVDs on the set, but no broadcast reception as I never got the converter box for digital. When I had cable – I usually just watched a couple of things – like Project Runway, certain HBO and Showtime series, some HGTV – but really, not much. Most of the time the set was off. Continue reading

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