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  • I Have Seen The Future, And It is... Free
    n the event you are among the 10.5 million who have requested converter coupons, and have still not installed your box, let me be the first to tell you ...
  • It's Just a Show...
    This season's "Celebrity Apprentice" is one of the most nuanced versions of any "reality" program to date. For those of you unfamiliar with the premise, Trump elevates the "celebrity f ...
  • One For The Record Books
    ST. PETERSBURG, FL - It's refreshing to know that the best interest of the TV viewing public at large has been served at least once this year, in the wani ...
  • React In Peace
    One of the most painful events an entrepreneur can ever experience is the death of a dream. Friday, at 5:00 PM EST, I'll bid farewell to one of mine. It ...
  • Word of the Day: Tyrannopoly Chapter One -- Tracking the Beast
    Let me begin by tossing a question out there to the five or six of you who don't work for a monopoly or oligopoly: What ever happened to the id ...
  • Bigshot In Bigsh*t?
    What would you think about an online "fantasy" game that offered $100,000 cash to the person who could best predict which shows the Nielsen households would watch over a nine-mon ...
  • Cookies 'N' Scream
    For years, advertisers and agencies have been crying about the lack of granular, 30-second commercial ratings. They sat by as networks charged them for program ratings, typically quantified in 15-minu ...
  • The HBO Formula -- It's All Relatives
    I've been wracking my brain for years trying to uncover the HBO formula for success When "John From Cincinnati" flopped, I realized I had a point of reference that mig ...
  • Say It Ain't So, Joe!
    Imagine a world where a large portion of households -- say 25 million -- realized that their every remote-control click counted. Supplemented by the connectivity of the Internet, blogs a ...
  • It's Time To Pay Attention
    You've got to hand it to the peacock network - the "ostrich" network it is not. NBC has always been at the forefront of creative thought in addressing ad skippi ...
  • TV From The Doctor's Couch
    Is it time for an honest look at what's ailing TV? Until we address the real problem with ads, not only will TV fail to deliver ads more effectively, b ...
  • Americans, Idle
    Jordin Sparks' victory last evening is not really about uncovering the next big thing. Despite the endless parade of tone-deaf wannabes that typify "American Idol"'s first several weeks each seaso ...
  • Remo Vs. CueCat
    Following MediaDailyNews' coverage of Remo, a new wi-fi enabled TV remote control being developed by Nielsen foe Frank Maggio, some readers drew comparisons with Digital Convergence Corp.'s CueCat, a comput ...