• Coke And CAA: A Rocky Branded Entertainment Marriage
    Coca-Cola Inc and Creative Artists Agency's complex, glamorous, relationship could be coming to a close--if reports are to be believed. Seems that Coke doesn't think it's getting much for its money these days.
  • Live Entertainment: You've Gotta Be There In Person
    New entertainment technology doesn't really get rid of the old--it just sends some of it to flea markets. Others survive no matter what.
  • Get Dating Advice From TV Talent: From Geraldo To Bill O'Reilly
    hose who are dating-challenged will seemingly go to the ends of the earth to get proper dating advice--and now, even to Dr. Phil.
  • The New Viacom: Divorce Is Good, Suicide Is Not
    Sumner Redstone, the executive chairman of the new Viacom and CBS Corp, may have split his company in two--but doesn't mean his now-two companies, Viacom Inc. and CBS Corp., are any less powerful. Divorce is a good thing.
  • NBC Hopes "Daniel" Will Follow In "NYPD Blue" Footsteps
    NBC's "The Book of Daniel" is in a tough spot, and certainly isn't ordering around TV advertisers these days.
  • New Entertainment Options: Locusts Here To Eat Crops
    Now entertainment delivery options come at us like locusts in season. Perhaps they are here to clean out a few things.
  • News Corp. Joining VOD/iTunes/Internet Race Will Give Distributor Partners Heartburn
    One of the last hurdles in providing quicker entertainment to consumers will soon be jumped--by none other than Twentieth Century Fox.News Corp. president and COO Peter Chernin said on Friday that Fox is developing a plan to release movies on video-on-demand at the same time as their DVD release.
  • Product Placement 500 times An Episode: Too Much?
    How much is too much product placement? It isn't in the total number of occurrences that Nielsen Media Research says grew by 30 percent in 2005. One needs to look at product placement on a per-show basis.
  • Booking On TV's History Of Pre-emption
    Everyone is human, with nagging human problems--even drink-swilling, pill-popping pastors and clerics. That's the message of "The Book of Daniel," NBC's controversial new TV series--but not everybody sees it that way. The American Family Association believes the show is not about the foibles of humanity but rather about anti-Christian bigotry.
  • CBS and Fox Should Play Advertising Game With NFL Programming
    Find ways to use TV research to tout your program quality, if not your dominance, and you might get better advertising sales results--and perhaps a little confusion, as well.
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