by Wayne Friedman on Jun 16, 1:15 PM
Since when do cable operators really care about cable network ratings? Apparently, in the near future, they will.
by Wayne Friedman on Jun 15, 12:15 PM
Shareholders are indeed right to complain about a languishing old-line media company, The Tribune Company.
by Wayne Friedman on Jun 14, 12:45 PM
Given the pronouncements of TV network leaders, it would seem to be one of the most schizophrenic upfront markets in some time....
by Wayne Friedman on Jun 13, 1:00 PM
Caution to future TV and other video investors: Try to avoid the DVD--- Desperate Video Declines.
by Wayne Friedman on Jun 12, 1:45 PM
For cable networks and their longtime complaining about proper share of advertising revenues, the tables may have turned--at least for a moment--this upfront season.
by Wayne Friedman on Jun 9, 12:30 PM
Two-and-a-half years are all you really get in the TV news business--especially if you are in a distant third place. You also need to take more deep bows, occasionally.
by Wayne Friedman on Jun 8, 1:00 PM
Indecency fines are more costly now--will advertisers be financially happier?
by Wayne Friedman on Jun 7, 1:16 PM
It's a TV show that isn't supposed to be turned off--and there should be a law.
by Wayne Friedman on Jun 6, 1:02 PM
This much is true: fewer millions will be spent in TV's advertising upfront market this year. But with billions still spent in a short time frame--like a scheduled tsunami--this clout, combined with speed, means the upfront will be around for some time to come.
by Wayne Friedman on Jun 5, 12:49 PM
We control the TV set. We control the DVR. Now Cablevision says there's another way....