The State of Change in Television

Earlier I brought you the story of Dish Network's battle with the television industry over commercial skipping and Dish chief Charlie Ergan's contention that "television needs to change." Well, here … [Read more...]

The Great 3D TV Scam

A recent study indicates most of the American public is not interested in buying a 3D television. This is no surprise to me as I have always thought 3D television is indicative of a greedy industry … [Read more...]

Toddlers & Tiaras – The Show That Makes Me Cry

So-called "Reality TV" gets sicker and sicker every year, but the one show that really gets to me is Toddlers & Tiaras on TLC. This show is all about beauty pageants for little girls, from babies … [Read more...]

The Secret Of Apple Televisions

It's been a rumor for years and years that Apple is building a televisi0n. Finally, with the new Walter Isacson biography on Steve Jobs, we have a hint that Apple has indeed been hard at work. "I'd … [Read more...]

Pam Am, The Playboy Club And The Death Of Creativity In Television

Two new television programs getting big pushes this fall are ABC's Pan Am and NBC's The Playboy Club. ABC especially is promoting the hell out of Pan Am. Both these shows are period pieces and direct, … [Read more...]

When Companies Cannot Admit Failure

NBC took a big gamble when they moved Jay Leno to primetime and it obviously hasn't worked out. Now they are canceling the prime time show and contemplating putting him back to late night, which … [Read more...]