Old-time television brings a certain nostalgia

Old-time television brings a certain nostalgia
I grew up in the era of classic, they-don’t-make-them-like-that-anymore television shows. Of course this is my opinion. But who can argue with the iconic status of the Brady Bunch, Little House on the Prairie, Carol Burnett, Love Boat and Fantasy Island?
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At Television Critics Association Meeting in Pasadena, Disney’s Deal with Fox is All the Buzz
Executives at Fox, the TV content producer, said Thursday during the Television Critics Association Meeting at the Langham Huntington Hotel in Pasadena it would be “business as usual” for many of their assets in the next year and a half as Disney …
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Kricket announces second opening at television centre in White City, London
Kricket have announced that it has concluded agreements with Stanhope to open a new permanent restaurant in summer 2018 at Television Centre, the former home of the BBC in White City, West London. Having run a successful site inside one of Pop Brixton’s …
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Latest Television News

UFC Has Obvious Option For Its Next Television Deal
Next year is going to be an interesting time for the UFC. They are seeking a new television deal. Although PPV (pay-per-view) is a top income for the promotion, the increase in TV rights for all sports is what every league is gunning for and the UFC is no …
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Tommy Dreamer’s House of Hardcore Holding Television Title Tournament
It’s been announced that Tommy Dreamer’s House of Hardcore promotion will be creating their own Television Championship called the Twitch TV Championship (because they’re featured on the Twitch live streaming website). A tournament will be held to crown …
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Dublin model Ava Van Rose to get designer vagina on US television
Dublin glamour model Ava Van Rose is set to get a designer vagina on US television next year. Producers from a reality TV show called Botched want her to feature. The show focuses on celebrity plastic surgeons Dr Paul Nassif and Dr Terry Dubrow. The Dublin …
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GRAY TELEVISION, INC. (NYSE:GTN) Files An 8-K Regulation FD Disclosure

GRAY TELEVISION, INC. (NYSE:GTN) Files An 8-K Regulation FD Disclosure
On November 27, 2017, the Company issued a press release announcing the commencement, subject to market and other conditions, of an underwritten public offering of 15million shares of its common stock (the “Offering”) to its effective shelf …
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Growth In Television Boosts Behind-The-Camera Jobs In Illinois
The Blues Brothers, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, and Batman: The Dark Knight, are known for including scenes from some of Chicago’s most iconic landmarks, but it’s the small screen where the state may reap the largest benefits in the future. The Illinois Film …
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Texas Parks & Wildlife Television
As reservoirs age, natural places for fish to find food and shelter can be lost. So crews in Northeast Texas are sinking some strange-looking structures and seeding native plants to improve the situation for both fish and fishermen. Restoring McFaddin …
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Film, Television Production Thriving in Iowa

Film, Television Production Thriving in Iowa
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) –Seven years ago, the Iowa Film Office, part of Iowa’s Department of Economic Development, became embroiled in a multi-million dollar tax fraud case. Several filmmakers and Iowa officials in charge of the film office were …
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Television Tunes : Theme Songs for your Favorite TV Shows
Television Tunes is a massive source for theme songs to your favorite TV shows and movies. Friends, 24, CSI, One Tree Hill …. it’s all here. All of the theme songs are in MP3 format and can be freely downloaded to your computer (no registration is …
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Blade Runner 2049 is possibly the best movie of 2017 so far (imo)
First of all,like the first one BR 2049 also moves at a slow pace and takes time to build the plot but at the same time, it also provides some very intriguing scenarios and questions that you will be thinking about long after you have left the cinema hall.
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Latest Television News

Must-see space TV: Astronauts star in new network television series
— NASA astronaut Mike Massimino is back on “The Big Bang Theory” in a new episode of the hit CBS comedy, but he soon won’t be the only spaceman on network television. Massimino, a veteran of two actual space shuttle flights to upgrade the Hubble Space …
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The deterioration of television journalism
Lisa Myers, the veteran NBC News Senior Investigative Correspondent who left the network last year to “work on [her] golf game,” tells The Des Moines Register that the quality of television journalism is deteriorating: I think the primary mission of …
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“They’re here”: Television invades the home
Before widespread Internet access, television was a primary source of entertainment and information, giving the TV set a strange psychological significance in the home. It was a familiar object that brought in foreign ideas. Commanding attention from its …
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Latest Television News

‘Shtisel’ Fills a Void in Israeli Television
The creators of the new hit Israeli Hebrew-language TV drama series “Shtisel,” which debuted earlier this summer on the YES cable channel, are pleased by the series’s popularity; however, they say they are not surprised by it. The unique appeal of …
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Does China Have the Best Digital Television Standard on the Planet?
The United States established its national standard for terrestrial broadcasts of high-definition digital television, known as ATSC (for Advanced Television Systems Committee), in 1996. The European Union settled on its standard, Digital Video Broadcast …
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Alice, I Don’t Want This Television
Last year my lovely aunt bought me a very large, expensive TV — partly as a birthday present and partly because she’d noticed mine had seen better days and she wanted to treat me. It was extremely kind of her and I was very grateful, however the truth is …
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Attendees Confirmed For Virgin TV British Academy Television Awards

Attendees Confirmed For Virgin TV British Academy Television Awards
BAFTA Guru is BAFTA’s content hub for career starters packed full of inspirational videos, podcasts and interviews. Whether you’ve taken your first steps in the industry or are just starting out, you’ll find plenty here to motivate and help you along …
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‘Shtisel’ Fills a Void in Israeli Television
The creators of the new hit Israeli Hebrew-language TV drama series “Shtisel,” which debuted earlier this summer on the YES cable channel, are pleased by the series’s popularity; however, they say they are not surprised by it. The unique appeal of …
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NCAA Hockey: Current NCHC Television Deal is Unacceptable
The National Collegiate Hockey Conference will launch its new website on August first, and a full CBS Sports Network broadcast schedule was announced today as well. Yippy Skippy! Good times have come our way. Then, I read this newspaper article in the …
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The Lost Boys Television Show: ‘iZombie’ Creator Rob Thomas Pushing For More ‘Peter Pan’

The Lost Boys Television Show: ‘iZombie’ Creator Rob Thomas Pushing For More ‘Peter Pan’
Veronica Mars and iZombie creator Rob Thomas has an ambitious plan for The Lost Boys series: each season will span a decade. Thomas envisions seven seasons for the anthology series, based on director Joel Schumacher‘s 80s classic. Every season of …
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Forget the Ratings, Television Is a Growth Business with Record Profits
On Dec. 14, 2011 the top broadcasters in the U.S. renewed their long-standing TV rights agreement with the National Football League. The deal, which kicked in for the 2014 season, promised billions of dollars in future revenue to the NFL, in exchange for …
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This is Your Child’s Brain on TV
Limiting exposure to television may be one of the best ways to help kids succeed in school. Despite the number of educational programming geared towards toddlers, it’s unknown if kids under age 2 can actually learn from TV. The negative effects of …
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Parents Television Council wants to sink ‘Adult Swim’

vkaplan9tvf-2-webParents Television Council wants to sink ‘Adult Swim’
It’s a free country, so if you don’t like what you’re watching, change the damn channel. That’s a message for the Parents Television Council, the watchdog group that has unleashed its latest barrage of hysterical attacks. Usually these are reserved …
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Samsung The Frame Television
The world of televisions is one of the most competitive consumer markets and the leading technological brands are always endeavouring to outdo one another with new, advanced ideas. Well, Samsung, have gone the other way with it and stripped things back to …
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The X-Files May Return to Television
FOX is in early talks to bring back The X-Files. Dana Walden and Gary Newman, co-chairmen and CEOs of FOX Television Group revealed at today’s TCA (Television Critics Association) press tour. IGN was able to follow-up with Walden with a small group of …
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What’s Really Next for Apple in Television

What’s Really Next for Apple in Television
I’ve finally cracked it! Steven P. Jobs, co-founder of Apple, told his biographer, Walter Isaacson. Although Mr. Jobs was referring to Apple’s plans to build a full-fledged television, he was not actually referring to the TV set, which is how the …
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What Is the Future of Television?
Once upon a time, the entertainment industry had discreet business segments that rarely overlapped. If you wanted to see a movie (and this week’s newsreel), you went to the corner cinema. If you wanted to watch television (on one of just three national …
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Has Social Media Changed Television?
Originally, analysts predicted that the rise in Internet usage would decrease the amount of time people spent watching TV. However, Eggo Muller says that this didn’t turn out to be the case. The Internet and social media have actually enhanced TV …
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