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 …

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 …


World Television Day 2016 – Celebrating the Impact and Reach of Television

trendWorld Television Day 2016 – Celebrating the Impact and Reach of Television
Television brings people together. It is a powerful medium in the lives of millions of people. Whether it’s through news, movies, or even adverts, there is no denying the contribution of television to modern society. Freedom of expression and creativity …

Garbage on television
How are cable companies maintaining stability in this present day? I am curious because a few of my friends from college and even the ones back in Summerville barely watch television. They watch television on their phones with apps like Netflix and Hulu.

Life Without Television
I haven’t owned a television in over 7 years. I haven’t lived in a house with a set in over 5 years. I spend my days largely television-free, and I actually like it. This isn’t to say that I don’t watch some television shows over the internet. I have to …


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trendBlac Chyna to wed Rob Kardashian in ‘extravagant television special’ following reality series success
NEW parents Blac Chyna and Rob Kardashian are planning to televise their wedding in a one-off special – provided they get the right price. The reality star pair, who welcomed their daughter Dream Renee last month, are hoping that following the success …

Hugo Gernsback’s 1963 Television Eyeglasses Anticipated Virtual Reality
This oft-seen wonderfully weird photo depicts Hugo Gernsback wearing his “teleyeglasses” in 1963. Gersnback, an inventor of such innovations as a combination electric hair brush/comb and a battery-powered handheld illuminated mirror, is best known to …

This Toothless Aussie Dude Just Gave The Television Interview Of The Year After Chasing A Guy In His Underwear
Daniel McConnell has become an Australian hero overnight after he was woken up by his wife around 2 am. A car had crashed into the awning of a fish and chip shop down the road from his Hendra home and Daniel was there to save the day! Daniel McConnell …


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trendInternet Gains on Television as Public’s Main News Source
The internet is slowly closing in on television as Americans’ main source of national and international news. Currently, 41% say they get most of their news about national and international news from the internet, which is little changed over the past …
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How ‘Roots,’ Alex Haley’s epic television miniseries of the slave trade, is different this time
What: New four-part adaptation of the landmark Alex Haley book about American slavery, recounting the journey of Kunta Kinte and his descendants. When: 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Where: Simulcast on History, Lifetime and A&E channels. A few years ago …
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Everything old is new again in television
Then three different broadcast networks, in the same week, feature musical parodies of Broadway’s “Hamilton” while presenting their new fall television lineups to advertisers, what does that say about the current state of affairs? Besides reinforcing …
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Should rugby follow NRL into television bunker?

sportShould rugby follow NRL into television bunker?
Rugby has borrowed many things from its 13-man spin-off over the years and it seems rugby league’s latest development, the video-replay bunker, has also worked its way onto the World Rugby radar. While technology and the use of the Television Match …
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Football and rugby hit by ticket fraud
The figures, from the City of London Police National Fraud Intelligence Bureau and awareness group Get Safe Online, suggest that fans of the Rugby Union World Cup and Premier League football were targeted in more than a quarter of ticket scam cases.
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Video: Rugby player given a red card and a one-week ban after throwing a
ACT Brumbies’ Josh Mann-Rea saw red lat the weekend for landing a number of punches on an opponent during the Super Rugby clash with the Cape Town Stormers. Share. Facebook · Twitter · Google · Email. Go To. Comments. The 35-year-old caught …
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Zulu celebrates 2016 Mardi Gras royalty, television station reports

trendZulu celebrates 2016 Mardi Gras royalty, television station reports
The members overwhelmingly elected Jay Banks king in May. It wasn’t a big surprise when he chose his wife, Artelia Bennett-Banks, as his consort. The club had to cancel a previously scheduled announcement at the airport due to the recent blizzard in …

Dalori Attack Death Toll Rises To 85
Earlier on Sunday, the State Emergency Management Ageny’s Zonal Coordinator, Mr Mohammed Kanar, told Channels Television that the death toll could rise, as other rescue organisations were involved in providing aid to the victims. He told Channels …

TV preview: Six things to watch on television this week
TV preview: Six things to watch on television this week. Bridget & Eamon strike out on their own, a British family goes back in time and a group of Irish teens stage their own musical revolution. about an hour ago. Kevin Courtney. Bridget & Eamon …
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Robert Banks Stewart, television writer – obituary

trendRobert Banks Stewart, television writer – obituary
With his friend, the television writer and West End playwright Richard Harris, Stewart created Shoestring (1979-80), starring Trevor Eve as the shambling but shrewd Eddie Shoestring, a computer geek convalescing after a nervous breakdown, and …

Peter Fincham steps down as ITV director of television
ITV director of television Peter Fincham is leaving the post after eight years, it has been announced. Managing director of ITV Studios Kevin Lygo will replace him next month. Fincham said it was “time to do something different” but added that while he …
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Does the future of live sports—and of television—lie in 4K?
Well, despite my basic ignorance of the subject, it was of interest to me, because the history of television for the last 15 years, maybe more, has really been a history of sports broadcasting. Live sports is keeping much of the TV business afloat, and …

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trendAdele Will Reportedly Tape A Television Special At Radio City Music Hall! Get
Reports have come out saying that the British beauty will also be taping a television special at the Radio City Music Hall on November 17, and sources add that it’ll probably hit airwaves over Thanksgiving week! Related: Is Justin Bieber Sorry Adele …


YuppTV Launches in India: Revolutionizes the Way People Watch Television
HYDERABAD, India–(BUSINESS WIRE)–YuppTV, an internet-based TV streaming service provider, launched its service in India on October 14th, at Taj Krishna Hyderabad under the auspices of Shri K T Rama Rao, Hon’ble Minister of Panchayat Raj and IT, …
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Abacha Loot: World Bank Wants More Time To Compile Information
world bank The World Bank says it needs additional time to provide comprehensive information on the spending of recovered funds looted by the late Nigerian Head of State, Sani Abacha. The World Bank told the human rights group seeking information on …


How will NBA’s new television deal affect Lakers’ free agency?

trendHow will NBA’s new television deal affect Lakers’ free agency?
The NBA’s projected salary cap will balloon to record numbers in the 2016-17 season because of the league’s new television deal with ABC/ESPN and Turner through 2025 worth $ 2.67 billion per year. That money will trickle down to the players with an …
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The 17 Best Television Shows of the 2014-2015 Season
Defining the television season as anything other than the calendar year may seem silly these days, but the Primetime Emmys are still dictated by the old guard. So, with the hopes of helping out an Academy often lost in a sea of options, here are the …
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Ben J. Wattenberg, writer and television commentator, dies at 81
Ben J. Wattenberg, a writer, television commentator and self-described “old center-right Democrat” who defied easy political categorizations during nearly five decades as a public intellectual, died June 28 at a hospital in Washington. He was 81. The …
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