Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Television vs. Social Media: Who Needs Who?

When you talk to television marketers and programmers, many point to the growing importance of integrating social media into their programming. Admittedly, those same marketers can’t tell you what all that integration does. I’ve heard digital marketers for both HBO … Continue reading

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Can Content Be King Again?

Since I have returned to blogging, I have probably brought up the fact that content is not king several times. That is until last week, when I suggested that in the battle for PayTV supremacy, where the content goes may … Continue reading

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And the Real OTT Service Threat Is…

As you all know, I love to talk about the “race to save the cable ecosystem.” To put it simply, the cable industry and its content providers rely on a system in which content can be packaged with other content, … Continue reading

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This Year’s Emmys & What it Means for the Future of Television

Am I a hypocrite? In order to commentate on television and video, does one have to watch the Emmys? Because I didn’t do that. In my defense, it is my love of television that prevented me from watching the Emmys. … Continue reading

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Summer Time Movies Makes Dollars, Not Sense

I was really f’ing good at basketball when I was a teenager. Not just in the “hey, I was nice” kinda way, but in the “damn, I used to dominate cats” way. It was not because I was faster or … Continue reading

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CBS Wins Battle…But Will it Win the War?

When I was growing up, one of the adages I always took to heart was “perception is reality.” As someone that wanted to grow up and be involved in the media, I always looked at news stories and celebrity gossip … Continue reading

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Here Comes Fox Sports 1, Part 5 of 5: Does Fox Sports 1 Mean the End of an Era?

This Saturday, August 17, 2013, Fox Sports 1 will launch and become the newest entrant in the sports network business. In the five days leading up to Fox Sports 1’s launch, Uzo will take a daily look at the sports network business, … Continue reading

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Here Comes Fox Sports 1, Part 4 of 5: Are Sports Propping Up the TV Ecosystem?

This Saturday, August 17, 2013, Fox Sports 1 will launch and become the newest entrant in the sports network business. In the five days leading up to Fox Sports 1’s launch, Uzo will take a daily look at the sports network business, … Continue reading

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Here Comes Fox Sports 1, Part 3 of 5: NBC & CBS Sports Networks Make This Seem Hard

This Saturday, August 17, 2013, Fox Sports 1 will launch and become the newest entrant in the sports network business. In the five days leading up to Fox Sports 1’s launch, Uzo will take a daily look at the sports … Continue reading

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Here Comes Fox Sports 1, Part 2 of 5: Does Fox’s Entrance Change the Landscape?

This Saturday, August 17, 2013, Fox Sports 1 will launch and become the newest entrant in the sports network business. In the five days leading up to Fox Sports 1’s launch, Uzo will take a daily look at the sports … Continue reading

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