Tuesday, June 18, 2019

REPORT: THE INTERNET POSES NO CHALLENGE TO TV — YET

June 6, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The notion that the Internet is drawing viewers away from traditional TV is more myth than reality, the president of TVB, the broadcast industry marketing trade group, suggested on Tuesday. Speaking at the SNL Kagan TV and Radio Finance Summit in New York, Steve Lanzano unveiled his group’s latest study indicating that Internet video amounts […]

VETERAN TV DIRECTOR LAMONT JOHNSON DEAD AT 88

October 27, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Lamont Johnson, one of the most prolific — and daring — directors of TV dramas, many of them touching on controversial issues of the day, died Sunday in Monterey, CA of heart failure at age 88. Beginning his career as an actor — he played Tarzan on the radio series — Johnson turned to television […]

MATT DAMON TO GUEST STAR IN LIVE EPISODE OF 30 ROCK

October 12, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Matt Damon is scheduled to make a return appearance on NBC’s 30 Rock Thursday in a telecast that will air live on both the East and West Coast, according to Entertainment Weekly. The episode will be broadcast from NBC’s Saturday Night Live stage at 30 Rockefeller Plaza, familiar territory for 30 Rock exec producer/co-writer/co-star Tina […]

WHAT TO DO WITH VERIZON’S NEW IPAD APP?

August 19, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

A new iPad application being made available to Verizon’s FIOS TV customers will allow them to use the tablet device to watch live television in their homes. Given the fact that most homes now have multiple TV sets, the app’s only usefulness, it would appear, is as a monitor in the bathroom (although there are […]