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WHY DID CBS KILL CSI: MIAMI?

May 14, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

TV writers were performing a postmortem analysis of the death, announced Sunday, of CBS’s CSI: Miami, starring David Caruso, one of television’s top-rated shows. New York Times media writer Bill Carter speculated that the cancellation of the show occurred “because it was more expensive than its newer, and lower-rated, sister show, CSI: New York. It […]

WHAT HAPPENED TO NETFLIX’S CHIEF SPOKESMAN?

May 14, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Mystery surrounds the sudden departure of Netflix spokesman Steve Swasey, a ten-year veteran of the online movie renter. Swasey was regarded as the public face of the company, handling, among other matters, questions concerning the embarrassing series of awkward moves by CEO Reed Hastings last year to transform the company into a streaming media provider. […]