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THEME SONG EMMYS RESTORED

May 11, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The music branch of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences has rejected plans to eliminate the primetime Emmy award for main title music. Last month the academy’s board of governors, observing that only a handful of television shows use theme music any longer (most of those that do are animated), proposed doing away with […]

TV ACADEMY DROPS EMMY FOR THEME MUSIC

April 20, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Time was when everyone could hum the theme songs of their favorite TV shows. No longer. Aside from a few animated favorites, like The Simpsons, the TV theme has gone the way of the Western, the miniseries, and the primetime variety show, a victim of cut-throat programming scheduling and dramatic devices that seek to grab […]