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NICKMOM – R.I.P.

It’s very possible Nickmom will set the record for the world’s shortest running network. There is no other option for this laughable disgrace than a total cancellation. In fact, there are only three absolute certainties in this life: 1) The sun will rise in the east;…

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AMPAS Looks To The Future

Hawk Koch was named President of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences today. Like his aggressive name suggests, this is a bold choice from an extremely bold organization. To have the balls to choose the old media film producer son of an old…

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YouTube’s Original Content Strategy Is Working

That’s a frightening headline for the Hollywood studios. It wasn’t supposed to work. It was an ill-planned experiment that was supposed to fail. Seriously, who would watch that crap? Well… give one point to Silicon Valley in the Great Content Wars of 2012.   (This…

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The Hollywood Foreign Press Has Done It Again!

OK, just admit it guys, you love movie stars and only nominate hot people you would like to ‘go to disco’ with. I mean, I sort of know where you’re coming from – “The Ides Of March” sucked but, of course, I would rather sit…

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AMC Networks Had An IPO Today…

… and Wall Street shrugged. Zynga announces a $1 billion IPO and every freakin’ investment bank in New York is clambering to get in on it. These are the very same banks that were recently slobbering all over LinkedIn and would most likely kill anyone…

Kagan’s NBCU Deal Value Allocation

Deep-down, I believe almost everything Kagan puts out is bullshit.  Entertainment industry projections that are almost never right. However, I had to give pause when I saw this chart regarding Comcast’s NBC Universal purchase.  If you’re an old media mogul, this chart should scare the…

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TBS Gets It Right

So… Conan O’Brien has decided to go to TBS.  Like him or not, get his comedy or not, Conan immediately brings a “hip” factor to TBS where it currently has none.  Whether that will be enough to truly take the network to another level is…

Letterman vs. Leno

The Conan exit deal is done – probably the largest payout in television history for someone averaging a 2.5 rating. It is presumed he will go to Fox and get a 2.0 rating at 11:00 (my guess is reruns of The Simpsons on local affiliates…