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usnews.com - 5 Best Affordable TV Streaming Services for Cord Cutters
5 Best Affordable TV Streaming Services for Cord Cutters
U.S. News & World Report

Streaming television shows over the internet used to be a novel concept, but thanks to advances in technology and changing viewing habits, it is now a way of life for many Americans. 'Our data shows that prime time starts at 10 in the morning,'…

theguardian.com - David Smith - Lights go out on Trump's reality TV presidency but dark legacy remains
Lights go out on Trump's reality TV presidency but dark legacy remains
The Guardian

In a cold, sombre, damp Washington four years ago this Wednesday, Donald Trump took the oath of office as the 45th president of the United States and delivered an inaugural address now remembered for two words: American carnage. He delivered, but…

economist.com - M.B. - The Marvel Cinematic Universe arrives on TV with 'WandaVision'
The Marvel Cinematic Universe arrives on TV with 'WandaVision'
The Economist

AT THE END of “Iron Man” (2008) Nick Fury, the director of the fictitious SHIELD government agency, tells the hero: “You've become part of a bigger universe, you just don't know it yet.” After that film—the first…

arstechnica.com - Ars Contributors - How one musician took on the world's biggest TV network over copyright-and won
How one musician took on the world's biggest TV network over copyright-and won
Ars Technica

You've heard Kerry Muzzey's work (Bandcamp, Spotify), even if you haven't heard of him. The 50-year-old classical music composer from Joliet, Illinois, who now lives in Los Angeles, produces haunting orchestral scores that soundtrack some of the…

rollingstone.com - Film and TV Industry Essentials
Film and TV Industry Essentials
Rolling Stone

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ft.com - Cally Beaton - Reality TV is a dangerous business - and I helped create it
Reality TV is a dangerous business - and I helped create it
Financial Times

The countdown to the biggest reality TV show finale of our times has begun as The Apprentice star Donald Trump prepares to leave the White House. The public voted him into the house and, like in Big Brother, the public has voted him out. It's…

standard.co.uk - Katie Rosseinsky - Weird and wonderful game shows are cheering up lockdown TV
Weird and wonderful game shows are cheering up lockdown TV
Evening Standard

A gigantic cone of sausage and chips delivering the best primetime TV cover of En Vogue's Don't Let Go since Little Mix won The X Factor. A purple blob belting out a surprisingly theatrical rendition of Cameo's Word Up! A humanoid robin wearing…

forbes.com - John Archer - PS5 Issue With Samsung TVs Should Be Fixed In March
PS5 Issue With Samsung TVs Should Be Fixed In March
Forbes

As I reported a couple of weeks back, Samsung's current premium TVs have a compatibility problem with the PlayStation 5 that prevents them from being able to play 4K 120Hz games while retaining high dynamic range support. It seems a fix is now in…

dailymail.co.uk - Laura Fox - National Television Awards 2021 are postponed again
National Television Awards 2021 are postponed again
Mail Online

Bosses had reportedly agreed the ceremony will now take place on September 8 It comes after the NTAs were originally pushed back until April due to the COVID-19 pandemic The ceremony usually takes place in January and sees the great and good of…

esquire.com - Olivia Ovenden - Reality TV Star Pardons Reality TV Star
Reality TV Star Pardons Reality TV Star
Esquire

Of course it would end this way. In the final hours of his presidency, Trump is gearing up for a pardoning spree of over 100 names, the mixture of crooks and ne'er-do-wells offering a line up of people who he might need to curry favour with in the…

9to5mac.com - Apple TV+ adds former Warner Bros executive as new film marketing boss
Apple TV+ adds former Warner Bros executive as new film marketing boss
9to5mac

Apple is expanding its Apple TV+ leadership with the addition of Warner Bros executive JP Richards, according to a new report from Deadline. Richards will serve as the head of film marketing strategy for Apple TV+, the report says. Richards spent…

variety.com - Natalie Oganesyan - HBO Announces 'Black Art: In the Absence of Light' Release Date (TV News Roundup)
HBO Announces 'Black Art: In the Absence of Light' Release Date (TV News Roundup)
Variety

In today's TV news roundup, HBO released the premiere date of its film “ Black Art: In the Absence of Light ” and Netflix unveiled the trailer for its live-action adaptation of “Winx Club,” “ Fate: The Winx…

gizmodo.com - io9 Staff - Guide to 2021 TV, Part 1: Animated Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Superhero Shows
Guide to 2021 TV, Part 1: Animated Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Superhero Shows
Gizmodo

Finally, 2021 is here, and with it, so much television to look forward to. In fact, there's so much, we're breaking down our big new year preview of sci-fi, fantasy, horror, and superhero shows into three massive parts! Ready for part one? We're…

deadline.com - Nellie Andreeva - Richard Lindheim Dies: TV Executive & 'The Equalizer' Co-Creator Was 81
Richard Lindheim Dies: TV Executive & 'The Equalizer' Co-Creator Was 81
Deadline

Richard Lindheim, a veteran TV executive who co-created the 1985 series The Equalizer and served as an executive producer on the upcoming CBS reboot, passed away earlier today, Jan. 18, of heart failure. He was 81. Lindheim spent more than four…

theguardian.com - Ammar Kalia - TV tonight: a moving documentary about the fight for disability rights
TV tonight: a moving documentary about the fight for disability rights
The Guardian

Cerrie Burnell fronts this incisive and moving documentary charting the history of British attitudes towards disabled people and their own campaigns against injustices. Talking through her experiences of discrimination when she was hired on…

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