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ABC Family Getting a Makeover

ABC Family, a popular Disney-owned television network, announced that beginning in January 2016, it will changE its name to Freeform. ABC Family president Tom Ascheim said the company is rebranding to suit its shifting target audience. The network is switching … Continue reading

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‘Tubing’ It to Stardom

The last generation of entertainment stars found their starts on TV shows like The Mickey Mouse Club and Barney. Today’s stars are getting famous in a different way — branding themselves through their individual YouTube channels. The social media network … Continue reading

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TV Networks: Turn Off vs Tune In

Bursting television viewers’ bubbles is increasingly evident as favorite shows are axed, forever disrupting programs once “on the bubble.” For studios and networks met by a viewer backlash, infuriated over the termination of “XYZ Show,” it’s just another May. Broadcast … Continue reading

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ComWarner Newest Friend or Foe

Two cable giants finally merged. Comcast bought Time Warner for $45.2 billion. If the deal is approved by the FCC, it will be the biggest provider for television channels and Internet connections in the nation, rivaling DirecTV, phone companies and … Continue reading

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Google TV: Web entering your television this fall

Don’t want to wait until 10 p.m. for your favorite show to run on TV? Tired of having to watch a show online on your tiny computer screen? As announced earlier this week, your solution is coming this fall, and … Continue reading

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