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TV Surf Report: Branding In Basic Cable Is A Lot Like Playing Monopoly, So Which Network is Boardwalk or Park Place?

Santa Monica, CA — Branding in Basic Cable is as Easy as Playing Monopoly.  You know what you are going to get when you advertise on MTV (teens), Lifetime (women), BET (African Americans), Food Network (Foodies), and SyFy (fanboys). However, other … Continue reading

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Film Surf Report: Carrie Fisher Kicked Butt — The Star Wars Sequel I Always Wanted to See: Princess Leia, Evil Jedi

Santa Monica, CA — (Originally published in December 2015, this post is a favorite and honors the passing of Carrie Fisher, who was one of the first people to “like it” on Twitter. #RIP, Carrie.) In preparation for the release … Continue reading

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TV Surf Report: The Curious Case of XENA: WARRIOR PRINCESS & Whether To Re-Boot, Re-Cast, Re-Write

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   (Updated 02 January 2016; Originally Published 05 August 2015) Santa Monica, CA — Lucy Lawless has made headlines lately speaking to rumors of a possible re-boot of her iconic role, XENA: WARRIOR PRINCESS, at…

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Film Surf Report: Franchise Fatigue? Get Over It, Audiences! Hollywood’s Got More On The Way

   Santa Monica, CA — Whether audiences are tired of all these Sequels, Super Heroes or Continuations of Franchises, Hollywood’s got more on the way.  Think of it as:  Sequels Or Bust! For the rest of 2015,  we’ve still got … Continue reading

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Film Surf Report: Holy Franchise Overload! Thirty-Six Super (Hero) Movies (And Counting) To Hit Theatres In Next Five Years

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    Santa Monica, CA — Marvel Studios and Walt Disney Pictures, Warner Bros. and DC Comics, Sony, Paramount and Fox wish you to clear your calendars for their upcoming slate of films.  Please take no vacations, and if you really…

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TV Surf Report: Mini-Series Make A Welcome Return

Santa Monica, CA  — Welcome Back, Mini-Series. You have been missed. Same goes for you, Limited Series. Television needs to mix it up, and Longform Programming brings back viewers whose attention is, um, elsewhere. Across the Content Delivery System (CDS) … Continue reading

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