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TV Surf Report: All Hail The Return of The Spinoff

Santa Monica, CA — Blame uber-producer Norman Lear for TV’s current trend of taking a successful series and creating a spin-off of that show.  In the ’70s, Lear created All in the Family for CBS which successfully spun off Maude, Good … Continue reading

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Film Surf Report: Mark Your Calendars for 2016

Santa Monica, CA — Mark your calendars. Now that we’ve all seen Star Wars: The Force Awakens multiple times, we are ready for More. Here are this year’s Franchise Films not to be missed.  And yet, I fear there may be one … Continue reading

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TV Surf Report: Networks Rely On Re-Boots To Get Noticed In Increasingly Crowded Marketplace

         Santa Monica, CA —  (Update 15 January 2015) In today’s crowded television landscape, when there is more content than ever, one way to stand out is re-booting a beloved series hoping audiences will come clambering for something familiar.  … Continue reading

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