Tag Archives: Television

TV Surf Report: Take A Bite Out Of Apple TV’s Upcoming Development Slate Of Original Programming…

    Santa Monica, CA — Apple TV  launches March 25th,  but the newest addition to our Streaming World has a lot of exciting programming in development that we can watch soon on our phones, watches, tablets and various other … Continue reading

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TV Surf Report: It’s Not TV, But Are We Still Into HBO? (Yes, But We Are Seeing Other People!)

Santa Monica, CA — HBO, aka, Home Box Office, is being challenged right and left for its blue chip real estate in TV by rival companies such as Netflix, Amazon, Apple, Hulu and the forthcoming Disney+.  The days are long … Continue reading

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TV Surf Report: Ten Original Ideas That Could Break Through The Cluster of Reboots In 2019 …

Steve La Rue highlights 10 Original Concepts in development for TV, a rarity these days of Reboots, Spinoffs, and Super Heroes. Huzzah, Creativity! Continue reading

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TV Surf Report: Super Hero Series Still Trending … {Xena War Cry!!!}

Santa Monica, CA — Just when you thought we’d satiated the audience’s hunger for Super Heroes with the ever-expanding Arrowverse comes the DC Universe and Disney’s forthcoming streaming service, Disney+. RIP, Stan Lee.  Thank You for everything. Excelsior! Television is … Continue reading

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TV Surf Report: Hollywood Loves True Crime, The Trend That Keeps On Trending…

Santa Monica, CA — Lately every day in America, I feel as though I wake up to yet another True Crime story the moment I turn on National Public Radio:  What has POTUS done today? Which Hollywood mogul has resigned … Continue reading

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TV Surf Report: Witches Are On Fire, Um, Trending And Audiences Are Spellbound

Santa Monica, CA — Move over Vampires, Zombies, and Donald Trump, Witches are about to make a big comeback on the small screen(s). That Hollywood Zeitgeist strikes again as broadcast networks, streaming services, and cable all seem to be whipping … Continue reading

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TV Surf Report: Blame The Re-Boot Craze On Success … And Fear

Santa Monica, CA — I finally got around to watching Netflix’ reboot of Lost in Space, one of my all-time childhood favorite TV series. The pilot felt (and looked) a bit drab introducing me to the The Robinsons, putting them … Continue reading

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TV Surf Report: Adaptations Of Podcasts, Games, Graphic Novels & Music Have Hollywood Aflutter (Books Are Still Cool, Though)

Santa Monica, CA — The Adaptation Trend has been in full-swing for several years now as Hollywood seeks to break through all the clutter with Intellectual Property Titles that audiences are already predisposed to like (and will thereby, tune in). … Continue reading

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TV Surf Report: Super Heroes, Are We Done Yet? (Answer: No, So Stop Asking!)

Santa Monica, CA — Are we there, yet? Are we done with the Super Hero shows? No? Well, I have a suggestion and a few thoughts, and maybe, a List. Meanwhile, I just can’t keep up anymore. There are so … Continue reading

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TV Surf Report: Branding in the Age of Streaming When Social Media Engagement Has Never Been More Important (Part 4 of 4)

Santa Monica, CA – A recent headline in Variety proclaimed that 22 million adults will cut the cord and get rid of their cable television subscription by the end of 2017. That’s a lot of lost revenue at $100/month/household.  Add to … Continue reading

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