Test Pilot: File #12, The Marriage Ref

Test Pilot #12: The Marriage Ref Debut date: February 28, 2010 Series legacy: One of the worst television series to hit the airwaves in the last few years, a signal that we should all respect Jerry Seinfeld less. Test Pilot is back! It’s a new year, but the historical pilot analysis continues! In case you … Continue reading Test Pilot: File #12, The Marriage Ref

Innovations, er, “Innovations” from broadcast networks — Conclusions

Well, here we are. After nearly two months, I'm finally getting around to the conclusion section of my broadcast innovations research, at least for now. So now I'm left wondering, did we learn anything from all this?Obviously, I'm not so naive that I think any research I've done is reinventing even the smallest of wheels, … Continue reading Innovations, er, “Innovations” from broadcast networks — Conclusions

Innovations, er, “Innovations” from broadcast networks — An introduction

Though I have been using it for more, this blog was primarily constituted for a course about the changes in what we refer to as "television." Along with this blog, I am also working on a presentation/paper about the content and format innovations from "traditional" (read: broadcast) networks in this dynamic time. Over the past … Continue reading Innovations, er, “Innovations” from broadcast networks — An introduction

Celebrating ‘Lost’ as a game-changer in television

Last week, I discussed why I personally thought we'd never see another television series like Lost. Well, the Lost creative brass kind of feels the same way that I do. In an interview with Jace Lacob of the Daily Beast, executive producers Damon Lindelof and Carlton Cuse talked about the impact that their baby has … Continue reading Celebrating ‘Lost’ as a game-changer in television