2021 ACM Award Winners: The Complete List

Written by 18 April, 2021
The 2021 Academy of Country Music Awards were presented on Sunday, April 18th, during a live ceremony broadcast from three different locations in Nashville, Tennessee: the Grand Ole Opry House, Ryman Auditorium, and the Bluebird Café.Here is the complete list of nominees, with the winners highlighted in bold:Entertainer of the YearLuke BryanEric ChurchLuke CombsThomas RhettChris Stapleton Female Artist of the YearKelsea BalleriniMiranda LambertAshley McBrydeMaren MorrisCarly Pearce Male Artist of the YearDierks BentleyEric ChurchLuke CombsThomas RhettChris Stapleton Duo of the YearBrooks and DunnBrothers OsborneDan + ShayFlorida Georgia LineMaddie & Tae Group of the YearLady ALittle Big TownOld DominionThe Cadillac ThreeThe HighwomenNew…
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Gloria Henry, Mom On 'Dennis The Menace,' Dead At 98

Written by 17 April, 2021
Gloria Eileen McEniry, best known to TV audiences for her role as mother to Dennis Mitchell on the 1950s TV series Dennis The Menace, is dead.According to family members, McEniry died at her Los Angeles home on April 4th of undisclosed causes. She was 98.Born in New Orleans in 1923, McEniry moved to Los Angeles after high school and signed a contract with Columbia Studios in 1946 under the name Gloria Henry.She had modest roles in a number of movies, including in the Marlene Dietrich film Rancho Notorious and the William Holden/Lucille Ball film Miss Grant Takes Richmond.In 1959, she…
Last modified on Saturday, 17 April 2021 12:39

Cinedigm Tops 640,000 SVOD Subs In Q1 2021

Written by 14 April, 2021
On Wednesday, Cinedigm accounced that it ended the first quarter of 2021 with 640,000 paid video subscriber, up 574% year-over-year.The company's total streaming viewer footprint reached about 23.8 million monthly active ad-supported viewers across Cinedigm’s digital networks distributed via linear Free Ad-supported TV (FAST) and ad-supported VOD, up more than 208% year-over-year.Cinedigm operates 14 SVOD and AVOD networks, including Bumbu (which focuses on content from China, Hong Kong & Taiwan), Dove Channel (religious-oriented family-friendly programing), CON tv and CON tv Anime, The Bob Ross Channel and the Film Detective. The company has also recently acquired the assets of the shuttered…
Last modified on Thursday, 15 April 2021 12:05

Too Much TV: Your TV Talking Points For Thursday, April 15th, 2021

Written by 15 April, 2021
Here's everything you need to know about the world of television for Thursday, April 15th, 2021. I'm writing this from the Twin Cities suburbs, where AllYourScreens HQ is powered by Cinnabon-flavored coffee and pineapple.I mentioned last week that I was dealing with some medical stuff and that has impacted my work in general, including this newsletter. With any luck, things are settling down now and everything will get back to a more predictable schedule. Today's newsletter is a bit short, but hopefully things should be back to normal tomorrow.HOW MUCH IS AMAZON SPENDING ON CONTENT?While the news that Amazon Prime…
Last modified on Thursday, 15 April 2021 15:35

Too Much TV: Your TV Talking Points For Friday, April 9th, 2021

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Here's everything you need to know about the world of television for Friday, April 9th, 2021. I'm writing this from the Twin Cities suburbs, where AllYourScreens HQ is powered by Werther's Candy and ginger ale.ROKU RECOMMENDS: THE FINE LINE BETWEEN CONTENT DISCOVERY AND JUST ANOTHER AD UNITDigiday is reporting that Roku is pitching a new video ad unit called "Roku Recommends" to advertisers:Roku will tease Roku Recommends through the display ad that appears on the right side of the platform’s home screen. After a person clicks on the banner, a video will play in which a host will highlight certain…
Last modified on Friday, 09 April 2021 15:13

Too Much TV: Your TV Talking Points For Thursday, April 8th, 2021

Written by 08 April, 2021
Here's everything you need to know about the world of television for Thursday, April 8th, 2021. I'm writing this from the Twin Cities suburbs, where AllYourScreens HQ is powered by iced coffee and peeps on a stick.NETFLIX SIGNS U.S. OUTPUT DEAL WITH SONYThere aren't a lot of deals that very obviously have a winner and a loser. But when Netflix and Sony announced today that the streamer had signed a Pay 1 window deal in the U.S. for Sony films beginning next year, the deal was one that is a very positive get for Netflix. And it also leaves Starz…
Last modified on Thursday, 08 April 2021 16:32