Too Much TV: Your TV Talking Points For Wednesday, April 7th, 2021

Written by 07 April, 2021
Here's everything you need to know about the world of television for Wednesday, April 7th, 2021. I'm writing this from the Twin Cities suburbs, where AllYourScreens HQ is powered by iced coffee and peeps on a stick.My apologies for the lack of a newsletter yesterday. I am undergoing some medical stuff this week and it's making my workday a bit unpredictable. And some of the newsletter's might be shorter (and later) than normal. But things should hopefully settle down after this week.NETFLIX FINALLY MAKES A CASE FOR INTERACTIVE PROGRAMMINGNetflix has spent a lot of time and effort over the past…
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Too Much TV: Your TV Talking Points For Monday, April 5th, 2021

Written by 05 April, 2021
Here's everything you need to know about the world of television for Monday, April 5th, 2021. I'm writing this from the Twin Cities suburbs, where AllYourScreens HQ is powered by cinnamon coffee and random leftovers.THE CASE FOR NETFLIX AND DRIVE-IN MOVIESLast summer, I wrote a piece arguing that streamers such as Netflix which have original programming should consider screening some of their older titles in drive-in movies. And the passage of time just makes that idea seem even more practical.One of the advantages Netflix has is that it owns an increasingly large amount of its original content. And owning things…
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Too Much TV: Your TV Talking Points For Thursday, April 1st, 2021

Written by 01 April, 2021
Here's everything you need to know about the world of television for Thursday, April 1st, 2021. I'm writing this from the Twin Cities suburbs, where AllYourScreens HQ is powered by iced tea and a bucket of Tums.AMC NETWORKS CEO JOSH SAPAN ON STREAMINGSapan was recently interviewed by The Hollywood Reporter and he discusses a number of issues, including whether or not AMC's strategy for AMC+ is a good idea:Last year, you also launched, for $8.99 monthly, or $6.99 for people who have AMC as part of a pay TV subscription, AMC+, which includes such ratings hits as The Walking Dead.…
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Too Much TV: Your TV Talking Points For Tuesday, March 30th, 2021

Written by 30 March, 2021
Here's everything you need to know about the world of television for Tuesday, March 30th, 2021. I'm writing this from the Twin Cities suburbs, where AllYourScreens HQ is powered by pineapple chunks and some sort of unidentifiable hot tea.Today's newsletter is shorter than normal and a bit late because I am suffering through some incredibly annoying broadband issues. On the upside, the Comcast tech person comes tomorrow morning...A DEEP DIVE ON HGTV AND DISCOVERY+The New Yorker's Ian Parker has an absolutely fascinating look at HGTV and how it is responding to the pandemic and to the launch of Discovery+. (On…
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Too Much TV: Your TV Talking Points For Monday, March 29th, 2021

Written by 29 March, 2021
Here's everything you need to know about the world of television for Monday, March 29th, 2021. I'm writing this from the Twin Cities suburbs, where AllYourScreens HQ is powered by weak coffee and strong tuna fish.#FREEBLOCKBUSTERWell-known brands have some residual value, long after the business that made them famous has dissolved. For instance, while you can still buy Smarter Image-branded items at retail stores such as Target, the essence of the original company is gone. All that remains now is the name, slapped onto cheap items bought in bulk.Blockbuster was perhaps on the best-known brands in the 80s and 90s…
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CNN - Former CDC Director Believes COVID-19 Virus 'Escaped' From Wuhan Lab

Written by 28 March, 2021
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