I wonder if a show about cable and network executives in a modern day version of Trading Places is something I'd reconsider keeping cable TV for, after all, it might make a nice dessert.
As CBS and Time Warner Cable remain locked in a three-week battle over retransmission fees, you have to wonder when their millions of viewers will throw in the towel and abandon cable altogether.
Sullivan and Son on TBS can be added to the list of shows that take us back to simplicity, not everything has to appear to be so damn realistic.
There aren't many actresses -- make that "artists" -- that would slip into a Cuckoo bird outfit in an effort to illuminate the lesser-known facts about the animal kingdom, but thank goodness Isabellla Rossellini is up for it.
Television industry analysts warn about "cord-cutters" -- viewers who forsake cable TV subscriptions and instead watch the shows they love online. My question is, Which cord would these dangerous tech-savvy youth actually cut? Not the cord that connects them to the Internet.
Even though we have the privileges of personalized technology, down to recommended playlists based on our Netflix and Amazon Prime choices, I think that we still want to connect on a broader scale. We still want community.
It's true that cable still owns TV viewing -- and for as long as it holds the lion's share of sports viewing, it will maintain that heavy hand. But how long can that last really?
In the ceaseless debate about whether information yearns to be "free" on the Internet, it seems to me that one important fact is overlooked.
Last week, Netflix launched the entire season of House of Cards. Some admirers of the strategy breathlessly insist it marks the end of traditional cable networks. While that viewpoint is fanciful, this kind of experimentation simply shows a healthy marketplace that is always looking for the next big thing.
When I come across science fiction that really tries to delve into the circumstances of what can be created by the real-life energies of love and fear, and does it well, I want to shout it from the rooftops. Such is the case for the TV show "Haven," which is about to wrap up its third season.
Have you ever considered whether you're overpaying on things like your cable bill, loans or credit cards? Re-evaluate those items and you can save a lot of money.
After following the 2012 presidential elections for the past three months, I have noticed how the media covers politics -- and I am not exactly liking what I am seeing.
The biggest financial scandal in history has gotten all of zero minutes' air time on the ABC and NBC nightly news broadcasts and only a little more time than that on CBS and the major cable news channels.
If you've managed to cut your ties with cable, how do you watch sports? How do you watch the news?
Given the extreme weather we've been seeing lately, it's becoming (finally) clear to many journalists that we have a trend in our weather patterns -- a trend exacerbated by climate change, according to legitimate climate scientists.
The trend of jettisoning a brand's original DNA in favor of ratings is everywhere in cable right now -- and as a branding professional, I wonder how that will affect the overall branding of TV in the long haul.