A look at reasons why Saturday morning cartoons have ended as a concept, from the rise of cable TV to broadcast children’s TV regulations.
This year’s primetime Emmys were held on Sunday. Originally, I wasn’t planning to write about them: I didn’t watch this year’s ceremonies; nothing animated was… Read More »The 2019 primetime Emmys hit record low ratings, but why?
A look at how long it takes to binge watch various long-running cartoons, from “Scooby-Doo” to “The Simpsons.”
The Center for Scholars and Storytellers, a US/Canadian research group backed by UCLA, Toronto’s Ryerson University, and others, has released a study of children’s TV… Read More »Kids’ TV study recommends various diversity improvements
Batman and the “Batman family” dominate DC Comics and Warner Brothers’ superhero movies to a very high degree. However, things are quite different when it… Read More »Why is Superman more popular than Batman for live-action TV shows?
I look at what it actually takes for the FCC to revoke a TV station’s license.
In the spring of 2016, I wrote about the major digital movie stores: Amazon, Vudu, iTunes, and Google Play. Given some major changes since then,… Read More »Digital movie store guide 2017: The impact of Movies Anywhere
A recent study by Reuters shows that there’s a split along generational lines for how news is obtained. Reuters’ survey (PDF) reports that those over… Read More »Millennials, some Gen Xers prefer online news sources over TV
Yes, it’s another infographic from Statista. This time, it concerns live TV programming. Despite the rise of DVRs and on-demand programming, Nielsen reports that live… Read More »Are live sports cable TV’s last stand against cord cutting?
PBS Kids, the children’s programming block of PBS, will soon be getting its own 24-hour digital TV subchannel. PBS announced that sometime this fall on… Read More »PBS Kids to get a dedicated digital subchannel, streaming service