Rebuild a TV Station on the cheap

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I’ve been having some hallway discussions with our CEO Chuck Peters (or as I affectionalty refer to him as “Chucky P”).  I think it started after I was talking too much about how cheap I thought I could rebuild a TV station.  I was tossing around a number which was close to 10% of the cost the consultants were estimating. … Read More

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Ditch Your Cable Company With Free, Legal Alternatives

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Could it be – it is possible to get rid of cable? Ditching your cable company has never been more viable than it is today. The rise of online, streaming TV shows allows you to save on one of the most expensive household bills if you are willing to sacrifice a bit of the convenience of having either a cable … Read More

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More People Tuning in to TV Online

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Are we surprised?  With the writer’s strike making online TV viewing about as entertaining as back-to-back-to-back episodes of “Are you Smarter than a Third Grader?” Another week, and another stat has just been released showing that people are increasingly turning to the web to consume televised entertainment. The latest from Solutions Research Group claims that 80 million Americans (43 percent … Read More

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Study: Ads in online shows work better than ads on TV

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Interesting post at arstechnica “Study: Ads in online shows work better than ads on TV“: Good news for TV networks: online ads work. As TV shows continue their lengthy migration onto the web, new research finds that the people watching those shows actually pay more attention to both advertising and content when they watch online. I know it’s true for me…when I … Read More

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Internet TV: 2007 Year in Review

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ReadWriteWeb has a great post about internet video in 2007: From YouTube’s continued dominance, the television networks’ newfound willingness to experiment online, the rise of the desktop Internet TV application, and a number of new PC-to-TV devices and set-top boxes — it’s been a big year for Internet TV in all shapes and forms. In this post we look back … Read More

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