The Radice Files — Episode 25 “Big 5 Take A Hit”

Big Five Networks Down 12% In Prime-Time Season Viewers 05/03/2021

Big Five Networks Down 12% In Prime-Time Season Viewers — 05/03/2021

Exclusive: Twitter launches national campaign to boost local news — Axios

Amid the pandemic, local news companies have suffered devastating financial blows.

Law&Crime Network Selected As Pool Camera For Robert Durst Murder Trial | TV News Check

Law&Crime, the live true crime trial cable network, has been selected by Los Angeles Superior Court to provide video footage from inside the courtroom of th

Virtual reality investments are a long-term play for businesses targeting Gen Z, says South Korea’s Zepeto

Businesses looking to capture the next generation of customers are doing so through virtual reality headsets, according to the chief strategy officer of South Korean avatar app Zepeto.

‘The Story Of Late-Night’: From Steve Allen & Johnny Carson To Desus & Mero, CNN Docuseries Explores The Changing World Of Talkshows

Steve Allen, the co-creator and first host of The Tonight Show, largely was responsible for late-night television as we know it. Remember Johnny Carson’s Carnac the Magnificent? Well, take a look at Allen’s The Question Man (below).

New kids’ TV show emerges from the Mister Rogers universe

NEW YORK (AP) — Mister Rogers’ neighborhood is expanding. In rare welcome news of sprawl, PBS Kids is releasing a new puppet-led series called “Donkey Hodie,” inspired from characters in the original Fred Rogers TV show. “Every part of it seems to be infused with joy and heart and humor,” says Adam Rudman, who co-created and co-produced the show with his brother, David. “And I think that’s something that Fred Rogers would appreciate.”

Amazon to Get Exclusive NFL Rights a Year Earlier Than Expected — WSJ

The tech giant’s “Thursday Night Football” deal will start in 2022–23, as Fox exits its pact early.

Amazon’s Sleeping Giant Reminds Everyone It’s Very Large, Increasingly in Charge | Next TV

Finally disclosing that 175 million Prime members worldwide use its subscription video service, Amazon clarified one of the biggest mysteries in the streaming business … and underscored just how powerful it really is

CNN Gift Propels Environmental Media Initiative | GW Today | The George Washington University

A $500,000 CNN gift will help achieve the goal of creating a Ted Turner Professor of Environmental Media at SMPA and support GW’s focus on sustainability.

New York Capacity Restrictions to Lift May 19, Clearing Way for Broadway Reopening

September still the likely date when most productions will return

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Emmy winning journalist, producer, director, composer, and author. Sharing content about tech, politics, media, and culture, and writing about the New Normal.