From the category archives:

Television

Just yesterday, it was Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer that signed a deal with YouTube, allowing the video site to run full-length versions of movies (although the initial selection was somewhat less than stellar). Today, the site announced a deal with Freemantle Productions, the creators of the American Idol reality-show franchise, that will see the production company create a…

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Just found out via Adam Ostrow at Mashable that Revision3 -- the Web TV venture from the Digg boys, Kevin Rose and Jay Adelson -- has laid off several people and shut down the filming of a few shows, including Internet Superstar with Martin Sargent and PopSiren with Sarah Lane. Interestingly enough, the hosts of…

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Maybe everyone knows by now, but a piece in Women's Wear Daily (I know, I know -- but they have good New York media coverage) was the first mention I had come across about Adam Chodikoff, the 37-year-old researcher who provides most of the facts that underpin John Stewart's barbed witticisms about the news on…

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According to a report at Broadcasting & Cable, the tall foreheads at Saturday Night Live -- including Canadian-born creator Lorne "Dr. Evil" Michaels -- are in talks with NBC about setting up a standalone site for the show, one that would feature clips as well as out-takes, video of rehearsals and so on. This seems…

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Unless you've been in a coma or backpacking through Mongolia recently, you've probably already seen the clip from Late Night with David Letterman, in which the host of said show laces into Senator John McCain -- not just once, but over and over -- for skipping out on an appearance on the program. The presidential…

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