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With Hire of Turley, MTV Aims to Bring Social Conversation to TV

With Hire of Turley, MTV Aims to Bring Social Conversation to TV | J320- Television Today | Scoop.it
MTV brings in Richard Turley in push to have ongoing conversation with audiences in real time on TV.
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TV History | Archive of American Television

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A brief overview of the history of television. The Archive of American Television captures TV history, one voice at a time through video interviews with TV stars and legends from early television shows through today.
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Great overview of the history of television.

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The Sexual Evolution Is Coming, Thanks in Part to TV

The Sexual Evolution Is Coming, Thanks in Part to TV | J320- Television Today | Scoop.it
When a 2013 ABC News/Washington Post poll showed that 58 percent of Americans believed gay marriage should be legal, up from 34 percent in 2003, it was clear that a sea change was underway for
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Why are theme songs so important to TV shows?

Why are theme songs so important to TV shows? | J320- Television Today | Scoop.it
In the age of binge-watching, it's more important than ever that a show's theme song be engineered to reward multiple plays of shows like "Justified," Breaking Bad," "The Sopranos" and "Orange is the New Black."
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Cool take on music & theme songs in context of audience's viewing habits.

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Barely Keeping Up in TV’s New Golden Age

Barely Keeping Up in TV’s New Golden Age | J320- Television Today | Scoop.it
The vast wasteland of television has been replaced by an excess of excellence that is fundamentally altering my media diet and threatening to consume my waking life in the process.
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Really great mix of opinion and statistics.

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Amp up TV time with these second-screen Android, iOS apps

Amp up TV time with these second-screen Android, iOS apps | J320- Television Today | Scoop.it
These apps make use of your smartphones and tablets by doling out details about your favorite shows. Read this article by Scott Webster on CNET.
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Sochi Olympics: Should the ratings be higher? | EW.com

Sochi Olympics: Should the ratings be higher? | EW.com | J320- Television Today | Scoop.it
It’s been a week since NBC started covering the Winter Olympics from Sochi, and so far ratings have settled into a predictable groove: Large respectable...
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Is Orange the New Television? | Antenna

Is Orange the New Television? | Antenna | J320- Television Today | Scoop.it
In The Television Will Be Revolutionized, Amanda Lotz argues that in the transition from the network to the post-network era, “the increasing multiplicit...
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Ultra-High Definition TV: the next big thing

Ultra-High Definition TV: the next big thing | J320- Television Today | Scoop.it
EVEN the unflappable Francis Underwood perspires in ultra high definition. Yes, I spotted sweat on the upper lip of Kevin Spacey’s fictitious vice-president while streaming House of Cards on a new 65-inch ultra-HD television from Samsung.
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IPG Media Lab Research: The “Second Screen” is Becoming the “First” in the Living Room | Beet.TV

IPG Media Lab Research: The “Second Screen” is Becoming the “First” in the Living Room | Beet.TV | J320- Television Today | Scoop.it
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Whos Engaging in Social TV?

Whos Engaging in Social TV? | J320- Television Today | Scoop.it
Roughly 1 in 6 TV primetime TV viewing occasions involve simultaneous social media use, and about half of that activity is related to TV content, according to [pdf] the
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Disney-Dish Network pact may alter TV viewing habits

Disney-Dish Network pact may alter TV viewing habits | J320- Television Today | Scoop.it
Walt Disney Co. and satellite TV provider Dish Network's sweeping new agreement could lead to changes in the way consumers watch television.
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Open TV: Rescue Pilots from Development Hell Aymar Jean Christian / Northwestern University | Flow

Open TV: Rescue Pilots from Development Hell Aymar Jean Christian / Northwestern University | Flow | J320- Television Today | Scoop.it
Open TV: Rescue Pilots from Development Hell Aymar Jean Christian / Northwestern University
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FCC wants to improve quality of closed captioning

FCC wants to improve quality of closed captioning | J320- Television Today | Scoop.it
"Five wins and a very light power reese know" sounds more like gibberish than a weather forecast.
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Thought this was interesting as it relates to the FCC (recently discussed in class).

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Cutting the cord: Internet changes how we watch TV

Cutting the cord: Internet changes how we watch TV | J320- Television Today | Scoop.it
As the television landscape in the U.S. changes once again, many consumers are moving from cable to a wide variety of other viewing options, such as streaming services.
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Where Do Primetime TV Viewers Find TV Shows Online?

Where Do Primetime TV Viewers Find TV Shows Online? | J320- Television Today | Scoop.it
3 in 4 primetime TV viewers between the ages of 13 and 64 have used an online service to stream or download TV shows during the past 6 months, according to newly-released
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