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Television has won

Television has won | Television Development | Scoop.it
"Television, old or new, is the medium of our post-Enlightenment era when text and reason are substituted by images and emotions. To be brief and blunt, Trump is just the beginning."

Via Mattia Nicoletti
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The Internet used to be something you read. In 2018, it will officially be something you watch.
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The rise of the alpha single | The Times Magazine | The Times

The rise of the alpha single | The Times Magazine | The Times | Television Development | Scoop.it
If you consider yourself brave for, say, joining the fire brigade or voluntarily donating an organ, I’m afraid you’ve got competition. I’m very brave, or so they say. I’ve been told of my bravery about twice a year on average over the past five or six years. And if you know someone who’s ended a few
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Nailed It! Is Netflix's cooking show the perfect anti-Bake Off palate cleanser? | Television & radio | The Guardian

Nailed It! Is Netflix's cooking show the perfect anti-Bake Off palate cleanser? | Television & radio | The Guardian | Television Development | Scoop.it
Hopeless would-be bakers are asked to make ‘epic magical desserts’ in one of the most refreshingly shambolic cooking shows ever thrust upon the world
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The Guardian is describing this Netflix cooking show as 'refreshingly shambolic' hmmm... I'll be the judge of that.
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Men vs food: Ugly Delicious and the lad-driven foodie TV revolution

Men vs food: Ugly Delicious and the lad-driven foodie TV revolution | Television Development | Scoop.it
Boozy, greasy and often profane, there’s a new breed of foodie travelogue show that ditches the high-brow for the tasty. But where are the women?
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From McMafia to Collateral: why is so much British drama falling short? | Television & radio | The Guardian

From McMafia to Collateral: why is so much British drama falling short? | Television & radio | The Guardian | Television Development | Scoop.it
This year’s biggest dramas have mostly fallen flat, with programme makers seemingly more interesting in appealing to a global audience than creating gripping characters
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Some interesting points, but if the goal is to find a broad international audience the real judge of success is if they actually do that, not that the series appeals to a guardian journo.
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Oscars 2018: who or what is an inclusion rider?

Oscars 2018: who or what is an inclusion rider? | Television Development | Scoop.it
An explainer after Frances McDormand's call to action at the Oscars left many of us baffled.
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Report released: Australian trends in online and on demand viewing

Report released: Australian trends in online and on demand viewing | Television Development | Scoop.it
Streaming has changed how Australians view content, yet broadcast TV remains popular and piracy has declined drastically.
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Not a great deal of co-viewing on SVOD. Is catch up is a solo game?
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BBC - Culture - Claire Foy and Matt Damon – in a film shot on a smartphone

BBC - Culture - Claire Foy and Matt Damon – in a film shot on a smartphone | Television Development | Scoop.it
A new film starring Claire Foy was shot on a smartphone. Emma Jones asks whether this is the future of film-making.
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(5) Full Actors Roundtable: Tom Hanks, Gary Oldman, John Boyega, James Franco | Close Up With THR - YouTube

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Tears of clowns: who are the saddest of TV's sad comedians? | Television & radio | The Guardian

Tears of clowns: who are the saddest of TV's sad comedians? | Television & radio | The Guardian | Television Development | Scoop.it
Television shows built around standup comics have taken a turn for the despairing. Louis CK has a lot to answer for
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Merrick Watts becomes celebrity intern for American Express campaign

Merrick Watts becomes celebrity intern for American Express campaign | Television Development | Scoop.it
American Express has recruited Australian comedian and broadcaster Merrick Watts to star in its latest campaign as the Amex Business celebrity intern, taki
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People Just Do Nothing | Masterclass - YouTube

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Love this, remember loving Jon and Holly's nights they used to put on too.
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Netflix vs. Hulu vs. Amazon: Who Is Winning the Streaming Wars? | Hollywood Reporter

Netflix vs. Hulu vs. Amazon: Who Is Winning the Streaming Wars? | Hollywood Reporter | Television Development | Scoop.it
Right now, each of the players is acting smartly given its position — but all eyes are on Amazon.
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How Framestore recreated history in Darkest Hour

How Framestore recreated history in Darkest Hour | Television Development | Scoop.it
Darkest Hour, directed by Joe Wright, is set in 1940, during the early days of Winston Churchill's first term as Prime Minister. As part of our film week to coincide with the Baftas, we talk to Framestore's Stephane Nazé about how the team brought history to life for the film, from battle scenes to the London dirt and grime.
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Video Production Tip: Capturing Great Footage of Cars

Video Production Tip: Capturing Great Footage of Cars | Television Development | Scoop.it
Capturing good video of cars is harder than it looks. Keep these tips in mind when you need to shoot cars in different locations and at different times.
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‘Flint Town’ Netflix Review

‘Flint Town’ Netflix Review | Television Development | Scoop.it
’Flint Town’ is candid Netflix docuseries that follows police, residents, and politicians in Flint, Michigan, amid the water crisis that exposed more than 100,000 residents to lead contaminants.
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‘Flint Town’ is amazing documentary filming, honestly opening a discussion
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Meet the dramedy queens: the women who built TV’s new golden age | Television & radio | The Guardian

Meet the dramedy queens: the women who built TV’s new golden age | Television & radio | The Guardian | Television Development | Scoop.it
Derry Girls, Catastrophe, Insecure … shut out of serious drama, women have turned comedy on its head – playing raw female experience for laughs, sobs and gasps
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Going public pits Spotify’s suggestions against everyone

Going public pits Spotify’s suggestions against everyone | Television Development | Scoop.it
The secret to Spotify's public market debut is actually an acquisition it made in 2014. The Echo Nest was powering music recommendations for Beats Music,..
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Feels like no one is working better with Data than Spotify?
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Science friction: can Netflix figure out its blockbuster problem? | Film | The Guardian

Science friction: can Netflix figure out its blockbuster problem? | Film | The Guardian | Television Development | Scoop.it
Costly sci-fi films have received poor reviews but the streaming giant still has an eager audience in its vast subscriber base
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I don't think Netflix has a blockbuster problem at all, feels like it's winning to me?
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The (almost) complete history of 'fake news'

The (almost) complete history of 'fake news' | Television Development | Scoop.it
How a phrase that originally referred to moneymaking Macedonian teens came to mean a whole lot more.
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(5) Why people keep watching the worst movie ever made - YouTube

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Some interesting subgenres defined here.
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Why TV's brightest shows are turning episodes into standalone stories | Television & radio | The Guardian

Why TV's brightest shows are turning episodes into standalone stories | Television & radio | The Guardian | Television Development | Scoop.it
From Girls to Atlanta, ‘bottle’ episodes have become fascinating character studies – and sometimes the basis for an entire series
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The Lonely Life of a Professional YouTuber - VICE

The Lonely Life of a Professional YouTuber - VICE | Television Development | Scoop.it
You might have a million subscribers online, but the trade-off is spending most of your time alone, in front of a computer – as WillNE knows all too well.
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Listening Room | Mastercard | Sponsorships

To celebrate 20 years as proud sponsor of The BRIT Awards, we set out to Start Something Priceless, using the power of music. We created a powerful experience, specially crafted to bring together pairs of real people and help them mend their broken relationships. What will unfold when they’re face to face in the Listening Room?
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Premium online content for big brands crossing with TV and Art world troops.
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How to Tell Who's Going to Win "The Bachelor" From the First Episode - YouTube

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Serial Position Effect
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