STAY TUNED: The business of TV; is the end in sight for ‘The Simpsons’?
Published 8/5/2013 at 7:45 a.m. 1 comment
Could a recent announcement that has the potential add another billion dollars onto “The Simpsons” creators’ multibillion-dollar pile be a signal the end is nigh for original episodes?
STAY TUNED: What the W? Transitions radio and X1 frustrations
Published 7/29/2013 at 6:00 a.m. 1 comment
It’s the summer of the sports fan in Southwest Florida. Or should I say, The Fan. Last week, Sun Broadcasting turned on “The Fan” on 1240 and 1270 AM (WFWN and WNOG).
STAY TUNED: Comcast X1: Costs, times are murky
Published 7/22/2013 at 7:00 a.m. 2 comments
With the new Comcast X1, everything is not as it seems. It depends on who's doing the talking.
STAY TUNED: Comcast has its head in the cloud
Published 7/15/2013 at 5:25 a.m. 8 comments
Today, Comcast is going public with a new video platform in Florida — rolling it out in Naples, Sarasota and Jacksonville. It’s called X1, and if it lives up to the hype, it will marry a multitude of services offered ...
STAY TUNED: Reader asks, is it time for more news?
Published 7/5/2013 at 3:34 p.m. 0 comments
As far as news ratings go in Southwest Florida, TV cynics can ask "What's news got to do with it?"
STAY TUNED: It's dueling press releases — I mean ratings — results time
Published 7/1/2013 at 7:00 a.m. 1 comment
The ratings are in for May and once again we have dueling press releases with victories being claimed on both sides of the isles.
STAY TUNED: Reader bored with 'Bones' and mental over 'Mentalist'
Published 6/24/2013 at 7:30 a.m. 0 comments
Nancy writes: “Hi Bill.
STAY TUNED: Readers recall the hum of the 4077
Published 6/17/2013 at 7:00 a.m. 0 comments
It seems last week’s TV theme songs column really struck a chord. Folks were humming stuff at me in the streets; asking me if I remember this tune or that tune.
STAY TUNED: Strange notes on some TV theme songs
Published 6/10/2013 at 8:00 a.m. 0 comments
This week we’re talking music and TV. More specifically, TV show openers. Theme music. Opening montages.
STAY TUNED: Reader questions; plus; do you have what it takes to be a Latin pop sensation
Published 6/3/2013 at 10:25 a.m. 0 comments
MundoFox is looking for a local Latin star. Could it be you?
STAY TUNED: Fall 2013 proves anything could happen
Published 5/20/2013 at 6:00 a.m. 0 comments
Last week, the major (and minor) broadcast television networks — CBS, ABC, NBC, Fox and the CW — each picked a day to announce their fall schedules, ushering in a new world of possibility and promise that when cooler weather ...
STAY TUNED: 96.9 answers the call for 'More'
Published 5/13/2013 at 6:00 a.m. 3 comments
Do you recall that AT&T commercial where the suited guy is sitting on the floor questioning the children?
STAY TUNED: Our national obsessive compulsive disorder
Published 5/6/2013 at 6:00 a.m. 2 comments
Whenever I’m fortunate enough to enjoy dinner at home, at a reasonable hour, I like to watch a national news broadcast. NBC, ABC or CBS, at 6:30 p.m.
STAY TUNED: WINK and NBC-2 tweak news sets
Published 4/29/2013 at 5:35 a.m. 2 comments
Casual viewers of NBC-2 might not have noticed much of a difference this week; a little less clutter on the set; a little brighter, more cheerful.
STAY TUNED: Jennifer Trammell leaves NBC-2; soccer season gets air time
Published 4/22/2013 at 6:00 a.m. 0 comments
It’s NBC-2’s loss, but not Southwest Florida’s. Jennifer Trammell has already spent her last weekend behind the anchor desk. But she’s not going anywhere. She’s committed to Naples.