Tag Archives: Fox

Aereo Dynamics Coming To Boston

Aereo, the ant(enna) farm that lets viewers access broadcast networks on the Internet for a monthly fee, is expanding into Boston, but not without opposition. Via The Verge (tip o’ the pixel to Poynter): Aereo files suit against CBS to head … Continue reading

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Let The $4 Billion Rumpus Begin! (Iowa Ad-O-Rama Edition)

And the hit jobs just keep on comin’ in the Hawkeye State’s GOP presidential slapfight. • Rick Perry goes cartoon in his latest Iowa TV spot.   Got that? “The fox guarding the henhouse is like asking a Congressman to … Continue reading

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A World’s Serious (2011 Edition)

Well that was one for the ages, no? The hardworking staff will leave the play-by-play of the St. Louis Cardinals’ knee-buckling victory in Game 6 of the World Series to others and go straight to the color commentary: • Twice Fox … Continue reading

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News Corp(se) Dodge o’ the Day®

It’s a tie! Winner #1: Bret Stephens in Tuesday’s Wall Street Journal: News of the World vs. WikiLeaks Only one placed at risk ‘the lives of countless innocent individuals.’ How does this year’s phone hacking scandal at the now-defunct British tabloid … Continue reading

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Comcast On Demand Just Got More Demanding

The Global Worldwide Headquarters was all abuzz when the hardworking staff learned that Comcast had expanded its On Demand roster to include ABC’s Castle along with Fox’s Bones and The Chicago Code (and maybe even more – check with the … Continue reading

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After Disastrous Super Bowl Ads, Groupon Tries To Regroup

From the New York Times: Groupon is ending a campaign that made its debut on Super Bowl Sunday, days after making changes in response to considerable criticism of the ads. The decision is a major setback for Groupon, the purveyor … Continue reading

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Dead Blogging The Super Bowl Spots

Some overall observations about the ads on Fox’s Super Bowl LXV broadcast: • If you picked Branded Projectiles Hitting People for your drinking game, you were kneewalking by 3:44 of the first quarter (three to the head, one to the … Continue reading

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Ad ‘No’ the Day™

Apparently, NBC and Fox think this Lane Bryant spot is too hot to air: But this is okay to air: Discuss among yourselves.

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Who’s Got Rabbit Ears Now?

One side dish served up by the Time Warner Cable/Fox rumpus in New York is the possibility that broadcast networks will go cable. The lure of turning a broadcast network into a cable network,complete with advertising revenues and subscribers’ fees, … Continue reading

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