Archive for the 'Television' Category

VMA Ratings Hit An All Time Low

VMAs Hit All-Time Ratings Low for 3rd Straight Year The biggest winner Monday night? SEBASTIAN MANISCALCO! No one saw his tone-deaf monologue panned in every publication known to man. And the truth is, his audience agrees with him, millennials/Gen-Z are wankers. But the millennials/Gen-Z don’t care. Welcome to 2019, where there is no mass audience, […]

Netflix Numbers

They’re killing the golden goose. Because price matters. Otherwise everybody would use an iPhone and a Mac, but Netflix is not a premium product, it can’t win appealing to a sliver of the public, it needs all of it. This is how the publishing industry killed digital books. Despite the hosannas of boomers boasting that […]

The Emmy Nominations

It’s a race to quality, driven by technology, why haven’t we had a concomitant race in music? Music is far ahead of television technologically, the disruption has already happened and you can get the history of recorded music at a number of outlets, i.e. Spotify, Amazon, Apple, Deezer… But the music being purveyed is absolutely […]

Love Island

This should be the television hit of the summer. My only anxiety is the five night a week stripping (as in TV, not clothing, but that will happen too) and the practice of U.S. television to focus on the surface as opposed to the essence. This is not about who is the best-looking, this is […]