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Forum: HDTV Programming   09-10-2014, 12:58 PM
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Posted By NetworkTV
Does it matter, really? Personally, this...

Does it matter, really?

Personally, this feels an awful lot like a CSI spinoff.

In other words, same plots, just with a different set of characters and the occasional hint of the story...
Forum: Latest Industry News   09-08-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 8,663
Posted By NetworkTV
I think that's actually the problem I have with a...

I think that's actually the problem I have with a lot of modern examples of digital FX: it's blatantly clear it's an effect and far from seamless. Even simple set extensions look terrible and are...
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-03-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,376
Posted By NetworkTV
I'm going to have to starting going around saying...

I'm going to have to starting going around saying "what goes around, comes around" just to freak people out....

"Awe crap....I knew there was something fishy about that guy ----- he's an...
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-03-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 410
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Posted By NetworkTV
Maybe, but at least that pairing will include an...

Maybe, but at least that pairing will include an awesome action soundtrack....
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-03-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 14,948
Views: 1,609,174
Posted By NetworkTV
I'd be happy to avoid all that by having them...

I'd be happy to avoid all that by having them give me back the single button to get to the "To Do" list. Heck, it was bad enough when thye made turning on captions around 8 button presses. I really...
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-03-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 2,524
Views: 115,711
Posted By NetworkTV
Which is ironic, considering the time Eddie...

Which is ironic, considering the time Eddie forgot to do an Adam's Apple check before picking up a prostitute....

At any rate, I'd rather she be green than red. If she were red, I definitely would...
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-03-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 96,889
Views: 8,625,846
Posted By NetworkTV
Great.... Another piece of my youth will now...

Great....

Another piece of my youth will now be presented in the most hogwash way possible, judging from how the movies for 21 Jump Street, Charlies Angels and Dukes of Hazzard ended up.

At...
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-03-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 2,524
Views: 115,711
Posted By NetworkTV
When the FX guys went out to get the materials...

When the FX guys went out to get the materials for the coccoon, I can just imagine the clerk at the local CVS pharmacy thinking, "Man, this guy's buying a lot of gauze - he must have one heck of a...
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-03-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 2,524
Views: 115,711
Posted By NetworkTV
Maybe she looks like this one: ...

Maybe she looks like this one:

http://xfinity.comcast.net/blogs/tv/files/2010/03/MBaccarin.jpg
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-03-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 96,889
Views: 8,625,846
Posted By NetworkTV
The problem with the above list is, you can't...

The problem with the above list is, you can't just take today's ratings and slip them into yesterday's stats. It would be like comparing box office numbers without taking into account inflation.
...
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-03-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 96,889
Views: 8,625,846
Posted By NetworkTV
I don't either. It's like the younger crowd...

I don't either.

It's like the younger crowd keeps finding new ways to watch other people do things instead of doing them on their own.
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-02-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 96,889
Views: 8,625,846
Posted By NetworkTV
Except the one thing these studies never have is...

Except the one thing these studies never have is actual change in dollar amounts, which is still significantly less than traditional media.

It's easy to see big percentage increases when you're...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-26-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 96,889
Views: 8,625,846
Posted By NetworkTV
Agreed. If it were a couple hundred more or so, I...

Agreed. If it were a couple hundred more or so, I could see running the odds you won't need it and buy the Roamio later if you find you need it (especially if you're gonna be month to month instead...
Forum: Latest Industry News   08-26-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 8,663
Posted By NetworkTV
You'd be surprised at the number of times that...

You'd be surprised at the number of times that people losing out to digitally edited photos in contests have balked and cited Ansel Adams as the "purist" that would never digitally edit his photos if...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-25-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 96,889
Views: 8,625,846
Posted By NetworkTV
Which makes them no better than the cable...

Which makes them no better than the cable company: gouging people who just want it easy.

I firmly believe cable has many of the customers they do simply because it's installed in pretty much...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-25-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 11,404
Posted By NetworkTV
I just ran up to the office and - sure enough - I...

I just ran up to the office and - sure enough - I have a few of those still stashed away myself. Mostly, I only saved the ones in really over the top packaging. I have one in a big cardboard shadow...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-25-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 96,889
Views: 8,625,846
Posted By NetworkTV
Yes. Especially since they offer no upgrade...

Yes.

Especially since they offer no upgrade discounts for people with lifetime subscriptions on previous models that want to get a newer model.

Honestly, I would never buy an OTA-only DVR...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-21-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 11,404
Posted By NetworkTV
Worse... ...she's going to invent AOL.... ;)

Worse...

...she's going to invent AOL.... ;)
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-21-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 376
Views: 11,404
Posted By NetworkTV
The question still stands. I can ask, "what...

The question still stands.

I can ask, "what is there for dinner" and if the answer is "potato chips", I'm still going to want to know what there is for DINNER. There's a difference between...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-21-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 376
Views: 11,404
Posted By NetworkTV
I've seen desciptions of all of those and they...

I've seen desciptions of all of those and they sound completely uninteresting. Further, another spin-off is hardly the way to be going.

I don't think any of their upcoming shows has any real buzz,...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-21-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 376
Views: 11,404
Posted By NetworkTV
I was surprised by the renewal, as well. In...

I was surprised by the renewal, as well.

In pondering it, though, I shouldn't be. What else does AMC have in the pipeline? It seems like they have vested everything in "The Walking Dead" and the...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-18-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 96,889
Views: 8,625,846
Posted By NetworkTV
Simple: syndication revenue. A one and done...

Simple: syndication revenue.

A one and done show won't garner decent resale value later in syndication on cable networks.

Plus, when a show runs for a few seasons, it becomes very cheap to...
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-18-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 725
Posted By NetworkTV
I'm not sure what the recordings were made on,...

I'm not sure what the recordings were made on, but it was shot using the MUSE system. The original show was a live PPV event.

From what I know about it, the tapes have been stashed away in Japan...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-17-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 2,398
Views: 72,815
Posted By NetworkTV
Oh, really? ...

Oh, really?

http://www.raebryant.com/wp-content/uploads/monkey-writer.jpg
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-17-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 96,889
Views: 8,625,846
Posted By NetworkTV
Summary of article: Waaaaaaaaahhhhhh! We're...

Summary of article:

Waaaaaaaaahhhhhh! We're producing brainless derivative crap and still expect to be rewarded for it by winning awards. Waaaahhhh!

Then they have the gall to claim the reason...
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