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Tech Tuesday: Comcast, Fox and Hulu

You know I have been one of the biggest cheerleaders of cutting the cable cord. It’s difficult with the networks and big cable companies trying very hard to thwart any progress in that area, rather than coming up with ways to embrace the new technology. Netflix, Hulu, Roku’s free channels, TV HD Antenna’s, a computer…

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ABC’s Glass House, Now Casting

Did you try out for Big Brother and get no answer? Did you always want to be on a show like Big Brother? Well, ABC is giving you that chance, kinda. Instead of Big Brother, why not try out for ABC’s new Reality Competition, ‘Glass House.‘ Here is the casting release from ABC: ___________________________________ NOW…

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Dick Clark, American Bandstand, Dies at 82.

Dick Clark, “America’s Oldest Teenager”,  the music industry maverick, longtime TV host and powerhouse producer who changed the way we listened to pop music with “American Bandstand,” and whose trademark “Rockin’ Eve” became a fixture of New Year’s celebrations, died today at the age of 82. Clark’s agent, Paul Shefrin, said in statement that the…

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Whitney Houston, Dead at 48

As you have probably learned already, the great Whitney Houston has died. Whitney has had a notorious drug problem and a tumultuous relationship with her ex-husband, Bobby Brown. Her death, for most of us, was not unexpected, but it’s still unfortunate. A 911 call came in at 3:23 Pacific time to the Beverly Hills Police…

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Choices, Coming to a TV Near You

Netflix has made some terrible mistakes in the past year. First it was the idea to separate the DVD service from the streaming (with a huge price hike), then the announcement they will be splitting out the DVD and streaming companies all together, then changing their mind on that, then relegating streaming users to only one stream at a time, then…

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Shake Up at the X-Factor

As you may have already heard, there has been a huge shake up at the already shaky X-Factor. First we heard about host Steve Jones not coming back. Apparently, he was let go after a dismal season as he tweeted that he was disappointed by the news calling his departure a “shame” but adding that…

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