The Biggest Media Platform?

Are you involved in putting TV programmes onto the screen? It doesn’t matter which screen by the way…   Just so long as that part of the deal is done. (If not there’s another post about pitching which I’m writing). Your opportunity, should you choose to accept it… Is to take the platform you have...
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Social TV

What I Learned About Social TV In 2014

Social TV is the HIVE MIND. It’s completely ALIEN to most broadcast media producers. And everybody has a different idea about what it is. Everybody Wants It But Nobody Understands It Here’s my definition of Social TV – I’m going to keep it simple… “Social TV is the place where Television and Social Media meet....
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3 Transmedia Tips From The Most Addictive Mobile Game Ever

Spring…Field? For anyone who is still unaware of the game (if that’s even possible) The Simpsons Tapped Out (TSTO) is a mobile application game available on iOS and Android devices that requires you to re-build the town of Springfield after Homer destroys it. You take control of multiple characters from the TV show and in...
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TV Anywhere

100 Times per Day (Event TV – Part Six)

Click, stream, view, and repeat. More and more people were following this method of TV viewing. TV sales fell and portable devices rose like a devastating mushroom cloud. I watched helplessly as so many of my friends were discarded in favour of new, smaller, often portable screens. I’ll never forget the night they took Sanyo…...
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Are We Being Watched?

I’m Gonna Make You STREAM (Event TV – Part Five)

It’s the age-old tale of friendship and betrayal, partnerships and rivalries, business and greed… In the wake of the VCR craze, more and more people were deciding to rent and buy their favourite films and TV shows; even more so with the arrival of an enhanced way of watching… introducing, the DVD. Never underestimate how...
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TV Suicide Street Art

WWWorld Wide What? (Event TV – Part Three)

So that was it, the first battle for television had been won, VCR came and went and the world once again sat before their humble TV set eager to watch every episode of FRIENDS and ER. They shared some laughs. We all did, but what was happening behind closed doors was no laughing matter… Little...
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Event TV

Event TV – “Wait, Rewind that…” (Part Two)

Onwards with our epic tale… Yes sir, the very process of watching the TV was an event in itself and I’ve never been so popular, however, every story needs a villain. Despite the immense popularity of the television, humanity wasn’t always content with regular scheduled broadcasting, and I soon found myself faced with a new...
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Event TV – Gather Round Children, It’s Time For A Tale Of Television Past (Part One)

This is the story of Event TV, the rise, the fall, and the future. The black, the white and the technicolour. Who am I? My model is irrelevant; we are all circuits and electricity on the inside. Yes… this is my tale… it started in the 40’s and oh boy what a decade. Prologue –...
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