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CBS Daytme Renewed

The CBS network announced earlier today that everything daytime is coming back for the 2019-2020 season.

Monday, May 25, 2009

Thoughts on the 2009 Emmy Nominations

This isn't going to be about who should have been nominated, but my thoughts on those who were chosen. Granted some performers I know little or nothing about, and I'll cop to that when I get to them as I don't watch anything on CBS daytime regularly except for GL. What is kind of sad is that only one episode (two if it is B&B as it is a 30 minute show) is all that was used to judge any performance. Just about any actor on any show with a dash of talent can eke out at least one good episode a year. And like last year there was only one round of voting, which stinks as people who didn't choose one of the five people nominated in a particular category really had no vote.

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

OLTL: That was a wedding?!

While soaps don't have the budget they once did, Natalie and Jared's wedding was unbelievable -- two seconds with barely a vow. When the best part of it was the priest being Another World's John Hudson (David Forsyth), there is a serious problem.

Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Product Placement -- Ads within a Show

For those of us who record programs or flip around the stations while watching live, viewing numerous shows at a time, product placement is a way to advertise without commercials. This has been going on since the early days of television and even earlier on the radio. Sometimes it is subtle and sometimes its not. Increasing revenue and subverting the time shifters seems to be the main reason for these ads.