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The year 1992 certainly had its highlights and lowlights.

Models that were just being introduced for the 1992 model year include the Chrysler Concorde and Dodge Intrepid sedans, the questionable Kia Sephia subcompact, and the family minded Mercury Villager minivan, neither of which will you find on Classic Cars.com’s hot list of up-and-coming collectibles.

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Shonda Rhimes Strikes Deal With Netfix [0.24]

Posted on Aug. 14, 2017, 2:02 p.m. by Forbes Real Time @ [source]

Less than a week after Disney announced it would pull its films from Netflix starting in 2019, the streaming service has an announcement of its own: It's poaching television producer Shonda Rhimes from Disney-owned ABC. That puts the company in a perilous situation when other entertainment companies decide to pull content, as Disney did last week.

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Last year, for the first time ever, the amount spent on digital advertising surpassed that spent on television ads. Last year, Facebook made over $26 billion in revenue, a number that exceeded analysts’ expectations and that represented a $9 billion increase over the previous year.

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The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King won 11 Oscars in 2004. The game has had impact on so many of the writers, actors, directors and show-runners making television and film today that is might not be a matter of if, but when.

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Kurt Angle's big reveal delivered big ratings as Raw's viewership continued to increase with a 12-week high of 3.153 million, the highest numbers since deep into WrestleMania season.

It'll be interesting to see if casual viewers will be interested in the "Jason Angle" follow-up, especially given the underwhelming response for his Raw arrival.

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14M Watched As O.J. Simpson Was Granted Parole [0.05]

Posted on July 21, 2017, 11:26 p.m. by Forbes Real Time @ [source]

The ratings are in and 14 million people watched yesterday as O.J. It continues to follow him wherever he goes, proof in yesterday’s high ratings.

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In a flurry of acquisitions and product launches that marked the beginning of this season, there has been a lot of talk about how the mega corporation intends to monopolize over every sphere of our daily lives. The corporation has already been toe-to-toe with commercial giants like Walmart and Target for the last ten years, and with the acquisition of the sixth-largest grocery store in the world, it has now made a dramatic entry into the fresh foods market as well.

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AJ Styles defeated Kevin Owens at Madison Square Garden Friday night to become the new United States champion as WWE pulled the trigger on a rare title change at a live event.

Styles’ surprising win over Owens harkens back to Kevin Nash’s (a.k.a.

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It’s hard to describe how inestimable an impact David Lynch had over me when I first saw Mulholland Drive as a 14-year-old. There are also financial concerns: as major film studios continue to spend their whole wads on sure thing blockbuster action and superhero films, auteur filmmakers have had harder times getting their films properly funded.

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The Nintendo Switch is a pretty nifty piece of hardware, except for one aspect: the bulky dock that's needed to connect the console to a television.

I was in Shenzhen earlier today visiting start-ups and came across the Switch-Con, a tiny dongle that not only connects the Nintendo Switch (or any other USB-C devices, like smartphones) to a television or monitor via HDMI, it also doubles as a dongle for laptops with only USB-C ports, like Apple's MacBook or Huawei's MateBook X.

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Once upon a time, we’d head to the movie theater to watch a film, or tune in each week to catch the latest episode of a popular show. At the time, we’d enjoy our broadcast—then move on with our lives.

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Deregulating ourselves to death [0.08]

Posted on June 16, 2017, 4 p.m. by Pando latest articles @ [source]

I don’t know how you do it. Knowing with near-certainty that there will be a fresh tragedy.

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From black-and-white to color, from HD to 4K, the history of television has been defined not only by the shows we watch, but also by the quality of the picture. To see one of the next innovations in TVs and understand how the technology behind it works, watch this explainer video.

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Many of them are working on a “shoestring budget.” Sounds familiar?

To find out the best practices and the latest in event marketing, I spoke with James Chen, who heads up social media and media partnerships for the award-winning Asian Television Awards (ATA).

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There are more than 10 reasons infomercials and short form spots fail. However, we wanted to outline some of the clearly avoidable and not-so-obvious pitfalls where we see many product owners and companies stumble through this process.

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The Longest Games In MLB History [0.06]

Posted on May 19, 2017, 2:38 a.m. by Forbes Real Time @ [source]

We never seem to have enough of it. In sports, there is clock management, extended time, and for baseball, extra innings.

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Telemundo has signed a deal for the exclusive U.S. broadcast rights to the “officially authorized TV series” based on Luis Miguel’s life story and announced today it will air it in 2018.

On the same day, Netflix also revealed it has the rights to stream the yet-unnamed bio-series in Latin America and Spain with the same target date.

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To put the following in context, the Wii has to date sold over 100 million units. There are over seven billion people in the world, so it's no surprise that Nintendo wants at least a fraction of that to have more than on Nintendo Switch.

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Media's Data-Driven Future [0.12]

Posted on April 26, 2017, 5 a.m. by strategy+business: THOUGHT LEADERS @ [source]

As one of the world’s premier voices on the accelerating pace of digital technology, he is increasingly preoccupied with helping companies and individuals prepare for the dramatic changes he sees coming, particularly in entertainment and media. Currently, he is Fox 5 New York’s on-air tech and digital media expert and the proprietor of a popular and prescient email newsletter that covers the impact of technology on media and daily life, with a special focus on smart cars and smart homes.

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What Is Integrated Marketing? [0.16]

Posted on April 21, 2017, 11:30 a.m. by Small Business Trends @ [source]

At first glance, the statistics seem like they’re at odds with each other — as though someone had mixed some generational marketing numbers up and accidentally placed ones that spoke to Boomers’ shopping preferences beside stats for the Millennials.

What is Integrated Marketing?

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