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In a Social Networking World, What’s the Future of TV?

“As the news media focused on Jay Leno’s relocation into a regular five night a week prime time spot, the veteran Tonight Show host expressed growing confusion about the state of his medium. He told The Los Angeles Times, “I don’t know what TV is anymore.”

Well, if Leno doesn’t know what TV is, who does?

He’s not the only one scratching their heads these days. Joss Whedon, the veteran television producer of Buffy the Vampire Slayer and the current Dollhouse, expressed confusion over the Emmy he won for Dr. Horrible’s Sing-A-Long Blog, a program which was never aired on television (broadcast or cable): “If we were on TV, maybe we would’ve won an Oscar…We don’t understand.”

Read this article from The Huffington Post.

The Ten Commandments of Filmmaking
How to Work (and Survive) in the
Film and Television Industry

by Peter D. Marshall

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