Tag Archives: TV

Super Bowl TV deals: What to know before buying

The week or so before the Super Bowl can be a great time to upgrade your television, as retailers often bring back the kind of sales that they offer around the holidays. But not all TV deals are created equal, and as always it helps to look at more than just the sticker price. If you’re shopping for a TV ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi TV 4A 50-Inch Variant 4K HDR TV Launched: Price, Specifications

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi already had 5 other TVs in Mi TV 4A series Xiaomi TV features AI-based recommendations UI called PatchWall 50-inch Mi TV 4A will go on sale on January 23 Xiaomi has introduced a new the 50-inch Mi TV in its lineup. Xiaomi had launched the Mi TV 4A series in 2017 and the 50-inch TV is its 6th addition. ... Read More »

Dear teens, the advertisements on your favourite TV show may be making you fat

Junk food advertisements (ads) shown during programmes that are popular with young people, such as talent shows and football matches, drives youngsters to snack more on unhealthy food. Curbing these ads may help decrease the risk of rising obesity, which is a key factor in the development of deadly illness such diabetes, cardiovascular disease and cancer among others, suggests a ... Read More »

Social media weaning away time spent on newspapers,TV: Assocham

NEW DELHI, JULY 23:   Social media platforms like Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram and others are rapidly changing the reading and viewing habits of an increasing number of people, mostly youngsters, according to Assocham. Based on an analysis of responses from just 235 families, the industry body claimed that Indians residing in big cities are now spending less than half the time ... Read More »

Wednesday’s best TV: Joanna Lumley’s India; The Windsors

On a charm offensive … Joanna Lumley’s India, ITV. Photograph: ITV Joanna Lumley’s India  9pm, ITV A three-part charm offensive from Joanna Lumley. As ever, it’s the lightly worn personal history (“When I was a model … where my grandfather was a political officer …”) and unforced people skills (“Hello, sweetheart”) that you tune in for as much as the ... Read More »

The Best Movies and TV Shows of 2017, So Far

As we head off to our Fourth of July holidays to celebrate what’s left of America, it’s time to take a look back at the year we’ve had so far. Somehow we’re halfway through 2017—and, despite everything, we have seen quite a few good movies and watched some great TV. Which certainly is worth celebrating. For this list, we’re only counting movies ... Read More »

Monte Carlo TV Festival: Helen Mirren on Feminism, Rise of Television

“There is a pressure mounting behind a dam, and I hope that that dam is finally bursting in terms of women directors and women-led dramas,” she says. Oscar winner Helen Mirren built her career on British television before Prime Suspect made her into a household name — and earned her the first four of 10 Emmy nominations. On Tuesday night, she ... Read More »

Veteran critic Alan Sepinwall on how peak TV has changed television criticism

Sepinwall’s Breaking Bad 101, which compiles his recaps and writing on the series, comes out later this year.AMC Over the course of a 20-plus-year career covering television — a career that began with NYPD Blue write-ups in his University of Pennsylvania dorm room and is still going strong — one of the most crucial things Alan Sepinwall has learned is ... Read More »

You Are Here Fox just put the guy who wants to blow up TV advertising in charge of sales

AN Airbnb host who advertised a “Harry Potter-inspired” cupboard under the stairs for £10 a night is a convicted paedophile, it has been claimed. Thomas Watton, was jailed for five years in 2013 for crimes against eight boys aged between 12 and 15. Sun Online and others reported yesterday that a man, now understood to be former X Factor contestant Watton, ... Read More »

Fox just put the guy who wants to blow up TV advertising in charge of sales

MAY 10, 2017, 10.51 PM FacebookLinkedinTwitterGoogle+Reddit Joe Marchese, president of advanced advertising products at Fox Networks Group, has warned that TV networks “bombard” people with too many ads.In fact, he’s advocated for giving people the choice to watch fewer adsduring network TV shows. He’s even advocated for consumers to use ad blockers. Yet on Wednesday, Marchese was named president of ... Read More »