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Golden Globe Nominations: Snubs and Surprises

December 12, 2017 | Author: Abdul Majid
If you’re not a film/television enthusiast, you probably think the current season is Autumn. Technically, that’s correct. If, however, you do consider yourself a film/television enthusiast, you know what season it really is: awards season. Here at HDTV Professor, that means it’s one of our favorite times of the year. It’s a time to celebrate all of the great films/shows/actors that enrich all of our lives. To be clear, if...

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Shows That Lost Their Leading Actor

December 7, 2017 | Author: Abdul Majid
House of Cards is one of the most acclaimed shows of this decade. Not only is it one of the most acclaimed shows of this decade, it may go down in television history as a game-changer in film/television history, since it was the first show produced by a streaming service (Netflix, obviously). Despite waning fandom as the series progressed--hardly uncommon--”Cards” seemed to have cemented its legacy in television history. And...

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Olaf’s Frozen Misadventure

December 6, 2017 | Author: Abdul Majid
Back in the early days of cinema, it was pretty common for feature films to be preceded by a short film. This practice mostly died off in the 1950s, thanks mostly to the rise of television. In today’s world, it’s incredibly uncommon to see a short film before the feature starts; just a seemingly endless barrage of commercials and trailers. There is, however, one studio that reliably produces short films...

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December Television Preview

November 30, 2017 | Author: Abdul Majid
December. For some businesses, it’s the busiest time of the year. Think any business related to toys, electronics, or retail. For other businesses, it’s the slowest time of the year. Speaking from my personal experience as a blogger, it’s historically a lot harder to get webmasters and publishers to open their emails this month. If you’re waiting on responses, good luck. [caption id="attachment_3794" align="aligncenter" width="500"] “What’s the deal with email?!...

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Showrunners Behaving Badly

November 28, 2017 | Author: Abdul Majid
Even if you are only a casual observer of the news, you are probably well aware of the score of actors who have been accused of sexual harassment and/or assault. Kevin Spacey is probably the most famous example, at least as of the writing of this post. Spacey was fired by Netflix shortly after the Oscar-winning actor faced a series of allegations. The actor made it worse with an apology...

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The Best Thanksgiving Television Episodes

November 22, 2017 | Author: Abdul Majid
Thanksgiving. It’s a time for gratitude, family, football, and increasing your blood pressure. Thanksgiving day is typically filled with a plethora of television spectacles, starting with the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. After that, there are usually a handful of NFL games (you can usually count on games featuring the Cowboys, Lions, and Packers). And one of the major networks will usually play a classic Christmas movie, like It’s a Wonderful...

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The “Daily Show” Tree

November 17, 2017 | Author: Abdul Majid
Jon Stewart is returning to television this weekend. On Saturday, November 18, Stewart will host the Night of Too Many Stars. The comedy special will air on HBO, and will feature a veritable who’s-who of the comedy world. Like with previous iterations of the show, it is a fundraiser for autism education. Stewart left The Daily Show in 2015 after being America’s favorite satirist for 16 years. And technically, he’s...

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Movies Based on TV Shows That Bombed at the Box Office

May 31, 2017 | Author: sysadmindgs
Right now, the American economy is relatively healthy. More accurately, it’s consistently growing. Of course, these statements are a little general; economic stability varies from industry-to-industry. For example, it’s a great time to be in the appliances/electronics business. On the other hand, Hollywood is experiencing a downturn. That’s not to say the film/TV business is on the verge of collapse or anything. It *is* to say, however, that box office...

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The Most Watched Series Finales

May 10, 2017 | Author: sysadmindgs
Spring is here. That means flowers. That means picnics in the park. That means the baseball season is throwing out its initial pitches. That also unfortunately means a lot of shows are going on hiatus. For some shows, it’s not a hiatus at all. It’s a final goodbye. In terms of television, April/May is when most shows wrap-up their seasons. May is a particularly important month for networks, as finale...

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The Best Anti-Heroes of Television

May 10, 2017 | Author: sysadmindgs
For a long time, American television was obsessed with heroism. If the show was broadcast before the late 90s, you can usually count on the fact that the main character was going to be a heroic, inspirational figure. There were tons of medical shows that featured doctors who managed to save yet another life every episode, and cop shows that told stories of police officers always doing the right thing...

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