Tag archive for ‘CBS’

There Goes CNET’s Credibility

by Brad Merrill - on Jan 14th 2013 - No Comments
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On Friday, the news broke that CNET had been forced by its parent company CBS to remove the Dish Network’s Hopper set-top box from its “Best of CES” awards due to ongoing litigation between the two companies. CBS has been battling Dish Network over the Hopper’s ability to skip over commercials automatically (NBC, ABC, and Fox […]

CBS Signs Licensing Agreement With Hulu For Over 2,600 Episodes

by Brad Merrill - on Nov 5th 2012 - No Comments
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CBS has always been the odd network out when it comes to Hulu. But that’s finally about to change with a deal announced today bringing more than 2,600 episodes of CBS programming to Hulu Plus starting in January. Both modern shows (like CSI: Miami) and classics (such as Star Trek, The Twilight Zone, and I […]

If You’re Gonna Make A Commercial, Don’t Make It Suck

by Brad Merrill - on Jul 26th 2010 - No Comments

Someone has to say it.  The commercials from AllGood Home Improvement (you’ve seen them — those annoying “We’ll save you a LOT of money!” ads on CBS) are absolutely horrible.  If startups had a “DO NOT” guide for TV marketing, this would be on it. One of the key elements of a good commercial is […]