Wednesday, January 15, 2014
THE SPIN-OFF: Listen to the January Edition of KCRW's Monthly TV Podcast
Joe, AJ and I are back -- live from the Television Critics Association press tour! -- with the January edition of KCRW's The Spin-Off! Topics this month:
What Are the TCAs?: The purpose of the TCA's, as they're known, is for broadcast and cable channels to promote their new shows. But do they really mean anything in the era of Twitter?
Wherefore Pilot Season?: What's the value of this business model -- something the cable channels reject-- as some networks (namely, Fox) start to change their approach?
Duck Dynasty Drama: Now that the dust has settled and the show returns to the air, what happened? Should AMC have handled it differently? Was the public backlash emblematic of the "outrage industry" in the media now?
Listen via streaming links below!