Tuesday, January 31, 2017

KCRW's The Spin-Off: TV in the Age of Trump and Media Trends of 2017

On the latest edition of KCRW's The Spin-Off, Joe and I were joined by Vulture's Maria Elena Fernandez, and we discussed, well, what else? TV under Trump.

In our first episode recorded under President Trump, the Spin-off crew looks at the ways Trump and the world of television are colliding. In addition to his obsession with ratings, on the creative side of things, we're already seeing showrunners offer their take on Trump, and there will be more to come, especially in the world of comedy. And, the year ahead will see the continuing evolution of streaming television, starting will CBS All Access getting their big scripted original push next month with ‘The Good Fight.' Plus, will Viacom be able to revive any of their troubled properties? Comedy Central may face less of a battle than MTV.

Listen below!


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