Dan Harmon has been replaced as the showrunner for the NBC sitcom Community. The replacement came on the heels of the series being given a fourth, and final, half-season order to let the show wrap-up it's ultimate question of: will the Greendale Seven actually ever graduate from their community college? Harmon is being replaced by two … Continue reading Television Showrunners & Their Fans: Does the Internet Make Them Friends?
I've been using this blog to deconstruct research I've done that are interesting vignettes of findings, but perhaps in need of a non-traditional method of publication. In one such paper that I've been deconstructing, I've already discussed the Ghost Hunters live special episodes for how they incorporated online technologies as well as the virtual living rooms created … Continue reading Virtual Worlds Television and Metanomics: Innovating or Remediating?
In a previous post, I began a discussion on how American producers -- professionals, semi-professionals and amateurs -- are experimenting with using Internet-based distribution to promote and produce interactive television. In that post, I highlighted the case study of the live telecast for the SyFy series Ghost Hunters. In this post, I continue this discussion by … Continue reading Virtual Living Room: CBS and NBC Experiment with Interactive Television