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    The Syndication Scorecard

    With upfront season upon us, the focus this week is on first-run syndication and the categories of talk, court, game and magazine. Unlike the broadcast networks and cable, which battle for eyeballs against the rise of mobile devices and streaming services (like Netflix, Amazon and Hulu), the inherent advantage in syndication is the stability. Advertisers […]

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    CBS Television Distribution has swung the proverbial axe on “Entertainment Tonight” spin-off “The Insider” after 13 seasons. Launched in 2004 with “Access Hollywood’s” Pat O’Brien as host and the premise of providing the inside story behind entertainment news, “The Insider” underwent several format changes, including a partnership with Yahoo and brief title change to “omg! […]

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