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ABBA are a Swedish pop group, formed in Stockholm in 1972 by Agnetha Fältskog, Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson, and Anni-Frid Lyngstad.
This name for the Academy Award for Live Action Short Film was introduced in 1974.
The Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, are a set of 24 awards for artistic and technical merit in the American film industry, given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), to recognize excellence in cinematic achievements as assessed by the Academy's voting membership.
Adrian Lyne (born 4 March 1941) is an English film director, writer, and producer.
Adweek is a weekly American advertising trade publication that was first published in 1978.
Amazon Video is an Internet video on demand service that is developed, owned, and operated by Amazon.com.
Anchor Bay Entertainment (formerly Video Treasures), (also known as Anchor Bay Films) is an American home entertainment and production company.
Android is a mobile operating system developed by Google, based on a modified version of the Linux kernel and other open source software and designed primarily for touchscreen mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets.
An anthology series is a radio, television or book series that presents a different story and a different set of characters in each episode or season/series.
AOL (formerly a company known as AOL Inc., originally known as America Online, and stylized as Aol.) is a web portal and online service provider based in New York.
The App Store is a digital distribution platform, developed and maintained by Apple Inc., for mobile apps on its iOS operating system.
Apple Inc. is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Cupertino, California, that designs, develops, and sells consumer electronics, computer software, and online services.
Apple TV is a digital media player and microconsole developed and sold by Apple Inc. It is a small network appliance and entertainment device that can receive digital data from a number of sources and stream to a capable television.
Artisan Entertainment (formerly known as U.S.A. Home Video, International Video Entertainment (IVE) and LIVE Entertainment) was an American film studio and home video company.
The aspect ratio of a geometric shape is the ratio of its sizes in different dimensions.
AT&T U-verse, commonly called U-verse, was an AT&T brand of triple-play telecommunications services, although the brand is now only used in reference to the IPTV service.
Atlantic Entertainment Group, also known as Atlantic Releasing Corporation, was an independent film production and distribution company founded by Tom Coleman and Michael Rosenblatt in 1974.
Beach Heat: Miami was a comedy-drama television series set in Miami Beach, Florida.
Big Brother is a television reality game show based on an originally Dutch TV series of the same name created by producer John de Mol in 1997.
Big Brother 15 was the 15th season of the American reality television series Big Brother.
Big Brother: After Dark is a spinoff of the American reality series Big Brother, currently airing on the cable channel Pop.
Black comedy, also known as dark comedy or gallows humor, is a comic style that makes light of subject matter that is generally considered taboo, particularly subjects that are normally considered serious or painful to discuss.
Block programming or television block is the arrangement of programs on radio or television so that several items of one general class, such as soap operas or popular music, occur in sequence.
Bloomberg L.P. is a privately held financial, software, data, and media company headquartered in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.
Boxing is a combat sport in which two people, usually wearing protective gloves, throw punches at each other for a predetermined set of time in a boxing ring.
A brand is a name, term, design, symbol, or other feature that distinguishes an organization or product from its rivals in the eyes of the customer.
Brian Patrick Stelter (born September 3, 1985) is an American journalist who is the senior media correspondent for CNN and host of the CNN program Reliable Sources.
Bright House Networks LLC was an American telecom company.
Broadcasting syndication is the license to broadcast television programs and radio programs by multiple television stations and radio stations, without going through a broadcast network.
Broadcasting & Cable is a weekly television industry trade magazine published by NewBay Media.
Broadway is a road in the U.S. state of New York.
Brotherhood is an American crime drama television series created by Blake Masters about the intertwining lives of the Irish-American Caffee brothers from Providence, Rhode Island: Tommy (Jason Clarke) is a local politician and Michael (Jason Isaacs) is a gangster involved with New England's Irish Mob.
Business Wire is a company that disseminates full-text press releases from thousands of companies and organizations worldwide to news media, financial markets, disclosure systems, investors, information web sites, databases, bloggers, social networks and other audiences.
Cable television is a system of delivering television programming to paying subscribers via radio frequency (RF) signals transmitted through coaxial cables, or in more recent systems, light pulses through fiber-optic cables.
Cablevision Systems Corporation was an American cable television company with systems serving areas surrounding New York City.
California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.
Californication is an American comedy-drama television series created by Tom Kapinos, which aired for seven seasons on Showtime from August 13, 2007 to June 29, 2014.
Carolco Pictures, Inc. was an American independent motion picture production company that, within a decade, went from producing such blockbuster successes as Terminator 2: Judgment Day, Total Recall, Basic Instinct, and the first three films of the Rambo series to being bankrupted by box office bombs such as Cutthroat Island and Showgirls.
Castle Rock Entertainment is an American film and television production company founded in 1987 by Martin Shafer, director Rob Reiner, Andrew Scheinman, Glenn Padnick and Alan Horn.
CBS (an initialism of the network's former name, the Columbia Broadcasting System) is an American English language commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of CBS Corporation.
CBS Corporation is an American mass media corporation focused on commercial broadcasting, publishing, and television production, with most of its operations in the United States.
CBS Films is an American film production and distribution company founded in 2007 as a subsidiary of CBS Corporation and is considered a mini-major studio.
CBS Interactive Inc. (formerly CBS Digital Media Group) is an American media company and is a division of the CBS Corporation.
CBS News is the news division of American television and radio service CBS.
CBS Television Distribution (CTD) is an American television distribution company, formed from the merger of CBS Corporation's domestic television distribution arms CBS Paramount Domestic Television and King World Productions, including its home entertainment arm CBS Home Entertainment.
The CBS Television Stations is a division of CBS Corporation that owns and operates a group of American television stations.
CBS Studios, Inc., doing business as CBS Television Studios (CTS) is an American television production company that was formed on January 17, 2006 by CBS Corporation as CBS Paramount Television, merging Paramount Television and CBS Productions.
Cedar Fair, L.P., doing business as the Cedar Fair Entertainment Company, is a publicly traded partnership headquartered at its Cedar Point amusement park in Sandusky, Ohio.
Charter Communications, Inc. is an American telecommunications company that offers its services to consumers and businesses under the branding of Spectrum.
The Chicago Tribune is a daily newspaper based in Chicago, Illinois, United States, owned by Tronc, Inc., formerly Tribune Publishing.
Chris Cross is a children's Television series co-produced by Central TV and Cinar, in association with Showtime, in 1993.
Cinemax is an American pay cable and satellite television network operated by Home Box Office Inc. Cinemax primarily broadcasts theatrically released feature films, along with original series, documentaries and special behind-the-scenes features.
CNET (stylized as c|net) is an American media website that publishes reviews, news, articles, blogs, podcasts and videos on technology and consumer electronics globally.
CNNMoney.com is a financial news and information website, operated by CNN.
Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. (commonly known as Columbia Pictures and Columbia, formerly CBC Film Sales Corporation, and stylized as COLUMBIA) is an American film studio, production company and film distributor that is a member of the Sony Pictures Motion Picture Group, a division of Sony Entertainment's Sony Pictures subsidiary of the Japanese multinational conglomerate Sony Corporation.
Comedy-drama, also known as dramedy (portmanteau of words drama and comedy), is a genre in film and television works in which plot elements are a combination of comedy and drama.
A communications satellite is an artificial satellite that relays and amplifies radio telecommunications signals via a transponder; it creates a communication channel between a source transmitter and a receiver at different locations on Earth.
This is a comparison of image file formats.
Competition law is a law that promotes or seeks to maintain market competition by regulating anti-competitive conduct by companies.
Cox Communications (also known as Cox Cable and formerly Cox Broadcasting Corporation, Dimension Cable Services and Times-Mirror Cable) is an American privately owned subsidiary of Cox Enterprises providing digital cable television, telecommunications and Home Automation services in the United States.
Crime cinema, in the broadest sense, is a cinematic genre inspired by and analogous to the crime fiction literary genre.
De Laurentiis Entertainment Group (DEG) was an entertainment production company and distribution unit founded by Italian producer Dino De Laurentiis.
Dead Like Me is an American comedy-drama television series starring Ellen Muth and Mandy Patinkin as grim reapers who reside and work in Seattle, Washington.
Deadline Hollywood, also known as Deadline.com and previously known as news blog Deadline Hollywood Daily, is an online magazine founded by Nikki Finke in 2006.
Degrassi High is a Canadian CBC Television teen drama series that was produced from 1989 to 1991, and is the third series in the Degrassi franchise.
Dexter is an American television crime drama mystery series that aired on Showtime from October 1, 2006, to September 22, 2013.
A digital video recorder (DVR) is an electronic device that records video in a digital format to a disk drive, USB flash drive, SD memory card, SSD or other local or networked mass storage device.
Dimension Films is an American film production company and independent film distribution label formerly owned by The Walt Disney Studios and The Weinstein Company and now owned by Lantern Capital.
DirecTV (stylized as DIRECTV) is an American direct broadcast satellite service provider based in El Segundo, California and is a subsidiary of AT&T.
DirecTV Now (stylized as DIRECTV NOW, also known simply as DTV Now) is a subscription streaming television service owned by AT&T, which allows subscribers in the United States to stream programming from cable channels without the long term commitment.
Dish Network Corporation +1-８５５-５５３-９４４４ is a U.S. television provider.
Disney Channel (originally called The Disney Channel from 1983 to 1997 and commonly shortened to Disney from 1997 to 2002) is an American basic cable and satellite television network that serves as the flagship property of owner Disney Channels Television Group, itself a unit of the Disney Media Networks division of The Walt Disney Company.
Dolby Digital is the name for audio compression technologies developed by Dolby Laboratories.
DreamWorks Pictures (also known as DreamWorks SKG or DreamWorks Studios, commonly referred to as DreamWorks) is an American film production label of Amblin Partners.
Dublin (formerly, Amador and Dougherty's Station) is a suburban city of the East (San Francisco) Bay and Tri-Valley regions of Alameda County, California, United States.
DVD (an abbreviation of "digital video disc" or "digital versatile disc") is a digital optical disc storage format invented and developed by Philips and Sony in 1995.
The scheduling of television programming in North America (namely the United States, Canada, and Mexico) must cope with different time zones.
Elite Xtreme Combat, also known as EliteXC, was a United States-based mixed martial arts (MMA) organization owned and operated by ProElite.
Engadget is a multilingual technology blog network with daily coverage of gadgets and consumer electronics.
English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.
Epix (pronounced "epics" and stylized as "P") is an American premium cable and satellite television network that is owned by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
Escondido is a city located in San Diego County's North County region, northeast of Downtown San Diego, California.
ESPN (originally an acronym for Entertainment and Sports Programming Network) is a U.S.-based global cable and satellite sports television channel owned by ESPN Inc., a joint venture owned by The Walt Disney Company (80%) and Hearst Communications (20%).
Facebook is an American online social media and social networking service company based in Menlo Park, California.
Faerie Tale Theatre (also known as Shelley Duvall's Faerie Tale Theatre) is an American live-action children's anthology television series, consisting of 27 episodes retelling 25 fairy tales, particularly of The Brothers Grimm, plus the poem "The Pied Piper of Hamelin" and a special episode called "The Grimm's Party", showcasing the series cast and crew, (including Duvall and Teri Garr), that originally aired on Showtime from September 11, 1982 until November 14, 1987.
Fairchild Media is a publisher of fashion trade magazines, websites, and conferences for the fashion, retail and beauty industries.
Famous Music Corporation was the worldwide music publishing division of Paramount Pictures, a division of Viacom since 1994.
A feature film is a film (also called a motion picture or movie) with a running time long enough to be considered the principal or sole film to fill a program.
Fedor Vladimirovich Emelianenko (r,; born 28 September 1976) is a Ukrainian-born Russian heavyweight mixed martial artist (MMA), sambist, and judoka, currently competing for Rizin Fighting Federation and Bellator MMA.
First Look Studios was an independent American film distributor, that specialized in home video releases of films and television series.
In broadcasting, a flagship (also known as a flagship station) is the broadcast station which originates a television network, or a particular radio or television program that plays a key role in the branding of and consumer loyalty to a network or station.This includes both direct network feeds and broadcast syndication, but generally not backhauls.
Flix is an American premium cable and satellite television network that is owned by the Showtime Networks, Inc. subsidiary of CBS Corporation.
Focus Features LLC is an American film production and distribution company, owned by Comcast through Universal Pictures, a division of its wholly owned subsidiary NBCUniversal.
Fortune is an American multinational business magazine headquartered in New York City, United States.
Gannett Company, Inc. is a publicly traded American media holding company headquartered in Tysons Corner, Virginia, near McLean in Greater Washington DC.
Google Play (previously Android Market) is a digital distribution service operated and developed by Google.
Graham Media Group (formerly Post-Newsweek Stations) is the television broadcasting subsidiary of the Graham Holdings Company.
Grande Communications is a United States telecommunications firm, based in San Marcos, Texas, that uses a fiber optic and cable network to offer broadband services.
Guggenheim Partners is a global investment and advisory financial services firm that engages in investment banking, capital markets services, investment management, investment advisory, and insurance services.
Gulf and Western Industries, Inc., (stylized as Gulf+Western) was an American conglomerate.
Home Box Office (HBO) is an American premium cable and satellite television network of Home Box Office, Inc..
HBO Now is a subscription video on demand service operated by American premium cable and satellite television network HBO.
A heat map (or heatmap) is a graphical representation of data where the individual values contained in a matrix are represented as colors.
High-definition television (HDTV) is a television system providing an image resolution that is of substantially higher resolution than that of standard-definition television, either analog or digital.
High-definition video is video of higher resolution and quality than standard-definition.
HighBeam Research is a paid search engine and full text online archive owned by Gale, a subsidiary Cengage, for thousands of newspapers, magazines, academic journals, newswires, trade magazines, and encyclopedias in English.
A holding company is a company that owns other companies' outstanding stock.
Hollywood Pictures was an American film production label of The Walt Disney Studios, a division of The Walt Disney Company.
Home video is pre-recorded video media that is either sold, rented or streamed for home entertainment.
Homeland is an American spy thriller television series developed by Howard Gordon and Alex Gansa based on the Israeli series Prisoners of War (Original title translit, literally "Abductees"), which was created by Gideon Raff.
Hulu (stylized as hulu) is an American entertainment company that provides over-the-top media services owned by Hulu LLC, a joint venture with The Walt Disney Company (through Disney Direct-to-Consumer and International) (30%), 21st Century Fox (30%), Comcast (through NBCUniversal) (30%),Although NBC Universal is also a major shareholder (30%) of Hulu, by the Federal Communications Commission, NBC Universal and Comcast are required not to exercise any right to influence the conduct or operation of Hulu.
IFC Films is an American film production and distribution company based in New York City.
Imagine Entertainment (formerly Imagine Films Entertainment and also known simply as Imagine) is an American film and television production company founded in 1986 by director Ron Howard and producer Brian Grazer.
An independent film, independent movie, indie film or indie movie is a feature film that is produced outside the major film studio system, in addition to being produced and distributed by independent entertainment companies.
Inside NASCAR was a television show, broadcast on Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday during the NASCAR season on Showtime.
Inside the NFL is a weekly cable television sports show that focuses on the National Football League.
Internet access is the ability of individuals and organizations to connect to the Internet using computer terminals, computers, and other devices; and to access services such as email and the World Wide Web.
iOS (formerly iPhone OS) is a mobile operating system created and developed by Apple Inc. exclusively for its hardware.
iPad is a line of tablet computers designed, developed and marketed by Apple Inc., which run the iOS mobile operating system.
iPhone is a line of smartphones designed and marketed by Apple Inc. The iPhone line of products use Apple's iOS mobile operating system software.
Internet Protocol television (IPTV) is the delivery of television content over Internet Protocol (IP) networks.
Jerome Charles Weintraub (September 26, 1937 – July 6, 2015) was an American film producer, talent agent and actor whose television films won him three Emmys.
James Phillip Rome (born October 14, 1964) is an American sports radio talk show host syndicated by CBS Sports Radio.
John Wiley & Sons, Inc., also referred to as Wiley, is a global publishing company that specializes in academic publishing.
A joint venture (JV) is a business entity created by two or more parties, generally characterized by shared ownership, shared returns and risks, and shared governance.
LG Corporation (Korean: 주식회사 LG), formerly Lucky-GoldStar (Korean: Leogki Geumseong 럭키금성/樂喜金星), is a South Korean multinational conglomerate corporation.
Lions Gate Entertainment Corp., doing business as Lionsgate, is an American, Canadian-domiciled entertainment company.
Lolita is a 1997 American-French drama film directed by Adrian Lyne and written by Stephen Schiff.
Long Beach is a city on the Pacific Coast of the United States, within the Greater Los Angeles area of Southern California.
The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.
M-1 Global (Mixfight-1) or MMA-1 (Mixed martial arts-1) is a mixed martial arts promotion based in St. Petersburg, Russia which organizes between 10 and 20 competitions per year.
Magnolia Pictures is an American film distributor, and is a subsidiary of 2929 Entertainment, owned by Todd Wagner and Mark Cuban.
A major film studio is a production and distribution company that releases a substantial number of films annually and consistently commands a significant share of box office revenue in a given market.
Masters of Sex is an American period drama television series that premiered on September 29, 2013, on Showtime.
Mediacom Communications Corporation is a cable television and communications provider in the United States.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. (initialized as MGM or hyphenated as M-G-M, also known as Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer or simply Metro, and for a former interval known as Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, or MGM/UA) is an American media company, involved primarily in the production and distribution of feature films and television programs.
Morris Mike Medavoy (born January 21, 1941) is an American film producer and executive, co-founder of Orion Pictures (1978), former chairman of TriStar Pictures, former head of production for United Artists (1974–1978) and current chairman and CEO of Phoenix Pictures.
Miramax (also known as Miramax Films) is an American entertainment company known for producing and distributing films and television shows.
Mixed martial arts (MMA) is a full-contact combat sport that allows striking and grappling, both standing and on the ground, using techniques from other combat sports and martial arts.
A mobile app is a computer program designed to run on a mobile device such as a phone/tablet or watch.
Monero (XMR) is an open-source cryptocurrency created in April 2014 that focuses on privacy and decentralization that runs on Windows, macOS, Linux, Android, iOS, and FreeBSD.
Morgan Creek Entertainment Group is an American film studio that has released box-office hits including Young Guns, Dead Ringers, Major League, True Romance, Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, The Crush, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves and The Last of the Mohicans.
Multichannel News is a magazine and website published by NewBay Media that covers multichannel television and communications providers, such as cable operators, satellite television firms and telephone companies, as well as emerging Internet video and communication services.
A multiplex or mux (called virtual sub-channel in the United States and Canada, and bouquet in France) is the popular term used for the grouping of program services that are sub-grouped as interleaved data packets for broadcast over a network or modulated multiplexed medium, which are split out at the receiving end.
National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is an American auto racing sanctioning and operating company that is best known for stock-car racing.
National Amusements, Inc. is an American privately owned theater company and mass media holding company based in Dedham, Massachusetts and incorporated in Maryland.
Netflix, Inc. is an American over-the-top media services provider, headquartered in Los Gatos, California.
New Line Cinema is an American film production studio a part of Warner Bros. Entertainment.
New York is a state in the northeastern United States.
The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.
Nurse Jackie is an American medical comedy-drama series.
An oligopoly (from Ancient Greek ὀλίγος (olígos) "few" + πωλεῖν (polein) "to sell") is a market form wherein a market or industry is dominated by a small number of large sellers (oligopolists).
Open Road Films (or simply Open Road) was an American film production and distribution company based in Los Angeles, California.
Orion Pictures Corporation is an American motion picture producer and distributor that produced and released films from 1978 until 1999 and was also involved in television production and syndication throughout the 1980s until the early 1990s.
The Orlando Sentinel is the primary newspaper of Orlando, Florida and the Central Florida region.
Outfront Media, Inc. (formerly CBS Outdoor, Viacom Outdoor, Infinity Outdoor, Outdoor Systems, Gannett Outdoor, 3M National, and Transportation Displays Incorporated (TDI), among others) is the third largest outdoor media owner in revenue terms.
Over the top (OTT) is a term used to refer to content providers that distribute streaming media as a standalone product directly to consumers over the Internet, bypassing telecommunications, multichannel television, and broadcast television platforms that traditionally act as a controller or distributor of such content.
OWL/TV is a children's educational television series that aired on CBC Television, and then later on CTV, from 1985 to 1994.
The Pacific Time Zone (PT) is a time zone encompassing parts of western Canada, the western United States, and western Mexico.
The Palos Verdes Peninsula (from Spanish Palos Verdes: Green sticks) is a landform and a geographic sub-region of the Los Angeles metropolitan area, within southwestern Los Angeles County in the U.S. state of California.
Paramount Parks was an operator of theme parks and attractions, which annually attracted about 13 million patrons.
Paramount Pictures Corporation (also known simply as Paramount) is an American film studio based in Hollywood, California, that has been a subsidiary of the American media conglomerate Viacom since 1994.
Paramount Plaza (formerly the Uris Building or 1633 Broadway) is a 48-story skyscraper on Broadway in Midtown Manhattan, New York City that houses two Broadway theatres.
Pay television, subscription television, premium television, or premium channels are subscription-based television services, usually provided by both analog and digital cable and satellite television, but also increasingly via digital terrestrial and internet television.
Pay-per-view (PPV) is a type of pay television service by which a subscriber of a television service provider can purchase events to view via private telecast.
Penn & Teller: Bullshit! is an American documentary television series that aired from 2003 to 2010 on the premium cable channel Showtime.
Penske Media Corporation (PMC) is an American digital media, publishing, and information services company founded in 2003.
Pink Floyd were an English rock band formed in London in 1965.
PlayStation Vue (PS Vue) is an American over-the-top (OTT) Internet television service that is owned by Sony.
PolyGram Entertainment is a film and TV production company owned by Universal Music Group.
Pop is an American basic cable and satellite television network that is operated as a joint venture between CBS Corporation and Lionsgate Entertainment.
PR Newswire is a distributor of press releases based in New York City.
Prometheus Global Media was a New York City-based B2B media company.
Queer as Folk is an American-Canadian drama television series that ran from December 3, 2000 to August 7, 2005.
Racine is a city in and the county seat of Racine County, Wisconsin, United States.
Ray Donovan is an American television crime drama series created by Ann Biderman for Showtime.
Ready or Not is a Canadian teen drama television series that aired on the Showtime Movie Channel (3 April 1993 – 1997) and later on The Disney Channel (April 4, 1996 – 2000) and Global Television Network for five seasons and 65 episodes between 1993 and 1997 in both Canada and the United States.
Reality television is a genre of television programming that documents supposedly unscripted real-life situations, and often features an otherwise unknown cast of individuals who are typically not professional actors, although in some shows celebrities may participate.
Reed Business Information is a provider of data services, analytics and information to businesses.
Relativity Media was an American media company headquartered in Beverly Hills, California, founded in 2004 by Lynwood Spinks and Ryan Kavanaugh.
Reuters is an international news agency headquartered in London, United Kingdom.
Revolution Studios is an American motion picture and television studio headed by Chief Executive Officer Vince Totino and Chief Operating Officer Scott Hemming.
Sir Roderick David Stewart, (born 10 January 1945) is a British rock singer and songwriter.
Rogue (originally Rogue Pictures) is an American production company founded in 1997 and was based in Universal City, California.
The Roku Streaming Player, or simply Roku, is a series of streaming players manufactured by Roku, Inc. Roku partners provide over-the-top content in the form of channels.
Samuel Goldwyn Films (formerly The Samuel Goldwyn Company and Samuel Goldwyn Entertainment) is an American film company that licenses, releases and distributes art-house, independent and foreign films.
Satellite television is a service that delivers television programming to viewers by relaying it from a communications satellite orbiting the Earth directly to the viewer's location.
Science fiction (often shortened to Sci-Fi or SF) is a genre of speculative fiction, typically dealing with imaginative concepts such as advanced science and technology, spaceflight, time travel, and extraterrestrial life.
Second audio program (SAP), also known as secondary audio programming, is an auxiliary audio channel for analog television that can be broadcast or transmitted both over-the-air and by cable television.
A second screen involves the use of a computing device (commonly a mobile device, such as a smartphone or tablet) to provide an enhanced viewing experience for content on another device, such as a television.
Session Man is a 1991 American short drama film directed by Seth Winston and starring James Remar.
Shameless is an American comedy-drama television series developed by John Wells that debuted on Showtime on January 9, 2011.
ShoMMA: Strikeforce Challengers was a mixed martial arts series produced by the mixed martial arts organization Strikeforce and the Showtime cable network.
A short film is any motion picture not long enough to be considered a feature film.
Showcase (stylised as showcase) is an Australian premium drama cable and satellite television channel.
Showcase is a Canadian English language Category A specialty channel owned by Corus Entertainment.
Showtime Arabia, as it was called to distinguish itself from its U.S. counterpart (Showtime), was a subscription television service in the Middle East and North Africa.
Showtime Championship Boxing is a television boxing program airing on Showtime.
Showtime Movie Channels was an Australian pay-TV movie service, available on the Foxtel, Optus and Austar TV platforms.
Showtime Networks Inc. (SNI) is an American entertainment company that oversees the company's premium cable television channels, including its flagship service Showtime.
Showtime Scandinavia (generally referred to simply as Showtime) was a television channel broadcasting action movies to the Nordic countries operated by NonStop Television.
ShoXC was a mixed martial arts series produced by the mixed martial arts organization EliteXC, Showtime and Proelite.com.
Simon & Schuster, Inc., a subsidiary of CBS Corporation, is an American publishing company founded in New York City in 1924 by Richard Simon and Max Schuster.
Sling TV (alternately identified in its logo as Sling Television) is an American over-the-top internet television service owned by Dish Network.
A smart TV, sometimes referred to as connected TV or hybrid TV, is a television set with integrated Internet and interactive "Web 2.0" features.
Smithsonian Networks is a joint venture between CBS Corporation's Showtime Networks, Inc. and the Smithsonian Institution.
Softcore pornography or softcore porn is commercial still photography or film that has a pornographic or erotic component.
Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc. (known simply as Sony Pictures and abbreviated as SPE) is a Japanese-owned American entertainment company that produces, acquires and distributes filmed entertainment (theatrical motion pictures, television programs and recorded videos) through multiple platforms.
Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC is an American music publishing company owned by Sony Entertainment.
Soul Food is a television drama that aired Wednesday nights on Showtime from June 28, 2000 to May 26, 2004.
South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa (RSA), is the southernmost country in Africa.
Spain (España), officially the Kingdom of Spain (Reino de España), is a sovereign state mostly located on the Iberian Peninsula in Europe.
Spanish or Castilian, is a Western Romance language that originated in the Castile region of Spain and today has hundreds of millions of native speakers in Latin America and Spain.
In media, a spin-off (or spinoff) is a radio program, television program, video game, film, or any narrative work, derived from already existing works that focus on more details and different aspects from the original work (e.g. particular topics, characters or events).
Spotlight was an American premium cable television network that was founded by the Times Mirror Satellite Programming Company unit of the Times Mirror Company, and owned as a joint venture with Storer Communications, Cox Cable and Tele-Communications Inc. (TCI).
Stand-up comedy is a comic style in which a comedian performs in front of a live audience, usually speaking directly to them.
Standard-definition television (SDTV or SD) is a television system which uses a resolution that is not considered to be either high- or enhanced-definition.
Star Trek: Insurrection is a 1998 American science fiction film directed by Jonathan Frakes and based on the franchise of the same name created by Gene Roddenberry.
Stargate SG-1 (often abbreviated as SG-1) is a Canadian-American military science fiction adventure television series and part of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's ''Stargate'' franchise.
StarSat, South Africa is a subsidiary of the Chinese satellite television provider, StarTimes, operating in South Africa that began broadcasting on 1 May 2010.
Starz Encore (originally named Encore from its launch in April 1991 until April 2016) is an American premium cable and satellite television channel that is owned by Lions Gate Entertainment.
Strikeforce was an American mixed martial arts and kickboxing organization based in San Jose, California which operated from 1985 to 2013.
STX Entertainment is an American entertainment and media company that creates, produces, distributes, finances and markets film (STXfilms), television (STXtelevision) and digital media (STXdigital), which includes live events and virtual reality (STXsurreal).
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Subtitles are text derived from either a transcript or screenplay of the dialog or commentary in films, television programs, video games, and the like, usually displayed at the bottom of the screen, but can also be at the top of the screen if there is already text at the bottom of the screen.
Summit Entertainment, LLC is an American film production and distribution company.
Sundance TV (stylized as SundanceTV, formerly known as Sundance Channel) is an American digital cable and satellite television network that is owned by AMC Networks.
Surround sound is a technique for enriching the sound reproduction quality of an audio source with additional audio channels from speakers that surround the listener (surround channels).
Syfy (formerly Sci-Fi Channel and Sci Fi) is an American basic cable and satellite television channel that is owned by the NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment Group division of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast.
Tele-Communications, Inc. (TCI) was a cable television provider in the United States, and for most of its history was controlled by Bob Magness and John Malone.
__notoc__ TelePrompTer Corporation was a media company that existed from approximately 1950 until 1981.
A television film (also known as a TV movie, TV film, television movie, telefilm, telemovie, made-for-television movie, made-for-television film, direct-to-TV movie, direct-to-TV film, movie of the week, feature-length drama, single drama and original movie) is a feature-length motion picture that is produced for, and originally distributed by or to, a television network, in contrast to theatrical films, which are made explicitly for initial showing in movie theaters.
A television network is a telecommunications network for distribution of television program content, whereby a central operation provides programming to many television stations or pay television providers.
A television show (often simply TV show) is any content produced for broadcast via over-the-air, satellite, cable, or internet and typically viewed on a television set, excluding breaking news, advertisements, or trailers that are typically placed between shows.
A television special (often TV special, or rarely "television spectacular") is a stand-alone television show which temporarily interrupts episodic programming normally scheduled for a given time slot.
The Big C was an American television series which premiered on August 16, 2010 on Showtime.
The Busy World of Richard Scarry is an American/Canadian/French animated children's television series, produced by CINAR Animation (now known as DHX Media, previously Cookie Jar Entertainment) and France Animation in association with Paramount Television, which aired from 1994 to 1997, first on Showtime, later on Nickelodeon, and ran for 65 episodes.
The Cannon Group, Inc. was an American group of companies, including Cannon Films, which produced a distinctive line of low- to medium-budget films from 1967 to 1994.
The CW Television Network (commonly referred to as just The CW) is an American English-language broadcast television network that is operated by the CW Network, LLC, a limited liability joint venture between CBS Corporation, the former owners of United Paramount Network (UPN), and Warner Bros. Entertainment, former majority owner of The WB.
The Hollywood Reporter (THR) is a multi-platform American digital and print magazine founded in 1930 and focusing on the Hollywood film industry, television, and entertainment industries, as well as Hollywood's intersection with fashion, finance, law, technology, lifestyle, and politics.
The L Word is an American/Canadian co-production television drama series portraying the lives of a group of lesbians and their friends, connections, family, and lovers in the trendy Greater Los Angeles, California city of West Hollywood.
The Movie Channel (TMC) is an American premium cable and satellite television network that is owned by the Showtime Networks, Inc. subsidiary of CBS Corporation.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The New York Times Company is an American media company which publishes its namesake, The New York Times.
The Passion of the Christ (also known simply as The Passion) is a 2004 American biblical drama film directed by Mel Gibson, written by Gibson and Benedict Fitzgerald, and starring Jim Caviezel as Jesus Christ, Maia Morgenstern as the Virgin Mary and Monica Bellucci as Mary Magdalene.
The Samuel Goldwyn Company was an American independent film company founded by Samuel Goldwyn Jr., the son of the famous Hollywood mogul, Samuel Goldwyn, in 1979.
The Tudors is a historical fiction television series set primarily in the 16th-century Kingdom of England, created and entirely written by Michael Hirst and produced for the American premium cable television channel Showtime.
The Walt Disney Company, commonly known as Disney, is an American diversified multinational mass media and entertainment conglomerate, headquartered at the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, California.
The Washington Post is a major American daily newspaper founded on December 6, 1877.
The Weinstein Company LLC (usually credited or abbreviated as TWC) is an American independent film studio, founded in New York City by Bob and Harvey Weinstein in 2005.
Time Inc. was an American worldwide mass media corporation founded on November 28, 1922 by Henry Luce and Briton Hadden and based in New York City.
Time Warner Cable (TWC) was an American cable television company.
Touchstone Pictures is an American film distribution label of Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.
TriStar Pictures, Inc. (spelled as Tri-Star until 1991 and stylized as TRISTAR) is an American film studio that is a division of the Sony Pictures Motion Picture Group, part of Sony Pictures whose owned by Japanese multinational conglomerate Sony Corporation.
Tronc, Inc. (stylized as tronc; formerly Tribune Publishing) is an American newspaper print and online media publishing company based in Chicago, Illinois.
The TV parental guidelines are a television content rating system in the United States that was first proposed on December 19, 1996, by the United States Congress, the television industry and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), and went into effect by January 1, 1997, on most major broadcast and cable networks in response to public concerns about increasingly explicit sexual content, graphic violence and strong profanity in television programs.
Twitter is an online news and social networking service on which users post and interact with messages known as "tweets".
United Artists (UA) is an American film and television entertainment studio.
United Press International (UPI) is an international news agency whose newswires, photo, news film, and audio services provided news material to thousands of newspapers, magazines, radio and television stations for most of the 20th century.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
The United States Department of Justice (DOJ), also known as the Justice Department, is a federal executive department of the U.S. government, responsible for the enforcement of the law and administration of justice in the United States, equivalent to the justice or interior ministries of other countries. The department was formed in 1870 during the Ulysses S. Grant administration. The Department of Justice administers several federal law enforcement agencies including the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). The department is responsible for investigating instances of financial fraud, representing the United States government in legal matters (such as in cases before the Supreme Court), and running the federal prison system. The department is also responsible for reviewing the conduct of local law enforcement as directed by the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994. The department is headed by the United States Attorney General, who is nominated by the President and confirmed by the Senate and is a member of the Cabinet. The current Attorney General is Jeff Sessions.
United States of Tara is an American television comedy-drama created by Diablo Cody, which aired on Showtime from 2009 to 2011.
Universal Pictures (also known as Universal Studios) is an American film studio owned by Comcast through the Universal Filmed Entertainment Group division of its wholly owned subsidiary NBCUniversal.
The United Paramount Network (UPN) was an American broadcast television network that launched on January 16, 1995.
USA Today is an internationally distributed American daily, middle-market newspaper that serves as the flagship publication of its owner, the Gannett Company.
Variety is a weekly American entertainment trade magazine and website owned by Penske Media Corporation.
Verizon Fios, also known as Fios by Verizon, is a bundled Internet access, telephone, and television service that operates over a fiber-optic communications network with over 5 million customers in nine U.S. states.
The original incarnation of Viacom Inc. (originally an initialism of Video & Audio Communications) was an American media conglomerate.
Viacom Media Networks, formerly known as MTV Networks, is an American mass media division of Viacom that oversees the operations of many of its television channels and Internet brands.
Video on demand is a programming system which allows users to select and watch/listen to video or audio content such as movies and TV shows whenever they choose, rather than at a scheduled broadcast time, the method that prevailed with over-the-air programming during the 20th century.
Walt Disney Animation Studios (WDAS), also referred to as Disney Animation, headquartered at the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, California, is an American animation studio that creates animated feature films, short films, and television specials for The Walt Disney Company.
Walt Disney Pictures, Inc. is an American film studio and a subsidiary of Walt Disney Studios, owned by The Walt Disney Company.
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures (originally established as Buena Vista Film Distribution Company, Inc., Buena Vista Distribution Company, Inc. and Buena Vista Pictures Distribution, Inc.) is an American film distributor owned by The Walt Disney Company.
Warner Media, LLC (formerly Time Warner Inc.), doing business as WarnerMedia, is an American multinational mass media and entertainment conglomerate headquartered in New York City and owned by AT&T.
Weeds is an American dark comedy-drama television series created by Jenji Kohan for Showtime.
The Westinghouse Broadcasting Company, also known as Group W, was the broadcasting division of Westinghouse Electric Corporation.
The Westinghouse Electric Corporation was an American manufacturing company.
Wisconsin is a U.S. state located in the north-central United States, in the Midwest and Great Lakes regions.
WWE Studios Inc. (formerly known as WWE Films) is an American film studio owned by the professional wrestling corporation WWE.
Xfinity is a trade name of Comcast Cable Communications, LLC, a subsidiary of the Comcast Corporation, used to market consumer cable television, internet, telephone, and wireless services provided by the company.
YouTube TV is a paid over-the-top content (OTT) MVPD streaming subscription service available for YouTube in the United States.
1080i (also known as Full HD or BT.709) is an abbreviation referring to a combination of frame resolution and scan type, used in high-definition television (HDTV) and high-definition video.
"12:01 P.M." is a short story by American writer Richard A. Lupoff, which was published in the December 1973 edition of The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction.
Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, doing business as 20th Century Fox, is an American film studio currently owned by 21st Century Fox.
480i is a shorthand name for the video mode used for standard-definition analog or digital television in Caribbean, Myanmar, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Philippines, Laos, Western Sahara, and most of the Americas (with the exception of Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay).
60 Minutes is an American newsmagazine television program broadcast on the CBS television network.
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