event television


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event television

n
(Broadcasting) television programmes focusing on events that attract media attention and high ratings
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"James is the ultimate master of ceremonies to lead a night of live event television, celebrating live theatre," said CBS' Jack Sussman in the same release, calling Corden "charming" and "fearless on stage."
"Obviously, you want to do well because it makes you feel relevant and when you are doing event television, it makes you feel like you are hitting home, I suppose.
The company recently signed a first-look deal with Amazon Studios for event television.
It boasts a huge extravagant studio, and is on four nights this week, hoping to stake its position as event television.
And it's on four nights this week, hoping to stake its position as event television.
The key to success in the evolving media landscape, Howe believes, lies in combining event television like the social-media-friendly "Sharknado" franchise with digital platforms.
"It brought the nation together on BBC One to become the most watched TV show of the year - event television at its best."
The growing competition for drama rights in the form of the new SVOD services, the increasing availability of large back-catalogues of drama programming and the expanding (legal) options for binge viewing (6) will force commercial FTA broadcasters in particular to focus on areas of continuing competitive advantage: 'event television' (principally first-run Australian drama, which they are still required to produce under the Australian Content Standard, and large-scale reality television series) and sport.
If this new recording and replay infrastructure was only suitable for event television, there would be questions about return on investment.
He has turned a highly agreeable pastime, in or out of the pub, into huge event television.