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"Television Distribution and Syndication"


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  • Type: Video Tutorial
  • Length: 24:44
  • Media: Video/mp4
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  • Download: MP4 (iPod compatible)
  • Size: 252 MB
  • Posted: 11/05/2010

This lesson is part of the following series:

BOE® Career in Entertainment Series (21 lessons, $168.30)
BOE® Content Distribution Series (11 lessons, $63.36)

Daniel Smith discusses the history, trends and consumer habits that are shaping the direction of television distribution and syndication today.

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Excerpt from "Television Distribution and Syndication":

"So, we started talking about TV and why would you get into TV? Because, according to the MPAA, there were 610 movies made last year. So, most of the time, most of the people in the entertainment business are developing movies. However, there are 70 networks in the US making…each with a full slate of programming.

So, if you’ve got 70 networks, including the broadcast networks, each making let’s say 400 hours worth of film a year. Somebody who’s good with math, that’s 28,000 pieces of product, approximately, that are being made every year and that’s just, you know, sort off the top of heads doing a quick calculation.

So, there’s a lot more guys like me. A big chunk. But, there’s a lot more guys and women, spending their time, creating TV products, finding TV product and distributing TV product. So, if you really like to make stuff, TV is the place to be."

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