Rupert the Kingmaker: An ANZAC Day Reflection on the ‘Aussie Prince’

Rupert Murdoch was stepping into his father’s shoes when he was the first outsider to greet Donald Trump after the shock 2016 election result.  Rupert’s father Keith was the Australian kingmaker who taught the young Rupert how to leverage media ownership into political power. The son differs from the father by promoting racial and class …

Best of British Documentaries, Factual & Lifestyle, 2017. UK Ratings #101-200

This post continues the UK Best for 2017. The list combines BARB’s Documentary, Hobbies / Lifestyle and Current Affairs categories. Read my brief Takeaways for 2017 in the previous post, covering #1-100. Your feedback is welcome. PBS Don’t miss my series of Posts on the PBS Audience for Science + History: PBS Series Ranker: The Audience For …

Best of British Documentaries, Factual & Lifestyle, 2017. UK Ratings #1-100

It’s always a pleasure to share the list of the year’s highest-rated unscripted programs. Here they are for 2017: #1-50 and #51-100 are covered in this post. #101-200 are in the following post (a gift for readers who are deep divers.) My brief Takeaways are below the #1-50 list. Please share your own Takeaways! Trend …

Audience Ratings Information for Producers: Arming Yourself for Negotiations

Producers are at a big disadvantage in negotiations with U.S. networks because they lack industry information such as program ratings, network distribution trends, and network revenues. Best Deal We create customized reports for each producer that provides the knowledge that they need to get the best deal in the US marketplace. The reports include complete …