Over The Top
- Mike goes soft. // American Spectator;Jan1996, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p18
Reports that Michael Kinsley is leaving the talk show `Crossfire' to edit a magazine for Microsoft. Gifted manipulator of public discourse.
- Microsoft may change game plan, plays with idea of Sega purchase. // Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;12/10/2002, Vol. 376 Issue 23, p8
Presents developments related to television broadcasting in the U.S. as of December 2002. Actors who would be making a guest appearance on the television program 'Scrubs'; Video game company that Microsoft Corp. is contemplating to buy; Company that will sponsor Rose Bowl football game.
- Microsoft meets the IPG. Kerschbaumer, Ken // Broadcasting & Cable;5/6/2002, Vol. 132 Issue 19, p42
Presents television interactive-program-guide from the Microsoft TV company. Management scheme of the Motorola 1000 and 1200 level set-top boxes; Implementation of the patent-pending systems; Improvement of the on-screen keyboards.
- WHAT'S THE STORY BEHIND THAT 'SIMPSONS'-APPLE LOVEFEST? Snierson, Dan // Entertainment Weekly;12/12/2008, Issue 1025, p14
This article discusses the parodies of of Apple Inc. products featured on the November 30, 2008 episode of the television program "The Simpsons." The show featured Mapple, a thinly veiled reference to Apple and that company's Mp3 player ,the iPod, was presented as the MyPod. Al Jean, the...
- Channel surfers get their fix. Ditlea, Steve // Adweek Western Edition;05/18/98, Vol. 48 Issue 20, p54
Discusses issues related to the emergence of personalized television program listings for Internet users. Advanced reference tools for TV fans making viewing choices; Efforts of Microsoft to lure Web users to use Microsoft 98 in order to download local program schedules onscreen; Competition of...
- Nancy Tellem. Bond, Paul // Hollywood Reporter;1/11/2013, Issue 47, p28
An interview with entertainment and digital media president at Microsoft Corp. Nancy Tellem is presented. When asked about types of shows to be made, she refers to all forms of content like game shows, reality, live events, documentaries, drama and comedy. She also comments on interactive...
- Online Video. // CableFAX Daily;10/17/2005, Vol. 16 Issue 201, p2
Reports on several TV programs that will be shown on the online video service of Microsoft. Electronic equipment that can be used by viewers to seamlessly switch between TV and on demand broadband programming.
- Microsoft, Paramount developing Net's 'Expedia'. Spring, Greg // Electronic Media;11/02/98, Vol. 17 Issue 45, p41
Reports that Microsoft Corp. and Paramount are developing a syndicated weekly television show based on the `Expedia' travel-oriented Web site. Overview on the new television series; Features of the travel-oriented Web site; Paramount's preference for reality-based shows rather than scripted...
- Endemol will add mobile video to all reality shows. Pearse, Justin // New Media Age;1/29/2004, p1
Reports on the plan of Endemol, the production company behind the television program "Big Brother," to provide mobile video content for any programming format launched in Great Britain as of January 2004. Importance of the strategy in pushing mobile video into the mainstream; Statement from...