Subject:CINEMA #154 – “Feburary Sweeps: The Cable Revolution!”
This week, we continue our month long look at television with a look at the growth of cable television!
We’ll discuss the beginnings of cable TV, how satellite TV got launched, some of the early cable networks, and how it’s evolved from the 1950s into the 21st century!
Plus – PNR Networks news, a brand new segment, the Bonehead Of The Week, our picks for season 8 of Dancing With The Stars, and your e-mail
ODDZ AND ENDZ…
THE BRAND NEW POPCORN N ROSES…
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SEND US YOUR YEAR END LISTS!
We also hope everyone enjoyed the Fourth Annual Poppies and Rosies Awards on New Years’ Eve. Send us YOUR 2008 favorites and we’ll post them on the site!
PNR ON YOUTUBE
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THE PNR CONNECTION
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PLATINUM ROSES’ GARDEN…
is available every Sunday evening around 7 PM ET, and Kim goes NUTS with her observations on the world, her weekly reviews of SUPERNATURAL and CSI, and more, including book reviews, fan fiction reviews and great podsafe music! Check it out at http://platinumrosesgarden.com!
TWO DIFFERENT CALLBACKS!
The all new PNR Callback is our new weekly newsletter, premiering this friday, February 13! Sign up now if you haven’t already for great new columns, news and info! Then, beginning Monday, February 9, join TC for the PNR Daily Callback, his brand new weekday podcast! TC will be bringing you some great news and commentary, the latest birthdays, the latest DVD releases, what’s hitting the theaters, and daily entertainment history! The all new Daily Callback premieres Monday, February 16, at 10 AM ET (fingers crossed…heh heh heh)!
AND WHILE YOU’RE AT IT…
Drop by TC’s great music site, RadioTC.com for the brand new “RadioTC Song Of the Day” feature! TC has a huge music collection and each day he’s going to bringing you some favorite tunes of his! Each day, he’ll pick a different song, and explain why he’s chosen it as the “Song of the Day”. You’ll hear some classic hits, some album cuts, some obscure songs that he thinks should be heard, and the oddball goofy song as well. A new “RadioTC’s Song Of The Day” blog and song hits at 7 AM 7 days a week!
JOIN THE RESOLUTION REVOLUTION!
A few weeks ago, we did our 2009 Resolution Revolution show, and we’re still waiting for YOUR Resolution movie lists! Pick 3 to 5 movies you’ve never seen and put them on your must see list, and send the list to us at email@example.com. We’ll post your list up on our Resolution Revolution page, and also post, read, or play your review of the films you’ve chosen once you’ve seen them! Get involved, join the Resolution Revolution NOW!
NEXT WEEKEND – Our Feburary Sweeps DoubleShot!
Saturday, Feburary 14 2009 – Subject:CINEMA #155 – Our Top 20 TV Couples!
We’ll countdown our top 20 TV couples in honor of Valentine’s Day!
Sunday, Feburary 15 2009 – Subject:CINEMA #156 – “Silver Ball In The Air – The Classic Nickelodeon Shows!”
Join us for a look back at the early days of Nickelodeon, from “You Can’t Do That On Television” through “SNICK”!
Remember, you can find the complete calendar of upcoming shows on our websites!
Keep tuned in throughout the week at PNR for the latest news and commentary, and we’ll see you with another brand new edition of S:C next Saturday!