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TV critics honor ‘Breaking Bad,’ ‘Orphan Black,’ ‘The Americans’










The team from KGO-TV was ordered to the ground and had camera equipment stolen during the incident, despite being accompanied by a guard. The crew was not hurt. For more on this story, scroll up and watch the above video. Contribute to this Story: <br>Source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/08/04/kgo-tv-news-crew-robbed_n_3704053.html





KGO-TV News Crew Robbed At Gunpoint In Oakland, California



More than 200 journalists who are members of the TCA were eligible to vote. Tatiana Maslany, who plays several different clones in BBC Americas original action-adventure series Orphan Black, won the TCAs award for individual achievement in drama; Louis C.K., a previous winner, won for individual achievement in comedy for his FX show Louie. The Central Park Five, a documentary by Sarah Burns, David McMahon and Ken Burns, about the miscarriage of justice in the 1989 Central Park jogger case that aired on PBS, won for outstanding achievement in news and information. And The Americans, FXs early-1980s spy drama set in and around Washington, won the award for outstanding new program. The awards show was held at the Beverly Hilton, where network executives show producers, actors and critics meet each summer for two weeks of fall season previews and panel discussions. The TCA gave this years Heritage Award, which salutes an influential series from the past, to Norman Lears All in the Family, which ran on CBS from 1971-79. <br>Source: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/style-blog/wp/2013/08/04/tv-critics-honor-breaking-bad-orphan-black-the-americans/





Comics On TV: 'Wonder Woman'



But Facebooks decision is coming on the back of a newfound confidence. If http://nuimbavk.blog.com its recent earnings numbers are anything to go by, Facebook appears to be one of the few players that understands how advertising in a social network works. Facebooks results this quarter exceeded Wall Street expectations, more specifically because of its mobile advertising performance of the last three months. Mobile ad revenues accounted for 41 per cent of total advertising income for the social giant. Overall revenues reported for Q2 2013 stood at USD 1.81 billion, which is an increase of 53 per cent, compared with USD 1.18 billion in the second quarter of 2012. Advertising revenue, now at USD 1.60 billion, represents 88 per cent of total revenue for the social network. <br>Source: http://www.digitalmarket.asia/2013/08/tv-style-ads-facebook-makes-its-play-as-worlds-largest-ad-platform-though-with-challenges-ahead/





Can your "smart TV" watch you?



The Feminum Mystique In an attempt to uncover the Amazonian mineral known as feminum (what Wonder Woman's bracelets are made out of), the Nazis trick Wonder Girl into revealing the location of Paradise Island. With the Nazis enslaving their Amazonian sisters, Wonder Woman and Wonder Girl team up to rid their home of the Nazis once and for all. Wonder Woman vs. Gargantua An animal behavior specialist and secret Nazi conspirator kidnaps a super-strong gorilla named Gargantua and uses it to rescue a Nazi agent being held captive by the United States. Wonder Woman must fight the Nazi gorilla in order to protect her new country's secrets and integrity. The Deadly Toys A toymaker builds a robotic double of Wonder Woman and uses it to frame her. As the real Wonder Woman investigates, she is injected with a toy butterfly and knocked unconscious. <br>Source: http://splashpage.mtv.com/2013/08/05/comics-on-tv-wonder-woman/





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3 To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs TV tonight: 'Bachelorette' finale USA TODAY's Robert Bianco previews August 5th's TV lineup from the Critic's Corner, with a brand new star-heavy epsiode of 'Major Crimes' and the final rose ceremony on 'The Bachelorette.' Robert Bianco, USA TODAY 9:13 a.m. EDT August 5, 2013 What's worth watching, and what might not be, in prime time on Monday. Doris Roberts is one of several TV veterans guest-starring on Monday's 'Major Crimes.' (Photo: Eddy Chen, TNT) SHARE 14 CONNECT 8 TWEET 3 COMMENTEMAILMORE The Bachelorette | ABC, 8 ET/PT And here we are again. A ring will or will not be accepted on tonight's finale, a marriage will or (probably) won't lie ahead and a new candidate for The Bachelor will almost certainly emerge -- since this show has become less a search for love than for a new person to keep the franchise [link] going. Not, apparently, that it matters. The current theory being sold by the Bachelor franchise is that its romantic failure rate is immaterial because people are watching to relive their own bad dates and bad choices. <br>Source: http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/tv/2013/08/05/bianco-critics-corner-august-5/2590719/





TV tonight: 'Bachelorette' finale



They also call attention to the increasing absurdity of an outdated TV business model that forces subscribers to pay more and more for bundles of channels that contain stations they dont want to watch in the first place. At a time when all eyes are on Google and Apple to deliver a new type of TV experience, standoffs like the one between CBS and Time Warner Cable are starting to feel archaic. There have been dozens of these disputes over the years, including Cablevisions decision to blackout Fox for two weeks in 2010, and the core of the conflict is always the same: The broadcaster says it needs kim kardashian movies more money to make shows, while the distributor doesnt want to pass that extra fee on to viewers thats the essence of the $1 vs $2 fight over CBS. But these days, consumers should have a greater say over what content they receive and how much they pay for it this has happened in the music business, and its time for it to happen in the TV and movie business too. A so-called a la carte model is out there somewhere its just a question of who will deliver it and when. <br>Source: http://money.cnn.com/news/newsfeeds/gigaom/articles/2013_08_05_cbs_and_time_warner_cable_bring_new_tricks_to_an_old_tv_fight_but_its_time_to_change_the_game.html





CBS and Time Warner Cable bring new tricks to an old TV fight



So-called smart TVs have an operating system installed that is similar to a smartphone, which hosts third-party apps. People can browse the Internet, launch apps and take photos using their http://trappoparpa.insanejournal.com remote controls. Play Video Fake charger lets hackers infect iPhones Presented by security engineers Aaron Grattafiori and Josh Yavor of iSEC Partners, the exploit works by inserting malicious JavaScript code into text boxes in apps, like a Skype chat window or Facebook comments. The researchers told CBSNews.com that the more dynamic a website is, the more opportunities there are for inserting code. They point out that the problem is not with the apps but with the way they were designed for Samsung's Smart TV. Grattafiori said that they tested their exploit on Samsung Smart TVs because they kim kardashian before after offer the most features, which create more of an opportunity to find security flaws. <br>Source: http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-205_162-57596857/can-your-smart-tv-watch-you/



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