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Networks Must Adapt To Decline In TV Viewers

Ratings fell precipitously in 2012, especially among the most important audience for television advertisers: younger adults aged 18 to 49. Online viewing continues to grow, but remains a small fraction of total viewership. Bill Carter of the New York Times talks about the changing TV landscape.
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When Should An Aging TV Show Get Off The Air?

The TV show House is airing its final episode Monday night on FOX, Desperate Housewives on ABC ended last week and NBC has announced that 30 Rock will have its final episodes this fall. TV and media critic Eric Deggans of the Tampa Bay Times explains why choosing to end a show, rather than getting canceled, presents a creative opportunity for the producers.
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TV Networks Hope Familiar Faces Bring Viewers To New Fall Shows

On Sunday's Weekend Edition, a discussion about the familiar faces coming to fall television, including Matthew Perry, Connie Britton, and Vanessa Williams.
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Channel Surfing With Hank Stuever

We move the water cooler buzz about what you're watching - or not - on television to the air with Washington Post TV critic Hank Stuever.

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TV Networks Try To Sell Advertisers On Fall Lineups

David Greene talks to reporter Kim Masters about some of the new TV shows coming out of this year's upfront presentations. The upfronts are when the networks present their fall lineups to advertisers and media. Masters is covering the upfronts for The Hollywood Reporter.

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