Josh Friedman, The Terminator and The Strike

Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles was a continuation of the Terminator series. It ignored the third installment of the series – Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003) – and picked up where Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991). At the time, it was a relatively successful drama. It was rated as the most popular original scripted drama series of the 2007-2008 season. Fox picked […]

TV on Strike vs. Empires of Entertainment

While reading Cynthia Littleton’s “Tv On Strike: Why Hollywood Went to War Over the Internet,” I found it particularly interesting to draw connections between the transition from regulation to integrated media conglomerates and the cultural movement from live television to internet-hosted viewing. A few things in particular stood out to me: