The Good Doctor: Number One Watched Dramatic Series Worldwide

The Good Doctor, a TV series shot in Vancouver for ABC/Disney and starring British Actor Freddy Highmore, has been declared the most watched television drama around the world.  Last time we heard anything similar for a show shot here it was “The Beachcombers”.  So, who made The Good Doctor the best? A lot of people.  Let’s take a look at…

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When A Studio Is Not A Studio

When is a studio not a studio?  There are actually two distinct definitions for the word "studio", as used in the film business. It is best not to confuse the two. In the film production business, a studio can be a space where A/V media is shot or captured, or it can mean a (usually large, legacy) TV and/or movie…

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The Leos and The Return of TV

Television did not actually leave but typically the so-called "Episodics" or "Series" productions take a hiatus during spring. The start of shooting season used to be right after the US Independence Day Weekend, almost invariably. The advent of streaming media, with its very different needs with regard to type and amount of product, changed that somewhat. In spite of those…

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