Fall Sweeps in the Digital Age

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TV’s fall sweeps season has begun. It’s the ratings period when TV networks and local stations will pull out all the stops and stunts to draw in as many eyeballs as possible. But in the age of the DVR, Netflix and HBO Go, does “sweeps” season really mean anything? We talk about that and the latest news from the world of television.

Credits

Guests:
Michael Schneider - Senior editor at Variety - @Franklinavenue, Eric Deggans - NPR - @Deggans

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Andrew Walsh, Christian Bordal, Matt Holzman, Jolie Myers, Anna Scott