Michael Schneider

Guest/Host, Screengrab, The Spin-off

With more than 25 years of experience covering the TV business, Michael Schneider often appears on news and entertainment shows as a television expert. He is now a senior editor for Variety. He previously worked as the executive editor at Indiewire, and before that, spent five years as chief content officer for TV Guide magazine. He's also a former television editor of Variety and Daily Variety, and the LA Bureau Chief of Electronic Media. He blogs at Franklin Avenue. Schneider is also co-host of KCRW’s weekly TV segment, Screengrab.

Michael Schneider on KCRW

If you watched the Golden Globes this year, you may have noticed a lot of speeches got bleeped.

Is it time to update FCC rules for broadcast TV?

If you watched the Golden Globes this year, you may have noticed a lot of speeches got bleeped.

from Screengrab

The "   Jeopardy!" GOAT tournament is doing huge ratings for ABC.

"Jeopardy! The Greatest of All Time" offers a glimpse of the future of broadcast TV

The " Jeopardy!" GOAT tournament is doing huge ratings for ABC.

from Screengrab

What does the television industry hold for 2020? Mike and Joe share their predictions.

TV predictions for the year ahead

What does the television industry hold for 2020? Mike and Joe share their predictions.

from Screengrab

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