Tag: The Office

How iTunes saved NBC's 'The Office'

Our old friend Dave pointed us to a Newsday article discussing how iTunes essentially took NBC's The Office off the chopping block, where it was headed last year after disappointing Nielsen ratings, and catapulted it to "the Seinfeld of iTunes." If you're not a Seinfeld fan that might be meaningles...

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Washington Post on Apple and product placement

The Washington Post has an interesting article about all the 'free' product placement Apple has apparently received in TV shows and movies in recent years. The article states that Apple doesn't pay for all that publicity, but the company won't discuss how their products end up helping CSIs track dow...

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Web only episodes of the Office this summer

It looks like NBC is embracing 'non-traditional' media thanks to its success in iTunes. This summer NBC will be releasing several web only streaming episode of their hit comedy, The Office. No word yet if these episodes will be available for purchase from iTunes, but if I were a betting man my money...

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Moral of the story: Don't lose your iPod

Julio Ojeda-Zapata of the St. Paul Pioneer Press has posted an amusing story to his blog regarding a lost iPod. Apparently, someone had misplaced an iPod in the office, and a good Samaritan tried to return it to its rightful owner by sending out the following email: "I found an Apple iPod on t...

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The Office Boss picks romantic songs on iTunes

Speaking of corporate synergies, it looks like Apple and NBC are now best buds thanks to the stellar performance of The Office (iTMS link) on iTunes. Take a look at Michael Scott's (he's the boss on The Office, played by Steve Carell) Valentine's Day Romantic Playlist (iTMS link). It is in the custo...

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Credits intentionally clipped in iTunes TV Episodes?

Remember how that one episode of the Office downloaded sans credits? Well, today, I finally received an email reply from the iTMS support team: "Dear C.K., Thank you for contacting the iTunes Music Store. We sincerely apologize for the delay regarding this issue. The iTunes Music Store team has rese...

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