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NEWS
August 23, 1986 | By David Bianculli, Inquirer TV Critic
It's a wonderful day for TV, but only if you enjoy cult shows or football. DAYTIME HIGHLIGHT BLAKE'S 7 (3:30 p.m., Ch. 12) - This sci-fi series was billed as Britain's answer to Star Trek. If so, it was a very slow reply. Blake's 7, a sort of Magnificent Seven in outer space, didn't premiere on BBC until nine years after Star Trek was canceled. It was a hit there, fast achieving Dr. Who-style cult status, but survived only three seasons. Like Space: 1999, which preceded it, Blake's 7 told of a group of reluctant travelers.
NEWS
August 15, 1986 | By Joe Logan, Inquirer Staff Writer
Hey, you know that business about the The Uncle Floyd Show maybe getting a second chance on the New Jersey Network? Forget it. "No way will I ever be back on NJN," Uncle Floyd, a.k.a. Floyd Vivino, said yesterday from his home in Paterson, N.J. "This facade about bringing it back belongs on the funny pages, not the radio/TV page. " On Wednesday, Stephen Adubato, chairman of the New Jersey Public Broadcasting Authority, remarked on the letters of protest he'd received since Floyd's cancellation was announced.
NEWS
August 14, 1986 | By Chris Conway, Inquirer Trenton Bureau
Bowing to public pressure, the New Jersey Network (NJN) will re-examine its decision to drop the zany, slapstick Uncle Floyd Show from its fall television schedule. The politically appointed New Jersey Public Broadcasting Authority, which oversees the state-owned public-television network, voted in June to drop Uncle Floyd and two other programs, Dark Shadows and People, Pets and Dr. Mark. But authority chairman Stephen Adubato said yesterday that he had been flooded with letters and phone calls protesting the decision to cancel Uncle Floyd and that he had asked the NJN staff to take a second look at the show.
LIVING
July 27, 1986 | By Gary Haynes, Inquirer Graphic Arts Director
Light is an important element in establishing a mood in photographs. Control of light is a technical as well as a compositional skill, and the use of light is one of the photographer's creative tools. Outdoors the photographer can control light by changing camera angle, carefully regulating exposure, supplementing sunlight with fill light or simply by waiting for a more appropriate time to shoot the picture. Indoors, photographers have more control over light for, in most instances, they are responsible for the intensity, direction and duration of the light source for their pictures.
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