Tag: Music in Television

80s Music As Heard On TV Today : Music Placement

’80s Music : As Heard On TV Today

How TV Is Making Us Hear ’80s Music in a Whole New Way   Before The Sopranos series finale famously cut to black, Tony Soprano made a choice. He flipped through the options in a diner jukebox and decided to play Journey’s 1981 anthem “Don’t Stop Believin’.” That wasn’t the first time a TV show […]

Musical TV Moments 2016 : Music Licensing

Musical TV Moments : The Best of 2016

The 10 Best Musical TV Moments of 2016 Photo-Illustration: Vulture “Don’t you wonder sometimes ’bout sound and vision?” Judging from the year in television, the industry’s showrunners and music supervisors would definitely answer David Bowie’s question with a big “yes.” Music has been a key part of prestige TV ever since David Chase’s astutely curated […]

The Blacklist

The Blacklist Playlist: NBC’s Dark Drama a Hit for Music Supervisors

In the TV series, ‘The Blacklist’, NBC’s breakout hit of the fall season, music plays an importantly crucial role in setting the mood and telling the story Written by Phil Gallo | Billboard Magazine   Procedural dramas, the dominant form in scripted network TV, rarely provide a platform for recorded music. “The Blacklist,” NBC’s breakout hit of the fall season, has […]