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5 Delicious Questions for Tom Colicchio About His New Gig at MSNBC A chat with the celebrity chef turned food correspondent

Big news from MSNBC this morning: Celebrity chef Tom Colicchio will become the network's first food correspondent and debut two new shows. Stirring the Pot will air on the network's…

February 18, 2015, 1:05 PM EST

Dun & Bradstreet's CEO Wants His Data to Power a World Gone Programmatic B-to-b analytics service aims to be 'a modern industry leader'

Specs Who Bob Carrigan New gig CEO, Dun & Bradstreet Old gig CEO, IDG Communications Age 49 What specifically is Dun & Bradstreet able to do for advertisers now? We have applications for procurement managers so…

February 16, 2015, 12:00 AM EST

The Simpsons App Is Finally Using the Best Aspect Ratio Ever Don't pretend you don't care

Good news, nerds—and we mean really serious, committed, supreme-o nerds: The Simpsons is now available in its original 4:3 aspect ratio on FXX's Simpsons World streaming app. Revered Simpsons showrunner…

February 13, 2015, 2:43 PM EST

House of Cards Appeared on Netflix for a Hot Second, and the Show's Response Tweets Were Great Now we're back to waiting for Feb. 27

That was fast: the third season of Netflix's semi-Shakespearean government drama House of Cards momentarily showed up online for long enough to freak out the entire Internet, but the company…

February 11, 2015, 6:24 PM EST

5 Women Who Could Replace Jon Stewart Comedy Central's opportunity to change the face of late night

Sometime before the end of 2015, the face of The Daily Show will change, and the show's gender should probably change, too. Jon Stewart's 17-year tenure on the series could come…

February 11, 2015, 2:24 PM EST

Jon Stewart Is Leaving The Daily Show Series will continue without the influential comic in the lead

Jon Stewart is leaving Comedy Central's The Daily Show. It's a little hard to fathom, frankly. Stewart is as familiar among young consumers of news as any of the broadcast anchors—probably…

February 10, 2015, 9:57 PM EST

Netflix Is Now Officially Streaming in Cuba The content may be limited, but it's a vital foot in the door

Here's hoping House of Cards has a Havana episode next season. Netflix today is officially welcoming its first subscribers in Cuba.  For Cubans with an Internet connection (which is about 25…

February 9, 2015, 1:01 PM EST

How Are These 12 Classic TV Shows Still Not on Streaming? Our wish list of the fun, formative and forgotten

Netflix struck a streaming coup last month when it added every episode of Friends, then scored another win this month by adding the first five seasons of M*A*S*H. So what's…

February 8, 2015, 10:17 AM EST

Viacom Is Trying Something New for Cable Upfront Season As viewing habits change, the young-skewing cable outfit leans on social

When the head of a major cable conglomerate calls ratings falloff "an important secular issue," it may be time to look for solutions outside traditional channels, and that's exactly what…

February 2, 2015, 6:30 PM EST

NBC Breaks the Record with a 49.7 Rating and 114.4 Million Viewers During the Super Bowl $4.5 million per spot looks like a bargain now

If you ask a network exec who won the Super Bowl this morning, the correct answer is anybody who bought an ad in the fourth quarter. NBC bet big on…

February 2, 2015, 11:35 AM EST

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