Showtime has gone through some major changes in the past year, including rolling out a direct-to-consumer service last July to reach viewers who did not have a cable subscription. Now the premium cable network is preparing another ambitious move: changing the way it schedules shows to keep those new subscribers from losing interest.
Following Friday's attacks in Paris, several networks have made changes to TV shows that echoed those awful real-life events. CBS and TNT have delayed episodes of their shows set to air tonight with storylines that uncomfortably parallel the events in France, while other networks opted to air their shows as planned, adding content advisory warnings.
Drama TV shows are known for turning out adrenaline-pumping trailers to keep viewers tuned into programs, so why not do the same with digital advertising?
Sunday Night Football may rule the prime-time roost, but it’s the late national games on CBS and Fox that boast TV’s biggest deliveries.
ABC has tightened up its comedy lineup, giving full-season orders to freshman sitcoms The Goldbergs and Trophy Wife, ordering an additional four episodes of Super Fun Night and closing the books on Back in the Game.
Netflix on Thursday morning crashed the Primetime Emmys, becoming the first streaming service to earn a nomination for an award that honors the best television programming.
It's happened to everybody. You're watching an awards show, minding your own business, and all of a sudden Damian Lewis steps up to the podium and you go, "Wait, WHAT?" And everyone gives you this look, like, "You didn't know Damian Lewis was British?"