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Showtime’s CEO Sets Twin Peaks’ Return and Explains How Streaming Changed the Network

Showtime's eagerly anticipated revival of David Lynch's Twin Peaks finally has a premiere date—Sunday, May 21.The 18-episode limited series will debut that evening with a two-hour premiere, Showtime Networks president and CEO David Nevins told reporters at the Television Critics Association's winter press tour in Pasadena, Calif.

Donald Trump Turned Stephen Colbert’s Showtime Election Comedy Special Into a Wake

In August, when Showtime Networks CEO and president David Nevins made the "half announcement" that Stephen Colbert would host a live, comedy special for Showtime on election night, the exec told reporters, "That sounds fun, r

Here’s What to Expect From Stephen Colbert’s and Trevor Noah’s Live Election Night Shows

For the past year and a half, the 2016 presidential election has been shaped by the wry observations and biting commentary of late-night hosts like Stephen Colbert, John Oliver, Samantha Bee, Seth Meyers, Trevor Noah and Bill Maher.

Stephen Colbert Will Host a Live Election-Night Comedy Special for Showtime—Probably

Stephen Colbert's resurgence this political season will continue on election night, Nov. 8, as the comedian hosts a live comedy special for Showtime. We think.David Nevins, president and CEO of Showtime Networks, made the "half announcement" today at the Television Critics Association's summer press tour.

Showtime Will Premiere One Series a Month, Which Might Disappoint Homeland Fans

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.

Why WSJ’s Sponsored Content Features the Economics of Sex and Drugs

Want to know the cost of a royal wedding feast in 15th century Italy or a sex slave in ancient Rome? To promote The Girlfriend Experience, a new Starz show about the world of high-end escorts, WSJ Custom Studios, the Wall Street Journal's in-house content marketing agency, created a content piece exploring the economics of prostitution, dating and marriage throughout history.

Showtime Experiments With a Binge-Viewing Model for Its New Andrew Dice Clay Comedy

In January, Showtime CEO David Nevins predicted 2016 would be "the year of customized viewing." Now, his network is helping show how.

Crime Documentaries Like ‘Making a Murderer’ Are Picking Up Where Newspapers Left Off

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings recently bragged in a letter to shareholders about two things: his booming business, which hit 75 million subscribers in 2015, and his very hot content.

Vocativ Explores the Deep Web in Its New Showtime Docuseries Dark Net

Imagine that Black Mirror was a documentary.That's the idea behind Showtime's new series, Dark Net, which debuts tonight. The eight-part docuseries is being produced by Vocativ, a media and technology company that positions itself as a date-driven version of Vice.

Step Aside, Cord Cutters and Cord-Nevers. Showtime Is Targeting ‘Cord Cobblers’

We've heard about cord cutters, cord shavers and cord-nevers. Now, Showtime has a new term to add to the growing vernacular: cord cobblers.