When Hulu launched in 2008, the ad-supported streaming service wasn't a big priority for owners Fox, Disney and NBC. "It was like, if the ship is going to blow, at least we have an escape pod, but we don't want to equip this escape pod so well that everyone would prefer it to being on the ship with us," Forrester analyst James McQuivey put it.
Well, content chief Craig Erwich has been saying since he started at Hulu that he wanted high-end programming, so I guess this really shouldn't surprise anyone: the over-the-top network has green-lit a new series from J.J.
It’s been decades since all work and no play made Jack a dull boy, but for fans of Stephen King’s seminal horror novel The Shining, time essentially stopped on the day the grisly Overlook Hotel claimed Jack, its last victim.
CBS on Monday announced that it has picked up the supernatural thriller Under the Dome for a second season, ordering 13 episodes to air in summer 2014.
Four episodes in and it’s clear that CBS has a rare summer drama hit on its hands with Under the Dome, a claustrophobic yarn about a small town that is hermetically sealed under what amounts to a gigantic impermeable snow globe. Now the only question is when the network will make the renewal official.
The second installment of CBS’ supernatural thriller Under the Dome suffocated the competition Monday night, stifling the premiere of NBC’s scripted series Siberia while keeping the struggling ABC drama Mistresses in check.
CBS on Monday drew a huge crowd with the premiere of its ambitious scripted series, Under the Dome, delivering 13.5 million total viewers and a staggering 3.3 in the adults 18-49 demo.
It’s Groundhog Day at CBS, as the top-rated broadcast network has booked a return ticket for 18 of its original series—the same number it renewed a year ago.
Specs Age 45 Accomplishments Head writer and executive producer of Futurama, which premieres on Comedy Central on June 20 at 10 p.m.; former writer on The Simpsons