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How Commercial-Free Series Premieres Are Paying Off for Cable Networks

This winter, something big has been missing from the new series premieres on TBS, Syfy and WGN America: advertisements.

Here’s How Syfy Plans to Hook Viewers on Skippable Ads

You know how the old psychological theory goes: Someone tells you not to think of a white bear, and then that's all you can think about.

To Drum Up Interest in The Magicians, Syfy Makes the Premiere’s Ads Disappear

Syfy has come up with a nifty magic trick to promote its upcoming fantasy series, The Magicians: during a sneak peek of the show's first episode next week, the network is making all of the telecast's ads disappear.

How USA’s Mr. Robot Hacked the Problem of Summer TV

In a summer stuffed with more TV options than ever, the most buzzed about show wasn't Orange Is the New Black or True Detective, but Mr. Robot, USA's acclaimed new hacker drama. An antithesis to USA's usual "blue skies" formula, Mr.

Why Shark Week Is Sinking Its Teeth Into July

In this year's promos for Shark Week, Discovery is calling it "The Most Wonderful Week of the Year"—and that's not just hyperbole.

Yes, Syfy Is Really Going to Call It ‘Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No’

Sharknado 3, for serious, is going to be subtitled Oh Hell No, as though the entire film was a guest on the Jerry Springer Show that just found out its husband was actually a woman and had been sleeping with its dad. Its dad being Sharknado 2: The Second One. Springer actually has a cameo in the third film, by the by.

Why We’re All So Stoked for the ’90s

Beck wins the Grammy Award for Album of the Year, Missy Elliott plays the Super Bowl halftime show, and Suge Knight is up to no good. The cool kids are wearing crop tops and Doc Martens, gas is two bucks a gallon, a Clinton or a Bush may be headed for the White House—and Salt-N-Pepa's here! 

As Genre Shows Go Mainstream, TV Execs Look to Novelists for the Next Hit

TV network options on books have exploded. Publishers Lunch, a trade that tracks book industry deals, lists an ever-increasing number of television options over the last few years, with 2013 setting the record and this year looking good.

TV Gets Undressed

To say that this wedding is unconventional doesn’t quite capture the essence of the nuptials of reality show contestants Ashley and Alika.

The 10 Strangest TV Promo Items We’ve Ever Received

Television series fight an uphill battle to get noticed. There's not just too much content on television for even the best team of TV writers to watch it all, there's […]