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IFC Is the Second Network to Postpone a Show That Echoes Virginia Shootings

Delays Documentary Now! episode featuring slain journalists

A second network has decided to delay an episode of one of its shows because of similarities with Wednesday's tragic shootings in Virginia.  IFC is postponing tonight's episode of Documentary Now!,…

Embracing the 'Future,' Discovery Goes All-In on Virtual Reality

Taps Mythbusters, Gold Rush stars to launch VR platform

Discovery Communications said in May that virtual reality is "like seeing the future." Now, it's more like seeing the present. The company announced today it has launched its virtual-reality platform, Discovery VR. "Discovery Communications has…

USA Postpones Tonight's Mr. Robot Finale Due to Similarities With Virginia Shootings

Episode will air next Wednesday, instead

Today's horrific shootings in Virginia, where a TV reporter and photographer were killed by a former colleague and another woman was wounded, have prompted USA to postpone tonight's season finale of Mr.…

5 Reasons You'll Love 'Fear the Walking Dead'

Review: AMC has created a worthy companion series

Much like in the movie industry, it's a given that if a TV series becomes a massive hit, the show's network will do everything it can to turn it into…

Two L.A. Ad Guys Welcome Zombies to Their Midst With 'Cheer the Walking Dead'

Undead get a West Coast makeover

"Just what Los Angeles needs. Fewer brains." Unfortunately, that's not a tagline for Fear the Walking Dead, which premieres this Sunday on AMC as the second series in the cable-television-eating Walking…

New Episodes of Sesame Street Will First Air on HBO, Not PBS

Here's how you can get to the iconic program: pay TV

Iconic children's television series Sesame Street is on the move, heading to subscription-TV network HBO, in a first-of-its-kind deal. Sesame Street and HBO have inked a five-year partnership, calling for all…

For Playing House's Creators, Making Branded Content Is Easier Than Scripted TV

The USA spots were 'kind of a dream'

When it comes to product integrations, many show creators grit their teeth and treat them as a necessary evil. But not the two stars and creators of USA's comedy Playing…

Showtime's President Talks Twin Peaks Revival and ‘Good’ Versus ‘Great’ TV

And why comedy is such a challenge

John Landgraf's provocative remarks that there's "simply too much television" on the air have continued to reverberate through the second half of the Television Critics Association's summer press tour. The latest to…

Jon Hamm and Amy Schumer Take Home Television Critics Association Awards

Empire and Better Call Saul also honored

Mad Men has sailed off into the sunset, but the show's victory lap continued Saturday night as Jon Hamm took home a TCA Award for his performance as Don Draper…

'Simply Too Much Television' Is Being Made Today, FX Networks CEO Says

Audiences must choose from 400 scripted shows and counting

Audiences aren't the only ones who have become overwhelmed by all the TV content available to them. At least one network head also agrees enough is enough. "This is simply too…

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