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Will the NHL Stoke More Interest in Its 2015 Winter Classic by Going With Epix over HBO? Documentary series returns tonight on new network

Every New Year, the National Hockey League takes one of its regular-season games outdoors—an old-school showdown in the freezing-cold elements. And this time, it's looking for innovative ways to draw…

December 16, 2014, 6:54 PM EST

Revealed: The Winners of Adweek's 2014 Hot List Our picks for the year’s best in magazines, television and digital media

What a year in media. Prime-time's drama queen Shonda Rhimes—plus literally anything HBO did—kept us from cutting the cord. Netflix, Instagram and Minecraft continued to dominate our digital lives, while…

December 7, 2014, 8:06 PM EST

Comcast Tells FCC It's the Victim and Netflix Is the Villain Cable giant says streaming service slowed itself and pays only 'trivial' access fees

Comcast is tired of Netflix, that's for sure. The cable giant had to answer a number of difficult questions from the Federal Communications Commission last week after Netflix objected in the…

December 3, 2014, 5:35 PM EST

Viewership Is Up but Ratings Are Down—What's Going On? Our show is especially popular among imaginary viewers

There's a problem with the metric that TV networks are asking everyone in the media to look at when it comes to viewership: At least from an advertising perspective, it…

November 19, 2014, 7:00 AM EST

Viacom’s Downturns Have Gotten So Predictable They’re an Easy Buck for Investors Conglom is trying to figure out the multiplatform game

As usual, Viacom is doomed. People have been preaching the End of Days for the company since Tom Freston left and was replaced by Philippe Dauman in 2006, and yet it…

November 10, 2014, 12:02 AM EST

Adult Swim's Warped Viral Sitcom Parody References a Stunning 30+ Shows and Movies 'Too Many Cooks' crams a lot in the kitchen

Adult Swim lifer and writer/director Casper Kelly has really outdone himself with this one: Too Many Cooks, an 11-minute credits sequence for the show Infomercials, runs the gamut from sitcom…

November 7, 2014, 12:25 PM EST

Microsoft's Marketing Totally Backfired When CNN Used Its Devices as iPad Stands Not quite ready for its close-up

Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 had a bad election night on CNN when the on-air talent used the device to prop up their iPads. Microsoft was a CNN partner as the…

November 5, 2014, 2:26 PM EST

Ex-Fox Chairman Lands a Top Job at Turner Running TNT and TBS Carves new position as content chief

Kevin Reilly, the former chairman of Fox, has been out of a job since just after the upfronts in May. Now, he's landed one of the most interesting gigs in…

November 4, 2014, 5:57 PM EST

Honey Boo Boo Show Canceled Over Mom's Reported Relationship With Sex Offender TLC 'ended all activities' after learning couple reunited

Here Comes Honey Boo Boo is going off the air for an appalling reason. The hit TLC reality show about the misadventures of an Arkansas family has been canceled in…

October 24, 2014, 12:00 PM EDT

AMC Gets Big Piece of BBC America for $200 Million Takes control of U.S. channel

AMC is taking over BBC America, buying a piece of the U.K. broadcasting property for a reported $200 million. The deal gives control to AMC, but BBC Worldwide will retain a…

October 24, 2014, 11:32 AM EDT

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