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HBO Will Finally Offer a Cable-Free Option Next Year 'It is time to remove all barriers'

HBO Go has finally done what subscribers have been begging for since the announcement of the streaming service: It's dropping the cable-subscription requirement. A streaming network, offering access to Game of…

October 15, 2014, 12:04 PM EDT

Walking Dead, Killer Clown Top TV Twitter Ratings Scandal runs a distant third in Nielsen top 10

Twitter users turned their attention away from Scandal and Washington D.C machinations to zombies and freak shows in this week’s Twitter TV top ten list provided by Nielsen. AMC’s The…

October 14, 2014, 6:41 PM EDT

The Walking Dead Ate the Face Off Everything on Broadcast This Season So Far An 8.7 in the demo, and it's still hungry

The Walking Dead is back, and with it, viewers in the dollar demo. Broadcast watchers have stayed away in droves this season. But with the dead resurrected yet again, everyone…

October 13, 2014, 5:35 PM EDT

Nielsen Mistake Means Ratings Are Even Lower Than We Thought Gaffe at season’s start couldn’t have come at a worse time

Given that it premiered Sunday night, it seems like the right time to ask: Is The Walking Dead the only thing young people watch? This past season, the AMC show ranked…

October 12, 2014, 9:08 PM EDT

For New Promos, Disney XD Turns to Street Artists and Art Toy Designers Tristan Eaton, The Brothers McLeod among creators tapped

Disney's ad-supported kids' network, Disney XD, is doing something particularly interesting this fall: putting up promos designed by some fairly cutting-edge artists from several different walks of life, including Tristan…

October 6, 2014, 5:09 PM EDT

5 Other Times Twin Peaks Came Back Showtime brings back the iconic mystery series in 2016

Your Monday afternoon comes with some good news ... and some damn good cherry pie. David Lynch's seminal television series Twin Peaks is returning to television in early 2016 on…

October 6, 2014, 2:06 PM EDT

How Will the FCC’s Tom Wheeler Get Past His Image Problem? His detractors think he’s conflict of interest incarnate

FCC chairman Tom Wheeler has an image problem. The New Yorker’s article about him on the occasion of his confirmation last year was called “Obama’s Bad Pick.” In the piece,…

October 6, 2014, 8:20 AM EDT

What Do Millennials Really Want? From their favorite digital devices to Lena Dunham, here’s what we learned

What do you think of when you hear or read the word millennial? Perhaps a smartphone-addicted twentysomething who spends her free time posting selfies on Instagram, sharing BuzzFeed lists on Facebook and creating…

October 6, 2014, 8:04 AM EDT

Larry King Has Done Over 60,000 Interviews, but This Is the One He Really Wants Hint: a Cuban politician

Larry King's career stretches back nearly seven decades, ranging from his early days as a radio broadcaster in Florida to 25 years at the helm of Larry King Live on…

October 2, 2014, 2:14 PM EDT

As Genre Shows Go Mainstream, TV Execs Look to Novelists for the Next Hit Seeking another Game of Thrones

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…

September 29, 2014, 12:44 AM EDT

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