TV Guide Network Relaunches as Pop, With Original Shows and No Annoying Scroll Rebranding targets 'modern grown-ups'

On Wednesday, free of scrolling listings, the TV Guide Network is relaunching as Pop, a network catering to "enthusiastic fandom" in pop culture. Pop is targeting a 35-45 audience that grew…

January 13, 2015, 4:18 PM EST

Here's How Showtime Got David Lynch to Revive Twin Peaks Reversing the usual pitch, the network's president did the begging

Showtime had the good fortune to make its Television Critics Association winter press tour appearance less than 24 hours after its freshman series The Affair won two Golden Globes Awards,…

January 13, 2015, 3:19 PM EST

The Late Show With Stephen Colbert Will Debut Sept. 8 CBS exec gives new details on the network's late-night slots

For once, the biggest buzz at CBS centers on its late-night shows, not prime time. "We have a big, big, big year ahead in late night. It's a year of transition,"…

January 12, 2015, 2:46 PM EST

Workaholics Star Adam Devine's Bedtime Routine Includes Instagram Stalking His Pitch Perfect fans might be stalking him back

Specs Who Adam Devine Age 31 Claim to fame Star of Comedy Central's Workaholics (Season 5 debuts Jan. 14) and Adam Devine's House Party; voices Pizza Steve in Cartoon Network's Uncle Grandpa; plays…

January 12, 2015, 12:02 AM EST

No, Walter and Jesse Won't Be in Better Call Saul. But Anyone Else Could Turn Up Breaking Bad prequel launches Feb. 8 after Walking Dead

Ever since Breaking Bad signed off in September 2013, AMC has been desperately searching for a new series that would bring in both audiences and awards.  But after shows like Turn…

January 10, 2015, 5:46 PM EST

Discovery's New President Promises to Ditch Silly Stunts Like 'Eaten Alive' Wants growth from inclusive programming, not sensationalism

Rich Ross, former CEO of Shine America and chairman of Walt Disney Studios, had been on the job for just 72 hours as Discovery Channel's new president when he met…

January 10, 2015, 1:25 PM EST

Mad Men's Final Episodes Get a Premiere Date: April 5 AMC drama set for its last hurrah

The end is nigh, as AMC on Saturday announced the premiere date for the final Mad Men episodes. The second half of Season 7 will begin on Sunday, April 5,…

January 10, 2015, 11:58 AM EST

History Channel Heads West With New Texas Series, Shot in Classic CinemaScope Starring Bill Paxton, miniseries will even debut in theaters

Following the success of Hatfields & McCoys, History has another Western miniseries premiering on Memorial Day, this time focusing on the Texas Revolution and rise of the Texas Rangers. "Everyone knows the…

January 10, 2015, 9:20 AM EST

Can Dead People Resurrect A&E's Ratings? Carlton Cuse tells the TCA that The Returned can bring on a comeback

Things unraveled quickly for A&E in 2014: Its top-rated show, Duck Dynasty, plummeted to a 1.0 18-49 rating in November, and it canceled its second-most popular show, Longmire, which skewed…

January 9, 2015, 6:46 PM EST

Discovery Is Fast-Tracking Its Own Spin on Serial Pulpy podcast is being readied for crime network ID

With the runaway success of WBEZ Chicago's true crime podcast Serial, it's been a race among entertainment networks to see who can turn out a homebrewed spin on the hit audio…

January 8, 2015, 7:27 PM EST