Which Curb Your Enthusiasm Co-stars Will Join Larry David for the Show’s Return?

Not even HBO knows for sure

Almost five years after wrapping Season 8 of Curb Your Enthusiasm, Larry David is finally preparing to begin production of another season of his HBO comedy. But while Season 9…

Univision Acquires Gawker in Bankruptcy Auction

TV network adds online properties to digital portfolio

Spanish-language TV network Univision emerged as the winning bidder in a bankruptcy auction for Gawker Media today. "We could not have picked an acquirer more devoted to vibrant journalism," said Gawker…

Comedy Central Cancels The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore

18-month run didn't take hold with viewers

The final The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore will air this Thursday, Comedy Central announced. The cancelation came down to ratings and contract renewals, Comedy Central president Kent Alterman tells The…

Stephen Colbert Will Host a Live Election-Night Comedy Special for Showtime—Probably

Late Show won’t air that night, so he’ll jump to sister network

Stephen Colbert's resurgence this political season will continue on election night, Nov. 8, as the comedian hosts a live comedy special for Showtime. We think. David Nevins, president and CEO of…

Comcast Has Combined Its Linear and Digital Olympic Feeds to Make Watching the Games Easier

New technology could help monetize big TV events

As the Olympics unfold, NBCUniversal is offering so much linear and digital Rio Olympic programming—6,755 hours overall—that not even the people behind it are quite sure how viewers should try…

NBCUniversal Hopes Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat Help Goose Olympics Ratings

Luring millennials with 'most social games ever'

NBCUniversal is already breaking ad-revenue records for the Rio Olympics, and while early ratings were significantly below those of the 2012 Summer Olympics, the gap has been closing a little more each…

FX Chief Says There Could Be 500 Scripted Series Airing By 2017

Calls the trend 'probably unsustainable'

One year after coining the phrase "peak TV" to describe the overwhelming amount of TV available on broadcast, cable and streaming platforms, FX Networks and FX Productions CEO John Landgraf…

Mr. Robot Won't Go on Hiatus During USA Network’s Olympics Coverage

Network opts to keep all its series on the air

Mr. Robot bows to no one, not even the grandiose Summer Olympics plans of its corporate overlord, NBCUniversal. While USA Network is airing 110.5 hours of programming from Rio—part of 2,084…

The People V. O.J. Simpson, Mr. Robot and Black-ish Win TCA Awards

Full Frontal with Samantha Bee also honored

The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story cemented its status as one of the year's most acclaimed shows on Saturday, as it picked up three Television Critics Awards. At…

$1.2 Billion and Counting: How NBCUniversal Secured Its Biggest Olympics Advertising Windfall Ever

The time zone-friendly locale certainly helped

No matter what the final medal count looks like at the 2016 Summer Olympics, NBCUniversal is going to be Rio's big winner. One day before the games even begin, the company…