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Comedy Central Caters to Badgeless Comic-Con Dwellers With GIFs and Mini Golf

Plus, a Drunk History photo booth

Comic-Con, which kicks off today in San Diego, is one of the hottest and hard-to-come-by tickets in the events world. So, Comedy Central is hoping to lure some of those…

How FX Is Facing Down the Challenges of Promoting Season 2 of The Strain

Sets animated prequel, online course

Devising a marketing campaign for the return of 2014's top-rated freshman cable scripted series among adults 18-49 might seem easy—all those viewers will simply come back for more, right? But…

South Park's Trey Parker and Matt Stone Sign Lucrative Extension With Comedy Central, Hulu

Deals secure the show through 2019

Unlike death-prone Kenny, it seems that South Park will live forever. The show is going to air for at least another five years—which will take it through Season 23 in 2019—thanks…

Why Low-Rated Summer Shows Are Still Landing Early Renewals

Linear ratings only part of story for UnReal, Mr. Robot

At first glance, the debut ratings for Lifetime's big summer gamble, new drama UnReal, seemed as disastrous as the on-camera escapades in the series' faux-Bachelor show, Everlasting. UnReal's June 1 debut…

The Last 2 Networks Airing Bill Cosby's Shows Have Now Pulled Them

Centric and Bounce TV throw in the towel

As news broke that Bill Cosby had admitted to supplying drugs to young women he intended to have sex with, two more networks are severing ties with him. Bounce announced today…

Showtime Has Officially Launched Its Streaming Service

No cable subscription needed for the new OTT offering

The OTT era has begun at Showtime. The premium cable network launched its new stand-alone streaming service today. The service, which is also called Showtime, is available for $10.99 per month…

Addicted to Lifetime Movies? Now There's an App For That

A+E Networks launches its first SVOD service

If you've got $4 and an unabashed love of Lifetime movies, this might be the best day since Flowers in the Attic premiered last year.  A+E Networks has launched its first…

Turner Closes Out Upfront Sales Ahead of 2 Broadcasters

Second year as a combined portfolio yields CPM increases

Another upfront sales team is wrapping business before the July 4 holiday, as Turner has completed the majority of its upfront negotiations, according to sources familiar with the situation. Unlike last…

Reelz Will Air Miss USA After NBC Dropped It

Cable channel rescues Donald Trump's July 12 pageant

You're going to be hearing a lot about Reelz today, probably for the first time in four years.   That's because the independent cable channel has landed rights to televise the…

TV Land Pulls Dukes of Hazzard Reruns

Confederate flag controversy hits the General Lee

Good Ol' Boys Bo and Luke Duke—and the confederate flag atop their beloved General Lee—won't be "making their way" on TV Land any longer. The cable network has pulled The Dukes…

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