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How BBC America Is Building Buzz

With splashy thrillers

Sarah Barnett hasn't been genetically engineered, like all those clones in Orphan Black, for the job at hand. It just seems that way. Barnett's new gig—she's a few months into…

The Breakout Hit Outlander Is Finally Attracting Women to Starz

A new twist for the male-leaning network

Game of Thrones isn't the only highly anticipated returning premium cable program based on a hugely popular book series with a rabid fan base. Starz has its own budding hit…

8 Popular U.S. Shows That Got Their Start Overseas

From Jane the Virgin to House of Cards, these ideas hit it big in America

Jane the Virgin, the CW hit, owes its success to many—not the least of which is its star (and Adweek cover girl) Gina Rodriguez, who took home a Golden Globe…

Broadcasters Are Going Movie-Crazy During Pilot Season

These flicks are getting production money, even if they're not very good

Pilot season this year boasts five nonclassic movies being refurbished as contenders for primetime placement on broadcast this season (not counting script deals for Big, Marley & Me, The Money…

Fox Is Rebuilding Its Slate, One Hit at a Time

Dana Walden on the network’s midseason momentum

As co-chairman and co-CEO of Fox Television Group, Dana Walden, alongside partner Gary Newman, now oversees both Fox Broadcasting Company and 20th Century Fox Television, which Walden (who started there…

The Not-So-Funny State of TV Comedy

These are grim times for the sitcom, but networks remain optimistic

Over the past dozen years of taping Two and a Half Men on Stage 26 on the Warner Bros. lot in Burbank, Calif., Jon Cryer had grown to dread the…

Real Housewife Yolanda Foster Gets Social Media Schooling From her Insta-Famous Kids

But she'd rather be using AOL

Specs Who Yolanda Foster Age 50 Claim to fame Star of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills (Tuesdays at 9 p.m. on Bravo) Base Los Angeles Twitter @YolandaHFoster What's the first information you consume in the…

Presenting the Winners of the Television Hot List

It was a big year for HBO

We Spent the Morning With Adult Swim's Eric Andre and This Is What Happened

Comedy talk show host is quite a handful

The Eric Andre Show on Adult Swim is now in its third season, and there is absolutely no question: It's over the top. We caught up with the show's host in…

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…

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