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Vocativ Explores the Deep Web in Its New Showtime Docuseries Dark Net

First of three TV projects in 2016 for digital player

Imagine that Black Mirror was a documentary. That's the idea behind Showtime's new series, Dark Net, which debuts tonight. The eight-part docuseries is being produced by Vocativ, a media and technology…

From Reducing Ad Time to Battling Netflix, Here's How the TV Industry Is Gearing Up for 2016

5 takeaways from TCA winter press tour

The broadcast and cable networks, along with streaming services like Netflix, Hulu and Amazon, have spent the past two weeks at the Television Critics Association's winter press tour, sharing their…

From Wrestlemania to Top Chef, Pee-wee Herman's Long, Strange Trip to Netflix

'Big Holiday' streams March 18

The wait is almost over, Pee-wee Herman fans. Netflix announced today that Pee-wee's Big Holiday, a new film from Paul Reubens' alter ego, debuts on Netflix March 18. It's been more…

Fred Armisen Can't Keep Quiet in Portlandia Web Series for Subaru

'Talkative Driver' is next step in longtime brand partnership

Portlandia creators and stars Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein have teamed up with longtime partner Subaru for a four-part Web series tied to their hit IFC show. In "Talkative Driver,"…

Symphony Brushes Off Netflix Attacks on Its Ratings Metrics

'We definitely started a dialogue in the industry'

If Netflix was hoping to intimidate Symphony Advanced Media into submission by criticizing the company's data—which, for the first time, revealed how many viewers are watching Netflix's original series—it is going…

Making a Murderer Creators Blast News Accounts, Prep a Potential Followup

'The media are demonizing this man in order to prove his guilt'

Almost a month to the day that their 10-hour documentary Making a Murderer quietly debuted on Netflix, and subsequently became the most-buzzed series of the holiday season, co-directors Laura Ricciardi…

Netflix Returns Fire, Says NBC Has ‘Remarkably Inaccurate Data’ and 18-49 Demo ‘Means Nothing’

Company will spend $6 billion on content in 2016

Netflix has kept its ratings metrics under lock and key for several years, refusing to share that data even with the creators of its own original series. So predictably, the…

How Angie Tribeca's Marketing Perfectly Matched the Show's Satirical Tone

Finally, a show about cops

For audiences growing weary of the tired genre of cop dramas, TBS has something new for you: a cop drama. Or maybe not. TBS's new series, Angie Tribeca, is full of the…

NBC Says Netflix Doesn't Yet Pose a 'Consistent' Threat to Broadcasters. Here's Why

Network reveals ratings data for streaming service

While conventional wisdom has it that broadcast TV is on the ropes thanks to Netflix and other SVOD outlets, NBC's ratings guru made a strong case for his network's continued…

Disney Is Giving PewDiePie His Own Network

YouTube star will recruit like-minded creators

The most popular star on YouTube is getting his own network. With the backing of Disney-owned Maker Studios, Felix Kjellberg, best known as PewDiePie, will create his own multichannel network called…

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