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Doctor Who on World Tour With New Star Peter Capaldi Fans get sneak peek of new series

British science fiction show Doctor Who is celebrating its 51th anniversary, 34th season, and the arrival of a new doctor with a seven-city world tour spanning five continents. The tour kicked…

August 11, 2014, 5:13 PM EDT

All of San Francisco Hates NFL Red Zone Advertising Football advertisers criticized for covering TV screens during key plays

Here's an agreement between The Northern California Toyota Dealers Association and the San Francisco 49ers that seems to have caught viewers’ attention in all the wrong ways: During the team’s…

August 11, 2014, 4:33 PM EDT

Where Have All the Upfront Dollars Gone? Online is only part of the answer

It's obvious by now that something has gone wrong in the television advertising world—upfront dollar volume fell by 6.1 percent to $18.125 billion, including a 4.7 percent hit for cable,…

August 11, 2014, 3:04 PM EDT

Bon Appétit Joins Reality Foodie Fray With New Bravo Show Best New Restaurant is mag’s first foray into broadcast

For the first time in its 58-year history, Condé Nast’s Bon Appétit is hitting the airwaves. This January, the magazine will partner with Bravo on a new competition series, Best…

August 10, 2014, 10:38 PM EDT

The 10 Strangest TV Promo Items We've Ever Received Press kit swag from masks to flasks

Television series fight an uphill battle to get noticed. There's not just too much content on television for even the best team of TV writers to watch it all, there's…

August 8, 2014, 1:44 PM EDT

MTV Brings Back House of Style as Multiplatform Native Ad Integrates two of its iconic shows with Unilever brands

Fans of MTV's House of Style can catch up on the latest fashion trends thanks to a Unilever-sponsored relaunch of the series online and on-air. "We're looking at it as a…

August 8, 2014, 10:34 AM EDT

Missing Mad Men? Here's Christina Hendricks Trying to Work in a Modern Office Though the '60s aren't totally over

The final half of the seventh and final season of Mad Men won't premiere until next spring (although filming has wrapped—and according to Elizabeth Moss, there was a lot of…

August 7, 2014, 2:12 PM EDT

Reed Hastings Says on Facebook That Netflix Has Passed HBO in Subscriber Revenue Mark Zuckerberg likes this post

Reed Hastings continues to push the HBO comparison—and to talk up any moment when Netflix passes a key HBO metric—but he has a great one to push here: Netflix's $1.146…

August 7, 2014, 11:57 AM EDT

The Deal Is Off Between Fox and Time Warner 21st Century Fox withdraws offer to buy out TWX

That was abrupt: 21st Century Fox today withdrew its long-discussed bid to acquire a controlling interest in Time Warner Entertainment, a megamerger that would have made the resulting entity so…

August 5, 2014, 4:29 PM EDT

See How Slow Your Internet Connection Is Compared to Other States Surprise: no one cable provider is the worst

Alas, Alaska. Also Arkansas. It's a terrible time to be living in the Deep South or outside the Lower 48 if you're a Web developer. At least that's what Tom…

August 5, 2014, 1:08 PM EDT

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