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Will Dish's AutoHop Die by Inches After the CBS Deal? Network gets to abstain from ad-skipping software

Maybe the most interesting facet of CBS' deal with Dish Network, finally reached on Saturday morning after CBS was blacked out on the company's systems Friday evening, is its exemption…

December 9, 2014, 11:36 AM EST

The Interview's Randall Park on How Vice Prepared Him to Play Kim Jong-Un Plus: some recommended reading on North Korea

Specs Age: 40 Claim to fame: Portrays Kim Jong-un in The Interview (in theaters Dec. 25); guest stars on HBO’s Veep as Minnesota Governor Danny Chung; will star in the upcoming ABC…

December 7, 2014, 10:11 PM EST

Revealed: The Winners of Adweek's 2014 Hot List Our picks for the year’s best in magazines, television and digital media

What a year in media. Prime-time's drama queen Shonda Rhimes—plus literally anything HBO did—kept us from cutting the cord. Netflix, Instagram and Minecraft continued to dominate our digital lives, while…

December 7, 2014, 8:06 PM EST

NBC's Peter Pan Didn't Even Come Close to The Sound of Music A 2.3 in the demo isn't bad, but it still loses the night

Though what seemed like all of Twitter live-hated NBC's broadcast of the Peter Pan stage play, starring Allison Williams and Christopher Walken, it was still better than a typical Tuesday…

December 5, 2014, 1:42 PM EST

Here Are the Top TV Advertisers of 2014 Includes findings from 23 industries

Despite the growth in digital video this year, TV ads still very much strike a chord with consumers, according to Ace Metrix, which released its brands of the year finalists…

December 5, 2014, 12:54 PM EST

#TBT: Long Before Peter Pan, Live Shows Were Promising 'Anything Can Happen' From Jon Lovitz to ER, real-time specials are a classic attention-grab

Creating a suitable promo for a live TV show can be tricky. Given that the program hasn't been shot yet, there's no actual footage to show. But that hasn't stopped…

December 4, 2014, 11:57 AM EST

Comcast Tells FCC It's the Victim and Netflix Is the Villain Cable giant says streaming service slowed itself and pays only 'trivial' access fees

Comcast is tired of Netflix, that's for sure. The cable giant had to answer a number of difficult questions from the Federal Communications Commission last week after Netflix objected in the…

December 3, 2014, 5:35 PM EST

Can NBC Create Another Real-Time Sensation With Peter Pan Live? Robert Greenblatt on what he learned from his Sound of Music gamble

As NBC Entertainment chairman Robert Greenblatt went to bed last Dec. 5, after watching his network pull off The Sound of Music Live!, he had no idea what the 18-49…

December 2, 2014, 11:29 AM EST

Howie Mandel Uses Every Single Social App He Can 'I need to have my finger on the pulse'

Specs Who Howie Mandel Age 59 Claim to fame Comedian and actor; executive producer of the TBS series Deal With It (Fridays, 9/8c); judge on NBC’s America’s Got Talent Base Los Angeles Twitter @howiemandel What’s the…

December 1, 2014, 12:02 AM EST

The Guy Who Hired Amy Poehler to Make Content 'Snackable' CMO Cold Call with Old Navy's Ivan Wicksteed

Setting aside the recent controversy about charging higher prices for plus-size women's jeans, Old Navy has been getting its share of good press lately. Celebrating its 20th birthday at the…

November 30, 2014, 11:35 PM EST

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