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Biggest Game of Thrones Ever Melts HBO GO 3 crashes in less than a year for popular streaming service

Turns out if you just shrug when faced with rampant password sharing, your bandwidth takes a major hit during big-ticket episodes: HBO's wildly popular streaming service HBO GO coughed blood…

April 7, 2014, 2:58 PM EDT

Dead Air: Zombies or No Zombies, Sunday Broadcast Ratings Continue to Slump Resurrection, Believe hit series lows

Now that The Walking Dead has staggered off for its customary six-month between-seasons break, broadcasters last night may have hoped to regain some of their lost potency in the Sunday…

April 7, 2014, 2:07 PM EDT

Kentucky-Wisconsin Final Four Tilt Sets Cable Ratings Record Turner telecast averages 16.3 million viewers, 9.2 HH rating

The second of TBS’ historic Final Four telecasts, a white-knuckle battle between No. 8 seed Kentucky and the No. 2 Wisconsin Badgers, put up record numbers, making it the all-time…

April 7, 2014, 12:17 PM EDT

Dick Clark Productions Is Dramatically Increasing Its Output A chat with Allen Shapiro and Mike Mahan

This year, dick clark productions will present some 100 televised musical performances, most of them live and in prime time. Roughly double 2013’s count, that tally includes regulars such as…

April 6, 2014, 8:37 PM EDT

Advertisers Are Lining Up for a Piece of Mad Men’s Final Season April 13 marks the beginning of the end for AMC’s stylish drama

While viewers may be in for a little culture shock when Mad Men returns for its seventh and final season—the story picks up in January 1969, and in keeping with…

April 6, 2014, 8:34 PM EDT

The Top 10 Things That Would Happen on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert Could be first in line for Letterman's seat

Today, Mashable reported that Comedy Central icon Stephen Colbert is a front-runner to replace David Letterman on CBS' Late Show. Only time will tell if there's truth to the speculation,…

April 4, 2014, 8:10 PM EDT

TBS Primes the Pump for Its First Final Four Turner net’s marketing push designed to help fans break a 32-year habit

As TBS gears up to host its first-ever Final Four, the Turner network is pulling out all the stops on the promotional front. In a sense, the TBS marketing team’s…

April 4, 2014, 4:54 PM EDT

Game of Thrones Becomes a 1970s Sitcom in Newest of Many Mashups Fans keep remixing, and it keeps being funny

In today's installment of making new things look old, Game of Thrones gets retrofitted into a 1970s sitcom, complete with overly long exposition and freeze-frame introductions for each actor. The idea…

April 4, 2014, 11:36 AM EDT

Whoopi Goldberg Has Limits on Where She Takes Her Smartphone Calls Also, her go-to social media platforms

Specs Who Whoopi Goldberg Age 58 Accomplishments Oscar, Grammy, Emmy and Tony award-winning actress; co-host of ABC’s The View; star of the Lifetime original movie A Day Late and a Dollar Short…

April 4, 2014, 1:42 AM EDT

David Letterman Announces His Retirement During Late Show Taping Host will step down when contract expires in late 2015

Wake the kids and phone the neighbors, because David Letterman is hanging it up after his contract expires at the end of next year. The 33-year late night veteran and host…

April 3, 2014, 5:36 PM EDT

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