Advertisement

Television

:

Articles

College Football Playoff Quickly Becomes a TV and Social Media Power Player Real-time marketers are waking up to the new 'big game'

College football, which culminates Monday night with its first playoff championship game, is either in the process of building its own version of the Super Bowl or is setting the…

January 11, 2015, 12:22 PM EST

No, Walter and Jesse Won't Be in Better Call Saul. But Anyone Else Could Turn Up Breaking Bad prequel launches Feb. 8 after Walking Dead

Ever since Breaking Bad signed off in September 2013, AMC has been desperately searching for a new series that would bring in both audiences and awards.  But after shows like Turn…

January 10, 2015, 5:46 PM EST

Mad Men Creator Hopes Finale Will Delight Fans, but Not 'Give Them Everything They Want' Matt Weiner hints at joy and sorrow in equal measure

AMC is calling it "The End of an Era," and that's not hyperbole. Mad Men, the network's signature show, is coming to an end. Its final seven episodes begin airing at…

January 10, 2015, 5:08 PM EST

Discovery's New President Promises to Ditch Silly Stunts Like 'Eaten Alive' Wants growth from inclusive programming, not sensationalism

Rich Ross, former CEO of Shine America and chairman of Walt Disney Studios, had been on the job for just 72 hours as Discovery Channel's new president when he met…

January 10, 2015, 1:25 PM EST

History Channel Heads West With New Texas Series, Shot in Classic CinemaScope Starring Bill Paxton, miniseries will even debut in theaters

Following the success of Hatfields & McCoys, History has another Western miniseries premiering on Memorial Day, this time focusing on the Texas Revolution and rise of the Texas Rangers. "Everyone knows the…

January 10, 2015, 9:20 AM EST

Can Dead People Resurrect A&E's Ratings? Carlton Cuse tells the TCA that The Returned can bring on a comeback

Things unraveled quickly for A&E in 2014: Its top-rated show, Duck Dynasty, plummeted to a 1.0 18-49 rating in November, and it canceled its second-most popular show, Longmire, which skewed…

January 9, 2015, 6:46 PM EST

1980s Classic Adventures in Babysitting Is Getting a Disney Channel Reboot Promises 'Further Adventures' for a new generation

Good news for '80s nostalgists: Disney Channel is rebooting Chris Columbus' 1987 Elisabeth Shue-centric comedy, Adventures in Babysitting. The TV movie will feature two different babysitters (Sabrina Carpenter and Sofia Carson, the…

January 9, 2015, 11:22 AM EST

Discovery Is Fast-Tracking Its Own Spin on Serial Pulpy podcast is being readied for crime network ID

With the runaway success of WBEZ Chicago's true crime podcast Serial, it's been a race among entertainment networks to see who can turn out a homebrewed spin on the hit audio…

January 8, 2015, 7:27 PM EST

Neil deGrasse Tyson Is About to Get Yet Another Job Title: Late-Night TV Host Astrophysicist's Star Talk podcast expands into National Geographic show

The National Geographic Channel is boldly going where it's never gone before: into late-night TV. Author, astrophysicist, Cosmos host and Cannes presenter Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson will host Star Talk, the…

January 8, 2015, 4:44 PM EST

NBC Ditched Tina Fey's New Sitcom—and She Couldn’t Be Happier As other TV comedies get canceled, she's glad to be on Netflix

The television landscape is changing by the day, and the networks are doing everything they can to hold on to their piece of the pie. As the Television Critics Association's…

January 8, 2015, 2:33 PM EST

Advertisement
Adweek Blog Network