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Here’s Why TLC Isn't Talking About the Duggars

Inside the network’s no-comment strategy

More than 19 days and counting. That's how long it's been (at press time) since TLC has publicly commented on the child molestation controversy that has enveloped the network and…

5 Reasons Why Orange Is the New Black Is This Summer’s Best Show

Drop everything, start binge-watching

This summer's TV lineup is packed with more than a hundred new and returning programs, but only a handful are truly worth your time. Last week, Adweek highlighted the season's…

David Nevins Will Take Over as Showtime's CEO on Jan. 1

After 20 years, Matthew Blank stays on as chairman

Showtime is about to get a new CEO for the first time in two decades. On Jan. 1, Showtime Networks president David Nevins will take over the job from current…

Orange Is the New Black's Yael Stone on Binge-Watching, Podcasts and That Accent

Also, her favorite shows and social follows

Specs Name Yael Stone Age 30 Accomplishments Stars as Lorna Morello on Orange Is the New Black (Season 3 streaming Friday on Netflix) Base New York Twitter @YaelStone Adweek: What's the first information you consume in…

Marriott Adds Netflix to Guest Rooms Just in Time for OITNB Premiere

Meanwhile, hit show takes over Times Square

Just in time for the season premiere of Orange Is the New Black, a half dozen Marriott hotels now have Internet-connected TVs that allow Netflix subscribers to stream their favorite…

Here Are the Premieres ABC Has in Store for This Fall

Shark Tank spinoff fills a key time slot

ABC has filled the big gap in its fall schedule, setting its Shark Tank spinoff Beyond the Tank for Tuesdays at 10 p.m. That show will replace Quantico, which the…

Orange Is the New Black's Latest Inmate Is a Character From a Virgin Ad Campaign

BBH sends its night owl to Litchfield

Last year, Virgin Media in the U.K. introduced an ad character who's literally a night owl, staying up late to binge-watch show after show on Netflix. Now, that owl—who goes…

CBS Announces Its Fall Premiere Dates, and It All Starts With Thursday Night Football

Supergirl premieres Oct. 26

Intent on winning the season in adults 18-49, CBS is making an aggressive early move, becoming the first broadcast network to announce its fall premiere dates. The network will kick off…

Why TV Is Still the Most Effective Advertising Medium

Key findings from MarketShare study

With competition from Netflix and a host of new digital video providers, the television industry has undergone seismic changes over the last five years. But one thing has remained constant:…

How MasterChef Junior Helped Rescue Fox’s Season

The kids now draw more viewers than the grown-ups

As Fox's schedule imploded last fall, the network found itself with an enormous hole to fill: Tuesdays at 8 p.m. where reality misfire Utopia (one of its four freshman flops)…

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