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AMC Gets Big Piece of BBC America for $200 Million Takes control of U.S. channel

AMC is taking over BBC America, buying a piece of the U.K. broadcasting property for a reported $200 million. The deal gives control to AMC, but BBC Worldwide will retain a…

October 24, 2014, 11:32 AM EDT

Oh Well, So Much for The Avengers Trailer Driving SHIELD Viewership Curses! Leak foils plans for ailing show

It was a great plan while it lasted. To boost ABC's flagging Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Marvel planned to debut the trailer for next May's The Avenger's: Age of Ultron film during…

October 23, 2014, 10:42 AM EDT

Spike Lee Captures the Passion and Personality of Mo'ne Davis in This Stirring World Series Ad Chevy's Game 1 spot celebrates Little League phenom

The upstart Kansas City Royals are one of the great underdog stories in recent sports history, a fact further highlighted by the 7-1 pummeling the team received at the hands…

October 22, 2014, 9:01 AM EDT

TV's 10 Worst Time Slots: Can Any Show Survive? Tick tock, Gracepoint

If a TV series is placed in a terrible time slot and no one is around to watch it, does it make a noise in the ratings? Of course not,…

October 21, 2014, 4:57 PM EDT

When Not Whacking Zombies, This TV Star Is Lurking on Reddit Interview with The Walking Dead's Steven Yeun

Specs Who Steven Yeun Age 30 Claim to fame Stars as Glenn Rhee on AMC’s The Walking Dead (Sundays, 9 p.m.) Base Los Angeles Twitter @steveyeun What’s the first information you consume in the morning? I…

October 20, 2014, 12:01 AM EDT

HBO Will Finally Offer a Cable-Free Option Next Year 'It is time to remove all barriers'

HBO Go has finally done what subscribers have been begging for since the announcement of the streaming service: It's dropping the cable-subscription requirement. A streaming network, offering access to Game of…

October 15, 2014, 12:04 PM EDT

Walking Dead, Killer Clown Top TV Twitter Ratings Scandal runs a distant third in Nielsen top 10

Twitter users turned their attention away from Scandal and Washington D.C machinations to zombies and freak shows in this week’s Twitter TV top ten list provided by Nielsen. AMC’s The…

October 14, 2014, 6:41 PM EDT

Cowboys' Gutsy Win Tops TV Twitter Sports Competition Fox finishes with five of top 10 programs

The Cowboys-Seahawks clash inspired a runaway victory in the TV Twitter sports competition last week giving Fox another reason to be happy with the popularity of its sports programming. The…

October 14, 2014, 6:41 PM EDT

Finally, Some Actual Netflix Viewer Data ComScore report breaks down viewership trends

ComScore has been busy: The data measurement company released a report on digital viewership trends gleaned from a survey of 1,159 users, and among the data are some fascinating stats…

October 14, 2014, 10:21 AM EDT

The Walking Dead Ate the Face Off Everything on Broadcast This Season So Far An 8.7 in the demo, and it's still hungry

The Walking Dead is back, and with it, viewers in the dollar demo. Broadcast watchers have stayed away in droves this season. But with the dead resurrected yet again, everyone…

October 13, 2014, 5:35 PM EDT

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