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Apple and Comcast in Talks for Streaming Partnership? Giants may work out deal that would give users preferential treatment on cable's 'last mile'

Could Comcast users say goodbye to fuzzy, buffering videos and hello to fast, HD-quality content thanks to a rumored deal with Apple?  The Wall Street Journal reported that unnamed sources say Apple…

March 24, 2014, 3:43 PM EDT

8 Revelations About The Walking Dead From Robert Kirkman's Reddit AMA Are any characters safe?

AMC's The Walking Dead is a massive multimedia story line these days, spanning comic books, novels, video games and, of course, the highest-rated series on television. At the epicenter of…

March 20, 2014, 3:15 PM EDT

Marketing Predictions for Season 18 Cast of Dancing With the Stars Who can make the leap from ballroom to branding star?

By David Schwab, Octagon First Call Season 18 of Dancing With the Stars kicks off Monday night with some big changes—most notably, Erin Andrews is the new co-host, replacing Brooke Burke.…

March 17, 2014, 11:38 AM EDT

Pranks Dominate This Week's YouTube Top 10 Yoga pants, bongs and kidnapping (again)

Want to go viral on YouTube? Create a really clever prank video, and the odds seem pretty decent that it will gain traction on the social video site. Last week, it…

March 13, 2014, 5:21 PM EDT

Ad Campaign Seeks to Help Widow Whose Husband Had Hollywood's Most Famous Scream Haunted by a sound effect

Sheb Wooley comes screaming out of the mists of pop culture into the commercial mainstream in FCB's new campaign for pay-TV channel Canal+ in Spain. Wooley is the voice actor who…

March 13, 2014, 8:38 AM EDT

Videology Taps Nielsen to Boost Marketing Across TV and Digital Data to help target demos wherever they are

Videology, the video advertising company, has a new deal with Nielsen to use data to help TV advertisers target audiences that are watching more and more on digital channels—and that…

March 3, 2014, 12:35 PM EST

Jimmy Fallon Invades Your Living Room in Time Warner Cable's Latest Ad See NBC shows anytime

Late-night talk-show hosts already commandeer your living room in the wee hours. Now they're expanding their purview. Following Jimmy Kimmel's bit before Sunday's Oscars in which he pretended to climb through…

March 3, 2014, 11:02 AM EST

Can't Wait for Mad Men's April 13 Return? Watch Don's Entire Journey So Far in 2 Minutes And no, it isn't pretty

How many times can a two-minute recap of Don Draper's six-season-long journey on Mad Men capture the off-the-rails boozer puking into a potted plant? Zero. But the rest of his…

February 25, 2014, 12:01 PM EST

Adult Swim Is Touring U.S. Colleges With an Inflatable Fun House Comic Con gimmick goes national

Yes, you read that correctly: Adult Swim is making the rounds with a gigantic black-and-pink blow-up castle filled with (sponsored) attractions like a KFC-branded rotating mirror-tunnel, an Ice Breakers cage…

February 11, 2014, 12:42 PM EST

Why Captain Morgan and Starz Are Pointing Cannons at Each Other From Duelling L.A. Billboards Thar she blows

Duelling billboards? Yes, indeed, that's what Starz is going for—in a fun partnership with Captain Morgan—with this outdoor campaign in Los Angeles for its new Michael Bay-produced pirate show Black…

January 30, 2014, 4:58 PM EST

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