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Ad of the Day: The End Is Nigh in Brilliantly Bleak Ad for FXX's Simpsons Mega-Marathon 'We're all gonna die'

The world is really going to have a cow when FXX enacts its insane plan to air every Simpsons episode ever, back to back, beginning Aug. 21. In fact, there…

July 23, 2014, 10:19 AM EDT

Do You Have to Go Overseas or Buy a Competitor to Get New Video Subscribers? Comcast consolidates, Netflix goes abroad

Netflix executives practically had party hats on during their earnings call on Monday. The reason? The company topped 50 million subscribers for the first time. Comcast, meanwhile, was similarly pleased…

July 23, 2014, 9:01 AM EDT

The Upfront Will Be Down More Than 6% Report says dollar volume will drop to $18.1 billion

No, all that money that didn't go to broadcast networks is not showing up on cable. New Jersey-based agency MDI says the upfront will be down 6.1 percent this year to…

July 21, 2014, 4:33 PM EDT

Woo Hoo! FXX Will Show All 25 Seasons of The Simpsons in One Gigantic Marathon Summer event will be the longest in TV history

FXX is celebrating its acquisition of the exclusive cable rights to rebroadcast episodes of The Simpsons by airing a marathon of every episode of the show, as well as The…

July 21, 2014, 3:06 PM EDT

How CNN Made a Cisco-Sponsored Web Series About Progressive Cities It includes both editorial and branded content

During CNN's 2014 Upfronts, president Jeff Zucker vowed that the network would be focusing on its digital presence and creating new opportunities for advertisers. Three months later, the net's Web-first production company,…

July 18, 2014, 6:00 AM EDT

Chris Colfer Doesn’t Want to Know What the Internet Thinks of Him The Glee star avoids his own headlines, but loves posting pet pics

Specs Who Chris Colfer Age 24 Accomplishments Star of Fox’s Glee; screenwriter; author of The Land of Stories book series (his latest, A Grimm Warning, was just released) Base Los Angeles What’s the first information…

July 17, 2014, 10:17 AM EDT

ABC Reveals Fall Schedule Premiere dates for new and returning series are set

ABC officially unveiled its fall schedule yesterday, including premiere dates for new and returning shows. The 19th season of Dancing With the Stars will kick off the new season with a…

July 16, 2014, 11:16 AM EDT

Time Warner Rebuffed Offer From Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox Approached in June

Rupert Murdoch's media empire 21st Century Fox made an $80 billion takeover bid last month for Time Warner Inc. but was rebuffed, The New York Times reports. "21st Century Fox can…

July 16, 2014, 9:58 AM EDT

6 Brands That Saw Huge Digital Lifts During World Cup Adidas, Visa and Listerine spill fútbol-generated stats

While mobile, social media and video were new territory to large companies during South Africa’s 2010 World Cup, four years later, digital played a major role in brands’ tournament-themed campaigns.…

July 15, 2014, 4:50 PM EDT

Dana Walden, Gary Newman Named New Network Chiefs at Fox The pair will oversee the network and studio, report to Peter Rice

Dana Walden and Gary Newman were named network chiefs of Fox, replacing exiting Fox Broadcasting Chairman Kevin Reilly following his announced departure in late May, The Hollywood Reporter reported today. The…

July 14, 2014, 2:33 PM EDT

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