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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

Kevin Spacey Tries to Take Over the World … in His Ads [Video] The secret message from a decade of spots

With two Oscars to his name and a current starring role in one of the most celebrated TV series on the air, Kevin Spacey already has the world at his…

July 22, 2014, 12:33 PM 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

Walter White Boldly Goes Where No Meth Dealer's Gone Before Social app tvtag let users pick which bobblehead to launch

When you have zero coding skills, how do you keep busy at your company's hackathon? For the non-engineers at i.TV, the answer was to send a meth dealer into space. "The…

July 17, 2014, 11:48 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

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