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TiVo Tries to Scoop Up Former Aereo Customers

After Supreme Court shut down the service for copyright infringement

In the ashes of Aereo's now-defunct service, TiVo is making a play for the streaming service's former customers. Over the past few days, an email bearing the Aereo logo with the…

South Park's Trey Parker and Matt Stone Sign Lucrative Extension With Comedy Central, Hulu

Deals secure the show through 2019

Unlike death-prone Kenny, it seems that South Park will live forever. The show is going to air for at least another five years—which will take it through Season 23 in 2019—thanks…

Why Low-Rated Summer Shows Are Still Landing Early Renewals

Linear ratings only part of story for UnReal, Mr. Robot

At first glance, the debut ratings for Lifetime's big summer gamble, new drama UnReal, seemed as disastrous as the on-camera escapades in the series' faux-Bachelor show, Everlasting. UnReal's June 1 debut…

Time's New Web Series Follows Twin Brothers Who Embark on a Year in Space

Scott and Mark Kelly project grew from a cover story

Earlier this year, astronaut Scott Kelly blasted off into space, where he will spend the next year, attempting to set a single-mission record for a U.S. astronaut. Time Inc.'s nascent…

The Voice of So Many Simpsons Characters, Harry Shearer Will Return, After All

Longtime voice actor had said he was leaving show

It looks like Mr. Burns and Principal Skinner, among many others, will sound the same when The Simpsons returns this fall. After previously saying he would not return for the animated…

The Last 2 Networks Airing Bill Cosby's Shows Have Now Pulled Them

Centric and Bounce TV throw in the towel

As news broke that Bill Cosby had admitted to supplying drugs to young women he intended to have sex with, two more networks are severing ties with him. Bounce announced today…

Showtime Has Officially Launched Its Streaming Service

No cable subscription needed for the new OTT offering

The OTT era has begun at Showtime. The premium cable network launched its new stand-alone streaming service today. The service, which is also called Showtime, is available for $10.99 per month…

How Daily Fantasy Sports Became a Heavyweight in the Advertising World

DraftKings and FanDuel rule with fans and leagues

It seems these days sports fans can't catch a game on TV or listen to sports talk radio without being hit with ads for daily fantasy sports (DFS). While fantasy…

Trevor Noah, The Daily Show's New Host, Kicks Off PR Blitz With Jerry Seinfeld

South African talks about apartheid on 'Comedians in Cars'

Leading up to Trevor Noah's September 28 debut as host of The Daily Show, the South African-born, 31-year-old comedian made an appearance on the latest episode of Jerry Seinfeld's Web…

Azteca America and Ford Are Launching a Web Series That's All About Strength

Showcasing Mexican boxers and the F-150

Azteca America is partnering with one of its biggest sponsors to create a branded-content Web series, Fuerza Ford, which will feature the motor company's Ford F-150. The 10-episode Spanish-language series debuts…

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