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Why AMC Wants You to Watch the Whole First Episode of Halt & Catch Fire Early on Tumblr Show premieres June 1 on cable

If AMC's corporate strategy has embraced a single ethos over the last few years, it's that more people watching is better, period. So it's probably not a surprise that the…

May 20, 2014, 12:44 PM EDT

5 New Cable Series We Can’t Wait For Ah, midseason, when we finally get the good stuff

It’s that time of year again: time to admit that newbie broadcast shows like Welcome to the Family and We Are Men really, really didn’t work, that Lucky 7 was…

December 25, 2013, 6:57 AM EST

Comedy Central Orders 3 More Seasons of Tosh.0 Hit viral video show locked in through 2016

Comedy Central has re-upped its biggest ongoing series through 2016. The Viacom network said today that it would purchase three more seasons of Tosh.0, with the popular series' just-inked sixth…

December 10, 2013, 4:00 PM EST

Adult Swim Crashes a Spaceship in NYC for New Show Rick and Morty Fliers and Craigslist ad say it's for sale

If you were wandering aimlessly around Manhattan last week, you probably saw lampposts with a flier showing a cheap, grainy-looking photo of a spaceship and "take one" pull tabs at…

December 2, 2013, 12:48 PM EST

Better Off Dead: AMC Zombie Hit Tears Into Sunday Night Episode 2 of The Walking Dead draws 13.9 million viewers

Like the fence meant to keep out hoards of ravenous Walkers, ratings for AMC’s monster hit The Walking Dead last night sagged a bit but did not buckle. According to Nielsen live-plus-same-day…

October 21, 2013, 4:29 PM EDT

FX's Archer Finally Goes Full Danger Zone in New Promo Top Gun spoof is a long time coming

Well, they finally went and did it. After four solid seasons of douchebaggy secret agent Sterling Archer bellowing "DANGER ZONE!" in a Logginsy falsetto, FX has re-created the hilariously self-serious music…

October 11, 2013, 12:06 PM EDT

Duck Dynasty Smashes Cable Ratings Records A&E hit returns to 11.8 million viewers

A&E’s Duck Dynasty is more addictive than quack. Season 4 of the wildly popular unscripted series premiered to record ratings Wednesday night, delivering 11.8 million viewers, of which 6.26 million were…

August 15, 2013, 3:11 PM EDT

A Solid Upfront Buoyed TV Stocks $19 billion in booked ad dollars leads to 30 percent value hike

A solid if slow-moving $19 billion upfront marketplace that segued nicely into a stream of upbeat quarterly numbers has propelled TV media stocks to new heights as darlings of Wall Street. Despite…

August 11, 2013, 10:36 PM EDT

USA Unveils Sci-Fi Drama Horizon, First Sitcom Pickups Network prepares for Modern Family to hit in syndication

USA is revisiting science fiction with a new show from Walking Dead producer Gale Anne Hurd, called Horizon. The show, set during the Second World War, will follow a secretary…

May 16, 2013, 1:32 PM EDT

Comcast Begins Encrypting Basic Cable Passive theft just got a lot harder

Comcast has decided to start encrypting its basic cable signal. If you have a cable box, this will mean absolutely nothing to you, but if you run the coaxial cable…

April 15, 2013, 3:50 PM EDT

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