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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

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

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

Upfront Preview: IFC's Offerings Include Comedies From Will Ferrell and Ben Stiller Large development slate features 3 pilots and 8 scripts

As its big sister net AMC celebrates its successes, comedy cabler IFC is headed into its 2013 upfront—the first without Evan Shapiro, who now works with Participant Media on its…

April 10, 2013, 4:43 PM EDT

Participant Media Starts New TV Network, Pivot Documentary-heavy channel tries unusual distribution strategy

At an upfront presentation on Wednesday morning, Participant Media announced that it will turn its recent acquisitions Halogen and the Documentary Channel, into a mostly nonfiction network featuring programming from…

March 27, 2013, 6:03 PM EDT

Nielsen: Broadcast Ad Spend Zooms in Q3 Networks book $5.33 billion in sales as Olympics, auto dollars flow

Broadcast television enjoyed an impressive third quarter, as overall network spend soared 35 percent versus the year-ago period. According to data just released by Nielsen, the broadcasters booked north of $5.33…

December 12, 2012, 10:00 AM EST

Fast Chat: Key & Peele The Comedy Central stars get serious about being funny

Comedy Central's Key & Peele is one of those home-grown oddities you only get on a network that develops not just comedy, but individual comedians. The series has only a couple…

October 10, 2012, 2:49 PM EDT

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