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Topic: AMC Networks

5 Reasons You'll Love 'Fear the Walking Dead'

Review: AMC has created a worthy companion series

Much like in the movie industry, it's a given that if a TV series becomes a massive hit, the show's network will do everything it can to turn it into…

AMC Will Marathon Every Mad Men Episode Before Sunday's Finale

4 sister networks will air special tribute that night

Attention, binge-watchers: If you've somehow avoided watching Mad Men since 2007—or just fell behind at some point—and want to get caught up on the show before Sunday night's finale, AMC…

Growing Up the Son of a 'Mad Man' in Advertising's Golden Era

Reflecting on career and work of a Don Draper-like father

There are many memories of the so-called "golden era" of advertising that are conjured up expertly by Matthew Weiner's Mad Men on AMC Networks. Largely, it is the effort to create…

How Mad Men, by Looking Back, Changed the Future of Advertising

It made the industry sexier, but also made us question how far we'd come

"On Stage 9, the wardrobes of the male cast members include white shirts, cuff links, tie clips and hats," Stuart Elliott wrote in his New York Times advertising column in…

Hulu Lands Exclusive Streaming Rights to Seinfeld Just in Time for NewFronts

The streaming service pulls off its biggest coup yet

For the last six months, Hulu has taken one big swing after another as it tries to close the gap with Netflix and Amazon. At Wednesday's NewFronts presentation, the streaming…

In an Unusual Upfront Pitch, IFC Says Its Viewers 'Don’t Stink'

Network caters to 'responsible rebels,' not hipsters

For a network that prides itself on comedy with a twist, it's not surprising that IFC also has been shaking up the standard upfront meetings this year. As Vanessa Benfield, svp…

How BBC America Is Building Buzz

With splashy thrillers

Sarah Barnett hasn't been genetically engineered, like all those clones in Orphan Black, for the job at hand. It just seems that way. Barnett's new gig—she's a few months into…

Presenting the Winners of the Television Hot List

It was a big year for HBO

AMC Gets Big Piece of BBC America for $200 Million

Takes control of U.S. channel

AMC is taking over BBC America, buying a piece of the U.K. broadcasting property for a reported $200 million. The deal gives control to AMC, but BBC Worldwide will retain a…

Kids Don't Understand Old Computers in Fine Bros. Viral Video

'It looks very hipster'

Do you remember your first computer? Those clunky, dust bunny-attracting devices used to be the coolest device you could put your grubby little fingers on, but now they just seem…

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