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Programmers Are Frustrated by a Lack of Netflix Metrics Dearth of viewership data ‘runs counter’ to industry standards

When Breaking Bad scored three Emmy wins last fall, its showrunner, Vince Gilligan, credited Netflix for his show’s longevity and for heightening its popularity. Similarly, program execs in general have…

June 29, 2014, 7:52 PM EDT

What Women Watch on TV Their viewing habits may surprise you

In last season’s premiere of FX’s American Horror Story, two teenagers are lying on the bed, nervously making out. “I don’t want to hurt you,” says the boy, moments before…

March 31, 2014, 11:09 PM EDT

AMC’s Upfront Slate: Network Takes a Crack at Scripted Comedy New projects From Seth Rogen, Daily Show's Wyatt Cenac

Having established itself as the home of hit drama series like Mad Men, Breaking Bad and The Walking Dead, AMC is looking to crash its way into the comedy business. On…

March 26, 2014, 6:05 PM EDT

Robert Rodriguez Has a Prime Outlet for His Guilty Pleasures Explains how he chooses his programming

Specs Who Robert Rodriguez Age 45 Accomplishments Filmmaker (From Dusk Till Dawn, Spy Kids and the upcoming Sin City: A Dame to Kill For); founder/chairman of El Rey network; creator of From Dusk…

March 21, 2014, 10:02 AM EDT

NBA Star Creates Buzz With His Popular Twitter Scavenger Hunts Golden State’s social media-savvy Harrison Barnes

Specs Who Harrison Barnes Age 21 Accomplishments NBA player (small forward with the Golden State Warriors); former UNC Tar Heel; 2011 ACC Rookie of Year Base Oakland, Calif. What’s the first information you consume in…

January 30, 2014, 11:15 PM EST

Vince Gilligan Talks Better Call Saul and Tech at CES Breaking Bad spinoff will roll out on AMC ‘within about a year’

Kazuo Hirai, chairman of Sony, introduced a surprise guest at the CES 2014 keynote: Vince Gilligan, creator/showrunner of AMC’s hit Breaking Bad, whom he interviewed along with Michael Lynton, CEO…

January 7, 2014, 1:46 PM EST

All You People Did This Year Was Watch The Walking Dead and Duck Dynasty Show pitch: zombie ducks

Take even a cursory glance at the Nielsen ratings for TV’s dollar demo and two cable series will jump right out at you: AMC’s The Walking Dead and A&E’s Duck…

December 12, 2013, 5:17 PM EST

The 2013 Hot List Winners Have Been Announced Editors' Picks and Readers' Choice winners in print, digital and TV

This was the year Breaking Bad, Candy Crush and BuzzFeed commanded our attention, Cosmo went from the bedroom to the boardroom, and Jimmy Fallon got a big promotion. Also, Rolling…

December 2, 2013, 9:30 PM EST

Orange Is the New Black Star Kate Mulgrew Gets Lost in Netflix Queue Still loves reading

Specs Who Katie Mulgrew Age 58 Accomplishments Plays Galina “Red” Reznikov on the Netflix series Orange Is the New Black; starred on Star Trek: Voyager as Captain Kathryn Janeway; currently working on her…

October 31, 2013, 7:36 PM EDT

Scandal’s Tony Goldwyn Is a Real-Life Political Junkie Now hooked on Twitter, thanks to Kerry Washington

Specs Who Tony Goldwyn Age 53 Accomplishments Plays President Fitz Grant on ABC's Scandal; co-creator and executive producer of upcoming WE TV series The Divide; appears in the film adaptation of Divergent, in…

October 24, 2013, 11:43 PM EDT

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