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Veep Star Sam Richardson's New Comedy Central Show Is About Local Ad Guys in Detroit

And he's got a binge-watching recommendation

Specs Name Sam Richardson Age 32 Claim to fame Stars as Richard Splett on HBO's Veep (Sundays, 10:30 p.m.); appears in Mike & Dave Need Wedding Dates (July 8) and Ghostbusters (July 15);…

How Bill Simmons' The Ringer Will Be More Than Just 'Grantland 2.0'

It will branch out from sports and entertainment

Typically, Bill Simmons writing about the impending free agency of an NBA superstar wouldn't garner any more attention than any other column in the popular sportswriter's arsenal. But last Friday, when…

Why Big Digital Video and TV Networks Are Increasingly Becoming Production Partners

But will the honeymoon last?

Television its dead—long live television. That could become the unofficial motto, or at least the crawl at the bottom of the screen, to explain the recent flurry of hookups between…

Veep's Matt Walsh on Real-Life Politics and Maintaining a 'Pristine Fiction' on the Show

And what he's been binge watching

Specs Age 51 Claim to fame Stars as press secretary Mike McLintock on HBO's Veep (Sundays, 10:30 p.m.) Base Los Angeles Twitter @mrmattwalsh Adweek: What's the first information you consume in the morning? Matt Walsh:…

6 Stats That Show How Game of Thrones Slayed Social Media in the U.S. and Beyond

HBO's brand got a ton of buzz

The social media build up to Sunday night's Game of Thrones season six premiere was colossal, and the buzz certainly didn't stop while it aired on HBO. We asked a couple…

Artists Recreate Pivotal Game of Thrones Scenes to Celebrate Its Sixth Season

HBO taps rising stars to produce the stunning works

Fans of The Seven Kingdoms eagerly await the season six premiere of HBO's hit series Game of Thrones, and HBO has a new artistic treat for its biggest supporters. HBO,…

How Garry Shandling (and Larry Sanders) Changed TV

Groundbreaking comedian created HBO's first great series

Long before Tony Soprano, Carrie Bradshaw or the fictional version of Larry David, HBO had Larry Sanders. As the hilarious but self-centered late-night talk show host, Larry Sanders, Garry Shandling provided…

With Vinyl's Resurgence, Here's How Brands Are Capitalizing on Music's Most Analog Medium

In a streaming era, records represent a 'premium experience'

The resurgence of vinyl has everybody talking, and listening. Maybe you've thumbed through a trend piece in The New York Times, crediting analog-loving millennials as the impetus for the revival. Or,…

Q&A: Director of The Jinx Says 'Making a Murderer' Left Him With a Terrible Feeling

And why he's still following the Durst case

Producer-director Andrew Jarecki says he continues to follow the subject of his most celebrated project, The Jinx, but he's not sure what a follow-up might look like. The 2015 HBO true-crime…

Grantland Founder Bill Simmons Reveals His Next Sports Site Will Be 'The Ringer'

11 former staffers are following him there

Grantland founder Bill Simmons is finally ready to unveil his next digital venture. This morning, he announced that his new sports and pop culture website will be called The Ringer. My…

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