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With a Redesigned Website, The New Yorker Hires an Ad Agency SS+K lands assignment after a review

The New Yorker has a redesigned website, a new paywall system in the works and now an ad agency to promote it all.  SS+K in New York has landed the assignment after…

July 29, 2014, 4:44 PM EDT

Neil Gaiman's American Gods Finds a Home at Starz Cable net goes script-to-series with FremantleMedia adaptation

It's been rumored for years and now coming to pass: Neil Gaiman's beloved fantasy novel American Gods has a network ready to develop a long-rumored TV adaptation. The deal, initially,…

July 1, 2014, 3:59 PM EDT

Time Warner Cable Moves All NYC Subscribers' Channels Right Before Game of Thrones Consumer goodwill not achieved

Time Warner Cable, in what the company says is an effort to improve user experience, decided to group its customers' channels together by genre and move HD versions to lower…

June 20, 2014, 12:46 PM EDT

R&B Artist Trey Songz Has a Personal Social App for His Fans Multiplatinum singer and actor closes the celebrity gap

Specs Who Trey Songz Age 29 Accomplishments Multiplatinum R&B artist (his sixth studio album, Trigga, debuts July 1); founder of The Angel Network fan club app; actor Base Los Angeles What’s the first information you consume…

June 5, 2014, 10:16 PM EDT

Game of Thrones Is the Most Popular Show Ever on HBO Average rating beats The Sopranos

The adventures of Tyrion Lannister, Daenerys Targaryen and Jon Snow (among other characters, most of whom are probably dead now) have officially beaten out another HBO series with a lot…

June 5, 2014, 5:01 PM EDT

Networks Pour Cash Into Summer Programming Our top picks for off-season TV

The broadcast season is over. Permanently. That’s not to say that a bunch of new series won’t be back in the fall, but you no longer have to watch reruns…

June 3, 2014, 5:57 AM EDT

Nobody Wants to Marry Harry Fox's faux prince is a ratings pauper

It's not like you could have made a second season of gag reality show I Wanna Marry Harry, anyway, but Fox execs who might have been considering the option aren't…

May 28, 2014, 3:56 PM EDT

This Content Marketer Also Produces Documentaries Omelet works for AT&T, HBO, Red Bull

Specs Who (From left) Naj Allana, CFO; Ryan Fey, co-founder, chief brand officer; Sarah Anderson, CCO; Don Kurz, chairman, CEO; Mike Wallen, evp, content and development; Victoria Guenier, head of production;…

May 21, 2014, 9:29 PM EDT

John Oliver's Parody Ad Skewers GM With Bleak Phrases From an Internal Memo These cars totally aren't 'Kevorkianesque'

While it's true HBO is not an ad-supported network, Last Week Tonight's John Oliver made an exception Sunday, uttering the words rarely heard on the premium cable network: "We'll be…

May 20, 2014, 12:37 PM EDT

Korean Dramas Hook Millennial Viewers Who Speak Spanish and English DramaFever viewership jumped 440% in a year

Is Korean—even for those who need subtitles—the language of love? DramaFever, which claims to be the largest importer of prime-time soap-styled dramas from South Korea, would say so. The lion's share…

May 15, 2014, 9:20 AM EDT

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