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Reed Hastings Says on Facebook That Netflix Has Passed HBO in Subscriber Revenue Mark Zuckerberg likes this post

Reed Hastings continues to push the HBO comparison—and to talk up any moment when Netflix passes a key HBO metric—but he has a great one to push here: Netflix's $1.146…

August 7, 2014, 11:57 AM EDT

The Deal Is Off Between Fox and Time Warner 21st Century Fox withdraws offer to buy out TWX

That was abrupt: 21st Century Fox today withdrew its long-discussed bid to acquire a controlling interest in Time Warner Entertainment, a megamerger that would have made the resulting entity so…

August 5, 2014, 4:29 PM EDT

John Oliver Quotes the IAB in Blistering Takedown of Native Ads Proposal for BP-sponsored BuzzFeed post: '11 Sea Creatures Who Deserved to Die'

John Oliver's half-hour comedy news show on HBO has one really amazing regular feature: Rather than a lengthy interview or a musical guest, Oliver goes on a hilarious, impeccably researched…

August 4, 2014, 12:42 PM EDT

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

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