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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…

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…

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…

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…

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;…

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…

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…

Vice Almost Landed at 60 Minutes, But Chose HBO

Digital news exec talks TV at PTTOW confab

Speaking today at the PTTOW conference in Los Angeles, Vice chief creative officer Eddy Moretti revealed that his media brand chose HBO over CBS in 2012 for a few four-lettered…

Oregon Agency Responds to HBO Skit: 'Yes, John Oliver, We Are Stupid F*cking Idiots'

North proudly defends its work

When John Oliver mercilessly skewers an ad because the taxpayer-funded product it promoted flopped, what's the agency that created the ad to do? One option would be to ignore it. Another…

Game of Thrones Sets Another Ratings Record

6.95 million viewers turn out for Sunday night’s episode

Whether they’re going up against zombies or dragons, the broadcast networks can’t seem to catch a break in the Sunday night 9 p.m. slot. According to Nielsen live-plus-same-day data, last night’s…

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