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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

IFC Has a New Documentary Parody Show From SNL Alums

IFC announced its upfront slate just shy of this evening's presentation in Manhattan. The agenda for the 2014-15 season (or the cable equivalent thereof) includes American Documentary, a new series…

March 20, 2014, 12:48 PM EDT

Geico's Talking Pig Runs for Mayor of 'Portlandia' #Maxwell4Mayor debuts over the weekend

Last year, Geico and Portlandia had fun with the insurer's pig character, Maxwell, in an IFC spot that referenced the comedy's farm-to-table skit. Now they want to take the talking…

March 3, 2014, 5:38 PM EST

Walking Dead Breathes Life Into AMC Networks Zombie drama helps fuel 31% lift in Q4 ad sales

Powered by the voracious and indefatigable phenomenon that is The Walking Dead, AMC Networks enjoyed a strong fourth quarter, boosting ad sales revenue 31 percent to $205 million. Advertiser demand for…

February 27, 2014, 3:39 PM EST

How Portlandia's Social Effort Pounced on Lame Super Bowl Game Grew Twitter following by 25%

Super Bowl XLVIII, a bona fide bore, improbably ended up being the most-viewed TV program in American history. But perhaps it was the perfect storm for social media marketing, as…

February 5, 2014, 4:32 PM EST

AMCX Says Its Own VOD Strategy Is 'Heretical,' but That's Cool Execs defend Chellomedia purchase after downgrade

AMC Networks delivered lower-than-expected earnings on Thursday, announcing that it wouldn't be discussing the Chellomedia purchase in much detail on the call (the company agreed to buy the international TV…

November 7, 2013, 3:22 PM EST

Our Picks for the Best Fall Shows Across the Whole Media Spectrum Broadcast no longer rules the roost

Ask anybody who writes about television about the future of programming and he will let you know the best shows aren't on broadcast anymore. Increasingly, they're not necessarily on TV.…

September 15, 2013, 10:10 PM EDT

Marc Maron Talks About Tracking Down an Internet Troll Shows up in an episode of his new IFC series

Specs Who Marc Maron Age 49 New gig Star, writer, producer of the new IFC series Maron Continuing gig Host of the podcast WTF With Marc Maron How did the idea to do a scripted show…

May 26, 2013, 10:58 PM EDT

Upfront Preview: IFC's Offerings Include Comedies From Will Ferrell and Ben Stiller Large development slate features 3 pilots and 8 scripts

As its big sister net AMC celebrates its successes, comedy cabler IFC is headed into its 2013 upfront—the first without Evan Shapiro, who now works with Participant Media on its…

April 10, 2013, 4:43 PM EDT

Will AMC's 'The Walking Dead' Run on IFC, or Just Its Reruns? Source says network group is 'considering all options'

As early as next season, you could be seeing The Walking Dead on IFC, as well as AMC. Or you might see it in reruns. A source close to IFC…

February 14, 2013, 2:26 PM EST

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