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Topic: IFC

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…

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…

Geico TV Ad Spoofs 'Portlandia' Skit

Horizon and Martin Agency customize spot for cable show

During the season premiere of IFC’s Portlandia on Jan. 4, viewers may have been taken aback by a Geico ad—dubbed “Piglandia”—that looked a lot like the show while also spoofing…

Dish Network Settles Voom Dispute

AMC and its prodigal MSO bury the hatchet

It had to happen: Dish Network, which had been repeatedly reprimanded over the course of its protracted dispute with AMC subsidiary Voom HD, settled the $2.4 billion lawsuit to the…

AMC Wants You to Know It Doesn't Like Dish Network

Cable network concern takes shots at satellite provider as contract expires

The staring contest between AMC Networks (which owns AMC, IFC, WeTV and Sundance) and AT&T ended on Sunday afternoon with a brief announcement from AMC that it had reached a…

Information Diet: Will Forte

'SNL' alum gets his sports news fix from Yahoo, ESPN and talk radio

Age 41 Accomplishments Appears in Rock of Ages and That’s My Boy (both opening June 15); guest stars on 30 Rock; former Saturday Night Live cast member; starred in MacGruber Base Los…

DISH Network Threatens to Drop AMC

Carriage fight would impact 14 million households

DISH Network subscribers who also happen to be fans of Mad Men, The Walking Dead and Breaking Bad may be in for a rude awakening this summer, as the satellite-TV…

'Dead' Breathes Life Into AMC Networks

Zombie thriller helps scare up huge Q4 profits

Driven by a significant uptick in ad sales dollars, AMC Networks today reported a 53 percent jump in fourth-quarter profits. The New York-based cable network group, which houses AMC, IFC, the…

Cross at the Crossroads

Comedian and actor David Cross offers up his views on the future of video entertainment

David Cross has a lot going on these days. His The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret, a London-based IFC series he co-wrote, entered its second season this month, and…

'Portlandia' Sees Big Audience Bump in Season 2 Premier

Show draws buzz, boasts an 81% jump in 18-49 demo

The buzz around IFC's original comedy Portlandia seems to be translating into ratings as the show enters its second season. Portlandia saw a 39 percent jump in total viewers to…

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