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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…

October 22, 2012, 11:13 AM EDT

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…

July 2, 2012, 11:57 AM EDT

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…

June 15, 2012, 5:37 AM EDT

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…

May 4, 2012, 5:14 PM EDT

'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…

March 15, 2012, 6:00 PM EDT

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…

January 17, 2012, 5:46 AM EST

'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…

January 12, 2012, 11:41 AM EST

After 'Portlandia' Premiere, IFC Plans 2 New Comedies Faux game and talk shows to be added in 2012

On the heels of a star-studded premiere for the second season of hit Portlandia last night, IFC plans to add two new original programs to the its prime-time slate in 2012,…

January 6, 2012, 3:27 PM EST

Ad of the Day: Presidential Car Wash Rhett & Link bum-rush IFC with the world's most horrible rap

Rhett & Link, the musical-comedy team of Rhett McLaughlin and Link Neal, have made a name for themselves by creating intentionally bad commercials for local businesses across America. Now, they're…

June 22, 2011, 11:28 AM EDT

Niche Cable Channels Turn Toward Scripted TV A way to 'convey status' as ratings shift slowly in their direction

Niche cable networks are shifting away from their mainstay reality programming and embracing scripted shows, says The New York Times, as a way to stay competitive. During this spring’s upfront advertising…

May 9, 2011, 8:55 AM EDT

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