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H2, History’s Sister Network, Is Doubling Down on New Shows Having lots of success in counterprogramming

In his midtown office last week at A+E Networks, Paul Cabana managed to sound both completely reasonable and incredibly enthusiastic, as though he were simply describing a happy accident that…

April 13, 2014, 9:14 PM EDT

Big Cable Offering Producers Incentives to Stay Off the Web Include higher fees as well as threats to drop programming

Time Warner Cable and other pay-TV operators are offering incentives to producers to withhold content from Internet services, Bloomberg reported. Bloomberg's unnamed sources said the incentives take the form of higher…

June 13, 2013, 12:22 PM EDT

First Mover: Nancy Tellem Microsoft's new entertainment chief sees the console as more than just for games

Specs Age 58 New gig President, entertainment and digital media, Microsoft Old gig President, CBS Entertainment Group Tell me about the new gig. After the number of years I’ve been in traditional media, this really…

November 12, 2012, 12:01 AM EST

Louis C.K. Puts FX Show on Hiatus Like The Sopranos and Mad Men before it, Louie takes a creative break

After writing/producing/editing/scoring and starring in three seasons and 39 episodes of his Emmy-winning FX series, Louis C.K. is taking an extended hiatus from the show. The comic auteur announced his decision…

October 9, 2012, 2:57 PM EDT

Fox's Napolean Dynamite from 20th Century Fox
Game of Shows: How Did the Studios Do in the Upfront? The studios and their network siblings are tighter than ever. But is it good for business?

For the new series set to appear on broadcast networks this fall, the odds of survival are grim. Thanks to a highly fragmented audience comprised of increasingly fickle and distracted…

June 1, 2011, 6:59 AM EDT

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