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Topic: Showtime

Showtime's President Talks Twin Peaks Revival and ‘Good’ Versus ‘Great’ TV

And why comedy is such a challenge

John Landgraf's provocative remarks that there's "simply too much television" on the air have continued to reverberate through the second half of the Television Critics Association's summer press tour. The latest to…

Showtime Cancels Its Advertising-Themed Comedy, Happyish

Following low ratings and no Emmy nominations

Another advertising-themed TV series is following Mad Men off the air. Showtime has canceled its comedy Happyish, the network has confirmed. The series, about a disillusioned ad exec (Steve Coogan), finished…

Showtime Has Officially Launched Its Streaming Service

No cable subscription needed for the new OTT offering

The OTT era has begun at Showtime. The premium cable network launched its new stand-alone streaming service today. The service, which is also called Showtime, is available for $10.99 per month…

Showtime and Hulu Explain Why Their Brands are Pulling Double Duty

Two names, four products: will it confuse consumers?

Do you use Hulu, or Hulu? And do you subscribe to Showtime, or Showtime? No, those weren't typos. The two words I repeated in the previous paragraph are actually referring to…

Hulu Will Offer Showtime's New Streaming Service at a Discount

It will be $2 cheaper per month for subscribers

Two weeks after revealing that its upcoming stand-alone streaming service would be priced $4 less than HBO Now, Showtime has announced that it will be even cheaper for Hulu subscribers. The…

David Nevins Will Take Over as Showtime's CEO on Jan. 1

After 20 years, Matthew Blank stays on as chairman

Showtime is about to get a new CEO for the first time in two decades. On Jan. 1, Showtime Networks president David Nevins will take over the job from current…

Roku and Playstation Will Join Apple in Offering Showtime's Streaming Service

Premium network adds partners

While Apple was the exclusive launch partner for HBO Now, it is going to have to share Showtime's new stand-alone streaming service when it debuts in early July.   Today, Showtime…

Showtime Will Launch Standalone Streaming Service in July

It will cost $4 less than HBO Now

HBO Now is no longer the only OTT premium cable service on the block. Showtime announced today it is launching its own standalone streaming service over the internet, beginning next month. The…

David Lynch Returns to Showtime's Twin Peaks Revival

He'll direct every episode of the limited series, which has been expanded

Twin Peaks is whole again. A month after departing the project, David Lynch is back on board with Showtime's limited-series revival of his and Mark Frost's groundbreaking show, he and the…

Facetime: Game-Changing Awards, TV Premieres and Intimate Gatherings

Amy Schumer, Nancy Gibbs, Danny Meyer and more

 This week, AWNY hosted its annual Changing the Game Awards, new creatives were inducted into AAF’s Hall of Fame and the Tribeca Film Festival was in full swing.

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