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Topic: The Sopranos

How This Mad Men Co-Producer Made Don Draper's Work Believable

Meet the man behind the show’s ad campaigns

Josh Weltman, a co-producer of Mad Men, created most of the ad campaigns seen on the show. Beginning as an art director in the '80s, Weltman went on to be…

Study: Game of Thrones Leading the Charge for HBO Now Viewers

Consumption up 85 percent since stand-alone service was announced

Cutting the cord has created larger viewership numbers for HBO, according to a new study by Amobee Brand Intelligence. The digital marketing and data analytics firm said HBO consumption has…

HBO Punks Creator of 'Take My Money, HBO' by Sending Sopranos Guys to Shake Him Down

Jake Caputo's time to pay up

Last week, we saw HBO replying to 3-year-old tweets from cable cutters who wanted a stand-alone HBO option back then—something it is now launching with HBO Now. Today, the network…

The Emmys Are Basically Fantasy Football for Network Executives

The point isn't to get the right award, it's to get as many awards as possible

The Emmy Awards are a game. That doesn't mean they're worthless, or meaningless, or cynical; it just means that there is high-level strategy around who gets what award and why, beyond…

Game of Thrones Is the Most Popular Show Ever on HBO

Average rating beats The Sopranos

The adventures of Tyrion Lannister, Daenerys Targaryen and Jon Snow (among other characters, most of whom are probably dead now) have officially beaten out another HBO series with a lot…

HBO Shows Including The Sopranos Coming to Amazon Prime

Library content finally finds a non-authenticated home

Amazon has declared once again that it isn't kidding when it comes to fighting the streaming service wars: the company has signed an exclusive deal with HBO to distribute library…

HBO Renews Game of Thrones for Two Additional Seasons

Get back to work, George R. R. Martin

HBO isn’t “dragon” its feet on a Game of Thrones renewal. The premium cable network on Tuesday announced it has committed to a fifth and sixth season of the hit series,…

Can Syfy Bring Back the Sci-Fi?

The network is on the hunt for scripted genre projects

Syfy is hungry for a scripted hit. It’s not for a lack of trying. While Defiance, a huge wager on transmedia content, put up decent if unspectacular ratings during its…

Breaking Bad Finale Draws 10.3 Million Viewers

Not too shabby for a show Vince Gilligan ‘wasn’t sure would ever make it to the air’

After three take-no-prisoners episodes set the stage for the most anticipated series finale in recent memory, Breaking Bad ended on the highest of high notes. In masterfully bringing the narrative…

James Gandolfini Is Dead at 51

Actor made an indelible mark as Tony Soprano

James Gandolfini, the New Jersey-born actor who left an indelible impression on American popular culture with his portrayal of haunted mob boss Tony Soprano, died Wednesday after reportedly suffering a…

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