Topic: TCA

Gus Fring Was Behind That Clever Los Pollos Hermanos Ad for Better Call Saul

Giancarlo Esposito first dreamed it up during Breaking Bad

When AMC's Breaking Bad prequel Better Call Saul returns for Season 3 on April 10, the show will feature another familiar face from Breaking Bad: ruthless drug lord Gus Fring,…

Why Moving Full Frontal to Wednesdays Allows Samantha Bee to Better Cover Trump

Mondays caused 'kidney failure'

Something was different about Full Frontal with Samantha Bee's return to TBS last week, after its holiday hiatus. The program aired on Wednesday, its new weekly time slot, instead of…

Without Game of Thrones, HBO Will Rely on The Young Pope and Murderous Moms

Jude Law, Robert De Niro, Reese Witherspoon star in upcoming shows

Every spring since 2011, HBO has been able to rely on the new season of Game of Thrones and the audience surge that show provides. Last year, Season 6 helped…

FX Hit Shows American Crime Story and Atlanta Won’t Return Until 2018

But the network has plenty to fill the gaps with

FX Networks CEO John Landgraf said today that "2016 was the best year in our 22-year history." But two of the biggest reasons for FX's commercial and critical success last…

Fox Sports CEO Says Super Bowl Ratings Have Become 'Bulletproof'

Dependent on the matchup, not the quality of the game

While NFL ratings were down across the board this season, the team putting together Super Bowl LI on Fox don't expect any spillover when the game is finally played on…

This Is (Not for) Us: Why Fox Handed the Year's Hottest Show to NBC

It produces the No. 1 series on 6 networks

As this season breakout freshman series, This Is Us keeps getting bigger, as last night's return notched a 3.0 in the 18-49 demo for the first time. And while Fox,…

Can Scandal's Return Help Resuscitate ABC's Season?

Shonda Rhimes says she doesn’t care about ratings

After a long hiatus, Scandal is finally returning to ABC—and not a moment too soon for the struggling network, which desperately needs the show's ratings and ad revenue boost after…

David Lynch Finally Talks—Very Enigmatically—About Reviving Twin Peaks

Makes a surprise TCA appearance to discuss the show

Hours after Showtime finally revealed the premiere date for Showtime's Twin Peaks revival—Sunday, May 21—reporters at the Television Critics Association's winter press tour were given another big Twin Peaks scoop:…

Showtime's CEO Sets Twin Peaks' Return and Explains How Streaming Changed the Network

18-episode series debuts May 21

Showtime's eagerly anticipated revival of David Lynch's Twin Peaks finally has a premiere date—Sunday, May 21. The 18-episode limited series will debut that evening with a two-hour premiere, Showtime Networks president…

James Corden’s Carpool Karaoke Spinoff Series on Apple Music Will Have 16 Different Hosts

Each episode has a different celeb pairing

Who could possibly fill James Corden's shoes as the host of the upcoming spinoff Carpool Karaoke series on Apple Music? No one, it turns out. Instead, the producers of the show,…