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Has Halloween Become the Start of Fall Cable? Some big horror shows have completely changed the landscape

Since AMC first unleashed The Walking Dead in 2010, Halloween has served as a launch pad for horror-themed cable series. The obvious synergies aside, Oct. 31 is a great night…

October 28, 2013, 10:01 PM EDT

Hot List: Adweek Editors Pick TV Finalists Which will be the year's hottest TV shows and networks?

And now, presenting the finalists in the television category for this year's Adweek Hot List. Here, our editors have trimmed down their picks for the top shows and networks based…

October 13, 2013, 11:11 PM EDT

True Blood Is Ending, Y’all Sudsy vampire drama set to expire in 2014

That’s a wrap for HBO’s True Blood, Alan Ball’s Southern-fried follow-up to Six Feet Under. The show, less an adaptation of than a riff on the series of novels by…

September 3, 2013, 4:50 PM EDT

True Blood's Star Werewolf Is a Closet DJ Joe Manganiello also loves the Steelers

Spec Who Joe Manganiello Age 36 Accomplishments Stars as werewolf Alcide Herveaux in HBO’s True Blood; played “Big Dick Richie” in Magic Mike; appears in upcoming film Sabotage; author, Evolution: The Cutting Edge Guide to…

July 12, 2013, 12:19 AM EDT

Web Video Stars Also Coming Out for Sandy Victims What's Trending to host two-hour variety hour

Shira Lazar wants to be the next Jerry Lewis. Okay, she didn’t say that—but the ubiquitious Web host wants to bring some of that old-school, let’s-put-on-a-show variety feel to the Web.…

December 13, 2012, 10:56 AM EST

Voice: Living the Dream While waiting on the promise of iTV, one Apple devotee regales in a fantasy of swipe remotes and targeted ads

I just unwrapped my brand-new, recently released iTV. It’s amazing! It looks like a 42-inch iPad that I mounted on my living room wall. I could’ve used the stand, but…

November 12, 2012, 12:01 AM EST

Cable Grows a Pair Zombie-loving young men aren't likely to opt for 'The Good Wife' over 'The Walking Dead'

Where, oh where is a broadcast show with some chest hair? Cable series are better bets for young men by a margin that seems to get wider every fall. There are…

September 10, 2012, 12:02 AM EDT

The Season of Broadcast Disconnect With cable's vampires, stage moms and methheads, this could be nets' worst summer yet

Perhaps no series is more emblematic of cable’s summer slate than the HBO vampire drama True Blood. A gory bouillabaisse of sex, death and escapism, Alan Ball’s gleefully erratic swamp…

June 18, 2012, 12:04 AM EDT

Data Points: Social TV A show's online engagement doesn't always translate into big viewing audiences

Watching television isn’t what it used to be. With smartphones, computers and tablets, people have more ways to watch shows, and even people watching TV are often simultaneously engaged with…

June 6, 2012, 6:10 AM EDT

Information Diet: Patti Stanger The 'Millionaire Matchmaker' loves print magazines—but couldn't live without her Dell Streak

What’s the first information you consume in the morning? I hit Good Day LA on Fox. It’s like the Today show, but local. What do you read or watch or listen to…

September 16, 2011, 7:00 AM EDT

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