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Lying in the Face of Facts? Trump Did That for a Decade With Celebrity Apprentice Ratings

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The actions of President Trump and his White House press secretary Sean Spicer over the weekend—lying about the size of his inauguration crowds, despite ample evidence disproving their claims—were surprising [...]

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

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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 [...]

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

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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 [...]

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

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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 [...]

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Fox Sports CEO Says Super Bowl Ratings Have Become ‘Bulletproof’

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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 [...]

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

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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, [...]