When even veteran network TV programmer Garth Ancier cuts the cable cord, you take notice. He explains why he did, on TalkingTech.
It was originally in honor of Showtime show The Chi Cable network Showtime is coming to Austin for South by Southwest, and it’s bringing South Side Chicago-famed Harold Chicken Shack for a pop-up centered on new television show The Chi. Show More Summary
An acclaimed cable drama series just picked up a renewal and will be back for a second season. USA Network announced the pickup today for “The Sinner,” giving it an eight-episode order for summer 2018. Derek Simonds returns as executive...
Rachel Brill will reunite with Michael Wright at the MGM-owned cable network. read more
Now that the Winter Olympics are over, NBCUniversal is refocusing on the other programming in its portfolio. And for Chris McCumber, president of entertainment networks for NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, that means he can finally unveil big moves for both networks he oversees: USA and Syfy. Tonight, USA delves into the true-crime limited series genre for...
Since rebranding from Spike to the Paramount Network, the cable channel has already notably brought the true story of David Koresh’s standoff between his Branch Davidian followers and the F.B.I./A.T.F. to life with a 6-part miniseries, Waco. As a continuation of their exploration of real life happenings, they’ve recently released the trailer for the unscripted […]
The scripted comedy scores an early pickup as the Viacom-owned cable network pushes harder into scripted originals. read more
A little more than a year after offering a loan that stabilized RLJ Entertainment, AMC Networks is making a $60 million offer to take over the company behind streaming service Acorn TV and the Urban Movie Channel (UMC). The cable programmer,...Show More Summary
A new initiative between aircraft manufacturers, airlines and mobile networks could see air passengers enjoying on board Wi-Fi connections whose speeds ‘rival the fastest cable access’ … more…
CENSORSHIP IS ALIVE AND WELL AT CNN: That rude and raucous “Town Hall” aired Wednesday night by the cable news network formerly owned by Ted Turner is being exposed by survivors of the Florida school shooting as little more than agit-prop for gun control.
Univision-backed cable network Fusion has ordered a social media-infused food documentary series from Lightbox, the U.S./UK production company run by Man On Wire producer Simon Chinn and LA 92 producer Jonathan Chinn. The broadcaster...Show More Summary
CNN’s history of fixing town halls goes back to 1992 when the cable network arranged for senior Clinton campaign operative George Stephanopoulos to call into a live town hall with President George H. W. Bush that put him ahead of all...Show More Summary
For today’s edition of Deal of the Day, here are a few great deals we stumbled on while browsing the web this morning: –Save Big on Select Storage And Networking Products (SSD, External HDs, Routers, Cable Modems, Range Extenders, etc)...Show More Summary
HBO has given Season 3 renewals to the two comedy series that are in the midst of airing their second seasons on the pay cable network, the pot-themed High Maintenance and Pete Holmes and Judd Apatow’s Crashing. There is no word yetShow More Summary
"By one count, America alone produced close to 500 television shows across networks, cable and streaming services last year.... Competition is so fierce that a bizarre premise seems like the best way in. Would I watch a show where Daniel Radcliffe works in a bar? Maybe. Would I watch Miracle Workers, a show where […]
NBC says an estimated 18.6 million people watched the Olympics Monday evening on either NBC, the cable network NBCSN or streaming services
Live sports has been the bedrock of linear television in the digital era. As everything else in entertainment has been disrupted and disintermediated, broadcast and cable networks have paid dearly to keep sports as appointment television. But changing viewer habits and new business opportunities are upending those assumptions, creating a new mobile-first paradigm for sports...
Fox News is the latest network to jump into the streaming service market because 24 hours of cable news apparently just isn't enough for its legions of "superfans." The network announced this week plans for the standalone subscription-only,...Show More Summary
Fox News is launching a stand-alone subscription service meant to “appeal to the Fox superfan,” the company’s SVP of development and production, John Finley, told the New York Times. Called Fox Nation, the service marks Fox News’s first option for its cord-cutting viewers. Show More Summary
Aimed at "superfans" of the cable news network, Fox News will roll out a standalone service that even pay-TV subscribers must cough up extra to watch.