Last year, Project Greenlight made a return to TV after being away for 10 years. The show originated on HBO back in 2001, lasted two seasons on the cable network, and then moved over to Bravo for a third season. The revival last year...Show More Summary
For the second night in a row, the DNC brought in huge numbers for CNN, which beat out other cable news networks in both total viewers and in the 25-54 age demographic during primetime on Tuesday.
UFC has signed a new deal with BT Sport so the UK cable sports network can continue airing mixed martial arts events. The new deal keeps UFC on BT and expands its deal to air original UFC programming through 2018. UFC’s deal with BT Sport gives the network the rights to air every main card […] The post UFC signs a new broadcast deal in the UK appeared first on Awful Announcing.
The comedy marks the highest-rated original series premiere ever for the Viacom-owned cable network. read more
CNN was the most-watched network covering the Democratic National Convention Monday night, as the cable channel averaged 6.29 million viewers from 10-11:30 p.m. ET, when the main speeches were delivered and all the networks were competing. “It was the first...
CNN was easily the No. 1 prime time cable news network on the opening night of the 2016 DNC. MSNBC finished No. 2 in both key categories, with Fox News finishing No. 3.
AMC today took the wraps off plans to wind down a drama series that recently wrapped its third season on the cable net. The network revealed plans for a fourth and final season of “TURN: Washington’s Spies.” AMC also announced...
During the final hour of the first night of the DNC in Philadelphia Monday, CNN trounced all other cable and broadcast news networks by wide margins both total viewership and in the coveted 25-54 age demographic.
CNN had the largest prime-time audience on the first night of the 2016 Democratic National Convention, but all three cable news networks saw ratings rise over 2012 levels. An estimated 26 million viewers watched the speakers featured in the 10 to 11:30 p.m. EDT time slot at the convention in Philadelphia,...
Turn: Washington's Spies will conclude its run on AMC after one more season. The cable network has renewed the American Revolution drama for a 10-episode fourth season, which will be its last. It will air in 2017. While it has posted...Show More Summary
If you're watching the 2016 Democratic National Convention on one of the cable news networks, chances are you're missing some interesting stuff. For example, you'd have missed Connecticut Governor and early Hillary Clinton endorser Dannell Malloy rip into Republican nominee Donald Trump and Trump's running mate, Indiana Governor Mike Pence.
Michael Clemente, Fox News' former Executive VP in charge News Editorial, has been dismissed from the cable news network.
One of the most-voiced concerns about cord-cutting being a viable alternative to cable/satellite is the lack of live sports. After today’s announcement from Sony that it’s bringing NFL Network and its subscription service, RedZone, to PlayStation Vue, it’s clear this is becoming less of an issue. Show More Summary
I went to two DNCs, in 2004 and 2008. Both times I heard what the cable news networks were reporting, scandals and controversies, but didn't see any of it on the floor. I think some people perform for the cameras, and say things that'll get them more coverage. Show More Summary
Roger Ailes has only been forced out from Fox News, the game-changing cable news network he founded in 1996, for a few days, but don't worry—future President of the United States of Trump has his back—and a job for him! [ more › ]
It’s not a compliment when New York Times TV writer James Poniewozik summarizes Ailesgate with the tweet “On Roger Ailes, the J. Edgar Hoover of TV news.” When every other broadcast and cable TV network leans to the Left, somehow it’s...Show More Summary
Mediaite founder Dan Abrams has written an op-ed for The New York Times this weekend about what it was like––back when he hosted a primetime program on MSNBC––going up against the powerhouse that is Fox News.
The Al Jazeera Media Network, which shut down its U.S. cable channel on April 30, will relaunch in the U.S. market. Reuters reports that the company plans to make Al Jazeera English available domestically. The company’s English-language international news channel...
Filibustered is Alex McCown’s column about the overlap between politics and pop culture. Every four years the presidential conventions roll around, rising from the dead like impatient cicadas, to make a super-annoying noise that lasts for four days straight, then die off again until the next election cycle. Show More Summary
In July 1996, Comedy Central launched a brand new, half-hour news satire and talk show hybrid called The Daily Show, originally hosted by former ESPN anchor Craig Kilborn. Whatever hopes the basic cable network had for the series back then, it is safe to say that The Daily Show far exceeded them. Show More Summary