Fox News was the top cable news network for the week of August 11, placing fifth in primetime and fourth in total day among all ad-supported cable networks. FNC averaged 1,670,000 primetime viewers and and 1,047,000 total day viewers. CNN placed 20th in primetime and 16th in total day, averaging 752,000 viewers and 547,000 viewers, respectively. Show More Summary
Covering the outrage and violence in Ferguson, MO in the wake of Michael Brown's death has boosted cable news network numbers. Fox News Channel continued to control primetime in overall audience Monday, with its numbers boosted to 2.136 million viewers - up 16% compared to same day last year's 1.834 million. Show More Summary
CNN's heavy coverage of the protests in Ferguson, Missouri helped deliver the network a victory over Fox News in the primetime 25-54 demo Monday night. CNN averaged 423K in the demo while Fox had 405K. MSNBC was a distant third with 194K. Fox News held on to its #1 spot in total viewers 2.136M. CNN was second with 1.027M and again MSNBC was third with 854K.
After police officers in St. Louis shot and killed a man wielding a knife, Zerlina Maxwell, a familiar left-wing presence on various cable networks, tweeted her belief that the shooting was unnecessary. "I mean dude," Maxwell tweeted, "1 guy with a knife. Show More Summary
TNT's summer slate scored another spectacular week as the network claimed seven of basic cable's Top 10 dramas.
Kate Plus 8 is returning this winter to TLC. The apocalypse is nigh, friends. The cable network, having already brought back the brood for two specials this summer, has ordered more installments of Kate Plus 8 to air in December. The...Show More Summary
By The Entertainment Oracle: Over the last few years Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) has become a force that major broadcasters and cable networks have had to start taking seriously. The success of shows like House of Cards and Orange Is The New...Show More Summary
The Baltimore Orioles and Washington Nationals met in court over their shared network, MASN, highlighting several problems with cable sports broadcasting.
Like Mad Men for AMC, the first home-grown drama series for sibling SundanceTV is proving to be a keeper. The cable network has renewed its first wholly owned original scripted series Rectify for a third season to air in 2015. I hear the order will likely be for 6 episodes, matching the size of the series' first season. Show More Summary
In July, Hibernia Networks breathed new life into its plans for a new transatlantic cable, dubbed ‘Hibernia Express’. I’d heard that the project was back on track, but the company had kept quiet after it had to suspend work with Huawei a year and a half ago. With us today to further break that silence is Hibernia […]
Move over "Wahlburgers," there are some new brothers ready to make their mark with their own docu-series on A&E. The cable network has just ordered 10 episodes of "Lachey's Bar" (working title) from Leftfield Pictures, to premiere in 2015. Show More Summary
As the ongoing Michael Brown investigation and protests in Ferguson continue to dominate cable news, broadcast networks provided special coverage this afternoon as President Obama issued his second statement on the killing of the 18-year-old. Show More Summary
As the National Guard arrives in Ferguson, where the overnight curfew has been lifted, the broadcast and cable networks have set plans to continue coverage of the escalating violence there. Here’s an update on who will be in Ferguson...Show More Summary
A&E Network's breakout The Wahlburgers will soon be joined by another docu series about famous brothers opening an eatery. The cable network has ordered 10 episodes of Lachey's Bar (working title) from Leftfield Pictures, for premiere in 2015. Show More Summary
Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks now offer access to NBC Sports Live Extra to its customers. With the availability of the service, soccer fans in the US who have TV subscriptions to either Time Warner or Bright House … Continue reading ? Time Warner Cable and Bright House Add NBC Sports Live Extra In Time For EPL Season is a post from World Soccer Talk.
Syracuse, N.Y., is tired of waiting for its two local service providers Verizon and Time Warner Cable to give it better broadband service so Mayor Stephanie Miner is investigating how the city could build its own fiber-based broadband network.
It looks like Starz isn't waiting to see how Episode 2 of Outlander does before deciding its fate. The premium cable network is known to give fairly early renewals of their original series and Outlander is no exception. Season 2 is officially a go! Click To Continue Reading
CHICAGO -- Cable network Showtime announced Thursday that Brandon Marshall will serve this season as an analyst on “Inside the NFL,” and Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman is perfectly fine with the receiver balancing the new job with...Show More Summary
Scott Rosenbaum tells THR about the big decision Ryan makes after learning who killed Jessica and what's "frustrating" about writing a network show vs. his cable series 'The Shield' read more
YouTube is undoubtedly one of the biggest cultural touchstones of the Internet. YouTube captures more viewers aged 18 to 34 than any cable network and more than one billion unique users every month. A recent study from Variety confirms...Show More Summary