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  1. this! is! jeopardy!
    James Holzhauer’s Jeopardy! Win Was the Biggest Thing on TV Last NightThe Jeopardy! star’s record-breaking episode drew higher ratings than anything else on prime time.
  2. the streaming wars
    Why HBO Isn’t Worried About Its Post–Game of Thrones FutureWarnerMedia boss Bob Greenblatt and HBO exec Casey Bloys open up about Thrones, TV tentpoles, and why “more is better.”
  3. tv
    How Game of Thrones Turned TV’s Most Complicated Drama Into Viral PostersSeason after season, HBO and the show’s producers had to boil down Westeros to a single eye-catching image.
  4. the streaming wars
    If You Want to Understand Disney+, Start by Thinking About DisneylandDisney’s strategy to win the streaming wars will play out on multiple fronts, not just the new Disney+ service.
  5. the streaming wars
    Stranger Things and OITNB Top Survey of Favorite TV Shows on NetflixFollowed by The Office and Friends, according to a new report by Wall Street analysts MoffettNathanson.
  6. spinoffs
    A New Walking Dead Spin-off Is Officially Happening at AMCThe third show set in the Walking Dead universe will “focus on the first generation to come of age in the apocalypse.”
  7. the industry
    Why AMC Networks Is Betting So Heavily on Killing EveThe breakout hit is airing on both AMC and BBC America this season. But that’s just one of exec Sarah Barnett’s many experiments.
  8. the industry
    CBS All Access Wants to Save One Day at a Time. Will Netflix Let It?Pop and the CW have also expressed an interest in keeping the critically beloved sitcom alive.
  9. comedy
    With Broad City Ending, Has Comedy Central Already Found Its Next Hits?The network’s development execs think The Other Two is the “natural successor” to Broad City.
  10. the streaming wars
    We Learned a Lot About Apple TV+ Today, But Not How Much It’ll CostWith Disney and WarnerMedia rolling out their own streaming services, Apple’s choice to not reveal a price makes sense. For now.
  11. the streaming wars
    Apple’s TV Event: What We Know (And Don’t Know) About Its Streaming PlatformThe tech giant is making a billion-dollar bet to turn itself into a major player in the TV industry. Will it work?
  12. cancellations
    Netflix Cancels One Day at a Time After 3 SeasonsSony Pictures TV will shop it to other networks.
  13. game shows
    No Whammy! ABC Is Bringing Back Press Your Luck and Card SharksThe game shows join ABC’s slate of Celebrity Family Feud, Match Game, The $100,000 Pyramid, and To Tell the Truth.
  14. the streaming wars
    The Disney Vault Is Going Online, Because Every Generation Must Sob at Bambi“The entire Disney motion picture library” will live on Disney+.
  15. the industry
    Mike Schur Signs Long-term Deal With NBC, Maybe This Is the Good Place?Holy forking shirtballs.
  16. the streaming wars
    Wrong Number? How AT&T’s WarnerMedia Shake-up Could Spoil HBO’s Winning RecipeIt’s a new era for the pioneering cable network. But will HBO lose what made it so successful in the first place?
  17. the industry
    Why HBO’s CEO Just Turned in His ResignationWinter is here for a top exec.
  18. tv ratings
    How Grey’s Anatomy Toppled ER As Prime-Time TV’s Longest-Running Medical DramaWhat’s even more amazing than Grey’s longevity is how massively popular it remains with audiences.
  19. tv ratings
    Oscars See Ratings Bump, Host Be DamnedThere was a slight improvement over last year.
  20. oscars 2019
    Revisiting the Longest, Strangest, Most-Popular OscarsA look back at some of the Oscars’ most memorable shows, from Snow White to Titanic’s unsinkable year, and how the ratings reflected them.
  21. crime
    Sources: Jussie Smollett Made ‘Zero Rumblings’ About His Empire PayThe Empire star allegedly staged his attack because he was unhappy with his salary. But he didn’t voice his displeasure to bosses, sources say.
  22. season renewals
    The Haunting of Hill House Is Getting a New Spooky Name for Season TwoThe Haunting of Bly Manor is coming next year, and it’ll be inspired by the works of Henry James.
  23. the streaming wars
    Just Like Netflix, a Lot of Amazon’s New Movies Will Skip TheatersAmazon Studios boss Jen Salke wants to release a lot more movies — and make the vast majority instantly streamable.
  24. tv ratings
    In FX’s Latest War With Netflix, Who’s Right and Who’s Wrong?FX boss John Landgraf called out Netflix for its misleading audience numbers, but his critique was just as misleading.
  25. tv ratings
    The Super Bowl Was a Snooze, But The World’s Best Notched Pretty Good RatingsThe James Corden–hosted talent show was seen by an average audience of 22.2 million viewers.
  26. game shows
    Match Game-Hollywood Squares Hour Returns to TV After 35-Year AbsenceThe long-lost ‘80s game show will air on the Buzzr network later this month.
  27. podcasts
    MSNBC’s Chris Hayes Is Doing a Live Podcast Taping With Stacey AbramsThe Democratic star will join Hayes for a special episode of Why Is This Happening? at Gramercy Theatre in February.
  28. tv ratings
    Rent: Live Was the Least-Watched Live TV MusicalBut it’s not all bad news for Fox: Rent didn’t reach a big audience, but it did reach a desirable demo.
  29. dun dun!
    Why Isn’t Law & Order Streaming Anywhere?It’s a pop-culture mystery worthy of Detective Lennie Briscoe.
  30. the streaming wars
    Hulu Is Boosting the Price of Live TV, But Its Cheapest Plan Will Get CheaperThe basic ad-supported service will drop to $5.99 per month, while Hulu with Live TV will jump to $44.99 monthly.
  31. late-night wars
    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Gives Colbert Show Massive Ratings BumpBreak out that Ben & Jerry’s.
  32. exclusive
    David Letterman Interviewed Kanye West for His Netflix Talk ShowA large portion of the chat reportedly revolved around mental health.
  33. the streaming wars
    You Is a Gigantic Hit for Netflix, According to NetflixNetflix is suddenly getting chatty about its viewing stats. Here’s why their numbers seem (mostly) legit.
  34. comedy
    The Unlikely Rise of Schitt’s CreekSchitt doesn’t just happen overnight. Here’s how the cult comedy transformed into a Peak TV success story.
  35. the streaming wars
    Netflix Is Raising Its Subscription PriceThe streaming giant is raising U.S. prices across the board, with its most popular plan jumping from $10.99 monthly to $12.99.
  36. tv ratings
    True Detective Season 3 Premiere Scores Solid RatingsThe first episode has already been watched 2.3 million times.
  37. casting
    Matthew Rhys Will Star in HBO’s Perry Mason RemakeThe Americans actor has signed on to play the famed fictional defense attorney in a long-in-the-works limited series.
  38. backstories
    3 and Half Years Later, True Detective Is Back. Why Did It Take So Long?“[It] was no sure thing that we were going to do a third season.”
  39. tv ratings
    Trump’s Speech Watched by 40 Million ViewersIt appears CBS gave Trump his biggest audience.
  40. politics
    It’s Not Just Trump: Why Network TV Shouldn’t Air Any White House SpeechesMost Americans turn elsewhere for news these days, so why bother?
  41. 2019 golden globes
    The 2019 Golden Globes Were a Ratings Win, Even Though Fewer People WatchedAbout 18.6 million people watched the Sandra Oh and Andy Samberg–hosted awards ceremony.
  42. year in culture 2018
    What America Loved to Watch in 2018, According to Comcast’s VOD RatingsGame of Thrones didn’t have new episodes in 2018, but by at least one metric, it’s still the most popular show on TV.
  43. year in culture 2018
    The Year in Netflix: What It Got Right (and Wrong) in 2018The streaming TV behemoth got much, much bigger. Again.
  44. the industry
    Netflix Hires Ex-ABC Exec Channing DungeyIn Dungey’s big new job, she’ll oversee “a large and crucial portion” of Netflix’s original series.
  45. peak tv
    Almost 500 Scripted Shows Aired in 2018, But We Still Haven’t Hit Peak TVFor the first time in TV history, streamers like Netflix and Amazon had the biggest share of scripted production in 2018.
  46. antennas
    There’s a New, Free Way to Watch The OfficeNo subscription needed.
  47. tv news
    Kathie Lee Gifford to Leave the Today Show in April, So Break Out the White WineAfter 11 years on the show.
  48. tv ratings
    Jodie Whittaker’s Doctor Who Debut Season Is a Huge Ratings SuccessThe Thirteenth Doctor has drawn an eye-popping 20 percent more viewers than Peter Capaldi last season.
  49. the streaming wars
    Why Netflix Spent $80 Million to Keep Friends for Another YearBut even this “nuts” deal might not be enough to keep the sitcom forever.
  50. the industry
    Why This Is Us Shouldn’t Cry Over Falling RatingsHold the tissues for now.
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