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Deadpool Meets Grizzled Co-Star Cable in New Quasi-Trailer
We got some new glimpses at the still-untitled
AMC Is Hoping You’ll Pay More Money to Watch Shows Live Sans Commercials
Efforts like this could prove essential to the survival of old-school networks.
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Josh Brolin Getting His Cable Mask Made Is the Most Harrowing Part of
Here’s How Eight Network Chiefs Would Solve the Industry’s ‘Comedy Problem’
At TCA this month, The Hollywood Reporter surveyed 23 network chiefs about the industry, and when asked for solutions to television’s current […]
Why You Feel Like There’s Too Much TV to Watch, in One Graph
The amount of scripted cable shows is staggering.
You Can Get HBO Go for Cheap (If You Have AT&T)
The dream of a stand-alone HBO Go draws ever nearer.
How to Get HBO Without Cable! (Yet Still Pay Through the Nose for It)
It’s the dream, really: being able to access HBO without paying a ridiculous amount of money for all the other cable channels that you will never watch.
Fox Confirms That It Wants to Sell Cable Syndication Rights for ‘The […]
Fox is looking to sell the syndication rights to all 25 years of The Simpsons to a cable network, the company’s CEO Gary Newman told investors […]
FX’s Sister Channel FXX to Launch Sept. 2nd in 72 Million Homes
FXX, a new cable network that’s a sister channel to FX, is set to debut in two weeks on Monday, September 2nd, at 7 AM ET/PT. The channel will […]
‘The Simpsons’ Nears a Deal for Cable Syndication; Does This Mean the Show […]
The Simpsons has been on for nearly 25 years, but reruns of the show have never aired on cable during that time… until now. TV Guide reports […]
FX Is Officially Launching the All-Comedy Channel FXX in September, […]
Cable network FX officially announced today plans to start up a new channel focused on comedy programming called FXX this fall, anchored by […]
Jane Lynch to Handle Roastmaster Duties for Roseanne
I always wonder two things when I hear about an upcoming Comedy Central roast: how mean will it be, and is the roastee really on board for it? […]
Todd Barry Is Going Super Crazy for an Hour on Comedy Central
Set them DVRs: Todd Barry’s new hour-long special for Comedy Central, entitled “Todd Barry: Super Crazy,” premiers on Saturday, July 21 at […]
Nikki Glaser and Sara Schaefer Turn Their Popular Podcast Into a New Show […]
Nikki Glaser and Sara Schaefer have been killing it with their comedy podcast “You Had to Be There,” and MTV took notice. They’ve hired the two […]
FX Orders New Comedy ‘Legit’ with Jim Jeffries, Dan Bakkedahl and D.J. […]
FX is doubling down on the Aussies. Having already found a hit with down under import Wilfred, the cable network has just placed a 13-episode […]
Is IFC’s ‘Bullet in the Face’ the Most Violent TV Comedy Ever?
With all the talk of Comedy Bang Bang and Bunk, it seems like IFC’s other new comedy series has been somewhat ignored. I mean, I hadn’t even […]
Down at the ‘Roundhouse’
“Everybody wants to do something strange, and is. It remains for a few people to stand and watch them and report what it all looks like and […]
Today on Vulture Recommends: Five Old-School Cable Promos
TV reporter Josef Adalian chooses his favorite ads from the early days of premium cable.
Keeping Score with Nick Arcade
“The principle is: Do not fear the small number of people. Better three people fully linked together, than more but always disagreeing with […]
Getting Out of Control
Out of Control is probably one of the more obscure programs from Nick’s golden era, even though it enjoys the honor of having been the first […]
We Double Dare You
And then there’s Double Dare. It was the show that helped usher Nickelodeon into a newly established administration with Gerry Laybourne […]
13 Things About Are You Afraid of the Dark?
Your younger brothers and sisters (ah, hell, let’s be honest: Your kids) may know DJ MacHale as the author of the wildly successful YA novel […]
A Manic Remembrance of The Ren & Stimpy Show
Today was certainly peculiar. We all have weird, wacky lives these days. But, this morning I was talking to the set designer of Double Dare […]
What’s Wrong with Comedy Central?
I have been writing about comedy for about seven years now — hi, 2005! — and, whenever I interview a comedian, almost without fail […]
You Don’t Know Doug, Part Two: Moral Underpinnings, From Nick to Disney, […]
Last week on “Nick of Time,” we revealed the secret identity of Quail Man (aka “Super Clod”), who turned out not to be animated every-man Doug […]
You Don’t Know Doug
Remember when life was easy? When our most pressing challenge was making sure to get our homework done in time to catch the latest episode of […]
The Origin and Early Programs of Comedy Central
TV is usually a tightly-controlled, highly-regulated corporate appendage, except during the loose, early days of a new network, when everybody […]
Community Beats Mad Men: Visualizing TV Ratings
We hear a lot about TV ratings. The Big Bang Theory’s are very high! Community’s are very low! But with original cable programming getting so […]
This Year’s Cable Lineup Looks Flat-Out Amazing
The new year’s TV schedule looks amazing, at least if Megan Amram’s cable lineups are to be believed. I’m really excited about MTV’s True Life: […]
Panic Starting to Set in at Cable Companies as More and More People Cancel
For the second straight quarter, a whole bunch of people cancelled their TV service and replaced it with the internet. The industry is trying […]
Unwatched Network to Be Replaced by Future Unwatched Network
Nat Geo Wild will replace Fox Reality in the spring.
Adam K. Raymond
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