AMC is borrowing a show from its corporate sib, streaming service Shudder: Two episodes of horror anthology series Creepshow will air back-to-back on Mondays at 9p from May 4 through May 18. “As we continue to experiment with show sharing across our portfolio of defining brands at AMC Networks, it felt like a no brainer […]
NBCUniversal streamer Peacock “is a marathon, not a sprint”
NBCUniversal streaming service Peacock kicks off for Xfinity X1 and Flex customers today, and while this is a challenging time on many levels, “We are very optimistic and encouraged with what we are seeing with advertisers that got in to work with us,” said Matt Strauss, Chairman of Peacock and NBCUniversal Digital Enterprises, on a […]
ABC’s mixed-ish lands full season order
ABC gave full-season orders to freshman series mixed-ish and Stumptown, and issued a spring pick-up to sophomore drama The Rookie. Mixed-ish ranks as the season’s number one new comedy, growing to a 1.8 rating among A18-49 across platforms in Live+7 Nielsens, while Stumptown is averaging 9.7 million total viewers and a Live+7 rating of 2.18 […]
Disney’s Andi Mack to end after season three
Andi Mack is ending its run on Disney Channel. The groundbreaking series, Disney’s first to center around an Asian family and first to feature an LGBTQ character who spoke the words, “I’m gay,” returns from hiatus on Friday, June 21 at 8p, with its final episodes running through July 26. “Three years ago, we challenged […]
In the news: Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson inks massive overall deal
Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, who stars in and executive produces Power on Starz, has inked a four-year overall deal estimated at $150 million with the cabler. Starz CEO Chris Albrecht said the pact is “among the most significant deals to date for an executive producer in premium television.” Jackson will continue to develop new scripted […]
Trending: HBO’s True Detective sets return date
Nearly three-and-a-half years after its sophomore finale, HBO’s True Detective returns for a third season on Sunday, January 13 at 9p. Comprised of eight episodes, this go-round will explore a macabre crime in the heart of the Ozarks.
in the news: Fox gives full season order to The Resident
Freshman The Resident landed a full-season order from Fox. The medical drama held its own on Tuesday against the American Music Awards and Yankees/Red Sox ALDS, delivering a healthy 7.1 million viewers and a 1.4 rating among A18-49.
Monique Coleman hosting Discovery Life docuseries
Disney star and United Nations youth champion Monique Coleman (High School Musical) brings GimmeMo’ to Discovery Life on Wednesday, October 3 at 8a. The actress will host the weekly docuseries that explores the social and emotional issues that impact youths.
NBC News terminates Today co-anchor Matt Lauer
NBC News terminated Today co-anchor Matt Lauer for “inappropriate workplace behavior.” Today’s Savannah Guthrie, alongside Hoda Kotb, read a statement from NBC News chairman Andrew Lack that said on Monday night, a complaint from a colleague was received that detailed inappropriate sexual behavior. The complaint represented “a clear violation of our company’s standards,” said Lack, and […]
Increased Presidential Debate Access from Univision
Univision Communications announced that it will live-stream its Spanish-language coverage of tonight’s presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. And Univision said that it will do the same for the second and third debates on October 9 and October 19. Viewers can watch the live-streams through Univision Now, Univision’s direct-to-consumer service featuring live-streams of Univision and UniMás […]
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