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  • TV Ad Prices: Football, 'Walking Dead,' 'Big Bang Theory,' 'Blacklist' Top the List

    The flesh-eating creatures from AMC's gory "The Walking Dead" have started to eat into football's pricing power, according to Variety's annual analysis of primetime TV advertising costs. Advertisers are willing to pay more for a package of spots across...
  • Discovery's 'Skyscraper Live with Nik Wallenda' Gets Less Twitter Chatter Than 'Sharknado 2'

    The prospect of a guy plummeting to his death on live TV didn't yield the huge burst of social-media activity Discovery Channel probably hoped for. The cabler aggressively promoted the live broadcast of Nik Wallenda's Chicago high-wire act Sunday night...
  • Nik Wallenda's Tightrope Walks Draw Nearly 6 Million Viewers

    Nik Wallenda's latest daredevil stunt on Discovery was a pretty big draw on cable Sunday night -- but up against football and "The Walking Dead," it came nowhere near last year's special. Nielsen estimates that "Skyscraper Live" averaged 5.82 million...
  • Cables down, cleanup continues after Wallenda's walk

    Cables down, cleanup continues after Wallenda's walk
    It took Nik Wallenda just more than 7 minutes combined to complete a pair of tightrope walks Sunday night, but it will take a little longer to move the production out of Chicago. The cables Wallenda traversed for his two-part high-wire walk—...
  • Wallenda's ratings high, but 'Walking Dead' zombies go higher

     Wallenda's ratings high, but 'Walking Dead' zombies go higher
    At the end of the night, Nik Wallenda's real-life death-defying walk across a tightrope in Chicago couldn't loosen the grip of the gory, make-believe zombies that dominated Sunday's cable TV ratings. The Discovery Channel is calling it the Wallenda show...
  • AMC Sounds Alarm About DirecTV Tussle During 'Walking Dead' Episode

    AMC Networks has turned "The Walking Dead" into a bullhorn for airing its grievance with DirecTV. The cabler sounded the alarm during Sunday's episode that its carriage agreement with the satcaster is due to expire at year's end -- before the zombie...
  • 'The Walking Dead' premiere rises past 22 million viewers with DVR views

    'The Walking Dead' premiere rises past 22 million viewers with DVR views
    “The Walking Dead’s” attack on TV ratings just got bigger. The AMC drama already had industry folks marveling with its fifth season premiere performance, with a series-record of  17.3 million that made it the night’s top...
  • National CineMedia, Screenvision Merger Opposed by Justice Department

    The Department of Justice's Antitrust Division is suing to block the proposed merger of cinema advertising networks National CineMedia and Screenvision. Bill Baer, assistant attorney general for the Antitrust Division, said that if the $375 million...
  • The high art of ‘The Shining’: A guest essay by ‘Horns’ director Alexandre Aja

     
    In the spirit of Halloween, Hero Complex reached out to select filmmakers to solicit their fondest memories of classic horror. […]...
  • AMC Passes on Drama Pilots 'Galyntine' and 'Knifeman'

    AMC has opted to pass on both of the drama pilots it produced this year as prospective series for 2015. The decision to nix series orders for "Galyntine" and "Knifeman" comes as the cabler has at least four new series on tap for next year, starting in...
  • Simple antenna can help kick costly cable TV habit

    Simple antenna can help kick costly cable TV habit
    As more people rethink ways to get television programming outside the traditional cable and satellite companies, the unsung TV antenna is becoming a fundamental component of their cord-cutting strategy. That makes sense. Not only are broadcast TV...