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  • 'Penny Dreadful' renewed, expanded

    'Penny Dreadful' renewed, expanded
    "Penny Dreadful" fans will get only eight episodes in the Showtime drama's eerie first season. But a second season with 10 episodes is on the way, Showtime announced Wednesday. It's news sure to please fans of Eva Green, who smolders memorably as...
  • 'Penny Dreadful' Renewed for Season 2 By Showtime

    Showtime has renewed the horror drama "Penny Dreadful" for a second season. The greenlight comes halfway through the show's initial eight-episode run, which has drawn solid ratings across Showtime's linear and on-demand platforms. The show created by...
  • Network execs agree at Produced By Conference: Originality is key

    Network execs agree at Produced By Conference: Originality is key
    In the ever-changing television landscape, four cable bosses agreed: Competition to find the right, unique show is more prominent than ever before. At the Produced By Conference on Saturday, Starz CEO Chris Albrecht, FX Network CEO John Landgraf,...
  • CBS beats expectations but first-quarter revenue falls 4%

    CBS beats expectations but first-quarter revenue falls 4%
    CBS Corp. turned in record first-quarter earnings, surpassing analysts' expectations. However, revenue slipped at the broadcasting giant. CBS had a tough comparison because the year-earlier period was boosted by CBS' broadcast of the Super Bowl, which...
  • CBS 1Q Profit Ticks Up Slightly Despite Revenue Shortfall

    CBS Corp. said first-quarter net income rose just 1.1% as the company faced difficult comparisons with a year-earlier period that included a broadcast of Super Bowl XLVII. The owner of the CBS television network, Showtime and Simon & Schuster said...
  • Chris Albrecht Hunts for Hits as He Reinvents Starz

    Chris Albrecht worked the crowd with confidence at Starz's first-ever investor day presentation in November. The CEO summoned his roots as a standup comic with a breezy anecdote about his previous job at HBO, recounting how Steven Spielberg and Tom...
  • CBS profit jumps 26% with strong ad sales, higher license fees

    CBS profit jumps 26% with strong ad sales, higher license fees
    The CBS television network remains an industry workhorse, pulling the broadcasting company to another record quarter with profits up 26% compared with a year-ago period. For the quarter ended Sept. 30, CBS Corp. earned $494 million, or 76 cents a share,...
  • Sarah Silverman Brings the Raunch to Saban Community Clinic Gala

    Sarah Silverman didn't hold back in her performance at the Friends of the Saban Community Clinic Annual Dinner Gala at the Beverly Hilton in L.A. Nov. 26. Still, even she had to give pause a couple of times. "I shouldn't mention Walt Disney being a...
  • David Nevins Rises to Showtime President, Extends Contract to 2018

    Showtime programming chief David Nevins has been promoted to president of Showtime Networks and extended his contract with CBS Corp.'s pay cabler through 2018. With the new post, Nevins takes on oversight of Showtime's sports division as well as...
  • DreamWorks renews movie output deal with Showtime

    DreamWorks renews movie output deal with Showtime
    Premium channel Showtime will keep its pipeline of DreamWorks Studios' films flowing for five more years. Showtime Networks, a division of CBS Corp., and Walt Disney Studios, which handles theatrical distribution for Steven Spielberg and Stacey Snider's...
  • CBS posts biggest quarter ever; profit up 11%

    CBS Corp. said its fiscal second quarter was the company's biggest quarter ever, with revenue and profit climbing 11%. For the quarter ended June 30, the New York broadcasting giant earned $472 million, or 76 cents a share, compared to $427 million,...