Orange Is the New Black Scored More Viewers in TV’s Most Coveted Demo Than Anything on Broadcast

Netflix’s Orange is the New Black still remains a force to be reckoned with in its sixth season. The first episode of Season 6, which premiered along with the rest of the season on July 27, scored 5.3 million viewers during its first three days, with 3…

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Netflix Thrives By Programming to ‘Taste Communities,’ Not Demographics

As Netflix continues to take over the TV industry–it now has 130 million subscribers in 190 countries, and will spend as much as $8 billion on original programing–the company says it has thrived by programming not to demographics but what it calls “t…

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Matthew Weiner’s Mad Men Followup For Amazon Gets a Teaser and Premiere Date

Amazon capped its appearance at the Television Critics Association’s summer press tour in Los Angeles by releasing the first teaser and announcing a premiere date for The Romanoffs, which is Matthew Weiner’s first TV series since Mad Men ended in 2015….

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Amazon Studios New Chief Says Prime Video’s User Interface is About to Get a Big Upgrade

After five months as the new head of Amazon Studios, Jennifer Salke unveiled her strategy for the streaming service–and promised that Prime Video’s often-frustrating user interface is about to get a major upgrade. Unlike competitors like Netflix, whic…

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Netflix Teases Season 3 of Stranger Things With Fake Mall Spot

Netflix teased the upcoming third season of Stranger Things today with the release of a fake, ’80s-era ad that spotlights a new location for the show: Starcourt Mall. Set in the summer of 1985, the short video shows fan favorite Steve Harrington, playe…

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UnReal Moves From Lifetime to Hulu For Its Final Season, Which Is Streaming Now

In a twist that wouldn’t be out of place on the soapy drama, UnReal–which just three summers ago established itself as Lifetime’s new signature series after a splashy, critically acclaimed debut–is instead going to finish its run on another network. …

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Wine Line Inspired by The Handmaid’s Tale Goes as Poorly as You Might Expect

There are bad branding ideas, and then there’s the Handmaid’s Tale-inspired wine line that Lot18 and the show’s producer MGM partnered on–and quickly canceled after thunderous social media backlash. The line of three wines, named after three of the Hu…

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CBS Is Expanding Its Star Trek Franchise With New Shows and Miniseries

When Star Trek: Discovery debuted last fall on CBS All Access, it was the first new Star Trek TV series in 12 years. Now CBS Television Studios is making sure there will be a much shorter wait for the next one. The studio has signed a new five-year dea…

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CBS Is Expanding Its Star Trek Franchise With New Shows and Miniseries

When Star Trek: Discovery debuted last fall on CBS All Access, it was the first new Star Trek TV series in 12 years. Now CBS Television Studios is making sure there will be a much shorter wait for the next one. The studio has signed a new five-year dea…

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The Obamas Enter Multiyear Creative Partnership With Netflix

For years, Barack and Michelle Obama took their message directly to the people. They’re doing it again, this time in a slightly different way. The former president and first lady have officially entered into a multiyear agreement to produce films and s…

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