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Your September TV Premieres are here

August 23rd, 2015

It’s the time of year, news TV shows! There are a few oldies with a new twist (Colbert on the Late Show anyone?), but also some brand new tropes to choose from. Let’s check out the list:

Tuesday, Sep. 1
Drunk History season three premiere, 10:30 p.m., Comedy Central Read more

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‘Sesame Street’ is headed to … HBO?

August 17th, 2015


If you remember the old adage, “It’s not TV, it’s H-B-O” — folks trot it out when they want to talk about how TV has grown more HBO-like over the last decade. But with today’s announcement that HBO is the new home of Sesame Street, the cable network is becoming a lot more TV-like. Read more

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HBO’s Game of Thrones enters into new territory after Season 5 Finale

June 16th, 2015

There have been plenty of books made into TV shows, but very few have had the book being made at the same time. Hell, it may have never happened, before Game of Thrones that is. Read more

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Game on: ‘Game of Thrones’ smashes records again

April 19th, 2015


In a move Varys the Spider would be proud of, the first four episodes of Season 5 of “Game of Thrones” were leaked the weekend before the premier aired, making the ratings record set by the season premier even more impressive. If HBO executives were concerned that the leak would hurt viewership numbers, their concerns were well assuaged once the numbers came rolling in. Read more

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HBO added to Sling TV in time for Game of Thrones and Silicon Valley

April 13th, 2015


Streaming times were a bit rocky last night for the premieres of Game of Thrones Season 5 and Silicon Valley Season 2 — though HBO Now streaming has been shaky since the get-go, so this isn’t necessarily a surprise — but Sling customers are certainly happy about adding the most popular premium TV service in the country for a mere $15 dollars — and free for a week for new subscribers.  Read more

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5 Shows to Look Forward to This Fall

August 31st, 2014

Agents of SHIELD, September 23rd – Agents of SHIELD had a rocky start before hitting a creative stride during the final six episodes of its first season, when the series really began to address the fallout from Captain America: The Winter Soldier. With Marvel Studio’s film success continuing unabated, Agents of SHIELD (along with a new show, Agent Carter, premiering in January) will undoubtedly be setting the stage for the studio’s next blockbuster, Avengers: Age of Ultron — and that’s definitely worth sticking around for. Read more

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Over 150 former Comcast employees tell all

August 16th, 2014

16620_large_Comcast_Ad If you thought the customer service rep heard around the world was all that Comcast was worrying about this summer, think again. The incident was just a string of many recent high profile issues that have plagued the Goliath of a company for over 18 months–claims of slowing down customers’ speeds, monopolistic deals with time warner cable, lobbying congress to an alarming degree are just a few of the problems execs have been dealing with in limbo before an all out PR catastrophe broke out this summer. Read more

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Why Game of Thrones fans shouldn’t get to excited about Season 5

August 9th, 2014

george-630x744It’s long been rumored that Season 5 of GoT will likely be a downer compared to others, and when you consider that not only has author George RR Martin explicitly stated he spent the least time on those books, it’s now being reported that he won’t write any of the individual episodes for HBO’s series as well.

WinterIsComing.Net has reported that the famous scribe will be setting aside a little more time to work on the next installment of his book series, ‘The Winds of Winter’. He revealed yesterday at San Diego Comic-Con that for the first time, he will not be writing an episode of Game of Thrones for the upcoming season. Read more

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Biggest opening college football games to look ahead to

August 1st, 2014

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It’s almost that time of year, the SEC Network, PAC-12 Network and Big10 Network are in full gear mode on DISH and plenty of fans are starting to look at the schedules to see what games are up and coming.  Read more

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Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger May Be Delayed, Says TWC CEO

July 26th, 2014

In a memo sent to Time Warner Cable employees Thursday, C.E.O. Rob Marcus said that a strained F.C.C. could delay approval for the proposed Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger. Read more

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