– One up, one down: Archer just received a vote of confidence from FX as the cable net green-lighted the animated series for a fourth season for thirteen new episodes. Ratings for the show in the Thursday night time slot are up 32 percent in total viewers and 62 percent among adults 18-34. In addition, the show’s creators (Adam […]
But no Belo deal…yet In good news for fans of Sons And Anarchy and soccer, DirecTV and News Corp. have come to a deal to continue to carry all nineteen Fox cable channels on their system, according to TVNewscheck. The deal is only for the cable channels and not for other News Corp. entities, such as their owned-and-operated broadcast stations, […]
Judging by the animosity between the two, you’d would never know News Corp. and DirecTV were once sister companies. On November 1, the satellite-service provider is planning to pull nineteen News Corp. cable networks from its system if they can not come to an agreement on a new deal. And now, Fox is saying all 26 of its owned stations […]
The Television Critics Association Press Tour came to an end on Saturday with the last three days devoted to cable networks. In the past, cable usually kicked off the press tour, but this year shoved toward the end of the twelve-day tour. Neverthless, critics stayed through the end, with the HBO presentation playing to full capacity on Saturday. The biggest […]
– WWE’s move of Friday Night Smackdown to My Network TV drew 3.2 million in its first airing Friday night, finishing first in the time period among males 18-34 and 18-49, and giving the small net its largest audience ever. However, the premiere of Star Wars: The Clone Wars on Cartoon Network drew 4 million viewers, setting a record as […]
Finishing with News Corp. with FX: – The cable network said it will end Nip/Tuck in 2011, ordering the series’ final nineteen episode. The controversial series has been targeted by the Parents Television Council for its’ content. – FX also picked up a new series called Testees, while the status of Riches is unclear. Ratings are down 44 percent from […]
Silly skits. Implausible plot lines. Terrible lines. Subpar acting. What you usually expect from sitcoms ‘Til Death and According To Jim you’re finding in Rescue Me, according to Advertising Age’s Brian Steinberg. With ratings down and critical acclaim now almost non-existent, maybe it’s time for Denis Leary to hang up his fireman’s hat.