When Breaking Bad scored three Emmy wins last fall, its showrunner, Vince Gilligan, credited Netflix for his show’s longevity and for heightening its popularity. Similarly, program execs in general have been thrilled with how streaming video services have made up for lost DVD revenue. But a little bloom is off the rose.
Eighteen years ago today, June 26, "Doug" premiered on Nickelodeon. HuffPost TV spoke with creator Jim Jinkins and voice of Doug, Billy West, to discuss the story behind the show that pioneered a new era of kids' TV.
Steve Rose: TV and advertising have always existed side by side. But now that viewers can easily skip breaks, brands are having to find new ways to make sure customers get their message. Can you resist 'native advertising' and 'digital insertion'?
Last night’s “The Children” was the season four finale of Games of Thrones, and though the numbers aren’t in yet, it’s clear that millions of viewers tuned in—and then turned to the internet, as they have throughout the season, to cheer, bemoan, recap, celebrate, and even remake the events of each episode. Everyone knows Game…
Community is one step closer to "six seasons and a movie." Today, Sony Pictures Television announced that the series, which NBC cancelled in May, will return this fall on Yahoo Screen for a sixth 13-episode season.
ABC News is the first major news broadcaster to launch on the Apple TV, which will include free live hourly updates with no pay-TV subscription required. Live content will come from some of the network’s big players like Good Morning America, Nightline, 20/20 along with streams of breaking news, the daily White House press briefing [...]