USA Network has given series orders to original comedies "Sirens" and "Playing House" in a bid to broaden its programming appeal and make the most of its pricey investment in "Modern Family" reruns.
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Turner Broadcasting execs will talk up cable's gains over the broadcast nets and efforts to court viewers on multiple screens at its upfront presentation at the Hammerstein Ballroom.
Syfy’s multi-platform event “Defiance” on Monday drew the best ratings for a scripted series premiere on the network in years. Nielsen estimates that the two-hour debut averaged 2.7 million viewers…
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Television is tricky these days: Producing programs is more expensive than ever, and with so many ways to watch, drawing a big audience is challenging. Yet when they do make their choices, viewers…
Toronto -- From high-profile studio tentpoles like "Robocop" to NBCU's "Defiance" and BBC America's "Orphan Black," Toronto's film and TV biz has become one of the key benficiaries of Hollywood's…
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Beth Roberts, chief operating officer, Universal Cable Prods./exec VP, business affairs, NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment and Cable Studios
As USA Network, Syfy, Bravo and E! got busier with original scripted series, Roberts was called up last year by Bonnie Hammer to run the business side of NBCUniversal's cable production studio. A…
Hurd forged her own path in the macho world of sci-fi and action
View the multi-nomination scorecard Outstanding Comedy Series“The Big Bang Theory” – CBS – Chuck Lorre Productions, Inc. in association with Warner Bros. Television“Curb Your Enthusiasm” – HBO – HBO…