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  1. tv ratings
    The First Democratic Debates for 2020 Probably Won’t Break Any Ratings RecordsMillions will watch, but it’ll be a shock if ratings come anywhere close to matching the 2016 election cycle.
  2. no god please no!
    The Office Is Leaving Netflix in 2021It will be relocating to NBCUniversal’s upcoming streaming service.
  3. tv ratings
    14.5 Million People Watched James Holzhauer Lose Jeopardy!It was the most watched episode in 15 years.
  4. renewals
    Andrea Savage’s I’m Sorry Renewed for a Third SeasonThe new episodes will debut sometime next year.
  5. network tv
    Inside ABC’s Retro Renaissance of Old-School Game Shows and Live SitcomsABC has six summer game shows, plans to bring back Jimmy Kimmel’s Live in Front of a Studio Audience, and no whammies in sight.
  6. chat room
    Alec Baldwin on Why Celebs Are Rushing to Host Game Shows“It was very, very, very convenient.”
  7. tv
    Not So Fast: Alec Baldwin Says He May Not Be Done Playing Trump on SNL“We’ll see.”
  8. tv ratings
    Last Night’s Jeopardy! Was the Most Watched in 14 YearsLast night was James Holzhauer’s most-watched episode.
  9. tv ratings
    How Chernobyl Became HBO’s Surprise Monday-Night HitWith a cumulative audience of 6 million, this nuclear-disaster miniseries is anything but radioactive to viewers.
  10. tv
    NBC Has Jumped Into the Streaming News WarsThe Peacock joins ABC and CBS in targeting news consumers without a cable subscription.
  11. streaming wars
    The Good Fight Is Coming to Real CBS So You Can’t Deny It Actually ExistsThe critically worshipped CBS All Access drama is headed to the CBS broadcast network — at least for the summer.
  12. chat room
    Emily Spivey on Loving Prince, Leaving Twitter, and a Wine Country Reunion“I know all the girls wanna work together again.”
  13. tv ratings
    Colbert Just Did Something the Late Show Hasn’t Done in 25 YearsColbert is more dominant than ever.
  14. tv ratings
    Nearly 20 Million People Have Already Watched the Game of Thrones FinaleThat’s the biggest same-day audience ever for the show.
  15. the industry
    How Game of Thrones Helped HBO Break Into the Streaming WorldIt’s been pivotal in shaping the network into a digital-programming powerhouse ready to take on the Netflixes of the world.
  16. tv
    Why It’s Virtually Impossible to Prevent Game of Thrones Leaks“When you have to deliver it to 180-something markets, it’s just not going to be 100 percent secure,” says an HBO insider.
  17. tv ratings
    Jeopardy! Was the Most Watched Prime-Time TV Show Last WeekOn broadcast and cable.
  18. streaming wars
    Disney Now Has ‘Full Operational Control’ Over HuluThe latest deal from Disney.
  19. tv
    Dan Rather, Still FightingThe former CBS News anchor, never shy with an opinion, opens up about Les Moonves, the state of TV news, and Trump’s war on the press.
  20. tv orders
    HBO Is Picking Up Julian Fellowes’s Opulent, Downton-esque The Gilded AgeThe American period drama was originally going to air on NBC.
  21. reboots
    Elizabeth Banks to Host the New Press Your Luck on ABC, Hopefully Sans Effie WigLet’s hope it’s nothing like The Hunger Games.
  22. the industry
    How Hulu Got Serious About ComedyNo joke: Ramy, PEN15, and Shrill are three of the year’s best new comedies.
  23. game of thrones
    Game of Thrones Episode Shatters Ratings Record Into a Million Icicles“The Battle of Winterfell” was watched by 17.8 million viewers.
  24. cancellations
    Netflix’s Santa Clarita Diet Won’t Be Back for Season 4Au revoir, Mr. Ball Legs.
  25. this! is! jeopardy!
    James Holzhauer’s Jeopardy! Win Was the Biggest Thing on TV Last NightThe Jeopardy! star’s record-breaking episode drew higher ratings than anything else on prime time.
  26. the streaming wars
    Why HBO Isn’t Worried About Its Post–Game of Thrones FutureWarnerMedia boss Bob Greenblatt and HBO exec Casey Bloys open up about Thrones, TV tentpoles, and why “more is better.”
  27. tv
    How Game of Thrones Turned TV’s Most Complicated Drama Into Viral PostersSeason after season, HBO and the show’s producers had to boil down Westeros to a single eye-catching image.
  28. the streaming wars
    If You Want to Understand Disney+, Start by Thinking About DisneylandDisney’s strategy to win the streaming wars will play out on multiple fronts, not just the new Disney+ service.
  29. the streaming wars
    Stranger Things and OITNB Top Survey of Favorite TV Shows on NetflixFollowed by The Office and Friends, according to a new report by Wall Street analysts MoffettNathanson.
  30. spinoffs
    A New Walking Dead Spin-off Is Officially Happening at AMCThe third show set in the Walking Dead universe will “focus on the first generation to come of age in the apocalypse.”
  31. the industry
    Why AMC Networks Is Betting So Heavily on Killing EveThe breakout hit is airing on both AMC and BBC America this season. But that’s just one of exec Sarah Barnett’s many experiments.
  32. the industry
    CBS All Access Wants to Save One Day at a Time. Will Netflix Let It?Pop and the CW have also expressed an interest in keeping the critically beloved sitcom alive.
  33. comedy
    With Broad City Ending, Has Comedy Central Already Found Its Next Hits?The network’s development execs think The Other Two is the “natural successor” to Broad City.
  34. the streaming wars
    We Learned a Lot About Apple TV+ Today, But Not How Much It’ll CostWith Disney and WarnerMedia rolling out their own streaming services, Apple’s choice to not reveal a price makes sense. For now.
  35. the streaming wars
    Apple’s TV Event: What We Know (And Don’t Know) About Its Streaming PlatformThe tech giant is making a billion-dollar bet to turn itself into a major player in the TV industry. Will it work?
  36. cancellations
    Netflix Cancels One Day at a Time After 3 SeasonsSony Pictures TV will shop it to other networks.
  37. game shows
    No Whammy! ABC Is Bringing Back Press Your Luck and Card SharksThe game shows join ABC’s slate of Celebrity Family Feud, Match Game, The $100,000 Pyramid, and To Tell the Truth.
  38. the streaming wars
    The Disney Vault Is Going Online, Because Every Generation Must Sob at Bambi“The entire Disney motion picture library” will live on Disney+.
  39. the industry
    Mike Schur Signs Long-term Deal With NBC, Maybe This Is the Good Place?Holy forking shirtballs.
  40. the streaming wars
    Wrong Number? How AT&T’s WarnerMedia Shake-up Could Spoil HBO’s Winning RecipeIt’s a new era for the pioneering cable network. But will HBO lose what made it so successful in the first place?
  41. the industry
    Why HBO’s CEO Just Turned in His ResignationWinter is here for a top exec.
  42. tv ratings
    How Grey’s Anatomy Toppled ER As Prime-Time TV’s Longest-Running Medical DramaWhat’s even more amazing than Grey’s longevity is how massively popular it remains with audiences.
  43. tv ratings
    Oscars See Ratings Bump, Host Be DamnedThere was a slight improvement over last year.
  44. oscars 2019
    Revisiting the Longest, Strangest, Most-Popular OscarsA look back at some of the Oscars’ most memorable shows, from Snow White to Titanic’s unsinkable year, and how the ratings reflected them.
  45. crime
    Sources: Jussie Smollett Made ‘Zero Rumblings’ About His Empire PayThe Empire star allegedly staged his attack because he was unhappy with his salary. But he didn’t voice his displeasure to bosses, sources say.
  46. season renewals
    The Haunting of Hill House Is Getting a New Spooky Name for Season TwoThe Haunting of Bly Manor is coming next year, and it’ll be inspired by the works of Henry James.
  47. the streaming wars
    Just Like Netflix, a Lot of Amazon’s New Movies Will Skip TheatersAmazon Studios boss Jen Salke wants to release a lot more movies — and make the vast majority instantly streamable.
  48. tv ratings
    In FX’s Latest War With Netflix, Who’s Right and Who’s Wrong?FX boss John Landgraf called out Netflix for its misleading audience numbers, but his critique was just as misleading.
  49. tv ratings
    The Super Bowl Was a Snooze, But The World’s Best Notched Pretty Good RatingsThe James Corden–hosted talent show was seen by an average audience of 22.2 million viewers.
  50. game shows
    Match Game-Hollywood Squares Hour Returns to TV After 35-Year AbsenceThe long-lost ‘80s game show will air on the Buzzr network later this month.
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