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  1. election 2020
    What to Stress-Watch, and How to Watch It, on Election NightYou won’t be able to ignore it, so here’s how to keep up with live coverage of the 2020 election results on TV and streaming alike.
  2. awards season
    How to Watch the Golden Globe Awards Sunday NightThis is Cats’ chance to get its paws on some gold.
  3. Deadpool Meets Grizzled Co-Star Cable in New Quasi-TrailerWe got some new glimpses at the still-untitled Deadpool sequel.
  4. the industry
    AMC Is Hoping You’ll Pay More Money to Watch Shows Live Sans CommercialsEfforts like this could prove essential to the survival of old-school networks.
  5. the latest in claustrophobia news
    Josh Brolin Getting His Cable Mask Made Is the Most Harrowing Part of Deadpool 2#claustrophobiarocks
  6. Microsoft and Facebook Team Up to Lay New Transatlantic CableThe internet is a series of tubes.
  7. Here’s How Eight Network Chiefs Would Solve the Industry’s ‘Comedy Problem’At TCA this month, The Hollywood Reporter surveyed 23 network chiefs about the industry, and when asked for solutions to television’s current […]
  8. fomo
    Why You Feel Like There’s Too Much TV to Watch, in One GraphThe amount of scripted cable shows is staggering.
  9. tv
    You Can Get HBO Go for Cheap (If You Have AT&T)The dream of a stand-alone HBO Go draws ever nearer.
  10. loopholes
    How to Get HBO Without Cable! (Yet Still Pay Through the Nose for It)It’s the dream, really: being able to access HBO without paying a ridiculous amount of money for all the other cable channels that you will never watch.
  11. Fox Confirms That It Wants to Sell Cable Syndication Rights for ‘The […]Fox is looking to sell the syndication rights to all 25 years of The Simpsons to a cable network, the company’s CEO Gary Newman told investors […]
  12. FX’s Sister Channel FXX to Launch Sept. 2nd in 72 Million HomesFXX, a new cable network that’s a sister channel to FX, is set to debut in two weeks on Monday, September 2nd, at 7 AM ET/PT. The channel will […]
  13. emergencies
    Connecticut Residents Somehow Survived Cable Outage No thanks to the jerks at 911.
  14. ‘The Simpsons’ Nears a Deal for Cable Syndication; Does This Mean the Show […]The Simpsons has been on for nearly 25 years, but reruns of the show have never aired on cable during that time… until now. TV Guide reports […]
  15. FX Is Officially Launching the All-Comedy Channel FXX in September, […] Cable network FX officially announced today plans to start up a new channel focused on comedy programming called FXX this fall, anchored by […]
  16. media
    Esquire Network to Be ‘An Upscale Bravo for Men’Welcome to the new inception of G4.
  17. Jane Lynch to Handle Roastmaster Duties for RoseanneI always wonder two things when I hear about an upcoming Comedy Central roast: how mean will it be, and is the roastee really on board for it? […]
  18. Todd Barry Is Going Super Crazy for an Hour on Comedy CentralSet them DVRs: Todd Barry’s new hour-long special for Comedy Central, entitled “Todd Barry: Super Crazy,” premiers on Saturday, July 21 at […]
  19. Nikki Glaser and Sara Schaefer Turn Their Popular Podcast Into a New Show […]Nikki Glaser and Sara Schaefer have been killing it with their comedy podcast “You Had to Be There,” and MTV took notice. They’ve hired the two […]
  20. FX Orders New Comedy ‘Legit’ with Jim Jeffries, Dan Bakkedahl and D.J. […]FX is doubling down on the Aussies. Having already found a hit with down under import Wilfred, the cable network has just placed a 13-episode […]
  21. Is IFC’s ‘Bullet in the Face’ the Most Violent TV Comedy Ever?With all the talk of Comedy Bang Bang and Bunk, it seems like IFC’s other new comedy series has been somewhat ignored. I mean, I hadn’t even […]
  22. Down at the ‘Roundhouse’“Everybody wants to do something strange, and is. It remains for a few people to stand and watch them and report what it all looks like and […]
  23. Today on Vulture Recommends: Five Old-School Cable PromosTV reporter Josef Adalian chooses his favorite ads from the early days of premium cable.
  24. Keeping Score with Nick Arcade“The principle is: Do not fear the small number of people. Better three people fully linked together, than more but always disagreeing with […]
  25. Getting Out of ControlOut of Control is probably one of the more obscure programs from Nick’s golden era, even though it enjoys the honor of having been the first […]
  26. We Double Dare YouAnd then there’s Double Dare. It was the show that helped usher Nickelodeon into a newly established administration with Gerry Laybourne […]
  27. 13 Things About Are You Afraid of the Dark?Your younger brothers and sisters (ah, hell, let’s be honest: Your kids) may know DJ MacHale as the author of the wildly successful YA novel […]
  28. A Manic Remembrance of The Ren & Stimpy ShowToday was certainly peculiar. We all have weird, wacky lives these days. But, this morning I was talking to the set designer of Double Dare […]
  29. What’s Wrong with Comedy Central?I have been writing about comedy for about seven years now — hi, 2005! — and, whenever I interview a comedian, almost without fail […]
  30. You Don’t Know Doug, Part Two: Moral Underpinnings, From Nick to Disney, […]Last week on “Nick of Time,” we revealed the secret identity of Quail Man (aka “Super Clod”), who turned out not to be animated every-man Doug […]
  31. You Don’t Know DougRemember when life was easy? When our most pressing challenge was making sure to get our homework done in time to catch the latest episode of […]
  32. The Origin and Early Programs of Comedy CentralTV is usually a tightly-controlled, highly-regulated corporate appendage, except during the loose, early days of a new network, when everybody […]
  33. Community Beats Mad Men: Visualizing TV RatingsWe hear a lot about TV ratings. The Big Bang Theory’s are very high! Community’s are very low! But with original cable programming getting so […]
  34. This Year’s Cable Lineup Looks Flat-Out AmazingThe new year’s TV schedule looks amazing, at least if Megan Amram’s cable lineups are to be believed. I’m really excited about MTV’s True Life: […]
  35. Panic Starting to Set in at Cable Companies as More and More People CancelFor the second straight quarter, a whole bunch of people cancelled their TV service and replaced it with the internet. The industry is trying […]
  36. the future is coming
    Government Speeds Up Review of Comcast-NBC MergerThey may put some limits on Comcast, but they won’t stop the deal.
  37. the future is coming
    Truce Between Hulu and Boxee Could Hurt Google TVWill someone come out on top soon, please? Because we want to watch Hulu on our TV.
  38. the future is coming
    Network TV vs. Google TV: The Battle to Bring the Internet to Your TV SetIntroducing Google TV, now without episodes from ABC, NBC, or CBS.
  39. media
    Fox, Cablevision Both Want You to Panic About Losing Your Sports, Bones RerunsForget the NLCS. What about those two re-broadcasts of ‘Seinfeld’ every night??
  40. city life
    Cable Guy No Longer Free to Show Up Whenever He Damn Well PleasesAlso: no more interminable phone waits. Hooray!
  41. in other news
    Fox News Hits No. 1 in All Cable Prime TimeLast week, they even topped perennial No. 1, USA.
  42. cable
    Unwatched Network to Be Replaced by Future Unwatched NetworkNat Geo Wild will replace Fox Reality in the spring.
  43. apropos of nothing