The changing of the guard at "The Daily Show" was very much felt as the cabler
dropped from last year's impressive 25 noms.
"They recruited me to develop the bedding business and to re-energize the table linens, home fragrance and bath and body categories," says Cabler
. "Linens are a natural addition to Gump's because they round out the home store assortment."
is also doubling down on the WWE, with the wrestling producer's weekly "SmackDown" showcase moving in January to USA from NBCU sibling Syfy.
"Hillbilly Blood," a new entry coming to Destination America, fits that cabler
's theme of examining exotic aspects of American culture--in this case, the lifestyles of hardy men of Appalachia.
Revolt's approach has raised eyebrows: Some worry the method will commodify fresh talent, since no financial compensation is being offered yet for digital clips that make the cabler
It's a significant contrast from the cabler
's past emphasis on intimate portrayals of larger-than-life characters, a la the crafty serial killer played by Michael C.
3 among publicly traded cablers
, lost 45,500 viewers in the quarter and 215,500 during the year, down 5%.
was founded in 1991 by media maven Steven Brill, with backing from Time Warner Cablevision, NBC and Liberty.
in adults 18-49, FX still has a ways to go to approach the numbers of Fox, which has won the season for five years running.
's new Wednesday slate, which bows June 17, is billed as adventure night, with the spooky ghost-hunting drama "The Othersiders" and real-teens-sent-into-the-wild vehicle "Survive This."
For the Turner cablers
, the decision to hold their May 14 event at the Hammerstein Ballroom is a symbolic way of reinforcing their vow to eliminate the last big competitive advantage that broadcasters have over cable, namely the volume of original programming served up in primetime.
It gave the cabler
the stake in question in return for granting Premiere sub-licensing rights to the Bundesliga after the cabler
was forced to shut down its own failed sports pay TV startup, Arena.