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Now ‘Sharknado’ Will Light Up America’s Homes! Syfy and Philips Announce First-Ever Transmedia Lighting Experience for ‘Sharknado’ and ‘Sharknado 2′ In-Home Screening

Press release from Syfy and Philips Lighting Communications, July 24, 2014: Just in time for the world premiere of Sharknado 2: The Second One, Syfy and Philips, the global leader in lighting, today announced the first-ever television content-focused immersive lighting…

After Discovery’s ‘Shark Week’ Comes ‘Bark Week’: A Week-Long Event Celebrating Man’s Best Friend on the Hub Network, Starting Aug. 17

Press release from the Hub Network, July 23, 2014: Fresh off the biting adventures of Discovery’s “Shark Week” comes the Hub Network’s celebration of a furrier creature — dogs. Starting Sunday, August 17 to Friday, August 22, the Network is…

The Television Critics Association Announces 2014 TCA Awards Winners

Press release from TCA, July 19, 2014: The Television Critics Association (TCA) recognized the top programs and actors of the 2013-2014 television season tonight, at its 30th Annual TCA Awards presentation. The prestigious organization’s event was held at the Beverly…

TNT Renews Three Summer Hits: ‘The Last Ship,’ ‘Major Crimes’ and ‘Falling Skies’

Press release from Turner, July 18, 2014: TNT has renewed three of its chart-topping summer hits: The Last Ship, Major Crimes and Falling Skies. All three dramas rank among basic cable's Top 5 scripted series this summer with total viewers…

Christina Miller Named President and General Manager, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim and Boomerang

Press release from Turner Broadcasting, July 16, 2014: Christina Miller has been named President and General Manager for the Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. networks Cartoon Network, Adult Swim and Boomerang, as well as their digital brand extensions, including Cartoon Network.com…

A+E Networks Promotes Executives to Pivotal New Roles in the Newly Established A+E Networks Research & Analytics Team

Press release from A+E Networks, July 16, 2014: A+E Networks® has established a new integrated division, the A+E Research & Analytics Team, which will be composed of four units that will work closely together and with their respective internal clients. …

Nominees for the 35th Annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards Announced by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences

Press release from NATAS, July 15, 2014: Nominations for the 35th Annual News and Documentary Emmy® Awards were announced today by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS).  The News & Documentary Emmy® Awards will be presented on…

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences to Honor William J. Small, Former CBS Washington Bureau Chief and President of NBC News, With Lifetime Achievement Award at the News & Documentary Emmy Awards

Press release from NATAS, Monday, July 14, 2014: William J. Small, the legendary CBS News Washington Bureau chief from 1962-1974, and later President of NBC News, President of United Press International, Dean of Fordham’s Graduate School of Business, and Chairman…

ABC Hires First Programmatic Ad Sales Chief — New Post Comes as ABC Tests Data-Driven Ad Sales for Online Video

By Jeanine Poggi Advertising Age ABC has hired Mike Dean as its first head of programmatic and data-driven ad sales. In this new role, Mr. Dean will be responsible for driving ABC's programmatic and data-driven ad sales strategy. During its…

2014 Emmy Nominees — Here’s the Complete List

Nominees for the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards, announced Thursday, July 10, 2014 Drama series "Breaking Bad" (AMC) "Downton Abbey" (PBS) "Game of Thrones" (HBO) "House of Cards" (Netflix) "Mad Men" (AMC) "True Detective" (HBO) Comedy series "The Big Bang Theory"…