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The Most Memorable Cable TV Moments of 2013

@juliannetwin

December 13, 2013

What a year it was for TV – from record-breaking ratings to groundbreaking programming to raunchy MTV specials, 2013 had it all. We said goodbye to some amazing favorites and welcomed new ones. Cable TV is more diverse, creative, and edgy than ever before – and we can’t wait to see what 2014 as in store…

Industry News

What Are We Most Thankful For? Television.

@juliannetwin

November 26, 2013

Welcome to the November edition of highlights in cable entertainment and programming news. Here you will find insider information on TV ratings, show renewals, new networks and shows, unique programmer news, show-runner updates and more! Also, for previews of new cable seasons and sneak peeks for shows, don’t forget to check out NCTA’s TV Trailer Page….

Industry News

Witches, Zombies, and Lawyers, OH MY!

@juliannetwin

October 31, 2013

Today we’re launching the first in a new series that highlights the cable entertainment and programming news of the past month. Here you will find insider information on TV ratings, show renewals, new networks and shows, unique programmer news, show-runner updates and more! Also, for previews of new cable seasons and sneak peeks for shows,…

Cable Programming

It's the Little Things that Make Breaking Bad Big

@johnsolit

August 15, 2013

I waited patiently. I desperately avoided Internet theories, show-runner interviews, and reddit AMAs.  When I found out the first five minutes of the first episode were screened at Comic Con 2013, I immediately stopped reading anything that even referenced the city of San Diego. I cloistered myself. Thanks to months of diligence and in spite…

Cable Programming

Breaking Bad, Shark Week, The White Queen Premieres Still to Come

@juliannetwin

July 30, 2013

With the new season launches of cable hits like “Dexter”, “True Blood”, “Top Chef Masters” and “Newsroom” plus the beginning of new series “Ray Donovan” already behind us this summer, does this mean that August will be a slow month? Fear not cable fans – there is plenty more to come! The late summer/early fall…

Cable Programming

NCTA's ALL NEW Trailers Page

@johnsolit

May 16, 2013

Somewhere between discussing public policy and evaluating technology deployment strategies, we try to step back and realize the final product of our work is supporting some of the best television programming ever made. We absolutely love TV and we look forward to new seasons and new shows with great anticipation. That’s why we’re so proud…

Cable Programming

USA Today, Wolff Wrong on Cable

February 22, 2013

On February 18th USA Today published an article written by Michael Wolff called “Cable is Taking the Fast Train to Oblivion.” The article forecasts a future of the cable TV industry that almost directly opposes reality. It completely dismisses how Americans actually consume cable programming and how the cable industry reacts to the changing needs…