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Mayweather-Pacquiao Fight Rakes in $400 Million in Pay-Per-View Revenue for HBO/Showtime

Mayweather-Pacquiao Fight Rakes in $400 Million in Pay-Per-View Revenue for HBO/Showtime

5:26 AM EDT 5/4/2015

Saturday night's Mayweather-Pacquiao championship fight raked in more than $400 million in pay-per-view revenues for HBO and Showtime, potentially the largest haul ever for PPV, according to Deadline. Unfortunately, the cable companies like Time Warner Cable, Comcast Xfinity, DirectTV, Dish, Cox, Charter, AT&T and Optimum along with Verizon, Cablevision, Bright House and RCN were not prepared to handle the massive demand from customers who shelled out $90-$100 to watch the bout live. Service outages and connection problems have been reported in many parts of the country. The cable companies attributed the connection problems to the sheer volume of PPV orders.Read more

Showtime's House of Lies has been renewed for a 10-episode 5th season.

Showtime Renews ‘House of Lies’ for Season 5

6:03 AM EDT 4/2/2015

Showtime's House of Lies has been renewed for a 10-episode 5th season. Created by Matthew Carnahan, the 30-minute dark comedy series based on Martin Kring's book, House of Lies: How Management Consultants Steal Your Watch and Then Tell You the Time, follows a group of management consultants who stop at nothing to get business deals done. Executive produced by Carnahan with Jessika Borsiczky and David Walpert, along with three-time Emmy-nominated and Golden Globe-winning actor, Don Cheadle who also stars as Marty Kaan, the immoral and deceitful proprietor of consultancy firm Kaan & Associates.Read more

Andrew Dice Clay, 57, as a fictionalized version of himself, it will follow him as he continue to work in Las Vegas, trying to resurrect his career while supporting his family as best as he can.

Showtime Gives Scott Armstrong's Sitcom ‘Dice’ a Six Episode Straight-To-Series Order

6:53 AM EDT 3/23/2015

Showtime has just given a six-episode straight-to-series order for Dice, a single-camera scripted comedy created and written by Scot Armstrong who is best known for his work on Playing House, Old School and The Hangover Part II.Read more

TV Academy Rules 'Jane the Virgin,' 'Shameless' and 'Glee'

Emmy Panel Rules Glee, Shameless, and Jane the Virgin to Compete in the Comedies Categories

5:03 PM EDT 3/18/2015

Fox's Glee, Showtime's Shameless, and The CW's Jane The Virgin, all three despite being hour-long shows, can compete as comedies at this year's Emmy Awards, according to the first decision made by the newly formed Television Academy Industry Panel.Read more

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'Penny Dreadful' Showtime Season 2 Releases Teaser Trailer Starring Josh Hartnett, Watch Here (VIDEO)

10:40 PM EST 12/26/2014

'Penny Dreadful' Showtime Season 2 Releases Teaser Trailer Starring Josh Hartnett, Watch Here (VIDEO)Read more

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