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TCA Summer Press Tour

MCN's coverage of the Television Critics Association summer press tour, held at the Beverly Hilton from July 8 to July 23, can be found here

Recent articles include:

FX Readies 'Simpsons World' for October Digital Debut

For fans of Homer, Bart and Marge, it’s always been a world colored by Simpsons. In October, "Simpsons World" will be the digital home for the first 25 seasons of the acclaimed animated series and beyond.

TCA: HBO Wins Four TCA Awards

Beverly Hills, Calif.--HBO was the big winner at the annual Television Critics Awards held Saturday night.

Showtime's Nevins Touts Advantages Over Broadcast

Beverly Hills, Calif. — Nearly one week after his predecessor, NBC Entertainment chairman and former Showtime chief Bob Greenblatt complained during the TCA summer press tour of the advantages held by cable networks, Showtime Networks president David Nevins acknowledged enjoying an edge in certain areas over his broadcast competitors when it comes to programming.

Working Out The Brand

Beverly Hills, Calif. — Discovery Fit & Health next January will rebrand itself as Discovery Life Channel — Discovery’s fourth channel rebrand in just over four years — in an effort to offer more “life-enhancing challenges and moments” in its health-related reality shows to target women aged 25 to 54. Jane Latman, general manager and senior vice president of development at ID: Investigation Discovery, will also serve as general manager for Discovery Life. She sat down with Multichannel News programming editor R. Thomas Umstead during last week’s Television Critics Association Summer Tour to provide a sneak peek of the rebranded channel.

TV-Viewing Evolution Reaches TCA Tour

Beverly Hills, Calif. -- Viewers' consumption habits could dictate future of content distribution.

Salaam Coleman Smith Joins ABC Family

Beverly Hills, Calif.—Salaam Coleman Smith has been named executive vice president strategy and programming at ABC Family. The announcement was made by network president Tom Ascheim on Tuesday at the TCA summer press tour here.

TCA: Starz CEO Says ‘Outlander’ Could Have Long Run

Beverly Hills -- Starz’s new original series Outlander could have a long run on the premium service given the numerous books in the series if viewers back the show, according to Starz CEO Chris Albrecht during the network's Television Critics Association summer tour presentation.

TCA: Sundance TV Slates Thanksgiving Mini-Series

Beverly Hills -- SundanceTV will premiere a two-part mini-series during the November Thanksgiving weekend, the network announced Friday during its Television Critics Association summer press tour session.