If you asked most anybody about premium networks’ future a few years ago, they’d probably tell you to look elsewhere for growth. But the opposite has happened, with premium nets continuing to add subscribers at nice rates.
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02/20/2014SundanceTV's has added another series to its slate of original, scripted programming with the thriller “The Red Road,” premiering Feb 27 9pm. Like “Top of the Lake” before it, the 6-episode series treats location and landscape almost as a character in its own right. We spoke with Aaron Guzikowski, co-executive producer, writer and creator, about the show’s development, the Native American tribe on which the series is based and casting the right actors.
If it doesn’t look like a duck and doesn’t quack like a duck, it still may be a duck. So is the case with Nickelodeon’s newest animated series, “Breadwinners,” in which two odd-looking blobs that are actually ducks operate a bread delivery service out of their rocket van. Execs at the network talk animation and a new breed of creators.
In the fourth installment of Investigation Discovery’s “The Injustice Files,” (premieres Feb 24, 8pm) filmmaker and host Keith Beauchamp explores the phenomenon of American “sundown towns,” or communities that did not allow African Americans to live there—or in some cases even be present—after dark. We spoke to Beauchamp about what it was like traversing these towns, which he believes haven’t altogether abandoned this legacy.
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