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‘Duck Dynasty’ Has Finally Been Hunted to Cancellation

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick November 17, 2016 @ 9:02 AM
Lionsgate
Once upon a time, TV stood in awe of Duck Dynasty pulling in significantly higher ratings than some non-reality shows, to the point that one member’s exile from the series made national headlines. Now, after five years and eleven seasons, the Robertson clan will finally hang up their duck whistles, at least on TV.

‘Bates Motel’ Sets Rihanna for ‘Psycho’ Kill in Now-Final Season

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick July 22, 2016 @ 6:38 PM
Paramount / Kevin Winter, Getty Images
It seemed something of a given that A&E’s Bates Motel would close up shop in Season 5, as well incorporate the most famous Psycho murder, but the truth is far stranger. Yes, Bates Motel will officially come to an end with 2017, but with Rihanna as Marion Crane! No joke!

‘Bates Motel’ Final Season Introducing ‘Psycho’s Most Iconic Character

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick May 16, 2016 @ 11:14 PM
A&E
And lo, another season of Bates Motel has come to a close with Monday’s unsettling “Norman,” following through on a series-shaking cliffhanger from the prior episode. Looking ahead, Season 5 has more or less been confirmed as the final run for Bates Motel, which showrunners now confirm will finally go Psycho with the thriller’s other most famous character.

‘Bates Motel’ Makes Norman ‘A Danger to Himself and Others’ in First Season 4 Pics

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick February 19, 2016 @ 5:14 PM
A&E
The madness boils over in Season 4 of Psycho prequel Bates Motel, and we would immediately advise refraining from any unnecessary showers. Of course, the first photos of Season 4 premiere “A Danger to Himself and Others” might land you in the hospital regardless, as will the synopsis.

Norman and Mother Finally Collide in First ‘Bates Motel’ Season 4 Trailer

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick February 11, 2016 @ 12:38 PM
A&E
As much fun as Bates Motel has had building Norman Bates up for a Psycho fall, sooner or later, Mother’s got to go. That time might have come by the first Season 4 trailer, as young Norman has fully taken to wearing her mothers clothes, while the family around them crumbles.

‘Bates Motel’ Goes Down the Drain in Familiar Season 4 Promo

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick January 18, 2016 @ 10:13 AM
A&E
Every year brings A&E’s Bates Motel closer in line with its cinematic origins, but is Season 4 finally the year Norman sends his mother down the drain? A new 2016 promo hints at some familiar Psycho imagery, and an ominous end for Norman’s favorite future basement decoration.

‘Bates Motel’ Season 4 Sets March Premiere With ‘Damien’

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick January 6, 2016 @ 3:06 PM
A&E
It’s been some time since we’ve checked in for a stay at A&E’s Bates Motel, and it seems another famous horror property will be setting up shop nextdoor this March. The network has officially set a March premiere for the fourth year of Norman Bates’ descent into madness, as well as The Omen sequel series Damien.

A&E’s New ‘Damien’ Teaser Trailer is All For You

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick December 23, 2015 @ 10:09 AM
A&E
If the past year in TV has proven anything, sequel series and movie tie-ins are no longer a guarantee of success, so where might A&E (formerly Lifetime)’s The Omen sequel Damien land? A slick new teaser for the demonic thriller recreates one of the horror film’s most enduring images, which at least ups the creep factor.

Nielsen Ratings Finally Dip a Toe Into Analyzing Netflix, Hulu Viewer Data

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 28, 2015 @ 10:32 PM
Hulu / Netflix
As Hannibal fans this weekend (and billions of others before them) can attest, too long has the antiquated Nielsen ratings system given an incomplete picture of a show’s viewership, swaying networks to and fro of cancellation. We may finally have some progress however, as Nielsen will begin taking into account streaming data from the likes of Hulu, Netflix and beyond.