Morning Static: HBO, THE X-FILES, THE BACHELOR & More!


• Late Night Wars: On Full Frontal, Samantha Bee Is ‘Happy to Take Up the Mantle’ for Women on Late Night TV
• HUH? Netflix to restore Lost finale after fan outcry
• When ‘The X-Files’ Became A-List: An Oral History of Fox’s Out-There Success Story
• Woo-Hoo! HBO Near Deal for ‘Game of Thrones’ Seasons 7 and 8
• HBO PREZ: Deadwood Reunion Movie ‘Is Going to Happen,’ Promises HBO President
• News You Can Use: How to Catch Up on 9 Seasons of The X-Files (Plus the Movies) in Just 4 Days
• A History of The Bachelor, by the People Who Lived It
• In Dramatic Overhaul, TNT to Cut Ad Load by 50%: ‘We have overstuffed the bird,’ says president Kevin Reilly
• Here’s How Viacom’s Networks Will Try to Bounce Back in 2016: Comedy Central, MTV and TV Land announce big renewals, new shows
• ‘Walking Dead’ Creator Frank Darabont’s Deposition Unsealed: “We Had Crisis-Level Problems”
• Inside TV’s Retrial of OJ Simpson: A Saga of Race, Redress and, Yes, Robert Kardashian’s Kids
• Surprise, the nightly news is actually growing: Viewership is up, despite the many alternatives people have
• TCA Journal No. 1: It’s End of Days in the Land of Cable
• Mea Culpa: HBO President Of Programming Michael Lombardo Takes Blame For ‘True Detective’ Season 2, Talks Network Nudity
• Cutting the Cord: What won’t happen in 2016
• Must Read TV: Star Trek: Deep Space Nine In 82.5 Hours
• Seriously? The White House has responded to those who want Obama to free Steven Avery
• The Big Tease: See Jimmy McGill Start to Change in an Exclusive Better Call Saul Clip
• Firefly Reunion on Castle: Summer Glau Set to Play New Private Eye
• Mea Culpa II: Eddie Huang Is Finally OK With the Show About His Life, Fresh Off the Boat

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