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This Week in TV News: the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and A24

By Cadent Staff
11/21/18 < 1 minute READ

This week, we’re talking about the annual #MacysParade on Sixth Avenue in New York City, “House of Cards” and indie movie studio A24.

How to watch the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Hoda Kotb, Savannah Guthrie, and Al Roker will host coverage of the parade on NBC. Cord-cutters and cord-nevers can watch NBC’s coverage on Verizon’s YouTube channel, log into nbc.com/live or take in the floats on the Watch NBC app.

Post-Kevin Spacey, more women than men watch House of Cards. A Kevin Spacey-free season of House of Cards premiered on Netflix in early November. According to Nielsen’s SVOD Content Ratings, the audience is now 54% female. When Kevin Spacey played the president, the show skewed 56% male. (Hollywood Reporter)

A new way to stream old movies. After FilmStruck closes down at the end of this month, classic movie fans may be looking for an alternative way to watch their favorite old films. They’re in luck – WarnerMedia will launch the Criterion Channel in Spring 2019. In a blog post, the Criterion Collection said it will pick up where the old service left off. (The Criterion Collection blog)

Indie Studio hitmaker A24 will make Apple movies. A24 signed on to a “multiyear agreement” to make movies with Apple. The studio is responsible for critically acclaimed hits like “Moonlight,” “Big Sick,” “Lady Bird,” “Ex Machina” and “The Florida Project.” (Variety)

See last week’s edition of This Week in TV News.