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Golden Age of TV Shows Signs of Cracks as Some Channels Give Up

  • WGN, MTV, A&E pull back on scripted programs in crowded field
  • Analyst: original series boom on cable is ‘coming to an end’
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For some TV networks, the Golden Age of Television is losing its luster.

MTV, A&E and WGN are all cutting back on high-end productions after failing to attract big enough audiences in an increasingly crowded landscape.