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TV After Shows Popping Up Everywhere

Weapons Master Tommy Dunne, Comedian Al Murray, Actor Ian McElhinney and Presenter Sue Perkins during Game of Thrones: From Page to Screen part of Advertising Week Europe 2016 day 4 at Picturehouse Central on April 21, 2016 in London, England.  (Jeff Spicer/Getty Images for Advertising Week Europe)
Weapons Master Tommy Dunne, Comedian Al Murray, Actor Ian McElhinney and Presenter Sue Perkins during Game of Thrones: From Page to Screen part of Advertising Week Europe 2016 day 4 at Picturehouse Central on April 21, 2016 in London, England. (Jeff Spicer/Getty Images for Advertising Week Europe)

Networks are realizing an easy source of ratings and income, capitalizing on television they’ve already made. They’re called After Shows. Bravo TV and ABC have delved into the territory. And NPR’s Eric Deggans tells Here & Now’s Robin Young, HBO and AMC are airing talk shows about their successful franchises, “Games of Thrones” and “The Walking Dead.”

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