For Its Upfront, BET Taps Robin Thede to Host a Late-Night Show and Creates a Biopic Franchise

The company is also changing the name of its sister network, Centric, to BET Her.

TV One’s Ambitious Lineup Includes Expanded News and True Crime Programming

The network will also have a variety of musical original programming.

National Geographic Showcases ‘Genius,’ Its First Scripted Anthology Series at Its Upfront Event

Genius centers on the life of Albert Einstein.

Complex Networks Is Emphasizing Its Pivot Toward Video Production to Its Advertisers

With a refreshed commitment toward video production, Complex Networks and its 6 brands want to show advertisers what they can do.

Freeform Wants to Redefine What a Network Can Be for a Young Adult Audience

The blend of linear and digital viewing options makes for a curated TV network experience for a younger generation of viewers.

Crackle Hopes a Customized Streaming Experience for Viewers Is a Big Hit With Advertisers

With a focus on psychographics, Crackle is moving beyond demographics when creating programming.

Nielsen Touts That Its Total Audience Ratings Reveal Where Some Networks Are Growing

CBS, TBS and ESPN experienced big growth in viewers from streaming services.

An Invigorated Viacom Is Bouncing Back and Scaling Down This Year After a Chaotic 2016 Upfront

The company is ready to share its new strategy with buyers with a focus on the company’s 'flagship six' networks with global revenue potential.

For Some Networks, Bigger Is Actually Better at the Upfronts

AMC and A+E are reversing course and reinstituting their upfront productions.

After Resuscitating VH1, Chris McCarthy Is Ready to Breathe New Life Into MTV

The network chief is betting big on live and unscripted shows in an attempt to save the iconic brand that's been hemorrhaging viewers for years.