A.J. Katz

A.J. Katz is a staff writer for Adweek, where he specializes in covering television ratings, media personalities and programming. He is co-editor of Adweek's TVNewser blog covering the national news industry.

ABC Owned Station Group Updates Its Local News App With a Bold Redesign

The update hammers hard on customization and personalization.

The Crown’s Ratings Don’t Measure Up to Stranger Things, but the Audience Is a Valuable One

The show's viewers are well-to-do, older, highly educated and mostly female.

The BBC Is Using Facial Coding Technology to Monitor the Effectiveness of Branded Content

It identifies users' emotions by tracking micro-facial expressions.

What Disney’s Acquisition of 21st Century Fox Could Mean for Streaming Services

A problem for Netflix could be a blessing for Hulu.

Time Names the ‘Silence Breakers’ as Its 2017 Person of the Year

The issue was produced exclusively by women.

Disney Touts 2 New Streaming Services, Including ESPN+ and One With a Live-Action Star Wars Series

The company wants to be a 'viable player' in the direct-to-consumer space.

Vice and Vogue Bring Contrasting Styles of Grit and Grace to a New Editorial Partnership

The 100-day collaboration will launch in 2018.

Netflix Is Increasing Its Spending on Original Content. How Will Competitors Like HBO Respond?

The streaming juggernaut is going from $6 billion this year to $8 billion in 2018.

The Weather Channel Decides Not to Name a Winter Storm for Stephen Colbert After All

Broadcaster says safety is more important than the joke.

TV Viewers of Lifestyle and News Programming Are More Likely to Watch Ads in Real Time

Networks and ad buyers are using new technologies to measure attentiveness.