Jason Lynch

Jason Lynch

Jason Lynch is Adweek's television beat writer, covering trends, technology, personalities and programming across broadcast, cable and streaming video. Formerly TV Editor for People magazine, he has been covering the TV and movie industries for more than a decade.

Elisabeth Moss, Rob Lowe and Other TV Stars Reminisce About Their Most Memorable Ads

Excedrin, Pabst Blue Ribbon and AOL spots gave those actors an early boost—or took their careers to new heights.

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.

How CBS and Survivor’s Producers Handled the Outing of a Transgender Contestant

Zeke Smith worked with the network and GLAAD for nine weeks to share his story.

Pop Lands a Keanu Reeves Comedy Series and Syndicated Rights to The Goldbergs

In its upfront slate, the network also branches out into scripted drama for the first time.

Despite Connie Britton’s Departure, CMT Is Renewing Nashville for Yet Another Season

The country music network, which rescued the drama from cancellation last summer after ABC canceled it, gives it new life once again.

As O’Reilly Factor Loses More Advertisers, John Oliver Says He’ll Buy One

His 'Catheter Cowboy' character returns for a new Trump-targeted spot about sexual harassment.

Georgia’s TV and Film Industry Now Brings in $7 Billion a Year, Fueled by Smart Incentives

Robust tax incentives and state infrastructure lured 245 productions to Georgia in the last fiscal year.

SNL Hilariously Takes On the Pepsi and O’Reilly Factor Advertising Scandals

Alec Baldwin pulls double duty as Bill O’Reilly and Donald Trump, while the Pepsi spot's director gets a bracing wake-up call.