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Facetime: End of Summer Roundup

The media world was out in full force, enjoying the last days of summer on both coasts. In Los Angeles, the Emmy Awards took everyone's attention, while in New York […]

All 5 Broadcast Network Presidents Share Their Fall TV Playbooks

After a season where none of the five broadcast networks grew their 18-49 audience (and ABC, Fox and NBC lost viewers in that demo), they will try to reverse that trend in the 2016-17 season, which officially kicks off Sept. 19. Over the next six weeks, the nets will roll out 20 new shows, plus 61 returning series.

ABC’s New President Is Making History, and She’s Focused on Making Waves This Fall

The year 2016 has been a whirlwind for Channing Dungey, who was promoted to ABC Entertainment president in February, succeeding Paul Lee.

Kiefer Sutherland Saved the World on 24, but Can He Rescue ABC?

In May, media buyers and advertisers filing into ABC's upfront presentation at Lincoln Center's David Geffen Hall in New York were eager to see what the network's new entertainment president Channing Dungey had in store her first time on stage. Instead, it was ABC's other new president who stole the show.

Designated Survivor Should Give New Life to Fourth-Place ABC This Fall

Our weeklong breakdown of each broadcast network’s new fall shows hits the midway point today with ABC. The network slipped to No. 4 last season among 18- to 49-year-olds after […]

Adweek’s Fall TV Preview: Which New Broadcast Shows Deserve Your Time and Ad Budget?

The 2016-17 season is almost upon us. Over the next month and a half, the five broadcast networks will premiere 20 new series, with most of those debuts coming in the next two weeks. They began Sunday, when Fox previewed Son of Zorn, and continue until CBS closes the fall out on Thursday, Oct. 27 with the comedy The Great Indoors and the medical drama Pure Genius.

ABC Will Air the Oscars Through at Least 2028

ABC remains the only one of the big four broadcast networks shut out of the NFL broadcast business, but it has a lock on its yearly marquee live TV event for the next 12 years.

ABC Drops Its TGIT Thursday Night Branding Until Scandal Returns in January

Channing Dungey has been ABC Entertainment president for just six months, but she's already mastered an essential element of the job: Keep your network's most important producer happy.

ABC Relaunches Streaming App That Lets Fans Watch 38 of Their Favorite Older Shows

ABC has given its streaming service a major overhaul, and granting all viewers—even those without cable or satellite subscription—free access to full seasons of more than three dozen older shows and seven new digital short-form series.

ABC Finishes Its Upfront Sales Strong and Early Thanks to Slate of Freshman Programs

While ABC took its time during last year's upfront negotiations, which didn't officially wrap until August, the network worked with a bit more urgency this year. ABC has finished its upfront sales, with CPM (cost per thousand viewers reached) increases ranging from 9 to 10 percent, according to a person with knowledge of the negotiations. Volume gains were also strong.