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These Were the Hottest TV Shows and Networks of 2016

Life met art in the 2016 TV Hot List. Veep, a political satire about a White House run, was declared Hottest Comedy, but was trumped by the real thing, which […]

Here’s the Definitive Plan for Your Week at Cannes

The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity can be sensory (and scheduling) overload, whether you're a first-time attendee or a Palais pro. With so many options for things to do, […]

Turner Ad Sales Chief: ‘Dayparts Are Dead’

For the first time, Turner brought all of its networks together under one roof for its 2015-2016 upfront. That roof? The Theater at Madison Square Garden."When they planned this, they had to assume the Knicks were gonna suck," Charles Barkley chimed in early, and often.

CNN Bumps Up Original Programming

In keeping with Jeff Zucker's mandate to evolve away from the traditional newscast, CNN in its  Thursday upfront presentation announced another surge in original programing.

Our 2013 Brand Genius Think Tank

In the second of three scheduled tracks, Adweek’s Brand Genius Think Tank event, in partnership with Time Warner, recently tackled the question of how the ever-expanding social graph is changing […]

CNN’s Documentary Unit Officially Up and Running

In addition to green-lighting nonfiction fare featuring personalities such as Anthony Bourdain and Morgan Spurlock, CNN’s new boss Jeff Zucker has kept in place CNN Films, new documentary production and acquisition division, which was announced last October—a month before his hire was announced.

Soledad O’Brien Off Daily Duties at CNN

It's been rumored for a while and now it's official: Soledad O'Brien is out of the mix at CNN. She'll be producing documentaries for the network, but O'Brien will no longer have a daily presence at the rapidly evolving CNN.

Video Gallery: Live From Hurricane Sandy

TV news reporters—especially those of the meteorological persuasion—are the first to admit they live to cover severe weather. Flying into action nearly as fast as police, fire and emergency services workers, local TV news reporters are among the first on the scene of any natural disaster.

MSNBC Ratings Down Since Olbermann’s Departure

Things aren’t looking good for MSNBC, which is apparently on the precipice of falling back into third place among cable news networks, The New York Times reported today.

First Mover: Anderson Cooper

What prompted your move to daytime TV? At the age of 44, I felt like I wanted to get more out of life. And laugh more and learn more and get more out of each day. And I want that for viewers as well. It allows me to go in-depth on topics which don’t necessarily fit on a newscast.