The broadcast upfronts week was full of buzzwords like "big data" and "viewability," but as usual, each presentation came down to content and which new shows viewers are going to […]
JWT CEO Gustavo Martinez continues to build his senior management team, adding Lyle Tick as global chief growth officer, a new position at the WPP Group agency.
As co-chairman and co-CEO of Fox Television Group, Dana Walden, alongside partner Gary Newman, now oversees both Fox Broadcasting Company and 20th Century Fox Television, which Walden (who started there in 1992) has run with Newman since 1999.
The last time Fox was at the Television Critics Association's winter press tour, then-chief Kevin Reilly declared that pilot season was dead (which topped my list of the most ridiculous statements network presidents said last year).
DC Entertainment has become a major force in the television world over the past few months thanks in large part to an aggressive slate at the CW, but there's more […]
Pandora’s new ad product, dubbed Sponsored Listening, lets you skip audio promos for an hour if you click on a video ad. The music service is beta testing with Fox, which is pushing its fall shows Gotham and Mulaney.
Every year, broadcast spends millions upon millions turning scripts into pilots and pilots into series. And frequently, it picks scripts with quite a few commonalities. Of course, if you have an entire professional class assigned the task of figuring out what's popular and making it into a TV show, this is going to happen.
“I was Dick Donner’s assistant for four years, where I just constantly asked him about Superman,” confessed Geoff Johns, chief creative officer of DC Comics. “And The Goonies. He told me once that if he’d done another Superman movie, he would have made it about Brainiac, and I was just like, ‘Aw, man.’”
Continuing our week-long rundown of broadcast TV's latest and greatest offerings, we now look to Fox. And Fox is in some trouble. The network lost a huge chunk of its […]