MTV Networks

Businessweek Art Director Richard Turley Leaves for MTV

Richard Turley is set to make waves in the design world at a completely new port of call: MTV.

MTV Networks Come Back With Stronger Ad Sales Than Last Year

Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman was upbeat on Wednesday's earnings call, and had reason to be: the network's fortunes on the ad sales front at MTV Networks, which has had a rough few quarters, were up 10 percent year-over-year, a respectable rise back into the black (ad revenue was down 6 percent in the same quarter last year).

Comedy Central Is Dismantling Its Digital Wall

Can a network merge its digital unit with the rest of the corporate structure? Comedy Central thinks it can—today, the network is announcing it’s done exactly that. The next question, of course, is how the agency and client worlds will react.

Fox Makes Headway as First Week of Upfront Deals Ends

After jumping out to an early start on Wednesday, Fox steadily has been closing its 2013-14 upfront deals, writing business at slightly less inflated rates than in recent years.

Fox, ABC Begin Hashing Out Upfront Deals

Call it the déjà vu upfront.

MTV, Twitter Look for Next Beyonce Baby Bump

MTV has always been about identifying the hottest trends at the moment (or even better, before) they permeate mainstream pop culture.

MTV Launches Teen Wolf: The Hunt on Facebook

As most Teen Wolf lovers know, just watching the show's episodes on TV or online doesn’t nearly cut it. You need to chat with other fans.

The 10 Best Upfront Presentations (So Far)

The upfronts are supposed to be an opportunity for cable and broadcast networks—and now digital content providers—to unveil their slates of new programming before an audience of advertising executives, in a bid to impress said execs into turning their pockets inside out.

Sick Nick a Drag on Viacom Ad Sales

Nickelodeon’s ongoing ratings woes were the talk of Viacom’s fiscal second-quarter earnings call, as executives faced a litany of pointed questions about the network’s under-deliveries.

The Viacom Corporation Gets a Blog

Viacom, the owner of Comedy Central, MTV, BET, VH1, Nickelodeon and movie studio Paramount, now has a blog.