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Discovery Ad Sales Chief Joe Abruzzese to Retire After 46 Years in the Business

Will be replaced by Ben Price

One of the titans of the TV ad industry is calling it a day. Discovery Communications' ad sales chief Joe Abruzzese will retire at the end of the year, capping…

Jeff Ross Does Drive-By Roastings for Dodge in Comedy Central Branded Spot

Viacom Velocity-produced content promotes Roast Battle

Many brands would want to stay clear of comedian Jeff Ross's no-holds-barred roasts for Comedy Central, but not Dodge. The company is teaming up with Ross—known as Comedy Central's "Roastmaster General"—for…

Who Will Lead Fox News in the Post-Ailes Era?

That's the billion dollar question

What is Fox News without Roger Ailes? A question once only whispered in the cable news giant's headquarters on Sixth Avenue in New York has grown to be the pressing…

Jon Stewart Takes Down Roger Ailes and Donald Trump in His First Daily Show-Style Rant in 11 Months

Makes surprise appearance on Late Show

Ever since Jon Stewart stepped down as host of The Daily Show last August, his fans have been begging him to return to late-night and deliver his brilliant, incisive political…

It's Official: Roger Ailes Resigns From Fox News Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations

Rupert Murdoch steps in as chairman and acting CEO

After a flurry of bizarre reports earlier this week, confirmed then quickly denied, about Roger Ailes' exit from Fox News, it's now official: The chairman and CEO is departing the…

The ACC Finally Lands Its Own TV Network Through a Partnership With ESPN

It will launch in 2019

Following years of speculation, ESPN and the Atlantic Coast Conference finally came to an agreement this morning to partner on a TV network dedicated to the ACC's member schools. As part…

SNL's Colin Jost and Michael Che Take Weekend Update to the Conventions

Special editions at the RNC and DNC

Count Saturday Night Live's Michael Che among the electorate who are "politicked out." "The world is burning down and we also gotta deal with this?" Che told Adweek in an interview…

Despite Streaming Options, Millennial Women Plan to Watch the Olympics on TV

Only 18% will view the games online

The 2016 Summer Olympics are just a few weeks away, and it looks like the TV-friendly time zone of the host city, Rio de Janeiro, will pay big dividends for…

The Return of 'Stephen Colbert' and Jon Stewart Gives Late Show a Ratings Boost

Going live post-RNC pays off for CBS

CBS had hoped that its decision to broadcast The Late Show with Stephen Colbert live during both political convention weeks would give the show the boost in ratings and buzz…

Netflix's Making a Murderer Is Returning With New Episodes

Will focus on the post-conviction process

Viewers were instantly enthralled with Netflix's 10-hour true-crime documentary, Making a Murderer, when it came out late last year. And it seems the directors behind the controversial series weren't done telling…

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