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Turner Closes Out Upfront Sales Ahead of 2 Broadcasters

Second year as a combined portfolio yields CPM increases

Another upfront sales team is wrapping business before the July 4 holiday, as Turner has completed the majority of its upfront negotiations, according to sources familiar with the situation. Unlike last…

Reelz Will Air Miss USA After NBC Dropped It

Cable channel rescues Donald Trump's July 12 pageant

You're going to be hearing a lot about Reelz today, probably for the first time in four years.   That's because the independent cable channel has landed rights to televise the…

TV Land Pulls Dukes of Hazzard Reruns

Confederate flag controversy hits the General Lee

Good Ol' Boys Bo and Luke Duke—and the confederate flag atop their beloved General Lee—won't be "making their way" on TV Land any longer. The cable network has pulled The Dukes…

Showtime and Hulu Explain Why Their Brands are Pulling Double Duty

Two names, four products: will it confuse consumers?

Do you use Hulu, or Hulu? And do you subscribe to Showtime, or Showtime? No, those weren't typos. The two words I repeated in the previous paragraph are actually referring to…

Comedian Natasha Leggero Talks Getting High on YouTube

Plus, the highbrow TV drama that always puts her to sleep

Specs Age 41 Claim to fame Comedian; co-creator and star of Another Period on Comedy Central (premieres June 23) Base Los Angeles Twitter @natashaleggero What's the first information you consume in the morning? My dogs must…

TV Land Cements Its Gen X Rebranding With a New Logo

Farewell, 'Hot in Cleveland' audience

TV Land has been giving its channel a Generation X-themed overhaul, and now it's done the same with its logo, which debuted on the network today. Its first new logo in…

To Promote Its New Scream Series, MTV Is 'Killing' Its Audience

Play the network's new Choose Your Own Murder game

As MTV continues its huge promotional push on social media for the upcoming series Scream, the network has unveiled its latest method for hooking potential viewers—"killing" them. In the spirit of…

Why This Weekend’s Real Must-See Series Is Not True Detective

Catastrophe is the premiere truly worth watching

After 15 months and thousands of memes, True Detective Season 2 finally premieres on Sunday. It would be nearly impossible for any show to live up to that level of…

Marc Maron's Podcast Is About to Get Its Biggest Guest Ever: President Obama

'WTF Summit' marks a big step for the medium

President Barack Obama is on the books for a guest appearance on the WTF With Marc Maron podcast. And it's hard to determine the biggest winner in the development. Well, it's…

Why Television Is Taking Over Cannes Lions

Viola Davis and Kim Kardashian lead TV's biggest festival contingent yet

When the Cannes Lions festival kicks off Sunday, it will feature the usual mix of speakers from the worlds of advertising, technology, entertainment and media. But this year, advertising's biggest…

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