Trevor Noah Undergoes Emergency Appendectomy

Daily Show host will miss tonight's show

The Daily Show host Trevor Noah was rushed this morning into emergency surgery, where the late-night comedian underwent an appendectomy. "We're happy to report that the procedure went well and he…

Why Uncertainty Surrounds How Advertising Will Work on Vice’s New TV Network

Buyers intrigued but wary after deal with A+E

It took A+E Networks and Vice Media more than six months to finish their deal, finally announced yesterday, for Vice to take over A+E's History offshoot, H2. The revamped channel, which…

Jon Stewart Picks His Post-Daily Show Landing Spot: HBO

4-year deal begins with short-form digital content

After spending 16 years at Comedy Central as host of The Daily Show, Jon Stewart has found a new network to call home: HBO. The comedian signed a four-year deal with…

Vice Will Take Over A+E Networks’ H2 Next Year, Rebranding It as Viceland

Long-delayed revamp set after DirecTV carriage deal was done

Better late than never: The long-awaited deal for Vice Media to take over A+E Networks' H2 network, which many expected to be announced last spring, was finalized today. As expected, Vice…

The Average Viewer of the Third GOP Debate Lost Interest After Just One Hour

14 million watched on CNBC

Wednesday night's GOP presidential debate on CNBC—in which the moderators got more attention than the candidates—was watched by 14 million people. While that's a record audience for CNBC, it's significantly…

TruTV Is Dropping Up to 9 Minutes of Ads Per Hour Next Fall

Network says it's the lowest average commercial time on TV

Advertising space is going to pull a vanishing act on truTV next fall, when the network plans to reduce its ad load by as much as 47 percent.  Beginning in late…

Spanish-Dubbed South Park Will Join Walking Dead and Prison Break on NBC Universo

Network polled millennial Hispanics to find their favorites

Aye Dios mío! Mataron a Kenny! Soon you can catch Kenny, Cartman, Kyle and Stan en español on NBC Universo, the sports and entertainment cable network geared toward millennial Hispanics. South Park…

How Nielsen’s Total Audience Measurement Will Give Ad Buyers a Programmatic Boost

Multiplatform data should optimize media plans

Nielsen's upcoming total audience measurement tool—which the company shared exclusively with Adweek on Tuesday—will finally show networks and advertisers how their content is viewed across all platforms. But as the…

How Nielsen Is Selling Its Game-Changing New Service to Ad Buyers

Is the industry ready for total audience measurement?

Nielsen has spent two years putting together its new total audience measurement tool, but as the company prepares to cross the finish line, it still has a major hurdle to…

Here Are the Answers to All Your Questions About Nielsen's Total Audience Measurement

Yes, some Netflix shows will be included

Now that Nielsen has unveiled total audience measurement details, what does it all mean, and more importantly, when will you be able to get your hands on it? Here are…