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5 Viacom Board Members, Including the CEO, Are Ousted in Massive Overhaul

Sumner Redstone takes on Philippe Dauman

After taking weeks to line up all his pieces in his battle with Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman, Sumner Redstone has finally made his big move to regain control of his…

Hulu Makes Big Kids Programming Push With New Disney Channel Deal

Lands exclusive rights to 7 series

Hulu, Netflix and Amazon's battle for childrens programming has become just as heated as the one over shows for adults. Today, Hulu landed a big coup in its bid to…

Why CMT Picked Up Nashville From ABC, and When the Show Could Debut

Network president explains big swing

CMT president Brian Philips wasn't kidding when he told Adweek in March prior to his network's upfront presentation that the country-themed network's move into scripted series this year for the first time…

Nashville Will Move to CMT for Season 5 After ABC Gave It the Ax

Hulu gets exclusive streaming rights

Nashville is back from the dead. The Connie Britton and Hayden Panettiere drama, which ABC canceled last month after four seasons, is moving to CMT for Season 5. CMT will air…

New ESPN Series Shows How O.J. Simpson Changed Advertising—and It Changed Him

Hertz ads, not football, made 'the Juice' a superstar

If you thought FX's superb The People v. O.J. Simpson was the definitive TV miniseries about the NFL star turned criminal, you ain't seen nothing yet. Just wait until tomorrow, when…

Viacom’s Embattled CEO Says Paramount Sale Will Proceed Despite War With Sumner Redstone

And that upfront sales are strong

In his first public comments since his public battle with Viacom founder and chairman emeritus Sumner Redstone over the company's future, Viacom executive chairman and CEO Philippe Dauman said the…

PwC: Internet Advertising Will Overtake Broadcast Advertising in the U.S. Next Year

Mobile to see biggest growth, report says

Although TV advertising will remain strong as the industry evolves over the next five years, internet advertising will overtake broadcast advertising in the U.S. next year. That is the finding from…

The Season's Top TV Shows on Twitter Include Walking Dead, Super Bowl and Fuller House

Nielsen shares most-tweeted moments

The most-watched show of the 2015-16 season in the 18-49 demo—The Walking Dead—also topped the Twitter TV charts for the third straight year. Nielsen released its rundown of the season's most-tweeted…

Travelocity’s Roaming Gnome Will Take Up Residence on IFC’s Comedy Bang! Bang!

Sponsorship includes integration during Friday’s premiere

Travelocity's Roaming Gnome has found a new locale to investigate. The travel site has partnered with IFC's Comedy Bang! Bang! to sponsor the fake talk show's upcoming Season 5, which…

Showtime Will Premiere One Series a Month, Which Might Disappoint Homeland Fans

But it’s renewing the show for 2 seasons

Showtime has gone through some major changes in the past year, including rolling out a direct-to-consumer service last July to reach viewers who did not have a cable subscription. Now…

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