As Late Night's First Millennial Host, Trevor Noah Is Perfectly Positioned for Success

Survey shows Gen Y is eager for strong satirical news

Stephen Colbert's return to late-night television—and his Late Show's nightly battle with The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon for viewers, bookings and buzz—grabbed the majority of attention and headlines this…

Viacom Goes Big With Trevor Noah's Daily Show Debut, Which Will Air on All Its Networks

Will simulcast on MTV, VH1, BET and more

Comedy Central is giving Trevor Noah the biggest platform possible when he makes his Daily Show hosting debut on Monday: Parent company Viacom will simulcast his first episode across all…

ESPN's Scott Van Pelt Says He Got His Big Break by 'Pretending to Be Arnold Palmer'

Calls career 'a gigantic happy accident'

ESPN's Scott Van Pelt explains that it's impossible to follow in his footsteps because his path to success isn't something that can be duplicated. Van Pelt was a young production…

Nickelodeon Looks to Win Back Millennials by Re-airing All the '90s Shows They Used to Love

TeenNick's 'The Splat' lineup debuts Oct. 5

Nickelodeon may have figured out how to bring back the audience that flocked to it in the '90s: rerun all of their favorite shows from that era. Its sister network, TeenNick,…

Discovery Adds DirecTV’s Paul Guyardo as Chief Commercial Officer

He will oversee ad sales and digital media

Discovery Communications has poached DirecTV exec Paul Guyardo, who will join the company in the newly created role of chief commercial officer. Guayardo, who starts Oct. 5, will oversee the…

12 Social-Savvy Showrunners Worth Following on Twitter and Instagram This Fall

Shonda Rhimes, Mindy Kaling are feedworthy

As the new TV season kicks off this week and the broadcast premieres begin en masse, the networks are pulling out all the stops to lure audiences. For many shows,…

Jon Hamm Finally Wins an Emmy for Mad Men's Don Draper

Andy Samberg spoofs the show's finale, gives out real HBO Now login

The eighth time was the charm for Jon Hamm. The actor, who had been nominated for Emmys seven times previously—and gone winless—for his iconic role as Mad Men's Don Draper, finally…

A+E Networks Shake-up Leads to a New History Chief

Jana Bennett replaces Dirk Hoogstra

Dirk Hoogstra is history at History. The evp and gm of History and H2, who has been overseeing the networks since June 2013, is out, effective immediately. His replacement is FYI…

A French Company Is About to Become America's 4th Largest Cable Provider

Altice Group to acquire Cablevision

After 42 years, the Dolan family will no longer control Cablevision. The New York-based cable operator announced this morning it has agreed to sell to Altice Group, a European telecom company…

Out to Lunch: Fox News' Bill Hemmer Opens Up Over Hot Pastrami

FNC anchor on GOP candidates behind the scenes

In the premiere episode of Out to Lunch, Fox News Channel anchor Bill Hemmer joins Adweek for hot pastrami sandwiches at the world famous Katz's Deli in New York. Hemmer…