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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…

75 Percent of Networks Will Use C7 Advertising Metric for Upfront Deals

VAB survey caps shift after decade using C3

Step aside, C3. Your upfront reign is over. Around 75 percent of broadcast and cable networks will use Nielsen's C7 metric as their primary currency for this year's upfront deals, according…

TV Stars Like Andy Samberg and Alfonso Ribeiro Recall Their Most Memorable Commercials

The good, the bad and the never-seen

Before they made it big on television, lots of actors honed their skills, and earned their keep, by appearing in commercials. Adweek asked several TV stars to recall the most…

Report: Viacom Ad Sales Chief Jeff Lucas Is Headed to Snapchat

His departure would throw Viacom's upfront into disarray

Viacom's situation—in which its founder, CEO and board of directors are all engaged in a bitter legal battle over the company's future—just might have gone from bad to worse. Just a…

Here Are the 12 TV Shows You Don't Want to Miss This Summer

From Mr. Robot's return to Roots, quality television is everywhere

The 2015-16 broadcast season officially ended on Wednesday, but if you think that you can just prop up your feet for the next three months as you empty out your…

Why the Public, Bitter Battle Over Viacom's Future Shouldn't Affect Its Upfront Negotiations

Ad sales chief Jeff Lucas provides stability

As Hollywood-related civil wars go this summer, Captain America and Iron Man have got nothing on Sumner Redstone and Philippe Dauman, who are engaged in a public, bitter battle over…

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