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Mr. Robot, Making a Murderer and The People v. O.J. Simpson Compete for Television Critics Association Awards

HBO leads networks in nominations

Mr. Robot, The People v. O.J. Simpson, Making a Murderer, Full Frontal with Samantha Bee and UnReal were among the shows that racked up multiple nominations today as the Television…

How Bloomberg Media Is Rethinking Its Entire Sales Strategy and Seeing Results

By retraining its employees on multiplatform selling

When Justin Smith arrived at Bloomberg Media as chief executive in 2013, he took control of a massive global brand encompassing a television network, a magazine, radio stations, digital properties…

Cable TV and Digital Advertising Jumped in May Heading Into Upfronts

New data shows 16 percent scatter market increase

TV and digital advertising got a bit of a boost in May going into this year's upfronts, according to new data from Standard Media Index. In the findings from SMI, which…

Viacom Wraps Upfront Negotiations Despite Its Board of Directors’ Power Struggle

Data, Snapchat interest helped drive 8% CPM increases

Viacom's board of directors is in disarray with founder Sumner Redstone moving to oust five of its members Thursday including Philippe Dauman in a move that points to his eventual dismissal…

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…

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