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Another Ad Sales Chief Is Out: Toby Byrne Leaves Fox Networks Group

He's the third to step down in the past week alone

Another day, another ad sales chief heading for the door. Toby Byrne, president of ad sales for Fox Networks Group, is leaving the company after 21 years, Fox announced today. He's…

What NBC Sports Can Learn From Eurosport’s Approach to Live International Events

Audiences watch live, no matter what time of day or night

The time zone-friendly Rio Olympics was only an hour ahead of the East Coast, but NBC's prime-time ratings still suffered double-digit declines from the 2012 Summer Games in London. That…

Longtime Ad Sales Chief Arlene Manos Is Stepping Down at AMC Networks

Scott Collins will take over as president

Yet another longtime ad sales chief is leaving their perch. Arlene Manos, who has worked as president of advertising sales for AMC Networks since 2002, is stepping down from the role…

Stephen Colbert, Kelly Ripa and Other TV Stars Recall Their Most Memorable Commercials

From Super Bowl spots to local hair salon ads

Many of fall TV's biggest stars have one thing in common: They appeared in commercials early (and sometimes, not-so-early) in their career as they tried to break into Hollywood. Earlier…

Seth Winter Steps Down as NBC Sports Ad Sales Chief After Record-Breaking Olympics

He’ll stay with the company as an advisor through 2018

After presiding over what NBC Sports called the biggest media event in U.S. history, Seth Winter is stepping down next month as NBC Sports Group ad sales chief. The evp of…

Budweiser Partners With Discovery for Harley and the Davidsons Miniseries

The show is set at the turn of the 20th century

Discovery Channel has partnered with an iconic American brand for its new scripted miniseries, Harley and the Davidsons, but it's not the one you would expect. The miniseries—which debuts Monday at…

CBS All Access Is Now Offering an Ad-Free Version for $4 More per Month

But subscribers will still see ads when livestreaming

Like Hulu before it, CBS All Access is now offering an ad-free version to subscribers willing to fork over an extra $4 per month. CBS' streaming service, which gives subscribers access…

You’re the Worst Creator on Changing Networks and Why Comedy Is So Much Harder Than Drama

Season 3 debuts Wednesday on FXX

Changing networks can be a perilous proposition for shows, as Community discovered when its move to Yahoo Screen became the TV version of entering the witness protection program. But last…

Pretty Little Liars Is Ending in 2017 After Helping Turn ABC Family Into Freeform

The show's success set the network on a new path

Pretty Little Liars, the hit teen drama that redefined ABC Family and led to the network changing its name to Freeform, is ending its run after this season. The show's…

Nielsen Has Increased Its U.S. TV Homes Estimate for the First Time in 2 Years

2 million more households will have TV access

Audiences may no longer watch television the same way they did even a few years ago, but more U.S. households now have access to TV content than ever before, according…

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