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Jon Stewart Takes Down Roger Ailes and Donald Trump in His First Daily Show-Style Rant in 11 Months

Makes surprise appearance on Late Show

Ever since Jon Stewart stepped down as host of The Daily Show last August, his fans have been begging him to return to late-night and deliver his brilliant, incisive political…

SNL's Colin Jost and Michael Che Take Weekend Update to the Conventions

Special editions at the RNC and DNC

Count Saturday Night Live's Michael Che among the electorate who are "politicked out." "The world is burning down and we also gotta deal with this?" Che told Adweek in an interview…

Why the 2016 RNC and DNC May Go Down in History as 'the Livestream Conventions'

And why network news anchors aren't worried

The 2016 national political conventions stand to be the most broadcasted, most consumed, most shared conventions of all time. But that may have less to do with the candidates and…

Surprise! Emmy Voters Got Their Nominations (Mostly) Right This Year

6 big takeaways from the list of nominees

Every year, when the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announces its Emmy nominations, the reaction is focused more on which worthy shows and performances were left out than who…

Fox Finishes Upfront Sales Strong Thanks to Interest in New Shows Like Lethal Weapon

Network had big CPM, volume gains

After nursing its wounds during last year's upfront presentation, Fox is in a much more celebratory mood this time around. The Fox Networks Group—which includes Fox, Fox Sports, FX, FXX, National…

ABC Relaunches Streaming App That Lets Fans Watch 38 of Their Favorite Older Shows

Ad-supported content is free to all

ABC has given its streaming service a major overhaul, and granting all viewers—even those without cable or satellite subscription—free access to full seasons of more than three dozen older shows…

NBC Execs 'Cautiously Optimistic' Rio Olympics Will Be a Success Despite Concerns

Network will address Zika, crime and pollution in one-hour special

As NBCUniversal prepares to broadcast and stream 6,755 hours of Olympics coverage in August, company executives said they are "cautiously optimistic" that the Summer Games would go smoothly despite concerns…

Fox Will Launch Its Marketing Campaign for Pitch, Its Fall Baseball Drama, During the All-Star Game

MLB is a partner of the show

Fall premiere week is still more than two months away, but Fox is stepping up to the plate early for its new Major League Baseball drama, Pitch, launching the show's…

ABC Finishes Its Upfront Sales Strong and Early Thanks to Slate of Freshman Programs

CPM increases in the 9%-10% range

While ABC took its time during last year's upfront negotiations, which didn't officially wrap until August, the network worked with a bit more urgency this year. ABC has finished its upfront…

Ex-Fox News Anchor Gretchen Carlson Files Sexual Harassment Suit Against Roger Ailes

Sues network co-founder and CEO

Eleven-year Fox News anchor and Miss America 1989 Gretchen Carlson is suing Roger Ailes, the co-founder and CEO of the top-ranked news network, for sexual harassment. Carlson, whose employment ended June…

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