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Amazon Rescues Bryan Cranston's 'Sneaky Pete' Pilot

CBS passed, but the show will go on Aug. 7

When streaming services want to make a name for themselves and attract new viewers, they often try to pick up a canceled broadcast show. Hulu took on The Mindy Project, Yahoo…

How Horizon Media's New Specialty TV Practice Will Help Advertisers

Group will vet buying options for clients

As its advertising clients grapple with the latest television advances, from programmatic to addressable, Horizon Media is offering them a lifeline. The media agency has launched HorizonAdvanced—a specialty practice within its…

In a First, CBS Will Livestream All National Ads for Super Bowl 50

Advertisers won't be able to opt out

Each year, viewers can watch more and more Super Bowl commercials online in the days leading up to, and immediately after, the big game. But in February, for the first…

10 Celebs You Forgot Were on Dancing With the Stars

Evander Holyfield, Tucker Carlson had less-than-memorable moves

Fans of ABC's Dancing With the Stars have seen a lot of celebrities grace the stage over the reality show's 20 seasons, including Emmitt Smith, Alfonso Ribeiro, Kim Kardashian and…

Mindy Kaling: Moving From a Major Network to Hulu Has Been 'Strange and Nice'

Getting creative freedom, not changing process

During The Mindy Project's first two seasons on Fox, the greatest cheerleader for Mindy Kaling's comedy was the network's then entertainment chief, Kevin Reilly. But when Reilly left Fox in…

Univision Deportes Brings Fantasy Soccer to the U.S.

New league based on Mexico's Liga MX

Univision Deportes is looking to capitalize on the burgeoning and lucrative world of fantasy sports, launching a fantasy soccer league in the U.S. Univision Deportes Fantasy marks the first time the…

Want to Improve Your Business Revenue? Buy More TV Ads

VAB study finds spending on television pays off

There is one surefire way for companies to increase their business performance: up their TV ad spending. A new study from the Video Advertising Bureau looked at the correlation between TV…

How Celebrity Family Feud Became Summer's Surprise TV Hit

With Steve Harvey at the helm, ABC's game show tops all newcomers

Since the broadcast networks stopped going on auto-pilot during the summer months, they have packed the May-to-August portion of their schedules with high-profile projects in an effort to keep viewers from…

Mad Men Gets One Final Emmy Chance, and Other News From This Year's Nominations

A big day for Amazon, HBO and Netflix

It's last call for Mad Men's Emmy run.  As the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the nominations for the 67th Emmy Awards, it made room for Jon Hamm's acclaimed…

NBCUniversal Finishes $6 Billion Upfront

Thanks to football and late night, NBC nets 5 percent CPM increases

NBCUniversal wasn't part of the flurry of upfront business that concluded two weeks ago, but the company has finally wrapped its $6 billion advertising bazaar. "NBCUniversal has completed its upfront, securing…

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