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CBS' New D.C. Series About Brain-Eating Alien Bugs Can't Compete With This Year's Crazy Election

BrainDead is a comic thriller with little of either

When it comes to TV shows about D.C. politics in 2016, truth is stranger than fiction. Even when the fiction involves brain-eating bugs from space. And that's the problem with BrainDead,…

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…

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…

CBS Hopes James Corden's Broadway-Themed Carpool Karaoke Will Boost Sunday's Tony Awards Ratings

But the viral videos haven't had a linear impact

James Corden has deployed the biggest gun in his arsenal—Carpool Karaoke—in an effort to boost ratings for Sunday's Tony Awards.  The Late Late Show host, who is hosting Sunday's 70th Annual…

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…

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…

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…

Steve Harvey on Advertising Inequality, His Punishing Schedule and Retirement Plans

Plus, what he doesn't miss about stand-up comedy

For his cover story in last week's issue of Adweek, Steve Harvey talked about how he juggles four hit TV series (soon to be five) and a radio show, and…

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