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Newsy Aims to Prove Millennials Do Care About News, Even If It's Not on TV

A first-time NewFronts presenter digs deep

Newsy, a digital media company that has its roots at one of America's foremost journalism schools, thinks it has the found the formula to produce and distribute news for millennials. The…

What's Keeping Broadcast Presidents Up at Night as They Plan Pitches to Advertisers?

Rebuilding lineups and plugging holes

It all comes down to this. The broadcast upfronts are just days away, which means it's crunch time for the network presidents. They and their top execs will be spending…

The 'Damn, Daniel' Guys Will Headline Ellen DeGeneres' New Digital Network

Signs Tyler Oakley to development deal

Not satisfied with owning daytime TV, producing prime-time TV's hit of the moment and hosting a show on HGTV, Ellen DeGeneres is now going digital, launching a digital network with…

Maker Studios Announces 4 New 'Forward-Thinking' Shows at Intimate NewFronts Event

PewDiePie, Romeo Lacoste headline the presentation

Maker Studios kicked off the second day of the 2016 NewFronts Tuesday morning, but unlike most of the other digital players in the space, it eschewed a splashy presentation for…

Turner's New Ad Lab Advisory Board Tasked With Plotting the Future of TV Advertising

Buyers, academics and technologists meet Thursday

Between revamping TNT and TBS' programming slates and reducing ad loads on truTV and TNT by up to 50 percent in the coming months, Turner is making some of the…

Kelly Ripa Buries the Hatchet With Michael Strahan and ABC, Returns to Live After Hiatus

'Our long, national nightmare' is over

Live with Kelly and Michael's behind-the-scenes battle—or, as Kelly Ripa put it, "our long, national nightmare"—is finally over. Ripa ended her week-long hiatus from Live with Kelly and Michael—after feeling blindsided…

Check Out Gayle King's Colorful, Down-to-Earth Home Away From Home at CBS

Busy host and magazine editor favors the traditional

Since CBS This Morning debuted in 2012, it's enjoyed steady gains for the network in the daypart. It's the fastest-growing network morning show, in fact, averaging 1 million more viewers…

Saturday Night Live Will Reduce Its Ad Load in Favor of Sponsored Content

The show wants to attract a larger live audience

After 41 years, NBC's venerable Saturday Night Live will get a major shake-up when it returns next fall, and we're not talking about the cast. NBC said today that it would…

BET Hopes New Scripted Projects Will Keep It on Top Among African-American Audiences

Partners with Tidal on music anthology series

BET has been around for 35 years and has reigned as the top media brand for young African-American audiences for the past 15 years. And at the Viacom network's upfront presentation…

NBC Will Try to Jump-Start Aquarius With an Ad-Free Season 2 Premiere

No commercials or promos during June 16 return

This season, several cable networks have successfully experimented with commercial-free debuts of new series. Now, NBC is hoping to keep the streak going with Aquarius, its '60s detective drama starring David…

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