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Which TV Comedienne Is Looking for Love on Tinder? 2 Broke Girls creator thinks it may be a genius app

Specs Who Whitney Cummings Age 31 Accomplishments Comedian and actress (her Comedy Central stand-up special, Whitney Cummings: I Love You, premieres June 28 at 11 p.m./10 c); co-creator of the CBS sitcom 2…

June 24, 2014, 6:30 AM EDT

ABC Finishes Upfront Deals With Mid-Single Digit Increases, Low Volume Network bets big on nonwhite audiences

ABC has confirmed that it is essentially done with upfront negotiations with the major agencies; a network source says that the broadcaster is making cleanup deals with a few smaller…

June 20, 2014, 3:00 PM EDT

Univision Is for Sale for $20 Billion Spanish-language broadcaster seeking offers from CBS, Time Warner

Despite having spent the last several years expanding its content divisions, Hispanic broadcasting giant Univision is soliciting buyout offers according to a report in today's Wall Street Journal. The network…

June 13, 2014, 6:52 PM EDT

Fox Cancels Us & Them Before Airing a Single Episode The romantic sitcom had been slated to launch this summer

That's a wrap for Us & Them, a remake of popular British sitcom Gavin & Stacey. A Fox spokesperson confirmed that the show had been canceled for some time, though Vulture…

June 10, 2014, 3:25 PM EDT

Reports: Vice May Sell Major Stake to Time Warner Publisher might get $2.2 billion valuation

Vice could be suiting up to further embrace corporate culture. Sky News and the Financial Times both reported that the Brooklyn, N.Y.-based media player may be selling a large stake to…

June 9, 2014, 8:16 PM EDT

At the Upfronts, Data Is Driving Deals Buyers' new motto: trust but verify

The broadcast ad market is on its feet and moving toward deals as of this week, but one thing that seems to be in much greater play this year is…

June 8, 2014, 8:18 PM EDT

The Broadcast Market Is Moving NBC, CBS write upfront deals, many buy C7

Three of the major broadcast networks have started to write upfront deals—NBC, CBS and Fox are all said to be signing contracts for inventory in the 2014-15 season. NBC is…

June 4, 2014, 6:04 PM EDT

Networks Pour Cash Into Summer Programming Our top picks for off-season TV

The broadcast season is over. Permanently. That’s not to say that a bunch of new series won’t be back in the fall, but you no longer have to watch reruns…

June 3, 2014, 5:57 AM EDT

Networks Will Write Discounted C7 Deals, but Not Everyone's Biting Fox scores a major get as metrics for makegoods become more complex

Even with Kevin Reilly out at the News Corp broadcaster and ratings declines from an aging American Idol, Fox has managed to score a serious deal: GroupM, arguably the biggest…

June 2, 2014, 5:41 PM EDT

Who Might Replace Fox Chairman Kevin Reilly? Probably Not John Landgraf Upfront season departure leaves awkward questions for ad execs

Fox's chairman Kevin Reilly has stepped down after much upfront-season speculation about how much longer the exec's tenure would last. In his absence he leaves... no one, yet. Reilly's direct reports…

May 29, 2014, 3:24 PM EDT

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