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NBC Looks to Reclaim the Ratings Lead With New Chicago and Blacklist Spinoffs, and More Football

Blindspot shifts to Wednesday at 8

With five returning freshman shows from last season, as well as additional prime time NFL games with Thursday Night Football, NBC has put together a 2016-17 schedule that emphasizes stability…

NBC’s Robert Greenblatt Has No Regrets About His Surreal Upfront Duet with Dolly Parton

'People thought, What is he thinking?'

NBC Entertainment chairman Robert Greenblatt hates sitting through upfront events as much as you do. "I think those upfronts tend to be just mind-numbing for the audience. They go on…

Guide to Broadcast TV’s Renewals and Cancellations

A roundup of which shows will make it to next season

With broadcast upfront week rapidly approaching, the five broadcast networks are putting the finishing touches on their fall schedules by making final decisions on which of their current shows will…

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…

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…

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