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NBCUniversal Asserts Its Dominance Over Digital Video Players

Holds 'biggest upfront that has ever existed'

First things first: NBCUniversal did indeed follow through with its repeated promises to pull off its first combined upfront presentation—rolling together two broadcast networks, 15 cable networks and all of…

Fox Will Fill Its American Idol Void With 24, Prison Break and Other Familiar Brands

Several movies get reboots as TV shows

Fox's lineup is going to feel awfully familiar next season. No, the network isn't fielding mostly the same lineup as this season; on the contrary, the network will be without American…

Steve Harvey's Secret to Making 5 Shows at the Same Time? Relatability and Humor

And TV's busiest man is ready to take on even more

NBC's Sunday night audience vanishes after Sunday Night Football concludes each January, so the network had modest expectations for the 18-49 demo performance of Steve Harvey's variety series Little Big…

How Steve Harvey Survived His Miss Universe Debacle, and Came Out the Real Winner

And why his T-Mobile Super Bowl ad almost fell apart

It was the gaffe heard round the world—and all over social media. While hosting the Miss Universe pageant in December, Harvey made headlines everywhere after he incorrectly announced that Miss…

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…

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