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Let It Bleed: UFC Is Big Business for Fox Network sells out sixth MMA card, doubles up on clients

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has gone mainstream, and the proof is in the ad inventory. On the eve of Fox’s sixth live UFC showcase, the network is completely sold out for…

January 25, 2013, 2:37 PM EST

Steady as She Goes: Night 2 of Idol Holds Up Fox takes full advantage of hobbled prime-time field

The second installment of the new cycle of American Idol dominated the Thursday night ratings race, drawing 16.3 million viewers and a 5.6 in the dollar demo. According to Nielsen live-plus-same-day…

January 18, 2013, 4:03 PM EST

The Hot List The supernovas of print, television and digital media

"Hot" is, of course, relative. We reserve the designation for those media brands and media people thriving despite competition, market forces and that bugaboo of every business: the ever elusive…

December 3, 2012, 6:35 AM EST

Information Diet: Allison Williams The Girls star taps into a DVR full of must-see TV, from American Horror Story to 60 Minutes

Specs Age 24 Accomplishments Stars on HBO’s Girls (Season 2 returns Jan. 13); guest stars on Fox’s The Mindy Project on Nov. 20; Yale grad Base New York What’s the first information you consume…

November 16, 2012, 6:44 AM EST

The Finalists The short list for the year’s hottest media properties

For several weeks, Adweek has polled readers, collected audience and advertising data, and otherwise gauged brand performance and relevance to arrive at this short list of the hottest media properties.…

November 12, 2012, 12:02 AM EST

Decision 2012: The Good, the Bad and the Funny While Twitter roared, the election spotlight remained on TV

In a night of indelible moments, perhaps the most arresting spectacle was that of Fox News analyst Karl Rove aggressively disagreeing with the network’s decision to call Ohio for President…

November 7, 2012, 2:23 PM EST

Earnings: Cable Helps Lift News Corp. Profits Fox News Channel, FX boost ad sales in Q1

News Corp. reported today that its fiscal year first-quarter earnings tripled from a year ago, reflecting a one-time gain from the sale of its NDS holdings and a strong showing…

November 6, 2012, 8:12 PM EST

Heat Seekers From Honey Boo Boo to BuzzFeed and Garden & Gun, the Hot List Reader Poll is a media mashup set ablaze

When Adweek introduced the Hot List 32 years ago, the franchise focused exclusively on consumer magazines and their print ad business. Last year, we jettisoned our original formula to include…

October 22, 2012, 10:51 AM EDT

Vote Now for The Hot List 2012: Television After mashing up cable and broadcast categories, we want to know: What are the hottest shows out there?

Remember when there were just three networks? Neither does anyone else. Cable has long since come to rival (and in some cases surpass) broadcast for prestige programming and ratings darlings—something…

October 22, 2012, 10:50 AM EDT

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