3 Events Added to NewFronts Schedule

PBS Digital Studios, Endemol Beyond join slate

Welcome newcomers PBS Digital Studios and Endemol Beyond and welcome back IAB's NewFronts Insights panel to this year’s Digital Content NewFronts. PBS Digital Studios will hold its presentation on May 5…

Jay-Z Rolls Out Set for Adult Swim

Posting from inside the upfront

Security extremely tight at the Roseland Ballroom. With the exception of the open bar and appetizers floating around, feels more pre-show than pre-upfront. Filling up now, two gigantic owls (the mascot…

Koonin Electric as Turner Suffers Upfront Blackout

Entertainment chief’s jokes keep fannies in seats

A power surge at New York’s Hammerstein Ballroom Wednesday morning threatened to put the kibosh on Turner’s upfront presentation, but a quick-thinking programming executive saved the day. Moments after Conan O’Brien…

Telemundo Upfront Focuses on Demographic Shift

NBCU sees 'future of our company'

As guests left the Telemundo upfront last night at the Museum of Natural History (the first upfront the network held in three years), they were handed shirts in packages with…

Kimmel Skewers ABC in Upfront Bit

It’s what he does, people

Jimmy Kimmel on Tuesday evening trotted out his now-familiar shtick for media buyers, taking jabs at home network ABC with a monologue that neatly skewered the very underpinnings of broadcast…

ESPN Laughs It Up

Seth Meyers delivers the punch lines

Seth Meyers on Tuesday made his second upfront appearance in as many days, taking the stage at the Best Buy Theater in Times Square to lend a comic touch to…

Fox Bets Big on 'X Factor'

Also: 'The Flintstones' are coming back!

X Factor could be a time period killer for Fox this fall. The clip reel shown to media buyers at the Beacon Theater in New York Monday afternoon at the…

Trump to Self: 'You're Fired!'

The Donald ends Presidential charade at NBC upfront

Donald Trump on Monday hopped out of the clown car and onto the stage at NBC’s 2011-12 upfront presentation, ending his curious flirtation with the GOP in front of a…