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AMC’s Upfront Slate: Network Takes a Crack at Scripted Comedy New projects From Seth Rogen, Daily Show's Wyatt Cenac

Having established itself as the home of hit drama series like Mad Men, Breaking Bad and The Walking Dead, AMC is looking to crash its way into the comedy business. On…

March 26, 2014, 6:05 PM EDT

You Won't Believe How Big TV Still Is Staggering viewership numbers and dominant revenue figures

As the upfronts approach and the NewFronts try again to imitate them, expect to hear a lot about the twilight of traditional television with the rise of digital video. But…

March 2, 2014, 10:41 PM EST

Chrissy Teigen Has Reached the Pinnacle of Social Media Fame: Her Own Meme SI Swimsuit Issue cover star is very active with her followers

Specs Who Chrissy Teigen Age 28 Accomplishments 2014 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue cover model; founder/writer of So Delushious! cooking blog Base New York What’s the first information you consume in the morning? MSNBC is usually already on—Morning…

February 27, 2014, 9:55 PM EST

Spark's Chief Investment Officer Dives Back Into the TV Marketplace 'We’re scrappy and we operate with a chip on our shoulder'

Specs Who John Muszynski What Where How’s the transition back into TV buying been treating you? I’m very, very fortunate that I’ve had such a diverse experience base during the 33 years of working…

February 9, 2014, 9:08 PM EST

TNT Scares Up Big Business With Mob City Acura, DirecTV, Sony Pictures are marquee sponsors

The ratings for the first installment of Frank Darabont’s new TNT serial Mob City aren’t due for another 48 hours, but the stylish exercise in L.A. noir is already a…

December 3, 2013, 4:58 PM EST

Comcast Pushes VOD Reruns Into the C3 Window New ODCR system will sync up ad loads across on-demand programming

In yet another move by the cable industry to measure the kind of viewing that has driven success at Netflix and Hulu, Comcast and Nielsen have joined forces to measure…

December 2, 2013, 9:47 AM EST

CBS Is Leading the Charge on C7 Currency Network wants to get paid for bonus impressions

If earnings season has been predictably drama-free—devoid of high-impact spectacles like the presidential election and the Olympics, the summer quarter was a somewhat drowsy affair—leave it to Les Moonves to…

November 10, 2013, 8:34 PM EST

Google Inks Upfront Deal with MediaVest Commitment signals shift in how search giant sells ads

Google has entered into a major upfront ad deal with MediaVest. The two announced a pact today that commits Publicis-owned MediaVest and its clients like Walmart, Coca Cola and Honda, to…

October 24, 2013, 4:28 PM EDT

Cable Upfront Haul Passes the $10 Billion Mark Another record take, although growth is slowing

While the national cable TV networks continue to siphon off upfront dollars from the broadcasters, the days of torrid double-digit volume increases appear to be a thing of the past. According…

October 21, 2013, 1:59 PM EDT

Comcast Signs Steve Burke to a Four-Year Contract Extension NBCUniversal boss to remain at the helm through August 2018

Comcast has extended NBCUniversal president and CEO Steve Burke’s contract through August 2018. Per terms of the new contract, which was made public in an August 16 filing with the Securities…

August 16, 2013, 2:45 PM EDT

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