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Surprise! Emmy Voters Got Their Nominations (Mostly) Right This Year

6 big takeaways from the list of nominees

Every year, when the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announces its Emmy nominations, the reaction is focused more on which worthy shows and performances were left out than who…

Fox Finishes Upfront Sales Strong Thanks to Interest in New Shows Like Lethal Weapon

Network had big CPM, volume gains

After nursing its wounds during last year's upfront presentation, Fox is in a much more celebratory mood this time around. The Fox Networks Group—which includes Fox, Fox Sports, FX, FXX, National…

How TV and Streaming Networks Hope to Benefit From the Pokemon Go Frenzy

Hulu sees 10% daily jump in Pokemon viewing

As Pokemon Go mania sweeps the country—with everyone from film studios to small-business owners scrambling to cash in on the frenzy—the cable networks and streaming services with rights to Pokemon…

ABC Relaunches Streaming App That Lets Fans Watch 38 of Their Favorite Older Shows

Ad-supported content is free to all

ABC has given its streaming service a major overhaul, and granting all viewers—even those without cable or satellite subscription—free access to full seasons of more than three dozen older shows…

Difficult People Creator Julie Klausner on Podcasts, Can't-Miss TV and Facebook Confessions

And which housewife she'd share a bottle of rosé with

Specs Who Julie Klausner Age 38 Claim to fame Creator and star of the Hulu series Difficult People (Season 2 premieres today); host of the podcast How Was Your Week? with Julie Klausner Base New…

Q&A: Laila Ali on Sports Humanitarians and How Much Her Father Cared About People

Plus, being a contestant on the new Celebrity Apprentice

Ahead of the ESPY Awards Wednesday night on ABC, ESPN will hold its second annual Sports Humanitarian Awards tonight. The event at the Conga Room at L.A. Live will air…

The Upfront Is Alive and Well, and That's Good for the Whole Buy-Sell Ecosystem

Strong marketplace seems to quiet talk of irrelevance

Independence Day has come and gone—no, I'm not just talking about the movie sequel—and the 2016 upfront marketplace will soon follow. Here's a refreshing "independent" thought: For the first time…

Inside the Delicate Mechanics of Marketing Mr. Robot’s Second Season

USA finds 'authentic' partners for anti-brand phenom

USA Network used to be best known for "blue skies" procedurals. But the network's signature show is now Mr. Robot, its Golden Globe-winning dark drama about a group of hackers…

NBC Execs 'Cautiously Optimistic' Rio Olympics Will Be a Success Despite Concerns

Network will address Zika, crime and pollution in one-hour special

As NBCUniversal prepares to broadcast and stream 6,755 hours of Olympics coverage in August, company executives said they are "cautiously optimistic" that the Summer Games would go smoothly despite concerns…

Twitter Will Livestream CBS News' Coverage of the Republican and Democratic Conventions

Advertising details are still being finalized

Twitter and CBS are planning to livestream the Republican and Democratic National Conventions later this month. The companies announced plans today to run "gavel-to-gavel" coverage of each party's four-day event. First…

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