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Adweek Debuts Print Redesign With Super Bowl Issue Our new playbook

As in football, sticking with a playbook in publishing for too long can have dire consequences. If your routes become obvious, or stale, your competition will either do an end…

January 25, 2015, 10:00 PM EST

Today Only, Amazon Is Discounting Prime to $72 and Streaming Transparent for Free A clear (and crucially timed) push for subscriber growth

Apparently on a charm offensive after winning two Golden Globes for its witty dramedy Transparent, Amazon is streaming the show for free today and offering a discount for new converts…

January 24, 2015, 2:07 PM EST

Larry Wilmore on How He Landed The Nightly Show and What He Learned From Jon Stewart Plus, the last-minute name change

When CBS tapped Stephen Colbert to succeed David Letterman as its Late Show host, many people assumed Larry Wilmore—The Daily Show's "senior black correspondent" since 2006—would be a natural fit…

January 24, 2015, 12:00 PM EST

Activist Ad Strips Away Redskins' Logo to Show 'It's Still Washington Football' Native American group makes subtle use of real footage

When Washington's Robert Griffin III—RG3, to you—runs a 76-yard touchdown to the roaring applause of adoring fans, does it matter what's printed on his helmet? That's the question posed by a…

January 23, 2015, 1:44 PM EST

FX Wants to Be the ‘Best’ Channel on TV, Not the Highest-Rated One CEO stands behind lesser-viewed gems like Louie and The Americans

FX is now the No. 4 cable network when it comes to 18-49-year-olds, up from sixth place a year ago. While many networks in its position would be gunning for…

January 21, 2015, 8:00 AM EST

MTV Marks MLK Day by Airing in Black and White Kendrick Lamar, Rand Paul and more join PSAs on race in America

For 12 hours starting at 9 a.m. this Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (Monday, Jan. 19), MTV will mark the civil rights leader's memory by airing in black and white. As…

January 18, 2015, 3:00 PM EST

A Humbled Fox Seeks to Change Its Fortunes Renews some shows, mulls the return of 24, X-Files and Simon Cowell

The last time Fox was at the Television Critics Association's winter press tour, then-chief Kevin Reilly declared that pilot season was dead (which topped my list of the most ridiculous…

January 17, 2015, 8:43 PM EST

Resurgent NBC Sets Sights on Two Remaining Weak Spots: Thursdays and Comedies Can it revive 'Must-See TV'?

When NBC entertainment chairman Robert Greenblatt started at the network in 2011, things looked bleak. NBC has now clawed its way back to first place in the 18-49 demographic, thanks…

January 17, 2015, 7:21 PM EST

From USA to Bravo, NBCUniversal's Cable Channels are in Transition One gets back to basics, two branch out

As NBC proper continues to build momentum—attracting more viewers ages 18 to 49 than any other broadcast network—many of parent NBCUniversal's cable networks are in transition. The USA Network, for one, is still…

January 17, 2015, 7:08 PM EST

NBC Says It Will be a 'Huge Disappointment' if Super Bowl Doesn't Break Ratings Records Peacock hopes to top last year's 112 million viewers

What is NBC shooting for when it comes to this year's big game? Oh, just 115 million people. It's expected that each Super Bowl will break the previous year's record to become…

January 16, 2015, 11:00 AM EST

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