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Fox Will Launch Its Marketing Campaign for Pitch, Its Fall Baseball Drama, During the All-Star Game

MLB is a partner of the show

Fall premiere week is still more than two months away, but Fox is stepping up to the plate early for its new Major League Baseball drama, Pitch, launching the show's…

HGTV and Food Network's New Amazon TV Apps Let You Shop With Your Remote

Couch-potato commerce

Good news, Lazybones. If you have electronics and lawn care products to buy this weekend, you might not need to get off your living room sofa. HGTV and Food Network today…

ABC Finishes Its Upfront Sales Strong and Early Thanks to Slate of Freshman Programs

CPM increases in the 9%-10% range

While ABC took its time during last year's upfront negotiations, which didn't officially wrap until August, the network worked with a bit more urgency this year. ABC has finished its upfront…

Ex-Fox News Anchor Gretchen Carlson Files Sexual Harassment Suit Against Roger Ailes

Sues network co-founder and CEO

Eleven-year Fox News anchor and Miss America 1989 Gretchen Carlson is suing Roger Ailes, the co-founder and CEO of the top-ranked news network, for sexual harassment. Carlson, whose employment ended June…

Twitter Debuts Livestreaming With High Definition Broadcast of Wimbledon

Tennis fans won't get any work done today

Twitter today is providing a glimpse into what kind of TV-like platform it could be for sports fans, one of its most-loyal user bases. The social media network's livestreaming of…

Meet the Man Producing the Trump Show (aka the Republican National Convention)

Phil Alongi's follow-up to 2012

With less than two weeks before Republicans gather in Cleveland to nominate their candidate for president, the team assembled to broadcast the four-day convention has quickly worked to transform Quicken…

How Time Inc.'s New Video-Only Platform Hopes to Unearth the Next Big Digital Star

Instant will use the clout of People and Entertainment Weekly

As the digital video ecosystem has exploded over the past five years, it's given rise to a new kind of celebrity: Those who are able to amass large swaths of…

Turner Is the Latest Media Company to Secure Double-Digit CPM Gains in Its Upfront

Volume up 2% to 3%

All those broadcast and cable networks that predicted a strong upfront season have been proven correct so far. As networks and buyers try to wrap up their upfront business in…

NBCU’s New Branded Content Studio Launches Satirical Campaign With Sabra

Videos will run on social pages and Vox Media properties

NBCUniversal's new branded content studio, which the company launched in March to develop and produce content for clients that could also exist outside its own platforms, has landed its first…

Disney Channel Sees Big CPM and Volume Gains as Toy Companies Expand Holiday Ad Buys

Surging category propels upfront

As more media companies pull within sight of the finish line, Disney Channel is the latest to conclude its upfront negotiations. The company—which includes Disney Junior and Disney XD—saw big…

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