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Billboard Music Awards Gives ABC a Sunday Night Win

Most-watched BBMAs in 14 years

ABC won Sunday night with the 2015 Billboard Music Awards, the most-watched BBMAs in 14 years. The three-hour telecast averaged 11.1 million viewers, a 4 percent jump in viewers versus last…

Coca-Cola Knew It Would Be in the Mad Men Finale, but That's About All It Knew

'Hilltop' spot was key to the series' end

Sunday's Mad Men finale featured a few delightful surprises, included a captivating blend of real-world creative and fictional backstory involving Coca-Cola and agency McCann Erickson.  (Warning: spoilers ahead for those who…

With Upfronts and NewFronts Comes the Invasion of the Acronyms

Sorting out OTT from SVOD from MVPD, etc

As the 2015-2016 presentation season draws to a close, you've probably heard plenty of industry jargon to go along with all the cocktails and hors d'oeuvres. We're here to spell…

5 Epic Scenes That Saved the Mad Men Finale

Forget the commune silliness. These are the moments that resonated from the show's farewell

Well, that was...unexpected. In Mad Men's penultimate episode last Sunday, creator Matthew Weiner had opened the door to that rarest of events: a series finale in which anything seemed possible—well, unless…

Multicultural Talent Is Surging on TV and Winning Mainstream Audiences

A long-awaited shift

Hardly anyone was more surprised than Dana Walden at the ratings surge Fox midseason entrant Empire enjoyed following its Jan. 7 debut. She expected a lift but not to the…

How Lee Daniels Drew on His Own Life to Shape Empire, TV's Surprise Hit

The creative force tells us what he's learned and what's next

Scratch the surface of Fox's monster hit drama Empire and you'll find a whole lot of truths that are based on the experiences of Lee Daniels, who created the series…

Infographic: Exclusive Look Inside Nielsen Ratings Shows Who's Watching and When

TV time-shifting and lift from C3 to C7

It's not a question that time shifting has become ubiquitous, but what's been less clear is its impact on C3 and C7—and how many people are really seeing commercials beyond…

David Lynch Returns to Showtime's Twin Peaks Revival

He'll direct every episode of the limited series, which has been expanded

Twin Peaks is whole again. A month after departing the project, David Lynch is back on board with Showtime's limited-series revival of his and Mark Frost's groundbreaking show, he and the…

Infographic: How the (Real) Clients From Mad Men Are Doing on Twitter Now

37 of the show's featured brands are still alive to tweet

How are Sterling Cooper & Partners' clients doing on Twitter these days? Unmetric staffers—big Mad Men fans, clearly—wanted to answer that oddly specific question, so the social media analytics company delved…

Here's the 2015-2016 Broadcast TV Schedule

More superheroes, less CSI

With presentation season behind us and the selling season upon us, here's a look at the 2015-2016 broadcast TV schedule. You'll see some familiar faces in new places, more heroes—super…

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