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Dana Walden, Gary Newman Named New Network Chiefs at Fox The pair will oversee the network and studio, report to Peter Rice

Dana Walden and Gary Newman were named network chiefs of Fox, replacing exiting Fox Broadcasting Chairman Kevin Reilly following his announced departure in late May, The Hollywood Reporter reported today. The…

July 14, 2014, 2:33 PM EDT

Hulu Gains Exclusive Rights to Stream 'South Park' Will host full archive and new episodes in $80 million deal

Trey Parker and Matt Stone, co-creators of the long-running Comedy Central animated show South Park, have struck an exclusive deal with Hulu to host the series—including its 244-episode archive as…

July 14, 2014, 10:56 AM EDT

ABC Taps New Programming Sales Chief Mike Dean joins from Videology

ABC has hired Mike Dean as its new vp, programmatic and data-driven sales, The Wall Street Journal reports. Dean joins the Disney-owned network from ad tech firm Videology, where he was…

July 11, 2014, 3:34 PM EDT

Ad of the Day: 'First Kiss' Director Gets to Second Base With 'Undress Me' Sequel (SFW) More awkward fun as strangers disrobe in Showtime promo

Who needs Tinder when Tatia Pilieva is making ads? The director of Wren's super-viral "First Kiss" ad (86 million views to date) moves to the next stage of intimacy in this…

July 11, 2014, 9:31 AM EDT

Fox Schedules Simpsons/Family Guy Crossover, Late Start for Mulaney 'Event' series Gracepoint set for October

Fox's Fall schedule is officially set, with the long-awaited Simpsons-Family Guy crossover episodes on the official docket (Kill Peter, Sideshow Bob! Kill everyone but Meg!) and a surprisingly confident Sunday…

July 10, 2014, 5:43 PM EDT

This Is How Your Financial Data Is Being Used to Serve You Ads Whether you like it or not

Wait, who sees my credit card bill, again? We've done a lot of work here at Adweek on ROI data, and a few readers have asked that we explain what on earth…

July 10, 2014, 3:54 PM EDT

Inside ESPN's Social Media War Room During the Most Tweeted Sporting Event Ever Germany-Brazil shattered all World Cup expectations

I arrive late to the Germany-Brazil World Cup game on the assumption that I have plenty of time before the match really heats up. This turns out to be completely…

July 9, 2014, 3:07 PM EDT

Nielsen Exec: Don't Expect to Be Impressed by Impact of Mobile TV Ratings Starts tracking viewing on devices

Nielsen has declared itself "open for business" in terms of tracking TV viewing on smartphones, tablets and other electronic gadgets. But don’t expect those numbers, which will be available for…

July 9, 2014, 12:51 PM EDT

Kate Juergens Stepping Down as ABC Family's Chief Creative Had a pivotal role in developing net's original programming

Kate Juergens is leaving her post as ABC Family’s chief creative officer and evp of original content, Variety reported. Juergens’ exit, which was announced by ABC Family president Tom Ascheim, comes…

July 9, 2014, 11:23 AM EDT

Discovery's Fit & Health to Rebrand as Discovery Life The network to tackle life events to broaden its audience

Discovery Communications has announced that it plans to transform its fitness-oriented network, Discovery Fit & Health, into Discovery Life, AP reports. The new network, which will focus on life events…

July 9, 2014, 10:22 AM EDT

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