Advertisement

Television

:

Articles

Why the Creator of Drunk History Is Obsessed With Bad Crime Reenactments

Derek Waters on how he decides which stories to tell

Specs Name Derek Waters Age 37  Claim to fame Creator and star of Drunk History (Tuesdays at 10:30 p.m. on Comedy Central) Base Los Angeles Twitter @derekwaterss Adweek: What's the first information you consume in the…

AMC Networks Buys Stake in Funny Or Die for Content and Ad Sales Partnerships With IFC

Turner and HBO remain minority investors

TV has a new comedy duo: IFC and Funny Or Die. AMC Networks has acquired a minority stake in Funny Or Die so its comedy network, IFC, can partner with the…

Twitter Snags Amex and JBL Harman as First Advertisers for Live Original Sports Shows

Should boost the platform's revenues

Twitter's monetization efforts just got a boost: The San Francisco company, in conjunction with the National Basketball Association, has sold its first ads for live original sports video content, reeling…

How Julia Child Talked Lidia Bastianich Into Hosting Her Own Cooking Show

Author and chef talks season 4 of Lidia's Kitchen on public TV

Specs Current gig Host of Season 4 of public TV series Lidia's Kitchen Previous gig Chef, restaurateur, cookbook author, host of Lidia's Italy Age 69 Twitter: @lidiabastianich Adweek: Your show, Lidia's Kitchen, doesn't feel manufactured.…

Marketers Can Now Track Every Time Their Brands Are Seen or Mentioned on TV

iQ Media platform captures all media mentions

In this changing TV landscape, marketers are still unsure how people are seeing their messages, at least until Nielsen completes its total audience measurement rollout in March, but they now have…

How Donald Trump’s Win Made Pollsters, Pundits and Journos All Big Losers

Media’s epic fail and the lessons learned

On MSNBC's Morning Joe, just hours after the election of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States, the show's co-hosts and panelists sat around a table in…

GoPro Launches Its First Scripted TV Ad, Part of Its Biggest Global Campaign to Date

But it still incorporates user-generated content

For years, GoPro has taken a user-centric approach to its advertising, packaging submitted content for TV spots that have run everywhere from YouTube to the Super Bowl. But today, it's launching…

The Trump Phenomenon Delivered Massive Ratings for Cable News Throughout

Fox won election night in total audience, CNN in younger viewers

Say what you want about the outcome, but the 2016 presidential election cycle was unlike any the news media has ever experienced. As you might expect, cable news reaped significant…

Donald Trump Turned Stephen Colbert’s Showtime Election Comedy Special Into a Wake

The host ended up as a grief counselor by night's end

In August, when Showtime Networks CEO and president David Nevins made the "half announcement" that Stephen Colbert would host a live, comedy special for Showtime on election night, the exec…

Jon Stewart Urges Late Show Viewers to Vote—but Not for 'Little Orange Groundhog' Trump

There’s a Hamilton cameo, too

As Stephen Colbert prepares to pull out all the stops for his live Showtime Election Night special tonight, he saved a few surprises for his CBS show as well. Monday night's…

Advertisement
Advertisement
Adweek Blog Network