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Matthew Weiner Heads to Amazon for His Next TV Move After Mad Men

The 8-episode series will be set in present day

A year and a half after wrapping his iconic TV series Mad Men, the show's creator, Matthew Weiner, has finally picked his next TV project. The creator is leaving AMC for…

September Broadcast Ad Sales Dropped 13% Due to FanDuel and DraftKings' Rapid Decline

Average price of prime-time spot fell 7.6%

The demise of last fall's two biggest fantasy football players turned into an ugly reality for broadcasters' bottom lines in September. According to new data from Standard Media Index, broadcast television…

How Martha Stewart Conquered Facebook Live, One Viral Cooking Video at a Time

It helps that she was an early adopter

"Martha!" gasped 9-year-old Madeline Zakarian in awe, as Martha Stewart walked into one of the test kitchens in one of her many headquarters, located along the Hudson River in Manhattan.  Everyone…

In Global Rebrand, National Geographic Drops 'Channel' From Its Network Name

And introduces a new tagline: 'Further'

National Geographic Channel's recent reinvention, and National Geographic's expanded partnership with 21st Century Fox last fall, is ushering in a global rebrand for the entire company. As part of the rebrand,…

It Might Surprise You That Transparent Star Amy Landecker Is in These TV Ads

She's an accomplished voiceover artist

Specs Name Amy Landecker Age 47 Claim to fame Stars as Sarah Pfefferman in Amazon Prime's Transparent Base Los Angeles Twitter @AmyLandecker Adweek: What's the first information you consume in the morning?  Amy Landecker: The very first thing I'm…

Netflix Releases Much-Anticipated Gilmore Girls Revival Trailer

The series will premiere the day after Thanksgiving

With one month until the premiere of Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life, it's time to commence freaking out. Netflix released a brand new trailer today, full of unseen footage…

Adam Ruins Everything Is About to Tackle an Already Ruinous Election

truTV will air the special 2 weeks before Election Day

  Adam Ruins Everything is the "vegetables with the candy" of television according to truTV president Chris Linn. "People are looking…

Nielsen Will Measure TV Viewing in Places Like Bars, Hotels, Gyms and the Office

New out-of-home service launches in April

Nielsen is taking a big step today to close one of its biggest TV ratings measurement gaps: its inability to accurately account for out-of-home viewing in public places like sports…

Chris McCarthy, President of VH1 and Logo, Will Now Also Head Up MTV

He succeeds Sean Atkins at the network

Hours after Sean Atkins announced his departure as president of MTV, Viacom has named his replacement: Chris McCarthy, who already serves as president of two other Viacom networks, VH1 and…

AT&T and Time Warner's CEOs Explain the Benefits of Their $85 Billion Merger

Targeted advertising, 5G investment are likely outcomes

After a whirlwind weekend in which AT&T announced its $85 billion deal to acquire Time Warner, the companies' two CEO sat down to explain what it all means. In the megamerger,…

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