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House of Cards' Joel Kinnaman on Social Media, Trump and the Next James Bond

Plus, getting 'the Swedish point of view'

Specs Age 36 Claim to fame Appears in House of Cards as Gov. Will Conway; stars as Rick Flag in Suicide Squad (in theaters Aug. 5) Base Los Angeles Instagram @joelkinnaman Adweek: What's the first information…

As the 2015-16 Season Wraps Up, CBS Declares Victory in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49

NBC, the demo winner for the past two years, slips to No. 2

The 2015-16 TV season ends tomorrow, and CBS—with a big assist from Super Bowl 50—has declared victory across the board. The network will finish this season No. 1 in total viewers…

Supporters of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton Both Loved a Canceled NBC Drama

The similarities begin and end there

We finally found something that supporters of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton can actually agree on, and it's a canceled NBC drama. TiVo conducted a study of its PowerWatch panel, an…

Why the Public, Bitter Battle Over Viacom's Future Shouldn't Affect Its Upfront Negotiations

Ad sales chief Jeff Lucas provides stability

As Hollywood-related civil wars go this summer, Captain America and Iron Man have got nothing on Sumner Redstone and Philippe Dauman, who are engaged in a public, bitter battle over…

Steve Harvey on Advertising Inequality, His Punishing Schedule and Retirement Plans

Plus, what he doesn't miss about stand-up comedy

For his cover story in last week's issue of Adweek, Steve Harvey talked about how he juggles four hit TV series (soon to be five) and a radio show, and…

The CW Extends Affiliate Agreement With Tribune in 12 Markets Ahead of Upfront Negotiations

But Chicago's WGN-TV is going independent

The CW has completed an essential piece of business prior to beginning upfront negotiations, and we're not talking about last week's presentation to buyers. This morning, The CW and Tribune Media…

The 5 Buzziest Television Trends That Defined This Year's Upfronts

From digital disruption to Kiefer Sutherland

The annual broadcast upfronts week has wrapped, as the networks spent four days wooing buyers with their new schedules, lots of impressive-sounding stats (some figures were more accurate than others)…

How TV Networks Battled Back This Week Against Bold Claims by Digital Companies

At stake: the $17 billion advertising marketplace

"Is television dead?" During Turner's upfront presentation on Wednesday, truTV host Billy Eichner called that a silly question, adding, "It's so stupid. That's more stupid than not giving Samantha Bee The…

The 10 Most Memorable Moments From This Year’s Upfronts

Which network was the funniest, and which had the best Hamilton parody?

That's a wrap on upfronts week, where the networks were unusually cordial to one another—well, except for Jimmy Kimmel—as they banded together to attack a common foe: digital video companies. But…

After Snagging Supergirl, The CW Will Devote 40% of Its Fall Schedule to Superhero Shows

DC Comics series kick off Monday through Thursday

If you switch on The CW this fall, there's a 40 percent chance you'll see a superhero series. The network's fall schedule, which it announced today ahead of its upfront presentation…

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