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ABC Reveals Fall Schedule Premiere dates for new and returning series are set

ABC officially unveiled its fall schedule yesterday, including premiere dates for new and returning shows. The 19th season of Dancing With the Stars will kick off the new season with a…

July 16, 2014, 11:16 AM EDT

Time Warner Rebuffed Offer From Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox Approached in June

Rupert Murdoch's media empire 21st Century Fox made an $80 billion takeover bid last month for Time Warner Inc. but was rebuffed, The New York Times reports. "21st Century Fox can…

July 16, 2014, 9:58 AM EDT

6 Brands That Saw Huge Digital Lifts During World Cup Adidas, Visa and Listerine spill fútbol-generated stats

While mobile, social media and video were new territory to large companies during South Africa’s 2010 World Cup, four years later, digital played a major role in brands’ tournament-themed campaigns.…

July 15, 2014, 4:50 PM EDT

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

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