Television | Adweek Television | Adweek
Advertisement

Television

:

Articles

Jake Tapper Leaps From the D.C. Beat to the Anchor's Chair Taking charge, his goal is to build TV's ‘front page’

Specs Who Jake Tapper New gig Anchor, chief Washington, D.C., correspondent, CNN Old gig Senior national political correspondent, ABC News Twitter @jaketapper Age 45 I know being a beat reporter is a lot of fun—do you…

May 25, 2014, 8:35 PM EDT

For Soothing Relief, Dr. Oz Loves iPad Apps And for medical advice, he turns to AskMD

Specs Who Dr. Mehmet Oz Age 53 Accomplishments Cardiac surgeon and professor at Columbia University; host of The Dr. Oz Show; author; founder of Dr. Oz The Good Life magazine (May/June issue is…

May 22, 2014, 11:14 PM EDT

A Low Note for American Idol Fox's elderly competition show is losing its range

Is that a fat lady singing? American Idol did manage to beat CBS' venerable reality competition show Survivor on Wednesday night, but not by much: The show scored a 2.6…

May 22, 2014, 3:48 PM EDT

Here Is Your First Look at the New Disney Channel Logo Ding dong, the box is gone

The Disney Channel isn't exactly rebranding, but it is changing its logo and its network IDs to reflect a new, less boxy look that is going live on most of…

May 22, 2014, 1:21 PM EDT

Streamy Romance: Americans' Love Affair With B Movies Goes Digital Video-watching habits may change, but bad film ads never die

On an October morning in 2008, a truck loaded with VHS cassettes pulled away from Distribution Video Audio’s warehouse in Palm Harbor, Fla.—and made history: It was the last major…

May 21, 2014, 9:28 PM EDT

Listening to Beyoncé? Facebook Has an Ad for You The fine line between social sharing and eavesdropping

You've long suspected that Facebook was listening to you—now we know it definitely will be. With your permission, of course. The social network appears to be preparing to serve ads…

May 21, 2014, 6:17 PM EDT

Why AMC Wants You to Watch the Whole First Episode of Halt & Catch Fire Early on Tumblr Show premieres June 1 on cable

If AMC's corporate strategy has embraced a single ethos over the last few years, it's that more people watching is better, period. So it's probably not a surprise that the…

May 20, 2014, 12:44 PM EDT

Billboard Music Awards Stomp Good Wife, Amazing Race Finales Award show averaged 10.5 million total viewers

The week got off to a good start for ABC. The network's Sunday broadcast of the Billboard Music Awards won out handily over season finales of The Good Wife and…

May 20, 2014, 9:24 AM EDT

NFL Sunday Ticket Is Linchpin of AT&T, DirecTV Deal Renewal of must-have content and exclusive rights required for merger

DirecTV's rights to NFL Sunday Ticket—a football package that gives subscribers access to every NFL game that plays on Sunday—is so important that it is a key clause in the…

May 19, 2014, 11:20 AM EDT

5 Time Slot Brawls to Watch This Fall Plus, Spanish-language nets serve up new music competition shows

With radically altered prime-time lineups at ABC and Fox, football on Thursday at CBS, and an NBC slate without its Thursday comedy block, the season is shaping up to be…

May 18, 2014, 9:25 PM EDT

Advertisement