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Warriors-Cavs Finale Is the Most-Watched NBA Game Since Michael Jordan Era

ABC broadcast surpasses 30 million viewers

Though it may not be as impressive as ending Cleveland's 52-year title drought, LeBron James helped the NBA end another streak. Sunday night's thrilling finish to the 2016 season was the…

Why CMT Picked Up Nashville From ABC, and When the Show Could Debut

Network president explains big swing

CMT president Brian Philips wasn't kidding when he told Adweek in March prior to his network's upfront presentation that the country-themed network's move into scripted series this year for the first time…

What Makes This Year's NBA Finals Rematch So TV Friendly?

Play-by-play veteran Mike Breen on Curry and LeBron

Ever since last June, when Steph Curry and the Golden State Warriors were celebrating the franchise's first title in 40 years on the home court of their vanquished opponent, the…

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)…

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…

Kiefer Sutherland's New Series Gives ABC's Muted Upfront Pitch an Explosive Finish

Designated Survivor looks like a hit

The key to planning a big event like a broadcast upfront presentation is that if you start big and end big, everything else in between ultimately doesn't matter that much. That's…

Jimmy Kimmel Proves He’s Still the King of Upfront Week

Compares ABC to an 'enormous paper shredder'

Despite a strong set from Seth Meyers during NBCUniversal's upfront on Monday, fellow late night host Jimmy Kimmel proved this afternoon why his annual roast on ABC's upfront stage is…

ABC Study Makes the Best Case Yet That TV Advertising Is Still Superior to Digital

Network unveils findings during upfront

For the past two and a half weeks, digital video players and networks have been engaged in a war of words and stats (some of them dubiously parsed) to bolster…

ABC's New President Makes Her Mark With Major Schedule Changes for Fall

TGIT gets its first non-Shonda Rhimes show

For her first fall schedule, new ABC Entertainment president Channing Dungey proved she's not afraid to shake things up in an attempt to reverse ABC's slide to fourth place among…

Guide to Broadcast TV’s Renewals and Cancellations

A roundup of which shows will make it to next season

With broadcast upfront week rapidly approaching, the five broadcast networks are putting the finishing touches on their fall schedules by making final decisions on which of their current shows will…

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