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Here's What We Learned From the First Week of the New TV Season

NBC has already given This Is Us a full-season order

The first week of the 2016-17 television season is in the books, and it's been a mixed bag for the broadcast networks so far. While a few shows had big…

All 5 Broadcast Network Presidents Share Their Fall TV Playbooks

Inside the grand plans to attract audiences and advertisers

After a season where none of the five broadcast networks grew their 18-49 audience (and ABC, Fox and NBC lost viewers in that demo), they will try to reverse that…

ABC’s New President Is Making History, and She's Focused on Making Waves This Fall

Channing Dungey on her first 7 months

The year 2016 has been a whirlwind for Channing Dungey, who was promoted to ABC Entertainment president in February, succeeding Paul Lee. Thrust into the job as pilot season was…

Kiefer Sutherland Saved the World on 24, but Can He Rescue ABC?

Actor returns to TV in fall’s most anticipated new show

In May, media buyers and advertisers filing into ABC's upfront presentation at Lincoln Center's David Geffen Hall in New York were eager to see what the network's new entertainment president…

Adweek’s Fall TV Preview: Which New Broadcast Shows Deserve Your Time and Ad Budget?

In-depth look at all 20 fall freshman series

The 2016-17 season is almost upon us. Over the next month and a half, the five broadcast networks will premiere 20 new series, with most of those debuts coming in…

ABC Will Air the Oscars Through at Least 2028

8-year extension locks in network's most-watched program each year

ABC remains the only one of the big four broadcast networks shut out of the NFL broadcast business, but it has a lock on its yearly marquee live TV event…

ABC Drops Its TGIT Thursday Night Branding Until Scandal Returns in January

Not the same without Shonda Rhimes' hit shows

Channing Dungey has been ABC Entertainment president for just six months, but she's already mastered an essential element of the job: Keep your network's most important producer happy. With that in…

ABC Relaunches Streaming App That Lets Fans Watch 38 of Their Favorite Older Shows

Ad-supported content is free to all

ABC has given its streaming service a major overhaul, and granting all viewers—even those without cable or satellite subscription—free access to full seasons of more than three dozen older shows…

ABC Finishes Its Upfront Sales Strong and Early Thanks to Slate of Freshman Programs

CPM increases in the 9%-10% range

While ABC took its time during last year's upfront negotiations, which didn't officially wrap until August, the network worked with a bit more urgency this year. ABC has finished its upfront…

ABC Sets Fall Premiere Schedule, Including Its New Kiefer Sutherland Drama

Designated Survivor debuts Sept. 21

A week after the other four broadcast networks locked in their fall premiere dates, ABC is finally ready to join the party. The network announced the fall debuts for its returning…

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