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That's a $6 Billion Upfront Wrap for All of NBCUniversal Broadcast CPMs up 7.5-8%, volume rises

NBC broadcast has wrapped its upfront sales effort, securing $2.52 billion in ad dollars across prime time, sports and late night, said sources. It's a significant gain over the $2.25…

June 24, 2014, 5:11 PM EDT

ABC Finishes Upfront Deals With Mid-Single Digit Increases, Low Volume Network bets big on nonwhite audiences

ABC has confirmed that it is essentially done with upfront negotiations with the major agencies; a network source says that the broadcaster is making cleanup deals with a few smaller…

June 20, 2014, 3:00 PM EDT

Mario Batali Teams With OgilvyEntertainment to Create New Shows TV, online content from new company will target millennials

OgilvyEntertainment, the entertainment marketing arm of Ogilvy & Mather, and celebrity chef Mario Batali have formed ccMF Productions, a new company that will create food and lifestyle programming aimed at…

June 15, 2014, 7:39 PM EDT

Univision Is for Sale for $20 Billion Spanish-language broadcaster seeking offers from CBS, Time Warner

Despite having spent the last several years expanding its content divisions, Hispanic broadcasting giant Univision is soliciting buyout offers according to a report in today's Wall Street Journal. The network…

June 13, 2014, 6:52 PM EDT

CBS Finishes Upfront With CPM Increases Lower Than Last Year Network says it still has the highest rates in the market

This upfront season, it's all over but the shouting for CBS, according to a statement released by the organization itself today. “As we near the finish line, we are very confident…

June 13, 2014, 2:56 PM EDT

At the Upfronts, Data Is Driving Deals Buyers' new motto: trust but verify

The broadcast ad market is on its feet and moving toward deals as of this week, but one thing that seems to be in much greater play this year is…

June 8, 2014, 8:18 PM EDT

The Broadcast Market Is Moving NBC, CBS write upfront deals, many buy C7

Three of the major broadcast networks have started to write upfront deals—NBC, CBS and Fox are all said to be signing contracts for inventory in the 2014-15 season. NBC is…

June 4, 2014, 6:04 PM EDT

Comcast, Rubicon Project Partner for Programmatic Digital Display Ads Sales Brands can use platform to buy spots on Xfinity websites

Comcast's advertising sales division, Comcast Spotlight, and programmatic technology provider Rubicon Project are working together to allow marketers to buy display ads programmatically across XFINITY.com and xfinityTV.com. Rubicon Project's Advertising Automation…

June 3, 2014, 11:10 AM EDT

The Next Aaron Spelling? Showrunner Shonda Rhimes Is ABC's Queen of Prime Time Taking charge of ABC's full Thursday night lineup

The pilot of then-unknown hospital drama Grey’s Anatomy was nearly complete in early 2005, but some real heavy lifting remained. Shonda Rhimes, a screenwriter who was taking her first stab…

June 3, 2014, 5:55 AM EDT

Nobody Wants to Marry Harry Fox's faux prince is a ratings pauper

It's not like you could have made a second season of gag reality show I Wanna Marry Harry, anyway, but Fox execs who might have been considering the option aren't…

May 28, 2014, 3:56 PM EDT

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