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Adult Swim Crashes a Spaceship in NYC for New Show Rick and Morty Fliers and Craigslist ad say it's for sale

If you were wandering aimlessly around Manhattan last week, you probably saw lampposts with a flier showing a cheap, grainy-looking photo of a spaceship and "take one" pull tabs at…

December 2, 2013, 12:48 PM EST

Has Halloween Become the Start of Fall Cable? Some big horror shows have completely changed the landscape

Since AMC first unleashed The Walking Dead in 2010, Halloween has served as a launch pad for horror-themed cable series. The obvious synergies aside, Oct. 31 is a great night…

October 28, 2013, 10:01 PM EDT

Adweek's Top 10 Commercials of the Week From Thailand to America, these ads ranged from sentimental to scatalogical

JetBlue Airways is launching a big new ad campaign from Mullen with the theme "Air on the Side of Humanity." But its big star isn't even human—he's a pigeon.

September 20, 2013, 8:56 AM EDT

Ad of the Day: Adult Swim Cooks Up a Great Faux Infomercial for Subway Subtember to remember

Adult Swim is veeeery, very gingerly getting into product placement, and this first big ad from the network, for Subway, is a big win. It's hard to mesh Adult Swim's sensibilities…

September 18, 2013, 1:43 PM EDT

David Levy Named President of Turner Broadcasting System Exec will retain oversight of sports, sales

Turner Sports boss and advertising/affiliate sales president David Levy on Monday was promoted to the role of president of the entire Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. operation. In his new role, Levy…

August 5, 2013, 1:45 PM EDT

The Five Best Brand Activations We've Seen at Comic-Con A bouncy castle, sharksplosion and more

There's expensive marketing, creative marketing, and then there's Comic-Con, where brands shoot the works on pricey stunts from free food to set recreations to lavish parties. (Ubisoft has a boat…

July 19, 2013, 3:02 PM EDT

Phil Kent to Step Down as Turner CEO John Martin to take the reins on Jan. 1

After a decade of running the ship at the country’s largest cable programming conglomerate, Phil Kent is stepping down as CEO of Turner Broadcasting System Inc. Kent will stay on until…

July 17, 2013, 1:11 PM EDT

American Dad Moves to TBS in 2014 Seth MacFarlane comedy to leave Fox after 10 seasons

Seth MacFarlane’s dominance over Fox’s “Animation Domination” lineup is on the wane. Just months after the network elected to cancel The Cleveland Show after four seasons, TBS announced that it…

July 16, 2013, 3:17 PM EDT

Ratings Slump Dings Broadcast Sales Networks’ Q1 spend slips 5 percent; cable on the rise

Diluted prime-time deliveries and a calendar quirk that moved NCAA Final Four dollars into April contributed to a $317 million decline in first-quarter broadcast TV ad expenditures. According to a new…

June 25, 2013, 12:00 AM EDT

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