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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

Turner Wraps Upfront Business; Broadcast Still in Motion Buyers are at the midway point with cable, while Big Four will be down in volume

Turner Broadcasting System has wrapped the bulk of its entertainment network upfront sales, finalizing the last of its deals with the major media agencies just hours ago. According to multiple sources,…

June 19, 2013, 5:49 PM EDT

Carefully, Adult Swim Expands Into Product Placement Hip network ramps up partnership with Funny or Die

If you want to sit with the cool kids, you've got to look like you belong there. At a party where Kanye West will play a full set for a venue…

May 15, 2013, 6:17 AM EDT

Adult Swim Greenlights Mike Tyson Show, Renews 17 Including Controversial Loiter Squad Slate features Galifianakis and Dan Harmon's Rick and Morty

UPDATED: Turner's Adult Swim has greenlit five new series, including a show from retired heavyweight boxer Mike Tyson called Mike Tyson's Mysteries, from Warner Bros. Animation (Warner Bros. owns Turner).…

May 10, 2013, 10:07 AM EDT

H. Jon Benjamin Preps for Bob’s Burgers Tour Actor talks up comedy junket, Battleship-playing chickens

West Coast fans of Bob’s Burgers take note: H. Jon Benjamin and the rest of the cast are bringing their inspired brand of comic instability to a town near you. In…

May 3, 2013, 3:43 PM EDT

Funny or Die Preparing Massive Rollout for New HTC Branded Short New Turner partnership gives Web video maker broader reach

Turner announced at last year's upfront presentation that it would take a stake in Web comedy portal Funny or Die, handling the company's ad sales. Now, with the deal done…

April 11, 2013, 1:29 PM EDT

Cee Lo Green Sips on Sake Singer-songwriter and entertainer stars in the first national sake commercial

Cee Lo Green and sake? The combination seems a like bit of a stretch for the eccentric Georgia native, but is it really? The singer-songwriter, Voice coach, and member of…

April 8, 2013, 4:19 PM EDT

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