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Why CBS Is Airing Its First Saturday Drama Series in 13 Years

Network hopes low-cost Ransom can outdraw its usual repeats

For decades, Saturday was an essential component of each broadcast network's prime-time schedule, but in recent years the networks have thrown in the towel on the night, which has the…

James Corden’s Carpool Karaoke Spinoff Series on Apple Music Will Have 16 Different Hosts

Each episode has a different celeb pairing

Who could possibly fill James Corden's shoes as the host of the upcoming spinoff Carpool Karaoke series on Apple Music? No one, it turns out. Instead, the producers of the show,…

Hulu's Upcoming Livestreaming Service Will Be the First to Include CBS

The DirecTV Now competitor launches early this year

Hulu's upcoming livestreaming TV bundle won't launch for another couple of months, but it has already landed a key network that DirecTV Now and its other competitors lack: CBS. Hulu and…

Plunging Ratings Lead to Double-Digits Drop in NFL Ad Revenue in November

Overall broadcast ad spend drops 10.6%

Whether this season's NFL ratings declines were an election-fueled anomaly—as many network and NFL execs insist—or a lasting trend, they started affecting networks' bottom lines last month, according to new…

Parent Company National Amusements Pulls the Plug on CBS-Viacom Merger

'This is not the right time,' said Shari Redstone

The merger of CBS and Viacom, which seemed like a foregone conclusion for much of the year, is instead on hold—perhaps permanently. This morning, National Amusements, which owns 80 percent of…

Netflix, CBS and Fox Execs Detail Their Plans for Streaming and Advertising in 2017

Talking mergers, growth and ad revenue

This has has been a roller coaster year for the television industry—ratings are falling, the upfront cost per impression is soaring, and there are major questions about the future of…

How Donald Trump’s Win Made Pollsters, Pundits and Journos All Big Losers

Media’s epic fail and the lessons learned

On MSNBC's Morning Joe, just hours after the election of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States, the show's co-hosts and panelists sat around a table in…

Here's What to Expect From Stephen Colbert's and Trevor Noah’s Live Election Night Shows

Their late-night counterparts aren't broadcasting tonight

For the past year and a half, the 2016 presidential election has been shaped by the wry observations and biting commentary of late-night hosts like Stephen Colbert, John Oliver, Samantha…

With 500 Million Monthly Users, Activision Blizzard CEO Claims His Company Is 5 Times Bigger Than Netflix

Thanks to esports

SAN FRANCISCO—Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick thinks the size of mobile gaming is on par with video-streaming behemoth Netflix. Speaking at Vanity Fair's New Establishment Summit this morning, Kotick boasted about…

Here's How The CW Is Forging Its Own Digital Path, Without Hulu

Exclusive, in-season streaming rights are key

This week, as The CW begins to debut its season premieres, viewers used to streaming those shows on Hulu will be in for a surprise. The network's five-year deal with…

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