Topic: Cbs

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…

National Amusements Officially Asks CBS and Viacom to Consider Merging

Companies could recombine after splitting 10 years ago

The rumors floating around all year that CBS Corp. and Viacom might recombine 10 years after they split apart are no longer just rumors: National Amusements has sent a letter…

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…

How the Unlikely Alliance of Ovation's 'Versailles' and Fiat Benefits Both Brands

Creative thinking leads to seamless execution

There's a sexy, lavish new series coming to cable TV, set in the 17th century, that brings a distinctly modern style to the story of King Louis XIV and his…

What Stephen Colbert Has in Store for Tonight's Late Show Post-Debate Live Episode

And how July's conventions 'energized' the show

No one is more excited for tonight's first presidential debate than Stephen Colbert and his Late Show With Stephen Colbert staff, led by executive producer and showrunner Chris Licht. "It's going…

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…

Twitter’s First NFL Livestream Drew an Average Digital Audience of Just 314,000 a Minute

15.4 million watched Thursday Night Football on TV

CBS's first Thursday Night Football game of the season drew 28 percent fewer viewers than last season's inaugural prime-time game on the network. But don't blame Twitter. While the New York…

If You Don’t Already Watch CBS, Its New Fall Shows Give You Little Reason to Start

We rank them from worst to … slightly less awful

Adweek’s weeklong analysis of each broadcast network’s new fall shows continues with CBS, which overtook NBC to win last season in the 18-49 demo thanks in large part to airing…

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…