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CBS Makes Good on Leslie Moonves' Vow of Double-Digit CPM Increases

First broadcaster to finish upfront business

After finishing the 2015-16 season as the No. 1 broadcast network in total viewers and adults 18-49, CBS has now become the first broadcast network to cross the upfront finish…

CBS Will Roll Out Its Fall Shows Over 7 Weeks

Thursday Night Football premieres Sept. 15

Most broadcast networks will be rolling out their fall shows in a compressed timeframe, but CBS is going to take its time next season. The network, which announced its fall premiere…

CBS Partners With McDonald’s and Coca-Cola for First Carpool Karaoke Integration

Selena Gomez segment kicks off summer sweepstakes

As The Late Late Show With James Corden's Carpool Karaoke has become a viral sensation, CBS had been eagerly looking to cash in on its success. On Monday night, the network…

CBS' New D.C. Series About Brain-Eating Alien Bugs Can't Compete With This Year's Crazy Election

BrainDead is a comic thriller with little of either

When it comes to TV shows about D.C. politics in 2016, truth is stranger than fiction. Even when the fiction involves brain-eating bugs from space. And that's the problem with BrainDead,…

CBS's Hamilton Promo for the Tony Awards Is One of the Best 360° Videos Ever

You're on the stage, not in the audience

Sure, we've all been seeing and hearing a lot from Hamilton, the hottest musical in years, but here's a video that puts other clips to shame. CBS' Facebook promo for Sunday's…

CBS Hopes James Corden's Broadway-Themed Carpool Karaoke Will Boost Sunday's Tony Awards Ratings

But the viral videos haven't had a linear impact

James Corden has deployed the biggest gun in his arsenal—Carpool Karaoke—in an effort to boost ratings for Sunday's Tony Awards.  The Late Late Show host, who is hosting Sunday's 70th Annual…

Supporters of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton Both Loved a Canceled NBC Drama

The similarities begin and end there

We finally found something that supporters of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton can actually agree on, and it's a canceled NBC drama. TiVo conducted a study of its PowerWatch panel, an…

The 5 Buzziest Television Trends That Defined This Year's Upfronts

From digital disruption to Kiefer Sutherland

The annual broadcast upfronts week has wrapped, as the networks spent four days wooing buyers with their new schedules, lots of impressive-sounding stats (some figures were more accurate than others)…

How TV Networks Battled Back This Week Against Bold Claims by Digital Companies

At stake: the $17 billion advertising marketplace

"Is television dead?" During Turner's upfront presentation on Wednesday, truTV host Billy Eichner called that a silly question, adding, "It's so stupid. That's more stupid than not giving Samantha Bee The…

The 10 Most Memorable Moments From This Year’s Upfronts

Which network was the funniest, and which had the best Hamilton parody?

That's a wrap on upfronts week, where the networks were unusually cordial to one another—well, except for Jimmy Kimmel—as they banded together to attack a common foe: digital video companies. But…

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