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Topic: Empire

Why Detavio Samuels Left His Job to Start an Agency That Speaks to Black Consumers

A major moment for diverse stories

Specs Name Detavio Samuels Age 35 New gig President, Interactive One and One Solution/OneX Old gig President of GlobalHue Twitter @detavio Adweek: You've launched a branded content studio that targets black consumers. What is different about…

Fox Renews Empire and Prepares for Life After American Idol

Plus, a slew of renewals and reboots in 2016

It has broadcast's biggest new show in a decade in Empire, but Fox is "still in rebuilding mode," according to Fox Television Group co-chairman and co-CEO Gary Newman. Its biggest…

The 10 Best New TV Shows of 2015

Broadcast, cable and streaming's freshman class pulled out all the stops

On Tuesday, I shared my picks for the best shows of 2015. With so many superb returning and concluding shows, only one new series managed to crack the list. Yet…

Live-Plus-Same-Day Ratings Are Down, but Not Out

Fox gives up on them, but rivals and buyers say they still have value

The Nov. 25 episode of Empire was watched by 9.2 million viewers and logged a 3.2 rating in adults 18-49, but there wasn't a peep from Fox about the live-plus-same-day…

Here They Are: The Hottest Shows, Magazines and Digital Brands of 2015

Adweek's readers and editors select the year's Hot List

It was the year Caitlyn Jenner made the cover of Vanity Fair, Amy Schumer conquered all media and Empire became the breakout hit of broadcast TV. Throw in the explosive growth of…

Hot List: Here Are the Top TV Shows, Stars and Networks of 2015

Readers and editors agree Empire ruled the year

Amid the clutter of today's TV options, there are still several standout shows and networks worth celebrating. Adweek's annual Host List is a two-part celebration of the best that TV, print…

How James Murdoch Thinks the Ad Industry Should Innovate

Empower consumers to make their own choices

James Murdoch, who took over as CEO of 21st Century Fox in July, doesn't see Netflix as a harbinger of a world without advertising. But he said the ways brands…

Q&A: How ESPN’s Michelle Beadle Deals With Twitter Trolls

And the athletes she thinks are killing it on social

Specs Age 39 Claim to fame ESPN reporter and co-host of SportsNation (weekdays on ESPN2) Base Los Angeles Twitter @MichelleDBeadle Adweek: What's the first information you consume in the morning? Michelle Beadle: The first thing I…

Which New TV Shows Are Emerging as Winners and Losers So Far This Season?

Good news for Blindspot, but not Minority Report

The first week of the 2015-2016 TV season is in the books. And while there are still several new shows debuting in the next few weeks (Fox premieres its two…

Empire Continues to Reign, Drawing 16.2 Million Viewers for Its Season 2 Premiere

Best ratings of all scripted series to debut this week

Returning last night after a six-month hiatus, Empire showed that it's still a phenomenon with audiences.  An impressive 16.2 million viewers watched the Fox drama's Season 2 premiere Wednesday night. The…

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