John Tejada's picks of the day
Mar 3, 2014, 1:57 PM EST
Today, we look at Oscar brand winners, the hottest TV channel for drama, and the numbers that prove why TV is still so big.
Network has 13 pilots in various stages of development
By Anthony Crupi on Mar. 2, 2014 - 10:42 PM EST
Not so long ago, the prospect of an established actor accepting a role on a television series was as remote as the moons of Saturn. Backsliding from film to the…
Saucy FX cartoon knows its niche
By Gabriel Beltrone on Jan. 9, 2014 - 11:13 AM EST
How do you market an animated comedy about a horndog spy? Duh—post ads on a NSFW Reddit forum, where tons of young horndogs in your target demographic are hanging out…
Mobsters and butt cracks and thrones, oh my!
By Sam Thielman on Dec. 20, 2013 - 11:14 AM EST
It was a mixed bag for TV generally in 2013, but not a bad year for TV promos—in fact, some of the most inventive ads on the dial (or the…
Lauren Reeves catches up with winners and guests
Dec. 3, 2013 - 5:40 PM EST
Cosmo's Joanna Coles and FX's John Landgraf are among those chatting with Lauren Reeves at Adweek's first-ever Hot List Awards party, plus a quick hello from special guest Louis C.K.
Acura, DirecTV, Sony Pictures are marquee sponsors
By Anthony Crupi on Dec. 3, 2013 - 4:58 PM EST
The ratings for the first installment of Frank Darabont’s new TNT serial Mob City aren’t due for another 48 hours, but the stylish exercise in L.A. noir is already a…
It was a big year for FX
By Anthony Crupi on Dec. 2, 2013 - 9:36 PM EST
John Landgraf, FX Networks Photo: Karl J. Kaul/Wonderful Machine Under John Landgraf, FX has produced some of the decade’s most critically acclaimed original TV series. With the addition of the Cold War spy…
Spinoff net nails down all 530 episodes of Fox’s animated comedy
By Anthony Crupi on Nov. 15, 2013 - 12:06 PM EST
Two months after Twentieth Century Fox Television began accepting bids for the off-net cable rights to the longest-running scripted series in TV history, a corporate sibling has emerged the victor. FXX…
Bewitching hit is slaying its broadcast competition
By Anthony Crupi on Nov. 6, 2013 - 3:08 PM EST
FX today announced it has ordered up a fourth batch of Ryan Murphy’s horror anthology series American Horror Story, signing on for 13 new episodes to air next fall. Jessica Lange…
Big Three draw record low ratings at 10 p.m.
By Anthony Crupi on Oct. 27, 2013 - 10:46 PM EDT
It’s 10 p.m. … Do you know where your viewers are? If you program a broadcast television network, there’s a good chance they’ve either flipped to a cable channel or…