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How Are TV Networks Just Like Kimmy Schmidt?

They're in the dark when it comes to streaming data, but Nielsen may change all that

The television networks are kind of like the main character in Tina Fey's new sitcom Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, who is released back into the world from an underground cult—they're in the…

4 Trends That Will Keep Your Brand Globally Competitive

Adapting to cultural contexts is key

Specs Claim to fame Shankar Gupta-Harrison, vp of strategy at 360i; makes the best sangria in the world. Base New York Twitter @SGMagnus When marketers take their brand positioning and messages global, a lot…

8 Popular U.S. Shows That Got Their Start Overseas

From Jane the Virgin to House of Cards, these ideas hit it big in America

Jane the Virgin, the CW hit, owes its success to many—not the least of which is its star (and Adweek cover girl) Gina Rodriguez, who took home a Golden Globe…

For Gina Rodriguez, a Golden Globe Is Just the Beginning

Jane the Virgin hit a cultural nerve, but its star has her sights set beyond TV

Even before her headline-making Golden Globe win in January, there were already signs Gina Rodriguez was going to be a big star. At its annual screenings for the global TV market…

The Lion Wrangler: How Philip Thomas Keeps Cannes Lions Ahead of the Game

His balancing act, and his favorite moment from the festival

As CEO of the Lions Festivals since 2006, Philip Thomas has known he needs advertising's biggest annual gathering, the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, to stay one step ahead…

For Unilever's CMO, Global Growth and Social Responsibility Are Now Inseparable Goals

CPG empire has learned doing good is good business

Keith Weed seems a little shell-shocked. Just a few days earlier, he was in shirtsleeves and in the embrace of a 90-degree day in Singapore. But this March morning, he finds…

How Johnson & Johnson's BabyCenter Thinks Local by Going Global

The site produces unique content for moms across 14 countries

The average pregnancy in France lasts 41 weeks; the global average is 40 weeks. It's a small difference, but enough of a nuance for online parenting site BabyCenter to spin…

How Sony's Walkman Changed the World

Before CDs and MP3s, this little machine made music portable

Andreas Pavel was getting tired of being laughed at. It was 1977, and the German-born inventor had made appointments at all of the major electronics companies—Yamaha, Grundig, ITT, etc.—and each…

This Week's Must-Haves: a Bluetooth Speaker That Combines Portability With Sleek Design

Plus, a rowing machine that folds up into an end table

This week, the Adweek staff is highlighting must-have items including a Bluetooth speaker, sleep monitor and fold-up rowing machine. Take a look! 

Live Nation CEO Michael Rapino Discusses Why Rock Stars Are the Best Marketers in the World

These people understand what their fans want

Specs Current gig President, CEO, Live Nation Entertainment Previous gig President, CEO, Clear Channel Music Group Twitter @rapino99 Age 49 How did you get your start in the live entertainment business?  At a very young…

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