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10 TV Shows You Probably Forgot Debuted Right After the Super Bowl

There've been a few hits, but even more misses

The long-term effect of airing a "special episode" of an established show in the plum Super Bowl lead-out position has waned in recent years. So this year, CBS shook things…

Here’s How Far Super Bowl Marketing Has Come in Its 50-Year History

Timeline: the Big Game by the numbers

During the first Super Bowl a half-century ago, Green Bay Packers coach Vince Lombardi threw a fit when the second-half kickoff had to be done over. The reason? NBC held…

Infographic: Do TV Shows Airing After the Super Bowl Gain Long-Term Viewers?

Usually not, at least in the past 10 years

With the large, and usually record-setting, audience that tunes into the Super Bowl, the network fortunate enough to air it has a prime opportunity to showcase one of its top…

In New Thursday Night Football Deal, CBS Will Share Games With NBC

More visability, and revenue, for the NFL

After sharing the slate of Thursday night NFL games with the nascent NFL Network for the last two seasons, CBS is now forced to share the lucrative franchise with one…

CBS Says It Doesn’t Care if Sunday’s Super Bowl Doesn’t Break Ratings Records

Network poised to surpass NBC’s ad revenue from last year’s game

In one of his first major decisions after becoming CBS Entertainment president in September, Glenn Geller tapped Late Show with Stephen Colbert—and not one of CBS's fledgling prime-time dramas like Supergirl or Limitless—for…

Crime Documentaries Like 'Making a Murderer' Are Picking Up Where Newspapers Left Off

TV's new hits take a page from print

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings recently bragged in a letter to shareholders about two things: his booming business, which hit 75 million subscribers in 2015, and his very hot content. "In…

Here's What It Means for the UFC That Its Biggest Star Is Hosting SNL

Ronda Rousey trades mixed martial arts for sketch comedy

Holding court on Saturday nights is nothing new for Ronda Rousey, but this weekend, it will be a little different for the former UFC bantamweight champion. Rousey will perform at a different…

The X-Files Tackles Its Toughest Case Yet: Reviving TV Revivals

Fox bets big on Mulder and Scully’s return

Last fall, the broadcast networks bet that the best way to attract viewers was by programming reboots and revivals of popular series and movies. However, Limitless, Minority Report, The Muppets…

Broadcast TV Is Still Outpacing Netflix's Top Shows by Millions of Viewers Per Episode

Measurement firm says networks remain ahead of streaming

Hit streaming shows on Netflix and Amazon may seem to be pulling huge audiences, but they're still lagging far behind TV's top programs, according to data obtained exclusively by Adweek. Multiplatform…

The Donald Trump Decoder: Adweek's Guide to the Man and His Brands

And how they've fared during his controversial candidacy

It comes as little surprise that the most Googled questions about the GOP presidential front-runner include "What did Donald Trump say yesterday?" and "What did Donald Trump say now?" Despite—or…

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