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Why Buyers Aren't Panicking About All the TV Shows Getting Trimmed This Fall

Anything's better than 'canceled'

Each year, a few familiar touchstones mark the passage of fall: trees shedding their leaves, the end of Daylight Saving Time and the ritual cancellation of broadcast's lowest-rated new shows.…

3 Things to Know About Donald Trump's SNL Hosting Gig

Controversial candidate will bring in viewers, whether they like him or not

Donald Trump will host Saturday Night Live this weekend for the second time, but this will be very different than his 2004 appearance when he was a part of the…

Infographic: How the Late-Night Host Shuffle Has Changed the Price of Ads

Buyers place their bets on Fallon and Colbert

Networks and advertisers typically spend every fall focused on the new prime-time lineups. Not this year. All eyes are on late night, and with good reason. "Outside of sports, it's…

Donald Trump Will Host Saturday Night Live on Nov. 7

NBC, which cut ties in June, can't get enough of him

For someone who's no longer in business with NBC, Donald Trump sure is spending a lot of time on the network.  The GOP presidential candidate will host the Nov. 7 episode…

As Live TV Viewing Declines, How Can Networks Fully Monetize Their Viewers?

New, multiplatform tools could help

For years, NBCUniversal's ratings guru Alan Wurtzel has been criticizing the deficiencies of Nielsen's current ratings system—he says as much as 35 percent of NBC's audience for an average episode…

Facetime: Fall Fetes Featuring Award Winners and Heavy Hitters

Agnes Chapski, Brooke Shields, Robert Greenblatt, Jennifer Salke and more

Magazines celebrated their fall issues with star-studded cocktail parties; Adweek’s Media Plan of the Year presented by The Trade Desk brought out media’s heavy hitters, and NBCUniversal celebrated the Emmys…

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…

To Attract Outsider Talent, One Agency Cooked Up a New Approach in New Orleans

GumboLive looks to break the recruiting cycle

Before Nate Sutter worked in advertising, he was a professional yo-yo-er. Sponsored by Duncan Yo-Yo, he traveled the country performing tricks at toy stores, children's hospitals and schools. He then…

How Horatio Sanz and Fred Armisen Are Creating a Digital Hub for Latino Comedy

Más Mejor content studio targets cord-cutting millennials

The Hispanic population is the fastest-growing segment in the United States, accounting for 17 percent of the U.S. population, according to 2014 census estimates. Despite the fact that there are…

These Are the TV Network Chiefs' Game Plans for Wooing Audiences and Advertisers

Bold moves, big challenges this fall

Even with all the seismic changes in the television business over the past several years, some things remain constant: For the broadcast networks, everything still revolves around the fall season,…

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