Advertisement

Topic: Nbc

Why the Fall TV Lineup Is Loaded With Shows You Already Know

Networks play it safe with familiar series, characters and movies

The Muppets is just one of several freshman shows with a pre-sold brand the networks hope give them an edge this fall. The prime-time schedule includes two movie adaptations (Fox's…

Adweek's Fall TV Preview: Which New Shows Are Worth Your Time and Ad Budget?

An in-depth look at all 22 new broadcast series

There's been a lot of talk about "Peak TV" this summer—FX Networks CEO John Landgraf kicked off the conversation last month when he noted there will be more than 400…

A Look at NBC’s New Fall Shows, Ranked From Worst to Best

Beyond Blindspot, its freshman series have major question marks

Adweek’s week-long look at each broadcast network’s new fall shows kicks off today with NBC, which has finished No. 1 in adults ages 18-49 for the past two seasons. While…

How Ryan Seacrest's First (Unofficial) Broadcasting Job Led Him to a Big New Education Initiative

Giving back to teachers with Think It Up

Ryan Seacrest wants to give back to teachers, whom he credits for giving him his first taste of broadcasting. This might not come as much of a surprise, but Seacrest wasn't…

Jimmy Fallon Reclaims the Late-Night Lead on Stephen Colbert's Second Night

Late Show drops to No. 2 in the demo and total viewers

It looks like Stephen Colbert's reign as the new late-night ratings king lasted just 24 hours. Order was restored on night two of the competition between Colbert's Late Show and The…

Philly Police Lifted an Anti-Drug PSA From Saved by the Bell and Made it Downright Mind-Altering

Maybe now you'll say nope to dope

At a time when young people have a conflicted relationship with police, it's good to know there's one reliable voice of unity: Zack Morris, circa 1991. The Philadelphia Police Department, which…

Can Neil Patrick Harris Put the Spark Back in Live TV?

His variety show, Best Time Ever, debuts Sept. 15

Networks are embracing live programming this fall as a way of getting audiences to watch in real-time, even though recent attempts in the genre have had mixed results. Exhibit A:…

Trump Will 'Absolutely Not' Be Back on Celebrity Apprentice

But that's not NBC's only fall challenge

NBC, which publicly parted ways with Donald Trump in June, said it will not broadcast a new version of Celebrity Apprentice this season, but the show will return in 2016…

NBCUniversal Finishes $6 Billion Upfront

Thanks to football and late night, NBC nets 5 percent CPM increases

NBCUniversal wasn't part of the flurry of upfront business that concluded two weeks ago, but the company has finally wrapped its $6 billion advertising bazaar. "NBCUniversal has completed its upfront, securing…

NBC Says It Will Renew Aquarius Despite Banishing the Show to Saturdays

David Duchovny drama is vacating Thursdays

Last month, NBC couldn't have been more enthusiastic about Aquarius, its new David Duchovny summer drama. After pulling a Netflix and making Aquarius the first broadcast series to stream its…

Advertisement