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Topic: NewFronts

The 5 Buzziest Television Trends That Defined This Year's Upfronts

From digital disruption to Kiefer Sutherland

The annual broadcast upfronts week has wrapped, as the networks spent four days wooing buyers with their new schedules, lots of impressive-sounding stats (some figures were more accurate than others)…

The 2016 Digital Content NewFronts Were Defined by Partnerships

It takes a village to create quality cross-platform content

In digital video, it's not every company for itself—it's a team effort. And that's a good thing. Anna BagerKevin Scanlon for Adweek It can take a village to help advertisers connect with…

Why Big Digital Video and TV Networks Are Increasingly Becoming Production Partners

But will the honeymoon last?

Television its dead—long live television. That could become the unofficial motto, or at least the crawl at the bottom of the screen, to explain the recent flurry of hookups between…

Playboy Celebrates 'Safe for Work' Transition With a Massive Push Into Original Video

First-ever originals slate includes 14 shows

Playboy showed off its new, fully clothed self during its first-ever NewFronts presentation Friday afternoon at New York's Skylight Modern. "This is the most exciting and complex brand transformation of my…

The Iconic Reader's Digest Is Getting a Digital Makeover

Trusted Media Brands aims for people just starting out

Trusted Media Brands, Inc. is having some remodeling done. But don't expect its brands to lose that wholesome, uniquely American charm, a characteristic that attracts 56 million visitors to its…

NowThis to Launch Education Series With Actress Allison Williams

Hires former MTV CMO as first marketing chief

NowThis, the 4-year-old news and entertainment digital video service, has tapped a news progeny for a new series. Allison Williams, star of Girls and daughter of MSNBC news anchor Brian…

Daily Mail Is Now Posting 650 Videos a Day and Getting 383 Million Monthly Views

Reveals a bevy of ridiculous stats

While Daily Mail made a few product announcements at its Daily Content NewFronts presentation today, it was its data that stood out more than anything else. And the eyebrow-raising numbers…

How the Maker of Call of Duty Plans to Become the 'ESPN of Esports'

Activision Blizzard expands livestreaming capabilities

The maker of games like Call of Duty and World of Warcraft says it will soon be the "NFL juggernaut of esports." At its debut Digital Content Newfronts presentation today at PlayStation…

Why AwesomenessTV Wants Marketers to Stop Grouping Gen Z and Millennials Together

Company targets teens and tweens

"Gen Z and millennials is not a thing, they're two things," exclaimed AwesomenessTV CEO Brian Robbins during the multi-channel network's NewFronts presentation Wednesday evening. "These life stages—late teens who are…

WebMD Wants to Be Known for More Than Just Medical Information

Bulks up on lifestyle programming

For its first appearance at the Digital Content NewFronts, WebMD is trying to shift from being a site known for medical diseases and conditions (or a feared destination, if you're…

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