Topic: Tbs

Turner Hopes Investment in Mashable Makes Them Ideal Partners for the Future of TV

TBS, TNT can distribute video content on the site

For years, the relationship between old and new media resembled that of awkward 13-year-olds at a middle school dance, standing on opposite sides of the gymnasium. But the past few years…

As March Madness Tips Off, Here's Why CBS Will Sit Out the National Championships

Cable networks increasingly snag major sporting events

When Duke and UNC-Wilmington tip off the 2016 NCAA Tournament, CBS will carry the game, a tradition dating to 1982. But as March Madness bleeds into April, CBS will find itself…

Samantha Bee’s New Show Got Its Highest Ratings on Adult Swim, but Won't Keep Airing There

Turner will broadcast it solely on TBS starting next week

To make a huge splash for Monday's premiere of its new TBS show, Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, Turner simulcast the program on five networks. The experiment was a success—but…

As eSports Grows Online, TV Networks Like TBS and ESPN Are Hoping to Cash In

And it's helping brands reach elusive male millennials

When TBS premieres its inaugural eSports competition on May 27, advertisers and programmers will be watching closely to see if the nascent world of organized multiplayer video gaming is ready…

From Reducing Ad Time to Battling Netflix, Here's How the TV Industry Is Gearing Up for 2016

5 takeaways from TCA winter press tour

The broadcast and cable networks, along with streaming services like Netflix, Hulu and Amazon, have spent the past two weeks at the Television Critics Association's winter press tour, sharing their…

How Brands Are Getting in on the Joke With Comedies Like Angie Tribeca

Product integration is funny business for Snickers and others

In TBS' new police satire Angie Tribeca, no TV drama trope is left unscathed—including product integrations. In the third episode, two detectives (played by Hayes MacArthur and Deon Cole) strike…

How Angie Tribeca's Marketing Perfectly Matched the Show's Satirical Tone

Finally, a show about cops

For audiences growing weary of the tired genre of cop dramas, TBS has something new for you: a cop drama. Or maybe not. TBS's new series, Angie Tribeca, is full of the…

In Dramatic Overhaul, TNT to Cut Ad Load by 50%

'We have overstuffed the bird,' says president Kevin Reilly

Kevin Reilly rarely spoke publicly during his first year as president of TNT and TBS and as chief creative officer of Turner Entertainment. "I didn't have much to say," he…

Which Network Was No. 1 in 2015? Almost All of Them, Apparently

Santa gave everyone a demo trophy this year

You better watch out, you better not cry, you better not pout, I'm telling you why: Santa Claus is coming to town, and this year he's handing out 2015 ratings…

Samantha Bee Just Made the Most Comically Violent Star Wars Ad of the Season

Wreaking Jedi havoc at the cantina

Hold on, Samantha Bee is a Jedi? Fans of The Daily Show already know Bee, of Jon Stewart's dear departed Best F#@king News Team, as an intellectual badass. But now she's…