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Topic: Upfront

Fox Finishes Upfront Sales Strong Thanks to Interest in New Shows Like Lethal Weapon

Network had big CPM, volume gains

After nursing its wounds during last year's upfront presentation, Fox is in a much more celebratory mood this time around. The Fox Networks Group—which includes Fox, Fox Sports, FX, FXX, National…

ABC Finishes Its Upfront Sales Strong and Early Thanks to Slate of Freshman Programs

CPM increases in the 9%-10% range

While ABC took its time during last year's upfront negotiations, which didn't officially wrap until August, the network worked with a bit more urgency this year. ABC has finished its upfront…

Turner Is the Latest Media Company to Secure Double-Digit CPM Gains in Its Upfront

Volume up 2% to 3%

All those broadcast and cable networks that predicted a strong upfront season have been proven correct so far. As networks and buyers try to wrap up their upfront business in…

Disney Channel Sees Big CPM and Volume Gains as Toy Companies Expand Holiday Ad Buys

Surging category propels upfront

As more media companies pull within sight of the finish line, Disney Channel is the latest to conclude its upfront negotiations. The company—which includes Disney Junior and Disney XD—saw big…

After Finishing Viacom’s Upfront, Jeff Lucas Moves to Snapchat as VP and Head of Global Sales

21-year vet Sean Moran will replace him

Less than two weeks after speedily wrapping up Viacom's upfront sales, Jeff Lucas is stepping down as the company's ad sales chief to become Snapchat's vice president and head of…

The CW's Superhero Shows Power the Network to Double-Digit Upfront Gains

Both of CBS Corp.'s networks wrap upfronts

Today, CBS Corp. settled all upfront business. Shortly after CBS made good on chairman and CEO Leslie Moonves' vow for double-digit CPM increases, its sister network, The CW, has done the same,…

CBS Makes Good on Leslie Moonves' Vow of Double-Digit CPM Increases

First broadcaster to finish upfront business

After finishing the 2015-16 season as the No. 1 broadcast network in total viewers and adults 18-49, CBS has now become the first broadcast network to cross the upfront finish…

CBS Will Roll Out Its Fall Shows Over 7 Weeks

Thursday Night Football premieres Sept. 15

Most broadcast networks will be rolling out their fall shows in a compressed timeframe, but CBS is going to take its time next season. The network, which announced its fall premiere…

The Flash Will Kick Off The CW's Action-Packed Fall Premiere Schedule

And Supergirl settles into its new home

The CW is the latest broadcast network to lock in its fall premiere dates this week, and will be kicking off the season with its top-rated series, The Flash. While NBC…

Fox Will Premiere All 16 of Its Fall Series During a 1-Week Blitz

September rollout includes Exorcist, Lethal Weapon reboots

'Tis the season for fall premiere dates. NBC released its plans yesterday, and now Fox has announced when its new and returning shows will debut this fall. While most networks save…

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