This page is home to news and updates about TV upfronts — presentations made by major TV networks to preview upcoming new shows to advertisers ahead of the fall season. Every year during the last week of May, executives from broadcast networks, cable networks, and streaming media companies give their upfront presentations — a glimpse into their fall lineups and new shows focusing on the prime-time slot. This page follows all updates about TV upfronts, from the actual upfront presentations to series cancellations and where marketers spend their ad dollars. Adweek covers it all.
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Rob Tuck on ‘the Elephant in the Room’ During The CW’s Upfront

The ad sales chief discusses why the network wouldn't ignore its potential transition period.

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NBC Sends Off This Is Us ‘With a Bang,’ Says New Broadcast Hits Still Possible

Execs say the drama won't be their last scripted smash.

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Jo Ann Ross on Trying to Deliver Paramount’s First In-Person Upfront in 60 Minutes

The ad sales chief talks streaming, measurement and missing out on the Ghosts musical number.

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Jon Steinlauf on How Warner Bros. Discovery Pulled Off Its First Upfront Presentation

The ad sales chief explains the company's Premiere bundle and why sports is the new primetime.

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Rita Ferro on Disney+ Ads and How Jimmy Kimmel Made the Upfront Despite Getting Covid

Plus, the state of early negotiations and the art of perfecting the presentation flow .

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Donna Speciale Won’t Dance Around the Importance of Hispanic Media at Univision Upfront

The ad sales chief talks about everything from Vix+ to that surprising salsa dance.

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The Most Memorable Moments of 2022’s Upfront Week

From spectacle and salsa dancing to a Lizzo double feature.

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Marianne Gambelli on Why Fox Opted for a Pre-Recorded Upfront

Plus, the state of early negotiations and how she’s selling Super Bowl 57.

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2022 Upfront Week’s Most Biting Onstage Potshots

NBCUniversal, Fox, Univision, Disney and The CW taunted rivals during their respective events.

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Linda Yaccarino on Pulling Off a ‘Giant Reunion’ in NBCU’s Upfront Week Return

Plus, why she didn't consider changing upfront venues like some of her peers.

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The CW Sets Fall Schedule, Riverdale Finale as Likely Network Sale Looms

New lineup includes Walker spinoff, Supernatural prequel and just one superhero series.

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Paramount Spotlights Yellowstone Franchise, Attempts Live 60 Minutes at Upfront Event

The company tried to pack everything into an hour for its first in-person presentation since the Viacom-CBS merger.

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Warner Bros Discovery Wants to Be as Big as the Broadcasters in First Upfront

The company explains how its WarnerMedia and Discovery portfolios will be combined—and sold.

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CBS’ Fall Schedule Goes Heavy on Drama, Light on Comedy

The network brings on three new dramas and an adventurous reality show.

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Disney Showcases Marvel-ous Disney+ Offering at In-Person Upfront

The company touted the breadth and depth of its projects, and the streamer's upcoming ad-supported tier.