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NBCUniversal CEO Talks ‘Much Smaller’ Upfront, Calls Peacock ‘the Opposite of Quibi’

NBCUniversal capped a "much stronger" upfront than expected, while new streaming service Peacock approaches 22 million sign-ups.

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Jean-Paul Colaco Named WarnerMedia Ad Sales Chief After 15-Month Search

The WarnerMedia ad sales chief role, which has been vacant for more than a year, has finally been filled. Jean-Paul “JP” Colaco has been hired for the new role, WarnerMedia [...]

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Marc Pritchard Says TV Upfronts Must Evolve and Level the Playing Field

P&G's chief brand officer stopped short of pulling out of the annual advertising marketplace.

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WarnerMedia’s Joe Hogan Given Interim Xandr Ad Sales Oversight

Joe Hogan, evp of sales and marketing for WarnerMedia, is now overseeing Xandr’s ad sales team on an interim basis.

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ViacomCBS Preps Connected Video Advertising Platform for Fall

ViacomCBS' new connected video advertising platform, EyeQ, will unify digital video buying across CBSi, Pluto TV and Viacom video.

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AMC Networks Entertainment President Sarah Barnett Stepping Down

Sarah Barnett, AMC Networks Entertainment Group president, will be leaving the company after Labor Day, she said today.

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NBCUniversal Touts 10 Million Peacock Sign-Ups as Q2 TV Ad Revenue Plummets

NBCU's Q2 cable and broadcast advertising revenues were both down more than 25% due to Covid-19.

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Covid-19 Uncertainty Is Prolonging Upfront Talks, Says Linda Yaccarino

The uncertainty around the pandemic has led to “a protraction” in upfront negotiations, said NBCU ad sales chief Linda Yaccarino.

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Linda Yaccarino Answers Your Burning 30 Rock Upfront Special Questions

NBCUniversal ad sales chief Linda Yaccarino broke down the 30 Rock reunion/upfront hybrid and answered some burning questions.

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NBCU Unveils 11 New Ad Formats Ahead of 30 Rock Upfront Event

NBCUniversal unveiled 11 new ad formats today ahead of tonight’s upfront event, which will be broadcast on NBC and is doubling as a 30 Rock reunion.

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New Discovery Ad Offering Unifies Audiences Across Linear and Digital Platforms

With its new advanced product OneGraph, Discovery will unify audiences across all of its linear and digital platforms.

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More Targeted TV Ads Are Coming as Marketers Use Data to Reach Viewers

Television consumption habits are changing, and advertisers need to adapt.

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After Network Backlash, Nielsen Reverses Course on Delaying National OOH Measurement

After severe backlash following its surprise announcement to delay its national out-of-home measurement rollout, the company has reversed course.

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Nielsen’s Surprise National OOH Measurement Delay Throws Another Wrench Into Upfront Talks

Nielsen’s surprise decision to delay its national OOH rollout until next year has thrown yet another wrench into upfront talks.

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After Yearlong Search, WarnerMedia Expects to Hire a New Ad Sales Chief Soon

WarnerMedia expects to pick its next ad sales chief—a position that has been vacant for a year—by the end of summer.