Covid-19 Evaporates First Quarter TV Ad Revenue—And the Worst Is Yet to Come

Media companies were hit with massive ad revenue losses due to Covid-19 in the first quarter, and the second quarter losses will be even bigger.

ViacomCBS Accelerates Plans for Revamped CBS All Access Amid Pandemic

ViacomCBS fast-tracked plans for a bigger and better subscription service come as the company takes a hefty ad revenue hit due to Covid-19.

A+E Networks Touts Deep Content Pipeline, Bill Clinton Docuseries, Ahead of Upfront Talks

As it starts upfront talks, A+E Networks says it has 1,000 new hours of programming ready to air amid pandemic uncertainty.

CBS Bringing Back 23 Current Series Next Season Ahead of Fall Schedule Reveal

CBS is bringing back 23 current primetime shows next season, even though it remains unclear when they will be able to resume production.

Disney Will Hold Upfront Roadshow Instead of a Single Livestreamed Event

Instead of a single presentation, Disney Advertising Sales will present seven separate streamed events to agencies.

WarnerMedia Prepares for Joint ‘Flexible’ Upfront Marketplace Alongside Xandr

WarnerMedia isn't planning a virtual upfront event for buyers, and is instead preparing for a joint, "flexible" upfront alongside Xandr.

ViacomCBS Sets Revised Upfront Plan, With Virtual Presentations Over 2 Days

Instead of its May 13 upfront event, ViacomCBS will hold a pair of virtual presentations.

TV Ad Sales Execs Worry the Biggest Covid-19 Revenue Losses Are Still to Come

Having already lost billions in ad revenue losses since March, TV sales execs are worried that the worst is yet to come.

AMC Networks Starts AVOD Push by Featuring Shows Like The Walking Dead Free on Pluto TV

Streaming platform Pluto TV will debut four new channels May 1 devoted to shows from AMC, IFC and WE tv.

AT&T Consolidates Ad Sales Units by Moving Xandr Into WarnerMedia

The WarnerMedia and Xandr ad sales teams are moving under Gerhard Zeiler, chief revenue officer at WarnerMedia.