Paul J. Gough

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Fox News Channel Lands Clemente

Convergent TV

Fox News Channel has hired ABC News veteran Michael Clemente as its senior vp of news. Meanwhile, Fox News Channel came out on top among cable networks by far in [...]

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Ad Sellout Sets Revenue Record

Convergent TV

NEW YORK NBC is reaching out to current and former network stars to help celebrate the peacock’s first Super Bowl in more than a decade. In terms of advertising, NBC [...]

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Upfront 2009: Economy Won’t Deflate Showcases

Convergent TV

The economy might be bad and the TV industry may have seen better days, but Upfront Week is shaping up to be no less of an event than it was [...]

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ABC Denies ‘Jimmy Kimmel’ Scheduling Shift

Convergent TV

ABC executives late Wednesday denied a published report that suggested ABC Entertainment was considering moving Jimmy Kimmel Live into the coveted 11:35 p.m. slot to go head-to-head with The Tonight [...]

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Inauguration Frenzy Covers All Screens

Convergent TV

NEW YORK For the media, Inauguration Day was a cross between the Rose Parade, the Olympics and a military maneuver: Think saturation coverage, technological innovation, reams of color and commentary, [...]

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Broadcast, Cable Inauguration Frenzy

Convergent TV

For the media, Inauguration Day was a cross between the Rose Parade, the Olympics and a military maneuver: Think saturation coverage, technological innovation, reams of color and commentary, a tone [...]

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TV Industry Awaits Historic Obama Inauguration

Convergent TV

For producers and correspondents covering the inauguration, Tuesday is one for the history books. Like everything surrounding the 2008 presidential campaign, the inauguration of Barack Obama dawns with broadcast media [...]

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Obama at a Theater Near You?

Performance Marketing

President-elect Barack Obama is on his way to the big screen, thanks to a deal between MSNBC and Screenvision that will put the news channel’s inaugural coverage in 27 theaters [...]

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HBO Lands Obama Inaugural Rights

Brand Marketing

NEW YORK HBO will kick off coverage of Inauguration Week with an exclusive Sunday, Jan. 18, telecast of the star-studded opening ceremony, two days before the saturation coverage of President [...]

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HBO Lands Obama Inaugural Rights

Convergent TV

HBO will kick off coverage of Inauguration Week with an exclusive Sunday, Jan. 18, telecast of the star-studded opening ceremony, two days before the saturation coverage of President Barack Obama’s [...]