Chris Ariens

Chris Ariens

Chris Ariens is TV and media editor and director of video. He oversees coverage of television, publishing, media marketing and strategy and more. He also edits Adweek's TVNewser, reporting on the national TV news media. As director of video, he oversees Adweek's original video.

Before They Were TV Stars, These Celebs Pitched Products

Commercials can be a great launching pad.

We Asked TV Celebrities From This Is Us, Brooklyn Nine-Nine and More About Their Favorite Commercials

Talking ads from the upfront red carpet.

Will Cheers Be Coming Back? And Other TV Reboot Questions

We talk to the stars of new TV shows, about old ones.

How to Break Out and Get Noticed in Your First Agency Job

Check out these tips and advice from industry pros.

The Benefits of Advertising on The CW, According to Ruby Rose, Taye Diggs and Other Celebs

The channel prioritizes diversity and inclusivity to reflect its younger audience.

How Adweek Helped This Startup Build Its Business

Raven PR was just starting up. Giant Spoon took note. "And the rest is history."

NBC Stars Tell Adweek Why Brands Should Advertise on Their Shows

We hit the red carpet at the NBC upfront.

This Women-Led Creative Agency Revived Sex Toy Retailer Lion’s Den

By shining a spotlight on women in campaigns.

Customers Who Complain the Most Are Actually the Most Profitable to a Brand

So how can the experience improve for picky among us?

How TV Networks and Advertisers Are Making Commercials More Relevant to You

This edition of How S#it Works is on addressable TV.