Jason Lynch

Jason Lynch

TV/Media Editor
Jason Lynch is Adweek's TV/Media Editor, overseeing trends, technology, personalities and programming across broadcast, cable and streaming video. Formerly TV editor for People magazine, he has been covering the TV and movie industries for two decades.

Former Netflix Exec Tara Duncan Named Freeform President

Former Netflix executive Tara Duncan has been named Freeform’s new president, succeeding Tom Ascheim, who left the network last month.

ABC Brings Back 19 Series for Next Season, but Forgoes Fall Schedule for Now

ABC has renewed 19 shows for next season and has ordered two new series, but the network isn't unveiling a fall schedule in the midst of Covid-19.

Fox Nabs First TV Season Win Among 18-49 Demo in 8 Years; CBS Remains No. 1 in Total Viewers

Fox was the No. 1 network the season among adults 18-49 for the first time in eight years, while CBS was again the most-watched in total viewers.

Disney Returns Ad Sales Division to Media Networks Group Following Kevin Mayer’s Exit

Rita Ferro and her Disney ad sales team are moving back to the company's Media Networks Group, after two years in its DTCI segment.

CBS Projects Stability With Fall Schedule—as Long as Production Can Resume

CBS is projecting stability with its fall schedule, but the lineup is entirely dependent on its shows being able to return to production.

ViacomCBS Prepares ‘Efficient and Entertaining’ 2-Day Upfront Stand-In

"We are much better as a combined company," says ad sales chief Jo Ann Ross ahead of ViacomCBS' virtual upfront event.

The CW Delays New Season to January, Will Air Mostly Acquired and Unscripted Shows in Fall

The CW is delaying its new season to January, and will air mostly acquired and unscripted shows in the fall amid continued Covid-19 uncertainty.

Advertisers Plan on Spending One-Third Less in This Year’s Upfront

Advertisers are planning on spending 33% less in this year’s upfront, according to a new survey, representing close to $7 billion in lost ad revenue.

Telemundo Touts Multiplatform Gains, Pandemic Pivots as Upfront Event Is Postponed

In lieu of its usual upfront event, Telemundo created a video for marketers previewing its new shows and touting its multiplatform gains.

Fox Sports Meets With Agencies Again to Jumpstart NFL Talks Following Schedule Release

Fox Sports held another round of virtual town halls with agencies to help jumpstart talks about the upcoming NFL season.