Portrait of Jason Lynch

Jason Lynch

Jason Lynch is Adweek's TV 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.


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FS1 Meets Street Fighter as Skip Bayless and Shannon Sharpe Battle in Arcade-Themed Promo

TV / Video

Skip Bayless and Shannon Sharpe face off each morning on their FS1 talk show, Skip and Shannon: Undisputed, but now they have elevated their battle to a new—yet retro—level.

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The 2020 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Will Have No Spectators—but Plenty of Advertisers

Programming & Performance

Between the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade and that evening's NFL game, NBC prepares for one of its biggest single-day ad revenue hauls of the year.

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Wonder Woman 1984 to Simultaneously Debut on HBO Max and in Movie Theaters

Streaming & OTT

Wonder Woman 1984 becomes the highest-profile film yet to make its debut on a streaming platform as a result of Covid-19.

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PBS Will Air Peanuts Thanksgiving and Christmas Specials in Apple Deal

Streaming & OTT

A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving and A Charlie Brown Christmas will run ad-free on PBS and PBS Kids in addition to streaming on Apple TV+.

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Cable’s Holiday Marathon Programming Is Hotter Than Ever Due to the Pandemic

Programming & Performance

Cable's multi-month holiday marathons are even more coveted this year during the pandemic.

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Nielsen Is Adding Addressable Ads to National TV Measurement in Major Shift

Programming & Performance

Nielsen is adding addressable ad measurement to its national TV currency, incorporating data from 55 million smart TV and set-top box devices.

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Legendary Jeopardy! Host Alex Trebek Dies at 80

TV / Video

Alex Trebek, the charismatic, quick-witted host of the hit game show Jeopardy! since 1984, died at home Sunday morning. He was 80.

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How TV’s 2020 Election Night Coverage Will Look Different From 2016

TV / Video

TV news executives on how election night coverage will look different this year, and what they'll do if the presidential race isn't called on Tuesday night.

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Super Bowl Ad Talks Heat Up, With Big Decisions Looming for Marketers

TV / Video

CBS' Super Bowl ad talks are heating up, but marketers are grappling with several factors as they consider this year's buy.

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WE Tv President Marc Juris Will Leave the Company After 7 Years

TV / Video

Marc Juris the latest in a long line of network chiefs who have departed this year.

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6 Ways Reese Witherspoon Is Changing the Film and TV Industry

Hot List

In this week’s cover story, Reese Witherspoon—Adweek’s Media Visionary—talks about how she turned Hollywood on its head by becoming a producer to make the female-centric stories the industry had long [...]

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The Only Thing That Scares Lovecraft Country Creator Misha Green Is Playing It Safe

Hot List

Adweek’s Game Changer of the Year Misha Green talks about making the year’s wildest new show, Lovecraft Country.

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The 2020 Hot List: Honoring the Year’s Best in TV, Publishing, Digital and Brands

Hot List

Adweek's 2020 Hot List recognizes the people, platforms, creators and companies that stood out in an unprecedented year.

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How Adweek Media Visionary Reese Witherspoon Turned Hollywood on Its Head

Hot List

Reese Witherspoon, Adweek's Media Visionary, became a producer to make the female-centric stories Hollywood had long ignored.

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Reese Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine Is on a Hot Streak

Hot List

With TV shows, podcasts, even brand partnerships, Reese Witherspoon's media company, Hello Sunshine, spotlights women’s stories.