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.

Freeform President Tom Ascheim Is Stepping Down

Freeform president Tom Ascheim is leaving the Disney-owned cable network.

CBS Airing Titanic and Other Paramount Films in May to Fill Schedule Holes

CBS will air an iconic film from the archives of its sister movie studio Paramount following COVID-19 disruption.

Modern Family’s Farewell Heralds End of Broadcast Sitcom Era

Modern Family, the last sitcom to be equally beloved by audiences and Emmy voters, airs its season finale Wednesday after 11 seasons.

NBCUniversal Will Permanently Reduce Linear Ads Amid COVID-19 Crisis

NBCUniversal will reduce the number of ads across several categories in its portfolio amid the COVID-19 crisis.

Broadcast Scheduling Is More Important Than Ever During a Pandemic

TV executives are navigating COVID-19 upheaval, trying to keep audiences and advertisers happy.

COVID-19 Brings Younger Demos Back to TV, Increasing Viewing Across All Dayparts

TV viewing amid COVID-19 has continued to increase across all demographics and dayparts, but particularly among younger audiences.

Fox Sports Helps Advertisers Plan for NFL and MLB’s Return Following Pandemic

Fox Sports execs held virtual town halls with agencies to help them plan for the eventual return of live sports to TV following the COVID-19 crisis.

Founding Hulu Chief Jason Kilar Named WarnerMedia CEO

Founding Hulu CEO Jason Kilar has been named WarnerMedia CEO, effective on May 1, the company said today.

IAB Postpones NewFronts for Almost 2 Months

The Digital Content NewFronts, which had been slated for April 27-May 6, have been moved to the week of June 22 due to the COVID-19 crisis.

Several of Spring’s Biggest Cable Series Delayed Due to COVID-19

Several of spring's most anticipated shows, including Fargo and the Walking Dead spinoff, have been postponed.