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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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Back to the Future Fans Animated Their Favorite Scenes for the Film’s 35th Anniversary

Programming & Performance

Universal and Tongal invite 8 artists reimagine iconic movie moments to celebrate Back to the Future's 35th anniversary.

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Stephen Colbert Returns to Showtime for Another Live Election Night Special

TV / Video

Stephen Colbert is going to jump to CBS sister network Showtime once again on election night.

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Linda Yaccarino Adds Local Ad Sales Purview, New Data Strategy Unit in Expanded NBCU Role

Mediaweek

Linda Yaccarino has been promoted to chairman of global advertising and partnerships at NBCUniversal.

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Jean-Paul Colaco Named WarnerMedia Ad Sales Chief After 15-Month Search

Mediaweek

The WarnerMedia ad sales chief role, which has been vacant for more than a year, has finally been filled. Jean-Paul “JP” Colaco has been hired for the new role, WarnerMedia [...]

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CBS Sets First-Ever Companywide Brand Refresh to ‘Become Relevant to Today’

TV / Video

CBS is implementing its first company-wide brand refresh ever, as it looks to embrace the changing media landscape.

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Starz’s Battle Cry in First-Ever Debate Ad: ‘Fight Like a Woman’

Mediaweek

Starz has purchased its first-ever debate ad, to promote its limited series, The Spanish Princess, with a charged message aimed at viewers: “Fight Like a Woman.”

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How a Creepy Alexa Moment Prompted Fox’s New Series About AI Run Amok

Mediaweek

‘This thing can actually start talking to my children on its own. What else could it be saying?’

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Former Warner Bros. TV Exec Susan Rovner Joins NBCU as Entertainment Programming Chief

Mediaweek

Former Warner Bros. TV president Susan Rovner, who left that company Oct. 2, is going to NBCUniversal to head up entertainment content for all platforms.

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An AI Created This Unsettling Trailer for Fox’s Show About an Evil AI

Mediaweek

To market its new series about an evil artificial intelligence creation threatening society, Fox commissioned a trailer created by—an actual AI.

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With Many Broadcast Shows Delayed, Cable Makes a Fall Play for Advertisers and Audiences

Programming & Performance

AMC, FX and Food Network seek to take advantage of early-season void.