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.

Watchmen, Unbelievable, Succession Top 2020 TCA Awards Nominations

A pair of powerhouse limited series—HBO’s Watchmen and Netflix’s Unbelievable—received the most 2020 TCA Awards nominations today.

After Yearlong Search, WarnerMedia Expects to Hire a New Ad Sales Chief Soon

WarnerMedia expects to pick its next ad sales chief—a position that has been vacant for a year—by the end of summer.

Upfront Negotiations in ‘Holding Pattern’ as Covid-19 Cases Surge

Upfront negotiations have largely stalled, with buyers and networks remaining far apart on pricing amid continued uncertainty.

ABC Welcomes Basketball’s Return With NBA Countdown ‘Restart’ Special July 25

The 2-hour event, called NBA Countdown Presented by Mountain Dew: NBA Restart, will air Saturday, July 25 on ABC at 8 p.m. ET.

Beavis and Butt-Head Return to TV, Moving From MTV to Comedy Central

Beavis and Butt-Head, MTV’s hit ’90s animated series, is being revived—but the show will now air on Comedy Central.

With Live Sports Still Sidelined, May’s National TV Ad Revenue Fell 23%

National TV ad revenue in May fell 23% year over year to $716.4 million weekly, according to the Standard Media Index AccTV Report for May 2020.

What Buyers Liked—and Didn’t Like—About the Virtual NewFronts

Buyers anonymously talked about what they liked—and didn’t like—about the 2020 Digital Content NewFronts.

The Most Memorable Moments From the 2020 NewFronts

We've rounded up the top NewFronts moments from the dozens of events at this year's virtual conference.

Consumers Weigh These 4 Points When Considering a Streaming Service Subscription

With more streaming services to choose from than ever, consumers consider four key points when deciding whether to subscribe to another one.

As Baseball and Other Sports Set Return, TV Eagerly Awaits Ad Revenue Influx

Live sports should be up and running again by the end of July, reactivating billions in ad revenue that have been dormant since March.