Jason Lynch

Jason Lynch

Jason Lynch is Adweek's 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.

How Brands Are Getting in on the Joke With Comedies Like Angie Tribeca

In TBS' new police satire Angie Tribeca, no TV drama trope is left unscathed—including product integrations.

Symphony Brushes Off Netflix Attacks on Its Ratings Metrics

If Netflix was hoping to intimidate Symphony Advanced Media into submission by criticizing the company's data—which, for the first time, revealed

Making a Murderer Creators Blast News Accounts, Prep a Potential Followup

Almost a month to the day that their 10-hour documentary Making a Murderer quietly debuted on Netflix, and subsequently became the most-buzzed series of the holiday season, co-directors Laura Ricciardi and Moira Demos defended the controversial series, and discussed plans to continue telling Steven Avery's story. 

Netflix Returns Fire, Says NBC Has ‘Remarkably Inaccurate Data’ and 18-49 Demo ‘Means Nothing’

Netflix has kept its ratings metrics under lock and key for several years, refusing to share that data even with the creators of its own original series.

FX Chief Says Industry Hasn’t Reached ‘Peak TV’ Yet, Blasts Netflix’s ‘Wonky’ Economics

Five months after he coined the term "peak TV" to describe the overwhelming amount of video content available to audiences, FX Networks CEO John Landgraf said we're not yet at the peak, but will be soon.

Fox Renews Empire and Prepares for Life After American Idol

It has broadcast's biggest new show in a decade in Empire, but Fox is "still in rebuilding mode," according to Fox Television Group co-chairman and co-CEO Gary Newman. Its biggest challenges are still to come, as the network gets ready for life without American Idol, which goes off the air this spring after 15 seasons.

After a Whirlwind 2015, Caitlyn Jenner Has Big Plans for the Second Season of I Am Cait

It was a whirlwind 2015 for Caitlyn Jenner, who made a huge splash with her announcement—on the cover of Vanity Fair—that she had transitioned from male to female.

Here’s How Mr. Robot Plans to Top Itself in Season 2

After shaking up the television landscape last summer with Mr. Robot, USA now has the daunting task of trying to top itself when the series returns for Season 2 this summer.

NBC Says Netflix Doesn’t Yet Pose a ‘Consistent’ Threat to Broadcasters. Here’s Why

While conventional wisdom has it that broadcast TV is on the ropes thanks to Netflix and other SVOD outlets, NBC's ratings guru made a strong case for his network's continued resiliency during a "reality check" about the state of the current media environment at the Television Critic Association's winter press tour.

NBC Has No Regrets About Featuring Donald Trump on SNL After Cutting Ties With Him

As NBC Entertainment chairman Robert Greenblatt met with reporters at the Television Critics Association's winter press tour, he had a lot to celebrate: NBC is leading all broadcasters this season by 17 percent among 18- to 49-year-olds and is the only broadcaster whose ratings are not down in total viewers in that demo.