TV Upfronts

Networks Order Fewer New Shows and Share No OTT Details During Upfronts Week

Companies push linear stability without clarifying streaming

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Another upfronts week has wrapped (if you missed any of Adweek’s upfront coverage, you can find it here), during which many of the presenting networks sought to assure buyers of their current linear stability while also making big promises—without providing any concrete details—about the future and the impact of their upcoming streaming services.

Upfront attendees saw fewer trailers than usual as the broadcasters curtailed their new series orders, led by ABC, where new ABC Entertainment president Karey Burke told



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