Upfronts Week 2021's Winners and Losers

David Zaslav, Dick Wolf and viewers over 55 had plenty to celebrate

We always wrap our upfronts week coverage by rounding up the week’s most memorable moments, but given just how much has transpired during the past few days, it was clear that this year warranted a more substantial look back. That’s why we’re also chronicling upfronts week’s biggest winners and losers.

No, we’re not talking about which companies had the best and worst presentations (though we certainly have some thoughts about that, too)—instead, we’re spotlighting the people and other entities who gained (or lost) the most after three days of presentations.

Winner: David Zaslav

It’s no small feat to completely upend and monopolize upfronts week, but that’s exactly what the Discovery CEO did, thanks to Monday’s bombshell announcement that his company would be



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