Why Some NewFronts Presentations Shrank This Year

Publishers tried to create intimate spaces for potential clients

While some companies didn’t shy away from the NewFronts days of yore—in which A-lister after A-lister was brought out on stage (looking at you, Hulu)—other companies shifted focus this year. Many publishers seemingly tried to create a more intimate experience with potential clients in the room by booking small venues or splitting presentations to create a smaller crowd.