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Azteca America Upfront

Ron Mwangaguhunga | Posted 04.14.2016 | Media
Ron Mwangaguhunga

Spanish language network Azteca America introduced their new TV lineup at the Gramercy Park Hotel on Tuesday night, emphasizing their dominance in the all-important 18-49 demographic.

(VIDEO) AT&T Announces Scores of "Addressable" TV Upfront Events & Video Series with Beet.TV

Andy Plesser | Posted 03.21.2016 | Media
Andy Plesser

With its acquisition of DIRECTV complete, AT&T has the largest "addressable" footprint for delivering television advertising on a household level.  ...

(VIDEO) Ashley Swartz: Upfronts Alive and Well and Audience-Driven

Andy Plesser | Posted 05.15.2016 | Media
Andy Plesser

As the upfronts draw to a close, and TV networks take stock of the annual presentation fest, the role of "audiences" will likely have played a larger ...

The Kardashians Light Up NBC Upfronts

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 05.15.2015 | Entertainment

The Kardashians were glowing and gorgeous at the NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment Upfront in New York City Thursday. Khloe Kardashian, Kylie Jenne...

The Odd Couple: CBS and Netflix

Michael Rosenblum | Posted 05.11.2016 | TV
Michael Rosenblum

TV networks are nervous because revenues are down. And revenues are down because viewership has dropped 9 percent this year so far (and we are just getting started). And why is viewership down?

Video's Popularity Rises and the Screens Converge: Fresh Steps to Fully Capitalize

Jacqueline Corbelli | Posted 11.24.2014 | Technology
Jacqueline Corbelli

It's clear from the sheer magnitude of TV spending that the biggest screen is a persistent mainstay and high priority. However, changes playing out this year also hint of desire among marketers to stay more flexible in the way they approach TV.

(VIDEO) TV Upfront Was "Underwhelming," a Beet Commentary

Andy Plesser | Posted 10.04.2014 | Media
Andy Plesser

The 2014 Upfront were "slightly underwhelming" says Furious Minds' CEO and Founder Ashley J. Swartz. "The numbers weren't so great." Although televi...

Your Guide To The New Fall TV Lineup

The Huffington Post | Jessica Toomer | Posted 05.15.2014 | TV

This week has been HUGE for TV fans. With the networks unveiling their fall lineups and debuting trailers for all kinds of new shows, you might be...

Stars Mourn For Their Canceled TV Shows

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 05.10.2014 | TV

Nothing is safe on TV these days, except maybe "Scandal." It's the grim time of year when networks start to set their upcoming lineups, cancelling sho...

The Content Brief: TV Goes Multiplatform at the Upfronts [WATCH]

Shawn Amos | Posted 07.17.2013 | Technology
Shawn Amos

Can broadcasters convince advertisers to keep paying to reach a smaller, fragmented audience?

Kanye RIPS Into Paparazzi At Secret Show

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 05.16.2013 | Entertainment

Kanye West is an outspoken artist who doesn't give interviews. But luckily for him, there are at least a thousand people in any given city who are int...

TV Ratings Slide Squeezing Ad Rates

Reuters | Posted 07.13.2013 | Media

(Repeats Sunday item to widen distribution) By Lisa Richwine and Liana B. Baker May 12 (Reuters) - U.S. broadcast networ...

Sean Hayes To Return To NBC In New Gay Sitcom

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

It looks as if Sean Hayes may have a lifelong contract with NBC. Since his Emmy-winning turn as Jack Macfarland on the hit sitcom "Will & Grace" e...

Greg Kinnear Is Coming To TV

Posted 05.10.2013 | TV

Fox has picked up four dramas, including Greg Kinnear's "Rake," for the 2013-2014 season, according to The Hollywood Reporter. "Rake" is Kinnear's ...

Is 'Scream' Coming To TV?

Posted 04.25.2013 | TV

MTV has ordered a pilot based on the "Scream" franchise, the network announced Thursday. The cable network revealed its plans to "reinvent" the Kev...

Mickey Mouse Gets a Retro Makeover for the Disney Channel's New Series of 2D Animated Shorts

Jim Hill | Posted 05.12.2013 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

Expect to see a pie-eyed Mouse starring in all-new animated adventures that will take these classic Disney characters from Paris to Tokyo to the Alps and NYC and all points in between.

35 Latino Faces Of Fall TV (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Lee Hernandez | Posted 05.30.2012 | Latino Voices

The networks have announced 39 new series for the 2012-2013 TV season. Of those 39, only seven shows feature Latino actors, and only one show (NBC's q...

Next Up For Cameron: Fighting Robots

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 04.06.2012 | Entertainment

Comedy Central already has "BattleBots," but that won't stop Discovery from getting into the nerdcore fightnight market. The network has announced tha...

Video Report: TV's Upfront Priorities

Jack Myers | Posted 07.27.2011 | Business
Jack Myers

This week's subscriber-only Jack Myers Media Business Report explains why Turner Broadcasting inadvertently, and certainly unintentionally, personifie...

Lucas Kavner

CW Officially Announces Return of Sarah Michelle Gellar | Lucas Kavner | Posted 07.19.2011 | Entertainment

The CW is sticking to its guns. With a combined focus on supernatural-themed series and the younger female demographic, the network announced a host o...

Inside The Wild World Of The Early 'Upfront'

Adweek | September 19 2010 | Posted 07.09.2011 | Media

Despite its myriad changes and the changing world around it, the basic principles of the upfront have stayed pretty much the same: a marketplace so po...

Chase Carey: TV Advertising Improving, Upfronts Look Good (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

News Corp COO Chase Carey told Bloomberg TV Wednesday that the TV advertising market is picking up. Carey made the remarks during the Milken Institut...

Media and Advertising Economic Overview

Jack Myers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jack Myers

The economic forces impacting the media industry have shifted from strong headwinds to what appear to be powerful tailwinds pushing the industry forwa...


Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

CBS, the number one network on television, has canceled seven shows to make room for new fall programs. Off the schedule are "The New Adventures of O...


Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 01.03.2016 | Media

ABC will announce its fall slate Tuesday during its annual upfront presentation, and the new schedule is heavy on dramas. The network, which is losin...