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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...

How Cable Is Changing Broadcast

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 07.20.2013 | TV

NEW YORK — The most striking thing about the broadcast TV networks announcing their new fall schedules this past week was how little that actual...

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 05.10.2013 | Gay 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 ...

TV's Most Promising Pilots

AP | FRAZIER MOORE | Posted 07.03.2013 | TV

NEW YORK — Right now the broadcast networks are feverishly fashioning their fall prime-time schedules. Some 104 pilots are being screened by exe...

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

CBS's Fall 2010 NEW SHOWS (PHOTOS)

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...

ABC's Fall 2010 NEW SHOWS (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | 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...

NBC's Fall 2010 NEW SHOWS (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

One of the reasons NBC cited for canceling "Law & Order" was a strong development slate for next season. Well, the network announced its fall schedul...

Fox's Fall 2010 NEW SHOWS (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Fox announced its fall schedule Monday, with three new shows set to premiere on the fall schedule, three more scheduled to debut midseason, and one se...

Ben Silverman: Upfront Not As Bad As It Seems

Hollywood Reporter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The upfronts aren't as bad as predicted, NBC Entertainment and Universal Media Studios co-chairman Ben Silverman said Wednesday, adding that he is see...