When Randy Falco worked at NBC, one of his jobs was to supervise the "upfront,"that annual summer ad-sales session during which the major TV networks try sell the bulk of their ad time for their fall…
By my estimation, this is the fourth or fifth time in my career I've written a piece pointing out how the numbers that emerge around TV's annual "upfront" season are not to be trusted. Those may be…
News Corp.'s Fox network expects to complete its upfront sales effort with volume about 10% lower than it was in 2012, according to a person familiar with the situation, the result of ratings…
TV's upfront market appears to have hit a snag. The annual ad-sales frenzy during which the nation's TV outlets attempt to sell the bulk of their ad inventory for the coming year is turning out to be…
Fox continued to secure business in late-week "upfront" talks by giving advertisers what they asked for: lower price increases. While other broadcast networks and advertisers haggled over terms for…
The broadcast networks are hard-pressed to define what it is that keeps them on top of the heap as cable and new technologies chip away at their foundations. Yet the annual upfront ritual only…
This week's upfront presentations in Manhattan weren't purely about TV; broadcast and cable made plenty of digital waves as well. ABC Adapts to Apps ABC became the first broadcaster to make itself…
During a week when the TV networks are rolling out their schedules, they are also taking pains to talk about how they are getting off the grid.
Turner Broadcasting execs will talk up cable's gains over the broadcast nets and efforts to court viewers on multiple screens at its upfront presentation at the Hammerstein Ballroom.
As the broadcast networks make their glitzy upfront presentations to advertisers this week, another media entity has already started writing some upfront business. Viacom, the owner of cablers…
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Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Captain America: The Winter Soldier1Daily:$4.7M Cumulative:$167.1M Disney 36.50%
Rio 22Daily:$4.3M Cumulative:$46.3M Fox 59.74%
Draft Day3Daily:$1.2M Cumulative:$11.9M Lionsgate / Summit 43.09%