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…
Does the Peacock have more wind under its feathers? NBC has wrapped its upfront sales process with an increase in the advance advertising commitments it has secured from sponsors for its coming…
Last week, the nation's biggest TV networks made glitzy "upfront" presentations to advertisers in the hopes of tempting them to sponsor this fall's TV slate. This week, so far, marketers are keeping…
The Big Four hear the footsteps of cable and have responded with an especially aggressive programming strategy for next season.
Now that the major broadcast networks have announced which new shows will grace their fall schedules, what are their prospects?
The CW is juggling the pieces of its primetime sked in the coming season, making changes on each of its five nights to improve its standing in the measure that matters most to advertisers: Nielsen…
CBS was so eager to start boasting about being No. 1, its upfront presentation began promptly at 4:01 p.m. ET, which is virtually unheard of. Advertisers straggling in late might have even missed the…
[REFRESH FOR LATEST] 5:36pm: Tassler offering the CBS schedule, touting the Thursday night 2-hour comedy block, but folks are hitting the stairs. Time for the party! 5:26pm: Cutdown for Robin…
CBS said it would pick up just four new comedies and two new dramas for the 2013-2014 season, expanding comedy to two hours on Thursdays while moving around some popular dramas to make way for the…
Fox talked a pretty good strategic game during its upfront presentation. If only more of its shows — based, admittedly, on the limited view from the cut-down clips shown — had been equal to the task…
With its two-hour format most nights, an entrenched Sunday animation lineup and music contests that eat up much of the midweek sked, Fox is limited as it seeks a strategy to rebound from its ratings…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- ‘La La Land,’ ‘Doctor Strange,’ ‘The Crown’ Win Costume Designers Guild Awards
- Spirit Awards Hosts Nick Kroll and John Mulaney on Friendship, Indie Films and Day Drinking
- Final Oscar Predictions as the Season Hits the Home Stretch
- Behind-the-Scenes Video of Ryan Gosling Playing Piano in ‘La La Land’ (EXCLUSIVE)