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The Best, Worst and Weirdest Moments of Upfronts Week 2022

That’s all, folks. The TV industry’s return to in-person upfront presentations across Manhattan concluded Thursday with the joyful sound of Stevie Wonder rocking “Superstitution” at the CW’s New…

TV Shows Take a Back Seat as Upfronts Focus on New Ad Tech

TV used to be about shows. Now, based on many of the industry’s glitzy upfront presentations that took place this week, it’s all about algorithms. At show after…

‘Twisted Metal’ Peacock Series Casts Thomas Haden Church

The “Twisted Metal” series at Peacock has cast Thomas Haden Church. Church will star opposite previously announced series leads Anthony Mackie and Stephanie Beatriz. The show is described…

‘Angelyne,’ Starring Emmy Rossum as L.A.’s Billboard Queen, Is Best When Embracing the Gloriously Tackiness of Its Subject: TV Review

Stay in Los Angeles long enough, and you’ll have an Angelyne story. Decades after plastering the city in mysterious billboards bearing her name and Barbie-esque silhouette, the self-made…

YouTube Upfront Trots Out MrBeast, Lizzo and Other Big Creators, Platform Announces New Ad Frequency-Capping Solution

The TV upfronts are usually a dog-and-pony show where networks unveil their new content slates. At YouTube’s Brandcast presentation for brands and agencies, held for the first time…

Disney+ Won’t Take Ads for Alcohol, Politics to Keep Venue Family Friendly

Not every marketer is likely to get its commercials on a new ad-supported version of Disney+. The popular streaming service — home to Marvel movies, the “Star Wars”…

Awards HQ May 16: ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars,’ Norm Macdonald Special, Should the Golden Globes Return?

AWARDS CIRCUIT COLUMN: How the Emmys Dumped ‘Primetime’ to Focus on Genre, As We Move Closer to a Post-Linear Era We live in an on-demand age where viewers…

Pete Davidson reveals Edie Falco plays his ‘overwhelmed’ mom in new series

“I am here so that the media will start paying attention to me,” the 28-year-old comedian also joked about his high-profile relationship with girlfriend Kim Kardashian.

Box Office: ‘Doctor Strange 2’ Rules Again as ‘Firestarter’ Flames Out

“Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” is again the No. 1 movie at the domestic box office. In its second weekend of release, the latest installment in…

Box Office: ‘Doctor Strange 2’ Second Weekend Set to Put Out ‘Firestarter’

The sorcerer continues to reign supreme in North America’s multiplexes of madness. “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” should easily top the domestic box office in its…

Streaming Ads Poised to Shatter Routines at TV’s Upfront

The industry hasn’t gathered for in-person TV upfront presentations since 2019, and so much has changed — including the ways that Madison Avenue heavyweights are spending their money.…