Network Television Upfronts: Our Recap

Network Television Upfronts: Our Recap

The network television’s upfront presentation took place in New York this week, bringing out each network’s stars (Jimmy Kimmel, James Corden, Jared Leto, JLo) in their presentations to lend excitement to the fall lineup announcements.  Millions of TV ad dollars are...
The Decline of Special Interest Programming

The Decline of Special Interest Programming

Award Shows’ Fall From Glory While Jimmy Kimmel, in his second outing as host, received generally good reviews, the 90th Oscars telecast hit a 9-year low. But it’s not just the Oscars’ audience that is shrinking; award shows, as a group, are showing a decline in...
The Good Doctor is Top New Drama

The Good Doctor is Top New Drama

The Good Doctor is Top New Drama The new Fall TV season is a month underway and there are some clear early winners. ABC’s new drama The Good Doctor exceeded expectations; even with the Dancing with the Stars lead-in for select markets. The Good Doctor is the fall...
A Realignment of TV Heavyweights

A Realignment of TV Heavyweights

Discovery Communications announced that they are acquiring Scripps Networks Interactive in a $11.9 billion deal. This will give Discovery five of the top cable networks for women; over 20% of all US female viewers. The deal comes as communication companies try to stay...
Fall 2017 TV Grid

Fall 2017 TV Grid

Everything old is new again!   This could be the theme for the Fall 2017 Broadcast Network programs. Back on the Air: S.W.A.T. Will & Grace American Idol Roseanne Dynasty …even new show Young Sheldon is a spin-off from The Big Bang Theory. Only time will...