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National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences to Honor Univision’s Jorge Ramos and Maria Elena Salinas With Lifetime Achievement Awards at the News & Documentary Emmy Awards

Press release from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences: New York, N.Y. — June 28, 2012–Jorge Ramos and Maria Elena Salinas, longtime co-anchors of Univision’s evening newscast “Noticiero Univision” and pioneers of Spanish-language broadcasting in the U.S., will…

NBC Sports Group Announces Talent Roster for London Olympics — 115 Commentators in All

Press release from NBC Sports Group: NEW YORK – June 28, 2012 – Bob Costas leads a record 115 NBC Olympic commentators as NBCUniversal will present an unprecedented 5,535 hours of London Olympic Games coverage across NBC, NBC Sports Network,…

Nominations Announced for the 2012 ESPYs

From an ESPN press release … The ESPYS gather top celebrities from sports and entertainment to commemorate the past year in sports by recognizing major sports achievements, reliving unforgettable moments and saluting the leading performers and performances. The 2012 ESPYS…

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Announces Winners of the 39th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards

Here’s the press release and complete list of winners from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences: Los Angeles, CA — June 23, 2012 — The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) tonight announced the winners of…

CBS Press Release Announcing ‘Dancing on the Stars’

CBS ANNOUNCES DEVELOPMENT OF “DANCING ON THE STARS,” AN EXCITING AND COMPLETELY ORIGINAL REALITY PROGRAM THAT OWES ITS CONCEPT AND EXECUTION TO NOBODY AT ALL Los Angeles, June 20, 2012 — Subsequent to recent developments in the creative and legal…

Fox Wraps Upfront, Concluding Broadcast Negotiations — Got Rate Increases of 7% to 9%, Ad Buyers Say

By Brian SteinbergAdvertising Age News Corp.’s Fox network has completed its upfront negotiations, with the volume of dollars committed roughly flat with the network’s performance in last year’s negotiations, according to a person familiar with the situation. Fox last year…

ABC Finishes Upfront Sales, Volume Drops Slightly — Why Flat Is ‘Success’ in the Annual Upfront Haggle

By Brian SteinbergAdvertising Age ABC has completed its upfront sales, notching commitments from advertisers that total a little less than the $2.3 billion to $2.4 billion that the Walt Disney network secured in last year’s bargaining session, according to a…

Brian Terkelsen Named CEO of MediaVest USA — Bill Tucker Appointed to Global Client-Services Role

By Abbey KlaassenAdvertising Age Starcom MediaVest Group is changing up the top ranks at MediaVest USA, appointing veteran Brian Terkelsen, the agency’s longtime content-creation guru to the CEO post. Bill Tucker is moving into a SMG-wide role of president-global client…

CBS Wraps Upfront With Volume Close to Flat — Gets Price Increases of 8% to 9%, Sells Slightly Less Inventory Than Last Year

By Brian SteinbergAdvertising Age CBS has largely completed its upfront sales, notching ad commitments estimated to be on par with the $2.5 billion to $2.75 billion it notched in last year’s upfront, according to a person familiar with the situation….

2012 National Edward R. Murrow Award Winners

The Radio Television Digital News Association has announced the 2012 National Edward R. Murrow Award winners. The awards honor excellence in electronic journalism. For the fourth consecutive year, NBC News won the Edward R. Murrow award for Overall Excellence in…