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Photos of Actress Sharon Tate and ‘Mad Men’s’ Megan Draper

Sharon Tate in 1967, left, and "Mad Men’s" Megan Draper, played by Jessica Pare

Five New Gripping National Geographic Channel Series Explore Topics From the Battleground in Afghanistan and Wooded Bunkers to the American Mob and Underground Networks

Press release from National Geographic Channel: WASHINGTON, D.C., MAY 30, 2013 — This isn’t beach TV … It’s better! National Geographic Channel (NGC) today announced its June to August slate, which includes the premiere of five new compelling series (Battleground…

The Broadcast Television Journalists Association Announces Nominations for Third Annual Critics’ Choice Television Awards

Announcement from the Broadcast Television Journalists Association, May 22, 2013: The Broadcast Television Journalists Association (BTJA) today announced nominations for the 3rd annual Critics’ Choice Television Awards, which will be held the evening of Monday, June 10, 2013 at The…

Deborah Turness Named President of NBC News

Press release from NBCUniversal News Group: NEW YORK — May 20, 2013 — Deborah Turness, former editor of ITV News, the United Kingdom’s most-watched commercial network news service, has been named President of NBC News. It was announced today by…

A DVD That Smells Like Domino’s Pizza

[Wanna add a little heat to your client's next campaign. Check this out! It's from our colleagues at our sibling Crain Communicaitons publication, Advertising Age] Takeout pizza and a DVD are a natural fit for many. So Domino’s Pizza in…

ABC, with Nielsen, To Test Measuring Ads in Videos Delivered on Mobile Devices and Tablets

[Today's news is about a major step in getting better measurement from Nielsen. It comes from our colleagues at our sibling Crain publication,  Ad Age] By Jeanine PoggiAdvertising Age ABC will begin measuring advertising in videos viewed with mobile and…

PBS Fall Season Offers an Array of New Series, Specials and Returning Favorites — Season Highlights Include Commemoration of President Kennedy, Heritage Specials, PBS Arts and Showcase of Independent Film

Press release from PBS: ARLINGTON, VA; MAY 9, 2013 — PBS announced today a fall primetime line-up featuring a strong roster of wide-ranging programs. New highlights of the season include a series of specials commemorating the 50th anniversary of President…

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Announces Winners of the 34th Annual Sports Emmy Awards

Press release from NATAS, May 7, 2013: The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) announced the winners of the 34th Annual Sports Emmy Awards at a special ceremony tonight at Frederick P. Rose Hall, Home of Jazz at…

‘Bonnie & Clyde’ Miniseries to Run Simultaneously on A&E, History and Lifetime — A&E Networks Announces New Shows, Heads Into Upfront With Restructured Ad Sales Team

By Jeanine PoggiAdvertising Age A&E Networks will run its upcoming "Bonnie & Clyde" miniseries simultaneously on Lifetime, History and A&E later this year, the company plans to announce Wednesday at its upfront presentation in New York. The unusual simulcast, which…

USA Network to Market ‘Modern Family’ Like It’s an Original Program — Rips Page From ‘Psych’ Playbook to Promote Expensive Acquisition

By Jeanine PoggiAdvertising Age USA Network is calling all Mofys — its nickname for rabid "Modern Family" fans it’s banking will tune in when reruns of the sitcom premiere in the fall. Alexandra Shapiro, exec VP-marketing and digital at USA,…