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NBC Finally Wraps Upfront With 20% Volume Increase — Peacock Network Secures CPM Increases Between 7% and 8%

By Jeanine PoggiAdvertising Age NBC has wrapped its upfront negotiations, securing $2.1 billion in advertising commitments, a 20% increase from last year, according to a person familiar with the situation. The broadcast network’s ad inventory this year was bundled together…

ABC and Clear Channel Media and Entertainment Join the Power of TV and Radio in New Multi-Faceted Partnership

Press release from ABC and Clear Channel: NEW YORK, NY: July 24, 2013 — ABC and Clear Channel Media and Entertainment today announced a multi-faceted partnership that combines the power of TV and radio to deliver innovative and compelling content…

Academy of Television Arts & Sciences 65th Primetime Emmy Award Nominations

Here’s the full list of nominations for the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards announced by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, July 18, 2013: Outstanding Drama SeriesBreaking Bad • AMC • Sony Pictures Television Downton Abbey • PBS • A…

Ongoing Health-Care Fight to Generate Another $500M in TV Advertising — Aim Isn’t to Repeal Act, But to Hammer Opponents

By Ana RadelatAdvertising Age Midterm elections aren’t until next year, but TV stations around the country are likely to see $500 million in politically themed advertising this year through early next year. The subject — or target in most cases…

Nominees for the 34th Annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards Announced by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences

Press release from NATAS: New York, N.Y. — July 11, 2013 — Nominations for the 34th Annual News and Documentary Emmy® Awards were announced today by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS). The News & Documentary Emmy®…