In Depth

The Cost of ‘Breaking Bad’: AMC Asks $400,000 for Finale — Network Worked Hard to Maximize Revenue as Show Reaches Its End

By Jeanine PoggiAdvertising Age To advertise in AMC’s "Breaking Bad" finale cost some marketers as much as a 30-second spot in broadcast behemoths like "American Idol" and "Modern Family." At the top end, AMC sought between $300,000 and $400,000 for…

Century 21 Puts Walter White’s House on Craigslist — Real Estate Brand Capitalizes on ‘Breaking Bad’ Finale With Digital Campaign

By Rupal ParekhAdvertising Age After five gripping seasons, "Breaking Bad," the award-winning drama from Vince Gilligan, is coming to a close. At a time when TV events capable of attracting millions of viewers in real-time are few and far between,…

More Outtakes of Miley Cyrus From Her Rolling Stone Photo Shoot

And, finally, the evolution of Miley: These are all the outtakes that were published. You can also find them here on the site of the Rolling Stone.

‘The CBS Dream Team, It’s Epic!,’ a New Three-Hour Saturday Morning Programming Lineup, Premieres Saturday, Sept. 28

Press release from CBS, Sept. 19, 2013: CBS’s new Saturday morning programming lineup, THE CBS DREAM TEAM, IT’S EPIC!, premieres Saturday, Sept. 28, on the CBS Television Network. The three-hour FCC educational/informational compliant programming block consists of six new half-hours…

Ryan Lochte a Double Gold Medalist for Televised Awfulness at 2013 Bennie Awards — Olympian Earns Worst Reality TV Show and Worst Reality Male

Press release from the Hollywood Temp Diaries: Hollywood, CA — The Hollywood Temp Diaries (http://www.tempdiaries.com) announced the winners of the fourth annual Bennie Awards — recognizing the worst in prime time TV. While Ryan Lochte may be a winner in…

Lexus to Air Live Ads, Fueled by Social Suggestions, During NBC’s ‘Late Night’ — Improv Comedians Will Ask Viewers for Ad Concepts

By Jeanine PoggiAdvertising Age Lexus plans to air a series of live commercials during NBC’s "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" capitalizing on social media to draw viewers’ involvement in real time. Every Thursday night from Thursday through Oct. 10, improvisational…

AMC Spreads ‘Mad Men’ Final Season Over Two Years — ‘Mad Men’ Season 7 Is Extended to 14 Episodes.

By Jeanine PoggiAdvertising Age AMC is milking "Mad Men" for all it’s got. The cable channel announced on Tuesday that the seventh and final season of the series will run in two parts over two years. The first half of…

NBCUniversal Announces Senior Advertising Sales Appointments in News Group Organization

Press release from NBCUniversal, Sept. 16, 2013: NBCUniversal announced today four appointments in its News Group’s advertising sales organization. Tom Stevens has been promoted to the newly created role of Senior Vice President, NBCUniversal News Group Sales where he will…

Complete List of Winners: Creative Arts Emmy Awards Ceremony on Sept. 15, 2013

Outstanding Guest Actor In A Comedy SeriesBob Newhart, The Big Bang Theory Outstanding Guest Actress In A Comedy SeriesMelissa Leo, Louie Outstanding Guest Actor In A Drama SeriesDan Bucatinsky, Scandal Outstanding Guest Actress In A Drama SeriesCarrie Preston, The Good…

Univision Announces Changes to Univision Networks’ Management Team

Press release from Univision, Sept. 13, 2013: Univision Communications, Inc., the leading media company serving Hispanic America, today announced a reorganization of the Univision Networks team, under which Alberto Ciurana, president of Programming and Content; Isaac Lee, president of News;…