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Saturday, May 30, 2009

At Long Last, Conan Takes Command

It’s been three months since Conan O’Brien hosted his last “Late Night.” While he’s been off the air, he’s hardly been out of the spotlight.... More »

TVWeek Goes Online as Market Changes

I’m Chuck Ross, the editorial director and publisher of TelevisionWeek and If you’re reading this in our print edition, it’s the last column I’ll... More »

New Look, Additional Features at

As previously announced, this is the last regularly-scheduled print edition of TelevisionWeek. From now on the publication will exist exclusively on the Web at its... More »

Marketing Syndie’s ‘Office’

Affiliates airing NBC Universal’s “The Office” are rolling out the show’s syndication advertising campaign, ahead of the customary July pushes. NBC, without a new first-run... More »

Smith & Co. Expands Reach

The producer of “Hell’s Kitchen” is getting into the Cupcake business. A. Smith & Co. has signed a series development deal with Cupcake Brown, the... More »

TV Twittering: A Subtle Art

When Fox’s “Prison Break” ran its series finale last month, fans of the show were left wondering if the lead character was really dead. Their... More »

Struggling Soaps Seek New Niche

Soap operas may be borrowing from one of their favorite plot lines—patient is in a coma, on life support, hanging on by a thread—but they... More »

Where Is Hispanic TV on Web?

Hulu last week rolled out a batch of new initiatives to make the Web-video site appealing to more users. One group of users that was... More »

CBS Seeking a Return to Form

Over at CBS, offbeat is off the schedule. In the past few years, CBS used upfront week to unveil something a little off-kilter, experimental or... More »

A Win-Win for ‘Biggest Loser’

With seven seasons under its belt, NBC’s “The Biggest Loser” is still growing—particularly in developing alternative revenue streams beyond advertising. “Loser’s” consumer-product lines, which include... More »

Guest Commentary: An Invitation to Advertisers, From Your Pals at the Networks

TO: Our advertisers FROM: CBS, Fox, ABC, NBC and the CW RE: This year’s TV upfront You’ve been singing the same song for months: Money... More »

Changing Lanes in the Media Game

Often in this feature we have written about changes in media usage. As TelevisionWeek changes from a print publication into a Web-only existence, it seems... More »

The Job's the Thing

When the National Association of Hispanic Journalists meets June 24-27 in San Juan, Puerto Rico, its members will focus on one topic: staying afloat in... More »

Keeping His Eye on Diversity

O. Ricardo Pimental, president of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, is editor of the editorial pages of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, a position he... More »

2009 Hall of Famer: Ysabel Duron

A weekend anchor of San Francisco’s “KRON 4 Weekend Morning News” since 1992, Ysabel Duron is an award-winning journalist whose career began in the graduate-level... More »

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