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NBCU’s Telemundo in Business With Ryan Seacrest, Donald Trump

NBCUniversal-owned Spanish-language broadcaster Telemundo Media revealed that it is in business with Ryan Seacrest and Donald Trump, Advertising Age reports. “The slate of new shows announced at Telemundo’s upfront presentation on Tuesday night at Lincoln Center included ‘Duelo Musical: Super…

Jimmy Kimmel, at ABC’s Upfront Presentation, Takes Aim at Rival Networks — Here Are Some of His Best Lines

Jimmy Kimmel is known for his wisecracks at ABC’s upfront presentation, and this year was no different, with the "Jimmy Kimmel Live" host skewering not only his own network but rival networks as well, The Hollywood Reporter’s Live Feed reports….

ABC Releases Trailers for New Shows

The ABC Network, launching its upfront presentation in New York today, rolled out first-look trailers for a number of its upcoming fall series. Here they are: Back in the Game video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player Betrayal video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo…

Fox Network Rolls Out Trailers for Fall Series

Fox broke out trailers for its new fall shows, including "Gang Related," "Surviving Jack," "Sleepy Hollow" and "Brooklyn Nine-Nine." Here they are: Gang Related Surviving Jack Almost Human Brooklyn Nine-Nine Dads Enlisted Rake Sleepy Hollow Us & Them

NBC Unveils Plans for Leno-Fallon Handoff; Seth Meyers Gets Start Date

NBC paid a lot of attention to its plans for a revamped late-night lineup during today’s network upfront presentation. Deadline.com reports that the network "officially announced that Jay Leno will end his 22-year run on ‘The Tonight Show’ during the…

Broadcast TV’s Biggest Cliffhanger: How Plunging Ratings Will Play at the Upfronts

The broadcast television networks are starring in their own cliffhanger as the network upfronts approach, reports Brian Stelter in The New York Times. As the nets prepare to showcase their new fall schedules this week in New York, they are…

Donald Trump Has His Own Announcement About NBC’s Programming Plans, and It Differs From the Network’s Party Line

On the heels of NBC’s unveiling of its fall 2013 schedule, which we reported previously, Donald Trump issued a tweet containing news that wasn’t exactly in line with NBC’s version. Trump’s news was that his show “Celebrity Apprentice” had been…

Nielsen Changes Its Definition of the TV Universe — and This Means the Universe Is About to Get Bigger

Nielsen revealed how much the universe of U.S. television homes will increase with the TV measurement company’s expanded definition of a TV household. The Los Angeles Times reports that the size of the TV universe will rise by 1.2% with…

Walt Disney Chief Bob Iger Says ABC Needs More ‘Scandal’

Walt Disney Chairman and CEO, Bob Iger, says the ABC television network needs more "Scandal." The TV show, that is. According to Variety, Iger said on an earnings call today, May 7, 2013, that  "ABC’s success will depend on having a team in place that ‘comes…

In Unusual Simulcast, A&E Networks Pitching High-Profile Upcoming Miniseries as a ‘House Party’

A&E Networks will roll out an unusual strategy at its upfront presentation Wednesday in New York, revealing that it will run its upcoming miniseries “Bonnie & Clyde” simultaneously on Lifetime, History and A&E, Advertising Age reports. It will pitch the…