All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Upfronts’

Conan O’Brien Signs With TBS For Another Four Years

Chalk up another win for Team Coco. The world of late night talk shows will be much different this time next year. David Letterman has already announced his retirement, Stephen Colbert will take his place at CBS, and Craig Ferguson is exiting The Late Late Show later this year. However, TBS is sticking with Coco. The cable network announced at …

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Shonda Rhimes To Take Over Thursday Nights On ABC

It’s that time of the year again, upfronts in New York City, where television executives announce their fall primetime schedules for advertisers. It looks like it’s Shonda Rhimes’ world, and we’re just living in it. The prolific showrunner and series drama creator will be taking over the valuable Thursday night time slots on ABC starting next fall. Rhimes’ three one-hour …

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Google Reportedly Enters $100 Million Partnership With Magna Global

Google has reportedly struck an “upfront” deal with Interpublic Group’s Magna Global, which oversees $37 billion in media billings globally. USA Today reports that Magna Global has committed $100 million of client money to Google properties including YouTube, the Display Network and mobile. The deal is for a year with the option to renew, and Magna gets access to Google …

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