U.S. Networks Are Looking Overseas to Fill Thin Schedules During the Pandemic. Here’s Why It’s Paying Off

At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, broadcasters, cablers and even streamers found themselves in a mad dash for content, as their original productions toppled like a pile of dominos. “It was like a fire sale when we all started … Read more…

ViacomCBS Networks International Promotes Four Youth & Entertainment Executives

ViacomCBS Networks International (VCNI) has expanded the roles of four executives in its youth and entertainment team, reporting to Kerry Taylor, executive vice president of youth and entertainment brands. Kelly Bradshaw, vice president and brand lead for MTV UK, Northern … Read more…

6.17.20 Target raising minimum wage to $15 an hour; T-Mobile outage and communicating when networks go down

Target is raising the minimum wage. Pay has gotten much better for retail workers in recent years and that trend is continuing. T-Mobile experienced a massive network outage yesterday. Clark talks about what went down and how you should look … Read more…

Trump taunts CNN on Twitter after rioters attack network’s Atlanta headquarters

President Trump taunted CNN as the network’s Atlanta headquarters was attacked by rioters, retweeting a supporter who noted what she called the “irony” of the violence. Trump retweeted conservative supporter “Melissa A.,” who snarked that the network was “being attacked … Read more…

Sports TV Networks Take a Hit as Major Leagues Suspend Operations Over Coronavirus

The National Basketball Association’s suspended season because of coronavirus measures will have major fallout for its TV partners, hitting their ad revenue and potentially leaving them on the hook for big rights-fees payments. WSJ.com: US Business SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click … Read more…

AMC Networks Names Noel Manzano to International Programming Role (EXCLUSIVE)

Noel Manzano has been named vice president of international programming at AMC Networks, working on new original programming with partners outside the U.S. He will also shepherd through existing projects that have an international dimension at the AMC channels. Manzano … Read more…