Ed Martin's Upfront Reviews and Ratings
By Ed Martin
As Upfront week began I couldn't help but wonder if the annual extravaganza of presentations and parties has any real value anymore. Given that everyone attending them already knows almost everything that will be announced, why would the networks want to continue spending vast fortunes to produce them? Some observers think the week's... more
Hillary Atkin Rates the Networks’ Upfront Events and Parties
By Hillary Atkin
It is the rare person who isn't afflicted with a hangover after attending the annual series of presentations and parties that comprise the main week of television Upfronts.
If the hangover isn't from adult beverages, then it is due to all the hype the networks dispense about their upcoming programming, around which they sell ... more
TV Upfronts: Fingers in the Digital Dyke - Charlie Warner
By Charlie Warner
The broadcast and cable TV networks have wrapped up their spring narcissistic extravaganzas that try to seduce TV buyers to invest their ad dollars in programming that will appear next fall.
The Upfronts are a buggy-whip-technology-like annual ritual that each year are variously predicted: 1) To be the last upfront we'll ever see, 2) ... more
Simon's Upfront Reviews: Univision, Telemundo, ESPN, NCM and More - Simon Applebaum
By Simon Applebaum
Read Ed Martin's reviews of broadcast network and USA Network Upfronts here.
Roughly half of the events happening in New York last week--bringing the 2013 upfront season to a close--came from TV ventures directed... more
Daddy...Daddy? No Way! - Kristy Carruba
By Kristy Carruba
The answer to Thursday's Trivia Question: Mary and the gang sang "It's a Long Road to Tipperary" to end the Mary Tyler Moore Show.
FIRST FIVES : Sue McNamara, Jim Carter, Monica Caraffa, Alex Nagler & James Gabriele
Honorable Mention: Crystal Kyler more