John Consoli


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Latin Influence

TV / Video

If it hasn’t sunk in, you’re thick or, possibly, racist. Either way, you’ve blown a huge opportunity: America is becoming a Latin nation. That’s the headline of the 2010 U.S. [...]

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Quick Cancellations Hurting Broadcast Nets?

TV / Video

Five new broadcast network television shows have been canceled in the first seven weeks of the new TV season and some industry observers are wondering if the networks are pulling [...]

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NBCU Says Old Is the New Young

TV / Video

NBC Universal wants advertisers to know that when it comes to consumer spending based on what they see in television ads, the 55-64 demo is the new 18-34 — or [...]

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NBCU: Old Is the New Young

TV / Video

NBC Universal wants advertisers to know that when it comes to consumer spending based on what they see in television ads, the 55-64 demo is the new 18-34—or it’s just [...]

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Fox Won’t Replace Nesvig

TV / Video

News Corp. won’t replace retiring Fox Broadcasting ad sales president Jon Nesvig, but instead will tap current number twos—Jean Rossi (entertainment sales) and Neil Mulcahy (sports sales)—to oversee their respective [...]

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Bessey Talks ‘The Talk’

TV / Video

When CBS daytime  show The Talk premieres on Oct. 18, don’t expect any of the guests to be promoting their books, movies or their own TV shows. And if they [...]

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NHL, Stan Lee Create New Generation of Superheroes

Digital

The National Hockey League has formed a partnership with legendary comic book author Stan Lee that will involve the creation of a new superhero franchise with the goal of getting [...]

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NFL Games Breaking Audience Ratings Records

TV / Video

More people have watched National Football League games on television through the first four weeks of the season than any time in history, according to Nielsen Co. ratings released by [...]

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Fox 90 Percent Sold Out of its MLB Postseason Telecasts

TV / Video

Fox is 90 percent sold out of its post-season baseball telecast advertising inventory with National League Championship Series 30 second commercial spots selling at $225,000 and World Series spots selling [...]

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IOC Stalls Rights Talks

TV / Video

The International Olympic Committee is continuing to delay the start of negotiations for U.S. television rights for the 2014 Winter Games and 2016 Summer Games, which are now not expected [...]

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Fox’s World Series Game 3 Earliest Start Since ’87

TV / Video

Fox and Major League Baseball announced today that the start of Game 3 of the 2010 World Series on Saturday night, Oct. 30, will be at 6:57 p.m., the earliest [...]

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Media Outlook 2011: Broadcast TV

TV / Video

Happy days are here again for the broadcast networks, following a 2010-11 upfront that saw ad sales bosses write $8.26 billion in advance client commitments, a 20 percent improvement over [...]

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Media Outlook 2011: TV Syndication

TV / Video

National TV syndication has pretty much mirrored the ad revenue ups and downs of broadcast network television, taking a hit in 2009 but having a better upfront selling season in [...]

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NHL, HBO Team Up for Reality Series

TV / Video

Entering the final season of its television rights deals with NBC and Versus, the National Hockey League made an aggressive move today by announcing a deal with HBO. The pact [...]

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Fuel TV Hits the Gas

TV / Video

With the beginnings of a solid distribution system in place and a number of satisfied advertisers on board, Fox’s 7-year-old action-sports network, Fuel TV, is revving up its image this [...]