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A.J. Katz

A.J. Katz is the senior editor of Adweek's TVNewser, where he specializes in covering programming, personalities and data.


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How TV’s 2020 Election Night Coverage Will Look Different From 2016

Politics

TV news executives on how election night coverage will look different this year, and what they'll do if the presidential race isn't called on Tuesday night.

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Final Presidential Debate Draws 63 Million Viewers

Programming & Performance

The last presidential debate's ratings fell from the first face-off, but doubled the combined turnout at last week's dueling town halls.

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ABC Outdraws NBC in Thursday’s Dueling Presidential Town Halls

Programming & Performance

Joe Biden's ABC town hall audience was larger, despite Trump's NBC telecast also airing on MSNBC and CNBC.

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CBS News Chief Susan Zirinsky: ‘Our Job Is to Reveal America to Itself’

Convergent TV

CBS News chief Susan Zirinsky spoke at Adweek's Convergent TV summit about her network's multiplatform approach to coverage.

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The News Industry Sees ‘Glimmers of Hope,’ Despite a Challenging 2020

NewFronts

Top news executives from BBC Global News, Vice Media and NPR discussed the state of the news industry in a wild 2020.

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Barstool Sports CEO on Why Advertisers Shouldn’t Be Scared of the Edgy Platform

NewFronts

In its NewFronts debut, Barstool Sports announced it is building a new creative studio to produce content for brands.

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Univision Emphasizes Its ‘Essential’ Hispanic Audience in Virtual Upfront

TV Upfronts

Univision emphasized its "essential" Hispanic audience and its pandemic-proof slate in its virtual upfront event for advertisers.

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Univision Explains Importance of Targeting Latinx Audiences During the Pandemic

TV Upfronts

In its virtual briefing for marketers, Univision explained why the Latinx audience is vital and should be targeted in upfront buys.

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Fox Corp. Offers Free Nationwide Access to Fox News Channel During Pandemic

Coronavirus

Fox Corp. is offering all Americans unlimited access to the crown jewel of its media empire, Fox News Channel, during the novel coronavirus pandemic.

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Jennifer Lopez and Shakira Electrify Super Bowl Halftime Show

TV / Video

Jennifer Lopez and Shakira's Super Bowl halftime performance was more energetic, and fun, than those of the recent past.

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Fox News’ Sean Hannity Will Interview Trump as Part of Super Bowl Sunday Coverage

The Big Game

President Trump will officially be a part of Fox's pregame programming on Feb. 2.

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Cable News Readies for 2020 Presidential Election Ratings Bump

Programming & Performance

While Fox News, CNN and MSNBC should expect another audience and ad revenue bump next year, sustaining those numbers once the election ends will be a bigger challenge.

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The View’s Sunny Hostin Looks at Victims’ Side of Crime in New Series

Programming & Performance

The "true crime junkie" is host and executive producer of Truth About Murder on Investigation Discovery.

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Shepard Smith Is Leaving Fox News Channel

Programming & Performance

After 23 years at the network, his last show was today.

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BBC Global News Teams With FedEx for New Series About Global Trade

Programming & Performance

The brand is the exclusive sponsor of Made on Earth.