Convergent TV

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Mario Lopez’s Colonel Sanders Has ‘A Recipe for Seduction’ in Lifetime Movie Spoof

Convergent TV

Lifetime’s latest original movie has all of the genre’s most familiar tropes—deception, threats, forbidden love and attempted murder—along with a surprising twist: One of the characters is KFC’s Colonel Harland […]

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Passionate About Journalism, NBA Star CJ McCollum Is ‘ReMaking America’

Sports Marketing

His talk show on PlayersTV debuted with featured guest Kamala Harris.

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The Daily Show With Trevor Noah Sets Multiplatform Blitz for Election Night

Programming & Performance

The Daily Show With Trevor Noah's live late-night election special will be simulcast across seven cable networks and streamed on social.

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No Matter Who Wins, the 2020 Election Has Been Great for Fox’s Bottom Line

Programming & Performance

Cable advertising revenues buoyed Fox Corp.'s quarterly earnings, while the company touted free streamer Tubi's continued growth.

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UGC is Dead. Now What Are Brand Partners to Do?

Voice

User-generated content (UGC) has long been the go-to creative solve for brands looking for free social assets. But as the creator economy evolves and even casual fans start to know [...]

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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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Verizon Turns to Blockchain to Combat Rampant Online Misinformation

Blockchain

Verizon is urging other corporations to also integrate with blockchain.

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Independent Ad-Tech Firm Captify Nabs Ex-Comcast Exec as CRO

Ad Tech & Mar Tech

Brendan Condon, with 35 years of experience in TV advertising, is joining the search intelligence company.

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Amazon Beefs Up Delivery Capabilities, Hits $96 Billion in Q3 Sales

Ecommerce

Many of its 350,000 recent hires have been in transportation.

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How to Avoid the Zombie Apocalypse at Work

Voice

How to make your employees more human again.

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6 Brands Reimagining Halloween; Netflix Boosts Prices: Friday’s First Things First

First Things First

Welcome to First Things First, Adweek’s daily resource for marketers. We’ll be publishing the content to First Things First on Adweek.com each morning (like this post), but if you prefer [...]

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Burger King France Is Inviting Trick-or-Treaters to Dress Up Their Cars for a Discount

Food & Beverage

The promotion encourages Halloween revelers to visit the drive-through.

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Netflix Hikes US Prices Following Pandemic-Fueled Subscriber Surge

Streaming & OTT

Netflix's standard plan will cost $14 per month, while the premium tier will cost $18.

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Judy Sheindlin Heading to IMDb TV After Judge Judy Ends Next Year

Streaming & OTT

Judge Judy Sheindlin's new court program will join early slate of originals on the Amazon-owned free streamer.

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Super Bowl Ad Talks Heat Up, With Big Decisions Looming for Marketers

The Big Game

CBS' Super Bowl ad talks are heating up, but marketers are grappling with several factors as they consider this year's buy.

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NBCUniversal CEO Talks ‘Much Smaller’ Upfront, Calls Peacock ‘the Opposite of Quibi’

TV Upfronts

NBCUniversal capped a "much stronger" upfront than expected, while new streaming service Peacock approaches 22 million sign-ups.