TV Upfronts: THR's Guide to Presentations and Parties
Here's a list of the festivities for networks and talent agencies at the annual event for ad buyers in New York.
It's that time of year: the annual television network upfronts for Madison Avenue ad buyers. New York will play host to dozens of parties and presentations from May 12-15. Here is The Hollywood Reporter's list of the major events thrown by networks and agencies during this year's festivities. (All times are East Coast.)
Javits Center North Hall, 655 W. 34th St. (39th Street and 11th Avenue); 11 a.m., Monday, May 12.
Edison Ballroom, 240 W. 47th St; 5 p.m., Monday, May 12. Presentation to feature NuvoTV chief creative officer Jennifer Lopez.
Beacon Theatre, 2124 Broadway; 4 p.m.; Monday, May 12. Post-show party following the presentation at Wollman Rink in Central Park.
Minskoff Theatre, 200 W. 45th St.; 9:15 a.m., Tuesday, May 13.
Al Hirschfeld Theatre, 302 W. 45th St; 11 a.m., Tuesday, May 13.
Discovery U.S. Hispanic
Stage 37, 508 W. 37th St.; 2 p.m. reception and presentation, Tuesday, May 13.
Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center, 132 W. 65th St.; 4 p.m., Tuesday, May 13. In keeping with tradition, Jimmy Kimmel will return to kick-off the event.
Jazz at Lincoln Center, 3 Columbus Circle; 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 13.
Hearst Tower, 300 W. 57th St. (top floor); 8:30 a.m., Wednesday, May 14.
Madison Square Garden Theater, 4 Pennsylvania Plaza; 10-11:30 a.m., Wednesday, May 14. Press lunch to follow at Ai Fiori Restaurant, 400 5th Ave., Level 2 (invitation only) from noon-2:30 p.m.
Diamond Horseshoe at the Paramont Hotel, 235 W. 46th. St.; noon, Wednesday, May 14.
Lunch will be served.
NCM Media Networks
AMC Lincoln Square, 1998 Broadway (between 67th and 68th Streets); 12:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 14. Lunch immediately to follow. Hosted by Frank Caliendo.
Carnegie Hall, 57th Street and 7th Avenue; 4 p.m., Wednesday, May 14. Reception to follow at the Tent at Lincoln Center.
Terminal 5, 610 W. 56th St.; 9 p.m., Wednesday, May 14. Outkast will follow Kanye West and T.I. and perform at this year's invitation-only party.
New York City Center Theater (Midtown), 131 West 55th St. (between 6th and 7th Avenues); 11 a.m., Thursday, May 15. (Private party that evening.)
NBC Universal Cable (USA Network, Syfy, Bravo, Esquire, Oxygen, Sprout, E!)
Javits Center North Hall, 655 W. 34th St.; 4 p.m., Thursday, May 15. After-party to follow.
Tao Downtown, 92 9th Ave.; 9:30 p.m., Sunday, May 11. New York's DJ Soul will spin at the private party co-hosted with Delta Air Lines.
Gilded Lily, 408 W. 15th St.; 11 p.m., Monday, May 12. Private. Dinner at Peter Luger, 178 Broadway; 8:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 13. Private.
Colicchio & Sons, 85 Tenth Ave.; 8 p.m., Tuesday, May 13. Private.
Four at Yotel, 570 10th Ave.; 9 p.m., Tuesday, May 13. Invitation only.
Asellina, 420 Park Ave. South at 29th Street. 9-11:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 13. Invitation only.
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