AMC, The Atlantic Nab Honors In Adweek's Media Hot List
Creative of the Year goes to Glen Mazzara of 'The Walking Dead,' Magazine Publisher of the Year is Atlantic Media's Jay Lauf.
Adweek, a sister publication of The Hollywood Reporter, releases the list as well as a reader's poll of winners honoring the best in television, print digital and digital media properties.
In television, AMC took home honors including Hottest Network for Drama, Executive of the Year for president Charlie Collier and Creative of the Year for Glen Mazzara, executive producer of The Walking Dead. CBS nabbed a win for Best Primetime Line-Up while FX took home the prize for Hottest Network for Comedy.
In the late-night category, Stephen Colbert beat out fellow Comedy Central host Jon Stewart (who was the reader's poll winner) to claim the title of Favorite Late-Night Host. And Dawson's Creek alum James Van Der Beek took home The Comeback Kid title for his parody of himself in Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23.
In the print world, two magazines that have invested into their digital platforms received honors.
The Washington D.C. based magazine, The Atlantic, not only took home the award for Best Magazine to be Seen Reading on the Subway -- editor in chief James Bennet won Editor of the Year and Atlantic Media publisher Jay Lauf won Magazine Publisher of the Year. New York magazine -- which boasts popular blogs like Grub Street, The Cut, Daily Intel and entertainment site Vulture -- claimed Best Embrace of Digital by a Print Brand.
The Financial Times bested reader's poll winner The New York Times as Best Publication for Staying in the Know, and the stylish quarterly Monocle claimed the title of Best Brand for Living the Good Life. Allure was named Top Destination For Fashionistas, GQ was named Top Magazine For Men and Better Homes and Gardens won Top Magazine for Women.
In the digital-only categories, the Editor of the Year honor went to the editor of technology website The Verge, Joshua Topolsky, for growing a "deeply dedicated audience [and producing] some of the most compelling and visually arresting journalism in the tech space, or any space." Digital Executive of the Year is Twitter CEO Dick Costolo.
Among online tabloids, the U.K.'s globally popular Daily Mail newspaper website beat out reader's poll winner TMZ as the Best Place to Keep Track of Lilo’s Arrests.