TV Upfronts 2012: THR's Full Guide to Parties and Presentations

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It's that time of year: The annual television network upfronts for ad buyers. New York will play host to dozens of parties and presentations from May 13 - 17. Here is THR's list of the major events thrown by networks and agencies during this year's festivities (refresh for the most updated list):


Radio City Music Hall, 1260 6th Ave.; 11 a.m., May 14

Beacon Theatre, 2124 Broadway; 4 p.m., May 14
Post-show party following the presentation set for Wollman Rink in Central Park.

Best Buy Theater, 1515 Broadway; 9:30 a.m., May 15
Sage Steele & Mike Greenberg will host the breakfast and presentation featuring appearances from the sports network's personalities.

New Amsterdam Theatre, 214 West 42nd St.; 11 a.m., May 15
Reception to follow at Cipriani, 89 East 42nd St.

Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center, 132 W. 65th St.; 4 p.m., May 15
In keeping with tradition, Jimmy Kimmel will roast his network -- among others.

Al Hirschfeld Theatre, 302 West 45th St.; 6 p.m., May 15
Cocktail reception to follow at the Edison Ballroom.

Hammerstein Ballroom, 311 West 34th St.; 9:30 a.m., May 16
Lunch reception to follow, starting at 11:30 a.m. at Del Posto, 85 10th Ave.

Fox Hispanic Media
Ziegfeld Theatre, 141 West 54th St.; 11 a.m., May 16

Carnegie Hall, 881 7th Ave.; 4 p.m., May 16
Reception to follow at the Tent at Lincoln Center.

Adult Swim?
Roseland Ballroom, 239 West 52nd St.; 9 p.m., May 16
Performance by rapper T.I.

The CW
New York City Center, 131 West 55th St.; 10:30 a.m., May 17

USA Network
Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center, 1941 Broadway; 2:45 p.m., May 17
The cable network's first presentation will feature performances by Jennifer Hudson and Mark Ronson.


Lavo, 39 E. 58th St.; 9:30 p.m., May 13
The agency kicks off the upfront week with a Sunday night bash attended by a few hundred actors, writers, producers, agents and execs. 

Beauty and Essex, 146 Essex St.; May 13

Peter Luger, 178 Broadway; 9 p.m., May 15? Private.

Lilium, 201 Park Avenue South; 8 p.m., May 15
Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres