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NewFronts 2018

Where to Eat and Meet During New York’s Upfronts Week

From the new restaurant row to media-elite eateries, the cheat sheet behind the city's upfronts power tables.

NewFronts Takeaways: Why Digital Put the Spotlight Back on TV, What’s After Pivot to Video

Given the past year has seen heightened concerns from ad buyers about the brand safety of Facebook, YouTube and Twitter, it's no coincidence that digital companies focused their pitches on more controlled environments like television or their own sites.

TV Upfronts: Big 4 Networks Pushing Fewer Ads and Safer Spaces

As the digital rebellion chips away at profits, the broadcasters are coming out swinging, pitching less commercials and better measurement — and swiping at recent Silicon Valley scandals — to secure $9 billion in ad sales.

Vice Introduces New CEO Nancy Dubuc, Shows Off ‘Trump Tapes’ Series in Pitch to Advertisers

The digital media company's NewFronts message was that it is maturing as it announced new brand products and the acquisition of a live-events business at the annual showcase.

YouTube CEO Concedes “With Openness Also Comes Challenges”

Susan Wojcicki also revealed during the annual Brandcast pitch to advertisers that YouTube now has 1.8 billion logged-in users, noting that "there isn't a playbook for how open platforms operate at our scale."

YouTube Orders Ad-Supported Originals From Will Smith, Priyanka Chopra

The Google-owned company has also renewed its deal to live-stream Coachella for another three years.

Hulu Reveals Most-Watched Show, Touts 20 Million Subscribers

Hulu takes a victory lap as 'The Handmaid's Tale' continues to draw new subscribers and everyone from George Clooney to Sarah Silverman stump for the streamer.

Twitter Inks Live Content Deal With Disney, Plans ESPN Shows

NBCUniversal has also agreed to distribute live videos and clips from its networks across Twitter.

Viacom Unveils Digital Studio With Series Slate, VidCon Expansion

The media conglomerate launched Viacom Digital Studios as part of an effort to help BET, Nickelodeon, MTV and Comedy Central reach mobile-first viewers.