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Bye, ‘Big Bang Theory.’ Hello, 2019-2020 TV season: Friday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device; sign up here. What people are talking about today “The Big Bang Theory” had its finale on CBS, and here’s a mini-spoiler: Someone finally fixed that broken elevator that’s been a running gag throughout the show’s 12 seasons. (For a recap with real spoilers, click here). So with “Big Bang” off the air, what’s coming to TV l...
Tags: Amazon, Nordstrom, Nbc, Abc, Washington Post, Advertising, Fox, New York Times, Cbs, Tripadvisor, Michael Sheen, Cw, Gucci, Taco Bell, Kal Penn, Bloomberg News


Watch the trailers for The CW’s new shows ‘Batwoman,’ ‘Nancy Drew’ and ‘Katy Keene’

As part of Ad Age’s continuing TV upfronts coverage, we’re serving up trailers for new fall series all week long. Today’s serving of freshmen shows comes to us courtesy of The CW. For full details, see “The CW practices patience in 2019-2020 season.” As Ad Age’s Jeanine Poggi and Anthony Crupi report, Having renewed nearly its entire primetime lineup back on January 31, The CW entered pilot season with a short list of projects needed to fill the rare vacancies on the fall schedule. As such,...
Tags: Advertising, Dc Comics, Cw, Nancy Drew, Riverdale, Archie Comics, Anthony Crupi, Jeanine Poggi, Katy Keene


Stephen Colbert does upfronts humor, and the White House tackles Facebook and Twitter: Thursday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device; sign up here. It’s the fourth day of the TV upfronts, with TV networks pitching their shows to advertisers; everyone’s probably a bit bleary-eyed this morning, so let’s start with a joke. At CBS’s event, Stephen Colbert said the reason the network has been No. 1 for 11 seasons is because “there are a lot of old people who d...
Tags: Facebook, Stephen Colbert, White House, Advertising, Cbs, Conde Nast, Tbs, IAC, Nielsen, Jackson, Michael Jackson, Woodstock, Trump, Conan O'brien, AT T, Les Moonves


CBS tries to forget its past, WarnerMedia revamps for OTT: Upfronts download

Welcome to our special pop-up TV upfronts roundup. Each day this week we’re bringing you breaking news and some of the best (and worst) of TV’s dog-and-pony show, curated by Jeanine Poggi, senior editor, and delivered directly to your inbox. Get it in your email by signing up here. Moonves who? My, how much things have changed. Last year at Carnegie Hall, advertisers gave Leslie Moonves a standing ovation. At this year’s upfront presentation, CBS execs sought to assure advertisers his tainted ...
Tags: Stephen Colbert, New York City, Advertising, Disney, Kaley Cuoco, Walmart, Colbert, Hillary Swank, Cbs, Leslie Moonves, Tbs, Lincoln Center, TNT, Adweek, Steven Spielberg, Michael


Watch the trailers for new CBS shows including ‘Carol’s Second Act,’ starring Patricia Heaton

As part of Ad Age’s continuing TV upfronts coverage, we’re serving up trailers for new fall series all week long. Today’s serving of freshmen shows comes to us courtesy of CBS. For full details see “CBS upfront: ‘Young Sheldon’ takes ‘Big Bang’ slot on Thursdays,” from Ad Age’s Jeanine Poggi and Anthony Crupi earlier today. For now, here are the pertinent bits from their report related to “Carol’s Second Act” (above), plus “The Unicorn,” “Evil,” “Bob Hearts Abishola” and “All Rise” (below): ...
Tags: Advertising, Fbi, New Orleans, Cbs, Robert King, Michelle, Sheldon, Mike Molly, Chuck Lorre, Anthony Crupi, Jeanine Poggi, Patricia Heaton, Billy Gardell


Jimmy Kimmel pokes fun at the TV upfronts, and Google pushes new ad products: Wednesday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device; sign up here. What people are talking about today What exactly is the point of TV upfronts week? Jimmy Kimmel just neatly summed it up: “This clusterf--- of networks we have assembled will do anything to get your dollars,” he told advertisers listening to ABC pitch its shows. Read Jeanine Poggi’s take on the Walt Disney prese...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Hollywood, Jimmy Kimmel, Abc, Advertising, Comcast, Fox News, Hulu, Walt Disney, Custom Audiences, Tucker Carlson, Bloomberg News, Kimmel, Hershey


Kimmel slays and Constance Wu jokes abound: Upfronts download

Welcome to our special pop-up TV upfronts roundup. Each day this week we’re bringing you breaking news and some of the best (and worst) of TV’s dog-and-pony show, curated by Jeanine Poggi, senior editor, and delivered directly to your inbox. Get it in your email by signing up here.  Where’s ABC? ABC was the anchor of Disney’s massive upfront presentation, its first since acquiring assets from 21st Century Fox. But the alphabet network got lost in the more than two-hour presentation filled with...
Tags: Japan, Jimmy Kimmel, Abc, Advertising, Disney, Fox, Netflix, Comcast, Espn, Warner Bros, Nbc Universal, Hulu, Detroit, National Geographic, Walt Disney, Univision


Upfronts highlights (including the jokes). Plus, a rough day for Apple: Tuesday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device; sign up here. What people are talking about today The TV upfronts are here, which means networks are putting on elaborate performances to woo advertisers. As Ad Age’s Jeanine Poggi writes, where else can you watch Luis Fonsi and gyrating dancers perform onstage at 11 a.m. on a Monday? At Radio City Music Hall, NBC Universal...
Tags: Apple, Google, Twitter, Nbc, China, Advertising, Samsung, Fox, New York Times, Beverly Hills, Nbc Universal, Seth Meyers, Morgan Stanley, Fortune, Linda Yaccarino, U S Supreme Court


A startup called Fox, Seth Meyers makes OTT jokes: Upfronts download

Welcome to our special pop-up TV upfronts roundup. Each day this week we're bringing you breaking news and some of the best (and worst) of TV’s dog-and-pony show, curated by Jeanine Poggi, senior editor, and delivered directly to your inbox. Get it in your email by signing up here. Fox, the new startup While NBC is doubling down on its comedy efforts, a new, slimmed-down Fox won’t have any live-action comedies on its air this fall. In fact, with its emphasis on live sports, it’s made it very d...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Hbo, Usa, Nbc, Jimmy Fallon, Advertising, Fox, Comcast, New York Times, Beverly Hills, Nbc Universal, Seth Meyers, Hulu, Msnbc, Pete Davidson


Watch the trailers for NBC’s new shows starring Bradley Whitford, Kal Penn and Jimmy Smits

As Ad Age’s Jeanine Poggi reports, NBC is staying the course with much of its fall primetime schedule. The network’s Wednesday Chicago block—“Chicago Med,” “Chicago Fire” and “Chicago P.D.”—is staying intact, and “Superstore” will continue to anchor its Thursday comedy block starting at 8 p.m. ET. But as upfronts week kicks off, the peacock has still been announcing various new primetime shows; we're spotlighting three high-profile additions for which trailers have been released. First up, “P...
Tags: Nbc, Advertising, Chicago, Memphis, Kal Penn, Jeanine Poggi, Jimmy Smits, Bradley Whitford Kal Penn


Upfronts download: NBC teases streaming strategy, TV’s ad women find common ground

Welcome to Ad Age’s special pop-up TV upfronts roundup. Each day this week we’ll bring you breaking news and some of the best (and worst) of TV’s dog-and-pony show, curated by Jeanine Poggi, senior editor, and delivered directly to your inbox. Get it in your email by signing up here.       NBC prepares for streaming: The peacock spent part of its press call on Sunday discussing how it is preparing for its streaming future. While NBC execs didn’t get into details regarding the network’s ov...
Tags: Shonda Rhimes, Nbc, Abc, Advertising, Fox, Hawaii, Cbs, Nbc Universal, Roseanne Barr, Grey, Linda Yaccarino, Don, Shondaland, Mark Marshall, Wu, Constance Wu


What it costs to hire Kim Kardashian West to plug your brand on Instagram: Friday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device; sign up here. What people are talking about today Kim Kardashian West has 137 million Instagram followers (many of whom are surely bots, but still.) So is it really surprising that she charges brands a hefty price to plug products to her fans? Business Insider reports: Kardashian West says she commonly receives $300,000 ...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Japan, Instagram, Etsy, Advertising, Disney, Nike, New York Times, Nbc Universal, Chris Hughes, Wall Street Journal, Comscore, Kim Kardashian West, Linda Yaccarino


As Disney writes off its Vice investment, 10 Vice stories to help staffers cope: Publisher’s Brief

Welcome to the latest edition of Ad Age Publisher’s Brief, our roundup of news from the world of content producers across digital and print. Got a tip? Send it our way. Joining us late? Here's the previous edition. As Angela Doland notes in Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call this morning, citing a Vox/Recode report, Disney has written off its investment in Vice. Not a good week for Vice CEO Nancy Dubuc (recently profiled by Ad Age’s Jeanine Poggi) and her team. Recode’s Peter Kafka puts the development...
Tags: New York Post, Washington Post, White House, Advertising, Disney, Bloomberg Businessweek, Nancy Dubuc, Jeff Bezos, Smith, Shane Smith, Financial Times, Gore Tex, Peter Kafka, Dana Milbank, DUBUC, Angela Doland


Kraft’s clever gift for moms, Disney’s bad news about Vice and a few ‘Archie’ memes: Thursday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device; sign up here. What people are talking about today Public service announcement: Mother’s Day is Sunday, and if you’re a mom, Kraft is offering to pay your babysitting bills. That’s right — it’s offering to let you escape your kids on Mother’s Day. Because moms don’t really need flowers or bath bombs for their special holiday, ...
Tags: Amazon, Advertising, Disney, Levy, Harry, Las Vegas, Nancy Dubuc, Cw, Kraft, Viacom, Sussex, Bloomberg News, Walt Disney Co, Meghan, Archie, Riverdale


HGTV stars get their own collectible covers, the New York Post obsesses about AOC, Conde Nast diversifies: Publisher’s Brief

Welcome to the latest edition of Ad Age Publisher’s Brief, our roundup of news from the world of content producers across digital and print. Got a tip? Send it our way. Joining us late? Here's the previous edition. Cover stars: Chip and Joanna Gaines, who rose to fame through their hit HGTV home-renovation show “Fixer Upper,” have been making headlines lately as they’ve been plotting their post-HGTV empire; see “Discovery’s DIY Network to turn in to Chip and Joanna Gaines Channel” (subhead: “...
Tags: Amazon, Asia, New York Post, Advertising, US, New York Times, Conde Nast, Wall Street Journal, Vanity Fair, Mccarthy, Economist, Murdoch, Hgtv, Aoc, Jo, Jonathan Scott


NBCUniversal debuts 'shoppable TV.' Plus, Kraft Heinz’s CMO is leaving: Monday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device; sign up here. What people are talking about today NBCUniversal is trying something new. Called "ShoppableTV," it's an advertising-meets-commerce offering for brands that lets consumers instantly buy products they see on their TV screens. Ad Age’s Adrianne Pasquarelli writes: “Consumers are encouraged to hold their phone...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Usa, London, Nbc, Australia, Cbs News, Germany, Advertising, CMO, New York Times, Nbcuniversal, New Zealand, New Orleans, Associated Press, Espn


NBC Universal debuts 'shoppable TV.' Plus, Kraft Heinz’s CMO is leaving: Monday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device; sign up here. What people are talking about today NBC Universal is trying something new. Called ShoppableTV, it's an advertising-meets-commerce offering for brands that lets consumers instantly buy products they see on their TV screens. Ad Age’s Adrianne Pasquarelli writes: “Consumers are encouraged to hold their phone ...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Usa, London, Nbc, Australia, Cbs News, Germany, Advertising, CMO, New York Times, New Zealand, New Orleans, Associated Press, Espn, The New York Times


Google lets people auto-delete location data. And Hulu shows off its new ad formats: Thursday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device; sign up here. What people are talking about today Google says it will give people a new option to manage their personal data: Soon, they’ll be able to automatically delete their location history, web browsing and app activity data after a set period of time. There are two options—auto-delete every three months or every 18 mon...
Tags: Google, Advertising, Walmart, Nissan, Hulu, The Washington Post, Cadbury, Association of National Advertisers, Chicago Sun Times, Nature Valley, Johnnie Walker, Rittenhouse, Sun Times, Ritz Crackers, Adrianne Pasquarelli, Jeanine Poggi


NewFronts Day 3: Wake-up with Wu-Tang at Hulu, Vice delivers dim sum, Vudu makes its first NYC pitch

At the start of the third day of the Digital Content NewFronts, it’s official—navigating these dog-and-pony shows while 7 months pregnant (as Jeanine Poggi, senior editor and our lead live-blogger this week, has been doing) is quite possibly the absolute worst. Either way, Ad Age will continue to be here, updating you along the way. Things kick off with Hulu, which ahead of its presentation announced it has topped 28 million U.S. users. Other Hulu announcements include a new binge-watching ad...
Tags: Advertising, Walmart, Wu Tang, Nancy Dubuc, Wu Tang Clan, Hulu, Rza, Madison Square Garden, VUDU, Jeanine Poggi, Hulu Theater, Ellen Digital Network


The end of Facebook’s blue period. Plus, bad news (again) about TV ratings: Wednesday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device; sign up here. What people are talking about today Certain colors make brands instantly recognizable, like Coca-Cola’s red, Tiffany’s pale turquoise and Facebook’s deep blue. Soon we’ll be seeing less of that blue. At Facebook’s F8 developer conference, the company laid out an ostensible roadmap for more privacy controls as we...
Tags: Facebook, Instagram, Advertising, Samsung, Conde Nast, Espn, Nielsen, Jason Goldberg, Coca Cola, Midtown, Publicis, Kim Kardashian West, Tiffany, Nissan North America, CVS Health, Peloton


Facebook readies itself for a big FTC fine. And OpenAP launches an ad marketplace: Thursday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device; sign up here. What people are talking about today Facebook says it put aside $3 billion to cover a possible fine from the Federal Trade Commission, which has been probing the company after the Cambridge Analytica user data scandal. The news didn’t phase investors; actually, they seemed relieved. BuzzFeed News writes that...
Tags: Facebook, Hollywood, France, Advertising, Nike, Mozilla, Brave, Bmw, Hertz, Alejandro González Iñárritu, Adweek, Steve, Snoop Dogg, Federal Trade Commission, Ftc, Univision


Patagonia strikes back. Plus, the National Enquirer is for sale: Thursday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device. Search for "Ad Age" under "Skills" in the Alexa app. What people are talking about today Budweiser’s parent company has a beer brand called Patagonia, and the logo includes an outline of jagged mountain peaks. Sound familiar? Patagonia, the outdoor brand, uses very similar branding. As Ad Age’s Adrianne Pasquarelli writes, t...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Post, Advertising, Bloomberg, Budweiser, Psa, Patagonia, Jeff Bezos, National Enquirer, Globe, The Washington Post, Venus, Alexa, Gillette, Emarketer


Burger King says sorry. And ad industry groups try to influence Congress: Tuesday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device. Search for "Ad Age" under "Skills" in the Alexa app. What people are talking about today Burger King apologized and pulled an ad to plug its Vietnamese Sweet Chilli Tendercrisp burger that was sent from its New Zealand Instagram account. The video clip showed people trying, awkwardly, to eat the burgers with chopsticks. Twi...
Tags: Facebook, Asia, Twitter, Congress, China, Amc, Advertising, America, Bloomberg, Shanghai, New Zealand, San Francisco Giants, The Onion, Jezebel, Audi, Heinz


Adidas signs Beyoncé. And Snapchat plugs a new ad network: Friday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device. Search for "Ad Age" under "Skills" in the Alexa app. What people are talking about today A few days ago, Adidas foreshadowed something big. “A new beginning,” the brand wrote on Instagram. Now we know what it is: Adidas just announced a major partnership with Beyoncé. And we understand why Adidas was hyping this so breathles...
Tags: Google, London, Beyonce, Instagram, Advertising, Los Angeles, CMO, Adidas, Pandora, Paris, Elton John, Brunei, Hasbro, Cbs, John Legend, Adweek


Madison Ave doesn't blink over Megyn Kelly drama

Megyn Kelly's short stint at NBC could soon be over, but Madison Avenue doesn't seem to care.The future of "Megyn Kelly Today" is in question after the host made offensive comments about blackface Halloween costumes earlier this week. But for advertisers, it's just another blip of drama in a news marketplace that has become littered with calls for boycotts and demands to pull talking heads off networks. The show, moreover, has been bringing in poor ratings even before the incident."These things ...
Tags: Nbc, Advertising, Megyn Kelly, Madison Avenue, Madison Ave, Jeanine Poggi, Megyn Kelly Today


CBS fires '60 Minutes' producer Jeff Fager

CBS has fired long-time "60 Minutes" producer Jeff Fager, saying he "violated company policy.""It is our commitment to uphold these policies at every level," CBS News President David Rhodes said in a statement.The New Yorker this summer reported allegations that Fager, who had been at CBS News for more than three decades, touched employees inappropriately and enabled a culture of bad behavior inside the organization. Earlier this week, The New Yorker ran another story with a new claim from a pro...
Tags: Cbs News, Advertising, Cbs, New Yorker, Jeff Fager, Jeanine Poggi, David Rhodes, Fager


Les Moonves out at CBS over sexual misconduct allegations

Leslie Moonves is out as CEO of CBS, the company said Sunday evening, following about a dozen allegations of sexual misconduct that were published in The New Yorker. CBS said at the same time that it has settled its legal battle with Shari Redstone's National Amusements over control of the company, putting on ice a merger with Viacom.Moonves and CBS will donate $20 million to organizations that support the #MeToo movement and equality for women in the workplace, according to a statement from the...
Tags: Advertising, Cbs, Leslie Moonves, Shari Redstone, Les Moonves, National Amusements, Moonves, Jeanine Poggi, Moonves CBS, Viacom Moonves


Les Moonves expected to exit CBS amid new sexual misconduct allegations

CBS CEO Leslie Moonves is reportedly expected to exit the company within the next 24 hours as new allegations of sexual misconduct surface.The New Yorker published yet another story against Moonves, with claims from six women who say they experienced sexual harassment or assault."CBS takes these allegations very seriously," a CBS spokeswoman said in a statement to Ad Age. "Our Board of Directors is conducting a thorough investigation of these matters, which is ongoing." Continue reading at AdAge...
Tags: Advertising, Cbs, Leslie Moonves, Les Moonves, Moonves, Jeanine Poggi


Rita Ferro takes over ESPN ad sales; Ed Erhardt to retire

Rita Ferro is taking over ESPN ad sales as Ed Erhardt, who had overseen the efforts at the "Worldwide Leader In Sports" for two decades, gets ready to retire next year.As a result, ESPN inventory will be sold alongside ABC and Disney's other cable networks, an effort that has been attempted in the past, but not fully realized.The move comes as Disney prepares for its acquisition of many of 21st Century Fox's assets, including cable networks like FX and NatGeo. Continue reading at AdAge.com [Auth...
Tags: Abc, Advertising, Disney, Espn, Jeanine Poggi, Rita Ferro, Ed Erhardt


NBC says don't skip these ads if you want to end up in 'The Good Place'

If you want to end up in "The Good Place," don't skip ads. That's the message behind NBC's new campaign for the sitcom.The peacock is partnering with Google to try to get people not to skip ads on YouTube. Starting on Sept. 19, YouTube users who watch certain ads without skipping ahead after six seconds will be rewarded with a clip from season 3 of "The Good Place."The first part of the campaign kicks off next week with NBC running quirky YouTube ads featuring fluffy bunnies, disco dogs and cute...
Tags: Google, Nbc, Advertising, Jeanine Poggi