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This Year’s New York Upfront Tally: 36 Stories

May 20, 2016
10 more Upfrnt stories bring the grand total to 36 since the season began March 2. Read them all with the links below.

10 more Upfront stories for a grand total of 36 since the season began March 2. Read them all with the links below.

By ADAM BUCKMAN

NEW YORK, May 20, 2016 — The New York Upfront season is now over. It ended yesterday with the CW at City Center. Catch up with my most recent coverage of the Upfronts from the last two weeks with these links, and read all of my previous stories too (links below) — a grand total of 36 events covered since March 2. See you next year:

May 11, Upfront Week Preview: Final Upfront Week Isn’t The Big Bang It Used To Be

May 13, Screenvision: Screenvision Upfront Stresses ‘Impact’ Of The Moviegoing Experience

May 13, Univision preview: Univision Upfront Preview Unveils New Comedies, Dramas

May 15, Telemundo/NBC Universo: With Eye On Rival Univision, Telemundo Outlines Upfront Program Strategy

May 16, NBC Universal: NBCU Upfront Promotes Multiple Networks

May 16, Fox: At Fox Upfront, What’s Old Is New

May 17, ESPN: ESPN’s Upfront Mantra: Nothing Draws Audiences Like Live Sports

May 17, Univision: Univision Upfront Includes Netflix Deal To Co-Produce ‘El Chapo’ Series

May 18, Turner Networks: Turner’s Upfront Vow To Reduce Commercials Is Growing Industry Trend

May 19, The CW: CW Upfront Promotes Appeal To Both Sexes, Confirms ‘Supergirl’ Pickup

Previously:

Posted May 11: More Stories from NY’s Upfront/NewFront Season

Posted April 25: In Case You Missed Them, 8 More Upfront Stories

Posted April 4: Curated: All 9 of My March 2016 Upfront Stories

Contact Adam Buckman: AdamBuckman14@gmail.com

Read Adam Buckman’s book: “JERK: How I Wasted My Life Watching Television” … Read a sample on his Amazon book page HERE … Then order it today!

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More Stories from NY’s Upfront/NewFront Season

May 11, 2016

9 MORE BRINGS TOTAL TO 26 SINCE MARCH 2

Nine more upfronts and newfronts: Top: Outdoor Sportsman Group, ION; second row: Nielsen, Hulu; third row: Ellen Digital Network, BuzzFeed; fourth row: Time Inc., Newsy; bottom: TruTV.

Nine more upfronts and newfronts: Top: Outdoor Sportsman Group, ION; second row: Nielsen, Hulu; third row: Ellen Digital Network, BuzzFeed; fourth row: Time Inc., Newsy; bottom: TruTV.

By ADAM BUCKMAN

NEW YORK, May 11, 2016 — Catch up with my coverage of the New York Upfronts and NewFronts from the last two weeks with these links:

April 28, Outdoor Sportsman Group: Outdoor Channel Seeks To Broaden Its Appeal This Upfront Season

April 29, ION Media Networks: ION’s Upfront Strategy: Deliver On Ratings, Earn Advertisers’ Trust

May 3, Nielsen: Nielsen Research Sheds Light On ‘Live’ Vs. Delayed Viewing

May 4, Hulu: Hulu’s Upfront Message: Think Of Us As TV, But ‘TV Redefined’

May 5, Ellen Digital Network: Ellen DeGeneres Dives Into Digital With Original Content Network

May 5, BuzzFeed, Hulu, Ellen Digital Network: Cold Coffee And A Giant Bug: Notes From This Week’s NewFronts

May 5, Time Inc.: Time Inc. NewFront Unveils New OTT Service, Expanded Video Offerings

May 10, Newsy: Newsy NewFront Presents 3 New Shows, Touts Multiplatform Reach

May 10, TruTV: TruTV Beefs Up Programming, Reduces Commercials For Upfront

Previously:

Posted April 25: In Case You Missed Them, 8 More Upfront Stories

Posted April 4: Curated: All 9 of My March 2016 Upfront Stories

Contact Adam Buckman: AdamBuckman14@gmail.com

Read Adam Buckman’s book: “JERK: How I Wasted My Life Watching Television” … Read a sample on his Amazon book page HERE … Then order it today!

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Curated: All 9 of My March 2016 Upfront Stories

April 4, 2016
Nine upfront stories so far this spring: (top) Nickelodeon, TV Land/Nick at Nite/CMT, Game Show Network, (middle) National Geographic Channel, Pop Network, pop Op; Top: ot

Nine upfront stories so far this spring: (top) Nickelodeon, TV Land/Nick at Nite/CMT, Game Show Network, (middle) National Geographic Channel, Pop Network, Scripps (HGTV), (bottom) Hallmark Channel (Crown Media), Discovery Networks, Comedy Central.

By ADAM BUCKMAN

NEW YORK, April 4, 2016 — Presenting all nine of my stories from the New York upfront presentations in March. More to come in April and May. Follow the links, right here:

March 3, Nickelodeon: At Season’s First Upfront, Nickelodeon Stresses Star Athletes, Toy Tie-Ins

March 4, TV Land/Nick At Nite/CMT (Country Music Television): Viacom Upfront Combines TV Land, CMT, Nick At Nite Into One Big ‘Family’

March 8, GSN (Game Show Network): At Upfront, Game Show Network Outlines Its Winning Strategy: Produce More Originals

March 15, National Geographic Channel: Nat Geo Leaps Into Upfront Season With Programming On A Global Scale

March 21, Pop network: Pop’s Upfront Pitch: We’re Growing, And Our Competitors Are Not

March 29: Scripps Networks: Scripps Networks’ Upfront Message: Our Viewers Buy What They See

March 31, Crown Media Family Networks (Hallmark Channel): Hallmark Upfront Emphasizes Family-Friendly Programming, Focus On Holidays

March 31, Discovery Networks: Discovery’s Upfront Pitch Touts Global Reach, Domestic Audiences

April 1, Comedy Central: Comedy Central Pushes 5 New Series, 10 New Specials

Contact Adam Buckman: AdamBuckman14@gmail.com

Read Adam Buckman’s book: “JERK: How I Wasted My Life Watching Television” … Read a sample on his Amazon book page HERE … Then order it today!

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Oscars And Upfronts: This Week’s TV Blogs

March 4, 2016
This week's topics: The Oscars, "The Real O'Neals," the start of New York Upfront season, "The Family" and "Damien."

This week’s topics: The Oscars, “The Real O’Neals,” the start of New York Upfront season, “The Family” and “Damien.”

By ADAM BUCKMAN

NEW YORK, March 4, 2016 — The Academy Awards, three new shows and the start of the spring ad sales season in New York were the topics this week of my five MediaPost TV blogs. Read them all, right here:

Monday, Feb. 29: Hectored By Hollywood: Joyless Oscars Were Hard To Endure

Tuesday, March 1: ‘Real O’Neals’: Show Goes From Dumb To Smart In Blink Of An Eye

Wednesday, March 2: Ready Or Not, Here Come The Upfronts

Thursday, March 3: With ‘The Family,’ Grim Storytellers At ABC Are At It Again

Friday, March 4: ‘Damien’ And ‘Bates Motel’: TV Shows As Movie Sequels And Prequels

Plus, these Upfront stories:

Nickelodeon Upfront (left) and George Lopez at the TV Land event in New York.

Nickelodeon Upfront (left) and George Lopez at the TV Land event in New York.

Nickelodeon, March 3: At Season’s First Upfront, Nickelodeon Stresses Star Athletes, Toy Tie-Ins

TV Land/CMT (Country Music Television)/Nick At Nite, March 4: Viacom Upfront Combines TV Land, CMT, Nick At Nite Into One Big ‘Family’

Contact Adam Buckman: AdamBuckman14@gmail.com

Read Adam Buckman’s book: “JERK: How I Wasted My Life Watching Television” … Read a sample on his Amazon book page HERE … Then order it today!

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