Discovery Communications 2013

Discovery Communications held its 2013-2014 upfront in New York yesterday at Columbus Circle’s Rose Hall, and boy, did they pull out all the stops. Oprah Winfrey was there, along with Tyler Perry, Morgan Freeman, William Hurt, Honey Boo Boo and lots of other Discovery notables. We can’t even imagine what the backstage might have been […]

Discovery Communications Upfront: April 3, 2014

Discovery Communications had a packed schedule for its Upfront presentation at NYC’s Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall on Thursday. And there was star power aplenty, with everyone from OWN’s Oprah Winfrey to Ron Howard, announcing digital studio New Form, to TLC’s Alana “Honey Boo Boo” Thompson cheering from the sidelines (“Let’s get […]

Discovery U.S. Hispanic 2013

Upfront 2013: Discovery en Espanol Discovery U.S. Hispanic unveiled its 2013-2014 Upfront slate, yesterday in New York. “Based on our proven success, we are strengthening our programming slate with new series based on our viewers’ well-known passions and preferences, along with returning favorites that support our traditional quality content,” said Ivan Bargueiras, General Manager, Discovery U.S. Hispanic’s […]

Discovery U.S. Hispanic Networks Upfront: May 13, 2014

Discovery U.S. Hispanic Networks had big news to share at NYC’s Stage 37: enhanced theme nights, a new reality show… and a little magic.   “Our U.S. Hispanic networks provide advertisers with the opportunity to participate in a broad range of contextually relevant environments that uniquely differentiates the Discovery brand and truly engages the Hispanic […]

Disney Channel, Disney XD, Disney Junior Kids 2013

Upfront 2013: Disney Channel, Disney XD, Disney Junior We’ve got kids news covered for you daily during Upfront season… Disney Upfront: Disney’s been on a ratings high, and it’s wooing advertisers not only across content silos Disney Channel, Disney Junior and boy-focused Disney XD but across platforms, particularly its Watch Disney suite of authenticated TVE products. “We’re having many more […]

Disney Interactive Digital 2013

NewFronts 2013: Disney Interactive Programming Blank: A Love Story: In this web series based on Vinylmation, the vinyl collectible toys based on Disney characters, a blank toy is left unpainted by a factory machine and sets out on a dangerous journey to find the only other toy that may hold the answer to his destiny. Celebrity Pet […]

Disney Media Upfront: March 13-15

Disney Media Upfront March 13-15 Rita Ferro, president of sales for Disney-ABC, gave CynKids the playbook for how the company aims to top its 2016 Upfront – which yielded a 20 percent spike in ad commitment volume across Disney Channel, Disney Junior, Disney XD and Radio Disney, among other properties. With content including live-action series […]

DIY Network 03/22/17

DYNAMIC RENOVATIONS OF VINTAGE PROPERTIES, BEACHFRONT HOMES, BACKYARD BUILDINGS AND SWIMMING POOLS ENHANCE DIY NETWORK PROGRAMMING ROSTER IN 2017 Celebs, Experts and Novices Boldly Take On DIY Projects for Fun and Family NEW YORK [March 22, 2017] Home improvement powerhouse DIY Network, which delivered its highest-rated and most-watched year ever among primetime viewers A25-54 and […]

E! 2013

2013 Upfront:  E! E! unveiled its original programming slate at its Upfront event in New York, including six new series, a myriad of topical specials, live events and unique projects in development across a variety of genres. It was a rockin’ show at the Manhattan center, MC’d by Ryan Seacrest, who introduced Kelly, Giuliana & George from Fashion […]

E! Upfront: March 26, 2014

It was a festive evening at the E! Upfront press party at the Dream Hotel penthouse in New York city. As guests nibbled on veggie tacos and drank Veuve Cliquot Champagne, E! Entertainment President  Suzanne Kolb presented the new slate. The show she was most excited About? “The Royals,” she told Cynopsis.  “It’s scripted, which really expands […]