Upfronts

IFC Upfront: March 20, 2014

IFC’s 2015 slate includes docu-parody American Documentary (wt), and scripted comedy American Storage (wt). The net is collaborating with CollegeHumor on satire Comedy Music Awards, and has in development Westside, a comedy exec produced by Joel McHale (Community) and The Bank, about a dysfunctional family running a sperm bank.

Investigation Discovery 03/28/17

Investigation Discovery Announces Powerful New Slate Of Suspenseful Originals For 2017-18 Upfront Season – World Premiere Series and Specials Anchored by Network’s First Scripted Movies – (Silver Spring, Md.) – Investigation Discovery (ID), America’s leading mystery and suspense network, and the #1 ad-supported cable network for delivery of W25-54 year-to-date, today announced a powerful new […]

Lifetime: 3/21/17

CHER AND ANJELICA HUSTON STAR IN LIFETIME MOVIES ELIZABETH SMART NARRATES HER STORY IN NEW BIOPIC YOLANDA HADID AND CAT DEELEY JOIN UNSCRIPTED LINEUP Premiere Dates Set for MICHAEL JACKSON: SEARCHING FOR NEVERLAND, MENENDEZ: BLOOD BROTHERS Starring Courtney Love, and STORY OF A GIRL, Marking Kyra Sedgwick’s Directorial Debut Los Angeles, CA – March 21, […]

March 13-15 Disney Media

March 13-15 Disney Media Disney Media held its kids and family Upfront in Orlando. In an interview Rita Ferro, president of sales for Disney-ABC, gave Cynopsis 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 […]

Microsoft Digital 2013

NewFronts 2013: Microsoft Programming Partnership with OneBeat: OneBeat is an electronic dance music-centric entertainment studio. Microsoft and OneBeat are developing a new app for Xbox Live that will feature original content and “immersive storytelling experiences,” allowing brands to connect with EDM fans and culture. The LeBrons, Season 2: Co-executive produced by Believe Entertainment Group, LeBron James, and Maverick […]

Microsoft NewFront: April 28, 2014

Microsoft unveiled its soon-to-debut slate at its NewFront event at New York’s Moynihan Station with performances from Lake Street Dive and Chris Robinson to showcase the Bonnaroo music festival in June that will live stream on the console. XBox Entertainment Studios’ Nancy Tellem (President) and Jordan Levin (EVP) introduced a raft of new programming. Quoting […]

MTV 2013

2013 Upfront:  MTV MTV unveiled its and sister network’s MTV2’s programming slates at its annual Upfront presentation at the Beacon Theatre in New York City, which featured performances from Selena Gomez and Emeli Sande as well as appearances from Nikki Glaser and Sara Schaefer. A high point was Vinny Guadagnino, who introduced his mom Paola and […]

MTV Upfront: Thursday, April 24, 2014

MTV is presenting a rich summer slate at its Upfront event in NYC’s historic Beacon Theater, hosted by Girl Code‘s Nicole Byer and MTV2‘s Andrew Schulz and Charlamagne of Guy Code, with performances by Bastille, Paramore and Zedd.   The summer premiere sked includes doc 9 Days and Nights of Ed Sheeran (Tuesday, June 10 […]

mun2 2013

Upfront 2013: mun2 More than 200 hours of original programming were announced at mun2’s upfront presentation in New York, as the network revealed a line-up tailored for its young, Hispanic millennial audience. Here’s a look at what’s coming up. New series Viva Los Vargas, which premieres 2014, follows two-time world boxing champion Fernando Vargas, who is […]

Mundo Fox Upfront: May 14, 2014

For not-quite-2-year-old net MundoFox, the talk at Paramount Hotel’s Diamond Horseshoe in Times Square was about momentum. “We are the fastest growing network in Spanish-language television,” cheered EVP of ad sales Tom Maney, touting an increased reach of over 2 million households in less than a year. “We’re kicking ass!”   The net is launching […]

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