Nickelodeon Upfront: March 13, 2014

Nickelodeon Upfront: What a difference a year makes. Last year at this time Nick was still smarting from a ratings pummeling. This year, thanks to 13 months of year over year growth, the net is prancing into the new season with a slate that includes 100-plus hours of new preschool programming, a fresh approach to […]


NICKELODEON GREENLIGHTS BRAND-NEW LIP SYNC BATTLE SHORTIES SERIES 10-Episode Order Showcases Talented Kids in Epic Musical Showdowns, Based on Spike’s Global Hit Series Share it: @Nickelodeon #LipSyncBattleShorties NEW YORK–March 2, 2017–Nickelodeon, the number-one kids’ network, is putting real kids center stage with the greenlight of Lip Sync Battle Shorties, a spinoff of Spike’s Emmy-nominated global […]

nuvoTV 2013

UPFRONT 2013: nuvoTV NUVOtv held its upfront event at the Edison Ballroom in New York, announcing a lineup that kicks off on July 18. The network’s newly appointed Chief Creative Officer Jennifer Lopez took the stage and announced, “Latinos are a force in this country. We have huge economic power and unprecedented political and cultural influence. It’s […]

NuvoTV Upfront: May 12, 2014

NUVOtv made its big announcements at NYC’s Edison Ballroom, including six music and entertainment series and specials, three unscripted dramas, two comedies and live sports specials. Jennifer Lopez, who joined the net as Chief Creative Officer last year was on hand. “We have more than doubled down on our original programming efforts since last year’s […]

Ovation 2013

Upfront 2013: Ovation “We are literally taking our number of original programming hours and boosting them by over 400%,” announced Robert Weiss, Ovation’s Chief Creative Officer, at the network’s New York upfront presentation yesterday. “With this seismic shift in our programming focus, we’re making the leap to become a full-service arts network — America’s only arts […]

PBS NewFront: May 5, 2014

PBS Digital Studios held its first NewFront presentation at the Hudson Theatre yesterday, showcasing six of its current 30 online series and introducing four new shows. Senior Director of PBS Digital Studios Matt Graham discussed the 13-34 age range that are primarily watching its content after showing a special Idea Channel (1.7 million monthly views […]

Pivot Upfront: April 16, 2014

Pivot unveiled a millennial-loving slate of original series and 11 projects in development during yesterday’s Upfront at The Lamb’s Club in NY. Pivot President Evan Shapiro noted that the network’s “second slate demonstrates our significant investment in, and commitment to, groundbreaking content for the thought-leading segment of Generation Y we call ‘Upstanders.’ We believe that […]

Pop 04/13/17

Pop announced a 2017-2018 programming slate that includes 7 new and returning series, and 9 projects in development. Season over season, the net added 58 new national advertisers, expanded its distribution on traditional cable and OTT platforms and saw growth in viewership among A18-49 (+21%) and W25-54 (+13%), according to Nielsen Live+7. “Knowing our target […]

PopSugar NewFront: May 1, 2014

PopSugar got sweeter with eight new original programs and 11 renewed series at its NewFront presentation at the Industria Superstudio. Over the next year, the media company, which targets women 18-40, will unveil new programs from NBC‘s Community Gillian Jacobs and Katherine Schwarzenegger (yep, Arnold and Maria’s daughter) as well as a partnership with MCN […]

Reelz Upfront: April 9, 2014

They sure know how to make an entrance. For Reelz’s first-ever, Oktoberfest-themed Upfront event at NYC’s Hudson Hotel, the net’s Polka Kings cast presented its programming slate – via polka song. And the band played on as guests danced And drank beer. And mingled with the casts of Beverly Hills Pawn, Hollywood Hillbillies, The Capones […]