Broadcast Networks Have Set Their Schedules, But What Time Does Upfront Ad Buying Start?

“When you sell mass consumer products like Unilver does, TV is one of the very important elements in the media mix,” Unilever’s Jeni Gardner, senior media director in North America, said on the Comscore panel. “But TV is changing, and how people consume content is changing. … There’s a lot of work to be done […]

Kim Kardashian shares video of Kanye West walking on water at Sunday Service gathering

“I would like to apologize to my wife Kim for going public with something that was a private matter. I did not cover her like she has covered [sic] Kim I want to say I know I hurt you. Please forgive me. Thank you for always being there for me,” the presidential hopeful wrote […]

Darren Lewis: Black kids need ‘The Talk’ about racism because there’s no action

It took 10 days, 19,000 complaints, open letters, a ferocious Twitter backlash, the resignation of one staff member, a principled stand by another and an avalanche of negative social media publicity before the BBC apologised, on Sunday afternoon, over the use of the ’N’ word in a news report and their initial decision to defend […]

The inconvenient truth that’ll set broadcasting free

You don’t need to be told there is trouble in the land. Government is taking panic measures with a boldface without seeking the peoples understanding and buy-in. Within one week, the price of petrol has moved to N162, from N150 in August;new electricity tariff beguiled in sweet language as “service reflected tariff” which somebody said […]

EXCLUSIVE: Coronation Street is in the ‘final stages of a return-to-production protocol’ and is in ‘active discussions with the government’ following filming suspension amid COVID-19 crisis

‘I spoke to some people and they will do anything and everything to make sure that show goes on’, the TV and radio star shared. The media personality told The Sun: ‘We are in tough times with the Coronavirus but where there is a will, there is away. I feel like they will come through.

Expert says Mandela service interpreter for deaf was “making it up”

  Collins Chabane, one of South Africa’s two presidency ministers, said the government is investigating the matter but has not finished yet because it has been overwhelmed with work organizing the public viewing of Mandela’s body in the South African capital of Pretoria and his funeral Sunday in his hometown of Qunu. He added the […]

The Singapore Grip: ITV drama called ‘harmful’ and ‘deeply upsetting’

“Every time we see the sole East Asian female character and every time we go into what feels like an Asian setting, we get these kind of keening erhus and guqins and flutes,” he continued, referring to Chinese musical instruments.

BART Accepting Proposals From Public for Reusing Old Train Cars

While many of the old train cars will be dismantled and recycled, the public will have the chance in January to propose turning some of the cars into options like museum exhibits, restaurants, training tools for law enforcement and public safety officials and a potential BART merchandise store.

Virgin Media v ITV: state of play in the battle

Virgin Media pays for the other ITV channels, but maintains that the main ITV channel must be delivered free under public service broadcasting regulations. ITV’s new chief executive, Carolyn McCall, is trying to strike a much broader deal that would see ITV paid more for its overall channel package.

How To Watch 9/11 Memorial Services at the World Trade Center, Pentagon and Flight 93 Memorial

“In the last 24 hours we’ve had conversations with many interested parties and believe we will be able to stage the tribute in a safe and appropriate fashion,” said Alice Greenwald, president and CEO of the September 11 Memorial & Museum, in a statement regarding the “Tribute to Light” on August 15.