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What We Learned About TV During Its Biggest Week

Stocks were plunging and Covid cases were surging.Who’s ready to buy some ads?For the first time in three years, the upfronts — the showcases the media industry throws for advertisers […]




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Chris Licht, a Creator of ‘Morning Joe’ and ‘Colbert’ Producer, Is Set to Run CNN

Chris Licht, a veteran television producer who helped create “Morning Joe” at MSNBC and later successfully retooled morning and late-night programming at CBS, is set to be the next leader […]




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As Storms Intensify, the Job of TV Weather Person Gets More Serious

After the remains of Hurricane Ida dumped historic levels of rain in the Northeast last year, ABC News’s chief meteorologist, Ginger Zee, stood in front of a collapsed bridge in […]




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Can Paramount+ Succeed? One Producer Hopes to Make It So.

Like so many other writer-directors, Alex Kurtzman grew up worshiping film.But he is adaptable — and in the streaming era, that is a very lucrative trait.Mr. Kurtzman, the onetime writer […]







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Broadcasting ‘the Shock, the Horror, the Outrage’ Live, Again and Again

Last week, the CNN anchor Brianna Keilar found herself, for the second time in under a week, guiding viewers through the grim ritual of trying, and failing, to make sense […]