‘Young Sheldon’ Flexes Cross-Platform Might In May

The CBS comedy scored some of the biggest on-air ratings for a scripted series in the 2023-24 season with its series finale: It drew 9.32 million viewers the night it aired and grew to 11.74 million over seven days. The show also brings in a healthy audience in syndication, and streaming (on Max, Netflix and Paramount+) grew substantially in its finale week as well.

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Telemundo Unveils Olympic Fútbol Coverage Plans For Paris 2024

Men and Women’s soccer tournaments will be shown live on Telemundo, Universo and Peacock beginning Wednesday, July 24, at 8 a.m. ET. Telemundo and Universo will present more than 315 hours of live competitions and daily recap specials over the course of the games.

‘Grantchester’ Renewed For 10th Season By Masterpiece

Masterpiece on PBS has ordered a 10th season of the mystery series, Grantchester. Stars Robson Green and Rishi Nair are set to return as DI Geordie Keating and the Rev. Alphy Kottaram, respectively.

Netflix Charging $5 Million For NFL Christmas Commercials

The five ad packages for pro football’s Christmas games on Netflix will each cost at least $5 million. The packages are categorized by pre-game, halftime, in-game feature No. 1, in-game feature No. 2 and post-game, with the last one the most expensive.

AI & THE MEDIA

Global Audiences Suspicious Of AI-Powered Newsrooms

Global concerns about the use of AI in news production and misinformation are growing, a report published by the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism finds, posing fresh challenges to newsrooms already struggling to engage audiences.

Surgeon General Murthy Wants Social Media Warning Labels

A push by Surgeon General Vivek Murthy to slap tobacco-style warning labels on social media galvanized supporters on Monday — but with no power to issue warnings unilaterally, Murthy can only plead with Congress to act. (Susan Walsh/AP)

Comscore Working With Kochava To Measure Linear Campaign Impact

The combination of Comscore’s Exact Ratings and Kocava’s marketing mix modelling is designed to provide outcome measurements, such as mobile app installs, website activity, merchant-level purchase data and episodic tune in.

A financial forecast, a conversation with media buying agency leaders and sessions about how local media will harness streaming, AI and NextGen TV to boost their businesses will headline a TVNewsCheck conference set to take place on Oct. 9 at NAB Show New York. To earn a discount on registration, please “get on the list” to be notified when registration opens on July 23.

TVN Webinar: Virtual Sets, AR And The News

Leaders from Televisa Univision, WCVB, KPIX, Ross and Disguise will discuss the upshots of adopting virtual sets and AR into their news production and the challenges they’ve navigated along the way in a TVNewsCheck Working Lunch Webinar on June 27 at 1 p.m. ET. Register here.

TVN Webinar: News, Sports And Remote Production In 2024

Technology leaders from NBC Regional Sports Networks, Sinclair, Gray Television, Hearst Television, Fox Television Stations and Vizrt discuss the benefits and challenges of remote production in an IP environment in a TVNewsCheck Working Lunch webinar on July 16 at 1 p.m. ET. Register here.

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