Fox Stations To Test ‘Pictionary’ Game Show

Hosted By Jerry O’Connell, the game show based on the classic sketch game, will have a four-week run beginning July 12.

‘Drew Barrymore’ Talker Renewed For Season 2

Her self-titled syndicated series has been renewed for a second season, with CBS-owned TV stations serving as the flagship station group. The pickup comes on the heels of a decent ratings bump in the early part of 2021.

BNC Partners With CBS Media Ventures To Strengthen Direct Response And National Ad Sales

BNC (formerly known as Black News Channel), has reached an agreement with CBS Media Ventures to augment the network’s direct response and national advertising sales team. The agreement establishes a greater sales footprint for BNC, which already has sales offices in New York, Chicago and Los Angeles. Moving forward, CBS Media Ventures will provide BNC with increased […]

NuTime To Sell Ads Targeting Black Audiences With CBS Media Ventures

CBS Media Ventures said it is teaming up with NuTime Media to help advertisers looking to reach Black viewers who watch CBS’s syndicated shows. NuTime Media, formerly Related Media Inc., is a Minority Business Enterprise certified ad sales rep. Under the new agreement, NuTime, led by CEO Morris McWilliams, will work closely with Scott Trupchak, EVP of media sales and partnerships at CBS Media Ventures. Above, Hot Bench is one of the CBS syndicated shows with a large Black audience.

CBS Television Distribution Rebrands

Since its founding in 2006, CBS Entertainment’s first-run distribution division has been known as CBS Television Distribution. But starting today, in an attempt to fuse with an evolved media landscape and CBS’s brand strategy to-date, the syndication company has been rebranded to CBS Media Ventures. With a new name comes a new brand identity, which includes a logo that draws on the iconic CBS Eye and a remix of CBS’ current five-note mnemonic on its programming.