Monetizing social is the next challenge, said syndication executives from Live With Kelly and Mark, The Drew Barrymore Show, Sony and Fox at TVNewsCheck’s TV2025 conference last week.
Legendary industry executives from Live With Kelly and Mark, The Drew Barrymore Show, Sony Pictures Television and Fox First Run share what it takes to build and maintain programming that connects with viewers and keeps them engaged in a panel at TVNewsCheck’s TV2025: Monetizing the Future conference at the NAB Show New York on Oct. 25. Register here.
Several low-cost shows are premiering this fall, but big names are nowhere to be seen.
Technology such as multicast, FAST, AVOD gives producers of popular genre programming lots of toys to play with. Even a show that’s in its 43rd season, as CBS’s Entertainment Tonight is, is constantly thinking about how to push its brand past its traditional boundaries to meet new viewers.
Content producers and executives from Entertainment Tonight, Fox First Run, Hearst Television and NBCUniversal Local will discuss how they’re bringing fresh approaches to talk, game, travel and magazine shows, both nationally and locally, at TVNewsCheck’s Programming Everywhere conference at the NAB Show in Las Vegas on April 16. Register here.
Last week, Fox Television Stations convened station groups and syndicators for a press- and deals-free ideas exchange in Los Angeles. Attendees said it could become an annual event. (Fox Television Stations photo)
Executives from Fox Television Stations, Vice Media and Fox Sports distinguished temporary pandemic-driven production changes from those likelier to settle in for good in a panel at TVNewsCheck’s Television Production in a Changed World virtual conference last week.
TV station leaders and syndication producers face ever-changing guidance on how and when to bring people back as caution continues to abound and stringent COVID protocols return. Above, on Fox First-Run’s new syndicated show, You Bet Your Life, starring Jay Leno and his former Tonight Show band leader Kevin Eubanks, the live audience of 40-60 people are all vaccinated and masked. Note: This story is available to TVNewsCheck Premium members only. If you would like to upgrade your free TVNewsCheck membership to Premium now, you can visit your Member Home Page, available when you log in at the very top right corner of the site or in the Stay Connected Box that appears in the right column of virtually every page on the site. If you don’t see Member Home, you will need to click Log In or Subscribe.
TVNewsCheck Editor Michael Depp talks with Stephen Brown, EVP of programming development for Fox First Run and Fox Television Stations, about the strategic role of game shows in Fox’s syndication lineup, along with how programming is progressing at Fox Soul, the group’s African-American-targeted streaming channel.
The exec has been named executive vice president, programming and development of Twentieth Television.