Articles Tagged ‘upfront’
Two brand-new miniseries, a reboot and its first original digital series are all part of Cartoon Network’s 2015/16 upfront, which is being pitched on the road for the third consecutive year in key cities across the US through February and March.
In advance of its 2014-15 upfront presentation set to take place in New York later today, Nickelodeon revealed that three new live-action series, a new Kids’ Choice-inspired sports events, 100 hours of fresh preschool content and a Nick Jr. live-streaming app are on-deck in the coming months.
At a star-studded presentation held in New York this evening, featuring performances by Bridgit Mendler (star of Good Luck Charlie) and recording artist Ross Lynch – and an impromptu appearance by Crash from Crash & Bernstein (pictured with Gary Marsh) – the House of Mouse unveiled its 2013-14 programming plans for Disney Channel, Disney XD, Disney Junior and Radio Disney.
Kidcaster Nickelodeon unveiled a new slate of content at its upfront presentation yesterday that directly targets today’s generation of kids – known as post-Millennials – with more comedy series, educational preschool programming and mobile and online-integrated content. Among the incoming content is a third season of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
Cartoon Network is forgoing tradition and taking its Kids Upfront presentation on the road with an all-new tour that sees execs visiting partners in more than 15 US cities from now until March. Revealed at the presentations are a slate of new productions and multiple returning series for the 2013 and early 2014 season.
Despite lingering controversy over its fall ratings drop, it was best-foot forward at Nickelodeon’s annual upfront presentation in New York this afternoon. The overall leading US kidsnet announced its upcoming season, unveiling plans to air 650 new episodes of programming across all genres. Additionally, Nick greenlit three new animated series and three original live-action shows.
Disney has announced its programming slate for its Disney Channel, Disney XD and Disney Junior US channels in advance of its annual upfront presentation (themed Into The Future) to be held today in New York City. The upfront also coincides with the launch of a newly redesigned DisneyChannel.com currently available for preview here.
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- Even with a waning TV audience, ad spending at this year’s upfront was anything but down (The Wall Street Journal)
- Have Microsoft and Apple delivered the final blow to the PC? (Time)
- A new study says US minority kids consume more media – especially on their mobile devices (Chicago Sun-Times)
- Apple replaces Google as the world’s most valuable brand, and other chart-toppers (CNET)
- Three major publishers join forces on a new book recommendation website that’s peppered with editorial and e-commerce elements (Publishers Weekly)
- A decrease in overall broadcast-TV ratings may drive a double-digital price hike for this year’s upfront (Advertising Age)
- Not quite ready for primetime licensing – horror film icons take a turn on a crib mobile (Fearnet)