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AOL Chief Tim Armstrong Defends Twitter, Saying Marketers Need to Catch Up

AOL CEO Tim Armstrong took to the Times Center stage on Monday for a conversation with NBC's Stephanie Ruhle to discuss the current and future state of media through the lens of brand building—something the exec has made a name for himself...Show More Summary

Scoreboard: Monday, Sept. 26

Clinton-Trump round one dominated the night, but HLN's Forensic Files saw its audience grow after the debate.

Clinton-Trump Debate Was Most-Watched Ever

It's official: America loves the odd-couple pairing of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. CNN reports Monday's first presidential debate between the two was the most-watched showdown in six decades of televised presidential debates. Initial Nielsen numbers show it averaging 80.9 million viewers with little drop-off in viewership as it...

Lowe's Launches Media Agency Review After More Than 10 Years With OMD

Home improvement retail chain Lowe's has issued an RFI ahead of its first media agency review since 2005. The review comes roughly 10 months after the Mooresville, N.C., chain promoted former vp of advertising Marci Grebstein to the role of chief marketing officer reporting to chief customer officer Michael A. Show More Summary

Live: Today's Top Marketers Discuss What It Takes to be a True Brand Genius

Almost every brand has a marketing chief, but few rise above their peers to become true leaders within the industry. How do these marketers achieve their stardom, and what can the rest of us learn from them? Watch below as a panel of marketers—each honored in Adweek's annual Brand Genius awards—discuss the traits of a successful marketer. Show More Summary

Instagram, Twitter and Tumblr Just Launched Their Own Voter Registration Day Campaigns

Several social networks are taking on their democratic duty to get people to vote in November. Today—on National Voter Registration Day—Instagram, Tumblr and Twitter have debuted in-house initiatives to get potential voters registered ahead of national, state and local elections happening in just a few weeks. Show More Summary

Q3 2016 Ratings: Fox News Is Most-Watched Cable Network

Averaging 1.41 million viewers every day for the last three months was a record for the 20-year-old network.

‘Monday Night Football,’ ‘American Horror Story’ and … ‘Star Wars’? Cable weekly Top 25

The two top shows on cable for the week of Sept. 19-25 were “Monday Night Football” and “American Horror Story: Roanoke.” Nothing out of the ordinary there. Further down the rankings, however, is something of a surprise: A couple of 30-year-old (and then some) movies in the Top 25 among adults 18-49. Show More Summary

Weigel Hires Head of Local Programming for Chicago Station

Bailey created and was executive producer of the local reality show The Valley

Leading Hotel Marketers Claim They Aren't Worried About Airbnb

If there's one thing rarer than getting the marketing chiefs of the world's big three hotel chains on the same stage, it's having each of them deny that Airbnb concerns them. But that was the upshot earlier today at Advertising Week,...Show More Summary

Yahoo Breach May Have Led to ‘Credential Stuffing’

Real-life version of a Mr. Robot episode has only just begun.

Q3 2016 Ratings: CNN’s Best in 8 Years

CNN delivered solid year-over-year growth this past quarter in the key A25-54 demographic.

Q3 2016 Ratings: MSNBC Delivers Biggest Dayside Audience in Network History

MSNBC defeated CNN in total prime time viewers this past quarter, and delivered triple-digit year-over-year growth in prime time.

Monday final ratings: ‘Big Bang Theory’ adjusts up, ‘Voice’ adjusts down, final debate numbers

Final broadcast primetime live + same-day ratings for Monday, Sept. 26, 2016 Note: The networks’ telecast of the presidential debate aired commercial-free from 9-10:39 p.m. ET/6-7:39 p.m. PT. Final ratings are noted below but aren’t included in the network averages. Show More Summary

Monday cable ratings: Presidential Debate lands on top

Predictably, CNN’s coverage of the first presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton scored the top spot in the Monday cable ratings this week with a 3.6 rating in adults 18-49. Fox News’ broadcast of the debate meanwhile,...Show More Summary

P&G's Marketing Chief Says It's Not Cutting Back on Facebook Ads, It's Targeting Better

During an Advertising Week session with execs from Facebook and General Motors, Procter & Gamble's marketing chief explained that his brand is not scaling back its advertising budget on Facebook, despite a report last month to the contrary. Show More Summary

‘The Strain’ renewed for fourth and last season on FX

The vampire pandemic of “The Strain” will come to end next year on FX. That’s not a prediction about what will happen creatively on the series. Rather, FX announced Tuesday that it has picked up the show for a fourth and final season to air in 2017. Show More Summary

WRC Big Winner in Debate in DC

It more than doubled the ratings of its closest local competitor

Clinton-Trump presidential debate is the most-watched in history

The first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump broke viewership records, topping the previous mark set in 1980. The commercial channels carrying the debate (ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, Univision,...Show More Summary

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