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Tom Brokaw Recalls His First Political Conventions

"1968 was a time of much more turmoil than what we are going through right now."

11 Top Media Moments From the Republican National Convention

Before Philly, a look back at what was hot in Cleveland for the media.

On the Day Roger Ailes Resigns, Fox Beats All TV Competitors With Trump Speech

Despite a major internal distraction, Fox News posts its highest-rated 10 p.m. convention telecast ever.

Comparing Cable News Viewership of the 2016 RNC to Past Conventions

Over 4 nights, a combined 44.59 million people watched 2016 Republican National Convention across CNN, Fox News and MSNBC in prime time.

Amazon Takes Wraps Off New Comedy Lineup

Amazon unveiled a lineup of new comedy projects featuring stars from Jean-Claude Van Damme to Kevin Bacon and notable creators such as Ridley Scott and Jill Soloway. The streaming service’s comedy pilot season debuts Aug. 19 on Amazon Video with...

If You’re Too Busy to Play Pokemon Go, Now You Can Get Someone Else to Play It for You (For a Price)

A cottage industry has sprouted in connection with the Pokemon Go augmented reality game. For a price, entrepreneurs will play the game for people who are too busy to play it themselves, the AP reports. “New ads are popping up...

Scoreboard: Thursday, July 21

America's Election Headquarters, anchored by Bret Baier and Megyn Kelly, delivered over 9.7 million total viewers in the 10 p.m. ET hour.

Fox Reboots the Movie With the Longest Theatrical Run in History — Here’s the Airdate Along With Other Details

The movie that has had the longest theatrical distribution of any film in history is getting a reboot on Fox, which just announced broadcast plans for “The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let’s Do the Time Warp Again.” The new two-hour.....

GOP Convention Delivers Huge Ratings

Numbers are in for Thursday’s final night of the Republican National Convention, and the numbers are, as Donald Trump might say, “yuuuge!’ CNN was clucking about a number of achievements, including beating the prime-time coverage on all of the broadcast...

Why NBCUniversal Just Hired BBC Worldwide’s COO

NBCUniversal has brought aboard a high-ranking executive from the BBC. Variety reports that the company’s new senior VP of international operations and technology is David Gibbons, who was chief operating officer at BBC Worldwide. Gibbons is tasked with helping to...

Scott Kilbury Out at WHEC

"I've enjoyed my time at WHEC," Kilbury said.

Al Jazeera Returns to the U.S.

The Al Jazeera Media Network, which shut down its U.S. cable channel on April 30, will relaunch in the U.S. market. Reuters reports that the company plans to make Al Jazeera English available domestically. The company’s English-language international news channel...

Governor Gretchen Carlson?

"Carlson has emerged as...the sort of leader who might appeal particularly to women voters."

Fox News, CNN Trump Broadcast in GOP Finale

A combined 30 million viewers tuned into Fox News, CNN, MSNBC, ABC, CBS or NBC to watch Ivanka and Donald Trump speak on the final night of the 2016 Republican National Convention.

On the Move, 7/22/16

To report a move, send an email to tvspy@adweek.com with the subject line “On the Move"

KSAZ Names Rick D’Amico’s Replacement

"He is a gifted storyteller whose experience and personality truly stand out. "

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