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Simulmedia Panelists Examine Changes From 'Social to Mechanical Engineering'

Evidently not content with NewFronts, AllFronts and old-fashioned upfronts, ad data firm Simulmedia held a "PeopleFront" on Tuesday, aiming to assess the sea change in consumer data collection, targeting and ad delivery. ...

The Data Behind Univision's Red-Hot Summer

It's been a pretty bleak summer for the broadcast and major cable networks overall, as this week's B&C cover stories explain here and here. Univision, however, has been a big exception showing that audiences are still tuning in, even if not in expected places. ...

Fox Reality Chief Talks Up Visions of ‘Utopia’

Simon Andreae, exec VP of alternative entertainment for Fox, has been in his job for just less than a year now, having joined the network after Mike Darnell’s colorful 18-year-run ended last fall. And though Andreae has a few ambitious items on his agenda, including addressing the long-term fate of American Idol, by far the biggest is the rollout of Utopia. ...

Cinemax Hopes for 'Knick' Knack

Steven Soderbergh medical series The Knick could do more than teach viewers about hospital life before antibiotics. It could finally put all those "Skin-emax" jokes to rest. ...

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