ABC Family has enlisted pop star Colbie Caillat to update the theme song for its annual "25 Days of Christmas" push. A music video featuring Caillat will premiere on the network Nov. 22.
View photos fromrecent industry events, including ThinkLA's annual national TV Summit and VH1's Save the Music gala.
At P&G, Content Is Still King
No company buys more TV time than Procter & Gamble, and it's no coincidence that its brands--including Charmin, Tide, Crest, Gillette, Old Spice, Pampers--are among the best known in the world. Marc Pritchard, global marketing and brand building officer for P&G, talked to B&C Business Editor Jon Lafayette about the company's investment in TV advertising and programming.
Tom Herwitz Takes Over Freedom Stations
Former Fox Television president of station operations grabs reins at eight-station group, as Doreen Wade moves on to "new challenges." More.
Ion To Buy WQEX Pittsburgh
ShopNBC outlet to switch to "Positively entertaining" programs and WINP call letters. More.
O'Dell To Inherit Mary Hart's 'ET' Mantle
Former Access Hollywood host will join show in January. More.
Syndies Strong In First Part of Sweeps
Several shows, including three talkers, hit season highs. More.
AP's $30 Million HD Upgrade
The Associated Press is planning to invest around $30 million in a massive end-to-end upgrade of its facilities and operations around the world that will allow it to deliver high-definition video to broadcasters and supply more content for digital platforms. More.