Portrait of Jason Lynch

Jason Lynch

Jason Lynch is Adweek's TV Editor, overseeing trends, technology, personalities and programming across broadcast, cable and streaming video. Formerly TV editor for People magazine, he has been covering the TV and movie industries for two decades.

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Discovery Prepares for ‘Company-vs.-Company Combat’ as Discovery+ Debuts

Streaming & OTT

Discovery likes how Discovery+ library stacks up: out of the gate, the streamer has more than 55,000 episodes and 2,500 current and library shows across Discovery’s portfolio of unscripted programming

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16 TV Shows That Will Air Their Final Episodes in 2021

2021 Outlook

Here are 16 series that have already announced they will be taking their final bows this year—including one show that has been airing since 2007.

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How Buyers and TV Ad Sales Chiefs Would Like the Upfront to Change in 2021

2021 Outlook

Buyers and TV ad sales chief agree that the upfront marketplace needs an overhaul in 2021—and they have plenty of suggestions.

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Buyers on Covid-19 Learnings and How the Pandemic Has Changed Their Job

Year in Review

TV buyers reflect on how Covid-19 has changed the business and their job.

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TV Ad Sales Chiefs on How Covid Has Permanently Changed the Industry

Year in Review

TV ad sales chiefs talk about what they've learned since the pandemic and how Covid-19 has changed the business.

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11 Top TV Execs on the Biggest Thing They Learned During the Pandemic

Year in Review

Plus, how Covid-19 has changed their industry and what trends are likely to stay.

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Fox Builds Yet Another Series Around a Brand, Wild Cherry Pepsi, With Cherries Wild

Programming & Performance

The game show, which continues the network's Pepsi partnership, debuts in February.

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Former Crackle Chief Preps New Free, Ad-Supported Streamer for Kids

Streaming & OTT

Former Crackle chief Eric Berger will be launching Sensical—a free, ad-supported streaming platform for kids 2-12—early next year.

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Discovery Won’t Limit Number of Discovery+ Marketers For New Streamer

Streaming & OTT

Unlike NBCUniversal’s rival streamer Peacock, Discovery isn’t limiting the number of brands that can participate in the launch of its new platform, Discovery+.

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Peacock Will Exclusively Stream The Office Starting Jan. 1

Streaming & OTT

But most seasons, and bonus footage, will be restricted to the platform's Premium tier.