Disney Cancels Upfront and Hulu’s NewFront as Entire Upfronts Week Goes Digital-Only

Coronavirus spread wipes out all of May’s major TV presentations

In addition to canceling its annual Lincoln Center upfront event, Disney is also scrapping Hulu's NewFront a week earlier. Walt Disney Television/Robert Milazzo
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At the start of Thursday morning, every major event planned for upfronts week in May was still going forward. Now, they’ve all been canceled in response to concerns over the coronavirus pandemic.

@jasonlynch jason.lynch@adweek.com Jason Lynch is TV Editor at Adweek, overseeing trends, technology, personalities and programming across broadcast, cable and streaming video.