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8 Trends Ahead for the $263 Billion Licensing Industry

Licensed merchandise sales grew more than 4% last year to $262.9 billion, according to the sector’s big trade association, but exhibitors at the annual International Licensing Expo in Last Vegas last week were still striving to keep up with consumer habits moving at warp speed. There were eight key takeaways: …

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The Short, Happy Life of NBC's New 'Must-See TV'

Two weeks after indulging in a good deal of fanfare over the return of its Thursday night “Must-See TV” showcase, NBC has revised its most ambitious fall scheduling moves, sliding “This Is Us” back to its regular Tuesday 9 p.m. time slot and replacing the hit drama with a second …

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TV Upfronts 2017: The Best and Worst of Broadcast's Big Week

Stability, safety, sameness: TV networks presentations of the 2017-18 TV season boiled down to three not very exciting words. But within the repeated promises of brand-friendly environments and revivals of old shows, there were a few exciting stage performances, bizarre moments and at least a laugh or two. Most surprising …

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