Media Companies Join to Extend the Brands of YouTube Stars

Keywords Press will release six to 10 titles annually, both in print and digital formats.

TV Sports: Looking for a Sure Thing in the Belmont Stakes? Bet on NBC

With California Chrome striving to win the first Triple Crown in 36 years, the network will be a winner no matter the outcome.

Advertising: Political Procedurals Play Starring Role in Fall TV Season

Examples of the trend include “CSI: Cyber,” “Madam Secretary” and “Scorpion” on CBS; “Allegiance,” “Odyssey” and “State of Affairs” on NBC; and a potential series on TNT, “President X.”

Times Seeks to Reassure Its Staff After Abramson’s Ouster

Senior editors met with employees to reiterate that Jill Abramson’s departure did not reflect sexism and was not about pay disparity, but about a style of leadership.

Advertising: It Was Open Mike at the Upfront Events

The professional comics were out, but so were network executives and actors who tried out their own bits.

Advertising: More Shonda Rhimes for ABC, Plus a Partnership With ESPN

The network announced a fall schedule with shows about singing knights, a modern-day Eliza Doolittle and a medical examiner who appears immortal.

Sports Business: TV Networks Bank on Future of M.L.S.

Everything aligned for Major League Soccer to make deals with ESPN, Fox and Univision worth $90 million annually from 2015 to 2022.

Handicapping TV Networks’ Upfront Presentations in the Annual Competition for Advertising Dollars

The networks will spotlight their strengths and cast their weaknesses in the most favorable light this week in their pitches to potential advertisers at the annual upfront presentations.

Its Ratings Sliding, Fox Looks for Hope in a Gotham City Before Batman

The network, whose prime-time audience has fallen about 17 percent, is under pressure as it prepares to present its fall schedule to advertisers.

Larry Wilmore Is Ready for ‘The Minority Report’

Larry Wilmore, a seasoned television writer and producer and “Daily Show” regular, prepares to lead his own commentators on “The Minority Report With Larry Wilmore.”

A Successor to ‘Colbert’ Is Named

The Emmy-winning “Colbert Report” will be succeeded by “The Minority Report,” starring Larry Wilmore, a performer who has been a regular on “The Daily Show.”

The Morning Muse of Television

Robin Roberts has expanded the profile of “Good Morning America” by offering more of herself and inviting others to do the same.

TV Sports: NBC’s Olympic TV Deal Accounts for Advances in Technology

If an amazing technology, with enormous profit potential, breaks through in 2028, the International Olympic Committee would not reopen talks to seek additional money from NBC.

Business Briefing: CBS Posts 6% Gain in Profit, Benefiting From Showtime

CBS reported Thursday that its first-quarter earnings rose 6 percent as higher licensing fees from the company’s Showtime network helped it overcome an advertising downturn caused by less sports programming.

NBC Extends Olympic Deal Into Unknown

NBC Universal will pay $7.75 billion for the media rights to the six Olympic Games from 2022 to 2032, holding on to what has become a cherished property.

The 11th Most Fascinating Person Ever

Barbara Walters, who says she is retiring from television on May 16, has talked to practically everybody, but a few interviews stand out.

N.F.L. Milks the Clock With Ever-Expanding Draft

Once a sleepy roll call for football insiders, the N.F.L. draft, which begins on Thursday, is now a three-day televised spectacle. Would a fourth day be too much of a good thing?

Capus, Once Head of NBC News, Moves to CBS Evening News

Steve Capus will become executive producer of the newscast anchored by Scott Pelley.

Jimmy Kimmel Gets a Two-Year Contract Extension

Mr. Kimmel, the late-night host on ABC, is in his 11th season on the network.

As Netflix Resists, Most Firms Just Try to Befriend Comcast

Most companies have not publicly spoken out against the proposed Comcast merger, partly to avoid antagonizing a company with which they do business.