“We were really excited to have people who aren’t typically in comedy writers’ rooms represented so strongly on the show.”
By Nicole Bitette
Day one in the writers’ room for the upcoming Comedy Central series Awkwafina is Nora From Queens was an emotional experience. For many of the women in the nearly all-female room, it was their first time being in the majority when writing for a series.
Effective Immediately Across CMT and CMT Music Channels
January 22, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Today, CMT announced that it will institute 50/50 video airplay for female artists on both CMT and CMT Music channels, effective immediately. The news was shared this morning by @CMT on Twitter here. Out of the full 29-hour primetime video hours across platforms, females are guaranteed to account for half, an increase from the 40/60 ratio.
WASHINGTON, January 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Today, When We All Vote's national high school program, My School Votes, in partnership with MTV's +1thevote and support from brand partners, such as Rent the Runway, announced the official launch of the 2020 Prom Challenge - a grant competition that will recognize high schools from across the country committed to boosting voter registration in their communities.
ViacomCBS had a landmark 2019 by making major distribution deals and topping the viewership charts.
It’s time to celebrate some of the incredible achievements made across our brands and businesses around the newly combined ViacomCBS. There were big moves, major milestones, and exciting accomplishments—and we look forward to the new opportunities ahead.
In honor of the year that was, here’s a roundup of the top 10 moments from 2019 across our portfolio.