Anthony Crupi, Advertising Age

Anthony Crupi

Advertising Age

New York, NY, United States

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Recent articles by Anthony:

'Sunnyside' down, or why TV's cancelation culture has been un-canceled

Demise of 'Sunnyside' suggests there's still a ratings threshold that broadcasters will not cross. → Read More

This is how the world ends, not with a bang but a tweet: Sports Media Brief

The NBA precipitates the Fraggle Rockapocalypse, Gronk gets squirrelly in his FS1 debut and the NFL is the King Kong to everything else’s Mighty Joe Young. → Read More

OpenAP Market hums to life in time for fall TV season

OpenAP Market kicks off in time for the fall TV season. → Read More

Disney’s Netflix ban in context: kind of a Mickey Mouse maneuver

Streamer’s ad dollars will still find a soft landing at ESPN even as Disney postures. → Read More

There is nothing 'awesome' about what went down at Sports Illustrated

Sports Illustrated is gutted, baseball is slower than ever and the NFL is hegemony incarnate. → Read More

Premiere Week ratings tank as younger viewers turn their backs on a new TV season

An aging TV audience puts the squeeze on the broadcast demos. → Read More

And the Dish ran away with the ... Fox

Sports Media Brief: Fox and Dish Network duke it out, Sinclair warns of a 'sea of blood' and Dak Prescott feels like chicken tonight. → Read More

Sports streaming service DAZN rebrands fall as ‘fight season’

The leaves won't be the only things falling when DAZN drops its knockout autumn boxing campaign. → Read More

Fox, WWE land Progressive as presenting sponsor of ‘Friday Night SmackDown’

While you probably won't see Progressive's Flo hit Roman Reigns with a folding chair, the insurance company's presenting sponsorship will be hard to miss. → Read More

Emmys ratings skid to an all-time low (and maybe that's not such a bad thing)

As the Emmys continue to undermine the efforts of network TV, a ratings drop is not a worst-case scenario. → Read More

ViacomCBS has a role to play in the NFL's youth movement

NFL rights deals, David Levy's second act and another L for Antonio Brown: Ad Age Sports Media Brief. → Read More

NFL ratings might take a hit as veteran quarterbacks get sidelined

Getting older sucks. → Read More

By George, Schweitzer's leaving CBS

Longtime marketing guru to step down at the end of the 2019-20 broadcast season and CBS announces a succession plan. → Read More

NFL kicks off its 100th season with a 9 percent ratings hike

A huge opening week silences all the snappy chatter about NFL ratings declines. → Read More

ESPN flags a standoff with AT&T during ‘Monday Night Football’

AT&T wades into another carriage scuffle, this time with Disney/ESPN. → Read More

No damage to 'Sunday Night Football' ratings as Pats mangle Steelers

It wasn't pretty, but New England's 33-3 steamrolling of Pittsburgh still scared up big ratings for NBC. → Read More

Ford F-150 NFL ads are back, pal, but Denis Leary is AWOL

Leary was known for pugging the pickup with aggressive pitches challenging the manhood of truck buyers. → Read More

17-punt NFL Kickoff Game draws 22 million viewers

The 100th NFL season is now underway, and the initial ratings data suggests that last year's rebound wasn't a fluke. → Read More

A year after facing steep declines, NFL ad pricing is on the rebound

Plus, Pepsi renews its Super Bowl halftime show deal: All this and more in the latest Sports Media Marketing Brief. → Read More

Conde Nast veteran Kim Kelleher tapped to lead AMC Networks ad sales

AMC Networks looks beyond the TV space for a new ad sales boss. → Read More