March 1 – The Hub (NYC)
March 8 – The Hub (Chicago)
March 13 – Disney Channel (NYC)
March 14 – Nickelodeon (NYC)
March 15 – The Hub (LA)
March 27 – Nickelodeon (LA)
March 28 – Cartoon Network (NYC)
April 19 – Nickelodeon (Chicago)
It’s getting close to that time of year again, and thanks to MediaBizBloggers.com, the 2012 cable network upfront dates have been announced today.
The Hub will kick things off this year. Their first upfront will be in New York City on Thursday, March 1. The second will be one week later on March 8 in Chicago and the last on March 15 in Los Angeles. All three will be in the evening.
Disney Channel will have their only upfront session on Tuesday, March 13 during the evening in New York City. Disney Junior and Disney XD information will likely be included, as it has been in past years.
Nickelodeon will once again have three different upfront sessions, but will likely be just the same message at each one (like last year). Their first upfront presentation will be in New York City on Wednesday, March 14 in the late afternoon. Their second upfront will be in Los Angeles on March 27 in the morning and the third in Chicago the morning of April 19.
Cartoon Network’s one and only upfront session will be in New York City on Wednesday, March 28 during the morning.