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[04/18/15 - 03:52 PM]
MTV Shutters "Eye Candy" After One Season
Co-star Victoria Justice took to Twitter with the news this afternoon.

[04/18/15 - 01:32 PM]
Pete Rose Serves FOX Sports as Guest Analyst
In his television role, Rose provides analysis and insight for FOX Sports' pregame and postgame shows as part of its presentation of regular-season MLB games on both FOX and FOX Sports 1.

[04/18/15 - 08:56 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos for Second Consecutive Week with "Shark Tank"
Plus: The CW's new Friday lineup opens on par with its offerings from a year ago.

[04/18/15 - 08:44 AM]
ABC Dominates Friday with the Top 3 Shows for the 2nd Straight Week
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, April 17.

[04/18/15 - 08:43 AM]
"Grimm" Ties for #2 in Its Time Period in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, April 17.

[04/17/15 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Friday, April 17
Updates include: Dominic Cooper, Elizabeth Perkins cast in AMC's "Preacher"; John Ridley to pen Marvel project for ABC; and Sterling K. Brown to play Christopher Darden in FX's "American Crime Story."

[04/17/15 - 01:16 PM]
NBC's "The Night Shift" Collaborates with First Lady Michelle Obama, Dr. Jill Biden and Joining Forces
The First Lady and Dr. Biden will also appear in the show's episode airing on Monday, May 4.

[04/17/15 - 11:47 AM]
CBS Announces 2014-2015 Season Finale Storylines, Featuring Dramatic Conclusions, Big Reveals and a Couple of Weddings
The Eye details its May sweeps programming highlights (SPOILERS!).

[04/17/15 - 10:20 AM]
Spike TV Partners with Jerry Bruckheimer Television and Warner Horizon Television to Develop Family Drama "Harvest"
The project centers on a mild-mannered cemetery caretaker who finds his small town life in jeopardy when his estranged, criminal father tracks him down.

[04/17/15 - 09:04 AM]
The Black Eyed Peas & ESPN Collaborate to Make 2015 NBA Playoffs "Awesome"
The broadcast open stars The Black Eyed Peas members' will.i.am, Taboo and apl.de.ap and features their hit single "Awesome," which they wrote for the NBA Playoffs and to capture the energy and excitement of the action.

[04/17/15 - 09:01 AM]
Live + 3 Day Ratings: ABC's "Secrets and Lies" Spikes 62% to Move Ahead of NBC's "A.D." in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for Sunday, April 12.

[04/17/15 - 08:55 AM]
"Dateline" Delivers NBC's Top Total-Viewer Result in the Thursday 10 P.M. Hour in 11 Weeks
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 16.

[04/17/15 - 08:37 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Bang Theory" Keeps CBS on Top
The Eye once again leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[04/17/15 - 08:33 AM]
ABC's "Scandal" Returns Up and Wins Its Hour Among Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 16.

[04/17/15 - 08:22 AM]
LION BABE Covers Legendary Chicago Artist Curtis Mayfield's "Move on Up" for ESPN's NFL Draft
"Chicago has such a great music tradition and since the draft is here for the first time, we really wanted to use the song of a legendary artist from this city," said Kevin Wilson.

[04/17/15 - 08:04 AM]
TLC's "My 600-lb Life" Renewed for Season Four Following Highest Rated Season Ever
Currently in production for season four, the series will return to TLC with ten all new episodes and compelling weight loss stories in 1Q 2016.

[04/17/15 - 06:32 AM]
Early Look at BBC America's New Drama "The Last Kingdom" Coming in 2015
The project is an adaptation of Bernard Cornwell's best-selling series of novels "The Saxon Stories," by award-winning writer Stephen Butchard.

[04/16/15 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 16
Updates include: HBO gives series order to Sarah Jessica Parker-led comedy "Divorce"; Nathan Fillion closes deal to return to ABC's "Castle"; and WE tv pulls "Sex Box" from its schedule.

[04/16/15 - 03:20 PM]
Jennifer Lopez to Be Honored with the Hero Award at the 2015 Radio Disney Music Awards
Additionally, Rachel Platten will perform her single "Fight Song" as the RDMA Heroes for Change award is presented to two Radio Disney listeners in recognition of their efforts to make a difference in their communities.

[04/16/15 - 02:43 PM]
CMT Announces Plans to Produce Its First-Ever Music Video for an Artist
At a CMT event today in Nashville, the brand announced it will produce the music video for Chris Janson's summer anthem, "Buy Me A Boat," with plans to add the video to heavy rotation.

[04/16/15 - 01:26 PM]
Netflix's "The Get Down" - Baz Luhrmann Discovers His New Leading Lady
Herizen Guardiola will star as "Mylene Cruz," a shining, tenacious girl with a voice from God who dreams of disco stardom from the confines of her family's fiercely religious church walls.

[04/16/15 - 12:41 PM]
Nat Geo WILD Acquires New Series "Biggest & Baddest": Explorer and Biologist Niall McCann Tracks Down Jaw-Dropping Wildlife
The newcomer launches Friday, June 5 at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.

[04/16/15 - 12:20 PM]
Pop Announces Initial Line-Up of Presenters for 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards
The line-up of presenters will include Regis Philbin, Steve Harvey, Marie Osmond, Craig Ferguson, Deidre Hall, Nancy O'Dell, Shemar Moore and Alex Trebek.

[04/16/15 - 12:05 PM]
FX Networks Adds to Its Impressive Slate of Blockbuster Movies
Furious 7, which has grossed more than $250 million in its first two weeks atop the domestic box office and $800 million worldwide, is the latest blockbuster to become exclusively available for worldwide broadcast on the FX Networks suite.

[04/16/15 - 11:33 AM]
Bravo Media's "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" Reveals an Emotional Three-Part Reunion Kicking Off Sunday, April 26 at 8PM ET/PT
Following the reunion, the network premieres a three-part special, "The Real Housewives of Atlanta: Kandi's Ski Trip," on Sunday, May 17 at 8pm ET/PT.

[04/16/15 - 11:13 AM]
"Mann & Wife" Viewership Grows in Week Two, Second Episode Becomes Most-Watched Original in Bounce TV's History
Bounce TV spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 14.

[04/16/15 - 10:56 AM]
Starz's "Survivor's Remorse" Begins Production on Season Two
The series will return in the summer of 2015 with a 10-episode second season, up from a successful six-episode freshman season.

[04/16/15 - 10:45 AM]
"The Tonight Show" and "Late Night" Dominate ABC, CBS Competition for Week of April 6-10
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of April 6-10.

[04/16/15 - 10:31 AM]
Stream the "50th Academy of Country Music Awards" Telecast Live Across Platforms Via CBS All Access, Sunday, April 19
New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia, Dallas, San Francisco, Boston, Detroit, Minneapolis, Miami, Denver, Sacramento, Pittsburgh, Baltimore and Las Vegas are among the participating markets.

[04/16/15 - 10:19 AM]
SundanceTV's Highly Anticipated Series "Deutschland 83" Set to Premiere Wednesday, June 17 at 11:00PM ET/PT
"Deutschland 83" is a coming-of-age spy thriller, which unfolds just as the Cold War between East and West comes to a head.

[04/16/15 - 09:49 AM]
D-Train Arrives at FOX Sports 1 - Network Adds Charismatic Dontrelle Willis to FOX MLB Studio Team
"Dontrelle is a guy who was so fun to watch as a player, because he brought so much enthusiasm and passion to the mound," FOX Sports coordinating producer Bardia Shah-Rais said.

[04/16/15 - 09:35 AM]
New Season of "Inside Comedy" - Season Four Debuts on Tuesday, May 5th at 11 P.M. ET/PT
Conan O'Brien, Jeffrey Tambor, Cheech & Chong, Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert are among those featured in the new season of the Showtime series.

[04/16/15 - 09:02 AM]
"50th Academy of Country Music Awards" Announces More Than 20 Presenters for Country Music's Party of the Year(R), Broadcast Live from AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas Sunday, April 19 on the CBS Television Network
Said event is dedicated to honoring and showcasing the biggest names and emerging talent in the country music industry and is produced for television by dick clark productions.

[04/16/15 - 08:39 AM]
Repeat of "Law & Order: SVU" Matches the Show's Highest Rating This Season for a Regular-Slot Rebroadcast
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 15.

[04/16/15 - 08:36 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Demos with "Survivor"
The Eye leads both categories for the second week in a row.

[04/16/15 - 08:33 AM]
ABC Announces May Sweeps Programming
The Alphabet details the highlights of its May sweeps programming (SPOILERS!).

[04/16/15 - 08:29 AM]
"Nashville" Builds Week to Week in Adults 18-49 and Scores Big Live + 3 Day Gains
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 15.

[04/16/15 - 08:19 AM]
ESPN Commentators for the 2015 NFL Draft in Chicago
The first two days will air in primetime, and the first hour of Round 1 coverage will again air with limited commercial interruption.

[04/16/15 - 07:03 AM]
ESPN Announces Initial Coverage Team and Plans for Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles 2015
ESPN's coverage will include the three-hour live telecast of the Opening Ceremony and nightly studio programs from Los Angeles throughout the week-long event.

[04/16/15 - 07:03 AM]
2015 NBA Playoffs: ABC & ESPN Combine to Televise First Five Games This Weekend
The team of Mike Breen, analysts Jeff Van Gundy and Mark Jackson and reporter Lisa Salters will call two ABC broadcasts in less than 24 hours.

[04/16/15 - 07:01 AM]
"I Love Lucy Superstar Special," A New One-Hour Special Featuring Two Classic Episodes, To Be Broadcast Sunday, May 17 on CBS
The two episodes - like those presented in previous years during Christmas - are newly colorized with a vintage look, a nod to the 1950s period in which they were filmed.

[04/16/15 - 06:40 AM]
David Harewood, Neil Morrissey, Katherine Kelly and Tobias Menzies Join the Cast of "The Night Manager"
Previously announced stars Hugh Laurie, Tom Hiddleston, Olivia Colman, Tom Hollander and Elizabeth Debicki.

[04/15/15 - 11:47 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 15
Updates include: NBC gives "Emerald City" new life under David Schulner; Shannon Tarbet bound for HBO's "Virtuoso"; and Netflix's "With Bob and David" adds sextet.

[04/15/15 - 10:01 PM]
"American Idol" Voting Results for April 15
Plus: next week U.S. Women's National Soccer Team stars Abby Wambach and Alex Morgan will make a special appearance for a very special announcement.

[04/15/15 - 02:22 PM]
Environmental Media Association and The Sierra Club Foundation to Benefit from FOX Green It. Mean It. Earth Month Auction
The auction will run through Thursday, April 23, on Charitybuzz.com/FOXGreenItMeanIt and feature items from hit FOX series.

[04/15/15 - 02:11 PM]
NBC Sports Group to Provide Unprecedented Coverage of 2015 IPC Paralympic Sled Hockey World Championship
NBC Sports Live Extra will provide complete streaming coverage of all 20 games from the 2015 IPC Paralympic Sled Hockey World Championship, beginning on Sunday, April 26.

[04/15/15 - 01:48 PM]
"Bering Sea Gold" #1 on Friday Among Men and Persons and Hits Season High Ratings Among Teen Viewers
Discovery spins the numbers for Friday, April 10.

[04/15/15 - 12:21 PM]
National Geographic Channel Announces Preproduction on "Saints & Strangers," an Epic Television Event Chronicling the Untold Story Behind the Founding of America
The four-hour miniseries, produced by Sony Pictures Television with Little Engine Productions, will air in fall 2015.

[04/15/15 - 12:18 PM]
OneRepublic's Ryan Tedder Performs Hit Single "I Lived" to Drop Puck on NBC Sports Group's Coverage of 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs
The performance, produced by NBC Sports, will serve as the show open and will celebrate opening night of the playoffs.

[04/15/15 - 12:08 PM]
National Geographic Channel and GE Announce Innovative New Series "Breakthrough"
Executive produced by Ron Howard, Brian Grazer, Steve Michaels, Jonathan Koch and Mark Dowley, the series is an anthology about leading scientists and how their cutting-edge innovations and advancements will change our lives in the immediate future and beyond.







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[02/17/19 - 08:12 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, NBC Share Top Honors on Modest Night
Only one-tenth of a ratings point separates the four major broadcast networks among adults 18-49.

[02/16/19 - 08:44 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, FOX Share Demo Crown on Competitive Night
FOX's "Last Man Standing" leads the evening among adults 18-49.

[02/15/19 - 09:34 PM]
RuPaul Crowns Season Four Winner of "RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars"
Plus: Miley Cyrus to join host RuPaul and judges Michelle Visage, Carson Kressley and Ross Mathews to kick off the season 11 premiere of "RuPaul's Drag Race" on Thursday, February 28 at 9:00/8:00c.

[02/15/19 - 02:54 PM]
Video: First Look at the New Season of TNT's "Animal Kingdom"
The infamous Cody crew is back in action as TNT releases a first look of "Animal Kingdom" season four.

[02/15/19 - 01:43 PM]
Netflix Acquires Gideon Raff's "The Red Sea Diving Resort" Starring Chris Evans, Haley Bennett, Alessandro Nivola and Sir Ben Kingsley from Bron Studios
The film is the incredible story of a group of Mossad agents and brave Ethiopians who in the early 80s used a deserted holiday retreat in Sudan as a front to smuggle thousands of refugees to Israel.

[02/15/19 - 01:09 PM]
NBC Entertainment Expands Scripted Network Leadership with Promotions and New Hire
Lisa Roos will join Deepak Jesrani and Mike Nunes at the Peacock.

[02/15/19 - 12:50 PM]
"North Woods Law" Returns to Animal Planet for an All-New Season from New Hampshire on an All-New Night on Tuesday Feb. 19
From its beautiful but merciless mountain ranges to its remote and picturesque rivers, New Hampshire provides a never-ending series of challenges for its Conservation Officers.

[02/15/19 - 12:00 PM]
It's the "Start of Something New" as Production Begins on the Disney+ Original Series "High School Musical: The Musical: The Series"
The 10-episode series picks up nearly 15 years after the original movie aired at the real-life location where it all began: East High.

[02/15/19 - 11:35 AM]
TV One Debuts Upcoming Original Programming at the 2019 TCA Winter Press Tour
Highlights include "The D.L. Hughley Talk Show," a new talk show that dives head first into hot topics of the day and dishes on the latest news, entertainment, pop culture and what's trending in social media.

[02/15/19 - 11:01 AM]
Video: "Barry" Season 2 - Date Announcement - Teaser Trailer
Look for season two on Sunday, March 31 at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/15/19 - 10:03 AM]
FOX Confirms "Cosmos: Possible Worlds" Launch Pushed from March 3
The network's animated comedies will continue in their current Sunday time periods for the foreseeable future.

[02/15/19 - 09:07 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Debuts Official Poster and New Video for Season Four of "Billions" Premiering on Sunday, March 17 at 9 PM ET/PT
Viewers can catch up on the first three seasons, available now on Showtime on-air, on demand and over the internet.

[02/15/19 - 08:53 AM]
Netflix Renews Emmy-Nominated Sitcom "Alexa & Katie" Starring Paris Berelc and Isabel May for a Third Season
The third season will launch in two parts featuring eight episodes each.

[02/15/19 - 08:12 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, CBS Share Demo Honors on Valentine's Day
The Eye however remains the night's most-watched network.

[02/15/19 - 06:02 AM]
A Brand-New Transformers Series, "War for Cybertron," Will Roll Out on Netflix in 2020
The streaming service broke the news via social media this morning.