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[06/05/15 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Friday, June 5
Updates include: Jason George named series regular on ABC's "Grey's Anatomy"; OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network nixes Jay Williams series; and David Ogden Stiers to guest on TNT's "Rizzoli & Isles."

[06/05/15 - 05:17 PM]
Lead Casting Completed on "Special Correspondents," A Netflix Original Feature Film
Joining Ricky Gervais and Eric Bana in the modern satirical comedy are Vera Farmiga, Kelly Macdonald, Kevin Pollak, America Ferrera, Raúl Castillo and Benjamin Bratt.

[06/05/15 - 04:51 PM]
Discovery Channel Delivers Best May Ever in Persons 25-54
Discovery spins the numbers for the month of May.

[06/05/15 - 02:05 PM]
ABC Dominates Thursday with Coverage of the 2015 NBA Finals Game 1, Generating Its Strongest Performance on the Night in Nearly 2 Years
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, June 4.

[06/05/15 - 01:30 PM]
Destination America Records Best May Ever in Prime
Destination America spins the numbers for the month of May.

[06/05/15 - 01:11 PM]
Actors Taraji P. Henson & Olivia Munn Add Hollywood Star Power to FOX Sports' FIFA Women's World Cup 2015 Coverage
The pair has been tapped to narrate several scene-setting teases for FOX Sports' tournament coverage.

[06/05/15 - 12:13 PM]
CMT Announces 2015 Original Documentary Films Including "Urban Cowboy: The Rise and Fall of Gilley's," "Freedom: The Movie," and "Johnny Cash: American Rebel" as Well as Additional Titles Premiering in 2016
Tied to the 35th anniversary of the cult classic, "Urban Cowboy: The Rise and Fall of Gilley's," premiering June 13 at 9:00/8:00c, delves into the phenomenon sparked by the 1980 film.

[06/05/15 - 12:09 PM]
Disney Channel's "K.C. Undercover" Delivers #2 Telecast of All Time in Total Viewers During Its "Double/Crossed" Programming Event
Disney Channel further spins the numbers for May 29-31.

[06/05/15 - 11:30 AM]
Additional Presenters Added to "The 69th Annual Tony Awards(R)," Sunday, June 7 on CBS
Harry Connick, Jr., Jennifer Grey, Joel Grey, Dule Hill, Nick Jonas, Kiesza, Judith Light, Jennifer Lopez, Patina Miller, Bernadette Peters and Phylicia Rashad will be presenters for Broadway's biggest night.

[06/05/15 - 10:40 AM]
CMT Kicks Off 2015 "CMT Music Awards" with Day Long Celebration Leading Up to the Loudest Night in Country Music on June 10 Starting at 6AM ET/PT
Highlights include a sneak preview of "The Josh Wolf Show" immediately following the awards telecast.

[06/05/15 - 10:15 AM]
New NBC Drama "Chicago Med" to Premiere in Fall
Production on "Heartbreaker," one of NBC's most promising and compelling new series, is being revised due to Melissa George's pregnancy.

[06/05/15 - 08:32 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: NBA Finals Open on Top for ABC
The Alphabet's coverage of Game 1 is up nearly 10% from a year ago among adults 18-49.

[06/05/15 - 08:30 AM]
Third Season Debut of "Hannibal" Ranks #2 in Its Time Period in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, June 4.

[06/05/15 - 08:27 AM]
Country Music Super Star Kix Brooks Rocks Cooking Channel as the Host of the New Series "Steak Out with Kix Brooks"
The newcomer launches Tuesday, July 14 at 9:00/8:00c on the network.

[06/05/15 - 08:01 AM]
CMT and Ron White Salute the Troops with 5th Annual Comedy Special Premiering Friday, June 12 at 9:30 PM, ET/PT
Shane Torres, Gene Pompa, Rocky LaPorte, Kathleen Madigan and Finesse Mitchell are also among those featured.

[06/05/15 - 07:59 AM]
FOX Sports Digital Platforms Offer Comprehensive FIFA Women's World Cup 2015 Coverage
FOX Sports GO live streams three alternate feeds in addition to all matches.

[06/05/15 - 07:30 AM]
Top WNBA Stars Showcased in Regular-Season Schedule on ESPN Networks
ESPN2 will debut its schedule of WNBA games Sunday, June 14, with a doubleheader showcasing the league champions from the past three seasons.

[06/05/15 - 07:22 AM]
History(R) Joins Forces with Team Rubicon to Help Flood Relief Efforts in Texas with "Operation Double Trouble"
As part of the efforts, History will make a cash donation in support of "Operation Double Trouble" and has created a public service announcement to encourage others to contribute to help those affected by the storms.

[06/05/15 - 06:46 AM]
Highest-Rated NBA Finals Game 1 Ever on ABC: 12.9 Overnight Rating
ESPN spins the numbers for Thursday, June 4.

[06/04/15 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 4
Updates include: Nick Searcy bound for Hulu's "11/22/63"; Retta scores arc on Bravo's "Girlfiends' Guide to Divorce"; and "iZombie's" Rob Thomas inks overall deal with Warner Bros. Television.

[06/04/15 - 04:39 PM]
ESPN Televises Most-Viewed Women's College World Series Ever
ESPN spins the numbers for its coverage to date this season.

[06/04/15 - 04:19 PM]
The CW to Rebroadcast Two-Hour Season Premiere of TNT's "The Last Ship" on Friday, June 26
The cable drama returns Sunday, June 21 at 9:00/8:00c with back-to-back episodes.

[06/04/15 - 03:59 PM]
FOX Sports Announces Broadcast Teams for Group Stage of FIFA Women's World Cup 2015
JP Dellacamera, Tony DiCicco and Cat Whitehill will call the opening match - Canada vs. China PR - on Saturday, June 6.

[06/04/15 - 03:04 PM]
VH1's Next Original Movie "The Breaks" Adds Method Man to the Cast
Method Man joins the cast as Darryl Van Puten, Sr, DeeVee's (Mack Wilds) perennially irritated father.

[06/04/15 - 02:43 PM]
Blackhawks-Lightning Game 1 on NBC Is Most-Watched Stanley Cup Final Non-OT Game 1 in 18 Years
NBC further spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 3.

[06/04/15 - 01:31 PM]
Video: "7 Days in Hell": "Eternal Flames" Tease (HBO)
This sports "documentary" brings together Andy Samberg and Kit Harington for a look back at a pair of fictional players from the not-too-distant past, who played the longest and greatest tennis match of all time.

[06/04/15 - 12:54 PM]
Eight Teams Competing for More Than $100,000 in Cash and Prizes in New Competition Series, "Altered Course Montego Bay," Premiering Monday, June 15
The series will require teams to navigate re-imagined golf holes in excess of 700 yards all the while traversing natural obstacles they encounter along the way.

[06/04/15 - 12:16 PM]
A&E Network's Emmy-Nominated Docuseries "Beyond Scared Straight" Comes to an End with the Premiere of the Ninth and Final Season Thursday, June 25 at 9 PM ET/PT
The show's swan song will be followed by "American Takedown," a documentary series showcasing highly specialized tactical law enforcement units across the U.S. that protect and serve against some of the most cunning and dangerous criminals in the country.

[06/04/15 - 12:10 PM]
ESPN and FIFA Women's World Cup 2015 - 1999 Women's World Cup Champions Julie Foudy, Kristine Lilly and Kate Markgraf Reunite on ESPN
ESPN will feature unprecedented coverage news and information coverage of the Women's World Cup in Canada 2015, led by espnW.

[06/04/15 - 12:03 PM]
Video: Starz Releases First Video Featurette from "Blunt Talk" Starring Patrick Stewart
The series is set to premiere on Saturday, August 22 at 9:00/8:00c.

[06/04/15 - 12:00 PM]
AHC Partners with the Bob Woodruff Foundation for This Sunday's "Salute to Sacrifice" Programming Block
An entire morning dedicated to past and present military members, the stunt will highlight the incredible work of the Bob Woodruff Foundation in the veteran community through a series of interstitials, PSAs, and online resources.

[06/04/15 - 11:38 AM]
Sunday Nights Get a Facelift with All New Episodes of "Botched" Starting June 7
In the all new episodes that kick off this Sunday, Dr. Nassif and Dr. Dubrow will be challenged by their toughest procedures yet.

[06/04/15 - 11:27 AM]
Video: Watch "Basketball Commentary," an All-New Video from Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele - "Key & Peele" Returns July 8
Watch Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele as two basketball announcers offering candid observations about the game they're covering.

[06/04/15 - 11:21 AM]
"Secret Lives of Americans" Premieres Friday, June 12 at 10:30 P.M. ET
The series gives viewers an up-close and intimate look at individuals' lives as they expose their innermost secrets to the most important people in their lives.

[06/04/15 - 11:20 AM]
Stephen Colbert Announces Bandleader for "The Late Show"
"His [Jon Batiste's] music makes the audience feel so good, we may have to install a 'Do Not Make Love' sign," said Colbert.

[06/04/15 - 11:19 AM]
Bravo Media Starts Summer with a "Big Bang" as the Emmy-Winning Series "Inside the Actors Studio" Welcomes Jim Parsons on Thurs, June 18 at 8PM ET/PT
Parsons is best known for his portrayal of Sheldon Cooper in CBS's "The Big Bang Theory" which earned him four Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe.

[06/04/15 - 11:02 AM]
"Shark Week" Returns to Discovery Channel on July 5 with More Hours of Shark Programming Than Ever Before
In addition to kicking off "Shark Week" earlier than ever before, for the first time, Discovery is introducing a special weekend of all-new "Shark Week" programming at the end of the summer in August.

[06/04/15 - 10:52 AM]
ABC Announces Hosts and Panel of Experts for "BattleBots"
Hosted by celebrated sports anchor Molly McGrath, the series premieres Sunday, June 21 at 9:00/8:00c.

[06/04/15 - 10:38 AM]
Lifetime(R) Takes a Peek Behind the Curtain of TV's Most Popular Sitcoms in the New Movie "The Unauthorized Full House Story" Premiering August 22, at 8PM
The film is directed by Brian K. Roberts and the teleplay is written by Ron McGee.

[06/04/15 - 10:37 AM]
NBC's High-Stakes Culinary Game "Food Fighters" Returns July 2 with World-Class Celebrity Chefs and Kids as Contestants for First Time Ever
It's the perfect recipe for the ultimate food battle when the best amateur cooks in America put their signature dishes to the test against five professional chefs, with the chance to win as much as $100,000.

[06/04/15 - 10:30 AM]
"Nightline" Is #1 for the Week in Total Viewers
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of May 25-29.

[06/04/15 - 10:09 AM]
The "2015 CMT Music Awards" Reveals Breakout Lineup of Performers, Presented by Nationwide
The awards will feature performances by Carrie Underwood, Eric Church, Florida Georgia Line, Jake Owen, Jason Aldean, Keith Urban, Kenny Chesney, Lady Antebellum, Luke Bryan, Sam Hunt and Zac Brown Band.

[06/04/15 - 09:38 AM]
"Degrassi" Closes Its Last Chapter on TeenNick with Two-Week Finale Event in July
The final 12 episodes airing on TeenNick will kick off with an hour-long special Monday, July 20 at 9:00/8:00c, with premieres airing Monday-Friday.

[06/04/15 - 09:31 AM]
ABC Family Casts David Castro as Raphael for Its Saga Series "Shadowhunters"
An elegantly handsome, well-dressed vampire, Raphael is ambitious and cunning, aspiring to lead the New York vampire clan.

[06/04/15 - 09:25 AM]
Henry Simmons Re-Enlists with "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." as Series Regular
Alphonso "Mack" Mackenzie will be back as a full-fledged series regular.

[06/04/15 - 09:13 AM]
New Season of "Leah Remini: It's All Relative" Premieres July 15 on TLC
Through the 14 new episodes, viewers catch up with Leah and her family, which includes her husband Angelo, their 10 year-old daughter Sofia, mother Vicki and stepfather George, and sister Shannon and her husband, William.

[06/04/15 - 09:04 AM]
Floyd Mayweather to Be Honored at Spike TV's Guys Choice Awards
The show has also added comedian, actress and activist Chelsea Handler and Academy Award(R)-nominated actress and cultural icon Salma Hayek to its star-studded lineup for "Guys Choice 2015."

[06/04/15 - 09:02 AM]
"Lip Sync Battle" Ratings Are Music to Spike's Ears
Season 1 will take a brief hiatus in June and will continue with new episodes on Thursday, July 9 at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/04/15 - 08:56 AM]
Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross to Host "BET Awards" 2015
"I look forward to the BET Awards every year! Tracee and I are going to have so much fun this year celebrating 15 years in black entertainment television," said Anthony Anderson.

[06/04/15 - 08:38 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos with Stanley Cup Finals
Game 1 leads the night among adults 18-49 for the Peacock.







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[10/17/19 - 11:07 AM]
ABC News, in Partnership with ITN Productions and ITV News, Presents Special Prime-Time Documentary "Harry & Meghan: An African Journey," Airing Wednesday, Oct. 23
The world's most talked-about couple - the Duke and Duchess of Sussex - speak exclusively with ITV News at Ten anchor Tom Bradby and candidly address the pressures and challenges they face as a young family living in the glare of the world's media.

[10/17/19 - 10:41 AM]
HBO Max to Premiere Melissa McCarthy Comedy Film "Superintelligence"
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[10/17/19 - 10:27 AM]
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[10/17/19 - 10:09 AM]
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[10/17/19 - 10:00 AM]
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[10/17/19 - 09:33 AM]
CBS Announces Contract Extension with Stephen Colbert
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[10/17/19 - 09:31 AM]
HBO Max Acquires US Streaming Rights to Studio Ghibli Films
Available at launch of the service will be the Academy Award(R)-winning Spirited Away, My Neighbor Totoro, Princess Mononoke, Howl's Moving Castle, Kiki's Delivery Service, Ponyo, Castle in the Sky, The Tale of The Princess Kaguya and more.

[10/17/19 - 09:06 AM]
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[10/17/19 - 08:31 AM]
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The three-part series will trace how a New York City deli clerk named Daniel Hernandez exploded into Tekashi 6ix9ine, the tattooed face of Gen Z and hip hop's prince of trolls, boasting 2.6 billion streams and 15 hits on the Billboard charts.

[10/17/19 - 08:17 AM]
Video: YouTube Debuts Official Trailer for All-New "Mind Field" Special That Explores the Science of Fear
Michael Stevens asks where fear comes from and uncovers why fear is such a fundamental and important part of being human.

[10/17/19 - 08:13 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Chicago" Crossover Puts NBC on Top
The Peacock wins the night in total viewers, shares the adults 18-49 crown with FOX.

[10/17/19 - 07:01 AM]
Quibi Teams Up with E! and Rotten Tomatoes to Create Two Daily Entertainment Shows
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[10/16/19 - 03:41 PM]
Torrey DeVitto, Chad Michael Murray, Lolita Davidovich, Grant Show and Drew Seeley Star in "Write Before Christmas," A New, Original Movie Premiering November 17, on Hallmark Channel
When Jessica (DeVitto) is dumped by her boyfriend right before Christmas, she sends the five cards meant for him to five people who changed her life and somehow sets off a chain reaction of love.

[10/16/19 - 03:40 PM]
HBO Max Bolsters Premium Original Drama Team
"The premium drama bar is set high, and I have no doubt this talented team will deliver and be great creative partners to great creators," said Kevin Reilly.

[10/16/19 - 03:40 PM]
Kristin Chenoweth and Scott Wolf Discover Love at the Holidays in "A Christmas Love Story," A Hallmark Hall of Fame Presentation Premiering December 7, on Hallmark Channel
Youth choir director Katherine Clark (Chenoweth) is preparing her students for their annual Christmas Eve show and discovers a new teen volunteer, Danny (Kevin Quinn), has an incredible voice.