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    [saturday, august 22, 2015]    
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[08/22/15 - 09:00 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Dateline" Puts NBC on Top in Demos
The Peacock leads the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched network.

[08/21/15 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 21
Updates include: Andrew Dettmann exits "Chicago Med" as showrunner; Daisy Betts to succeed Cara Buono on NBC's "The Player"; and Nick Carter to lead Syfy original "Dead 7."

[08/21/15 - 02:11 PM]
"The Astronaut Wives Club" Grows Its 8pm Hour by More Than 20% During Its Run
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, August 20.

[08/21/15 - 02:00 PM]
Video: Watch the First Promo with Host Andy Samberg for the 67th Emmy Awards
The annual event airs live Sunday, September 20 at 8:00/7:00c on FOX.

[08/21/15 - 12:02 PM]
"Project Greenlight" Season 4 Trailer & Key Art
The new eight-episode season premieres Sunday, September 13 at 10:00/9:00c on HBO.

[08/21/15 - 11:49 AM]
2015 Showtime Fall Programming Overview
Highlights include new seasons of "Homeland" and "The Affair" beginning Sunday, October 4.

[08/21/15 - 10:36 AM]
Bravo Media Wigs Out as "Don't Be Tardy... " Earns Highest-Rated Season Premiere in Series History with 1.7 Million Total Viewers
Bravo further spins the numbers for Sunday, August 16.

[08/21/15 - 09:20 AM]
Highly-Anticipated Season Two Premiere of "From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series" Now Available on Demand to Comcast's Xfinity TV, Dish and Time Warner Cable Subscribers
The first season, in its entirety, as well as behind the scenes content will also be available on demand.

[08/21/15 - 09:19 AM]
Live + 3 Day Ratings: ABC's "Bachelor in Paradise" Scores a Playback High to Deliver Its 2nd-Best Rating Ever
ABC further spins the numbers for Sunday, August 16.

[08/21/15 - 08:36 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Brother" Takes Top Demo Spot for CBS
The Eye wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/21/15 - 08:18 AM]
"Dateline Mystery" Ties for #1 in Its Two-Hour Timeslot in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, August 20.

[08/21/15 - 06:48 AM]
CBS News Maintains Leadership Position as the Only Network News Division with Every Major Broadcast Drawing More Viewers Television Year-to-Date Than a Year Ago
CBS News spins the numbers for the week of August 10-16.

[08/20/15 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 20
Updates include: ABC orders pilot for "Marvel's Agents of SHIELD" spin-off; TNT extends season four of "Major Crimes" by five episodes; and Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg bring "Future Man" to Hulu.

[08/20/15 - 05:00 PM]
Video: Disney's "Descendants" Star Sofia Carson Performs Retro-Soul Version of the Movie's Hit Song "Rotten to the Core" in New Music Video
The "Rotten to the Core" musical number from the movie, now a music video on Vevo, has over 25 million views.

[08/20/15 - 02:32 PM]
CBS Announces Senior Writing and Producing Team for "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert"
Tom Purcell, Meredith Bennett, Emily Lazar and Barry Julien are among the featured auspices.

[08/20/15 - 01:37 PM]
FOX Sports 1 Opening Drive Tour Travels the Country For Michigan at Utah
The FOX Sports 1 Opening Drive tour - highlighted by a full-sized tour bus wrapped in khaki fabric celebrating the look made famous by first-year Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh - launches Saturday, August 22, from Ann Arbor.

[08/20/15 - 01:00 PM]
Animal Planet's Fan-Favorite "Pit Bulls & Parolees" Returns for a Seventh Season This September
On Saturday, September 19, the series returns for a seventh season with a whopping 25 new one-hour episodes.

[08/20/15 - 12:53 PM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Remembers Civil Rights Leader Julian Bond with Special Encore Presentation of "Oprah Winfrey Presents: Legends Who Paved The Way" Saturday, August 22 at 1PM ET/PT
In addition to Bond, the legends that were honored include Ambassador Andrew Young, Berry Gordy, Jr., Rev. C.T. Vivian, Diane Nash, Dick Gregory and Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr.

[08/20/15 - 12:51 PM]
Worldwide Search Discovers Young Ensemble Cast to Star in New Original Netflix Series "Stranger Things"
The new drama series written and directed by Matt Duffer and Ross Duffer.

[08/20/15 - 12:36 PM]
Artist Named Season 2 Winner of GSN's Hit Series "Skin Wars"
The hit TV series is the most-watched series in GSN history and has been seen by nearly 12 million total unique viewers for Season 2 to date.

[08/20/15 - 12:31 PM]
"The Tonight Show" and "Late Night" Win Week of Aug. 10-14 by Dominating ABC, CBS Timeslot Competition
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of August 10-14.

[08/20/15 - 12:00 PM]
Disney Junior's "Goldie & Bear," a Fairytale-Inspired Animated Series, to Debut on WATCH Disney Junior Platforms Beginning Saturday, September 12
The series premieres in November on Disney Channel and Disney Junior.

[08/20/15 - 11:00 AM]
Hallmark Channel's Original Primetime Series, "Cedar Cove," Continues to Win Saturday Nights
The Hallmark Channel further spins the numbers for Saturday, August 15.

[08/20/15 - 09:45 AM]
WE tv Greenlights "Ex Isle," A Groundbreaking New Concept in Relationship Reality That Helps Former Couples Shed an Old Love in Order to Find a New One
The couples are joined by show host Carmen Electra and guided on their emotional journey by Dr. Ish Major, a psychiatrist specializing in women, children and families and an expert on broken relationships.

[08/20/15 - 09:00 AM]
Love Rules as MTV's Hit Matchmaking Series "Are You the One?" Returns on Special Premiere Night Thursday, September 24 at 11:00 P.M. ET/PT
The show will follow a group of 10 single women and 10 single men, who are self-admittedly horrible at relationships, as they jet off to Hawaii in the hopes they'll leave their bad relationship habits behind and find their #perfectmatch.

[08/20/15 - 08:57 AM]
Video: AMC Releases the Worldwide Exclusive of the First Three Minutes of the Highly Anticipated of "Fear the Walking Dead" on Facebook
The worldwide premiere of the highly anticipated new series is this Sunday, August 23 at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/20/15 - 08:40 AM]
NBC Ties for #1 for the Night Among the Big 4 Networks in the 18-49 Demo
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, August 19.

[08/20/15 - 08:35 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Viewers, Shares Demo Crown with CBS
"America's Got Talent" is the most-watched program last night, while "Big Brother" leads adults 18-49.

[08/20/15 - 08:25 AM]
"Celebrity Wife Swap" Grows to a 2-Month High in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, August 19.

[08/20/15 - 06:06 AM]
Chris Harrison Returns to Host the 95th Anniversary Broadcast of Miss America
Harrison joins the previously announced panel of celebrity judges Brett Eldredge, Taya Kyle, Kevin O'Leary, Amy Purdy and Zendaya.

[08/19/15 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 19
Updates include: Christine Evangelista signs onto E!'s "The Arrangement"; CBS eyes drama inspired by the lives of Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage; and comedian Rod Man to star in NBC comedy project.

[08/19/15 - 01:12 PM]
"Project Greenlight" Returns to HBO for a New Season Beginning Sept. 13, With Ben Affleck and Matt Damon Executive Producing
Spanning the entire filmmaking process, the series takes a revealing, uncensored look at the challenges facing a first-time director.

[08/19/15 - 12:33 PM]
Golf Channel Draws Nearly 8 Million Viewers During PGA Championship Week
Golf Channel spins the numbers for the week of August 10-16.

[08/19/15 - 12:20 PM]
Starz Releases 'Kick-Ash' New Key Art for the Highly Anticipated Series "Ash vs Evil Dead"
"Ash vs Evil Dead" is the long-awaited follow-up to the classic horror films The Evil Dead.

[08/19/15 - 12:09 PM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Launches Online Retail Destination "O Store" on Oprah.com
Beginning today, consumers can purchase a variety of products made exclusively for OWN as well as some of the most sought after items from the popular O List in O, The Oprah Magazine.

[08/19/15 - 11:59 AM]
Nickelodeon's Newest Animated Star Is a Hot Dog!
"Pinky Malinky" follows the everyday life of Pinky Malinky, an infectiously positive hotdog living in a human world who along with his two best friends, navigate school and life with a unique perspective.

[08/19/15 - 11:52 AM]
Zendaya Joins Celebrity Judging Panel for the 95th Anniversary Broadcast of Miss America
"It's great to be part of a show that celebrates women who are in college or graduated, and striving to make the world a better place through their chosen platform," said Zendaya.

[08/19/15 - 11:50 AM]
VH1's "Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta" Ranks as This Summer's #1 Cable Reality Series Among Adults 18-49 and Women 18-49 and the #2 Social Series of the Summer on All Television
VH1 spins the numbers for the summer to date.

[08/19/15 - 11:38 AM]
Syfy Announces Golden Globe Nominee Dennis Haysbert, David Hewlett and Ian Tracey to Join Cast of Syfy's New Futuristic Espionage Thriller Pilot "Incorporated"
The pilot will also star Georgina Haig, Eddie Ramos and Julia Ormond.

[08/19/15 - 11:13 AM]
History(R) Orders Second Season of the Hit Freshman Summer Series "Alone"
Production on season two is slated to begin this fall in Vancouver Island.

[08/19/15 - 11:00 AM]
ABC Family Picks Up a Third Season of the Hit Comedy "Young & Hungry"
Season two resumes tonight, Wednesday, August 19 at 8:00/7:00c.

[08/19/15 - 10:17 AM]
"Ferrell Takes the Field," Starring Will Ferrell in a Comedy Special from Funny or Die, In Partnership with Major League Baseball, Debuts Sept. 12, Exclusively on HBO
Dedicating the special to the fight against cancer, Ferrell also honored the historic feat of Bert Campaneris five decades ago by playing every position on the field for ten different teams in the same day.

[08/19/15 - 09:22 AM]
Beth Stern & James Denton to Co-Host 5th Annual American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards(R) on Hallmark Channel
The special tapes September 19 before a live audience at the historic Beverly Hilton Hotel and will air on October 30.

[08/19/15 - 09:12 AM]
"Tosh.0" Returns with New Episodes Tuesday, August 25 at 10 p.m.
This season also marks the return of the "Tosh.0 Memorabilia Dump."

[08/19/15 - 09:11 AM]
"@midnight" Makes Temporary Move to 11 p.m.
The series returns to its regular slot of Midnight ET/PT on Monday, September 21, following "The Nightly Show."

[08/19/15 - 08:58 AM]
Season Four of "Party Down South" Premieres Thursday, August 20 at 9 P.M., ET/PT
This time, the gang reunites in St. Petersburg, Fla. for a 10-episode season filled with adventure, partying and of course, drama.

[08/19/15 - 08:57 AM]
Bounce TV to Launch New Original Series "In The Cut" Tues. Aug. 25 at 9:00 p.m. (ET)
Plus: the third season of "Family Time," starring Omar Gooding and Angell Conwell, will premiere on October 6, taking over the "In The Cut" time period.

[08/19/15 - 08:44 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Viewers, Demos for Fifth Consecutive Week
Powered by "America's Got Talent," the Peacock easily wins the night in both categories.

[08/19/15 - 08:44 AM]
"Talent" and "Hollywood Game Night" Are the #1-2 Shows of the Night on the Big 4 in Every Key Demo
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 18.

[08/19/15 - 08:43 AM]
Travel Channel's "50/50" Hosts Samantha Brown and Chris Grundy Take Spontaneous Couples on a 50-Hour Getaway Worth $50,000
The series is comprised of six one-hour episodes and two half-hour pilots.







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[01/15/21 - 01:05 PM]
NBC Set Premiere Dates for Its Two Upcoming Comedies "Young Rock" and "Kenan"
Look for both series back-to-back beginning Tuesday, February 16 in place of "Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist," which will return in the spring.

[01/15/21 - 12:50 PM]
BET Announces Its Multiplatform Programming Strategy for Inauguration 2021
Live coverage is scheduled to begin Wednesday, January 20 at 11:00 am ET/10c on BET.

[01/15/21 - 11:50 AM]
ABC News Announces Special Coverage of the Inauguration of President-Elect Joe Biden Beginning Tuesday, Jan. 19
At 8:00 p.m. EST ABC News presents a primetime program, "The Inauguration of Joseph R. Biden, Jr. - An ABC News Special," that will provide reporting on and analysis of the historic moments from the day.

[01/15/21 - 11:38 AM]
Discovery Documents the Cutting-Edge Science Behind Creating a Vaccine to Conquer COVID-19
"The Vaccine: Conquering Covid" premiering Sunday, February 21 at 8 PM PT/ET on Discovery and streaming on discovery+.

[01/15/21 - 11:21 AM]
Netflix Partners with Renowned Author Dr. Ibram X. Kendi to Bring Three of His Bestselling Books to Life Onscreen
"Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America," "Stamped: Racism, Antiracism and You," and "Antiracist Baby" are the featured projects.

[01/15/21 - 11:01 AM]
"Selena: The Series" Captivates Fans Ahead of Anticipated Finale on May 14
25 million households around the world sang "Como la flor" along with part one in the first four weeks after it premiered in December.

[01/15/21 - 10:51 AM]
"Crikey! It's the Irwins" Returns with a New Season of Reopenings, Rescues, Newborn Wildlife and Exciting News About the Future Generation of the Irwin Family on Discovery+ Feb. 7
A sneak peek of the premiere episode will air on Animal Planet directly out of "Puppy Bowl XVII" on Sunday, Feb. 7 at 5 PM ET/PT.

[01/15/21 - 10:00 AM]
"Super Bowl Greatest Commercials 2021" Special Hosted by Boomer Esiason and Daniela Ruah to Be Broadcast Feb. 3 on CBS
Beginning today, viewers can watch and vote for their favorite Super Bowl commercial from the past 20 years at https://www.cbs.com/SBGC.

[01/15/21 - 09:29 AM]
HBO's "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver" Returns February 14
The series has received a staggering 20 Emmys(R) since its premiere in 2014.

[01/15/21 - 09:29 AM]
Video: Official Trailer for Season One of "Flack" Available Now
All six episodes of the first season will premiere on Prime Video January 22 while season two will premiere at a later date in 2021.

[01/15/21 - 09:07 AM]
CBS All Access Announces Guest Stars for Season Four of "No Activity"
Louie Anderson, Kevin Bacon, Jillian Bell, D'Arcy Carden, Rob Delaney, Elle Fanning, Will Forte, Kimberly Hébert Gregory, Udo Kier, Lamorne Morris, Oscar Nuñez, Hannah Simone, June Squibb and Samara Weaving are all on tap.

[01/15/21 - 09:00 AM]
"Drawn to Change" Featuring 12-Year-Old Activist Yolanda Renee King, Premieres Jan. 16 in Celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day
The episode highlights her goals to continue with her grandfather's legacy, as well as her work in activism and climate change.

[01/15/21 - 09:00 AM]
Video: Apple TV+ Unveils Out of This World Trailer for Season Two of Epic Space Drama "For All Mankind"
The first episode of the 10-episode second season will debut globally on Friday, February 19, followed by one new episode weekly, every Friday, exclusively on Apple TV+.

[01/15/21 - 08:35 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Celebrity Wheel of Fortune" Keeps ABC on Top
The Alphabet's game show trio leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[01/15/21 - 08:30 AM]
IMDb TV and Amazon Studios Greenlight Uninterrupted's Docu-Series, "Top Class: The Life and Times of the Sierra Canyon Trailblazers," on Renowned High School Basketball Dynasty
The series follows the highs and lows of the team's grueling, highly publicized quest for a third straight state championship.