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[10/18/15 - 12:11 PM]
"Empire" Adds 2.7 Rating Points and 5.5 Million Viewers After 7 Days
FOX further spins the numbers for the week of September 28-October 4.

[10/18/15 - 09:41 AM]
Alex Rodriguez Joins FOX Sports As Guest Analyst For ALCS and World Series
As a guest postseason analyst, Rodriguez provides insight and commentary for FOX Sports' pregame and postgame coverage.

[10/18/15 - 09:22 AM]
Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer to Debut Tomorrow During Halftime on ESPN's "Monday Night Football"
Following the trailer launch, tickets to the highly anticipated cinematic event will be on sale everywhere movie tickets are sold.

[10/18/15 - 08:40 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Wins the College Football Race
The Alphabet leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/18/15 - 08:29 AM]
"SNL" Equals Its Top 18-49 Rating in the Local People Meters Since January
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, October 17.

[10/17/15 - 12:32 PM]
2015 ALCS Game 1 Is Highest-Rated LCS Telecast Since 2013
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Friday, October 16.

[10/17/15 - 08:49 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ALCS Opens on Top for FOX
The network leads the night among adults 18-49.

[10/17/15 - 08:40 AM]
ABC Claims Friday's Top Series, "Dr. Ken" Dominates NBC's "Truth Be Told" Debut and "20/20" Is Up at 10pm
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, October 16.

[10/17/15 - 08:34 AM]
"Blindspot" Grows by 55% in 18-49 Rating Going from Live + Same Day to Live + 3 Day Ratings
NBC further spins the numbers for Monday, October 12.

[10/17/15 - 08:33 AM]
"Undateable" Grows 13% vs. Last Week's Season Premiere in 18-49, 27% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, October 16.

[10/16/15 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 16
Updates include: Adam Milch brings "Summer People" to FOX; Nick Weiss sets "Hot Sauce" at CBS; and Meredith Averill to explore "Centralia" at NBC.

[10/16/15 - 03:31 PM]
Love Is in the Air for TLC's "90 Day Fiance" with the Season Three Premiere Averaging 1.4M P2+ Viewers
TLC spins the numbers for Sunday, October 11.

[10/16/15 - 12:45 PM]
Syfy Cancels "Defiance" After Three Seasons
"I got to collaborate with a group of stunning artists operating at the top of their game, and together we built a world," said Kevin Murphy. "Because of that, there is no room for anything other than joy in my heart."

[10/16/15 - 12:24 PM]
Oscar(R) Winner Melissa Leo and Sebastian Stan Set to Star in "I'm Dying Up Here" on Showtime(R)
Clark Duke also stars in the project, alongside the previously cast Ari Graynor, Andrew Santino, R.J. Cyler, Erik Griffin and Stephen Guarino.

[10/16/15 - 12:04 PM]
"Getting On," An Offbeat, Comedic Look at the Dysfunctional Staff of a Beleaguered Hospital, Begins Its Third and Final Season Nov. 8, Exclusively on HBO
New guest stars on the third season include Rhea Perlman, Frances Conroy, Grant Bowler, Rita Moreno, Kristen Johnston and Jonathan Silverman.

[10/16/15 - 12:01 PM]
Class Is Now in Session with "The Big Bang Theory's" Scholarship Endowment at UCLA
The scholarship was established to support undergraduate students in need of financial aid who are pursuing their higher education in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) at UCLA.

[10/16/15 - 11:59 AM]
"CMA Country Christmas" Airs December 3 on the ABC Television Network
The special is a celebration of the season featuring some of the top stars in music performing holiday songs and getting into the Christmas spirit.

[10/16/15 - 11:59 AM]
Premiere Date Change - A&E's Crime Drama "Unforgettable" Starring Poppy Montgomery Now Premiering November 27
The new season will now roll out two weeks later than previously announced.

[10/16/15 - 11:33 AM]
Video: See Baby Spice, Emma Bunton, Rock Out in "The Rocky Horror Show" on BBC America Midnight Saturday, October 17
The brand new two-hour gala performance from the stage of London's Playhouse Theatre, stars original show creator, Richard O'Brien as "The Narrator."

[10/16/15 - 11:30 AM]
First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden Join Lifetime to Celebrate Women Veterans and Caregivers in Special, "Women of Honor," Premiering November 9
The one-hour Veterans Day tribute premieres Monday, November 9 at 8:00/7:00c on the network.

[10/16/15 - 11:29 AM]
For the Third Consecutive Week of the Season, More Viewers Watch Portions of CBS News Broadcasts Than News Programs on Any Other Broadcast Network
CBS News spins the numbers for the week of October 5-11.

[10/16/15 - 10:31 AM]
"Garbage Time with Katie Nolan" Sets Viewership Record
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 14.

[10/16/15 - 10:30 AM]
Disney Channel Orders Comedy Series "Bizaardvark"
Paige and Frankie are quirky 13-year-old best friends who write funny songs and create music videos for their online channel, Bizaardvark.

[10/16/15 - 10:19 AM]
With L+3 Added, "NCIS" Moves Ahead of "Sunday Night Football" as the Week's #1 Program
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of October 5-11.

[10/16/15 - 10:18 AM]
Global Celebrates "Rookie Blue" as the Hit Series Comes to An End After Six Seasons
"After six seasons the series reached a natural conclusion and this season's finale was the perfect wrap up for both our rookies and for fans," said Christine Shipton.

[10/16/15 - 10:09 AM]
Video: Sneak Peek! Spike's "Sweat Inc." with Jillian Michaels Premieres Tuesday, October 20 at 10/9c
"Sweat Inc." is co-judged by fitness industry experts Randy Hetrick (Founder of TRX) and Obi Obadike (Celebrity Fitness Expert).

[10/16/15 - 10:00 AM]
FOX Orders Full Season of Hit Drama "Rosewood"
In Nielsen's most current ratings, "Rosewood" is averaging a 2.2/8 among Adults 18-49 and 7.3 million viewers this fall.

[10/16/15 - 09:36 AM]
AMC Announces the Second Half of "The Walking Dead" Season Six Will Premiere Sunday, February 14th at 9:00PM ET/PT
Plus: Sunday's opener was the highest-rated premiere for the 2015/2016 season among adults 18-49 and adults 25-54 in Live + 3 Day viewing.

[10/16/15 - 09:24 AM]
Video: First Look at the New Season of WE tv's "Marriage Boot Camp Reality Stars"
The new season premieres December 4 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[10/16/15 - 09:19 AM]
ABC Family's Harry Potter-Themed "Funday" Programming Event Begins Today, October 16
Fans can visit fundayapp.com to Potterfy their social media profiles with art inspired by their favorite witches and wizards.

[10/16/15 - 09:11 AM]
Giada De Laurentiis Shares Her Secrets for Holiday Entertaining in Seasonal Series "Giada's Holiday Handbook"
Each week, Giada shares her own fool-proof home entertaining tips and tricks for Thanksgiving, Christmas and every celebration in between.

[10/16/15 - 09:06 AM]
Live + 3 Day Ratings: ABC's "Quantico" Jumps 94% to Deliver the Season's Biggest Playback Lift in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for Sunday, October 11.

[10/16/15 - 09:00 AM]
HGTV Greenlights Fourth Season of "Brother vs. Brother" and Four New Series
Newly on tap are "Container Homes," "Build Small, Live Anywhere," "Vintage Flip" and "Mexico Life."

[10/16/15 - 08:37 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Demos for Fifth Consecutive Week
"Thursday Night Football" continues its reign for the Eye.

[10/16/15 - 08:28 AM]
For the 4th Straight Week, ABC's TGIT Lineup Dominates Its Non-Sports Competition with the Top 3 Entertainment Telecasts of the Evening
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 15.

[10/16/15 - 08:25 AM]
Versus Baseball-Playoff and NFL Competition, "Blacklist" Holds 97% Week to Week in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 15.

[10/16/15 - 07:55 AM]
Video: First Trailer - A Very, Very Different "Todd Margaret" Returns to IFC for Season 3
Season three will air as a special two-night event, with the first three episodes airing on Thursday, January 7.

[10/16/15 - 07:10 AM]
Investigation Discovery and Glamour Select Domestic Violence Survivor Beverly Gooden as Recipient of the 2015 Inspire a Difference "Everyday Hero" Award
The campaign is designed to inform a national dialogue around topics such as domestic violence, abuse, bullying, and civil rights, while encouraging viewers to take action and make a difference in the lives of others.

[10/16/15 - 06:04 AM]
Amazon Announces New Kids Pilots for Its 2015 Fall Pilot Season
These pilots - along with primetime pilots "Edge", "Good Girls Revolt," "Highston," "One Mississippi," "Patriot" and "Z" - will debut November 5 on Amazon Video.

[10/15/15 - 11:38 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 15
Updates include: FOX's "Grandfathered," "The Grinder" get six additional scripts; Issa Rae's "Insecure" heading to series at HBO; and two MTV comedy pilots lock in casts.

[10/15/15 - 01:31 PM]
Astros-Royals ALDS Game 5 Sets New FS1 Audience Mark
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 14.

[10/15/15 - 01:25 PM]
HBO Films' "The Leisure Class," Directed by This Season's "Project Greenlight" Winner, Debuts Nov. 2, Exclusively on HBO
The film is the end product of the current season of "Project Greenlight," which takes a revealing, uncensored look at the challenges facing a first-time director.

[10/15/15 - 12:21 PM]
From the Exorcist House to Home Computers Across America, Destination America Dares Viewers to Watch "Exorcism: Live!" and Follow Along Online with Live Camera Feeds
Based on preliminary reports from world-renowned psychic medium Chip Coffey, who will lead efforts to communicate with what lurks in the house during the live special, the demons know we're coming.

[10/15/15 - 12:11 PM]
National Geographic Channel and Executive Producer Kevin Costner Share the Exclusive Story Behind the Billy the Kid Photo Everyone Is Talking About
The two-hour special "Billy the Kid: New Evidence" premieres this Sunday, October 18 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/15/15 - 12:03 PM]
"Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." Adds Powers Boothe
Boothe previously appeared in "Marvel's The Avengers" as a member of the World Security Council.

[10/15/15 - 12:00 PM]
"Atlanta" Ordered to Series on FX - Comedy Created by and Starring Donald Glover Picked Up for 10-Episode First Season
Brian Tyree Henry, Lakeith Lee Stanfield and Zazie Beetz also star in the project, about two cousins on their way up through the Atlanta rap scene.

[10/15/15 - 11:41 AM]
HGTV Offers Festive Premieres and Online Content
Holiday-themed viewing fun will begin with the premiere of "All-Star Gingerbread Build" on Saturday, November 28 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/15/15 - 11:25 AM]
Bridget Wiley Named Head of Current Programs for CBS Entertainment and CBS Television Studios
In addition, Amy Reisenbach has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Current Programs.

[10/15/15 - 11:18 AM]
"Antarctic Edge: 70 Degrees South" to Make U.S. Broadcast Premiere on Pivot on Wednesday, October 21st
After devastating climate events like Hurricane Katrina and Superstorm Sandy, oceanographer Oscar Schofield teams up with researchers to understand why the West Antarctic Peninsula is the fastest winter-warming place on earth.

[10/15/15 - 11:13 AM]
"The Tonight Show," "Late Night" Outperform Timeslot Competition for Week of Oct. 5-9
NBS spins the late-night numbers for the week of October 5-9.







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[10/24/20 - 08:32 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Rides World Series to Victory
Game 3 takes home top honors in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/23/20 - 12:14 PM]
YouTube Originals Continues the Story with "Justin Bieber: Next Chapter" Premiering October 30
The 30-minute special premieres Friday, October 30th at 12pm ET / 9am PT on Justin Bieber's Official YouTube Channel.

[10/23/20 - 11:29 AM]
HBO Sports to Present Michael Strahan-Executive Produced Documentary Series "The Cost of Winning"
The first two episodes debut Tuesday, November 10 beginning at 9:00/8:00c, with episodes three and four airing the following evening at the same time.

[10/23/20 - 11:06 AM]
The Dakota Boys Battle It Out Against Mother Nature in Brand-New Season of "Gold Rush: White Water" Premiering November 13 on Discovery Channel
Plus: viewers can get the inside scoop from all the miners and dig deep into the best behind-the-scenes moments during the popular "Gold Rush" after show, "The Dirt" premiering at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/23/20 - 10:11 AM]
Video: Shudder Releases Trailer, Key Art and Images for "A Creepshow Animated Special" Premiering Thursday, October 29
The special features two stories directed by Creepshow showrunner Greg Nicotero, with animation by Octopie animation studio.

[10/23/20 - 10:00 AM]
Nickelodeon's "The Substitute" Returns With All-New Surprises for Season Two of the Hit Prank Series, Premiering Halloween, Oct. 31, at 9 P.M. (ET/PT)
Joining the series as host is Mexican social media sensation Juanpa Zurita, who will help undercover celebrities pull off a day of ridiculous mayhem as the substitutes for unsuspecting kids.

[10/23/20 - 09:32 AM]
Today YouTube Originals Premieres New Election Special for Families, "Kid Correspondent"
Part 1 and 2 are free-to-stream today and part 3 and 4 will premiere on Monday, October 26 at 9:00AM PT / 12:00PM ET on the SoulPancake channel.

[10/23/20 - 09:17 AM]
Oxygen Presents the Tragic Case of Emilie Morris in the Two-Hour Special "The Case Died with Her" Premiering Sunday, December 6 at 7PM ET/PT
In this harrowing special, legal commentator and former prosecutor Loni Coombs dives into the shocking case of Emilie Morris.

[10/23/20 - 09:07 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Releases First Look at Tekashi 6ix9ine Docu-Series "Supervillain"
The three-part docu-series is set to premiere early 2021.

[10/23/20 - 08:42 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Puts FOX on Top in Demos
Presidential debate coverage on ABC and NBC however leads the night in total viewers.

[10/23/20 - 08:33 AM]
Free Streaming Network Crackle Announces New Originals and Exclusives, Movies, and Series for November
Newcomers include documentary series "Heroes of Lucha Libre" and "Breaking Beauty" plus the feature "Blood and Money."

[10/23/20 - 08:01 AM]
Video: "Dash & Lily" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Opposites attract at Christmas as cynical Dash and sunny Lily trade messages and dares in a red notebook they pass back and forth around New York City.

[10/23/20 - 07:21 AM]
HGTV Series "Help! I Wrecked My House" Delivers Double-Digit Ratings Gains in Debut Season
HGTV further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[10/23/20 - 06:01 AM]
Hallmark Channel Partners with Grammy(R)-Award Winning Global Icon, Gwen Stefani and Grammy(R)-Award Winning Recording Artist Ryan Tedder, on All-New Original Song, "Here This Christmas"
The single, written and produced by Tedder and Grammy nominated songwriter, producer and musician, Brent Kutzle, and recorded by Stefani, will be released today.

[10/22/20 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 22
Updates include: Apple reveals cast of "Pachinko" adaptation; Rosario Dawson signs onto Hulu's "Dopesick"; and Tim Burton to shepherd proposed "The Addams Family" TV series.