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[01/03/16 - 08:50 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Dateline" Top Charts in Viewers, Demos
The Peacock wins the first Saturday night of 2016 in both categories.

[01/03/16 - 08:45 AM]
NBC Wins Saturday Night Among the Big 4, With a Season-High "Dateline Mystery" and "SNL Vintage"
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, January 2.

[01/02/16 - 10:20 AM]
Netflix's Beasts of No Nation Wins 3 Awards at Capri, Hollywood International Film Festival - Including Best Director for Cary Joji Fukunaga
The festival also assigned awards to Samuel L. Jackson and Jennifer Jason Leigh and to the music score composed by Ennio Morricone.

[01/02/16 - 09:31 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: 2016 Opens with ABC, NBC Sharing Demo Crown
The Alphabet's "20/20" is the night's top program among adults 18-49.

[01/02/16 - 09:14 AM]
New Year's Six on ESPN Deliver Strong TV and Digital Audiences
ESPN spins the numbers for Friday, January 1.

[01/02/16 - 08:39 AM]
"Dateline NBC" Rebroadcast Ties for #1 from 9-11 P.M. in 18-49 and Is #1 Outright in 25-54
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, January 1.

[01/01/16 - 10:49 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, "New Year's Rockin' Eve" Wrap 2015 on Top
The Alphabet easily wins the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[01/01/16 - 10:42 AM]
NBC Ranks #2 in Primetime Among the Big 4 Networks in Adults 18-49 and Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, December 31.

[01/01/16 - 10:42 AM]
ABC Beats Its Combined Competition on New Year's Eve - "New Year's Rockin' Eve" Is Up at 10pm to 2nd-Biggest-Ever Audience
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, December 31.

[01/01/16 - 09:41 AM]
College Football Playoff Semifinal Michigan State vs. Alabama: Tied for ESPN's Fifth Best Non-Championship College Football Game on Record
ESPN spins the numbers for Thursday, December 31.

[12/31/15 - 12:31 PM]
Disney's Emmy Award-Winning Animated Series "Gravity Falls" to Air One-Hour Finale February 15 on Disney XD
In the episode titled "Weirdmageddon 3: Take Back The Falls," Ford discovers Bill's true motives and then a final confrontation with Bill leads to the Pines family's ultimate fate and greatest sacrifice.

[12/31/15 - 10:36 AM]
Syfy Renews "The Expanse" for Second Season
The 13-episode second season from Alcon Television Group is expected to air in early 2017.

[12/31/15 - 09:22 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Grows to Its 2nd-Best Performance of the Season
Disney/ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of December 14-20.

[12/31/15 - 09:13 AM]
In 2015, ESPN Repeats as Cable's Best in Prime Time
ESPN spins the numbers for the year to date.

[12/31/15 - 09:02 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Splits Demo Crown with ABC
Repeats of "The Middle" and "Modern Family" lead the night among adults 18-49.

[12/31/15 - 08:40 AM]
"Law & Order: SVU" Captures Its Highest Rating for a Wednesday Rebroadcast Since June 2014
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, December 30.

[12/30/15 - 02:48 PM]
Bengals-Broncos Finale Is ESPN's Highest-Rated and Most-Viewed "Monday Night Football" Game in 2015
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, December 28 and the season to date.

[12/30/15 - 01:14 PM]
Disney Channel Dethrones Nickelodeon for 1st Ever #1 Total Day Yearly Win in Total Viewers
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the year to date.

[12/30/15 - 01:13 PM]
OWN Delivers Its Most-Watched Year in Network History and Fourth Consecutive Year of Double-Digit Prime Viewership Growth
OWN spins the numbers for the year to date.

[12/30/15 - 12:56 PM]
ABC Family Is 2015's Most Socially Engaged Network and Cable TV's #1 Network in Prime for 2nd-Straight Year in Women 18-34
ABC Family spins the numbers for the year to date.

[12/30/15 - 10:33 AM]
Hallmark Channel Celebrates a Successful New Year with the Premiere of "When Calls the Heart: New Year's Wish"
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, December 26.

[12/30/15 - 10:33 AM]
The CW Gives Viewers an Exclusive Look Across DC Comics with Two All-New Specials
"DC's Legends of Tomorrow: Their Time Is Now" and "DC Films Presents: Dawn of the Justice League" are both on tap for Tuesday, January 19.

[12/30/15 - 09:39 AM]
Television Premiere for "Sunshine Superman" Set for CNN
The CNN Films broadcast will be presented with limited commercial interruption by Volkswagen.

[12/30/15 - 09:01 AM]
"Kennedy Center Honors" Score Tuesday Win for CBS
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, December 29.

[12/30/15 - 08:52 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Kennedy Center Honors" Help Power CBS Victory
The Eye takes home top honors among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/30/15 - 08:46 AM]
Encore of "Chicago Med" Ranks #2 in Its Time Period Among the Big 4 in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, December 29.

[12/29/15 - 05:55 PM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, "Scorpion" Lead Repeat Race
The Eye wins the night among total viewers as well as adults 18-49.

[12/29/15 - 05:48 PM]
"Superstore" Ranks #2 in Its Time Period Among the Big 4 Networks in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, December 28.

[12/29/15 - 01:24 PM]
2015 "Thursday Night Football" Package on CBS and NFL Network Is Most-Watched and Highest-Rated "TNF" Season Ever
CBS spins the numbers for its coverage to date this season.

[12/29/15 - 09:33 AM]
Showtime Sports(R) to Extend Exclusive Coverage of the Fighting Irish with Bowl Game Episode of "A Season with Notre Dame Football"
The season finale will feature the series' trademark - exclusive access - as The Fighting Irish prepare for and compete in one of the biggest College Football bowl games of the year, the BattleFrog Fiesta Bowl.

[12/29/15 - 08:54 AM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: ABC's "Nashville" Hits a New Series High in TV Playback in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of December 7-13.

[12/28/15 - 01:01 PM]
AMC's "Into the Badlands" Season One Averages 5.3 Million Total Viewers and 3.2 Million Adults 18-49 in Live+3 Viewing
AMC further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[12/28/15 - 11:00 AM]
Showtime(R) Samples the Highly-Anticipated Premieres of "Billions" and "Shameless" Early Across Multiple Platforms
Viewers will be able to sample the TV-14 rated versions of both premieres for free on YouTube, Facebook and SHO.com.

[12/28/15 - 10:45 AM]
Miss Colombia Universe, Ariadna Gutierrez, Joins "Pitbull's New Year's Revolution" as a Special Guest
Other scheduled guests include Taraji P. Henson, Jussie Smollett, Yazz, Timbaland, Christina Milian, Kal Penn, Jordin Sparks, Yandel, Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello.

[12/28/15 - 10:31 AM]
Video: "The X-Files: Re-Opened," An All-New Extended Look at the Upcoming Event
The 22-minute special features interviews with Chris Carter, David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson.

[12/28/15 - 09:03 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Charts with "Sunday Night Football"
The Peacock once again leads the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/28/15 - 09:02 AM]
Adventure Awaits in the New Year During ABC Family's January "Funday" Programming Event on Saturday, January 9 and Sunday, January 10
Tag along with Tarzan as he swings through trees, laugh with the Minions, explore the big blue world with Nemo, and cheer on Cinderella as she makes her way to the ball.

[12/28/15 - 08:17 AM]
NBC Currently Ranks as the Network #1 for Sunday Night Among ABC, CBS, NBC and FOX in Every Key Measure
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, December 27.

[12/28/15 - 08:11 AM]
Minnesota at Green Bay to Be NBC's "Sunday Night Football" Game This Sunday, January 3
The Week 17 game times are finalized with additional network assignments to be announced by the NFL this week.

[12/28/15 - 08:04 AM]
TV One Announces Premiere of LisaRaye McCoy Directorial Debut Film, "Skinned," On Saturday, January 9, 2016 at 8 P.M. ET
The 90-minute film addresses the global epidemic of skin lightening and touches upon the important issues of color, self-esteem and acceptance.

[12/27/15 - 09:04 PM]
Amazon Celebrates a Record-Setting Holiday for Prime, Amazon Original Series and Amazon Devices
Prime members made "The Man in the High Castle" the most watched TV season on Prime Video this holiday by 4.5x and doubled their total viewing hours of Prime Video titles, compared to 2014.

[12/27/15 - 08:41 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, "48 Hours" Win Repeat Race
The Eye leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/27/15 - 08:33 AM]
"SNL" Equals Its Highest Encore Rating in the Local People Meters Since May
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, December 26.

[12/26/15 - 09:03 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, "CMA Country Christmas" Win Demo Race
The Alphabet leads a night of nearly all repeat competition among adults 18-49.

[12/26/15 - 08:56 AM]
Christmas Eve Encore of "It's a Wonderful Life" Wins the Night Among the Big 4 Networks in Adults 18-49 and Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, December 24 and Friday, December 25.

[12/26/15 - 08:38 AM]
NBA Christmas Day: NBA Finals Rematch on ABC Up 22 Percent, Scores 6.7 Overnight Rating
ESPN spins the numbers for Friday, December 25.

[12/25/15 - 08:49 PM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "It's a Wonderful Life" Top Christmas Eve
The Peacock wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/24/15 - 11:11 AM]
HBO Kids "Sesame Street" Trailer & Key Art
On Saturday, January 16, "Sesame Street" will launch season 46 of the award-winning show on HBO with the boldest changes to the "Street" to date.

[12/24/15 - 09:38 AM]
Jimmy Fallon Scores His Highest 18-49 Rating for a Week Without a Major NFL Boost in 9 Months & Most-Watched in 10 Months
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of December 14-18.

[12/24/15 - 09:07 AM]
Homicide Detectives Relive the Cases That Haunt Them in Investigation Discovery's Raw and Gritty Series, "Real Detective"
Guest-starring Michael Madsen, Devon Sawa and Brendan Fehr, the eight-part series premieres on Thursday, January 7 at 10:00/9:00c.







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[01/18/18 - 08:18 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "9-1-1" Edge Demo Race
The network's new drama helps lead the night among adults 18-49.

[01/18/18 - 07:00 AM]
Season Three of E!'s Hit Series "Hollywood Medium with Tyler Henry" Returns Wednesday, February 28 at 9PM ET/PT
Chrissy Metz, Jim Parsons, Lucy Hale, Titus Burgess, Megan Fox and La Toya Jackson are among those featured in the new season.

[01/18/18 - 07:00 AM]
CBS Announces the NFL Players Competing on "MVP: Most Valuable Performer," A New Live One-Hour Special, Airing Thursday, Jan. 25
After a nationwide vote, Brandon Williams, Jonathan Stewart, Justin Tucker, Alex Collins, Cody and Jacob Hollister, and Kevin Zeitler have been named the finalists who will compete in the talent show to find the current NFL player with the best off-the-field talent.

[01/18/18 - 06:30 AM]
Brothers Osborne, Eric Church and Maren Morris to Perform at the "60th Annual Grammy Awards(R)" in a Tribute to Victims of Tragedies That Occurred at Live Music Events
"Live music events have always provided a safe space for fans to gather in a shared celebration of music. Sadly, that wasn't always the case this past year," said Neil Portnow, President/CEO of the Recording Academy.

[01/17/18 - 04:01 PM]
PBS and WGBH Announce the Launch of An All-New Series from "Nova" That Probes the Biggest, Most Provocative Questions in Science
"Nova Wonders," a six-episode, hour-long, primetime series, hosted by three engaging young scientists, is slated to launch on PBS in spring 2018.

[01/17/18 - 02:36 PM]
New Drama Series "Instinct" Will Now Debut Sunday, March 18 on the CBS Television Network
The project, starring Alan Cumming and Bojana Novakovic, will roll out one week later than previously announced.

[01/17/18 - 02:21 PM]
PBS Announces Liev Schreiber as Narrator of "Civilizations," A Nine-Part Global Series Exploring the Power of Art from Earliest Civilizations to the Present
The series tells the story of art from the dawn of human history to the present day - for the first time on a global scale.

[01/17/18 - 12:46 PM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Examines the Life and Death of an Iconic Civil Rights Activist in "The Lost Tapes: Malcolm X"
Said installment relives the pivotal years of this trailblazing activist using rarely seen footage and audio tapes, including never-before-seen footage of Nation of Islam rallies and recordings made at the Audubon Ballroom on the day of his assassination.

[01/17/18 - 11:36 AM]
Car Customization Entrepenuer, Ryan Friedlinghaus, Returns to Velocity for an All New Season of "Inside West Coast Customs"
"Everyone turns to Ryan for his craftsmanship and knowledge which stems from years of experience building outstanding cars," said Robert S. Scanlon, president of Velocity and TEN video content.

[01/17/18 - 11:16 AM]
Custom Car Builder Aaron Kaufman Returns to Discovery Channel in All-New Series "Shifting Gears with Aaron Kaufman"
"Fast N' Loud" star Aaron Kaufman is back, and this time, he's the boss.

[01/17/18 - 11:00 AM]
Lynn Barrie Joins Freeform as Senior Vice President, Original Programming and Development
Prior to joining Freeform, Barrie was the vice president of Comedy Development at ABC Entertainment Group.

[01/17/18 - 10:52 AM]
"Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" and "RightThisMinute" Renewed for 2018-19 on ABC Owned Television Stations by Disney-ABC Home Entertainment and Television Distribution
Hosted by Chris Harrison and currently in its 16th season in national syndication, "Millionaire" continues to be the only game show that offers a $1 million prize to each and every contestant.

[01/17/18 - 10:15 AM]
Rupert Friend Joins Cast of CBS All Access' "Strange Angel"
Friend will play Ernest Donovan, the enigmatic neighbor of Jack Parsons (portrayed by Jack Reynor) who becomes the young scientist's tour guide into the illicit underbelly of 1930s Los Angeles.

[01/17/18 - 10:03 AM]
"Marvel's Cloak & Dagger" Panel and Live Performances Announced for First Ever "Freeform Summit"
The "Freeform Summit," taking place Thursday at NeueHouse Hollywood, includes talent, executives, showrunners and directors across multiple series spotlighting the brand new 2018 programming lineup including.

[01/17/18 - 10:02 AM]
Showtime(R) to Premiere "Eddie Griffin: Undeniable"
Celebrating his 30-year anniversary in comedy, veteran comedian Eddie Griffin takes to the stage in the hilarious new special, premiering on Friday, February 9.