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[02/22/16 - 11:48 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 22
Updates include: Peyton List, Mekhi Phifer cast in The CW's "Frequency"; Dan Byrd first to board ABC's "Model Woman"; and Vanessa Hudgens is bound for NBC's "Powerless."

[02/22/16 - 04:31 PM]
Art Imitates Life As Portrait of "President Francis Underwood" Is Unveiled at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery
The portrait is a joint project between British artist Jonathan Yeo and the museum, which houses the only complete collection of presidential portraits outside of the White House.

[02/22/16 - 04:26 PM]
"The Rap Game" Records Series Highs Across All Demos, Including 1.6 Million Viewers, In Season One Finale
Lifetime spins the numbers for Friday, February 19.

[02/22/16 - 03:25 PM]
Kimbo Slice - Dada 5000 Delivers 2.5 Million Viewers in Bellator 149 O-Feature on Spike TV
Spike TV spins the numbers for Friday, February 19.

[02/22/16 - 12:54 PM]
"Greatest Animal Commericals Countdown" to Air Wednesday, March 2 on The CW Network
Donna Lynne Champlin and Kevin Frazier co-host the one-hour special.

[02/22/16 - 12:26 PM]
"Gravity Falls" Series Finale Posts Record Ratings Highs for Disney XD
Disney XD further spins the numbers for Monday, February 15.

[02/22/16 - 12:18 PM]
Highest Ratings in 1 Year For Disney Junior's "Sofia The First" Guest Starring Olaf from Disney's "Frozen"
Disney Channel further spins the numbers for Monday, February 15.

[02/22/16 - 11:42 AM]
Season 3 of "Adam Devine's House Party" Premieres March 3 at 12:30 a.m. ET/PT on Comedy Central
The all-new 10-episode season was shot entirely on-location at Turtle Bay Resort in Oahu, Hawaii.

[02/22/16 - 11:40 AM]
HGTV's "Flip or Flop" Delivered Its Highest-Rated Prime Episode Ever
HGTV spins the numbers for Thursday, February 18.

[02/22/16 - 11:15 AM]
IFC Greenlights Two New Scripted Comedies
"Stan Against Evil" and "Brockmire" come from Dana Gould and Hank Azaria, respectively.

[02/22/16 - 10:39 AM]
Tony, Grammy and Emmy(R) Winner Audra McDonald Brings Her Acclaimed Performance in "Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill" to HBO; Special Debuts March 12
Filmed before a live audience at Cafe Brasil in New Orleans, the special features McDonald in her history-making, tour de force performance as the jazz icon.

[02/22/16 - 10:29 AM]
Kendrick Lamar & Kid Rock Set to Present at 31st Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
Lamar and Rock join previously announced presenters including The Black Keys, Rob Thomas and Lars Ulrich of Metallica.

[02/22/16 - 10:18 AM]
"Ebola: The Doctors' Story," Oscar(R) Nominee "Body Team 12" and "Orphans of Ebola," Three Short Documentaries Spotlighting the Ebola Outbreak in West Africa, Debut March 14 on HBO
The groundbreaking short films tell extraordinary stories of courage and perseverance amidst the crisis.

[02/22/16 - 10:07 AM]
Video: MTV Debuts "Teen Mom 2" Season 7 Trailer
The seventh season premieres on Monday, March 21 at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/22/16 - 10:00 AM]
Spike and Nickelodeon Developing "Lip Sync Battle Jr." with Casey Patterson Entertainment and Matador
Spike has ordered a "Lip Sync Battle Jr." special that will telecast later this year on both Spike and Nickelodeon.

[02/22/16 - 09:57 AM]
Injuries, Breakdowns and Chaotic Weather Plague the Fleet as the Multiple Emmy Award-Winning "Deadliest Catch" Kicks Off New Season
Season 12 kicks off Tuesday, March 29 at 9:00/8:00c on Discovery.

[02/22/16 - 09:01 AM]
Emily Tremaine Signs on to Star in Freeform's New Original Series "Guilt"
Tremaine will succeed Katrina Law as Natalie Atwood, a Boston prosecutor who heads to London after her sister Grace is accused of murder.

[02/22/16 - 08:48 AM]
AMC Roars Into 2016 with Five Original Premieres in Two Nights, "Walkers and Talkers and Saul, Oh My!"
AMC further spins the numbers for Sunday, February 14 and Monday, February 15.

[02/22/16 - 08:34 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos with "Disneyland 60"
The two-hour special leads the night among adults 18-49.

[02/22/16 - 08:33 AM]
ABC's Disneyland 60th Celebration Wins Sunday at a 3-Month High for the Net
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, February 21.

[02/22/16 - 08:27 AM]
"Must See TV: An All-Star Tribute to James Burrows" Wins the 10-11 P.M. Hour Among ABC, CBS & NBC in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, February 21.

[02/22/16 - 05:11 AM]
"Case Closed with AJ Benza" New Original Series Unravels Enduring Celebrity and Movie Mysteries
The newcomer premieres Saturday, April 16 at 10:00/9:00c on ReelzChannel.

[02/22/16 - 05:01 AM]
Jaunt Announces Production of Six-Part Series with Conde Nast Entertainment and Legendary Director, Doug Liman
Set in modern day Manhattan, the series will unravel the secrets of a prominent New York City family, the Ashlands, blessed with a supernatural gift passed down through generations.

[02/21/16 - 08:54 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Viewers, Splits Demos with ABC
"NBA on ABC" leads the night among adults 18-49.

[02/21/16 - 08:35 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Scores Its Top Demo Rating for an Encore Since Last May
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, February 20.

[02/20/16 - 07:34 PM]
No Bazinga! February 25th Is The Big Bang Theory Day! The City of Pasadena Makes It Official at the Show's 200th Episode Celebration
Celebrating the 200th episode landmark at an event on Saturday evening, Pasadena Councilmember Andy Wilson, on behalf of Mayor Terry Tornek, joined series stars and producers to issue the proclamation.

[02/20/16 - 09:02 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Leads the Night Among Adults 18-49
The Alphabet sees week-to-week and year-to-year growth from "Dr. Ken."

[02/20/16 - 08:48 AM]
"Grimm" Equals Its Highest Adult 18-49 Rating Since Nov. 6
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, February 19.

[02/20/16 - 08:41 AM]
ABC Wins Friday - "Shark Tank" Tops the Night - "Dr. Ken" Returns Up and Improves Its Slot
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, February 19.

[02/19/16 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 19
Updates include: Philip Winchester to lead NBC's "Chicago Law"; Golden Brooks cast in "Lethal Weapon" at FOX; and Olivia DeJonge signs on for "Will" at TNT.

[02/19/16 - 11:00 PM]
Jermaine Dupri Signs Winner from Lifetime's "The Rap Game" to So So Def Recordings
Lifetime has ordered a second season of the show from executive producers Queen Latifah and Jermaine Dupri and is the network's youngest-skewing series currently with a median age of 33.

[02/19/16 - 03:36 PM]
NBC Shifts "The Carmichael Show" Preview to Wednesday, March 9
Look for back-to-back episodes at 10:00/9:00c following a special two-hour edition of "The Voice."

[02/19/16 - 03:02 PM]
Video: Netflix Debuts Trailer for "Theo Von: No Offense" Stand-Up Comedy Special
The one-hour special will premiere Friday, February 26 and marks Von's first special for Netflix.

[02/19/16 - 01:26 PM]
Showtime(R) Releases New Poster Art and First Look at Season Five for Its Hit Comedy "House of Lies"
This season, "House of Lies" is Havana-bound, marking the first time an American scripted series has been filmed in the country since the U.S. and Cuba restored diplomatic relations last summer.

[02/19/16 - 12:41 PM]
"O.J. Simpson Trial: The Real Story" Premieres on Saturday, February 27 at 8/7c Only on Investigation Discovery
Revisit the case that has captivated the world for the past two decades in this special.

[02/19/16 - 11:43 AM]
New Season of "Salvage Dawgs" Premieres on DIY Network February 28
The 13-episode arc stars Robert Kulp and Mike Whiteside, co-owners of Black Dog Salvage, an architectural salvage business.

[02/19/16 - 11:35 AM]
Disney Channel's Premiere of "Frozen" and Series Preview of "Stuck in the Middle" are the Week's Top 2 TV Telecasts in Key Kids 2-11 and Kids 6-11
Disney Channel further spins the numbers for Sunday, February 14.

[02/19/16 - 11:13 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Once Again Outperforms CBS, ABC Timeslot Competition in All Key Measures During Week of Feb. 8-12
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of February 8-12.

[02/19/16 - 10:11 AM]
WGN America's "Underground" to Screen at the White House
The event is part of the White House Office of Public Engagement's Black History Month event, "These Hallowed Grounds," highlighting landmarks and monuments around the country significant to the African American community.

[02/19/16 - 09:16 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "American Idol" Pull Off Another Demo Victory
The network edges out CBS and ABC, the latter of which sees big declines from "Scandal" and "How to Get Away with Murder."

[02/19/16 - 08:49 AM]
Viceland's Programming Schedule - Launching February 29
Zach Goldbaum, Krishna Andavolu, Ellen Page, Ian Daniel, Thomas Morton, Action Bronson, Clare O'Kane and Lance Bangs are among the featured auspices.

[02/19/16 - 08:49 AM]
"Rough Draft with Reza Aslan" to Premiere on Ovation February 28 with Guest Norman Lear
Future guests include Jill Soloway, Tim Kring, Damon Lindelof and Mike White.

[02/19/16 - 08:29 AM]
"Shades of Blue" Retains 100% in 18-49 vs. Each of the Prior Two Weeks
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, February 18.

[02/19/16 - 08:24 AM]
Video: First Look at "Cameron Esposito: Marriage Material" - Stand-Up Special Debuts March 24 on Seeso
The exclusive special - which Cameron called her own bachelorette party - was filmed just two days before her wedding to Rhea Butcher in her hometown of Chicago.

[02/19/16 - 08:24 AM]
Blockbuster Megastars Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart Join Forces to Host the 25th Anniversary Edition of the "MTV Movie Awards"
For the first time ever, MTV will take the telecast entirely outdoors and onto the backlot to capture the essence of movie making magic against a dramatic nighttime backdrop.

[02/19/16 - 08:19 AM]
ABC's TGIT Delivers Thursday's Top 3 Dramas in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, February 18.

[02/19/16 - 08:19 AM]
All-New Celebrity Cast of ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" to Be Revealed Live, Tuesday, March 8, on "Good Morning America"
The competition begins with an all-new cast of celebrities who will brave the dance floor for the very first time.

[02/19/16 - 08:00 AM]
The 88th Oscars(R) Production Team Announced
Producers David Hill and Reginald Hudlin today announced 14 key members of the production team.

[02/19/16 - 07:32 AM]
"David Tutera's Celebrations" Is Back with New Parties, New Hires, Old Flings, And It Spells Drama!
New episodes return Friday, March 11 at 9:00/8:00c on WE tv.

[02/19/16 - 07:18 AM]
FOX Sports, Toyota Team to Fast Track Innovative Tech at Season-Opening Daytona 500
Toyota is sponsoring multiple FOX Sports/FOX Lab production initiatives, including complementary efforts in virtual reality and 360-degree video.







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[02/21/24 - 02:00 PM]
Actor and Comedian Jay Pharoah Bounces to FOX as Host of All-New Game Show "The Quiz with Balls," Premiering This Summer
Pitting brains against balls, while combining a high-stakes quiz show with a large-scale physical competition, each episode features two families competing for $100,000 in a "battle of the balls."

[02/21/24 - 12:06 PM]
CBS Premiere Week Audience Rises +32% from 2022/2023
CBS also placed the top 16 broadcast primetime programs last week, the first time any network has accomplished this since at least 1987, when Nielsen first introduced People-Meters.

[02/21/24 - 12:05 PM]
Bravo's "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" Three-Part Reunion Begins Wednesday, Feb. 28 at 8 P.M. ET/PT
Host Andy Cohen joins Garcelle Beauvais, Erika Jayne, Dorit Kemsley, Crystal Kung Minkoff, Kyle Richards, Sutton Stracke and newcomer Annemarie Wiley as they revisit an emotional season 13 that saw thrilling highs and unexpected lows.

[02/21/24 - 12:00 PM]
Video: "The Spiderwick Chronicles" - Official Teaser Trailer - The Roku Channel
Look closer... Magical creatures are real. Based on the best-selling novels, the original series premieres on April 19.

[02/21/24 - 11:05 AM]
Christopher Nolan's Global Cinematic Phenomenon "Oppenheimer" Has Record-Breaking Weekend Launch for Peacock
Over its launch weekend on the platform (February 16-19), "Oppenheimer" became the most-watched Pay 1 film premiere ever on Peacock.

[02/21/24 - 10:40 AM]
Oprah Winfrey to Host Intimate Conversation with Award-Winning Actor Angela Bassett in All-New "OWN Spotlight" Special
In this OWN Spotlight, Oprah meets with the legendary actress at The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures to discuss her recent, well-deserved honorary Academy Award.

[02/21/24 - 10:01 AM]
Meet the 12 Pint-Sized Chefs Competing on Season 9 of "MasterChef Junior"
Judges and mentors Gordon Ramsay, Daphne Oz and Aarón Sánchez return alongside new judge Tilly Ramsay.

[02/21/24 - 09:03 AM]
Date Announcement & Official Key Art: Hulu Original "Vanderpump Villa"
The first three episodes of Hulu's new docu-drama premiere on Monday, April 1.

[02/21/24 - 09:02 AM]
Video: "Kids Are Growing Up: A Story About A Kid Named Laroi" - Official Trailer - Prime Video
The documentary, about the Australian rapper-singer, will be available to stream on February 29.

[02/21/24 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "The Girls on the Bus" - Official Trailer - Max
Work. Life. Unbalanced. A new series from executive producers of "The Flight Attendant" premieres March 14.

[02/21/24 - 09:01 AM]
Netflix Orders Female-Driven, Dark Comedy Limited Series "Sirens" from Emmy Nominated "Maid" Writer/Showrunner Molly Smith Metzler and LuckyChap Entertainment
"Sirens" is an incisive, sexy, and darkly funny exploration of women, power, and class.

[02/21/24 - 09:00 AM]
Meet the 13 Teams That Will Compete in the 36th Race Around the World, on the Season Premiere of "The Amazing Race," Wednesday, March 13 on CBS!
Host Phil Keoghan kicks off the new season from Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, where the 13 new teams must participate in a traditional Mexican rodeo and lasso their way to the finish line without coming in last.

[02/21/24 - 08:19 AM]
Season Two of South Dakota-Based HGTV Series "Down Home Fab" Starring Chelsea and Cole DeBoer Premieres on HGTV Thursday, March 21
The eight hour-long episodes will follow the DeBoers as they take their Sioux Falls, South Dakota, home transformations to the next level with bigger builds and bolder designs.

[02/21/24 - 07:30 AM]
Presenters Announced for the 30th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards
The 30th anniversary of the SAG Awards will feature a star-studded lineup of presenters including two-time SAG Award Winner Idris Elba who will open the ceremony.

[02/21/24 - 07:19 AM]
ESPN and Athletes Unlimited Sign Multi-Year Rights Agreement
For the first time, the deal will include all four Athletes Unlimited sports - women's pro basketball, softball, lacrosse and volleyball.