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[04/09/16 - 01:38 PM]
ESPN Friday Masters Ratings, Audience, Rise for Second Straight Year
ESPN spins the numbers for Friday, April 8.

[04/09/16 - 09:06 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Shares Demo Crown with ABC
"Blue Bloods" leads the night in both categories for the Eye.

[04/09/16 - 08:33 AM]
"Grimm" Matches Its 18-49 High Since the Show's October Season Premiere and Hits a Season High in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, April 8.

[04/09/16 - 08:32 AM]
ABC Is #1 on Friday in Adults 18-49 with "Shark Tank" as the #1 Show and "20/20" Posting Gains
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, April 8.

[04/08/16 - 11:44 PM]
Development Update: Friday, April 8
Updates include: Paul Adelstein to take a "Chance" on Hulu; Hannah Marks bound for BBC America's "Dirk Gently"; and "Sleepy Hollow" loses another series regular.

[04/08/16 - 03:42 PM]
More Honorees and Tributes Added to TV Land Icon Awards
FX's hit series "The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story" will be honored with the Instant Icon Award, with Oscar(R) winner Cuba Gooding Jr. accepting on behalf of the series' stars, creators and producers.

[04/08/16 - 01:37 PM]
Skydance Television to Develop "Faster Than Light" Based on Best-Selling Augmented Reality Comic Book Series
It is published by Image Comics, Shadowline and received two Unity Vision Award nominations for best Augmented Reality.

[04/08/16 - 11:42 AM]
Showtime(R) Sets Return for Hit Drama Series "Ray Donovan" on Sunday, June 26th at 9 PM ET/PT
That same night, Showtime will premiere the new one-hour ensemble comedy series "Roadies" from creator, writer, director and executive producer Cameron Crowe at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/08/16 - 11:02 AM]
Video: MTV's "Scream" - First Look Promo and Premiere Date Change
Check out the first terrifying killer promo that will premiere on MTV this Sunday evening during the "2016 MTV Movie Awards."

[04/08/16 - 10:08 AM]
Grammy Award-Winning Recording Artist Ludacris and Music Superstar Ciara to Host the "2016 Billboard Music Awards" Live on ABC
It was also announced that this year's award show will move to the brand new T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

[04/08/16 - 10:02 AM]
AMC Taps Into Today's Fractured Political Environment to Promote Upcoming Third Season of "Turn: Washington's Spies"
Anchored by several creative components, the campaign takes on the current presidential election by adding a well known face to the mix of current candidates: George Washington.

[04/08/16 - 09:33 AM]
Showtime(R) Debuts a Special Recap Episode of "The Circus" This Sunday and Offers the Show for Sampling Across Multiple Platforms
This mid-season recap will relive the behind the scenes moments from all the intense, irreverent and inspiring real stories as the field has winnowed in the nomination battles so far.

[04/08/16 - 09:33 AM]
"The Walking Dead" Closes Its Sixth Season as the #1 Show on TV for the Fourth Year in a Row
AMC spins the numbers for Sunday, April 3 and the season to date.

[04/08/16 - 08:47 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "American Idol" Signs Off on Top for FOX
The network's juggernaut wraps its run as the demo champ of the night.

[04/08/16 - 08:43 AM]
Video: Trailer for Highly Anticipated 30 for 30 Documentary Event, "O.J.: Made in America," Debuts
It is perhaps the defining cultural tale of 20th-century America, one that centers around two of our country's greatest fixations: race and celebrity.

[04/08/16 - 08:03 AM]
Expert Carpenter Jeff Devlin Revives Historic Homes in DIY Network's "Stone House Revival"
The 13-episode series follows Jeff as he and his team of restoration experts work to transform dilapidated properties in Bucks County, Penn.

[04/08/16 - 06:43 AM]
Emmy Nominated "Transformers Rescue Bots" Returns to Discovery Family Channel with Back-to-Back Premiere Episodes Beginning Saturday, April 23
Additionally, the animated series will introduce new characters - the first-ever female Rescue Bot "Quickshadow" voiced by Alex Kingston and "Chickadee" voiced by Kristen Schaal.

[04/07/16 - 11:16 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 7
Updates include: Christopher Meloni to voice "Botcop" for FOX; Grant Bowler is "Still Star-Crossed" at ABC; and Melissa McCarthy bound for Netflix's "Gilmore Girls" revival.

[04/07/16 - 10:06 PM]
Winner Announced on Series Finale of "American Idol"
Former judges Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson also returned for the show's swan song.

[04/07/16 - 05:43 PM]
Video: Watch the First Promo for FOX's All-New Dating Series "Coupled," Premiering May 17 at 9/8c on FOX!
Said promo just premiered during the series finale of "American Idol."

[04/07/16 - 03:42 PM]
Esquire Network Greenlights Hit Series, "Car Matchmaker," For Third Season Premiering June 22, 2016
With 16 half-hour episodes, this season will feature consummate car guy Spike Feresten taking on an entirely new set of challenges.

[04/07/16 - 03:17 PM]
Bravo Media Offers a Gripping Three-Part Reunion with "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" Beginning Tuesday, April 19 at 9PM ET/PT
Plus: look for a "Secrets Revealed" special on Tuesday, May 10 at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/07/16 - 03:00 PM]
Sofia Carson and Daya Set to Perform at the 2016 Radio Disney Music Awards
The two-hour television special "Disney Channel Presents the 2016 Radio Disney Music Awards" originating from the event to be presented Sunday, May 1 on Disney Channel.

[04/07/16 - 02:06 PM]
Video: Showtime(R) Returns to the Darkness with "Penny Dreadful" in New Season Three Trailer
As previously announced, the new season rolls out Sunday, May 1 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/07/16 - 01:48 PM]
2016 Monday Night Football Preseason Schedule
Look for Indianapolis Colts vs. Green Bay Packers on August 7 and Dallas Cowboys vs. Los Angeles Rams on August 13.

[04/07/16 - 01:00 PM]
Freeform Continues to Grow Its Programming Slate with New Series, Pilots, Returning Series and More
The network will also make its first venture into the Marvel Cinematic Universe with new series "Marvel's Cloak and Dagger," a superhero love story.

[04/07/16 - 12:45 PM]
FOX Orders Second Seasons of New Dramas "Lucifer" and "Rosewood"
"We look forward to two stand-out sophomore seasons from both series," said David Madden.

[04/07/16 - 12:04 PM]
Emmy(R)-Winning HBO Comedy Series "Veep," Starring Emmy(R)-Winner Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Returns for Its Fifth Season April 24
Recurring guest stars on the new season include John Slattery, Sarah Sutherland and Hugh Laurie.

[04/07/16 - 12:01 PM]
New Remake of Cult Classic - "Mother, May I Sleep With Danger?" - Premieres June 18 on Lifetime!
The retelling stars James Franco and reunites Tori Spelling and Ivan Sergei from the original film.

[04/07/16 - 11:30 AM]
History's Hit Series "Top Gear" Returns for an All New Season Beginning Tuesday, April 26 at 9 PM ET/PT
Immediately following at 10 PM ET/PT is the brand new 16 episode half-hour series "Car Hunters," which follows individuals as they passionately search for their dream car.

[04/07/16 - 11:29 AM]
Emmy(R)- and Golden Globe-Winning HBO Series "Game of Thrones" Returns for Sixth Season April 24
New cast members for the sixth season include: Pilou Asbaek, Essie Davis, Souad Faress, James Faulkner, Richard E. Grant, Ian McShane, Joe Naufau, Freddie Stroma and Max von Sydow.

[04/07/16 - 10:30 AM]
2016 "American Country Countdown Awards" Adds Kelsea Ballerini, Cam, Dan + Shay, Sam Hunt, Martina McBride and Cole Swindell to Lineup of Performers
Said event airs Sunday, May 1 at 8:00/7:00c on FOX.

[04/07/16 - 10:03 AM]
Adam Carolla to Host Live Innovative Interactive Talk Show on Spike
"Adam Carolla and Friends Build Stuff Live" will feature the renowned television, radio and internet personality taking on building projects with celebrity friends in need of his carpentry expertise.

[04/07/16 - 08:54 AM]
Video: Newly Released - First Four Minutes of BBC America's "Orphan Black" Season Premiere
An exclusive first look at the opening scene of the premiere episode packs an exciting punch and an OMG moment that will set tongues wagging.

[04/07/16 - 08:40 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Charts with "Idol," "Empire"
The network more than doubles second place ABC among adults 18-49.

[04/07/16 - 07:30 AM]
"Time Traveling Bong" from "Broad City's" Ilana Glazer, Paul W. Downs and Lucia Aniello Debuts On Comedy Central on 4/20 at 10:30 P.M. ET/PT
As part of a special, three-night event, "Time Traveling Bong" will roll out over three consecutive nights, April 20, 21, 22 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT.

[04/07/16 - 07:00 AM]
TBS's "Conan" Heads Back to New York City for a Week Of Shows from the Famous Apollo Theater Oct. 31 - Nov. 3
In addition to this week of shows in New York, "Conan" will once again be doing a week of shows from Comic-Con(R) International in San Diego this July.

[04/06/16 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 6
Updates include: FYI pulls the plug on "Kocktails with Khloé"; Jamie Bamber among latest cast in ABC's "Model Woman"; and Warren Christie bound for "Eyewitness" at USA.

[04/06/16 - 02:20 PM]
NBC, Dick Wolf Develop "Law & Order" True Crime Anthology Series: The Menendez Brothers Murder Case Up First
The eight-episode anthology series currently in development will focus on Lyle and Erik Menendez, brothers who were convicted of murdering their parents and sentenced to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole in 1996.

[04/06/16 - 02:01 PM]
Esquire Network Greenlights Season Two of Hit Scripted Drama "Spotless"
The announcement follows Esquire delivering significant growth in first quarter 2016, including the network's most watched quarter in its history among A25-54 and total viewers, and second most watched quarter among A18-49.

[04/06/16 - 01:34 PM]
CMT to Pay Tribute to Country Legend Merle Haggard with "CMT Remembers Merle Haggard" Special Tonight at 8:30PM ET/PT
The special will feature never-before-seen footage and interviews, vintage performance clips and commentary from Haggard himself as well as some of country music's biggest stars.

[04/06/16 - 01:32 PM]
"Don't Miss a Moment" - NBC Sports Group to Present Every Stanley Cup Playoff Game for Fifth Consecutive Season
During April, May, and June, NBC Sports Group will televise as many as 105 playoff games and possibly more than 260 hours of programming.

[04/06/16 - 01:23 PM]
DIY Network's "Texas Flip N Move" Scores Series High Ratings
DIY Network spins the numbers for Friday, April 1.

[04/06/16 - 01:04 PM]
Popular Docu-Series "Livin' Lozada" Featuring Evelyn Lozada Premieres a New Season on OWN Saturday, May 7
The premiere season of "Livin' Lozada" brought younger viewers to the network and was the highest-rated freshman season ever for an OWN docu-series for women 18-49.

[04/06/16 - 12:36 PM]
Video: "Deadbeat" Key Art + Teaser
The show's complete third season drops on Wednesday, April 20.

[04/06/16 - 12:12 PM]
Trevor Donovan Cast as Eddy Arnold in CMT's Scripted Drama "Million Dollar Quartet"
The son of a sharecropper, Arnold's inimitable baritone voice brought country to the masses, and made him the most popular country artist of the 20th century with hits including "Make The World Go Away."

[04/06/16 - 10:46 AM]
"Flowers" - Seeso's First Scripted Original Series - to Premiere May 5
The six, half-hour episode series stars Olivia Colman and Julian Barratt.

[04/06/16 - 10:36 AM]
Emmy(R)-Winning Comedy Series "Silicon Valley" Returns for Its Ten-Episode Third Season April 24 on HBO
New guest stars this season include Stephen Tobolowsky as Jack Barker, Pied Piper's new CEO, and Annie Sertich as tech blogger C.J. Cantwell.

[04/06/16 - 10:33 AM]
Netflix Announces New Comedy Documentary, "Hannibal Takes Edinburgh," will Debut April 8
The film follows Hannibal Buress as the then up-and-coming comedian performed nightly to packed houses at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the largest art and comedy festival in the world.

[04/06/16 - 10:31 AM]
The Doctors Are Scrubbing Back in as E!'s Hit Series "Botched" Returns Tuesday, May 10 at 9 PM ET/PT
Dr. Terry Dubrow and Dr. Paul Nassif are picking up their scalpels and righting the wrongs of some of the most extreme botched plastic surgery cases yet on the new season.







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[12/12/18 - 12:29 PM]
TLC's Weight Transformation Lineup Returns in the New Year with Premieres of "My 600-lb Life" and "Family by the Ton"
Look for both series back-to-back starting Wednesday, January 2 at 8:00/7:00c.

[12/12/18 - 12:19 PM]
Oxygen to Debut Two-Hour Documentary "Dirty John, The Dirty Truth" on Monday, January 14 at 8 PM ET/PT
Bravo Media's scripted anthology "Dirty John" wraps its freshman run the previous night, Sunday, January 13.

[12/12/18 - 12:16 PM]
HGTV's Ben and Erin Napier Reimagine Old Properties for New Residents in Third Season of "Home Town"
"I think people don't always see the beauty and magic in historic properties," said Ben. "Erin and I want all of the houses in Laurel to shine."

[12/12/18 - 12:01 PM]
Spike Lee Teams Up with NYU Proteges for Time Travel Feature for Netflix
"See You Yesterday" centers on two Brooklyn teenage science prodigies, Claudette "C.J." Walker and Sebastian J. Thomas, who build make-shift time machines to save C.J.'s brother, Calvin, from being wrongfully killed by a police officer.

[12/12/18 - 12:01 PM]
Pedro Pascal Leads a Most Impressive Cast in "The Mandalorian," The First Ever Live-Action "Star Wars" Series, Coming to Disney+
He is officially joined by Gina Carano, Giancarlo Esposito, Emily Swallow, Carl Weathers, Omid Abtahi, Werner Herzog, and Nick Nolte.

[12/12/18 - 11:30 AM]
ABC Announces Premiere Dates for New Series "The Fix," "Grand Hotel," "Whiskey Cavalier" and Returning Shows "American Idol," "Match Game" and "For the People"
Plus: "A Million Little Things" moves to Thursdays at 9:00/8:00c starting January 17.

[12/12/18 - 11:16 AM]
Season Two of "Milo Murphy's Law," Starring Al Yankovic, Debuts with a "Phineas and Ferb" Hour-Long Crossover Special Saturday, Jan. 5, on Disney Channel and Disney XD
Both series hail from acclaimed animation producers Dan Povenmire and Jeff "Swampy" Marsh, who will reprise their "Phineas and Ferb" roles as Dr. Doofenshmirtz and Major Monogram.

[12/12/18 - 11:00 AM]
Starring Mahershala Ali and Created by Nic Pizzolatto, "True Detective" Returns for Third Season Jan. 13, Exclusively on HBO
The series returns for its eight-episode third season with two episodes debuting back-to-back.

[12/12/18 - 09:01 AM]
The Forces Behind "End of the F***ing World" & "Stranger Things" Unite for "I Am Not Okay with This"
The latest Netflix original series is based on Charles Forsman's graphic novel of the same name.

[12/12/18 - 08:45 AM]
"Everything's Gonna Be Okay," From Critically Acclaimed Writer and Comedian Josh Thomas, Picked Up to Series by Freeform
The half-hour comedy introduces Nicholas (Josh Thomas), a neurotic 25-year-old still living at home with his single dad and two teenage half-sisters, one of which has autism.

[12/12/18 - 08:38 AM]
Video: "Trigger Warning with Killer Mike" - Teaser - Netflix
"'Trigger Warning' is about examining cultural taboos and giving viewers the space to examine the 'what ifs' and 'why nots' that limit how some people move and operate in the world," said Michael Render, pka Killer Mike.

[12/12/18 - 08:33 AM]
Reelz Kicks Off Winter 2019 Slate with a Return to the 1970s with New Specials, New Series and Returning Series
New series include "I Lived with a Killer," "Famous Fortune Fights," and "Notorious."

[12/12/18 - 08:12 AM]
"Lip Sync Battle" Season 5 Premieres January 17 at 9pm ET/PT on Paramount Network
On tap this season are Queer Eye's Fab 5, Andy Roddick, Brooklyn Decker, Darren Criss, Big Bird, and Vanessa Morgan with special appearances by Mariah Carey, Serena Williams.

[12/12/18 - 08:10 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: Fall Finales Put CBS on Top in Viewers, Demos
"NCIS" is the night's most-watched program overall while NBC's "The Voice," ABC's "The Conners" top adults 18-49.

[12/12/18 - 08:03 AM]
Video: "7 Days Out" - Official Trailer - Netflix
A behind-the-scenes look at the most iconic cultural events in fashion, sports, food, gaming, and space.