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[06/05/16 - 10:01 PM]
Netflix Announces First Original Series from India in Partnership with Phantom Films Based on the Critically Acclaimed Novel "Sacred Games"
Shot on location in India, this Hindi-English series will be produced in partnership with Phantom Films, one of India's leading production houses, and be available to Netflix members globally upon completion.

[06/05/16 - 08:49 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Shares Demo Crown with FOX, NBC
CBS, FOX and NBC all split the night's top adults 18-49 honors.

[06/05/16 - 08:34 AM]
"SNL" Equals Its Top Metered-Market Rating for a Summer Encore Since 2013
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, June 4.

[06/04/16 - 09:29 AM]
BET Networks Honors "The Greatest of All Time" Muhammad Ali Across All Platforms
"Muhammad Ali: The People's Champ" will be showcased across its linear and digital properties on BET, Centric, BET UK, BET France and BET Africa.

[06/04/16 - 08:51 AM]
Spike TV Pays Tribute to Legendary Sports Icon Muhammad Ali with an Encore Telecast of the Original Documentary "Facing Ali" on Saturday, June 4 at 9pm ET/PT
With exclusive interviews and vintage footage from the champ's unmatched career, "Facing Ali" recreates his most unforgettable rivalries and recounts his triumphs, tragedies and unstoppable spirit.

[06/04/16 - 08:49 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Wins Demo Race with "Dateline"
The Peacock leads the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched network.

[06/04/16 - 08:28 AM]
"Dateline" & an Encore "Talent" Rank #1-2 for the Night on the Big 4
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, June 3.

[06/03/16 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Friday, June 3
Updates include: Hulu calls it quits on "Deadbeat"; Comedy Central's "Corporate" promoted to series; and Bonnie Somerville, Raza Jaffrey out in "Code Black" reboot.

[06/03/16 - 01:33 PM]
Idris Elba to Take on World's Toughest Racing Challenges for Discovery Channel
The new four-part series airs back-to-back Monday, July 4 on the cable channel.

[06/03/16 - 01:16 PM]
Pearlena Igbokwe Named President of Universal Television
Igbokwe came to NBC Entertainment in 2012 as Executive Vice President, Drama Development.

[06/03/16 - 12:37 PM]
Video: E! Entertainment Releases First Look at "EJNYC," New Series Following EJ Johnson as He Takes on New York City
The series launches Sunday, June 19 following the season finale of "#RichKids of Beverly Hills."

[06/03/16 - 11:11 AM]
TV Land Announces Second Season Order of Comedy Series "Lopez"
"Lopez" is currently in its first season on TV Land, airing Wednesdays at 10:00/9:00c and full episodes can be viewed on the TV Land App.

[06/03/16 - 11:01 AM]
A Concert Celebrating John Ridley and ABC's "American Crime" to Be Performed at the Kirk Douglas Theatre on June 6
The event begins with a special screening of the half-hour documentary "Inside American Crime."

[06/03/16 - 10:48 AM]
Starz and FremantleMedia's "American Gods" Adds Gillian Anderson
Anderson plays Media, the mouthpiece for the New Gods, functioning as their public face and sales representative, by taking the form of various iconic celebrities.

[06/03/16 - 10:47 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Wins Big with NBA Finals Opener
Game 1 dominates the competition in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/03/16 - 09:03 AM]
Adult Swim Launches Rickstaverse Expansion
Adult Swim presents "Interdimensional Cable Adventures," featuring new levels based on the popular recurring episodes from the show.

[06/03/16 - 09:02 AM]
Spike TV Honors the Iconic Film Casino at the 10th Annual "Guys Choice" Star-Studded Event
This year, "Guys Choice" will have a 'Rat-Pack' Las Vegas theme for its 10th Anniversary celebration.

[06/03/16 - 08:54 AM]
Highest-Rated NBA Finals Game 1 Ever on ABC: 13.1 Overnight Rating
ESPN spins the numbers for Thursday, June 2.

[06/02/16 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 2
Updates include: Bill Hader's "Barry" bound for series at HBO; FOX gives pilot presentation to animated comedy "That's My Bus"; and Brant Daugherty to return to "Pretty Little Liars."

[06/02/16 - 09:00 PM]
NBC's Competition Series "STRONG" Crowns First Winning Team
Said duo won the final "Tower" competition to take home the title of STRONG and the winning prize of $300,000.

[06/02/16 - 12:01 PM]
Crisscross the U.S. with Discovery Family Channel This Summer and Uncover the "Secrets of America's Favorite Places" Beginning Sunday, July 3
The eight-part series reveals fascinating facts that will forever change how you think and feel about America's favorite places.

[06/02/16 - 11:11 AM]
"UnREAL" Gets Third Season Pickup Ahead of Season Two Summer Premiere on June 6
The series has been recognized with numerous awards and nominations to date including a Peabody, an AFI honor as a Television Program of the Year, and a Critics' Choice Award for Constance Zimmer's performance.

[06/02/16 - 11:02 AM]
Video: Watch the "Another Period" Season 2 Trailer, Ya Peasants! Season 2 Premieres June 15 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
The Bellacourts return to Comedy Central and they're as immoral, self-centered and despicable as ever.

[06/02/16 - 10:41 AM]
Hallmark Channel Greenlights a Third Season of Its Hit Series "Good Witch"
Production on 12 episodes for season three is scheduled to commence August in Toronto for a 2017 premiere, including an all-new Halloween special to air October 2016.

[06/02/16 - 10:37 AM]
TV Land Gives Series Pick-Up to Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone's "Nobodies"
Plus: writer/director/actor Michael McDonald to serve as showrunner of the 12-episode series.

[06/02/16 - 09:31 AM]
The Heroes of "Everest Rescue" Risk Life and Limb to Save Adventurers' Lives at the Top of the World in New Series from Discovery Networks International and Discovery Channel/US
This series will provide some of the most exclusive, privileged and in-depth access ever to the fearless pilots and medical units who respond to an overwhelming amount of emergencies.

[06/02/16 - 09:30 AM]
The Whole World is About to Get a Bite of "Shark Week" as "Fintastic" Event Goes Global
For the first time ever, the stunt will launch on the same day on Discovery Channel and Discovery en EspaƱol in the U.S., as well as in Canada, the United Kingdom and Argentina on June 26.

[06/02/16 - 09:04 AM]
Ovation TV to Debut the Highly-Anticipated Anglo-French Drama Series "Versailles" October 1
The epic drama series follows the rise of King Louis XIV and the Chateau de Versailles as the center of power in 17th century France.

[06/02/16 - 09:03 AM]
"Lip Sync Battle" Will Live Long and Prosper with Zoe Saldana and Zachary Quinto
The one-hour special will lead-in to the 10th Annual "Guys Choice," Spike's unfiltered, unpredictable and can't-miss event featuring the biggest names in entertainment and sports.

[06/02/16 - 08:39 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Charts with Return of "American Ninja Warrior"
The Peacock easily wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/02/16 - 08:00 AM]
Nat Geo WILD's "Mind of a Giant" Reveals That Elephants Are Smarter Than Ever Known Before
Look for the special to premiere Sunday, June 19 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[06/02/16 - 07:26 AM]
SundanceTV and ABC TV Commission Second Season of the Genre Drama "Cleverman"
The first series of "Cleverman" has also been sold to channels including BBC Three in the UK and was selected to screen at the 2016 Berlinale film festival in Berlin and the 2016 Series Mania TV festival in Paris.

[06/02/16 - 07:02 AM]
MTV Sets Programming for 2016 Pride Month
Highlights include "MTV's Proudest Moments," a 30-minute special set to premiere during Pride Month on Saturday, June 4 at 12:00 p.m. ET/PT.

[06/02/16 - 07:02 AM]
CMT Reveals Superstar Pairings for the "2016 CMT Music Awards"
Multi-Platinum singer/songwriter Dierks Bentley joins forces with Elle King for the television debut of Bentley's new single "Different For Girls."

[06/02/16 - 06:32 AM]
Netflix Announces "Julie's Greenroom," A New Preschool Series from The Jim Henson Company Starring Julie Andrews
The series will be available exclusively to Netflix members globally in early 2017.

[06/02/16 - 06:01 AM]
Johannesburg Announced as the Location for the First Ever Studio Audience Recording for Clarkson, Hammond & May's New Amazon Original Series "The Grand Tour," Debuting on Prime Video
The pre-recorded studio section of the program will be filmed in front of a live audience, all housed within a giant tent.

[06/01/16 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, June 1
Updates include: Ellen Pompeo set for return to "Grey's Anatomy"; Carly Pope to recur on USA's "Suits"; and "The Americans," "Shameless" name new series regulars.

[06/01/16 - 02:23 PM]
"Jimmy Kimmel Live: Game Night" Special Edition Episodes Air in Primetime Every Night of the NBA Finals
Tune in for an all-new Mean Tweets: NBA Edition, featuring Klay Thompson, Blake Griffin, Steph Curry, Magic Johnson, and many more basketball greats!

[06/01/16 - 02:00 PM]
Ohio State vs. Oklahoma Leads Best College Football Schedule Ever for FOX Sports
FOX Sports' college football coverage begins Friday, Sept. 2, and wraps up with back-to-back conference championship games on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 2 and 3, with a full season's worth of exciting action in between.

[06/01/16 - 01:38 PM]
"Six Feet Under" - Marathon of Entire Series Starting Tomorrow, June 2, on HBO2
Said stunt is timed with the 15th anniversary of the show's debut.

[06/01/16 - 01:31 PM]
"America's Most Desperate Kitchens" Returns to HGTV July 13
During the series, John Colaneri and Anthony Carrino select homeowners from hundreds of hilariously desperate video submissions and travel to homes around the country to surprise families with stunning kitchen renovations.

[06/01/16 - 01:03 PM]
NBC News' Peacock Productions Signs Denise Brown, Sister of Nicole Brown Simpson, to Develop New True Crime Series
As part of the unscripted series, Brown and a team of experts will investigate all sides of the story in cases where justice has been called into question.

[06/01/16 - 01:01 PM]
NBC Sets Premiere for Comedy Event Series "Better Late Than Never" and Season Debut for Adventure Series "Running Wild with Bear Grylls"
The Peacock has set Tuesday, August 23 as the premiere for its new comedy event series "Better Late Than Never" and Monday, July 11 for the season debut of "Running Wild with Bear Grylls."

[06/01/16 - 12:06 PM]
Showtime(R) Announces Fall Premiere Dates for "Shameless," "Masters of Sex" and "The Affair"
They'll be back on Sunday, October 2; Sunday, September 11; and Sunday, November 20; respectively.

[06/01/16 - 12:01 PM]
Showtime(R) Gives Pilot Order to "White Famous" from Oscar(R) Winner Jamie Foxx and "Californication's" Tom Kapinos
The project will be written by Kapinos, based on an idea by Jamie Foxx, who will guest star in a recurring role.

[06/01/16 - 11:57 AM]
"Homeland" Season Six to Premiere in January 2017 on Showtime(R)
The series will return to the U.S. after spending the last two seasons shooting in South Africa and Berlin.

[06/01/16 - 11:37 AM]
FX to Air "The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story" Marathon on Saturday, June 11
Now viewers will be able to watch it again in its entirety with very limited commercial interruption.

[06/01/16 - 11:36 AM]
DIY Network Greenlights "Big Beach Builds" Starring Fifth-Generation Contractor Marnie Oursler
The 12 half-hour episodes feature Marnie as she builds on her family's construction heritage to transform outdated beach houses into beautifully charming homes.

[06/01/16 - 11:18 AM]
MTV2 to Debut Brand New Series "Nick Cannon Presents: Wild 'N on Tour" and "Guy Code vs. Girl Code" on Tuesday, June 28
Both series feature a host of fan favorites from the classic franchises of "Nick Cannon Presents: Wild 'N Out" and "Girl Code" and "Guy Code."

[06/01/16 - 11:01 AM]
Starz Renews Hit Series "Outlander" with "Book Three" and "Book Four" Commitment
"Book Three" will be based on the third of the eight books in the Outlander series, entitled Voyager, followed by "Book Four" based on the fourth book in the series, Drums of Autumn.







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[03/21/19 - 12:04 PM]
Nat Geo WILD Taps Emmy Award-Winning Mark Steines as Host of "Animal ER Live," A New Live Event Series from Big Fish Entertainment
"Animal ER Live" airs Saturday and Sunday nights at 9 p.m. ET/PT, for four weeks premiering Saturday, March 30.

[03/21/19 - 11:03 AM]
Casting Announcement - Hulu's "Looking for Alaska"
Denny Love, Jay Lee, Landry Bender, Sofia Vassilieva, Uriah Shelton, and Jordan Connor will join previously announced series regulars, Kristine Froseth and Charlie Plummer.

[03/21/19 - 11:01 AM]
HBO Films' "Deadwood" Debuts May 31
In this original movie based on David Milch's acclaimed, Emmy(R)-winning HBO series of the same name which debuted 15 years ago today, the indelible characters of the show are reunited after a decade to celebrate South Dakota's statehood.

[03/21/19 - 10:22 AM]
Emmy(R) Nominee Josh Charles Joins the Showtime(R) Limited Series "The Loudest Voice"
Charles will portray Casey Close, husband of former Fox News anchor Gretchen Carlson (Naomi Watts) and well-known sports agent, who tries to comfort his rattled wife and reassure her that her situation at Fox isn't as bad as she thinks.

[03/21/19 - 10:05 AM]
WE tv Reveals Epic New Cast of "Growing Up Hip Hop: Atlanta" Returning Summer 2019
Drea Kelly (R. Kelly's ex-wife), T-Boz, Waka Flocka and Tammy Rivera are joining the new season.

[03/21/19 - 10:02 AM]
SundanceTV and BBC One's "The Split" Begins Production on Second Season in London
Set in the fast-paced, messy world of London's high-end divorce circuit, "The Split" is an authentic, multi-layered, witty examination of modern marriage and the legacy of divorce.

[03/21/19 - 09:38 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Rolls Up Its Sleeves to Get "Inside Mighty Machines"
Hosted by ex-NASA jet engineer Chad Zdenek, the new six-part series scrapes away the grease and chisels through the rust to reveal the remarkable engineering principles that make great machines run.

[03/21/19 - 09:28 AM]
Video: EPIX's "Godfather of Harlem" - First Tease Released
Forest Whitaker, Vincent D'Onofrio, Giancarlo Esposito, Paul Sorvino, Nigel Thatch, and Ilfenesh Hadera star in the series, due this fall.

[03/21/19 - 09:04 AM]
ABC Announces April Season Finale Dates
"Splitting Up Together," "Fresh Off the Boat," "Speechless" and "The Rookie" will all wrap their current seasons next month.

[03/21/19 - 09:01 AM]
"The New Negroes with Baron Vaughn and Open Mike Eagle" - New Stand-Up and Music Series to Debut April 19 on Comedy Central
Each episode will include stand-up performances from three different comedians and will conclude with an original music video featuring Open Mike Eagle and a guest recording artist, with some guest-actor appearances.

[03/21/19 - 08:17 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Survivor" Tops Race in Viewers, Demos
CBS's two-episode telecast helps the network win the night in both categories.

[03/21/19 - 08:05 AM]
"Schitt's Creek" Renewed for Its Sixth and Final Season
The sixth season is currently in pre-production and begins shooting in a few weeks.

[03/21/19 - 07:31 AM]
"Yellowstone" Season Two Launches June 19 on Paramount Network
The first season averaged 5.1 million total viewers per episode, making it 2018's most-watched new cable series and ranking second across all cable TV series for the year.

[03/20/19 - 05:35 PM]
Video: FOX Entertainment Celebrates Its New Chapter with Exclusive Trailer
The 90-second spot will debut tonight on the network.

[03/20/19 - 01:39 PM]
Fugitive Robert Brumfield, Profiled on "In Pursuit with John Walsh," Has Been Taken Into Custody
Brumfield was profiled in the February 13 episode as part of its "15 Seconds of Shame" segment.