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[07/09/16 - 10:09 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: Olympic Trials Lift NBC to Top Demo Spot
The Peacock leads the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched network.

[07/08/16 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Friday, July 8
Updates include: Syfy pulls the plug on newcomer "Hunters"; W. Earl Brown, Michael Lindall tapped for WGN America's "Roadside Picnic"; and Dean Norris to recur on Netflix's "Girlboss."

[07/08/16 - 06:01 PM]
Saddle Up - "Longmire" Season 5 Is Coming September 23
Said run marks the second season exclusive to the streaming service.

[07/08/16 - 02:50 PM]
ABC News Special Coverage "America in Crisis: Ambush in Dallas" Airs Tonight
"World News Tonight," "20/20," "Nightline" and "This Week with George Stephanopoulos" will air special editions from Dallas, followed by a week-long series "America in Black and White," beginning Monday, July 11 on "Nightline."

[07/08/16 - 01:57 PM]
CBS News Will Present "48 Hours: Bringing A Nation Together," A One-Hour Special Focused on the Aftermath of the Deadly Police Shootings in Dallas, Saturday, July 9
Maurice DuBois will anchor the special from the CBS Broadcast Center in New York with extensive original reporting from CBS News correspondents on the ground in Dallas and around the country.

[07/08/16 - 11:03 AM]
ABC Takes on Comic-Con International 2016
Highlights include the much anticipated new series "Designated Survivor" and Freeform's spine-tingling "Dead of Summer."

[07/08/16 - 10:15 AM]
Hulu Invites Viewers to Come TV with Us During National "Hulu Summer Road Trip" Screenings
The "Hulu Summer Road Trip" kicks off in San Francisco on Saturday, July 9 with the quintessential car chase film Bullitt, starring Steve McQueen.

[07/08/16 - 09:32 AM]
FX Announces "FXhibition" an Innovative Activation & Art Installation for 2016 San Diego Comic-Con
FXhibition will transport guests to each FX series through a visually arresting, one-of-a-kind interactive art space featuring the riveting "American Horror Story" Fearless VR Experience.

[07/08/16 - 08:43 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, "Big Brother" Score Another Victory
The Eye takes home top honors in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/08/16 - 07:01 AM]
America's Favorite Plastic Surgeons Take on a Nation-Wide Pursuit to Heal Those Who Thought Help Was Out of Reach in E!'s New Series "Botched by Nature"
The new one-hour, eight episode series follows the doctors' nation-wide pursuit as they seek to transform the lives of patients willing to share their powerful stories with the world.

[07/07/16 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, July 7
Updates include: Colin Cunningham cast in Syfy's "Blood Drive"; Lance Gross, Jessica Camacho out of FOX's "Sleepy Hollow"; and Nazneen Contractor boards "Ransom" at CBS.

[07/07/16 - 02:03 PM]
New Cutting Edge Technologies Reveal Pompeii as It's Never Been Seen in Science Channel's "Lost World of Pompeii," Premiering Tuesday, July 12 at 9PM
This all new one-hour special goes behind-the-scenes of Pompeii with a collection of scientists as they use new science to try to finish piecing together the relics of Pompeii's past before time runs out.

[07/07/16 - 01:44 PM]
Harold Perrineau and Jenn Lyon to Join TNT's Nail Salon Dramedy Pilot "Claws"
Plus: Janine Sherman Barrois is set to executive produce, and Nicole Kassell will direct the pilot.

[07/07/16 - 01:15 PM]
Travel Channel's "Secret Eats with Adam Richman" Uncovers Surprising Foods in Unexpected Places
The series showcases Richman's contagious enthusiasm and passion for discovering underground eats and follows him as he searches the world for mysterious, intriguing culinary hideaways.

[07/07/16 - 12:31 PM]
Andrew O'Connell Named VP of Development and Production at Discovery
In this new role, O'Connell will work closely with the UK production community tasked with generating the next factual format hits for the US network.

[07/07/16 - 12:12 PM]
Grammy Award-Nominated Multi-Platinum Recording Artist Ariana Grande Joins "Hairspray Live!" Cast as Production Adds Another A-List Talent
She'll be playing the role of Penny Pingleton, Tracy Turnblad's incorrigible best friend.

[07/07/16 - 12:00 PM]
TBS's "Conan" @ Comic-Con International to Feature Casts of "Suicide Squad," "Game of Thrones," "Silicon Valley" and More
Look for Thomas Middleditch, Kumail Nanjiani, Zach Woods and Martin Starr from "Silicon Valley" to kick things off on Wednesday, July 20.

[07/07/16 - 11:13 AM]
USA Network Greenlights "Chrisley Knows Best" for Season 5 and Adds Six More Episodes to Season 4
14 all-new episodes of Season 4 - more family focused than ever before - will return to the network this fall, with Season 5 slated to premiere in 2017.

[07/07/16 - 11:11 AM]
Lifetime Starts Production on "Sea Change," Starring Emily Rudd, Skyler Maxon, Keenan Tracey and Maria Dizzia
The mystical drama follows Miranda Merchant, a teen girl on a journey to reunite with her estranged mother who lives on a seemingly idyllic island off the coast of New England.

[07/07/16 - 11:05 AM]
"My Last Days," An Inspirational Three-Night Special Event Docu-Series Hosted by Justin Baldoni, Premieres August 17 on The CW
The project features the compelling stories of six real-life superheroes, who remind us that having a limited amount of time doesn't mean we can't make a positive impact on the world.

[07/07/16 - 11:02 AM]
"Maya & Marty" Celebrates Season Finale on Tuesday, July 12 with Special Guests Sean Hayes, Steve Martin, Kelly Ripa and Emma Stone
Ripa will be interviewed for this week's edition of "Jiminy Glick's Celebrity Sensations."

[07/07/16 - 10:42 AM]
Presenters and Attendees Announced for The 2016 ESPYS Hosted by John Cena on July 13
Stephen Curry, Dwyane Wade, Skylar Diggins, Usher and Zendaya are among the presenters at this year's show.

[07/07/16 - 10:38 AM]
Critically Acclaimed "Please Like Me" Returns for Its Fourth Season
Production of the new season begins this week in Melbourne, Australia.

[07/07/16 - 10:36 AM]
AT&T Audience Network(R) Announces 3rd Season of "Kingdom"
This follows a successful 2nd season of the critically acclaimed drama series.

[07/07/16 - 10:29 AM]
Spy the Cast of FX's "Archer" for a Live Performance on the High Seas in San Diego July 21
The on-stage event will showcase the cast and crew with a live performance of an episode and fan interactions.

[07/07/16 - 10:15 AM]
truTV and Hulu Announce SVOD Deal for "Billy on the Street"
This deal marks the first truTV series that has been licensed to the platform and builds on an existing partnership between Hulu and Turner that launched in 2015.

[07/07/16 - 10:03 AM]
Spike Greenlights New Series "That Awkward Game Show"
In the one-hour game show, parents and their adult children compete to win a large cash prize while learning some of the most ridiculously shocking truths about their next of kin.

[07/07/16 - 10:02 AM]
AMC Is "Geeking Out" at Comic-Con(R) International with a Special Episode of the New Late-Night Talk Show Hosted by Kevin Smith and Greg Grunberg
The 30-minute show takes a timely look at pop culture through a fanboy lens and features talk, celebrity interviews and out-of-the-studio segments.

[07/07/16 - 09:43 AM]
Tom Brokaw Joins NBC's Coverage of 2016 Rio Olympics
He will present features on the history of man along the famed Amazon River, which flows through northern Brazil, and the Gaucho cowboy lifestyle - a bit of the American West in the Brazilian Southeast.

[07/07/16 - 09:33 AM]
Four-Week Event "Steven Universe: Summer Adventures" Includes All-New Episodes Beginning Monday, July 18 on Cartoon Network
The stunt features brand new episodes of "Steven Universe" every weeknight through August 12, beginning with back-to-back new episodes Monday, July 18.

[07/07/16 - 09:12 AM]
FOX Sports Delivers 87th MLB All-Star Game Live from San Diego
Seven-time Emmy Award-winning play-by-play announcer Joe Buck, who calls his record 18th All-Star Game, is joined by Hall of Famer and eight-time All-Star, John Smoltz, making his All-Star Game broadcast debut.

[07/07/16 - 09:04 AM]
"Chopped Junior" Dishes Out New Episodes Through Summer as Junior Chefs Compete in the Kitchen
Each episode features four junior chefs as they showcase their skills in the Chopped Kitchen, making unforgettable meals from a basket of mystery ingredients over three rounds with a limited amount of time.

[07/07/16 - 09:00 AM]
First-Ever Interactive Appisode for Disney Junior's Hit Animated Series "The Lion Guard" Now Available for iPad and iPhone
In the interactive version of the episode, "Bunga the Wise," a good-intentioned Bunga gives bad advice to some animals and inadvertently triggers chaos across the Pride Lands.

[07/07/16 - 08:47 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Holds Onto Top Spots in Viewers, Demos
An "America's Got Talent" recap special proves to be enough for a Peacock victory.

[07/07/16 - 08:14 AM]
Travel Channel's "Dive Into Summer" Water-Themed Programming Delivers Strong Ratings
Travel Channel spins the numbers for Sunday, July 3.

[07/07/16 - 07:46 AM]
TV One Scores #1 June Primetime Performance Among Key Demos in Network History
TV One spins the numbers for the second quarter of 2016.

[07/07/16 - 07:38 AM]
Second Season of Nickelodeon's "Soccer Superstar" Premieres Friday, July 15, at 10 P.M. ET/PT in Nicktoons' NickSports TV Block
Hosted by gold medalist Heather Mitts, the second season of the series follows 12 elite female soccer players' journey to win the opportunity to meet and train with a National Women's Soccer League team.

[07/07/16 - 07:04 AM]
Greg McElroy Joins ABC/ESPN Saturday College Football Booth; Dave Pasch & Bob Wischusen Extend Deals with ESPN
ESPN play-by-play Dave Pasch has re-signed and will be joined in the booth by analyst Greg McElroy, and field analyst Tom Luginbill.

[07/07/16 - 07:00 AM]
BBC America's London East End Drama, "Ripper Street," Returns July 28
The new season sees Edmund Reid, Detective Inspector Bennet Drake and surgeon Captain Homer Jackson reunited to restore the peace of the blood-stained streets in London's East End.

[07/07/16 - 06:04 AM]
Amazon Announces Clarkson, Hammond & May's "The Grand Tour" Studio Recordings
The studio portion of the program will travel to various cities around the globe and be filmed in front of a live audience, all housed within a giant tent.

[07/07/16 - 06:03 AM]
Syfy and USA Network Head to San Diego Comic-Con with Critically-Acclaimed Fan Favorites and Highly-Anticipated New Original Series
Fans unable to attend Comic-Con in person can tune-in to "Syfy Presents Live from Comic-Con," hosted by Will Arnett.

[07/07/16 - 06:00 AM]
E! News Is the Pop Culture and Off-the-Field Home for the Rio Olympics with Unparalleled Entertainment News Across All Platforms
E! News' correspondents Will Marfuggi and Zuri Hall will immerse pop culture fans in all the excitement surrounding the festivities like never before.

[07/06/16 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, July 6
Updates include: ABC axes "Uncle Buck" following summer run; Andre Royo to play Sammy Davis, Jr. on Showtime's "Masters of Sex"; and Emmy Rossum to go behind the camera on "Shameless."

[07/06/16 - 03:30 PM]
Global Superstar Justin Timberlake to Accept Decade Award at "Teen Choice 2016," Airing Live Sunday, July 31, on FOX
2016 marks the 10-Year Anniversary of Justin Timberlake's critically acclaimed, multi-Platinum album, "FutureSex/LoveSounds," 2006's top-seller by a solo artist, which produced six chart-topping singles, including "SexyBack."

[07/06/16 - 03:26 PM]
Video: New Trailer Released for U.S. TV Premere of "Capital" on Pivot
Set in South London, the hour-long scripted drama takes place on the affluent Pepys Road and tells the intertwined stories of the residents as they each begin to receive postcards that say "We Want What You Have."

[07/06/16 - 03:00 PM]
"Doc McStuffins" Season Four Premiere Date Announcement
Anthony Anderson and Dawnn Lewis guest star in the season premiere, "Welcome to McStuffinsville."

[07/06/16 - 02:14 PM]
New Shows, New Stars Get Cooking at Food Network
The Smolletts are set to premiere on Food Network in August with new series "Smollett Eats," offering a first-hand look at this talented family as they braise, bake and grill their way through six episodes of food, family and fun.

[07/06/16 - 01:17 PM]
Nat Geo WILD Launches First Digital Series "wild_life With Bertie Gregory"
Join 22-year-old wildlife filmmaker Bertie Gregory as he journeys to the west coast of Vancouver Island in search of the elusive coastal wolves, a species that inhabits one of the last places on the planet where a wild forest meets a wild ocean.

[07/06/16 - 01:04 PM]
Destination America Secures Most Watched 2Q in Network History for W25-54
Destination America spins the numbers for the second quarter of 2016.

[07/06/16 - 12:23 PM]
TNT's "Animal Kingdom" and TBS's "Wrecked" and "Angie Tribeca" Score Renewals
Turner's powerhouse media brands TBS and TNT have renewed three original series currently airing on the networks.







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[10/15/18 - 08:23 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Charts with "Sunday Night Football"
The Peacock once again takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/15/18 - 07:48 AM]
Jack Bannon Set to Star in Title Role of "Pennyworth" for Epix and Warner Horizon Scripted Television, Based on the Characters from DC
The series follows Bruce Wayne's legendary butler, Alfred Pennyworth, a former British SAS soldier in his 20s, who forms a security company and goes to work with a young billionaire Thomas Wayne, who's not yet Bruce's father, in 1960s London.

[10/15/18 - 05:08 AM]
BBC One and Netflix Team Up to Co-Produce Dracula from Sherlock Producers Hartswood Films
The three-part mini-series is written and created by Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss and inspired by Bram Stoker's classic novel.

[10/14/18 - 04:30 PM]
The CW Network Launches #CWOpenToAll, Proclaiming the Network's Commitment to Representation and Inclusion
"We think this campaign really captures the spirit and mission of The CW and why our fans come to us," said Mark Pedowitz.

[10/14/18 - 04:04 PM]
"Breeders" Ordered to Series at FX - New Comedy Starring Martin Freeman and Daisy Haggard Takes a Modern Day Look at Parenthood
The 10-episode first season will premiere on FX in 2020.

[10/14/18 - 08:28 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Cruises to Victory with College Football
The Alphabet takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/14/18 - 07:49 AM]
College Football Week 7: ABC's "Saturday Night Football" Up an Impressive 57% Year-Over-Year
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, October 13.

[10/13/18 - 08:28 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "Last Man Standing" Top Demo Race
The network take home the adults 18-49 crown while CBS is the most-watched network.

[10/12/18 - 11:12 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 12
Updates include: Netflix cancels "Marvel's Iron Fist" after two seasons; Danny Trejo to star in ABC's "Food & Familia"; and FOX extends "Lethal Weapon" by two episodes, with Damon Wayans.

[10/12/18 - 03:26 PM]
"The Good Place" & "Superstore" Debuts Set Series Records in Digital
NBC further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[10/12/18 - 12:32 PM]
"Momentum Generation," Chronicling the Extraordinary Experiences of a Band of Youthful Surfers Who Transformed the Sport, Debuts Tuesday, Dec. 11 on HBO
HBO Sports takes a deep dive into the fascinating, constantly evolving world of surfing, exploring how a group of dedicated teenagers changed the sport and its culture in the 1990s.

[10/12/18 - 11:44 AM]
Freeform's Newly Expanded "31 Nights of Halloween" Launches with Gains Over the Prior Year, as 'Hocus Pocus' Reaches 8.2 Million Viewers in Its First Week
Freeform further spins the numbers for the week of October 1-7.

[10/12/18 - 11:31 AM]
Sienna Miller, Seth MacFarlane, Simon McBurney and Annabelle Wallis Join the Cast of the New Showtime(R) Limited Series Based on "The Loudest Voice in the Room"
The series stars Academy Award(R) and Golden Globe winner Russell Crowe in the title role and Academy Award nominee Naomi Watts as Gretchen Carlson.

[10/12/18 - 10:28 AM]
The Games Begin in January as Dwayne Johnson, Simon Cowell and Ellen Degeneres Join NBC's Powerful Primetime Schedule
"The Titan Games," "America's Got Talent: The Champions" and "Ellen's Game of Games" will all kick off 2019 for the network.

[10/12/18 - 10:20 AM]
Tamara Taylor and J.C. Mackenzie to Lead the Cast of "October Faction"
Aurora Burghart, Gabriel Darku, Wendy Crewson, Megan Follows and Stephen McHattie will also star in the Netflix series.