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[09/17/16 - 09:18 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, NBC Share in Demo Honors
A special edition of "Big Brother" leads the night among adults 18-49.

[09/17/16 - 08:59 AM]
NBC Ties for the Friday Win Among the Big 4 with #1 Finishes at 10 p.m. for "Dateline" and 9 for a "Ninja" Encore
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, September 16.

[09/16/16 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Friday, September 16
Updates include: Cameron Crowe confirms end of Showtime's "Roadies"; Taylor Russell first to board Netflix's "Lost in Space"; and Ben Vereen to recur on FOX's "Making History."

[09/16/16 - 04:08 PM]
ABC Entertainment to Stream the Series Premiere of "Speechless" on Facebook
Beginning today, fans on Facebook can expect to see a special shout-out from the cast, welcoming them to this exclusive digital event.

[09/16/16 - 03:41 PM]
Mary Elizabeth Winstead Joins Cast of "Fargo"
Winstead will play "Nikki Swango," a crafty and alluring recent parolee with a passion for competitive bridge playing.

[09/16/16 - 02:33 PM]
Season Premiere of "Thursday Night Football" Draws an Audience of 15.7 Million Viewers Across All Platforms
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, September 15.

[09/16/16 - 12:51 PM]
"Son of Zorn" Delivers Highest-Rated Comedy Debut in Nearly a Year Among Adults 18-49
FOX further spins the numbers for Sunday, September 11.

[09/16/16 - 12:00 PM]
Disney Channel Celebrates "Monstober" with a Month of Halloween-Themed Episodes, Fan-Favorite Movies and the Premiere of the Disney Channel Original Movie "The Swap"
Other highlights include an encore performance of "Descendants" and the second season premiere of the animated shorts, "Descendants: Wicked World."

[09/16/16 - 11:52 AM]
Video: WE tv Releases Supertease for Newest Docu-Series, "My Life Is a Telenovela," Premiering on October 7 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
Set in sun-kissed Miami, the eight episode, one-hour series follows a group of beautiful, talented and hard-working Hispanic actresses and actors working in the hyper-competitive world of Telenovelas.

[09/16/16 - 11:08 AM]
A&E Greenlights New Docuseries "Little Funny" from Executive Producer Ellen DeGeneres
The docuseries will follow 11-year-old up-and-coming comedian Saffron Herndon as she sharpens her stand-up act.

[09/16/16 - 10:51 AM]
World Premiere of Lady Gaga's "Perfect Illusion" Music Video to Debut in "Scream Queens," Premiering Tuesday, September 20
Season Two graduates from the college campus and into a hospital with a haunted past, as a new and terrifyingly funny mystery begins.

[09/16/16 - 09:18 AM]
E!'s "Rob & Chyna" Scores Cable's Biggest Unscripted Launch of the Year with Young Adults and Women
E! further spins the numbers for Sunday, September 11.

[09/16/16 - 09:01 AM]
Hallmark Channel's "Chesapeake Shores" Is Most-Watched Series in Network's History Among W25-54
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of September 5-11.

[09/16/16 - 08:38 AM]
Alfonso Ribeiro Takes Viewers Behind-the-Scenes with Some of America's Favorite Snacks on New Season of "Unwrapped 2.0"
Over 13 episodes, Alfonso Ribeiro highlights everything from classic childhood treats to the latest candy crazes.

[09/16/16 - 08:36 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Charts with "Thursday Night Football"
The Eye's NFL franchise returns in front, but down 28% from a year ago among adults 18-49.

[09/16/16 - 07:23 AM]
CBS Launches an Innovative Social Activation for Its New Drama "Bull"
The network has partnered with Vigiglobe, a specialist in real-time social media analytics, for its "What Type of Juror Are You?" digital activation.

[09/16/16 - 06:02 AM]
Freeform's "25 Days of Christmas" Programming Event Returns on December 1
The network still has all of the same jolly movies that Christmas fans love, including "Elf," "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation," "The Santa Clause," "The Polar Express" and much more.

[09/15/16 - 11:44 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, September 15
Updates include: Amazon to pull the plug on "Hand of God"; Syfy orders trio of dramas to pilot; and Gina Torres bound for ABC's "The Catch."

[09/15/16 - 10:06 PM]
Amazon Prime Video to Launch the Highly Anticipated New Series "The Grand Tour" on Friday, November 18
New episodes will be released weekly on Amazon Prime Video, every Friday beginning November 18, exclusively for Prime members.

[09/15/16 - 03:39 PM]
Special Preview of "Falling Water" to Follow the Season Finale of "Mr. Robot" on Wednesday, September 21
The newcomer will then formally bow on Thursday, October 13 as previously announced.

[09/15/16 - 03:00 PM]
"The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let's Do the Time Warp Again" - Watch the First Five Minutes Tonight at 11:59 ET on Periscope & Twitter
Before watching the midnight exclusive, fans can live tweet with cast members at 8:30 PM ET/5:30 PM PT, using #RockyHorror.

[09/15/16 - 02:36 PM]
"The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail" Season 3 Premieres September 27 at Midnight
Eight new episodes were filmed in front of a live audience at the Nerdist Showroom in the back of Meltdown Comics, Los Angeles' premiere comic book store.

[09/15/16 - 01:11 PM]
BBC America's New Original Series "Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency" Debuts Saturday, October 22
Elijah Wood and Samuel Barnett topline the eight-part series.

[09/15/16 - 12:51 PM]
Animal Planet Gets Inside Your Head - and Body - When "Monsters Inside Me" Returns This October
Biologist Dr. Dan Riskin is back as host and provides scientific perspective on the terrors plaguing these unsuspecting victims.

[09/15/16 - 12:50 PM]
Acclaimed Actors Kristin Davis, Eric McCormack, Shirley MacLaine to Star in New, Original Hallmark Hall of Fame Film "Christmas Angel in Training" Premiering Exclusively on Hallmark Channel November 26
The movie is the first in the Hallmark Hall of Fame franchise to be produced by Hallmark Channel's Crown Media Productions, and marks the 255th film in the vaunted movie franchise.

[09/15/16 - 12:30 PM]
E! Delivers the Real Magic of the Red Carpet for the 2016 Emmy Awards with "Live from the Red Carpet" On-Air, Online and Across Social
Plus: look for "Fashion Police: The 2016 Emmy Awards" the following night at 8:00/7:00c.

[09/15/16 - 11:53 AM]
"The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" to Telecast Live at 11:00 p.m. ET Following the Presidential Debates on September 26 and October 19 and the Vice Presidential Debate on October 4
"The Daily Show" most recently went live on the final nights of both the 2016 Republican and Democratic National Conventions, simul-streaming the first acts of the live episodes via Facebook Live.

[09/15/16 - 10:05 AM]
FYI Orders Spin-Off Series "Married at First Sight: Second Chances"
The series will follow "Married at First Sight" season three viewer favorites, David Norton and Vanessa Nelson, as they get another shot at finding life-long love.

[09/15/16 - 09:55 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Partners with the National Museum of African American History and Culture for Historic Opening
Smithsonian Channel has partnered with the National Museum of African American History and Culture to produce 130 videos for the inaugural exhibits.

[09/15/16 - 09:37 AM]
Esquire Network Reveals the 16 Teams for "Team Ninja Warrior: College Madness" Series Premiering November 22
16 teams, pulled from some of the most historical and deep-seeded collegiate rivalries, will run the dual course which includes even more challenging obstacles this season and a whole new strategy of racing.

[09/15/16 - 09:33 AM]
Drama Takes Center Stage in TLC's "Little Miss Atlanta"
The four-episode series will follow "Toddlers & Tiaras" on Wednesday nights beginning October 5.

[09/15/16 - 09:25 AM]
"Underground" Confirmed as First Public Program at the Oprah Winfrey Theater at the Smithsonian's New National Museum of African American History and Culture
A panel discussion will follow the screening with "Underground" co-creator, writer and executive producer Misha Green and cast members Alano Miller, Amirah Vann, Jessica de Gouw and Aisha Hinds.

[09/15/16 - 09:16 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: Big Finish for NBC's "Got Talent"
The Peacock's summer mainstay signs off on top in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/15/16 - 08:55 AM]
The "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Channel Reaches 5 Billion Video Views on YouTube
ABC spins the digital numbers for the series to date.

[09/15/16 - 08:40 AM]
Actress Mary-Louise Parker Added to List of Celebrities Revealing "The Best Place To Be" on Travel Channel
The series invites viewers to discover the world through the eyes of Hollywood's hottest A-List celebrities as they take fans on an all-access trip to their favorite cities around the world.

[09/15/16 - 08:37 AM]
Nat Geo WILD: New Season of "Dr. Oakley, Yukon Vet" Premieres Sat., Oct. 1 at 9/8c
Follow her as she makes house calls across thousands of square miles in the Yukon Territory in northern Canada - where she's responding to some of the most unique and challenging cases of her career.

[09/15/16 - 08:27 AM]
Video: Netflix Debuts Trailer for "Easy," 8-Part Comedy Series from Joe Swanberg
"Easy" is an anthology series from creator Joe Swanberg that explores diverse Chicago characters as they fumble through the modern maze of love, sex, technology and culture.

[09/15/16 - 08:20 AM]
Nickelodeon's "The HALO Effect" Honors Maryland Teen Stephanie Quintero in "Chicos and Kids," Premiering Friday, Sept. 23, at 8:30 P.M. (ET/PT)
Airing monthly, "The HALO Effect" highlights teens who "help and lead others" (HALO) in their community and inspire others to do the same.

[09/15/16 - 08:06 AM]
Celebrate "Nick Cannon Presents Wild 'N Out's" 100th Episode with MTV Thursday, September 22 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
Comedy superstars Mike Epps, Kevin Hart, Katt Williams, DeRay Davis all got their start on "Wild 'N Out."

[09/15/16 - 08:00 AM]
Netflix Orders Spike Lee's "She's Gotta Have It" (The 1st Spike Lee Joint Feature Film) to Series
Lee is directing the entire series and serves as creator and executive producer along with his producer wife Tonya Lewis Lee, who will also executive produce.

[09/15/16 - 08:00 AM]
Bruce Springsteen to Make First Appearance on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" to Discuss His Forthcoming Autobiography, Friday, Sept. 23
Springsteen began work on his autobiography in 2009, following his performance with the E Street Band at that year's Super Bowl halftime show.

[09/15/16 - 07:31 AM]
HBO and Cinemax Coming Soon to PlayStation Vue; HBO NOW to Launch on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 Systems
HBO and Cinemax will be available for $15 each per month through PlayStation Vue.

[09/14/16 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, September 14
Updates include: Netflix to wrap "Bloodline" after three seasons; Chris Fedak brings "Deception" at ABC; and Matt Lopez lands "Dreamer" at NBC.

[09/14/16 - 02:05 PM]
CBS All Access Announces New Premiere Dates for "Star Trek: Discovery" and the All-New Edition of "The Good Wife"
"Star Trek: Discovery" will now launch in May 2017 while the new edition of "The Good Wife" will debut in February 2017.

[09/14/16 - 01:30 PM]
Freeform's 18th Annual "13 Nights of Halloween" Holiday Programming Event Airs October 19 - 31
It will feature the network television premiere of "R.L. Stine's Monsterville: Cabinet of Souls" and the Freeform premiere of "Spooky Buddies."

[09/14/16 - 01:13 PM]
A&E Network to Premiere New Original Docu-Series "The Killing Season" Saturday, November 5th at 9PM
"'The Killing Season' takes viewers on a chilling ride through the unknown and is a perfect example of impactful storytelling that drives the cultural conversation," says Elaine Frontain Bryant.

[09/14/16 - 01:12 PM]
Mary J. Blige, Jamie Foxx, Dave Grohl and Usher Announced as Performers at ABC's Presentation of "Taking the Stage - Changing America"
The production will be filmed on September 23 and will air on ABC stations nationwide in the 2016-2017 season.

[09/14/16 - 01:01 PM]
USA Network Heads to New York Comic Con with Panels for the Series Companion Book, "Mr. Robot: Red Wheelbarrow" and New Drama "Falling Water"
Look for said panels on Friday, October 7 and Saturday, October 8, respectively.

[09/14/16 - 12:31 PM]
truTV Greenlights Andrea Savage Comedy Series "I'm Sorry"
The half-hour series follows seemingly confident, together comedy writer, wife and mom Andrea (played by Savage), who comically exposes her inner immaturity and neuroses through unexpected life situations.

[09/14/16 - 12:17 PM]
National Geographic Channel, Imagine Entertainment and RadicalMedia Redefine Television Storytelling with "Mars" - An Unprecedented Global Event Series
This epic six-part global event series tells the inspiring story from the vantage point of a fictitious crewed mission to Mars in 2033.







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[04/26/18 - 02:01 PM]
CBS Announces the First Season of "Undercover Boss: Celebrity Edition," Premiering Friday, May 11
Gabby Douglas, Idina Menzel, Bethany Mota and Deion Sanders are among those featured.

[04/26/18 - 01:45 PM]
Oxygen Media Presents Three-Night Special Event "The Case of: Caylee Anthony" Beginning Saturday, May 19 at 8PM ET/PT
From Emmy Award-winning executive producer Tom Forman, the three-part limited series delves into the tragic disappearance and death of toddler Caylee Anthony.

[04/26/18 - 10:03 AM]
Showtime(R) Orders Fourth Season of "Billions"
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[04/26/18 - 10:02 AM]
"Succession" Debuts June 3 on HBO
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[04/26/18 - 10:01 AM]
Thrusters on Full - "Star Trek: Discovery" Begins Production on Season 2
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[04/26/18 - 09:33 AM]
"Saturday Night Live's" Colin Jost and Michael Che to Host 70th Primetime Emmy(R) Awards
The telecast will be executive produced by "SNL" creator and executive producer Lorne Michaels.

[04/26/18 - 09:07 AM]
Video: Paramount Network's "Yellowstone" Official Trailer - Premieres Wednesday, June 20 at 9:00pm ET/PT
Kevin Costner as John Dutton, who controls the largest contiguous ranch in the United States, under constant attack by those it borders - land developers, an Indian reservation, and America's first National Park.

[04/26/18 - 09:02 AM]
Ocean Explorers Philippe and Ashlan Cousteau Plunge Into a New Season of "Caribbean Pirate Treasure"
Dive into exhilarating deep-sea adventures with underwater explorers Philippe Cousteau, grandson of legendary explorer Jacques Cousteau, and his journalist wife, Ashlan, as they investigate incredible stories of pirates' plunder and lost loot.

[04/26/18 - 09:01 AM]
A&E Network to Premiere Biography Special "Mary Kay Letourneau: Autobiography" on Tuesday, May 29
The raw two-hour documentary follows former teacher Mary Kay Letourneau as she recounts her tumultuous past in her most in-depth confessional to date.

[04/26/18 - 08:25 AM]
Comedy Central Launches The Creators Program and Taps Five Emerging Creators/Writers/Performers to Develop Daily Topical Digital Content
The inaugural creators are Ryan Beck, Chris Cotton, Hanna Dickinson, Jordan Mendoza and Natasha Vaynblat.

[04/26/18 - 08:15 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Dramas Hold Onto Demo Crown
"Empire," "Star" help lead the night among adults 18-49.

[04/26/18 - 08:08 AM]
"Star Wars Resistance," A High-Flying Anime-Inspired Series That Explores an Uncharted Timeframe Prior to the Events of "The Force Awakens," Ordered by Disney Channels
"Star Wars Resistance" will feature the beloved droid BB-8 alongside ace pilots, colorful new characters and appearances by fan favorites, including Poe Dameron and Captain Phasma, voiced by actors Oscar Isaac and Gwendoline Christie, respectively.

[04/26/18 - 08:03 AM]
CNBC's "Warren Buffett: Investor. Teacher. Icon." to Premiere Friday, May 4 at 10PM ET/PT
The program premieres the night before the Annual Shareholders Meeting of Berkshire Hathaway, the company that Buffett has led for more than 50 years and turned into a behemoth now worth almost half a trillion dollars.

[04/26/18 - 08:02 AM]
Netflix Orders Three New Projects from Comedy Powerhouse Gabriel "Fluffy" Iglesias
In the multi-cam comedy series, "Mr. Iglesias," Iglesias plays a good-natured public high school teacher who works at his alma mater.

[04/26/18 - 07:47 AM]
The Return of Cooking Channel's "Beach Bites with Katie Lee" Makes Waves with New Destinations
Each of the six half-hour long episodes are full of sun, sand and surf, as Katie beach hops in search of the finest fare served up on shores near and far.