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[11/13/16 - 08:53 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: College Football Tops Charts for ABC
The Alphabet easily wins the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/13/16 - 08:20 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Delivers Season Highs & Its Best 18-49 Overnights Since 2013
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, November 12.

[11/12/16 - 08:47 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Demos with Drama Trio
"Hawaii Five-0" leads the night among adults 18-49 while "Blue Bloods" is the evening's most-watched program.

[11/11/16 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Friday, November 11
Updates include: TV Land passes on "The First Wives Club" pilot; Comedy Central nixes "Not Safe with Nikki Glaser"; and Nick Lachey, Donnie Wahlberg team for "Encore" at CBS.

[11/11/16 - 01:07 PM]
Tonight's Season Finale of "Real Time with Bill Maher" to Be Livestreamed on YouTube
Plus: "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver" will make this Sunday's season finale available in its entirety on YouTube.

[11/11/16 - 01:01 PM]
"Every Brilliant Thing," The Innovative Off-Broadway Show Adapted for the Screen by Award-Winning Filmmakers Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato, Offers a List for Life
The documentary has its world premiere at Doc NYC, tomorrow, and roll out on HBO on Monday, December 26 at 8:00/7:00c.

[11/11/16 - 12:00 PM]
New and Returning Thanksgiving and Holiday Favorites to Air Throughout November and December on FOX
Highlights include the previously announced specials "Showtime at the Apollo" and "Taraji's White Hot Holidays."

[11/11/16 - 11:18 AM]
It's President Trump on the Hour-Long Series Finale of "The Circus" Sunday, November 13 on Showtime(R)
The team shows the moment-by-moment reactions on election night as the mood at Clinton's event turned from celebratory to funereal and the Trump event went from somber to jubilant.

[11/11/16 - 10:50 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Samples the Season Three Premiere of "The Affair" Early Across Multiple Platforms
Consumers who do not subscribe to Showtime can watch the TV-14 rated version of the season three premiere for free now on YouTube and Sho.com.

[11/11/16 - 09:16 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Charts in Viewers, Demos
Veteran "The Big Bang Theory" leads both categories for the Eye.

[11/11/16 - 09:16 AM]
Investigation Discovery Premieres All-New Original Series "The 1980's: The Deadliest Decade"
The six-part series launches this Monday, November 14 at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/11/16 - 08:33 AM]
American Miners Embark on a Dangerous Journey in All-New Discovery Series "Legend of Croc Gold" Premiering November 23 at 10PM ET
On the island of Bougainville, nestled just miles off of the coast of Papua New Guinea, sits one of the largest untapped gold reserves in the world.

[11/11/16 - 07:41 AM]
"Mariela Castro's March: Cuba's LGBT Revolution," An Unprecedented Look Inside the Cuban LGBT Fight for Equality, Debuts Nov. 28 on HBO
The leader of this uprising is Mariela Castro, charismatic daughter of President Raúl Castro and a member of Cuba's National Assembly, who uses her passion and pedigree to promote acceptance in the face of prejudice.

[11/11/16 - 07:39 AM]
"Patria O Muerte: Cuba, Fatherland or Death," A Raw, Unvarnished Look at Contemporary Cuba Through the Eyes of Its People, Debuts Nov. 28 on HBO
The film is a visceral look at the state of the country today through the eyes of its artists, activists, bloggers, writers, musicians and everyday people, who live amidst political unrest and economic inequality.

[11/11/16 - 06:31 AM]
Usher Supports Music and Arts Education with Hometown Concert on TNT in New "Neighborhood Sessions" Special Created by State Farm(R)
The special is slated to premiere on TNT Wednesday, November 23 at 10:00/9:00c.

[11/10/16 - 11:14 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, November 10
Updates include: Lizzy Weiss to bring "Blue Crush" to small screen at NBC; Zach Grenier, Jerry Adler to return for "The Good Fight"; and NBC rescinds series order for "Patient Zero."

[11/10/16 - 02:00 PM]
Syfy Announces Season 2 Premieres for "The Magicians" and "The Expanse"
Look for the new seasons on Wednesday, January 25 and Wednesday, February 8, respectively.

[11/10/16 - 01:09 PM]
History's (R) Two-Hour Documentary "ISIS: Rise of Terror" Explores the Terrorist Organization's Origins and Unique Ideology Sunday, November 13 at 9PM ET/PT
The special examines the fateful turning points during America's war in Iraq that helped the Islamic State climb to power, expand its reign of deadly terror around the world, and fight against the present operations to roll back its territory.

[11/10/16 - 11:53 AM]
Spike TV Announces New Documentary Series, "It Was Him: The Many Murders of Ed Edwards"
Spike's six-part documentary series was developed by Jimmy Fox of Objective Media Group, who will executive produce, along with the show-running team Jackson Nguyen and Todd Crites of Turn Left Productions.

[11/10/16 - 11:23 AM]
TV One Announces Atlanta Production of Original Film "Hit a Lick" Starring Lil Mama and Floyd Mayweather
The film tells the tragic story of Falicia Blakely, a teen mom who grows up in the fast-lane.

[11/10/16 - 10:54 AM]
Barbara Eden, Television's Most Iconic Genie, Gets Animated in Nickelodeon's Hit Preschool Series "Shimmer and Shine"
In "The Crystal Queen," premiering Friday, November 18, Eden plays Empress Caliana, a quirky genie empress and mentor to Samira, the genie princess.

[11/10/16 - 10:30 AM]
USA Network Announces Pilot Pickup for "Unsolved," Scripted Serial Based on the Murder Investigations of Tupac Shakur and Biggie Smalls
The drama is based on the experiences of former LAPD Detective Greg Kading, who is consulting on the pilot script and will also serve as co-executive producer.

[11/10/16 - 10:20 AM]
E!'s "Rob & Chyna Baby Special" Premieres Sunday, December 18 at 8PM ET/PT
The one-hour special will bring viewers into the delivery room for the momentous birth of their child.

[11/10/16 - 10:10 AM]
"Pete Holmes: Faces and Sounds," Starring the Red-Hot Comedy Star in His First HBO Stand-Up Special, Debuts Dec. 3
Pete Holmes also created and stars in "Crashing," the upcoming HBO comedy series from executive producer Judd Apatow.

[11/10/16 - 10:05 AM]
Stars to Gather in Silicon Valley to Celebrate Science at 5th Annual "Breakthrough Prize" Ceremony Sunday, December 4
An edited one-hour version of the ceremony will also air on FOX on Sunday, December 18 at 7:00/6:00c.

[11/10/16 - 10:00 AM]
Starz to Launch on DirecTV Now
The addition of the Starz channels and services to the forthcoming platform was part of a recently completed comprehensive multi-year agreement that extended Starz's longtime relationships with AT&T/DirecTV.

[11/10/16 - 09:20 AM]
BBC America Now Available on Playstation(TM)Vue
The pioneering cloud-based TV service offers live and on-demand TV content over the internet.

[11/10/16 - 09:04 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "Empire" Hold Onto Top Spots
The network leads the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/10/16 - 09:02 AM]
Bravo Media Premieres Season Three of Scripted Series "Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce" on Wednesday, January 11 at 10PM ET/PT
This season, the women deal with redefining themselves while experiencing significant changes in their personal and professional lives.

[11/10/16 - 09:01 AM]
Kristen Wiig Returns to Host "Saturday Night Live" on Nov. 19 with Musical Guest The xx
Dave Chappelle will host this Saturday's show with musical guest A Tribe Called Quest.

[11/10/16 - 08:45 AM]
WGN America Rings in the Holidays with a Slate of Distinctive Programming, Kicking Off Thanksgiving Day
Kicking off the holidays is WGN America's live coverage of McDonald's Thanksgiving Day Parade, which leads into an array of popular series and films.

[11/10/16 - 07:33 AM]
Documentary "Underfire: The Untold Story of Pfc. Tony Vaccaro" to Have Sneak Preview on Veterans Day, Tomorrow
The film will then formally premiere this Monday, November 14 on HBO.

[11/10/16 - 07:32 AM]
Hannah James and Tanya Reynolds Cast in the Roles of Sisters - Geneva and Isobel Dunsany in Starz & Sony Pictures Television's "Outlander" Book 3
"Book Three" will be based on the third of eight books in the Outlander series, entitled "Voyager."

[11/10/16 - 07:27 AM]
ESPN Films' 30 for 30 "This Was the XFL" to Premiere in February
The documentary tells the story in fascinating, candid, and often rollicking fashion featuring fellow television legends and close friends - Dick Ebersol and Vince McMahon.

[11/10/16 - 07:04 AM]
MTV Announces New Doc "Transformation" and Transgender Awareness Week Programming
The latest film from the "MTV Docs" division is part of MTV's Transgender Awareness Week programming, beginning Monday, November 14 through Sunday, November 20.

[11/10/16 - 07:01 AM]
Video: Netflix Releases Trailer and Key Art for "Captive"
The series, from two-time Oscar-winning producer Simon Chinn and acclaimed executive producer Doug Liman, examines the most challenging hostage situations of our times, from the highest-profile cases to those kept hidden from the public.

[11/09/16 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 9
Updates include: "DC's Legends of Tomorrow" gets four additional episodes; Rosie O'Donnell signs onto Showtime's "SMILF"; and Alison Wright bound for FX's "Feud."

[11/09/16 - 08:33 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Election Night Coverage
The Peacock easily wins the primetime race among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/08/16 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, November 8
Updates include: ABC eyes spin-off for "The Goldbergs"; Freeform axes "Dead of Summer" after one season; and ABC passes on additional episodes for newcomer "Conviction."

[11/08/16 - 12:44 PM]
The Mystery, Suspense and Surpise Continues on a New Season of "Cooks vs. Cons"
The series returns to Food Network on Wednesday, November 23 at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/08/16 - 12:03 PM]
Hallmark Channel Annual Juggernaut Holiday Event "Countdown to Christmas" Continues to Dominate Ratings
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of November 1-6.

[11/08/16 - 09:28 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "The Voice" Continue Demo Streak
The Peacock has won the evening among adults 18-49 for eight consecutive weeks.

[11/08/16 - 08:14 AM]
Grammy-Winning(R) Artist Patti LaBelle Shares Her Passion for Cooking in New Series "Patti LaBelle's Place"
In the new six-episode series, she opens the kitchen doors to viewers for an up-close and endlessly entertaining look at her cooking talents.

[11/08/16 - 08:01 AM]
Showtime(R) Announces Some of the Special Guests Planned for Stephen Colbert's Live Election Night Special, Airing Tonight at 11 PM ET / 8 PM PT
Tonight, Showtime will release a live stream of Colbert's uncensored monologue through Facebook Live on the Showtime Facebook page.

[11/08/16 - 06:05 AM]
America Has Chosen! Bravo Media Announces Winners of Election-Themed "The Real Housewives Awards"
This year the Awards featured an election-themed twist during a special "Watch What Happens Live" episode last night.

[11/07/16 - 11:25 PM]
Development Update: Monday, November 7
Updates include: CBS eyes prequel series for "The Big Bang Theory"; Robert De Niro, Julianne Moore to star in Amazon series; and Sarah Stiles bound for Epix's "Get Shorty."

[11/07/16 - 03:47 PM]
Queen Latifah and Snoop Dogg to Host "Pitbull's New Year's Revolution" Saturday, December 31, on FOX
Pitbull will start the year off right with epic surprises and this year's biggest names in music to ring in 2017 Miami-style.

[11/07/16 - 03:27 PM]
Hulu to Roll Out All Episodes of New Original Drama Series "Shut Eye" on Wednesday, December 7
Charlie Haverford (Jeffrey Donovan) is a scammer with a small chain of fortune-telling storefronts and contracts building tricks for a family that controls the business in the greater chunk of Los Angeles.

[11/07/16 - 03:18 PM]
Warner Bros. Animation Begins Production on "Young Justice" Season 3
Further details about the new season - including premiere date and network partner - will be announced at a later time.

[11/07/16 - 02:15 PM]
Taraji P. Henson Returns in Second Annual Music and Variety Special "Taraji's White Hot Holidays," Thursday, December 8, on FOX
The one-hour special will feature renditions of classic holiday songs by entertainment superstars, including Jussie Smollett, Taye Diggs, Pharrell Williams, Missy Elliott, Alicia Keys, Darryl McDaniels of Run-DMC, Snoop Dogg and TLC.







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[09/21/17 - 11:00 AM]
Two-Time Tony Award Winner Matthew Broderick Cast as the Narrator in FOX's Live Musical Event, "A Christmas Story Live!," Airing Sunday, December 17, on FOX
As the narrator, Broderick will play the grown-up Ralphie Parker, who looks back with love and humor on his favorite childhood Christmas.

[09/21/17 - 11:00 AM]
David Lim Upped to Series Regular on New CBS Drama Series "S.W.A.T."
Lim portrays Victor Tan, a relatively new S.W.A.T. officer who made his name in the Hollywood division before advancing to the heights of the LAPD and Metro S.W.A.T.

[09/21/17 - 09:07 AM]
Netflix Has Picked Up "BoJack Horseman" for a Fifth Season
Will Arnett voices BoJack, the failed legendary '90s sitcom star from the favorite family sitcom Horsin' Around, who has been trying to find his way through a muddle of self-loathing, whisky and failed relationships.

[09/21/17 - 08:20 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "America's Got Talent" Win Summer Finale Showdown
The Peacock holds off "Big Brother" on CBS and "MasterChef" on FOX.

[09/21/17 - 08:02 AM]
"Comic Book Men" Season 7 Premieres Sunday, October 22 at Midnight on AMC
Guests this season include Method Man, Robert Englund and more!

[09/21/17 - 08:01 AM]
"AMC Visionaries: Robert Kirkman's Secret History of Comics" Will Premiere as a Two-Night Television Event on Sunday, November 12th at 11:00PM ET/PT and Monday, November 13th at 10:00PM ET/PT
The six-part one-hour documentary series takes a deeper look into the stories, people and events that have transformed the world of comic books.

[09/21/17 - 08:00 AM]
"Michael Jackson's Halloween," A New One-Hour Animated Special, to Be Broadcast Friday, Oct. 27 on CBS
The special will feature the voices of actors Christine Baranski, Kiersey Clemons, Alan Cumming, George Eads, Brad Garrett, Lucy Liu, Jim Parsons and Lucas Till.

[09/21/17 - 07:22 AM]
CMT Partners with Louisiana Community and Technical Colleges and Louisiana Calling in Statewide Push Encouraging Residents to Pursue Higher Education
Louisiana native and rising country star Courtney Cole was on-hand for the announcement, where she committed to return to her home state for an eight-stop community college tour in 2018.

[09/21/17 - 07:02 AM]
An All-New "The Great American Baking Show" Debuts This December on ABC
Ayesha Curry and Anthony "Spice" Adams will host the new season.

[09/21/17 - 06:10 AM]
Video: "Def Comedy Jam 25" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Dave Chappelle, Martin Lawrence, Steve Harvey, Cedric the Entertainer, Adele Givens, Tracy Morgan, Sheryl Underwood, D.L. Hughley and many more celebrate one of comedy's greatest institutions.

[09/20/17 - 02:45 PM]
Comedy Central Launches Global Podcast Network Featuring Brand Extensions of Comedy Central's Hit Franchises and New Original Content
Comedy Central's late night hit "The Jim Jefferies Show" will debut "The Jim Jefferies Show Podcast" today, and it will be available for download and streaming worldwide across Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify, Stitcher, and other digital platforms.

[09/20/17 - 01:18 PM]
A&E Network to Premiere New Nonfiction Limited Series "The Eleven" on Thursday, October 19 at 9PM ET/PT
The six-part limited series follows investigators as they reexamine the murders of 11 teenage girls after discovering a confession letter from current inmate and convicted murderer Edward Harold Bell.

[09/20/17 - 12:31 PM]
NBC and Hulu Bring Will & Grace (and Jack & Karen) to Screens Everywhere with First-Ever Streaming Deal for Multi-Emmy Award Winning Series
The iconic series will be available on the NBC app, Hulu and on-demand through satellite, cable and telco pay TV providers, beginning Thursday, September 21, one week ahead of the return of "Will & Grace" on NBC.

[09/20/17 - 12:01 PM]
CBS Gives 13 Episode Series Production Commitment to New Drama from Emmy Award Winner Dick Wolf for the 2018-2019 Broadcast Season
The new series, "F.B.I." (working title), is a scripted drama about the inner workings of the New York office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

[09/20/17 - 11:55 AM]
American Heroes Channel Announces Premiere of "Unabomber: 20 Years of Terror" This Sunday, September 24 at 10/9c
For 18 years, Theodore John Kaczynski mailed and planted handmade explosive devices, traumatizing the American people, claiming the lives of three innocent victims and injuring nearly two dozen more.