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[12/29/16 - 10:27 AM]
Carrie Fisher's "Wishful Drinking": Encore Presentation This Sunday
Debuting in 2010, this feature-length adaptation of the Hollywood icon's hit autobiographical stage production tells the intoxicating tale of her life, combining her raucous one-woman stage performance, interviews with family and friends, and archival footage.

[12/29/16 - 08:35 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Wins Tight Demo Race with Comedy Repeats
A second run "Modern Family" leads the night among adults 18-49.

[12/29/16 - 07:13 AM]
Lions-Cowboys Is ESPN's Highest-Rated and Most-Viewed "Monday Night Football" Game Since 2014
ESPN further spins the numbers for Monday, December 26.

[12/28/16 - 01:12 PM]
Disney Channel Is TV's #1 Total Day Network for the 6th Consecutive Year in Kids 6-11/Kids 6-14
Disney Channel further spins the numbers for the year to date.

[12/28/16 - 12:52 PM]
Hallmark Channel Wraps up Christmas with Highest-Rated Program of Day and Week
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of December 19-25.

[12/28/16 - 12:23 PM]
Nickelodeon Wins 2016 with Kids and Total Viewers - Outperforms Competition by Double Digits
Nickelodeon further spins the numbers for the year to date.

[12/28/16 - 12:09 PM]
Jimmy Kimmel to Host Post-"Bachelor" Primetime Special, "Jimmy Kimmel Live: Here for the Right Reasons," January 2, on ABC
The one-hour special will follow the show's season premiere that night at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/28/16 - 09:05 AM]
A&E Network Sets January 7 for the Television Premiere of the Award-Winning Original Documentary Feature Film "Life, Animated"
Produced by A&E IndieFilms and Motto Pictures, "Life, Animated" is the story of Owen Suskind, a young autistic man who as a boy was unable to speak until his family found a way to communicate through classic Disney movies.

[12/28/16 - 08:45 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Total Viewers, Adults 18-49
A repeat "NCIS" leads the night in both categories for the Eye.

[12/28/16 - 06:01 AM]
First Look: Robert Redford and Jane Fonda in Our Souls at Night
The film is based on the novel written by Kent Haruf and adapted for the screen by Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber.

[12/27/16 - 11:16 AM]
Food Network Starts the New Year on the Top Tier with Sweet New Special "Texas Cake House"
Look for back-to-back installments on Monday, January 9 beginning at 9:00/8:00c.

[12/27/16 - 11:13 AM]
Statement on Behalf of Robert A. Iger, Chairman and CEO, The Walt Disney Company, on Carrie Fisher's Passing
"Carrie Fisher was one-of-a-kind, a true character who shared her talent and her truth with us all with her trademark wit and irreverence," said Iger.

[12/27/16 - 10:43 AM]
ABC News "20/20" Reports on the Life and Legacy of Iconic Singer George Michael
"George Michael: His Life, His Music" airs tonight at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[12/27/16 - 09:59 AM]
FYI's "Kiss Bang Love" Will Be the Official Kiss Sponsor of New Year's Eve in Times Square
FYI will recreate a condensed version of "Kiss Bang Love," where participants will kiss potential matches while blindfolded.

[12/27/16 - 09:44 AM]
Hulu Expands Offering of Family Favorites and Blockbuster Movies in First Licensing Agreement for Theatrical Features with The Walt Disney Studios
Through the agreement, Hulu becomes the exclusive subscription video on demand home to a selection of Disney favorites including The Nightmare Before Christmas, Mulan, Pocahontas, Hercules, Sister Act and Air Bud.

[12/27/16 - 08:33 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Wins Repeat Showdown
Encores of "Happy New Year, Charlie Brown" and "Rudolph's Shiny New Year" top the evening among adults 18-49.

[12/26/16 - 08:13 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Sunday Night Football" Tops Christmas Day
NBC easily wins the evening in adults 18-49 and total viewers.

[12/26/16 - 07:24 AM]
NBA Finals Rematch on ABC Matches Highest-Rated Christmas Game in 12 Years in the Early Window
ESPN spins the numbers for Sunday, December 25.

[12/26/16 - 06:56 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, UFC Win Christmas Eve Race
The network wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/26/16 - 06:52 AM]
First-Look Images + Storyboard from the Netflix Original Film Okja Directed by Snowpiercer's Bong Joon Ho
Hand-selected by Bong, the storyboard depicts scenes from a climactic sequence illustrated by the image of Lily Collins as "Red" running through the streets of Manhattan.

[12/26/16 - 06:51 AM]
Broncos-Chiefs Football Dominates with 2nd-Best-Ever "SNF" Chiefs Ratings in the Kansas City Market
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, December 25.

[12/26/16 - 06:31 AM]
"It's a Wonderful Life" Tops Last Year's Christmas Eve Showing by 25%
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, December 24.

[12/25/16 - 11:21 AM]
Video: New BBCA's "Doctor Who" First Look Trailer Released
See what's in store for the Doctor (Peter Capaldi) and Bill (new companion played by Pearl Mackie) in 2017!

[12/24/16 - 04:12 PM]
Oh Mylants! Netflix Renews "Fuller House" for Season Three
The holidays are definitely "fuller" with family and the new year is about to shine a little brighter as "Fuller House" will return for a third season in 2017.

[12/24/16 - 12:38 PM]
Statement from A&E Network on "Escaping the KKK"
"We have now decided not to move forward with airing this project," the network said today.

[12/24/16 - 08:53 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos with Holiday Encores
A rebroadcast of "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" leads the night among adults 18-49.

[12/24/16 - 08:31 AM]
NBC Wins Friday in 18-49, Led by the #1 Show of the Night, "How the Grinch Stole Christmas"
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, December 23.

[12/23/16 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Week of December 19-23
Updates include: Starz cancels "Blunt Talk" after two seasons; Sony Pictures Television shelves "Cruel Intentions"; and Ann-Margret joins Audience's "Mr. Mercedes."

[12/23/16 - 12:32 PM]
A&E Update on KKK Documentary Series
In consultation with the Anti-Defamation League and Color of Change, the network is changing the name of the show to ensure that no one can mistake its intent and that the title alone does not serve to normalize the Klan.

[12/23/16 - 11:46 AM]
Freeform Launches Singing Contest That Offers Viewers a Chance to Be Featured During the Winter Premiere of "The Fosters"
For every entry received by the network, Disney and Freeform will donate a book to a child in foster care through First Book and the Magic of Storytelling campaign.

[12/23/16 - 11:32 AM]
NBC/NFL Network "Thursday Night Football" Finishes Season as Primetime's #2 Fall TV Show Behind NBC's "Sunday Night Football"
NBC further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[12/23/16 - 08:44 AM]
"Project Runway" Season 15 Crowns Winner
Said winner was selected by Heidi Klum, Nina Garcia, Zac Posen and this year's finale guest judge, Zendaya.

[12/23/16 - 08:24 AM]
ABC's "The Great American Baking Show" Grows Against "Thursday Night Football"
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, December 22.

[12/23/16 - 08:21 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Night with "Thursday Night Football"
The Peacock wins the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/23/16 - 06:45 AM]
History to Air Two-Hour Special "Transition of Power: The Presidency" on Sunday, January 8 at 9PM ET/PT
The cable channel provides an inside look at the presidential hand-over process from election to inauguration and beyond in an original two-hour special.

[12/23/16 - 06:43 AM]
Giants-Eagles Ties as the Season's #2 "Thursday Night Football" Telecast in Metered-Market Households
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, December 22.

[12/22/16 - 02:09 PM]
NBC's "This Is Us" Catch-Up Marathon to Air on USA Network Saturday, Jan. 7 with All 10 Episodes
The catch-up marathon kicks off at 1 p.m. ET/PT with the pilot episode airing simultaneously on NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment's USA, Bravo and E! networks.

[12/22/16 - 12:00 PM]
Bounce TV Acquires The Trumpet Awards
Set to celebrate its 25th Anniversary in 2017, The Trumpet Awards will world premiere on Bounce TV on Sunday, January 29 at 9:00/8:00c.

[12/22/16 - 10:03 AM]
Video: New Promo for The CW's "Riverdale"!
Check out this new promo for The CW's drama, premiering Thursday, January 26.

[12/22/16 - 09:16 AM]
New Food Network Culinary Competition Pits Pros Against Passionate Amateurs in "Bakers vs. Fakers"
Four competitors battle it out each episode for ultimate bragging rights and a cash prize, as Buddy Valastro hosts this new culinary competition series.

[12/22/16 - 08:41 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Rides "Undercover Boss" Return to Victory
The Eye takes home top honors among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/22/16 - 08:26 AM]
"Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas" Wins at 8 with Kid Viewers; In 18-49, Maintains 100% of Last Year's Earlier Telecast
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, December 21.

[12/22/16 - 08:11 AM]
"Game of Thrones": Marathon of All Six Seasons on HBO2 Next Week
On Monday, December 26, starting at noon (ET/PT), the channel will present all 10 episodes of the first season of the hit show back-to-back.

[12/22/16 - 07:40 AM]
Slither Into the Shadows with "Crazy Monster" - All-New Series Premiering Wednesday January 4th at 8 PM ET/PT on Smithsonian Channel(TM)
Episodes feature exotic bats, bugs, snakes, frogs and more - from the lethal and legendary Venus Fly Trap to the sinister Saltwater Croc.

[12/21/16 - 01:38 PM]
Acorn TV's Hit Period Mystery Series Returns - "Murdoch Mysteries," Season 10 (aka "The Artful Detective") Exclusive U.S. Premiere Begins Monday, January 2, 2017
Look for a new episode every Monday through April 24.

[12/21/16 - 01:08 PM]
Celebrate the New Year with a "Bond. James Bond" Marathon Only on Esquire Network
Ignite your adventurous side and kick off 2017 with Goldeneye, Tomorrow Never Dies, World is not Enough and Die Another Day.

[12/21/16 - 12:33 PM]
Season Four Premiere of "Being Mary Jane" Airs Tuesday, January 10 at 9PM ET on BET Networks
In season four, when Kara helps her land a gig as correspondent on Great Day USA, a national morning news show in New York City, Mary Jane Paul makes the move to achieve her lifetime career goal of becoming a national lead anchor.

[12/21/16 - 12:23 PM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Livens Up the New Year with New Music Series "Rock'N'Roll Inventions" Premiering Monday, January 16 at 8 PM ET/PT
From the birth of the electric guitar, the first synthesizers, and the gramophone, to multi-track recording studios, digital downloads and laser shows, "Rock'N'Roll Inventions" covers it all.

[12/21/16 - 12:01 PM]
In Advance of Its Special Premiere Watch "The Mick" on Christmas Day with On Demand, FOX Now, Hulu and YouTube!
As previously announced, the series will launch the following Sunday, January 1.

[12/21/16 - 11:42 AM]
Centric Announces "Queen Boss" - The First Business Competition Series for Black Women Entrepreneurs, Hosted by Tracey Edmonds
The new eight-episode series strives to find the best and brightest African-American female entrepreneurs and have them compete for the business opportunity of a lifetime.







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[10/19/17 - 01:30 PM]
All-Star Autism Benefit "Night of Too Many Stars: America Unites for Autism Programs," Hosted by Jon Stewart, to Be Presented Live on HBO Nov. 18
Louis C.K., Stephen Colbert, Abbi Jacobson, Jordan Klepper, Hasan Minhaj, John Mulaney, Olivia Munn, John Oliver and Adam Sandler are among the initial wave of performers.

[10/19/17 - 01:29 PM]
"Bring It!" and "The Rap Game" Return November 24
Lifetime's Friday mainstays will once again air back-to-back beginning at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/19/17 - 12:50 PM]
"2017 CMT Artists of the Year" Special Soars to New Ratings Highs and Ranks as Most Watched in Event History
CMT spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 18.

[10/19/17 - 12:06 PM]
AMC Launches New Virtual Reality App, AMC VR, with Brand-New "The Walking Dead" VR Content
Additionally, timed to "The Walking Dead's" 100th episode, AMC VR will debut an extended 360-degree bonus scene from the Season 8 premiere starring Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Seth Gilliam.

[10/19/17 - 12:03 PM]
American Heroes Channel and Time Inc.'s People(R) Present the 2017 Red Bandanna Hero Award to Combat Wounded Coalition Founder Lt. Jason Redman
A television special produced by Time Inc. Productions, "9/11 Hero: The Red Bandanna Legacy" will also highlight three Red Bandanna Heroes when it premieres on AHC on Saturday, October 28.

[10/19/17 - 11:59 AM]
Hallmark Channel Announces the Launch of "Countdown to Christmas" Fantasy Game
Viewers who play the game will have the opportunity to take their enthusiasm for their favorite Hallmark Channel holiday movies and play for the top prize of $20,000.

[10/19/17 - 11:01 AM]
Emmy(R) Award Nominees Robert and Michelle King to Executive Produce "Your Honor" for Showtime(R)
The project is a legal thriller that rips through all strata of Chicago society.

[10/19/17 - 10:56 AM]
Investigation Discovery (ID), America's #1 True Crime Network, Kicks Off Its Scripted Strand with World Premieres of "Dating Game Killer" and "Final Vision"
Guillermo Diaz and Carrie Preston star in the former while Scott Foley and Dave Annable lead the latter.

[10/19/17 - 10:34 AM]
WGN America Sets "Bellevue" Premiere Date for Tuesday January 23, 2018
The eight-episode, one-hour series stars Academy(R) and Golden Globe(R) winner Anna Paquin as Detective Annie Ryder, Shawn Doyle as Police Chief Peter Welland and Allen Leech as Eddie Roe.

[10/19/17 - 10:00 AM]
"Better Things" Renewed for Third Season - Peabody-Winning Comedy Series Returns to FX in 2018
"'Better Things' success is testament to the creative genius of Pamela Adlon as a writer, director and actor," said Eric Schrier.

[10/19/17 - 09:47 AM]
Discovery Channel's "Gold Rush" Finds Ratings Gold with Season 8 Premiere
Discovery further spins the numbers for Friday, October 13.

[10/19/17 - 08:30 AM]
Video: New Trailer - Netflix's "Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond"
The film is director Chris Smith's fascinating deep dive into actor Jim Carrey's time spent portraying famed and complicated comedian Andy Kaufman.

[10/19/17 - 08:13 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "Empire" Hold Off the Demo Competition
The network's flagship drama is down week-to-week among adults 18-49.

[10/19/17 - 08:06 AM]
HGTV Stars Chip and Joanna Gaines Return for Season Five of "Fixer Upper" on Tuesday, November 21, at 9 p.m. ET/PT
In May 2018, Joanna and Chip also will star in a new spin-off series, "Fixer Upper: Behind the Design."

[10/19/17 - 07:31 AM]
Video: Netflix Releases Second Trailer for "Marvel's The Punisher" and Reveals Launch Date
The Jon Bernthal-led drama will roll out Friday, November 17 on the streaming service.