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[03/20/17 - 04:01 PM]
OWN Drama Series Deliver Strong Ratings with Season Finale of "The Haves and the Have Nots" and Season Two Premiere of "Greenleaf"
OWN further spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 14 and Wednesday, March 15.

[03/20/17 - 03:29 PM]
Hulu Renews "Shut Eye" for Season Two
John Shiban will serve as Showrunner/Executive Producer for the second season.

[03/20/17 - 01:59 PM]
Travel Channel's Hit Series "Expedition Unknown" Scores Highest-Rated Episode Ever
Travel Channel further spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 15.

[03/20/17 - 01:33 PM]
A&E Network Greenlights New Nonfiction Series "The Lowe Files" from Executive Producer Rob Lowe
The nine episode series will follow Rob Lowe and his two sons, Matthew and John Owen, as they travel through the country to explore infamous unsolved mysteries, a curiosity that Rob has had since his early childhood days and has now been passed down to his boys.

[03/20/17 - 01:24 PM]
Peter Sarsgaard Joins Hulu's "The Looming Tower"
He's set as Martin Schmidt, a CIA analyst who invariably believes he's by far the smartest person in the room.

[03/20/17 - 12:50 PM]
2017 NCAA Tournament Is Most-Watched in 24 Years Across Television Through First Sunday, Plus Record-Setting Digital Consumption
CBS and Turner spin the numbers for their NCAA coverage to date.

[03/20/17 - 12:49 PM]
2017 People's Choice Award Winner for "Favorite Cable TV Comedy," Freeform's "Baby Daddy," Hits 9-Month Highs for Its Season 6 Premiere
Freeform further spins the numbers for Monday, March 13.

[03/20/17 - 12:37 PM]
Animal Planet's "The Vet Life" Returns with a Wild Variety of Animal Clientele Alongside Texas-Sized Family Fun
The second season premieres on Saturday, April 15 at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/20/17 - 12:11 PM]
All Is Fair in Love and Decor When Bravo Media's New Series "Cyrus vs. Cyrus: Design and Conquer" Premieres Thursday, May 25
This mother-daughter design duo embarks on a new adventure making over luxurious homes in need of a face lift, with special appearances by other members of the Cyrus clan including Billy Ray, Miley, Noah, Trace and Braison.

[03/20/17 - 11:30 AM]
CBS and Warner Bros. Television Announce New Two-Year Broadcast Agreement for "The Big Bang Theory"
With the new agreement, broadcast television's #1 scripted series in viewers, adults 18-49 and adults 25-54 has been renewed through the 2018-2019 season.

[03/20/17 - 11:28 AM]
Comedy Central Announces Talent Lineup for "Comedy Central Stand-Up Presents..." - Series Formerly Known as "The Half Hour" to Premiere Fall 2017 on Comedy Central
This season will feature performances from Adam Cayton-Holland, Anthony Devito, Jo Firestone, Solomon Georgio, Casey James Salengo, Sam Jay, Josh Johnson, Joel Kim Booster, Lashonda Lester, Chris Redd, Yamaneika Saunders, Julio Torres, Shane Torres, and Jenny Zigrino.

[03/20/17 - 11:00 AM]
ACM Award Nominee Kelsea Ballerini to Perform on the "52nd Academy of Country Music Awards" Live from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Sunday, April 2 on CBS
Previous ACM Award winner Kelsea Ballerini received two nominations this year including Female Vocalist of the Year and Video of the Year Presented by Xfinity for "Peter Pan."

[03/20/17 - 10:45 AM]
Season Two of E!'s Hit Series "Famously Single" Set to Premiere Sunday, July 9th at 10 PM ET/PT
Through the eight, hour-long episodes, viewers will watch some of Hollywood's most notorious daters be pushed to their limits as they embark on a journey to heal their past and move towards finally finding true love.

[03/20/17 - 10:16 AM]
"Mann & Wife" Season Three Premieres Tues. March 28 at 9:00 PM (ET) with Two All-New Episodes Back-to-Back on Bounce
All-new Mann & Wife episodes will continue to premiere Tuesday nights at 9:00 pm (ET) through the spring on Bounce.

[03/20/17 - 10:02 AM]
Penelope Cruz Cast as Donatella Versace in "Versace: American Crime Story"
Production of "Versace: American Crime Story" is scheduled to begin in April and air in 2018.

[03/20/17 - 10:00 AM]
Kevin James Brings All-New Original Stand-Up Comedy Special to Netflix in 2018
A comedian, producer, writer and Emmy-nominated actor, James is an established and well-respected staple in entertainment today.

[03/20/17 - 09:46 AM]
Video: "The Wizard of Lies" - Tease (HBO)
Starring Robert De Niro and Michelle Pfeiffer as Bernie and Ruth Madoff, the film examines Bernie Madoff's Ponzi scheme - his deception, lies and cover-up, all as the financier's wife and sons are catapulted into a harsh and unrelenting spotlight.

[03/20/17 - 09:41 AM]
Discovery Explores the Complex Collapse of the Historic New England Cod Fishery in "Sacred Cod"
The film - premiering Thursday, April 13 - chronicles the collapse of America's oldest fishery.

[03/20/17 - 09:15 AM]
Comedy Central Renews "Detroiters" for a Second Season to Premiere in 2018
"Sam and Tim's sweet, goofy friendship is so infectious, we've noticed people being nicer to each other," said Kent Alterman. "Perhaps we'll set season two in D.C."

[03/20/17 - 08:35 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NCAA Men's Basketball Gives CBS Another Boost
The Eye once again leads the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[03/20/17 - 08:15 AM]
BBC America Greenlights New Original Series "Top Gear America"
The series will be hosted by racing enthusiast and veteran film and television actor William Fichtner, world champion drag racer Antron Brown, and premier British automotive journalist Tom "Wookie" Ford.

[03/20/17 - 03:02 AM]
Catherine Bell and Victor Webster Begin Production on "Love Finds Its Way" A Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Original World Premiere July 9
"Catherine Bell is so beloved by our viewers who through her 'Good Witch' series and original movies has created a character who feels like everyone's own personal good luck charm," said Michelle Vicary.

[03/19/17 - 08:43 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, NCAA Hold Off ABC, NBA
The Eye wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[03/18/17 - 08:35 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Demos with NCAA Coverage
The Eye wins the night among adults 18-49 while ABC is the most-watched network.

[03/17/17 - 11:32 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 17
Updates include: Alyssa Milano to get "Insatiable" for The CW; Jacqueline Obradors cast in FX's "Mayans MC"; and Tracy Spiridakos to recur on NBC's "Chicago PD."

[03/17/17 - 02:48 PM]
NBC's Sunday Police Drama "Shades of Blue" Receives Greenlight for Third Season
Thus far in its second season, "Shades of Blue" is dominating the Sunday, 10:00/9:00c hour among the ABC, CBS and NBC dramas.

[03/17/17 - 01:05 PM]
The CW Extends "The Flash" Musical Crossver with Extra Minute
Melissa Benoist, David Harewood and Chris Wood are among the visitors from "Supergirl" in the March 21 episode.

[03/17/17 - 11:33 AM]
NBC Sets Summer Schedule of Reality, Comedy and Drama Including "World of Dance," "America's Got Talent" and Primetime "SNL: Weekend Update"
Also due back: "American Ninja Warrior" (June 12), "Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge" (June 12), "The Wall" (June 22), "Hollywood Game Night" (August 7) and more!

[03/17/17 - 09:47 AM]
A&E Network Presents the Original Documentary "L.A. Burning: The Riots 25 Years Later" from Executive Producer John Singleton
A&E Network presents an original two-hour documentary marking the 25th anniversary of the infamous L.A. riots that reexamines the intense and life-changing events through the eyes of those who lived it.

[03/17/17 - 09:15 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Dramas Hold Off NCAA Coverage on CBS
The Alphabet wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[03/17/17 - 09:00 AM]
FX's Getty Family Anthology Series "Trust" Set to Begin Production in June for January 2018 Premiere
The 10 episode first installment of "Trust" tells the story of John Paul Getty III, heir to the Getty oil fortune.

[03/17/17 - 08:22 AM]
Netflix Acquires Yance Ford's Strong Island
Strong Island chronicles the arc of a family across history, geography and tragedy - from the racial segregation of the Jim Crow South to the promise of New York City.

[03/17/17 - 06:03 AM]
Amazon Extends Deal with A24, Brings Moonlight, Winner of Three Academy Awards Including Best Picture to Amazon Prime Video
Moonlight starring Mahershala Ali is available on Amazon Video, and starting May 21, Prime members will be able to stream and download the Oscar winning film at no additional cost to their membership.

[03/17/17 - 06:02 AM]
Richard Dormer and Jodi Balfour Star in Innovative New BBC One and Cinemax Drama Series, "Rellik"
Dormer and Balfour are joined by a stellar cast including Rosalind Eleazar, Paterson Joseph, Paul Rhys, Michael Shaeffer and Lærke Winther among others.

[03/16/17 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 16
Updates include: Rachel Griffiths to find "Salvation" for NBC; Nia Long to lead ABC's spin-off from "The Goldbergs"; and Ryan Murphy brings "Pose" series to FX.

[03/16/17 - 07:43 PM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Wins Tight Demo Race
The Alphabet's "Modern Family" leads the night among adults 18-49.

[03/16/17 - 03:33 PM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "This Is Us" Wraps Season on Top
NBC takes home top honors among adults 18-49 last night.

[03/16/17 - 02:54 PM]
Tyra Banks Returns as Host of "America's Next Top Model"
Banks and Ken Mok will continue as executive producers.

[03/16/17 - 02:33 PM]
"The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" Names Gina Yashere as Newest Contributor
She was tapped by Trevor Noah to make her first appearance on the show tonight, Thursday, March 16 with an in-studio desk piece.

[03/16/17 - 02:03 PM]
Syfy Renews Critically-Acclaimed Series "The Expanse" for Season 3
The 13-episode third season will premiere on Syfy in 2018.

[03/16/17 - 12:00 PM]
Shemar Moore Returns to "Criminal Minds" to Guest Star on the Series' 12th Season Finale, Wednesday, May 10
Moore, an original cast member from 2005-2016 (251 episodes), will reprise his role as Derek Morgan.

[03/16/17 - 11:51 AM]
Animal Planet Announces the Final Season of Top Series "River Monsters"
The show's swan song kicks off on Sunday, April 23 at 9:00/8:00c.

[03/16/17 - 11:30 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelor" Goes Out on Top
ABC tops NBC on the night among adults 18-49.

[03/16/17 - 11:28 AM]
Showtime to Premiere "Burn Motherf*cker, Burn!" on Friday, April 21 at 9 PM ET/PT
The 90-minute documentary is an in-depth and provocative look at a watershed moment that influenced the political, social and cultural fabric of the city of Los Angeles and the country.

[03/16/17 - 11:18 AM]
Travel Channel Follows Cocktail Connoisseur Jack Maxwell Across the U.S. in New Series "Booze Traveler: Best Bars"
Premiering with back-to-back episodes on Monday, April 24, the series follows Maxwell on a cross-country pub crawl as he gets an all-access tour of the nation's best neighborhood bars for any and every occasion.

[03/16/17 - 11:00 AM]
Syfy Announces Season 3 Premiere for "12 Monkeys" and Renews the Time Travel Thriller for Fourth and Final Season
The network also announced that the series' entire 10-episode third season will premiere over three consecutive nights, from Friday, May 19 to Sunday, May 21 from 8-11PM ET/PT.

[03/16/17 - 10:35 AM]
Schedule Alert - Reelz April 2017 Premieres
"Nancy O'Dell Remembers," "Behind Closed Doors," "Exposed with Deborah Norville" and "National Enquirer Investigates" are all on tap next month.

[03/16/17 - 10:32 AM]
New Comedy Series "Downward Dog" Will Premiere in Sneak Peek, Wednesday, May 17, on ABC
The series, the first network comedy to have its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, will move to its regular time period, Tuesday nights at 8:00/7:00c, beginning May 23.

[03/16/17 - 10:21 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Goes Live-Live in All Time Zones for Final Four Telecasts of the Season
Jimmy Fallon (April 15), Chris Pine (May 6), Melissa McCarthy (May 13) and Dwayne Johnson (May 20) will close out the season as hosts.

[03/16/17 - 10:13 AM]
True Crime Network Investigation Discovery's Hit Series "Disappeared" Returns for an Eighth Season, Premiering with Milestone 100th Episode
ID's hit series is back, following the evidence trail of 13 new cases and featuring heartfelt interviews with law enforcement and loved ones, along with dramatic reenactments of the missing person's last known actions.







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[03/24/17 - 02:58 PM]
TV One Premieres "The Lost Souls Cafe" on Easter Sunday, April 16 at 6 pm ET
Loretta Devine, Christian Keyes, Kiki Haynes and Ernest L. Thomas star in the film adaptation of Donald Welch's popular inspirational stage play.

[03/24/17 - 01:20 PM]
"Into the Badlands" Is 2017's #1 Returning Cable Series
AMC further spins the numbers for Sunday, March 19.

[03/24/17 - 10:51 AM]
Univision Network Casts Marco de la O as Star of New Boundary-Breaking Original Series "El Chapo"
The new ripped-from-the-headlines drama explores the life story of one of the world's most notorious criminals over a span of three decades - from 1985, when he was a low level member of the Guadalajara Cartel, his rise to power and his ultimate downfall.

[03/24/17 - 10:38 AM]
John Leguizamo Joins the Cast of "Waco" - Premieres on Paramount Network in 2018
Leguizamo joins the cast as ATF agent Robert Rodriguez, who was was sent into Koresh's Mount Carmel to gather evidence and build a federal case against the Branch Davidians but forged a bond with the people inside.

[03/24/17 - 10:05 AM]
Discovery Channel Revs Up Motor Line-Up with New Series "House of Cars" (W/T)
The series, produced by Coolfire Studios, is an original unscripted series that proves building cars isn't just for the pros - it's for anyone who thinks they have what it takes to test their chops on a big build.

[03/24/17 - 10:00 AM]
Leah Remini and Kevin James Reunite on the Two-Part Season Finale of the #1 New Comedy "Kevin Can Wait"
In the two-part finale, Kevin agrees to come out of retirement briefly to reprise his undercover assignment in an ongoing police investigation where he and fellow cop Vanessa Cellucci (Remini) will, once again, pose as husband and wife.

[03/24/17 - 09:30 AM]
AMC to Air Special Edition of "Talking" After Show Following the "Better Call Saul" Season Three Premiere and Finale Episodes
Hosted by Chris Hardwick, the hour-long talk show will feature series cast, producers and celebrity fans discussing the Emmy(R) nominated series' third season.

[03/24/17 - 08:41 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Pulls in Front with NCAA Coverage
The Eye wins the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[03/24/17 - 08:02 AM]
"J. Cole: 4 Your Eyez Only, A Dreamville Film," The Grammy-Nominated Music Star's Second HBO Special, Debuts April 15
In the spirit of his previous outing, this exclusive presentation is a multi-narrative show that combines music performances with intimate interviews documented through Cole's lens.

[03/24/17 - 08:00 AM]
"Charlie Hustle" & "The Big Hurt" Reunite as MLB Analysts for FOX Sports' 2017 Season
"Charlie Hustle" and "The Big Hurt" add to an already impressive baseball cast for FOX Sports, which also includes World Series Champions Alex Rodriguez, and Nick Swisher.

[03/24/17 - 07:26 AM]
Giada De Laurentiis Returns to Her Family's Homeland and Showcases the Food and Culture of Florence in New Season of "Giada in Italy," Premiering Sunday, April 9th at 12PM ET/PT
The series shares Giada's passion for all things Italy - especially the food.

[03/24/17 - 02:52 AM]
Academy Award Winner Adrien Brody Joins "Peaky Blinders" for Series Four
Tom Hardy returns as Jewish gang leader Alfie Solomons, alongside series regulars Natasha O'Keefe and Packy Lee.

[03/23/17 - 07:32 PM]
"This Just In" Celebrates First Daytime Emmy Nomination
Since "This Just In's" 22 episode critically acclaimed first season on PopTV continues to be an overwhelming success, a second season is already planned.

[03/23/17 - 02:46 PM]
CBS Announces Mario Lopez as Host of "Candy Crush" Premiering Sunday, July 9 on CBS
In the new CBS series, the game that has become a worldwide phenomenon comes to life as teams of two people use their wits and physical agility to compete on enormous, interactive game boards featuring next generation technology.

[03/23/17 - 02:32 PM]
National Geographic Announces Ensemble Cast for Global Scripted Event Series "The Long Road Home," Based on Martha Raddatz's New York Times Best-Seller
Michael Kelly, Jason Ritter, E.J. Bonilla, Kate Bosworth, Sarah Wayne Callies, Noel Fisher and Jeremy Sisto star in the eight-part series.