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[07/01/17 - 08:28 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos, CBS Leads Total Viewers
An encore of "America's Got Talent" helps win the night among adults 18-49.

[06/30/17 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Friday, June 30
Updates include: NBC cancels "The Carmichael Show" after three seasons; Daniel Dae Kim, Grace Park to exit "Hawaii Five-0"; and Mahershala Ali to talks to lead new season of HBO's "True Detective."

[06/30/17 - 11:30 AM]
Comedy Special "George Lopez: The Wall, Live from Washington D.C." Debuts Aug. 5
His fourth live solo stand-up special on HBO, the exclusive presentation will feature Lopez performing all-new material before an audience at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.

[06/30/17 - 10:01 AM]
Netflix Renews "Dear White People" for Season Two
Production on the 10-episode second season is slated to begin later this year.

[06/30/17 - 09:00 AM]
Showtime(R) Lights Up the Fourth of July with "I'm Dying Up Here"
Consumers who do not subscribe to Showtime can now watch episodes 1-5 for free on YouTube and SHO.com.

[06/30/17 - 08:17 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, "Big Brother" Win Tight Race in Viewers, Demos
The Eye edges second place NBC by one-tenth of a ratings point among adults 18-49.

[06/30/17 - 07:45 AM]
Netflix Comes to Comic-Con!
Films "Bright" and "Death Note" as well as TV entries "Marvel's The Defenders" and "Stranger Things 2" are on tap.

[06/30/17 - 07:23 AM]
Marvel Television Returns to San Diego Comic-Con in Full Force with New Series & Fan-Favorites!
Four worlds collide as "Marvel's The Defenders" smash into Hall H for first ever panel.

[06/29/17 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 29
Updates include: Paulo Costanzo signs onto ABC's "Designated Survivor"; Jack Davenport, Michael Rapaport to recur on Showtime's "White Famous"; and Gary Janetti to spearhead live-action "The Jetsons."

[06/29/17 - 06:15 PM]
"Rick and Morty" Announces Triumphant Return, Finally!
The highly-anticipated third season of the hit series will premiere Sunday, July 30 at 11:30/10:30c.

[06/29/17 - 02:57 PM]
Pop's New Scripted Comedy "Swedish Dicks" Now Premieres Wednesday, August 9
The "Nightcap" finale will now conclude on Wednesday, August 2.

[06/29/17 - 02:52 PM]
"World of Dance" Pops, Locks and Taps Its Way to a Second Season Renewal
The series was the #1 regular timeslot premiere of 2017 on the broadcast networks in the 18-49 demo as well as the most-watched summer alternative series debut on cable or broadcast in nine years

[06/29/17 - 01:09 PM]
Anthology Series "Room 104," From Brothers Mark and Jay Duplass, Debuts July 28, Exclusively on HBO
Ranging from comedy to drama to horror, each episode plays like a mini-movie, offering a new discovery from one week to the next, telling tales of everyday people striving for connection and meaning.

[06/29/17 - 01:04 PM]
A&E Network to Premiere New Season of Emmy Award-Winning Docuseries "Intervention" Followed by New Special "Dope Man" on July 31
The special follows Tim, who while battling demons of his own, is on mission to help others overcome their addiction in an unconventional and inspiring way.

[06/29/17 - 12:05 PM]
Comedy Series "Insecure," Created by and Starring Issa Rae, Returns for Its Second Season July 23, Exclusively on HBO
The series follows the friendship of two black women as they deal with their own real-life flaws while attempting to navigate different worlds and cope with an endless series of uncomfortable everyday experiences.

[06/29/17 - 11:40 AM]
"Sense8" Two Hour Finale Episode in the Works - Tell Your Cluster
The streaming service posted the news to the show's Twitter page.

[06/29/17 - 11:29 AM]
Bravo Media Lights Up the Summer with Back-to-Back Reunion Fireworks Starting Sunday, July 9
Said week also features the return of "The Real Housewives of Orange County," "Sweet Home Oklahoma," "Odd Mom Out" and "Shahs of Sunset."

[06/29/17 - 11:20 AM]
CMT Names Frank Tanki as General Manager
CMT just notched its highest-rated fiscal 3rd quarter since 2014 with 14% year-over-year growth among Adults 18-49.

[06/29/17 - 11:06 AM]
Video: truTV Debuts the Official Trailer for "I'm Sorry"
The half-hour scripted comedy follows seemingly confident, together comedy writer, wife and mom Andrea (Andrea Savage), who comically exposes her inner immaturity and neuroses through unexpected life situations.

[06/29/17 - 10:18 AM]
Warner Bros. Television Group Lets the Dogs Out - Along with 20 Fan-Favorite Series, All Heading to San Diego for Comic-Con International July 19-23
"The Big Bang Theory's" canine star, Cinnamon, will be participating in a special "paw-tograph" signing alongside cast and producers on Friday, July 21.

[06/29/17 - 10:01 AM]
Investigation Discovery Marks 40th Anniversary of Capture of New York's Most Infamous Serial Murderer in "Son of Sam: The Hunt for a Killer"
The two-hour special debuts Saturday, August 5 at 9:00/8:00c.

[06/29/17 - 09:53 AM]
HBO Brings "Game of Thrones" and "Westworld" to Comic-Con International: San Diego 2017
Both series are confirmed for panels and autograph signing sessions.

[06/29/17 - 09:42 AM]
OWN Scores Highest 2Q Prime Average in Network History in Key W25-54 Demo
OWN further spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[06/29/17 - 09:31 AM]
FX Networks Bringing "The Strain," "Legion" and "Archer" to San Diego Comic-Con 2017
Look for discussions and Q&As on Thursday, July 20 and Friday, July 21.

[06/29/17 - 08:51 AM]
"Million Dollar Matchmaker" Starring Patti Stanger, Returns to WE tv on August 4
In 10 hour-long episodes, viewers will see if true love will once and for all prevail, as Patti helps some of her unmatchable millionaires... and if Patti can't help them find love by the end of their stay, no one can.

[06/29/17 - 08:08 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Brother" Returns on Top for CBS
The Eye easily wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/29/17 - 08:01 AM]
Celebrities, Students, Educators, Parents and More Come Together for "EIF Presents: XQ Super School Live" Airing on ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC Friday, Sept. 8, 2017
Audiences can expect to see the biggest stars from film, television, sports, music and digital media in the televised event.

[06/29/17 - 07:25 AM]
Destination America Lands on Roswell 70th Anniversary Tribute
On Saturday, July 8, Destination America will air three episodes of the series "UFOs: Uncovering The Truth" to honor the 70th anniversary of news that rocked the world.

[06/29/17 - 07:21 AM]
iHeartMedia and Turner Announce Return of iHeartRadio Music Awards, To Air Live on TBS, TNT and truTV Sunday, March 11, 2018
Now in its fifth year, the iHeartRadio Music Awards is a star-studded event celebrating the most played artists and songs on iHeartRadio stations throughout 2017 and a preview of the upcoming hits of 2018.

[06/29/17 - 06:44 AM]
Video: WE tv Reveals a Dramatic Sneak Peek of the Highly Anticipated Third Season of "Growing Up Hip Hop" Premiering Thursday, July 20th at 9pm ET/CT on WE tv
The heirs of hip hop legends seek to cement their royal status in the cutting, treacherous music industry.

[06/29/17 - 06:06 AM]
Amazon Studios and A24 to Premiere New Half-Hour Series "Comrade Detective" August 4 on Amazon Prime Video
Channing Tatum and Joseph Gordon-Levitt provide voice over dubbing performances for the series' two leading roles, Detectives Gregor Anghel and Iosef Baciu - both characters played on screen by leading Romanian actors, Florin Piersic, Jr. and Corneliu Ulici.

[06/29/17 - 06:05 AM]
Video: "Marvel's Inhumans" - Official Trailer
Experience the full series starting Friday, September 29 on ABC.

[06/29/17 - 06:05 AM]
Amazon Original Kids Series "Niko and the Sword of Light" Premieres July 21 on Prime Video
The new fantasy adventure series - the first Amazon Original to win an Emmy Award for the pilot before the series launch-features the voice talent of Tom Kenny, Andre Robinson, Steve Blum, Kevin Michael Richardson, Jim Cummings and Kari Wahlgren.

[06/29/17 - 06:00 AM]
AMC Launches Premium Television Viewing Option for All Xfinity TV Customers
AMC Premiere offers a variety of premium content and experiences including ad-free versions of new episodes of current season shows at the same time as the live broadcast, in addition to an array of exclusive and first-look content and curated movies.

[06/29/17 - 05:46 AM]
Charles Spencer, Princess Diana's Brother, Appears in People's "The Story of Diana," a Two-Night Television Event Airing August 9 & 10
The two-night, four-hour primetime television event documenting the extraordinary life of Princess Diana marks the 20th anniversary of the icon's tragic passing at age 36.

[06/29/17 - 05:45 AM]
Boomerang Premium Service Introduces TV-Based Streaming and Premieres "Dorothy and the Wizard Of Oz"
The uplifting comedic fantasy series transports audiences to the magical land of Oz and follows the ruby slipper adventures of its brave and feisty princess protagonist.

[06/28/17 - 11:26 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, June 28
Updates include: Melanie Lynskey cast in Hulu's "Castle Rock"; Moon Bloodgood to recur on "Code Black" at CBS; and Netflix eyes revival of "Tales of the City."

[06/28/17 - 03:55 PM]
Freeform's "Pretty Little Liars" Signs Off Historic Run with Over 1-Year Highs and Is No. 1 Most-Tweeted TV Episode of 2017 with 1.7 Million Tweets
Freeform spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 27.

[06/28/17 - 02:42 PM]
Netflix Renews "F Is for Family" for Season 3
The series was created by Bill Burr and Emmy award-winner Michael Price and follows the Murphy family in the 1970s, a time when you could smack your kid, smoke inside and bring a gun to the airport.

[06/28/17 - 01:29 PM]
Viceland Brings Two Docu-Series to Air in July with "Last Chance High" and "Funny How?"
The former is an eight-part documentary series is adapted and updated from the acclaimed 2014 Vice News web series focused on the students at Moses Montefiore Academy, a school for the most troubled youth on Chicago's tumultuous West Side.

[06/28/17 - 01:24 PM]
FOX Sports Loads Bases for 2017 MLB All-Star Game
Superstars from the American and National Leagues face off in the 2017 All-Star Game from Marlins Park in Miami, Fla., on Tuesday, July 11, with pregame coverage beginning at 7:30 PM ET on the FOX broadcast network.

[06/28/17 - 01:22 PM]
Paula Patton Stars as a Mother Desperate to Change Fate and Prevent a Murder, on the Series Premiere of ABC's "Somewhere Between," Monday, July 24
The second episode will now air on Tuesday, July 25 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EDT) during its new regular night and time.

[06/28/17 - 01:00 PM]
FX Networks Promotes Current Series Executives Colette Wilson and Barbara Crawford and Development's Kevin Wandell
"Colette, Barbara and Kevin have been integral to the growth and success of FX Networks' slate of original programs and we are happy that they will be playing an even greater role going forward," said Nick Grad and Eric Schrier.

[06/28/17 - 12:36 PM]
Showtime(R) Announces Multi-Part NBA Documentary Film with Executive Producers LeBron James, Maverick Carter and Filmmaker Gotham Chopra
"We are thrilled to be collaborating with LeBron, Maverick and Gotham on what will be a comprehensive look at one of the most influential sports institutions in the world," said Stephen Espinoza.

[06/28/17 - 12:13 PM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Got Talent" Hold Off ABC, "Bachelorette" Special
The Peacock easily wins the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/28/17 - 11:48 AM]
"The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" Records Its Most-Watched Quarter Ever Led by Its Most-Watched Month Ever in June
Comedy Central further spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[06/28/17 - 11:01 AM]
Cartoon Network Sets "OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes" for an Epic One-Hour Series Premiere Tuesday, Aug. 1 at 6:30 p.m. (ET/PT)
The show follows K.O., an endlessly optimistic kid attempting to be the greatest hero he can be in a video game inspired world set in Lakewood Plaza.

[06/28/17 - 10:54 AM]
"Top Gear America" Premieres Sunday, July 30, 8/7c on BBC America
William Fichtner, Antron Brown and Tom "Wookie" Ford topline the latest installment in the franchise.

[06/28/17 - 10:35 AM]
"Under the Influence" New Original Series - The Troubled Stories of Heath Ledger and River Phoenix Are the Focus of the Series Premiere on Friday, July 7, 2017 at 9pm ET/6pm PT
Future episodes include Lindsay Lohan and Britney Spears, Lauryn Hill and Amy Winehouse, Philip Seymour Hoffman and Cory Monteith, John Belushi and Chris Farley and George Michael and Prince.

[06/28/17 - 10:15 AM]
"Treehouse Masters" Returns to Animal Planet for an All-New Season on August 4 at 9PM/ET
This season, Pete Nelson and his crew will take on new build locations, including Norway for their first ever international treehouse build, and a very special treehouse for singer-songwriter Grace Vanderwaal.







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[09/26/17 - 02:00 PM]
"Saturday Night Live" Adds Three Cast Members for 43rd Season
Heidi Gardner, Luke Null and Chris Redd will join the September 30 season premiere as featured players.

[09/26/17 - 01:15 PM]
FOX's "The Orville" Lands as #1 Entertainment Program of Week of September 11 in Live + 7 Ratings
FOX further spins the numbers for the week of September 11-17.

[09/26/17 - 11:39 AM]
Hallmark Channel's "Falling for Vermont" Debuts as Highest-Rated Non-News, Non-Sports Cable Program of the Week
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of September 18-24.

[09/26/17 - 11:11 AM]
"48 Hours" Kicks Off Its 30th Anniversary Year with a New Look, Taking Viewers Inside the Journey for the Truth in Stories That Matter
Saturday night's #1 non-sports broadcast will launch with back-to-back editions starting at 9:00 PM.

[09/26/17 - 10:18 AM]
AMC Announces "Into the Badlands" Season 3 Cast Additions
Sherman Augustus, Babou Ceesay and Ella-Rae Smith join the cast as series regulars and Dean-Charles Chapman and Lewis Tan join as recurring guest stars.

[09/26/17 - 10:01 AM]
Trick or Treat with Cartoon Network this Month with All-New Spooky Specials Beginning Oct. 27
Can't wait to get the costume party started? "See It First" on the Cartoon Network app beginning Monday, Oct. 2.

[09/26/17 - 10:00 AM]
HBO Sets Debut Date for Documentary "Rolling Stone: Stories from the Edge," To Be Presented Over Two Nights, Nov. 6 and 7
The two-part, four-hour presentation is directed by Oscar(R) winner Alex Gibney and Emmy(R) winner Blair Foster.

[09/26/17 - 09:31 AM]
A&E's "Live PD" Cable's #1 Unscripted Series This Summer Returns for Season Two on October 6
Hosted by Dan Abrams with analysis from Tom Morris Jr., "Live PD" showcases the policing of America, following diverse police departments from across the country in real time as they patrol their communities.

[09/26/17 - 09:28 AM]
"Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" Hits 3-Year Premiere High in Women 25-54 and Is the Only Syndicated Game Show to Improve Year Over Year
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of September 11-15.

[09/26/17 - 09:17 AM]
The 50th Season Premiere of "60 Minutes" Is Sunday's #1 Non-Sports Broadcast
CBS further spins the numbers for Sunday, September 24.

[09/26/17 - 09:02 AM]
"Tanked" Returns to Animal Planet with Bigger Tanks and Bigger Celebrity Builds
Wayde King and Brett Raymer are two of Sin City's most imaginative businessmen and owners of Acrylic Tank Manufacturing (ATM), one of the country's most successful builders of elaborate aquariums.

[09/26/17 - 09:02 AM]
"The Grand Tour's" Clarkson, Hammond and May Announce Locations for Season Two
The trio will spend over 100 days across five continents, racking up more passport stamps from Croatia, Mozambique, Dubai, Spain, Switzerland, Colorado, New York and many more exotic locations around the world.

[09/26/17 - 08:43 AM]
ABC's "The Good Doctor" Surges Over "Dancing" to Open at #1 - ABC's Top Monday Debut in 8-1/2 Years
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, September 25.

[09/26/17 - 08:41 AM]
"The Voice" Grows +37% vs. Last Season's Finale
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, September 25.

[09/26/17 - 08:12 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Opens Season on Top in Viewers, Demos
Plus: ABC gets a big boost from the premiere of "The Good Doctor."