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    [monday, december 25, 2017]    
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[12/24/17 - 08:19 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Puts NBC on Top in All Categories
A special Saturday edition of "Sunday Night Football" leads the night for the Peacock.

[12/23/17 - 08:38 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos, CBS Leads Viewers
A two-hour "Dateline NBC" is the most-watched program among adults 18-49.

[12/22/17 - 04:35 PM]
Global Icon Mariah Carey Returns to Times Square to Headline "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2018"
"We can all agree that last year didn't go exactly as planned and we are thrilled to move forward together to provide America with an incredible night of music and celebration," said Carey and dick clark productions.

[12/22/17 - 08:32 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: Originals Put CBS on Top in Viewers, Demos
A new "Young Sheldon" leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/22/17 - 07:55 AM]
ABC Announces Television Special on Tonya Harding as the Sixth Installment of No. 1 Rated "Truth and Lies" Series
"Truth and Lies: The Tonya Harding Story" airs on Thursday, January 11 (9:00 - 11:00 p.m. EST), on ABC.

[12/22/17 - 06:11 AM]
Watch "LA to Vegas" This Holiday Season on Twitter, FOX Now, On Demand and Hulu!
Beginning 12:01 AM ET on Monday through 11:59 PM ET on Sunday, fans can stream the full premiere episode on FOX Now and Hulu.

[12/21/17 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, December 21
Updates include: Epix cancels Nick Nolte-led comedy "Graves"; and Lionsgate fires "The Royals" creator Mark Schwahn following its investigation into sexual harassment.

[12/21/17 - 03:31 PM]
"Freeform Summit" Set for January 18 in Los Angeles
The panelists and speakers will include talent, executives, showrunners and directors across multiple Freeform series spotlighting the brand new 2018 programming lineup.

[12/21/17 - 01:51 PM]
Join IFC This Holiday Season for Two New, "Slightly-Off" FODtv Short-Form Programs Sure to Make Your Christmas Bright
Hosted by everyone's favorite barely-dressed painter, "The Shirtless Painter: Yule Log Special" provides a stimulating lesson on, you guessed it, how to paint a yule log this holiday - with a little extra flare.

[12/21/17 - 11:11 AM]
Comedy Central to Air All-Day "Chappelle's Show" Marathon "It's A Celebration, Bitches!" Starting 9:00 A.M. on New Year's Day
Beloved by fans and critics alike, "Chappelle's Show" aired from 2003-2006 on Comedy Central and became an instant cultural sensation.

[12/21/17 - 11:00 AM]
Video: "The X-Files" - Extended Look at the Upcoming Event Series
The new footage features interviews with stars David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Mitch Pileggi and series creator Chris Carter.

[12/21/17 - 10:24 AM]
Video: New Netflix Film "A Futile and Stupid Gesture" Trailer & Key Art
"A Futile and Stupid Gesture" is the story of comedy wunderkind Doug Kenney, who co-created the National Lampoon, Caddyshack, and Animal House.

[12/21/17 - 09:30 AM]
"The 3rd Annual Howie Mandel Stand-Up Gala" Premieres January 10 on The CW
The 90-minute special will be followed by "Animal Crackers," in which professional mascots take their jobs a little too seriously, surprising unsuspecting passersby in the real world with hilarious pranks.

[12/21/17 - 09:02 AM]
What Would You Do If No One Was Watching? "Seven Seconds" Launches Friday, February 23 on Netflix
In a society fraught with racial tension, sensational headlines, and an audience who would rather be entertained than informed, seven seconds can mean life or death.

[12/21/17 - 08:31 AM]
Pop Music Icon Britney Spears to Perform from the Axis at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas on "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2018"
Marking the end to her record-breaking residency, Spears is set to perform her infectious dance hits "Toxic" and "Work Bitch," making it the first television performance of 2018.

[12/21/17 - 08:28 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, "Survivor" Triumph Over All Repeat Competition
The Eye easily wins the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/21/17 - 07:56 AM]
CNBC Presents a Special Episode "The Profit in Marijuana Country" on Tuesday, January 2 at 10PM ET/PT
In a special episode, Marcus Lemonis travels to the heart of the Emerald Triangle - Humboldt County, in northern California - for a rare and revealing look at the place many consider the marijuana capital of America.

[12/21/17 - 07:00 AM]
CBS All Access Subscription Service Now Available on Samsung Smart TVs
Beginning today, Samsung Smart TV users with Tizen models issued in 2015, 2016 and 2017 will be able to stream CBS All Access on their device.

[12/21/17 - 06:32 AM]
Gal Gadot to Receive #SeeHer Award at 23rd Annual Critics' Choice Awards
"Wonder Woman" director Patty Jenkins will present Gadot with the award at the star-studded Critics' Choice Awards gala on Thursday, January 11, live from the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, on The CW Network.

[12/20/17 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, December 20
Updates include: Tracy McMillan, Emily Fox sell dramas to FOX; Paul Mather to run Freeform's "Alone Together"; and Michael Hirst set to tackle "Ronin" TV series for MGM.

[12/20/17 - 04:11 PM]
More Performers Added to "FOX's New Year's Eve with Steve Harvey: Live from Times Square" Airing Sunday, Dec. 31 on FOX
Previously announced performers include Celine Dion, Backstreet Boys, Macklemore Featuring Skylar Grey, Flo Rida and Neil Diamond.

[12/20/17 - 03:37 PM]
Video: "Dave Chappelle: Equanimity" - Voting in the 2016 Election
Dave Chappelle's new Netflix special, "Equanimity," launches globally on December 31.

[12/20/17 - 02:05 PM]
TV One Premieres Highly-Anticipated Social Justice Limited Series "Two Sides" on Monday, January 22 at 10 P.M. ET
Executive produced by Viola Davis, Julius Tennon and Lemuel Plummer with narration by Davis, each one-hour episode offers an in-depth, comprehensive look into disturbing cases of officer-involved deaths.

[12/20/17 - 12:40 PM]
"Dateline" in National Syndication Renewed for Second Season on FOX Television Stations
Delivering a 1.4 household rating in the November 2017 sweep, "Dateline" is the highest-rated new one-hour syndicated strip to premiere in the last five seasons.

[12/20/17 - 11:02 AM]
Food Network Serves a Slice of Imagination and Delight with "Ridiculous Cakes!"
Alton Brown narrates 12 half-hour episodes, introducing viewers to some of the most talented cake artists from across the country, while offering insightful and revealing commentary about their extraordinary efforts that go into imagining and creating these masterpieces.

[12/20/17 - 10:51 AM]
Video: Trailer - "The Path" Season 3
The first two episodes of the 13-episode season will launch on Wednesday, January 17.

[12/20/17 - 10:38 AM]
"Archer" Now Available on FX+ Commercial-Free Service
The most recent season, "Archer: Dreamland," will be added to FX+ in February ahead of the premiere of the ninth season, "Archer: Danger Island."

[12/20/17 - 10:21 AM]
Digital-First Series "Cash Lift" Launches on Discovery Go and Facebook Watch
The five-episode series is based on the Emmy Award-winning series, "Cash Cab," which is currently airing Sundays at 10:00/9:00c on Discovery Channel.

[12/20/17 - 10:19 AM]
Journey to One of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World with "David Attenborough's Great Barrier Reef"
The Smithsonian Channel series was previously targeted for Discovery Channel.

[12/20/17 - 10:17 AM]
Netflix Renews German Original Series "Dark" for a Second Season
The acclaimed drama created by Baran bo Odar and Jantje Friese has resonated with audiences in Germany and around the world, including the U.S., Brazil, Italy, Turkey, Spain and France among other countries.

[12/20/17 - 10:01 AM]
Science Channel Three-Part Docu-Series to Offer Revealing Look at History of Computer and Tech Industry
"Silicon Valley: The Untold Story" premieres Sunday, January 28 at 8, 9 and 10 p.m.

[12/20/17 - 09:27 AM]
TLC Premieres New Wedding Makeover Series, "Say Yes: Wedding SOS" as Part of the New Saturday Night Wedding Block on January 20th at 9:00p.m. ET/PT
In each hour-long episode, style expert George Kotsiopoulos will work with the bride and groom and get them ready to walk down the aisle.

[12/20/17 - 08:24 AM]
ESPN Expands Digital Rights to Include "Monday Night Football" Streaming on Mobile Phones
The expanded mobile rights also include NFL highlights and extend through the duration of ESPN's existing NFL agreement (conclusion of the 2021 NFL season).

[12/20/17 - 08:08 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Finale Puts NBC on Top
The Peacock easily wins the evening in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/20/17 - 07:11 AM]
Video: Trailer Debut - "Grace and Frankie" Returns January 19 on Netflix
Jane Fonda ("Grace") and Lily Tomlin ("Frankie") star as two women whose lives are turned upside down when their husbands reveal they are gay and leave them for each other.

[12/20/17 - 06:01 AM]
Bravo Media's Emmy-Winning "Inside the Actors Studio" Welcomes Actor Ted Danson on Thursday, January 11 at 8PM ET/PT
The multi-hyphenate star recounts his childhood growing up in Arizona, to his early career as well as his breakout role as 'Sam Malone' in "Cheers."

[12/19/17 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, December 19
Updates include: Comedy Central axes "The Gorburger Show"; Jessie Kahnweiler to pen "The Viagra Diaries" for The CW; and James D'Arcy to recur on Showtime's "Homeland."

[12/19/17 - 03:32 PM]
USA Network #1 for Unprecedented 12th Straight Year
USA further spins the numbers for the year to date.

[12/19/17 - 11:06 AM]
Video: "The Looming Tower" - First Look Reveals the Story You Didn't Know
Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book by Lawrence Wright, the series premieres February 28, only on Hulu.

[12/19/17 - 11:00 AM]
"Here and Now," Drama Series from Alan Ball, Starring Tim Robbins and Holly Hunter, Debuts Feb. 11
The show is a provocative and darkly comic meditation on the disparate forces polarizing present-day American culture, as experienced by the members of a progressive multi-ethnic family.

[12/19/17 - 10:58 AM]
Comedy Central Announces New "Broad City" Capsule Collection with Wildfox - Proceeds to Benefit The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center
The collection will feature 22 styles, ranging from sporty crop tops to slouchy sweaters, inspired by "Broad City's" bold graphic style, created by Mike Perry, with winks at the character's antics.

[12/19/17 - 10:40 AM]
WGN America Welcomes the Classic Crime Drama "Murder She Wrote" to the Line-Up Beginning Monday, January 1
Kicking-off with the first four episodes from season one, and airing all 265 episodes throughout the 2018 year, the cherished series is the latest addition to WGN America's lineup.

[12/19/17 - 10:39 AM]
BET Networks Wins 2017 as the Undisputed #1 Cable Network for African American Viewers
BET further spins the numbers for the year to date.

[12/19/17 - 10:36 AM]
"2 Dope Queens," Featuring Jessica Williams and Phoebe Robinson, Debuts Feb. 2 on HBO
Guests include Uzo Aduba, Tituss Burgess, Sarah Jessica Parker and Jon Stewart.

[12/19/17 - 09:52 AM]
AMC First Look: "Into the Badlands" Season 3 Starring Daniel Wu, Emily Beecham and Lorraine Toussaint
Season 3 finds Sunny (Daniel Wu) living off the grid, doing his best to provide for his infant son, Henry, in the wake of Veil's death.

[12/19/17 - 09:11 AM]
Investigation Discovery Announces Premiere of Three-Part Mini-Series "Jodi Arias: An American Murder Mystery"
The three-part limited series premieres Sunday, January 14 at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/19/17 - 09:02 AM]
Video: "Altered Carbon" - Building the World of Altered Carbon
Based on the classic cyberpunk noir novel by Richard K. Morgan, "Altered Carbon" is an intriguing story of murder, love, sex, and betrayal, set more than 300 years in the future.

[12/19/17 - 09:00 AM]
"Van Helsing" Renewed for Third Season by Syfy
Production on the new season is expected to begin in February 2018.

[12/19/17 - 08:31 AM]
Michael Pena and Diego Luna to Star in "Narcos" Season 4
Production recently began on the new season in Mexico City, Mexico, and season four will be set in Mexico.

[12/19/17 - 08:15 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "The Voice" Hold Off Competition
The Peacock once again takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.







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[10/17/19 - 11:07 AM]
ABC News, in Partnership with ITN Productions and ITV News, Presents Special Prime-Time Documentary "Harry & Meghan: An African Journey," Airing Wednesday, Oct. 23
The world's most talked-about couple - the Duke and Duchess of Sussex - speak exclusively with ITV News at Ten anchor Tom Bradby and candidly address the pressures and challenges they face as a young family living in the glare of the world's media.

[10/17/19 - 10:41 AM]
HBO Max to Premiere Melissa McCarthy Comedy Film "Superintelligence"
Bobby Cannavale, Brian Tyree Henry, Jean Smart and James Corden also star in the film.

[10/17/19 - 10:27 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Expands Epic in Color Programming
Look for the return of "America in Color" on Sunday, November 17 followed by the debut of "Britain in Color."

[10/17/19 - 10:09 AM]
New HBO Drama Series "The Outsider" Debuts January 12, 2020, Exclusively on HBO
Based on Stephen King's bestselling novel of the same name, the drama series explores the investigation into the gruesome murder of a local boy and the mysterious force surrounding the case.

[10/17/19 - 10:00 AM]
Greg Kinnear Joins CBS All Access' "The Stand" as Glen Bateman
Kinnear joins previously announced cast members James Marsden, Amber Heard, Heather Graham, Odessa Young, Jovan Adepo, Owen Teague, Henry Zaga, Brad William Henke, Eion Bailey, Katherine McNamara, Hamish Linklater, Alexander SkarsgÄrd and Whoopi Goldberg.

[10/17/19 - 09:33 AM]
CBS Announces Contract Extension with Stephen Colbert
Colbert, who was originally signed through August 2020, will now be locked in through August 2023.

[10/17/19 - 09:31 AM]
HBO Max Acquires US Streaming Rights to Studio Ghibli Films
Available at launch of the service will be the Academy Award(R)-winning Spirited Away, My Neighbor Totoro, Princess Mononoke, Howl's Moving Castle, Kiki's Delivery Service, Ponyo, Castle in the Sky, The Tale of The Princess Kaguya and more.

[10/17/19 - 09:06 AM]
Award-Winning "The SpongeBob Musical: Live on Stage!" to Debut on Nickelodeon December 2019
The live television production will capture all-new depths of theatrical innovation where the power of optimism really can save the world.

[10/17/19 - 08:31 AM]
Showtime(R) Documentary Films Announces New Docu-Series "SuperVillain" Profiling Tekashi 6ix9ine
The three-part series will trace how a New York City deli clerk named Daniel Hernandez exploded into Tekashi 6ix9ine, the tattooed face of Gen Z and hip hop's prince of trolls, boasting 2.6 billion streams and 15 hits on the Billboard charts.

[10/17/19 - 08:17 AM]
Video: YouTube Debuts Official Trailer for All-New "Mind Field" Special That Explores the Science of Fear
Michael Stevens asks where fear comes from and uncovers why fear is such a fundamental and important part of being human.

[10/17/19 - 08:13 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Chicago" Crossover Puts NBC on Top
The Peacock wins the night in total viewers, shares the adults 18-49 crown with FOX.

[10/17/19 - 07:01 AM]
Quibi Teams Up with E! and Rotten Tomatoes to Create Two Daily Entertainment Shows
As part of the new agreement, two daily shows will be developed and produced in collaboration with the NBCUniversal Digital Lab for Quibi's curated news and information programming, Daily Essentials.

[10/16/19 - 03:41 PM]
Torrey DeVitto, Chad Michael Murray, Lolita Davidovich, Grant Show and Drew Seeley Star in "Write Before Christmas," A New, Original Movie Premiering November 17, on Hallmark Channel
When Jessica (DeVitto) is dumped by her boyfriend right before Christmas, she sends the five cards meant for him to five people who changed her life and somehow sets off a chain reaction of love.

[10/16/19 - 03:40 PM]
HBO Max Bolsters Premium Original Drama Team
"The premium drama bar is set high, and I have no doubt this talented team will deliver and be great creative partners to great creators," said Kevin Reilly.

[10/16/19 - 03:40 PM]
Kristin Chenoweth and Scott Wolf Discover Love at the Holidays in "A Christmas Love Story," A Hallmark Hall of Fame Presentation Premiering December 7, on Hallmark Channel
Youth choir director Katherine Clark (Chenoweth) is preparing her students for their annual Christmas Eve show and discovers a new teen volunteer, Danny (Kevin Quinn), has an incredible voice.