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    [saturday, december 29, 2018]    
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[12/29/18 - 08:38 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Wins in Total Viewers; Shares Demo Honors
A repeat "Blue Bloods" is the night's most-watched program.

[12/28/18 - 11:31 AM]
45,037,125 Netflix Accounts Have Already Watched "Bird Box" - Best First 7 Days Ever for a Netflix Film
The streaming service releases rare viewership data on its social media account.

[12/28/18 - 09:35 AM]
Video: Showtime Offers the Series Premiere of "Black Monday" for Early Sampling
The premiere episode is available for free now on YouTube, Facebook and SHO.com in advance of its January 20 premiere.

[12/28/18 - 08:24 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Charts with All Repeat Lineup
"The Big Bang Theory" leads the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/27/18 - 01:47 PM]
"Angie Tribeca" Is the Gift That Keeps on Giving This Holiday Season with a Season Four Weekend Marathon on Saturday, December 29 and Sunday, December 30
This weekend, as a special holiday-binge treat, TBS is releasing the fourth season of "Angie Tribeca" in its entirety.

[12/27/18 - 10:01 AM]
Video: "The ABC Murders" - Official Trailer - Prime Video
John Malkovich stars as Hercule Poirot in the series, due Friday, February 1.

[12/27/18 - 08:24 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos; CBS Leads Total Viewers
The Eye's annual presentation of "The Kennedy Center Honors" is the most-watched program last night.

[12/27/18 - 06:35 AM]
"Aretha! A Grammy(R) Celebration for the Queen of Soul" Set to Take Place Jan. 13 at the Shrine Auditorium
The live concert taping is January 13 at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles for broadcast later in 2019.

[12/27/18 - 02:41 AM]
Video: "Black Mirror: Bandersnatch" - Official Trailer - Netflix
The "surprise" special will be available tomorrow on the streaming service.

[12/26/18 - 01:13 PM]
ESPN's "Monday Night Football" Finishes 2018 Regular Season Up Eight Percent
ESPN further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[12/26/18 - 10:14 AM]
Serial Killer Behaviors, Postmortem Rituals, and Crime Scene Souvenirs Are Examined in Oxygen Media's New Six-Part Series "Mark of a Killer" Premiering Sunday, January 20 at 7PM ET/PT
The premiere episode dives into the infamous Gainesville Ripper who helped ring in a new school year at the University of Florida in 1990 with a string of murders, posing his victims in grotesque ways and cutting their clothes from their bodies.

[12/26/18 - 09:22 AM]
Highest-Rated NBA Christmas Day of ESPN & ABC Era Based on Combined Overnight Ratings from Nielsen (Excluding Shortened Season in 2011)
ESPN spins the numbers for Tuesday, December 25.

[12/26/18 - 08:37 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBA Hands ABC Christmas Victory
The Alphabet's coverage of the Lakers/Warriors game tops the evening in all categories.

[12/26/18 - 06:55 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "It's a Wonderful Life" Puts NBC on Top
The Peacock's annual telecast leads the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/24/18 - 08:21 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Sunday Night Football" Top Charts
The Peacock takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/23/18 - 09:00 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops in Both Viewers, Demos
The Peacock leads the Saturday night of the holiday weekend.

[12/22/18 - 08:38 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Shares Demo Honors
The Eye splits the adults 18-49 crown with NBC and ABC.

[12/21/18 - 11:43 PM]
Development Update: Friday, December 21
Updates include: NBC cancels "Marlon," "Midnight, Texas"; Syfy passes on sixth season for "Z Nation"; and BET's "American Soul" reveals guest cast.

[12/21/18 - 11:31 AM]
Video: "Very Cavallari" Season 2 Sneak Peek
Kristin Cavallari and Jay Cutler return to E! this March.

[12/21/18 - 10:16 AM]
Video: Escape the Holiday Hustle and Bustle with a Sneak Peek of National Geographic's New Series "Valley of the Boom"
National Geographic is making the first two episodes of the upcoming limited series available for free beginning today in advance of its broadcast premiere.

[12/21/18 - 10:15 AM]
Video: All-New "Gotham: Legend of the Dark Knight" Final Season Trailer
The show's swan song kicks off Thursday, January 3 at 8:00/7:00c on FOX.

[12/21/18 - 09:36 AM]
Oxygen Media's "Smiley Face Killers: The Hunt for Justice" Premieres Saturday, January 19 at 7PM ET/PT
The series follows an active private investigation into the country's most notorious string of mysterious, accidental drownings to prove they aren't accidents, but homicides.

[12/21/18 - 09:15 AM]
Moonshine Masters Fight to Save Their Way of Life in All-New Season of Discovery Channel's "Moonshiners" Premiering Wednesday, January 2
This season, the surviving moonshiners must join forces to fight for their way of life, before it's gone forever.

[12/21/18 - 08:36 AM]
Nickelodeon Welcomes "The King of Queens" to Nick at Nite's Family Comedy Lineup, Beginning Tuesday, Jan. 1
Following the series launch, the nine-season, 207-episode library of "The King of Queens" will continue to air regularly on Nick at Nite.

[12/21/18 - 08:24 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "A Charlie Brown Christmas" Leads ABC to Demo Victory
The Alphabet edges out the competition among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched network.

[12/21/18 - 08:01 AM]
Premieres February 15 Only on DC Universe: Robotman, Crazy Jane, Negative Man, Elasti-Woman, Cyborg & The Chief in "Doom Patrol"
Part support group, part super hero team, the Doom Patrol is a band of super-powered freaks who fight for a world that wants nothing to do with them.

[12/21/18 - 07:01 AM]
Investigation Discovery and John Walsh Track Down the Nation's Most Wanted Criminals in the Real-Time Investigation Series "In Pursuit with John Walsh"
Airing for 12 consecutive weeks, the series will make its world premiere on Wednesday, January 16 at 10:00/9:00c on Investigation Discovery.

[12/21/18 - 05:06 AM]
Homestead Help Is on the Way in an All-New Season of Discovery's "Homestead Rescue"
The new season kicks off Wednesday, January 2 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[12/21/18 - 05:01 AM]
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Presents Two All-New Movie Premieres in January
Taylor Cole stars in "Ruby Herring Mysteries: Silent Witness" while Jill Wagner leads "Mystery 101."

[12/20/18 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, December 20
Updates include: DC Universe's "Stargirl" casts trio; Daniella Pineda tapped for Netflix's "What/If"; and "Beverly Hills, 90210" eyes reboot series with original cast.

[12/20/18 - 04:30 PM]
Snoop Dogg Joins the Star-Studded Lineup of Performers on "FOX's New Year's Eve with Steve Harvey: Live from Times Square"
He'll take the stage alongside previously announced performers Sting, Robin Thicke, Florence + the Machine, Jason Aldean, Juanes and Why Don't We to help ring in 2019.

[12/20/18 - 02:25 PM]
TLC Rings in Record Ratings for 2018; A Top Three Cable Network for Women
TLC further spins the numbers for the year to date.

[12/20/18 - 02:17 PM]
Investigation Discovery Earns Best Year Ever for Total Viewers
Investigation Discovery further spins the numbers for the year to date.

[12/20/18 - 01:38 PM]
Bravo Media's "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" Returns Tuesday, February 12 at 9PM ET/PT
Erika Girardi, Dorit Kemsley, Teddi Mellencamp Arroyave, Kyle Richards, Lisa Rinna, and Lisa Vanderpump are joined by new housewife Denise Richards and friend Camille Grammer for a jaw-dropping season sprinkled with exhilarating highs and shocking lows.

[12/20/18 - 01:03 PM]
Oxygen to Finish 2018 as the Fastest Growing Cable Entertainment Network with Second Year in a Row of Double-Digit Growth
Oxygen further spins the numbers for the year to date.

[12/20/18 - 01:02 PM]
Bravo to Finish 2018 as the #1 Cable Network Among Female Viewers for the Second Consecutive Year
Bravo further spins the numbers for the year to date.

[12/20/18 - 12:41 PM]
Showtime(R) to Debut "Howie Mandel Presents Howie Mandel at the Howie Mandel Comedy Club" on Friday, January 18 at 10 PM ET/PT
Directed by Brian Volk-Weiss and filmed at Howie Mandel's Comedy Club in Atlantic City, Mandel exercises his mastery of making the mundane hilarious as he tells tales about his 40-year marriage, life and career.

[12/20/18 - 12:30 PM]
Johnny Weir, Sarah Wright Olsen, Will Kemp, and More Join Cast of Netflix Ice-Skating Drama Series "Spinning Out"
They join the previously announced Kaya Scodelario, Willow Shields and Evan Roderick.

[12/20/18 - 12:02 PM]
Video: Super Trailer - VH1's "Love & Hip Hop: Miami"
"Love & Hip Hop: Miami" marks VH1's highest rated reality launch since 2014 and features fan favorites and newcomers alike heating up the 305 this season.

[12/20/18 - 09:59 AM]
Comedy Central Acquires "Parks and Recreation" from NBCUniversal Distribution to Premiere with All-Day Marathon on Monday, January 21
Select episodes will be available to stream on cc.com and the CC App.

[12/20/18 - 09:43 AM]
Mysterious Images Captured by Satellites Orbiting the Globe Probed in New Season of "What on Earth?" Premiering Tuesday, January 8 on Science Channel
The season premiere investigates strange images that resemble bird feathers in California.

[12/20/18 - 09:31 AM]
Netflix YA Horror Drama "Chambers" Sets Teen Cast
A young heart attack survivor becomes consumed by the mystery surrounding the heart that saved her life.

[12/20/18 - 09:03 AM]
Showtime(R) Orders Seventh Season of Hit Drama Series "Ray Donovan"
Production will begin in Spring 2019 in New York.

[12/20/18 - 09:01 AM]
Now Live: All-New, Re-Imagined The Bachelor Fantasy League Game, Ready for "The Bachelor" Premiere Airing Jan. 7 on ABC
The new format allows fans to set a weekly lineup and earn fantasy roses based on how their Bachelorettes perform in each of the categories.

[12/20/18 - 08:56 AM]
MTV Reignites Emmy(R) Award-Winning Docuseries "True Life" with New Franchise "True Life/Now" Premiering Wednesday, January 2nd at 10PM
Four episodes will uncover stories of real people immersed in today's biggest social phenomena ranging from celebrity fanaticism to photo filter addiction.

[12/20/18 - 08:35 AM]
Video: "Deadly Class" Cast Drops Premiere Episode Today, Weeks Before Series' January 16 Linear Premiere
The premiere will be available via YouTube, Facebook and Twitter through January 1.

[12/20/18 - 08:27 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, "Survivor" Finale Top All-Repeat Competition
The Eye easily wins the evening in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/19/18 - 11:46 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, December 19
Updates include: OWN opts not to proceed with second season of "Love Is ___"; FOX orders pilot for import of "Filthy Rich"; and Connor Jessup, Emilia Jones cast in Netflix's "Locke & Key."

[12/19/18 - 05:36 PM]
Netflix Announces Korean Original Series "School Nurse Ahn Eun Young"
The series is based on the popular Korean novel with the same name by author Jung Se-rang who is known to bring out the vivid imagination in her stories.

[12/19/18 - 03:10 PM]
Netflix Announces "To All the Boys I've Loved Before" Sequel
Co-stars Lana Condor and Noah Centineo will reunite for the sequel.







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[01/18/20 - 01:51 PM]
Spectrum Originals Anthology Series "Manhunt: Deadly Games" Produced by Lionsgate Television to Debut February 3
All 10 episodes of the one-hour anthology series from Lionsgate Television will drop ad-free exclusively on Spectrum's On Demand platform.

[01/18/20 - 10:06 AM]
Lifetime Orders Investigative Doc "Surviving Jeffrey Epstein" for 2020 Programming Slate
Other highlights include: five new movies based on V.C. Andrews' Ruby Landry series for the 2020 TV season.

[01/18/20 - 08:22 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "WWE SmackDown" Keeps FOX on Top in Demos
The network remains the adults 18-49 champ while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[01/18/20 - 08:02 AM]
History(R) Announces "Black Patriots" from Executive Producer and NBA Legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Honoring African American Heroes Who Fought on the Frontlines of the Revolutionary War for United States Independence
The one-hour documentary premieres Wednesday, February 19 at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/18/20 - 08:01 AM]
History(R) to Premiere Groundbreaking Documentary "Auschwitz Untold" Commemorating the 75th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz
The documentary depicts the chilling story of the Nazi persecution and extermination of European Jews by combining newly colorized footage from the Holocaust and rare, first person interviews with survivors.

[01/18/20 - 08:00 AM]
History(R) to Premiere Epic Three-Night Miniseries Event "Washington" Presidents' Day Weekend Beginning Sunday, February 16 at 8PM ET/PT
The project is narrated by Emmy award-winning actor Jeff Daniels and executive produced by world-renowned presidential historian and Pulitzer Prize(R)-winning bestselling author Doris Kearns Goodwin.

[01/17/20 - 08:59 PM]
National Geographic Builds on Power of Its Diverse Slate with Season Pickups of Franchise Series "Brain Games," "Running Wild with Bear Grylls" and "Life Below Zero"
Also on tap: an all-new eight-part spin-off series, "Life Below Zero: Next Generation," which is slated to premiere on National Geographic in 2021.

[01/17/20 - 08:58 PM]
National Geographic Unveils the Field Ready Program
National Geographic today unveiled the Field Ready Program to promote diversity and inclusion, providing a clear path for a new generation of people interested in working behind the camera in global television production.

[01/17/20 - 08:57 PM]
Nat Geo WILD Rings in the New Decade and Its 10th Anniversary by Announcing Robust Slate of New Series and Specials
Celebrating its 10th year on the air, the fastest-growing network for animal lovers of all ages celebrates its wild achievements throughout the past decade by announcing its robust 2020 programming slate.

[01/17/20 - 08:51 PM]
National Geographic Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day With Two World Premiere Specials: "Born Wild: Earth Day Live" and "Jane Goodall: The Hope"
At National Geographic, the Earth Day celebration will harness the company's full portfolio to make an impactful difference for the planet.

[01/17/20 - 08:37 PM]
National Geographic's "Cosmos: Possible Worlds" Presents a Triumphant Voyage Through Humanity's Past and Present and Maps a Hopeful Vision of Our Future
40 years after it was introduced to a global audience, this epic voyage reaches new heights of adventure with the highly anticipated third season.

[01/17/20 - 08:35 PM]
National Geographic Premieres Third Season of Emmy-Winning Global Anthology Series "Genius: Aretha" as Four-Night Event Beginning Memorial Day, Monday, May 25, 2020, at 9/8c
This upcoming season will be the first-ever, definitive and only authorized scripted limited series on the life of Aretha Franklin.

[01/17/20 - 01:45 PM]
Apple TV+ Announces New Docuseries "Dear... " from Emmy and Peabody Award Winner R.J. Cutler
The 10-episode series will profile internationally recognized leaders including Oprah Winfrey, Gloria Steinem, Spike Lee, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Yara Shahidi, Stevie Wonder, Aly Raisman, Misty Copeland, Big Bird and more.

[01/17/20 - 01:05 PM]
Freeform Announces March 18 Premiere Date for the Highly Anticipated Series "Motherland: Fort Salem"
The series is set in an alternate, present-day America where witches ended their persecution 300 years ago by cutting a deal with the burgeoning U.S. government to fight for their country.

[01/17/20 - 01:01 PM]
Freeform Is Feeling the Love with "Love However the FF You Want," Beginning Feb. 8
Anchoring this new campaign is Freeform's first Valentine's Day original film, "The Thing About Harry," which premieres Saturday, February 15.