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[04/07/19 - 08:32 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Wins Big with Final Four Coverage
The NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament tops the evening in all categories last night.

[04/06/19 - 08:34 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Holds Onto Top Spots with Dramas
The Eye wins the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[04/06/19 - 01:05 AM]
Video: "How to Sell Drugs Online (Fast)" - Teaser - Netflix
The series, formerly known as "Don't Try This at Home," launches May 31 on the streaming service.

[04/05/19 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Friday, April 5
Updates include: "Page Six TV" to fold after two seasons; Pamela Sue Martin cast in The CW's "Nancy Drew" project; and Apple TV+ rounds out the cast of "Defending Jacob."

[04/05/19 - 01:12 PM]
E! Ranks as #1 Cable Network in Prime Among W18-34 on Sunday Night
E! further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[04/05/19 - 01:04 PM]
Kelly Clarkson, Kenan Thompson, Kristen Bell, Jennifer Garner and More Challenge Their Pop Culture Chops on Red Nose Day Edition of "Hollywood Game Night"
Hosted by Emmy Award winner Jane Lynch, the special Red Nose Day edition of "HGN" will air Thursday, May 23 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/05/19 - 01:00 PM]
Get Ready for a "Reality Showdown" on "The Amazing Race," Now Premiering, Wednesday, April 17 at 9 PM!
Effective Saturday, May 4, "Million Dollar Mile" moves to Saturdays (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT), with "Ransom" moving to 9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT.

[04/05/19 - 11:21 AM]
Science Channel Goes Sky High with New Series "Skyscrapers: Engineering the Future" Premiering Wednesday, April 24
The new series puts the spotlight on what the world's most ambitious cities are doing to transform their skylines with designs that seem to defy gravity.

[04/05/19 - 10:02 AM]
Timothy Simons and Ron Cephas Jones Cast in Hulu's Upcoming Limited Series "Looking for Alaska"
The eight-part series is based on the John Green novel of the same name.

[04/05/19 - 09:35 AM]
"Masters of Disaster" - New Discovery Channel Series Follows Team of Craftsmen Who Restore Vintage Objects for Survival
The six-episode series launches Friday, May 3 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/05/19 - 08:15 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Bang Theory" Holds Off Competition for CBS
The Eye takes home top honors among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[04/05/19 - 07:04 AM]
Adam Sandler to Return to "Saturday Night Live" for His First Time as Host with Musical Guest Shawn Mendes on May 4
"We are happy to welcome Adam back to 'SNL' in what is sure to be a special night," said executive producer Lorne Michaels.

[04/04/19 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 4
Updates include: Andre Holland to lead Netflix's "The Eddy"; Kerry Bishé tapped for Showtime's "Penny Dreadful: City of Angels"; and Freeform's "Unrelated" changes showrunners.

[04/04/19 - 01:30 PM]
ABC and ESPN Announce Commentator Teams for 2019 NFL Draft, April 25 - 27
Coverage will be more comprehensive than ever with ABC airing the event in its entirety for the first time and ESPN televising the draft for the 40th consecutive year.

[04/04/19 - 12:58 PM]
Netflix Teams with Sean Hayes, Mike Schur, and Gabe Liedman for Adult Animated Sitcom "Q-Force"
Written by Liedman, "Q-Force" is a half-hour, animated comedy about a handsome secret agent and his team of fellow LGBTQ superspies.

[04/04/19 - 11:02 AM]
Graceland Opens Its Gates to Hallmark Channel's "June Weddings" for One-of-a-Kind Fan Celebration Weekend
Kellie Pickler and Wes Brown, stars of Hallmark Channel's upcoming original movie "Wedding at Graceland," will be on hand for a moderated panel discussion and Q&A.

[04/04/19 - 11:01 AM]
Food Network's "Best Baker in America" Returns as Nine Professional Bakers Compete for Cash Prize and Bragging Rights
Scott Conant returns to host, tasking the bakers over seven episodes with challenges designed to put their baking skills and technical proficiency to the test for a chance to walk away with $25,000 and the coveted title.

[04/04/19 - 10:02 AM]
Video: YouTube Debuts Official Trailer for New Season of "Cobra Kai"
As previously announced, the series returns April 24 on YouTube Premium.

[04/04/19 - 10:01 AM]
Video: Premiere Date and First Look Revealed for TNT's "Claws"
The series returns for a third season on Sunday, June 9 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/04/19 - 09:19 AM]
John Cho, Mustafa Shakir, Daniella Pineda and Alex Hassell Join Cast of "Cowboy Bebop," The All-New Live Action Series Based on the Japanese Original Animated Series
Plus: Alex Garcia Lopez will direct the first two episodes.

[04/04/19 - 09:11 AM]
Comedy Central Announces a Television and New Media Deal with Roy Wood Jr.
In addition, Comedy Central is set to begin production on Wood's pilot, "Jefferson County: Probation," in his hometown of Birmingham, Alabama this May.

[04/04/19 - 09:05 AM]
Video: Showtime Offers the Season Two Premiere of "The Chi" for Early Sampling
The season premiere episode is available for free now on YouTube, and SHO.com ahead of its linear debut this Sunday.

[04/04/19 - 09:00 AM]
TLC to Air "Meghan & Harry: A Royal Baby Story"
The one-hour special will premiere on Tuesday, April 9 at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/04/19 - 09:00 AM]
Marvel's "Avengers: Endgame" Cast to Take Over ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live!," Week of April 8
Each night, Jimmy will welcome guests including Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Paul Rudd, Chris Hemsworth, Danai Gurira, Jeremy Renner and Don Cheadle.

[04/04/19 - 08:14 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, NBC Share Demo Crown in Tight Race
"Survivor: Edge of Extinction" on CBS is the top program among adults 18-49 last night.

[04/04/19 - 08:04 AM]
Video: Paramount Network Releases "Yellowstone" Season 2 Trailer
The full-length, action-packed trailer picks up with the Dutton family still fighting for their ranch and foreshadows new dangers that threaten to upend their home and their lives.

[04/04/19 - 08:01 AM]
A&E Network Partners with WWE(R) Studios to Produce Five Original Documentaries About Legendary WWE(R) Hall of Famers Under the Celebrated "Biography" Banner
"Macho Man" Randy Savage(R), "Rowdy" Roddy Piper(TM), Booker T(R), Stone Cold Steve Austin(R) and Shawn Michaels(R) are among the featured wrestlers.

[04/04/19 - 08:00 AM]
Video: Teaser Trailer & Date Announce - "The Society" on Netflix
The series follows a group of teenagers who are mysteriously transported to a facsimile of their wealthy New England town without any trace of their parents.

[04/04/19 - 07:30 AM]
Comedian and Television Personality Sherri Shepherd Named as Host of Game Show Network's New All-Star Trivia Game, "Best Ever Trivia Show"
The half-hour series is anticipated to premiere in Summer 2019.

[04/04/19 - 07:16 AM]
Lupita Nyong'o Set to Narrate Upcoming Discovery Series "Serengeti" in the U.S.
This innovative six-part series tells the heartwarming stories of a cast of African wildlife over the course of a year that showcase the dramatic moments that make each day of survival on the Serengeti a feat.

[04/04/19 - 05:54 AM]
Producing for the World: Netflix Launches Its First European Production Hub in Madrid
Today, it added another two new original shows - "El inocente" and "El crimen del siglo" - to its 2019 and 2020 slate.

[04/03/19 - 11:16 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 3
Updates include: "Younger" to stay put at TV Land; HBO's "I Know This Much Is True" adds principal cast; and Jason Alexander to lend his voice to FOX's "Richard Lovely."

[04/03/19 - 02:30 PM]
ABC Tees Up Extreme Mini-Golf Competition Series "Holey Moley" from Eureka Productions, Unanimous Media and Executive Producer Stephen Curry
NBA superstar Stephen Curry will serve as executive producer, resident golf pro of the "Holey Moley" course and appear in every episode.

[04/03/19 - 12:13 PM]
"Seau" 30 for 30 Documentary to Air on ESPN April 16
"Seau," directed by Kirby Bradley, recaptures the glory days of NFL great Junior Seau while foreshadowing a tragedy that would rock the league.

[04/03/19 - 12:01 PM]
NBC Comes Into a "Small Fortune" with Six-Episode Order of Youngest Media's Delightfully Pocket-Sized Competition Series
The U.S. series will be based on the popular U.K. format that launched on ITV in February.

[04/03/19 - 12:01 PM]
Video: "Too Old to Die Young" - Trailer
Miles Teller, John Hawkes and Jena Malone star in Nicolas Winding Refn's drama, which premieres Friday, June 14 on Amazon.

[04/03/19 - 10:56 AM]
HGTV Hit Series "Good Bones" Returns with New Episodes on Tuesday, May 14, at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Fearlessly taking on dilapidated houses other renovators won't touch, popular mother/daughter duo Mina Starsiak Hawk and Karen E Laine are back with more drastic home overhauls in season four.

[04/03/19 - 10:38 AM]
Lifetime Greenlights Two New Movies for Network's Ripped from the Headlines Fall Slate
Alyson Hannigan stars in "53 Days: The Abduction of Mary Stauffer," the harrowing true story of high school teacher Mary Stauffer and her eight-year old daughter, Beth, who are held captive for 53 days by a former student who was obsessed with her.

[04/03/19 - 09:33 AM]
Lily Collins Cast as Lead in New Darren Star Series "Emily in Paris"
Additionally, "Emily in Paris" will go global as Paramount Network is picking up the series for its international channels.

[04/03/19 - 09:31 AM]
Video: "The Ruthless" - Official Trailer - Netflix
1980s Milan is an economic boom-town, and Santo Russo (Riccardo Scamarcio) begins to rise to prominence on a wave of crime and excess.

[04/03/19 - 09:01 AM]
A&E's Inspiring New Docuseries "The Employables" Premieres Wednesday, May 8 at 10PM ET/PT
The new docuseries follows struggling job seekers with conditions such as autism or Tourette Syndrome as they search for meaningful employment.

[04/03/19 - 09:00 AM]
ABC Announces May Season Finale Dates
The network has announced season finale dates for series ending their prime-time runs in May.

[04/03/19 - 08:25 AM]
Adrienne Barbeau, Giancarlo Esposito and Tobin Bell Cast in "Creepshow" Adaptation of Stephen King's "Gray Matter"
The installment will be adapted by Byron Willinger and Philip de Blasi and directed by series showrunner Greg Nicotero.

[04/03/19 - 08:07 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos with "This Is Us" Finale
The Peacock takes home the adults 18-49 crown while CBS is the most-watched network overall.

[04/03/19 - 08:01 AM]
Netflix Renews "After Life" for Season Two
Said Ricky Gervais: "I have never had a reaction like this before. It's been insane. And heartwarming. But now I have to make sure the second season is even better so I'll probably have to work much harder than usual. Annoying really."

[04/03/19 - 07:13 AM]
CNBC Presents a 90 Minute Original Documentary "The Profit: My Roots" on Tuesday, April 9 at 9PM ET/PT
"Lebanon is a nation of survivors and success stories," said Marcus Lemonis. "On this journey, I am going to learn from its people the best way I know how - by finding out how business is done here."

[04/03/19 - 07:02 AM]
New CNN Original Series "The Redemption Project with Van Jones" and Season Four of the Emmy Award-Winning "United Shades of America with W. Kamau Bell" Debut Sunday, April 28
In the series premiere, viewers will witness the first-ever dialogue between a victim and an offender in the history of the Alaskan prison system.

[04/02/19 - 11:36 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 2
Updates include: Showtime on track for Tom Ripley drama series; NBC taps new "Friends-in-Law" cast; and Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa signs massive overall deal with Warner Bros. Television.

[04/02/19 - 01:52 PM]
truTV's "Tacoma FD" Premieres as the #1 New Cable Comedy of the Season with Adults 18-34
truTV further spins the numbers for Thursday, March 28.

[04/02/19 - 01:52 PM]
"Expedition Unknown: Egypt Live" Premieres Live on Both Coasts Sunday, April 7, at 8 PM ET / 5 PM PT on Discovery
The live event will now kick off one hour earlier than previously announced.







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[01/16/21 - 03:05 PM]
Video: First Promo for New Unscripted Variety Show "Game of Talents," Coming This March to FOX
Emmy winner Wayne Brady is set to host and executive produce the program, due in March.

[01/16/21 - 08:52 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, FOX Share Demo Crown; CBS Leads Total Viewers
The Alphabet's "Shark Tank" is the night's top draw among adults 18-49.

[01/15/21 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 15
Updates include: Ethan Hawke set as villain in "Moon Knight" at Disney+; Kantemir Balagov to helm HBO's "The Last of Us"; and Apple TV+ fills out cast of Kevin Durant's "Swagger."

[01/15/21 - 01:05 PM]
NBC Set Premiere Dates for Its Two Upcoming Comedies "Young Rock" and "Kenan"
Look for both series back-to-back beginning Tuesday, February 16 in place of "Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist," which will return in the spring.

[01/15/21 - 12:50 PM]
BET Announces Its Multiplatform Programming Strategy for Inauguration 2021
Live coverage is scheduled to begin Wednesday, January 20 at 11:00 am ET/10c on BET.

[01/15/21 - 12:12 PM]
Video: "A Closer Look with Brian McKnight" - Official Trailer - ALLBLK
The show's latest installment bows Thursday, January 21 on the streaming service.

[01/15/21 - 11:50 AM]
ABC News Announces Special Coverage of the Inauguration of President-Elect Joe Biden Beginning Tuesday, Jan. 19
At 8:00 p.m. EST ABC News presents a primetime program, "The Inauguration of Joseph R. Biden, Jr. - An ABC News Special," that will provide reporting on and analysis of the historic moments from the day.

[01/15/21 - 11:38 AM]
Discovery Documents the Cutting-Edge Science Behind Creating a Vaccine to Conquer COVID-19
"The Vaccine: Conquering Covid" premiering Sunday, February 21 at 8 PM PT/ET on Discovery and streaming on discovery+.

[01/15/21 - 11:21 AM]
Netflix Partners with Renowned Author Dr. Ibram X. Kendi to Bring Three of His Bestselling Books to Life Onscreen
"Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America," "Stamped: Racism, Antiracism and You," and "Antiracist Baby" are the featured projects.

[01/15/21 - 11:01 AM]
"Selena: The Series" Captivates Fans Ahead of Anticipated Finale on May 14
25 million households around the world sang "Como la flor" along with part one in the first four weeks after it premiered in December.

[01/15/21 - 10:51 AM]
"Crikey! It's the Irwins" Returns with a New Season of Reopenings, Rescues, Newborn Wildlife and Exciting News About the Future Generation of the Irwin Family on Discovery+ Feb. 7
A sneak peek of the premiere episode will air on Animal Planet directly out of "Puppy Bowl XVII" on Sunday, Feb. 7 at 5 PM ET/PT.

[01/15/21 - 10:00 AM]
"Super Bowl Greatest Commercials 2021" Special Hosted by Boomer Esiason and Daniela Ruah to Be Broadcast Feb. 3 on CBS
Beginning today, viewers can watch and vote for their favorite Super Bowl commercial from the past 20 years at https://www.cbs.com/SBGC.

[01/15/21 - 09:29 AM]
HBO's "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver" Returns February 14
The series has received a staggering 20 Emmys(R) since its premiere in 2014.

[01/15/21 - 09:29 AM]
Video: Official Trailer for Season One of "Flack" Available Now
All six episodes of the first season will premiere on Prime Video January 22 while season two will premiere at a later date in 2021.

[01/15/21 - 09:07 AM]
CBS All Access Announces Guest Stars for Season Four of "No Activity"
Louie Anderson, Kevin Bacon, Jillian Bell, D'Arcy Carden, Rob Delaney, Elle Fanning, Will Forte, Kimberly Hébert Gregory, Udo Kier, Lamorne Morris, Oscar Nuñez, Hannah Simone, June Squibb and Samara Weaving are all on tap.