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[12/29/19 - 12:24 PM]
Ohio State vs. Clemson Draws 21.2 Million Viewers, Most-Watched Non-New Year's Day College Football Playoff Semifinal and Up 9% Year-Over-Year
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, December 28.

[12/29/19 - 09:30 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: "Dateline" Tops Low Key Night for NBC
The Peacock network wins the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/28/19 - 08:33 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "WWE SmackDown" Tops Demo Charts for FOX
The network's weekly telecast continues its reign among adults 18-49.

[12/27/19 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Week of December 23-27
Updates include: Amazon's "The Wheel of Time" casts trio; comedian Eddie B eyed for comedy series at ABC; and Amazon to bring Evan Ratliff's book "The Mastermind" to the small screen.

[12/27/19 - 10:01 AM]
Lauren Alaina to Perform on "FOX's New Year's Eve with Steve Harvey: Live from Times Square"
Alaina will take the stage, alongside previously announced performers LL Cool J Featuring DJ Z-Trip, Village People, The Chainsmokers, The Lumineers, Florida Georgia Line, Backstreet Boys, The Killers and Tyga, to help ring in 2020.

[12/27/19 - 08:35 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, NBC Share Demo Win
The Alphabet's "The Great American Baking Show" tops the charts among adults 18-49 last night.

[12/27/19 - 07:59 AM]
ESPN's "Monday Night Football" Scores Its Most-Viewed NFL Regular Season Since 2015
ESPN further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[12/26/19 - 08:51 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Leads Christmas with NBA Coverage
The Alphabet's holiday presentation of the Clippers/Lakers showdown tops the night.

[12/26/19 - 07:17 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Wins Christmas Eve with "It's a Wonderful Life"
The network's annual telecast takes home top honors among adults 18-49.

[12/24/19 - 08:21 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Gets Boost from "The Price Is Right" Special
The Eye wins the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/23/19 - 08:47 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Stays on Top with "Sunday Night Football"
The Peacock network easily wins the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/23/19 - 06:48 AM]
Abla Fahita Joins the Line-Up of Netflix Originals in the Middle East with a New Series
The series will follow the amazing adventures of Abla Fahita after becoming one of the leading stars in the Arab World, her life turns upside down when she finds herself being chased by the law and society.

[12/23/19 - 12:45 AM]
Video: Something Phishy: Netflix Drops "Jamtara" Trailer
Directed by National Award-winning director Soumendra Padhi and inspired by true incidents, the series is the story of young, ambitious, volatile people who have the world before them.

[12/22/19 - 06:46 PM]
Netflix Orders New Korean Sci-Fi Thriller Series "The Silent Sea," Confirms Actor Jung Woo-sung as Executive Producer
The series is a mystery sci-fi thriller that follows a story of elite scientists who set off for the moon to retrieve some unknown samples from an abandoned research station.

[12/22/19 - 10:06 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Sports Heavy Evening
Plus in late-night: Eddie Murphy sparks "Saturday Night Live" to its best numbers since May 2017.

[12/22/19 - 10:05 AM]
"The Great Brady Heist," FOX Sports Films' Newest "Magnify" Series Documentary, Premieres Feb. 1 on FOX
The documentary chronicles the disappearance of Tom Brady's jersey following the New England Patriots' improbable Super Bowl LI comeback win over the Atlanta Falcons.

[12/21/19 - 08:29 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "WWE SmackDown" Continues Demo Reign
FOX takes home the adults 18-49 crown once again while CBS remains the most-watched broadcaster.

[12/20/19 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Friday, December 20
Updates include: Starz cancels "Sweetbitter" after two seasons; FXX's "Dave" reveals principal cast; and Zach Grenier returns to "The Good Fight" as series regular.

[12/20/19 - 11:23 AM]
Season Five of SundanceTV's Original Series "Close Up with The Hollywood Reporter" Returns with All-New Episodes Sunday, January 5 at 10AM ET
This season, talent behind this year's most talked about television shows and films open up about the challenges and triumphs of creating critically acclaimed entertainment.

[12/20/19 - 11:16 AM]
Video: Official Teaser - Hulu Original Series "High Fidelity"
The Zoƫ Kravitz-led series bows Friday, February 14.

[12/20/19 - 11:01 AM]
"Virgin River" Renewed for a Second Season by Netflix
The streaming service confirmed the news via social media today.

[12/20/19 - 09:45 AM]
Academy Award Winner Marisa Tomei Joins Revenge Action Film "Sweet Girl"
Jason Momoa, Isabela Merced, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Raza Jaffrey, Adria Arjona, Justin Bartha, Lex Scott Davis, Michael Raymond-James, Dominic Fumusa, Brian Howe, Nelson Franklin and Reggie Lee also star in the project.

[12/20/19 - 09:01 AM]
Save Room for Season 2 Because We've Ordered More "Green Eggs and Ham"
Netflix confirmed the news on social media this morning.

[12/20/19 - 08:17 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Miss America" Tops Demos for NBC
The network leads the night among adults 18-49 while an all-repeat CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[12/20/19 - 08:01 AM]
Multi Award-Winner Olivia Colman to Star in New Sky and HBO Original Drama "Landscapers"
The four-part limited series will be directed by Academy Award winner Alexander Payne and is written by Ed Sinclair in his first television screenplay.

[12/20/19 - 07:32 AM]
Cast Announced for New Drama "Industry" Coming Soon to BBC and HBO
The series follows a group of young graduates competing for a limited set of permanent positions at a top investment bank in London.

[12/20/19 - 07:26 AM]
Capturing the Planet's Greatest Mysteries - "What on Earth?" Returns for an All-New Season January 9 on Science Channel
Using state-of-the-art satellite imaging and trekking to the most remote, inhospitable places on Earth, the world's leading scientists, archaeologists and explorers examine the inexplicable to show the world we live in like we've never seen before.

[12/20/19 - 05:36 AM]
Reelz Announces New Programming for January 2020
New three-part documentary "Aaron Hernandez's Killing Fields" reveals never-before-seen evidence in the case of the ex-NFL star turned convicted murderer while the new four-part documentary "How to Survive a Murder" exposes the nefarious attempts to cover up a murder and protect an influential family.

[12/19/19 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, December 19
Updates include: FOX orders animated comedy "Housebroken" to series; Hulu passes on Anne Rice's "The Vampire Chronicles"; and "Carl Weber's The Family Business" gets second second on BET+.

[12/19/19 - 09:43 PM]
"Airplane Mode" Premieres on January 2020, Only on Netflix
The film tells the story of young digital influencer Ana (Larissa Manoela).

[12/19/19 - 05:20 PM]
"Killer Inside: The Mind of Aaron Hernandez" Is a Three-Part Documentary Series Examining What Led to the Murderous Fall and Shocking Death of Former NFL Superstar Aaron Hernandez
Look for said project Wednesday, January 15 on Netflix.

[12/19/19 - 04:01 PM]
Pendleton Ward and Duncan Trussell Take You on a Psychocosmic Adventure in "The Midnight Gospel," An Adult Animated Series Adapting Interviews from the "Duncan Trussell Family Hour" Podcast
The aforementioned series will come to Netflix next year.

[12/19/19 - 03:29 PM]
Ryan Seacrest and Giuliana Rancic to Headline E!'s Signature "Live from the Red Carpet" Coverage of the 2020 Golden Globes, Grammys and Oscars
E!'s red carpet coverage for each of those awards shows ranked as the #2 most social program of the day behind only the awards show itself.

[12/19/19 - 02:02 PM]
Meet the 20 Contestants Set to Compete on New Unscripted Competition Series "LEGO Masters" Premiering Wednesday, February 5, on FOX
Hosted by Will Arnett, the series will put these contestants - ranging from ages 23 to 65, and hailing from every part of the country and all walks of life - to the test.

[12/19/19 - 12:00 PM]
Limited Series "The Plot Against America" Debuts Monday, March 16, Exclusively on HBO
The cast includes Winona Ryder, Zoe Kazan, Morgan Spector, Anthony Boyle, Azhy Robertson, Caleb Malis and John Turturro.

[12/19/19 - 11:56 AM]
"Chilling Adventures of Sabrina" Adds Jonathan Whitesell, Skye Marshall and Sam Corlett
Said trio will turn up during the upcoming "Part 3" of the series.

[12/19/19 - 10:52 AM]
EPIX Greenlights Series Based on "Jerusalem's Lot" Starring Academy Award(R) Winner Adrien Brody
Set in the 1850s, the series follows Captain Charles Boone (Brody), who relocates his family of three children to his ancestral home in the small, seemingly sleepy town of Preacher's Corners, Maine after his wife dies at sea.

[12/19/19 - 10:30 AM]
Steve Harvey Counts Down to 2020 on "FOX's New Year's Eve with Steve Harvey: Live from Times Square" Tuesday, December 31, on FOX
The star-studded three-and-a-half-hour primetime celebration will be co-hosted by Maria Menounos and Rob Gronkowski.

[12/19/19 - 10:17 AM]
OWN Announces Second Season Renewal of Critically Acclaimed Drama Series "David Makes Man"
The series centers on a 14-year-old prodigy from the projects and stars an ensemble cast featuring Emmy nominated actress Phylicia Rashad and newcomer Akili McDowell who plays the lead role of David.

[12/19/19 - 10:11 AM]
"Elite Youth," A New Series from FOX Sports Films and Uninterrupted, Goes Behind the Scenes with Basketball's Future Stars
The four-episode debut season follows the most highly sought-after high school basketball players in the country as they compete in Nike's Elite Youth Basketball League (EYBL) during the 2018 circuit.

[12/19/19 - 10:05 AM]
Nearly 30 Million Households Around the World Enjoyed "Klaus" in Its First Four Weeks on Netflix
The streaming service releases another viewership number, this time for the animated film.

[12/19/19 - 09:30 AM]
Comedy Series "High Maintenance," Created by Katja Blichfeld and Ben Sinclair, Returns for Its Fourth Season February 7, Exclusively on HBO
New guest stars include Ira Glass and his team at This American Life, Nick Kroll, Rebecca Hall, Larry Owens and Calvin Leon Smith.

[12/19/19 - 09:14 AM]
Video: "Sex, Explained" Season 1 - Main Trailer
From the biology of attraction to the history of birth control, explore the ins and outs of sex in this entertaining and enlightening series.

[12/19/19 - 09:09 AM]
Video: Apple Releases First-Look at Inspiring, New Anthology Series "Little America"
Inspired by the true stories featured in Epic Magazine, "Little America" goes beyond the headlines to bring to life the funny, romantic, heartfelt and surprising stories of immigrants in America.

[12/19/19 - 09:04 AM]
Video: "Leslie Jones: Time Machine" - Teaser - Netflix
Jones is bringing her hilarious wisdom in "Time Machine," her first Netflix Comedy Special, directed by award winning directors David Benioff and D.B. Weiss.

[12/19/19 - 09:02 AM]
Showtime(R) to Air Television Premieres of "Five Feet Apart" on December 30 "On the Basis of Sex" on January 1 and "The Upside" on January 4
Look for all three films in the coming weeks on the pay channel.

[12/19/19 - 08:36 AM]
"The Voice" Is the #1 Most-Watched Primetime Network Show of the Decade
NBC further spins the numbers for the series to date.

[12/19/19 - 08:35 AM]
Jealousy, Feuds and Troubled Friendships Hit a Fever Pitch at Bravo's "Married to Medicine" Season 7 Reunion
Dr. Jacqueline Walters, Dr. Simone Whitmore, Dr. Heavenly Kimes, Toya Bush-Harris, Quad Webb, Dr. Contessa Metcalfe, Mariah Huq and new friend, Buffie Purselle will bare their bold and honest feelings as they relive this season's biggest moments.

[12/19/19 - 08:11 AM]
Video: "Medical Police" - Official Trailer - Netflix
From the creators of "Childrens Hospital" (starring Rob Huebel and Erinn Hayes) comes the totally-not-a-spinoff "Medical Police" (also starring Rob Huebel and Erinn Hayes).

[12/19/19 - 08:10 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Masked Singer" Goes Out on Top in Viewers, Demos
FOX holds off the "Survivor" finale on CBS and "Live in Front of a Studio Audience" on ABC in both total viewers and adults 18-49.







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[01/23/21 - 09:24 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, FOX Top Demos; CBS Leads Total Viewers
"Shark Tank" and "Blue Bloods" lead the night in said categories.

[01/22/21 - 01:56 PM]
Groundbreaking Series "America's Most Wanted" Returns with Emmy Award-Winning Journalist Elizabeth Vargas as Host, Premiering in March on FOX
Each week, Vargas will ask for viewers' help as she breaks down cases from the show's new headquarters, consulting with a team of experts representing law enforcement units such as the FBI, U.S. Marshall's Office and Secret Service.

[01/22/21 - 01:29 PM]
Robert Kirkman's "Invincible" to Premiere March 26 on Amazon Prime Video
The first three episodes of season one will premiere Friday, March 26, with new episodes available each Friday following, culminating in an action-packed season finale April 30.

[01/22/21 - 12:37 PM]
"Walker" Rides Off with The CW's Most Watched Series Premiere in 5 Years
The CW spins the numbers for Thursday, January 21.

[01/22/21 - 12:06 PM]
The Next Episode of "Your Honor" to Air Sunday, January 31st on Showtime
The Bryan Cranston-led limited series will take a break this Sunday before returning with the first of its final three episodes.

[01/22/21 - 11:05 AM]
Homicide Detective Series "The Murders" Available to Binge on Sundance Now Beginning Thursday, February 4
The series revolves around Kate Jameson (Jessica Lucas), a rookie homicide detective in Vancouver whose negligence resulted in a fellow officer's death.

[01/22/21 - 11:01 AM]
Join the "Fright Club" with Jack Osbourne and the Ghost Brothers - New Series Launches Tuesday, February 9 on discovery+
A special first look of the premiere episode will air on Travel Channel on Friday, January 29 at 9:00/8:00c, in advance of the series' launch on discovery+.

[01/22/21 - 11:00 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Returns Live Coast-to-Coast with Five Consecutive Shows Beginning Jan. 30
John Krasinski, Dan Levy and Regina King are among the hosts on tap.

[01/22/21 - 10:01 AM]
New Series, Films, Specials and More from AMC Networks' Extensive Library All Available on the Premium Streaming Bundle in February
Newly announced highlights include early access to AMC's "Ride with Norman Reedus" season five beginning Sunday, February 28, ahead of the linear premiere in March.

[01/22/21 - 09:42 AM]
"Behind Every Man" Returns on OWN on January 30 Featuring Lamar Odom/Sabrina Parr, Big Sean/Myra Anderson, Faith Evans/Stevie J, Will & Heather Packer and More
Each episode of "Behind Every Man" follows the unique life-story of a strong Black woman who has supported and strengthened the success and fame of the man in her life.

[01/22/21 - 09:26 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC's Game Shows Hold Off Competition
The Alphabet continues to lead the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[01/22/21 - 09:15 AM]
Bravo's "Southern Charm" Two-Part Reunion Begins Thursday, January 28 at 9PM ET/PT
Host Andy Cohen joins Craig Conover, Kathryn Dennis, Austen Kroll, Shep Rose, and season newcomers Leva Bonaparte, Madison LeCroy and John Pringle as they revisit a season of exhilarating highs and shocking lows.

[01/22/21 - 09:00 AM]
HGTV Renews "Help! I Wrecked My House" Starring Home Reno Expert Jasmine Roth
After attracting more than 16 million viewers to its debut run, the network has ordered eight fresh, one-hour episodes of the series, which follows Jasmine as she salvages botched do-it-yourself home projects.

[01/22/21 - 07:15 AM]
AMC Renews "Eli Roth's History of Horror" for Third Season
Look for six new hour-long episodes to return later this year.

[01/22/21 - 06:31 AM]
Bravo Returns to the High Seas as Season Two "Below Deck Sailing Yacht" Premieres on Monday, March 1 at 9PM ET/PT
The stakes are high as Captain Glenn Shephard puts his trust in an all-new crew as they sail along the sparkling coast of Croatia to provide an unforgettable, luxurious experience for the guests and their over-the-top requests.