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[01/01/20 - 02:01 PM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Charts on New Year's Eve
"Dick Clark's Primetime New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest" leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/31/19 - 09:36 AM]
Justin Bieber Returns to the Spotlight with New YouTube Original Series "Justin Bieber: Seasons"
Fans can tune in to "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2020" on ABC after the ball drop tonight for a preview of the series and a special message from Bieber himself.

[12/31/19 - 08:20 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos on All-Repeat Night
CBS is the most-watched network overall for the evening.

[12/30/19 - 08:25 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Sunday Night Football" Wraps Season on Top
NBC's NFL franchise closes 2019 in front among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/30/19 - 08:18 AM]
Science Channel Blasts Off Into 2020 with New Season of "How the Universe Works" Premiering Thursday, January 2 at 9PM
The series returns for its eighth season with a two-hour special that investigates the threat of a catastrophic asteroid impact.

[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.







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[04/14/21 - 12:52 PM]
The Spring League Football Makes Broadcast Television Debut Saturday, May 8 on FOX
For the first time ever, TSL football will air on broadcast television, with six regular season games as well as its championship matchup airing on FOX.

[04/14/21 - 11:26 AM]
MTV's "Catfish: The TV Show" Returns with All-New Episodes Kicking Off Tuesday, May 4 at 9pm ET/PT
Executive producer and host Nev Schulman and co-host Kamie Crawford are back to track down online impersonators who have been taking advantage of people just looking for someone to cuff up with.

[04/14/21 - 10:59 AM]
"Warrior" Season Three Comes to HBO Max
The first two seasons, which premiered on Cinemax, are now streaming on HBO Max via HBO platforms.

[04/14/21 - 10:30 AM]
CBS Renews "Tough as Nails," The Competition Series Celebrating Hardworking, Everyday Heroes, for Seasons Three and Four
The series is created by Emmy Award-winning producer Phil Keoghan and his producing partner Louise Keoghan, who are also executive producers.

[04/14/21 - 10:02 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "This Is Us" Leads Demo Race for NBC
An all-repeat CBS however is the most-watched network last night.

[04/14/21 - 10:01 AM]
Showtime(R) Documentary Films Acquires Worldwide Rights to "Cusp" from Sundance Award Winning Filmmakers Parker Hill and Isabel Bethencourt
Set in a small military town in Texas, the film chases three wild-spirited teenage girls as they live out a fever-dream summer, when the strictures of adolescence clash with the growing desire for personal agency.

[04/14/21 - 10:01 AM]
Video: "Dance of the 41" - Official Trailer - Netflix
A secretly gay congressman marries the Mexican president's daughter, but is then found cavorting with a young man at a private party. And then scandal hits.

[04/14/21 - 09:22 AM]
Peacock Builds Original Kids and Family Programming with Two Unscripted Design Series, "Backyard Blowout" and "Create the Escape"
Focusing on DIY design, creation and home renovations, the series will mark Peacock's first venture into kids and family unscripted programming.

[04/14/21 - 09:02 AM]
"Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen" A-MAY-Zing Bravo Party Week Begins Monday, May 3 at 10PM ET/PT
In each episode, Andy will serve up spicy surprises, nostalgic memories and candid conversations with Bravolebrities you know and love.

[04/14/21 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "Headspace Guide to Sleep" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Each episode unpacks misconceptions, offers friendly tips and concludes with a guided wind-down.

[04/14/21 - 09:00 AM]
Apple Original Films and Skydance Animation Announce Exquisite Animated Short Film "Blush"
"Blush" follows the journey of a stranded horticulturist-astronaut's chances for survival after he crash lands on a desolate dwarf planet.

[04/14/21 - 09:00 AM]
First Lady Jill Biden, UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie, Dr. Sanjay Gupta, John Oliver and Rosie Perez Join the Star-Studded Roster for ABC's "Sesame Street: 50 Years of Sunny Days"
Stevie Wonder, known for his iconic performances of "123 Sesame Street" and "Superstition" on the beloved series, will perform his re-imagined version of "Sesame Street" classic "Sunny Days" for the documentary.

[04/14/21 - 08:01 AM]
HGTV Filming New Competition Series "Battle on the Beach" with Network Stars Mentoring Teams of Up-and-Coming Flippers to a $50,000 Win
The competition will play out over the course of six hour-long episodes premiering in the summer of 2021.

[04/14/21 - 08:00 AM]
TLC Celebrates Family with the Return of Three Beloved Series This Spring
"Doubling Down with the Derricos," "Little People, Big World" and "7 Little Johnstons" are all due back.

[04/14/21 - 07:02 AM]
CBS Sports Reveals All-Star Announce Team for Superstar Racing Experience Inaugural Season
The brand-new racing series will run on six consecutive Saturday nights in primetime beginning Saturday, June 12.