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[01/02/21 - 08:10 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "WWE SmackDown" Opens 2021 on Top in Demos
FOX leads the night in adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched network.

[01/01/21 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Week of December 28-January 1
Updates include: the five major studios will place their Southern California-based series on an extended hiatus due to the state's surge in coronavirus cases.

[01/01/21 - 12:13 PM]
Comedian and Actor John Bishop Boards the TARDIS for Season 13 of "Doctor Who"
Bishop has already begun filming and will make his first appearance when the 13th season starts on BBC America later in 2021.

[01/01/21 - 12:00 PM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops New Year's Eve Showdown
"Dick Clark's Primetime New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest" leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/31/20 - 12:20 PM]
72 Million Households Are Spending the Holidays Exploring Humanity and the Cosmos with George Clooney
"The Midnight Sky" is projected to be one of Netflix's most popular films ever in its first 28 days.

[12/31/20 - 12:15 PM]
National Geographic Presents: "Impact with Gal Gadot" - Six-Part Documentary Series Coming Soon
The six-part short-form documentary series follows the powerful stories of resilient young women around the world who overcome obstacles and do extraordinary things.

[12/31/20 - 10:46 AM]
Peacock Expands Kids Programming with New Season of DreamWorks "Cleopatra in Space" Premiering January 14
In the new season, Cleo's life is turned upside down when the entire school finds out she's the savior, and things get complicated when Brian and Akila start dating.

[12/31/20 - 08:08 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Charts with Drama Repeats
The network's "Chicago" trio leads the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/31/20 - 06:30 AM]
During 4th Quarter, "Nightline" Leads CBS in Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49 for 3rd Straight 4Q and the 12th Quarter Overall
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the quarter to date.

[12/30/20 - 09:17 AM]
The Last Man Standing - All New Series "Street Outlaws: Mega Cash Days" Premieres January 11 on Discovery
Hosted by race-master Boosted GT (Chris Hamilton), the series is the most lucrative ever - with 64 of the fastest drivers from all over the country going head-to-head.

[12/30/20 - 08:19 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Year: 2020" Lifts ABC to Top Demo Spot
The Alphabet leads the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[12/30/20 - 05:30 AM]
President-Elect Joe Biden and Jill Biden to Appear in Their Last Interview of the Year During "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2021" on ABC
The soon-to-be first couple will speak exclusively with host Ryan Seacrest for their last interview of the year, bringing a special message of hope, unity and best wishes for the year ahead.

[12/29/20 - 09:48 PM]
Netflix Confirms New Korean Original Series "Glitch," Partnering Again with Creators of "Extracurricular"
"Glitch" tells a story of Hong Ji-hyo, who tries to track down her missing boyfriend with the help of members of a UFO club.

[12/29/20 - 12:44 PM]
NBC Sports Announces Its Exclusive NHL Schedule for 2020-21 Regular Season
NBC Sports' NHL telecast schedule features exclusive weekend games on NBC and Wednesday Night Hockey and Sunday Night Hockey matchups on NBCSN.

[12/29/20 - 12:44 PM]
The 405 Is Back Stronger and Faster Than Ever with a New Season of "Street Outlaws"
A brand-new season featuring the original OKC premieres Monday, January 11 at 8:00/7:00c.

[12/29/20 - 10:20 AM]
Laura Carmichael Narrates BBC America's "A Wild Year on Earth"
The six-episode series, due on January 23, charts the planet's most spectacular events of migration, rebirth and transformation over the course of a year.

[12/29/20 - 10:03 AM]
Showtime to Ring in the New Year Early with an All-New Episode of "Your Honor"
The show's fifth episode will release early for streaming and on-demand viewing on Thursday, December 31.

[12/29/20 - 09:11 AM]
YouTube Originals "Hello 2021: Americas" Announces Additional Appearances and Full Lineup
Juanpa Zurita and Storm Reid host the event, which premieres Thursday, December 31 at 10:30pm ET / 7:30pm PT on the YouTube Originals channel.

[12/29/20 - 08:21 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Monday Night Football" Lifts ABC to Top Spot
The Alphabet easily wins the evening among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/29/20 - 01:23 AM]
Netflix Acquires the Global Rights to Develop the Series "Hasta el cielo"
This new original series will be produced by Vaca Films for Netflix and will continue the story of this gang of thieves who have managed to put the Madrid police force in check.

[12/29/20 - 01:01 AM]
Video: "SanPa: Sins of the Savior" - Official Trailer - Netflix
As drugs ravaged 1980s Italy, Vincenzo Muccioli created a rehab center that garnered fervent public support. But his methods may have also been harmful.

[12/28/20 - 03:00 PM]
For 4th Quarter ABC News' "20/20" Is Friday's No. 1 Newsmagazine in Adults 18-49
ABC News spins the numbers for the fourth quarter of 2020.

[12/28/20 - 01:57 PM]
"Dateline NBC" is the #1 Friday Newsmagazine Across the Board for 4th Quarter
NBC News spins the numbers for the fourth quarter of 2020.

[12/28/20 - 11:01 AM]
Video: "The Netflix Afterparty" - Official Trailer - New Weekly Comedy Series - Netflix
Starting January 2, join the biggest stars on Netflix at the "The Netflix Afterparty," a weekly comedy show that dives deeper into your favorite shows with hosts David Spade, Fortune Feimster and London Hughes.

[12/28/20 - 09:02 AM]
Bravo Sets Sail Into the New Year with New Series "Below Deck Galley Talk" Premiering Friday, January 1 at 7PM ET/PT
The eight-episode series follows past franchise fan-favorites as they watch, critique and give their honest opinions on all the drama unfolding on current episodes of "Below Deck."

[12/28/20 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "Blown Away" - Official Trailer - Netflix
A new batch of glass-blowing artists from around the world battle the heat, the clock and each other in 10 dynamic challenges.

[12/28/20 - 08:51 AM]
Sneak Peek of "The Making of Magnolia Table with Joanna Gaines" to Air on Food Network, HGTV, Cooking Channel and DIY January 3rd at 7pm ET
Then, immediately following at 8pm ET, Food Network and Cooking Channel will premiere two new episodes of "Magnolia Table with Joanna Gaines."

[12/28/20 - 08:05 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Leads Night with "Sunday Night Football"
The network once again towers over the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/28/20 - 08:01 AM]
Video: Martin Scorsese Presents - "Pretend It's a City" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Wander the New York City streets and fascinating mind of wry writer, humorist and raconteur Fran Lebowitz as she sits down with Martin Scorsese.

[12/28/20 - 07:00 AM]
Big Freedia to Host the Central Time Zone Countdown From New Orleans on "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2021" on ABC
The Big Easy native and "Queen of Bounce" will give viewers a look at the arts, culture and locals that define New Orleans, as well as a performance of "Auld Lang Syne" by P.J. Morton.

[12/27/20 - 05:08 PM]
Stay Tuned for the Second Season of "Alice in Borderland"
Netflix confirms the show's renewal on social media this afternoon.

[12/27/20 - 10:59 AM]
Warner Bros. Pictures Fast-Tracks Development on "Wonder Woman 3"
On HBO Max, nearly half of the platform's retail subscribers viewed "Wonder Woman 1984" on the day of its arrival, along with millions of wholesale subscribers who have access to HBO Max via a cable, wireless, or other partner services.

[12/27/20 - 09:22 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers; ABC, NBC Share Demo Crown
Said trio splits the honors on a low-key night.

[12/27/20 - 09:03 AM]
Video: Official Tease - "Power Book III: Raising Kanan" - Starz
You already know how this story ended. Now see how it started.

[12/26/20 - 08:05 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBA Christmas Day on ABC Holds Off Competition
The network's primetime coverage leads the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/25/20 - 11:10 PM]
Development Update: Week of December 21-25
Updates include: HBO Max eyes "Sex and the City" limited series; Bounce TV sets cast for "Johnson"; and Mike Flanagan indicates "no plans for more chapters" of Netflix's "Haunting of" anthology series.

[12/25/20 - 08:05 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Wins Christmas Eve with "It's a Wonderful Life"
The network's annual telecast tops all programming in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/24/20 - 11:06 AM]
ABC Is Fall's No. 1 Entertainment Net in Adults 18-49, Marking Network's First Win in 5 Years
ABC spins the numbers for the season to date.

[12/24/20 - 09:13 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Great Christmas Light Fight" Goes Out on Top for ABC
The Alphabet leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/24/20 - 07:01 AM]
Video: "Cobra Kai" Season 3 - Quiet! Here's a New Premiere Date - Netflix
The series will now return one week earlier than previously announced: Friday, January 1.

[12/23/20 - 04:01 PM]
"Aggretsuko" Is Coming Back for a Fourth Season of Romance, Rock, and Rage
Netflix confirmed the show's renewal on social media this afternoon.

[12/23/20 - 09:05 AM]
HBO Max Highlights - January 2021
Newly added library titles to include "Pushing Daisies," "What I Like About You," "Babylon 5," "Person of Interest," "The New Adventures of Old Christine," "Everwood," "Eve," "The Wayans Bros" and "Batman: The Animated Series."

[12/23/20 - 08:01 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelorette" Wraps Season on Top
ABC takes home top honors in both total viewers and adults 18-49 last night.

[12/23/20 - 07:01 AM]
BYUtv Winter Premieres Include "Operation Awesome" Debut
Mid-season returns include hidden-camera series "Random Acts" (season six), wilderness series "Survivalists" (season one) and charity-oriented "The Fixers" (season two).

[12/22/20 - 02:00 PM]
All-New Animated Series "The Great North" to Have a Special Preview Sunday, January 3, on FOX
The newcomer will then officially launch on Sunday, February 14 alongside the network's "Animation Domination" lineup.

[12/22/20 - 01:58 PM]
Video: "The Little Things" - Official Trailer - HBO Max
Academy Award winners Denzel Washington, Rami Malek and Jared Leto star in the film, coming to theaters and streaming exclusively on HBO Max on January 29.

[12/22/20 - 01:09 PM]
"JonBenet Ramsey: What Really Happened?" Exclusive Documentary on discovery+ Reveals New Information in the Infamous Unsolved Cold Case
This feature-length documentary explores the iconic JonBenet Ramsey case with a fresh perspective.

[12/22/20 - 12:57 PM]
New Science Channel Series Spotlights the Kensington Runestone and Its Potential to Rewrite History in "Secrets of the Viking Stone"
The series, featuring actor Peter Stormare and history enthusiast Elroy Balgaard, bows Sunday, January 3 on the cable channel.

[12/22/20 - 11:43 AM]
MTV's "Teen Mom OG" Season Premiere Tuesday, January 26 at 8PM ET/PT
Amber, Catelynn, Cheyenne, Maci and Mackenzie continue to share their most personal struggles and achievements leaning into the turmoil of today's "new normal" with resilience and grit.

[12/22/20 - 11:39 AM]
OWN to Air All-New John Legend Hosted Special "Revisiting Underground" Immediately Following Network Premiere of "Underground on OWN" January 5
The dramatic series acquired from Sony Pictures Television will have a revitalized presentation on OWN, with newly filmed episodic introductions by cast members, never-before-seen behind the scenes footage and more.







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[10/19/21 - 03:01 PM]
Netflix Details Its Top 10 Series & Films to Date in Hours Viewed
The streaming service will shift to reporting on hours viewed rather than the number of accounts that choose to watch them.

[10/19/21 - 03:00 PM]
ESPN's "Monday Night Football" Grows Year-Over-Year Viewership for Fourth Consecutive Week; 12.6 Million Watch Buffalo-Tennessee Week 6 Thriller
"Monday Night Football" is continuing a banner year, up 17% and 15% season-to-date from the 2020 and 2019 seasons (seven games), respectively, averaging 13.8 million viewers this season (six games).

[10/19/21 - 02:27 PM]
Dark Secrets and Hidden Treasures Found in the Coldest Places on Earth: An All New Season of "Secrets in the Ice" Premieres October 26 on Discovery
In an all new season, experts, historians and scientists are exposing dark secrets, forgotten treasures and lost relics from the coldest and harshest places on Earth.

[10/19/21 - 02:00 PM]
FOX Kicks Off Midseason with Special Premieres of "Next Level Chef," "Call Me Kat" and "Pivoting," Following "NFL on FOX" Doubleheaders
Time period premieres for all three programs will be announced soon.

[10/19/21 - 12:00 PM]
The CW Network Adds Two New Series to Its Expanding Roster of Scripted Acquisitions
On tap are the one-hour Italian drama "Leonardo," starring Aidan Turner in the titular role, and the half-hour Australian comedy-drama, "Bump," starring Nathalie Morris.

[10/19/21 - 12:00 PM]
"The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" Announces a New Daily Podcast Hosted on Megaphone, A Spotify Company
The showcast will be an audio lift of the linear show, featuring all the hilarious monologues, performances and revealing conversations with guests across entertainment, politics, news, music and comedy.

[10/19/21 - 11:25 AM]
ABC Wednesday Comedies Up Week to Week
"The Wonder Years" built over the prior week by 7% in Total Viewers (3.2 million vs. 3.0 million) and held even week to week among Adults 18-49 (0.6/4).

[10/19/21 - 11:17 AM]
A&E's Hit-Series "Storage Wars" Returns for an All-New Season on Tuesday, November 2 at 9pm ET/PT
Ahead of the season premiere, there will be two new specials welcoming Barry Weiss back to the team which will air back-to-back on October 26.

[10/19/21 - 11:16 AM]
Apple TV+ Announces Star-Studded Cast for Highly Anticipated Anthology Series "Extrapolations" from Prolific Writer, Director and Producer Scott Z. Burns
Meryl Streep, Sienna Miller, Kit Harington, Tahar Rahim, Matthew Rhys, Daveed Diggs, Gemma Chan, David Schwimmer and Adarsh Gourav will lead the new series, which is now in production.

[10/19/21 - 11:13 AM]
Executive Produced by Kris Jenner, Four-Episode Series "Foodgod" Premieres Sunday, November 14th on discovery+
Foodgod is a lifelong foodie who has gained 11 million followers for his unique celebration of all things food on social media.

[10/19/21 - 11:02 AM]
FOX's "The Simpsons" Wins Week in L7 Ratings for First Time in Nearly Seven Years
The network also had the #1 drama ("9-1-1") and #1T unscripted series of the week ("The Masked Singer").

[10/19/21 - 11:01 AM]
Video: "Johnny Test's Ultimate Meatloaf Quest Trailer" - Netflix Futures
Join Johnny and Dukey on an epic interactive quest to find the perfect meatloaf - and save themselves from eating Dad's gross "garbage loaf" for dinner.

[10/19/21 - 11:00 AM]
"Mr. A & Mr. M: The Story of A&M Records" - Two-Part Docuseries Premieres on EPIX December 5th, 2021 at 10PM ET/PT
This two-part documentary series takes an in-depth look at the company's distinct approach of focusing on their artists, discovering unique talent and evolving with the ever-changing music industry.

[10/19/21 - 11:00 AM]
New Unscripted Series "Tampa Baes" to Premiere Friday, November 5 on Prime Video
The eight-episode docuseries from 3 Ball Productions follows a young group of lesbian friends in Tampa Bay, an ever-growing gay hotspot on the Florida shoreline.

[10/19/21 - 10:59 AM]
Lifetime Announces Three New Movies with All-Star Casting Premiering for Winter 2022
"We are so excited for these upcoming movies - they are a rollercoaster ride full of suspense, secrets and scandals that our audience just cannot resist," said Amy Winter, EVP and Head of Programming, Lifetime and LMN.