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[02/02/15 - 11:50 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 2
Updates include: The CW orders first wave of drama pilots; Augustus Prew to star in HBO's "Mamma Dallas"; and "Uncle Buck" among ABC's latest comedy pilot orders.

[02/02/15 - 02:37 PM]
CBS Pulls "The McCarthys" from Lineup; "Big Bang Theory" Repeats to Fill Remaining Weeks
The freshman comedy had been set to air two more times: February 5 and February 12.

[02/02/15 - 01:47 PM]
Cinemax Announces Start of Production for New Drama Series "Quarry"
Logan Marshall-Green stars in the eight-episode drama, which is based on the novels of Max Allan Collins.

[02/02/15 - 01:36 PM]
Post-Super Bowl "Blacklist" Sets Series Records, Scores as Primetime's Top Entertainment Telecast on the Big 4 Since the Oscars
NBC further spins the numbers for Sunday, February 1.

[02/02/15 - 01:31 PM]
Super Bowl XLIX on NBC Is Most-Watched Show in U.S. Television History
NBC further spins the numbers for Sunday, February 1.

[02/02/15 - 01:16 PM]
ABC Family's "Switched at Birth" Partners with Break the Cycle for Live Twitter After-Chat on the Issue of Sexual Consent
Vanessa Marano, Max Adler and Lizzy Weiss will be part of a special Twitter "After-Chat" moderated by a Break the Cycle specialist.

[02/02/15 - 01:13 PM]
Hallmark Channel's "Kitten Bowl II" Scores Winning Touchdown; Premiere Broadcast Draws 1.3 Million Viewers
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Sunday, February 1.

[02/02/15 - 01:04 PM]
"Marvel's A.K.A. Jessica Jones" for Netflix Adds Carrie-Anne Moss
Moss plays a no-nonsense woman who could prove a powerful ally to Jessica... if Jessica doesn't completely alienate her first.

[02/02/15 - 12:15 PM]
Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan Announce "Live's Predict the Winners" Oscar(R) Ballot Contest
After all entries have been received, one of the entrants with the highest number of correct answers will take home a $10,000 grand prize.

[02/02/15 - 12:14 PM]
"Cristela's" Cristela Alonzo to Make Guest Star Appearance on "General Hospital's" Special Valentine's Day Episode on Friday, February 13
Cristela plays Assistant District Attorney Natalia Rodriguez, who works for District Attorney Scott Baldwin.

[02/02/15 - 11:30 AM]
ESPN Delivers a Super Audience during Super Bowl Week
ESPN spins the numbers for Sunday, January 25 through Sunday, February 1.

[02/02/15 - 11:12 AM]
Bounce TV Posts Strongest Month in its History, Racks up Double-Digit Viewership Gains in January
Bounce TV spins the numbers for the month of January.

[02/02/15 - 11:02 AM]
Oprah Winfrey and Ava DuVernay Create New Original Drama Series for OWN
Winfrey will executive produce and appear in multiple episodes in a recurring role.

[02/02/15 - 10:58 AM]
"Babysitter's Black Book" Premieres Saturday, February 21 at 8pm ET/PT on Lifetime
Steffani Brass, Lauren York, Angeline Appel and Spencer Locke star in the network's latest original movie.

[02/02/15 - 10:45 AM]
New England Patriots and Super Bowl XLIX Champion Rob Gronkowski Will Make His Exclusive Talk Show Debut on ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Tonight, February 2
"Jimmy Kimmel Live" is shot live in front of a studio audience and produced by Jackhole Industries in association with ABC Studios.

[02/02/15 - 10:00 AM]
Live + 7 Ratings: ABC Claims the #1 Biggest Playback Gainer in Adults 18-49 on 4 of 7 Nights of the Week
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of January 12-18.

[02/02/15 - 09:39 AM]
NBC to Air "SNL 40th Red Carpet Live" on Sunday, Feb. 15 at 7 P.M. Live from Rockefeller Center
Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie, Carson Daly and Al Roker will serve as hosts of the countdown special.

[02/02/15 - 09:37 AM]
Syfy's "Defiance" Commences Production in Toronto
Newcomers to the cast this season, due this summer, include Lee Tergesen, Nichole Galicia and Conrad Coates.

[02/02/15 - 08:50 AM]
Highest Super Bowl Overnight Rating Ever! Patriots-Seahawks Super Bowl XLIX Thriller Posts 49.7/72
NBC further spins the preliminary numbers for Sunday, February 1.

[02/02/15 - 08:39 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Wins Big with "Super Bowl XLIX"
Plus: "The Blacklist" posts huge gains over last year's post-Super Bowl episode of "New Girl."

[02/02/15 - 08:24 AM]
Nickelodeon Debuts First Hour-Long Special of the Hit Animated Preschool Literacy Series, "Wallykazam!," Friday, Feb. 6, at 12 P.M. (ET/PT)
"Wallykazam!" ranked as the number-one preschool series in its time period during fourth quarter 2014.

[02/02/15 - 08:14 AM]
"Counting Cars" Returns to History(R) with All New Episodes
New episodes resume on Tuesday, February 24 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[02/02/15 - 07:09 AM]
ESPN Black History Month Programming Includes Original Specials, Offerings Across Platforms
The month of February will include the premieres of three special programs.

[02/02/15 - 06:28 AM]
"Super Bowl XLIX" on NBC Delivers the Highest Overnight Rating in Super Bowl History
NBC spins the preliminary numbers for Sunday, February 1.

[02/02/15 - 05:18 AM]
Investigation Discovery Introduces Real-Life "Silence of the Lambs" with New Series - "The Mind of a Murderer" Premiering February 19
The newcomer will air Thursday nights at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[02/01/15 - 06:00 PM]
Video: NBC Entertainment Debuts a New Extended Version of the "Heroes Reborn" Super Bowl Promotional Spot
The extended promo reveals a sneak peek at new cast member Zachary Levi's character.

[02/01/15 - 08:56 AM]
Netflix Acquires Provocative Documentary "Hot Girls Wanted" at Sundance Film Festival
The film was directed by Jill Bauer and Ronna Gradus and produced by Rashida Jones, Bauer, Gradus and Brittany Huckabee.

[02/01/15 - 08:51 AM]
"NFL Honors" Is the #1 Primetime Telecast of the Night on the Big 4 in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, January 31.

[02/01/15 - 08:30 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: "NFL Honors" Powers Demo Victory for NBC
The Peacock's coverage leads the night among adults 18-49.

[01/31/15 - 08:47 AM]
"Grimm" Retains 92% of Last Week's Rating in Adults 18-49, Which Matched Its Highest Result Since Its Season Debut
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, January 30.

[01/31/15 - 08:39 AM]
ABC Wins Friday with the Top 2 Shows - "20/20" Hits 10-Week Highs
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, January 30.

[01/31/15 - 08:35 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Takes Home Demo Crown with "Shark Tank"
The network's reality mainstay leads the night among adults 18-49.

[01/30/15 - 11:56 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 30
Updates include: TBS reportedly cancels "Ground Floor" after two seasons; Busy Philipps joins "Vice Principals" at HBO; and ABC gives pilot orders to 12 projects.

[01/30/15 - 03:44 PM]
Video: "Game of Thrones" - Season 5 Trailer
The show's 10-episode fifth season kicks off on Sunday, April 12 at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/30/15 - 02:01 PM]
Production Has Started in New Orleans on "Zoo," CBS's New Drama Series Based on James Patterson's Bestselling Novel
The series starring James Wolk, Kristen Connolly, Billy Burke, Nora Arnezeder and Nonso Anozie will premiere in summer 2015.

[01/30/15 - 01:30 PM]
HBO Greenlights Miniseries "Lewis and Clark," Starring Casey Affleck and Matthias Schoenaerts, With Production to Begin This Summer
Edward Norton, Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner, Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman are among the executive producers.

[01/30/15 - 01:01 PM]
Airdate of March 25 Set for "Nashville: On the Record 2," One Hour Music Special Featuring Performances by the Cast and Special Superstar Guest Reba
Direct from Nashville's world famous Grand Ole Opry House, cast members of ABC's acclaimed primetime series "Nashville" will take the stage to perform songs from the show and provide candid interviews backstage.

[01/30/15 - 11:34 AM]
ABC Family Begins Production and Announces Cast of Two Comedy Pilots: "Kevin from Work" and "Tough Cookie"
Both pilots are single-camera and are shooting in Los Angeles.

[01/30/15 - 11:24 AM]
HGTV Delivers Highest Rated Wednesday Night in Its History with "Property Brothers" and "House Hunters"
HGTV spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 28.

[01/30/15 - 10:30 AM]
USA Network Announces Super Bowl Spot for "Dig"
The 15-second spot will feature clips from the international production, premiering Thursday, March 5 at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/30/15 - 09:18 AM]
Chart Topping Fall Out Boy and Charli XCX Will Get the Party Started for Super Bowl XLIX at "VH1 + Papa John's(R) Super Bowl Blitz: A Concert for the Troops"
Joining tonight's celebration is Super Bowl XLIX's esteemed National Anthem singer Idina Menzel.

[01/30/15 - 09:06 AM]
"Rosie O'Donnell: A Heartfelt Stand Up," A Unique Hybrid of Comedy, Confession and Life-Saving Information, Debuts Feb. 14, Exclusively on HBO
Taped at the Levity Live Comedy Club inside the Palisades Center Mall in West Nyack, NY, the special showcases O'Donnell's skills as a laugh-out-loud stand-up comedian, while incorporating a vital message literally near and dear to her heart.

[01/30/15 - 08:44 AM]
Series Finale of "Parenthood" Delivers Its Biggest Overall Audience Since December 11, 2012
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, January 29.

[01/30/15 - 08:36 AM]
ABC Dominates the First Night of the February Sweep with the Return of TGIT, Scoring its Highest Adult 18-49 Rating Since Season-Premiere Thursday
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, January 29.

[01/30/15 - 08:34 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC's Dramas Return with a Demo Victory
"Scandal" and "Grey's Anatomy" return up double-digits from their fall finales in adults 18-49.

[01/30/15 - 08:16 AM]
Stephen Fry Joins BBC America This February as Host of Comedy Quiz Show "QI" and the BAFTA Film Awards
The newcomer will launch with three back-to-back episodes on Thursday, February 19 at 8:00/7:00c.

[01/30/15 - 07:30 AM]
USA Network Takes Viewers Behind-the-Scenes of the Upcoming Event Series "Dig" in an Original Half-Hour "Making-of" Special on Monday, February 23
As previously announced, the series launches on Thursday, March 5 at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/30/15 - 07:05 AM]
Aziz Ansari Returns to Netflix with Brand New Stand-Up Comedy Special
The special will launch on Friday, March 6 at 12:01am PT in all territories where Netflix is available.

[01/30/15 - 06:01 AM]
Nominations Announced for 50th AMC Awards, Airs April 19 on CBS
The ACM Awards will be broadcast live, and as previously announced, extended by a half hour in celebration of its golden anniversary, from AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.

[01/30/15 - 04:00 AM]
mun2 Re-Launches as NBC Universo on Sunday, February 1; Announces HD Carriage Plus New, Exclusive Music and Entertainment Offerings
DirecTV is the first Pay TV provider to offer NBC Universo in HD, and the network continues to have conversations with all of its distributor partners.







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[01/18/20 - 06:18 PM]
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Directed by Alison Ellwood, the series features an intimate portrait of the artists who created a music revolution through a wealth of rare and newly unearthed footage and audio recordings.

[01/18/20 - 06:17 PM]
EPIX Unveils Development Slate
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[01/18/20 - 06:16 PM]
EPIX to Premiere Carnival Films' "Belgravia" on Sunday, April 12
The six-part limited series is a story of secrets and scandals amongst the upper echelon of London society in the 19th Century.

[01/18/20 - 03:04 PM]
Video: Facebook Watch and Blumhouse Television Drop Official Trailer for "Sacred Lies: The Singing Bones" at TCA
This season of Sacred Lies follows Elsie (Jordan Alexander) as she searches for the family she never knew after being abandoned as a child.

[01/18/20 - 02:08 PM]
Oxygen Presents a Two-Hour Documentary "Kim Kardashian West: The Justice Project" Premiering Sunday, April 5 at 7PM ET/PT
With 2.2 million men and women behind bars in the United States, more than any other country, Kim Kardashian West is making it her personal mission to address the criminal reform crisis and make an impactful change.

[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.