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[10/18/15 - 12:11 PM]
"Empire" Adds 2.7 Rating Points and 5.5 Million Viewers After 7 Days
FOX further spins the numbers for the week of September 28-October 4.

[10/18/15 - 09:41 AM]
Alex Rodriguez Joins FOX Sports As Guest Analyst For ALCS and World Series
As a guest postseason analyst, Rodriguez provides insight and commentary for FOX Sports' pregame and postgame coverage.

[10/18/15 - 09:22 AM]
Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer to Debut Tomorrow During Halftime on ESPN's "Monday Night Football"
Following the trailer launch, tickets to the highly anticipated cinematic event will be on sale everywhere movie tickets are sold.

[10/18/15 - 08:40 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Wins the College Football Race
The Alphabet leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/18/15 - 08:29 AM]
"SNL" Equals Its Top 18-49 Rating in the Local People Meters Since January
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, October 17.

[10/17/15 - 12:32 PM]
2015 ALCS Game 1 Is Highest-Rated LCS Telecast Since 2013
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Friday, October 16.

[10/17/15 - 08:49 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ALCS Opens on Top for FOX
The network leads the night among adults 18-49.

[10/17/15 - 08:40 AM]
ABC Claims Friday's Top Series, "Dr. Ken" Dominates NBC's "Truth Be Told" Debut and "20/20" Is Up at 10pm
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, October 16.

[10/17/15 - 08:34 AM]
"Blindspot" Grows by 55% in 18-49 Rating Going from Live + Same Day to Live + 3 Day Ratings
NBC further spins the numbers for Monday, October 12.

[10/17/15 - 08:33 AM]
"Undateable" Grows 13% vs. Last Week's Season Premiere in 18-49, 27% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, October 16.

[10/16/15 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 16
Updates include: Adam Milch brings "Summer People" to FOX; Nick Weiss sets "Hot Sauce" at CBS; and Meredith Averill to explore "Centralia" at NBC.

[10/16/15 - 03:31 PM]
Love Is in the Air for TLC's "90 Day Fiance" with the Season Three Premiere Averaging 1.4M P2+ Viewers
TLC spins the numbers for Sunday, October 11.

[10/16/15 - 12:45 PM]
Syfy Cancels "Defiance" After Three Seasons
"I got to collaborate with a group of stunning artists operating at the top of their game, and together we built a world," said Kevin Murphy. "Because of that, there is no room for anything other than joy in my heart."

[10/16/15 - 12:24 PM]
Oscar(R) Winner Melissa Leo and Sebastian Stan Set to Star in "I'm Dying Up Here" on Showtime(R)
Clark Duke also stars in the project, alongside the previously cast Ari Graynor, Andrew Santino, R.J. Cyler, Erik Griffin and Stephen Guarino.

[10/16/15 - 12:04 PM]
"Getting On," An Offbeat, Comedic Look at the Dysfunctional Staff of a Beleaguered Hospital, Begins Its Third and Final Season Nov. 8, Exclusively on HBO
New guest stars on the third season include Rhea Perlman, Frances Conroy, Grant Bowler, Rita Moreno, Kristen Johnston and Jonathan Silverman.

[10/16/15 - 12:01 PM]
Class Is Now in Session with "The Big Bang Theory's" Scholarship Endowment at UCLA
The scholarship was established to support undergraduate students in need of financial aid who are pursuing their higher education in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) at UCLA.

[10/16/15 - 11:59 AM]
"CMA Country Christmas" Airs December 3 on the ABC Television Network
The special is a celebration of the season featuring some of the top stars in music performing holiday songs and getting into the Christmas spirit.

[10/16/15 - 11:59 AM]
Premiere Date Change - A&E's Crime Drama "Unforgettable" Starring Poppy Montgomery Now Premiering November 27
The new season will now roll out two weeks later than previously announced.

[10/16/15 - 11:33 AM]
Video: See Baby Spice, Emma Bunton, Rock Out in "The Rocky Horror Show" on BBC America Midnight Saturday, October 17
The brand new two-hour gala performance from the stage of London's Playhouse Theatre, stars original show creator, Richard O'Brien as "The Narrator."

[10/16/15 - 11:30 AM]
First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden Join Lifetime to Celebrate Women Veterans and Caregivers in Special, "Women of Honor," Premiering November 9
The one-hour Veterans Day tribute premieres Monday, November 9 at 8:00/7:00c on the network.

[10/16/15 - 11:29 AM]
For the Third Consecutive Week of the Season, More Viewers Watch Portions of CBS News Broadcasts Than News Programs on Any Other Broadcast Network
CBS News spins the numbers for the week of October 5-11.

[10/16/15 - 10:31 AM]
"Garbage Time with Katie Nolan" Sets Viewership Record
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 14.

[10/16/15 - 10:30 AM]
Disney Channel Orders Comedy Series "Bizaardvark"
Paige and Frankie are quirky 13-year-old best friends who write funny songs and create music videos for their online channel, Bizaardvark.

[10/16/15 - 10:19 AM]
With L+3 Added, "NCIS" Moves Ahead of "Sunday Night Football" as the Week's #1 Program
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of October 5-11.

[10/16/15 - 10:18 AM]
Global Celebrates "Rookie Blue" as the Hit Series Comes to An End After Six Seasons
"After six seasons the series reached a natural conclusion and this season's finale was the perfect wrap up for both our rookies and for fans," said Christine Shipton.

[10/16/15 - 10:09 AM]
Video: Sneak Peek! Spike's "Sweat Inc." with Jillian Michaels Premieres Tuesday, October 20 at 10/9c
"Sweat Inc." is co-judged by fitness industry experts Randy Hetrick (Founder of TRX) and Obi Obadike (Celebrity Fitness Expert).

[10/16/15 - 10:00 AM]
FOX Orders Full Season of Hit Drama "Rosewood"
In Nielsen's most current ratings, "Rosewood" is averaging a 2.2/8 among Adults 18-49 and 7.3 million viewers this fall.

[10/16/15 - 09:36 AM]
AMC Announces the Second Half of "The Walking Dead" Season Six Will Premiere Sunday, February 14th at 9:00PM ET/PT
Plus: Sunday's opener was the highest-rated premiere for the 2015/2016 season among adults 18-49 and adults 25-54 in Live + 3 Day viewing.

[10/16/15 - 09:24 AM]
Video: First Look at the New Season of WE tv's "Marriage Boot Camp Reality Stars"
The new season premieres December 4 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[10/16/15 - 09:19 AM]
ABC Family's Harry Potter-Themed "Funday" Programming Event Begins Today, October 16
Fans can visit fundayapp.com to Potterfy their social media profiles with art inspired by their favorite witches and wizards.

[10/16/15 - 09:11 AM]
Giada De Laurentiis Shares Her Secrets for Holiday Entertaining in Seasonal Series "Giada's Holiday Handbook"
Each week, Giada shares her own fool-proof home entertaining tips and tricks for Thanksgiving, Christmas and every celebration in between.

[10/16/15 - 09:06 AM]
Live + 3 Day Ratings: ABC's "Quantico" Jumps 94% to Deliver the Season's Biggest Playback Lift in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for Sunday, October 11.

[10/16/15 - 09:00 AM]
HGTV Greenlights Fourth Season of "Brother vs. Brother" and Four New Series
Newly on tap are "Container Homes," "Build Small, Live Anywhere," "Vintage Flip" and "Mexico Life."

[10/16/15 - 08:37 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Demos for Fifth Consecutive Week
"Thursday Night Football" continues its reign for the Eye.

[10/16/15 - 08:28 AM]
For the 4th Straight Week, ABC's TGIT Lineup Dominates Its Non-Sports Competition with the Top 3 Entertainment Telecasts of the Evening
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 15.

[10/16/15 - 08:25 AM]
Versus Baseball-Playoff and NFL Competition, "Blacklist" Holds 97% Week to Week in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 15.

[10/16/15 - 07:55 AM]
Video: First Trailer - A Very, Very Different "Todd Margaret" Returns to IFC for Season 3
Season three will air as a special two-night event, with the first three episodes airing on Thursday, January 7.

[10/16/15 - 07:10 AM]
Investigation Discovery and Glamour Select Domestic Violence Survivor Beverly Gooden as Recipient of the 2015 Inspire a Difference "Everyday Hero" Award
The campaign is designed to inform a national dialogue around topics such as domestic violence, abuse, bullying, and civil rights, while encouraging viewers to take action and make a difference in the lives of others.

[10/16/15 - 06:04 AM]
Amazon Announces New Kids Pilots for Its 2015 Fall Pilot Season
These pilots - along with primetime pilots "Edge", "Good Girls Revolt," "Highston," "One Mississippi," "Patriot" and "Z" - will debut November 5 on Amazon Video.

[10/15/15 - 11:38 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 15
Updates include: FOX's "Grandfathered," "The Grinder" get six additional scripts; Issa Rae's "Insecure" heading to series at HBO; and two MTV comedy pilots lock in casts.

[10/15/15 - 01:31 PM]
Astros-Royals ALDS Game 5 Sets New FS1 Audience Mark
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 14.

[10/15/15 - 01:25 PM]
HBO Films' "The Leisure Class," Directed by This Season's "Project Greenlight" Winner, Debuts Nov. 2, Exclusively on HBO
The film is the end product of the current season of "Project Greenlight," which takes a revealing, uncensored look at the challenges facing a first-time director.

[10/15/15 - 12:21 PM]
From the Exorcist House to Home Computers Across America, Destination America Dares Viewers to Watch "Exorcism: Live!" and Follow Along Online with Live Camera Feeds
Based on preliminary reports from world-renowned psychic medium Chip Coffey, who will lead efforts to communicate with what lurks in the house during the live special, the demons know we're coming.

[10/15/15 - 12:11 PM]
National Geographic Channel and Executive Producer Kevin Costner Share the Exclusive Story Behind the Billy the Kid Photo Everyone Is Talking About
The two-hour special "Billy the Kid: New Evidence" premieres this Sunday, October 18 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/15/15 - 12:03 PM]
"Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." Adds Powers Boothe
Boothe previously appeared in "Marvel's The Avengers" as a member of the World Security Council.

[10/15/15 - 12:00 PM]
"Atlanta" Ordered to Series on FX - Comedy Created by and Starring Donald Glover Picked Up for 10-Episode First Season
Brian Tyree Henry, Lakeith Lee Stanfield and Zazie Beetz also star in the project, about two cousins on their way up through the Atlanta rap scene.

[10/15/15 - 11:41 AM]
HGTV Offers Festive Premieres and Online Content
Holiday-themed viewing fun will begin with the premiere of "All-Star Gingerbread Build" on Saturday, November 28 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/15/15 - 11:25 AM]
Bridget Wiley Named Head of Current Programs for CBS Entertainment and CBS Television Studios
In addition, Amy Reisenbach has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Current Programs.

[10/15/15 - 11:18 AM]
"Antarctic Edge: 70 Degrees South" to Make U.S. Broadcast Premiere on Pivot on Wednesday, October 21st
After devastating climate events like Hurricane Katrina and Superstorm Sandy, oceanographer Oscar Schofield teams up with researchers to understand why the West Antarctic Peninsula is the fastest winter-warming place on earth.

[10/15/15 - 11:13 AM]
"The Tonight Show," "Late Night" Outperform Timeslot Competition for Week of Oct. 5-9
NBS spins the late-night numbers for the week of October 5-9.







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[04/07/20 - 10:45 AM]
CBS Announces Sunday Night at the Movies - Five Iconic, Acclaimed Films from the Paramount Pictures Library to Be Broadcast Every Sunday in May
"Forrest Gump," "Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark," "Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade," "Mission: Impossible" and "Titanic" are all on tap.

[04/07/20 - 10:30 AM]
Explore the Royal Lifestyles and Fascinating Stories Behind Britain's Stately Homes in the Smithsonian Channel(TM) Series "An American Aristocrat's Guide to Great Estates"
Julie Montagu, Viscountess Hinchingbrooke, gives an all-access pass into some of Great Britain's most magnificent homes, revealing their incredible histories and the aristocratic families, both past and present, who have taken up residence in each estate.

[04/07/20 - 10:04 AM]
"This Is Stand-Up" - Two-Hour Documentary Film Charts the Life and Work of the Professional Stand-Up Comedian World Premieres with Limited Commercial Interruption on Sunday, April 12th at 10PM ET/PT on Comedy Central
Jamie Foxx, Tiffany Haddish, Bob Saget and Maria Bamford are among the featured talent.

[04/07/20 - 10:03 AM]
"The Misery Index" Returns to TBS on May 14
The series features teams competing against each other by attempting to rate hilarious and miserable real-life events based on the "misery index," a ranking system created by a team of psychologists.

[04/07/20 - 10:01 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Releases Poster and First Look for New Documentary from the Producers of "Homeland," "The Longest War"
The film premieres on Sunday, April 19, immediately following the penultimate episode of "Homeland."

[04/07/20 - 09:59 AM]
HBO Films' "Bad Education," Starring Hugh Jackman and Allison Janney Debuts April 25
The darkly comical film highlights the deficiencies of the public education system in the U.S. while examining the broader forces that foster greed, corruption, and lack of accountability in our institutions.

[04/07/20 - 09:00 AM]
AMC Moves Premiere Date for Its Three-Part Drama Series "Quiz" to Sunday, May 31
The second and third episodes will now air on Sunday, June 7 and Sunday, June 14, respectively.

[04/07/20 - 08:59 AM]
"Autism: The Sequel" Debuts April 28 - The Inspiring Next Chapter To The 2007 Emmy(R)-Winning HBO Documentary "Autism: The Musical"
The eye-opening 40-minute sequel offers an inside look into the everyday lives of Neal, Wyatt, Lexi, Henry and Adam, young adults with autism and varying abilities - some of whom are thriving in college, while others work towards effective communication and emotional expression.

[04/07/20 - 08:39 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "The Voice" Stay on Top
The Peacock network leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[04/07/20 - 08:04 AM]
The Season 3 Premiere of TV One's Hit Series "Uncensored" Postponed Until Fall
The series was originally slated to premiere on Sunday, April 26.

[04/06/20 - 12:30 PM]
FOX Entertainment Renews Animated Comedy "Duncanville" for a Second Season
Season-to-date, the series averages 2.3 million multiplatform viewers and is FOX's most-streamed new comedy this season, while its premiere is FOX's most-streamed animated debut on record (7-day average).

[04/06/20 - 12:30 PM]
Meredith Corporation's People and The CW Network Team Up for a Two-Hour Primetime Special Event
"People Presents Harry & Meghan: A Royal Rebellion" airs Wednesday, April 22 on The CW Network.

[04/06/20 - 11:52 AM]
HGTV Fan-Favorite Juggernaut "House Hunters" Serves Up New Premiere Episodes Three Nights a Week at 10 p.m. ET/PT
Beginning Tuesday, April 7, House Hunters and House Hunters International, the popular series where homebuyers make purchase decisions after touring three potential houses, will premiere with new episodes on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday nights.

[04/06/20 - 10:59 AM]
Cartoon Network Launches Initiative to Help Kids Stay Safe, Creative and Entertained During COVID-19 Crisis
The initiative will draw on the network's unique blend of humor and heart, with characters and stories kids know and love.

[04/06/20 - 10:41 AM]
ID Greenlights Sequel to "Tail" of Big Cats and Criminal Acts in "Investigating the Strange World of Joe Exotic"
ID's definitive sequel delves into the biggest mystery in true crime today, helmed by the biggest character in the world: Joe Exotic, himself.