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[11/20/16 - 09:51 AM]
College Football Week 12: ESPN Posts Two Highest Saturday Overnights and Best Saturday Streaming Audience of the Season
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, November 19.

[11/20/16 - 08:53 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Wins Demo Race with College Football
The Alphabet leads the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched network.

[11/20/16 - 08:35 AM]
"SNL" Beats the Last 10 Originals Aired Last Season and 17 of 22 Overall
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, November 19.

[11/19/16 - 10:07 AM]
Science Channel Programming Note
Due to scheduling changes, "Punkin Chunkin" will not premiere on Saturday, November 26.

[11/19/16 - 08:28 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Charts in Viewers, Demos
The Eye's drama trio leads the evening among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/19/16 - 08:22 AM]
New Season Highs for "Dateline," "Caught on Camera"
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, November 18.

[11/18/16 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Friday, November 18
Updates include: Justin Bartha boards "The Good Fight" for CBS All Access; Brett Gelman cast in new season of Netflix's "Stranger Things"; and Allison Kiessling sells comedy project to ABC.

[11/18/16 - 02:01 PM]
"Showtime at the Apollo," Airing Dec. 5 on FOX, Announces Performers
Comedy icons Tracy Morgan, Mike Epps and Gabriel Iglesias; rappers Doug E. Fresh and Rakim; and classic musical acts Bell Biv DeVoe and En Vogue return home to the Apollo stage.

[11/18/16 - 12:34 PM]
Video: Watch First Look Scene from BBC America's "Doctor Who" Christmas Special
The special premieres on BBC America on Christmas Day, Sunday, December 25.

[11/18/16 - 11:55 AM]
Showtime(R) Releases the Twin Peaks Collection, Available for Holiday Gifting Now Exclusively on Sho.com
The merchandise includes printed sweatshirts, blankets, tees, mugs, scarves, tote bags and more.

[11/18/16 - 10:02 AM]
Freeform Announces Date for Highly Anticipated Premiere of Final Season of "Pretty Little Liars" and the Series Premiere of "Famous in Love" Starring Bella Thorne
To commemorate the series, Freeform will be launching a 150-day countdown to the final season of "Pretty Little Liars" starting on Saturday, November 19.

[11/18/16 - 09:19 AM]
A&E Network to Premiere New Season of Gritty Drama Series "Gangland Undercover" on Thursday, December 8 at 10PM ET/PT
Season one of "Gangland Undercover" aired last year on History.

[11/18/16 - 09:16 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Thursday Night Football" Puts NBC on Top
The Peacock takes over the NFL franchise, leads the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/18/16 - 09:16 AM]
TLC Continues the Success of Friday Night Supernatural Strand, Premiering Second Season of "Paranormal Lockdown" on Friday, December 16
"Paranormal Lockdown" has found a new home on TLC after the series became an instant hit on sister network Destination America.

[11/18/16 - 09:05 AM]
"Kevin Hart Presents: Hart of the City" Renewed for a Second Season
Executive produced by Hart, Dave Becky of 3 Arts Entertainment, Leland "Pookey" Wigington, and Joey Wells, the second season of eight episodes will premiere in 2017.

[11/18/16 - 07:13 AM]
Rescue Animals Get Upgraded Living Spaces in Part Two of Animal Planet's "Pet Nation Renovation" Airing December 2nd at 10 PM ET/PT
In the special, two shelters are transformed to give the animals a more comfortable stay while awaiting their new family.

[11/17/16 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, November 17
Updates include: Courtney B. Vance to star in ABC's "Libby & Malcolm"; Holly Hunter first to board Alan Ball's new HBO drama; and Russell Hornsby cast in Netflix's "Seven Seconds."

[11/17/16 - 02:52 PM]
Teens Give New Meaning to #Goals in Season Two Premiere of "Project Runway Junior" on December 22
Tim Gunn and fellow co-host, Hannah Jeter, are once again joined by returning judges Kelly Osbourne, Christian Siriano and Aya Kanai to find the freshest force to be reckoned with in the fashion world.

[11/17/16 - 02:05 PM]
Freeform Announces the Cast of Scripted Comedy Pilot "Brown Girls" from Writers Shilpi Roy and Nastaran Dibai
Punam Patel and Hina Abdullah will topline the project, which will go into production in early 2017.

[11/17/16 - 02:00 PM]
"Mariah's World" Premieres Sunday, December 4th at 9PM ET/PT on E! and Bravo
The docu-series will also air globally on E!'s 15 international channels across North America, Europe, Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Africa and Latin America.

[11/17/16 - 12:30 PM]
NBC Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Holiday Classic "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" on Friday, Nov. 25
NBC will present the first full telecast of the complete original version in more than a decade.

[11/17/16 - 12:00 PM]
Multi-Talented Actress and Recording Artist Sofia Carson Will Be Showcased Across Multiple Disney-ABC Television Group Platforms Throughout the Holiday Season
Carson has a big year ahead reprising her role as "Evie" in the highly anticipated "Descendants 2" and releasing new music.

[11/17/16 - 11:18 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Unveils Poster Art and New Behind the Scenes Look at Season Six of Its Emmy(R) and Golden Globe(R)-Winning Series "Homeland"
Season six returns to U.S. soil after spending the last two seasons shooting abroad in South Africa and Berlin.

[11/17/16 - 11:17 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) to Air Definitive Feature Documentary on the Life of a Visionary Artist - "Hockney" - Premiering Monday, December 12 at 8/7c
For the first time David Hockney has given access to his personal archive of photographs and films, and the result is an unparalleled visual diary of an unconventional artist who is now reaching new peaks of popularity worldwide.

[11/17/16 - 11:05 AM]
The New Doctor Who Christmas Special "The Return of Doctor Mysterio" in Cinemas for Two Nights Only December 27 & 29, 2016
The event will include the full 60-minute special plus two exclusive bonus features.

[11/17/16 - 11:02 AM]
FYI Premieres New Original Series "Kiss Bang Love" - Tuesday, January 3 at 10PM ET
In "Kiss Bang Love," singles searching for love will participate in a new social experiment to explore whether blind physical chemistry can pre-determine romantic success.

[11/17/16 - 10:44 AM]
Lives Hang in the Balance at San Antonio Memorial as "The Night Shift" Is Renewed for a Fourth Season
"Week after week 'The Night Shift' tells incredibly engaging and emotional stories that draw us into a unique world," said Jennifer Salke.

[11/17/16 - 10:37 AM]
2017 MLB Season Begins on ESPN with Seven Season-Opening Games in Two Days
The season-opening slate will be highlighted by an Opening Night prime-time exclusive: the World Series Champion Chicago Cubs will visit Busch Stadium and their rivals, the St. Louis Cardinals.

[11/17/16 - 10:03 AM]
Oxygen Media Draws Inspiration from Social and Digital Media for New Development Slate
"These projects tap into the various ways that our young, savvy, multicultural female audience interacts with social media," said Cori Abraham.

[11/17/16 - 10:01 AM]
HBO Confirms February Debut Dates for New Seasons of "Girls" and "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver," and the New Comedy Series "Crashing"
Look for the former duo on Sunday, February 12 with newcomer "Crashing" the following Sunday, February 19.

[11/17/16 - 10:00 AM]
Reunite with Starz' Cult Favorite Original Series "Party Down" and "Spartacus" with a #ThrowbackThanksgiving Weekend Marathon
Said stunt begins with the full first season of "Party Down" on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 24 at 7:00/6:00c.

[11/17/16 - 10:00 AM]
Academy and Golden Globe Award-Winning Actress Marlee Matlin to Guest Star on "Code Black," Wednesday, Dec. 7
Matlin appears as Kathy Byrne, a deaf patient who arrives at Angels Memorial with her translator after their car rolls over into the L.A. River.

[11/17/16 - 09:55 AM]
ABC's Series Top the Season with Upscale Young Adults
ABC further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[11/17/16 - 09:37 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Demo Race with "Empire"
The series - despite being down nearly 30% from a year ago - is still the number one draw among adults 18-49.

[11/17/16 - 09:31 AM]
Hit Game Shows "Match Game" and "To Tell the Truth" Return to ABC in January 2017
The new episodes of "Match Game" begin on January 4, 2017, and "To Tell the Truth" on January 1, 2017.

[11/17/16 - 09:05 AM]
"Modern Family's" Sarah Hyland Tapped to Host Nickelodeon's "Lip Sync Battle Shorties," Sunday, Dec. 11, at 8:00 P.M. (ET/PT)
The special will also air on Spike on Wednesday, December 14 at 8:00/7:00c.

[11/17/16 - 09:01 AM]
Investigation Discovery Presents "Until Proven Innocent," The Story of Hannah Overton, Who Was Wrongfully Convicted in the Death of Her Foster Son from Salt Poisoning
Look for the film on Thursday, December 1 from 9:00/8:00c.

[11/17/16 - 09:00 AM]
Spread the Holiday Cheer with "The Dick Van Dyke Show - Now in Living Color!," A New One-Hour Special Featuring Two Newly Colorized Classic Episodes, To Be Broadcast Sunday, Dec. 11
Series creator and co-star Carl Reiner personally supervised the colorization of the episodes.

[11/17/16 - 08:37 AM]
EPIX Orders Second Seasons of Hit Original Series "Berlin Station" and "Graves"
The sixth episode for each series premieres this Sunday, November 20, and the season finales are on Sunday, December 18 on EPIX.

[11/17/16 - 08:35 AM]
ABC Finishes a Strong 2nd on Wednesday Among Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 16.

[11/17/16 - 08:34 AM]
"Chicago P.D." Leads the 10 p.m. Dramas in Total Viewers for the First Time This Season
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 16.

[11/17/16 - 08:27 AM]
Video: At Last... Official Trailer for "Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events"
Based on the internationally best-selling series of books, the series chronicles the turbulent lives of Violet, Klaus, and Sunny Baudelaire after their parents' untimely death in a fire.

[11/17/16 - 07:46 AM]
TV One's "Donnie After Dark" Returns Thursday, Nov. 24 at 11 P.M. ET
Hosted by radio and TV legend Donnie Simpson, the talk show returns with more laughs, insights and special live performances from today's biggest names in music, television and film.

[11/17/16 - 07:10 AM]
"Designated Survivor" Premiere Soars to 20.5 Million Viewers and a 6.1 Adults 18-49 Rating in Multiplatform + 35 Days
ABC further spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 21.

[11/17/16 - 07:02 AM]
Matt Bomer, Ciara, Nina Dobrev, Robert Downey Jr. and More to Present at the "2016 American Music Awards"
The nominations for the "2016 American Music Awards" were announced last month, revealing that Drake leads with 13 nominations.

[11/17/16 - 07:01 AM]
MTV Live Launches Monthly Music Series "MTV Live Setlist" Debuting Saturday, November 19 at 9:00 PM ET/PT
The music series will spotlight artists from a genre-spanning group, including St. Paul & The Broken Bones, Dua Lipa, Muna and more.

[11/17/16 - 05:00 AM]
E! Announces Season Pickups for Popular Reality Series "WAGS" and Spin-Off "WAGS Miami" to Air in 2017
Plus: look for the "WAGS Miami" reunion special on Sunday, November 27 at 10:00/9:00c.

[11/16/16 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 16
Updates include: The CW passes on additional episodes for "Frequency," "No Tomorrow"; Damon Wayans, Jr. is "The Henchman" for FOX; and Adam Beach among latest tapped for TNT's "Monsters of God."

[11/16/16 - 06:46 PM]
Spoiler Alert: The Robertsons Made a Big Quacking Announcement
A&E's veteran reality series will conclude after its current season.

[11/16/16 - 03:12 PM]
Relive "The Glory of Love" with Idina Menzel and Nia Long in Lifetime's "Beaches," Premiering January 21
The film also stars Gabriella Pizzolo and Grace Capeless as the young CC and Hillary along with Jodi Capeless, Sanai Victoria and Antonio Cupo.







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[02/16/20 - 08:53 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers; Shares Demo Crown with FOX
"48 Hours" leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[02/15/20 - 08:45 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, FOX Split Demo Crown
"WWE SmackDown," "Hawaii Five-0" and "Blue Bloods" all share the top spot among adults 18-49.

[02/14/20 - 11:44 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 14
Updates include: Netflix pulls the plug on "Insatiable"; Topher Grace to star in ABC's "Home Economics"; and Riann Steele tapped for "Debris" at NBC.

[02/14/20 - 12:44 PM]
Video: "Vagrant Queen" - Official Trailer - Syfy
With civilization at stake, it's this queen, this deadbeat and this mechanic against a whole damn galaxy.

[02/14/20 - 12:39 PM]
"Killing Eve" Returns to BBC America and AMC on Sunday, April 26th at 10PM ET/PT
The third season continues the story of two women with brutal pasts, addicted to each other but now trying desperately to live their lives without their drug of choice.

[02/14/20 - 12:31 PM]
Tracy Morgan Brings His Old School Ways to New School Brooklyn as the Third Season of "The Last O.G." Returns to TBS on April 7
Catch a sneak peek of the season three premiere episode on Saturday, March 28 following the Elite Eight game on TBS and Saturday, April 4 following the Final Four game on TBS and TNT.

[02/14/20 - 11:12 AM]
Video: HBO Max Drops First Teaser
The company also issued a love poem on Twitter featuring cherry-picked titles coming to the streamer.

[02/14/20 - 11:07 AM]
Netflix and Mattel Television Announce the All-Star Cast of "Masters of the Universe: Revelation"
Mark Hamill, Lena Headey, Chris Wood and Sarah Michelle Gellar are among the principal voice actors.

[02/14/20 - 11:00 AM]
FOX to Air "Fire Fight Australia" Benefit Concert Saturday, February 29
The concert, taking place February 16 in Sydney's ANZ Stadium, benefits key organizations providing vital short, medium and long-term rescue, recover and rehabilitation assistance in Australia's fire-affected areas.

[02/14/20 - 10:00 AM]
Yvonne Orji to Tape Her First HBO Comedy Special This Month
The special features footage shot in Nigeria in early January and tapes Saturday, February 29 before a live audience at Howard University in Washington, D.C.

[02/14/20 - 09:06 AM]
Showtime(R) Presents "More Funny Women of a Certain Age" on Saturday, March 14 at 10 PM ET/PT
Caroline Rhea, Carol Leifer, Carole Montgomery, Julia Scotti, Tammy Pescatelli and Thea Vidale are among those featured.

[02/14/20 - 08:12 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Grey's Anatomy," "Young Sheldon" Lead Demo Race
ABC takes home the overall adults 18-49 crown while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[02/14/20 - 06:33 AM]
Roses Are Red, Violets Are Blue, CBS Announces Premiere Date for "Love Island" Season Two
The new season will kick off with a two-hour premiere Thursday, May 21.

[02/14/20 - 06:01 AM]
Video: "Stranger Things" - From Russia with Love...
Netflix drops its first tease from the show's upcoming fourth season.

[02/13/20 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 13
Updates include: Netflix eyes more "Lucifer" beyond "final" season; ABC gives late pilot order to "Home Economics"; and "Call My Agent!" to end after four seasons.