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[01/01/18 - 08:43 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Closes 2017 on Top in Viewers, Demos
"Dick Clark's Primetime New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2018" puts the Alphabet in front last night.

[12/31/17 - 09:47 AM]
"Channel Zero: Butcher's Block" Is Coming for You - February 7th at 10/9c on Syfy
The anthology's third installment will return to Wednesday nights on the cable channel.

[12/31/17 - 08:48 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Wins Penultimate Night of 2017
"Dateline Saturday Night Mystery" is the top draw in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/31/17 - 08:04 AM]
New Year's Six: Capital One Orange Bowl and PlayStation Fiesta Bowl Both Post Strong Ratings
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, December 30.

[12/30/17 - 08:33 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Leads Repeat Driven Night
An encore of "Dateline NBC" tops both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/30/17 - 06:45 AM]
Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic Delivers Its Highest Non-CFP Semifinal Rating of New Year's Six Era
ESPN spins the numbers for Friday, December 29.

[12/29/17 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday-Friday, December 26-29
Updates include: Sony Pictures Television considering "Mad About You" revival; Franka Potente to recur on TNT's "Claws"; and Showtime pulls the plug on "White Famous."

[12/29/17 - 08:45 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Bang Theory" Repeats Drive CBS to Victory
The Eye wins the low key night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/29/17 - 07:18 AM]
ESPN Airs Three Highest-Rated College Football Bowl Games on Thursday, Dec. 28
ESPN spins the numbers for Thursday, December 28.

[12/28/17 - 01:40 PM]
"FOX's New Year's Eve with Steve Harvey: Live from Times Square" Adds Rob Riggle as Celebrity Guest, Plus a Special Surprise from Jamie Foxx
Previously announced performers include Andra Day, Maroon 5, Celine Dion, Backstreet Boys, Macklemore Featuring Skylar Grey, Flo Rida, Zac Brown Band and Neil Diamond.

[12/28/17 - 01:26 PM]
Video: First Promo Revealed for USA Network's Newest Competition Series "American Ninja Warrior: Ninja vs. Ninja"
Hosted by comedian Matt Iseman and former NFL player Akbar Gbajabiamila, the show will feature even more challenging obstacles than ever before - incorporating human agility, meticulous skill, and a whole new strategy of racing.

[12/28/17 - 11:03 AM]
Showtime Releases Sunday's "Shameless" and "SMILF" Early
Both installments will be available tomorrow ahead of their on-air debut this Sunday, December 31

[12/28/17 - 10:01 AM]
Before Superman Came to Earth, Krypton Forged Its Own Legends - Witness the Beginning, March 21 on Syfy
The cable channel reveals the launch date of the upcoming drama.

[12/28/17 - 09:01 AM]
Presenters Announced for the 75th Annual Golden Globe(R) Awards
Seth Meyers will host the high-profile ceremony airing on Sunday, January 7, live coast-to-coast on NBC from 5-8 p.m. PT / 8-11 p.m. ET from the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills.

[12/28/17 - 08:36 AM]
Try New Things in the New Year and Travel Along with Phil Rosenthal as He Takes a Culinary Tour of the World
"Somebody Feed Phil" launches Friday, January 12 on Netflix.

[12/28/17 - 08:31 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Viewers, Demos on Low Key Night
A special edition of "The Wall" tops the evening in said categories.

[12/28/17 - 08:00 AM]
E!'s Hit Original Scripted Series "The Royals" Returns Sunday, March 11 with a Season Premiere Filled with Romance and Intrigue
"The Royal Hangover," the digital companion series to the scripted program, will also return on March 11.

[12/28/17 - 07:36 AM]
ESPN Televises Two Highest-Rated College Football Bowl Games on Wednesday, Dec. 27
ESPN spins the numbers for Wednesday, December 27.

[12/27/17 - 01:07 PM]
CBS Program Advisory for Thursday, Jan. 25
The previously announced special "MVP: Most Valuable Performer" will now air at the earlier time of 8:00/7:00c.

[12/27/17 - 12:00 PM]
FX Orders New Series from Ryan Murphy - "Pose"
The history-making "Pose" will feature the largest cast of transgender actors in series regular roles and the largest recurring LGBTQ cast ever for a scripted television series.

[12/27/17 - 10:09 AM]
Video: Check Out the Brand New "Black Lightning" Promo Featuring Music by Kendrick Lamar
The new series premieres Tuesday, January 16 at 9:00/8:00c on The CW.

[12/27/17 - 08:28 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Encores Top Demos, CBS Leads Viewers
A rebroadcast of "Ellen's Game of Games" is the most-watched program among adults 18-49.

[12/26/17 - 10:31 AM]
Video: First Look - New Season of BBC America's "Top Gear"
Ken Block is hot on the heels of Matt LeBlanc, Chris Harris and Rory Reid in the upcoming 25th season.

[12/26/17 - 08:41 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBA Special Powers ABC to Christmas Victory
The Alphabet's coverage of Houston at Oklahoma City wins the night across the board.

[12/26/17 - 08:16 AM]
ESPN and ABC's NBA Christmas Ratings Up 39 Percent from Last Year
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, December 25.

[12/26/17 - 07:34 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Overrun Hands Christmas Eve Victory to FOX
The network leads the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/24/17 - 08:19 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Puts NBC on Top in All Categories
A special Saturday edition of "Sunday Night Football" leads the night for the Peacock.

[12/23/17 - 08:38 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos, CBS Leads Viewers
A two-hour "Dateline NBC" is the most-watched program among adults 18-49.

[12/22/17 - 04:35 PM]
Global Icon Mariah Carey Returns to Times Square to Headline "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2018"
"We can all agree that last year didn't go exactly as planned and we are thrilled to move forward together to provide America with an incredible night of music and celebration," said Carey and dick clark productions.

[12/22/17 - 08:32 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: Originals Put CBS on Top in Viewers, Demos
A new "Young Sheldon" leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/22/17 - 07:55 AM]
ABC Announces Television Special on Tonya Harding as the Sixth Installment of No. 1 Rated "Truth and Lies" Series
"Truth and Lies: The Tonya Harding Story" airs on Thursday, January 11 (9:00 - 11:00 p.m. EST), on ABC.

[12/22/17 - 06:11 AM]
Watch "LA to Vegas" This Holiday Season on Twitter, FOX Now, On Demand and Hulu!
Beginning 12:01 AM ET on Monday through 11:59 PM ET on Sunday, fans can stream the full premiere episode on FOX Now and Hulu.

[12/21/17 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, December 21
Updates include: Epix cancels Nick Nolte-led comedy "Graves"; and Lionsgate fires "The Royals" creator Mark Schwahn following its investigation into sexual harassment.

[12/21/17 - 03:31 PM]
"Freeform Summit" Set for January 18 in Los Angeles
The panelists and speakers will include talent, executives, showrunners and directors across multiple Freeform series spotlighting the brand new 2018 programming lineup.

[12/21/17 - 01:51 PM]
Join IFC This Holiday Season for Two New, "Slightly-Off" FODtv Short-Form Programs Sure to Make Your Christmas Bright
Hosted by everyone's favorite barely-dressed painter, "The Shirtless Painter: Yule Log Special" provides a stimulating lesson on, you guessed it, how to paint a yule log this holiday - with a little extra flare.

[12/21/17 - 11:11 AM]
Comedy Central to Air All-Day "Chappelle's Show" Marathon "It's A Celebration, Bitches!" Starting 9:00 A.M. on New Year's Day
Beloved by fans and critics alike, "Chappelle's Show" aired from 2003-2006 on Comedy Central and became an instant cultural sensation.

[12/21/17 - 11:00 AM]
Video: "The X-Files" - Extended Look at the Upcoming Event Series
The new footage features interviews with stars David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Mitch Pileggi and series creator Chris Carter.

[12/21/17 - 10:24 AM]
Video: New Netflix Film "A Futile and Stupid Gesture" Trailer & Key Art
"A Futile and Stupid Gesture" is the story of comedy wunderkind Doug Kenney, who co-created the National Lampoon, Caddyshack, and Animal House.

[12/21/17 - 09:30 AM]
"The 3rd Annual Howie Mandel Stand-Up Gala" Premieres January 10 on The CW
The 90-minute special will be followed by "Animal Crackers," in which professional mascots take their jobs a little too seriously, surprising unsuspecting passersby in the real world with hilarious pranks.

[12/21/17 - 09:02 AM]
What Would You Do If No One Was Watching? "Seven Seconds" Launches Friday, February 23 on Netflix
In a society fraught with racial tension, sensational headlines, and an audience who would rather be entertained than informed, seven seconds can mean life or death.

[12/21/17 - 08:31 AM]
Pop Music Icon Britney Spears to Perform from the Axis at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas on "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2018"
Marking the end to her record-breaking residency, Spears is set to perform her infectious dance hits "Toxic" and "Work Bitch," making it the first television performance of 2018.

[12/21/17 - 08:28 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, "Survivor" Triumph Over All Repeat Competition
The Eye easily wins the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/21/17 - 07:56 AM]
CNBC Presents a Special Episode "The Profit in Marijuana Country" on Tuesday, January 2 at 10PM ET/PT
In a special episode, Marcus Lemonis travels to the heart of the Emerald Triangle - Humboldt County, in northern California - for a rare and revealing look at the place many consider the marijuana capital of America.

[12/21/17 - 07:00 AM]
CBS All Access Subscription Service Now Available on Samsung Smart TVs
Beginning today, Samsung Smart TV users with Tizen models issued in 2015, 2016 and 2017 will be able to stream CBS All Access on their device.

[12/21/17 - 06:32 AM]
Gal Gadot to Receive #SeeHer Award at 23rd Annual Critics' Choice Awards
"Wonder Woman" director Patty Jenkins will present Gadot with the award at the star-studded Critics' Choice Awards gala on Thursday, January 11, live from the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, on The CW Network.

[12/20/17 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, December 20
Updates include: Tracy McMillan, Emily Fox sell dramas to FOX; Paul Mather to run Freeform's "Alone Together"; and Michael Hirst set to tackle "Ronin" TV series for MGM.

[12/20/17 - 04:11 PM]
More Performers Added to "FOX's New Year's Eve with Steve Harvey: Live from Times Square" Airing Sunday, Dec. 31 on FOX
Previously announced performers include Celine Dion, Backstreet Boys, Macklemore Featuring Skylar Grey, Flo Rida and Neil Diamond.

[12/20/17 - 03:37 PM]
Video: "Dave Chappelle: Equanimity" - Voting in the 2016 Election
Dave Chappelle's new Netflix special, "Equanimity," launches globally on December 31.

[12/20/17 - 02:05 PM]
TV One Premieres Highly-Anticipated Social Justice Limited Series "Two Sides" on Monday, January 22 at 10 P.M. ET
Executive produced by Viola Davis, Julius Tennon and Lemuel Plummer with narration by Davis, each one-hour episode offers an in-depth, comprehensive look into disturbing cases of officer-involved deaths.

[12/20/17 - 12:40 PM]
"Dateline" in National Syndication Renewed for Second Season on FOX Television Stations
Delivering a 1.4 household rating in the November 2017 sweep, "Dateline" is the highest-rated new one-hour syndicated strip to premiere in the last five seasons.







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[12/17/18 - 02:16 PM]
Statement from CBS Board of Directors
The Board of Directors of CBS has completed its investigation of former Chairman and CEO Leslie Moonves, CBS News, and cultural issues at CBS.

[12/17/18 - 01:54 PM]
HGTV Digital Platforms Offer Fans Exclusive In-Depth Coverage of "A Very Brady Renovation"
New installments will be uploaded weekly and will offer a glimpse of the full series which premieres in 2019.

[12/17/18 - 12:00 PM]
TBS Announces Season Premiere of "American Dad!"
New episodes resume Monday, February 11 at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/17/18 - 11:01 AM]
TNT and Cadence13 Announce "Root of Evil," A True Story Podcast Series and Companion to TNT's Suspense Drama "I Am the Night"
The podcast series will premiere Wednesday, February 13 and joins Turner Podcast Network's portfolio of podcasts available on Apple Podcasts and many other podcast platforms.

[12/17/18 - 11:00 AM]
CBS All Access Renews "Tell Me a Story" for a Second Season
Season two will explore a whole new set of fairy tales and characters.

[12/17/18 - 10:47 AM]
Fan Favorite "Say Yes to the Dress" Returns to TLC, Followed by a Special Crossover Premiere Episode of HGTV's New Series "Say Yes to the Nest"
The six-episode season of "Say Yes to the Nest" premieres on HGTV in March 2019.

[12/17/18 - 10:10 AM]
Make Your Friday Night Special with Jena Friedman on January 25th
Friedman is back in the second installment of "Soft Focus" that features a segment on sexual harassment in gaming and an interview with Presidential hopeful and Belizian fugitive, John McAfee.

[12/17/18 - 09:50 AM]
"Impossible Enginnering" Returns to Science Channel for Season Four Beginning January 3
The new season shines a light on the brilliant minds behind these marvels and the remarkable level of detail that goes into building these amazing feats of modern day engineering.

[12/17/18 - 09:05 AM]
ABC News Presents a Two-Hour Documentary on John F. Kennedy Jr.'s Life and Last Days, Thursday, Jan. 3
The ABC News documentary explores not only John's life but also the stressors that he was facing in his final days, from apparent turmoil in his marriage to keeping his magazine George afloat.

[12/17/18 - 09:04 AM]
"Full Frontal with Samantha Bee" Donates House to El Refugio for "Christmas on I.C.E." Holiday Special
El Refugio provides visitation to immigrants at Stewart Detention Center in the remote town of Lumpkin, Georgia, as well as free lodging and meals to friends and family members visiting their loved ones.

[12/17/18 - 08:26 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Sunday Night Football" Take Top Honors
The Peacock once again wins the evening among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/17/18 - 08:15 AM]
Staying in Is the New Going Out! Ring in the New Year by Watching 14 Family Friendly Countdowns on Netflix
This new batch of tween content countdowns reflects Netflix's overall investment in the genre.

[12/17/18 - 07:45 AM]
Winter Heats Up With MTV's "Siesta Key"
Season two premieres Tuesday, January 22 at 9:00/8:00c with back-to-back episodes.

[12/17/18 - 07:31 AM]
It's a Wrap on "Don't Try This at Home"
Lead actors on the Netflix series include Maximilian Mundt, Lena Klenke, Danilo Kamperidis, Damian Hardung, Luna Schaller, and Bjarne M├Ądel.

[12/17/18 - 07:00 AM]
Netflix Original Series "The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance" Announces Stellar Voice Cast for the Return to Jim Henson's Beloved Classic
Leading the voice cast are Taron Egerton, Anya Taylor-Joy, and Nathalie Emmanuel, as Rian, Brea and Deet, three Gelfling heroes.