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[01/12/19 - 08:33 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Demos with "Last Man Standing"
The network leads the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched network.

[01/11/19 - 11:25 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 11
Updates include: Hong Chau cast in HBO's "Watchmen"; John Irwin brings "Funny People" to FOX; and NBC greenlights drama pilots "Emergence," "Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist."

[01/11/19 - 02:15 PM]
Video: Showtime Debuts Official Trailer for Season Four of "Billions"
Viewers can catch up on the first three seasons, available now on Showtime on-air, on demand and over the internet.

[01/11/19 - 12:01 PM]
"Shadowhunters" Returns on Monday, Feb. 25
Luke Baines joins the cast as Jonathan Morgenstern, the true form of Clary's brother.

[01/11/19 - 12:00 PM]
Disney to Donate Up to 1 Million Books to First Book for Seventh Annual Magic of Storytelling Campaign
Launching today and continuing through March 31, the campaign aims to inspire families' imaginations, cultivate a lifelong love of reading in kids and bring books to underserved communities across the country.

[01/11/19 - 11:30 AM]
The Kids Are Back! "MasterChef Junior" Returns Tuesday, February 26, on FOX
Entering its seventh season, the series gives talented kids between the ages of 8 and 13 the chance to showcase their culinary abilities and passion for food through a series of delicious challenges.

[01/11/19 - 10:36 AM]
"American Chopper" Rides Back to Discovery Channel for All-New Season Premiering Tuesday, February 12
Two of the most legendary motorcycle builders ever, Paul Teutul Sr. and Paul Teutul Jr., return to Discovery Channel for an all-new season.

[01/11/19 - 09:07 AM]
"Super Bowl Greatest Commercials 2019" Special Hosted by Boomer Esiason and Daniela Ruah to Be Broadcast Tuesday, Jan. 29 on CBS
Beginning today, viewers can vote for their favorite hilarious Super Bowl commercial using specific hashtags on Twitter for each of the 10 spots.

[01/11/19 - 09:01 AM]
Netflix Acquires Noah Centineo, Laura Marano and Camila Mendes Starrer "The Perfect Date" from Awesomeness Films and Ace Entertainment
To raise funds for college, Brooks Rattigan (Noah Centineo) creates a dating app where he'll "stand in" for non-existent boyfriends.

[01/11/19 - 08:21 AM]
Oprah Winfrey Hosts Live Event from Times Square in New York On Tuesday, February 5
The event will also air on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network and be available on "Oprah's SuperSoul Conversations" podcast at a later date.

[01/11/19 - 08:17 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Holds Onto Top Spot in Viewers, Demos
"The Big Bang Theory" keeps the Eye on top in said categories.

[01/10/19 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 10
Updates include: Al Pacino on track to star in Amazon's "The Hunt"; NBC gives pilot orders to "Bluff City Law," "Prism"; and Adam Rose books return trip to Hulu's "Veronica Mars."

[01/10/19 - 05:16 PM]
"Criminal Minds" to Return for "Epic" Final Season
CBS confirmed the news via social media this afternoon.

[01/10/19 - 02:31 PM]
ABC to Broadcast "Whiskey Cavalier" Sneak Preview Following the 91st Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 24
The Scott Foley/Lauren Cohan-led drama will then formally premiere as previously announced on Wednesday, February 27.

[01/10/19 - 12:29 PM]
"Drop the Mic" and "Snoop Dogg Presents The Joker's Wild" to Return on January 23
Both shows move to Wednesday nights on TNT with encores the following night on TBS.

[01/10/19 - 12:01 PM]
Leigh Bardugo's Best-Selling "Shadow and Bone" and "Six of Crows" Books Comes to Netflix in New Series
Eric Heisserer will adapt and serve as showrunner for the series, which brings together the stories and characters of both books.

[01/10/19 - 11:16 AM]
The CW Announces Spring 2019 Premiere Dates
The network locks in premiere dates for "Jane the Virgin," "In the Dark," "The 100," "iZombie" and more.

[01/10/19 - 10:30 AM]
Channel 4 and HBO to Air "Leaving Neverland"
Dan Reed's two-part documentary details two men who recount their experiences of being sexually abused by Michael Jackson.

[01/10/19 - 10:11 AM]
Video: Trailer - "Fyre: The Greatest Party That Never Happened"
The Netflix documentary launches Friday, January 18.

[01/10/19 - 09:31 AM]
Starz Acquires "Daughters of the Sexual Revolution: The Untold Story of the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders" Documentary
Also on tap are "Of Fathers and Sons," "Inside My Heart" and "Antonio Lopez 1970: Sex Fashion and Disco," among others.

[01/10/19 - 08:46 AM]
Video: Trailer Released for Sony Crackle's "The Oath" Season 2
The series returns with eight all-new episodes on Thursday, February 21 with a sneak peek on Amazon devices through the Sony Crackle app starting Monday, February 11.

[01/10/19 - 08:19 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "The Masked Singer" Top Demo Race
The network's breakout hit however is down more than 20% from its premiere in adults 18-49.

[01/10/19 - 08:00 AM]
Video: Netflix Debuts the Official Trailer for Marvel's "The Punisher" Season Two
The highly-anticipated sees Frank Castle hitting the road as he tries to move on from his past.

[01/10/19 - 07:04 AM]
Video: All Art Is Dangerous - "Velvet Buzzsaw" Trailer Debut
Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, Zawe Ashton, Natalia Dyer, John Malkovich, Daveed Diggs, Toni Collette and Tom Sturridge star in the Netflix film.

[01/10/19 - 07:03 AM]
Video: "Siempre Bruja: Always a Witch" - Official Trailer - Netflix
The latest Netflix original bows Friday, February 1.

[01/10/19 - 06:31 AM]
Video: Your Favorite Familia Returns! Netflix Debuts "One Day at a Time" Season 3 Trailer
The new season launches globally on Netflix Friday, February 8.

[01/10/19 - 03:00 AM]
Cartoon Network Gears Up for Season Four of Global Hit Series "Ben 10"
Season four is expected to premiere globally beginning 2020.

[01/09/19 - 11:48 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 9
Updates include: Hulu cancels Sarah Silverman's "I Love You, America"; CBS gives pilot order to "Evil"; and Travis Fimmel is the first to be cast in TNT's "Raised by Wolves."

[01/09/19 - 03:04 PM]
MTV's Ratings Growth Continues with "Lindsay Lohan's Beach Club"
MTV spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 8.

[01/09/19 - 02:02 PM]
3.1 Million Viewers Encounter the First Sighting of History(R)'s New UFO Drama Series "Project Blue Book"
History spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 8.

[01/09/19 - 12:47 PM]
MotorTrend Announces 37 Hours of Live, Multiplatform Broadcast of Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale
Additionally, for fans who can't get enough of the fast-paced action, MotorTrend is bringing viewers deeper inside the Scottsdale auction with daily, in-app exclusive content that explores every angle of the event both on and off the auction block.

[01/09/19 - 11:00 AM]
"2 Dope Queens," From Hit Comedy Duo Jessica Williams and Phoebe Robinson, Returns to HBO for a Second Series of Four Hour-Long Specials, Starting Feb. 8
Guests include Lupita Nyong'o, Daniel Radcliffe, Janet Mock, Lizzo and Keegan-Michael Key.

[01/09/19 - 11:00 AM]
"Mental Samurai," The First-Ever Obstacle Course for the Mind, Hosted and Produced by Rob Lowe, to Premiere Tuesday, February 26, on FOX
In the series, people from all walks of life will compete, and underdogs will triumph, in the game that anyone can play, and almost no one can win.

[01/09/19 - 11:00 AM]
Disney Channel Orders Second Season of High-Flying Animated Series "Star Wars Resistance" for Fall 2019 Premiere
Plus: the mid-season one trailer, featuring a first look at a major villain from "The Force Awakens," was released today on the Star Wars YouTube page.

[01/09/19 - 10:02 AM]
"Tropical Cop Tales" Makes Its First Arrest on February 1 on Adult Swim
The live-action comedy series follows two burnt-out city cops when they relocate to a tropical paradise for a relaxing twilight to their careers.

[01/09/19 - 10:01 AM]
Nickelodeon's New Original TV Movie, "Bixler High Private Eye," Starring Jace Norman and Ariel Martin, Premieres on Monday, Jan. 21, at 7 P.M. (ET/PT)
The live-action comedy follows Xander DeWitt (Norman), an inquisitive teenager who has a knack for solving mysteries, as he tackles his biggest case yet when his father suddenly disappears.

[01/09/19 - 10:00 AM]
Viola Davis and the Cast of "The Big Bang Theory" to Present Special Awards at the 24th Annual Critics' Choice Awards
The Critics' Choice Awards will be broadcast live on The CW Network on Sunday, January 13.

[01/09/19 - 09:35 AM]
Video: "Trigger Warning with Killer Mike" - Official Trailer - Netflix
With no due respect, "Trigger Warning with Killer Mike" launches January 18 on Netflix, taking on the economy, gang culture, religion, education, and more.

[01/09/19 - 09:24 AM]
YouTube Sci-Fi Comedy "Weird City" from Jordan Peele and Charlie Sanders Reveals Full List of Series Guest Stars
The six-episode series will debut exclusively on YouTube Premium on February 13.

[01/09/19 - 09:01 AM]
Video: Trailer Debut - Margaret Qualley and Anthony Mackie Star in the New Trailer for "IO"
The Netflix film follows one of the last survivors on a post-cataclysmic Earth, a young scientist dedicated to finding a way for humans to adapt and survive, rather than abandon their world.

[01/09/19 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "White Dragon" - Official Trailer - Prime Video
Amazon's latest original series bows Friday, February 8 on the streaming service.

[01/09/19 - 08:24 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos on Disrupted Night
ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC all carried news coverage at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/09/19 - 08:05 AM]
"The New Pope" - First Official Photo
The cast features two-time Academy Award(R) nominees Jude Law and John Malkovich.

[01/09/19 - 08:00 AM]
Video: Trailer & Key Art Debut - "Russian Doll" Premieres February 1
The Netflix series follows a young woman named Nadia (Natasha Lyonne) on her journey as the guest of honor at a seemingly inescapable party one night in New York City.

[01/09/19 - 06:30 AM]
Smokey Robinson to Appear on "Aretha! A Grammy(R) Celebration for the Queen of Soul," Broadcasting Sunday, March 10 on CBS
The concert will tape on Sunday, Jan. 13 at 6:00 PM, PT at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.

[01/09/19 - 06:00 AM]
iHeartMedia & FOX Announce Nominees for 2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards
This year's event airs Thursday, March 14 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX, live from Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

[01/08/19 - 11:07 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 8
Updates include: CBS All Access commissions two more "Short Treks"; Luke Wilson tapped for DC Universe's "Stargirl"; and Kim Delaney, Bill Brochtrup to return for ABC's "NYPD Blue" sequel series.

[01/08/19 - 01:57 PM]
Cinemax Action Series "Strike Back" Returns for Sixth Season Jan. 25
The new season features returning stars Warren Brown, Daniel MacPherson and Alin Sumarwata, along with new cast members Jamie Bamber and Yasemin Allen.

[01/08/19 - 01:10 PM]
Music's Biggest Stars Honor the King of Rock 'N' Roll in "Elvis All-Star Tribute" Airing Sunday, Feb. 17 on NBC
Yolanda Adams, Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks Bentley, Alessia Cara, Mac Davis, John Fogerty, Josh Groban, Adam Lambert, John Legend, Little Big Town, Jennifer Lopez, Post Malone, Shawn Mendes, Pistol Annies, Darius Rucker, Ed Sheeran, Blake Shelton, Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban are all on tap.

[01/08/19 - 12:36 PM]
Lifetime Reaches 18.8 Million Viewers Across All Linear Telecasts of "Surviving R. Kelly"
Lifetime further spins the numbers for the series to date.







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[03/19/19 - 12:42 PM]
The World's Fiercest Kitty Invites Kids Around the World to Unlock a New Battle Ground on Netflix
"Netflix has given me the incredible opportunity to help change how young people see themselves," commented "Battle Kitty" creator Matt Layzell.

[03/19/19 - 12:16 PM]
Josh Gates Brings Epic, New Adventures to a Brand-New Season of "Expedition Unknown" Premiering April 10 on Discovery Channel
Armed with his quick wit, and trademark fearlessness along with cutting-edge technology, Gates is tackling new mysteries, new destinations, and making new discoveries in a pulse-pounding, new season.

[03/19/19 - 12:10 PM]
Netflix Orders Limited Series "The Queen's Gambit" from Scott Frank
Chronicling the life of an orphan chess prodigy, the story - set during the Cold War era - follows Beth Harmon from the age of eight to twenty-two, as she struggles with addiction in a quest to become the greatest chess player in the world.

[03/19/19 - 12:03 PM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Unveils a Simian Soap Opera in "A Life Among Monkeys"
The one-hour special draws upon the remarkable work of Dr. Wolfgang Dittus, who has spent over 50 years studying the charismatic toque macaques of Sri Lanka, constituting the longest continuous monkey study in the world.

[03/19/19 - 12:00 PM]
Chris O'Dowd Enters "The Twilight Zone"
O'Dowd will star in the episode titled "The Blue Scorpion," written by Glen Morgan, which will also feature Amy Landecker.

[03/19/19 - 11:01 AM]
HBO Renews Comedy Series "High Maintenance," Created by Katja Blichfeld and Ben Sinclair, for Fourth Season
The critically acclaimed show uses The Guy, a marijuana dealer (played by Sinclair), to tell a variety of stories about New York lives.

[03/19/19 - 10:53 AM]
MGM Television and Mark Burnett Announce Multi Year Production Deal with Bethenny Frankel
The development deal will include work for unscripted projects where Frankel will serve as an executive producer and/or appear on-camera.

[03/19/19 - 10:30 AM]
Discovery's "Diesel Brothers" Are Bigger, Better, and Badder in All New Season Premiering April 8
New episodes kick off Monday, April 8 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[03/19/19 - 10:17 AM]
Rory Kinnear Returns to the Penny Dreadful Saga for the Upcoming Showtime(R) Drama Series "Penny Dreadful: City of Angels"
The series also stars Natalie Dormer, Daniel Zovatto, Adriana Barraza, Jessica Garza, Johnathan Nieves and Tony(R) and Emmy(R) winner Nathan Lane.

[03/19/19 - 09:47 AM]
WarnerMedia Entertainment Sets Premiere Date for Ann Curry's "Chasing the Cure" (FKA "M.D. Live"), A Groundbreaking Medical Enterprise from TNT and Lionsgate Television
Debuting Thursday, July 25, "Chasing the Cure" will be simulcast on TNT and TBS from 8-10 p.m. ET.

[03/19/19 - 09:09 AM]
Buddy Valastro Wants to Bake You Rich on New Food Network Series Where Bakers Compete for a Chance to Go Into Business with the Cake Boss
"Bake You Rich" premieres Sunday, April 14 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[03/19/19 - 09:00 AM]
First Look Images: Netflix Original Series "Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City"
Mary Ann (Laura Linney) returns to present-day San Francisco and is reunited with her daughter Shawna (Ellen Page) and ex-husband Brian (Paul Gross), 20 years after leaving them behind to pursue her career.

[03/19/19 - 09:00 AM]
Dierks Bentley, Brooks & Dunn, Brandi Carlile, Eric Church, Kelly Clarkson, Luke Combs, Dan + Shay, Florida Georgia Line and Ashley McBryde Added as Performers at the "54th Academy of Country Music Awards"
The special will be broadcast live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Sunday, April 7 on CBS.

[03/19/19 - 08:26 AM]
Netflix Unveils "The Neighbor's" Best Kept Secret
Clara Lago, Catalina Sopelana and Adrián Pino complete the cast of this comedy based on the namesake comic by Santiago García and Pepo Pérez.

[03/19/19 - 08:14 AM]
VH1's "T.I. & Tiny: Friends & Family Hustle" Returns April 15 at 9PM ET/PT
Last season, "T.I. & Tiny: Friends & Family Hustle" was the #1 non-sports cable program in the time period with adults 18-49.