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[04/07/19 - 08:32 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Wins Big with Final Four Coverage
The NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament tops the evening in all categories last night.

[04/06/19 - 08:34 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Holds Onto Top Spots with Dramas
The Eye wins the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[04/06/19 - 01:05 AM]
Video: "How to Sell Drugs Online (Fast)" - Teaser - Netflix
The series, formerly known as "Don't Try This at Home," launches May 31 on the streaming service.

[04/05/19 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Friday, April 5
Updates include: "Page Six TV" to fold after two seasons; Pamela Sue Martin cast in The CW's "Nancy Drew" project; and Apple TV+ rounds out the cast of "Defending Jacob."

[04/05/19 - 01:12 PM]
E! Ranks as #1 Cable Network in Prime Among W18-34 on Sunday Night
E! further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[04/05/19 - 01:04 PM]
Kelly Clarkson, Kenan Thompson, Kristen Bell, Jennifer Garner and More Challenge Their Pop Culture Chops on Red Nose Day Edition of "Hollywood Game Night"
Hosted by Emmy Award winner Jane Lynch, the special Red Nose Day edition of "HGN" will air Thursday, May 23 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/05/19 - 01:00 PM]
Get Ready for a "Reality Showdown" on "The Amazing Race," Now Premiering, Wednesday, April 17 at 9 PM!
Effective Saturday, May 4, "Million Dollar Mile" moves to Saturdays (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT), with "Ransom" moving to 9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT.

[04/05/19 - 11:21 AM]
Science Channel Goes Sky High with New Series "Skyscrapers: Engineering the Future" Premiering Wednesday, April 24
The new series puts the spotlight on what the world's most ambitious cities are doing to transform their skylines with designs that seem to defy gravity.

[04/05/19 - 10:02 AM]
Timothy Simons and Ron Cephas Jones Cast in Hulu's Upcoming Limited Series "Looking for Alaska"
The eight-part series is based on the John Green novel of the same name.

[04/05/19 - 09:35 AM]
"Masters of Disaster" - New Discovery Channel Series Follows Team of Craftsmen Who Restore Vintage Objects for Survival
The six-episode series launches Friday, May 3 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/05/19 - 08:15 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Bang Theory" Holds Off Competition for CBS
The Eye takes home top honors among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[04/05/19 - 07:04 AM]
Adam Sandler to Return to "Saturday Night Live" for His First Time as Host with Musical Guest Shawn Mendes on May 4
"We are happy to welcome Adam back to 'SNL' in what is sure to be a special night," said executive producer Lorne Michaels.

[04/04/19 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 4
Updates include: Andre Holland to lead Netflix's "The Eddy"; Kerry Bishé tapped for Showtime's "Penny Dreadful: City of Angels"; and Freeform's "Unrelated" changes showrunners.

[04/04/19 - 01:30 PM]
ABC and ESPN Announce Commentator Teams for 2019 NFL Draft, April 25 - 27
Coverage will be more comprehensive than ever with ABC airing the event in its entirety for the first time and ESPN televising the draft for the 40th consecutive year.

[04/04/19 - 12:58 PM]
Netflix Teams with Sean Hayes, Mike Schur, and Gabe Liedman for Adult Animated Sitcom "Q-Force"
Written by Liedman, "Q-Force" is a half-hour, animated comedy about a handsome secret agent and his team of fellow LGBTQ superspies.

[04/04/19 - 11:02 AM]
Graceland Opens Its Gates to Hallmark Channel's "June Weddings" for One-of-a-Kind Fan Celebration Weekend
Kellie Pickler and Wes Brown, stars of Hallmark Channel's upcoming original movie "Wedding at Graceland," will be on hand for a moderated panel discussion and Q&A.

[04/04/19 - 11:01 AM]
Food Network's "Best Baker in America" Returns as Nine Professional Bakers Compete for Cash Prize and Bragging Rights
Scott Conant returns to host, tasking the bakers over seven episodes with challenges designed to put their baking skills and technical proficiency to the test for a chance to walk away with $25,000 and the coveted title.

[04/04/19 - 10:02 AM]
Video: YouTube Debuts Official Trailer for New Season of "Cobra Kai"
As previously announced, the series returns April 24 on YouTube Premium.

[04/04/19 - 10:01 AM]
Video: Premiere Date and First Look Revealed for TNT's "Claws"
The series returns for a third season on Sunday, June 9 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/04/19 - 09:19 AM]
John Cho, Mustafa Shakir, Daniella Pineda and Alex Hassell Join Cast of "Cowboy Bebop," The All-New Live Action Series Based on the Japanese Original Animated Series
Plus: Alex Garcia Lopez will direct the first two episodes.

[04/04/19 - 09:11 AM]
Comedy Central Announces a Television and New Media Deal with Roy Wood Jr.
In addition, Comedy Central is set to begin production on Wood's pilot, "Jefferson County: Probation," in his hometown of Birmingham, Alabama this May.

[04/04/19 - 09:05 AM]
Video: Showtime Offers the Season Two Premiere of "The Chi" for Early Sampling
The season premiere episode is available for free now on YouTube, and SHO.com ahead of its linear debut this Sunday.

[04/04/19 - 09:00 AM]
TLC to Air "Meghan & Harry: A Royal Baby Story"
The one-hour special will premiere on Tuesday, April 9 at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/04/19 - 09:00 AM]
Marvel's "Avengers: Endgame" Cast to Take Over ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live!," Week of April 8
Each night, Jimmy will welcome guests including Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Paul Rudd, Chris Hemsworth, Danai Gurira, Jeremy Renner and Don Cheadle.

[04/04/19 - 08:14 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, NBC Share Demo Crown in Tight Race
"Survivor: Edge of Extinction" on CBS is the top program among adults 18-49 last night.

[04/04/19 - 08:04 AM]
Video: Paramount Network Releases "Yellowstone" Season 2 Trailer
The full-length, action-packed trailer picks up with the Dutton family still fighting for their ranch and foreshadows new dangers that threaten to upend their home and their lives.

[04/04/19 - 08:01 AM]
A&E Network Partners with WWE(R) Studios to Produce Five Original Documentaries About Legendary WWE(R) Hall of Famers Under the Celebrated "Biography" Banner
"Macho Man" Randy Savage(R), "Rowdy" Roddy Piper(TM), Booker T(R), Stone Cold Steve Austin(R) and Shawn Michaels(R) are among the featured wrestlers.

[04/04/19 - 08:00 AM]
Video: Teaser Trailer & Date Announce - "The Society" on Netflix
The series follows a group of teenagers who are mysteriously transported to a facsimile of their wealthy New England town without any trace of their parents.

[04/04/19 - 07:30 AM]
Comedian and Television Personality Sherri Shepherd Named as Host of Game Show Network's New All-Star Trivia Game, "Best Ever Trivia Show"
The half-hour series is anticipated to premiere in Summer 2019.

[04/04/19 - 07:16 AM]
Lupita Nyong'o Set to Narrate Upcoming Discovery Series "Serengeti" in the U.S.
This innovative six-part series tells the heartwarming stories of a cast of African wildlife over the course of a year that showcase the dramatic moments that make each day of survival on the Serengeti a feat.

[04/04/19 - 05:54 AM]
Producing for the World: Netflix Launches Its First European Production Hub in Madrid
Today, it added another two new original shows - "El inocente" and "El crimen del siglo" - to its 2019 and 2020 slate.

[04/03/19 - 11:16 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 3
Updates include: "Younger" to stay put at TV Land; HBO's "I Know This Much Is True" adds principal cast; and Jason Alexander to lend his voice to FOX's "Richard Lovely."

[04/03/19 - 02:30 PM]
ABC Tees Up Extreme Mini-Golf Competition Series "Holey Moley" from Eureka Productions, Unanimous Media and Executive Producer Stephen Curry
NBA superstar Stephen Curry will serve as executive producer, resident golf pro of the "Holey Moley" course and appear in every episode.

[04/03/19 - 12:13 PM]
"Seau" 30 for 30 Documentary to Air on ESPN April 16
"Seau," directed by Kirby Bradley, recaptures the glory days of NFL great Junior Seau while foreshadowing a tragedy that would rock the league.

[04/03/19 - 12:01 PM]
NBC Comes Into a "Small Fortune" with Six-Episode Order of Youngest Media's Delightfully Pocket-Sized Competition Series
The U.S. series will be based on the popular U.K. format that launched on ITV in February.

[04/03/19 - 12:01 PM]
Video: "Too Old to Die Young" - Trailer
Miles Teller, John Hawkes and Jena Malone star in Nicolas Winding Refn's drama, which premieres Friday, June 14 on Amazon.

[04/03/19 - 10:56 AM]
HGTV Hit Series "Good Bones" Returns with New Episodes on Tuesday, May 14, at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Fearlessly taking on dilapidated houses other renovators won't touch, popular mother/daughter duo Mina Starsiak Hawk and Karen E Laine are back with more drastic home overhauls in season four.

[04/03/19 - 10:38 AM]
Lifetime Greenlights Two New Movies for Network's Ripped from the Headlines Fall Slate
Alyson Hannigan stars in "53 Days: The Abduction of Mary Stauffer," the harrowing true story of high school teacher Mary Stauffer and her eight-year old daughter, Beth, who are held captive for 53 days by a former student who was obsessed with her.

[04/03/19 - 09:33 AM]
Lily Collins Cast as Lead in New Darren Star Series "Emily in Paris"
Additionally, "Emily in Paris" will go global as Paramount Network is picking up the series for its international channels.

[04/03/19 - 09:31 AM]
Video: "The Ruthless" - Official Trailer - Netflix
1980s Milan is an economic boom-town, and Santo Russo (Riccardo Scamarcio) begins to rise to prominence on a wave of crime and excess.

[04/03/19 - 09:01 AM]
A&E's Inspiring New Docuseries "The Employables" Premieres Wednesday, May 8 at 10PM ET/PT
The new docuseries follows struggling job seekers with conditions such as autism or Tourette Syndrome as they search for meaningful employment.

[04/03/19 - 09:00 AM]
ABC Announces May Season Finale Dates
The network has announced season finale dates for series ending their prime-time runs in May.

[04/03/19 - 08:25 AM]
Adrienne Barbeau, Giancarlo Esposito and Tobin Bell Cast in "Creepshow" Adaptation of Stephen King's "Gray Matter"
The installment will be adapted by Byron Willinger and Philip de Blasi and directed by series showrunner Greg Nicotero.

[04/03/19 - 08:07 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos with "This Is Us" Finale
The Peacock takes home the adults 18-49 crown while CBS is the most-watched network overall.

[04/03/19 - 08:01 AM]
Netflix Renews "After Life" for Season Two
Said Ricky Gervais: "I have never had a reaction like this before. It's been insane. And heartwarming. But now I have to make sure the second season is even better so I'll probably have to work much harder than usual. Annoying really."

[04/03/19 - 07:13 AM]
CNBC Presents a 90 Minute Original Documentary "The Profit: My Roots" on Tuesday, April 9 at 9PM ET/PT
"Lebanon is a nation of survivors and success stories," said Marcus Lemonis. "On this journey, I am going to learn from its people the best way I know how - by finding out how business is done here."

[04/03/19 - 07:02 AM]
New CNN Original Series "The Redemption Project with Van Jones" and Season Four of the Emmy Award-Winning "United Shades of America with W. Kamau Bell" Debut Sunday, April 28
In the series premiere, viewers will witness the first-ever dialogue between a victim and an offender in the history of the Alaskan prison system.

[04/02/19 - 11:36 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 2
Updates include: Showtime on track for Tom Ripley drama series; NBC taps new "Friends-in-Law" cast; and Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa signs massive overall deal with Warner Bros. Television.

[04/02/19 - 01:52 PM]
truTV's "Tacoma FD" Premieres as the #1 New Cable Comedy of the Season with Adults 18-34
truTV further spins the numbers for Thursday, March 28.

[04/02/19 - 01:52 PM]
"Expedition Unknown: Egypt Live" Premieres Live on Both Coasts Sunday, April 7, at 8 PM ET / 5 PM PT on Discovery
The live event will now kick off one hour earlier than previously announced.







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[08/20/19 - 12:01 PM]
Netflix Orders Family Comedy Series "The Upshaws" from Wanda Sykes and Mike Epps
Mike and Wanda bring their distinct voices to this multi-camera comedy that centers on a working-class Africian American family in Indiana struggling to make it work and make it right without the blueprints to do it.

[08/20/19 - 11:53 AM]
Designer Grace Mitchell Returns for a Second Season of HGTV's "One of a Kind" on Monday, Sept. 9, at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT
"When I take on a project, I spend a lot of time learning about my clients," said Grace. "If their homes don't say anything about them, I can give their spaces a fresh design that truly tells their personal story."

[08/20/19 - 11:18 AM]
Big Sean Featuring A$AP Ferg, H.E.R., Normani and Ozuna Set to Perform at the 2019 MTV VMAs Airing Live Globally on Monday, August 26 at 8:00 pm ET/PT
Hosted by Sebastian Maniscalco, the show will air live from the Prudential Center across MTV's global footprint in more than 180 countries, reaching more than half a billion households around the world.

[08/20/19 - 11:16 AM]
Video: Welcome to "The I-Land" - Netflix
In this sci-fi adventure series, 10 people wake up on a treacherous island with no memory and soon discover this world is not as it seems.

[08/20/19 - 11:10 AM]
HBO Renews Drama Series "Succession" for a Third Season
The second season continues to track ahead of season one's performance, with the season two debut delivering a series high across HBO's platforms on its debut night.

[08/20/19 - 09:34 AM]
Clues, Confessions and Culprits Are Revealed in Actual Footage in Investigation Discovery's New Series "The Murder Tapes"
The 10-part series launches Wednesday, August 28 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[08/20/19 - 09:02 AM]
Travel Channel Reveals Full Lineup of Petrifying Premieres During Annual "Ghostober" Event
Included in this year's lineup is "Haunted Salem: Live," a special four-hour live ghost investigation in one of the nation's most haunted cities: Salem, Massachusetts.

[08/20/19 - 09:02 AM]
Video: "Marriage Story" - Teaser Trailer - Netflix
The film comes from Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Noah Baumbach and stars Scarlett Johansson, Adam Driver, Laura Dern, Alan Alda and Ray Liotta.

[08/20/19 - 08:17 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Charts as "Bachelor in Paradise" Rises
The Alphabet wins the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/20/19 - 07:41 AM]
"Inside Bill's Brain: Decoding Bill Gates" Offers an Unprecedented Peek Inside the Mind of the Celebrated Tech Visionary, Business Leader, and Philanthropist
The new three-part documentary premieres Friday, September 20 on Netflix.

[08/20/19 - 06:17 AM]
Video: "Elite" Season 2 - Official Trailer - Netflix
The series returns Friday, September 6 on the streaming service.

[08/20/19 - 06:01 AM]
NXT(R) Moves to USA Network
The new two-hour weekly show will expand its reach on USA Network, the leader in cable entertainment, while staying in its Wednesday night timeslot that it has held since 2015.

[08/19/19 - 04:45 PM]
Disney Channel's "Descendants 3" Premiere Telecast Rises to 11.2 Million Viewers Through Live+7 DVR Viewing
Disney Channel further spins the numbers for Friday, August 2.

[08/19/19 - 02:16 PM]
Paramount Network's "I Am Patrick Swayze" Delivers 2 Million Total Viewers on August 18
Paramount Network spins the numbers for Sunday, August 18.

[08/19/19 - 01:25 PM]
Hip Hop Royalty Spills the Tea in WE tv's Tell-All Series "Untold Stories of Hip Hop" Hosted by Angie Martinez
Cardi B, Snoop Dogg, Queen Latifah, Ice Cube, Nelly, A$AP Rocky, DJ Khaled, Wyclef Jean, Ja Rule, Fat Joe and more are featured in the series.