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[10/26/19 - 09:33 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: World Series Stays on Top for FOX
The network once again wins the evening in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/26/19 - 02:43 AM]
Ahmed Amin to Star in "Paranormal"
Set in the 1960s Egypt, "Paranormal" sees Dr. Refaat Ismail, plunged into a series of supernatural events as he attempts to unravel the mysteries behind each unique and unusual case.

[10/25/19 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 25
Updates include: Courteney Cox to drop by ABC's "Modern Family"; The Jim Henson Company lands "Earth to Ned" at Disney+; and Ashley Romans named regular on AMC's "NOS4A2."

[10/25/19 - 03:01 PM]
CNN Films, HBO Max, and Focus Features to Release a New Documentary on Anthony Bourdain by Academy Award(R)-Winning Filmmaker Morgan Neville
"Morgan is the top of the game when it comes to documentary filmmaking and we're delighted to be working with him again on this project with our great collaborators at CNN Films and HBO Max," said Focus Features chairman Peter Kujawski.

[10/25/19 - 02:00 PM]
Video: Watch the All-New Promo for "The Moodys," Premiering Wednesday, Dec. 4 on FOX!
The comedy follows a tight-knit, but slightly dysfunctional family of five, all of whom gather in their hometown of Chicago for the "perfect" holiday.

[10/25/19 - 12:05 PM]
"The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" Announces Beto O'Rourke, Amy Klobuchar, Hillary Rodham Clinton & Chelsea Clinton as Guests Next Week
Democratic presidential candidates Beto O'Rourke and Senator Amy Klobuchar will appear as guests on Monday, October 28 and Wednesday, October 30, respectively.

[10/25/19 - 11:01 AM]
The CW Network Gives Full Season Orders to Its New Fall Series
Both "Batwoman" and "Nancy Drew" are bringing their first season totals to 22 episodes each.

[10/25/19 - 10:13 AM]
Video: Showtime Sports(R) Releases the Official Trailer and Key Art for "Pariah: The Lives and Deaths of Sonny Liston"
Written and directed by Simon George, the film premieres Friday, November 15 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/25/19 - 10:01 AM]
Floral Fabulousness in "Full Bloom" at HBO Max
The eight-episode, hour long competition series features 10 of America's budding florists vying to be crowned America's best.

[10/25/19 - 09:26 AM]
MTV Expands Its Hit Global Franchise "Ex on the Beach" with "Ex on the Beach: Peak of Love" Thursday, December 5th at 9pm ET/PT
Host by Romeo Miller, "Ex on the Beach: Peak of Love" brings 10 international celeb-reality singles to the mountains of Queenstown, New Zealand as they search for their true love, only to be unexpectedly confronted by their past relationships.

[10/25/19 - 08:15 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "Thursday Night Football" Remain on Top
The network's NFL coverage takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/25/19 - 06:37 AM]
Video: Nickelodeon Releases "The Casagrandes" Extended Theme Song Performed by Pop Star Ally Brooke
This energetic and authentic song celebrates all of the things that make up The Casagrandes - family, love, humor and food.

[10/24/19 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 24
Updates include: Freeform cancels "Marvel's Cloak & Dagger"; The CW orders backdoor pilot for potential "The 100" prequel series; and Apple TV+'s "Little Voice" sets principal cast.

[10/24/19 - 04:31 PM]
Amazon Prime Video Renews "Modern Love" for Second Season
The streaming service confirmed the news on social media this afternoon.

[10/24/19 - 02:05 PM]
Hallie Todd, Robert Carradine and Jake Thomas Will Reprise Their Roles with Hilary Duff in "Lizzie McGuire," An All-New Disney+ Series
They'll return as Jo, Sam and Matt McGuire in the revival series.

[10/24/19 - 01:28 PM]
ABC Gets Into the Spirit with Original Holiday Movie "Same Time, Next Christmas" Starring Lea Michele, Premiering Thursday, Dec. 5
The film will also rebroadcast on ABC on Monday, Dec. 23, at 8:00-10:00 p.m. EST, as well as on Freeform as part of their "25 Days of Christmas" programming.

[10/24/19 - 01:22 PM]
Hulu and Vice to Launch New Original Documentary Series "Vice Investigates"
Hulu has ordered a 10-episode season, which will stream exclusively on Hulu launching the first three episodes on Friday, November 1, followed by monthly, one episode per month, premieres beginning in December.

[10/24/19 - 12:01 PM]
"Saturday Night Live" Returns Oct. 26 with Three New Shows
Chance the Rapper, Kristen Stewart and Harry Styles are the latest on tap to host the series.

[10/24/19 - 12:00 PM]
Reelz Debuts Two More Original Series Podcasts on PodcastOne
New podcasts for episodes of both "Autopsy: The Last Hours of..." and "Copycat Killers" will be available every week on Apple Podcasts and PodcastOne.

[10/24/19 - 12:00 PM]
FOX Announces Winter Premiere Dates
Said lineup kicks off with the premiere of "Flirty Dancing" on Sunday, December 29.

[10/24/19 - 11:01 AM]
HBO Max Orders a Second Season of Rooster Teeth's "gen:LOCK" - Mecha Animated Series Starring Michael B. Jordan
Season two of "gen:LOCK" will premiere on HBO Max and 90 days later will be available on Rooster Teeth for FIRST members.

[10/24/19 - 10:01 AM]
HBO Max Unveils New Original Nonfiction Slate from CNN Original Series and CNN Films
"We are tremendously inspired by CNN's history of award-winning documentary storytelling and journalistic integrity," said Sarah Aubrey, head of original content, HBO Max.

[10/24/19 - 10:01 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Debuts Trailer and Official Poster for "The L Word: Generation Q"
The sequel series launches Sunday, December 8 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/24/19 - 10:01 AM]
OWN's Hit Tyler Perry Drama "The Haves and the Have Nots" Returns with a Vengeance Tuesday, January 7
Season seven brings in even more havoc than ever before with revenge, heartbreak, betrayal, death and destruction touching the lives of every character.

[10/24/19 - 09:03 AM]
Xilam Animation to Produce "Oggy Oggy," Netflix's First French Animated Original Series
The original CGI animated preschool series is based on the global hit franchise Oggy and the Cockroaches, which has reached 800 million households around the world over the last 20 years.

[10/24/19 - 08:14 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, World Series Continue Reign
The network's telecast is up from a year ago among adults 18-49.

[10/24/19 - 08:03 AM]
A&E Network Premieres New Series "Court Cam" Hosted and Executive Produced by Dan Abrams on December 5 at 9PM ET/PT
This eight-episode 30-minute series gives viewers a front row seat to some of the most wild, unruly and outrageous courtroom moments recently caught on tape.

[10/24/19 - 07:30 AM]
Maureen McCormick and Alison Victoria to Co-Host "White House Christmas 2019"
The one-hour special will premiere in December on HGTV.

[10/24/19 - 06:12 AM]
Video: "The King" - Timothee Chalamet, Robert Pattinson - Final Trailer - Netflix Film
Sean Harris, Ben Mendelsohn and Lily-Rose Depp also star in the David Michôd film.

[10/24/19 - 06:06 AM]
"Going from Broke" Exceeds One Million Views on Crackle in Just Five Days
The new series, which debuted on the free, ad-supported Crackle service on October 17, puts a spotlight on an epidemic of huge proportions.

[10/23/19 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 23
Updates include: Freddie Prinze, Jr. tapped for Peacock's "Punky Brewster" revival; Peter Coyote to play Robert Mueller in "A Higher Loyalty" adaptation; and Netflix's "Space Force" casts trio.

[10/23/19 - 03:01 PM]
Quibi, Gunpowder & Sky and Complex Announce a Daily Hip-Hop Music & Culture News Show
As a daily destination for music fans, the show will feature news making interviews, explore the latest trends and take viewers inside the studios of their favorite artists.

[10/23/19 - 11:16 AM]
Video: YouTube Originals: "Virtually History" Releases Official Trailer
In the special, viewers will see three people with a family connection to the Berlin Wall transported back in time through the power of VR centered around historic photographs from this period.

[10/23/19 - 10:41 AM]
TV One's Original Holiday Film "Dear Santa, I Need a Date" Premieres Sunday, December 8 at 7 P.M. ET/6C
Ray J, Reagan Gomez-Preston, Anne-Marie Johnson, Reginae Carter, B. Simone and MAJOR star in the romantic comedy.

[10/23/19 - 10:30 AM]
Disney Channel Greenlights Live-Action Mystery Series "Sulphur Springs"
The 11-episode series follows 12-year-old Griffin Campbell, whose family has just uprooted their lives to move to a new town and take ownership of an abandoned hotel in hopes of restoring it back to the lively vacation destination it once was.

[10/23/19 - 10:10 AM]
"Creepshow" Is a Monster Hit for AMC's Shudder - Series Seen by Record Number of Viewers
Since "Creepshow" premiered on September 26, 54% of all members on Shudder's direct-to-consumer platforms have viewed an episode of the series.

[10/23/19 - 10:05 AM]
Sparkling Cast Lineup Flirts with Love, Lust and Soulmates in AMC's New Episodic Anthology from Emmy(R) Award-Winning Writer Will Bridges and Brett Goldstein
Currently shooting in Madrid, Spain, the series will star Sarah Snook, David Costabile and Sonya Cassidy, among others.

[10/23/19 - 10:02 AM]
HBO Max Orders Four "Adventure Time: Distant Lands" Specials from Cartoon Network Studios
These four new specials will continue the "Adventure Time" stories that captured imaginations and introduced unlikely heroes Finn and Jake, best buds who traversed the mystical Land of Ooo and encountered its colorful inhabitants.

[10/23/19 - 09:57 AM]
"El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie" Was Watched by 25,734,392 Households in Its First Seven Days
Netflix releases the initial metrics for the project.

[10/23/19 - 09:15 AM]
Production Has Begun on Disney Junior's "The Chicken Squad"
Inspired by Doreen Cronin's popular book series, "The Chicken Squad" follows Coop, Little Boo and Sweetie - a trio of young chicken siblings - and Captain Tully, a seasoned watchdog, who use teamwork and critical thinking skills to solve problems in the neighborhood and keep the peace in their backyard.

[10/23/19 - 08:32 AM]
Casting Announced for Michaela Coel's Much Anticipated Drama "January 22nd" (w/t) for BBC One and HBO
The 12-episode series explores the question of sexual consent in contemporary life and how, in the new landscape of dating and relationships, we make the distinction between liberation and exploitation.

[10/23/19 - 08:13 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: World Series Opens on Top for FOX
The network's coverage of Game 1 dominates the evening in all categories.

[10/23/19 - 08:10 AM]
Video: YouTube Originals Debuts Trailer for First Interactive Special "A Heist with Markiplier"
The first-person narrative will result in 31 possible endings with the entire production encompassing 61 videos.

[10/23/19 - 08:00 AM]
Eric Church, Luke Combs, Miranda Lambert, Reba McEntire, Maren Morris, Dolly Parton with for KING & COUNTRY and Zach Williams, P!nk and Chris Stapleton, Carrie Underwood, and Keith Urban Set to Perform at "The 53rd Annual CMA Awards" on ABC
Additional performers and presenters will be revealed in the coming weeks.

[10/23/19 - 07:03 AM]
Video: "The Devil Next Door" - Main Trailer - Netflix
A Cleveland grandfather is brought to trial in Israel, accused of being the infamous Nazi death camp guard known as Ivan the Terrible.

[10/23/19 - 06:45 AM]
Video: Seth Meyers Netflix Standup Special Trailer - "Lobby Baby" - Fake Toy
"Seth Meyers: Lobby Baby" premieres Tuesday, November 5 on the streaming service.

[10/23/19 - 06:15 AM]
Video: Official Trailer for EPIX Series "Belgravia"
The limited series is a story of secrets and scandals amongst the upper echelon of London society in the 19th century.

[10/22/19 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 22
Updates include: Michael Mann to direct premiere of HBO Max's "Tokyo Vice"; Lee Pace, Jared Harris to lead "Foundation" for Apple TV+; and VH1 commissions "RuPaul's Celebrity Drag Race."

[10/22/19 - 09:14 PM]
Video: Netflix Previews Quartet of Upcoming Anime Series
Get your first look at "Eden," "Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045," "The Disastrous Life of Saiki K.: Reawakened" and "Levius."

[10/22/19 - 04:00 PM]
All Five CBS Freshman Series Receive New Production Orders
The critically acclaimed new drama "Evil" has been renewed for a second season in 2020-2021.







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[07/05/20 - 08:18 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Holiday with "Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular"
The network's annual telecast leads the evening in all categories.

[07/04/20 - 08:47 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, FOX & NBC Split Demo Crown
Meanwhile, CBS is the most-watched network last night.

[07/03/20 - 09:00 AM]
Video: HBO Max Debuts Trailer for "An American Pickle"
The film, directed by Brandon Trost, is based on Simon Rich's New Yorker novella and stars Seth Rogen as Herschel Greenbaum, a struggling laborer who immigrates to America in 1920 with dreams of building a better life for his beloved family.

[07/03/20 - 08:11 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: Repeats Put ABC, CBS on Top
The Eye wins the night in total viewers while both networks share the adults 18-49 crown.

[07/02/20 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, July 2
Updates include: FOX extends options on all six of its pilots; The CW cancels "Katy Keene" after one season; and CBS's "Big Brother" inches closer to return.

[07/02/20 - 03:44 PM]
ABC's "Live in Front of a Studio Audience: 'All in the Family' and 'Good Times,'" Set to Rebroadcast, Tuesday, July 7
The December 2019 broadcast reached nearly 13 million Total Viewers on linear and digital platforms.

[07/02/20 - 12:00 PM]
"The Greatest #AtHome Videos," Hosted by Cedric the Entertainer, Returns with Four New Specials, Beginning Friday, July 24 on CBS
The new one-hour episodes will air each Friday through August 14, and showcase the next generation of viral home videos in the age of social distancing.

[07/02/20 - 11:06 AM]
"Phineas and Ferb The Movie: Candace Against The Universe" to Premiere Exclusively on Disney+ on Friday, August 28
The soundtrack, from Walt Disney Records, will be available the same day.

[07/02/20 - 10:15 AM]
Kilter Films Teams with Amazon Studios to Develop Series Based on Fallout
Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy are attached to executive produce the project, currently in development with a series commitment.

[07/02/20 - 10:08 AM]
Showtime(R) Offers the Premiere Episode of New Docu-Series "Outcry" for Free
The first installment will be available on YouTube, as well as across multiple television and streaming providers' devices, websites, applications and authenticated online services and their free On Demand channels.

[07/02/20 - 10:01 AM]
"The Kominsky Method" Renewed by Netflix for a Third and Final Season
Creator Chuck Lorre said, "It's been an incredible experience to see the warm response from both audiences and critics. I'm excited to wrap up the story with this final chapter."

[07/02/20 - 09:59 AM]
New Season of Hit ABC Show "What Would You Do?" with Anchor John Quinones Returns This Summer with Brand-New Scenarios
The premiere episode features a scenario about how people react in both Mississippi and New York to a man publicly displaying the Confederate flag, airing on the heels of Mississippi lawmakers voting to remove the Confederate symbol from the state flag.

[07/02/20 - 09:11 AM]
MTV Studios Re-Unites with Academy Award(R) Winners Phil Lord and Chris Miller to Re-Imagine "Clone High" with Emmy(R)-Nominated Co-Creator Bill Lawrence
Together with MTV and Erica Rivinoja, the trio will reunite to develop and produce new episodes of the animated series, which was widely regarded as a time capsule of the early 2000s with its loving satire and wry parody of emo culture.

[07/02/20 - 09:11 AM]
Hulu Renews "The Great" for a Second Season
The satirical, comedic drama is about the rise of Catherine the Great from outsider to the longest-reigning female ruler in Russia's history.

[07/02/20 - 09:04 AM]
Video: "Father Soldier Son" - Official Trailer - Netflix
This intimate documentary follows one military family over the course of 10 years, becoming an intergenerational exploration of the meaning of sacrifice, purpose and American manhood in the aftermath of war.