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    [saturday, november 30, 2019]    
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[11/30/19 - 08:55 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "WWE SmackDown" Win Demo Race
The network takes home the adults 18-49 honors while CBS remains the most-watched broadcaster.

[11/29/19 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday-Friday, November 27-29
Updates include: Andy Samberg to host Quibi's "Biggest Little Cook-Off"; Netflix's "Medici" sets cast for final season; and HBO Max acquires crime drama "White House Farm."

[11/29/19 - 11:18 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Wins Thanksgiving for NBC
The network's primetime telecast of the Saints at Falcons dominates the night in all categories.

[11/29/19 - 08:03 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Originals Top Viewers, Demos
A new "Survivor: Island of the Idols" is the evening's most-watched program.

[11/27/19 - 11:09 PM]
Netflix Introduces the World of "The Gift," The Second Turkish Original Series
Experience the mystical journey of Atiye as she unlocks the mystery behind a hidden past that interconnects with the ancient and the modern day.

[11/27/19 - 08:12 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Charts in Viewers, Demos
"NCIS" helps push the Eye in front among both categories.

[11/27/19 - 07:45 AM]
BBC Two Commissions "The Tech Transformers" (w/t)
The four-episode documentary series will air on HBO in the United States.

[11/26/19 - 11:49 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, November 26
Updates include: BET+ renews "First Wives Club" TV series; CBS All Access nixes "Strange Angel"; and Netflix pulls the plug on "MST3K" reboot series.

[11/26/19 - 11:18 AM]
New Year, New Batch of Talented Young Bakers on the New Season of "Kids Baking Championship"
Food Network's staple returns Monday, January 6 at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/26/19 - 11:17 AM]
Kit Hoover and Dan Schachner Host First Ever "Give a Dog a Home Live!" Special Edition
Animal Planet's two-hour special will air live from the Wallis Annenberg PetSpace, a state-of-the-art pet adoption center, in Los Angeles on Saturday, December 7 at 8:00/7:00c.

[11/26/19 - 11:07 AM]
Oxygen Debuts New Series "An Unexpected Killer" Premiering on Thursday, December 5 at 8PM ET/PT
Each standalone episode takes viewers on a riveting ride that explores a jaw-dropping murder investigation in which detectives discover the killer is someone completely shocking and unexpected.

[11/26/19 - 10:33 AM]
2020 Is the "Year of the Rabbit" on IFC
Matt Berry's new comedy premieres Wednesday, February 19 at 10:30/9:30c on the cable channel.

[11/26/19 - 10:00 AM]
Nick Cannon to Host All-New Holiday Clip Show Special "Nick Cannon's Hit Viral Videos - Holidays 2019," Airing Monday, Dec. 16 on FOX
Cannon and his special celebrity guests showcase the funniest and most unbelievable viral videos, from comical holiday mishaps to adorable pets to mischievous kids - and everything in between.

[11/26/19 - 09:45 AM]
Blake Griffin Tapped to Host "31 Days of Holiday Survival" December Programming Event on Comedy Central
As host, Griffin will star in interstitial sketches complementing "31 Days" programming on Comedy Central, with additional content rolling out on social and digital platforms throughout the month.

[11/26/19 - 09:06 AM]
"The New Pope" Debuts January 13
The follow-up to 2017's "The Young Pope," HBO's new installment dives into the inner workings of the Vatican, while exploring the very human desires, vices and fragilities of those in power and the complexities inherent in faith today.

[11/26/19 - 09:01 AM]
Showtime(R) Documentary Films Announces New Docu-Series "Gossip Starring Cindy Adams"
Scheduled to premiere in 2021, the series will be produced by Imagine Documentaries in cooperation with the New York Post.

[11/26/19 - 09:00 AM]
"I Love Lucy Christmas Special," A New One-Hour Special Featuring Two Episodes of the Classic Series, to Be Broadcast Friday, Dec. 20 on CBS
Said installment features "The Christmas Episode" and the newly colorized "Paris at Last."

[11/26/19 - 08:18 AM]
New Episodes of Four Fan Favorite HGTV Series Return Beginning in December
"My Lottery Dream Home," "Property Brothers: Forever Home," "Christina on the Coast" and "Home Town" are all due back in the coming weeks.

[11/26/19 - 08:13 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, FOX & NBC All Share Demo Honors
The Alphabet however is the most-watched network overall last night.

[11/26/19 - 07:01 AM]
Lucy Hale to Join Ryan Seacrest as New Co-Host in Times Square and Billy Porter to Host New Orleans Festivities for "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2020"
Returning to the show for her third year, multiplatinum-selling artist Ciara will once again oversee the Los Angeles festivities.

[11/25/19 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Monday, November 25
Updates include: Dane Dehaan boards "Lisey's Story" at Apple TV+; BET's "American Soul" taps guest roles; and Katrina Lenk to recur on CBS's "Tommy."

[11/25/19 - 03:49 PM]
The CW Network Set to Air Annual Benefit Concert "America Salutes You Presents Guitar Legends 3" on Friday, December 27, 2019
Billy Gibbons hosts the benefit concert and is joined by guitar legends including George Thorogood, Warren Haynes, Nancy Wilson, Steve Lukather, Charlie Starr and Ellis Hall.

[11/25/19 - 01:03 PM]
Alton Brown Joins Anne Burrell to Mentor Fresh Crop of Kitchen Disasters in Brand-New Season of "Worst Cooks in America"
The latest installment premieres Sunday, January 5 on Food Network.

[11/25/19 - 12:57 PM]
Newcomer Jo Ellen Pellman Cast in a Lead Role in Ryan Murphy's "The Prom"
Meryl Streep, James Corden, Nicole Kidman, Kerry Washington, Keegan-Michael Key, Andrew Rannells, and Ariana DeBose also star in the feature adaptation of the award-winning stage musical.

[11/25/19 - 12:43 PM]
Video: Apple TV+ Releases a "First-Look" Clip of "Truth Be Told" Featuring Academy Award Winner Octavia Spencer and Emmy Award Winner, Aaron Paul
The first three episodes will premiere globally on December 6, with a new episode rolling out each week on Fridays through January 10.

[11/25/19 - 11:23 AM]
All New Season of "Twin Turbos" Returns to Discovery Channel on Monday, December 9th
The father-son duo is back to continue the family tradition of designing and fabricating some of the world's most innovative custom cars.

[11/25/19 - 11:01 AM]
New PBS Series "Expedition with Steve Backshall" Features Modern-Day Adventurer Tackling Stunning World Firsts in Unexplored Corners of the Planet
The new 10-episode series launches Wednesday, January 15 at 10:00/9:00c.

[11/25/19 - 10:30 AM]
CBS All Access Launches Children's Programming
The service also announced today that a library of Nickelodeon programming will be available to subscribers, starting with select titles in January.

[11/25/19 - 10:01 AM]
Netflix Proud to Preserve New York's Iconic Paris Theatre
Today Netflix announced a lease agreement to keep the theater open and save the beloved institution.

[11/25/19 - 09:54 AM]
Golf Channel Announces Holiday Programming to Cap 2019 Golf Season
Highlights include "Feherty - Brilliantly Stupid Not So Special Year-End Special" on Tuesday, November 26.

[11/25/19 - 09:51 AM]
Video: "Michelle Wolf: Joke Show" - Netflix Standup Comedy Special Trailer
In her upcoming special, the comedian dissects the differences between men and women, explores gender equality, explains why society should be a little "less" woke and more, all the while, constantly defying expectations.

[11/25/19 - 09:27 AM]
Uzo Aduba to Interview Lupita Nyong'o in Season Finale of Ovation's "Inside the Actors Studio"
After featuring a robust season of talented actors and directors, Ovation finishes an impressive season with two formidable women on the Actors Studio stage.

[11/25/19 - 09:16 AM]
Video: YouTube Debuts Official Trailer for All-New YouTube Learning Series "Retro Tech"
Marques Brownlee hosts the series, premiering Monday, December 2.

[11/25/19 - 09:16 AM]
Mickey Mouse and His Pals Ring in the Holiday Season with New Stop-Motion On-Air Interstitials on Disney Junior
A collaboration between Disney Junior and Stoopid Buddy Stoodios, the interstitials find the sensational six celebrating the holidays together with a visit to a wintery cabin where they are met with the magic of the season.

[11/25/19 - 09:12 AM]
Video: Official Trailer Released for "68 Whiskey" - Paramount Network's New Scripted Comedic Drama from Brian Grazer and Ron Howard's Imagine Entertainment & CBS Television Studios
Blending intense drama with irreverent humor, "68 Whiskey" follows a multicultural band of Army medics stationed in Afghanistan on a base nicknamed "The Orphanage."

[11/25/19 - 09:01 AM]
"Sex Education" Season 2 Premieres January 17
Netflix broke the news this morning on social media.

[11/25/19 - 09:00 AM]
Two-Time Grammy(R) Award-Winner and 2017 Kennedy Center Honors Recipient Ll Cool J to Host "The 42nd Annual Kennedy Center Honors," to Be Broadcast Sunday, Dec. 15 on CBS
The Honors recipients are recognized for their lifetime contributions to American culture through the performing arts - whether in dance, music, theater, opera, motion pictures or television.

[11/25/19 - 08:40 AM]
The Third and Final Season of "Anne with an E" Premieres January 3
Netflix confirms the show's upcoming season will be its last.

[11/25/19 - 08:39 AM]
Dream Big with New Season of "Impossible Engineering" Premiering New Years Day on Science Channel
This season, viewers will journey to Dubai, London, Whistler, Rotterdam and beyond as experts examine some of the most mind-blowing engineering marvels around the world.

[11/25/19 - 08:26 AM]
PBS Presents Winter 2020 Programming Lineup, Including New "Masterpiece" Dramas "Sanditon" and "Howards End," and Adventure Series "Expedition with Steve Backshall"
The season is also filled with thematic programming which dives into the diverse culture, food and history that help shape the United States.

[11/25/19 - 08:16 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Charts with NFL Coverage
"Sunday Night Football" puts the network in front among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/25/19 - 08:00 AM]
Video: AMC Shares a Sneak Peek at Jason Segel's "Dispatches from Elsewhere"
The 10-hour series is centered around four ordinary people who feel there's something missing in their lives, but they can't quite put their finger on what it is.

[11/25/19 - 06:46 AM]
Video: "Astronomy Club: The Sketch Show" - Official Trailer - Netflix
From Kenya Barris comes a hilarious new sketch comedy show centered around the Black experience.

[11/25/19 - 06:10 AM]
"Call the Midwife" Holiday Special Premieres on Wednesday, December 25, 9:00-10:30pm ET on PBS
The series will then return for its ninth season in March 2020.

[11/25/19 - 06:03 AM]
Starz Announces International Direct to Consumer Streaming App
For approximately $5 (US) per month, subscribers in select countries have the opportunity to enjoy instant access to hundreds of movies and series.

[11/25/19 - 06:03 AM]
CBS Corporation and Viacom Inc. Announce Expected Closing Date of Merger
Immediately following the closing, the combined company will be renamed "ViacomCBS Inc."

[11/24/19 - 06:11 PM]
Emmy(R) Award-Winner Julia Ormond Joins the Cast of AMC's "The Walking Dead: World Beyond"
The third series in The Walking Dead Universe is currently filming in and around Richmond, VA and set to premiere in spring 2020.

[11/24/19 - 09:07 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: College Football on ABC Holds Off Competition
The Alphabet edges FOX in both total viewers and adults 18-49 last night.

[11/24/19 - 06:04 AM]
The Shooting of "Paranormal," Kicks Off
Netflix's first foray into Egyptian drama started on November 17 in Cairo.

[11/23/19 - 02:50 PM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "SmackDown" Continue Demo Win Streak
The network has taken home the adults 18-49 crown for eight consecutive Fridays.







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[09/24/20 - 01:34 PM]
Bravo's "Southern Charm" Returns Amid the Pandemic and Cultural Shift in Charleston When the New Season Premieres Thursday, October 29 at 9PM ET/PT
Returning for season seven are charmers Craig Conover, Kathryn Dennis, Austen Kroll, and Shep Rose.

[09/24/20 - 12:31 PM]
TLC's "90 Day Fiance: Happily Ever After?" Season Five "Tell All" Episodes Premiere After Record Season Ratings
Other upcoming premieres include "HEA Strikes Back!" on Monday, October 5 and "The Family Chantel" on Monday, October 12.

[09/24/20 - 12:29 PM]
The Ultimate Master Class in Homesteading - All New Series "Homestead Rescue: Raney Ranch" Premieres October 6 on Discovery
After countless rescues taking them around the country much of the year, the Raneys find themselves overdue for a little saving themselves.

[09/24/20 - 12:05 PM]
National Geographic to Broadcast Five-Part Critically Acclaimed Series "City So Real" in an Unprecedented One-Night, Five-Hour, Commercial-Free Event Thursday, October 29 at 7:00 P.M. ET/PT
All five episodes, from filmmaker Steve James, will then be available on Hulu the following day - Friday, October 30.

[09/24/20 - 12:00 PM]
HBO Max Highlights - October 2020
Max Originals debuting in the month include "Charm City Kings," "A West Wing Special to Benefit When We All Vote," "Equal," and "A World of Calm."

[09/24/20 - 11:01 AM]
Chris Rock Returns to "Saturday Night Live" as Host for 46th Season Premiere, Live Coast-to-Coast on Oct. 3
Megan Thee Stallion will make her "SNL" musical guest debut.

[09/24/20 - 10:30 AM]
A New Generation of "Pretty Little Liars" Is Coming to HBO Max
The streaming service has given a direct-to-series order for the new drama "Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin," from Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and Lindsay Calhoon Bring.

[09/24/20 - 10:02 AM]
NBC Shifts Premiere Dates for Comedies "Connecting..." and "Superstore"
The series will now kick off October 8 and October 29, respectively.

[09/24/20 - 10:01 AM]
Video: "Sound of Metal" - Official Trailer - Prime Video
During a series of adrenaline-fueled one-night gigs, itinerant punk-metal drummer Ruben (Riz Ahmed) begins to experience intermittent hearing loss.

[09/24/20 - 10:00 AM]
CBS All Access Announces Series Order for "For Heaven's Sake"
The series will follow the search for Harold Heaven, who mysteriously disappeared from his remote cabin in Ontario, Canada, in the winter of 1934.

[09/24/20 - 09:41 AM]
Kiefer Sutherland and Joey King Star in "The Creepshow Halloween Special," Based on Stories by Stephen King and Joe Hill
The fully animated special will feature two stories directed by "Creepshow" showrunner Greg Nicotero, with animation by Octopie animation studio.

[09/24/20 - 09:31 AM]
Video: "Freedia Got a Gun" - Official Trailer - Peacock
The film, due on October 15, dives into this country's centuries-long struggle with gun violence and its ties back to race and toxic masculinity.

[09/24/20 - 09:29 AM]
HBO Documentary Films Acquires "The Bee Gees: How Can You Mend a Broken Heart" from Acclaimed Filmmaker Frank Marshall
The film chronicles the rise of the iconic group, consisting of brothers Barry, Maurice and Robin Gibb, their music and its evolution over the years.

[09/24/20 - 09:04 AM]
Video: Apple TV+ Releases Official Season Two Trailer and Key Art for Emmy-Award Winning "Ghostwriter"
The sophomore season premieres globally on Friday, October 9 with seven all-new installments.

[09/24/20 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "Whose Vote Counts, Explained" (Limited Series) - Official Trailer - Netflix
The right to vote is at the foundation of America's democracy. But not every vote is created equal. How does the system work, and can it be fixed?