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[07/12/14 - 03:31 PM]
Hulu and "South Park" Announce Exclusive Multi-Year Content Licensing Deal at 2014 Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour
Plus: the streaming service will renew its popular original series "East Los High."

[07/12/14 - 02:31 PM]
"Living with the Jacksons" - Reelz Announces a Special Television Event to Premiere November 18, 2014 at 8PM ET/PT
Plus: Reelz also set the premiere date for its new original reality series "Polka Kings" as Tuesday, January 6.

[07/12/14 - 08:39 AM]
"Crossbones" Is Up 50% Versus Its Prior Telecast in Adults 18-49 and 26% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, July 11.

[07/12/14 - 08:27 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, NBC Once Again Top Demos with Newsmagazines
"Dateline NBC" and "20/20" lead their respective networks among adults 18-49.

[07/11/14 - 11:44 PM]
Development Update: Friday, July 11
Updates include: Luke Mitchell, Jaime Lee Kirchner to be "Members Only" at ABC; Edward Allen Bernero to run NBC's "State of Affairs"; and Colin Farrell in talks for HBO's "True Detective."

[07/11/14 - 05:01 PM]
AMC Orders Unscripted Series "4th and Loud" Focused on the Inaugural Season of the LA KISS Arena Football League Team
The 10-episode series will now premiere Tuesday, August 12 at 9:00/8:00c, one week later and one hour earlier than previously announced.

[07/11/14 - 05:00 PM]
AMC Releases New Details and Photos from "Better Call Saul"
Jonathan Banks, Michael McKean, Rhea Seehorn, Patrick Fabian and Michael Mando star alongside Bob Odenkirk.

[07/11/14 - 04:50 PM]
SundanceTV's Original Scripted Mini-Series "One Child" to Air as a Two-Night Special Event, Thanksgiving Weekend, November 28th and 29th
Katie Leung, Elizabeth Perkins and Donald Sumpter star in the project, from writer Guy Hibbert.

[07/11/14 - 04:29 PM]
AMC Announces Straight-to-Series Order for "Badlands" (WT)
The project is a genre-bending martial arts series very loosely based on the classic Chinese tale "Journey to the West."

[07/11/14 - 03:37 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Big Brother" Once Again Tops Charts
Plus: numbers for MTV's "Snack-Off," Discovery's "Beasts of the Bayou" and TLC's "Leah Remini: It's All Relative."

[07/11/14 - 02:01 PM]
Starz Announces Premiere Dates for "Survivor's Remorse" & "The Chair"
Plus: watch the trailer for the network's upcoming dramatic thriller "The Missing," a limited series premiering this fall.

[07/11/14 - 01:38 PM]
Starz Offers Free Sampling of Series Premiere Episode of "Outlander" on TV and Online Beginning August 2
Free sampling of the series premiere episode will be available with multiple television and online platforms nationwide leading up to the worldwide series premiere on August 9.

[07/11/14 - 01:16 PM]
Showtime(R) Collaborates with Director Tatia Pilieva for Social Experiment "Undress Me," Inspired by the Acclaimed Series "Masters of Sex"
The video features 20 strangers, paired into couples, from a myriad of ethnic backgrounds, ages and sexual orientations as they meet for the first time, undress each other and get into bed.

[07/11/14 - 01:11 PM]
FOX Conquers San Diego Comic-Con with World Premiere Screenings and Panel Debuts of "Gotham" and "Wayward Pines"
The network details its various offerings during the annual event.

[07/11/14 - 01:04 PM]
"Extant," CBS' Highly Anticipated Summer Blockbuster, Arrives this Weekend on Prime Instant Video for Exclusive Premium Subscription Streaming
New fans can access Extant on hundreds of connected devices using their Prime membership beginning July 13.

[07/11/14 - 12:46 PM]
Pivot Greenlights "The Operatives," An Original Series Spotlighting an Elite Team of Conservationists That Takes on the World's Worst Eco Offenders
The series chronicles the life of adventurer, author, and eco warrior Pete Bethune and his team of extreme conservationists.

[07/11/14 - 12:45 PM]
Pivot Announces January 2015 Premiere for "Fortitude," An Original Drama Series Starring Golden Globe(R) Award Winner Stanley Tucci
Airing in 12 one-hour episodes, the series tells the story of the small, Arctic town of Fortitude whose peaceful existence is shattered after a brutal and shocking murder.

[07/11/14 - 12:44 PM]
Pivot Greenlights Season Three of "Please Like Me"
The coming-of-age comedy created, written and executive produced by 27-year-old comedian Josh Thomas, is inspired in part by the painfully awkward events of his own life.

[07/11/14 - 12:43 PM]
Pivot's New Series "Welcome to Fairfax" and "Freestyle Love Supreme" Set to Premiere October 17
The former explores the vibrant and arts district of Los Angeles and the entrepreneurs who work and live on these blocks.

[07/11/14 - 12:35 PM]
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers Provide Musical Soundtrack for 2014 MLB All-Star Game
Songs from the album are planned for use in the broadcast's opening tease, commercial bumpers and video montages, as well as numerous other programs across FOX Sports' networks.

[07/11/14 - 12:23 PM]
"Pawnography" Premieres as History(R)'s #1 New Series of 2014 with 2.82 Million Viewers
History spins the numbers for Thursday, July 10.

[07/11/14 - 12:05 PM]
NBC to Air Live "66th Primetime Emmy (R) Red Carpet Special" Prior to Emmy Awards Telecast
The special will air Monday, Aug. 25 at 7:30 p.m. ET and be hosted by "Access Hollywood" anchor Billy Bush.

[07/11/14 - 12:02 PM]
VH1 Turns Up the Volume with Its New Wednesday Night Lineup Featuring "Make or Break: The Linda Perry Project" and Music Series "Soundclash"
Plus: VH1 will debut "Behind The Music: Linda Perry," the newest installment in its celebrated series which reveals the trials behind the success of singer and Grammy-nominated songwriter Linda Perry.

[07/11/14 - 11:52 AM]
Make a Date with VH1 on Thursday Nights in July
Said lineup - premiering July 17 - features newcomers "Dating Naked," "Candidly Nicole," and "LeAnn & Eddie."

[07/11/14 - 11:16 AM]
"Tonight Show" Encores Take Week of June 30-July 4, Defeating "Kimmel" Originals
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of June 30-July 4.

[07/11/14 - 11:01 AM]
Disney Channel and Disney XD Stars Perform New Pop Arrangement of "Do You Want to Build a Snowman?" From Disney's "Frozen"
The new pop arrangement of the song will debut July 18 on Radio Disney; its music video will premiere on the popular WATCH Disney Channel app for verified users on July 18 and July 20 on Disney Channel.

[07/11/14 - 10:07 AM]
Warner Bros. Television and TV Guide Magazine Join Forces Once Again on a Special Comic-Con(R) Edition of the Magazine Showcasing the Studio's Programming
Look for a special Warner Bros.-themed Comic-Con special edition of the magazine, taking fans behind the scenes of their favorite series and offering up four sets of collectible "flip" covers.

[07/11/14 - 10:06 AM]
MTV Greenlights "Shannara" Straight to Series and Announces Jonathan Liebesman as Director During Summer TCA Presentation
Plus: the network renews "Catfish: The TV Show" and gives premiere dates for "Are You The One?," "Awkward," "Faking It" and "Happyland."

[07/11/14 - 10:03 AM]
Pop Superstar Jason Derulo to Perform on "Teen Choice 2014" Live Sunday, August 10, on FOX
Plus: Jake T. Austin, Big Show, Jamie Blackley, Kellan Lutz, Chloƫ Grace Moretz, Cody Simpson, Hailee Steinfeld, Gregg Sulkin, Bella Thorne and Zendaya are all slated to appear.

[07/11/14 - 09:31 AM]
Ophelia Lovibond Set to Recur on "Elementary" as Sherlock Holmes' New Protege
Kitty Winter is Sherlock's (Jonny Lee Miller) new apprentice in New York who immediately becomes rivals with her predecessor, Joan Watson (Lucy Liu).

[07/11/14 - 09:30 AM]
NBC, Universal Television Ready to Invade Comic-Con with Panels and Parties
"Constantine," "The Blacklist," "Hannibal," "Grimm" and "Bates Motel" are among the featured programs.

[07/11/14 - 09:13 AM]
"Welcome to Sweden" Out-Rates Every Episode of All Three of Last Summer's Original Comedies on the Big 4 Networks
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, July 10.

[07/11/14 - 09:05 AM]
"Big Brother" Soars Over Last Week's Thursday Edition
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, July 10.

[07/11/14 - 09:00 AM]
ABC Family Kicks Off Its Annual Summer Crush Programming Event, Starting Friday, July 25
Highlights include classics such as "Pretty in Pink" and "The Breakfast Club" and new hits like the ABC Family premiere of "Bridesmaids."

[07/11/14 - 08:39 AM]
TNT Invades Comic-Con with "Legends," "The Last Ship" and "Falling Skies"
Stars and producers from all three shows are set to participate in discussion panels and Q&A sessions.

[07/11/14 - 08:31 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Demos with "Big Brother"
"Brother" is last night's adults 18-49 champ with a repeat of "Big Bang Theory" the most-watched program.

[07/11/14 - 08:28 AM]
ABC's "Rookie Blue" and "NY Med" Grow/"NY Med" Tops Its Hour for 3rd Week Running
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, July 10.

[07/11/14 - 08:00 AM]
Stars Set to Shine at The 2014 ESPYS Hosted by Drake on July 16
Scheduled presenters include Jessica Alba, Jeff Bridges, Cameron Diaz, Victor Cruz, Kevin Durant, Colin Kaepernick, Dan Marino, Floyd Mayweather, Danica Patrick, Cal Ripken, Jr., Maria Sharapova and Kiefer Sutherland.

[07/11/14 - 07:53 AM]
Crackle New Original Series "Sequestered" to Premiere on August 5
Jesse Bradford, Summer Glau and Patrick Warburton star in the project, about a jury sequestered in a hotel while deliberating a high-profile kidnapping-murder case with massive implications.

[07/11/14 - 06:39 AM]
FX Networks to Sneak Peek Its New Drama "The Strain" Exclusively on Xbox
Look for an exclusive scene from the pilot available now only on Xbox One(R) and Xbox 360(R).

[07/11/14 - 06:10 AM]
International Sports Star David Beckham to Be Honored with the First-Ever Legend Award At Nickelodeon's Inaugural "Kids' Choice Sports 2014"
He "exemplifies the qualities every kid aspires to achieve and his name is the first that comes to mind when we think of his sport."

[07/10/14 - 11:32 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, July 10
Updates include: FOX cuts final season of "Glee" to 13 episodes; Cinemax renews "The Knick" prior to launch; and Lucy Griffiths to depart NBC's "Constantine" in favor of new lead.

[07/10/14 - 04:44 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Extant," "Big Brother 16" Top Charts
Plus: numbers for FX's "The Bridge," ABC Family's "Mystery Girls" and Bravo's "Untying the Knot."

[07/10/14 - 02:24 PM]
Netherlands-Argentina: ESPN's Highest-Rated and Most-Viewed FIFA World Cup Semifinal Match
ESPN spins the numbers for Wednesday, July 9.

[07/10/14 - 02:15 PM]
Frances McDormand and Richard Jenkins Star in "Olive Kitteridge" - Miniseries Debuts on HBO This Winter
Based on Elizabeth Strout's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same name, the project comes from writer Jane Anderson and director Lisa Cholodenko.

[07/10/14 - 02:13 PM]
Queen Latifah Stars in and Executive Produces HBO Films' "Bessie," The Story of Iconic Blues Singer Bessie Smith, Written and Directed by Dee Rees, Shooting in Atlanta and Debuting in 2015
Michael K. Williams, Khandi Alexander, Mike Epps, Tika Sumpter, Tory Kittles, Oliver Platt, Bryan Greenberg, Charles S. Dutton and Mo'Nique also star.

[07/10/14 - 02:13 PM]
Mike Nichols to Direct Meryl Streep in HBO Films' Adaptation of "Master Class," Terrence McNally's Tony Award-Winning Play About Maria Callas
"It is a terrific play written with awareness of a great artist's process," says Mike Nichols, "and it will be one great artist playing another."

[07/10/14 - 02:12 PM]
HBO's Emmy(R)-Winning Drama Series "Boardwalk Empire" to Return for Eight-Episode, Fifth and Final Season Sept. 7
In the final season, which takes place in the depths of the Depression in 1931, Nucky Thompson recalls his Atlantic City roots and plots a post-Prohibition future.

[07/10/14 - 02:11 PM]
Exclusive HBO Series "Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways," Documenting an Eight-City Journey Into the Heart of America's Musical Identity, Debuts in October
The unprecedented eight-part documentary series digs deep into the heart and soul of America's musical identity.

[07/10/14 - 02:10 PM]
"Getting On," An Offbeat, Comedic Look at the Dysfunctional Staff of a Beleaguered Hospital, Returns for Its Second Season This November, Exclusively on HBO
The critically-acclaimed show follows the daily lives of nurses and doctors as they struggle with the darkly comic realities of caring for the elderly in an overwhelmed healthcare system.







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[05/04/16 - 04:31 PM]
ABC Announces the Teams Competing on the "Battlebots: The Gears Awaken" Preview Special, Airing Tuesday, May 10
The epic robot-fighting tournament "BattleBots" is back for season two this summer on Thursday, June 23.

[05/04/16 - 04:00 PM]
GSN Celebrates Mother's Day with Special Mom-Themed Marathon of "Family Feud," Sunday, May 8
Each of the 10 specially selected half-hour shows features questions designed to remind viewers about the woman they love the most - their mom - on her special day.

[05/04/16 - 02:15 PM]
Seth MacFarlane to Create, Executive-Produce and Star in New Hour-Long, Live-Action Comedic Drama Series for FOX
Set 300 years in the future, the series follows the adventures of the Orville, a not-so-top-of-the-line exploratory ship in Earth's interstellar Fleet.

[05/04/16 - 02:11 PM]
Geniuses Face Off in an Intense Test of Knowledge and Stamina on the Season Premiere of ABC's "500 Questions"
The five-night event series concludes with a two-hour season finale on Wednesday, June 1.

[05/04/16 - 01:03 PM]
"Saturday Night Live" Returns in May with Three Back-to-Back Shows
Brie Larson (May 7), Drake (May 14) and Fred Armisen (May 21) will close out the show's season.

[05/04/16 - 01:01 PM]
Megyn Kelly to Sit Down with Laverne Cox during "MEGYN KELLY presents," Airing Tuesday, May 17, on FOX
As previously announced, the special also will feature Kelly's first extensive sit-down interview with presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.

[05/04/16 - 12:02 PM]
"Check It Out! With Dr. Steve Brule" Season 4 Premieres Friday, June 17th at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT on Adult Swim
The new season will be followed by "Decker: Unclassified," starring Tim Heidecker and Gregg Turkington.

[05/04/16 - 12:00 PM]
Start Your Summer with an Animated Adventure During Freeform's "Funday" Weekend Programming Event on May 14 and 15
Experience college through Mike Wazowski's eye, whip up recipes with Remy, and cheer on Wreck-It Ralph and Aladdin as they attempt to prove themselves as heroes.

[05/04/16 - 11:57 AM]
GSN to Launch First Spinoff Series from "Skin Wars" Franchise; "Skin Wars: Fresh Paint" Debuts Wednesday, June 15 at 10PM ET/PT
The series features three of "Skin Wars" top former contestants who mentor six new, highly accomplished artists each week.

[05/04/16 - 10:49 AM]
National Geographic Launches a Covert Investigation Into the Disappearance of Adventurer Cody Dial in Riveting True-Crime Series, "Missing Dial"
The six-part series launches Sunday, May 22 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[05/04/16 - 10:25 AM]
Valerie Bertinelli Entertains Friends & Family on the Return of "Valerie's Home Cooking"
Valerie is back in the kitchen sharing her tips for easy-to-make, delicious dishes and homemade recipes, adding her own signature touches and flavor along the way.

[05/04/16 - 10:08 AM]
TNT Teams Up with E4 on "Foreign Bodies"
The series is the story of a motley gang of travellers embarking on a three-month trip around Asia.

[05/04/16 - 10:01 AM]
2015 FIFA Women's World Cup Champion Abby Wambach Joins ESPN
Wambach will cover international sporting events for the network later this summer at the UEFA European Football Championship 2016 in France and 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

[05/04/16 - 09:39 AM]
E! Announces Four New Unscripted Series as the Pop Culture Powerhouse Continues to Expand on Successful Primetime Slate
Highlights include a spin-off of hit franchise "WAGS" (Wives and Girlfriends of Sports Stars) set against the sunny, sexy backdrop of South Florida.

[05/04/16 - 09:34 AM]
Netflix Celebrates "Marseille"
In advance of the series launch on May 5, Netflix surprised the residents of Marseille today in true Hollywood fashion when a french twist of the original "Hollywood" sign was erected to overlook the city.