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[10/11/14 - 04:13 PM]
First Look Images from "Marvel's Daredevil," Exclusively on Netflix in 2015
Plus: Ayelet Zurer ("Vanessa Marianna"), Vondie Curtis Hall ("Ben Urich"), Bob Gunton ("Leland Owlsley") and Toby Leonard Moore ("Wesley") have joined the cast of the series.

[10/11/14 - 10:59 AM]
Restated Nielsen Data: ABC Premiere Week Highlights
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of September 22-28.

[10/11/14 - 09:41 AM]
Starz Orders Third Season of Hit Original Series "Black Sails"
The 10-episode second season of the authentic high sails drama series premieres January 24 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/11/14 - 08:54 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Shark Tank" Powers ABC to Another Demo Victory
Plus: newcomer "Cristela" gives the Alphabet a boost over last year's time period occupant "The Neighbors."

[10/11/14 - 08:50 AM]
"The Blacklist" Grows by 60% in 18-49 and 5.057 Million Viewers Overall Going from Live + SD to Live + 3
NBC further spins the numbers for Monday, October 6.

[10/11/14 - 08:49 AM]
"Dateline" Ties for #1 in Adults 18-49 for Its Second Hour from 10-11 p.m.
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, October 10.

[10/11/14 - 08:27 AM]
"Cristela" Builds on "Last Man Standing" as Season's #2 Most-Watched Comedy Debut
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, October 10.

[10/10/14 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 10
Updates include: Patricia Cornwell, James Patterson book dramas at CBS; Martin Gero developing a pair of dramas at The CW; and Kathy Griffin in talks to succeed Joan Rivers on E!'s "Fashion Police."

[10/10/14 - 04:05 PM]
CBS Pulls the Plug on "Unforgettable," Again
The Eye originally axed the series in 2012 but would subsequently revive it as a summer series for seasons two and three.

[10/10/14 - 02:45 PM]
TLC Checks Back Into the Emergency Room on "Sex Sent Me to the ER"
Retold by emergency room physicians and the actual couples who took part in the sexual escapades, TLC will air 20 hour long episodes.

[10/10/14 - 01:16 PM]
Marvel Television and Disney XD Announce New Original Animated-Television Series "Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy"
The series will premiere in 2015 on the Marvel Universe programming block on Disney XD.

[10/10/14 - 12:37 PM]
Starz Picks Up Second Season of Critically Acclaimed Original Comedy Series "Survivor's Remorse"
The sophomore season of the half-hour scripted comedy series will feature 10 episodes - up from its six-episode first season.

[10/10/14 - 11:06 AM]
Hasan Minhaj and Trevor Noah Join Comedy Central's "The Daily Show" as Newest Members of "The Best F---ing News Team Ever!"
Minhaj will begin in November as a correspondent and Trevor Noah is joining as a contributor in December.

[10/10/14 - 10:45 AM]
Animal Planet Acquires Exclusive Rights for "The Other Dead" Graphic Novel
The story is set in Louisiana during the "next Hurricane Katrina" and features an eclectic cast of characters thrown together into a nightmarish world of undead animals and unrelenting storms.

[10/10/14 - 10:36 AM]
Production Begins for Crackle Feature "Joe Dirt 2" Starring David Spade
Production begins mid-November on location in Louisiana - the backdrop of the Baton Rouge based original feature film.

[10/10/14 - 09:48 AM]
New Premiere Date: SundanceTV's Mini-Series "One Child" Airs December 5th and 6th at 9pm ET/PT
The two-night special event was previously slated for Friday, November 28th and Saturday, November 29th.

[10/10/14 - 09:47 AM]
Pivot Greenlights Season Two of Its Critically Acclaimed Original Series, "Human Resources"
The series, which the The New York Times called "spunky" and USAToday.com touted as "refreshing," will return for its second season in 2015 with 10 new episodes.

[10/10/14 - 09:21 AM]
"Down East Dickering" - History(R) Series Returns Wednesday, November 12 at 10 pm
On this season, viewers will travel all over the state of Maine with the dickerers, going wherever there's a good deal to be had.

[10/10/14 - 08:51 AM]
"Bad Judge" Is the First Among Five Debuting Comedies on the Big 4 This Season to Maintain 100% of Its Debut Rating in Week Two
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 9.

[10/10/14 - 08:34 AM]
World-Renowned British Rock Band Coldplay Provides Soundtrack for FOX Sports' 2014 NLCS Coverage
FOX Sports' exclusive NLCS coverage begins Saturday, Oct. 11 with Game 1 between the San Francisco Giants and St. Louis Cardinals, live on FOX at 8:00 PM ET.

[10/10/14 - 08:33 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Thursday Night Football" Continues Reign for CBS
Plus: NBC's "Bad Judge" retains 100% of its premiere audience among adults 18-49.

[10/10/14 - 08:28 AM]
ABC Is Up Year to Year for the 3rd Straight Thursday with the Night's Top 3 Series
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 9.

[10/10/14 - 08:11 AM]
"CMT Instant Jam: Florida Georgia Line" Premieres Friday, October 17 at 10 P.M., ET/PT
FGL's Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley launched the surprise pop-up concert for a small group of fans earlier last month, after tweeting out information on how to obtain a wristband to the exclusive event.

[10/10/14 - 08:04 AM]
Leave on the Night Light: ID's New Series "Your Worst Nightmare" Brings Real Thriller Crimes to Life
The series uses classic suspense film techniques to follow some of the creepiest, most harrowing crimes ever committed, as these victims' darkest dreams become unfathomable realities.

[10/10/14 - 08:01 AM]
Blue Apron and Bravo Media Partner to Bring Fans a "Top Chef" Cooking Experience at Home
Fans can sign-up to receive a version of the winning recipe by visiting www.blueapron.com/topchef immediately after the season premiere debuts on Bravo on October 15.

[10/10/14 - 07:18 AM]
A&E Network Presents a Special Veterans Day Premiere Event "Dogs of War" on Tuesday, November 11 at 10PM ET/PT
This real life series chronicles the fog of PTSD that many veterans find themselves in after serving in combat, and the service dogs that bring them out of it.

[10/10/14 - 07:05 AM]
"Thursday Night Football" on CBS and NFL Network Earns Overnight Ratings Increase of 56% Over Last Year
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, October 9.

[10/09/14 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 9
Updates include: Scott Foley, Greg Grunberg to pen comedy for ABC; Legendary Television looking to revive "Lost in Space"; and Victor Garber, Andy Mientus book arcs on The CW's "The Flash."

[10/09/14 - 06:41 PM]
AMC Shutters Unscripted Division, Save for "Talking Dead," "Comic Book Men"
"Game of Arms," "Owner's Manual," "The Pitch," "Freakshow," "Small Town Security" and "4th & Loud" are among the series that won't be returning.

[10/09/14 - 04:31 PM]
ABC Announces Full Season Orders for "black-ish" and "How to Get Away with Murder"
"How to Get Away with Murder" was television's top series debut of the season and the biggest 10 p.m. drama debut in two years in Adults 18-49.

[10/09/14 - 04:10 PM]
Yahoo & Mandalay Sports Media Head to Vegas for "Sin City Saints"
The half-hour comedy, slated for release this winter, follows the triumphs, travails and transgressions of Las Vegas' brand-new pro basketball franchise.

[10/09/14 - 03:01 PM]
NHL Opening Night Draws Record Viewership for NBCSN
NBCSN spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 8.

[10/09/14 - 02:25 PM]
"12 Monkeys" to Premiere Friday, January 16 at 9 PM ET/PT on Syfy
Inspired by the classic blockbuster film, which commemorates its 20th anniversary next year, the series explores the provocative story of a time traveler from a decimated future in a high-stakes race against the clock.

[10/09/14 - 01:38 PM]
New Season of the Emmy-Nominated "Home Made Simple" Returns with New Episodes Saturday, November 1 on OWN
This season, host Soleil Moon Frye and her team of lifestyle experts will be joined by celebrity guests including Josh Groban, Blair Underwood, Shanice, Carla Hall and Ben Ford.

[10/09/14 - 01:36 PM]
Go Bruins! Fight On! A Tradition of Rivalry Continues on "Idiotest" When Recent UCLA and USC Grads Face Off on New GSN Series
Bruin and Trojan pride is on the line in an all-new episode, hosted by comedian Ben Gleib, airing Tuesday, October 14 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/09/14 - 12:34 PM]
Nickelodeon Orders Second Season of New Preschool Hit "Dora and Friends: Into the City!"
The newly imagined Latina heroine launched on TV August 18 and is now set to make her debut in the 88th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade(R).

[10/09/14 - 12:00 PM]
TBS to Offer Digital Sneak Peek of Premiere Episode from All-New Season of "American Dad!"
The first episode will be available for streaming via Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube starting Sunday night, October 12, at midnight (ET).

[10/09/14 - 11:46 AM]
CBS Cancels Summer Drama "Reckless"
The news comes on the heels of the Eye renewing fellow summer series "Under the Dome" and "Extant" this morning.

[10/09/14 - 11:41 AM]
CBS Renews Hit Series "Under the Dome" and "Extant"
They'll be joined by the previously renewed "Big Brother" as well as the new drama "Zoo."

[10/09/14 - 11:25 AM]
"Arrow" Hits the Mark in Its Third Season Debut, Up in Total Viewers and Key Demos
The CW spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 8.

[10/09/14 - 11:00 AM]
Troian Bellisario (Pretty Little Liars) to Guest Star on USA Network's Acclaimed Drama "Suits"
Bellisario will play Claire, an idealistic law student and volunteer at a social services law clinic.

[10/09/14 - 10:37 AM]
Grammy Award-Winning Musician Sting Rocks the Stage on Bravo Media's Emmy Award-Winning "Inside the Actors Studio" Airing October 23 at 8PM ET/PT
Sting has received sixteen Grammy Awards, a Golden Globe Award, an Emmy Award and has earned three Academy Award nominations, along with a membership in both the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Songwriters Hall of Fame.

[10/09/14 - 10:32 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Dominates Late-Night Timeslot Competition for Week of Sept. 29-Oct. 3
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of September 29-October 3.

[10/09/14 - 10:09 AM]
Jessie J, Nick Jonas, Meghan Trainor, Echosmith and The Vamps Join Nick Cannon for Nickelodeon HALO Awards, Hour-Long Concert Special Honoring Kids and Their Commitment to Service
Led by host, creator and executive producer Nick Cannon, the star-studded musical event is being held at New York's Pier 36 and will premiere Sunday, Nov. 30, at 7 p.m. (ET/PT) across all Nickelodeon networks .

[10/09/14 - 10:05 AM]
Pixar Animation Studios' Second New Special for Television, "Toy Story That Time Forgot," Airs December 2 on ABC
The special comes on the heels of the success of "Toy Story OF TERROR!," which premiered to stellar ratings in October 2013.

[10/09/14 - 10:00 AM]
TBS's "King of the Nerds" Unveils 12 Competitors Vying for the Ultimate Nerd Title
The series will kick off its third season on Jan. 23, 2015 at 9 p.m. ET/PT.

[10/09/14 - 10:00 AM]
MTV's "Look Different" Campaign Mobilizes Week-Long Takeover Across MTV, MTV2, mtvU and Logo TV to Spotlight Racial, Gender, and Anti-LGBT Bias Beginning Monday, October 13 Through Friday, October 17
To date, over half a million young people have already taken action against bias through the campaign.

[10/09/14 - 09:35 AM]
"Stalker" Sweeps Time Period for Second Consecutive Week
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 8.

[10/09/14 - 09:18 AM]
History Launches "Back to the Beginning" Week with "Pawn Stars," "American Pickers," "Swamp People" and "Counting Cars"
Throughout each night, the earliest episodes will be showcased up until midnight with special interstitials with the series talent.

[10/09/14 - 09:01 AM]
ABC to Air "Star Wars Rebels: Spark of Rebellion" on Sunday, October 26 with a New Scene Featuring Darth Vader
"We've added a scene which gives audiences insight into the Inquisitor and includes a cameo by Darth Vader voiced by the distinguished actor James Earl Jones," said Dave Filoni.







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[07/15/24 - 01:06 PM]
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[07/15/24 - 12:24 PM]
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[07/15/24 - 12:23 PM]
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[07/15/24 - 12:22 PM]
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[07/15/24 - 12:21 PM]
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[07/15/24 - 12:20 PM]
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[07/15/24 - 12:19 PM]
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[07/15/24 - 12:00 PM]
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[07/15/24 - 11:45 AM]
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[07/15/24 - 11:31 AM]
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[07/15/24 - 11:01 AM]
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[07/15/24 - 10:00 AM]
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[07/15/24 - 09:06 AM]
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