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[01/01/15 - 12:35 PM]
College Football: First Half of "New Year's Six" Delivers ESPN Most-Viewed New Year's Eve Tripleheader on Record
ESPN spins the numbers for Wednesday, December 31.

[01/01/15 - 09:34 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Final Night of 2014
"Dick Clark's Primetime New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest" is the evening's most-watched program.

[01/01/15 - 08:30 AM]
ABC Dominates the Final Night of 2014 - "New Year's Rockin' Eve" Is Up Year to Year
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, December 31.

[01/01/15 - 07:18 AM]
"NBC's New Year's Eve with Carson Daly" Equals the Show's Highest 18-49 Rating in the Local People Meters in Five Years
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, December 31.

[12/31/14 - 12:53 PM]
Disney Channel Is TV's #1 Network for the 4th-Consecutive Year in Kids 6-11 and for the 6th-Straight Year in Tweens 9-14
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the year to date.

[12/31/14 - 09:39 AM]
Kennedy Center Honors Leads CBS to Top Tuesday
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, December 30.

[12/31/14 - 09:12 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Evening with "The Kennedy Center Honors"
The Eye is the most-watched network last night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/31/14 - 09:11 AM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Delivers Third Consecutive Year of Double-Digit Growth in Total Viewers (+15%)
OWN spins the numbers for the year to date.

[12/31/14 - 08:20 AM]
NBC Ranks #2 for the Night Among the Big 4 in Most Key Measures with Three Encore Telecasts of "Chicago Fire"
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, December 30.

[12/31/14 - 07:44 AM]
FOX Sports 1 Goes "Inside the Big East" Sunday Afternoons
The new weekly 30-minute show provides unprecedented access to the conference and its programs.

[12/30/14 - 04:57 PM]
Viewers Say "I Do" to TLC's "90 Day Fiance: The Couples Tell All" with Most Watched Episode Captivating 2.1M Viewers
TLC spins the numbers for Sunday, December 28.

[12/30/14 - 01:55 PM]
NBC's "Sunday Night Football" Concludes Regular Season as Primetime Television's No. 1 Show
NBC spins the numbers for the season to date.

[12/30/14 - 11:03 AM]
FA Cup Returns to FOX Sports
The single-elimination tournament is open to teams from the full tier of leagues in England, from professional to part-time, clashing in true David and Goliath fashion.

[12/30/14 - 10:35 AM]
@ESPNTennis in 2015: Biggest Year Ever
The 2015 action gets underway in January with action from two WTA events - the Brisbane International and the Apia International Sydney - on ESPN3 leading to ESPN's 31st Australian Open which begins Sunday, January 18.

[12/30/14 - 09:01 AM]
The Casts of "The Big Bang Theory" and "Grey's Anatomy," Viola Davis, Robert Downey, Jr. and More Scheduled to Appear on People's Choice Awards 2015
Jon Cryer, Portia de Rossi, Emily Deschanel, Donald Faison, Billy Gardell, Kristen Johnston, Katharine McPhee, Chloƫ Grace Moretz, Eric Christian Olsen, Chris Pratt and Daniela Ruah are also on tap.

[12/30/14 - 08:56 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Wins the Night in Viewers, Demos
"Mike & Molly," the evening's only original, is the most-watched program in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/30/14 - 08:45 AM]
"State of Affairs" Rebroadcast at 10 p.m. Retains Its Full Lead-In in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, December 29.

[12/30/14 - 08:32 AM]
ABC's "Happy New Year, Charlie Brown" Annual Telecast Surges Double-Digits Year to Year in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49 to 6-Year Highs
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, December 29.

[12/30/14 - 08:15 AM]
ESPN to Blanket College Football Playoff National Championship via "CFP Megacast"
ESPN's first and only other Megacast production featured the final BCS National Championship last season.

[12/30/14 - 08:11 AM]
"ESPN Friday Night Fights" and "Noche de Combates" Return January 9 Featuring Lightweight Showdown with World Title Implications
"Our goal is to continue to find new ways to surprise and excite boxing fans," said Brian Kweder, ESPN senior director of programming and acquisitions.

[12/30/14 - 06:17 AM]
Terry Crews, Ken Marino and Chrissy Teigen to Join the Celebration on "New Year's Eve with Carson Daly"
Tony Bennett, Lady Gaga, Seth MacFarlane, Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani and Pharrell Williams have previously been announced to perform on the special.

[12/29/14 - 03:29 PM]
"The King of Bachata" Romeo Santos and Grammy-Award Winning NE-YO to Join "Pitbull's New Year's Revolution" Wednesday, Dec. 31, on FOX
Santos is the top-selling Latin artist of the year while NE-YO will drop his sixth studio album, "Non-Fiction," on January 27.

[12/29/14 - 03:20 PM]
TLC's "My Strange Addiction" Returns with Brick Eating, Air Freshener Drinking and "Maskers"
The season kicks off with a one-hour special that shows the world of the female maskers: men who dress in rubber suits and masks to look like life-sized, shapely female dolls.

[12/29/14 - 11:11 AM]
EPIX, NBC Sports Network Announce New Year's Eve Block for "EPIX Presents Road to the NHL Winter Classic(TM)"
The special three-hour block on NBCSN will be the first time the exclusive series will be carried on the network, which is the home of hockey in the U.S.

[12/29/14 - 10:39 AM]
Quick Take: Special Guest Stars on "Cristela" and "Last Man Standing"
Roseanne Barr and Patricia Richardson will drop by each series, respectively.

[12/29/14 - 10:11 AM]
Jimmy Fallon Posts His Highest-Rated Week in Six Months
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of December 15-19.

[12/29/14 - 10:03 AM]
Live + 7 Ratings: ABC's "S.H.I.E.L.D." Emerges as Tuesday's #1 Broadcast Series in Adults 18-49, Beating NBC's "The Voice"
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of December 8-14.

[12/29/14 - 09:59 AM]
New Year's Six Bowls and College Football Playoff on ESPN Networks: A Recap
ESPN and ESPN Radio will provide New Year's Eve and New Year's Day tripleheaders as part of a 36-hour New Year's Six bowl schedule.

[12/29/14 - 09:33 AM]
ESPN's Biggest On-Site Presence Ever Set for College Football's Finale
Host Rece Davis will anchor ESPN's studio coverage from inside The Rose Bowl beginning December 29 through New Year's Day.

[12/29/14 - 08:55 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Sunday Night Football" Signs Off on Top for NBC
The Peacock's NFL franchise wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/29/14 - 08:26 AM]
NBC, "Sunday Night Football" Win Primetime in Metered-Market Households and in 18-49 in the Local People Meter Markets by Wide Margins
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, December 28.

[12/29/14 - 08:16 AM]
"NFL on CBS" Begins Playoff Coverage with Cincinnati vs. Indianapolis Wild Card Game on Sunday, Jan. 4
The lead announce team of Jim Nantz and Phil Simms call the action, along with Tracy Wolfson reporting, live from the Bengals-Colts game at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.

[12/28/14 - 07:20 PM]
NBC to Televise Steelers' AFC Wild Card Game This Sat., Jan. 3 in Primetime & AFC Divisional at New England on Sat., Jan. 10 at 4:30 PM ET
The schedule will be finalized after the conclusion of tonight's Cincinnati Bengals at Pittsburgh Steelers game on NBC.

[12/28/14 - 09:41 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: "20/20" Paves the Way for ABC Demo Victory
The Alphabet's newsmagazine leads the night among adults 18-49.

[12/28/14 - 09:34 AM]
Rebroadcast of "SNL" with Host Jimmy Fallon Equals Its Highest 18-49 Rating for a Saturday 10 p.m. Encore Since Premiere Week
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, December 27.

[12/27/14 - 08:50 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Viewers, Shares Demo Crown with ABC
"Dateline NBC" and 20/20" lead their respective networks in both categories.

[12/27/14 - 08:36 AM]
"Dateline NBC" Delivers the Biggest Overall Audience of the Night on the Big 4
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, December 26.

[12/26/14 - 09:14 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Grinch" Steals Christmas for ABC
The Alphabet is the top draw in both total viewers and adults 18-49 last night.

[12/26/14 - 08:42 AM]
Encore of "Christmas in Rockefeller Center" Grows from Its First Half-Hour to Its Second, Despite the 10 p.m. hour, in Adults 18-49 and Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, December 25.

[12/26/14 - 08:28 AM]
ABC Wins Christmas Prime with "The Grinch" Hitting a 5-Year High
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, December 25.

[12/26/14 - 07:54 AM]
NBA on ABC: Cavaliers-Heat Christmas Showdown Up 12 Percent with Strong 5.5 Overnight Rating
ESPN spins the ABC numbers for Thursday, December 25.

[12/26/14 - 07:39 AM]
"Colin's Cartoons Special" on December 27 to Feature Best Cartoons of 2014
"Colin's Football Show," which showcases the host's unique take on college and professional football, airs Sundays at 9 a.m. on ESPN2 during the football season.

[12/25/14 - 10:36 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Wins Christmas Eve with "It's a Wonderful Life"
The Peacock leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/25/14 - 10:34 AM]
NBC's 38th Primetime Telecast of "It's a Wonderful Life" Wins the Night Among the Big 4 in 18-49, Total Viewers and All Other Key Demos
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, December 24.

[12/24/14 - 08:50 AM]
"One Direction: The TV Special" Scores a Four-Week High for NBC in Its Slot in Teens 12-17
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, December 23.

[12/24/14 - 08:39 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos with Holiday Specials, "The Year"
The Alphabet leads the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched network.

[12/24/14 - 08:26 AM]
ABC Wins Tuesday in Adults 18-49 with Animated Specials and "The Year"
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, December 23.

[12/23/14 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, December 23
Updates include: Kim Dickens to star in AMC's "The Walking Dead" spin-off; "Extant" set for cast overhaul at CBS; and Barkhad Abdi to visit "Hawaii Five-0."

[12/23/14 - 03:18 PM]
ESPN's "Monday Night Football": Cable's Most-Watched Series for Ninth Straight Year
ESPN spins the numbers for the season to date.

[12/23/14 - 03:00 PM]
2014 "Thursday Night Football" Package on CBS and NFL Network Is Highest-Rated and Most-Watched TNF Season Ever
CBS and NFL Network spin the numbers for the season to date.







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[10/18/19 - 12:02 PM]
Emmy Award-Nominated "Making It" Hosts Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman Return to NBC Dec. 2 with a Craftworthy and Comedy-Filled New Season
"I'm so happy to be back in the barn for season two of 'Making It' with my pal Nick, where the Makers create masterpieces and everyone continues to aggressively like each other," Poehler said.

[10/18/19 - 12:00 PM]
Curtains Will Rise Again on a Second Season of "High School Musical: The Musical: The Series" on Disney+
Production on season two will resume early next year in Salt Lake City, Utah.

[10/18/19 - 10:30 AM]
FOX Entertainment Renews Animation Domination's Newest Entry, "Bless the Harts," for a Second Season
The half-hour animated comedy follows the Harts, a Southern family that is always broke, and forever struggling to make ends meet.

[10/18/19 - 10:02 AM]
Ashanti Joins Lifetime's "It's a Wonderful Lifetime" Slate with New Holiday Movie
This holiday season Lifetime is decking your halls early with its largest holiday movie slate ever.

[10/18/19 - 09:59 AM]
HBO Max Picks Up "Expecting Amy" (wt) from Emmy(R) Award Winner Amy Schumer
The unfiltered documentary takes viewers behind-the-scenes as Schumer goes through an extraordinarily difficult pregnancy while touring to prepare for a stand-up special.

[10/18/19 - 09:11 AM]
"Bill Burr Presents Jessica Kirson: Talking to Myself" - One Hour Stand-Up Special Premieres Friday, December 6 at Midnight ET/PT
Said installment is the third of three All Things Comedy produced specials previously announced by Comedy Central

[10/18/19 - 08:59 AM]
HBO Max Greenlights Lifestyle Docuseries "Brad & Gary Go To... " (wt)
The six-episode series will follow Hollywood power couple, Brad Goreski and Gary Janetti, as they go on a jet-setting culinary adventure around the globe, inspired by their Instagram stories.

[10/18/19 - 08:13 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "Thursday Night Football" Cruise to Victory
The network dominates the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/18/19 - 03:16 AM]
Video: "We Are The Wave" - Official Trailer - Netflix
A group of teens pursue dreams of a better future, led by a new student who recruits four outsiders for the fight.

[10/18/19 - 02:41 AM]
Netflix Creates a Global Culture Moment, Brings Together King Khan and Legendary Conversationalist, David Letterman
The show will be presented as a stand alone special on October 25 and combines two interests for which Letterman is renowned: in-depth conversations with extraordinary people, and in-the-field segments expressing his curiosity and humor.

[10/17/19 - 08:42 PM]
Globe Studios and Netflix Partner Exclusively to Bring Filipino Film "Dead Kids" to Global Audiences
"Dead Kids" is a story based on true events, that touches on an exciting mix of friendship, coming-of-age, thriller, and crime rolled into one, societal eye-opening movie.

[10/17/19 - 11:07 AM]
ABC News, in Partnership with ITN Productions and ITV News, Presents Special Prime-Time Documentary "Harry & Meghan: An African Journey," Airing Wednesday, Oct. 23
The world's most talked-about couple - the Duke and Duchess of Sussex - speak exclusively with ITV News at Ten anchor Tom Bradby and candidly address the pressures and challenges they face as a young family living in the glare of the world's media.

[10/17/19 - 10:41 AM]
HBO Max to Premiere Melissa McCarthy Comedy Film "Superintelligence"
Bobby Cannavale, Brian Tyree Henry, Jean Smart and James Corden also star in the film.

[10/17/19 - 10:31 AM]
Video: Kerry Washington - "American Son" - Official Trailer - Netflix
It's 3am on a rainy night in South Florida, and mother Kendra Ellis-Connor (Kerry Washington) paces anxiously in a police station waiting room as she tries to piece together what may have happened to her missing son.

[10/17/19 - 10:27 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Expands Epic in Color Programming
Look for the return of "America in Color" on Sunday, November 17 followed by the debut of "Britain in Color."