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[01/19/15 - 02:15 PM]
NFC Championship Game Is Most-Watched Program Since Super Bowl XLVIII
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Sunday, January 18.

[01/19/15 - 12:52 PM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Dominates Competition with AFC Championship
The Eye easily wins the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[01/19/15 - 11:13 AM]
Will Arnett Headlines "Flaked," New Netflix Comedy Series
Set in the insular world of Venice, California, "Flaked" is the serio-comic story of a self-appointed "guru" who falls for the object of his best friend's fascination.

[01/19/15 - 10:23 AM]
Two New Documentaries Make Summer 2015 Debut - "The Bomb" and "Uranium - Twisting the Dragon's Tail"
The documentaries are timed to coincide with the 70th anniversary of the first explosion of an atomic bomb, and the bombing of Hiroshima, essentially the dawn of the nuclear age.

[01/19/15 - 10:22 AM]
PBS Remembers the Vietnam War With Week of Special Programming
The specials, airing this April, offer new perspectives on the tumultuous era and the endurance of the United States military during one of the nation's longest wars.

[01/19/15 - 10:21 AM]
PBS Announces New American Drama Series Set in Virginia During the Civil War, The New Drama (Title TBD) Will Offer Unique Blend of Hospital Drama and Family Saga
The first season of six episodes is slated for a winter 2016 premiere.

[01/19/15 - 10:20 AM]
Leading Public Service Broadcasters BBC and PBS Announce Major New Partnership
It will create 8-10 new programming specials across approximately 20 hours a year, both stand-out singles and flagship multipart series, to air on PBS stations nationwide.

[01/19/15 - 09:31 AM]
Lifetime's Primetime "Whitney" Event Block Scores 11.8 Million Viewers
Lifetime spins the numbers for Saturday, January 17.

[01/19/15 - 09:12 AM]
Top-Rated Masterpiece on PBS Continues to Add New Titles in 2015
"Arthur & George" and "Home Fires" are among the latest additions to the franchise.

[01/19/15 - 09:07 AM]
"Bridesmaids" Ranks #1 Among Non-Sports Programs on the Big 4 Networks in Its Time Period in Women 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, January 18.

[01/19/15 - 07:13 AM]
Draw Your Own Video Game with Adventure Time Game Wizard - Cartoon Network Games Partners with Pixel Press to Create Mobile Magic
The Pixel Press capture technology brings the game design to life on a mobile device, where it can be played, shared with friends and published online for fellow gamers to see.

[01/19/15 - 07:04 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Viewers, Shares Demos with ABC
"Dateline Saturday Night Mystery" and a repeat of "Saturday Night Live" lead the charge for the Peacock.

[01/19/15 - 06:03 AM]
Amazon to Produce Original Movies for Theaters, Prime Instant Video
Whereas it typically takes 39 to 52 weeks for theatrical movies to premiere on subscription video services, Amazon Original Movies will premiere on Prime Instant Video in the U.S. just 4 to 8 weeks after their theatrical debut.

[01/18/15 - 12:48 PM]
FX Sets "The Comedians" and "Louie" Season Five Premiere Date
The former, starring Billy Crystal and Josh Gad, will launch on Thursday, April 9 at 10:00/9:00c followed by the return of "Louie" at 10:30/9:30c.

[01/18/15 - 12:47 PM]
Pamela Adlon Moves on to "Better Things" - New Comedy Pilot Created By and Starring Adlon and Directed by Louis C.K.
The project follows a working actor trying to earn a living, navigate her daughters' lives, have fun with a friend or two, and also - just maybe - squeeze in some sex once in a while.

[01/18/15 - 12:46 PM]
FX Acquires Television Rights to Louis C.K.'S Next Standup Special "Louis C.K. Live from the Comedy Store"
C.K. will make the special available to fans first on his website, LouisCK.net, in coming weeks after his record-breaking run of shows at Madison Square Garden.

[01/18/15 - 12:30 PM]
MTV to Air in Black and White for the First Time in Network History, Share Artist, Politician and Audience Perspectives on Race on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Every commercial block will begin with personal reflections on race from luminaries including Kendrick Lamar, Common, Big Sean, Ava DuVernay, David Oyelowo, Penn Badgley, Jordin Sparks, Pete Wentz, Sen. Rand Paul, Rep. John Lewis, Sen. Cory Booker and more.

[01/18/15 - 08:06 AM]
"Saturday Night Live," with Host Kevin Hart, Posts Its Highest-Rated Episode in Metered-Market Households Since December 6
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, January 17.

[01/18/15 - 08:06 AM]
NFL and CBS Continue Partnership on "Thursday Night Football" Package
CBS will broadcast the first eight "Thursday Night Football" games which also will be simulcast on NFL Network.

[01/17/15 - 11:12 PM]
Development Update: Saturday, January 17
Updates include: FOX declares "Mulaney" dead; Mark Mylod to helm "Minority Report" pilot; and "The X-Files," "Prison Break" both eyed for "event series"-type revivals.

[01/17/15 - 07:42 PM]
"Lucha Underground" Signs AAA World Heavyweight Champion Alberto El Patron
The Mexican professional wrestler and mixed martial artist competed in his first match in Los Angeles today, January 17.

[01/17/15 - 11:57 AM]
Video: Betty White's 93rd Birthday Flash Mob
Everyday on set, Betty is greeted by her assistant with a hula - today's hula dance was a very special surprise in honor of her 93rd birthday!

[01/17/15 - 11:06 AM]
"Grimm" Retains 92% of the 1.3 Rating for Its Prior Telecast in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, January 16.

[01/17/15 - 10:13 AM]
Superstar Performers Julianne Hough and Vanessa Hudgens to Star as "Sandy" and "Rizzo" in "Grease: Live" (Working Title) Airing Sunday, January 31, 2016, on FOX
The project will be executive-produced by acclaimed film, television and theater producer Marc Platt.

[01/17/15 - 10:12 AM]
Joe Manganiello, Lea Michele, Abigail Breslin and Keke Palmer Join FOX's Upcoming Comedy-Horror Anthology Series, "Scream Queens"
Additionally, Grammy Award nominee and actress Ariana Grande will guest-star in a recurring role.

[01/17/15 - 10:11 AM]
FOX Orders Third Season of Hit Comedy "Brooklyn Nine-Nine"
Season-to-date, the series is averaging a 2.7/7 in Viewers 18-49, up +17% in the key demographic versus last season, and generating the largest year-to-year gains of any sophomore series.

[01/17/15 - 10:10 AM]
FOX Orders a Second Season of Hit Drama "Gotham"
Averaging a 4.2 rating in Adults 18-49 and 10.6 million viewers, the series is this season's No. 1 broadcast drama overall among Men 18-49 and Men 18-34.

[01/17/15 - 10:09 AM]
FOX Orders a Second Season of Hit Drama "Empire"
Averaging a 5.3 rating in Nielsen's Most Current measure, the series has emerged as the No. 1 new series of the season.

[01/17/15 - 08:34 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Shark Tank" Powers ABC to Another Demo Victory
CBS however is still the most-watched network last night.

[01/17/15 - 08:22 AM]
ABC Wins Friday - "Shark Tank" Hits Series High in Viewers and Season High in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, January 16.

[01/16/15 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 16
Updates include: Gary Sinise to star in "Criminal Minds" spin-off at CBS; NBC eyes "Chicago Med" as latest in "Chicago Fire" franchise; and "Hannibal" season three now set for summer.

[01/16/15 - 03:19 PM]
Brian Williams to Anchor NBC News Coverage of President Obama's State of the Union Address and the Republican Response
Beginning at 8:45pm ET, Brian Williams and the NBC News team will host a pre-speech live stream on NBCNews.com.

[01/16/15 - 01:15 PM]
Corie Henson Joins Fox Broadcasting Company as Executive Vice President, Alternative Entertainment
Henson joins the network as FOX's outgoing head of alternative entertainment, Simon Andreae, transitions into a new producing role.

[01/16/15 - 12:39 PM]
"The Tonight Show" and "Late Night" Take the Ratings Week of Jan. 5-9
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of January 5-9.

[01/16/15 - 12:23 PM]
"Parenthood" Ties for #1 in Women 18-49 and Ranks #1 Outright Among Adults 18-34
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, January 15.

[01/16/15 - 11:04 AM]
FOX 30-Day Multiplatform Ratings - Season to Date Recap
FOX further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[01/16/15 - 09:59 AM]
Nielsen Study-DVR Beyond 7 Days: Playback Is Increasing in Days 8-28
ABC further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[01/16/15 - 09:15 AM]
Eva Longoria's Comedy Series "Telenovela" Gets Luz Verde from NBC
NBC has ordered 13 episodes of the singlecam comedy that will star and be executive produced by Longoria.

[01/16/15 - 09:12 AM]
Stories of Courage and Love from the Underground Railroad Come to NBC for 8-Hour Epic Miniseries "Freedom Run"
Iconic musician Stevie Wonder, who has won 25 Grammy Awards, recorded 30 Top 10 hits, is an Oscar winner and a member of both the Rock 'n' Roll and Songwriters Hall of Fame, will serve as an executive producer.

[01/16/15 - 09:09 AM]
Zachary Levi on Board for Highly Anticipated "Heroes Reborn"
Jack Coleman, who played Noah Bennet in the original "Heroes" series, has previously been cast to reprise his role as "HRG."

[01/16/15 - 09:05 AM]
NBC Signs Development Deal with Musical Legend Dolly Parton
This extraordinarily prolific country music artist and movie star will produce these projects that are meant to appeal to an inclusive family audience.

[01/16/15 - 08:41 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "American Idol" Tops Viewers, Demos for FOX
The network's reality mainstay however declines 15% from last week among adults 18-49.

[01/16/15 - 08:19 AM]
The Network Television Premiere of "Pitch Perfect" Airs Sunday, January 18 at 7:30 PM ET/PT on ABC Family
Fans can relive every aca-battle and The Bellas path to musical redemption during a live Twitter chat with Hana Mae Lee (@hanamaelee) from the film during the east coast airing using #PitchPerfectParty.

[01/16/15 - 08:01 AM]
Senator Corey Booker, Rapper Talib Kweli and Comedian Bill Burr Scheduled as Premiere Night Panelists for "The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore," Debuting Jan. 19 at 11:30 p.m. ET/PT
Other upcoming panelists include Amy Holmes, John Leguizamo, Jon Lovett, Kathleen Madigan, Soledad O'Brien, David Remnick, Frank Rich, Ilyasah Shabazz, Matt Taibbi, Baratunde Thurston and Ali Wentworth.

[01/16/15 - 07:52 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Starts 2015 with a 5-Week High in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of January 5-9.

[01/16/15 - 06:50 AM]
Discovery Channel's "Fat N Furious: Rolling Thunder" Is Back for a Second Bite on Monday, January 26 at 10PM ET/PT
These large-and-in-charge car junkies of Christmas Automotive continue to boost business by hunting down left-for-dead cars and bringing them back to life.

[01/15/15 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 15
Updates include: NBC issues pilot orders for two dramas; Donny Deutsch to topline USA's "Donny!"; and "WWE Tough Enough" eyed for sixth season at USA.

[01/15/15 - 03:32 PM]
PBS Black History Month Programming Celebrates the Richness of African-American History and Culture
PBS will offer special new episodes from popular titles, along with encore programming - all of which will stream online after broadcast on the PBS Black Culture Connection.

[01/15/15 - 03:20 PM]
Esquire Network Follows Clay Aiken's 2014 Bid for Congress in the Unfiltered, All-Access Documentary Series "The Runner-Up"
Produced by Academy Award-winner Simon Chinn and Emmy Award-winner Jonathan Chinn through their company Lightbox, the four-hour original documentary series is set to premiere in April.

[01/15/15 - 03:19 PM]
Esquire Network Renews Original Series "Car Matchmaker" and "Boundless" and Week-Long Live Event "Running of the Bulls"
To date, Esquire Network has premiered 21 original programs and specials, garnering double-digit growth in all key demos.







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[12/15/18 - 08:39 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Continues Demo Win Streak
The network has won the night among adults 18-49 for 12 straight weeks.

[12/14/18 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Friday, December 14
Updates include: Netflix renews "My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman"; NBC developing small screen take on podcast "The Black Tapes"; and DHX Media to bring the Peanuts characters to Apple.

[12/14/18 - 02:23 PM]
Bravo Media's "Married to Medicine" Season 6 Three-Part Reunion Hits a Fever Pitch on Friday, December 21 at 9PM ET/PT
The subsequent installments will air Sunday, January 6 and 13 at 9:00/8:00c.

[12/14/18 - 01:42 PM]
Superstar Recording Artists Jennifer Hudson, Kelly Clarkson, John Legend, Dierks Bentley, Halsey, Marshmello and Bastille, Panic! At the Disco, Brynn Cartelli and More to Perform on "Voice" Finale
The season finale will also feature special musical collaborations with the Top 4 finalists, which will be announced soon.

[12/14/18 - 12:01 PM]
Netflix Picks Up "Bonding" from Rightor Doyle
The dark comedy centers on the relationship between former high-school BFFs, Pete, a recently out gay man, and Tiff, a grad student and secretly one of New York City's top dominatrixes, who reconnect in an unexpected way years later.

[12/14/18 - 10:03 AM]
HBO Films' "Brexit," Starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Debuts Jan. 19
This provocative feature-length drama goes behind the scenes, revealing the personalities, strategies and feuds of the Leave and Remain campaigns.

[12/14/18 - 10:00 AM]
ABC Television Network Orders Additional Episodes of Comedies "black-ish," "The Goldbergs," "The Kids Are Alright" and "Single Parents" for the 2018-2019 Season
"Black-ish" has received two additional episodes while the others have been extended by one episode.

[12/14/18 - 09:06 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Releases Official Poster and New Teaser for "Black Monday"
The 10-episode series will premiere on Sunday, January 20 at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/14/18 - 09:05 AM]
"Strike Back" Begins Season Six Jan. 25 on Cinemax
The show follows the explosive escapades of Section 20, an elite, multinational, covert special ops team, as it spans the globe fighting a vast web of interconnected criminal and terrorist activity.

[12/14/18 - 08:23 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Thursday Night Football" Powers FOX Victory
The network's last Thursday game of the season delivers top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/14/18 - 08:03 AM]
Video: "Russian Doll" Season 1 - Date Announcement - Netflix
From Natasha Lyonne, Amy Poehler and Leslye Headland comes "Russian Doll," February 1 on Netflix.

[12/14/18 - 08:01 AM]
DC Universe: The Ultimate Holiday Binge-Watching Destination Anchored with the Season Finale of Original Series "Titans" on December 21
97% of members have watched the exclusive original "Titans."

[12/13/18 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, December 13
Updates include: CBS revealed to have settled sexual harassment case with Eliza Dushku; Logan Lerman in talks to lead Amazon's "The Hunt"; and Jennifer Garner, J.J. Abrams to re-team for Apple's "My Glory Was I Had Such Friends."

[12/13/18 - 03:14 PM]
Red Nose Day Returns to NBC for Fifth Year with a Special Night of Programming on Thursday May 23, 2019
In 2019, the multi-week fundraising campaign will culminate on Red Nose Day, Thursday, May 23 with a three-hour block of Red Nose Day-themed programming on NBC.

[12/13/18 - 03:02 PM]
"Black Lightning": First Look at "Lightning"!
The network teases China Anne McClain as her crime fighting alter-ego in advance of the show's January 21 return.