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[08/22/15 - 09:00 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Dateline" Puts NBC on Top in Demos
The Peacock leads the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched network.

[08/21/15 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 21
Updates include: Andrew Dettmann exits "Chicago Med" as showrunner; Daisy Betts to succeed Cara Buono on NBC's "The Player"; and Nick Carter to lead Syfy original "Dead 7."

[08/21/15 - 02:11 PM]
"The Astronaut Wives Club" Grows Its 8pm Hour by More Than 20% During Its Run
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, August 20.

[08/21/15 - 02:00 PM]
Video: Watch the First Promo with Host Andy Samberg for the 67th Emmy Awards
The annual event airs live Sunday, September 20 at 8:00/7:00c on FOX.

[08/21/15 - 12:02 PM]
"Project Greenlight" Season 4 Trailer & Key Art
The new eight-episode season premieres Sunday, September 13 at 10:00/9:00c on HBO.

[08/21/15 - 11:49 AM]
2015 Showtime Fall Programming Overview
Highlights include new seasons of "Homeland" and "The Affair" beginning Sunday, October 4.

[08/21/15 - 10:36 AM]
Bravo Media Wigs Out as "Don't Be Tardy... " Earns Highest-Rated Season Premiere in Series History with 1.7 Million Total Viewers
Bravo further spins the numbers for Sunday, August 16.

[08/21/15 - 09:20 AM]
Highly-Anticipated Season Two Premiere of "From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series" Now Available on Demand to Comcast's Xfinity TV, Dish and Time Warner Cable Subscribers
The first season, in its entirety, as well as behind the scenes content will also be available on demand.

[08/21/15 - 09:19 AM]
Live + 3 Day Ratings: ABC's "Bachelor in Paradise" Scores a Playback High to Deliver Its 2nd-Best Rating Ever
ABC further spins the numbers for Sunday, August 16.

[08/21/15 - 08:36 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Brother" Takes Top Demo Spot for CBS
The Eye wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/21/15 - 08:18 AM]
"Dateline Mystery" Ties for #1 in Its Two-Hour Timeslot in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, August 20.

[08/21/15 - 06:48 AM]
CBS News Maintains Leadership Position as the Only Network News Division with Every Major Broadcast Drawing More Viewers Television Year-to-Date Than a Year Ago
CBS News spins the numbers for the week of August 10-16.

[08/20/15 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 20
Updates include: ABC orders pilot for "Marvel's Agents of SHIELD" spin-off; TNT extends season four of "Major Crimes" by five episodes; and Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg bring "Future Man" to Hulu.

[08/20/15 - 05:00 PM]
Video: Disney's "Descendants" Star Sofia Carson Performs Retro-Soul Version of the Movie's Hit Song "Rotten to the Core" in New Music Video
The "Rotten to the Core" musical number from the movie, now a music video on Vevo, has over 25 million views.

[08/20/15 - 02:32 PM]
CBS Announces Senior Writing and Producing Team for "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert"
Tom Purcell, Meredith Bennett, Emily Lazar and Barry Julien are among the featured auspices.

[08/20/15 - 01:37 PM]
FOX Sports 1 Opening Drive Tour Travels the Country For Michigan at Utah
The FOX Sports 1 Opening Drive tour - highlighted by a full-sized tour bus wrapped in khaki fabric celebrating the look made famous by first-year Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh - launches Saturday, August 22, from Ann Arbor.

[08/20/15 - 01:00 PM]
Animal Planet's Fan-Favorite "Pit Bulls & Parolees" Returns for a Seventh Season This September
On Saturday, September 19, the series returns for a seventh season with a whopping 25 new one-hour episodes.

[08/20/15 - 12:53 PM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Remembers Civil Rights Leader Julian Bond with Special Encore Presentation of "Oprah Winfrey Presents: Legends Who Paved The Way" Saturday, August 22 at 1PM ET/PT
In addition to Bond, the legends that were honored include Ambassador Andrew Young, Berry Gordy, Jr., Rev. C.T. Vivian, Diane Nash, Dick Gregory and Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr.

[08/20/15 - 12:51 PM]
Worldwide Search Discovers Young Ensemble Cast to Star in New Original Netflix Series "Stranger Things"
The new drama series written and directed by Matt Duffer and Ross Duffer.

[08/20/15 - 12:36 PM]
Artist Named Season 2 Winner of GSN's Hit Series "Skin Wars"
The hit TV series is the most-watched series in GSN history and has been seen by nearly 12 million total unique viewers for Season 2 to date.

[08/20/15 - 12:31 PM]
"The Tonight Show" and "Late Night" Win Week of Aug. 10-14 by Dominating ABC, CBS Timeslot Competition
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of August 10-14.

[08/20/15 - 12:00 PM]
Disney Junior's "Goldie & Bear," a Fairytale-Inspired Animated Series, to Debut on WATCH Disney Junior Platforms Beginning Saturday, September 12
The series premieres in November on Disney Channel and Disney Junior.

[08/20/15 - 11:00 AM]
Hallmark Channel's Original Primetime Series, "Cedar Cove," Continues to Win Saturday Nights
The Hallmark Channel further spins the numbers for Saturday, August 15.

[08/20/15 - 09:45 AM]
WE tv Greenlights "Ex Isle," A Groundbreaking New Concept in Relationship Reality That Helps Former Couples Shed an Old Love in Order to Find a New One
The couples are joined by show host Carmen Electra and guided on their emotional journey by Dr. Ish Major, a psychiatrist specializing in women, children and families and an expert on broken relationships.

[08/20/15 - 09:00 AM]
Love Rules as MTV's Hit Matchmaking Series "Are You the One?" Returns on Special Premiere Night Thursday, September 24 at 11:00 P.M. ET/PT
The show will follow a group of 10 single women and 10 single men, who are self-admittedly horrible at relationships, as they jet off to Hawaii in the hopes they'll leave their bad relationship habits behind and find their #perfectmatch.

[08/20/15 - 08:57 AM]
Video: AMC Releases the Worldwide Exclusive of the First Three Minutes of the Highly Anticipated of "Fear the Walking Dead" on Facebook
The worldwide premiere of the highly anticipated new series is this Sunday, August 23 at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/20/15 - 08:40 AM]
NBC Ties for #1 for the Night Among the Big 4 Networks in the 18-49 Demo
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, August 19.

[08/20/15 - 08:35 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Viewers, Shares Demo Crown with CBS
"America's Got Talent" is the most-watched program last night, while "Big Brother" leads adults 18-49.

[08/20/15 - 08:25 AM]
"Celebrity Wife Swap" Grows to a 2-Month High in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, August 19.

[08/20/15 - 06:06 AM]
Chris Harrison Returns to Host the 95th Anniversary Broadcast of Miss America
Harrison joins the previously announced panel of celebrity judges Brett Eldredge, Taya Kyle, Kevin O'Leary, Amy Purdy and Zendaya.

[08/19/15 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 19
Updates include: Christine Evangelista signs onto E!'s "The Arrangement"; CBS eyes drama inspired by the lives of Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage; and comedian Rod Man to star in NBC comedy project.

[08/19/15 - 01:12 PM]
"Project Greenlight" Returns to HBO for a New Season Beginning Sept. 13, With Ben Affleck and Matt Damon Executive Producing
Spanning the entire filmmaking process, the series takes a revealing, uncensored look at the challenges facing a first-time director.

[08/19/15 - 12:33 PM]
Golf Channel Draws Nearly 8 Million Viewers During PGA Championship Week
Golf Channel spins the numbers for the week of August 10-16.

[08/19/15 - 12:20 PM]
Starz Releases 'Kick-Ash' New Key Art for the Highly Anticipated Series "Ash vs Evil Dead"
"Ash vs Evil Dead" is the long-awaited follow-up to the classic horror films The Evil Dead.

[08/19/15 - 12:09 PM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Launches Online Retail Destination "O Store" on Oprah.com
Beginning today, consumers can purchase a variety of products made exclusively for OWN as well as some of the most sought after items from the popular O List in O, The Oprah Magazine.

[08/19/15 - 11:59 AM]
Nickelodeon's Newest Animated Star Is a Hot Dog!
"Pinky Malinky" follows the everyday life of Pinky Malinky, an infectiously positive hotdog living in a human world who along with his two best friends, navigate school and life with a unique perspective.

[08/19/15 - 11:52 AM]
Zendaya Joins Celebrity Judging Panel for the 95th Anniversary Broadcast of Miss America
"It's great to be part of a show that celebrates women who are in college or graduated, and striving to make the world a better place through their chosen platform," said Zendaya.

[08/19/15 - 11:50 AM]
VH1's "Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta" Ranks as This Summer's #1 Cable Reality Series Among Adults 18-49 and Women 18-49 and the #2 Social Series of the Summer on All Television
VH1 spins the numbers for the summer to date.

[08/19/15 - 11:38 AM]
Syfy Announces Golden Globe Nominee Dennis Haysbert, David Hewlett and Ian Tracey to Join Cast of Syfy's New Futuristic Espionage Thriller Pilot "Incorporated"
The pilot will also star Georgina Haig, Eddie Ramos and Julia Ormond.

[08/19/15 - 11:13 AM]
History(R) Orders Second Season of the Hit Freshman Summer Series "Alone"
Production on season two is slated to begin this fall in Vancouver Island.

[08/19/15 - 11:00 AM]
ABC Family Picks Up a Third Season of the Hit Comedy "Young & Hungry"
Season two resumes tonight, Wednesday, August 19 at 8:00/7:00c.

[08/19/15 - 10:17 AM]
"Ferrell Takes the Field," Starring Will Ferrell in a Comedy Special from Funny or Die, In Partnership with Major League Baseball, Debuts Sept. 12, Exclusively on HBO
Dedicating the special to the fight against cancer, Ferrell also honored the historic feat of Bert Campaneris five decades ago by playing every position on the field for ten different teams in the same day.

[08/19/15 - 09:22 AM]
Beth Stern & James Denton to Co-Host 5th Annual American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards(R) on Hallmark Channel
The special tapes September 19 before a live audience at the historic Beverly Hilton Hotel and will air on October 30.

[08/19/15 - 09:12 AM]
"Tosh.0" Returns with New Episodes Tuesday, August 25 at 10 p.m.
This season also marks the return of the "Tosh.0 Memorabilia Dump."

[08/19/15 - 09:11 AM]
"@midnight" Makes Temporary Move to 11 p.m.
The series returns to its regular slot of Midnight ET/PT on Monday, September 21, following "The Nightly Show."

[08/19/15 - 08:58 AM]
Season Four of "Party Down South" Premieres Thursday, August 20 at 9 P.M., ET/PT
This time, the gang reunites in St. Petersburg, Fla. for a 10-episode season filled with adventure, partying and of course, drama.

[08/19/15 - 08:57 AM]
Bounce TV to Launch New Original Series "In The Cut" Tues. Aug. 25 at 9:00 p.m. (ET)
Plus: the third season of "Family Time," starring Omar Gooding and Angell Conwell, will premiere on October 6, taking over the "In The Cut" time period.

[08/19/15 - 08:44 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Viewers, Demos for Fifth Consecutive Week
Powered by "America's Got Talent," the Peacock easily wins the night in both categories.

[08/19/15 - 08:44 AM]
"Talent" and "Hollywood Game Night" Are the #1-2 Shows of the Night on the Big 4 in Every Key Demo
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 18.

[08/19/15 - 08:43 AM]
Travel Channel's "50/50" Hosts Samantha Brown and Chris Grundy Take Spontaneous Couples on a 50-Hour Getaway Worth $50,000
The series is comprised of six one-hour episodes and two half-hour pilots.







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[12/15/19 - 08:44 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: Holiday Classics Put CBS in Front
The Eye's latest telecast of "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" tops the evening in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/14/19 - 08:45 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "WWE SmackDown" Top Demo Race
The network rides the WWE franchise to another adults 18-49 victory.

[12/13/19 - 11:44 AM]
A Call of the Wildcats, "High School Musical: The Musical: The Series: The Special" Debuts on ABC Owned TV Stations Beginning Saturday, Dec. 14, and Friday, Dec. 20, on Disney+
The special takes viewers to the "High School Musical" set during filming in 2005, including archived video from the "Zac Cam" behind the scenes as filmed by Zac Efron with Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Tisdale, Monique Coleman, Alyson Reed and Olesya Rulin.

[12/13/19 - 10:06 AM]
Jennifer Hudson Returns to "Voice" Stage Along with Black Eyed Peas, Luke Combs, Lady Antebellum, Dua Lipa and Season 16 Winner Maelyn to Perform on Live "Voice" Finale Airing Tuesday, Dec. 17
The season finale will also feature special musical collaborations with the Top 4 finalists, which will be announced soon.

[12/13/19 - 10:03 AM]
Hulu's "Little Fires Everywhere" Premieres March 18th
Based on Celeste Ng's 2017 bestseller, "Little Fires Everywhere" follows the intertwined fates of the picture-perfect Richardson family and an enigmatic mother and daughter who upend their lives.

[12/13/19 - 09:22 AM]
"Delicious Miss Brown" Returns with Brand-New Menu of Southern Dishes, Family Traditions and Sea Island Culture
The series returns to Food Network on Sunday, January 5.

[12/13/19 - 09:00 AM]
TBS' "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee" Visits Hong Kong
"There was a huge march the day we left of hundreds of thousands of people - I'm sure it was in celebration of us being there and not people being excited we were leaving," said Bee.

[12/13/19 - 08:22 AM]
MTV Studios and Quibi Tap Keke Palmer to Host "Singled Out"
"I am thrilled to be hosting 'Singled Out'" said Keke Palmer. "To be able to reimagine this show for my generation and on a new platform is so exciting. Can't wait for you guys to see what we have in store!"

[12/13/19 - 08:15 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Thursday Night Football" Holds Onto Top Spot for FOX
The network leads the evening in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/13/19 - 08:01 AM]
Video: "Dracula" - Teaser - Netflix
Claes Bang stars as Dracula in this brand-new series inspired by Bram Stoker's classic novel.

[12/12/19 - 11:15 PM]
Video: "The Gift" - Trailer - Netflix
A painter in Istanbul embarks on a personal journey as she unearths universal secrets about an Anatolian archaeological site and its link to her past.

[12/12/19 - 03:15 PM]
Amazon Studios Orders Fourth Season of the Award-Winning Comedy "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel"
"We were thrilled to hear that for the fourth time, we do not have to pack up and vacate the premises," said Amy Sherman-Palladino and Daniel Palladino.

[12/12/19 - 02:11 PM]
"Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts" Explores a Colorful Post-Apocalypse with a Cast Including Karen Fukuhara, Sterling K. Brown, John Hodgman, GZA, and More!
The animated series premieres Tuesday, January 14 on Netflix.

[12/12/19 - 01:50 PM]
Lifetime's New Documentary Film Series "Hopelessly in Love" Explores Iconic and Tragic Celebrity Unions in Pop Culture History as a Three-Week Event This January
Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes and Andre Rison; Faith Evans and Notorious B.I.G.; and Anna Nicole Smith and Larry Birkhead are the featured topics.

[12/12/19 - 01:01 PM]
IFC's "Brockmire" Swings for the Fences in Its Fourth and Final Season Premiering in March 2020
Returning for the series' final season are Amanda Peet, Tyrel Jackson Williams and Katie Finneran.