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[12/27/15 - 09:04 PM]
Amazon Celebrates a Record-Setting Holiday for Prime, Amazon Original Series and Amazon Devices
Prime members made "The Man in the High Castle" the most watched TV season on Prime Video this holiday by 4.5x and doubled their total viewing hours of Prime Video titles, compared to 2014.

[12/27/15 - 08:41 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, "48 Hours" Win Repeat Race
The Eye leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/27/15 - 08:33 AM]
"SNL" Equals Its Highest Encore Rating in the Local People Meters Since May
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, December 26.

[12/26/15 - 09:03 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, "CMA Country Christmas" Win Demo Race
The Alphabet leads a night of nearly all repeat competition among adults 18-49.

[12/26/15 - 08:56 AM]
Christmas Eve Encore of "It's a Wonderful Life" Wins the Night Among the Big 4 Networks in Adults 18-49 and Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, December 24 and Friday, December 25.

[12/26/15 - 08:38 AM]
NBA Christmas Day: NBA Finals Rematch on ABC Up 22 Percent, Scores 6.7 Overnight Rating
ESPN spins the numbers for Friday, December 25.

[12/25/15 - 08:49 PM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "It's a Wonderful Life" Top Christmas Eve
The Peacock wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/24/15 - 11:11 AM]
HBO Kids "Sesame Street" Trailer & Key Art
On Saturday, January 16, "Sesame Street" will launch season 46 of the award-winning show on HBO with the boldest changes to the "Street" to date.

[12/24/15 - 09:38 AM]
Jimmy Fallon Scores His Highest 18-49 Rating for a Week Without a Major NFL Boost in 9 Months & Most-Watched in 10 Months
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of December 14-18.

[12/24/15 - 09:07 AM]
Homicide Detectives Relive the Cases That Haunt Them in Investigation Discovery's Raw and Gritty Series, "Real Detective"
Guest-starring Michael Madsen, Devon Sawa and Brendan Fehr, the eight-part series premieres on Thursday, January 7 at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/24/15 - 08:53 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, NBC Repeats Share Demo Crown
The Peacock's "Adele Live in New York City" and The Eye's "I Love Lucy Christmas Special" lead the night among adults 18-49.

[12/24/15 - 08:48 AM]
NBC Ties for the Wednesday Win Among the Big 4 in 18-49, With "Grinch" the #1 Show of the Night and an "Adele" Encore Winning at 9
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, December 23.

[12/23/15 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, December 23
Updates include: Adam Fierro exits Netflix's "Narcos" as showrunner; Matt Letscher sets return trip to The CW's "The Flash"; and Kara Royster to recur on ABC Family's "Pretty Little Liars."

[12/23/15 - 03:16 PM]
Science Channel Premieres One-Minute Nightly Updates on All You Need to Know in Science News Beginning Dec. 28
The one minute updates will provide viewers with the latest news and information on technology, space, engineering and so much more in one minute updates each week night.

[12/23/15 - 11:39 AM]
Fans Can Now Go Online to Vote on Several Major Categories in "The World Dog Awards"
Hosted by George Lopez and filmed at the aptly named Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California on Saturday, January 9, the special will combine the glamour of a Hollywood awards show with the appreciation for man's best friend.

[12/23/15 - 10:15 AM]
Additional Performers Join "Pitbull's New Year's Revolution" Airing Thursday, December 31 at 8/7c on FOX
Already on tap are Puff Daddy and the Family, Jussie Smollett, Yazz, Timbaland, Shawn Mendes, Camila Cabello, Prince Royce, Austin Mahone, R. City, Pia Mia and Earth, Wind & Fire and more!

[12/23/15 - 09:39 AM]
AT&T Announces Third Season Pick-Up of "Full Circle"
Season 3 of "Full Circle" will give viewers a look into the dark underworld of national politics.

[12/23/15 - 08:45 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Wins Battle of Repeats
Second place ABC's "The Year: 2015" was the only original last night.

[12/23/15 - 08:41 AM]
"Running Wild with Bear Grylls," Featuring President Obama, Matches the Series' Biggest Live + 3 Day 18-49 Lift Ever
NBC further spins the numbers for Thursday, December 17.

[12/23/15 - 08:40 AM]
Rebroadcast of "Hollywood Game Night" Is the Top-Scoring Encore in 18-49 and Total Viewers Since 2014
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, December 22.

[12/23/15 - 08:16 AM]
ABC's "The Year 2015" Spikes Over Its Lead-In to Win Its 2-Hour Time Slot
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, December 22.

[12/22/15 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, December 22
Updates include: David Fincher's "Mind Hunter" resurfaces at Netflix; ABC posts unaired episodes of "Wicked City" online; and Tim Dorsey's "Florida Roadkill" eyed as a TV series.

[12/22/15 - 01:38 PM]
"The Big Bang Theory" Delivers the Largest 3-Day Audience of Any Scripted Program This Season
CBS further spins the numbers for Thursday, December 17.

[12/22/15 - 12:29 PM]
Investigation Discovery Presents Exclusive Accounts of Life with a Killer in "Evil Lives Here"
The all-new original series explores the true, heart-stopping stories of people who shared a home and a life with a loved one who would become a killer.

[12/22/15 - 12:25 PM]
Hallmark Channel Is Home for the Holidays; Network Is Tops Among Women 25-54 and Total Viewer Delivery Since Launch of "Countdown to Christmas"
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of December 14-20.

[12/22/15 - 12:11 PM]
"60 Minutes" Makes Top 10 for Fourth Week Straight
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, December 20.

[12/22/15 - 11:58 AM]
A&E Network to Premiere New Episodes of "Duck Dynasty" Beginning January 13
This latest season will wrap with a very special one hour season finale celebrating the series' 100th episode milestone on Wednesday, February 17.

[12/22/15 - 11:33 AM]
John Smoltz Named Lead FOX MLB Game Analyst
Smoltz initially joined FOX Sports in 2014 and served as an analyst for both regular and postseason telecasts in 2014 and 2015, including the 2014 National League Division Series and 2015 American League Division Series.

[12/22/15 - 11:31 AM]
ABC Family Sweeps Prime in Key Demos for 3rd-Straight Week; Is Pacing as Cable TV's #1 Network for the 2nd-Straight Year in Women 18-34
ABC Family spins the numbers for the week of December 14-20.

[12/22/15 - 10:12 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, CBS Share in Demo Honors
The Eye's "Big Bang Theory" repeats and the Alphabet's "Great Christmas Light Fight" finale lead the night.

[12/22/15 - 10:07 AM]
"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" Earns a Critics' Choice Award Nomination for Best Picture
The exception was made for only the Best Picture category and all other Critics' Choice Award nominations remain as previously announced.

[12/22/15 - 10:05 AM]
USA Network on Track to Finish 10th Consecutive Year as #1
USA spins the numbers for the year to date.

[12/22/15 - 10:03 AM]
"NBC's New Year's Eve Game Night with Andy Cohen" Sets Celeb Lineup for Live Telecast Filled with Fun and Frivolity
John Stamos, Bob Saget, Bob Harper, Chris Parnell, Whitney Cummings, JB Smoove, Rob Riggle and Sasheer Zamata are among the scheduled guests.

[12/22/15 - 09:55 AM]
Taylor Swift to Make World Premiere of Her New Music Video During "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2016"
The full evening will include over 38 performances and 5-and-a-half hours of music.

[12/22/15 - 09:17 AM]
Ring in 2016 the Right Way with BET Networks' New Year's Eve and New Year's Day Programming
"BET's 20 of 2015" hosted by Shaun Robinson and Marc Lamont Hill is a lighthearted, fun two-hour look back at the twenty most talked about news, events and trends in pop culture over the last year.

[12/22/15 - 09:14 AM]
Encore Kicks Off 2016 with an Action-Packed Marathon of "The A-Team" on New Year's Eve
The wall-to-wall high octane action and vintage 80s cheese of "The A-Team" continues weekdays, Monday through Friday at 7:50 p.m. ET/PT beginning on January 4.

[12/22/15 - 09:02 AM]
Melissa Rycroft Joins Steve Austin as Co-Host on All-New Season of CMT's "Redneck Island: Battle at the Lake" Premiering January 28 at 10PM ET/PT
Returning for another shot at the money are season three contestants Becky, Bradley, Cody, Heather, Hunter, Jorden, Josh, Lucas, Margaret, Nicole, Riley and Tessa.

[12/22/15 - 08:35 AM]
Encore Telecast of "A Saturday Night Live Christmas" Ranks #1 in Its Time Period Among the Big 4 Networks in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, December 21.

[12/22/15 - 08:25 AM]
ABC Ranks No. 1 on Monday in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, December 21.

[12/22/15 - 07:52 AM]
New Bachelor Ben Higgins to Ride a Magnificent Float in the "The 2016 Rose Parade(R) Presented by Honda"
Ben Higgins will be joined on the float by Jade Roper and Tanner Tolbert, who became engaged on last summer's hit "Bachelor in Paradise."

[12/22/15 - 07:04 AM]
The Netflix Original Series "Marco Polo" Season 2 Adds Michelle Yeoh to Cast in a Recurring Role
In the upcoming season, Michelle Yeoh's character plays a mysterious figure from Hundred Eyes' (Tom Wu) past.

[12/21/15 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Monday, December 21
Updates include: ABC greenlights eight-hour mini-series "When We Rise"; Mike Newell to helm "The Interestings" for Amazon; and FX's "Snowfall" lands key tax incentive.

[12/21/15 - 02:05 PM]
ABC Flips "Beyond the Tank," "My Diet Is Better Than Yours" on Thursday Nights
Plus: look for a special preview of "Beyond the Tank" on Tuesday, January 5 at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/21/15 - 02:04 PM]
"Shark Tank" to Open 2016 with Original Episode on Tuesday, January 5
The series will then settle into its regular Friday, 9:00/8:00c home on January 8.

[12/21/15 - 12:30 PM]
Syfy's "Face Off" Premieres Landmark 10th Season Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Season 10's two-part finale, premiering on April 6 and April 13, will have contestants competing to win $100,000, a 2016 Fiat 500 and a VIP trip courtesy of Kryolan Professional Make-Up to one of their 85 international locations.

[12/21/15 - 12:18 PM]
Lifetime and Sony Pictures Television Team Up with James Franco to Remake Cult Classic Original Movie, "Mother, May I Sleep With Danger?," For Films 20th Anniversary
With a story by Franco, the script is written by Amber Coney and will be directed by Melanie Aitkenhead.

[12/21/15 - 12:06 PM]
President Barack Obama to Kick Off Season 7 of Jerry Seinfeld's "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee" on Wednesday, December 30 at 11:30PM ET
Other Season 7 guests will be Will Ferrell, Steve Martin, Garry Shandling, Kathleen Madigan and Sebastian Maniscalco.

[12/21/15 - 11:35 AM]
Special Advance Previews of the Series Premieres of "Cooper Barrett's Guide to Surviving Life" and "Second Chance" to Be Available for Viewing on FOX NOW, FOX on Demand, Hulu and YouTube
The former is available beginning today through Sunday, December 27.

[12/21/15 - 11:31 AM]
BET Networks Premieres New Compelling Docu-Crime Series "Criminals at Work" Wednesday, January 6, 2016 at 10 PM ET/PT
Each one-hour episode features two suspenseful true-life stories where unsuspecting everyday people witness their own workplace transformed into a crime scene.

[12/21/15 - 11:11 AM]
Bravo Media's "Untying The Knot" Moves to Monday Nights with All New Episodes Beginning Monday, January 4 at 10PM ET/PT
"Vanderpump Rules" and "Watch What Happens Live" will bookend the series.







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[08/21/19 - 10:30 AM]
NBC to Air "A Little Late with Lilly Singh: The Primetime Special" on Wednesday, Sept. 18 at 10 p.m.
The one-hour special immediately follows the two-hour season finale of "America's Got Talent."

[08/21/19 - 10:02 AM]
"Ink Master: Grudge Match" Premieres Tuesday, October 1 at 10pm ET/PT on Paramount Network
The new installment in the franchise settles the score once and for all when former contestants get the opportunity to go head to head with their biggest rivals from their seasons.

[08/21/19 - 10:00 AM]
The Duplass Brothers' DBP Donut to Produce an Original Short Form Series, "Shook," Starring Sofia Wylie for Disney Channel's YouTube
A scripted single-camera narrative, "Shook" centers around Mia, a 15-year-old who yearns to dance professionally but is hindered by daily obligations to her little sister, Skylar, and their single mom, a registered nurse.

[08/21/19 - 09:40 AM]
Cool Down This Labor Day with a Chilling Lineup of All-New True-Crime Episodes During Investigation Discovery's Labor Day Premiere Marathon
This Labor Day, Investigation Discovery is giving fans a marathon day filled with brand new episodes of its most popular shows.

[08/21/19 - 09:35 AM]
Lifetime Greenlights "The Chris Watts Story" (WT) Starring Sean Kleier, Ashley Williams, and Brooke Smith Based on True Events
When Chris Watts tearfully pleaded to television cameras for the safe return of his missing pregnant wife Shanann and their two young daughters, dark secrets loomed just beneath the surface.

[08/21/19 - 09:32 AM]
Bigtime Chefs Bring Bigtime Flavors on the New Season of "Guy's Ranch Kitchen"
The series returns to Food Network on Saturday, September 28 at 12:30pm ET/PT.

[08/21/19 - 08:42 AM]
MTV Taps Former "Bachelorette" Star Rachel Lindsay and Artist Travis Mills to Host "MTV's Ghosted: Love Gone Missing"
In the eight-episode docuseries, Lindsay and Mills help distraught individuals track down and confront a former lover, friend, or family member in an effort to uncover the harsh realities of why they "ghosted" them.

[08/21/19 - 08:15 AM]
Nickelodeon's "Middle School Moguls" Premieres Sunday, Sept. 8, at 11 a.m. (ET/PT)
The four half-hour, CG-animated specials chronicle the ambitions of four new friends striving to create their own companies while attending Mogul Academy, an entrepreneurial school where kid-business dreams come true.

[08/21/19 - 08:11 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "America's Got Talent" Continue Reign
The Peacock easily takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49 last night.

[08/21/19 - 08:08 AM]
HGTV Announces First Special Guest Appearances For Its Reboot of "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition"
The series, hosted by award-winning actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson, will feature special guest stars in every episode, including Tarek El Moussa, Jasmine Roth and Tamara Day.

[08/21/19 - 08:01 AM]
A&E Premieres a Special Daytime Family Programming Event - "The Day I Picked My Parents" - on Sunday, September 8th
The original limited five-hour documentary series follows ten foster children who are part of a revolutionary program operated by the nonprofit organization Kidsave in California, as they search to find their forever home.

[08/21/19 - 06:01 AM]
ABC Announces the Celebrity Cast for the Upcoming Season of "Dancing with the Stars," Live on "Good Morning America"
For the first time ever, viewers will have to tune in to the season premiere to find out with whom their favorite professional dancers are paired.

[08/20/19 - 03:01 PM]
Rebel Wilson Teams Up with Amazon Prime Video to Host First Australian Amazon Original Series "LOL: Last One Laughing"
The comedy-variety series, produced with Endemol Shine Australia, will feature a star-studded cast of ten Australian comedic actors and stand-ups competing to make each other laugh first.

[08/20/19 - 12:01 PM]
Netflix Orders Family Comedy Series "The Upshaws" from Wanda Sykes and Mike Epps
Mike and Wanda bring their distinct voices to this multi-camera comedy that centers on a working-class Africian American family in Indiana struggling to make it work and make it right without the blueprints to do it.

[08/20/19 - 11:53 AM]
Designer Grace Mitchell Returns for a Second Season of HGTV's "One of a Kind" on Monday, Sept. 9, at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT
"When I take on a project, I spend a lot of time learning about my clients," said Grace. "If their homes don't say anything about them, I can give their spaces a fresh design that truly tells their personal story."