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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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[07/05/20 - 08:18 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Holiday with "Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular"
The network's annual telecast leads the evening in all categories.

[07/04/20 - 08:47 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, FOX & NBC Split Demo Crown
Meanwhile, CBS is the most-watched network last night.

[07/03/20 - 09:00 AM]
Video: HBO Max Debuts Trailer for "An American Pickle"
The film, directed by Brandon Trost, is based on Simon Rich's New Yorker novella and stars Seth Rogen as Herschel Greenbaum, a struggling laborer who immigrates to America in 1920 with dreams of building a better life for his beloved family.

[07/03/20 - 08:11 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: Repeats Put ABC, CBS on Top
The Eye wins the night in total viewers while both networks share the adults 18-49 crown.

[07/02/20 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, July 2
Updates include: FOX extends options on all six of its pilots; The CW cancels "Katy Keene" after one season; and CBS's "Big Brother" inches closer to return.

[07/02/20 - 03:44 PM]
ABC's "Live in Front of a Studio Audience: 'All in the Family' and 'Good Times,'" Set to Rebroadcast, Tuesday, July 7
The December 2019 broadcast reached nearly 13 million Total Viewers on linear and digital platforms.

[07/02/20 - 12:00 PM]
"The Greatest #AtHome Videos," Hosted by Cedric the Entertainer, Returns with Four New Specials, Beginning Friday, July 24 on CBS
The new one-hour episodes will air each Friday through August 14, and showcase the next generation of viral home videos in the age of social distancing.

[07/02/20 - 11:06 AM]
"Phineas and Ferb The Movie: Candace Against The Universe" to Premiere Exclusively on Disney+ on Friday, August 28
The soundtrack, from Walt Disney Records, will be available the same day.

[07/02/20 - 10:15 AM]
Kilter Films Teams with Amazon Studios to Develop Series Based on Fallout
Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy are attached to executive produce the project, currently in development with a series commitment.

[07/02/20 - 10:08 AM]
Showtime(R) Offers the Premiere Episode of New Docu-Series "Outcry" for Free
The first installment will be available on YouTube, as well as across multiple television and streaming providers' devices, websites, applications and authenticated online services and their free On Demand channels.

[07/02/20 - 10:01 AM]
"The Kominsky Method" Renewed by Netflix for a Third and Final Season
Creator Chuck Lorre said, "It's been an incredible experience to see the warm response from both audiences and critics. I'm excited to wrap up the story with this final chapter."

[07/02/20 - 09:59 AM]
New Season of Hit ABC Show "What Would You Do?" with Anchor John Quinones Returns This Summer with Brand-New Scenarios
The premiere episode features a scenario about how people react in both Mississippi and New York to a man publicly displaying the Confederate flag, airing on the heels of Mississippi lawmakers voting to remove the Confederate symbol from the state flag.

[07/02/20 - 09:11 AM]
MTV Studios Re-Unites with Academy Award(R) Winners Phil Lord and Chris Miller to Re-Imagine "Clone High" with Emmy(R)-Nominated Co-Creator Bill Lawrence
Together with MTV and Erica Rivinoja, the trio will reunite to develop and produce new episodes of the animated series, which was widely regarded as a time capsule of the early 2000s with its loving satire and wry parody of emo culture.

[07/02/20 - 09:11 AM]
Hulu Renews "The Great" for a Second Season
The satirical, comedic drama is about the rise of Catherine the Great from outsider to the longest-reigning female ruler in Russia's history.

[07/02/20 - 09:04 AM]
Video: "Father Soldier Son" - Official Trailer - Netflix
This intimate documentary follows one military family over the course of 10 years, becoming an intergenerational exploration of the meaning of sacrifice, purpose and American manhood in the aftermath of war.