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[10/04/16 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 4
Updates include: Ray Wise upped to series regular on ABC's "Fresh Off the Boat"; Euros Lyn to helm TNT's "Let the Right One In"; and Paul Grellong brings "A Burglar's Guide to the City" to CBS.

[10/04/16 - 06:00 PM]
NBC's "The Voice" Welcomes Music Superstars Faith Hill and Tim McGraw as Season 11 Key Advisers
For the first time ever, "The Voice" artists will have not one but two powerhouse key advisers to help them prepare for the next phase of the show - the all-important Knockout Rounds.

[10/04/16 - 03:57 PM]
AMC Greenlights Scripted Drama Series, "Lodge 49"
Written and created by Jim Gavin, "Lodge 49" is a modern fable set in Long Beach.

[10/04/16 - 02:01 PM]
"Late Night with Seth Meyers" Travels Show to Washington, D.C., for Week of Oct. 10-13
This is the first time that "Late Night with Seth Meyers" will travel outside Studio 8G.

[10/04/16 - 12:50 PM]
"48 Hours: The Mortician, The Murder, The Movie" Is Saturday's #1 Non-Sports Primetime Program with Viewers and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, October 1.

[10/04/16 - 12:40 PM]
HGTV Wins Third Quarter for Total Day Among Viewers P25-54
HGTV spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[10/04/16 - 12:37 PM]
"The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" Delivers Its Largest Weekly Audience Since February
CBS spins the late-night numbers for the week of September 26-30.

[10/04/16 - 12:31 PM]
Crown Media Family Networks Dominates Weekend TV Ratings with New, Original Movies
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of September 26-October 2.

[10/04/16 - 11:34 AM]
WGN America's Breakout Original Drama "Outsiders" Returns Tuesday, January 24
The network also released an intense new trailer, providing fans a glimpse into the new chapter of the Farrell Clan's story in advance of the cast's appearance at New York Comic Con on Sunday, October 9.

[10/04/16 - 11:32 AM]
Live + 3 Ratings: ABC's "Grey's Anatomy" Matches a 1-Year High in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for Thursday, September 29.

[10/04/16 - 10:40 AM]
Boo-Yah! Destination America Lines Up Tricks and Treats Throughout Month-Long "Ghostober" Halloween Celebration
"As the #1 home for paranormal programming this fall, Destination America is thrilled to bring those who dare to watch 31 nights of fright during Ghostober," said Jane Latman.

[10/04/16 - 10:35 AM]
Simon Cowell Signs New Deal and Returns as Judge on NBC's "America's Got Talent" for Next Three Seasons
Cowell, who served as a judge on the series for the first time this past season, will once again be joined by Mel B, Heidi Klum and Howie Mandel when season 12 launches in summer 2017.

[10/04/16 - 10:04 AM]
The End Is About to Begin - Starz Releases "Black Sails" Season Four Premiere Date and Key Art
The 10-episode fourth season of the stand-out high seas drama brings fans to the heroic conclusion of the "Treasure Island" prequel, and finds our pirates at war in the West Indies.

[10/04/16 - 10:02 AM]
"Live with Kelly" Matches Season Highs in Homes, Viewers and Women 25-54
Disney/ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of September 19-23.

[10/04/16 - 09:55 AM]
OWN Announces New OWN Lifeclass Online Course "Reignite Your Life: Your Path to Strength, Confidence and Clarity" from Brendon Burchard
The three-part course will begin on October 24 and is currently open for registration.

[10/04/16 - 09:23 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Powers Another NBC Victory
The Peacock's "Timeless" and ABC's "Conviction" however open down from the year-ago episodes of "Blindspot" and "Castle."

[10/04/16 - 09:04 AM]
A Most Foul Date Announce from Netflix - "Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events"
Look for the series to launch Friday, January 13, 2017 on the streaming service.

[10/04/16 - 09:01 AM]
MTV to Premiere "Prescription for Change: Ending America's Opioid Crisis" Featuring Macklemore and President Obama Tuesday, October 11 at 9:00 PM ET/PT
The centerpiece of the doc is a frank conversation between Grammy-Award winning artist Macklemore and President Barack Obama, in which the two openly share their own experiences with substance use as they discuss the scourge and stigma of addiction.

[10/04/16 - 09:00 AM]
Acorn Media Enterprises Co-Producing New Star-Studded, Post WWII Drama Series "Close to the Enemy"
The six-episode series was previously set up at Starz in 2015.

[10/04/16 - 09:00 AM]
"American Horror Story" Renewed for Installment 7
"Ryan, Brad and their team of remarkable writers have done an amazing job of keeping 'American Horror Story' endlessly inventive, shocking and entertaining and we are honored to move ahead with them on the seventh installment," said John Landgraf.

[10/04/16 - 08:59 AM]
DIY Network's Expert Contractor Mike Holmes Helps Home Buyers Make Smart Decisions in "Holmes: Buy It Right"
Homes leads homebuyers on an inspection of their top three home choices and points out the positives and negatives of each property so they can make an informed decision, not just an emotional one.

[10/04/16 - 08:34 AM]
NBC Takes Monday as "Timeless" Debuts with a 90% Win Over "Conviction"
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, October 3.

[10/04/16 - 08:33 AM]
CMT to Honor International Superstar Shania Twain with "Artist of a Lifetime" Award When "CMT Artists Of The Year" Premieres Thursday, October 20 at 9PM ET/PT
Previous recipients of the honor were legendary artists Kenny Rogers and Merle Haggard, who were awarded in 2015 and 2014 respectively.

[10/04/16 - 08:31 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Grows to a 15-Week High Among Adults18-49
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of September 26-30.

[10/04/16 - 08:29 AM]
"Dancing with the Stars" Holds Even With Its Most Recent 2-Hour Telecast and Year to Year
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, October 3.

[10/04/16 - 08:21 AM]
New Smithsonian Series "Polar Bear Town" Chronicles Annual Invasion of Polar Bears Into Churchill, Canada
This six-episode series premieres Wednesday, November 16 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/04/16 - 07:59 AM]
Live + 7 Premiere Week: ABC Takes 4 of the Week's Top 5 Spots in Adults 18-49 with All 4 at Least Doubling in Live + 7
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of September 19-25.

[10/04/16 - 07:02 AM]
ESPN Films Announces Next Three Documentaries in "30 for 30" Series
Currently in the midst of its third volume, the series is fresh off a summer which featured the popular and critically acclaimed premieres of both "O.J.: Made in America" and "Doc & Darryl."

[10/04/16 - 06:03 AM]
The Polls Are Open: Bravo Media Launches Third Annual "The Real Housewives Awards" on BravoTV.com with a Presidential Twist
On Monday, November 7, Bravo will air a special election themed episode of "Watch What Happens Live" devoted to the "The Real Housewives Awards."

[10/04/16 - 05:35 AM]
Science Channel Delivers Double Digit Gains in 3Q16 Among Key Demos Including Adults 25-54 and Total Viewers in Total Day vs. 3Q15
Science Channel spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[10/04/16 - 01:31 AM]
Netflix Releases Launch Date and First Look Image of "Marvel's Iron Fist"
The series will premiere on March 17, 2017 at 12:01am PT in all territories where Netflix is available.

[10/03/16 - 11:36 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 3
Updates include: Cameron Cuffe to lead Syfy's "Krypton"; TBS lands off-network rights to "Brooklyn Nine-Nine"; and Wilmer Valderrama to visit Netflix's "The Ranch."

[10/03/16 - 08:11 PM]
Ryan Phillippe Stars as Bob Lee Swagger - "Shooter" Premieres November 15 on USA
The cable channel's newcomer will air Tuesday nights at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/03/16 - 12:03 PM]
Adrian Grenier and Amy Smart to Star in "A Worthwhile Life," New, Original Movie Premiering 2017 on Hallmark Channel
Production is set to begin this month in and around Salt Lake City, Utah.

[10/03/16 - 11:00 AM]
Cesar Domboy Cast in the Role of Fergus and Lauren Lyle Cast in the Role of Marsali in Starz & Sony Pictures Television's "Outlander"
Fergus is the beloved French pickpocket that Jamie (Sam Heughan) and Claire (Caitriona Balfe) took under their wing in season two.

[10/03/16 - 08:35 AM]
Video: Netflix Releases Official Trailer and New Key Art for "Haters Back Off!"
Find out how Miranda Sings got her start when all eight episodes premiere globally on October 14.

[10/03/16 - 08:21 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Sunday Night Football" Tops Charts Despite Blowout
NBC easily wins the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/03/16 - 07:54 AM]
Electus International Unveils Slate for MIPCOM 2016
Highlights include the previously unannounced series "ToyBox" for ABC and "Saving Christmas" for The CW.

[10/03/16 - 07:02 AM]
"The Gong Show" Is Back - Bigger, Bolder and Better Than Ever - Only on ABC
Executive produced by Will Arnett's Electric Avenue Productions, Den of Thieves and Principato Young Entertainment, every episode will celebrate un-traditionally talented, unique performers plucked from the Internet and put on a primetime stage.

[10/03/16 - 07:00 AM]
AMC Announces Live, 90-Minute Special Edition of "Talking Dead" Featuring 12 Cast Members and Executive Producers Scott M. Gimple and Robert Kirkman
Also on tap are Andrew Lincoln, Norman Reedus, Steven Yeun, Lauren Cohan, Danai Gurira, Michael Cudlitz, Sonequa Martin-Green, Chandler Riggs, Josh McDermitt, Christian Serratos, Ross Marquand and Jeffery Dean Morgan.

[10/03/16 - 06:03 AM]
A&E Boldly Showcases the Policing of America in the Provocative New Weekly Event Series "Live PD"
The network has ordered eight, two-hour episodes which begin Friday, October 28 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/03/16 - 06:02 AM]
Amazon Debuts Original Live-Action Special "An American Girl Story - Melody 1963: Love Has to Win" on October 21 on Prime Video in the US and UK
Based in 1963 Detroit during the civil rights movement, the special centers around 10-year-old Melody whose eyes are opened to the racial inequality surrounding her, including the 1963 Birmingham Church Bombing.

[10/02/16 - 09:18 AM]
Louisville at Clemson Delivers Monster 6.0 Rating; ABC/ESPN Televise Top 3, Five of Top 6 Games of Week 5 Across All Networks
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, October 1.

[10/02/16 - 09:01 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, College Football Once Again Top Charts
The Alphabet's coverage easily leads the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/02/16 - 07:50 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Jumps 29% vs. Last Year's Debut in Nielsen's Metered Markets, To Its Biggest Premiere in Eight Years
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, October 1.

[10/01/16 - 02:13 PM]
NBC Cancels "Aquarius" After Two Seasons
Co-star Grey Damon confirmed the news this afternoon via his Twitter page.

[10/01/16 - 08:37 AM]
"Dateline NBC" Maintains 100% Week to Week in Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, September 30.

[10/01/16 - 08:31 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, "MacGyver" Stay on Top
Week two of the newcomer however dips nearly 17% among adults 18-49.

[10/01/16 - 08:29 AM]
ABC Is the Only Net Up on Friday in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, September 30.

[09/30/16 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Friday, September 30
Updates include: The CW eyes "Dynasty" reboot; NBC shelves "Mail Order Family" over protests; and Michele Fazekas, Tara Butters land a quartet of projects.







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[05/20/18 - 08:55 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Keeps Demo Crown with NHL Playoffs
The Peacock wins the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster overall.

[05/20/18 - 08:43 AM]
Second-Highest Rated NBA Eastern Conference Finals Game 3 Ever on ESPN
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, May 19.

[05/19/18 - 08:36 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Demo Race with "MasterChef Junior" Finale
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[05/18/18 - 05:21 PM]
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[05/18/18 - 03:06 PM]
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[05/18/18 - 01:37 PM]
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[05/18/18 - 12:12 PM]
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[05/18/18 - 12:08 PM]
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[05/18/18 - 10:51 AM]
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Aimee Carrero, Karen Fukuhara, Marcus Scribner, AJ Michalka, Lorraine Toussaint, Reshma Shetty, Christine Woods, Jordan Fisher, Vella Lovell, Merit Leighton, Lauren Ash, Genesis Rodriguez and Sandra Oh are all on tap.

[05/18/18 - 10:38 AM]
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[05/18/18 - 10:02 AM]
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[05/18/18 - 09:11 AM]
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[05/18/18 - 09:01 AM]
"Teen Choice 2018" Airs Live Sunday, August 12, on FOX
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[05/18/18 - 08:48 AM]
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They will join previously announced performances from BTS, Camila Cabello, Kelly Clarkson, Ariana Grande, John Legend, Dua Lipa, Jennifer Lopez, Shawn Mendes and Christina Aguilera, featuring Demi Lovato.

[05/18/18 - 08:24 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, "Grey's Anatomy" Claim Demo Crown
The Alphabet's drama finales inch past CBS's mix of repeats and originals last night.