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[01/02/17 - 03:36 PM]
"The Simpsons" to Air First-Ever One-Hour Episode Sunday, Jan. 15, @ 8/7c on FOX
Guest voices include Taraji P. Henson, Keegan-Michael Key, Snoop Dogg, Common and RZA.

[01/02/17 - 08:15 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Sunday Night Football" Wraps Season on Top
NBC easily eclipses the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[01/02/17 - 07:12 AM]
Packers-Lions on "Sunday Night Football" Dominates in Every Key Measure
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, January 1.

[01/01/17 - 08:38 AM]
ABC's New Year's Eve Coverage Triples NBC's Coverage and Scores a 5-Year Saturday High
ABC spins the numbers for Saturday, December 31.

[01/01/17 - 08:35 AM]
College Football Playoff Semifinals Ratings Up Double Digits; Both Games See Overnight Increases and Set Streaming Records
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, December 31.

[01/01/17 - 08:31 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Ends 2016 on Top in Viewers, Demos
The Alphabet's annual "Dick Clark's Primetime New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest" takes home the top primetime honors.

[01/01/17 - 08:26 AM]
"NBC's New Year's Eve With Carson Daly" Hits a Seven-Year High in 18-49 in the Local People Meters
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, December 31.

[12/31/16 - 08:44 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, NBC Share in Demo Honors
"Dateline NBC" leads a low key night among adults 18-49.

[12/31/16 - 06:58 AM]
Capital One Orange Bowl: 6.7 Overnight Gives New Year's Six Its Best Start; Sets New Year's Six Streaming Records
ESPN spins the numbers for Friday, December 30.

[12/30/16 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Week of December 26-30
Updates include: Matt Angel to play George Lucas on "DC's Legends of Tomorrow"; Gabrielle Union settles lawsuit with BET over "Being Mary Jane"; and Burke Ramsey opens a new one against CBS over "The Case Of."

[12/30/16 - 02:38 PM]
OWN Remembers Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher with Special Re-Airing of "The Oprah Winfrey Show" Episode from 2011 on January 5
In the hour-long episode, Reynolds and Fisher make a rare appearance together.

[12/30/16 - 10:00 AM]
Season Six Premiere of "Homeland" Is Available Early Exclusively to Showtime Subscribers
The premiere is currently available on the Showtime streaming service, Showtime on Demand(R) and Showtime Anytime, ahead of its linear debut on Sunday, January 15.

[12/30/16 - 09:30 AM]
Presenters Announced for The 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards
Jimmy Fallon will host the high-profile ceremony airing on Sunday, January 8, live coast-to-coast on NBC from 5-8 p.m. PT / 8-11 p.m. ET from the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills.

[12/30/16 - 08:28 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Wins Repeat Battle
A second run "The Big Bang Theory" leads the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/30/16 - 07:24 AM]
Debut of "Bright Lights," New Documentary on Loving Relationship of Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds, Moved Up to Saturday, Jan. 7 at 8:00 P.M. (ET/PT)
The story of a family's complicated love, this documentary is an intimate portrait of Hollywood royalty in all its eccentricity.

[12/29/16 - 10:27 AM]
Carrie Fisher's "Wishful Drinking": Encore Presentation This Sunday
Debuting in 2010, this feature-length adaptation of the Hollywood icon's hit autobiographical stage production tells the intoxicating tale of her life, combining her raucous one-woman stage performance, interviews with family and friends, and archival footage.

[12/29/16 - 08:35 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Wins Tight Demo Race with Comedy Repeats
A second run "Modern Family" leads the night among adults 18-49.

[12/29/16 - 07:13 AM]
Lions-Cowboys Is ESPN's Highest-Rated and Most-Viewed "Monday Night Football" Game Since 2014
ESPN further spins the numbers for Monday, December 26.

[12/28/16 - 01:12 PM]
Disney Channel Is TV's #1 Total Day Network for the 6th Consecutive Year in Kids 6-11/Kids 6-14
Disney Channel further spins the numbers for the year to date.

[12/28/16 - 12:52 PM]
Hallmark Channel Wraps up Christmas with Highest-Rated Program of Day and Week
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of December 19-25.

[12/28/16 - 12:23 PM]
Nickelodeon Wins 2016 with Kids and Total Viewers - Outperforms Competition by Double Digits
Nickelodeon further spins the numbers for the year to date.

[12/28/16 - 12:09 PM]
Jimmy Kimmel to Host Post-"Bachelor" Primetime Special, "Jimmy Kimmel Live: Here for the Right Reasons," January 2, on ABC
The one-hour special will follow the show's season premiere that night at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/28/16 - 09:05 AM]
A&E Network Sets January 7 for the Television Premiere of the Award-Winning Original Documentary Feature Film "Life, Animated"
Produced by A&E IndieFilms and Motto Pictures, "Life, Animated" is the story of Owen Suskind, a young autistic man who as a boy was unable to speak until his family found a way to communicate through classic Disney movies.

[12/28/16 - 08:45 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Total Viewers, Adults 18-49
A repeat "NCIS" leads the night in both categories for the Eye.

[12/28/16 - 06:01 AM]
First Look: Robert Redford and Jane Fonda in Our Souls at Night
The film is based on the novel written by Kent Haruf and adapted for the screen by Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber.

[12/27/16 - 11:16 AM]
Food Network Starts the New Year on the Top Tier with Sweet New Special "Texas Cake House"
Look for back-to-back installments on Monday, January 9 beginning at 9:00/8:00c.

[12/27/16 - 11:13 AM]
Statement on Behalf of Robert A. Iger, Chairman and CEO, The Walt Disney Company, on Carrie Fisher's Passing
"Carrie Fisher was one-of-a-kind, a true character who shared her talent and her truth with us all with her trademark wit and irreverence," said Iger.

[12/27/16 - 10:43 AM]
ABC News "20/20" Reports on the Life and Legacy of Iconic Singer George Michael
"George Michael: His Life, His Music" airs tonight at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[12/27/16 - 09:59 AM]
FYI's "Kiss Bang Love" Will Be the Official Kiss Sponsor of New Year's Eve in Times Square
FYI will recreate a condensed version of "Kiss Bang Love," where participants will kiss potential matches while blindfolded.

[12/27/16 - 09:44 AM]
Hulu Expands Offering of Family Favorites and Blockbuster Movies in First Licensing Agreement for Theatrical Features with The Walt Disney Studios
Through the agreement, Hulu becomes the exclusive subscription video on demand home to a selection of Disney favorites including The Nightmare Before Christmas, Mulan, Pocahontas, Hercules, Sister Act and Air Bud.

[12/27/16 - 08:33 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Wins Repeat Showdown
Encores of "Happy New Year, Charlie Brown" and "Rudolph's Shiny New Year" top the evening among adults 18-49.

[12/26/16 - 08:13 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Sunday Night Football" Tops Christmas Day
NBC easily wins the evening in adults 18-49 and total viewers.

[12/26/16 - 07:24 AM]
NBA Finals Rematch on ABC Matches Highest-Rated Christmas Game in 12 Years in the Early Window
ESPN spins the numbers for Sunday, December 25.

[12/26/16 - 06:56 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, UFC Win Christmas Eve Race
The network wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/26/16 - 06:52 AM]
First-Look Images + Storyboard from the Netflix Original Film Okja Directed by Snowpiercer's Bong Joon Ho
Hand-selected by Bong, the storyboard depicts scenes from a climactic sequence illustrated by the image of Lily Collins as "Red" running through the streets of Manhattan.

[12/26/16 - 06:51 AM]
Broncos-Chiefs Football Dominates with 2nd-Best-Ever "SNF" Chiefs Ratings in the Kansas City Market
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, December 25.

[12/26/16 - 06:31 AM]
"It's a Wonderful Life" Tops Last Year's Christmas Eve Showing by 25%
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, December 24.

[12/25/16 - 11:21 AM]
Video: New BBCA's "Doctor Who" First Look Trailer Released
See what's in store for the Doctor (Peter Capaldi) and Bill (new companion played by Pearl Mackie) in 2017!

[12/24/16 - 04:12 PM]
Oh Mylants! Netflix Renews "Fuller House" for Season Three
The holidays are definitely "fuller" with family and the new year is about to shine a little brighter as "Fuller House" will return for a third season in 2017.

[12/24/16 - 12:38 PM]
Statement from A&E Network on "Escaping the KKK"
"We have now decided not to move forward with airing this project," the network said today.

[12/24/16 - 08:53 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos with Holiday Encores
A rebroadcast of "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" leads the night among adults 18-49.

[12/24/16 - 08:31 AM]
NBC Wins Friday in 18-49, Led by the #1 Show of the Night, "How the Grinch Stole Christmas"
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, December 23.

[12/23/16 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Week of December 19-23
Updates include: Starz cancels "Blunt Talk" after two seasons; Sony Pictures Television shelves "Cruel Intentions"; and Ann-Margret joins Audience's "Mr. Mercedes."

[12/23/16 - 12:32 PM]
A&E Update on KKK Documentary Series
In consultation with the Anti-Defamation League and Color of Change, the network is changing the name of the show to ensure that no one can mistake its intent and that the title alone does not serve to normalize the Klan.

[12/23/16 - 11:46 AM]
Freeform Launches Singing Contest That Offers Viewers a Chance to Be Featured During the Winter Premiere of "The Fosters"
For every entry received by the network, Disney and Freeform will donate a book to a child in foster care through First Book and the Magic of Storytelling campaign.

[12/23/16 - 11:32 AM]
NBC/NFL Network "Thursday Night Football" Finishes Season as Primetime's #2 Fall TV Show Behind NBC's "Sunday Night Football"
NBC further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[12/23/16 - 08:44 AM]
"Project Runway" Season 15 Crowns Winner
Said winner was selected by Heidi Klum, Nina Garcia, Zac Posen and this year's finale guest judge, Zendaya.

[12/23/16 - 08:24 AM]
ABC's "The Great American Baking Show" Grows Against "Thursday Night Football"
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, December 22.

[12/23/16 - 08:21 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Night with "Thursday Night Football"
The Peacock wins the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/23/16 - 06:45 AM]
History to Air Two-Hour Special "Transition of Power: The Presidency" on Sunday, January 8 at 9PM ET/PT
The cable channel provides an inside look at the presidential hand-over process from election to inauguration and beyond in an original two-hour special.







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[02/27/17 - 01:30 PM]
Video: VH1's Hit Series "Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta" Supertrailer
The new season premieres Monday, March 6 at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.

[02/27/17 - 12:19 PM]
Hallmark Channel Announces World Premiere of "Like Cats and Dogs," Starring Cassidy Gifford and Wyatt Nash, Premiering Exclusively on Network April 15
In "Like Cats And Dogs," Lara (Gifford) is a dog lover, while Spencer (Nash) is a cat lover. Spencer and Lara could not be more different.

[02/27/17 - 11:45 AM]
2017 Oscars Average 32.9 Million Viewers with 96% Retention Year to Year - TV's Top Entertainment Telecast in 1 Year
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, February 26.

[02/27/17 - 11:04 AM]
Showtime(R) Orders a New Season of "The Circus" Offering an In-Depth Look at the First 100 Days of the Trump Administration
Returning Sunday, March 19, the show will examine the riveting and unprecedented events unfolding - both inside and outside the Beltway - in President Donald Trump's first 100 days in office.

[02/27/17 - 10:23 AM]
Phil Mickelson Kicks off Season 7 Premiere of "Feherty," Monday, March 6 at 9 p.m. ET
Part II of Feherty's interview with Mickelson will premiere the following Monday, March 13 at 9 p.m. ET on Golf Channel.

[02/27/17 - 10:09 AM]
Oscar(R)-Winner J.K. Simmons Guest Stars in Brand-New "SpongeBob SquarePants" Episode Premiering Saturday, March 4, at 10:00 a.m. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon
Immediately following is a special half-hour episode of "Bunsen is a Beast" at 10:30 a.m. (ET/PT), featuring a crossover with longstanding series "The Fairly OddParents."

[02/27/17 - 09:13 AM]
Netflix Congratulates Filmmakers of The White Helmets
Said the company: "Netflix congratulates Joanna Natasegera and Orlando Von Einsiedel for a well deserved Oscar win for The White Helmets, an incredibly timely documentary focusing on the bravery of Syrian humanitarians."

[02/27/17 - 08:33 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Wins Big with Oscars
Last night's ceremony is on par with a year ago among total viewers but down more than 10% among adults 18-49.

[02/27/17 - 08:00 AM]
Amazon Original Special "An American Girl Story - Ivy & Julie 1976: A Happy Balance" to Premiere on Prime Video Friday, March 24
Set in 1976 San Francisco, Ivy Ling (Nina Lu) is a 10-year-old Chinese-American girl who struggles with finding a balance between her two cultural identities: Chinese and American.

[02/27/17 - 06:44 AM]
Academy-Award Winning Documentary "O.J.: Made in America" to Air on ESPN2 Over Five Nights
Additionally, the nearly eight-hour film will air with limited interruption from 1 a.m. - 9 a.m. ET on Saturday, March 4.

[02/27/17 - 06:03 AM]
Video: Experience a New World - Bright Comes to Netflix This December
From the director of Suicide Squad and End of Watch, David Ayer, comes a new film starring Will Smith, Joel Edgerton and Noomi Rapace.

[02/27/17 - 06:00 AM]
Amazon Studios Orders Original Dramatic Series "Fortitude" from Sky Vision
The first season has also been available on Prime Video in the US since January 2016, with more than 2,000 four and five star reviews from customers.

[02/27/17 - 12:20 AM]
Statement by PricewaterhouseCoopers Regarding Oscar(R) for Best Picture
"The presenters had mistakenly been given the wrong category envelope and when discovered, was immediately corrected," said the company. "We are currently investigating how this could have happened, and deeply regret that this occurred."

[02/26/17 - 08:37 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Holds Off Demo Competition
The Alphabet's NBA coverage leads the night among adults 18-49.

[02/26/17 - 08:34 AM]
"SNL" Encore Is #1 for the Night in 18-49 Metered Market Results
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, February 25.