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[01/12/17 - 06:19 PM]
"Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" and "RightThisMinute" Renewed for 2017-2018 on the ABC Owned Stations by Disney-ABC Home Entertainment and Television Distribution
Hosted by Chris Harrison and currently in its 15th season in national syndication, "Millionaire" continues to be the only game show that offers a $1 million prize to each and every contestant.

[01/12/17 - 04:35 PM]
The End of an Era - BET Networks Bids Farewell to the First Family with Special Tributes Throughout the Month
Highlights include "BET Life of: The Obamas" on January 19 at 4pm ET.

[01/12/17 - 03:35 PM]
From Executive Producer Peter Berg, Veteran War Correspondent Michael Ware Takes Viewers on a Wild, Gritty Journey in New National Geographic Series "Uncensored with Michael Ware"
The eight-episode series launches Tuesday, January 24 at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/12/17 - 12:31 PM]
Toronto Blue Jay Josh Donaldson to Appear in History's Drama Series "Vikings" on Wednesday, January 18 at 9 PM ET/PT
Two-time All-Star Donaldson filmed the scene in episode 418 titled "Revenge" at the "Vikings" Ashford studios in Wicklow, Ireland in January 2016.

[01/12/17 - 11:59 AM]
Nat Geo WILD and Mashable Announce New Digital Partnership
The partnership will revive vintage National Geographic footage from its vast film archives and utilize Mashable Studios' expertise in producing digital-first series.

[01/12/17 - 11:01 AM]
Lionsgate Partners with Executive Producer Jeff Apploff to Develop Nonscripted Series and Formats
Under the agreement, Lionsgate will have exclusive rights to television content produced by Apploff Entertainment.

[01/12/17 - 11:00 AM]
"Super Bowl Greatest Commercials 2017" Special to Be Broadcast Tuesday, Jan. 31 on CBS
The special will be hosted by Boomer Esiason and Daniela Ruah, and will originate from NRG Stadium in Houston, home of "Super Bowl LI."

[01/12/17 - 10:02 AM]
Viewers Become Listeners with Investigation Discovery's Harrowing New 911 Series, "Murder Calls"
Following another special preview on Sunday, January 15, look for the series to air Monday nights at 10:00/9:00c beginning January 23.

[01/12/17 - 10:01 AM]
TLC's Hit-Series "Long Island Medium" Returns with a Brand New Season on February 19
Everyone's favorite mom from Long Island, Theresa Caputo, returns with her family for a brand new season.

[01/12/17 - 09:29 AM]
President Obama's Legacy and Defining Moments Are Revealed in "The Obama Years: The Power of Words"
Narrated by actor and producer Jesse Williams, the special premieres Monday, February 27 on Smithsonian Channel.

[01/12/17 - 09:01 AM]
Orion Television Announces New Nationally Syndicated Daytime Strip, "Couples Court" to Debut Fall, 2017
Legal experts and award-winning trial attorneys Dana and Keith Cutler will be the first-ever married couple to preside over the television courtroom in this fresh new court show.

[01/12/17 - 09:00 AM]
"The 71st Annual Tony Awards(R)" Will Return to the Historic Radio City Music Hall in New York City, Broadcasting Live Sunday, June 11, on CBS
The awards show was held there every year until 2010 - except in 1999 when the Hall was undergoing renovations - and from 2013 to 2015.

[01/12/17 - 08:57 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demo Race with Comedies
"Modern Family" helps pave the way to an adults 18-49 victory.

[01/12/17 - 08:14 AM]
Nickelodeon Invites Preschoolers Along for Thrilling Adventures with an Unconventional Princess in "Nella the Princess Knight," Brand-New Animated Series Premiering Mon., Feb. 6, at 10 A.M. (ET/PT)
The series follows Nella, an unconventional 8-year-old who possesses the royal qualities of a princess, like compassion and grace, while also embodying the courage and determination of a brave knight.

[01/12/17 - 08:02 AM]
FX Networks Sets Premiere Dates for "FEUD: Bette and Joan," "The Americans" and "Archer"
The former tells the story of the legendary rivalry between Joan Crawford (Jessica Lange) and Bette Davis (Susan Sarandon) during their collaboration on the Academy Award(R)-nominated thriller What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?

[01/12/17 - 08:01 AM]
Award-Winning Hit Limited Series "American Horror Story" Renewed for Two Additional Installments
The Emmy(R), Golden Globe(R) and AFI Award(R) winning series from co-creators Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk will return to FX in 2017 for the seventh installment.

[01/12/17 - 08:00 AM]
Donald Glover Inks Overall Production Deal with FX Productions
Also today, FX announced that Glover's award-winning hit comedy series "Atlanta" will return for a second season in 2018 due to Donald's production schedule.

[01/12/17 - 06:05 AM]
FOX Sports Teams with Intel for New Player's-Eye View of Super Bowl LI
FOX Sports introduces the "Be the Player" enhancement, a feature that displays a POV perspective from any player on the field without ever having a physical camera attached to the player.

[01/11/17 - 06:13 PM]
Video: Watch an All-New Sneak Peek at FOX's "Making History" That Just Debuted at TCA
The new comedy premieres Sunday, March 5 at 8:30/7:30c on the network.

[01/11/17 - 05:11 PM]
Animal Planet Catches Up with Past Puppy Bowl Players in "Puppy Bowl: Where Are They Now?" Airing on Friday, January 20 at 9:00 PM
Animal Planet catches up with nine past players to look at their road to the big game, how they're spending their retirement and their adventures with their forever family.

[01/11/17 - 04:48 PM]
Video: Watch a Special Look Back at "Bones," Which Just Debuted at TCA
The show's final episodes continue Tuesday nights at 9:00/8:0c.

[01/11/17 - 03:08 PM]
Video: Watch An All-New Sneak Peek at FOX's "APB" That Just Debuted at TCA
The newcomer debuts Monday, February 6 at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/11/17 - 02:31 PM]
Video: Watch an All-New Sneak Peek at FOX's "Prison Break" That Just Debuted at TCA
The series returns Tuesday, April 4 at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/11/17 - 01:46 PM]
Video: Watch an All-New Sneak Peek at FOX's "Shots Fired" That Just Debuted at TCA
The event series launches Wednesday, March 22 at 8:00/7:00c.

[01/11/17 - 12:09 PM]
Ben 10 Dashes Across the Globe with "Ben 10: Up to Speed"
The new "Ben 10" series has already premiered to an overwhelmingly positive reception in more than 149 countries and in 30 languages.

[01/11/17 - 11:41 AM]
"The Challenge: Invasion" Is Back with a Two-Hour Premiere Tuesday, February 7 at 9:00 PM ET/PT with Unexpected Drama, Surprising Hook-Ups and Unforeseen Returns
With $350,000 on the line, only the very best players will survive a brutal and cutthroat game.

[01/11/17 - 11:13 AM]
TLC Celebrates Ten Years of Weddings with "Say Yes to the Dress"
Premiering on a new night, Saturday, February 25, TLC brings more brides and more drama to the Kleinfeld floor in this celebratory season.

[01/11/17 - 11:02 AM]
Comedy Series "Crashing," Starring Pete Holmes, Debuts Feb. 19, Exclusively on HBO
Holmes and Judd Apatow executive produce the show, which draws on Holmes' own experiences as a comedian, offering a behind-the-scenes look at the unpredictable world of stand-up comedy.

[01/11/17 - 11:00 AM]
Country Music Superstar Blake Shelton to Perform at "People's Choice Awards 2017"
Shelton, who won his first People's Choice Award in 2016 for "Favorite Male Country Artist" and is nominated in 2017 for "Favorite Male Artist," "Favorite Male Country Artist" and "Favorite Album," joins previously announced performers Fifth Harmony.

[01/11/17 - 10:36 AM]
Video: Watch an All-New Sneak Peek at FOX's "24: Legacy" That Just Debuted at TCA
The two-night premiere event begins Sunday, February 5.

[01/11/17 - 09:37 AM]
Spike TV and Bellator Present "Countdown to Ortiz vs Sonnen" on Friday, January 13 at 11:15 PM ET/PT
This massive event is Chael Sonnen's Bellator MMA debut and Tito Ortiz's last fight before retirement from the sport, leaving behind quite the legacy as one of the sport's pioneers and most recognizable fighters.

[01/11/17 - 09:32 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "This Is Us" Return Sparks NBC Victory
The Peacock leads the night, which saw the four major broadcast networks carry President Obama's Farewell Address.

[01/11/17 - 09:14 AM]
Emmy Award Winner Andy Cohen to Host Revival of Iconic Relationship Show "Love Connection," Premiering in Summer 2017 on FOX
FOX has ordered 15 episodes of the new unscripted series, to be executive-produced by Mike Fleiss.

[01/11/17 - 09:11 AM]
FOX Orders Four Additional Episodes of the Season's No. 1 New Comedy, "The Mick"
Said pickup brings its season total to 17 episodes.

[01/11/17 - 09:10 AM]
"Empire," Broadcast's No. 1 Drama, Renewed for a Fourth Season
The series earns FOX's largest Total Multi-Platform audience, averaging almost 16 million Total Viewers for the 2016/17 broadcast season, up +82% from its Live + Same Day delivery.

[01/11/17 - 09:08 AM]
Academy Award, Golden Globe and Grammy Award Winner Jamie Foxx to Host "Beat Shazam" on FOX
The series is a unique and interactive game show in which teams of two race against the clock and each other as they attempt to identify the biggest hit songs of all time.

[01/11/17 - 09:00 AM]
FOX Announces Spring Premiere Dates
Highlights include the launch of the new comedy "Making History" on Sunday, March 5 at 8:30/7:30c.

[01/11/17 - 09:00 AM]
Chris Noth and Keisha Castle-Hughes Join Discovery's Highly-Anticipated Scripted Series "Manifesto"
The series will tell the story of how the FBI brought down Ted Kaczynski (Paul Bettany), also known as the "Unabomber," one of the most infamous criminal masterminds in the world.

[01/11/17 - 07:03 AM]
WEtv.com Launches "WE + Me" Selfie Booth App
Initially, the web app will feature the stars of "Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars," allowing users to add the celebrity cast into photos of themselves.

[01/11/17 - 07:00 AM]
Meredith Eaton Joins the Cast of "MacGyver" as a Series Regular
Eaton will portray Matty Webber, the new director of operations at the Phoenix Foundation.

[01/11/17 - 06:31 AM]
Veronica Castro, Aislinn Derbez and Cecilia Suarez Will Take Part in a Netflix Original Series
The three actresses met in Mexico City to film a short video to announce their participation in the upcoming comedy about mourning, lovers, flowers and other addictions.

[01/11/17 - 06:30 AM]
Netflix's Deliciously Beautiful Series, "Chef's Table: Season 3," Returns On Feb. 17
The series once again spans the globe, featuring six chefs - some renowned, others yet to be discovered - offering viewers the opportunity to go inside the lives and kitchens of these culinary talents.

[01/10/17 - 12:48 PM]
Investigation Discovery Announces Thrilling New Season of Hit Series "Vanity Fair Confidential"
The 12-part season explores the real-life dramas of the rich and powerful, and features new, exclusive insights about the crimes from the Vanity Fair writers and editors who worked closest to these cases.

[01/10/17 - 12:47 PM]
History's(R) New Unscripted Series "Detroit Steel" Celebrates the Motor City's Rich Automotive Legacy by Bringing Custom Rides to Life
Adam Genei and the team at his car customization shop, Mobsteel, give vintage cars a modern, mean look when the eight episode series.

[01/10/17 - 11:02 AM]
"Big Little Lies," Starring Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman and Shailene Woodley, Debuts Feb. 19
In the tranquil seaside town of Monterey, California, nothing is quite as it seems.

[01/10/17 - 11:02 AM]
"Nashville" Premiere Hits All the Right Notes on CMT
CMT further spins the numbers for Thursday, January 5.

[01/10/17 - 10:51 AM]
Jenna Dewan Tatum Joins "World of Dance" as Host and Mentor
Tatum joins an extraordinary talented "World of Dance" team led by judges Derek Hough, NE-YO and Jennifer Lopez, who also serves as executive producer.

[01/10/17 - 10:47 AM]
Freeform Announces Season 2 of Breakout Hit "Beyond"
In celebration of viewership that has gone above and "beyond," Freeform has given a second season order to its newest hit series "Beyond."

[01/10/17 - 10:40 AM]
Nickelodeon Grows Nick Jr. and Noggin's Preschool Programming Roster with Two Brand-New Animated Series and Season Pickups of Three Shows
"Digby Dragon" and "Trucktown" are both on tap in the coming weeks.

[01/10/17 - 10:19 AM]
EPIX Sets World TV Premiere for Emmy and Peabody Award Winning Blumhouse Television's "Election Day: Lens Across America"
Following the day's chronology, the narrative cuts in "real time" between the photographers on the ground in Iowa, Virginia, Georgia, Pennsylvania and New York.







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[01/22/17 - 08:27 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBA Tips Off ABC Victory in Demos
The Alphabet leads the night in adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched network.

[01/22/17 - 08:24 AM]
"NBA Saturday Primetime on ABC": Season Two Debut Is Highest-Rated Non-Christmas NBA Game of the Season Across ABC and ESPN
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, January 21.

[01/22/17 - 08:17 AM]
"Saturday Night Live," with Host Aziz Ansari and Musical Guest Big Sean, Scores the Show's Top Overnights Since Nov. 12
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, January 21.

[01/21/17 - 02:22 PM]
Netflix Acquires Chasing Coral at Sundance
The second film from Jeff Orlowski following his 2012 documentary Chasing Ice, the film is produced by Orlowski and Larissa Rhodes.

[01/21/17 - 08:34 AM]
ABC Is #1 on Friday for the 3rd Straight Week with "Last Man Standing" as the Top-Rated Show
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, January 20.

[01/21/17 - 08:24 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Splits Demo Honors with ABC
"Blue Bloods" leads the night in total viewers while "Last Man Standing" takes the crown among adults 18-49.

[01/21/17 - 08:20 AM]
"Grimm" Maintains 100% Week to Week in 18-49 and 99.7% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, January 20.

[01/20/17 - 03:14 PM]
Disney Channel Debuts Season Two of "Stuck in the Middle" with a Family Movie Event "Stuck in the Waterpark - The Movie," on February 3
The telecast will be preceded by family favorites "Despicable Me" and Disney Pixar's "Monsters University."

[01/20/17 - 02:59 PM]
Amazon Original Series "Patriot" to Screen at Berlin Film Festival, Berlinale
Michael Dorman, Terry O'Quinn, Kurtwood Smith and Michael Chernus star in the drama, the full season of which rolls out on the streaming service February 24.

[01/20/17 - 12:46 PM]
"Braking" News: Premiere of "Mickey and the Roadster Racers" Takes the Checkered Flag, Fuels Disney Junior and Disney Channel to Pole Position
Disney Channel further spins the numbers for Sunday, January 15.

[01/20/17 - 10:31 AM]
Ray Diaz Joins Cast of TV Land's "Lopez" as Series Regular
The series returns for its second season on Wednesday, March 29 at 10:30/9:30c.

[01/20/17 - 09:38 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Big Bang Theory" Original Sparks CBS Victory
The Eye wins the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[01/20/17 - 07:58 AM]
History Teams with Travis Fimmel for Scripted Anthology Series in Development from A+E Studios, Atlas Entertainment and Imperative Entertainment
The scripted anthology series tells the stories of Wyatt Earp and other iconic sinners and anti-heroes throughout history.

[01/20/17 - 07:33 AM]
"We Make the Terror" - Season Five of "House of Cards" to Premiere May 30
Netflix made said announcement via Twitter this morning.

[01/20/17 - 06:33 AM]
Amazon Studios Sets May 12 as Premiere Date for "I Love Dick"
The series will also be presented at the Sundance Film Festival on Monday, January 23.