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[11/04/17 - 08:28 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Shares Demo Honors with NBC
"Blue Bloods" and "Dateline NBC" lead said categories last night.

[11/03/17 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Friday, November 3
Updates include: Netflix exits all Kevin Spacey-related projects; Warner Bros. Television looks to bring "The Lord of the Rings" to the small screen; and ABC extends "The Middle" swan song to 24 episodes.

[11/03/17 - 11:35 AM]
Guy Fieri Invites His Chef-Friends Over for a Sunday Cook-Off on New Series "Guy's Ranch Kitchen"
The eight-episode daytime series premieres Sunday, November 12 at 12pm ET/PT.

[11/03/17 - 11:03 AM]
A Documentary 45 Years in the Making - Netflix's "Cuba and the Cameraman," Launching November 24
Directed by multiple-Emmy award-winning and Academy Award-nominated documentarian Jon Alpert, the film captures life in Cuba over the course of 45 years.

[11/03/17 - 10:22 AM]
Travel Channel's New Series "Views From..." Spotlights Stunning Places and Experiences
Premiering Sunday, November 19, each of the five one-hour episodes, including "Hawaii" and "Alaska," features multiple knockout views from the iconic to the remote.

[11/03/17 - 10:13 AM]
Science Channel Rises to Start the Fall with Its Highest Rated October Ever in Primetime
Science Channel further spins the numbers for the month of October.

[11/03/17 - 10:08 AM]
New Reality Series Titled "Cash Cowboys" Premieres Tomorrow on Pop TV
The show features a Colorado-based family, the Huwas, who are 21st Century Colorado cowboys, as they reclaim areas destroyed by naturally occurring disasters - from hurricanes to floods to tornadoes, and more.

[11/03/17 - 10:00 AM]
New Stand-Up Series "All Def Comedy," from Russell Simmons, Debuts Dec. 1 on HBO, Hosted by Tony Rock, with Music by DJ Mustard
Deon Cole, DeRay Davis, Gary Owen and J.J. Williamson are among those featured.

[11/03/17 - 09:31 AM]
Jim Enters the Darklands on Part 2 of Emmy Award-Winning "DreamWorks Trollhunters" Debuting Friday, December 15, on Netflix
This global family viewing event from acclaimed filmmaker Guillermo del Toro will bring viewers of all ages together.

[11/03/17 - 09:02 AM]
Raven-Symone and Issac Ryan Brown to Host "Disney Parks Presents a Disney Channel Holiday Celebration," Premiering Friday, November 24, in DisneyNOW and Friday, December 1, on Disney Channel
The special will include performances by "Descendants 2" stars Dove Cameron and Sofia Carson, "Andi Mack" star Asher Angel, and stars of the upcoming Disney Channel Original Movie "Zombies" Milo Manheim and Meg Donnelly.

[11/03/17 - 08:41 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Bang Theory" Gives CBS a Boost
The Eye's "Young Sheldon" and "SWAT" also post big gains over last year's "The Great Indoors" and "Pure Genius."

[11/03/17 - 07:58 AM]
Superstar Patti LaBelle Shares Her Love for Cooking with All-Star Guests in New Season of "Patti LaBelle's Place"
Cedric the Entertainer, Laverne Cox, Tamron Hall, Carrie Ann Inaba and Robin Roberts are among this season's guests.

[11/03/17 - 07:51 AM]
Travel Channel's "Ghost Adventures" Scares Up Ghoulishly Great Ratings For October
Travel Channel further spins the numbers for Saturday, October 28.

[11/03/17 - 07:31 AM]
Global Phenomenon and Chart-Topping K-pop Band, BTS, to Make Highly Anticipated US TV Performance Debut at the "2017 American Music Awards(R)," November 19, on ABC
"We are so excited to be invited to the American Music Awards and to perform on the stage for the first time," said BTS.

[11/02/17 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, November 2
Updates include: CBS All Access eyes revival of "The Twilight Zone"; CMT's "Nashville" fills out season six roles; and Chris Morgan sells three projects to NBC.

[11/02/17 - 05:48 PM]
The CW Reschedules "iHeartRadio Music Festival" for Wednesday, November 22 & Friday, November 24
The two-night event was postponed from its original October premiere date.

[11/02/17 - 02:32 PM]
106 Million Viewers Watch All or Part of 2017 World Series on FOX
FOX Sports further spins the numbers for its coverage to date.

[11/02/17 - 12:24 PM]
National Geographic Announces New and Returning Cast Joining Antonio Banderas for Season Two of Emmy-Nominated Series "Genius" from Fox 21 Television Studios and Imagine Television
Production begins this month and will shoot in cities all over Europe for the 10-episode anthology series.

[11/02/17 - 11:13 AM]
Crackle Acquires Original Movie "Federal Offense" from Boundless Pictures, Chevy Chase to Star in Comedy
Chase is set to star as a foul-mouthed grandfather who is broken out of his nursing home.

[11/02/17 - 11:09 AM]
FX Sets Premiere Date for "Baskets" Season 3
The third season of the acclaimed comedy series, starring Zach Galifianakis, will return to FX on Tuesday, January 23.

[11/02/17 - 10:59 AM]
Throw Back the Eggnog and Join The Festivities as Comedy Central Celebrates the Holidays with Specials from "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah," "Drunk History" and "The President Show"
"The Daily Show's The Yearly Show 2017" year-end special will be hosted by Trevor Noah and will feature The Best F#@king News Team.

[11/02/17 - 10:50 AM]
Video: Starz Releases Official Trailer and Premiere Date for New Spy Thriller "Counterpart"
Academy Award(R)-winner J.K. Simmons stars in two roles in this spy thriller from creator Justin Marks and MRC, and executive producers Gilbert Films and Anonymous Content.

[11/02/17 - 10:43 AM]
FOX Renews "The Orville" for a Second Season
"Once again Seth [MacFarlane] has struck a powerful chord with viewers," said Michael Thorn. "He has delivered a series full of optimism, drama and his trademark humor."

[11/02/17 - 10:34 AM]
"Dogs of Berlin" - The Second German Netflix Original Series Starts Its Production in Berlin
The series centers around the murder of a Turkish-German football super star which happens the night before a big international game in Berlin-Marzahn.

[11/02/17 - 10:33 AM]
Video: Watch the New Trailer for "Voyeur" - Launches Globally on Netflix and in Select Theaters December 1
The documentary follows Gay Talese, the 84-year-old giant of modern journalism, as he reports one of the most controversial stories of his career: a portrait of a Colorado motel owner, Gerald Foos.

[11/02/17 - 10:32 AM]
"15: A Quinceanera Story," A Collection of Four Short Films, Debuts Dec. 19 on HBO and HBO Latino
The films follow five Latina girls from different cultural, ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds as they transition to adulthood.

[11/02/17 - 10:11 AM]
National Geographic Announces Multiday Movie Event Ahead of Critically Acclaimed Military Drama "The Long Road Home"
To commemorate Veterans Day, as well as the premiere of "The Long Road Home," National Geographic's movie event features some of the best military films in recent history, including "Behind Enemy Lines," "Zero Dark Thirty," "The Hurt Locker" and "Lone Survivor."

[11/02/17 - 10:04 AM]
Disney Parks and ABC Celebrate the Holidays with Two Holiday Specials Featuring Star-Studded Music Performances
"The Wonderful World of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration" premieres Thursday, November 30 at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/02/17 - 10:01 AM]
The Ladies of "WAGS Atlanta" Bring Their Southern Charm and Fun-Loving Sisterhood to E! When The Series Debuts January 3rd at 10P ET/PT
The series follows the relationships and glamorous lifestyles of Ariel Anderson, Niche Caldwell, Kierra Douglas, Kaylin Jurrjens, Kesha Norman, Brandi Rhodes, Shuntel "Telli" Swift, Sincerely Ward, and Hope Wiseman.

[11/02/17 - 09:07 AM]
What You Doin' for the Holidays? Watch Adult Swim for Some Holiday Shenanigans!
Highlights include "Freshly Baked: The Robot Chicken Santa Claus Pot Cookie Freakout Special: Special Edition" on Sunday, December 10.

[11/02/17 - 08:42 AM]
Investigation Discovery's New 3-Part Series "Deadly Dentists" Premieres Friday, November 24
Imagine a world where your largely irrational fears of going to the dentist find basis in truth, but in ways you never expected.

[11/02/17 - 08:39 AM]
Nickelodeon Announces Voice Cast of All-New Animated Series "Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles"
Omar Miller, Ben Schwartz, Josh Brener, Brandon Mychal Smith and Kat Graham star in the series, due in 2018.

[11/02/17 - 08:22 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: World Series Wraps on Top for FOX
The network easily eclipses the night in all categories.

[11/02/17 - 07:59 AM]
Sundance Now, AMC Network's Premium Video Streaming Service, to Debut Season One of "Rosehaven" Beginning November 30th
As previously announced, season two of "Rosehaven" (co-produced by SundanceTV with The Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC), Screen Tasmania and Screen Australia) premiered on the linear network on Wednesday, October 25.

[11/02/17 - 07:47 AM]
All-New Series "Intruders" Premieres on Animal Planet Nov. 5
The six-part series reveals real-life stories of homeowners fighting back to reclaim their homes when they've been invaded by snakes, over-run with rats, crawling with cockroaches and broken into by bears, among other invasions.

[11/02/17 - 07:44 AM]
Great American Country Showcases Homes Built From Reclaimed Wood on New Series "Log Cabin Fever" Premiering Nov. 21
Expert craftsman Charlie Norman rebuilds the American dream one log cabin at a time on Great American Country's new series.

[11/02/17 - 06:58 AM]
Video: Trailer Debut for New Netflix Documentary "Saving Capitalism" Launching November 21
Directed by Jacob Kornbluth and based on Robert Reich's 2015 book, the film explores the reasons why the economic system that once made America strong is suddenly failing, as well as how it can be fixed.

[11/02/17 - 06:32 AM]
The Netflix Concert Film "Barbra: The Music...The Mem'ries...The Magic!" Premieres Globally on November 22
She is joined by an exciting roster of special guests, including a special duet with Jamie Foxx, as she takes audiences on a journey of her life's work, like a stroll down mem'ry lane with a good friend.

[11/02/17 - 05:19 AM]
Taylor Swift Taps Into the Power of ABC's TGIT to Showcase Her First Performance of a New Song in Three Years
The world premiere event coincides with the release of Swift's highly anticipated new album, reputation, later that night at midnight.

[11/01/17 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 1
Updates include: VH1 pulls the plug on "Daytime Divas"; Freeform parts ways with "Marvel's New Warriors"; and FOX eyes new incarnation of "24" franchise.

[11/01/17 - 04:11 PM]
TNT's "The Librarians" Moves to Dec. 13 
Based on TNT's hit movie franchise, "The Librarians" centers on an ancient organization dedicated to protecting an unknowing world from the secret, magical reality hidden all around.

[11/01/17 - 01:52 PM]
Disney Channel's "Andi Mack" Surges to #2 Telecast on Record in Season 2 Premiere
Disney Channel further spins the numbers for Friday, October 27.

[11/01/17 - 11:54 AM]
"Baltimore Rising," Chronicling the Struggle of Police and Activists to Hold the City Together in the Wake of Strife, Debuts Nov. 20 on HBO
In addition, the film and the extra content will be available to nonsubscribers on HBO.com, free on demand and YouTube for one month, beginning Nov. 21 at 10:00 a.m.

[11/01/17 - 11:39 AM]
It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year on Freeform as the Network's "25 Days of Christmas" Programming Event Starts Friday, December 1
Highlights include the new special "Disney's Fairy Tale Weddings: Holiday Magic" on December 11.

[11/01/17 - 11:37 AM]
NBC Pulls Tonight's "SVU," "Chicago PD" Originals Versus World Series
A new "The Blacklist" however will air as previously announced at 8:00/7:00c.

[11/01/17 - 09:46 AM]
Second Season of "Man with a Plan" to Premiere Monday, Nov. 13 on CBS
"Me, Myself & I" will return to the schedule at a later date.

[11/01/17 - 09:16 AM]
Arie Luyendyk Jr. Will Look for Love Again as the Star of ABC's Hit Romance Reality Series "The Bachelor," Premiering for Its 22nd Season on January 1, 2018
During its 21st season, ABC's "The Bachelor" ranked as the No. 1 TV show on Monday night among Adults 18-34 and Women 18-34.

[11/01/17 - 09:09 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: World Series Treats FOX to Halloween Victory
The network eclipses the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/01/17 - 09:09 AM]
Netflix Starts Production on New Series of "Terrace House" in Karuizawa, Japan
"Opening New Doors" will premiere in Japan on December 19, 2017 with bi-weekly episodes, with Part 1 (episodes 1-8) launching globally in Spring 2018.

[11/01/17 - 09:00 AM]
FX Sets Premiere Date for "The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story"
The second installment of the acclaimed, award-winning limited series, will premiere on FX on Wednesday, January 17 at 10:00/9:00c.







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[01/16/18 - 02:00 PM]
FOX Renews Critically Acclaimed Hit Drama "9-1-1" for a Second Season
"With a bold concept, award-winning stars and a flawless execution, Ryan [Murphy], Brad [Falchuk] and Tim [Minear] have done it again," said Dana Walden and Gary Newman.

[01/16/18 - 01:21 PM]
Velocity's Barrett-Jackson Live Hits the Gas for a Supercharged Saturday
One of the biggest annual automotive events in America, the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale auction, features thousands of bidders, leading athletes and celebrities and dedicated collectors all vying for their next one-of-a-kind ride.

[01/16/18 - 12:40 PM]
"Love Is ___" Series Regular Casting
They'll join the previously announced Michele Weaver as the female lead Nuri and Will Catlett as male lead Yasir.

[01/16/18 - 11:46 AM]
NBC Schedules Three-Hour "Billboard Music Awards" to Air Live Coast to Coast on Sunday, May 20 at 8 P.M. ET/5 P.M. PT
The network acquired the rights to the "Billboard Music Awards" in a new multi-year deal signed in November.

[01/16/18 - 10:52 AM]
Nickelodeon's Viral Sports Clip Series "Crashletes" Returns for an Epic Third Season, Premiering Sunday, Feb. 11, at 10 A.M. (ET/PT) in TeenNick's NickSports Block
Co-hosts Brandon Broady and Stevie Nelson will be joined by a guest athlete in each episode who will help provide in-depth analysis of viral sports bloopers, blunders and absurdities.

[01/16/18 - 10:04 AM]
PBS Kids Offers Sneak Peek of Its First Series Dedicated to the Arts and Creativity: "Pinkalicious & Peterrific"
Three full-length 11-minute stories are now available; additional stories will roll out on digital platforms every Friday until February 9, when PBS stations will broadcast a special, one-hour series premiere event.

[01/16/18 - 10:03 AM]
PBS Announces "Native America," New Four-Part Series Premiering Fall 2018
Weaving history and science with living indigenous traditions, the series brings to life a land of massive cities connected by social networks spanning two continents, with unique and sophisticated systems of science, art and writing.

[01/16/18 - 10:02 AM]
PBS Announces "#MeToo, Now What?" (w.t.) New Half-hour, Five-Part Series Premiering February 2018
Zainab Salbi, founder of Women for Women International, hosts the series, premiering Friday, February 2 at 8:30/7:30c.

[01/16/18 - 10:01 AM]
PBS Announces Key Authors, Celebrities and Notable Figures in the Entertainment, Sports, News and Literary Worlds Lending Their Voices to "The Great American Read"
The series launches with a two-hour special event on Tuesday, May 22 at 8:00/7:00c.

[01/16/18 - 09:08 AM]
Ovation Acquires US Broadcast and Digital Rights to Season Two of "Rachel Hunter's Tour of Beauty"
In season two, international supermodel Rachel Hunter embarks on a search for the secrets to lasting beauty and a complete sense of well-being through The Americas.

[01/16/18 - 09:07 AM]
Ovation Acquires U.S. Premiere Rights to Season Three of the Critically Acclaimed International Hit Drama Series "Versailles"
Since its debut on Ovation in the fall of 2016, the series has been a remarkable success for the network, both on air and across its social networks.

[01/16/18 - 09:06 AM]
Ovation Celebrates the Art of Wine with Acquisition of "The Wine Show" Season One
Starring Matthew Goode and his good friend Matthew Rhys, "The Wine Show" take viewers on a fresh, accessible and thoroughly entertaining new journey into wine.

[01/16/18 - 08:38 AM]
Raelle Tucker and Scott Winant to Collaborate with Blumhouse Television to Produce Scripted Drama Series for Facebook Watch
The series, "Sacred Lies" (working title), is based on the classic Grimms Brothers tale, "The Handless Maiden" and the novel, "The Sacred Lies of Minnow Bly" by Stephanie Oakes.

[01/16/18 - 08:37 AM]
New Action-Packed Series "Fly Guys" Set to Debut on Facebook's Watch
The non-scripted series will follow an all-star crew of Europe's most talented acrobats and professional stunt performers.

[01/16/18 - 08:36 AM]
Bear Grylls Invites the Facebook Watch Community to "Face the Wild" with New Electus/BGV-Produced Adventure Docu-Series Launching March 21
Answering thousands of requests from Facebook followers across the nation, for the first time Bear will surprise 10 of his most inspiring fans by inviting them on one-on-one adventures of a lifetime: joining him in facing the wild.