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[12/30/17 - 08:33 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Leads Repeat Driven Night
An encore of "Dateline NBC" tops both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/30/17 - 06:45 AM]
Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic Delivers Its Highest Non-CFP Semifinal Rating of New Year's Six Era
ESPN spins the numbers for Friday, December 29.

[12/29/17 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday-Friday, December 26-29
Updates include: Sony Pictures Television considering "Mad About You" revival; Franka Potente to recur on TNT's "Claws"; and Showtime pulls the plug on "White Famous."

[12/29/17 - 08:45 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Bang Theory" Repeats Drive CBS to Victory
The Eye wins the low key night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/29/17 - 07:18 AM]
ESPN Airs Three Highest-Rated College Football Bowl Games on Thursday, Dec. 28
ESPN spins the numbers for Thursday, December 28.

[12/28/17 - 01:40 PM]
"FOX's New Year's Eve with Steve Harvey: Live from Times Square" Adds Rob Riggle as Celebrity Guest, Plus a Special Surprise from Jamie Foxx
Previously announced performers include Andra Day, Maroon 5, Celine Dion, Backstreet Boys, Macklemore Featuring Skylar Grey, Flo Rida, Zac Brown Band and Neil Diamond.

[12/28/17 - 01:26 PM]
Video: First Promo Revealed for USA Network's Newest Competition Series "American Ninja Warrior: Ninja vs. Ninja"
Hosted by comedian Matt Iseman and former NFL player Akbar Gbajabiamila, the show will feature even more challenging obstacles than ever before - incorporating human agility, meticulous skill, and a whole new strategy of racing.

[12/28/17 - 11:03 AM]
Showtime Releases Sunday's "Shameless" and "SMILF" Early
Both installments will be available tomorrow ahead of their on-air debut this Sunday, December 31

[12/28/17 - 10:01 AM]
Before Superman Came to Earth, Krypton Forged Its Own Legends - Witness the Beginning, March 21 on Syfy
The cable channel reveals the launch date of the upcoming drama.

[12/28/17 - 09:01 AM]
Presenters Announced for the 75th Annual Golden Globe(R) Awards
Seth Meyers will host the high-profile ceremony airing on Sunday, January 7, 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.

[12/28/17 - 08:36 AM]
Try New Things in the New Year and Travel Along with Phil Rosenthal as He Takes a Culinary Tour of the World
"Somebody Feed Phil" launches Friday, January 12 on Netflix.

[12/28/17 - 08:31 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Viewers, Demos on Low Key Night
A special edition of "The Wall" tops the evening in said categories.

[12/28/17 - 08:00 AM]
E!'s Hit Original Scripted Series "The Royals" Returns Sunday, March 11 with a Season Premiere Filled with Romance and Intrigue
"The Royal Hangover," the digital companion series to the scripted program, will also return on March 11.

[12/28/17 - 07:36 AM]
ESPN Televises Two Highest-Rated College Football Bowl Games on Wednesday, Dec. 27
ESPN spins the numbers for Wednesday, December 27.

[12/27/17 - 01:07 PM]
CBS Program Advisory for Thursday, Jan. 25
The previously announced special "MVP: Most Valuable Performer" will now air at the earlier time of 8:00/7:00c.

[12/27/17 - 12:00 PM]
FX Orders New Series from Ryan Murphy - "Pose"
The history-making "Pose" will feature the largest cast of transgender actors in series regular roles and the largest recurring LGBTQ cast ever for a scripted television series.

[12/27/17 - 10:09 AM]
Video: Check Out the Brand New "Black Lightning" Promo Featuring Music by Kendrick Lamar
The new series premieres Tuesday, January 16 at 9:00/8:00c on The CW.

[12/27/17 - 08:28 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Encores Top Demos, CBS Leads Viewers
A rebroadcast of "Ellen's Game of Games" is the most-watched program among adults 18-49.

[12/26/17 - 10:31 AM]
Video: First Look - New Season of BBC America's "Top Gear"
Ken Block is hot on the heels of Matt LeBlanc, Chris Harris and Rory Reid in the upcoming 25th season.

[12/26/17 - 08:41 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBA Special Powers ABC to Christmas Victory
The Alphabet's coverage of Houston at Oklahoma City wins the night across the board.

[12/26/17 - 08:16 AM]
ESPN and ABC's NBA Christmas Ratings Up 39 Percent from Last Year
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, December 25.

[12/26/17 - 07:34 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Overrun Hands Christmas Eve Victory to FOX
The network leads the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/24/17 - 08:19 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Puts NBC on Top in All Categories
A special Saturday edition of "Sunday Night Football" leads the night for the Peacock.

[12/23/17 - 08:38 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos, CBS Leads Viewers
A two-hour "Dateline NBC" is the most-watched program among adults 18-49.

[12/22/17 - 04:35 PM]
Global Icon Mariah Carey Returns to Times Square to Headline "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2018"
"We can all agree that last year didn't go exactly as planned and we are thrilled to move forward together to provide America with an incredible night of music and celebration," said Carey and dick clark productions.

[12/22/17 - 08:32 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: Originals Put CBS on Top in Viewers, Demos
A new "Young Sheldon" leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/22/17 - 07:55 AM]
ABC Announces Television Special on Tonya Harding as the Sixth Installment of No. 1 Rated "Truth and Lies" Series
"Truth and Lies: The Tonya Harding Story" airs on Thursday, January 11 (9:00 - 11:00 p.m. EST), on ABC.

[12/22/17 - 06:11 AM]
Watch "LA to Vegas" This Holiday Season on Twitter, FOX Now, On Demand and Hulu!
Beginning 12:01 AM ET on Monday through 11:59 PM ET on Sunday, fans can stream the full premiere episode on FOX Now and Hulu.

[12/21/17 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, December 21
Updates include: Epix cancels Nick Nolte-led comedy "Graves"; and Lionsgate fires "The Royals" creator Mark Schwahn following its investigation into sexual harassment.

[12/21/17 - 03:31 PM]
"Freeform Summit" Set for January 18 in Los Angeles
The panelists and speakers will include talent, executives, showrunners and directors across multiple Freeform series spotlighting the brand new 2018 programming lineup.

[12/21/17 - 01:51 PM]
Join IFC This Holiday Season for Two New, "Slightly-Off" FODtv Short-Form Programs Sure to Make Your Christmas Bright
Hosted by everyone's favorite barely-dressed painter, "The Shirtless Painter: Yule Log Special" provides a stimulating lesson on, you guessed it, how to paint a yule log this holiday - with a little extra flare.

[12/21/17 - 11:11 AM]
Comedy Central to Air All-Day "Chappelle's Show" Marathon "It's A Celebration, Bitches!" Starting 9:00 A.M. on New Year's Day
Beloved by fans and critics alike, "Chappelle's Show" aired from 2003-2006 on Comedy Central and became an instant cultural sensation.

[12/21/17 - 11:00 AM]
Video: "The X-Files" - Extended Look at the Upcoming Event Series
The new footage features interviews with stars David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Mitch Pileggi and series creator Chris Carter.

[12/21/17 - 10:24 AM]
Video: New Netflix Film "A Futile and Stupid Gesture" Trailer & Key Art
"A Futile and Stupid Gesture" is the story of comedy wunderkind Doug Kenney, who co-created the National Lampoon, Caddyshack, and Animal House.

[12/21/17 - 09:30 AM]
"The 3rd Annual Howie Mandel Stand-Up Gala" Premieres January 10 on The CW
The 90-minute special will be followed by "Animal Crackers," in which professional mascots take their jobs a little too seriously, surprising unsuspecting passersby in the real world with hilarious pranks.

[12/21/17 - 09:02 AM]
What Would You Do If No One Was Watching? "Seven Seconds" Launches Friday, February 23 on Netflix
In a society fraught with racial tension, sensational headlines, and an audience who would rather be entertained than informed, seven seconds can mean life or death.

[12/21/17 - 08:31 AM]
Pop Music Icon Britney Spears to Perform from the Axis at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas on "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2018"
Marking the end to her record-breaking residency, Spears is set to perform her infectious dance hits "Toxic" and "Work Bitch," making it the first television performance of 2018.

[12/21/17 - 08:28 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, "Survivor" Triumph Over All Repeat Competition
The Eye easily wins the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/21/17 - 07:56 AM]
CNBC Presents a Special Episode "The Profit in Marijuana Country" on Tuesday, January 2 at 10PM ET/PT
In a special episode, Marcus Lemonis travels to the heart of the Emerald Triangle - Humboldt County, in northern California - for a rare and revealing look at the place many consider the marijuana capital of America.

[12/21/17 - 07:00 AM]
CBS All Access Subscription Service Now Available on Samsung Smart TVs
Beginning today, Samsung Smart TV users with Tizen models issued in 2015, 2016 and 2017 will be able to stream CBS All Access on their device.

[12/21/17 - 06:32 AM]
Gal Gadot to Receive #SeeHer Award at 23rd Annual Critics' Choice Awards
"Wonder Woman" director Patty Jenkins will present Gadot with the award at the star-studded Critics' Choice Awards gala on Thursday, January 11, live from the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, on The CW Network.

[12/20/17 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, December 20
Updates include: Tracy McMillan, Emily Fox sell dramas to FOX; Paul Mather to run Freeform's "Alone Together"; and Michael Hirst set to tackle "Ronin" TV series for MGM.

[12/20/17 - 04:11 PM]
More Performers Added to "FOX's New Year's Eve with Steve Harvey: Live from Times Square" Airing Sunday, Dec. 31 on FOX
Previously announced performers include Celine Dion, Backstreet Boys, Macklemore Featuring Skylar Grey, Flo Rida and Neil Diamond.

[12/20/17 - 03:37 PM]
Video: "Dave Chappelle: Equanimity" - Voting in the 2016 Election
Dave Chappelle's new Netflix special, "Equanimity," launches globally on December 31.

[12/20/17 - 02:05 PM]
TV One Premieres Highly-Anticipated Social Justice Limited Series "Two Sides" on Monday, January 22 at 10 P.M. ET
Executive produced by Viola Davis, Julius Tennon and Lemuel Plummer with narration by Davis, each one-hour episode offers an in-depth, comprehensive look into disturbing cases of officer-involved deaths.

[12/20/17 - 12:40 PM]
"Dateline" in National Syndication Renewed for Second Season on FOX Television Stations
Delivering a 1.4 household rating in the November 2017 sweep, "Dateline" is the highest-rated new one-hour syndicated strip to premiere in the last five seasons.

[12/20/17 - 11:02 AM]
Food Network Serves a Slice of Imagination and Delight with "Ridiculous Cakes!"
Alton Brown narrates 12 half-hour episodes, introducing viewers to some of the most talented cake artists from across the country, while offering insightful and revealing commentary about their extraordinary efforts that go into imagining and creating these masterpieces.

[12/20/17 - 10:51 AM]
Video: Trailer - "The Path" Season 3
The first two episodes of the 13-episode season will launch on Wednesday, January 17.

[12/20/17 - 10:38 AM]
"Archer" Now Available on FX+ Commercial-Free Service
The most recent season, "Archer: Dreamland," will be added to FX+ in February ahead of the premiere of the ninth season, "Archer: Danger Island."

[12/20/17 - 10:21 AM]
Digital-First Series "Cash Lift" Launches on Discovery Go and Facebook Watch
The five-episode series is based on the Emmy Award-winning series, "Cash Cab," which is currently airing Sundays at 10:00/9:00c on Discovery Channel.







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[11/19/18 - 10:43 AM]
VH1 Expands Monday's #1 Cable Franchise to Two Nights a Week Kicking Off with "Love & Hip Hop: Miami" Premiering Wednesday, January 2 at 8PM ET/PT
For the first time, the network will air two different "Love & Hip Hop" installments on two nights a week with "Love & Hip Hop: New York" airing Mondays, beginning November 26.

[11/19/18 - 10:33 AM]
Studio Head Meredith Ahr Upped to President, Alternative and Reality Group for NBC Entertainment
In her new post, the 17-year NBC veteran will oversee all aspects of unscripted programming at the network, Universal Television Alternative Studio and first-run syndication.

[11/19/18 - 09:53 AM]
"The Ranch" (Part 6) Premieres December 7 on Netflix
Ashton Kutcher, Sam Elliott, Elisha Cuthbert, Debra Winger and new guest star, Dax Shepard, are featured in the latest wave of episodes.

[11/19/18 - 09:35 AM]
"Sydney to the Max," A Daughter/Father Sitcom, Is Set to Premiere Friday, Jan. 25, on Disney Channel
Set in the present day with flashbacks to the 1990s, the comedy revolves around outgoing middle schooler Sydney Reynolds who lives with her single dad Max in the house he grew up in, along with her progressive grandmother Judy - three generations under one roof.

[11/19/18 - 09:33 AM]
AT&T Audience Network Picks Up Critically Acclaimed Original Series "Mr. Mercedes" for 3rd Season
Production for the 10 one-hour episodes is scheduled to begin in early 2019 in Charleston, South Carolina with the premiere launching later in the year.

[11/19/18 - 09:32 AM]
FX Rounds Out Cast for "Fosse/Verdon" Limited Series
Production on the series, now officially titled "Fosse/Verdon," is currently underway in New York City ahead of its premiere on FX in Spring 2019.

[11/19/18 - 09:31 AM]
Video: "Bumping Mics with Jeff Ross & Dave Attell" - Official Trailer - Netflix
The three-part stand-up event premieres November 27 on the streaming service.

[11/19/18 - 09:30 AM]
"Crashing" and "High Maintenance" Return January 20
Both series will return with back-to-back season three premieres on Sunday nights.

[11/19/18 - 08:51 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Explores the Life of an Icon Through Her Personal Belongings in "Marilyn Monroe for Sale"
Smithsonian Channel is set to revisit the life of one of the silver screen's most iconic legends by way of her most personal possessions.

[11/19/18 - 08:31 AM]
Video: "Pine Gap" Season 1 - Official Trailer - Netflix
The Australian television series will be available December 7 on the streaming service.

[11/19/18 - 08:15 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: No Stopping NBC, "Sunday Night Football"
The Peacock cruises to another victory in all categories last night.

[11/19/18 - 08:01 AM]
Video: "Death by Magic" - Official Trailer - Netflix
In the most extreme magic show ever attempted, British magician DMC travels the globe to recreate the stunts that have cost famous magicians their lives.

[11/19/18 - 08:01 AM]
CMT to Premiere "2018 AmericanaFest(R)" A New Music Special Featuring Performances from the Americana Honors & Awards Show
The special celebrates the Americana genre and will not only feature performances from longtime fan favorites and present-day Americana artists, but will also include new, exclusive interviews.

[11/19/18 - 07:41 AM]
Video: Super Trailer - VH1's "Love & Hip Hop: New York"
From marriage woes and legal battles to career resets and new beginnings, the drama returns to the place it all began.

[11/19/18 - 07:35 AM]
Series and Date Announcement - New Netflix Series "The Innocent Man" - December 14
The six-part documentary series focuses on two murders that shook the small town of Ada, Oklahoma, in the 1980s - and the controversial chain of events that followed.