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[01/07/18 - 09:58 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Playoffs Open Big for NBC
The Falcons/Rams showdown delivers a 6.0 rating among adults 18-49 in primetime.

[01/07/18 - 09:00 AM]
The CW Announces Midseason Premiere Dates
The network sets premiere dates for "Life Sentence," "iZombie," "The Originals" and "The 100."

[01/06/18 - 05:38 PM]
Showtime(R) Sets Season Three Premiere Date for Powerhouse Drama "Billions" on Sunday March 25 at 10 PM ET/PT
Starring Oscar(R) nominee and Emmy(R) and Golden Globe(R) winner Paul Giamatti and Emmy and Golden Globe winner Damian Lewis, "Billions" is the network's No. 2 drama series.

[01/06/18 - 05:37 PM]
Showtime(R) Presents Unique and Intimate Portrait of Chelsea Manning with "XY Chelsea"
Produced by Pulse Films, the project tells the historic story of whistle-blower Chelsea Manning, whose 35-year sentence in an all-male maximum security prison was commuted by President Obama in 2017.

[01/06/18 - 05:36 PM]
Video: Showtime(R) Releases Official Trailer for "Our Cartoon President" Premiering on Sunday, February 11 at 8 PM ET/PT
The network will give viewers an early preview of the series, making the first episode available across multiple platforms online and On Demand on Sunday, January 28.

[01/06/18 - 05:35 PM]
Showtime(R) Documentary Films Goes Deep Inside The New York Times with Oscar(R) Nominated Filmmaker Liz Garbus' "The Fourth Estate" (wt) Premiering Sunday, May 27 at 8 PM ET/PT on Showtime
The project illuminates critical issues facing journalism today through extraordinary access, on-the-scene filmmaking and exclusive sit-down interviews.

[01/06/18 - 05:34 PM]
Video: Showtime(R) Unveils Official Trailer for "Patrick Melrose" Starring Benedict Cumberbatch
Set to debut later this year, the series is based on the acclaimed Patrick Melrose series of semi-autobiographical novels written by Edward St. Aubyn.

[01/06/18 - 05:33 PM]
Video: Showtime(R) Releases "Homeland" Posters and New Teaser for Season Seven
The network's No. 1 drama series, "Homeland" is currently filming in Richmond, Virginia.

[01/06/18 - 05:32 PM]
Showtime(R) Sets Season Premiere Dates for "I'm Dying Up Here" and "The Affair"
Look for the new seasons on Sunday, May 6 and Sunday, June 17, respectively.

[01/06/18 - 05:31 PM]
Video: Showtime(R) Releases New Trailer for "The Chi" Premiering This Sunday, January 7 at 10 PM ET/PT
Produced entirely in its namesake city, the series is a timely coming-of-age story centering on a group of residents who become linked by coincidence but bonded by the need for connection and redemption.

[01/06/18 - 01:06 PM]
Grammy- And Tony-Nominated Music Artist Sara Bareilles to Portray Mary Magdalene in NBC's "Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert"
John Legend was recently cast as Jesus Christ and rock icon Alice Cooper was previously announced for the role of King Herod.

[01/06/18 - 08:22 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Dramas Top Charts in Viewers, Demos
The Eye's "Hawaii Five-0" wins the evening in both categories.

[01/06/18 - 08:07 AM]
CBS Picks Up the #1 New Comedy "Young Sheldon" for 2018-2019 Broadcast Season
"'Young Sheldon' has made a huge impact on our schedule in the short time it's been on the air," said Kelly Kahl, President, CBS Entertainment.

[01/05/18 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 5
Updates include: Helena Bonham Carter in talks to join Netflix's "The Crown"; Navid Negahban in, Bryan Singer out on FX's "Legion"; and Christian Cooke to replace Ed Westwick in Amazon's "Ordeal by Innocence."

[01/05/18 - 03:51 PM]
NBC Sets Sunday Lineup with "Little Big Shots," "Genius Junior"
Look for both series back-to-back beginning March 18.

[01/05/18 - 02:59 PM]
E! Delivers an Unmatched Multi-Platform Red Carpet Experience with "Live from the Red Carpet: The 2018 Golden Globe Awards" This Sunday, January 7th
Kicking off at 4:00pm ET/1:00pm PT, Ryan Seacrest and Giuliana Rancic, along with a team of entertainment and pop culture experts including Kristin Cavallari, Brad Goreski and Nikki Glaser, will connect viewers across the globe with their favorite stars.

[01/05/18 - 02:48 PM]
Kiernan Shipka Set to Star in Netflix Original Series "Untitled Sabrina Project"
Shipka will star as the titular heroine Sabrina Spellman.

[01/05/18 - 01:29 PM]
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Presents Three All-New Movie Premieres in January
Holly Robinson Peete, Candace Cameron Bure and Courtney Thorne-Smith topline said offerings.

[01/05/18 - 01:22 PM]
Starz Announces New, Expanded FiOS TV Agreement with Verizon
Verizon will continue to offer the full complement of Starz offerings including premium pay TV channels, on-demand and online services.

[01/05/18 - 10:51 AM]
WGN America Tops 2017 as the #1 Entertainment Network in Growth
WGN America further spins the numbers for the year to date.

[01/05/18 - 10:34 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Probes the Passion, Artistry and Engineering Behind the World's Most Prized High-Performance Automobiles in "Supercar Superbuild"
The series immerses viewers behind the scenes with the fastest, most awe-inspiring luxury vehicles and sports cars, pulling back the curtain to capture a world fraught with high-stakes pressure, impossible deadlines, clandestine meetings, design challenges and dramatic styling.

[01/05/18 - 10:33 AM]
FX Networks Sets Upcoming Premiere Dates
Look for "Atlanta," "Trust" and "The Americans" all in March.

[01/05/18 - 10:18 AM]
FX Picks Up "Mayans MC" to Series
"Mayans MC" is the next chapter in the "Sons of Anarchy" saga, Kurt Sutter's award-winning series that was the highest-rated ongoing drama series in FX history for seven seasons.

[01/05/18 - 10:00 AM]
Jack Reynor Cast as Lead in CBS All Access' "Strange Angel"
Reynor will play Jack Parsons, a brilliant and ambitious blue-collar worker of 1930s Los Angeles who started as a janitor at a chemical factory but had fantastical dreams that led him to birth the unknown discipline of American rocketry.

[01/05/18 - 09:15 AM]
Travel Channel Greenlights Season Two of "Caribbean Pirate Treasure" with Philippe and Ashlan Cousteau
Tropical locations such as the Bahamas, Cuba and Panama will be showcased in the new season, which begins production later this month.

[01/05/18 - 09:07 AM]
HBO Documentary "The Number on Great-Grandpa's Arm," Sharing Lessons of the Holocaust Through the Conversation of a Young Boy and His Great-Grandfather, Debuts Jan. 27
Presented by HBO with the Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, the short film debuts on International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

[01/05/18 - 08:36 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Opens 2018 with a "Bang" in Viewers, Demos
Plus: FOX takes second among adults 18-49 with the launch of "The Four: Battle for Stardom."

[01/05/18 - 08:31 AM]
New Netflix Series, "My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman," to Launch as a Monthly Event Starting on January 12, 2018
Dave's lineup of influential guests includes George Clooney, Malala Yousafzai, Jay-Z, Tina Fey, Howard Stern and President Barack Obama.

[01/04/18 - 11:43 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 4
Updates include: FOX mulls sixth season of "Prison Break"; Jimmy Jean-Louis upped to regular on TNT's "Claws"; and Frank Langella cast in Showtime's "Kidding."

[01/04/18 - 10:30 PM]
Academy Award(R) Nominee Janet McTeer Joins "Ozark" Season 2
McTeer will play a Chicago based attorney with links to the cartel.

[01/04/18 - 03:45 PM]
ABC Pulls "The Mayor" Return from Lineup
Repeats of "Modern Family" will instead fill its Tuesday, 9:30/8:30c time period until further notice.

[01/04/18 - 01:02 PM]
Hulu, Amblin Television and Warner Bros. Animation Team Up to Bring Back "Animaniacs"
The series marks the first Hulu Original made for families, and with the legacy of these beloved characters, is intended to provide a co-viewing opportunity and experience for families to enjoy together.

[01/04/18 - 11:54 AM]
Comedy Central Ends 2017 with Highest-Rated Week of the Year
Comedy Central spins the numbers for the week of December 25-31.

[01/04/18 - 11:06 AM]
Video: Start the New Year with an All-New Trailer for "One Day at a Time" Season 2
A reimagining of the iconic Norman Lear's classic sitcom, "One Day at a Time" is an hilarious and heartfelt comedy that follows three generations of a Cuban-American family navigating the ups and downs of life.

[01/04/18 - 11:00 AM]
"Game of Thrones" to Return in 2019
The pay channel formally announces the six-episode, eighth and final season will roll out sometime next year.

[01/04/18 - 10:12 AM]
"Family Guy" to Air First-Ever Limited-Commercial-Interruption Episode Sunday, March 11, on FOX
In the "Send in Stewie, Please" episode, Stewie (Seth MacFarlane) gets sent to the office of his school's child psychologist, Dr. Cecil Pritchfield (guest voice Sir Ian McKellen), after pushing one of his classmates.

[01/04/18 - 10:11 AM]
Final Season of "New Girl" to Premiere Tuesday, April 10, on FOX
The eight-episode final season will have a special one-hour finale on Tuesday, May 15.

[01/04/18 - 10:10 AM]
FOX Renews "The Gifted" for a Second Season
The series wraps its freshman run with a two-hour finale on Monday, January 15.

[01/04/18 - 10:03 AM]
Syfy Announces Series Order for "Nightflyers," Based on George R.R. Martin's Novella, from Universal Cable Productions
Gretchen Mol, Eoin Macken, David Ajala and Brían F. O'Byrne star in the project.

[01/04/18 - 10:00 AM]
"Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs" Is Coming to Boomerang!
Catch the first 26 episodes of the series, including never-before-seen episodes, available January 11.

[01/04/18 - 09:38 AM]
New CNN Original Series, "The Radical Story of Patty Hearst," Premieres Sunday, Feb. 11
The six-part docuseries follows the transformation of Patty Hearst from heiress to terrorist in a saga of privilege, celebrity, politics, media, revolution, and violence.

[01/04/18 - 08:39 AM]
Comedy Central's Late Night Series "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" & "The Opposition w/ Jordan Klepper" Announce Live State of the Union Episodes January 30
This marks the seventh time "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" has aired live.

[01/04/18 - 08:17 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "9-1-1" Premiere Puts FOX on Top
The network opens 2018 with a victory among adults 18-49.

[01/04/18 - 08:13 AM]
Amazon Prime Original Series "Patriot" Casts Debra Winger for Season Two
Winger will play Bernice Tavner, mother to lead John Tavner (Michael Dorman), and a high-ranking federal government official whose obligation to her country requires distance from her son's complicated work, while her son's worsening mental state requires the close care of a mother.

[01/04/18 - 08:02 AM]
Video: "Game Over, Man!" New Trailer and Key Art
The Netflix film stars Adam Devine, Anders Holm and Blake Anderson.

[01/04/18 - 07:35 AM]
ESPN's Celtics-Cavaliers Telecast Matches Best Regular Season Rating in Nearly Two Years
ESPN spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 3.

[01/04/18 - 07:23 AM]
Now Streaming on Hulu: "Lost"
The series comes to Hulu as part of a recent deal with The Disney/ABC Television Group.

[01/04/18 - 06:30 AM]
Grammy(R) Nominees Childish Gambino, Lady Gaga, Little Big Town, and P!nk Set to Bring Music's Biggest Night(R) Back to New York After 15 Years
Hosted by James Corden, "The 60th Annual Grammy Awards" will be broadcast live from Madison Square Garden in New York Sunday, January 28 (7:30-11:00 PM, live ET/4:30-8:00 PM, live PT) on the CBS Television Network.

[01/04/18 - 06:20 AM]
All Adoptable Puppies Storm the Gridiron When Animal Planet's "Puppy Bowl" Returns on Sunday Feb. 4
The annual event featuring two hours of fuzzy faces, sloppy kisses, incredible interceptions, puppy penalties and hard-won touchdowns.

[01/04/18 - 04:46 AM]
Netflix Reveals the Launch Date and First Look for the Second Season of Its French Original Series "Marseille" on Netflix February 23, 2018
The original cast including Géraldine Pailhas and Stéphane Caillard return, and are joined by Natacha Régnier and Vladimir Consigny.







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[05/19/18 - 08:36 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Demo Race with "MasterChef Junior" Finale
The network takes home the adults 18-49 crown while CBS is the most-watched among the broadcasters.

[05/18/18 - 05:21 PM]
ABC News Announces Two-Hour Prime-Time Television Event, "The Last Days of Michael Jackson," Airing Thursday, May 24, on ABC
ABC News profiles one of the most influential artists of all time through interviews with the people he knew alongside never-before-seen video from interviews he did with ABC News anchors Barbara Walters and Diane Sawyer.

[05/18/18 - 03:06 PM]
Video: Showtime(R) Debuts Trailer for "Just Another Immigrant"
The 10-episode, half-hour series will air back-to-back episodes on Fridays beginning on June 8 at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/18/18 - 01:37 PM]
TV One to Premiere Season 13 of the Award-Winning Series "Unsung" on Sunday, May 20 at 9 P.M. ET/8C
Upcoming episodes focus on hip-hop artists Special Ed and Digable Planets, songstresses Cheryl Pepsii Riley, Regina Belle, 702 and Michel'le, blues pioneer B.B. King, and R&B crooner Will Downing.

[05/18/18 - 12:12 PM]
Video: Netflix Releases All New Trailer & Key Art for "The Break with Michelle Wolf," Every Sunday Beginning May 27th
Wolf shares a first look of what's to come each week with this trailer: sketches, guests, and jokes Michelle could only get away with on Netflix.

[05/18/18 - 12:08 PM]
Warner Bros. Animation Brings Back Iconic Characters in "ThunderCats Roar"
"ThunderCats Roar" boasts fresh and vibrant character designs along with a dynamic storytelling tone that promises to reignite the passionate fanbase of these iconic characters and introduce the legacy of Thundera to a whole new generation.

[05/18/18 - 10:51 AM]
DreamWorks Animation Television and Netflix Reveal Cast for All-New Original Series "She-Ra and the Princesses of Power"
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]
Jason Aldean, James Bay, Big Sean, Florence + the Machine, Halsey, Dua Lipa, Season 13 Winner Chloe Kohanski and More to Perform on "Voice" Finale
Additionally, the season finale will feature special musical collaborations with the Top 4 finalists, which will be announced soon.

[05/18/18 - 10:02 AM]
FremantleMedia North America to Bring Michelangelo to Hulu with Award-Winning Writer Richard Mason
The series will detail the life of the brilliant and troubled artist, told through a modern lens that delves into the sexuality, relationships, alliances and betrayals in the volatile world of 16th Century Florence.

[05/18/18 - 09:11 AM]
Netflix Inaugurates Jennifer Aniston and Tig Notaro as "First Ladies"
Netflix announced a new film starring Jennifer Aniston as President of the United States and Tig Notaro as The First Lady.

[05/18/18 - 09:01 AM]
"Teen Choice 2018" Airs Live Sunday, August 12, on FOX
The annual event will return for its 20th consecutive year on the network.

[05/18/18 - 08:48 AM]
Khalid and Normani Team Up for the Pepsi(R) Generations Summer Performance of Their Hit Single "Love Lies" at the "2018 Billboard Music Awards" on NBC
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.

[05/17/18 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 17 - Upfront Notes & More
Updates include: Gillian Anderson, Asa Butterfield to lead Netflix's "Sex Education"; Charter Communications in talks to pick up "LA's Finest"; and Batwoman to debut in The CW's annual "Arrowverse" crossover.

[05/17/18 - 01:51 PM]
Oxygen Media Announces Premiere Dates for Three New Orginal Crime Series
"Buried in the Backyard," "A Wedding and A Murder" and "The Price of Duty" are all on tap next month.