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    [sunday, february 18, 2018]    
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[02/18/18 - 10:46 PM]
Video: Netflix Reveals Launch Date, Official Trailer and First Look for Its Arabic Comedy Special "Adel Karam: Live from Beirut"
With its rapidly growing stand-up comedy special slate, Adel now joins notable comedy stars such as Gad Elmaleh, Jack Whitehall and Dieter Nuhr in Netflix's effort to bring great international talent to its global audience.

[02/18/18 - 03:25 PM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Cruises to Victory with Winter Olympics
The Peacock leads the night in total viewers plus adults 18-49.

[02/18/18 - 02:27 PM]
Salt Lake City, Denver, Milwaukee, Seattle, Kansas City & San Diego Top NBC Olympics' Primetime Ratings at Midpoint of PyeongChang Olympics
NBC further spins the numbers for Saturday, February 17.

[02/17/18 - 02:06 PM]
NBCSN Delivers Its Most-Watched Week in Primetime
NBC further spins the numbers for Friday, February 16.

[02/17/18 - 09:19 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC's Winter Olympics Coverage Tops Charts
The Peacock easily wins the night in all categories.

[02/16/18 - 11:49 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 16
Updates include: Madeline Stowe to star in FOX's "Mixtape"; Aunjanue Ellis set for lead role in "Chiefs" at CBS; and Lynn Collins among those bound for ABC's "Safe Harbor."

[02/16/18 - 05:54 PM]
"Descendants 3" Was Announced to Disney Channel Viewers Tonight in a Special Message from "Mal"
"Descendants 3" will begin production there in summer for a debut next year on Disney Channel.

[02/16/18 - 01:48 PM]
NBC Olympics' PyeongChang Coverage Delivered Most Dominant Winter Games Thursday Night Since Sarah Hughes Won Gold & Bode Miller Took Silver in 2002
NBC further spins the numbers for Thursday, February 15.

[02/16/18 - 01:11 PM]
Shailene Woodley, Laura Dern and Zoe Kravitz Reunite with Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman for Second Season of HBO's "Big Little Lies"
They'll join the previously announced Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon and Meryl Streep.

[02/16/18 - 12:00 PM]
Video: TBS Reveals First Trailer for "The Last O.G."
The series centers on Tray (Tracy Morgan), an ex-con shocked to see just how much the world has changed when he is released from prison for on good behavior after a 15-year stint.

[02/16/18 - 11:56 AM]
Travel Channel Triggers Mid-Season Pick Up of "Expedition Unknown" with Josh Gates
Production on the new season is slated to begin this spring.

[02/16/18 - 11:47 AM]
Check Out the New "iZombie" Season 4 Key Art!
The new season kicks off Monday, February 26 at 9:00/8:00c on The CW.

[02/16/18 - 11:00 AM]
Emmy(R) Award Winner Alfre Woodard to Guest-Star as Cookie's Mother on "Empire"
Renee, Cookie's mother, comes back into her life with a turbulent reunion.

[02/16/18 - 10:30 AM]
VH1's Unstoppable Streak Continues with a New Season of "Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta" and the Return of Erica Mena Monday, March 19 at 8PM ET/PT
After several failed relationships Erica is ready to leave her past behind her in search of a fresh start in Atlanta.

[02/16/18 - 10:30 AM]
Emmy Award-Winning "So You Think You Can Dance" Returns for 15th Season, Premiering Summer 2018 on FOX
Emmy Award winner Nigel Lythgoe, award-winning choreographer Mary Murphy and award-winning actress, singer and dancer Vanessa Hudgens will return as resident judges on the series, hosted by Emmy Award nominee Cat Deeley.

[02/16/18 - 09:02 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Rides Winter Olympics to Top Spot
The Peacock leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[02/16/18 - 09:00 AM]
CBS All Access Announces Additional Casting for "Strange Angel"
Production of the 1930s-set series began earlier this month on location across Los Angeles.

[02/16/18 - 08:17 AM]
Science Channel's All-New Series "Secrets of the Lost" Kicks Off with Two Episodes Offering Incredible Insight Into the Great Pyramid of Giza with Help of Newly Uncovered Ancient Text
The new, six-episode series premieres Sunday, February 25 at 10:00/9:00c on Science Channel.

[02/16/18 - 08:06 AM]
Emmy(R) Award-Winning "Rupaul's Drag Race" Returns for a Milestone 10th Season on Thursday, March 22 Followed by an All-New Season of "Untucked"
Each supersized, 90-minute episode of "RuPaul's Drag Race" will give fans more fashion, lip-syncs and drag than ever before.

[02/16/18 - 08:03 AM]
Welcome to the Neighborhood! Netflix Reveals First Look at "Santa Clarita Diet" Season 2's Newest Residents
Joel McHale, Maggie Lawson, Gerald McRaney and Zachary Knighton are all on tap for the new season, due this spring.

[02/16/18 - 05:31 AM]
90th Oscars(R) First Slate of Presenters Announced
The presenters, including past Oscar winners and nominees, are Mahershala Ali, Chadwick Boseman, Viola Davis, Laura Dern, Jennifer Garner, Tiffany Haddish, Greta Gerwig, Tom Holland, Kumail Nanjiani, Margot Robbie, Emma Stone and Daniela Vega.

[02/15/18 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 15
Updates include: Bokeem Woodbine to lead "Main Justice" for CBS; Kat Dennings cast in ABC's "How May We Hate You"; and Jeffrey Tambor is officially out of Amazon's "Transparent."

[02/15/18 - 02:51 PM]
Hallmark Channel's Annual "Countdown to Valentine's Day" Programming Event Boosts Network to Lead Cable in Weekend Prime
The Hallmark Channel further spins the numbers for the weeks of January 29 - February 11.

[02/15/18 - 01:58 PM]
NBC Olympics' PyeongChang Coverage Delivered Most Dominant Winter Games Wednesday Night Since Nancy & Tonya in 1994
NBC further spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 14.

[02/15/18 - 12:32 PM]
Science Channel's "Deadly Intelligence" Investigates Untimely and Unusual Deaths of Brilliant Scientists
A new Science Channel series explores the suspicious deaths of scientific geniuses to determine if their demises were unfortunate coincidences or if these gifted minds were murdered for knowing too much.

[02/15/18 - 11:16 AM]
Season 7 of "Call the Midwife" to Premiere Sunday, March 25, 2018 on PBS
Nonnatus House welcomes a new midwife, Lucille Anderson played by Leonie Elliott, the first West Indian midwife to be featured as a series regular.

[02/15/18 - 11:03 AM]
Video: Powerful New "Sneaky Pete" Trailer
The critically-acclaimed Prime Original, a co-production with Sony Pictures Television Studios, revolves around a con man, Marius (Giovanni Ribisi) who left prison only to find himself hunted by the vicious gangster he once robbed.

[02/15/18 - 11:01 AM]
Bounce Acquires Repurpose Rights to "The Wendy Williams Show" from Lionsgate's Debmar-Mercury Starting March 5 at 11 p.m. (ET) Weeknights
The deal represents the first-ever repurposed programming arrangement done by a new-generation broadcast network, also known as a multicast network.

[02/15/18 - 11:00 AM]
Head to the Creek for Endless Adventure with "Craig of the Creek" Beginning Monday, Feb. 19 on Cartoon Network
"Craig of the Creek" will debut on-air with a double premiere event on Friday, March 30 at 6:25 p.m. (ET/PT).

[02/15/18 - 10:46 AM]
Bonjour et Bienvenue! Alyson Hannigan and Rob Riggle to Star in Disney Junior's Animated "Fancy Nancy"
Mia Sinclair Jenness, the 12-year-old Broadway sensation who starred in "Matilda," stars as the voice of Nancy, a lovable young girl whose zest and enthusiasm for all that is fantastic transforms the ordinary into the extraordinary.

[02/15/18 - 10:31 AM]
NBC Names Lisa Katz and Tracey Pakosta Co-Presidents of Scripted Programming
"Lisa and Tracey have impeccable taste, strong leadership and a deep understanding of the NBC brand," NBC Entertainment Chairman Robert Greenblatt said.

[02/15/18 - 10:06 AM]
Bravo's "Top Chef" Gallops to Kentucky for Season 16
With four remaining episodes, the current season of Bravo's "Top Chef" counts down to the finale in Aspen with host Padma Lakshmi, head judge Tom Colicchio, along with Gail Simmons and Graham Elliot at the judges table.

[02/15/18 - 10:04 AM]
TNT Greenlights "Deadlier Than the Male" (wt)
Lily Rabe, Enrique Murciano, Hamish Linklater, Chiara Aurelia and Amy Brenneman star in the suspense drama.

[02/15/18 - 10:00 AM]
"Final Space" Streams Live on Reddit Tonight
The "sneak streaming" will include an AMA with Final Space creator Olan Rogers.

[02/15/18 - 09:51 AM]
Shedding Their Skin on a New Season of TLC's "My 600-lb Life: Skin Tight"
Season three bows Wednesday, March 7 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[02/15/18 - 09:47 AM]
Triple D Meets Triple G on "Guy's Grocery Games: DDD All-Star Tournament"
On this epic four-part tournament, Guy Fieri brings back the best chefs from "Diners Drive-Ins and Dives," who have previously competed on "Guy's Grocery Games," for another chance at victory, beginning on Sunday, March 18.

[02/15/18 - 09:03 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Valentine's Day with Winter Olympics
The Peacock once again holds off the competition in all categories.

[02/15/18 - 08:03 AM]
Netflix Announces New Original Series "The Innocents" and Confirms Cast in First Teaser Video
The series stars Sorcha Groundsell as June, Percelle Ascott as Harry and Guy Pearce as Halvorson.

[02/15/18 - 07:27 AM]
Hallmark Channel's Adoption Ever After and Pedigree Foundation Join Forces to Raise Awareness for Pet Adoption
This collaboration is debuting with the sponsorship of Hallmark Channel's highly anticipated "2018 American Rescue Dog Show," airing on Monday, February 19.

[02/14/18 - 11:49 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 14
Updates include: Netflix cancels freshman comedy "Disjointed"; Andy Karl to lead ABC's "Staties"; and Don Johnson to star opposite Erin Foster in FOX's "Daddy Issues."

[02/14/18 - 02:34 PM]
NBC Olympics' PyeongChang Coverage Delivered Most Dominant Winter Games Tuesday Night Ever, With TAD of 22.6 Million Viewers
NBC further spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 13.

[02/14/18 - 01:33 PM]
Devilish "Midnight, Texas" Earns Second Season Renewal on NBC
Eric Charmelo and Nicole Snyder, who served as consulting producers on the first season and have an overall deal with Universal Television, will be showrunners for season two and will executive produce along with David Janollari.

[02/14/18 - 01:14 PM]
"The BET Social Awards" Owned Social - Rising as the #1 Most Social Cable Special of February 2018
BET further spins the numbers for Sunday, February 11.

[02/14/18 - 11:06 AM]
The CW Network Expands Its Primetime Schedule to Six Nights Beginning Fall 2018
When the new season launches in October 2018, The CW will offer 12 hours of primetime series each week, Sunday-Friday (8:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT).

[02/14/18 - 11:06 AM]
New CNN Original Series "Christiane Amanpour: Sex & Love Around the World" Debuts Saturday, March 17
Amanpour traveled to Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Middle East, to meet everyday individuals who are shaping the idea of modern love.

[02/14/18 - 10:47 AM]
"Grace and Frankie" Returns for Season 5 with Guest Star RuPaul
RuPaul joins the cast as Benjamin Le Day, a formidable and quick-witted adversary who faces off with Grace and Frankie.

[02/14/18 - 10:32 AM]
With Daytime's Newest Entry, "The Raw Word," Hosted by Dr. Michael Eric Dyson, Unfiltered, Uncensored and Unexpected Are the Rule and Not the Exception
Beginning March 5, daytime will get a dose of no-holds barred honesty, energy and witty commentary courtesy of one of the country's most outspoken cultural voices.

[02/14/18 - 10:01 AM]
TBS Lands "Twenties" Pilot from Emmy(R) Winning Writer and "Master of None" Star Lena Waithe
"Twenties" is a single-camera comedy that follows the adventures of a queer black girl, Hattie, and her two straight best friends, Marie and Nia, who spend most of their days talking shit and chasing their dreams.

[02/14/18 - 09:30 AM]
Science Channel Three-Part Docu-Series to Offer Revealing Look at History of Computer and Tech Industry
Previously scheduled for January 28, "Silicon Valley: The Untold Story" will now premiere on Sunday, March 19.

[02/14/18 - 09:30 AM]
Video: Finding Love Is Hard, Streaming It Is Easy - Netflix's "Love" Trailer Is Here
The third and final season launches globally on Netflix on March 9.







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[09/19/18 - 02:30 PM]
FOX Orders 10th Season of Television's No. 1 Cooking Show, "MasterChef," To Air During the 2018-2019 Season
In addition, multi-award-winning television producer Natalka Znak has been added as executive producer.

[09/19/18 - 12:44 PM]
Travel Channel Gets Dangerously Close to Real "Monster Encounters" with Wildlife Expert Casey Anderson
Premiering on Tuesday, October 30, Anderson's mission is to track down and document evidence of animals so large, or unusual, that they defy belief.

[09/19/18 - 11:15 AM]
FX Orders Third Season of "Snowfall"
The third season will premiere on FX in 2019.

[09/19/18 - 10:04 AM]
OWN Announces Fourth Season Renewal of Hit Megachurch Drama "Greenleaf" from Lionsgate
The announcement comes as the acclaimed drama delivered a season high in its Wednesday time period with more than 2.3 million viewers and a 1.90 rating in the network's key women 25-54 demo.

[09/19/18 - 10:02 AM]
Gearheads Put Their Motor Knowledge to the Test in Discovery's All-New Game Show "Brake Room" Hosted by Comedian Nick Stevens
Comedian and unapologetic Boston sports nut Nick Stevens hosts the series and pits gearheads against each other to test their motor knowledge in the hopes of winning the alluring "mystery box."

[09/19/18 - 10:00 AM]
CBS' "Murphy Brown" to Debut with a Special Extended Episode, Thursday, Sept. 27, 9:30-10:05 PM
To make room, the second season premiere of "S.W.A.T." will air 10:05-11:05 PM, ET/PT.

[09/19/18 - 10:00 AM]
Amazon Studios Signs Overall Deal with Emmy Award-Winning Producer and Director Reed Morano
Morano made history by being the first woman to ever win the Emmy and DGA Award in the same year for a dramatic series - both for her work on "The Handmaid's Tale" and was the first woman to win an Emmy in the Drama series category in 22 years.

[09/19/18 - 09:16 AM]
Comedy Special "Flight of the Conchords: Live in London" Debuts Oct. 6
The HBO special was taped before a live audience at the Eventim Apollo and features the Conchords performing songs from their recent "Flight of the Conchords Sing Flight of the Conchords Tour."

[09/19/18 - 09:00 AM]
TBS Sets October 23 Premiere Date for Season Two of 2017's #1 New Cable Comedy "The Guest Book"
New series regulars include Jimmy Tatro, Kimiko Glenn and Dan Beirne.

[09/19/18 - 08:15 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Dominates Another Tuesday with "Got Talent"
The penultimate episode of this summer's edition easily wins the night in all categories.

[09/19/18 - 08:00 AM]
Video: Netflix Debuts Terrifying New Trailer for "The Haunting of Hill House"
A modern reimagining of Shirley Jackson's iconic novel, "The Haunting of Hill House" explores a group of siblings who, as children, grew up in what would go on to become the most famous haunted house in the country.

[09/19/18 - 07:34 AM]
Video: Netflix Debuts Trailer & Key Art for "Shirkers"
"Shirkers" was a Singapore-made 1992 cult classic from teenage friends Sandi Tan, Jasmine Ng and Sophie Siddique - or it would have been, had the 16mm footage not been stolen by their enigmatic American collaborator Georges Cardona.

[09/19/18 - 06:31 AM]
Music Superstars Carrie Underwood, Imagine Dragons and Post Malone Featuring Ty Dolla $ign to Perform at the "2018 American Music Awards"
Hosted by Tracee Ellis Ross, the "2018 American Music Awards," the world's largest fan-voted awards show, will broadcast live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Tuesday, October 9 at 8:00/7:00c on ABC.

[09/19/18 - 06:00 AM]
"The Kelly Clarkson Show" Sold to the NBC Owned Television Station Group
The 11 NBC owned stations can be viewed in nearly 30% of U.S. households.

[09/18/18 - 03:31 PM]
"Monday Night Football" Helps ESPN Win the Night Among All Networks
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, September 17.