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[08/25/18 - 08:36 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Preseason Puts CBS on Top
Coverage of the Lions/Buccaneers game wins the night in all categories.

[08/24/18 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 24
Updates include: Suzy Nakamura cast in HBO's "Avenue 5"; Kirby Howell-Baptiste to recur on NBC's "The Good Place"; and Katey Sagal, Courteney Cox to both visit Showtime's "Shameless."

[08/24/18 - 05:21 PM]
Discovery Channel's "Alaskan Bush People" Season Premiere Ranks as Sunday Night's #1 Cable Telecast Among Total Viewers and M18-49
Discovery Channel further spins the numbers for the week of August 13-19.

[08/24/18 - 12:40 PM]
Enter the "Last Fan Standing" Marathon Viewing Contest and Win a Walk-On Role on the New Season of "Last Man Standing" on FOX
The series returns Friday, September 28 at 8:00/7:00c on the network.

[08/24/18 - 11:30 AM]
The CW Seed's "Constantine: The Legend Continues" to Air on The CW Network Monday, Oct. 15, Following the Season Premiere of "Arrow"
The special will be hosted by John Constantine himself Matt Ryan.

[08/24/18 - 11:00 AM]
The Courtroom Comes to Order in Ava DuVernay's Central Park Limited Series as Joshua Jackson, Christopher Jackson, and Adepero Oduye Join Cast
Based on a true story that gripped the country, the limited series will chronicle the notorious case of five teenagers of color who were convicted of a rape they did not commit.

[08/24/18 - 10:32 AM]
"Wanderlust," Starring Award-Winning Actress Toni Collette, Premieres October 19 on Netflix
The six-episode series looks at how we build and maintain happy relationships and asks whether lifelong monogamy is possible - or even desirable.

[08/24/18 - 10:03 AM]
"My Dinner with Herve" Debuts Saturday, Oct. 20 on HBO
Peter Dinklage and Jamie Dornan star in the project, inspired by a real story.

[08/24/18 - 08:19 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Gets Boost from NFL Preseason
Coverage of the Eagles/Browns game easily wins the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/24/18 - 08:01 AM]
Lionsgate Television Group Inks Overall Deal with Academy(R) and Emmy Award(R) Winner Common and His Freedom Road Productions
The agreement expands Lionsgate's relationship with Common, who starred in installments of the company's "John Wick" and "Now You See Me" hit film franchises.

[08/23/18 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 23
Updates include: Apple orders Isaac Asimov's "Foundation" to series; Kenya Barris sells latest "Bewitched" reboot to ABC; and Freeform passes on "Young & Hungry" wrap-up movie.

[08/23/18 - 01:23 PM]
A Netflix Original Recipe for Freshly Baked Episodes of "The Great British Baking Show"
Look for seasons eight and nine in the coming months on the streaming service.

[08/23/18 - 12:56 PM]
"The Oslo Diaries," The Inside Story of The High-Stakes Middle East Peace Negotiations, Debuts Sept. 13 on the 25th Anniversary of the Oslo Accords, Exclusively on HBO
The film features rare, never-before-seen archival footage and diary entries of the key negotiators on both sides, providing an inside look at the immense pressure faced by the architects of what came to be known as the Oslo Accords.

[08/23/18 - 12:30 PM]
Emmy Nominee Kari Skogland to Direct the New Showtime Limited Series
The eight-episode series about Fox News founder Roger Ailes stars Russell Crowe in the title role.

[08/23/18 - 11:15 AM]
ABC Gives Straight-to-Series Order to "Reef Break" from Poppy Montgomery and Ken Sanzel
"Reef Break" is a sexy, action-packed, one-hour drama starring Poppy Montgomery as Cat Chambers, a thief-turned-fixer for the governor of a stunning and seductive Pacific Island paradise.

[08/23/18 - 11:09 AM]
Lifetime Movies Original "House of Darkness: New Blood" Debuts September 7
Inspired by actual events, the film unravels the mystery of a single mother who believes a shocking family tragedy was caused by dangerously dark forces.

[08/23/18 - 11:01 AM]
Video: Official Trailer Revealed for TNT's "The Last Ship"
The show returns for its fifth and final season on Sunday, September 9 at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/23/18 - 11:01 AM]
IFC Picks Up Season 4 of "Baroness von Sketch Show" for 2019 Premiere
Season three of the series will premiere on IFC Thursday, November 8 at 9:00/8:00c with two back to back episodes.

[08/23/18 - 10:32 AM]
HBO Original Series "Arli$$: The Art of the Sports Superagent" Available to Stream on HBO NOW(R) and HBO GO(R) Starting September 14, 2018
The series ran for 80 episodes on HBO from 1996 to 2002.

[08/23/18 - 10:18 AM]
HBO Acquires Worldwide Rights to Documentary "Foster," From Oscar(R)-Winners Mark Jonathan Harris and Deborah Oppenheimer
The Sabine Films production, which recently had its world premiere at AFI DOCS Film Festival in Washington, D.C., will debut on HBO in 2019.

[08/23/18 - 10:16 AM]
Supermodel Christie Brinkley, Beauty Expert Leah Wyar and Fashion Photographer Yu Tsai Join as New Judges of Beauty Competition Series "American Beauty Star"
The series began production on its second season this week in Atlanta.

[08/23/18 - 10:15 AM]
"Easy" Has Been Renewed for a Third and Final Season
The streaming service confirmed the news via social media this morning.

[08/23/18 - 10:03 AM]
The World Premiere of "Amy Schumer Presents Sam Morril: Positive Influence" Debuts with Limited Commercial Interruption on Friday, September 14 at 11 p.m.
"Sam is hilarious and I'm excited for people to see him," said Schumer.

[08/23/18 - 09:38 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Takes Off with a New Season of Investigations Probing the Deadliest Aviation Catastrophes in "Air Disasters"
The 11th season premieres Sunday, September 30 at 8:00/7:00c on the network.

[08/23/18 - 09:01 AM]
Video: Amazon Prime Video Releases Official Trailer for Emmy Award-Winning Series "The Man in the High Castle" Season Three
The sizzle features up and coming Berlin-based artist Lxandra's reimagining of U2's hit song "Pride (In the Name of Love)."

[08/23/18 - 08:54 AM]
Celebrate Halloween on Food Network with Thrills, Chills, and Mouth-Watering Episodes of Your Favorite Shows
Highlights include newcomer "Haunted Gingerbread Showdown" premiering Sunday, October 7 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/23/18 - 08:15 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Got Talent," "World of Dance" Team for NBC Victory
The Peacock takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/23/18 - 08:02 AM]
Sky Original Drama "Save Me" to Premiere on Starz in US
It will premiere on Thursday, September 6, running over three nights on Starz, the Starz app and Starz On Demand.

[08/23/18 - 08:01 AM]
Video: Trailer Debut - "The Land of Steady Habits" Starring Ben Mendelsohn, Edie Falco, Thomas Mann, and Connie Britton and Directed by Nicole Holofcener
Due on September 14, the Netflix original film also stars Elizabeth Marvel, Bill Camp and Charlie Tahan.

[08/23/18 - 07:01 AM]
E! Greenlights Season Two of Hit Series "Very Cavallari"
The second season of the docu-series, set to premiere in 2019, will continue to follow the reality superstar's life in Nashville and will feature 10 one-hour episodes.

[08/23/18 - 06:55 AM]
Netflix Announces New Unscripted Originals
The streaming service unveiled four new unscripted original series and one original special slated to debut later this year.

[08/22/18 - 11:49 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 22
Updates include: Hugh Laurie to lead HBO's "Avenue 5"; Kate Mara attached to star in "A Teacher," now at FX; and Sharon Horgan, Billy Magnussoen team for new Amazon series.

[08/22/18 - 01:38 PM]
VH1 Greenlights New Season of "RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars"
"RuPaul's Drag Race" season 10 and "RuPaul's Drag Race: Untucked" earned a combined 12 Emmy(R) Award nominations this year - a record for VH1 - and both shows were greenlit for new seasons earlier this year.

[08/22/18 - 01:38 PM]
Jane Levy Joins the Cast of "What / If" from Mike Kelley
Levy joins previously announced Renée Zellweger in the role of Anne.

[08/22/18 - 12:52 PM]
Video: Sony Crackle Releases Official Trailer for Sophomore Season of "Snatch," Premiering Thursday, September 13th with All 10 Episodes
Ahead of the wide release, the scripted original drama series will debut with a sneak peek on Amazon devices through the Sony Crackle app starting Friday, August 31.

[08/22/18 - 12:06 PM]
National Geographic to Premiere "Katie's New Face: A Family's Journey," Exclusive Documentary Special Behind the Youngest Face Transplant Recipient in the U.S.
"I'm just very thankful to be alive," Katie Stubblefield notes in the documentary. "I get a second chance at life now."

[08/22/18 - 11:47 AM]
Showtime to Air "Our Cartoon President: Election Special 2018"
Look for the one-hour installment on Sunday, November 4 at 10:30/9:30c.

[08/22/18 - 11:23 AM]
"The Big Bang Theory" to End in 2019 as Longest-Running Multi-Cam Comedy Series in TV History
In a joint statement, Warner Bros. Television, CBS and Chuck Lorre Productions said, "We are forever grateful to our fans for their support of 'The Big Bang Theory' during the past twelve seasons."

[08/22/18 - 11:20 AM]
HGTV's David Bromstad Helps Lottery Winners Find Their Fantasy Properties in a New Season of "My Lottery Dream Home"
Premiering Friday, September 21, the 14 episode-season features David as he enthusiastically travels the country to take his newly moneyed clients on tours of luxurious properties.

[08/22/18 - 10:30 AM]
Simon Cowell Renews as Judge on NBC's #1 Reality Megahit, "America's Got Talent," in Multi-Year Deal
He'll also remain an executive producer on the series.

[08/22/18 - 10:16 AM]
Lifetime Releases Fall Movie Schedule
Shannen Doherty, Mira Sorvina, Bella Thorne, Austin P. Mckenzie, Angela Kinsey, Jason Patric and Caitlin Stasey are among the featured talent.

[08/22/18 - 10:04 AM]
"August 28" from Writer/Director Ava DuVernay to Make Its Television Debut on OWN August 28
The short film stars Lupita Nyong'o, Angela Bassett, Don Cheadle, Regina King, David Oyelowo, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Andre Holland, Michael Ealy and Glynn Turman.

[08/22/18 - 09:36 AM]
Ovation TV Creates a Programming Feast for Fans in Advance of the Third and Final Season of "Versailles"
The network has produced behind-the-scenes specials featuring interviews with the cast and crew, catch-up shows, and a travel special that takes viewers on a tour of city of Versailles today.

[08/22/18 - 09:18 AM]
Paramount Network Renews Emmy-Nominated "Lip Sync Battle"
12 new half-hour episodes will premiere in 2019.

[08/22/18 - 09:17 AM]
Discovery Resurrects the Iconic American Muscle Car in All-New Series "Trans Am" - Premieres October 2 at 10PM ET/PT
Entrepreneurial brothers Scott and Tod Warmack risked everything they had to acquire the exclusive rights to the Trans Am brand to pioneer a new-era of the American muscle car.

[08/22/18 - 09:06 AM]
"Ghost Adventures" Locks Down Travel Channel's Spook-Filled "Ghostober" Event
New series, specials and episodes continue all month long, culminating on Halloween night with "Ghost Adventures Live" - a special four-hour live investigation inside Zak Bagans' Las Vegas Haunted Museum.

[08/22/18 - 09:01 AM]
Adult Swim Festival Adds "Rick and Morty" Musical Experience
For the first time ever, see composer Ryan Elder and some very special guests bring your favorite "Rick and Morty" songs to life in melodic harmony in sync with an episode.

[08/22/18 - 09:00 AM]
Kim Dickens to Star in Showtime Drama Pilot "Queen Fur"
Also signing on are Michael Mosley, Jon Foster, Joshua Mikel, Keith Machekanyanga and Spencer Howell.

[08/22/18 - 09:00 AM]
"Sofia the First: Forever Royal" Premieres Saturday, September 8, on Disney Junior
Set in the storybook world of Enchancia, "Sofia the First" tells the story of an adventurous little girl who becomes a princess overnight after her mom marries the king.

[08/22/18 - 08:18 AM]
Investigation Discovery Gives Fans More Shows to Fall in Love with This Labor Day with a Preview of ID's Upcoming Fall Slate
Said stunt concludes with the launch of "Twisted Sisters" at 10:00/9:00c.







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[10/22/19 - 04:00 PM]
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[10/22/19 - 12:46 PM]
"Very Ralph," The First Documentary Portrait of Fashion Icon Ralph Lauren, Debuts November 12, Exclusively on HBO
The feature-length film reveals the man behind the icon and the creation of one of the most successful brands in fashion history.

[10/22/19 - 11:37 AM]
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[10/22/19 - 11:30 AM]
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[10/22/19 - 10:01 AM]
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[10/22/19 - 10:00 AM]
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[10/22/19 - 09:45 AM]
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[10/22/19 - 08:59 AM]
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[10/22/19 - 08:32 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "9-1-1" Take Home Demo Honors
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[10/22/19 - 06:21 AM]
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[10/22/19 - 06:10 AM]
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[10/22/19 - 06:00 AM]
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[10/21/19 - 05:00 PM]
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Said event continues with its time period premiere on Monday, Jan. 20 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/21/19 - 01:08 PM]
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The documentary follows three green card holding soldiers at various stages in this process.

[10/21/19 - 11:35 AM]
Netflix Orders "Grand Army" - A New Series Created and Executived by Katie Cappiello Based on Her Play
Odessa A'zion, Maliq Johnson, Amalia Yoo, Amir Bageria and Odley Jean will star in the project, about public high school students in Brooklyn who wrestle with sexual, racial and economic politics.