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[08/11/19 - 09:24 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Wins Repeat Showdown in Viewers, Demos
A pair of "48 Hours" installments help win the night in said categories.

[08/10/19 - 09:29 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, NBC Share Demo Honors; CBS Tops Viewers
NFL preseason coverage on local stations however makes the early results unclear.

[08/09/19 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 9
Updates include: Kether Donohue joins Darren Criss in Quibi's "Royalties"; Rachel Dratch, Anthony Alabi to recur on Showtime's "Shameless"; and Debra Jo Rupp to re-team with Kurtwood Smith on ABC's Nate Bargatze comedy pilot.

[08/09/19 - 02:34 PM]
Discovery Channel's Groundbreaking New Series, "Serengeti" Soars as Highest-Rated Nature Documentary Debut Since 2013
Discovery Channel further spins the numbers for Sunday, August 4.

[08/09/19 - 12:43 PM]
Video: From the World of Jason Bourne, USA Network Reveals Official "Treadstone" Trailer
The series, due on October, explores the origin story and present-day actions of the infamous covert program that uses behavior modification protocol to turn recruits into nearly superhuman assassins.

[08/09/19 - 12:02 PM]
HBO Drama Series "The Deuce," Created by George Pelecanos and David Simon, Returns for Third and Final Season Sept. 9, Exclusively on HBO
The eight-episode final season brings us into the world of 1985, just as VHS overtakes film as the primary medium for porn production and distribution.

[08/09/19 - 11:31 AM]
MTV's "The Challenge: War of the Worlds 2" Premieres Wednesday, August 28 at 8:00PM ET/PT with Expanded 90-Minute Episodes
Set in the middle of the jungle, "The Challenge: War of the Worlds 2" returns to a classic team format; 14 Brits will battle it out against 14 Americans for their share of the $1 million-dollar prize.

[08/09/19 - 09:02 AM]
"The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" Season 3 First Look
Amazon releases the first image from the show's third season.

[08/09/19 - 08:06 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Originals Top Viewers, Demos
Early results from last night however are clouded by preseason NFL games on local stations across the country.

[08/09/19 - 08:01 AM]
Showtime(R) Documentary Films to Debut "David Bowie Finding Fame"
The film, premiering tonight, chronicles five years of Bowie's early career, from the late 1960s through the on-stage death of Ziggy Stardust in 1973.

[08/09/19 - 01:23 AM]
Set Entirely Within the Confines of a Police Interview Suite, "Criminal" Comes to Netflix 20 September
David Tennant and Hayley Atwell are among those featured in the series.

[08/08/19 - 11:05 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 8
Updates include: Netflix orders second season of "Mr. Iglesias"; Bryan Greenberg, Charles Michael Davis cast in ABC's "Same Time, Next Christmas"; and NBC asks newcomer "Bluff City Law" for additional scripts.

[08/08/19 - 03:00 PM]
Netflix Announces Cast for Original Series "Away" Starring Hilary Swank and Josh Charles
The series centers on Emma Green, an American astronaut who must leave her husband and teenage daughter behind to command an international space crew embarking upon a treacherous mission.

[08/08/19 - 02:03 PM]
Toby Gorman Named President of Universal Television Alternative Studio
Most recently, Gorman was interim CEO of Magical Elves, where he oversaw the production company's development and current series in addition to maintaining his role as President of Entertainment at A. Smith & Co Productions.

[08/08/19 - 01:41 PM]
CBS Television Stations and CBS Interactive Accelerate Launch Plans for CBSN Local Services Across the Country
The nine markets included in this expanded launch plan are Chicago, Dallas-Ft. Worth, Philadelphia, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Denver, Miami, Sacramento, Pittsburgh and Baltimore.

[08/08/19 - 01:39 PM]
CBS All Access Adds Children's Programming to the Service
Highlights include new seasons of "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs" and "Danger Mouse."

[08/08/19 - 12:30 PM]
Bravo Announces Tickets on Sale Tuesday, August 13 for BravoCon Taking Place November 15 - November 17 in NYC
"Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen" will film its biggest show yet on Friday, November 15 at the Hammerstein Ballroom.

[08/08/19 - 11:24 AM]
"The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" Opens the New Fall Season with Sunday Post-Football Telecasts and a Week of Live Shows
The first post-"Sunday Night Football" show will air September 8 following a prime AFC match-up when the Pittsburgh Steelers take on the New England Patriots.

[08/08/19 - 10:11 AM]
Minneapolis Reno Experts Brad and Heather Fox Help Homeowners Decide to "Stay or Sell" in New HGTV Series
Premiering Tuesday, August 27, the series spotlights the husband-wife duo as they present their Minneapolis-area clients with two options - renovate their current home or buy another property nearby that can be customized.

[08/08/19 - 09:58 AM]
The Team Behind "The Crown" Has Adapted the Best-Selling Novel "Behind Her Eyes" as a Six-Episode Series
Tom Bateman and Eve Hewson both star in the Netflix project.

[08/08/19 - 09:08 AM]
Video: WE tv Reveals a Jaw-Dropping Cast and Sneak Peek of the Highly Anticipated New Season of "Marriage Boot Camp: Family Edition" Premiering October 11 at 10:00 PM ET/PT
With relationships beyond repair, Dr. Venus Nicolino and Dr. Ish Major will push the stars and their families to the point of no return when they send them on a road trip to face painful truths and find out if blood is truly thicker than water.

[08/08/19 - 08:12 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "BH90210" Bows on Top for FOX
The newcomer leads all series last night among adults 18-49.

[08/08/19 - 06:30 AM]
Get Your First Look at "The Politician" - A New Series Created by Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk & Ian Brennan
Ben Platt, Jessica Lange, Zoey Deutch and Gwyneth Paltrow star in the Netflix series.

[08/07/19 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 7
Updates include: FOX cancels "Paradise Hotel," picks up "Flirty Dancing"; Julio Macias named regular on Netflix's "On My Block"; and Alberto Rosende to recur on NBC's "Chicago Fire."

[08/07/19 - 04:20 PM]
David Benioff and D.B. Weiss Sign Overall Deal to Develop New Films and Series for Netflix
The streaming service will be the exclusive home of the "Game of Thrones" showrunners.

[08/07/19 - 03:44 PM]
Video: Watch a Sneak Peek at FOX's New Fall Drama, "Almost Family"
Check out the latest trailer for the newcomer, launching on Wednesday, October 2.

[08/07/19 - 03:36 PM]
OWN Remembers Toni Morrison with Re-Airing of Interview This Saturday, August 10 at 8 PM ET/PT
They discussed colorism, the pressure outer beauty places on self-worth and how books have the power to open your eyes to understanding others in a new light.

[08/07/19 - 03:00 PM]
Video: Watch a Sneak Peek at FOX's New Fall Drama, "Prodigal Son"
View the latest trailer for the upcoming series, premiering Monday, September 23.

[08/07/19 - 02:30 PM]
Pierce Brosnan Joins Will Ferrell and Rachel McAdams in "Eurovision"
Brosnan will star as Erick Erickssong, Lars' (Ferrell) father and the most handsome man in Iceland.

[08/07/19 - 02:30 PM]
Netflix Announces Upcoming Drama Series & Series Regulars "Tiny Pretty Things"
Based on the book by Sona Charaipotra and Dhonielle Clayton, the series is set in the world of an elite ballet academy and charts the rise and fall of young adults who live far from their homes, each standing on the verge of greatness or ruin.

[08/07/19 - 01:00 PM]
Spend September Surrounded by Disney Magic with Freeform During the Network's "30 Days of Disney" Programming
Highlights include a two-hour special, "Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge - Adventure Awaits," premiering Sunday, September 29 at 8:00/7:00c.

[08/07/19 - 12:32 PM]
The Premiere of Disney Channel's "Descendants 3" Is Cable TV's Highest-Rated Telecast in Two Years Among Kids 6-11 and Tweens 9-14
Disney Channel further spins the numbers for Friday, August 2.

[08/07/19 - 12:08 PM]
An All-New Season of "Jay Leno's Garage" Premieres Wednesday, August 28 at 10PM ET/PT
The series returns for its fifth season with eight new episodes featuring the legendary comedian and his fearless friends as they get behind the wheel of some of the most badass machines on the planet.

[08/07/19 - 10:16 AM]
Animation Domination Returns with A-List of Guest Voices on "The Simpsons," All-New Series "Bless The Harts," "Bob's Burgers" and "Family Guy," Beginning Sunday, September 29, on FOX
John Legend, Chrissy Teigen, Jason Momoa, Bryan Cranston, Niecy Nash, Megan Mullally, Holly Hunter, Mary Steenburgen and Billy Eichner are all on tap.

[08/07/19 - 10:15 AM]
FOX Entertainment Signs Writer/Creator Jeff Davis to Exclusive, Broadcast-Only Deal
The agreement marks FOX Entertainment's first direct, overall term deal.

[08/07/19 - 09:53 AM]
OWN Announces Celebrity Guests for "OWN Spotlight: Black Women OWN the Conversation" Premiering August 24
The series features intimate conversations about important issues with honest opinions and surprising solutions that put people first.

[08/07/19 - 09:30 AM]
Amy Carney Named Chief Operating Officer, FOX Entertainment
Carney most recently was President of Advertiser Sales, Strategy and Research at Sony Pictures Television.

[08/07/19 - 08:11 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "America's Got Talent" Pull Back in Front
The Peacock wins the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/07/19 - 08:00 AM]
Showtime Documentary Films Announces "The Kingmaker" from Emmy(R) Winning Director Lauren Greenfield
The film will screen at additional festivals in the upcoming months, followed by a theatrical release this fall and a world television premiere on Showtime in early 2020.

[08/06/19 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 6
Updates include: ABC to hear "Fresh Off the Boat" spin-off pitch; FX's "Taboo" remains in limbo; and Sara Ramirez to exit "Madam Secretary" as series regular.

[08/06/19 - 05:20 PM]
FX's "Mrs. America" Shares First Look at Cast
Cate Blanchett, Rose Byrne, Sarah Paulson, Margo Martindale, Uzo Aduba, Elizabeth Banks and Tracey Ullman star in the limited series.

[08/06/19 - 05:17 PM]
Video: "Mr Inbetween" - Season 2: Official Trailer - FX
The series returns to FX on Thursday, September 12 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/06/19 - 04:16 PM]
FX Orders Third Installment of American Crime Story Franchise "Impeachment: American Crime Story"
The latest edition stars Sarah Paulson as Linda Tripp, Beanie Feldstein as Monica Lewinsky, and Annaleigh Ashford as Paula Jones.

[08/06/19 - 02:32 PM]
"Snowfall" Renewed for Fourth Season on FX
The acclaimed drama series created by John Singleton, Eric Amadio and Dave Andron will return to FX in 2020.

[08/06/19 - 02:01 PM]
FOX Entertainment Acquires Emmy(R) Award-Winning Production Company Bento Box Entertainment
The animation studio is behind "Bob's Burgers" and two of FOX's upcoming series, "Duncanville" and "The Great North."

[08/06/19 - 01:50 PM]
"Lights Out with David Spade" Debuts as #1 New Late Night Talk Show of 2019
Comedy Central further spins the numbers for July 29-August 1.

[08/06/19 - 01:15 PM]
Launch of Hallmark Channel's Annual "Summer Nights" Programming Event Propels Network to Rank #1 During Weekend Primetime & #2 During Primetime for the Week
Hallmark Channel further spins the numbers for the week of July 29 - August 4.

[08/06/19 - 12:34 PM]
Bravo's "Married to Medicine" Returns for Season 7
Returning cast members include: Dr. Jacqueline Walters, Dr. Simone Whitmore, Dr. Heavenly Kimes, Toya Bush-Harris, Quad Webb, Dr. Contessa Metcalfe, Mariah Huq and new friend, Buffie Purselle.

[08/06/19 - 12:10 PM]
E! Announces Expanded Slate of Entertainment News Programming, Including Two New York-Based Series
In addition, current late night news franchise "Nightly Pop" will expand to four nights per week and live daytime series "Daily Pop" will continue to air every weekday.

[08/06/19 - 11:52 AM]
New Season Premiere of HGTV's "Flip or Flop" Delivers a 1.07 Live Plus Three-Day Rating on Thursday, Aug. 1
HGTV further spins the numbers for Thursday, August 1.







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[08/12/20 - 11:45 AM]
Hit Canadian Drama "Transplant" Begins Its Stateside Campaign and Sets NBC Debut for Tuesday, Sept. 1
The 13-episode series centers on Dr. Bashir "Bash" Hamed, a Syrian doctor with battle-tested skills in emergency medicine who fled his country with his younger sister, Amira.

[08/12/20 - 10:01 AM]
"The Goes Wrong Show" Debuts on Amazon Prime Video on August 15
The series, licensed by Lionsgate, is inspired by Mischief's award winning Broadway and West End stage production, The Play That Goes Wrong.

[08/12/20 - 10:00 AM]
Apple TV+ Greenlights "Harriet the Spy," Starring Golden Globe Nominee Beanie Feldstein and Emmy Award Winner Jane Lynch
The series order marks the first animated adaptation of the iconic children's novel that chronicles the coming-of-age adventures of the irrepressible Harriet M. Welsch.

[08/12/20 - 09:48 AM]
Peacock Gives Series Order to Young Adult Mystery Drama "One of Us Is Lying"
DarĂ­o Madrona will serve as showrunner and executive producer.

[08/12/20 - 09:30 AM]
Netflix Announces "Sarah Cooper: Everything's Fine," A New Comedy Special Set to Premiere Fall 2020
The special will be directed by Natasha Lyonne with Maya Rudolph, Danielle Renfrew Behrens and Lyonne executive producing through their production company Animal Pictures in addition to Cooper and Paula Pell.

[08/12/20 - 09:20 AM]
Look Up! "David Blaine Ascension" Global Livestream Event Lifting Off Soon on YouTube
The multi-hour livestream event, weather permitting, will broadcast live on Monday, August 31 on David Blaine's YouTube Channel.

[08/12/20 - 09:02 AM]
Social Media Sensation The Tiny Chef Heads to Nickelodeon in Brand-New Series from Imagine Kids+Family
"The Tiny Chef Show" (working title) will follow the talented chef as he whips up tasty "weshipees" and the world's tiniest plant-based dishes from his tree-stump home.

[08/12/20 - 09:02 AM]
"The Doctors" Reveals New Format and Host, Dr. Ian Smith, for Season 13
The new season will launch the theme "Take Your Power Back," designed to empower viewers to break through the fear and uncertainty of current times.

[08/12/20 - 09:01 AM]
Video: HBO Max Debuts Trailer and Key Art for WarnerMax Feature Film "Unpregnant"
Haley Lu Richardson and Barbie Ferreira star in the film, from director Rachel Lee Goldenberg.

[08/12/20 - 08:12 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: No Stopping NBC, "America's Got Talent"
The network remains on top in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/12/20 - 08:00 AM]
Machines Gone Wild: New Science Channel Specials Spotlight the Dark Side of Everyday Engineering Marvels
Look for "When Elevators Attack" tonight at 9:00/8:00c followed by "Eaten by an Escalator" next Wednesday, August 19 at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/12/20 - 08:00 AM]
CBS Renews Competition Series "Tough as Nails" for a Second Season
The series is created by Emmy Award-winning producer Phil Keoghan and his producing partner Louise Keoghan, who are also executive producers.

[08/12/20 - 07:00 AM]
HBO and Sky Partner with SISTER for Sian Robins-Grace and Lucy Gaymer's Darkly Comic Horror Series "The Baby"
The project is a funny, raw examination of motherhood as an institution: a set of unspoken rules that affect women differently depending on how they're viewed by society. If you're not scared by that, you should be.

[08/11/20 - 06:07 PM]
Netflix Confirms Production of "Undercover" (Working Title) Directed by Kim Jin-min of "Extracurricular"
In the series, a mobster's daughter named Ji-u joins a cartel and becomes a mole in the police force to seek the truth behind her father's death.

[08/11/20 - 10:37 AM]
Court TV to Premiere New Original True-Crime Series "Judgment with Ashleigh Banfield" in September
The series will be seen Sunday nights at 8:00/7:00c with the premiere set for September 13.