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[09/29/19 - 10:16 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Continues Reign with College Football
The Alphabet easily wins the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/28/19 - 08:29 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, CBS Share Adults 18-49 Honors
"American Housewife" and "Hawaii Five-0" both lead the night among adults 18-49.

[09/27/19 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Friday, September 27
Updates include: Freeform cancels "Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists"; HBO's "Mare of Easttown" rounds out cast; and Amy Landecker boards Showtime's "Your Honor."

[09/27/19 - 02:32 PM]
Deborah Chow to Direct Obi-Wan Kenobi Series Exclusively on Disney+
Ewan McGregor will be reprising his role as Obi-Wan Kenobi for the series, which takes place eight years after the events of Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith.

[09/27/19 - 02:22 PM]
iHeartMedia Rings in the Holiday Season with the Return of Its Iconic 2019 National "iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Tour Presented by Capital One(R)"
The CW will broadcast the event as an exclusive nationwide television special on Thursday, December 19 at 8:00/7:00c.

[09/27/19 - 12:20 PM]
HBO Max Teams Up with Emmy(R) Award Winner Ellen DeGeneres for Four Original Series
"I'm very excited to bring my new shows to HBO Max. I don't know who Max is, but I can't wait to work with him," DeGeneres said.

[09/27/19 - 11:05 AM]
Rachael Ray's "30 Minute Meals" Returns with New Episodes This Fall on Food Network
During each episode Rachael gives viewers real-time, step-by-step cooking instructions, from ingredient prep to getting a meal on the table, with time-saving tips that make the aspirational achievable.

[09/27/19 - 10:16 AM]
11 Actors Join Darren Criss in "Hollywood," A New Series from Ryan Murphy & Ian Brennan
Jeremy Pope, David Corenswet, Holland Taylor, Samara Weaving, Dylan McDermott, Laura Harrier, Patti LuPone, Jake Picking, Jim Parsons, Maude Apatow, and Joe Mantello are the latest on tap.

[09/27/19 - 09:16 AM]
Freeform Promises "Everything's Gonna Be Okay," With Series Premiere on Thursday, Jan. 16
Josh Thomas stars as a neurotic twenty-something-year-old visiting his dad and teenage half-sisters, one of whom is on the autism spectrum.

[09/27/19 - 09:12 AM]
Video: "Haunted" Season 2 - Official Trailer - Netflix
In an all-new season of true-life terror, real people recount unsettling run-ins with demons, ghosts and more, as told via dramatic re-enactments.

[09/27/19 - 09:02 AM]
Video: "BoJack Horseman" - Season 6 Trailer - Netflix
The final two-part season airs October 25 and January 31.

[09/27/19 - 08:35 AM]
CMT to Honor the One and Only Reba McEntire with "Artist of a Lifetime" Award Presented by Ram Trucks at the "2019 CMT Artists of the Year" Celebration
Reba will join the illustrious ranks alongside previous "Lifetime" recipients, including Loretta Lynn (2018), Shania Twain (2016), Kenny Rogers (2015), and Merle Haggard (2014).

[09/27/19 - 08:34 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Dominates with "Thursday Night Football"
The network's primetime coverage overshadows its competition's debuts.

[09/27/19 - 07:17 AM]
Video: "Deon Cole: Cole Hearted" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Cole's first hour-long Netflix comedy special premieres Tuesday, October 8.

[09/27/19 - 06:01 AM]
History's New Nonfiction Series "Kings of Pain" Follows Two Fearless Men Getting Stung and Bit by the Most Dangerous Animals in the World to Create the Ultimate Guide to Measuring Pain
The eight-episode, one-hour series premieres Tuesday, November 12 at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/27/19 - 01:32 AM]
BBC Announces Brand New Series Presented by David Attenborough, "Life in Colour"
The series, set to debut in early 2021, is also made for Netflix and Channel 9 in Australia.

[09/27/19 - 01:23 AM]
Rupert Graves Joins Julia Stiles, Poppy Delevingne & Jack Fox for Series 3 of Sky Original "Riviera"
A year has passed since the explosive finale of the last series.

[09/26/19 - 11:47 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, September 26
Updates include: Amazon confirms renewal of "Absentia"; HBO's "The Gilded Age" casts quartet; and "Modern Family's" Steve Levitan inks massive overall deal with 20th Century Fox Television.

[09/26/19 - 05:21 PM]
Netflix to Bring Korean Retro Romance Film "Tune in for Love"
The project is a young couple's love story, in which fate keeps pulling them together and pushing them apart again as they try to figure out life on their own, and with each other.

[09/26/19 - 03:14 PM]
WarnerMedia Entertainment Forges Content Partnership with New Cadence Productions
NCP will initially produce comedy specials coming from the newly-created HA Comedy Festival in San Antonio, where WarnerMedia Entertainment will be the premier sponsor.

[09/26/19 - 02:39 PM]
John Malkovich, Ben Schwartz, Diana Silvers, Jimmy O. Yang, Tawny Newsome & Alex Sparrow Join Steve Carell in Netflix's "Space Force"
The workplace comedy centers around the people on Earth who have been tasked with creating a sixth branch of the armed services.

[09/26/19 - 01:00 PM]
Showtime Renews "On Becoming a God in Central Florida" for a Second Season
Season one is currently airing on Sundays at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/26/19 - 12:29 PM]
Travel Channel Reveals a Town's Descent Into Madness and the True Story of America's Most Infamous Witch Hunt in Network's First Docudrama, "Witches of Salem"
From reports of possession by the devil, to mass arrests, sensational trials and public hangings, each hour-long episode is an in-depth account of the eight months of fear, panic and horror that overtook Salem, revealing the truth behind this dark legacy in America's history.

[09/26/19 - 12:00 PM]
USA Network Pilot "Masters of Doom" Sets Cast and Director
Eduardo Franco, Patrick Gibson, John Karna, Jane Ackermann and Siobhan Williams have been tapped to star.

[09/26/19 - 11:00 AM]
"America's Got Talent: The Champions" Second Season Sets New Judging Panel with Simon Cowell, Alesha Dixon, Heidi Klum, Howie Mandel and Host Terry Crews
Shin Lim, magician and the first "Champions" World Champion, revealed the new judging panel and host via a magic trick on YouTube.

[09/26/19 - 10:53 AM]
Bravo Spills the Tea When "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" Returns Sunday, November 3 at 8PM ET/PT
Returning this season are Cynthia Bailey, Eva Marcille, Kandi Burruss, Nene Leakes and Porsha Williams.

[09/26/19 - 10:36 AM]
Hulu's "Little Fires Everywhere" Finds Its Young Elena and Mia for Flashback Episode
AnnaSophia Robb and Tiffany Boone will play said roles.

[09/26/19 - 10:02 AM]
McG to Direct Netflix's "Babysitter" Sequel with Original Cast Returning
Two years after defeating a satanic cult led by his babysitter Bee, Cole's trying to forget his past and focus on surviving high school.

[09/26/19 - 08:41 AM]
Video: Sneak Peek of Apple's "For All Mankind" Set for New York Comic Con on Saturday, October 5
Ahead of the event, a new trailer for the highly anticipated Apple Original is now available.

[09/26/19 - 08:38 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Masked Singer" Return on Top for FOX
The network's two-hour season premiere posts huge gains over last year's "Empire" and "Star" openers.

[09/26/19 - 08:31 AM]
Video: "The Irishman" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Robert De Niro, Al Pacino and Joe Pesci star in Martin Scorsese's film, an epic saga of organized crime in post-war America told through the eyes of World War II veteran Frank Sheeran, a hustler and hitman who worked alongside some of the most notorious figures of the 20th century.

[09/26/19 - 06:26 AM]
FOX Sports Announces "WWE Backstage" on FS1
The hour-long, weekly show offers viewers the latest WWE news every Tuesday at 11:00/10:C00c, beginning Tuesday, November 5 on FS1.

[09/26/19 - 06:00 AM]
Starz Holds Court with New and Returning Cast for "The Spanish Princess"
Ray Stevenson, Sai Bennett, Andrew Buchan and Peter Egan join a returning class which includes Laura Carmichael, Georgie Henley and Stephanie Levi-John.

[09/26/19 - 06:00 AM]
ABC to Air a Special "AFV" Retrospective, "AFV: America, This Is You!," in Honor of the Series' Monumental 30th Anniversary, Sunday, Dec. 8
The special retrospective will take a closer look at the history of the iconic series, including how it originated, the evolution over 30 seasons and its significant influence on pop culture, as well as how changes in technology impacted the show.

[09/25/19 - 11:32 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, September 25
Updates include: BET cancels "In Contempt"; Hulu shutters "Marvel's Ghost Rider"; and Ray Romano to star in HBO Max's "Made for Love."

[09/25/19 - 01:01 PM]
Showtime(R) Orders Drama Series "Ripley" with Andrew Scott in Title Role
In the series, Tom Ripley, a grifter scraping by in early 1960s New York, is hired by a wealthy man to travel to Italy to try to convince his vagabond son to return home.

[09/25/19 - 11:32 AM]
Bravo's "The Real Housewives of New Jersey" Celebrates a Decade of Family, Friendship, and Frenemies When Season 10 Premieres on Wednesday, November 6 at 9PM ET/PT
Returning for season 10 are Teresa Giudice, Melissa Gorga, Margaret Josephs, Dolores Catania, Jackie Goldschneider and Jennifer Aydin.

[09/25/19 - 11:29 AM]
MotorTrend Announces the All-New Series "Ant Anstead Master Mechanic"
In the all-new series, world premiering Thursday, October 10, exclusively on the MotorTrend App, Anstead is paying homage to the legendary 1930s Alfa Romeo 158 Grand Prix race car by building his own from the ground up.

[09/25/19 - 10:19 AM]
Freeform to Offer an Encore Presentation of the Premiere of ABC's Highly Anticipated New Drama "Emergence," Saturday, Sept. 28, at 11 P.M. EDT
The Allison Tolman-led drama bowed last night on the Alphabet.

[09/25/19 - 09:45 AM]
Freeform Orders "Last Summer" Pilot from eOne
The project is written and executive produced by Bert V. Royal, with Iron Ocean Productions' Jessica Biel and Michelle Purple, and Max Winkler, who will also direct.

[09/25/19 - 09:32 AM]
Ovation Locks Laura Dern and Alfre Woodard as "Inside the Actors Studio" Guests
Greta Gerwig and LaTanya Richardson Jackson will host said installments.

[09/25/19 - 09:00 AM]
John Stamos and Graham Phillips to Make a Splash in "The Wonderful World of Disney Presents The Little Mermaid Live!"
They'll join the previously announced Auli'i Cravalho (Ariel), Queen Latifah (Ursula) and Shaggy (Sebastian).

[09/25/19 - 08:26 AM]
"Invisible City," Created by Carlos Saldanha, Begins Production in Brazil
Oscar-nominated Saldanha is the creator and executive producer of the show, which is his first live-action series and will take Brazilian folklore stories to the world under a contemporary perspective.

[09/25/19 - 08:11 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "This Is Us" Returns on Top in Demos for NBC
The Peacock's flagship drama however is down nearly 38% from a year ago among adults 18-49.

[09/24/19 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 24
Updates include: The CW details latest "Arrow" spin-off; "Fleabag's" Phoebe Waller-Bridge signs overall deal with Amazon; and Michael Rosenbaum passes on appearing in The CW's "Crisis on Infinite Earths" crossover event.

[09/24/19 - 02:16 PM]
Oxygen Media Debuts a Two-Hour Special "Uncovered: Killed by Hate" Premiering Sunday, October 20 at 7PM ET/PT
As America approaches the 10 year anniversary of the "Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act," Oxygen explores how far the country has come with the emotional and poignant two-hour special.

[09/24/19 - 01:14 PM]
"Holidays with the Houghs" Brings Fun Sibling Revelry to NBC
The hourlong special, to be aired later this year, will feature brother and sister and Emmy Award-winning choreographers Derek and Julianne Hough, each of whom and together will perform in show-stopping musical and dance performances.

[09/24/19 - 10:14 AM]
Science Channel's Popular Engineering Series "Mysteries of the Abandoned" Returning for Season Four Thursday, October 3rd at 9PM
The series features stories behind some of the world's most striking buildings, why they were built, and why they are now in ruins.

[09/24/19 - 10:01 AM]
Will Smith to Star in Nicky Barnes Biopic "The Council" for Netflix
The film is the never-before told story of a crime syndicate consisting of seven African-American men who ruled Harlem in the 1970s and early 80s.

[09/24/19 - 10:01 AM]
New Discovery Channel Series "River of No Return" Premieres October 6
Set deep in the backcountry of one of the largest, most dangerous and incredibly scenic stretches of unfettered land in the country, lies the Frank Church Wilderness, also known as "The Frank."







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[01/16/20 - 05:18 PM]
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The final 13-episode season will go into production later this year and air in 2021.

[01/16/20 - 02:48 PM]
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[01/16/20 - 02:47 PM]
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[01/16/20 - 02:46 PM]
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[01/16/20 - 02:45 PM]
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[01/16/20 - 02:44 PM]
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[01/16/20 - 02:43 PM]
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[01/16/20 - 02:42 PM]
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[01/16/20 - 01:34 PM]
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[01/16/20 - 01:00 PM]
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[01/16/20 - 12:56 PM]
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[01/16/20 - 12:18 PM]
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[01/16/20 - 12:00 PM]
All-New One-Hour Special "Harry & Meghan: The Royals in Crisis" to Air Wednesday, January 29, on FOX
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[01/16/20 - 11:39 AM]
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[01/16/20 - 11:34 AM]
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