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[05/02/20 - 08:33 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Dramas Top Viewers, Demos
The Eye holds off the competition in both categories last night.

[05/01/20 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 1
Updates include: Emily Wilson, Betsy Thomas bring "Beth & Sam" to HBO Max; Martin Gero, Annie Weisman sign new overall deals; and Quibi fills out its May releases.

[05/01/20 - 04:55 PM]
Bravo's "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" Debuts First-Ever Virtual Three-Part Reunion Beginning Sunday, May 10 at 8PM ET/PT
Host Andy Cohen unpacks the fiery season with Cynthia Bailey, Eva Marcille, Kandi Burruss, Kenya Moore, Nene Leakes and Porsha Williams.

[05/01/20 - 04:35 PM]
Meet the Resident Taggers of FOX's "Ultimate Tag"
The series launches Wednesday, May 20 at 9:00/8:00c on the network.

[05/01/20 - 02:06 PM]
Binge All 10 Episodes of "The Dress Up Gang" - Created by the Comedy Trio of the Same Name, The Series Is Now Available on the TBS App, Website and VOD
The first episode of the series is be available without requiring a cable subscription.

[05/01/20 - 12:30 PM]
ABC Announces First Wave of Performances for "The Disney Family Singalong: Volume II," Airing Sunday, May 10, at 7 p.m.
The special will also raise awareness about Feeding America's vast network and resources for people in the country who are finding themselves in unfamiliar circumstances and facing hunger for the first time due to COVID-19.

[05/01/20 - 12:08 PM]
HBO Renews "Insecure" for a Fifth Season
"We're thrilled that Issa, Prentice, and the whole 'Insecure' team will be getting back together for a fifth season," said Amy Gravitt. "As we laugh and cringe with recognition, their stories make us all feel a little less alone in the world."

[05/01/20 - 10:07 AM]
All Hands-On Deck: New Discovery Channel Series "All on the Line" Premieres May 22
In the series, two crews in Gloucester, Massachusetts are still fighting to land monster tuna and keep their family businesses going through the winter.

[05/01/20 - 10:01 AM]
Hulu's Early Summer 2020 Original Programming Slate
The streaming service recaps its May and June offerings.

[05/01/20 - 10:00 AM]
Drama Series "Lovecraft Country" Debuts This August
HBO's new drama follows Atticus Freeman (Jonathan Majors) as he joins up with his friend Letitia (Jurnee Smollett-Bell) and his Uncle George (Courtney B. Vance) to embark on a road trip across 1950s Jim Crow America in search of his missing father (Michael Kenneth Williams).

[05/01/20 - 09:13 AM]
Video: "Have a Good Trip" - Official Trailer - Netflix
The film is a documentary featuring comedic tripping stories from A-list actors, comedians, and musicians.

[05/01/20 - 09:00 AM]
Freeform Launches Country-Wide Virtual Talent Search
The search, which will run from May 1 to May 8, calls for talent from across the United States who play ages 18-25 to self-record one of four Freeform series monologues and submit their video for consideration.

[05/01/20 - 08:48 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "A Parks and Recreation Special" Tops Demo Race
ABC however takes home the demo crown for the night while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[05/01/20 - 07:09 AM]
Video: "Trial by Media" - Official Trailer - Netflix
From executive producers George Clooney and Grant Heslov, the series details six televised cases defined by headlines reaching across different areas of the law.

[04/30/20 - 11:38 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 30
Updates include: USA pulls the plug on newcomer "Dare Me"; and Carrie Coon to take over for Amanda Peet in HBO's "The Gilded Age."

[04/30/20 - 06:16 PM]
Video: E!'s "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" Mid-Season Supertease
New episodes return this September on the cable channel.

[04/30/20 - 05:02 PM]
NBC Special "Feeding America Comedy Festival" Uses Laughter as Secret Weapon Against Hunger
Scheduled to appear: Jack Black, Cedric the Entertainer, Billy Crystal, Brad Garrett, Whoopi Goldberg, Tiffany Haddish, Kevin Hart, George Lopez, Howie Mandel, Eddie Murphy, Chris Rock, Adam Sandler, Kenan Thompson and more.

[04/30/20 - 05:00 PM]
All-New Unscripted Series "Celebrity Watch Party," Premiering Thursday, May 7, on FOX
Among the participants: Rob Lowe, Meghan Trainor, Joe Buck, Raven-Symoné, Master P and Romeo, JoJo Siwa, Steve Wozniak, Curtis Stone, and Robert and Kym Herjavec.

[04/30/20 - 04:32 PM]
"The Voice" to Broadcast First-Ever Remote Live Shows with Carson Daly Hosting from Stage Beginning the Week of Monday, May 4
Then on Tuesday, May 5, four artists, one from each team, will be revealed as safe by America's votes.

[04/30/20 - 12:00 PM]
NASCAR Returns to Racing with Events at Darlington, Charlotte
NASCAR today announced it will return to racing on May 17, which will kick off a slate of races that includes seven events in three series at two race tracks - Darlington Raceway and Charlotte Motor Speedway.

[04/30/20 - 11:01 AM]
The 2020 "E! People's Choice Awards" to Air on Sunday, November 15 from 9-11 ET/PT
Airing in over 160 countries, the global, fan-driven award show celebrates the year's best in movies, TV, music and pop culture.

[04/30/20 - 10:36 AM]
ESPN's Phil Dean Named New "Monday Night Football" Producer
Dean joined ESPN in 1992 and has been one of the company's top producers since being promoted to the position in 1999.

[04/30/20 - 10:30 AM]
Gabrielle Union and Jessica Alba Are Turning Up the Heat This Summer as "L.A.'s Finest" Returns to Spectrum Originals on Monday, June 8
The series, which launched on Spectrum Originals in May 2019, earned major street cred as it locked up over 3.4 million viewers to date and has been the #1 viewed series on the Spectrum On Demand platform.

[04/30/20 - 09:36 AM]
Video: E!'s "The Bradshaw Bunch" Starring Terry Bradshaw - New Promo Available Now
Legendary quarterback, Emmy(R)-winning television-broadcast icon, actor, and championship quarter horse breeder Terry Bradshaw is ready to steal America's hearts as E! greenlights the comedic docu-series "The Bradshaw Bunch," coming soon on E!.

[04/30/20 - 09:30 AM]
Disney Junior Celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with New Episodes of "Mira, Royal Detective" and On-Air Interstitials
Highlighting key cultural themes like the importance of family, food and traditions, the episodes will premiere the first three Fridays in May.

[04/30/20 - 09:16 AM]
From the Twisted Mind of Executive Producer Ryan Reynolds and Hosted by Adam Scott - "Don't" Premieres on ABC, Thursday, June 11
In each episode, members of a four-person team strive to accomplish various challenges, such as "Don't Blink," "Don't Look Back" and "Don't Play Ball in the House," as they work together to build their bank.

[04/30/20 - 09:06 AM]
Video: Trailer - Hulu's "Ramy" Season Two
All 10 episodes of season two premiere on Friday, May 29.

[04/30/20 - 08:19 AM]
Ina Garten Is Back with Fresh Spring Recipes for Home Cooks in Brand-New Season of "Barefoot Contessa: Cook Like a Pro"
Shot on-location at her home in East Hampton, New York, Ina opens up her kitchen each week to help viewers cooks with confidence no matter their level of expertise.

[04/30/20 - 08:12 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Masked Singer" Cruises to Demo Victory
FOX's reality entry easily wins the night among adults 18-49.

[04/30/20 - 08:04 AM]
TV One's Acclaimed Series "Unsung" Ranks #1 on Cable in 10 P.M. Timeslot During Its Premiere Run
TV One further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[04/30/20 - 08:04 AM]
Video: Lifetime Releases Trailer for "I Was Lorena Bobbitt" Premiering Memorial Day
Starring Dani Montalvo and Luke Humphrey as the controversial couple Lorena and John Bobbitt, the film follows Lorena's account leading up to that fateful day as Lorena also serves as executive producer and on-screen narrator.

[04/30/20 - 08:02 AM]
HBO and RAI Renew "My Brilliant Friend" for a Third Season
Season three will be based on "Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay," Elena Ferrante's third book in the series.

[04/30/20 - 08:02 AM]
Bravo's "Summer House" Joins "Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen: @Home" for a Virtual Reunion on Wednesday, May 6, at 10PM ET/PT
Host Andy Cohen "virtually" sits down with roommates Kyle Cooke, Amanda Batula, Carl Radke, Lindsay Hubbard, Paige DeSorbo, Hannah Berner, Jules Daoud, and Luke Gulbranson to look back on the season's juiciest and most drama-filled moments.

[04/30/20 - 08:00 AM]
Video: "Jerry Seinfeld: 23 Hours to Kill" - Official Trailer - Netflix
This hour-long special showcases more of Seinfeld's sharp angles on everyday life.

[04/30/20 - 07:31 AM]
Video: "Magic for Humans" - Season 3 - Official Trailer - Netflix
Justin Willman is back with an all new season on Friday, May 15.

[04/30/20 - 07:08 AM]
HGTV Picks Up Self-Shot Home Organization Series "Hot Mess House"
The four-episode series is slated to premiere in June 2020.

[04/30/20 - 05:26 AM]
Netflix Announces "Jiva!" as Its Next African Original Series
The drama series follows the life of the talented street dancer Ntombi, who while juggling the demands of a dead end job, family responsibility and a rocky love life realizes that her dance moves could be her ticket out of her working class neighborhood in Durban.

[04/30/20 - 02:25 AM]
Exclusive Chinese Series "The Victims' Game" Debuts Worldwide Today
The Netflix crime based series is set in the local investigation environment of Taiwan, providing a brand-new vision to audiences throughout the world in a narrative way like no other.

[04/30/20 - 02:24 AM]
Nanna Blondell & Anastasios Soulis Starring "Red Dot" - The First Swedish Netflix Feature Film
The film follows David (Anastasios Soulis) and Nadja (Nanna Blondell), a couple in their late twenties, who've been struggling with their marriage.

[04/29/20 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 29
Updates include: Hulu lands U.S. rights to "In My Skin," from BBC Studios; and Judy Greer, Steve Guttenberg to star in "Good Boy" for Hulu's "Into the Dark" franchise.

[04/29/20 - 06:24 PM]
"Graduate Together: America Honors the High School Class of 2020," A Graduation Tribute to Our Nation's High School Seniors, to Air Saturday, May 16 at 8 P.M. ET/PT, 7 P.M. CT
ABC, CBS, FOX, and NBC will simultaneously air the special along with leading entertainment, social media and streaming platforms.

[04/29/20 - 12:38 PM]
Animal Planet's "Crikey! It's the Irwins: Bindi's Wedding" Delivers Record Series Ratings on April 18
Animal Planet further spins the numbers for Saturday, April 18.

[04/29/20 - 12:32 PM]
HGTV Greenlights "House Hunters: LOL" with Candid Commentary from Socially Distanced Celebrity Comedians
The six half-hour episodes are slated to premiere in June.

[04/29/20 - 12:01 PM]
Faith-Based Musical Film "A Week Away" Lands at Netflix
Bailee Madison, Kevin Quinn, Sherri Shepherd and David Koechner star alongside newcomers Jahbril Cook, Kat Conner Sterling and Iain Tucker.

[04/29/20 - 11:31 AM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Adds Two New Unscripted Series to Its Popular Saturday Night Lineup Premiering May 16
"Fear Not with Iyanla Vanzant" and "Girlfriends Check In" will air back-to-back on Saturday nights at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/29/20 - 11:31 AM]
National Geographic Announces Special Linear Presentation of Its Disney+ Hit Series, "The World According to Jeff Goldblum"
The series will make its U.S. linear television debut on Monday, May 11 at 9:00/8:00c with two back-to-back episodes.

[04/29/20 - 11:21 AM]
MotorTrend's Top Stars Are "Working from Home" in Brand New, Self-Shot Series
Ant Anstead, Fred Williams, Faye Hadley and David Freiburger are among the featured participants.

[04/29/20 - 11:11 AM]
Make It an Affair to Remember with "ABC Prom Night," Featuring Themed Season Finales of Wednesday Comedies "The Goldbergs," "Schooled" and "American Housewife"
Leading up to the multi-episode event, a bevy of prom-tastic resources will be made available across official ABC social platforms to help you prepare for your at-home celebration.

[04/29/20 - 10:00 AM]
CBS Announces Premiere Dates for Two New Reality Series, "Game On!" and "Tough as Nails"
Newcomer "Game On!" premieres Wednesday, May 20, replacing "The Amazing Race," which will return later in 2020.

[04/29/20 - 09:18 AM]
Relive the Most Dramatic Seasons in Bachelor History on "The Bachelor: The Most Unforgettable - Ever!," Hosted by Chris Harrison, Beginning Monday, June 8, on ABC
The weekly retrospectives will also include virtual catch-ups with fan-favorite Bachelor alumni, checking on the latest in their lives after their final rose.







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[05/25/20 - 11:08 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Competition with NASCAR
The network's primetime coverage leads the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[05/24/20 - 11:02 AM]
NTT INDYCAR Series Genesys 300 Moves to Primetime on NBC Saturday, June 6
"America has a thirst for live sports, so we're thrilled to showcase the spectacular racing of the NTT INDYCAR Series in primetime on the broadcast network," said Jon Miller.

[05/24/20 - 08:15 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos, CBS Leads Viewers
Said victories come on an all-repeat night for the broadcast networks.

[05/23/20 - 09:20 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "WWE SmackDown" Top Demos
The network leads the repeat heavy night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[05/22/20 - 11:50 PM]
"Hollywood Game Night" Returns to NBC with Originals on Sunday, June 7
The Jane Lynch-hosted series will lead off the night at 7:00/6:00c.

[05/22/20 - 02:01 PM]
HBO Redirects Funds for Annual Emmy Party and FYC Events to Donate $1 Million to The Mayor's Fund for Los Angeles Emergency COVID-19 Crisis Fund
"On behalf of Bob Greenblatt and myself, we are proud to make this contribution from HBO instead of using it for our traditional Emmy party and FYC events," said Casey Bloys.

[05/22/20 - 01:55 PM]
FX Renews "What We Do in the Shadows" for a Third Season
"We're incredibly happy that critics and audiences are all in on 'Shadows,'" Nick Grad said. "Week in and week out, the producers, writers and our amazing cast continue to make one of the funniest and best comedy series on TV."

[05/22/20 - 10:13 AM]
Walton Goggins to Narrate Discovery and Science Channel's Epic Documentary "NASA & SpaceX: Journey to the Future" Giving Viewers a Rare Glimpse Inside NASA and SpaceX Headquarters
The special two-hour documentary will air Monday, May 25 on Science Channel, and will rebroadcast on Tuesday, May 26 on Discovery.

[05/22/20 - 10:02 AM]
"Tuca & Bertie" Fly Again at Adult Swim - #1 Network with Young Adults Greenlights Second Season
"I've been a fan of Adult Swim shows since my teens, so I'm thrilled to bring my beloved fowl to the party and be a new voice for a fresh decade of absurd, irreverent, yet heartwarming adult animation," said creator Lisa Hanawalt.

[05/22/20 - 08:13 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Charts with "Holey Moley," "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?"
The Alphabet holds off the competition in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[05/22/20 - 08:01 AM]
"Selling Sunset" Season 2 Is Now on Netflix and - Surprise - A Third Season Premieres on August 7
In the series, the elite agents at The Oppenheim Group sell the luxe life to affluent buyers in LA.

[05/22/20 - 07:55 AM]
"Elite" Season 4 Is Coming to Netflix
The streaming service broke the news on social media this morning.

[05/22/20 - 07:00 AM]
HBO Max Celebrates May 27th Platform Launch with a "Week of So Much More"
To celebrate the nationwide launch of HBO Max on May 27th, the streamer has teamed up with a collection of fan-favorite brands to offer so much more to households, every day, for an entire week.

[05/22/20 - 06:49 AM]
Animal Planet's One-of-a-Kind Series "The Zoo" Moves to 8PM ET/PT on Saturdays
The series documents an unscripted look at the knowledge and diverse skills needed to operate a zoo.

[05/22/20 - 06:13 AM]
"Zenimation" Premieres on Disney+
Unplug, relax, and refresh your senses for a moment of mindfulness with Walt Disney Animation Studios' "Zenimation" - an animated soundscape experience.