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    [monday, december 25, 2017]    
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[12/24/17 - 08:19 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Puts NBC on Top in All Categories
A special Saturday edition of "Sunday Night Football" leads the night for the Peacock.

[12/23/17 - 08:38 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos, CBS Leads Viewers
A two-hour "Dateline NBC" is the most-watched program among adults 18-49.

[12/22/17 - 04:35 PM]
Global Icon Mariah Carey Returns to Times Square to Headline "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2018"
"We can all agree that last year didn't go exactly as planned and we are thrilled to move forward together to provide America with an incredible night of music and celebration," said Carey and dick clark productions.

[12/22/17 - 08:32 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: Originals Put CBS on Top in Viewers, Demos
A new "Young Sheldon" leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/22/17 - 07:55 AM]
ABC Announces Television Special on Tonya Harding as the Sixth Installment of No. 1 Rated "Truth and Lies" Series
"Truth and Lies: The Tonya Harding Story" airs on Thursday, January 11 (9:00 - 11:00 p.m. EST), on ABC.

[12/22/17 - 06:11 AM]
Watch "LA to Vegas" This Holiday Season on Twitter, FOX Now, On Demand and Hulu!
Beginning 12:01 AM ET on Monday through 11:59 PM ET on Sunday, fans can stream the full premiere episode on FOX Now and Hulu.

[12/21/17 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, December 21
Updates include: Epix cancels Nick Nolte-led comedy "Graves"; and Lionsgate fires "The Royals" creator Mark Schwahn following its investigation into sexual harassment.

[12/21/17 - 03:31 PM]
"Freeform Summit" Set for January 18 in Los Angeles
The panelists and speakers will include talent, executives, showrunners and directors across multiple Freeform series spotlighting the brand new 2018 programming lineup.

[12/21/17 - 01:51 PM]
Join IFC This Holiday Season for Two New, "Slightly-Off" FODtv Short-Form Programs Sure to Make Your Christmas Bright
Hosted by everyone's favorite barely-dressed painter, "The Shirtless Painter: Yule Log Special" provides a stimulating lesson on, you guessed it, how to paint a yule log this holiday - with a little extra flare.

[12/21/17 - 11:11 AM]
Comedy Central to Air All-Day "Chappelle's Show" Marathon "It's A Celebration, Bitches!" Starting 9:00 A.M. on New Year's Day
Beloved by fans and critics alike, "Chappelle's Show" aired from 2003-2006 on Comedy Central and became an instant cultural sensation.

[12/21/17 - 11:00 AM]
Video: "The X-Files" - Extended Look at the Upcoming Event Series
The new footage features interviews with stars David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Mitch Pileggi and series creator Chris Carter.

[12/21/17 - 10:24 AM]
Video: New Netflix Film "A Futile and Stupid Gesture" Trailer & Key Art
"A Futile and Stupid Gesture" is the story of comedy wunderkind Doug Kenney, who co-created the National Lampoon, Caddyshack, and Animal House.

[12/21/17 - 09:30 AM]
"The 3rd Annual Howie Mandel Stand-Up Gala" Premieres January 10 on The CW
The 90-minute special will be followed by "Animal Crackers," in which professional mascots take their jobs a little too seriously, surprising unsuspecting passersby in the real world with hilarious pranks.

[12/21/17 - 09:02 AM]
What Would You Do If No One Was Watching? "Seven Seconds" Launches Friday, February 23 on Netflix
In a society fraught with racial tension, sensational headlines, and an audience who would rather be entertained than informed, seven seconds can mean life or death.

[12/21/17 - 08:31 AM]
Pop Music Icon Britney Spears to Perform from the Axis at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas on "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2018"
Marking the end to her record-breaking residency, Spears is set to perform her infectious dance hits "Toxic" and "Work Bitch," making it the first television performance of 2018.

[12/21/17 - 08:28 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, "Survivor" Triumph Over All Repeat Competition
The Eye easily wins the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/21/17 - 07:56 AM]
CNBC Presents a Special Episode "The Profit in Marijuana Country" on Tuesday, January 2 at 10PM ET/PT
In a special episode, Marcus Lemonis travels to the heart of the Emerald Triangle - Humboldt County, in northern California - for a rare and revealing look at the place many consider the marijuana capital of America.

[12/21/17 - 07:00 AM]
CBS All Access Subscription Service Now Available on Samsung Smart TVs
Beginning today, Samsung Smart TV users with Tizen models issued in 2015, 2016 and 2017 will be able to stream CBS All Access on their device.

[12/21/17 - 06:32 AM]
Gal Gadot to Receive #SeeHer Award at 23rd Annual Critics' Choice Awards
"Wonder Woman" director Patty Jenkins will present Gadot with the award at the star-studded Critics' Choice Awards gala on Thursday, January 11, live from the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, on The CW Network.

[12/20/17 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, December 20
Updates include: Tracy McMillan, Emily Fox sell dramas to FOX; Paul Mather to run Freeform's "Alone Together"; and Michael Hirst set to tackle "Ronin" TV series for MGM.

[12/20/17 - 04:11 PM]
More Performers Added to "FOX's New Year's Eve with Steve Harvey: Live from Times Square" Airing Sunday, Dec. 31 on FOX
Previously announced performers include Celine Dion, Backstreet Boys, Macklemore Featuring Skylar Grey, Flo Rida and Neil Diamond.

[12/20/17 - 03:37 PM]
Video: "Dave Chappelle: Equanimity" - Voting in the 2016 Election
Dave Chappelle's new Netflix special, "Equanimity," launches globally on December 31.

[12/20/17 - 02:05 PM]
TV One Premieres Highly-Anticipated Social Justice Limited Series "Two Sides" on Monday, January 22 at 10 P.M. ET
Executive produced by Viola Davis, Julius Tennon and Lemuel Plummer with narration by Davis, each one-hour episode offers an in-depth, comprehensive look into disturbing cases of officer-involved deaths.

[12/20/17 - 12:40 PM]
"Dateline" in National Syndication Renewed for Second Season on FOX Television Stations
Delivering a 1.4 household rating in the November 2017 sweep, "Dateline" is the highest-rated new one-hour syndicated strip to premiere in the last five seasons.

[12/20/17 - 11:02 AM]
Food Network Serves a Slice of Imagination and Delight with "Ridiculous Cakes!"
Alton Brown narrates 12 half-hour episodes, introducing viewers to some of the most talented cake artists from across the country, while offering insightful and revealing commentary about their extraordinary efforts that go into imagining and creating these masterpieces.

[12/20/17 - 10:51 AM]
Video: Trailer - "The Path" Season 3
The first two episodes of the 13-episode season will launch on Wednesday, January 17.

[12/20/17 - 10:38 AM]
"Archer" Now Available on FX+ Commercial-Free Service
The most recent season, "Archer: Dreamland," will be added to FX+ in February ahead of the premiere of the ninth season, "Archer: Danger Island."

[12/20/17 - 10:21 AM]
Digital-First Series "Cash Lift" Launches on Discovery Go and Facebook Watch
The five-episode series is based on the Emmy Award-winning series, "Cash Cab," which is currently airing Sundays at 10:00/9:00c on Discovery Channel.

[12/20/17 - 10:19 AM]
Journey to One of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World with "David Attenborough's Great Barrier Reef"
The Smithsonian Channel series was previously targeted for Discovery Channel.

[12/20/17 - 10:17 AM]
Netflix Renews German Original Series "Dark" for a Second Season
The acclaimed drama created by Baran bo Odar and Jantje Friese has resonated with audiences in Germany and around the world, including the U.S., Brazil, Italy, Turkey, Spain and France among other countries.

[12/20/17 - 10:01 AM]
Science Channel Three-Part Docu-Series to Offer Revealing Look at History of Computer and Tech Industry
"Silicon Valley: The Untold Story" premieres Sunday, January 28 at 8, 9 and 10 p.m.

[12/20/17 - 09:27 AM]
TLC Premieres New Wedding Makeover Series, "Say Yes: Wedding SOS" as Part of the New Saturday Night Wedding Block on January 20th at 9:00p.m. ET/PT
In each hour-long episode, style expert George Kotsiopoulos will work with the bride and groom and get them ready to walk down the aisle.

[12/20/17 - 08:24 AM]
ESPN Expands Digital Rights to Include "Monday Night Football" Streaming on Mobile Phones
The expanded mobile rights also include NFL highlights and extend through the duration of ESPN's existing NFL agreement (conclusion of the 2021 NFL season).

[12/20/17 - 08:08 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Finale Puts NBC on Top
The Peacock easily wins the evening in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/20/17 - 07:11 AM]
Video: Trailer Debut - "Grace and Frankie" Returns January 19 on Netflix
Jane Fonda ("Grace") and Lily Tomlin ("Frankie") star as two women whose lives are turned upside down when their husbands reveal they are gay and leave them for each other.

[12/20/17 - 06:01 AM]
Bravo Media's Emmy-Winning "Inside the Actors Studio" Welcomes Actor Ted Danson on Thursday, January 11 at 8PM ET/PT
The multi-hyphenate star recounts his childhood growing up in Arizona, to his early career as well as his breakout role as 'Sam Malone' in "Cheers."

[12/19/17 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, December 19
Updates include: Comedy Central axes "The Gorburger Show"; Jessie Kahnweiler to pen "The Viagra Diaries" for The CW; and James D'Arcy to recur on Showtime's "Homeland."

[12/19/17 - 03:32 PM]
USA Network #1 for Unprecedented 12th Straight Year
USA further spins the numbers for the year to date.

[12/19/17 - 11:06 AM]
Video: "The Looming Tower" - First Look Reveals the Story You Didn't Know
Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book by Lawrence Wright, the series premieres February 28, only on Hulu.

[12/19/17 - 11:00 AM]
"Here and Now," Drama Series from Alan Ball, Starring Tim Robbins and Holly Hunter, Debuts Feb. 11
The show is a provocative and darkly comic meditation on the disparate forces polarizing present-day American culture, as experienced by the members of a progressive multi-ethnic family.

[12/19/17 - 10:58 AM]
Comedy Central Announces New "Broad City" Capsule Collection with Wildfox - Proceeds to Benefit The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center
The collection will feature 22 styles, ranging from sporty crop tops to slouchy sweaters, inspired by "Broad City's" bold graphic style, created by Mike Perry, with winks at the character's antics.

[12/19/17 - 10:40 AM]
WGN America Welcomes the Classic Crime Drama "Murder She Wrote" to the Line-Up Beginning Monday, January 1
Kicking-off with the first four episodes from season one, and airing all 265 episodes throughout the 2018 year, the cherished series is the latest addition to WGN America's lineup.

[12/19/17 - 10:39 AM]
BET Networks Wins 2017 as the Undisputed #1 Cable Network for African American Viewers
BET further spins the numbers for the year to date.

[12/19/17 - 10:36 AM]
"2 Dope Queens," Featuring Jessica Williams and Phoebe Robinson, Debuts Feb. 2 on HBO
Guests include Uzo Aduba, Tituss Burgess, Sarah Jessica Parker and Jon Stewart.

[12/19/17 - 09:52 AM]
AMC First Look: "Into the Badlands" Season 3 Starring Daniel Wu, Emily Beecham and Lorraine Toussaint
Season 3 finds Sunny (Daniel Wu) living off the grid, doing his best to provide for his infant son, Henry, in the wake of Veil's death.

[12/19/17 - 09:11 AM]
Investigation Discovery Announces Premiere of Three-Part Mini-Series "Jodi Arias: An American Murder Mystery"
The three-part limited series premieres Sunday, January 14 at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/19/17 - 09:02 AM]
Video: "Altered Carbon" - Building the World of Altered Carbon
Based on the classic cyberpunk noir novel by Richard K. Morgan, "Altered Carbon" is an intriguing story of murder, love, sex, and betrayal, set more than 300 years in the future.

[12/19/17 - 09:00 AM]
"Van Helsing" Renewed for Third Season by Syfy
Production on the new season is expected to begin in February 2018.

[12/19/17 - 08:31 AM]
Michael Pena and Diego Luna to Star in "Narcos" Season 4
Production recently began on the new season in Mexico City, Mexico, and season four will be set in Mexico.

[12/19/17 - 08:15 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "The Voice" Hold Off Competition
The Peacock once again takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.







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[11/18/19 - 12:58 PM]
CNBC Prime Reveals Winter Premiere Line-Up for All-New & Returning Originals
Newcomers "Five Day Biz Fix" and "Listing Impossible" will be joined by season two of "The Deed: Chicago."

[11/18/19 - 12:05 PM]
"The Kelly Clarkson Show" Earns Early Renewal from NBCUniversal
The series is bringing in bigger ratings than any other newcomer in daytime and had the strongest start to any new first-run strip in seven years with an average of 1.9 million viewers per episode.

[11/18/19 - 10:35 AM]
Elite Cake Artists and Pop Culture Collide in High-Stakes Competition Series "Food Network Challenge" Hosted by Ian Ziering
The six-episode season kicks off on Monday, December 23 with a celebration of the beloved holiday classic "A Christmas Story," complete with over-the-top edible recreations of the iconic film's most memorable moments.

[11/18/19 - 10:16 AM]
Video: Hulu Original Series "Marvel's Runaways" Season 3 Official Trailer and Key Art for Final Season
After evading corrupt parents, battling powerful aliens and coming face-to-face with the world's most powerful sorceress, the conclusion to this epic saga will leave no stone unturned.

[11/18/19 - 10:02 AM]
Nickelodeon Celebrates the Holidays with Series Premiere of "Top Elf," Friday, Nov. 29, at 8:00 P.M. (ET/PT)
In the series, Santa (Tommy Snider) and Ms. Jingles (Samantha Turret) invite seven civilian "Elf-testants" to the North Pole to test their skills in a series of holiday-themed challenges.

[11/18/19 - 10:00 AM]
Discovery to Follow Explorer Colin O'Brady and His Crew on Epic Expedition Through Drake Passage, Beginning This December
Discovery will be documenting the entire voyage - capturing live footage and sharing it in real-time across all platforms for viewers around the world to tune-in and share in the adventure as it unfolds.

[11/18/19 - 09:46 AM]
The Three Highest Money Winners in "Jeopardy!" History Are Coming to ABC in a Prime-Time Competition Hosted by Alex Trebek
"Jeopardy! The Greatest of All Time" premieres Tuesday, January 7 at 8:00/7:00c on the Alphabet.

[11/18/19 - 09:01 AM]
Showtime(R) Orders Comedy Pilot "Big Deal" Starring and Executive Produced by Emmy(R) Nominee Vanessa Bayer
The project is a grounded comedy in which Bayer plays a character, inspired by her own past, who overcame childhood leukemia to achieve her lifelong dream of landing a job as a QVC host.

[11/18/19 - 08:16 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Sunday Night Football" Stays on Top for NBC
The Peacock holds onto top honors in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/18/19 - 08:10 AM]
Video: "The Expanse" Season 4 Official Trailer and New Poster Art Available Now
Plus: Kevin Smith recaps 30 hours of action-packed TV so you can jump right into Season 4 when it's released on Amazon Prime Video December 13.

[11/18/19 - 08:00 AM]
Video: Pop TV Releases Artwork and Video for Final Season of "Schitt's Creek"
Pop TV also recently announced "Visit Schitt's Creek," a free, immersive pop-up that offered free reservations, which were all claimed within minutes.

[11/18/19 - 07:11 AM]
Bravo Announces New and Returning Series at BravoCon 2019
Newly on tap are "The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City" and "Basically Stassi."

[11/18/19 - 07:00 AM]
"Idol" Favorites Get Second Chance at Superstardom During "2019 American Music Awards"
As a part of the upcoming contest, three fan-favorite artists from past seasons of ABC's "American Idol" will sing their hearts out in a recorded audition piece from Los Angeles' iconic Whiskey a Go Go.

[11/18/19 - 06:01 AM]
Christina Aguilera & A Great Big World and Post Malone Featuring Ozzy Osbourne, Travis Scott and Watt to Debut World Television Premiere Collaborations at the "2019 American Music Awards" Airing Live Sunday, Nov. 24, on ABC
They join previously announced performers Camila Cabello, Billie Eilish, Selena Gomez, Jonas Brothers, Kesha featuring Big Freedia, Dua Lipa, Lizzo, Thomas Rhett and Shania Twain.

[11/17/19 - 09:27 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Pulls Back in Front with College Football
The Alphabet's weekly franchise tops both total viewers and adults 18-49.