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[02/03/18 - 08:32 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, FOX Share Demo Crown
The latter gets a boost from the two-hour "Hell's Kitchen" finale.

[02/03/18 - 05:36 AM]
Video: NBC Entertainment's Super Bowl Spots
"The Voice," "Rise," "AP Bio" and "World of Dance" are among the Peacock's spotlighted series.

[02/02/18 - 11:49 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 2
Updates include: "LA Confidential" among four dramas ordered to pilot at CBS; Jesse Alexander to run Starz's "American Gods"; and FX passes on Damon Wayans, Jr.-led "Singularity."

[02/02/18 - 03:39 PM]
"The Bachelor Winter Games: World Tells All" Reunion Special to Follow the Finale, Feb. 22, on ABC
Following "The Bachelor Winter Games" finale, the special will reunite the bachelors and bachelorettes from around the world who participated in the winter-themed iteration of the hit romance reality franchise.

[02/02/18 - 12:08 PM]
FOX Kicks Off 2018 as #1 Network
FOX further spins the numbers for the year to date.

[02/02/18 - 12:06 PM]
Catch Up on the Hit Drama "The Chi" When Showtime(R) Airs Mini Marathons on Sunday February 4
Since its January 7 debut, the series has consistently grown its audience week after week - with its most recent episode outperforming the premiere by 41 percent.

[02/02/18 - 11:01 AM]
Nationwide Talent Search Underway for Season Two of ABC's "The Gong Show"
The series is offering you or someone you know the opportunity to show off your wonderfully unpredictable, strange, weird, odd, one-of-a-kind and original acts that could lead to a performance on "The Gong Show" stage.

[02/02/18 - 09:03 AM]
Video: "Irreplaceable You" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Michiel Huisman star in the original movie, due on February 16.

[02/02/18 - 09:00 AM]
Fan Favorite Multiplatform Coverage Returns for First-Ever "Big Brother: Celebrity Edition"
This season's coverage marks the debut of "Big Brother Bot," the first messaging experience in "Big Brother" history, and the return of the popular "Big Brother" live feeds on CBS All Access.

[02/02/18 - 08:30 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Edges ABC in Tight Demo Race
"The Big Bang Theory" boosts the Eye to the top spot in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[02/02/18 - 08:24 AM]
Science Channel Starts 2018 Off with Highest Rated Month in Its History in Key Demos
Science Channel further spins the numbers for the month to date.

[02/02/18 - 06:27 AM]
Golf Channel Posts Most-Watched January, Capped by Most-Watched Sunday in Network History
Golf Channel further spins the numbers for the month to date.

[02/01/18 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 1
Updates include: HBO lands latest drama from J.J. Abrams; FOX greenlights two drama pilots, including "Gone, Baby, Gone"; and ABC moves forward with a pair of single-camera comedies.

[02/01/18 - 02:52 PM]
Lifetime Special "Breaking Their Silence: Inside the Gymnastics Scandal" Premieres Monday, February 5
The special will follow an encore of the original movie "The Simone Biles Story: Courage to Soar."

[02/01/18 - 01:08 PM]
Lifetime's "Faith Under Fire" Premieres as #1 Original Movie on Cable in All Key Demos
Lifetime further spins the numbers for Saturday, January 27.

[02/01/18 - 11:47 AM]
DIY Network Greenlights New Series "Boomtown Builder"
Once-grand homes in Arizona's old mining "boomtowns" will get new life as master craftsman Tim McClellan helps families preserve their homes' original character and add modern conveniences.

[02/01/18 - 11:08 AM]
Nickelodeon Reveals First-Look of Characters in Brand-New "Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" Animated Series
The 2D-animated series debuts later this year on Nickelodeon.

[02/01/18 - 11:02 AM]
A&E Network to Premiere Documentaries "Warren Jeffs: Prophet of Evil" and "Jonestown: The Women Behind the Massacre"
Look for said specials on Monday, February 19 and Monday, February 26, respectively.

[02/01/18 - 11:01 AM]
The Thrill of Victory Continues for Casey Webb When Travel Channel's "Man v. Food" Returns for a Third Season
The series has remained a fan favorite with upscale audiences since it debuted with Webb as host last July.

[02/01/18 - 11:01 AM]
"Lost Treasures of the Maya Snake Kings" Rewrites History as New National Geographic Special Reveals Unprecedented Scale and Sophistication of Mysterious Ancient Civilization
The one-hour special premieres this Tuesday, February 6 at 9:00/8:00c.

[02/01/18 - 10:50 AM]
IFC Gets a PhD in Sex Education with the Legendary Dr. Ruth
IFC is bringing her back this Valentine's Day with a midnight airing of "Night Flight Presents: Dr. Ruth Good Sex Special."

[02/01/18 - 10:02 AM]
USA Network's Newest Competition Series, "American Ninja Warrior: Ninja vs. Ninja," Is Set to Premiere March 1
The 16-episode series is hosted by comedian Matt Iseman and former NFL player Akbar Gbajabiamila, with in-the-moment sideline reporting from FOX Sports' Alex Curry.

[02/01/18 - 09:34 AM]
"Feherty" Returns for Eighth Season Premiering Monday, March 5 with Rickie Fowler & Jack Nicklaus
Prior to the upcoming season premiere, next week Feherty will reprise his role as an Olympics correspondent for NBC at the Winter Games from PyeongChang, South Korea.

[02/01/18 - 09:18 AM]
Video: Hulu's "Castle Rock" Super Bowl Spot
"Castle Rock" premieres Summer 2018, only on Hulu.

[02/01/18 - 09:16 AM]
An All-New Season of Science Channel's "Outrageous Acts of Science" Returns Wednesday, February 28 at 9PM ET/PT
Viewers can also catch the current season premiere, along with past seasons, on the Science GO app.

[02/01/18 - 08:44 AM]
Ali Siddiq Returns to Jail for His First One-Hour Special "Ali Siddiq: It's Bigger Than These Bars" Premiering February 23 at 11:00 P.M. ET/PT on Comedy Central
Using his signature storytelling style, Ali recounts hilarious experiences from both incarceration and freedom and conducts conversations with jailers and the jailed about life in lockup.

[02/01/18 - 08:14 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Dramas Hold Onto Top Demo Spot
Newcomer "9-1-1" once again wins the night among adults 18-49.

[02/01/18 - 07:03 AM]
Video: Adam Sandler and Chris Rock Cordially Invite You to Join the Wedding Insanity.. "The Week Of"
The Netflix film, which also features Rachel Dratch and Steve Buscemi, will be released on April 27.

[02/01/18 - 06:53 AM]
Travel Channel's "The Trip: 2018" Sixth Annual Sweepstakes and Network Event Kicks Off Today
The sweepstakes complements the one-hour special premiering on Travel Channel on Sunday, February 18.

[02/01/18 - 06:03 AM]
The 2018 iHeartRadio Music Awards to Feature Performances by Ed Sheeran, Cardi B, Maroon 5, Camila Cabello, Charlie Puth, Backstreet Boys and More
The event will be hosted by Hailey Baldwin and DJ Khaled and will simulcast live on TBS, TNT and truTV on Sunday, March 11.

[02/01/18 - 06:01 AM]
Video: CMT Debuts First-Look at New Series "Music City" from the Creator of "The Hills" and "Laguna Beach" Premiering Thursday, March 1 at 10 PM ET/PT
"Music City" documents the lives of five central characters - Kerry, Rachyl, Jessica, Jackson, and Alisa - as they chase their dreams of music, success, fame, and romance in Nashville.

[02/01/18 - 04:01 AM]
Netflix Acquires French-Canadian Film "Les Affames"
In the film, writer/director Robin Aubert returns to his horror roots to tell the story of a changed small and remote village in upstate Quebec.

[01/31/18 - 11:08 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 31
Updates include: CBS, FOX each add comedy pilots; Shalita Grant to depart "NCIS: New Orleans"; and Candis Cayne to recur on ABC's "Grey's Anatomy."

[01/31/18 - 03:31 PM]
"The Prince of Peoria" - New Live Action, Multi-Cam Kids & Family Original, Produced by Netflix
When Emil, a 13-year-old prince from a wealthy island kingdom, travels to the U.S. to live incognito as an exchange student, he strikes up an unlikely friendship with Teddy, a fastidious overachiever who is Emil's total opposite.

[01/31/18 - 03:30 PM]
20th Century Fox Television, Fox 21 Television Studios and FX Productions Sign Prolific Screenwriter, Director, Producer and Actor Kurt Sutter to Multiyear Overall Deal
Under the deal, Sutter will continue to serve as executive producer of "Mayans MC" as well as potentially develop, write, supervise and produce additional projects for all platforms.

[01/31/18 - 01:20 PM]
Netflix Announces New Films, Documentaries and Docu-Series to Debut at the 2018 SXSW Film Festival
Highlights include the previously announced documentary series "Rapture."

[01/31/18 - 12:17 PM]
"Downton Abbey" Mastermind Julian Fellowes Brings Highly Anticipated New Drama "The Gilded Age" to NBC
The long-in-the-works project was originally announced back in November of 2012.

[01/31/18 - 12:01 PM]
Katherine Heigl Joins USA Network's "Suits" as Series Regular
Set to premiere later this year, Heigl will star opposite Gabriel Macht (Harvey Specter) as Samantha Wheeler - a talented new partner at Pearson Specter Litt who challenges the status quo and will either become the firm's greatest ally... or most powerful enemy.

[01/31/18 - 11:40 AM]
Bounce's Black History Month Tribute in February
Highlights include "The 2018 Bounce Trumpet Awards" and a special installment of the Bounce newsmagazine show "Ed Gordon."

[01/31/18 - 11:27 AM]
Showtime(R) Documentary Films to World Premiere "Operation Odessa" at 2018 SXSW Film Festival
The film is a true crime documentary about a Russian mobster, a Miami playboy and a Cuban spy who sold a Soviet submarine to a Colombian drug cartel for $35 million.

[01/31/18 - 10:36 AM]
Prank on with Johnny Galecki's "SciJinks" Premiering This Spring on Discovery
The project was previously announced for sibling Science Channel last year.

[01/31/18 - 09:56 AM]
TV One's 49th Annual NAACP Image Awards Was a Top 5 Cable Telecast Among AA Viewers Delivering a Combined Reach of 2M Unique Viewers 2+ for the Night
TV One further spins the numbers for Monday, January 15.

[01/31/18 - 09:31 AM]
"Roseanne: The Return" Airs on a Special Edition of ABC News' "20/20," Thursday, Feb. 15
Returning actors Roseanne Barr, John Goodman, Laurie Metcalf, Sara Gilbert, Lecy Goranson, Michael Fishman and Sarah Chalke discuss the show's legacy and share what life was like starring on the No. 1 show.

[01/31/18 - 09:16 AM]
Violence in the City of Brotherly Love: Philadelphia Detectives Reflect on Their Toughest Cases in "Homicide City," An All-New Investigation Discovery Series
The series explores cases from a darker time that had police detectives banding together across the metropolitan landscape in a sequence of manhunts.

[01/31/18 - 09:11 AM]
"Bridezillas" Is Back, With a Vengeance! Most Outrageous Reality Show Returns to WE tv for Season 11 on March 2 at 10:00 PM ET/PT
The series continues to celebrate the craziest, most over-the-top brides wreaking wedding day hell with epic meltdowns, family feuds and social media wars!

[01/31/18 - 08:59 AM]
CBS Announces the 20 New Castaways Competing on the Next Edition of "Survivor," Premiering Wednesday, Feb. 28 with a Two-Hour Episode
This edition, themed "Ghost Island," features 20 new castaways divided into two groups of 10, and centers around the bad decisions of past players.

[01/31/18 - 08:21 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops State of the Union Coverage
The Peacock wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49 in preliminary results.

[01/31/18 - 08:00 AM]
E! Greenlights New Series "Model Squad"
Among those featured: Daniela Braga, Olivia Culpo, Hannah Ferguson, Ping Hue, Nadine Leopold, Caroline Lowe, Ashley Moore, Shanina Shaik and Devon Windsor.

[01/31/18 - 07:10 AM]
Diane Lane and Greg Kinnear to Join Gripping Final Season of "House of Cards"
They'll join Robin Wright, Michael Kelly, Jayne Atkinson, Patricia Clarkson, Constance Zimmer, Derek Cecil, Campbell Scott and Boris McGiver in the upcoming sixth and final season.

[01/31/18 - 07:08 AM]
FOX Sports Reaches Five Year Rights Agreement with National Football League to Broadcast "Thursday Night Football" Presented by Bud Light
The agreement awards FOX Sports with a five year deal that includes 11 games between Weeks 4-15 (excluding Thanksgiving night) to be broadcast on FOX, simulcast via NFL Network, and distributed in Spanish on FOX Deportes.







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[05/26/18 - 12:13 PM]
ESPN's Most-Watched NBA Conference Finals Game 6 Since 2012
ESPN spins the numbers for Friday, May 25.

[05/26/18 - 08:20 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Shares Demo Crown
The Eye splits the adults 18-49 honors with NBC and ABC.

[05/25/18 - 11:09 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 25
Updates include: Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announces fourth season pickup of "The Expanse"; Barbara Boxer to "Run" for FX; and Mick Betancourt joins Syfy's "Deadly Class" as co-showrunner.

[05/25/18 - 12:57 PM]
E!'s "Total Bellas" Delivers Series High in P18-34 and W18-34 for Season Three Premiere
E! further spins the numbers for Sunday, May 20.

[05/25/18 - 08:24 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos with "The Last Days of Michael Jackson" Special
The two-hour special powers the Alphabet to an adults 18-49 victory last night.

[05/25/18 - 08:01 AM]
Alyson Hannigan, Connie Ray, Todd Stashwick, Taylor Ortega, Ciara Wilson And Erika Tham Join The Cast Of The Live-Action "Kim Possible" Disney Channel Original Movie
Hannigan will play the role of brain surgeon Dr. Ann Possible (aka Mom Possible) and Ray will play grandmother Nana Possible.

[05/25/18 - 07:40 AM]
Keith Olbermann to Expand Multi-Faceted ESPN Role
Olbermann will combine select studio assignments with on-site opportunities, including calling the radio play-by-play with analyst Jim Bowden for Astros at Yankees on Memorial Day, Monday, May 28, at 1 p.m. ET on ESPN Radio.

[05/25/18 - 05:51 AM]
Red Nose Day Raises Over $42 Million to End Child Poverty, Top Talent Turns It on for NBC's Night of Themed Programming & Live Special
The campaign has now raised over $42 million for children who need it most in America and around the world - totaling more than $145 million in the campaign's first four years in the U.S.

[05/24/18 - 11:08 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 24
Updates include: Lesley Ann Warren, Max Ehrich cast in Lifetime's "American Princess"; P.J. Byrne books return trip to "Big Little Lies"; and Janine Sherman Barrois, Michelle Nader ink overall deals with Warner Bros. Television.

[05/24/18 - 03:42 PM]
MTV Heats Up Summer with the Return of "Floribama Shore"
The 14-episode run will feature original cast members Jeremiah Buoni, Codi Butts, Kortni Gilson, Aimee Hall, Kirk Medas, Nilsa Prowant, Candace Rice and Gus Smyrnios.

[05/24/18 - 02:40 PM]
ABC Moves Up to No. 2 in 2017-18 for Its Most Competitive Season in 10 Years
ABC further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[05/24/18 - 02:36 PM]
Shining, Gleaming, Streaming, Flaxen, Waxen "Hair Live!" Is NBC's Next Musical Event
Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, who have executive produced each of NBC's live musicals since "The Sound of Music" revived this innovative programming genre, will executive produce the telecast.

[05/24/18 - 01:12 PM]
Netflix Re-Teaming with Dee Rees for "The Last Thing He Wanted"
The story is based on the 1996 novel by Joan Didion and centers on hardscrabble journalist Elena McMahon who finds herself on dangerous ground as the Iran Contra Affair's arms for drugs plot reaches its tipping point.

[05/24/18 - 12:31 PM]
NBC Entertainment Podcast Network Debuts with Fan Favorites "American Ninja Warrior" and "The Good Place"
Hosted by "The Good Place" guest-star Marc Evan Jackson, "The Good Place - The Podcast" debuts Friday, June 1.

[05/24/18 - 12:30 PM]
"Young & Hungry" Returns for "The Last Bite" with a Two Episode Season Premiere, on Wednesday, June 20
The final season sees Gabi and Josh happily together and in love, but now navigating their new status as a full-fledged couple.