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    [saturday, february 03, 2018]    
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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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[07/17/19 - 01:01 PM]
USA Network Announces Series Order for Splashy Competition Series "Cannonball"
The 10-episode series, based on the hit Talpa format, is produced by ITV Entertainment and will premiere in 2020.

[07/17/19 - 01:01 PM]
Hulu Sets Premiere Date for "Untouchable"
The documentary - due on Monday, September 2 - tells the inside story of the meteoric rise and shocking fall of movie titan Harvey Weinstein.

[07/17/19 - 12:42 PM]
AMC Casts Andre Benjamin (Andre 3000) in the Original Anthology Series "Dispatches from Elsewhere"
Plus: Alethea Jones has also signed on to executive produce and direct several episodes of the series, which begins production this week in Philadelphia.

[07/17/19 - 12:05 PM]
Ghost Brothers Bunk Up with "Haunted Houseguests" in New Travel Channel Series Premiering on Friday, August 16 at 9 P.M. ET/PT
In "Ghost Brothers: Haunted Houseguests," the trio of intrepid sleuths respond to pleas from families experiencing paranormal activity in their homes.

[07/17/19 - 11:40 AM]
Grammy(R) Winner Alicia Keys and Oscar(R) and Tony(R) Winners Benj Pasek and Justin Paul Team Up to Executive Produce Untitled Musical Drama Series for Showtime(R)
The project traverses generations to tell an emotionally complex family story that interweaves modern-day and 1959 Detroit, centering on a mystery uncovered by a young musician who moves back to her childhood home.

[07/17/19 - 11:04 AM]
Josh Charles to Co-Star in Netflix Series "Away"
He'll play Matt Logan (joining co-star Hilary Swank), a NASA engineer whose wife is commanding the first mission to Mars.

[07/17/19 - 11:00 AM]
Jonas Brothers to Receive Decade Award at "Teen Choice 2019" Live, Sunday, August 11, on FOX
With five studio albums and more than 17 million albums sold worldwide, the Jonas Brothers recently reunited to release their first album in 10 years, "Happiness Begins," cementing their global pop star status.

[07/17/19 - 10:30 AM]
New Series "The Last Cowboy" from Academy Award(R) Nominee Tayor Sheridan - Premieres Wednesday, July 24 at 11 P.M. ET/PT, Following Cable's Most-Watched Summer Series "Yellowstone," on Paramount Network
The series chronicles eight reiners determined to elevate and preserve the cowboy tradition as they train and engage in the exclusive, ultra-competitive athletic event.

[07/17/19 - 10:16 AM]
Nickelodeon's "SpongeBob SquarePants" Gets Season 13 Pick Up, As Anniversary Special Scores Double-Digit Gains Bringing in More Than 2 Million Total Viewers
"SpongeBob's Big Birthday Blowout" ranks as the number-one kids' program for the year.

[07/17/19 - 10:00 AM]
WarnerMedia Orders "Gossip Girl" Reboot for HBO Max Streaming Service
Eight years after the original website went dark, a new generation of New York private school teens are introduced to the social surveillance of Gossip Girl.

[07/17/19 - 10:00 AM]
Emmy Award-Winning Television Personality Mario Lopez Joins "Access Hollywood"
Beginning Monday, September 9, Lopez will join Kit Hoover and Scott Evans as host of both "Access Hollywood" and its daytime counterpart, "Access Daily" (formerly "Access Live").

[07/17/19 - 09:30 AM]
Viceland Stages "Alien Invasion" to Premiere Season Two of "Traveling the Stars: Action Bronson & Friends Watch Ancient Aliens"
The second season of the hilariously meta show featuring the rapper, chef and super-fan of History's "Ancient Aliens" begins Monday, August 5 with new episodes airing every night (Monday-Thursday).

[07/17/19 - 09:01 AM]
FOX Renews "MasterChef Junior" for Season Eight and Announces New Judge Daphne Oz
In the new season, the pint-sized contestants will cook a meal for diners at a historical renaissance fair and size up against monster trucks at a motocross track.

[07/17/19 - 09:00 AM]
CBS Corporation Announces Partnership with Denise Di Novi and Nina Tassler's PatMa Productions
Projects already in development as part of the partnership include "American Martyrs," a limited series for Showtime based on Joyce Carol Oates' epic 2017 novel.

[07/17/19 - 08:26 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "America's Got Talent" Return to Top Spots
The Peacock is back in front in total viewers and adults 18-49.