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[12/08/18 - 05:05 PM]
Video: "Saint Seiya: Knights of the Zodiac" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Join the adventures of young warriors called "Knights", sworn protectors of the reincarnated Greek goddess Athena, as they fight powerful Olympian gods bent on destroying humankind.

[12/08/18 - 05:01 PM]
Video: Teaser Trailer - "The Umbrella Academy" on Netflix - Launching February 15
The project is based on the comic book series created and written by Gerard Way, illustrated by Gabriel Bá, and published by Dark Horse Comics.

[12/08/18 - 08:33 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "Last Man Standing" Top Demo Race
The network holds off CBS among adults 18-49 last night.

[12/07/18 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Friday, December 7
Updates include: BET cancels "Hit the Floor" after four seasons; Desmond Chiam to star in ABC's "Reef Break"; and comedian Natasha Leggero lands "Rachet" at CBS.

[12/07/18 - 05:53 PM]
Alfonso Cuaron's "Roma" to Be Released Theatrically in Over 600 Theaters Worldwide
The film will be available on the streaming service next Friday, December 14.

[12/07/18 - 05:52 PM]
Prentice Penny's "Uncorked" Adds Primetime Emmy Nominee Kelly Jenrette, Matt McGorry, Sasha Compere, Gil Ozeri and Bernard David Jones
Principal photography is currently underway in Memphis, Tennessee.

[12/07/18 - 04:01 PM]
"Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045" Is Coming to Netflix in 2020
Shinji Aramaki and Kenji Kamiyama are behind the project, which was announced via social media this afternoon.

[12/07/18 - 01:42 PM]
Music Superstars Diana Ross, Kelly Clarkson, Andy Grammer, John Legend, Blake Shelton, Keith Urban and Brett Young Kick Off 2019 on "NBC's New Year's Eve"
Carson Daly and Chrissy Teigen will host live from the heart of Times Square along with Leslie Jones.

[12/07/18 - 11:00 AM]
The Premiere of Freeform's "Life-Size 2: A Christmas Eve" Is Sunday's No. 1 Cable Program
Freeform further spins the numbers for Sunday, December 2.

[12/07/18 - 09:52 AM]
Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb Ring in the New Year with "A Toast to 2018" on NBC, December 31
The annual special will feature interviews with Jaimie Alexander, Andrea Canning, Chris D'Elia, Dylan Dreyer, Ryan Eggold, Willie Geist, Brad Goreski, Savannah Guthrie, Lester Holt and more.

[12/07/18 - 09:30 AM]
"Bleed Out," A Harrowing, Personal Investigation Into the Problems Afflicting American Health Care, Debuts Dec. 17 on HBO
The documentary uses one family's story to underscore deep flaws in America's current healthcare system and highlights ways those problems could be fixed.

[12/07/18 - 09:00 AM]
HBO Films' "Icebox" Available for Free Streaming Starting This Monday, Dec. 10
The film makes its linear premiere tonight on the pay channel.

[12/07/18 - 08:30 AM]
Comedic Action-Adventure Movie "Kim Possible" Kicks Off an Action-Packed Night of Premieres on Friday, Feb. 15
Immediately following "Kim Possible," Disney Channel will present a first look at the new eight-part miniseries "Fast Layne."

[12/07/18 - 08:13 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "Thursday Night Football" Hold Onto Demo Crown
The network's NFL coverage continues its adults 18-49 reign.

[12/07/18 - 07:44 AM]
Viceland Partners with Cadillac on New Series "Hustle" from Wax World Media and Executive Producers Alicia Keys & Marcus Samuelsson
The eight-episode series is set to premiere February 10 at 9:00/8:00c.

[12/07/18 - 07:02 AM]
Video: "The American Meme" - Official Trailer - Netflix
The film explores the journeys of four distinct social media disruptors, Paris Hilton, Josh Ostrovsky, Brittany Furlan and Kirill Bichutsky, as they hustle to build empires out of their online footprints, redefining the paradigm for the American Dream.

[12/07/18 - 05:30 AM]
Music Superstar Post Malone to Perform from His Current Tour on "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2019"
It will also mark Malone's first time performing on "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest."

[12/06/18 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, December 6
Updates include: BET's "Games Divas Play" sets leads; Richard Gere in talks to star in Apple's "Bastards"; and Jeff Davis lands reboot of "The Night Gallery" at Syfy.

[12/06/18 - 01:08 PM]
Oxygen Media Presents "Dannemora Prison Break" Premiering Saturday, December 15 at 7PM ET/PT
Hosted by Troy Roberts, the riveting two-hour special delves into the shocking story of an audacious mind-game that empowered two homicidal prisoners enough to charm their way out of a maximum-security facility in the sleepy prison town of Dannemora, New York.

[12/06/18 - 12:13 PM]
Comedy Series "Crashing," Created by and Starring Pete Holmes, Returns for Third Season Jan. 20 on HBO
Returning guest comics Dave Attell, Artie Lange and John Mulaney appear as versions of themselves.

[12/06/18 - 11:40 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Investigates the Most Extreme Maritime Catastrophes in "Disasters at Sea"
Following its acclaimed series "Air Disasters," which has uncovered shocking revelations behind aviation calamities for 11 seasons, Smithsonian Channel expands its search for the truth into the world of maritime incidents.

[12/06/18 - 10:43 AM]
Investigation Discovery Explores Murders and Mysteries in the Great Lakes with Special Programming Event "The Lake Erie Murders"
In a new programming event, viewers are brought to the edge of the water exploring murder cases in the region, kicking off with a three-hour investigation into the 1989 kidnapping and murder of a 10-year-old girl.

[12/06/18 - 10:31 AM]
"The Simpsons" Celebrates Its 30th Anniversary with Special Events on FXX and FOX
On Sunday, December 16, FXX will air a 15-hour marathon featuring episodes specifically curated for this special programming event by executive producer Al Jean.

[12/06/18 - 10:30 AM]
ABC's "The Bachelor" Kicks Off the New Year with a Bang, Premiering Monday, Jan. 7, with a Three-Hour, Live Special
Bachelor Nation viewing parties from across the country will be featured during the live, three-hour premiere.

[12/06/18 - 10:24 AM]
Brothers Josh and Jesse Feldman Seek Out America's Missing Treasures in New Travel Channel Series "Lost Gold"
With a family history steeped in lost mines, buried gold and Old West lore, the Arizona natives aren't your typical treasure hunters.

[12/06/18 - 10:04 AM]
Video: WE tv Reveals a Dramatic Sneak Peek of the Highly Anticipated Return of "Growing Up Hip Hop" Season 4
WE tv's hit series "Growing Up Hip Hop" returns Thursday, January 10 at 9:00/8:00c.

[12/06/18 - 10:01 AM]
Nickelodeon's New Buddy Comedy Series, "Cousins for Life," Premieres on Saturday, Jan. 5, at 8:30 P.M. (ET/PT)
The live-action series follows 12-year-old cousins and best friends Stuart (Dallas Dupree Young) and Ivy (Scarlet Spencer) as they learn to navigate life under one roof with their families in Portland, despite being from very different backgrounds.

[12/06/18 - 10:00 AM]
TLC's "Dr. Pimple Popper" Kicks Off the New Year with Brand New Episodes Starting January 3rd at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT
For those fans bursting with anticipation of the series' return, the previously announced "12 Pops of Christmas," a 90-minute holiday special will air Thursday, December 13.

[12/06/18 - 09:08 AM]
Netflix Enters into Overall Deal with Chris Nee, Award-Winning Children's Television Creator
Nee is the creator and executive producer of the multiple award-winning animated series "Doc McStuffins."

[12/06/18 - 08:20 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Demos with Fall Finales
The network's "Empire" helps lead the night among adults 18-49 while NBC is the most-watched network overall.

[12/06/18 - 08:05 AM]
Comedy Central Announces Exclusive Overall Deal with Chris Distefano
The pact encompasses an all-new one-hour stand-up special, an animated series, an unscripted series, and the continuation of Comedy Central's Friday night interstitial series "Stupid Questions with Chris Distefano."

[12/06/18 - 05:49 AM]
76th Annual Golden Globe(R) Awards Nominees Announced
FX leads all networks with 10 nominations, powered by "The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story" with four nods.

[12/05/18 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, December 5
Updates include: YouTube's "Edge of Seventeen" pilot casts leads; Joe Cole, Sope Dirisu to star in Cinemax's "Gangs of London"; and ABC eyes reboot of FOX's "New York Undercover."

[12/05/18 - 02:24 PM]
ABC News' "The Year in Memoriam 2018" Celebrates Icons Who Passed Away with Tributes from Those Who Knew Them Best
Robin Roberts and Jimmy Kimmel join forces on a one-hour prime-time special to pay tribute to the legendary stars and icons the world lost this year and the legacies they left behind.

[12/05/18 - 02:00 PM]
Sandra Oh and Andy Samberg Named Co-Hosts of 76th Annual Golden Globe(R) Awards, Set for Sunday, January 6 on NBC
The three-hour telecast will air live on NBC coast to coast Sunday, January 6 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT from The Beverly Hilton.

[12/05/18 - 11:15 AM]
Steve Harvey Returns to Ring in 2019 on "FOX's New Year's Eve with Steve Harvey: Live From Times Square" Monday, December 31, on FOX
Harvey will count down to 2019 with an unmatched, star-studded three-and-a-half-hour primetime celebration, featuring an electrifying musical performance by 16-time Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter Sting.

[12/05/18 - 11:04 AM]
Starz Announces the Highly-Anticipated Season Two Premiere Date for "American Gods" Sunday, March 10th at 8PM with Official Key Art
Worshipers who wish to pledge devotion to the critically-acclaimed first season of "American Gods" can tune in and live tweet the eight-episode Holy Day Binge Saturday, December 29.

[12/05/18 - 11:00 AM]
"Miracle Workers" Starring Steve Buscemi and Daniel Radcliffe to Premiere Tuesday, February 12 on TBS
Based on Simon Rich's book, "What in God's Name," this seven-episode limited series turns the perception of heaven on its head while also making the case that humans are worth saving.

[12/05/18 - 10:03 AM]
Syfy to Ring in the New Year with 23rd Annual Marathon of "The Twilight Zone"
Fans of a dimension as vast as space and as timeless as infinity will have plenty to celebrate in the new year as "The Twilight Zone," which originally aired in 1959, will be celebrating its 60th anniversary.

[12/05/18 - 10:01 AM]
MTV Studios to Reimagine "Celebrity Deathmatch" for a New Generation
The all-new "Celebrity Deathmatch" will be available as a weekly series for an exclusive SVOD or premium broadcast partner in 2019.

[12/05/18 - 09:45 AM]
BBC America Expands Its Record-Breaking Professional Darts Coverage with 111 Hours of the World Darts Championship Starting December 13
The Final will air in primetime on BBC America on Tuesday, January 1 at 9:30/8:30c following the "Doctor Who" New Year's Day special.

[12/05/18 - 09:33 AM]
Netflix Inks First Look Feature Film Deal with Chris Columbus's 1492 Pictures
The deal represents a strengthening of Columbus and 1492 Pictures relationship with Netflix having most recently produced the holiday film "The Christmas Chronicles" starring Kurt Russell.

[12/05/18 - 09:09 AM]
AT&T Audience Network Brings Back Original Comedy Series "Loudermilk" for 3rd Season
Production for the 10 30-minute episodes is scheduled to begin in spring in Vancouver with the premiere launching later in the year.

[12/05/18 - 09:01 AM]
"The Simpsons" Celebrates Unprecedented 30-Year Milestone with a Special Re-Airing of Its First-Ever Full-Length Episode on Sunday, Dec. 23 at 8/7c
"Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire" originally aired on December 18, 1989.

[12/05/18 - 08:10 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "The Voice" Hold Onto Demo Crown
The Peacock edges CBS among adults 18-49 however the Eye is the most-watched network.

[12/05/18 - 08:05 AM]
Prime Video and Comcast Announce Prime Video App on X1
"We are thrilled to give X1 customers access to Amazon Prime Video just in time for the holidays," said Matt Strauss, Executive Vice President, Xfinity Services, Comcast Cable.

[12/05/18 - 07:51 AM]
Netflix Renews "Narcos: Mexico" for a Second Season
The streaming service believes in supply and demand.

[12/05/18 - 06:36 AM]
Jim Kelly, Emmitt Smith, Brian Urlacher & Demarcus Ware Named 2019 Pro Bowl Legends Captains
With a start time of 3:00 PM ET, the January 27 game will be televised live on ESPN, ESPN Deportes, Disney XD and simulcast on ABC.

[12/04/18 - 11:36 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, December 4
Updates include: Edward Burns slated for Apple's "Amazing Stories"; Jessica Lange cast in Netflix's "The Politician"; and The CW takes another stab at "Dr. Mirage" TV series.

[12/04/18 - 05:17 PM]
Video: The Trailer for "Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: A Midwinter's Tale" Special Has Arrived
The special drops December 14, only on Netflix.







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[12/15/18 - 08:39 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Continues Demo Win Streak
The network has won the night among adults 18-49 for 12 straight weeks.

[12/14/18 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Friday, December 14
Updates include: Netflix renews "My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman"; NBC developing small screen take on podcast "The Black Tapes"; and DHX Media to bring the Peanuts characters to Apple.

[12/14/18 - 02:23 PM]
Bravo Media's "Married to Medicine" Season 6 Three-Part Reunion Hits a Fever Pitch on Friday, December 21 at 9PM ET/PT
The subsequent installments will air Sunday, January 6 and 13 at 9:00/8:00c.

[12/14/18 - 01:42 PM]
Superstar Recording Artists Jennifer Hudson, Kelly Clarkson, John Legend, Dierks Bentley, Halsey, Marshmello and Bastille, Panic! At the Disco, Brynn Cartelli and More to Perform on "Voice" Finale
The season finale will also feature special musical collaborations with the Top 4 finalists, which will be announced soon.

[12/14/18 - 12:01 PM]
Netflix Picks Up "Bonding" from Rightor Doyle
The dark comedy centers on the relationship between former high-school BFFs, Pete, a recently out gay man, and Tiff, a grad student and secretly one of New York City's top dominatrixes, who reconnect in an unexpected way years later.

[12/14/18 - 10:03 AM]
HBO Films' "Brexit," Starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Debuts Jan. 19
This provocative feature-length drama goes behind the scenes, revealing the personalities, strategies and feuds of the Leave and Remain campaigns.

[12/14/18 - 10:00 AM]
ABC Television Network Orders Additional Episodes of Comedies "black-ish," "The Goldbergs," "The Kids Are Alright" and "Single Parents" for the 2018-2019 Season
"Black-ish" has received two additional episodes while the others have been extended by one episode.

[12/14/18 - 09:06 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Releases Official Poster and New Teaser for "Black Monday"
The 10-episode series will premiere on Sunday, January 20 at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/14/18 - 09:05 AM]
"Strike Back" Begins Season Six Jan. 25 on Cinemax
The show follows the explosive escapades of Section 20, an elite, multinational, covert special ops team, as it spans the globe fighting a vast web of interconnected criminal and terrorist activity.

[12/14/18 - 08:23 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Thursday Night Football" Powers FOX Victory
The network's last Thursday game of the season delivers top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/14/18 - 08:03 AM]
Video: "Russian Doll" Season 1 - Date Announcement - Netflix
From Natasha Lyonne, Amy Poehler and Leslye Headland comes "Russian Doll," February 1 on Netflix.

[12/14/18 - 08:01 AM]
DC Universe: The Ultimate Holiday Binge-Watching Destination Anchored with the Season Finale of Original Series "Titans" on December 21
97% of members have watched the exclusive original "Titans."

[12/13/18 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, December 13
Updates include: CBS revealed to have settled sexual harassment case with Eliza Dushku; Logan Lerman in talks to lead Amazon's "The Hunt"; and Jennifer Garner, J.J. Abrams to re-team for Apple's "My Glory Was I Had Such Friends."

[12/13/18 - 03:14 PM]
Red Nose Day Returns to NBC for Fifth Year with a Special Night of Programming on Thursday May 23, 2019
In 2019, the multi-week fundraising campaign will culminate on Red Nose Day, Thursday, May 23 with a three-hour block of Red Nose Day-themed programming on NBC.

[12/13/18 - 03:02 PM]
"Black Lightning": First Look at "Lightning"!
The network teases China Anne McClain as her crime fighting alter-ego in advance of the show's January 21 return.