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CBS Sports to Present Most NFL Games of Any Network This Season CBS Sports to Present Most NFL Games of Any Network This Season
by TV News Desk - April 21, 2017

For the fourth consecutive year CBS Sports will televise more NFL games than any other Network with two NFL television packages, THE NFL ON CBS on Sundays and Thursday Night Football.... (more...)
CBS's 'BIG BANG', BEE GEES GRAMMY SALUTE Are Top Two Programs of the Week CBS's 'BIG BANG', BEE GEES GRAMMY SALUTE Are Top Two Programs of the Week
by TV News Desk - April 18, 2017

THE BIG BANG THEORY and STAYIN' ALIVE: A GRAMMY SALUTE TO THE MUSIC OF THE BEE GEES were the week's top two programs, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for the week ending April 16.... (more...)
Showtime Boxing Unveils Robust Schedule Anchored By Heavyweight Blockbuster Event Showtime Boxing Unveils Robust Schedule Anchored By Heavyweight Blockbuster Event
by TV News Desk - April 17, 2017

SHOWTIME Sports has unveiled the network's complete spring 2017 boxing schedule following today's earlier announcement that the heavyweight boxing event of the year will be televised live on SHOWTIME.... (more...)
ABC Announces Summer Premiere Dates ABC Announces Summer Premiere Dates
by TV News Desk - April 13, 2017

The ABC Television Network has announced summer premiere dates for limited series “Somewhere Between,” drama series “Still Star-Crossed,” and documentary “The Story of Diana.” Summer Fun & Games Return with new alternative series “The Gong Show,” “Boy Band,” “Steve Harvey's FUNDERDOME” and “Battle o... (more...)
Mario Lopez, Sheryl Underwood to Host 44th Annual DAYTIME EMMY AWARDS Mario Lopez, Sheryl Underwood to Host 44th Annual DAYTIME EMMY AWARDS
by TV News Desk - April 12, 2017

Announced today on the CBS Daytime program, The Talk, Mario Lopez, host and star of the Emmy-award winning syndicated entertainment news show, Extra, and Sheryl Underwood, one of the hosts of the Emmy-award winning, CBS Daytime program, The Talk, have been named as hosts of the 44th Annual DAYTIME E... (more...)
Showtime Promotes Donald Buckley to Chief Marketing Officer Showtime Promotes Donald Buckley to Chief Marketing Officer
by TV News Desk - April 10, 2017

Today, Showtime Networks announced that Donald Buckley has been promoted to Chief Marketing Officer.... (more...)
VH1 Greenlights Season 2 of Hit Series HIP HOP SQUARES VH1 Greenlights Season 2 of Hit Series HIP HOP SQUARES
by TV News Desk - April 06, 2017

VH1, Ice Cube and his Cube Vision production company in conjunction with Jesse Collins Entertainment, Scott St. John and Jeff Kwatinetz's The Firm, today announced that HIP HOP SQUARES has been renewed for a second season.... (more...)
Showtime Offers Subscribers Ability to Download Programming on Mobile Devices & Tablets Showtime Offers Subscribers Ability to Download Programming on Mobile Devices & Tablets
by TV News Desk - April 06, 2017

For the first time, Showtime Networks is offering subscribers to the SHOWTIME stand-alone streaming service and SHOWTIME ANYTIME the ability to download programming on mobile devices and tablets – allowing viewers to watch content offline at no extra cost.... (more...)
Sling TV Customers Now Have Access to Entire SHOWTIME Library of On Demand Titles Sling TV Customers Now Have Access to Entire SHOWTIME Library of On Demand Titles
by TV News Desk - April 05, 2017

Today, Showtime Networks announced that Sling TV customers will now have access to the SHOWTIME streaming service, including eight live, linear feeds and the entire SHOWTIME library of on demand titles.... (more...)
2017 NCAA Championship Game Scores Double-Digit Ratings for CBS Sports 2017 NCAA Championship Game Scores Double-Digit Ratings for CBS Sports
by TV News Desk - April 04, 2017

CBS Sports and Turner Sports' coverage of last night's NCAA National Championship between North Carolina and Gonzaga on CBS scored a 14.5/24 rating/share in the metered markets... (more...)
THE VOICE is Monday's Top Non-Sports Telecast in 18-49, Topping 'DWTS' by +40% THE VOICE is Monday's Top Non-Sports Telecast in 18-49, Topping 'DWTS' by +40%
by TV News Desk - April 04, 2017

NBC's THE VOICE (2.1/7 in 18-49, 9.8 million viewers overall from 8-10:01 p.m. ET)is the top non-sport alternative in the time period, topping ABC 's “Dancing With the Stars” by a +40% margin in 18-49... (more...)
CBS Coverage of 2017 Final Four is Second-Most Watched in 19 Years CBS Coverage of 2017 Final Four is Second-Most Watched in 19 Years
by TV News Desk - April 03, 2017

CBS Sports and Turner Sports' coverage of the 2017 NCAA Tournament is the second most watched in 23 years. To date, the NCAA Tournament is averaging 10.4 million viewers, up +14% from last year and the second-highest viewer average through the Final Four since 1994.... (more...)
CBS Sports to Presents 2017 MASTERS TOURNAMENT This April CBS Sports to Presents 2017 MASTERS TOURNAMENT This April
by TV News Desk - March 31, 2017

CBS Sports will bring viewers all the color and drama inherent to the world's most prestigious golf tournament and first major of the year with live third-round coverage of the Masters on Saturday, April 8 (3:00-7:00 PM, ET).... (more...)
MetroFocus Co-Host Jack Ford to Receive Bella Fella Award from Bella Abzug Leadership Institute MetroFocus Co-Host Jack Ford to Receive Bella Fella Award from Bella Abzug Leadership Institute
by TV News Desk - March 29, 2017

Jack Ford of local PBS affiliate WNET, award-winning broadcast journalist and co-host of public television?s MetroFocus daily newsmagazine program, has been selected by the Bella Abzug Leadership Institute (BALI) to receive the prestigious ?Bella Fella Award? at the ?11th annual Bella & Bella Fella ... (more...)
CBS's 48 HOURS is Saturday's No. 1 Non-Sports Program with Viewers & Adults 25-54 CBS's 48 HOURS is Saturday's No. 1 Non-Sports Program with Viewers & Adults 25-54
by TV News Desk - March 28, 2017

48 HOURS: “The Alternate Suspects” was Saturday's #1 non-sports broadcast with viewers, and adults 24-54 (tied with NBC) according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for March 25.... (more...)
CBS Sports Coverage of 2017 NCAA Tournament Scores Increases in TV Viewership CBS Sports Coverage of 2017 NCAA Tournament Scores Increases in TV Viewership
by TV News Desk - March 28, 2017

CBS Sports and Turner Sports' coverage of the 2017 NCAA Tournament is delivering strong audience growth through its first two weeks with fans engaging across television – up double-digits in viewership – record-setting streaming on NCAA March Madness Live and all-time records for interactions by fan... (more...)
CBS Announces Mario Lopez as Host of Live-Action Game Show CANDY CRUSH CBS Announces Mario Lopez as Host of Live-Action Game Show CANDY CRUSH
by TV News Desk - March 24, 2017

CBS today announced Mario Lopez as host of the new live action game show CANDY CRUSH, based on the globally renowned mobile game franchise.... (more...)
CBS Sports' Verne Lundquist to Visit CBS SUNDAY MORNING, 3/26 CBS Sports' Verne Lundquist to Visit CBS SUNDAY MORNING, 3/26
by TV News Desk - March 23, 2017

Sportscasters rehearse calling big moments over and over in their heads, but few ever get the chance to make a call that will echo through the years. CBS Sports' Verne Lundquist is one of the lucky ones, who, in a career spanning 50-plus years, has made some of the most memorable calls for a variety... (more...)
CBS Leads Nominations for the 44th ANNUAL DAYTIME EMMY AWARDS CBS Leads Nominations for the 44th ANNUAL DAYTIME EMMY AWARDS
by TV News Desk - March 22, 2017

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) and THE TALK exclusively revealed the “44th Annual Daytime Emmy® Awards” nominations live today on the CBS Television Network. CBS leads the Daytime Emmy nominations with 70 nods, ahead of the other broadcast networks.... (more...)
NATA Announces Nominations for 44th Annual DAYTIME EMMY AWARDS NATA Announces Nominations for 44th Annual DAYTIME EMMY AWARDS
by TV News Desk - March 22, 2017

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) today announced the nominees for the 44th Annual Daytime Emmy® Awards.... (more...)
CBS's 48 HOURS is Saturday's No. 1 Program with Viewers & A25-54 CBS's 48 HOURS is Saturday's No. 1 Program with Viewers & A25-54
by TV News Desk - March 21, 2017

48 HOURS: “Death on Valentine's Day” was Saturday night's #1 non-sports broadcast with viewers and adults 24-54, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for March 18. 48 HOURS (10:34-11:34PM) delivered 4.07 million viewers and a 1.1/04 in adults 25-54, the demographic that matters most to th... (more...)
Scoop: NCIS: NEW ORLEANS on CBS - Tuesday, April 11, 2017 Scoop: NCIS: NEW ORLEANS on CBS - Tuesday, April 11, 2017
by TV Scoop - March 20, 2017

Get all the scoop on NCIS: NEW ORLEANS, airing on CBS on Tuesday, April 11, 2017!... (more...)
Turner Sports & CBS Sports' Coverage of NCAA Tournament Generates 29 Million Live Video Starts Turner Sports & CBS Sports' Coverage of NCAA Tournament Generates 29 Million Live Video Starts
by TV News Desk - March 20, 2017

CBS Sports and Turner Sports' coverage of the 2017 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship – airing across TBS, CBS, TNT and truTV – averaged a 5.9/14 HH rating/share to deliver the third highest-rated first Thursday since 1991... (more...)
Showtime to Premiere Feature Documentary BURN MOTHERF*CKER, BURN!, 4/21 Showtime to Premiere Feature Documentary BURN MOTHERF*CKER, BURN!, 4/21
by TV News Desk - March 17, 2017

As the country prepares to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the 1992 Los Angeles uprising in April, SHOWTIME will premiere the new feature-length documentary BURN MOTHERF*CKER, BURN!,... (more...)
Method Man, Hailey Baldwin to Host TBS's DROP THE MIC, Launching 5/2 Method Man, Hailey Baldwin to Host TBS's DROP THE MIC, Launching 5/2
by TV News Desk - March 15, 2017

Music icon Method Man and supermodel Hailey Baldwin are ready to pick up the mic as the hosts of TBS's DROP THE MIC, the new comedic music series from executive producers James Corden, Ben Winston and Jensen Karp.... (more...)



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