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ABC Family Picks Up Three New Unscripted Series: ‘Startup U,’ ‘Next Step Realty: NYC’ and ‘Monica the Medium

Press release from ABC Family, April 1, 2015: ABC Family continues to expand its reality slate with three new unscripted series, “Startup U,” “Next Step Realty: NYC” and “Monica the Medium,” announced today by Tom Ascheim, President, ABC Family and…

E! Continues to Boost Original Programming With Introduction of Three New Series and Return of Three Hit Franchises

Press release from E!, April 1, 2015: E!, the global pop culture powerhouse, announced today three new original unscripted series, “Stewarts & Hamiltons,” “WAGS” and “Dash Dolls” (working title) and the return of the hit franchises “#RichKids of Beverly Hills,”…

VH1 Gives the Green Light to Love on the Red Planet With ‘Space D.A.T.E’

Press release from VH1, April 1, 2015: Inspired by mankind’s growing desire to colonize the Red Planet, VH1 and Lighthearted Entertainment will team up to produce “SPACE D.A.T.E.” (Dating Above The Exosphere), an out-of-this-world reality series that gives single earthlings…

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Announces the 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Award Nominations

Press release from NATAS, March 31, 2015: The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) today announced the nominees for the 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy® Awards. The awards ceremony will be televised live on Pop at 8:00 p.m. EDT/5:00…

The Untold Story of the World’s Most Famous Sex Symbol Is Revealed in Lifetime’s Miniseries Event ‘The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe,’ Premiering May 30 and 31

Press release from Lifetime, March 30, 2015: Kelli Garner (The Aviator, Pan Am) plays the legendary star Marilyn Monroe in Lifetime’s four-hour event The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe (#TheSecretLifeOfMarilynMonroe) premiering Saturday, May 30, and Sunday, May 31, at 9pm…

Oxygen Media Increases Original Programming by 25 Percent With Addition of Eight New Series

Press release from Oxygen Media, March 30, 2015: The youngest skewing women’s network in prime, Oxygen Media continues its commitment to increase original programming by 25 percent with eight new series targeting millennial women. Reinforcing the network’s new programming filter,…

NBC’s ‘American Odyssey’ and Google Invite Viewers to Tour Key Cities and Uncover New Clues With ‘Explore American Odyssey’ Companion Site

Press release, March 30, 2015: NBC Entertainment and Google have teamed up to create an extended world for the new drama series “American Odyssey” with an online companion site “Explore American Odyssey,” powered by Google Maps, that will focus on…

Esquire Network Unveils 2015 Upfront Lineup Bolstering Original Programming With Five New Series

Press release from Esquire Network, March 30, 2015: Esquire Network today announced a robust slate of innovative programming initiatives for 2015 including five original series that reinforce the network’s impressive portfolio and illustrate its ongoing commitment to creating authentic lifestyle…

2015 NCAA Tournament Delivers Record-Setting Numbers Through Elite Eight

Press release from CBS Sports and Turner Sports, March 30, 2015: The 2015 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship continues to deliver record-setting numbers across multimedia platforms. Turner Sports and CBS Sports’ exclusive coverage of the 2015 NCAA Tournament across…

Travel Channel Ups Brian Leonard to Vice President of Programming and Development

Press release from Travel Channel, March 30, 2015: Travel Channel has announced the promotion of Brian Leonard to vice president of programming and development. Leonard will now oversee the team of directors of programming and development as well as manage…