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CBS Announces the NFL Players Competing on “MVP: Most Valuable Performer,” A New Live One-Hour Special, Airing Thursday, Jan. 25

Press release from CBS, Jan. 18, 2018: CBS announced today the NFL players who will compete to be crowned the MVP: MOST VALUABLE PERFORMER on a new, live, one-hour interactive talent show hosted by LL COOL J, to be broadcast…

Fox Renews Critically Acclaimed Hit Drama ‘9-1-1’ for a Second Season

Press release from Fox, Jan. 16, 2018: FOX has renewed the critically acclaimed hit drama 9-1-1, from creators Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk and Tim Minear, for a second season, it was announced today by Gary Newman and Dana Walden, Chairmen…

Season Three of ‘NBA Saturday Primetime on ABC Presented By YouTube TV’ Launches Jan. 20 With Two Blockbuster Games

Press release from ESPN and ABC Sports, Jan. 16, 2018: The third season of NBA Saturday Primetime on ABC presented by YouTube TV launches Jan. 20 with two blockbuster games, including a special matinee broadcast. First, the Cleveland Cavaliers and…

PBS Announces ‘#MeToo, Now What?’ (w.t.) New Half-hour, Five-Part Series Premiering February 2018

Press release from PBS, Jan. 16, 2018: PBS President and CEO Paula Kerger today announced at the Television Critics Association #METOO, NOW WHAT?, a new five-part, half-hour series hosted by Zainab Salbi, founder of Women for Women International, premiering Friday,…

Matt Hasselbeck to Call 2018 Pro Bowl With Sean McDonough

ESPN’s Matt Hasselbeck will serve as the analyst alongside Monday Night Football’s Sean McDonough and reporter Lisa Salters for the 2018 NFL Pro Bowl telecast on January 28. ESPN Senior VP, Events & Studio Production Stephanie Druley: “Matt has experience…

Starz Announces 2018 Premiere Dates for Originals ‘Howards End,’ ‘Vida’ and ‘Sweetbitter’

Press release from Starz, Jan. 12, 2018: Today at the Television Critics Association (TCA) Winter 2018 Press Tour, Starz President of Programming Carmi Zlotnik announced premiere dates for three new originals including the eagerly-awaited STARZ Original Limited Series “Howards End,”…

Starz and Lionsgate Developing Television Series Adaptation of Blockbuster ‘John Wick’ Franchise

Press release from Starz, Jan. 12, 2018: Starz President & CEO Chris Albrecht announced today at the Television Critics Association (TCA) Winter 2018 Press Tour that Starz and Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) are developing a television series adaptation of the…

TNT Greenlights Post-Apocalyptic Sci-Fi Series ‘Snowpiercer’

Press release from TNT, Jan. 10, 2018: Oscar winner Jennifer Connelly and Tony Award winner Daveed Diggs star in the series co-produced by Tomorrow Studios, Turner’s Studio T, along with CJ Entertainment Turner’s TNT has given a series greenlight to…

Michael J. Fox to Guest Star on ABC’s ‘Designated Survivor’

Press release from ABC, Jan. 10, 2018: Esteemed actor and activist Michael J. Fox is joining The Mark Gordon Company and ABC Studios’ “Designated Survivor” on ABC for a five-episode arc in which Fox will guest star as Ethan West,…

The Superstars Align for ‘Lip Sync Battle Live: A Michael Jackson Celebration’

Press release from Paramount, Jan. 10, 2018: “Lip Sync Battle” has signed three of Hollywood’s hottest superstars for its epic LIVE event. Neil Patrick Harris, a 5-time Emmy and Tony Award winning actor; Taraji P. Henson, an Academy Award-nominated and…