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Humanitas Prizes Ceremony Takes On Added Resonance After School Shooting

It may outwardly have the look and feel of other awards shows, especially occurring as it does in the midst of the winter awards season, but the Humanitas Prize ceremonies hold a special place in the hearts of the Hollywood…

‘Andi Mack’ Renewed for a Third Season on Disney Channel

Press release from Disney Channel, Feb. 19, 2018: The hit series “Andi Mack” has been renewed for a third season, it was announced today by Gary Marsh, president and chief creative officer, Disney Channels Worldwide. The cast – Peyton Elizabeth…

NBC Olympics’ PyeongChang Coverage Delivered Most Dominant Winter Games Wednesday Night Since Nancy & Tonya in 1994

Press release from NBC, Feb. 15, 2018: NBC Olympics’ coverage of the PyeongChang Olympics delivered the most dominant Winter Games Wednesday night in 24 years, since the 1994 Lillehammer Winter Olympics, posting a Total Audience Delivery (TAD) average of 19.2…

90th Oscars First Slate of Presenters Announced

Press release from ABC, Feb. 16, 2018: Producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd today announced the first slate of presenters for the 90th Oscars telecast. Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, the Oscars will air live Sunday, March 4, on The…

NBC Names Lisa Katz and Tracey Pakosta Co-Presidents of Scripted Programming

Press release from NBC, Feb. 15, 2018: Promoting two top execs from within its programming ranks, NBC today named Lisa Katz and Tracey Pakosta Co-Presidents, Scripted Programming, NBC Entertainment. The seasoned execs, who together have helped cement NBC’s status as…

Bounce Acquires Repurpose Rights to ‘The Wendy Williams Show’

Press release from Bounce, Feb. 15, 2018: Bounce, the fastest-growing African-American network on television, has acquired the day & date repurpose rights to “The Wendy Williams Show” from Lionsgate’s Debmar-Mercury in a new agreement announced today. The deal represents the…

Devilish ‘Midnight, Texas’ Earns Second Season Renewal on NBC

Press release from NBC, Feb. 14, 2018: “Midnight, Texas,” the #1 summer broadcast drama in the 18-49 demo, has been renewed for a second season on NBC. Eric Charmelo and Nicole Snyder, who served as consulting producers on the first…

With Daytime’s Newest Entry, ‘The Raw Word,’ Hosted by Dr. Michael Eric Dyson, Unfiltered, Uncensored and Unexpected Are the Rule and Not the Exception

Press release from Final Level Productions, Feb. 14, 2018: Beginning March 5th, daytime will get a dose of no-holds barred honesty, energy and witty commentary courtesy of one of the country’s most outspoken cultural voices, Dr. Michael Eric Dyson. Irreverent…

New CNN Original Series ‘Christiane Amanpour: Sex & Love Around the World’ Debuts Saturday, March 17

Press release from CNN, Feb. 14, 2018: The new six-part CNN Original Series, Christiane Amanpour: Sex & Love Around the World, premieres Saturday, March 17, at 10 p.m. ET/PT. Having built an illustrious career interviewing global power players and reporting…

The CW Network Expands Its Primetime Schedule to Six Nights Beginning Fall 2018

Press release from the CW, Feb. 14, 2018: For the upcoming 2018-2019 season, The CW Network will expand its primetime schedule to include Sunday night, growing its line-up of original first-run programming from five nights to six nights, it was…