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CMT Announces ‘Nashville’s’ Midseason Premiere on June 7, Followed by Series-Ending Finale July 26

Press release from CMT, Feb. 22, 2018: CMT’s “Nashville” wrapped up the first half of the series’ final season today with dramatic twists, and gave fans a first look at the final eight episodes set to air Thursday, June 7…

90th Oscars Performers Announced

Press release from ABC, Feb. 23, 2018: Gael García Bernal, Mary J. Blige, Andra Day, Natalia Lafourcade, Miguel, Keala Settle, Sufjan Stevens and Oscar winner Common will perform this year’s nominated songs at the 90th Oscars ceremony, show producers Michael…

Disney Channel Greenlights ‘Amphibia’ and ‘The Owl House’

Press release from Disney Channel, Feb. 23, 2018: Disney Channel has ordered two original animated series – “Amphibia,” from Annie Award-winning director Matt Braly (Disney’s “Gravity Falls”), and “The Owl House,” from Dana Terrace, one of Variety’s “10 Animators to…

Veteran Television Executive Dave Davis Announces Retirement From WABC-TV

Press release from the ABC Owned Television Stations, Feb. 22, 2018: Dave Davis, president and general manager of WABC-TV, today announced that he is retiring after more than 40 years in the business. In announcing his retirement, Mr. Davis said,…

CNBC’s New Prime-Time Series ‘Staten Island Hustle’ Debuts April 11 at 10 p.m. ET/PT

Press release from CNBC, Feb. 22, 2018: CNBC today announced the network’s new prime-time original series, “Staten Island Hustle,” will debut Wednesday, April 11th at 10PM ET/PT. The six episode entrepreneurial series follows a group of animated friends and businessmen…

Showtime Sports Launches New Digital Talk Show ‘Below the Belt’

Press release from Showtime, Feb. 22, 2018: SHOWTIME Sports continues to expand its position at the intersection of combat sports and culture with a first-of-its-kind, sports talk show, BELOW THE BELT hosted by Brendan Schaub. The twice-monthly, 30-minute show debuts…

Ten More Presenters Announced for 90th Oscars

Press release from ABC, Feb. 21, 2018: Producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd today announced 10 more presenters for the 90th Oscars telecast. Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, “The Oscars” will air live Sunday, March 4, on The ABC Television…

2018 National Women’s Soccer League Game of the Week Begins Saturday, March 24 on Lifetime

Press release from Lifetime, Feb. 21, 2018: Lifetime and the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) announced today the 2018 NWSL Game of the Week on Lifetime live broadcast schedule, which includes 20 regular-season matches, both playoff semifinal games and the…

CBS Corp. Announces ‘EYE Speak,’ a Company-Wide Program to Promote Female Empowerment and Help Develop the Next Generation of Leaders

Press release from CBS Corp., Feb. 21, 2018: CBS Corporation today announced the launch of “EYE Speak,” a program designed to promote female empowerment and help forge a path of growth and opportunity for women in the Company as well…

History Seeks to Uncover the Truth Behind One of the Greatest Mysteries of the 19th Century in ‘The Curse of Civil War Gold’

Press release from History, Feb. 20, 2018: Marty Lagina, of HISTORY’s #1 series “The Curse of Oak Island,” has been approached by numerous people offering leads into some of the world’s greatest mysteries and has learned of an enigma that…