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History Commemorates the 15th Anniversary of the September 11th Terrorist Attacks With a Week of Original Primetime Specials

Press release from History, Aug. 25, 2016: To commemorate the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, HISTORY(R) will present a week of programming, including three original primetime documentaries and a series of digital shorts. A new special, “15 Septembers…

Netflix Announces New Series ‘Friends From College’ From Acclaimed Comedy Writer/Director Nick Stoller and Francesca Delbanco

Press release from Netflix, Aug. 22, 2016: Netflix, the world’s leading Internet TV network, today announced a new comedy series, Friends from College, from Nick Stoller (Neighbors, Neighbors: Sorority Rising, Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Get Him to the Greek) and Francesca…

NBC’s Rio Olympics Is the Most Successful Media Event in History

Press release from NBC, Aug. 22, 2016: NBC Olympics’ exclusive and unprecedented coverage of the 2016 Rio Olympics was the most ambitious media event in history, providing more ways to consume more hours of content across more platforms than any…

Showtime Orders Fifth Season of ‘Ray Donovan’

Press release from Showtime, Aug. 11, 2016: On the heels of RAY DONOVAN scoring five Emmy nominations for its third season, SHOWTIME has ordered a fifth season of its hit drama series. Production on season five’s 12, one-hour episodes will…

Showtime Casts Comedian Jay Pharoah in Lead Role for ‘White Famous’

Press release from Showtime, Aug. 11, 2016: SHOWTIME has cast actor and comedian Jay Pharoah (Saturday Night Live) in the lead role for the new pilot WHITE FAMOUS, a half-hour comedy executive produced by Academy Award winner Jamie Foxx and…

Nickelodeon Brings Back ‘Rocko’s Modern Life’ for Brand-New, Original One-Hour TV Special Based on the Classic ’90s Hit Animated Series

Press release from Nickelodeon, Aug 11, 2016: Marking its 25th anniversary of original creator-driven animation to the day and date, Nickelodeon today announces another reinvention of its library content: the greenlight of an original one-hour TV special based on its…

Amazon Greenlights ‘American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story’ for Prime Video

Press release from Amazon, Aug. 11, 2016: Amazon today announced it has greenlit the Amazon Original Series American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story. The docuseries combines archival footage, interviews and cinematic reenactments to tell the story of Playboy magazine’s charismatic…

Investigation Discovery Presents Controversial Documentary ‘Dream Killer’ — The Shocking True Story of a Man Wrongfully Convicted of Murder Based on What His Friend Saw in a Dream

Press release from Investigation Discovery, Aug. 9, 2016: In 2005, Ryan Ferguson was convicted of murder and sentenced to 40 years in prison based on the shocking testimony of his friend Charles Erickson, who claimed to witness the brutal murder…

AMC to Air All Six Episodes of the Emmy-Nominated Limited Series ‘The Night Manager’ in a Marathon Event Beginning Saturday, Aug. 13, at 8 p.m. ET/PT on AMC

Press release from AMC, Aug. 8, 2016: All six episodes of AMC’s “The Night Manager,” will air back to back on AMC beginning Saturday, August 13th, at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT as part of a marathon event of the critically acclaimed,…

NBCUniversal to Produce Original Shows for Snapchat in All-New Content and Advertising Partnership

Press release from NBCUniversal, Aug. 8, 2016: NBCUniversal and Snapchat today announced a multi-year content and advertising partnership through which NBCUniversal will produce original episodic shows for Snapchat. The NBCUniversal partnership will significantly expand Snapchat’s existing partner portfolio, which currently…