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Viola Davis and Julius Tennon to Executive-Produce One-Hour Telecast ‘EIF Presents: XQ Super School Live’ to Inspire the Public to Rethink High School and Explore Ways to Prepare Students for Careers of the Future

Press release from Entertainment Industry Foundation, Aug. 18, 2017: Viola Davis and Julius Tennon will executive-produce “EIF Presents: XQ Super School Live,” a special one-hour telecast event which will invite the public to help rethink the future of American high…

Full Text of Email From 21st Century Fox CEO James Murdoch

Aug. 17, 2017: Friends, I’m writing to you in a personal capacity, as a concerned citizen and a father. It has not been my habit to widely offer running commentary on current affairs, nor to presume to weigh in on…

TLC Gets Spirited with the Return of “Kindred Spirits” and All-New Series “Evil Things”

Press release from TLC, Aug. 17, 2017: Friday night frights return to TLC in time for Halloween with the second season of KINDRED SPIRITS, following renowned ghost hunters Amy Bruni and Adam Berry as they help real people tormented by…

First Look Media’s Topic Studio Announces Wide-Ranging Scripted Television Slate

Press release from First Look Media, Aug. 17, 2017: Building off its impressive roster of feature films and documentaries, First Look Media’s Topic studio today announced an ambitious development slate for scripted television series. Upcoming projects include: a contemporary global…

OWN Announces New Drama Series From Academy Award-Winning ‘Moonlight’ Writer/Producer Tarell Alvin McCraney

Press release from OWN, Aug. 16, 2017: OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced today a new one-hour drama series from Tarell Alvin McCraney, co-writer and executive producer of the Academy Award-winning Best Picture “Moonlight.” Marking his first television series, McCraney will…

Carlton Cuse Signs Multiyear Pact With ABC Studios

Press release from ABC Studios, Aug. 16, 2017: Golden Globe-winning writer, producer and director Carlton Cuse has re-joined ABC Studios in a multiyear overall deal. Cuse’s company, Genre Arts, will create and produce content across all network, cable and streaming…

2017 ‘NFL on CBS’ Broadcast Pairings Feature Five New Teams Led by New Lead Announce Team of Jim Nantz, Tony Romo and Tracy Wolfson

Press release from CBS, Aug. 15, 2017: With the deepest NFL announcer lineup in sports television, THE NFL ON CBS debuts five new broadcast crews this season led by the CBS Television Network’s new lead announce team of Jim Nantz,…

Fox Sports Unveils Broadcast Teams for 2017 NFL Season

Press release from Fox Sports, Aug. 15, 2017: FOX Sports today announces its broadcast teams for the network’s 24th season of NFL coverage. The award-winning lineup touts seven distinguished crews featuring an exceptional mix of veteran voices and new personalities….

Investigation Discovery (ID) Partners With the Southern Poverty Law Center to Develop New Special About the White Supremacy Movement

Press release from Investigation Discovery, Aug. 15, 2017: In light of the tragic events in Charlottesville, Va., true-crime network Investigation Discovery (ID) will encore an episode of its series HATE IN AMERICA about white supremacy. The episode “The Klan on…

Thomas Rhett, Molly Sims, Jordin Sparks and Jess Cagle Join Celebrity Judges Panel for the Final Night of the 97th Miss America Competition, Live on ABC

Press release from ABC, Aug. 15, 2017: The Miss America Organization, dick clark productions and ABC today announced the first four celebrity judges for the final night of “The 2018 Miss America Competition”: multiplatinum ACM Male Vocalist of the Year…