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Joel McHale Set to Host ‘The 2015 ESPYS’ on ABC July 15

Press release from ABC Entertainment, May 22, 2015: “The 2015 ESPYS Presented by Capital One” will be hosted by comedian, actor and television host Joel McHale, most widely known for hosting “The Soup” as well as playing Jeff Winger on…

E! Turns Up the Heat With Summer Programming Slate

Press release from E!, May 21, 2015: Pop culture powerhouse E! today unveiled its “E! Summer Here” programming line-up, including a dynamic slate of new series premieres and popular returning franchises that will continue to sizzle all summer along. Kicking…

ESPN, Lifetime, OWN and Showtime Top Winners of NAMIC Vision Awards Honoring Achievements in Original Programming Diversity

Press release from NAMIC, May 20, 2015: The National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC) today announced the winners of the 2015 NAMIC Vision Awards. Presented in partnership with NAMIC – Southern California, the awards honor original, multiethnic and multicultural…

Seth Meyers, David Duchovny and Jane Krakowski to Host NBC’s All-Star Charity Event ‘Red Nose Day’ Airing Thursday, May 21 (8-11 p.m. ET)

Press release from NBCUniversal, May 20, 2015 : Seth Meyers, David Duchovny and Jane Krakowski will host ‘Red Nose Day,’ NBC’s star-studded charity event airing Thursday, May 21 (8-11 p.m. ET). And Ed Sheeran, Josh Groban, Christian Slater, Al Roker,…

Telemundo’s Monday-Friday Prime-Time Ratings Rank as Best Season in Network History, Up 8% in Total Viewers

Press release from Telemundo, May 19, 2015: TELEMUNDO’s Monday-Friday primetime programming delivered the best season in network history among total viewers with 1.57 million viewers, an eight percent increase over last season (1.45 million), according to Nielsen. The network averaged…

‘World News Tonight With David Muir’ Finishes #1 in Total Viewers and Adults 25-54

Press release from ABC News, May 19, 2015: ABC News’ “World News Tonight with David Muir” finished as the top-ranked evening newscast in Total Viewers (7.757 million) and Adults 25-54 (1.819 million) for the week of May 11, 2015, based…

Critics’ Choice Television Awards Announce Louis XIII Genius Award Recipient Seth MacFarlane

Press release from Broadcast Television Journalists Association, May 18, 2015: The Broadcast Television Journalists Association (BTJA) today announced that Seth MacFarlane, creator of long-running Emmy Award-winning TV series Family Guy and the Emmy Award-winning series Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, will…

E.W. Scripps Company to Launch Grit and Escape, Expand LAFF Distribution

Press release from Katz Broadcasting and E.W. Scripps Co., May 18, 2015: The E.W. Scripps Company will carry the three emerging Katz Broadcasting television networks – launching Escape and Grit in multiple markets while expanding distribution of LAFF – as…

Thirteen New Shows Ordered From ABC Studios for the 2015-16 Season

Press release from ABC Studios, May 15, 2015: ABC Studios and ABC Signature Studios had another banner development year with thirteen new shows ordered to series. New dramas “The Catch,” “Dr. Ken,” “The Family,” “Of Kings and Prophets,” “The Muppets,”…

CBS Announces Carriage Agreements With Additional Affiliates to Expand CBS All Access’ Local Live Offering to 60+ Percent of the U.S.

Press release from CBS, May 14, 2015: CBS Corporation today announced its digital subscription, video on demand and live streaming service, CBS All Access, has reached agreements with 13 additional affiliate partners to enable live streaming of their local CBS…