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2015 NCAA Tournament Delivers Record-Setting Numbers Through Elite Eight

Press release from CBS Sports and Turner Sports, March 30, 2015: The 2015 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship continues to deliver record-setting numbers across multimedia platforms. Turner Sports and CBS Sports’ exclusive coverage of the 2015 NCAA Tournament across…

Travel Channel Ups Brian Leonard to Vice President of Programming and Development

Press release from Travel Channel, March 30, 2015: Travel Channel has announced the promotion of Brian Leonard to vice president of programming and development. Leonard will now oversee the team of directors of programming and development as well as manage…

‘Downton Abbey’ Writer and Creator Julian Fellowes to Receive 2015 International Emmy Founders Award at International Emmy Gala in New York on November 23

Press release from the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, March 30, 2015: The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences will present the 2015 International Emmy® Founders Award to Julian Fellowes, the writer and creator of Downton Abbey,…

‘The Walking Dead’ Season 5 Finale Is Highest-Rated Finale in Series History

Press release from AMC, March 30, 2015: The special 90-minute season five finale of “The Walking Dead” [Sunday] night was the highest-rated finale in series history, delivering 15.8 million viewers and 10.4 million adults 18-49. The episode capped the show’s…

NBC Sets Aug. 5 Premiere Dates for Two New Comedies and Robust List of Reality Series as Network Looks for Fifth Straight Summer Win in 18-49

Press release from NBC, March 26, 2015: NBC has set Wednesday, Aug. 5, for a new hourlong block of comedies as “Mr. Robinson” will premiere at 9 p.m. immediately followed by “The Carmichael Show” at 9:30 p.m. In addition, new…

‘Vince Gilligan’s Island of MeTV’: The Influential Creator of ‘Breaking Bad’ and Co-Creator of ‘Better Call Saul’ Hosts a Night of His Favorite MeTV Shows April 5

Press release from MeTV, March 26, 2015: MeTV, Memorable Entertainment Television, America’s #1 All Classic TV Network, brings the star power of New Hollywood to viewers across the country with the ‘Vince Gilligan’s Island of MeTV’ special event this April….

2015 NCAA Tournament Delivers Record-Setting Numbers for Sweet 16 Thursday & Tournament Coverage to Date

Press release from CBS Sports and Turner Sports, March 27, 2015: The 2015 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship continues to deliver record-setting numbers across multimedia platforms. CBS Sports and Turner Sports’ exclusive coverage of the Regional Semifinals on Thursday,…

Nickelodeon’s 28th Annual ‘Kids’ Choice Awards’ to Simulcast Across Nickelodeon, TeenNick, Nicktoons and TV Land, Live Stream on Nick.com and Nick App Saturday, March 28, at 8 p.m. (ET/PT)

Press release from Nickelodeon, March 26, 2015: Nickelodeon’s 28th Annual Kids’ Choice Awards hosted by Nick Jonas will simulcast for the first time across Nickelodeon, TeenNick, Nicktoons and TV Land, and live stream on Nick.com and the Nick App this…

William Petersen Returns to Television in WGN America’s Critically Acclaimed Series ‘Manhattan,’ Produced by Lionsgate, Skydance and Tribune Studios

Press release from WGN America, March 26, 2015: WGN America announced today that William Petersen (“CSI: Crime Scene Investigation”) has joined the cast of its critically acclaimed drama “Manhattan,” marking his return to television after his celebrated Emmy and Golden…

History Greenlights Fourth Season of Hit Drama Series

Press release from History, March 26, 2015: HISTORY has picked up a fourth season of its hit scripted series VIKINGS, it was announced today by Dirk Hoogstra, EVP and General Manager, HISTORY & H2. VIKINGS is created and written by…