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The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Announces the 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Award Nominations

Press release from NATAS, March 31, 2015: The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) today announced the nominees for the 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy® Awards. The awards ceremony will be televised live on Pop at 8:00 p.m. EDT/5:00…

The Untold Story of the World’s Most Famous Sex Symbol Is Revealed in Lifetime’s Miniseries Event ‘The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe,’ Premiering May 30 and 31

Press release from Lifetime, March 30, 2015: Kelli Garner (The Aviator, Pan Am) plays the legendary star Marilyn Monroe in Lifetime’s four-hour event The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe (#TheSecretLifeOfMarilynMonroe) premiering Saturday, May 30, and Sunday, May 31, at 9pm…

Oxygen Media Increases Original Programming by 25 Percent With Addition of Eight New Series

Press release from Oxygen Media, March 30, 2015: The youngest skewing women’s network in prime, Oxygen Media continues its commitment to increase original programming by 25 percent with eight new series targeting millennial women. Reinforcing the network’s new programming filter,…

NBC’s ‘American Odyssey’ and Google Invite Viewers to Tour Key Cities and Uncover New Clues With ‘Explore American Odyssey’ Companion Site

Press release, March 30, 2015: NBC Entertainment and Google have teamed up to create an extended world for the new drama series “American Odyssey” with an online companion site “Explore American Odyssey,” powered by Google Maps, that will focus on…

Esquire Network Unveils 2015 Upfront Lineup Bolstering Original Programming With Five New Series

Press release from Esquire Network, March 30, 2015: Esquire Network today announced a robust slate of innovative programming initiatives for 2015 including five original series that reinforce the network’s impressive portfolio and illustrate its ongoing commitment to creating authentic lifestyle…

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…