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A&E to Premiere ‘Biggie: The Life of Notorious B.I.G.’ (June 28) and ‘Who Killed Tupac?’ (June 29) Under the Recently Relaunched ‘Biography’ Banner

Press release from A&E, May 24, 2017: A&E Network will premiere the definitive documentary “Biggie: The Life of Notorious B.I.G.” as the inaugural project airing under the recently relaunched ‘Biography’ banner. The three-hour, deeply personal biography will allow the late…

Discovery Channel Announces Summer Slate of Original Programming

Press release from Discovery, May 24, 2017: Discovery Channel’s summer schedule is jam-packed with a wide variety of both fan favorites and all-new programming. On the heels of the broadcast success of HARLEY AND THE DAVIDSONS – TV’s best single-network…

Comedy Central Announces Series Extension for ‘The President Show’

Press release from Comedy Central, May 23, 2017: In a sweeping victory, Comedy Central has extended the inaugural season of The President Show for an additional seven episodes, it was announced today by , President, Comedy Central. Created by Anthony…

History Commissions Limited Documentary Series ‘Watergate’ From Academy Award Winner Charles Ferguson

Press release from History, May 23, 2017: HISTORY has commissioned the definitive original documentary series about one of the biggest criminal conspiracies in modern politics, “Watergate,” produced and directed by Academy Award-winning director Charles Ferguson (“Inside Job”). “The Watergate investigation…

Nickelodeon Greenlights Season 12 of ‘SpongeBob SquarePants,’ Number-One Animated Series Across All TV with Kids

Press release from Nickelodeon, May 23, 2017: Nickelodeon today announced that SpongeBob SquarePants, the number-one animated show for kids 2-11 and kids 6-11, has been greenlit for season 12. The 26-episode pick up will further the nautical adventures of SpongeBob…

Michael Strahan and ITV America Set Overall Deal

Press release from ITV Studios, May 23, 2017: NFL Hall of Famer, TV and media personality, and producer Michael Strahan, and his producing and business partner Constance Schwartz-Morini, have inked an exclusive overall production partnership with their company SMAC Entertainment…

Drake Breaks All-Time Record for Most Wins in a Single Night With 13 Awards on the ‘2017 Billboard Music Awards’

Press release from Billboard and ABC, May 21, 2017: The “2017 Billboard Music Awards,” hosted by hip-hop artist and actor Ludacris, and actress and singer Vanessa Hudgens, was an explosive night of must-see, one-of-a-kind musical performances and exclusive television premieres…

About the New Fox Series ‘The Orville’

Press release from Fox, May 19, 2017: From Emmy Award-winning executive producer and creator Seth MacFarlane (FAMILY GUY, “Ted”) and directed by Jon Favreau (“The Jungle Book,” “Iron Man”), THE ORVILLE is a one-hour science fiction comedic drama set 400…

Three Couples Remain in a Tight Competition, But Only One Can Take Home the Coveted Mirrorball Trophy on the Two-Part Season Finale of ‘Dancing with the Stars,’ May 22 and 23

Press release from ABC, May 18, 2017: After weeks of stunning competitive dancing, the final three couples advance to the finals of “Dancing with the Stars,” live, MONDAY, MAY 22 (8:00-9:01 p.m. EDT), on the ABC Television Network. It’s one…

Global Superstar Nicki Minaj Is Set to Open the ‘2017 Billboard Music Awards’

Press release from ABC, May 18, 2017: dick clark productions and ABC today announced that multi-platinum artist Nicki Minaj will open the “2017 Billboard Music Awards” with an epic nine-minute performance featuring special guests Jason Derulo, David Guetta and Lil…