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NBC’s Emmys Telecast Delivers the Event’s Second-Biggest Overall Audience in Eight Years

Press release from NBC: UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — Aug. 26, 2014 — NBC’s telecast of “The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards” has generated the second biggest overall audience for an Emmys telecast in eight years and equaled the second highest Emmy…

CBS Sports to Launch First-Ever All-Female National Sports Show

Press release from CBS Sports, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014: CBS Sports will launch WE NEED TO TALK, the first-ever all-female national weekly sports show, airing in primetime beginning Tuesday, Sept. 30 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET) on CBS Sports Network. The announcement…

2014 Emmy Winners (and Nominees) — Here’s the Complete List

Winners and nominees for the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards; winners announced Monday, Aug. 25, 2014 Drama series WINNER: “Breaking Bad” (AMC) “Downton Abbey” (PBS) “Game of Thrones” (HBO) “House of Cards” (Netflix) “Mad Men” (AMC) “True Detective” (HBO) Comedy series…

WE tv Is Getting in the Box — the ‘Sex Box’ — Network Greenlights First-Ever Extreme Relationship Therapy Series for 2015 Premiere

Press release from WE tv: NEW YORK, NY – August 21, 2015 – WE tv today announced the series greenlight of Sex Box for an early 2015 exclusive U.S. premiere. Produced by Relativity Television, and adapted from the UK series…

2014 Creative Arts Emmy Awards — List of Nominees and Winners

Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series Allison Janney, Masters of Sex — WINNER Kate Burton, Scandal Jane Fonda, The Newsroom Margo Martindale, The Americans Kate Mara, House of Cards Diana Rigg, Game of Thrones Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series…

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Announces the Election of Charles L. Dages, Former Warner Bros. Executive, as Chairman of the Board

Press release from NATAS: New York, NY – August 13, 2014 — The governing Board of Trustees of The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) today announced the election of Charles (Chuck) L. Dages, former Warner Bros. Executive…

CBS and Tribune Broadcasting Announce New Home for the CBS Television Network in the Indianapolis Market

Press release from CBS and Tribune Media, Aug. 11, 2014: CBS Corporation and Tribune Broadcasting today announced a comprehensive, long-term agreement that renews their existing affiliation agreements and gives the nation’s #1 network a new home in the Indianapolis market…

History Launches Planet H — New Brand Extension Designed for Kids Ages 7-11

Press release from History, Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014: HISTORY today announced the launch of Planet H, a new brand extension created for kids ages 7-11 to explore historical topics and eras through play. The announcement was made by Dan Suratt,…

TV PR Veteran Jim Weiss Named SVP, Corporate Communications, for Bounce Media and Katz Broadcasting

Press release from Katz Broadcasting, Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014: Longtime television industry public relations executive Jim Weiss (@JJWeiss1) has been named Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications for Bounce Media and Katz Broadcasting, it was announced today. Weiss will oversee all…

Debmar-Mercury Promotes Alexandra Jewett to EVP, Programming

Press Release from Debmar-Mercury, Aug. 5, 2014: Debmar-Mercury, a leading independent media company, today announced the promotion of Alexandra Jewett from senior to executive VP, programming. Working in partnership with Lonnie Burstein, who will remain as EVP, programming, the team…