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ESPN and ESPN+ to Become Exclusive Media Home of UFC in the U.S.

Press release from ESPN, May 23, 2018: UFC, the world’s premier mixed martial arts organization, and The Walt Disney Company’s new Direct-To-Consumer and International segment along with ESPN, today announced the full scope of the historic multi-year agreement that makes…

Emmy Award-Winning ‘Good Morning America’ Expands to Three Hours

Press release from ABC, May 23, 2018: ABC News’ Emmy Award-winning morning show “Good Morning America” will expand to three hours. The new third hour of the program will air at 1 p.m. EDT, noon CDT/PDT. After seven seasons, 1454…

Viceland Announces Nine Summer Series

Press release from Viceland, May 23, 2018: VICELAND is bringing nine series to air this summer with a wide range of diverse talent from returning network staples to newcomers covering everything from food and friendship to internet celebrity, fringe science…

Nickelodeon to Develop Norman Lear Animated Project, ‘Man of the House’

Press release from Nickelodeon, May 23, 2018: Nickelodeon today announced the development of a new animated project, Man of the House (working title), from Norman Lear’s ACT III Productions. With creative concept by Colombian-American writer and illustrator Michael Molina (Trivia…

CBS Finishes 2017-2018 Broadcast Season With 11 Consecutive Weekly Wins

Press release from CBS, May 22, 2018: CBS finished the 2017-2018 broadcast season by winning 11 consecutive weeks. Additionally, The Network won six nights last week according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for the week ending May 20,…

YouTube Orders Second Season of Lionsgate Hit Dance Drama Series ‘Step Up: High Water’

Press release from YouTube, May 22, 2018: YouTube announced that it has ordered a second season of the popular dance drama series STEP UP: HIGH WATER from global content leader Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B). Since its debut on January 31,…

NBC Wins the September to May Season in 18-49 for the 4th Time in 5 Years, Generating The Top Winning Margin for Any Net in People-Meter History

Press release from NBC, May 22, 2018: NBC has clinched first place for the traditional September to May season in primetime’s key demographic of adults 18-49, marking the network’s fourth win in five years. The network is generating +47% margin…

CBS Announces Summer Series Premieres

Press release from CBS, May 22, 2018: CBS today announced premiere dates for its summer schedule, including the obstacle course challenge TKO: TOTAL KNOCK OUT hosted by global superstar Kevin Hart; the 20th season of perennial summer favorite BIG BROTHER;…

Nickelodeon Renews Four Hit Series from Top-Ranked Preschool Portfolio

Press release from Nickelodeon, May 22, 2018: Nickelodeon has renewed some of the biggest hits in preschool TV: PAW Patrol, Blaze and the Monster Machines, Rusty Rivets and Top Wing. The renewals–a sixth season of PAW Patrol, a fifth season…

CBS News to Launch Second Season of ’48 Hours: NCIS,’ Giving Viewers Unprecedented Access to Cases Handled by the Real NCIS

Press release from CBS, May 21, 2018: CBS News will launch a second season of 48 HOURS: NCIS, a six-part series that gives viewers unprecedented access to the dramatic and shocking cases handled by the real-life U.S. Naval Criminal Investigative…