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Fox Sets Empire’s Return for Sept. 23

Network announces its fall premieres, including Scream Queens

Fox won't be wasting any time this fall, debuting its hottest show, Empire, on Sept. 23—the thick of premiere week. The network said last month that Empire—which debuted in January—would be…

The Flash and Jane the Virgin Bookend The CW's Fall Premieres

Network delays fall debuts until October

Last season, most of the buzz surrounding The CW focused on a pair of freshman series: The Flash and Jane the Virgin. Next season, those very two shows bookend the…

This Hilarious Promo for SharkFest Bites Shark Week Where It Hurts

Nat Geo dives into Discovery's tank

Nat Geo Wild is taking an unapologetic chomp out of a Discovery Channel summer staple. The network, a joint venture between the National Geographic Society and Fox, has released a…

Why Veteran Exec David Hill Is Leaving 21st Century Fox After 27 Years

Departs as Murdoch sons arrive

The man who brought the constant score and time graphic to sports telecasts and innovations like hockey's glow puck and football's yellow first-down line, is leaving his longtime home at…

Sunday Night Football and Neil Patrick Harris Will Kick Off NBC’s Fall Premieres

Here's the complete list

The No. 1 network in adults 18-49 for two seasons in a row will begin defending its title on Sept. 10. That's the night Sunday Night Football—which debuts (when else?) on…

Lester Holt Named NBC Nightly News Anchor, but Brian Williams Stays With the Network

Williams gives interview to Matt Lauer

Brian Williams will be permanently pulled from the anchor chair of NBC Nightly News but will remain with the network, anchoring breaking news for MSNBC. Lester Holt, who has been…

Sponsors Line Up for BET Awards, 'the Biggest Entertainment Weekend in Black America'

Verizon Periscopes the red carpet

A number of major brands—Coca-Cola, Cricket Wireless, Domino's, Macy's, McDonald's, Nissan, Samsung, State Farm, Verizon and the U.S. Army—are signed on for the 15th anniversary of the BET Awards and…

Why Television Is Taking Over Cannes Lions

Viola Davis and Kim Kardashian lead TV's biggest festival contingent yet

When the Cannes Lions festival kicks off Sunday, it will feature the usual mix of speakers from the worlds of advertising, technology, entertainment and media. But this year, advertising's biggest…

'Catastrophe' Makes Its American Debut on Facebook, Not Amazon Prime

U.K. pilot available 48 hours starting tonight

British comedy Catastrophe will make its American debut this evening on Facebook. While the first season will be available Friday on Amazon Prime, the 24-minute debut episode hits Facebook at 7…

CBS Study: TV Trumps Digital in Spending and Reach

Data in hand, networks make their case this sales season

With television advertising facing a new challenge from digital media, the industry is compelled once again—for the first time in 25 years—to tout TV effectiveness, this time with the help…

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