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Peacock Added to Roku Streaming Platform

NEW YORK — Peacock, the streaming service from NBC that launched on July 15, is now available this week on Roku, a streaming platform that reaches an estimated 100 million people. Peacock provides access to more than 20,000 hours of on-demand movies and shows, as well as live news and sports programming, from NBCUniversal and […]

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Shepard Smith to Launch Evening Newcast on CNBC

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, NJ — Former Fox newscaster Shepard Smith is joining business channel CNBC to anchor an evening news program starting this fall. He will be based at CNBC Global Headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, N.J. effective July 13th. Smith will anchor a new one-hour evening news program titled The News with Shepard Smith, airing Monday through Friday at 7 p.m. The […]

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ViacomCBS to Add Networks to YouTube TV

NEW YORK — ViacomCBS has announced a multi-year agreement to deliver 14 channels from its portfolio of news, entertainment and sports networks for YouTube TV subscribers. YouTube TV offers local and cable channels to over 2 million subscribers and is owned by Google. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed and it’s unclear if […]

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Selena Gomez to Star in Cooking Show on HBO Max

Streaming services need all the content they can get to compete with so many different offerings now available. HBO Max, launching on May 27, has acquired the rights to a new cooking show starring pop singer Selena Gomez. The untitled series is being executive produced by Gomez and July Moon Productions, along with executive producers […]

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HBO Offers Free Streaming Shows and Movies

NEW YORK — With millions of Americans stuck at home, HBO is making nearly 500 hours of programming available to stream for free for a limited time on HBO NOW and HBO GO–without a subscription. The list of free programming includes every episode of nine popular HBO series such as The Sopranos, Veep, Six Feet Under, […]

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Adam Driver Hosting Saturday Night Live

NEW YORK – NBC’s Saturday Night Live is returning to the air in 2020 with three live shows. Actor Adam Driver will return to Studio 8H at Rockefeller Center to host SNL for the third time on Saturday, Jan. 25. Driver is currently nominated for an Academy Award for his performance in “Marriage Story.”’ Driver […]

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Saturday Night Live Names Guests for Next 3 Weeks

NEW YORK – NBC’s Saturday Night Live is back live for the next three Saturdays and has released its upcoming host list. Sandra Oh will make her “Saturday Night Live” hosting debut on March 30. Oh, a Golden Globe and SAG Award winner, stars in BBC America’s “Killing Eve,” which returns for its second season on […]

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Viacom Buys Pluto TV for $340 Million

NEW YORK — Viacom is expanding its streaming TV business with a deal to acquire Pluto TV, the leading free streaming television service in U.S., for $340 million in cash. Viacom operates cable channels including MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, BET and CMT. It also owns digital studio AwesomenessTV. Founded in 2013, Pluto TV is headquartered in Los Angeles […]

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CBS Releases Daytime Premiere Dates

CBS, the #1-rated network in daytime for 31 years, has announced season premiere dates for its entire Daytime Emmy Award-winning schedule for the 2018-2019 season. The full lineup was just recently honored with an industry-leading 20 Daytime Emmy Awards. “CBS Daytime continues to deliver award-winning, fan favorite programming that has led the industry for more […]

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Linda Cohn Signs New Deal With ESPN

Long-time sportscaster Linda Cohn has signed a new contract with ESPN. Terms and length were not disclosed. Cohn has been with ESPN for more than 26 years and is the longest-tenured anchor for the network’s main news program SportsCenter. Cohn joined ESPN in 1992 and anchored her first SportsCenter on July 11, 1992. She was […]