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[01/07/15 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 7
Updates include: Matt Bomer to play Montgomery Clift for HBO; Ivana Baquero cast in MTV's "Shannara"; and Peter Tolan, George Clooney and Bennett Miller team for "The Studio" at Showtime.

[01/07/15 - 04:40 PM]
National Geographic Channel Takes Its Last Patrol on the Alaskan Frontier in the Final Season of Long-Running Hit Series "Alaska State Troopers"
The show's swan song kicks off on Wednesday, February 11 at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/07/15 - 04:39 PM]
National Geographic Channel Reveals the Competitive Forces Behind History's Most Remarkable Races for Innovation in New Miniseries Event "American Genius"
Premiering spring 2015, the eight-part docudrama chronicles the competitions in innovation that pit history's brightest minds against each other in the race to lay claim to the future.

[01/07/15 - 04:38 PM]
National Geographic Channel's "Killing Jesus" Charts the Intense Political, Social and Historical Conflicts That Led to the Execution of One of History's Most Well-Known Men
The film is the third collaboration between NGC, Scott Free and Bill O'Reilly.

[01/07/15 - 03:14 PM]
ABC to Rebroadcast Two-Hour Premiere of "Marvel's Agent Carter" This Saturday; "Shark Tank" Original to Serve as Lead-In Next Tuesday
The newcomer launched with back-to-back episodes last night on the Alphabet.

[01/07/15 - 02:56 PM]
Marvel & ESPN Films Announce First Collaboration with Feature Documentary "1 of 1 - Genesis" and Short Film Series "1 of 1 - Origins"
The documentary film, "1 of 1 - Genesis," is currently available on Digital HD through select digital retailers.

[01/07/15 - 02:51 PM]
"Friday Night Movie Night" on SportsCenter Will Highlight Short Films
The weekly presentation will showcase a variety of shorts over time, most of which will be making their TV or world premiere.

[01/07/15 - 02:46 PM]
ESPN Films to Launch New Shorts Series, Versus, Executive Produced by Eva Longoria
The series will be executive produced by Eva Longoria who is also the director of the first short, "Go, Sebastian, Go!" that will kick off the series in May.

[01/07/15 - 02:35 PM]
Comedy Central Cancels "Brickleberry" After Three Seasons
The show's most recent run averaged a series low 882,000 viewers.

[01/07/15 - 02:08 PM]
Watch Jessica Alba Kick Some Ass in Her First Ever Bad Girl Role When a "Dark Angel" Marathon Hits El Rey Network Beginning Friday, January 9th at 8 PM/ET
The stunt features back-to-back episodes of the entire series along with introductions by El Rey Network creator Robert Rodriquez and series star Jessica Alba.

[01/07/15 - 01:55 PM]
OWN's "The Haves and the Have Nots" Delivers Most-Watched Season Premiere in Network History with 3.22 Million Viewers
OWN spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 6.

[01/07/15 - 12:58 PM]
Little Charmers "Turns on the Charm" on Nickelodeon Monday, Jan. 12, at 12 P.M. (ET/PT)
The half-hour series follows best friends and Charmers-in-Training Hazel, Posie and Lavender as they attempt to solve everyday problems and in the process, find themselves in the middle of funny situations.

[01/07/15 - 12:55 PM]
CBS Has All of the Top 10 Shows in 7-Day DVR Lift Among Adults 18-49 and Nine of the Top 10 Programs Among Viewers
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of December 15-21.

[01/07/15 - 12:34 PM]
ESPN's 2015 Major League Soccer Regular-Season Schedule
ESPN's 20th season of televising Major League Soccer will begin Sunday, March 8, at 5 p.m. ET, with the live presentation of Orlando City SC vs. New York City FC.

[01/07/15 - 11:41 AM]
LL Cool J to Host Spike TV's "Lip Sync Battle"
The new series will feature celebrities going head to head - lip-syncing the song of their choice - battling for the coolest bragging rights on the planet.

[01/07/15 - 10:36 AM]
John Travolta Takes Starring Role in FX's "American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson"
Travolta will portray Robert Shapiro, a key member of O.J. Simpson's "Dream Team" during the sensational murder trial.

[01/07/15 - 10:29 AM]
The 32nd Annual PaleyFest Will Return to the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland March 6-13, 2015
"Scandal," "The Good Wife," "Arrow" and "The Flash" are among the first shows selected for this year's event.

[01/07/15 - 10:01 AM]
Laura Marano and Leigh-Allyn Baker Star in the Action-Packed Buddy Comedy "Bad Hair Day," a Disney Channel Original Movie, Premiering Friday, February 13
Marano and Baker will host an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at "Bad Hair Day" during an "Austin & Ally" Takeover Weekend, beginning Saturday, January 10 on Disney Channel.

[01/07/15 - 09:54 AM]
VH1 Announces Its Next Original Movie "The Breaks" (Working Title)
Inspired by journalist Dan Charnas' book "The Big Payback," a narrative history of the hip-hop business, the film will make its television debut written, directed and executive produced by Seith Mann.

[01/07/15 - 09:27 AM]
CBS Sweeps Tuesday in Viewers and Key Demos with Its Largest Tuesday Audience of the Season
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 6.

[01/07/15 - 09:06 AM]
E! Is the Destination for Unparalleled Access to the 2015 Golden Globes(R) Red Carpet with Extensive Live Coverage from the Event on Sunday, January 11
Plus: look for the return of "Fashion Police" on Monday, January 12.

[01/07/15 - 09:05 AM]
"Marco Polo" will Return for a Second All-New Adventure and Netflix Announces Premiere Dates for New Original Series "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt," "Bloodline," "Marvel's Daredevil" and "Grace and Frankie"
Also on tap are kids series "Puss in Boots," "Mako Mermaids" and "Ever After High: Spring Unsprung."

[01/07/15 - 09:04 AM]
Hulu Announces the Renewal of "The Hotwives" Franchise from Paramount Digital Entertainment
The second season of the series will return in 2015 as The Hotwives of Las Vegas and will move locations from scenic Orlando to Las Vegas.

[01/07/15 - 09:02 AM]
Nat Geo WILD's Inaugural BarkFest Weekend Celebrates Man's Best Friend and Helps You Discover the Genius in Your Dog
Look for the three-part series "Is Your Dog a Genius?" premiering Friday, May 15 at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/07/15 - 09:02 AM]
"MythBusters" Kicks Off the New Year with All-New Episodes Beginning Saturday, Jan. 10th
The new season explodes with a very special episode featuring myths from one of the greatest television shows of all time, "The Simpsons."

[01/07/15 - 09:01 AM]
Fox + Raccoon + Squirrel = Backyard Bandits! Nat Geo WILD Is Giving Our Pesky Friends Their Time to Shine
"The Secret Life of Mr. Fox," "Raccoon: Backyard Bandit" and "Super Squirrel" are all on tap for Sunday, March 8.

[01/07/15 - 09:00 AM]
AMC Releases Key Art for "The Walking Dead" Season 5B
As previously announced, new episodes resume Sunday, February 8 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[01/07/15 - 08:48 AM]
"Chicago Fire" Matches Its Prior Original in 18-49 Despite a Five-Week Break Between First-Run Episodes
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 6.

[01/07/15 - 08:32 AM]
"Marvel's Agent Carter" Opens at a 14-Month High in its Time Slot in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 6.

[01/07/15 - 08:31 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Surges Behind Returning Originals
"NCIS: New Orleans" and company are up more than 20% from their last first-run episodes.

[01/07/15 - 07:37 AM]
"About a Boy" Gets a Two Episode Trim from NBC
The news follows last month's announcement that "Boy" and its lead-in "Marry Me" will go on hiatus in favor of "Undateable" and newcomer "One Big Happy" beginning March 17.

[01/07/15 - 06:08 AM]
iHeartMedia and NBC Announce the Return of the iHeartRadio Music Awards Live on March 29
The awards will again be broadcast live simultaneously on iHeartMedia stations nationwide and across the iHeartRadio digital music platform.

[01/07/15 - 04:09 AM]
"Game of Thrones(R): The Exhibition" Returns with Even More Installations & Increased Interactivity!
The 2015 exhibition tour will include mostly European markets with a total of seven cities.

[01/06/15 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 6
Updates include: Twentieth Television clears "Dish Nation" for two more years; Daniel Dae Kim to make his directorial debut on "Hawaii Five-0"; and Jorma Taccone to visit NBC's "Parks & Recreation."

[01/06/15 - 05:37 PM]
The 2015 Major League Baseball Hall of Famers Present the Top Ten List on "Late Show with David Letterman"
Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz and Craig Biggio will be featured on tomorrow's installment.

[01/06/15 - 03:35 PM]
USA Closes Up Shop on "Covert Affairs"
The show's November 13 installment marked its series low in total viewers.

[01/06/15 - 02:37 PM]
FOX Sports Reigns as NFL Ratings Champion
FOX Sports spins the numbers for the season to date.

[01/06/15 - 02:34 PM]
Bravo Media's First Original Scripted Series "Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce" Earns Series High Across All Key Demos, Up Double Digits
Bravo spins the numbers for Tuesday, December 30.

[01/06/15 - 02:21 PM]
TLC Closes Out 2014 as Top 10 Primetime Cable Network for Women
TLC spins the numbers for 2014 to date.

[01/06/15 - 01:18 PM]
The 10th Annual "Jimmy Kimmel Live: After the Oscars" Special Will Air Live on ABC Sunday, February 22
Last year's "Jimmy Kimmel Live: After the Oscars" grew by double digits in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49 to mark "JKL's" strongest post-Oscar telecast ever.

[01/06/15 - 12:28 PM]
Showtime(R) Free Preview Weekend Available to Over 70 Million Homes Starting Friday, January 9
Said offering is timed with Sunday's return of "Shameless," "House of Lies" and "Episodes."

[01/06/15 - 11:30 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Dominates Late-Night Timeslot Competition for Fourth Quarter of 2014
NBC spins the numbers for the fourth quarter of 2014.

[01/06/15 - 10:55 AM]
Cesar Millan Doles Out Tough Love to Distraught Dog Owners in an Intense New Season of "Cesar 911" Premiering Friday, Feb. 27 at 9/8c on Nat Geo WILD
Plus: look for "Cesar Millan: Viva Las Vegas!" on Friday, February 20 at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/06/15 - 10:51 AM]
Bellator MMA's Top 20 Knockouts and 15 Fantastic Finishes - Friday, January 9th at 9pm
The former one-hour special is hosted by Bellator MMA analyst Jimmy Smith.

[01/06/15 - 10:31 AM]
ABC Family Greenlights the Production of Two New Comedy Pilots
Single-camera efforts "Kevin from Work" and "Tough Cookie" will go into production later this month.

[01/06/15 - 10:11 AM]
Investigation Discovery's All-New Special "Hate in America" Probes Modern-Day Hate Crimes in the Land of Liberty and Justice for All
The one-hour special premieres Monday, February 23 at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.

[01/06/15 - 10:08 AM]
ABC to Encore "Galavant" Premiere This Wednesday, January 7 at 10:00/9:00c
The show's inaugural episodes will replace the previously announced repeat of "Forever" in said slot.

[01/06/15 - 09:51 AM]
"2 Broke Girls," "Mike & Molly" and "NCIS: Los Angeles" Deliver Their Largest Audiences of the Season
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, January 5.

[01/06/15 - 09:49 AM]
Discovery Channel's Season Two Premiere of "Alaskan Bush People" Set Ratings and Viewership Records on Jan. 2
Discovery spins the numbers for Friday, January 2.

[01/06/15 - 09:22 AM]
Bravo Media's New Digital Series "Secret Service" Goes Incognito on Wednesday, January 21 After the Series Premiere of "Best New Restaurant"
In addition, the network will utilize its award-winning "Play Live" technology to give fans the ability to share their opinions on the series each week.







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[02/19/19 - 12:14 PM]
TV One Announces Production of Original Film "The Bobby Debarge Story" Starring Roshon Fegan, Big Boi, Tyra Ferrell, Lloyd and Adrian Marcel; Debuting June 2019
The movie explores the tumultuous life of the former lead singer of the 70's R&B/Funk Band Switch, also the eldest sibling of the world-famous pop group DeBarge.

[02/19/19 - 11:01 AM]
Netflix Orders Scripted Series "Medical Police" from Rob Corddry, Krister Johnson, Jonathan Stern, and David Wain
Erinn Hayes and Rob Huebel star in the project, which will also feature Malin Akerman, Lake Bell, Rob Corddry, and Ken Marino in recurring roles.

[02/19/19 - 10:04 AM]
The Fourth and Final Season of Emmy Award-Winning "The Man in the High Castle" to Premiere This Fall Exclusively on Amazon Prime Video
The final season is currently being filmed in Vancouver and will wrap next month.

[02/19/19 - 10:01 AM]
Emmy(R) Award-Winning "RuPaul's Drag Race" Ru-veals Guest Judges for Highly Anticipated Season 11 Premiering Thursday, February 28 at 9:00PM ET/PT on VH1
Miley Cyrus, Troye Sivan, Lena Waithe, Joel McHale, Cara Delevingne, Bobby Moynihan, Kandi Burruss, Tiffany Pollard, Gina Rodriguez, Sydelle Noel, Wanda Sykes, Tony Hale and Adam Rippon are all on tap.

[02/19/19 - 10:00 AM]
Round Three: A Dozen More Stars Take the Oscar Stage
The latest presenters include Elsie Fisher, Danai Gurira, Brian Tyree Henry, Michael B. Jordan, Michael Keaton, Helen Mirren, John Mulaney, Tyler Perry, Pharrell Williams, Krysten Ritter, Paul Rudd and Michelle Yeoh.

[02/19/19 - 08:32 AM]
HBO(R) Invites "Game of Thrones(R)" Fans to Bleed for the Throne in National American Red Cross Blood Drive
The partnership will include an immersive experience at SXSW from March 7-9, in addition to blood drives in 43 states and 9 colleges and universities across the U.S. from March 7-12.

[02/19/19 - 08:30 AM]
"Arrested Development" Season 5, Part Two Launches March 15
Buster's on the run, no one has seen Lucille 2, and the wall is still unfunded.

[02/19/19 - 08:10 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Finales Top Viewers; ABC Wins Demo Race
"The Bachelor" leads the night among adults 18-49 while "America's Got Talent: The Champions" is the most-watched program overall.

[02/19/19 - 07:01 AM]
Video: Netflix Debuts Trailer & Key Art for "The Dirt"
Based on the bestselling autobiography from Mötley Crüe, the film is an unflinching tale of success and excess as four misfits rise from the streets of Hollywood to the heights of international fame.

[02/19/19 - 06:39 AM]
Netflix's "Green Eggs and Ham" Announces Ensemble Cast for Fall Debut
Adam Devine, Michael Douglas, Ilana Glazer, Diane Keaton, Eddie Izzard, Tracy Morgan and Keegan-Michael Key are all on tap.

[02/19/19 - 06:03 AM]
Jonathan and Drew Scott to Create Lifetime Homes for Families in New HGTV Series "Property Brothers: Forever Home"
The series will premiere Wednesday, May 29 at 9:00/8:00c.

[02/19/19 - 06:02 AM]
Video: "Most Beautiful Thing" - Official Trailer - Netflix
The year is 1959, the first Bossa Nova chords are being played, and Rio de Janeiro is the place where everyone wants to be.

[02/19/19 - 06:01 AM]
Netflix Creates Production Hub in Toronto, Leasing Studio Space at Cinespace and Pinewood Toronto Studios, Extending Canadian Efforts
The new spaces add to Netflix's existing physical production footprint in Canada, which already includes a lease of British Columbia's Martini Film Studios, as well as production sites Netflix sets up across Canada on a production-by-production basis.

[02/18/19 - 08:46 AM]
A Letter to Marvel Television Fans from Jeph Loeb
The company confirms Netflix has "decided they no longer want to continue telling the tales of these great characters."

[02/18/19 - 08:28 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: Daytona 500 Gives FOX a Demo Boost
The network takes home the adults 18-49 crown while CBS is the most-watched network.