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[03/19/15 - 11:25 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 19
Updates include: FOX lands 10-episode drama "Houdini & Doyle"; Bella Thorne to be "Famous in Love" for ABC Family; and James Caan departs "Fantasy Life" at FOX.

[03/19/15 - 10:01 PM]
"American Idol" Voting Results for March 19
Plus: Kelly Clarkson returns to mentor and perform on next week's episode.

[03/19/15 - 02:00 PM]
"Game of Thrones(R)" Season 5 Red Carpet Premiere Event in San Francisco to Stream Live on Facebook March 23
The live event, hosted by media personality Veronica Belmont and Mara Raphael, will be streamed via the Facebook page and fans can follow along with #GoTPremiereSF.

[03/19/15 - 01:00 PM]
Get in the Game with the First-Ever #IdolPredictions Challenge, Launching Tonight on AmericanIdol.com
The #IdolPredictions game also allows fans to create their own leagues and invites family and friends to compete.

[03/19/15 - 12:54 PM]
"Good Witch" Casts a Spell on Viewers, Boosting Hallmark Channel to Be the Most-Watched and Highest-Rated Cable Network in the Saturday 8PM Time Period
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, March 14.

[03/19/15 - 12:23 PM]
Video: WGN America Unleashes Full Season Trailer for "Salem: Season Two" Returning Sunday, April 5 at 10pm ET / 9pm CT
In the series, witches are real - but they are not who or what they seem, and the stakes have never been higher in the struggle for the throne.

[03/19/15 - 11:53 AM]
GSN's New Original Game Show Series "Lie Detectors" Hosted by Rove McManus, To Air Weekdays at 6:30PM ET Beginning Monday, April 20
The premiere episode will also feature guest comedians Michelle Buteau, Christian Finnegan and Sherrod Small.

[03/19/15 - 11:30 AM]
Singer Edwin McCain Resurrects Broken-Down Boats to Harmonize with Nature in Animal Planet's "Flipping Ships"
The six-part series launches Friday, April 24 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[03/19/15 - 11:04 AM]
Bravo Media's "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" Debuts the Deeply Dramatic Three Part Reunion Tuesday, March 31 at 9PM ET/PT
Look for parts two and three on Tuesday, April 7 and April 14 at 8:00/7:00c, respectively.

[03/19/15 - 11:02 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Encores Outdeliver CBS, ABC Timeslot Competition for Week of March 9-13
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of March 9-13.

[03/19/15 - 10:45 AM]
Haylie Duff Serves Up More Food, Fun and Laughs on the Second Season of "The Real Girl's Kitchen" on Cooking Channel
This 13-episode lifestyle docu-series follows Haylie in and out of the kitchen as she prepares tasty recipes, and blends her southern roots with her busy life in Hollywood.

[03/19/15 - 10:11 AM]
ABC Builds to a 6-Week High in Late-Night in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of March 9-13.

[03/19/15 - 09:59 AM]
FX Closes First-Look Deal with Stacey Sher's Shiny Penny
The two-year agreement between FX and Shiny Penny covers all projects developed for FX Networks.

[03/19/15 - 09:09 AM]
Investigation Discovery Launches First-Ever Podcast as a Companion to New Hit Series "The Mind of a Murderer"
"Storytelling is the foundation that Investigation Discovery was built upon, and we are thrilled to now expand our expertise into the realm of podcasts," said Henry Schleiff.

[03/19/15 - 08:59 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Empire" Finale Dominates the Competition
The show's two-hour season finale averages a monster 6.4 rating among adults 18-49.

[03/19/15 - 08:39 AM]
"20/20: The Untold Story of The Sound of Music" Ranks No. 1 at 10pm, Delivering the ABC Newsmagazine's Most-Watched Telecast this Season
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 18.

[03/19/15 - 08:25 AM]
"Law & Order: SVU" Delivers Its Most-Watched Rebroadcast Since April 16, 2014
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 18.

[03/19/15 - 08:14 AM]
Animal Planet Renews "Pit Bulls & Parolees" for Seventh Season
Additionally, the series will celebrate its 100th episode milestone during the seventh season run.

[03/19/15 - 08:00 AM]
Mo'ne Davis Movie, "Throw Like Mo," in Development for Disney Channel
Davis, a member of Philadelphia's Taney Dragons and the first Little League player to make the cover of Sports Illustrated, will consult on the movie.

[03/19/15 - 07:41 AM]
Bravo Welcomes Bethenny Frankel to the Clubhouse with "Watch What Happens Live One-on-One with Bethenny" on Sunday, March 22 at 10:30PM ET/PT
Frankel navigates various areas of her life openly and honestly as she discusses the ups-and-downs of dealing with romantic relationships playing out on television and her time as a talk show host.

[03/19/15 - 07:26 AM]
Mr. T Crashes Onto DIY Network with "I Pity the Tool"
"Before I worked in show business, I worked in the demolition business," said Mr. T. "And even after I made it in Hollywood, I kept on building things."

[03/18/15 - 11:38 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 18
Updates include: Ruth Negga cast as Tulip in AMC's "Preacher"; Vanessa Lachey to star in "Not Safe for Work" at NBC; and Page Kennedy cast in CBS's "Rush Hour."

[03/18/15 - 01:14 PM]
FOX Sports Teams with FOX's Game-Changing Hit Show "Empire" to Debut FIFA Women's World Cup(TM) Promo Tonight
The cross-promotion on FOX is one example of the many company-wide collaborations planned to promote the major international tournament in the months between now and June.

[03/18/15 - 12:38 PM]
TBS to Launch "Your Family or Mine" on Tuesday, April 7
Kyle Howard and Kat Foster star in the comedy series, from Greg Malins and Jamie Tarses.

[03/18/15 - 12:22 PM]
Season Three Finale of "Ultimate Survival Alaska" Premieres This Sunday, March 22, at 10/9c on National Geographic Channel
The cable channel details the winner of the show's latest cycle.

[03/18/15 - 12:17 PM]
Actress Tia Mowry Gives Viewers a Taste of Her Life on Cooking Channel's New Series "Tia Mowry at Home"
The newcomer launches Wednesday, April 29 at 9:00/8:00c.

[03/18/15 - 11:15 AM]
"Sleepy Hollow" Picked Up for a Third Spellbinding Season on FOX
Television producer Clifton Campbell has signed on as executive producer and showrunner.

[03/18/15 - 10:59 AM]
HBO Films Drama "Nightingale," Starring David Oyelowo, To Debut May 29
Directed by Elliott Lester from a screenplay by Frederick Mensch, the film is a provocative drama that probes the darkest corners of a disturbed mind, as a war veteran begins to unravel thread by thread.

[03/18/15 - 10:51 AM]
WGN America's Critically Acclaimed Drama "Manhattan" Wins 2015 SXSW Jury Award for Excellence in Title Design
This award comes on the heels of another industry accolade acquired by the show's below-the-line crew.

[03/18/15 - 10:28 AM]
"Power" Returns June 6th on Starz
The second season of "Power" features 10 hour-long episodes, a bump from the first season's order of eight episodes.

[03/18/15 - 10:17 AM]
Jamie Foxx, Emma Stone, Liam Hemsworth and More to Appear at Nickelodeon's 28th Annual Kids' Choice Awards, Hosted By Nick Jonas, Saturday, March 28, at 8 P.M. (ET/PT)
Previously announced music stars 5 Seconds of Summer and Iggy Azalea, featuring Jennifer Hudson, will be performing on the show.

[03/18/15 - 10:00 AM]
Presenters and Performers Announced for 30th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony April 18
This year's inductees include the Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, Green Day, Lou Reed, Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble, Bill Withers, Ringo Starr and the "5" Royales.

[03/18/15 - 09:57 AM]
TLC Orders More Episodes of "Love, Lust or Run" with Stacy London
The network has renewed the transformative freshman series, produced by True Entertainment, with 26 additional episodes slated to premiere in June 2015.

[03/18/15 - 09:53 AM]
FOX Sports Swings for the Fences in 20th Season as Home of Major League Baseball
Look for a combined minimum of 65 games between the FOX broadcast network and FOX Sports 1, America's fastest growing sports cable network.

[03/18/15 - 09:34 AM]
Esai Morales Joins the Cast of El Rey Network/Miramax's "From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series"
He'll play Lord Amancio Malvado, a figure of terrifying cruelty and power who has a complicated and obsessive relationship with Santánico Pandemonium (Eiza González).

[03/18/15 - 08:53 AM]
NBC Takes Six of Six Half-Hours in 18-49, Wins Tuesday in All Key Measures with the Top Show of the Night in Every Key Category, "The Voice"
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 17.

[03/18/15 - 08:28 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Viewers, Demos with Originals
Plus: The CW takes home second place among adults 18-49 with "The Flash" and "iZombie."

[03/18/15 - 08:23 AM]
"S.H.I.E.L.D." Is Up Week to Week and Continues to Improve Its Slot Year to Year
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 17.

[03/18/15 - 08:21 AM]
Chris Brown's Ex-Girlfriend Karrueche Tran Sits Down with Spiritual Life Coach Iyanla Vanzant for Her First, Exclusive One-on-One Interview
"Iyanla Exclusive: Karrueche Tran" airs Saturday, March 28 at 8:00/7:00c.

[03/18/15 - 08:06 AM]
Lifestyle Design Expert Paige Hemmis to Wed Singer Jason Short on Two Time Daytime Emmy(R) Nominated Lifestyle Series "Home & Family" A Hallmark Channel "Home & Family" Wedding Primetime Special June 22
"We are thrilled to be sharing beloved 'Home & Family' designer Paige Hemmis' special day with our viewers," said Michelle Vicary.

[03/18/15 - 08:01 AM]
National Geographic Channel's Late-Night Talk Show "StarTalk" Hosted by Neil deGrasse Tyson to Premiere Monday, April 20, at 11 PM ET/10 PM CT
World-renowned cultural luminaries across science, entertainment and politics, like President Jimmy Carter, Richard Dawkins, Chris Hadfield, Norman Lear, Christopher Nolan, George Takei and others, were announced as guests.

[03/18/15 - 07:31 AM]
Twelve Poverty-Fighting Charities Selected for NBC's Star-Studded Three-Hour Live "Red Nose Day" Telecast, Thursday, May 21
Stand-up performances, sketch comedy, parodies and music performances from A-list artists will all be part of the telecast.

[03/18/15 - 07:08 AM]
Investigation Discovery Teams with Iconic Film Director Joel Schumacher Greenlighting New Series "Do Not Disturb: Hotel Horrors"
Schumacher will lend his expertise to deliver a highly stylized cinematic look and feel to the series which is slated to premiere 4Q 2015.

[03/18/15 - 07:00 AM]
Syfy and The Asylum's "Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!" to Consume the World Wednesday, July 22
In addition, the film will wreak havoc on all Syfy channels around the world - 86 countries in all, including the UK, Australia and across Europe, Asia and Latin America.

[03/18/15 - 06:03 AM]
Amazon Greenlights Second Season of Its Hour-Long Original Drama Series "Bosch"
The series has achieved the biggest debut weekend among all Amazon Original Series and is the most-watched title on Prime Instant Video, across movies and TV series in its first four weeks.

[03/18/15 - 06:02 AM]
Hallmark Channel Announces Teri Polo to Star in "Last Resort" (WT) A Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere June 2015
Polo stars alongside Paul Johansson as a couple on the brink of a divorce when they must work together on planning and preparing their daughter's marriage.

[03/17/15 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 17
Updates include: Dominic Purcell joins The CW's "Arrow/The Flash" spin-off; Cara Buono bound for "Endgame" at NBC; and Kristin Bauer van Straten cast in ABC's "The Kingmakers."

[03/17/15 - 06:05 PM]
E!'s "Fashion Police" Is Going on Hiatus and Will Return in September
Co-hosts Giuliana Rancic and Brad Goreski, along with executive producer Melissa Rivers, will continue their roles.

[03/17/15 - 02:34 PM]
CBS Books Latest "Criminal Minds" Backdoor Pilot Episode for April 8
Gary Sinise, Anna Gunn, Daniel Henney and Tyler James Williams are featured in the episode, titled "Beyond Borders."

[03/17/15 - 02:21 PM]
Video: TV Land Releases New Behind-the-Scenes Featurette from Upcoming Darren Star Series "Younger"
Guest stars this season include Jane Krakowski, Ana Gasteyer and Martha Plimpton.







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[10/28/20 - 02:01 PM]
Investigation Discovery Partners with Acast to Launch Original Slate of True Crime Podcasts
Each podcast will embody a unique format, ranging from traditional narrative true crime series to topical talk show content to companion podcasts designed to complement traditional television programming.

[10/28/20 - 02:00 PM]
CBS Renews Hit Summer Series "Big Brother" for Its 23rd Season
Julie Chen Moonves will return as host.

[10/28/20 - 01:04 PM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: World Series Goes Out on Top for FOX
Game 6 wraps with the network in front among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/28/20 - 12:01 PM]
HGTV to Sleigh the Holidays with Full Slate of Original Holiday Programming
Highlights include the quirky new four-part series "Biggest Little Christmas Showdown.

[10/28/20 - 11:30 AM]
Craig Robinson to Host "The Masked Dancer," FOX's Brand-New Celebrity Competition Show, Featuring Panelists Ken Jeong, Paula Abdul, Brian Austin Green, and Ashley Tisdale
The series will feature celebrity contestants shaking their tail feathers, while covered from head-to-toe in elaborate costumes and face masks, leaving audiences to guess their identities.

[10/28/20 - 11:30 AM]
Apple's Global Hit Comedy "Ted Lasso" Lands Early Season Three Renewal
The pickup comes ahead of its second season start of production in London early January.

[10/28/20 - 11:04 AM]
"The Paley Center Presents Law & Order: Before They Were Stars" Looks Back at Franchise's Legacy of Actors
The one-hour special will bow Thursday, November 12 immediately following the season 22 premiere of "Law & Order: SVU."

[10/28/20 - 10:59 AM]
HBO's "Murder on Middle Beach," A Chilling and Deeply Personal Four-Part Documentary Series, Debuts November 15
The documentary series presents Madison Hamburg's complicated journey as a young man determined to solve the unspeakable crime of his mother's murder and absolve the people he loves, while looking for answers within his fractured family and community.

[10/28/20 - 10:16 AM]
"Tiny Toons Looniversity" Ordered to Series for HBO Max and Cartoon Network
Under the two-season straight-to-series order, Steven Spielberg will return as executive producer, with Sam Register, Justin Falvey and Darryl Frank also serving as executive producers.

[10/28/20 - 10:14 AM]
Genndy Tartakovsky's Supernatural Animated-Action Series "Unicorn: Warriors Eternal" Ordered for HBO Max and Cartoon Network
Inspired by myths and lore from across the globe, the show will follow a team of ancient teen heroes as they work together to protect the world from an unforeseen omen.

[10/28/20 - 10:00 AM]
HBO Max to Bring Dark Comedy "Two Weeks to Live" Starring Maisie Williams to the Platform November 5
The six-part original series tells a comic tale of love and revenge born from a seemingly harmless prank that goes terribly wrong.

[10/28/20 - 10:00 AM]
HBO Max and Cartoon Network Expand Partnership with Esteemed Children's Book Author Mo Willems and Stampede Ventures on Three New Projects for Kids (and Former Kids!)
"Mo's creative vision and profound legacy is a remarkable force that has the power to shape the future of kids and family programming," said Tom Ascheim.

[10/28/20 - 09:15 AM]
OWN Spices Up the Fall with First Ever Food Programming Block Premiering Saturday, November 14
Said lineup includes "Lovely Bites," "Tregaye's Way," "Food Fantasies" and "Tanya's Kitchen Table."

[10/28/20 - 08:20 AM]
Marilyn Manson, Ali Larter, Iman Benson, Ryan Kwanten and Barbara Crampton Join Shudder's "Creepshow" Season Two
Also on tap are C. Thomas Howell, Denise Crosby, Breckin Meyer, Ted Raimi, Kevin Dillon and Eric Edelstein.

[10/28/20 - 07:30 AM]
Bryon Rubin Named Chief Operating Officer for CBS
In his new role, Rubin will oversee all financial and business operations that support the divisions of the CBS Entertainment Group.