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[08/06/15 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 6
Updates include: James Franco to star in "The Deuce" at HBO; Daisy Head to lead ABC Family's "Guilt"; and Michael Dorman to star in "The Patriot" for Amazon.

[08/06/15 - 05:55 PM]
FOX at TCA: Newman, Walden Talk "Prison Break," "X-Men" & Gordon Ramsay
Plus: the future of "Wayward Pines"; Bill Hader to guest on "Brooklyn Nine-Nine"; and "Empire" on track for a spin-off.

[08/06/15 - 05:00 PM]
Video: Watch the All-New Promo for Season Two of "Empire"
The blockbuster hit returns for its second season on Wednesday, September 23 at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/06/15 - 03:24 PM]
"FOX NFL Sunday" Invades the Red Carpet for "67th Emmy(R) Awards"
This is the first time a sports-themed pregame show will air live from the site of the Emmys.

[08/06/15 - 02:26 PM]
"Cedar Cove" Steals Saturday Night
The Hallmark Channel further spins the numbers for Saturday, August 1.

[08/06/15 - 02:19 PM]
Video: "Vinyl" - Tease (HBO)
Bobby Cannavale, Olivia Wilde and Ray Romano co-star in the upcoming drama, from Martin Scorsese, Mick Jagger and Terence Winter.

[08/06/15 - 01:27 PM]
LMN Premieres the New Original Series "The Last Goodbye" Saturday, August 22 at 10:00PM ET
The series features spiritual medium Rebecca Rosen as she uses her unique gift in an attempt to connect people seeking answers from their deceased family and loved ones.

[08/06/15 - 12:04 PM]
Twerk It, Work It, Own It: Whitney Thore Is Back with an All-New Season of TLC's "My Big Fat Fabulous Life"
Season two kicks off with the first of 22 new episodes on Wednesday, September 9 at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/06/15 - 11:25 AM]
Margaret Cho and NeNe Leakes to Guest Star When E!'s Hit Comedy Series "Fashion Police" Returns Monday, August 31st at 8:00PM ET/PT
They'll appear alongside co-hosts Melissa Rivers, Giuliana Rancic and Brad Goreski to review the night's style sensations and disasters from this year's MTV Video Music Awards.

[08/06/15 - 10:47 AM]
Jimmy Fallon Grows Week to Week, Rules Over ABC & CBS Time-Slot Competition in All Key Measures for the Week of July 27-31
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of July 27-31.

[08/06/15 - 10:43 AM]
Rachael Ray Mentors Eight Talented Kid Chefs as They Compete on Food Network's "Rachael Ray's Kids Cook-Off"
The six-episode series launches Monday, August 24 at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.

[08/06/15 - 10:14 AM]
Last Two Witches Fly Into "The Wiz Live!": "Crazy Eyes" Uzo Aduba and "Glee" Star Amber Riley
"We are so happy to welcome two actors we've admired and wanted so much to work with," said executive producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron.

[08/06/15 - 10:01 AM]
Netflix Announces the New Original Series for Kids "The New Mr. Peabody & Sherman Show" from DreamWorks Animation
Season 1 will be comprised of 13 episodes.

[08/06/15 - 10:00 AM]
Netflix Original Documentary "Winter on Fire: Ukraine's Fight for Freedom" Premieres October 9, 2015 to Netflix Members Globally
The harrowing documentary is set to make its world premiere at the 72nd Venice Film Festival in September.

[08/06/15 - 10:00 AM]
ABC Family Grows Its Executive Ranks with Key Hires in Programming, Strategy and Research
Simran S. Sethi will join as Senior Vice President, Original Programming and Development, and Jennifer Gerstenblatt has been promoted to Vice President, Current Programming.

[08/06/15 - 09:09 AM]
Flirty, Fabulous, And Forty! Bravo Media Celebrates Milestone Birthdays on the Series Premiere of "My Fab 40th" Tuesday, August 25 at 10PM ET/PT
Star-studded cameos include TV personality La La Anthony, actor Lorenzo Lamas, actress Nicole Eggert, and Reverend Al Sharpton.

[08/06/15 - 09:08 AM]
USA Network to Televise Weekly Premier League Match Throughout 2015-16 Season
With the Premier League season kicking off this Saturday, August 8, USA Network's first telecast will be this Saturday at 10 a.m. ET, as U.S. Men's National Team goalkeeper Tim Howard and Everton host Watford.

[08/06/15 - 09:08 AM]
FOX Orders New Pilot "Star," From "Empire" Co-Creator Lee Daniels
The project is the story of three young women, all with hopes of making it big, and the choices they're faced with along the way.

[08/06/15 - 09:02 AM]
Jason Sudeikis to Guest-Star During Season Two of "The Last Man on Earth"
Sudeikis appeared briefly as Phil Miller's (Forte) astronaut brother who has been stuck in space after a virus decimated the earth's population, except for a handful of survivors.

[08/06/15 - 09:01 AM]
Pitbull to Guest-Star and Perform on the Second Season of "Empire" on FOX
Chris Rock, Kelly Rowland, Marisa Tomei, Chris "Ludacris" Bridges and Adam Rodriguez are also on tap this season.

[08/06/15 - 09:00 AM]
The Worlds of the Dead and the Undead Collide in a "Bones" and "Sleepy Hollow" Crossover Event Thursday, October 29, On FOX
"When the idea came about to create this crossover event for fans, our writers' room was immediately energized," said Clifton Campbell.

[08/06/15 - 08:57 AM]
Adventurer Todd Carmichael Expands His Business by Exploring Cultures Around the Globe in New Travel Channel Series "Uncommon Grounds"
The eight-part series premieres Monday, September 14 at 11:00/10:00c on the network.

[08/06/15 - 08:54 AM]
"Mr. Robinson" Is the Most-Watched Summer Comedy Debut on the Big 4 Since 2007, Second-Highest-Rated in 18-49 Since 2009
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, August 5.

[08/06/15 - 08:30 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Wins Tight Demo Race with CBS, FOX
The Eye's "Big Brother" however is the top program of the night among adults 18-49.

[08/06/15 - 08:11 AM]
NBC's "America's Got Talent" Reveals the Top 36 Acts Chosen to Perform Live at Radio City Music Hall Beginning Tuesday, August 11
Now in its 10th anniversary season, "AGT's" live performance shows will return to the legendary Radio City Music Hall for the third year.

[08/06/15 - 08:00 AM]
USA Network Announces Pilot Pick-Up for "Shooter," Ryan Phillippe Is Set to Star
The project is based on the best-selling Bob Lee Swagger novel by Stephen Hunter, "Point of Impact," and the 2007 Paramount film starring Mark Wahlberg.

[08/06/15 - 07:48 AM]
Turner Broadcasting Ramps Up On-Demand Efforts with Sneak Peek of TNT's "Public Morals"
Additionally, beginning this week, every single episode of all seasons of truTV's "Impractical Jokers" and TNT's "Cold Justice" will be made available on a variety of platforms and devices.

[08/06/15 - 07:39 AM]
NBCUniversal & AOL.com to Host Global Live-Streamed Fan Event, "Four Years of Little Mix"
Originally all solo artist contestants on the UK X Factor, Little Mix's Jesy Nelson, Perrie Edwards, Leigh-Anne Pinnock and Jade Thirlwall were brought together by the X Factor judges in 2011.

[08/05/15 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 5
Updates include: FOX gives put pilot order to "Horrorstör"; Kim Raver to guest on "Bones"; and AnnaLynne McCord latest cast in season two of ABC's "Secrets & Lies."

[08/05/15 - 02:02 PM]
Crackle Expands Its Collection of Originals with the Auction House Drama "The Art of More," Beginning Thursday, November 19
The streaming network also released the first-look trailer for the 10-episode, hour-long drama which delves into the underbelly and surprisingly cutthroat and glamorous world of premium auction houses.

[08/05/15 - 02:01 PM]
Casting News: Wally West Races Onto "The Flash"!
Keiynan Lonsdale will be joining the show this winter in the role, an iconic character from the Flash Universe who became the speedster known as Kid Flash.

[08/05/15 - 02:01 PM]
Crackle Announces Premiere Dates for New Original Series and Reveals Details for New "Always On" Viewing Experience
Highlights include new offerings "The Art of More" (Thursday, November 19) and "SuperMansion" (Thursday, October 8).

[08/05/15 - 01:26 PM]
Animated Short-Form Series "Descendants Wicked World" to Premiere September 18 on Disney Channel and Its Digital Platforms
Providing the voices of the animated characters are the movie's stars: Dove Cameron, Sofia Carson, Cameron Boyce, Booboo Stewart, Mitchell Hope, Brenna D'Amico, Sarah Jeffery and Dianne Doan.

[08/05/15 - 12:51 PM]
Roma Downey's "Answered Prayers" Moves to a New Time Slot on TLC
The series will now air at the earlier time of 8:00/7:00c on Sunday nights.

[08/05/15 - 12:51 PM]
Disney's "Descendants" Soars to Over 10.5 Million Total Viewers and Over 5 Million Kids 2-11 in Live + 3 Ratings
Disney Channel further spins the numbers for Friday, July 31.

[08/05/15 - 12:01 PM]
Regular Becomes Royalty in New TLC Series "Suddenly Royal"
The seven-episode series premieres Wednesday, September 9 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[08/05/15 - 11:21 AM]
Video: "The Leftovers" Season 2: Trailer #1 (HBO)
As previously announced, season two will roll out on Sunday, October 4 at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/05/15 - 10:49 AM]
It's a Night of Stars as Cast Members from ABC Family's "Melissa & Joey," "Baby Daddy" and "Job or No Job" Participate in Live Twitter Chat with Fans on August 5 During East Coast Broadcasts
Melissa Joan Hart, Joey Lawrence, Taylor Spreitler, Sterling Knight, Matthew Lawrence, Andrew Lawrence, Ayla Kell, Greer Grammer and Kevin Fonteyne are among the participants from the former series.

[08/05/15 - 10:09 AM]
For One Night Only, Animal Planet's Fan-Favorite Show "Gator Boys" Slithers Its Way Back to the Small Screen This August
Look for four back-to-back episodes on Monday, August 17 beginning at 7:00/6:00c.

[08/05/15 - 09:36 AM]
Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood Return to Host "The 49th Annual CMA Awards" Live from Nashville on the ABC Television Network
The return of the popular pair was announced by reigning CMA Vocal Group of the Year Little Big Town during "CMA Music Festival: Country's Night to Rock," which aired last night on ABC.

[08/05/15 - 08:44 AM]
NBC Wins Tuesday Among the Big 4 in Every Key Measure, With "America's Got Talent" the #1 Show of the Night in All Key Categories
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 4.

[08/05/15 - 08:33 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "America's Got Talent" Keeps NBC on Top
The Peacock is the night's top draw among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/05/15 - 08:25 AM]
ABC Scores a Tuesday Summertime Non-Sports High with the "CMA Music Festival"
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 4.

[08/05/15 - 08:01 AM]
BET Networks Remembers the Tragic Event and Aftermath of Hurricane Katrina with New Original BET News Special "Katrina 10 Years Later: Through Hell in High Water" Premiering on Wednesday, August 26, at 8 PM ET/PT
Said event will be hosted by BET News Correspondent Jeff Johnson and featuring award-winning actor Wendell Pierce.

[08/05/15 - 07:40 AM]
IFC Orders Pilot Presentations of Three Original Comedies to Shoot This Fall
Dan Harmon, Jim Norton and Sara Schaefer are among the featured auspices.

[08/05/15 - 07:34 AM]
NBC Sports Group and Notre Dame Football Celebrate 25th Season on NBC
Said coverage kicks off when the "Fighting Irish" host the Texas Longhorns on Saturday, September 5 at 7:30/6:30c on NBC.

[08/05/15 - 05:31 AM]
Newcomer Shanice Williams Cast as Dorothy in NBC's Holiday Production of "The Wiz Live!"
NBC recently raised the project's star quotient in a big way by adding multi-award winners and A-list stars Queen Latifah and Mary J. Blige to the telecast.

[08/05/15 - 05:01 AM]
"3%" Will Be the First Netflix Original Series 100% Made in Brazil
"3%" is a dramatic thriller that brings viewers into a world divided into progress and devastation.

[08/04/15 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 4
Updates include: James Cromwell among latest cast in HBO's "The Young Pope"; Yahoo! discussing "future opportunities" for "Community"; and Andrew Ridings to play Craig T. Nelson's son in NBC's "Coach" revival.

[08/04/15 - 04:40 PM]
David Alan Grier Gives Paws to the Cowardly Lion in NBC's "The Wiz Live!"
Grier will play the Cowardly Lion, who asks Dorothy if he can join her in her journey down the Yellow Brick Road and ask the Wiz for some courage, which he is severely lacking.







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[10/26/20 - 09:30 AM]
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[10/26/20 - 09:01 AM]
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[10/26/20 - 09:00 AM]
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[10/26/20 - 08:27 AM]
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[10/26/20 - 07:48 AM]
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[10/26/20 - 07:24 AM]
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[10/26/20 - 07:01 AM]
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[10/24/20 - 09:01 PM]
John Mulaney to Host "Saturday Night Live" with Musical Guest The Strokes on Oct. 31
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