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[09/28/15 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Monday, September 28
Updates include: NBC orders nine back-up scripts for "Blindspot"; Utkarsh Ambudkar to lead "Eat Pray Thug" for FOX; and Minka Kelly is bound for Hulu's "The Path."

[09/28/15 - 02:51 PM]
"The League's" Seventh and Final Season Premiere Matches the Highest Ratings of Any Original Telecast in FXX History
FXX further spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 9.

[09/28/15 - 02:06 PM]
Emmy Award-Winning Series "Manhattan" Inspires New High School & College Social Studies Curriculum
The educational program offers teachers tools to give their students the opportunity to learn more about The Manhattan Project.

[09/28/15 - 01:26 PM]
"Monsters Inside Me" Returns to Animal Planet Halloween Week: Here's the Trick... You're the Treat
The nightmare begins with two back-to-back episodes premiering Thursday, October 29, and November 5, from 9 PM to 11 PM (ET/PT).

[09/28/15 - 12:41 PM]
FS1 Simulcasts YES Network's Coverage of Yogi Berra's Funeral Nationally
Media outlets, other than FS1, are prohibited from airing any part of YES' production live.

[09/28/15 - 12:18 PM]
Emmy Nominated "Property Brothers" Returns to HGTV
New episodes kick off Wednesday, October 7 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[09/28/15 - 12:08 PM]
OWN Announces Spirit-Themed Programming in October Surrounding the Landmark Event Series "Belief" Premiering October 18-24
"Oprah: Where Are They Now?," "Oprah's Master Class" and "SuperSoul Sunday" are among the participating series.

[09/28/15 - 12:07 PM]
Oprah Winfrey Hosts Faith and Spiritual Leaders for Special Screening of Landmark Television Series "Belief"
The screening and dinner brought together a diverse group of some of the world's most prominent faith leaders and cultural influencers to preview the "Belief" series.

[09/28/15 - 11:38 AM]
Marc Etkind Named General Manager of Science Channel
Replacing Etkind is Jane Latman, who will assume the position of General Manager for Destination America.

[09/28/15 - 11:09 AM]
The Series Finale of "CSI" Delivers Its Largest Audience Since January 2012
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, September 27.

[09/28/15 - 11:06 AM]
"Vegas Rat Rods" Revs Up for Season Two Monday, October 19 at 10:00 PM ET/PT on the Discovery Channel
The series follows Steve Darnell as he and his team of mechanics, automotive fabricators and welders rebuild one-of-a-kind Mad Max-style "rat rod" cars out of hidden treasures buried in junkyards, farmers' fields and swap meets.

[09/28/15 - 10:50 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Sunday Night Football" Keeps NBC on Top
The Peacock holds off the Sunday fall launches on ABC, CBS and FOX.

[09/28/15 - 10:37 AM]
"Quantico" Opens as Sunday's No. 1 Scripted Broadcast in Adults 18-49, Scoring a 3-Year High for ABC in the 10pm Hour with Regular Programming
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, September 27.

[09/28/15 - 10:23 AM]
Live + 3 Day Ratings: ABC's Wednesday Premieres Post Big Playback Gains Across the Board
ABC further spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 23.

[09/28/15 - 10:09 AM]
With Live +7-Day Ratings, "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" Moves Into First in Adults 18-34 and Ties "The Tonight Show" in Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS further spins the late-night numbers for the week of September 8-11.

[09/28/15 - 09:45 AM]
The CW and iHeartMedia Announce New Multi-Year Broadcast Agreement for the iHeartRadio Music Festival
The CW will also exclusively telecast the annual holiday iHeartRadio Jingle Ball concert.

[09/28/15 - 09:33 AM]
Hulu Lands Subscription Video On-Demand Rights to "The Last Man On Earth"
Hulu will maintain day-after-air streaming rights to current episodes of the series.

[09/28/15 - 09:27 AM]
BBC America's Hit Original Series "Orphan Black" Begins Production on Season Four
"The cast and crew of 'Orphan Black' are thrilled to start work on season four of our critically-acclaimed series," said David Fortier and Ivan Schneeberg.

[09/28/15 - 09:03 AM]
Emmy(R)-Winning Drama Series "The Knick," Directed by Oscar(R) and Emmy(R) Winner Steven Soderbergh, And Starring Oscar(R) Nominee Clive Owen, Returns for Its Second Season Oct. 16, Exclusively on Cinemax
Soderbergh directs the entire season of the show, which recently received an Emmy(R) in the category of Outstanding Production Design for a Narrative Period Program (One Hour or More).

[09/28/15 - 09:01 AM]
Secretary of State John Kerry to Visit "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert," Thursday, Oct. 1
Currently, he is in New York for the opening of the UN General Assembly and will participate in more than 60 meetings and events over the course of his seven-day trip.

[09/28/15 - 09:00 AM]
"Fear" Continues to Spread as AMC Launches New Web Series, "Fear the Walking Dead: Flight 462"
The first installment of the 16-part series will debut on AMC.com on Sunday, October 4 and will then air as promos during two commercial breaks within "The Walking Dead" season 6 premiere episode on Sunday, October 11.

[09/28/15 - 08:49 AM]
"Empire" Season 2 Premiere Audience Hits 22.5 Million in First Three Days
FOX further spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 23.

[09/28/15 - 08:11 AM]
Science Channel Covers NASA Announcement Live at 11:30
Join Science Channel at 11:30 for the live broadcast via NASA Television as NASA details a "major science finding" from the agency's ongoing exploration of Mars during a news briefing.

[09/28/15 - 08:05 AM]
A&E Network to Premiere Chilling Miniseries "The Enfield Haunting" on Friday, October 9th at 10PM
Adapted from Guy Lyon Playfair's book "This House is Haunted," "The Enfield Haunting" draws on extensive documentation, recordings and witness statements recorded at the time.

[09/28/15 - 07:30 AM]
"The 70th Annual Tony Awards(R)" to Be Broadcast Live from New York City Sunday, June 5, 2016 on CBS
The Tony Awards, which honors theater professionals for distinguished achievement on Broadway, has been broadcast on CBS since 1978.

[09/28/15 - 07:28 AM]
Broncos-Lions Is Up 12% from Last Year's Comparable Matchup During the NFL's Week 3
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, September 27.

[09/28/15 - 07:19 AM]
"Tia Mowry at Home" Returns to Cooking Channel with New Food-Filled Adventures In and Out of the Kitchen
Over the course of the 13 half-hour long episodes, Tia prepares easy-to-make, flavor-packed recipes with a side of entertainment and laughter.

[09/28/15 - 07:03 AM]
"Jane the Virgin" and "Zoo" Coming to Netflix Members Around the World
The first season of "Zoo" is now available while the freshman run of "Jane" is due on Monday, October 12.

[09/28/15 - 07:01 AM]
Netflix Licenses Global Streaming Rights for "Colony" from Legendary Television and Universal Cable Productions
Netflix will stream the series about a year after its linear broadcast on USA in the U.S., on Bell Media's Bravo in Canada, and after its linear broadcast in other territories worldwide.

[09/28/15 - 06:31 AM]
EPIX Names Ben Tappan as Vice President for Scripted Programming
In his previous role, Tappan oversaw day-to-day operations of the TV department for Landscape Entertainment's first look series deal with eOne television and limited series deal with FOX.

[09/28/15 - 06:15 AM]
Bravo Media Sizzles on Sundays with Premieres of "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" and "Untying The Knot" Sunday, November 8 at 8PM and 9PM ET/PT
Returning cast members include Cynthia Bailey, Kandi Burruss, Kenya Moore, Phaedra Parks and Porsha Williams, who are joined by new housewife and pop culture icon Kim Fields.

[09/28/15 - 06:01 AM]
Hallmark Channel Announces Fan Favorite and Network's Most Social Original Series of All-Time, "When Calls the Heart," Starts Production on Season Three
Look for a special two-hour television event this December.

[09/28/15 - 06:01 AM]
CBS Launches "Volunteering with the Stars" Initiative as Part of New "Viewers to Volunteers" App
This bold new digital initiative is designed to connect viewers to their favorite stars and some of the country's leading nonprofits in the shared experience of giving back.

[09/28/15 - 06:00 AM]
Hallmark Channel Announces Partnership with Inclusion and Anti-Bullying Non-Profit, Circle of Friends - The Path to Inclusion
The organization, which originated in 2005 and has launched nearly 200 school chapters nationwide, focuses on building a community for those who have special needs as well as decreasing bullying.

[09/27/15 - 10:24 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Stakes Claim to Demo Crown
The network leads the night among adults 18-49 with its college football coverage.

[09/27/15 - 10:21 AM]
Encore "Saturday Night Live" with Host Louis C.K. Delivers Second-Highest 18-49 Rating in the Local People Meters in 14 Weeks
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, September 26.

[09/27/15 - 09:18 AM]
"Scream Queens" Premiere Audience Increases 80% in First Three Days
FOX further spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 22.

[09/27/15 - 08:40 AM]
Live + 3 Day Ratings: ABC's "The Muppets" Jumps to a 3.8 in Adults 18-49, Making It TV's Biggest Comedy Debut in 1 Year
ABC further spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 22.

[09/27/15 - 08:13 AM]
"Limitless" Posts the Largest L+3-Day Lifts in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54 for Premiere Tuesday
CBS further spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 22.

[09/26/15 - 09:38 AM]
FOX Live + 3 and Multiplatform Ratings: "Gotham" Premiere Rolls Up to 7.3 Million in 3 Days
FOX further spins the numbers for Monday, September 21.

[09/26/15 - 09:29 AM]
CBS Posts the Largest Live + 3-Day Lift in Viewers for Premiere Monday
CBS further spins the numbers for Monday, September 21.

[09/26/15 - 09:20 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Shark Tank" Return Tops Demos for ABC
The Alphabet leads the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched network.

[09/26/15 - 09:11 AM]
"Dateline NBC" Ties for #2 in the Time Period Among the Big 4 Networks in Women 18-49 and Men 18-34
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, September 25.

[09/26/15 - 09:08 AM]
"Blindspot" Rises to Monday's #1 Most-Watched Drama and #1 New Show in Live + 3 Results
NBC further spins the numbers for Monday, September 21.

[09/26/15 - 08:40 AM]
ABC Wins 2nd Straight Season Premiere Friday - "Shark Tank" Leads the Night 3rd Year in a Row
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, September 25.

[09/26/15 - 08:03 AM]
ABC's "Castle" Premiere Is Monday's Biggest Live + 3 Gainer in Adults 18-49 on the Major Nets
ABC further spins the numbers for Monday, September 21.

[09/25/15 - 11:42 PM]
Development Update: Friday, September 25
Updates include: Alan Cumming to play Florent Morellet at Showtime; TNT to chase "Robbers" in drama pilot; and Matt Damon, Ben Affleck bring "Thirst" to HBO.

[09/25/15 - 03:07 PM]
"Mistresses" Renewed for Fourth Season on ABC
ABC has ordered 13 episodes of the ABC Studios series which is executive-produced by Rina Mimoun, KJ Steinberg, Robert Sertner and Douglas Rae.

[09/25/15 - 02:34 PM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Beats CBS' "Colbert" and Virtually Ties NBC's "Fallon"
ABC spins the late-night numbers for Thursday, September 24.

[09/25/15 - 10:10 AM]
Showtime(R) Samples the Highly-Anticipated Second Season Premiere of "The Affair" Early Across Multiple Platforms
Starting today, viewers can sample the TV-14 rated version of the premiere for free on YouTube and SHO.com.







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[08/17/18 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 17
Updates include: Michelle Wolf, Joel McHale series canceled by Netflix; Tom Segura, Christina Pazsitzky to star in CBS comedy; and Steven Ogg to recur on TNT's "Snowpiercer."

[08/17/18 - 12:30 PM]
Fox 21 Television Studios and The Littlefield Company Option Best Selling Author Beth Macy's "Dopesick" for Television
"Every once in a while, you come across a piece of material that is that rare diamond in that it's an incredibly arresting story, and, even more, is timely and important," commented Bert Salke.

[08/17/18 - 11:18 AM]
HBO Announces Series Order for Damon Lindelof's "Watchmen"
Set in an alternate history where "superheroes" are treated as outlaws, "Watchmen" embraces the nostalgia of the original groundbreaking graphic novel while attempting to break new ground of its own.

[08/17/18 - 11:00 AM]
Disney Channel's New Family Comedy "Coop & Cami Ask the World" Set to Premiere Friday, October 12
The series follows the antics of middle-school siblings Coop and Cami Wrather, who co-host a popular online show while balancing life, family and friendship.

[08/17/18 - 10:16 AM]
Cast Announced - YouTube's Season 2 "Ryan Hansen Solves Crimes on Television*"
On tap are Jillian Bell, Rob Corddry, Jon Cryer, Rhys Darby, Donald Faison, Lucy Hale, Tom Lennon, Ken Marino, Tim Matheson, Joel McHale, Tim Meadows, Stephen Merchant, Ben Schwartz, Dax Shepard, Jessica St Clair, Pete Wentz, and Samira Wiley.

[08/17/18 - 10:08 AM]
Netflix Announces "What/If" an All New Original Drama Series Starring Renee Zellweger from Creator Mike Kelley
The social thriller explores the ripple effects of what happens when acceptable people start doing unacceptable things.

[08/17/18 - 10:01 AM]
Investigation Discovery's Fall Season Highlights
New series include "Blood Runs Cold" (Thursday, October 25) and "Deadly Silence" (Tuesday, November 13).

[08/17/18 - 09:18 AM]
"Monday Night Football" Preseason Game on ESPN Up 11 Percent Year-Over-Year
ESPN spins the numbers for Thursday, August 16.

[08/17/18 - 08:28 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: Another Week, Another "Big Brother" Victory for CBS
The Eye wins the night among total viewers in addition to adults 18-49.

[08/17/18 - 08:00 AM]
"Star Wars Resistance," A New High-Flying Animated Adventure Series, Takes Flight with a One-Hour Premiere Sunday, October 7, on Disney Channel and DisneyNOW
The high-flying adventure series follows Kazuda Xiono ("Kaz"), a young pilot recruited by the Resistance for a top-secret mission to spy on the growing threat of the First Order.

[08/17/18 - 07:31 AM]
Key Art Debut - Jeremy Saulnier's Gripping Psychological Thriller "Hold the Dark," A Netflix Film Starring Jeffrey Wright, Alexander Skarsgard, Riley Keough
The latest Netflix original film debuts on Friday, September 28.

[08/16/18 - 11:30 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 16
Updates include: E! axes "The Royals" after four seasons; USA gives series order to "Bourne" TV series "Treadstone"; and Michael Engler to helm "The Gilded Age" at NBC.

[08/16/18 - 02:31 PM]
Starz's "Outlander" Season Four Returning November 4th!
Season four continues the story of time-traveling 20th century doctor Claire Fraser (Caitriona Balfe) and her 18th century Highlander husband Jamie Fraser (Sam Heughan), as they try to make a home for themselves in colonial America.

[08/16/18 - 01:03 PM]
TNT Orders "The Angel of Darkness" Limited Series
Daniel Brühl, Luke Evans and Dakota Fanning will return for the sequel to this year's "The Alienist."

[08/16/18 - 12:38 PM]
Special Edition of "20/20" Looks Back on Life and Legacy of Icon Aretha Franklin
Look for the one-hour special to air tonight at 8:00/7:00c on ABC.