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[09/29/15 - 11:51 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 29
Updates include: Amazon lands Paramount's "Jack Ryan" TV series; Elisha Cuthbert heads to "The Ranch" at Netflix; and Heléne Yorke joins the cast of Epix's "Graves."

[09/29/15 - 03:36 PM]
"The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" Reaches 7.5 Million Viewers Across Premiere Night Simulcast
Comedy Central spins the late-night numbers for Monday, September 28.

[09/29/15 - 03:19 PM]
Esquire Network Crowns the Best New Automobile of 2016 When "Esquire's Car of the Year," Premieres on Saturday, October 24 at 9/8c
In the five back-to-back episodes, a panel of automotive experts will come together in Detroit, Michigan - Motor City USA.

[09/29/15 - 03:10 PM]
The CW Gives "The Flash" Season Premiere an Extra 30 Seconds
"iZombie" will follow directly thereafter in the 9:00/8:00c hour on Tuesday, October 6.

[09/29/15 - 02:44 PM]
"Monday Night Football" Helps ESPN Win the Night among All Networks
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, September 28.

[09/29/15 - 02:07 PM]
The 28th Season Premiere of "48 Hours" at 10:00 PM Is Saturday's #1 Primetime Program with Viewers and the Night's #1 Non-Sports Broadcast with Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, September 26.

[09/29/15 - 01:31 PM]
OWN Delivers Highest-Rated and Most-Watched Quarter in Network History for Q3 2015
OWN spins the numbers for the third quarter to date.

[09/29/15 - 12:59 PM]
Video: Extended Trailer for "The X-Files"
The sneak preview premiered during last night's episodes of "Gotham" and "Minority Report."

[09/29/15 - 12:59 PM]
E! Announces Second Season of Breakout Reality Series "WAGS" to Air 2016
The hit series is centered around the competitive, fast-paced, and glamorous world of the beautiful, outspoken women who make up an exclusive club of wives and girlfriends of today's hottest professional athletes.

[09/29/15 - 12:22 PM]
Lifetime Continues to Register Growth with Year-on-Year Increases for Third Quarter 2015
Lifetime spins the numbers for the third quarter to date.

[09/29/15 - 12:20 PM]
"Heroes Reborn" Captures the Second-Biggest L+3 Increase for a New Show So Far This Fall
NBC further spins the numbers for Thursday, September 24.

[09/29/15 - 12:12 PM]
Showtime(R) Stand-Alone Streaming Service Launches on Amazon and Google
Showtime has also added Android, iOS and web Chrome browser support for Chromecast, as well as other Google Cast-enabled streaming devices.

[09/29/15 - 12:07 PM]
FYI(TM) Premieres Primetime Talk Show "Kocktails with Khloe" Wednesday, December 9 at 10PM ET
The series is produced by Craig Piligian's Pilgrim Studios.

[09/29/15 - 12:00 PM]
Former President Bill Clinton to Visit "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert," Tuesday, Oct. 6
Clinton will join the previously announced guests Billy Eichner and musical act Florence and the Machine.

[09/29/15 - 11:46 AM]
Full Episodes of Favorite Shows Are the Stars of New Mobile Apps from AMC and SundanceTV
The app launches follow a full redesign of AMC.com earlier this year that put a similar focus on recent full-episode navigation and consumption.

[09/29/15 - 11:31 AM]
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Orders Four Additional "Signed, Sealed, Delivered" Movies in 2016
The franchise will debut its next original movie, "Signed, Sealed, Delivered: The Impossible Dream," this weekend Sunday, October 4.

[09/29/15 - 11:18 AM]
BET Networks Addresses the Climatic Racial Divide Sparked by O.J. Simpson's Acquittal with New Original BET News Documentary Special "Who Got The Juice?! The O.J. Simpson Trial 20 Years Later" Premiering on Wednesday, October 7 at 10 PM ET/PT
The one-hour documentary is part of BET News' "Truth Series."

[09/29/15 - 10:51 AM]
"Paul F. Tompkins: Crying and Driving" Premieres October 10 at 11 p.m.
Leading up to the on-air premiere, Comedy Central Stand-Up will feature preview clips from the special.

[09/29/15 - 10:34 AM]
During Its Debut Week, "FABLife" Dominates Its Freshman Syndicated Talk Competition
Disney/ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of September 14-18.

[09/29/15 - 10:22 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Matches the Prior Week's Big Opening-Week Numbers
Disney/ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of September 14-18.

[09/29/15 - 10:03 AM]
"60 Minutes" Makes Top 10 in Its 48th Season Premiere
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, September 27.

[09/29/15 - 10:01 AM]
Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson and G Unit Film & Television, Inc. Ink Exclusive Premium Television Overall Deal with Starz
"Starz has been the perfect partner to make 'Power' the success that it is and I am looking forward to developing many more record-breaking series with them," said Jackson.

[09/29/15 - 09:53 AM]
Mark Burnett Returns as Executive Producer of "People's Choice Awards 2016"
Jane Mun, Fred Nelson and Kimmie H. Kim will join Burnett on the production team.

[09/29/15 - 09:48 AM]
CBS News Tops the Network News Divisions for the Second Straight Year at the Emmys, Winning Nine Awards
Once again, "60 Minutes" earned the highest number for a single program, winning six this year.

[09/29/15 - 09:15 AM]
ABC Family Gives Series Commitment to Nicki Minaj Scripted Comedy
The single-camera comedy will shoot in her hometown of Queens, New York this winter.

[09/29/15 - 08:38 AM]
"Blindspot" Retains 84% of Last Week's Premiere Rating
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, September 28.

[09/29/15 - 08:36 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Holds Onto Top Spot with "Voice," "Blindspot"
Plus: ABC is the only network with week-to-week gains.

[09/29/15 - 08:35 AM]
Bravo Media Premieres Season Two of Scripted Series "Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce" on Tuesday, December 1 at 10PM ET/PT
Guest stars this season include Carrie Fisher, Retta, Megan Hilty, Mark Valley, Lesley Ann Warren, Barry Bostwick and Maury Sterling.

[09/29/15 - 08:32 AM]
"Castle" Is Up from Its Premiere and Beats CBS' "NCIS: LA" in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, September 28.

[09/29/15 - 08:04 AM]
American Heroes Channel Plays the Ultimate Game of Cat and Mouse in All-New Series "Natural Born Outlaws"
The 10-part series launches Wednesday, October 21 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[09/29/15 - 08:00 AM]
"Benders" & "Gigi Does It" - New Original Series to Premiere Thursday, October 1 on IFC
David Krumholtz stars in the latter, about Gertrude Rotblum, who loses her beloved husband, but gains a new lease on life with the help of an unexpected inheritance and her trusty male companion sidekick.

[09/29/15 - 07:59 AM]
NBC's "Sunday Night Football" Averaging Nearly 26 Million Viewers - Best Start for NFL Primetime Package in 21 Years
NBC spins the numbers for its NFL coverage to date this season.

[09/29/15 - 07:41 AM]
Live + 3 Day Ratings: ABC's Thursday Dramas Stand as the Night's Top 3 Playback Gainers in Both Adults 18-49 and Viewers
ABC further spins the numbers for Thursday, September 24.

[09/29/15 - 06:51 AM]
Week After Week of Terrifying Premieres Are Coming to Destination America, The #1 Home for Paranormal Programming This Fall
Said stunt kicks off with the return of "Ghost Asylum" on Friday, October 16 at 9:00/8:00c.

[09/29/15 - 06:50 AM]
Nick Jr. Takes Preschoolers to an Enchanted Land in the New Animated Series "Ben and Holly's Little Kingdom," Premiering Monday, Oct. 5
Nick Jr. has acquired seasons one and two (52 episodes) of "Ben and Holly's Little Kingdom" and will continue to roll out new episodes this fall.

[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.







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[10/18/19 - 12:02 PM]
Emmy Award-Nominated "Making It" Hosts Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman Return to NBC Dec. 2 with a Craftworthy and Comedy-Filled New Season
"I'm so happy to be back in the barn for season two of 'Making It' with my pal Nick, where the Makers create masterpieces and everyone continues to aggressively like each other," Poehler said.

[10/18/19 - 12:00 PM]
Curtains Will Rise Again on a Second Season of "High School Musical: The Musical: The Series" on Disney+
Production on season two will resume early next year in Salt Lake City, Utah.

[10/18/19 - 10:30 AM]
FOX Entertainment Renews Animation Domination's Newest Entry, "Bless the Harts," for a Second Season
The half-hour animated comedy follows the Harts, a Southern family that is always broke, and forever struggling to make ends meet.

[10/18/19 - 10:02 AM]
Ashanti Joins Lifetime's "It's a Wonderful Lifetime" Slate with New Holiday Movie
This holiday season Lifetime is decking your halls early with its largest holiday movie slate ever.

[10/18/19 - 09:59 AM]
HBO Max Picks Up "Expecting Amy" (wt) from Emmy(R) Award Winner Amy Schumer
The unfiltered documentary takes viewers behind-the-scenes as Schumer goes through an extraordinarily difficult pregnancy while touring to prepare for a stand-up special.

[10/18/19 - 09:11 AM]
"Bill Burr Presents Jessica Kirson: Talking to Myself" - One Hour Stand-Up Special Premieres Friday, December 6 at Midnight ET/PT
Said installment is the third of three All Things Comedy produced specials previously announced by Comedy Central

[10/18/19 - 08:59 AM]
HBO Max Greenlights Lifestyle Docuseries "Brad & Gary Go To... " (wt)
The six-episode series will follow Hollywood power couple, Brad Goreski and Gary Janetti, as they go on a jet-setting culinary adventure around the globe, inspired by their Instagram stories.

[10/18/19 - 08:13 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "Thursday Night Football" Cruise to Victory
The network dominates the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/18/19 - 03:16 AM]
Video: "We Are The Wave" - Official Trailer - Netflix
A group of teens pursue dreams of a better future, led by a new student who recruits four outsiders for the fight.

[10/18/19 - 02:41 AM]
Netflix Creates a Global Culture Moment, Brings Together King Khan and Legendary Conversationalist, David Letterman
The show will be presented as a stand alone special on October 25 and combines two interests for which Letterman is renowned: in-depth conversations with extraordinary people, and in-the-field segments expressing his curiosity and humor.

[10/17/19 - 08:42 PM]
Globe Studios and Netflix Partner Exclusively to Bring Filipino Film "Dead Kids" to Global Audiences
"Dead Kids" is a story based on true events, that touches on an exciting mix of friendship, coming-of-age, thriller, and crime rolled into one, societal eye-opening movie.

[10/17/19 - 11:07 AM]
ABC News, in Partnership with ITN Productions and ITV News, Presents Special Prime-Time Documentary "Harry & Meghan: An African Journey," Airing Wednesday, Oct. 23
The world's most talked-about couple - the Duke and Duchess of Sussex - speak exclusively with ITV News at Ten anchor Tom Bradby and candidly address the pressures and challenges they face as a young family living in the glare of the world's media.

[10/17/19 - 10:41 AM]
HBO Max to Premiere Melissa McCarthy Comedy Film "Superintelligence"
Bobby Cannavale, Brian Tyree Henry, Jean Smart and James Corden also star in the film.

[10/17/19 - 10:31 AM]
Video: Kerry Washington - "American Son" - Official Trailer - Netflix
It's 3am on a rainy night in South Florida, and mother Kendra Ellis-Connor (Kerry Washington) paces anxiously in a police station waiting room as she tries to piece together what may have happened to her missing son.

[10/17/19 - 10:27 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Expands Epic in Color Programming
Look for the return of "America in Color" on Sunday, November 17 followed by the debut of "Britain in Color."