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[10/21/15 - 11:36 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 21
Updates include: "Instant Mom" to wrap after three seasons; NBC eyes TV take on "Cruel Intentions"; and Vincent D'Onofrio joins the cast of NBC's "Emerald City."

[10/21/15 - 03:45 PM]
Emmy Award-Nominated Actress Laverne Cox Cast as Dr. Frank-N-Furter in "The Rocky Horror Picture Show"
The two-hour event is a reimagining of the cult classic, which is celebrating 40 years of theatrical distribution - longer than any other film in history.

[10/21/15 - 03:00 PM]
ABC Family Picks Up Award-Winning Drama "Switched at Birth" for a Fifth Season
The series will reach a milestone 100 episodes in the upcoming run.

[10/21/15 - 01:01 PM]
No Challenge Is Too Big for TLC's "7 Little Johnstons" - All-New Season Premieres Tuesday, November 10th at 10/9c
This season, after a major home renovation Amber, Trent, and their five children - Jonah, Anna, Elizabeth, Alex and Emma - take time to enjoy the summer, but things take a turn when their youngest son may have to undergo a risky surgery.

[10/21/15 - 12:10 PM]
Hulu Announces Season Two Renewal for "Casual"
Lionsgate Television's critically-acclaimed comedy series will return with creator and executive producer Zander Lehmann and executive producers Jason Reitman, Helen Estabrook and Liz Tigelaar.

[10/21/15 - 11:45 AM]
Chiller's Original Movie "The Boy" Premieres Friday, 11/13 at 9PM
A chilling, intimate portrait of a 9-year-old sociopath's growing fascination with death, "The Boy" was an official selection of the 2015 SXSW Film Festival.

[10/21/15 - 11:08 AM]
"MythBusters" Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman to Say Goodbye This Winter
After 248 episodes, 2950 experiments, 1050 myths, and 900 explosions, hosts Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman will say goodbye to the series this winter.

[10/21/15 - 10:45 AM]
VH1's Roundtable Discussion "LHH: Out in Hip Hop" Ranks #1 Among Women 18-49 in Its Time Period on Monday, October 19 at 11:00 PM ET/PT
VH1 spins the numbers for Monday, October 19.

[10/21/15 - 09:40 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Set to Premiere "Hozier: The Church Tapes" on Friday, November 6 at 10 PM ET/PT
The one-hour program also features Hozier performing an intimate set in front of less than a hundred people at the Other Voices Festival in the legendary St. James Church situated in the spectacular seaside town of Dingle, Co. Kerry, Ireland.

[10/21/15 - 09:00 AM]
"Tim & Eric's Bedtime Stories" Is Back! New Special Airs November 6th at 11:30PM E/P
The special was created by Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim, and produced by Abso Lutely.

[10/21/15 - 08:39 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "The Voice" Hold Onto Adults 18-49 Crown
The Peacock holds off second place CBS by one-tenth of a ratings point in the key demographic.

[10/21/15 - 08:10 AM]
Chris Rock Returns to Host the Oscars(R)
Rock previously hosted the 77th Oscars telecast in 2005.

[10/21/15 - 08:01 AM]
Hallmark Channel Opens Its Stadium Doors for "Kitten Bowl III"
TV personality, author and animal advocate Beth Stern returns to host this year's gridiron championship along with play-by-play announcers John Sterling, iconic radio voice of the New York Yankees, and award-winning reporter, sports analyst and commentator Mary Carillo.

[10/21/15 - 06:05 AM]
5 Seconds of Summer, Selena Gomez and Carrie Underwood to Perform at the "2015 American Music Awards(R)"
They join previously announced host and performer Jennifer Lopez.

[10/21/15 - 06:01 AM]
Hallmark Channel and Best Friends Animal Society Join Forces to Stop The Killing of Cats and Dogs in Shelters and Inspire People to Adopt
The network has been named Best Friends' first national media partner and will support the organization's mission to save the lives of shelter pets and spread the word about the millions of wonderful cats and dogs who are waiting to be adopted, and ultimately, "Save Them All."

[10/21/15 - 04:03 AM]
Netflix Debuts "Marvel's Jessica Jones" Key Art
The series will premiere on November 20, 2015 at 12:01am PT in all territories where Netflix is available.

[10/20/15 - 11:14 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 20
Updates include: FOX to bring "Think Like a Man" to the small screen; Gabriel Iglesias to star in "The Fluffy Shop" at ABC; and Nia Vardalos books role on Epix's "Graves."

[10/20/15 - 03:30 PM]
Lee Daniels' "Star" Set to Begin Production This December; International Casting Search Underway
Tom Donaghy will serve as a writer and executive producer on the pilot with Daniels.

[10/20/15 - 03:02 PM]
'Tis the Season for Holiday Programming on ABC
New entry "The Great Holiday Baking Show" joins the previously announced "It's Your 50th Christmas, Charlie Brown" and "Toy Story 20th Anniversary Special."

[10/20/15 - 02:43 PM]
Dr. Phil McGraw, Host of Television's #1 Daytime Talk Show "Dr. Phil," Signs Multiyear Deal Through 2020
Currently in its 14th season, "Dr. Phil" is averaging 4.4 million viewers.

[10/20/15 - 02:34 PM]
Buoyed by Debut of Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer, "Monday Night Football" Viewership Peaks at 16,942,000
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, October 19.

[10/20/15 - 01:41 PM]
Lifetime's Very Merry Christmas Kicks Off November 28 with World Premiere Holiday Movies Every Saturday and Sunday
Said stunt kicks off with "A Gift Wrapped Christmas" starring Meredith Hagner, Travis Milne and Beverley Mitchell.

[10/20/15 - 01:06 PM]
ABC Gives New Comedy "Dr. Ken" Back Nine Order
Co-producer Sony Pictures Television confirmed the news this afternoon.

[10/20/15 - 12:24 PM]
All-New Animal Planet Series "Restoration Wild" Turns Nature's Leftovers Into Liveable Works of Wonder
The six-part premieres Friday, November 6 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[10/20/15 - 12:14 PM]
Tori Kelly, Troye Sivan, Halsey, Travis Scott and Kygo Announced as Nominees for the 2015 MTV EMAs "Artist on the Rise" Exclusive U.S. Category
The winner will be announced during the U.S. telecast, airing at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT on Sunday, October 25 from Milan's Mediolanum Forum.

[10/20/15 - 11:33 AM]
Video: New Promo for FX's New Original Comedy Series "Baskets"
The Zach Galifianakis-led series launches this January on the cable channel.

[10/20/15 - 11:08 AM]
FYI's "Married at First Sight" Returns with Season 3 - Tuesday, December 1 at 9pm ET
In season three, all six singles have been selected from the Atlanta, Georgia area; previous seasons followed couples from the New York area.

[10/20/15 - 11:03 AM]
Warner Bros. Water Tower Gets Super Hero Makeover
The characters from "Arrow," "The Flash," "Gotham" and "Supergirl" are displayed on giant aluminum panels measuring 22 feet by 20 feet in size, with each one weighing more than 5,000 pounds.

[10/20/15 - 10:31 AM]
Starz Presents Evil Dead Movie Marathon with Midnight Sneak Peek of Starz Original Series "Ash vs Evil Dead" First Episode
The marathon will conclude with a sneak peek of the first episode of "Ash vs Evil Dead" at 12:15 a.m. ET/PT.

[10/20/15 - 09:42 AM]
Comedy Central Greenlights "Detroiters" to Series, Executive Produced by Jason Sudeikis and Broadway Video
The 10-episode weekly, scripted series is executive produced, created and written by Sam Richardson, Tim Robinson, Joe Kelly and Zach Kanin.

[10/20/15 - 09:18 AM]
On a New Christmas Episode of ABC Family's "Young & Hungry," Airing Tuesday, November 24
The holiday episode airs at a special day and time during the network's annual "Countdown to 25 Days of Christmas" programming event.

[10/20/15 - 08:36 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice," "Blindspot" Top Demos for NBC
Plus: The CW's "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" and "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" both tick up in their second weeks.

[10/20/15 - 08:30 AM]
Save These Dates for MTV in 2016 - MTV Woodie Awards, MTV Movie Awards, MTV Video Music Awards
They're set for Wednesday, March 16; Sunday, April 10; and Sunday, August 28, respectively.

[10/20/15 - 06:00 AM]
E! Extends Ryan Seacrest's Deal with the Network
Since joining E! in 2006, Seacrest has served as the face of "Live From the Red Carpet," helping to solidify E!'s role as the top global destination for live event coverage worldwide.

[10/19/15 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 19
Updates include: Netflix eyes limited series revival of "Gilmore Girls"; NBC trims orders for "Hot & Bothered," "Superstore"; and ABC Family extends "Baby Daddy" by 10 additional episodes.

[10/19/15 - 02:04 PM]
Lock Your Doors and Turn Off the Lights - Because This Halloween, Nat Geo WILD's Freakend Will Give You a Fright!
Get your freak on starting Saturday, October 31, at 12 p.m. ET with two full days of bloodthirsty bats, slithering snakes and mutant monsters in a spooktacular marathon of "World's Weirdest."

[10/19/15 - 01:13 PM]
With Live + 7 Day Lift, Nine CBS Series Add More Than 3 Million Viewers
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of September 28-October 4.

[10/19/15 - 12:16 PM]
"The Squeeze" to Premiere on Golf Channel Tuesday, Nov. 10 at 8 P.M. ET
The movie is based on a true story and was written and directed by Terry Jastrow, who produced or directed coverage of 62 major championships (U.S. Open, Open Championship, PGA Championship), and was a seven-time Emmy winner over the course of his 22-year career.

[10/19/15 - 12:14 PM]
Video: Seeso, The Newly-Unveiled Streaming Comedy Channel, Releases First Teaser Vignette
Set to debut in January 2016, the ad-free subscription service will be available at www.seeso.com and on streaming platforms, connected devices and other distribution partners for $3.99 per month.

[10/19/15 - 11:17 AM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: ABC Claims Most of the Week's Top 10 Gainers for the 2nd Straight Week in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of September 28-October 4.

[10/19/15 - 11:08 AM]
Bravo Media's "Top Chef" Returns to Its Roots in California with a Two-Night Season Premiere Event on Wednesday, December 2 and Thursday, December 3
The series will air regularly Thursday nights at 10 p.m. ET/PT.

[10/19/15 - 10:47 AM]
"Happy Holderween" from the Holderness Family... Airing Exclusively on UP Friday, October 23 at 9 P.M. EST
The UP original special follows Penn and Kim Holderness, and kids Lola (8) and Penn Charles (5), as the family plans an all-out monster mash bash before their big move to a new home.

[10/19/15 - 10:24 AM]
PBS' Winter/Spring Season Features Endings, Beginnings and Awaited Returns
Highlights include the final season of "Downton Abbey," a "Sherlock" special, the return of "Grantchester" and the premiere of Civil War drama "Mercy Street."

[10/19/15 - 10:02 AM]
Spike TV Inks Season Eight of "Ink Master" - New Season of 16 Episodes Slated for Summer 2016
Season seven of "Ink Master" debuts next spring and will feature returning show favorite contestants.

[10/19/15 - 10:01 AM]
E!'s Hit Drama Series "The Royals" Returns for an Even More Sexy, Soapy and Scandalous Season Two
Additionally, Dame Joan Collins guest stars in four episodes as the Grand Duchess of Oxford.

[10/19/15 - 09:50 AM]
Electus Partners with Psychic Medium John Edward for New Series "One Last Time with John Edward"
"One Last Time with John Edward" will push the boundaries of the afterlife and redefine the paranormal genre using new and exciting technology.

[10/19/15 - 09:32 AM]
History Premieres Season Three of "The Curse of Oak Island" Tuesday, November 10 at 9pm ET/PT
Additionally, a one-hour studio talk show, "The Curse of Oak Island: Drilling Down," will air immediately before the premiere at 8PM ET/PT.

[10/19/15 - 09:06 AM]
Origin Story of First-Ever Female Firefly Ignites on "Gotham" Tonight and Next Monday, October 26 on FOX
In the episodes, Bridgit Pike (Michelle Veintimilla) is enslaved by her brothers, a notorious gang of arsonists, and forced into the family business.

[10/19/15 - 08:52 AM]
HGTV's Property Brothers and Cousins Go Face-to-Face on the "Family Feud" Stage
The special episode of the hit syndicated game show is set to air Thursday, November 19.

[10/19/15 - 08:39 AM]
New York Comedy Festival Announces Nathan Fielder, Roy Wood Jr., Big Jay Oakerson Join "Comedy Central Live in Brooklyn" Line-Up
The first-ever Comedy Central Live show in Brooklyn is presented by NYCF and will feature stand-up from Hannibal Buress and performances by Nathan Fielder, Natasha Leggero, Nick Kroll and John Mulaney as Oh, Hello, Jeff Ross, Roy Wood Jr. and hosted by Big Jay Oakerson.







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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."