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[11/05/15 - 11:32 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, November 5
Updates include: Allison Tolman to lead ABC's "Downward Dog"; The CW begins casting Archie Comics' "Riverdale"; and Dutch Southern, Magnus Martens to pull a "Caper" at FX.

[11/05/15 - 03:31 PM]
ABC Family Gives Series Orders to Scripted Dramas "Guilt" and "Beyond"
These series join recently announced pickups of a fifth season for "Switched at Birth," a season two pickup for "Monica the Medium" and drama pilot "Famous in Love."

[11/05/15 - 01:28 PM]
October Is FS1's Most-Watched Month Ever
FOX Sports spins the numbers for the month of October.

[11/05/15 - 01:15 PM]
ABC Picks Up "BattleBots" for a Second Season from Whalerock Industries, Ed Roski and Greg Munson
The second season of "BattleBots" will continue to wow viewers with next generation robots - bigger, faster, and stronger than ever before.

[11/05/15 - 12:45 PM]
Turner Sports Unveils Part Three of Marketing Campaign - "The Quest" - for 2015-16 NBA Season on TNT
The season-long campaign will chronicle the fictitious journey some of the NBA's best teams and biggest stars navigate through during their "Quest" for an NBA Championship.

[11/05/15 - 12:39 PM]
Oxygen Media Kicks Off a Night of Hope and Faith on New Date Wednesday, December 9
Look for new series "Finding My Father" and "Rich In Faith" back-to-back beginning at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/05/15 - 11:51 AM]
ABC Family's November "Funday" Programming Event to Air Saturday, November 7 and Sunday, November 8
You can be a part of the adventure by visiting fundayapp.com to create memes of your favorite movies airing this weekend.

[11/05/15 - 11:39 AM]
Nat Geo WILD's 10 Days of Thanksgiving - The Holiday Harvest Features Big Cat Week, a Thanksgiving Disneynature Marathon and Yellowstone Like You've Never Seen It Before
Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 26, kicks things off at 1/12c with a best of Disneynature daylong marathon, featuring heartwarming and inspiring films.

[11/05/15 - 11:38 AM]
Bravo Media Blings Back an All New Season of "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" Premiering Tuesday, December 1 at 9PM ET/PT
Lisa Vanderpump, Kyle Richards, Yolanda Foster, Lisa Rinna and Eileen Davidson are joined by new housewives Erika Girardi and Kathryn Edwards.

[11/05/15 - 11:31 AM]
Video: "Lip Sync Battle" Sneak Peek - Holiday Special Featuring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth Rogen, Anthony Mackie and Surprise Guest Stars
The highly anticipated event debuts Thursday, November 19 at 10:00/9:00c.

[11/05/15 - 10:39 AM]
"A Christmas Melody" Directed by and Starring Mariah Carey to Premiere December 19 on Hallmark Channel
Lacey Chabert, Brennan Elliot, Kathy Najimy and 10-year-old Broadway sensation singer/actress Fina Strazza also star in the project.

[11/05/15 - 10:22 AM]
El Rey Network to Host World Television Premiere of Rooster Teeth's Hit Animated Web Series "Red vs. Blue" This December
Premiering December 5, all 13 seasons have been lovingly and carefully curated and formatted from the original digital shorts into 95 half-hour episodes, which will air weekend mornings from 6:00am to 10:00am ET/PT.

[11/05/15 - 09:27 AM]
Elizabeth Banks and the Cast of "Straight Outta Compton" Added as Honorees at the "VH1 Big in 2015 With Entertainment Weekly" Party
The special will be taped on Sunday, November 15, at the Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles.

[11/05/15 - 09:10 AM]
"Exorcism: Live!" Posesses Top Ratings Spot for Live Cable Event in October
Destination America spins the numbers for Friday, October 30.

[11/05/15 - 09:04 AM]
Idris Elba Returns to BBC America's "Luther" for a One-Night Event Thursday, December 17
Detective Chief Inspector John Luther (Elba) will learn the hard way; he may never be able to walk away from capturing the tormented psychopaths that lurk the streets of London.

[11/05/15 - 09:03 AM]
TBS to Launch "Angie Tribeca" with 25-Hour Marathon of the Entire First Season Commercial-Free Starting Jan. 17
Then on January 25, TBS will begin rolling out weekly installments Monday nights at 9:30/8:30c.

[11/05/15 - 08:52 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "CMA Awards" Lift ABC to Top Spot
The Alphabet snaps FOX's streak of six consecutive victories on the night.

[11/05/15 - 08:31 AM]
USA Network Picks-Up "First Impressions," An Unscripted Battle of Impressionists Featuring Emmy Award-Winner and "SNL" Alum Dana Carvey
Carvey will be the "expert-in-residence" in this comedic half hour that pits America's best amateur impressionists against each other in a weekly battle of celebrity impression.

[11/05/15 - 07:49 AM]
Comedy Central and New York Comedy Festival Expand "Comics to Watch" Event to Two Nights
For the first time, Comedy Central and the NYCF will also add Snapchat and Spotify as distribution platforms to feature "Comics to Watch" content.

[11/05/15 - 07:22 AM]
HGTV and Food Network Simulcast "All-Star Gingerbread Build" Nov. 28
Viewers can catch encores of the special on Cooking Channel Nov. 30 at 8 p.m. ET and on Great American Country Dec. 6 at 2 p.m. ET.

[11/05/15 - 07:18 AM]
Cinemax Sponsors Urban Action Showcase and Expo, Beginning Tomorrow in New York City
The UASE is theonly all-action entertainment platform offering both fan and professional experiences through its International Action Film Festival, Expo and Awards platforms.

[11/05/15 - 07:15 AM]
Mama June & Sugar Bear Join WE tv's Hit Series "Marriage Boot Camp Reality Stars"
Also on tap are Sean Lowe & Catherine Giudici, Benzino & Althea Heart, Sundy & Cedric Carter and Sarah Oliver & Jimmy "Inkman" Coney.

[11/05/15 - 06:01 AM]
The Complete Disney and ESPN Media Networks Lineup - Including ESPN, ABC Owned Local Stations, Disney Channel and ABC Family - Is Coming to PlayStation(TM)Vue
"This deal demonstrates our continued commitment to offer the best content on TV to PlayStation Vue users," said Dwayne Benefield.

[11/04/15 - 11:45 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 4
Updates include: "America's Next Top Model" searching for post-The CW home; Marion Zimmer Bradley's "Darkover" eyed for series at Amazon; and "Zoobiquity" to get another shot at FOX.

[11/04/15 - 03:13 PM]
Lifetime's "People's Sexiest Man Alive 2015" Premieres on November 18 at 9pm ET/PT
Hosted by Bellamy Young, this one-hour special offers a unique behind-the-scenes glimpse at some of the hottest Hollywood hunks on the planet.

[11/04/15 - 02:31 PM]
"Gold Rush" Hits Season High in Ratings and Viewership While Dominating Cable for Third Consecutive Week on Friday Oct. 30
Discovery further spins the numbers for Friday, October 30.

[11/04/15 - 01:06 PM]
"Marvel's Agent Carter" Taps Ken Marino to Play Mob Boss
He'll play Joseph Manfredi, a volatile leader in the Maggia crime syndicate who will help Peggy Carter's adversaries further their agenda.

[11/04/15 - 12:07 PM]
TV One to Air All 99 "Unsung" Episodes in First-Ever "Keepin' It 100" Marathon
Hosted by radio and television legend Donnie Simpson, the landmark episode, "Unsung: Top Ten That Changed The Game," will feature a countdown of the top 10 most exceptional "Unsung" episodes.

[11/04/15 - 11:02 AM]
Syfy Shakes Up Thanksgiving Weekend with James Bond Marathon Featuring Eight 007 Movies
The 007-fest kicks off at 6:30AM (ET/PT) on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 26, with the first Bond movie, Dr. No, starring Sean Connery.

[11/04/15 - 10:55 AM]
Queen Latifah and Flavor Unit Team Up with Mega Producer Jermaine Dupri to Help Find the Next Big Name in Hip Hop with "The Rap Game," Premiering New Year's Day
Each week, special guests such as Usher, Ludacris, Da Brat, T.I. and Silentó will join Dupri to help mold the kids into the next big, young rap star.

[11/04/15 - 10:33 AM]
FYI(TM) Moves Premiere of Primetime Talk Show "Kocktails with Khloe" to Wednesday, January 20 at 10PM ET
The eight-episode series was previously slated to launch on Wednesday, December 9.

[11/04/15 - 10:25 AM]
Video: Starz Releases First Trailer for Steven Soderberg's New Anthology Series "The Girlfriend Experience"
The series is executive produced by Steven Soderberg, Philip Fleishman, Lodge Kerrigan, Amy Seimetz, Gary Marcus and Jeff Cuban and stars Riley Keough.

[11/04/15 - 10:09 AM]
Video: First Look Trailer for Bravo's Scripted Series "Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce" Season Two - Premiering December 1
Joining the cast this season are Retta, Megan Hilty, Maury Sterling and Mark Valley.

[11/04/15 - 09:54 AM]
HGTV Celebrates the Holidays with "Santa HQ" at 10 Macerich Malls
For seven weeks, from Thursday, November 5, through Christmas Eve, December 24, Santa HQ spreads holiday cheer to guests of all ages with a 21st century immersive journey that features state-of-the-art digital technology.

[11/04/15 - 09:33 AM]
Find Out If Blood Is Thicker Than Water When MTV's "The Challenge: Battle of the Bloodlines" Premieres on Wednesday, December 2, 2015 at 10:00 PM ET/PT
Look for new cast members from "Real World" and "Are You The One?"

[11/04/15 - 09:14 AM]
College Football Week 9: ABC's Notre Dame at Temple is Most-Watched Game
ESPN further spins the numbers for Saturday, October 31.

[11/04/15 - 09:04 AM]
Walt Disney Animation Studios' "Frozen" Celebrates the Holiday Season with "Family Is The Best Gift of All" Message
Disney Channel will debut the animated short, "Frozen Fever," as well as a music video version of "Making Today A Perfect Day" featuring the stars of the Disney Channel series, "Best Friends Whenever."

[11/04/15 - 08:51 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Claims Top Spot in Viewers, Demos
"NCIS: New Orleans" posts double-digit growth from last week for the Eye.

[11/04/15 - 08:04 AM]
ABC and JCPenney Reteam to Deliver Exclusive "CMA Awards Backstage" Experience for Fans on ABC.com, CMAAwards.com and Facebook
Beginning at 6:00 p.m., ET, viewers nationwide can choose between four different live digital feeds that deliver the complete Red Carpet experience.

[11/04/15 - 07:46 AM]
American Heroes Channel Commemorates Veterans Days with Second Annual "Duty, Honor, Courage Week"
Said stunt features seven nights of AHC's most patriotic programming, saluting the heroes who bravely served our country and defended our freedom.

[11/04/15 - 07:40 AM]
USA Network Sets January Premieres for "Smackdown(R)" and "Suits"
They're due on Thursday, January 7 and Wednesday, January 27, respectively.

[11/04/15 - 06:25 AM]
Bravo Media Offers a Larger-Than-Life Sunday with Supersized Episodes of "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" & "Watch What Happens Live" on November 8 at 8PM
Closing out the night is the season two premiere of "Untying the Knot" at 10:00/9:00c featuring expert divorce mediator Vikki Ziegler working with clients Mickey and Toya Wright.

[11/04/15 - 06:04 AM]
Amazon Greenlights "Sneaky Pete", Original Dramatic Series Launching in 2016
"We are excited to bring to Amazon's customers a new compelling series headlined by Giovanni Ribisi from the minds of David Shore and Bryan Cranston," said Roy Price.

[11/03/15 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, November 3
Updates include: NBC extends quartet of dramas to 23 episodes; Simon Barry sells "Dead Mann Walking" to CBS; and Anthony Horowitz to import "Collision" at NBC.

[11/03/15 - 03:31 PM]
Fox Broadcasting Company Elevates Samata Narra to Senior Vice President, Comedy Development & Programming
On the comedy side, Jonathan Gabay has also been promoted to Vice President, Comedy Development & Programming.

[11/03/15 - 02:33 PM]
"Monday Night Football" Helps ESPN Win the Night among All Networks
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, November 2.

[11/03/15 - 02:21 PM]
'Tis the Season for Hallmark Channel; Network's Annual "Countdown to Christmas" Event Kicks Off to a Strong Start with First Original Holiday Premiere Scoring a 2.1 HH RTG
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Sunday, November 1.

[11/03/15 - 01:50 PM]
"The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore" Taps Grace Parra as Newest Contributor
"Grace is a smart, funny, young talent whose charisma jumps off the screen. We're so excited to have her as part of our team on 'The Nightly Show,'" said Wilmore.

[11/03/15 - 12:59 PM]
Robert Rodriguez Sits Down with Sylvester Stallone in the Next Installment of "El Rey Network Presents: The Director's Chair" Sunday, November 15th at 8PM ET
"Sylvester Stallone is truly a Renaissance man," said Rodriguez. "He crafts the story, writes the screenplay, he directs, getting career best performances from his other actors."

[11/03/15 - 12:57 PM]
TV One's "Unsung" Featuring R&B Artist Chante Moore Is #1 Fourth Quarter Weeknight Primetime Telecast for the Series of All Time Among Key Demos
TV One further spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 28.







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[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 - 10:27 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."

[10/17/19 - 10:09 AM]
New HBO Drama Series "The Outsider" Debuts January 12, 2020, Exclusively on HBO
Based on Stephen King's bestselling novel of the same name, the drama series explores the investigation into the gruesome murder of a local boy and the mysterious force surrounding the case.

[10/17/19 - 10:00 AM]
Greg Kinnear Joins CBS All Access' "The Stand" as Glen Bateman
Kinnear joins previously announced cast members James Marsden, Amber Heard, Heather Graham, Odessa Young, Jovan Adepo, Owen Teague, Henry Zaga, Brad William Henke, Eion Bailey, Katherine McNamara, Hamish Linklater, Alexander Skarsgård and Whoopi Goldberg.

[10/17/19 - 09:33 AM]
CBS Announces Contract Extension with Stephen Colbert
Colbert, who was originally signed through August 2020, will now be locked in through August 2023.

[10/17/19 - 09:31 AM]
HBO Max Acquires US Streaming Rights to Studio Ghibli Films
Available at launch of the service will be the Academy Award(R)-winning Spirited Away, My Neighbor Totoro, Princess Mononoke, Howl's Moving Castle, Kiki's Delivery Service, Ponyo, Castle in the Sky, The Tale of The Princess Kaguya and more.

[10/17/19 - 09:06 AM]
Award-Winning "The SpongeBob Musical: Live on Stage!" to Debut on Nickelodeon December 2019
The live television production will capture all-new depths of theatrical innovation where the power of optimism really can save the world.

[10/17/19 - 08:31 AM]
Showtime(R) Documentary Films Announces New Docu-Series "SuperVillain" Profiling Tekashi 6ix9ine
The three-part series will trace how a New York City deli clerk named Daniel Hernandez exploded into Tekashi 6ix9ine, the tattooed face of Gen Z and hip hop's prince of trolls, boasting 2.6 billion streams and 15 hits on the Billboard charts.

[10/17/19 - 08:17 AM]
Video: YouTube Debuts Official Trailer for All-New "Mind Field" Special That Explores the Science of Fear
Michael Stevens asks where fear comes from and uncovers why fear is such a fundamental and important part of being human.

[10/17/19 - 08:13 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Chicago" Crossover Puts NBC on Top
The Peacock wins the night in total viewers, shares the adults 18-49 crown with FOX.

[10/17/19 - 07:01 AM]
Quibi Teams Up with E! and Rotten Tomatoes to Create Two Daily Entertainment Shows
As part of the new agreement, two daily shows will be developed and produced in collaboration with the NBCUniversal Digital Lab for Quibi's curated news and information programming, Daily Essentials.

[10/16/19 - 03:41 PM]
Torrey DeVitto, Chad Michael Murray, Lolita Davidovich, Grant Show and Drew Seeley Star in "Write Before Christmas," A New, Original Movie Premiering November 17, on Hallmark Channel
When Jessica (DeVitto) is dumped by her boyfriend right before Christmas, she sends the five cards meant for him to five people who changed her life and somehow sets off a chain reaction of love.

[10/16/19 - 03:40 PM]
HBO Max Bolsters Premium Original Drama Team
"The premium drama bar is set high, and I have no doubt this talented team will deliver and be great creative partners to great creators," said Kevin Reilly.

[10/16/19 - 03:40 PM]
Kristin Chenoweth and Scott Wolf Discover Love at the Holidays in "A Christmas Love Story," A Hallmark Hall of Fame Presentation Premiering December 7, on Hallmark Channel
Youth choir director Katherine Clark (Chenoweth) is preparing her students for their annual Christmas Eve show and discovers a new teen volunteer, Danny (Kevin Quinn), has an incredible voice.