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[12/03/15 - 11:32 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, December 3
Updates include: Billy Gardell confirms end of "Mike & Molly"; USA passes on period drama pilot "Paradise Pictures"; and Tom Welling to lead "Section 13" at CBS.

[12/03/15 - 02:30 PM]
"Jay Leno's Garage" Cruises to a Second Season
Season two will return with 12 original hour-long episodes in spring 2016.

[12/03/15 - 01:11 PM]
"Fixer Upper" Third Season Premiere Delivers More Than Four Million Total Viewers to HGTV
HGTV spins the numbers for Tuesday, December 1.

[12/03/15 - 01:08 PM]
NBCSN Delivers Best Formula One Season for a Single Cable Network in Two Decades
NBCSN spins the numbers for its Formula One coverage to date this season.

[12/03/15 - 12:47 PM]
Video: "Game of Thrones" Season 6 - Tease (HBO)
The sixth season will begin in April 2016.

[12/03/15 - 12:15 PM]
HBO Documentary Films Presents "Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures," A Definitive Portrait of the Provocative Artist, Debuting in April 2016, Exclusively on HBO
As The J. Paul Getty Museum and The Los Angeles County Museum of Art prepare landmark Mapplethorpe retrospectives, the film goes inside the preparation for the exhibitions as a jumping-off point to tell the complete story of his life and work for the first time.

[12/03/15 - 11:43 AM]
Video: New Episodes of TBS's "American Dad!" Begin Jan. 25
The series will air Monday nights at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[12/03/15 - 11:30 AM]
Animal Planet L!VE's Reindeer Cam Invites Viewers to Join Its Reindeer Games, Beginning December 3
Viewers have 24/7 access (from any device) to Santa's reindeers (also known as caribou).

[12/03/15 - 11:23 AM]
A+E Networks Announces Additional Casting for "Roots"
Tip "T.I." Harris, Mekhi Phifer, James Purefoy, Matthew Goode, Lane Garrison, Emayatzy Corinealdi and G. Hannelius are among the latest additions to the four-night, eight-hour event.

[12/03/15 - 11:00 AM]
"J. Cole Forest Hills Drive: Homecoming," Featuring One of Music's Biggest Stars in a Homecoming Performance, Debuts Jan. 9, Exclusively on HBO
Part concert film, part backstage pass, the special tells his compelling life story through Cole's own words and music, and through the observations of those who know him best.

[12/03/15 - 10:43 AM]
TLC's "Sex Sent Me to the ER" Features More Medical Mishaps and Unexpected Circumstances
The second season premieres Saturday, December 26 at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/03/15 - 10:31 AM]
"Gigolos" Returns to Showtime(R) Thursday, March 17th at 11 PM (ET/PT)
The "Gigolos" are heading back to Las Vegas to spotlight the sultry, salacious antics of fan favorites: Nick, Brace, Vin, Ash and Bradley.

[12/03/15 - 10:31 AM]
Fred Savage to Narrate "TV's Funniest Animated Stars: A Paley Center for Media Special," Airing Monday, Dec. 7, @ 8/7c on FOX
The two-hour special will reveal the top animated characters on television, fun facts and hilarious clips of all of your favorite animated stars.

[12/03/15 - 10:03 AM]
TNT Sets Feb. Dates for Winter Episodes of "Major Crimes" and "Rizzoli & Isles"
Said originals will kick off 2016 on Monday, February 15 and Tuesday, February 16, respectively.

[12/03/15 - 09:58 AM]
HGTV's All-Premiere New Year Showcases "Rose Parade 2016" and First Look at "Ellen's Design Challenge" Contestants
The network's all-premiere New Year's Day lineup also will include series and specials that showcase spectacular tiny homes, wilderness retreats and sunny beachside home tours.

[12/03/15 - 09:47 AM]
"Code Black" Matches Series-Best Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54 Ratings and Delivers Its Largest Audience Since Its Series Premiere
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, December 2.

[12/03/15 - 09:35 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Grows to Its 2nd-Best Performance of the Season
Disney/ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of November 16-20.

[12/03/15 - 09:32 AM]
Pop Expands Its Development Slate to Include Three New Fan Infused Original Projects
The new projects include a comedy series starring television personality and New Kids on the Block bandmate Joey McIntyre.

[12/03/15 - 09:01 AM]
AMC's "Fear the Walking Dead" Season Two Begins Production in Baja, Mexico
Executive produced by showrunner Dave Erickson, Robert Kirkman, Gale Anne Hurd, Greg Nicotero and David Alpert, "Fear the Walking Dead" returns for a second season of 15 episodes next spring.

[12/03/15 - 08:54 AM]
ABC Is No. 2 on Wednesday in Adults 18-49 and Beats CBS by 11% from 8-10 p.m.
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, December 2.

[12/03/15 - 08:51 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Empire" Rebounds with Fall Finale
FOX's juggernaut is up nearly 42% from last week among adults 18-49.

[12/03/15 - 08:34 AM]
"Christmas In Rockefeller Center" Illuminates NBC's Best Non-"Voice" In-Season Rating in Its Slot in the Past Year
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, December 2.

[12/03/15 - 08:34 AM]
"Arrow" and "Supernatural" Hit Season Highs
The CW spins the numbers for Wednesday, December 2.

[12/03/15 - 08:02 AM]
New Season of "Tamar & Vince" Premieres Thursday, December 10 at 10:00 PM ET/PT on WE tv
Viewers will get a gritty never before seen day-to-day look into the life of Grammy-nominated artist Tamar Braxton and her "husband-ger" Vince Herbert.

[12/03/15 - 07:33 AM]
NBCSN Posts Best-Ever November Total Day Viewership
NBCSN spins the numbers for the month of November.

[12/03/15 - 07:01 AM]
Ben Higgins Begins His Search for Love on the 20th Season of ABC's "The Bachelor," Premiering Monday, January 4, 2016
A list of the bachelorettes will be released shortly.

[12/02/15 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, December 2
Updates include: Joel Wyman returns to FOX with "Through My Eyes"; Hugh Sterbakov brings "Transylvania" to The CW; and Ana Mulvoy-Ten to get "Famous in Love" for ABC Family.

[12/02/15 - 02:40 PM]
Share New Art and an Eerie Teaser for the Upcoming All-New Episodes of "The X-Files"
The revival premieres Sunday, January 24 following the NFC Championship Game.

[12/02/15 - 02:25 PM]
"Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" Gets Into the Holiday Spirit with "Armed Forces Week," December 14-18, 2015
"Armed Forces Week" showcases members of the Army, Air Force, Navy and Army National Guard, saluting them for their service to their country as they step onto the "Millionaire" stage to play the iconic game.

[12/02/15 - 12:21 PM]
VH1 "Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta" Headliners Go West with the Series Premiere of "Stevie J & Joseline Go Hollywood" and the Second Season of "K. Michelle: My Life"
Look for both series on Monday, January 25 at 9:00/8:00c and 9:30/8:30c, respectively.

[12/02/15 - 12:18 PM]
Viewers Feasted on Hallmark Channel's Thanksgiving Weekend Event
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of November 23-29.

[12/02/15 - 11:49 AM]
NASCAR Drives NBC, NBCSN to Viewership Milestones
NBC spins the numbers for its NASCAR coverage to date.

[12/02/15 - 11:46 AM]
"Hollywood Game Night" Returns Tuesday, Jan 5 at 8 P.M. for Fourth-Season Premiere with Two-Time Emmy Winner Jane Lynch Back as Host
Eva Longoria, Geena Davis, Taye Diggs, Laverne Cox, Tony Hale, Melissa Etheridge, Abby Wambach, Marlon Wayans, Kesha, Florida Georgia Line and Al Michaels are among this season's participants.

[12/02/15 - 11:16 AM]
New Episode of "Gravity Falls" Delivers Near Disney XD Highs
Disney XD further spins the numbers for Monday, November 23.

[12/02/15 - 11:13 AM]
The "VH1 Big in 2015 With Entertainment Weekly" Party Saluting the Biggest Entertainers of the Year Premieres Monday, December 7, at 9PM ET/PT on VH1
On that night, VH1 and Entertainment Weekly, the brands that help define pop culture, team up to toast the people who entertained us the most all year long.

[12/02/15 - 11:00 AM]
"You're Back in the Room" (working title), Hypnotic All-New Comedy Game Show, Picked Up by FOX
The series is set to begin production in early 2016 with additional details, including the host, to be announced.

[12/02/15 - 10:31 AM]
Crackle Greenlights Sophomore Season of "The Art of More"
The series has garnered 2 million views since debut and more than half of the viewers were new to the network.

[12/02/15 - 10:13 AM]
E!'s "Hollywood Medium: Preview Special" Airs Monday, December 28 at 8PM ET/PT
"Hollywood Medium" premieres its eight-episode first season on January 24 at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/02/15 - 10:10 AM]
"Barbara Walters Presents: The 10 Most Fascinating People of 2015" Airs Thursday, December 17th at 9:30 P.M.
Walters will profile Bradley Cooper, Amy Schumer, Tracy Morgan, Ronda Rousey, Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders, ballerina Misty Copeland, and fashion legend Donna Karan for the special.

[12/02/15 - 10:01 AM]
History(R) Greenlights Docu-Drama "Barbarians Rising" Revealing the True Stories of Legendary Warriors
This limited event series is slated to premiere in 2016 across 185+ territories.

[12/02/15 - 10:00 AM]
Break Out the Trash Juice! "You're the Worst" Returns for Season 3 on FXX
Plus: Stephen Falk has reached an overall deal to develop and produce projects for FX Networks and FX Productions.

[12/02/15 - 09:39 AM]
"60 Minutes" Makes Top 10 for Third Time in Four Weeks
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, November 29.

[12/02/15 - 09:27 AM]
Nickelodeon's Musical Comedy Series "Make It Pop" Returns for Season Two, Monday, Jan. 4, at 7 P.M. (ET/PT)
Faced with bigger challenges and higher stakes in season two, XO-IQ has yet to reunite after a number of setbacks.

[12/02/15 - 09:01 AM]
Adult Swim Announces New Season of "Samurai Jack"
The new season is currently in production in Los Angeles at Cartoon Network Studios.

[12/02/15 - 08:49 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Holds Off Annual "Rudolph" Telecast
NBC wins the night among total viewers and adults 18-49, edging out CBS in both categories.

[12/02/15 - 08:31 AM]
"Chicago Med" Grows 11% in 18-49 in Week Three, Is the First New Drama on the Big 4 This Season to Beat the Total Viewership of Its Premiere Episode
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, December 1.

[12/02/15 - 08:27 AM]
Part 1 of the "Flash/Arrow" Crossover Races Ahead of ABC and FOX
The CW spins the numbers for Tuesday, December 1.

[12/02/15 - 08:21 AM]
"S.H.I.E.L.D" Returns with Its 2nd-Straight Telecast Viewership Growth
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, December 1.

[12/02/15 - 08:05 AM]
Rock & Roll Hall of Famer John Fogerty & Modern Rock Mainstays Spoon Announced for "Imagine: John Lennon 75th Birthday Concert"
The one-night-only concert event taping will be held at the Theater at Madison Square Garden on Saturday, December 5, and air exclusively on AMC on Saturday, December 19.

[12/02/15 - 07:48 AM]
The Sweetest Competition Returns with New Season of "Cake Wars" on Food Network
The first of 13 new episodes rolls out on Monday, January 11 at 9:00/8:00c.







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[08/16/19 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 16
Updates include: CBS cancels "Instinct" after two seasons; Syfy pulls the plug on "Krypton," spin-off "Lobo"; and YouTube nixes both "Step Up: High Water" and "Wayne."

[08/16/19 - 12:00 PM]
HBO Comedy Series "Silicon Valley" Returns October 27 for Sixth and Final Season
The Emmy(R)-winning and Golden Globe-nominated series takes a comedic look at the modern-day epicenter of the high-tech gold rush, where the people most qualified to succeed are the least capable of handling success.

[08/16/19 - 11:00 AM]
Limited Series "Mrs. Fletcher" Debuts October 27; Created by Executive Producer and Writer Tom Perrotta
The HBO series is a dual coming-of-age story chronicling the personal and sexual journeys of an empty-nest mother and her college freshman son, who both embrace their newfound freedom with mixed results.

[08/16/19 - 09:09 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Offers First Two Episodes of "On Becoming a God in Central Florida" for Free Early Sampling
The 10-episode series will officially premiere Sunday, August 25 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/16/19 - 09:06 AM]
Priscilla Presley & John Eddie to Create "Agent King," An Animated Adult Action Comedy Featuring Elvis Presley as a Covert Government Agent, for Netflix
Mike Arnold will serve as showrunner on the project.

[08/16/19 - 09:00 AM]
Hot Dog! "Mickey Mouse Mixed-Up Adventures," A New Chapter of Disney Junior's Hit Series "Mickey and the Roadster Racers," Debuts Monday, Oct. 14
That same day, a new series of shorts, "Hot Diggity-Dog Tales" starring Mickey and "mouse's best friend" Pluto will also debut on Disney Channel, Disney Junior and DisneyNOW.

[08/16/19 - 08:04 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos; CBS Wins Total Viewers
NFL preseason on local stations once again effects the preliminary numbers.

[08/16/19 - 08:01 AM]
"Raising Dion," Starring Alisha Wainwright, Ja'Siah Young and Michael B. Jordan, Comes to Netflix on October 4
The series is the story of a widowed mother who must protect her son after he starts to manifest several mysterious, superhero-like abilities.

[08/16/19 - 07:19 AM]
"Peaky Blinders" - Season 5 to Launch Friday October 4th, at 12:01 AM PT on Netflix
An epic, gangster family series set in the lawless streets of Birmingham, UK and beyond, "Peaky Blinders" follows the evolution of leader Tommy Shelby (Cillian Murphy) from backstreet crime lord to legitimate businessman and member of parliament.

[08/16/19 - 06:00 AM]
NFL Films' "A Lifetime of Sundays" to Debut on ESPN and ABC in Celebration of the NFL's 100th Season
The film also will be available through ESPN authenticated Video on Demand until September 15 when it moves to ESPN+ and will be available for streaming.

[08/16/19 - 05:33 AM]
AMC Commissions Three Part Drama "Quiz," Directed by Stephen Frears and Produced by Left Bank Pictures
The project stars Matthew Macfadyen, Michael Sheen, Sian Clifford, Mark Bonnar, Helen McCrory, Michael Jibson and Aisling Bea.

[08/15/19 - 11:36 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 15
Updates include: A&E to wrap "Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath" with two-hour special; NBCUniversal's streaming service adds two projects; and Ewan McGregor to star in Obi-Wan Kenobi series for Disney+.

[08/15/19 - 04:38 PM]
Jackie van Beek and Madeleine Sami to Direct Aubrey Plaza in Feature Comedy "Hope" for Netflix
The comedic duo are following their female-driven comedy "The Breaker Upperers," which they also co-wrote and starred in, and premiered on Netflix in February.

[08/15/19 - 01:15 PM]
"To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You" Premieres February 12 on Netflix
The sequel will be followed by a third film: "To All the Boys: Always and Forever Lara Jean," already in production.

[08/15/19 - 11:04 AM]
"The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" Announces Live Democratic Presidential Primary Debate Coverage on Thursday, September 12 at 11:00 P.M. Eastern
As part of its Votegasm 2020 coverage, the series will air live at 11:00 p.m. ET on Comedy Central and react in real time across its social media accounts.