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[12/09/15 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, December 9
Updates include: Adam Scott, Laura Dern board HBO's "Big Little Lies"; Syfy books early sneak preview of "The Magicians"; and Tone Bell to recur on The CW's "The Flash."

[12/09/15 - 05:00 PM]
"Wayward Pines" to Return for a Second Season
From M. Night Shyamalan and based on Blake Crouch's international best-selling series of books, 10 all-new episodes of the suspenseful drama are set to air in Summer 2016.

[12/09/15 - 01:07 PM]
Showtime Orders New Seasons of "Homeland" and "The Affair"
Both series wrap their current runs on Sunday, December 20.

[12/09/15 - 12:52 PM]
Disney Junior's "The Lion Guard" Premieres Friday, January 15, 2016
The series follows the adventures of Kion, the second-born cub of Simba and Nala, and his diverse group of friends, each with a unique skill, as they unite to protect the Pride Lands.

[12/09/15 - 12:45 PM]
New Series "Idiotsitter" Premieres Thursday, January 14 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT on Comedy Central
The premiere episode of "Idiotsitter" will be available on the Comedy Central App and cc.com on December 28, and on DTO platforms on January 4.

[12/09/15 - 12:04 PM]
Discovery Channel Traces an Active Criminal Case as It Unfolds in Its First-Ever True Crime Series "Killing Fields"
Shot in real time, the series follows the hunt for the killer.

[12/09/15 - 11:46 AM]
NBC Rings in the New Year with Live Specials "NBC's New Year's Eve Game Night with Andy Cohen" and "NBC's New Year's Eve with Carson Daly"
"I love three things - a party, live TV and celebrities playing games - so combining all three on New Year's Eve is my idea of a perfect night," Cohen said.

[12/09/15 - 11:31 AM]
ABC Family Greenlights Original Reality Series "The Letter"
"The Letter" is a bold, new relationship show that asks the simple question: "If you could, without identifying yourself, what would you tell your best friend that he or she really needed to hear?"

[12/09/15 - 11:17 AM]
"MADtv" Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary with a One-Hour Reunion Special on The CW, Tuesday, January 12
This one-hour retrospective of classic "MADtv" clips showcases the series signature pop-culture parodies and politically incorrect humor from the show's 14 seasons, interwoven with new comedy material featuring 19 series alumni.

[12/09/15 - 11:01 AM]
El Rey Network's Explosive Wrestling Series "Lucha Underground" Produced by Mark Burnett Returns for Season Two On Wednesday, January 27 at 8PM ET/PT
Leading into the new season, El Rey Network offers fans a chance to get reacquainted with the luchadores, who combine ancient tradition with extraordinary athleticism.

[12/09/15 - 11:00 AM]
Lifetime Joins Forces with AFI to Put Female Filmmakers to Work
The AFI DWW is a workshop that has for over 40 years, committed to increasing the number of women working professionally in screen directing.

[12/09/15 - 10:56 AM]
"Ellen's Design Challenge" Returns to HGTV on January 18 at 9 P.M. ET/PT
The contestants, who will be introduced to viewers on New Year's Day in the one-hour special "Ellen's Design Challenge: Meet the Cast," will be tasked with such challenges as designing furniture for the greenrooms at "The Ellen DeGeneres Show."

[12/09/15 - 10:32 AM]
Investigation Discovery's New Season of "Vanity Fair Confidential" Digs Deep Into the Magazine's Most Thrilling True Crime Stories
The new 12-episode season kicks off Monday, January 4 at 9:00/8:00c on the network.

[12/09/15 - 10:05 AM]
Primetime Television Event "Oprah Goes To Broadway: The Color Purple" to Air Saturday, December 19 on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network
The star-studded special will chronicle the Broadway debuts of Jennifer Hudson, Danielle Brooks and Cynthia Erivo as they each make their mark in one of the most eagerly awaited musicals of the season.

[12/09/15 - 09:50 AM]
Video: New Promo for Season 4 of "The Americans"
The series is slated to return to FX in March.

[12/09/15 - 09:23 AM]
The CW Shows Return from Holidays with Original Episodes
Find out when the network's series kick off their 2016 runs.

[12/09/15 - 09:21 AM]
"Rev Run's Sunday Suppers" Brings the Family Back to the Dinner Table for a New Season on Cooking Channel
Look for the first of 13 new episodes on Wednesday, January 27 at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/09/15 - 09:11 AM]
BBC America's New Original Co-Production "London Spy" Premieres January 21
The stirring five-part mystery, from acclaimed best-selling author Tom Rob Smith, stars BAFTA-winner Ben Whishaw.

[12/09/15 - 08:56 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "The Voice" Rise in Latest Victory
"Chicago Fire" and "Chicago Med" likewise see gains among adults 18-49 from last week.

[12/09/15 - 08:03 AM]
"Funniest Commercials Of The Year" Hosted by Gabriel Iglesias to Debut on Spike Thursday, December 17 at 10:00pm ET/PT
Hosted by renowned comedian Gabriel Iglesias, this can't miss special features commercials from around the world.

[12/09/15 - 07:12 AM]
Nominations Announced for the 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards(R)
This year's event will be simulcast live on TNT and TBS on Saturday, January 30 at 8 p.m. (ET) / 5 p.m. (PT).

[12/09/15 - 06:53 AM]
Resolve to Laugh More in 2016 When "Seeso," The New Streaming Comedy Channel, Launches January 7
The channel will be available on www.seeso.com, iOS and Android platforms in January with additional platforms added in the coming months.

[12/09/15 - 06:04 AM]
Amazon Original Series "Mad Dogs" Will Debut Exclusively for Prime Members on January 22
The series stars Steve Zahn, Michael Imperioli, Billy Zane, Romany Malco and Ben Chaplin.

[12/09/15 - 05:41 AM]
The Last Bite Is the Deepest: Third and Final Season of Original Canadian Thriller "Bitten" Premieres February 12 on Space
Season 3 of the 10-episode, one-hour series delves into the theme of duty versus family, and the lengths one will go to keep both intact.

[12/08/15 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, December 8
Updates include: Joely Richardson to play Glinda in NBC's "Emerald City"; Abigail Breslin to lead ABC's "Dirty Dancing" revival; and Kevin Sorbo to be "Miracle Man" for NBC.

[12/08/15 - 03:32 PM]
ESPN Networks Increase Viewership for 2015 College Football Regular Season
ESPN spins the numbers for its college football coverage to date this season.

[12/08/15 - 02:54 PM]
"NCIS: Los Angeles" Delivers Its Largest Audience Since March and Its Best Adults 18-49 Rating Since Its Season Six Finale in May
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, December 7.

[12/08/15 - 02:44 PM]
"Nashville: On the Record 3" Features an Intimate Look at Life on the Road in a One-Hour Music Special, Wednesday, December 16
Clare Bowen, Chris Carmack, Charles Esten, Sam Palladio, Aubrey Peeples and Lennon and Maisy Stella are among those featured.

[12/08/15 - 02:41 PM]
VH1 Draws 2.3 Million Total Viewers Into The "VH1 Big In 2015 With Entertainment Weekly" Special
VH1 spins the numbers for Monday, December 7.

[12/08/15 - 02:05 PM]
CBS Announces the First Three Episodes of the Seventh Season of "Undercover Boss," Beginning Sunday, Dec. 20
"Buffalo Wings & Rings" will kick things off on the first of three Sunday telecasts.

[12/08/15 - 01:45 PM]
Friendships, Families and Faith Will Be Tested on TLC's Two-Hour Special, "Bible Bowl"
The special follows seven extraordinary teams whose families have sacrificed everything for the chance to compete for millions of dollars in scholarships and the pride of their coaches and family members.

[12/08/15 - 01:28 PM]
Showtime(R) Presents "Daft Punk Unchained"
The documentary takes us to the heart of Daft Punk's world, which the masked duo has kept secret for the past twenty years.

[12/08/15 - 01:24 PM]
College Football Playoff Highlights 2015-16 Bowl Schedule
ESPN's exclusive telecast of the College Football Playoff includes the entire New Year's Six, four premier bowls in addition to the semifinals and national championship.

[12/08/15 - 01:08 PM]
Hulu's "The Path" Launch Date Announcement
The 10-episode series stars Aaron Paul, Michelle Monaghan, Hugh Dancy, and Rockmond Dunbar.

[12/08/15 - 12:50 PM]
Hallmark Channel Continues Its Winning Streak, Ranking as the #1 Cable Network for the Entire Weekend Among HH Rating and Delivery
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, December 5 and Sunday, December 6.

[12/08/15 - 12:07 PM]
Discovery's Prime Time Premiere of "Racing Extinction" Is Most Watched Cable Documentary Film in More Than Three Years
Discovery further spins the numbers for Wednesday, December 2.

[12/08/15 - 11:40 AM]
OWN's Hit Tyler Perry Drama "The Haves and the Have Nots" and Popular Sitcom "Love Thy Neighbor" Return with All-New Episodes This January
Said duo returns Tuesday, January 5 and Friday, January 8, respectively.

[12/08/15 - 10:35 AM]
The CW Serves Up Comedy with "Just for Laughs" in Primetime and on CW Seed
"Just for Laughs Starring Howie Mandel," featuring stand-up performances from comedians such as Jeff Ross, Pete Holmes, and Jim Breuer, will premiere Monday, January 18.

[12/08/15 - 10:06 AM]
"Heroin: Cape Cod, USA," An Unvarnished Look at the Heroin Epidemic Sweeping America, Focusing on Eight Young Addicts, Debuts Dec. 28, Exclusively on HBO
Known for its quaint villages, lighthouses and beaches, the picturesque summer vacation destination of Cape Cod has been struck with an epidemic of young people hooked on affordable, easily acquired heroin.

[12/08/15 - 09:56 AM]
A+E Networks'(R) Lifetime(R) Movie Club(TM) Now Available on Roku
Additionally, a new movie will be added into the app every day.

[12/08/15 - 09:44 AM]
Showtime(R) Unveils Saturday's Middleweight Main Event in 360 Video, Where Underdog Daniel Jacobs Knocked Out Previously Undefeated Peter Quillin
The all-Brooklyn main event has been made available in 360 video from ring-side, giving fans an unprecedented boxing experience.

[12/08/15 - 08:53 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Continues Its Reign for NBC
The Peacock once again leads the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/08/15 - 08:21 AM]
Strategy Is on the Menu in Bravo Media's "Recipe for Deception" Premiering Thursday, January 21 at 10PM ET/PT
Judges Chris Oh and Jonathan Waxman join host Max Silvestri in this fast-paced and innovative competition show where a chef's ability to lie is almost as important as their culinary skill.

[12/08/15 - 07:42 AM]
Discovery Channel Revs Up Engines and Tricks Out Trucks with New Series, "Diesel Brothers"
The new series joins Discovery Channel's Motor Mondays on Discovery Channel on January 4.

[12/08/15 - 07:16 AM]
LeToya Luckett, Wendy Raquel Robinson, Kyndall Ferguson, Andra Fuller and Travis Star in Multi-Generational Comedy Series "Here We Go Again" Premiering Tuesday, December 15 at 9:30PM ET
The series showcases three generations of Walker women whose lives are upended after a series of events sends them along an unexpected journey.

[12/08/15 - 07:02 AM]
Spike Lands on "Red Mars" - Skydance Television Serves as Studio on New Original Scripted Series
The books, "Red Mars," "Green Mars," and "Blue Mars," chronicles mankind's colonization and transformation of the red planet, have been adapted in 21 languages and are regarded as the best novels ever written on the subject.

[12/08/15 - 06:16 AM]
The 32nd Annual Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade Airs Friday, December 25, on ABC
Now in its 32nd year, the unforgettable Christmas special welcomes back Robin Roberts of ABC's "Good Morning America" as lead host.

[12/08/15 - 06:05 AM]
Amazon Announces the Streaming Partners Program
With the Streaming Partners Program, video providers have access to a highly engaged streaming audience, and viewers have a more convenient way to manage their streaming subscriptions.

[12/08/15 - 06:04 AM]
Amazon Debuts Original Live-Action Kids Series "Just Add Magic" on January 15
The series follows Kelly and her two best friends Darbie and Hannah as they stumble upon a mysterious cookbook in Kelly's attic and discover the recipes in this book are far from ordinary - they're magical.

[12/07/15 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Monday, December 7
Updates include: NBC quietly renews "The Blacklist" for season four; Shailene Woodley to join HBO's "Big Little Lies"; and Sylvester Stallone opts out of FOX's "Rambo: New Blood."







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[01/23/20 - 12:04 PM]
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[01/23/20 - 10:13 AM]
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[01/23/20 - 09:18 AM]
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[01/23/20 - 08:11 AM]
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[01/23/20 - 06:30 AM]
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[01/22/20 - 01:00 PM]
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