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[12/11/15 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Friday, December 11
Updates include: FOX passes on its "Urban Cowboy" pilot; Megan Neuringer to lead NBC's "Imaginary Friend"; and Zoë Kravitz is latest bound for HBO's "Big Little Lies."

[12/11/15 - 01:09 PM]
AXS TV Premieres an All-New Series: "Rock & Roll Road Trip with Sammy Hagar Presented by Mercury Insurance"
The six-episode series features all-star guest appearances and unforgettable performances, as the Red Rocker drives across the country to jam with some of music's biggest names.

[12/11/15 - 12:54 PM]
VH1 Classic and Palladia to Honor the Life and Career of Music Legend Scott Weiland from the Stone Temple Pilots
"Unplugged: Stone Temple Pilots" is among the featured programs during the two-hour block.

[12/11/15 - 11:40 AM]
In a Major Breaking News Week, More People Watched CBS News Than News on Any Other Broadcast Network
CBS News spins the numbers for the week of November 30-December 6.

[12/11/15 - 11:36 AM]
Elizabeth McGovern Returns to Host Season Two of Acclaimed Series "Million Dollar American Princesses"
Premiering on Sunday, January 3, the new season picks up the story in a tumultuous era in which women's lives and expectations are completely transformed.

[12/11/15 - 11:05 AM]
Hillary Clinton to Make Guest Appearance in Season 3 of "Broad City"
The new season launches Wednesday, February 17 at 10:00/9:00c on Comedy Central.

[12/11/15 - 11:01 AM]
Video: Behind-the-Scenes, First-Look at the Upcoming, All-New Episodes of "The X-Files"
Check out the latest tease for the upcoming event, premiering Sunday, January 24.

[12/11/15 - 10:56 AM]
NBC Extends "Chicago Med" Visit to 18 Episodes
Through its first four telecasts, "Chicago Med" has averaged a 2.0 rating, 7 share in adults 18-49 and 8.9 million viewers overall.

[12/11/15 - 10:30 AM]
Emmy Award-Nominated Actor Benjamin Bratt Co-Stars in "Untitled Music Pilot" by Lee Daniels and Tom Donaghy
He'll play a talent manager with impeccable taste, a hidden life and a drive for redemption.

[12/11/15 - 09:29 AM]
T.J. Miller to Host the Star-Studded "21st Annual Critics' Choice Awards" Broadcast Live on A&E, Lifetime and LMN on January 17th at 8PM ET/5PM PT
"We are thrilled to have T.J. join us as host of this exciting night," said Elaine Frontain Bryant.

[12/11/15 - 09:05 AM]
"Dolly Parton's Coat of Many Colors" Is the Most-Watched Film on the Broadcast Networks in Three and a Half Years
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, December 10.

[12/11/15 - 08:47 AM]
Production Begins on Season 3 of the Hit Comedy Series "Young & Hungry"
The third season will premiere on Freeform, the new name for ABC Family, on Wednesday, February 3.

[12/11/15 - 08:46 AM]
ABC Family Unveils a Shadowhunter-Themed Scavenger Hunt with "Shadowhunters: Join the Hunt" App
The series-themed scavenger hunt allows fans to unlock exclusive digital treasures from the show by scanning targets on "Shadowhunters" marketing elements.

[12/11/15 - 08:44 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Coat of Many Colors" Tops Viewers for NBC
The Peacock gets a big boost among total viewers while CBS leads the night among adults 18-49.

[12/11/15 - 08:27 AM]
Video: WE tv Releases Trailer for New Original Series "Growing Up Hip Hop"
"Growing Up Hip Hop" features the princes and princesses of the hip hop world.

[12/11/15 - 07:49 AM]
It's a Race Against Time in Discovery Life's New Series "Shock Trauma: Edge of Life"
The unscripted docudrama tells the parallel stories of doctors, nurses and patients at the world-renowned R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore.

[12/11/15 - 06:31 AM]
Video: Netflix Releases "Making a Murderer" Official Trailer
The 10 episode docu-series debuts exclusively on the world's leading Internet television network on Friday, December 18.

[12/10/15 - 11:25 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, December 10
Updates include: Maronzio Vance cast in TV Land's "Lopez"; Netflix eyes third season of "Grace & Frankie"; and Ross Mathews tapped as new host of "Hollywood Today Live."

[12/10/15 - 02:57 PM]
American Ninja Warrior's Greatest Athletes Race Head-to-Head for the First Time When Esquire Network Debuts "Team Ninja Warrior" on January 19 at 8/7c
The new spin-off series will feature the world's best ninja warrior competitors racing head-to head in teams of three in a newly designed, but equally punishing, dual running course.

[12/10/15 - 02:30 PM]
FOX Picks Up New Event Series "Shots Fired"
Sanaa Lathan stars in the project, which examines the dangerous aftermath of racially charged shootings in a small town in Tennessee.

[12/10/15 - 01:56 PM]
Hallmark Channel Celebrates "Winterfest" with Four Original Movie Premieres in January
Luke Perry, Emily Kinney, Ryan Paevey, Holly Marie Combs, Corbin Bernsen, Frances Fisher and NFL legend Joe Theismann are just some of the stars set to warm up the cold, January nights.

[12/10/15 - 01:53 PM]
Animal Planet's "Pit Bulls & Parolees" Celebrates 100th Episode Milestone on Saturday, January 2
The network also renews fan-favorite series for eighth season with 10 new episodes in fall 2016.

[12/10/15 - 12:41 PM]
TNT Greenlights Original Drama Series "Good Behavior" and "Animal Kingdom"
Michelle Dockery and Juan Diego Botto lead the former while Ellen Barkin, Scott Speedman and Shawn Hatosy co-star in the latter.

[12/10/15 - 12:40 PM]
TLC Reveals Extraordinary Stories of Emotional and Physical Transformations in "My 600-lb Life" and New Series "Skin Tight"
Beginning Wednesday, January 6 with the season four premiere of "My 600-lb Life" we'll follow the lives of 12 people weighing over 600-lbs and their medical journey to shed the weight.

[12/10/15 - 12:30 PM]
HBO Renews "The Leftovers" for a Third and Final Season
The series is produced for HBO by White Rabbit in association with Warner Bros. Television.

[12/10/15 - 12:18 PM]
Bravo Media's Emmy-Winning "Inside the Actors Studio" Welcomes Oscar-Nominated Actor Steve Carell on Thursday, December 17 at 8PM ET/PT
James Lipton welcomes the multi-faceted talent in celebration of his performance in the true-life drama, "The Big Short," where Carell plays Mark Baum.

[12/10/15 - 12:00 PM]
FX Productions and FX Networks Reaches New Overall Deal with "Fargo" Creator Noah Hawley
Under the deal, Hawley will develop numerous new projects while remaining the Creator and Showrunner of the Emmy(R), Golden Globe(R) and Peabody Winning Limited Series "Fargo."

[12/10/15 - 12:00 PM]
Steve Harvey to Host "2015 Miss Universe(R)" Live Sunday, December 20, on FOX
"I am thrilled to be hosting this iconic event for the first time ever," said Harvey.

[12/10/15 - 11:44 AM]
New Premiere Date for CMT's "Party Down South"
Originally scheduled to premiere Thursday, January 7, the new season will now premiere Thursday, January 28.

[12/10/15 - 11:42 AM]
Investigation Discovery Premieres "A Checklist for Murder," One-Hour Special Uncovers the Investigation of Madman Robert Peernock
Said special premieres this Saturday, December 12 at 9:00/8:00c.

[12/10/15 - 11:20 AM]
LMN Announces First Annual Deadly Resolutions Week
The week includes the season two launches of "My Crazy Ex" and "I Love You... But I Lied" and the world premieres of the movies, "I Have Your Children" and "The Wrong Roommate."

[12/10/15 - 11:05 AM]
The Search Resumes as "Finding Bigfoot" Returns to Animal Planet for an All-New Season Beginning January 3rd
Animal Planet's curious crypto-zoological team sets foot in new locations with modern technologies to progress the search.

[12/10/15 - 10:51 AM]
Don't Miss E!'s First Televised Post-Show of Hit Series "The Royals" on December 27
As a special holiday-hangover treat, E! will air the series' first televised post-show.

[12/10/15 - 10:31 AM]
ABC Family to Become Freeform on January 12
Said date marks the same day as the season premiere of its #1 hit series, "Pretty Little Liars," and the world premiere of its new original series, "Shadowhunters."

[12/10/15 - 09:35 AM]
New Year, New Season, New Destinations as Michael Symon Continues His Search for the Best "Burgers, Brew & 'Que"
Season two kicks off Friday, January 15 at 10:30/9:30c on Food Network.

[12/10/15 - 09:23 AM]
New "Dual Survival" Challenges Next Generation of Survivalists
Each week, new co-hosts Grady Powell and Bill McConnell will be dropped into survival situations that anyone, anywhere in the world, could one day encounter.

[12/10/15 - 08:48 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Pulls Into Top Demo Spot
Absent "Empire" as competition, The Eye sees big gains from "Criminal Minds" among adults 18-49.

[12/10/15 - 08:02 AM]
Comedy Central Renews "Nathan for You" for a Fourth Season
"I couldn't be more excited to continue my non-sexual relationship with Viacom," said Fielder.

[12/10/15 - 05:58 AM]
73rd Annual Golden Globe(R) Awards Nominees Announced
"American Crime," "Fargo," "Mr. Robot," "Outlander," "Transparent" and "Wolf Hall" lead all TV nods with three each.

[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.







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[07/03/20 - 08:11 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: Repeats Put ABC, CBS on Top
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[07/02/20 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, July 2
Updates include: FOX extends options on all six of its pilots; The CW cancels "Katy Keene" after one season; and CBS's "Big Brother" inches closer to return.

[07/02/20 - 03:44 PM]
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[07/02/20 - 12:00 PM]
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[07/02/20 - 11:06 AM]
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[07/02/20 - 10:15 AM]
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[07/02/20 - 10:08 AM]
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[07/02/20 - 10:01 AM]
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[07/02/20 - 09:59 AM]
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[07/02/20 - 09:11 AM]
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[07/02/20 - 09:11 AM]
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[07/02/20 - 09:04 AM]
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[07/02/20 - 08:47 AM]
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[07/02/20 - 08:38 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Repeats Top Viewers; Share Demo Crown
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