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[12/17/15 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, December 17
Updates include: Sean Penn to play HBO's "American Lion"; TV Land orders pilot presentation for "Throwing Shade"; and Hulu cancels "The Awesomes" after three seasons.

[12/17/15 - 09:02 PM]
Entertainment Studios to Launch Comedy Game Show "Funny You Should Ask"
The series is a comedy game show featuring a panel of professional standup comedians who interact with contestants for cash and prizes.

[12/17/15 - 04:52 PM]
Abby Wambach's Finale Sets FS1 Viewership Records
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Wednesday, December 16.

[12/17/15 - 03:03 PM]
Video: "The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story" - The Cast
Meet the all-star cast of the trial of the century, beginning Tuesday, February 2 on FX.

[12/17/15 - 12:23 PM]
TV One's Holiday Movies Take #1 Spots Among Black P25-54 in November and December
TV One spins the numbers for the months of November and December to date.

[12/17/15 - 12:14 PM]
"Vice" Returns for Fourth Season Feb. 5
The series takes viewers around the globe as its correspondents investigate the stories not being told.

[12/17/15 - 12:06 PM]
On January 28th, The World Is Coming to an End. So Enjoy It While It Lasts.
Rob Lowe, Jenna Fischer and Megan Mullally star in NBC's "You, Me and the Apocalypse," a bold adrenaline-fueled hourlong comedic drama about the last days of mankind.

[12/17/15 - 11:41 AM]
DIY Network Features Ten Returning Series
Among the offerings: "Building Alaska," "Renovation Realities," "First Time Flippers" and "Texas Flip and Move."

[12/17/15 - 11:35 AM]
Tiffani Thiessen Returns for a Second Star-Studded Season of "Dinner at Tiffani's" on Cooking Channel
Tiffani showcases her culinary talents and entertaining skills for throwing effortless get-togethers for family, friends and former castmates, where every dinner is filled with special guests, entertaining stories, and party-pleasing recipes.

[12/17/15 - 11:03 AM]
Get Your Fill of Movies This January on Lifetime
"V.C Andrew's My Sweet Audrina" and "Lila & Eve" join the previously announced "War & Peace" and "Toni Braxton: Unbreak My Heart."

[12/17/15 - 11:01 AM]
E! Gets to Know a Side of Fitness Mogul Jillian Michaels Few Have Ever Seen in New Docu-Series "Just Jillian," Premiering January 19th at 10PM ET/PT
For the first time, fans who have seen Jillian in front of the lights, will get an unfiltered look at the woman behind the empire built one drop of sweat at a time and meet the people inside her private world who help her juggle the chaos and support her through it all.

[12/17/15 - 11:00 AM]
"Becoming Mike Nichols," An Intimate Documentary Portrait of the Great Director in His Historic Final Filmed Appearance, Debuts Feb. 22, Exclusively on HBO
With disarming candor, wry wit and sharp self-deprecation, Nichols delivered a master class on his craft in what would be his last in-depth interviews.

[12/17/15 - 10:53 AM]
"The Tonight Show" and "Late Night" Easily Outperform Timeslot Competition for Week of Dec. 7-11
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of December 7-11.

[12/17/15 - 10:50 AM]
Key Art for "Vinyl" - HBO's New Drama Series Set in 1970s New York
Bobby Cannavale, Olivia Wilde and Ray Romano co-star in the project, from executive producers Martin Scorsese, Mick Jagger and Terence Winter.

[12/17/15 - 10:48 AM]
WGN America Unveils Key Art and Gripping New Trailer for "Outsiders"
David Morse, Thomas M. Wright, Ryan Hurst, Kyle Gallner and Gillian Alexy star in the series, premiering Tuesday, January 26.

[12/17/15 - 10:41 AM]
Science Channel to Air Every "MythBusters" Episode in Chronological Order During "MythBusters Holiday Mega Marathon"
The marathon starts with "Jet Assisted Chevy" and concludes with "Star Wars: Revenge of the Myth."

[12/17/15 - 10:37 AM]
Video: Make Love with Seeso's New Favorite Comedy Duo - New Ad-Free Streaming Comedy Service Releases First Trailer for "Dave & Ethan: Lovemakers"
The program combines in-studio and man-on-the-street segments that explore the uncharted world of love and relationships through the eyes of the YouTube comedy duo.

[12/17/15 - 10:29 AM]
Live from the Red Carpet and Fashion Police Return This January to Cover the Biggest Award Shows of 2016
The popular E! franchises will make their new year debut with coverage of the 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards, and keep the festivities going throughout the entire award season.

[12/17/15 - 10:03 AM]
"Whitney Cummings: I'm Your Girlfriend," The Hot Comedy Star's First HBO Stand-Up Special, Debuts Jan. 23
Taped at The Broad Stage in Santa Monica, California, the special features Cummings' unfiltered observations on modern gender dynamics.

[12/17/15 - 10:03 AM]
CBS Rings in 2016 with All-New Episodes of Its Series, Beginning Sunday, Jan. 3
"Undercover Boss" will kick things off on said date with the roll out continuing through "Criminal Minds" and "Code Black" on January 13.

[12/17/15 - 10:02 AM]
History's Hit Drama Series "Vikings" Returns for Season Four on Thursday, February 18 at 10 PM ET/PT
The network has added four episodes to its initial 16 episode order.

[12/17/15 - 09:36 AM]
Updated Premiere: A&E Network Presents "Fit to Fat to Fit" on Tuesday, January 19 at 10PM ET/PT
The series was previously slated to roll out the week prior.

[12/17/15 - 09:30 AM]
Contestants Tempted by Offers of $25,000 and More in Must-See Premiere of "The Biggest Loser: Temptation Nation" Airing January 4 on NBC
The contestants' willpower is put to the test right from the start when host Bob Harper welcomes the new players with a money temptation before they even set foot in the gym on the season premiere.

[12/17/15 - 09:25 AM]
Video: SundanceTV Releases Teaser for Upcoming Series "Hap and Leonard" - Stars James Purefoy, Michael K. Williams, Christina Hendricks
Based on the successful books from famed author Joe R. Lansdale, the six-episode series event is created by director/writer Jim Mickle and writer Nick Damici.

[12/17/15 - 09:13 AM]
"The NFL on CBS" Averaging Highest Viewership in 29 Years, With 19.3 Million Viewers Through 14 Weeks
CBS spins the numbers for its NFL coverage to date this season.

[12/17/15 - 09:12 AM]
Participant Media Announces New Programming and Unscripted Development in 2016 for Pivot
Pivot has greenlit a 20 episode season two of "Secret Lives of Americans," a third season of "Human Resources," and announced four unscripted projects in development.

[12/17/15 - 09:03 AM]
The Diva Drama Continues in Season Five of E!'s Hit Series "Total Divas" Premiering Tuesday, January 19 at 9PM ET/PT
Joining the Divas this season is the young and beautiful Mandy, the runner-up on the most recent season of "WWE Tough Enough(R)," who brings her own flavor to the already vibrant group.

[12/17/15 - 09:00 AM]
Jason Derulo to Perform at "People's Choice Awards 2016"
"Jason is such an all-around incredible performer and triple threat in the industry," said executive producer Mark Burnett.

[12/17/15 - 08:55 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Survivor" Goes Out on Top for CBS
The Eye easily triumphs over nearly all repeat competition.

[12/17/15 - 08:53 AM]
Pour Yourself a Shot of the Alaskan Wilderness with All-New Series "Alaska Proof," Debuting January 14 on Animal Planet
Alaska Distillery, located at the foothills of the Alaska Range, has what no other distillery on Earth can provide.

[12/17/15 - 08:45 AM]
Rebroadcast of "Chicago P.D." Outrates ABC's Original "Nashville: On the Road" Special in All Key Measures
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, December 16.

[12/17/15 - 08:30 AM]
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Announces 2016 Inductees
The 31st Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, presented by Klipsch Audio, will take place on Friday, April 8, 2016 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York for the second time.

[12/17/15 - 08:09 AM]
2015 College GameDay: Most-Watched, Highest-Rated Regular Season Since Show Expanded; Most-Streamed Season Ever on WatchESPN
ESPN spins the numbers for its college football coverage to date this season.

[12/17/15 - 08:04 AM]
CBS Has All Eyes on Historic Super Bowl 50
Programming highlights include the "NFL Honors" on Saturday, February 6 (9:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) and "Super Bowl's Greatest Commercials" on Tuesday, February 2 (8:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT).

[12/17/15 - 07:27 AM]
In L+3, "Dolly Parton's Coat of Many Colors" Is the Most-Watched Movie on the Broadcast Networks in More Than Six Years
NBC further spins the numbers for Thursday, December 10.

[12/17/15 - 07:25 AM]
Best Year Ever! NBCSN Will Post Best Total Day & Primetime Viewership in Network's History in 2015
NBCSN spins the numbers for the year to date.

[12/17/15 - 07:01 AM]
Netflix Announces "Fuller House" Launch Date - Friday, February 26
Plus: watch the first teaser for the 13-episode spinoff.

[12/17/15 - 06:04 AM]
Amazon Fire TV Selection Continues to Grow--More than 1,000 Channels, Apps, and Games Added Since September
New channels now available include NBC, NBC Sports, Watch HGTV, Watch Food Network, Watch Travel Channel, Fox Now, NPR One, GoPro and more.

[12/16/15 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, December 16
Updates include: NBC pushes "Grimm" return back to January 29; Vin Diesel's One Race Television inks first-look deal with Universal Television; and Laura Solon to "Kill Jill" for ABC.

[12/16/15 - 05:46 PM]
Niecy Nash, Olivia Culpo, Emmitt Smith and Perez Hilton Tapped as Judges for "2015 Miss Universe," Live Sunday, Dec. 20 on FOX
As previously announced, the show will be hosted by Steve Harvey, with live reporting from Roselyn Sanchez.

[12/16/15 - 03:32 PM]
"Friday Night Tykes" Returns to Esquire Network on January 19 at 9PM ET/PT
The series that sparked a national debate will continue the conversation with 10 episodes ordered following one of the most competitive youth football leagues in America.

[12/16/15 - 01:55 PM]
Vin Diesel Signs First-Look Producing Deal with Universal Television
One Race, founded in 1995 by writer, director, producer and actor Diesel, has produced the four highest-grossing films in the seven film "Fast" franchise - "Furious 7," "Fast and Furious 6," "Fast Five" as well as "Fast & Furious."

[12/16/15 - 12:34 PM]
Syfy's 21st Annual "The Twilight Zone" Marathon Will Air All 156 Episodes Chronologically and in HD December 30 Through January 3
The 87-hour marathon will begin Wednesday, December 30 at 7PM (ET/PT), concluding Sunday, January 3 at 12PM.

[12/16/15 - 12:19 PM]
UP's Hit Original Reality Series "Bringing Up Bates" Returns with Bigger Family, Bigger Fun and the Big Day
Look for the first of 13 new episodes on Thursday, January 7 at 9:00/8:00c.

[12/16/15 - 12:00 PM]
Total Number of Scripted Series in a Year of "Peak TV" Sets New High with 409 Scripted Drama, Comedy and Limited Series Across Broadcast Networks, Basic And Pay Cable Nets, and OTT Services
According to Julie Piepenkotter, Executive Vice President of Research for FX Networks, the combined total of scripted series on broadcast networks, basic and pay cable networks, and OTT services was 409.

[12/16/15 - 12:00 PM]
Puff Daddy and the Family and "Empire's" Timbaland, Yazz and Jussie Smollett to Ring in the New Year on "Pitbull's New Year's Revolution" Live Thursday, December, 31, On FOX
This year's event will be co-hosted by Terry Crews and Wendy Williams.

[12/16/15 - 10:31 AM]
Top Ninja Warriors Set for Battle in NBC's Annual Three-Hour Special "USA Vs. the World" Airing Sunday, Jan. 31 (8-11 PM ET/PT)
Three separate teams from America, Europe and Japan will compete in Las Vegas on the first three stages of Mt. Midoriyama, the famed four-stage finals course featured in "American Ninja Warrior."

[12/16/15 - 10:17 AM]
AXS TV Acquires David Hasselhoff UK Mockumentary Series "Hoff the Record"
The six-episode series stars international superstar, "The Hoff" (aka David Hasselhoff) playing a fictionalized version of himself who moves across the pond to get his career back on track.

[12/16/15 - 10:12 AM]
"Bad Girls Club: Twisted Sisters" Premieres Tuesday March 15 at 8PM ET/PT on Oxygen
Life coach Laura Baron will work with the sisters in hopes to tame their tempers and strive to strengthen their bond with one another.

[12/16/15 - 10:04 AM]
Khloe Kardashian Helps Empower the Brokenhearted to Get the Ultimate Payback in New E! Series "Revenge Body with Khloe Kardashian"
In each of the six one-hour episodes, two heartbroken individuals will get the opportunity to recreate themselves with the help of a team of Hollywood's most elite trainers, stylists and glam squads assembled by Khloe Kardashian.







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[01/17/20 - 01:05 PM]
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[01/17/20 - 01:01 PM]
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[01/17/20 - 01:01 PM]
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[01/17/20 - 01:00 PM]
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[01/17/20 - 12:59 PM]
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[01/17/20 - 12:58 PM]
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[01/17/20 - 12:56 PM]
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[01/17/20 - 12:01 PM]
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[01/17/20 - 12:00 PM]
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[01/17/20 - 10:31 AM]
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[01/17/20 - 10:00 AM]
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[01/17/20 - 09:41 AM]
Hulu Presents Upcoming Original Series "Little Fires Everywhere," "High Fidelity," "Normal People," and "The Great" at the 2020 Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour
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[01/17/20 - 09:33 AM]
Discovery's Multi-Platform Series "Gold Rush: Dave Turin's Lost Mine" Returns for a Second Season
The series returns for its second season on Friday, February 21 at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/17/20 - 08:13 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Wins Tight Demo Race; CBS Tops Total Viewers
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