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[01/07/16 - 11:45 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 7
Updates include: TNT's "Rizzoli & Isles" to end after seven seasons; HBO to move forward with "Deadwood" revival; and ABC, NBC confirm first broadcast pilot orders of 2016.

[01/07/16 - 03:45 PM]
HBO Films' "All the Way," With Tony Winner Bryan Cranston Reprising His Role as President Lyndon B. Johnson, Debuts This May on HBO
Anthony Mackie, Melissa Leo, Bradley Whitford And Frank Langella co-star in the original movie.

[01/07/16 - 03:44 PM]
Kerry Washington, Wendell Pierce and Greg Kinnear Star in HBO Films' "Confirmation," The Story of the Explosive Clarence Thomas Supreme Court Nomination Hearings, Debuting in April
Jeffrey Wright, Eric Stonestreet and Jennifer Hudson also star in the project, from director Rick Famuyiwa.

[01/07/16 - 03:43 PM]
Gloria Vanderbilt Tells the Story of Her Remarkable Life in the Poignant Documentary "Nothing Left Unsaid: Gloria Vanderbilt & Anderson Cooper," Debuting April 9, Exclusively on HBO
The exclusive presentation debuts following its premiere at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival on January 23.

[01/07/16 - 03:41 PM]
HBO Announces Documentary Lineup for the First Half of 2016
"Jim: The James Foley Story" will kick things off on February 6.

[01/07/16 - 03:39 PM]
Tony, Grammy and Emmy(R) Winner Audra McDonald Brings Her Acclaimed Performance in "Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill" to HBO; Special Debuts March 12
Originally written for off-Broadway by Lanie Roberston in 1987, the project tells Holiday's life story through the songs that made her famous.

[01/07/16 - 03:37 PM]
HBO Drama Series "Vinyl," From Executive Producers Martin Scorsese, Mick Jagger and Terence Winter, Debuts Feb. 14, Exclusively on HBO
The series stars two-time Emmy(R) winner Bobby Cannavale, SAG Award nominee Olivia Wilde and multiple Emmy(R) winner Ray Romano.

[01/07/16 - 03:34 PM]
"Game of Thrones," "Silicon Valley," "Veep" Begin New Seasons April 24
All three series will return with new 10-episode seasons.

[01/07/16 - 02:01 PM]
"Undateable" Is Back - The Live Comedy Returns with New Episodes and Musical Guests Backstreet Boys, Weezer and Charlie Puth
This season's musical guests have also included Nico and Vinz, Kodaline, Saint Motel, Meghan Trainor, American Authors, Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness and Alessia Cara.

[01/07/16 - 01:35 PM]
Get Away on the Ultimate Culinary Adventure on Food Network's "Guy & Hunter's European Vacation"
The first of five half-hour long episodes premieres Friday, February 5 at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/07/16 - 01:10 PM]
All New Season of "Outrageous Acts of Science" Returns to Science Channel on January 9 at 9PM
With hundreds of new viral videos featuring stunts that manage to boggle the minds of even our esteemed physicists and engineers- this season promises to keep dropping jaws.

[01/07/16 - 01:09 PM]
"NASA's Unexplained Files" Returns to Science Channel Tuesday, Feb. 23 at 10PM
Plus: Science Channel viewers will get a rare sneak peek at the all-new season on Sunday, February 21 at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/07/16 - 01:08 PM]
Investigation Discovery Greenlights Exclusive "Front Page" Special to Present Critical Details Surrounding Steven Avery Case Featured in Netflix Series "Making a Murderer"
From NBC News' Emmy Award-winning Peacock Productions, the special will be hosted by veteran journalist and "Dateline NBC" correspondent Keith Morrison.

[01/07/16 - 01:07 PM]
It's Complicated for TLC's "Single Dad Seeking..."
The series follows five single fathers working hard to raise their kids.

[01/07/16 - 01:06 PM]
Discovery Channel's "Telescope" Is a Provocative Look Inside the Making of the James Webb Space Telescope
The project premieres as part of Science Weekend on Saturday, February 20 at 9:00/8:00c exclusively on Discovery Channel.

[01/07/16 - 01:05 PM]
Investigation Discovery Presents "Hate in America" - A Timely New Documentary Series Delves into the Gripping Case Files of America's Leading Hate Crime Fighters at the Southern Poverty Law Center
The first installment, "The Klan on Trial," airs Monday, February 29 with subsequent premieres airing throughout 2016.

[01/07/16 - 01:04 PM]
Academy Award-Nominated Filmmaker Joe Berlinger Teams with Investigation Discovery for New Series "Judgment Day: Prison or Parole?"
The three-part original series will premiere this spring on the cable channel.

[01/07/16 - 01:03 PM]
There's Double the Fun with the Premiere of "Little Women: Atlanta" January 27
These new little ladies turn it up wherever they go, especially with club promoter Emily Fernandez leading the charge with identical twins, Andrea and Amanda Salinas, Bri Barlup, Ashley "Minnie" Ross and Tiffany "Monie" Cashette.

[01/07/16 - 01:03 PM]
Destination America Signs Ghost-Hunting All-Stars Nick Groff and Katrina Weidman to Live with the Dead for All-New Series "Paranormal Lockdown"
The six-part series follows the two as they confine themselves in America's most terrifying places for an unprecedented 72 hours straight.

[01/07/16 - 01:02 PM]
AHC Celebrates Heroes Who Make History with Action-packed First Quarter Programming Slate
Highlights include new seasons of "Against the Odds," "What History Forgot" and "Codes and Conspiracies."

[01/07/16 - 01:01 PM]
This January, Saddle up with American Heroes Channel for Western Week
Said stunt is anchored by the two-part special "The Cowboy," premiering on Saturday, January 23 at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/07/16 - 11:59 AM]
"Mountain Monsters: Bigfoot Edition" - All-New Season Premieres Saturday, January 23 at 10/9c on Destination America
The Appalachian Investigators of Mysterious Sightings (AIMS) have uncovered more than a dozen different clans of bigfoot that call the mountain region home.

[01/07/16 - 10:29 AM]
Second Round of Presenters Announced for The 73rd Annual Golden Globe(R) Awards
This accomplished group of individuals will join previously announced presenters Amy Adams, Jaimie Alexander, Patricia Arquette, Jim Carrey, Jamie Foxx, Mel Gibson, Amber Heard and more!

[01/07/16 - 10:27 AM]
Grab the Best Seat in the House as Bravo Media's "The People's Couch" Returns Friday, January 15 at 10PM ET/PT
The series enters the households of recurring families and friends sitting in their living rooms as they watch the best shows of the new year.

[01/07/16 - 10:18 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Celebrates the Fifth Anniversary of Its Annual "After Oscar(R) Show"
Airing live the morning after Hollywood's biggest night, "Live's"s annual post-Oscar broadcast has become one of the show's most popular episodes.

[01/07/16 - 10:17 AM]
Season One of ABC's "Marvel's Agent Carter" Now Available on ABC.com and the WATCH ABC App
"Marvel's Agent Carter" returns for a second season Tuesday, January 19, with a two-hour season premiere.

[01/07/16 - 10:16 AM]
ABC to Air "The Wonderful World of Disney: Disneyland 60" to Celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the Iconic Theme Park
The two-hour special is set for Sunday, February 21 at 8:00/7:00c on the Alphabet.

[01/07/16 - 10:01 AM]
"Conan in Qatar" with First Lady Michelle Obama to Air Monday, Jan. 25
This latest in a string of global excursions for Conan will mark his second trip abroad to perform for the men and women of the United States military.

[01/07/16 - 09:42 AM]
TNT and M. Night Shyamalan Team Up for Horror Block Featuring "Tales from the Crypt"
The block will feature both short and long-form storytelling, led by "Tales from the Crypt," based on the original EC Comics and new stories.

[01/07/16 - 09:36 AM]
TBS to Celebrate "Angie Tribeca" Launch with Star-Studded Binge-A-Thon
Hosted by Deon Cole, who plays Detective DJ Tanner, the stunt will be an unpredictable, unforgettable and memorable night of tens of stars.

[01/07/16 - 09:23 AM]
TBS Greenlights New Comedy "People of Earth"
The comedy's ensemble cast includes Wyatt Cenac, Ana Gasteyer, Oscar Nuñez and Michael Cassidy.

[01/07/16 - 09:20 AM]
Video: Turner at TCA Winter Press Tour - New Series Trailers
Get your first look at "Separation Anxiety," "People of Earth," "Wrecked," "The Detour" and more!

[01/07/16 - 09:00 AM]
CMT Announces Season Five of Hit Series "Party Down South," Premiering January 28, Will Be Its Last
After leaving their mark on Murrells Inlet, Athens, Biloxi and St. Petersburg, the beloved gang heads to Savannah for an unforgettable, final vacation.

[01/07/16 - 08:56 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "American Idol" Returns on Top for FOX
The show's swan song however is down nearly 10% among adults 18-49 from last year's launch.

[01/07/16 - 08:51 AM]
truTV Announces Pick Up of New Season of "Billy on the Street," Along with Additional Episode Order of "Adam Ruins Everything"
In addition, truTV has placed a pilot order for "No Dumb Questions."

[01/07/16 - 08:27 AM]
Turner Shines Spotlight on TBS, TNT, truTV and Cartoon Network at TCA's Winter 2016 Press Tour
Upcoming TBS originals include "Angie Tribeca" (January 17), "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee" (February 8) and "The Detour" (April 11).

[01/07/16 - 07:32 AM]
Showtime(R) to Air World Television Premiere of "Michael Jackson's Journey from Motown to Off the Wall"
Spike Lee's latest documentary will premiere Friday, February 5 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[01/07/16 - 07:20 AM]
Animal Planet's "Puppy Bowl XII" Delivers Paws for a Cause as Adoptable Pups Storm the Gridiron on Sunday, February 7
This year, Animal Planet worked with 44 different animal shelters and rescue organizations from across the U.S. to fill the rosters of #TeamRuff and #TeamFluff with adoptable players for this epic matchup.

[01/07/16 - 05:03 AM]
Season 2 of the Netflix Original Series "Marvel's Daredevil" Premieres March 18 Globally
The announcement was made via the show's social pages on Twitter and Facebook.

[01/06/16 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 6
Updates include: "Being Mary Jane" lands fourth season at BET; "Gravity Falls" creator Alex Hirsch lands a new animated project at FOX; and Elizabeth Strout's "The Burgess Boys" eyed as a mini-series at HBO.

[01/06/16 - 04:46 PM]
"American Idol's" Farewell Journey Begins Tonight as Auditions Kick Off in Denver and Atlanta!
On Thursday, April 7, the 15th and final American Idol will be crowned.

[01/06/16 - 04:19 PM]
Nat Geo WILD's "Little Giant" Takes You Inside the World of Elephants Like Never Before
This intimate view provides a unique opportunity to experience the life of a herd through the stories of individuals: characters with backstories, personalities, quirks and desires.

[01/06/16 - 04:18 PM]
Nat Geo WILD's Second Annual BarkFest Weekend Features All Dogs All the Time
The stunt features an expose on dangerous chihuahuas (yes, really), an in-depth look at what mutts are made of, why breeds come in different shapes and sizes and a look at the world's funniest dogs.

[01/06/16 - 04:17 PM]
Nat Geo WILD Joins National Geographic Photojournalists on Mission Critical Assignments Around the World
Join legendary big cat photographer Steve Winter as he ventures deep into the beating heart of Mumbai to capture extraordinary imagery of leopards caught in the center of the most crowded city on the planet in the premiere episode.

[01/06/16 - 04:16 PM]
Nat Geo WILD's New Series "Animal Storm Squad" Is on a Mission to Save Animals Caught in Natural Disasters
Led by Karissa Hadden, a veterinary assistant and founder of an animal rescue charity, each episode follows the team as it prepares for a mission into a disaster zone.

[01/06/16 - 04:15 PM]
Nat Geo WILD Offers Viewers a Passport to the Planet from the Comforts of Their Own Home in New Episodes of "Destination Wild"
Highlights include four impressive three-hour specials from esteemed production teams at the BBC Natural History Unit and other trailblazers in wildlife entertainment.

[01/06/16 - 04:14 PM]
Nat Geo WILD Partners with Nat Geo Kids to Create Nat Geo WILDKiDS Programming Block
Spearheading the line-up will be two original productions from emerging talent within the WILD family.

[01/06/16 - 04:13 PM]
Nat Geo WILD Announces "Pet Talk," First Prime-Time Talk Show for Pet Owners!
Tina Olivieri, Courtney Campbell, David Mizejewski and Andre Millan co-host the series, premiering Friday, February 19 at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/06/16 - 04:12 PM]
Cesar Millan Helps Comedian Jerry Seinfeld Win Over His Toughest Crowd - Pet Dachschunds, Jose & Foxy - In the Third Season Premiere of "Cesar 911"
The Nat Geo WILD original series returns Friday, February 19 at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/06/16 - 04:11 PM]
In National Geographic Channel's New Series "Mygrations," 20 Elite Men and Women Brave Harsh Elements, Deadly Predators and Each Other as They Attempt to Endure Africa's Grueling Wildebeest Migration
The series follows a team of 20 men and women in a feat that has never been attempted, as they set out on foot, unarmed and without a map or compass, to follow in the footsteps of the wildebeests.







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[03/19/19 - 12:42 PM]
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[03/19/19 - 12:16 PM]
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[03/19/19 - 12:10 PM]
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[03/19/19 - 12:03 PM]
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The one-hour special draws upon the remarkable work of Dr. Wolfgang Dittus, who has spent over 50 years studying the charismatic toque macaques of Sri Lanka, constituting the longest continuous monkey study in the world.

[03/19/19 - 12:00 PM]
Chris O'Dowd Enters "The Twilight Zone"
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[03/19/19 - 11:01 AM]
HBO Renews Comedy Series "High Maintenance," Created by Katja Blichfeld and Ben Sinclair, for Fourth Season
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[03/19/19 - 10:53 AM]
MGM Television and Mark Burnett Announce Multi Year Production Deal with Bethenny Frankel
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[03/19/19 - 10:30 AM]
Discovery's "Diesel Brothers" Are Bigger, Better, and Badder in All New Season Premiering April 8
New episodes kick off Monday, April 8 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[03/19/19 - 10:17 AM]
Rory Kinnear Returns to the Penny Dreadful Saga for the Upcoming Showtime(R) Drama Series "Penny Dreadful: City of Angels"
The series also stars Natalie Dormer, Daniel Zovatto, Adriana Barraza, Jessica Garza, Johnathan Nieves and Tony(R) and Emmy(R) winner Nathan Lane.

[03/19/19 - 09:47 AM]
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Debuting Thursday, July 25, "Chasing the Cure" will be simulcast on TNT and TBS from 8-10 p.m. ET.

[03/19/19 - 09:09 AM]
Buddy Valastro Wants to Bake You Rich on New Food Network Series Where Bakers Compete for a Chance to Go Into Business with the Cake Boss
"Bake You Rich" premieres Sunday, April 14 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[03/19/19 - 09:00 AM]
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Mary Ann (Laura Linney) returns to present-day San Francisco and is reunited with her daughter Shawna (Ellen Page) and ex-husband Brian (Paul Gross), 20 years after leaving them behind to pursue her career.

[03/19/19 - 09:00 AM]
Dierks Bentley, Brooks & Dunn, Brandi Carlile, Eric Church, Kelly Clarkson, Luke Combs, Dan + Shay, Florida Georgia Line and Ashley McBryde Added as Performers at the "54th Academy of Country Music Awards"
The special will be broadcast live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Sunday, April 7 on CBS.

[03/19/19 - 08:26 AM]
Netflix Unveils "The Neighbor's" Best Kept Secret
Clara Lago, Catalina Sopelana and Adrián Pino complete the cast of this comedy based on the namesake comic by Santiago García and Pepo Pérez.

[03/19/19 - 08:14 AM]
VH1's "T.I. & Tiny: Friends & Family Hustle" Returns April 15 at 9PM ET/PT
Last season, "T.I. & Tiny: Friends & Family Hustle" was the #1 non-sports cable program in the time period with adults 18-49.