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[01/13/16 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 13
Updates include: NBC passes on "Heroes Reborn" sequel; Dick Wolf opens door to new "Chicago" franchise; and "Hairspray" tapped as NBC's latest live musical.

[01/13/16 - 07:39 PM]
B.J. Britt Cast in "UnREAL"
In a huge victory, Quinn and Rachel land drop dead gorgeous professional quarterback, Darius Hill as "Everlasting's" first African-American suitor.

[01/13/16 - 03:27 PM]
PBS Highlights the African-American Experience Through A Wide Range of Content
In addition to documentaries airing in February featuring those who helped influence integration and inclusion, throughout 2016 PBS will also feature programs about moments in history that helped shape race relations today.

[01/13/16 - 03:05 PM]
Freeform's "Showdowhunters" Launches to Strong Ratings
Freeform spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 12.

[01/13/16 - 02:10 PM]
CBS News Delivers the Most-Watched Coverage of President Barack Obama's Final State of the Union Address
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 12.

[01/13/16 - 02:00 PM]
Pop-Disco Group DNCE to Make Special Cameo Appearance as "Johnny Casino and The Gamblers" on "Grease: Live," Sunday, Jan. 31, @ 7/6c, on FOX
The band is fronted by superstar Joe Jonas, who has been working to bring DNCE to life ever since The Jonas Brothers disbanded in 2013.

[01/13/16 - 12:49 PM]
Rutina Wesley to Star in OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network's Original Series "Queen Sugar," From Ava DuVernay and Warner Horizon Television
In the series, Wesley will star as Nova Bordelon, a formidable journalist and activist based in New Orleans.

[01/13/16 - 12:16 PM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Coverage of the State of the Union Address
The Peacock leads the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched network.

[01/13/16 - 12:02 PM]
Video: Slip Further Down the Rabbit Hole with BBC America's Brand New Trailer for "Oprhan Black" Season Four
When the drama returns this spring, heroine Sarah Manning sets off to track down an elusive and mysterious ally tied to the clone who started it all - Beth Childs.

[01/13/16 - 11:53 AM]
AXS TV Honors the Legacy of Beloved Rock Icon David Bowie with The Classic Concert Film "Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars," Airing Sun., Jan. 17 at 10pE
This feature is the only known HD performance footage of Bowie in existence.

[01/13/16 - 11:49 AM]
"Hollywood Game Night" Maintains 100% of Last Week's First Original Telecast of the Season in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 12.

[01/13/16 - 10:52 AM]
Get Ready for the Cultural Phenomenon and Highly Anticipated Cuteness of "Kitten Bowl III" Premiering Su-purr Bowl Sunday, February 7 at 12PM ET/PT, 11C Only on Hallmark Channel
The anticipated four-legged game is hosted by Beth Stern with play-by-play announcers John Sterling and Mary Carillo.

[01/13/16 - 10:25 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Is Up for the 3rd-Straight Week to New Season Highs
Disney/ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of December 28-January 1.

[01/13/16 - 10:00 AM]
Rookies Risk It All to Earn a Position in the World's Most Dangerous Jobs on New Discovery Series "Deadliest Job Interview"
The series will spotlight eight of the most extreme and perilous professions in the world.

[01/13/16 - 09:21 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Goes West Again in 2016 for Five Shows in Los Angeles
In addition, Fallon will be going primetime with "The Tonight Show Valentine's Day Anniversary Special," set for Sunday, February 14 from 9-11 p.m.

[01/13/16 - 09:20 AM]
Seth Meyers Extends NBC Contract Through February 2021
"I can't thank NBC enough for continuing to support our show and this more than makes up for my disappointment in not getting cast in 'The Wiz,'" said Meyers.

[01/13/16 - 09:01 AM]
Disney's "Frozen" Makes Disney Channel Debut & Olaf to Appear on "Sofia the First"
Josh Gad is the voice of Olaf in the story titled "The Secret Library: Olaf and the Tale of Miss Nettle," the second episode of a four-part story arc.

[01/13/16 - 09:00 AM]
Official Key Art for the Second Half of AMC's "The Walking Dead" Released Today
"This image gives a look at tiny pieces of a larger world our group is about to discover," said executive producer and showrunner Scott M. Gimple.

[01/13/16 - 08:57 AM]
"Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" with Chris Harrison Spikes by Double Digits, Scoring New Season Highs in Homes, Total Viewers and Key Adult Demos
Disney/ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of December 28-January 1.

[01/13/16 - 08:55 AM]
"FABLife" Builds to Its Most Watched Week Ever and Ties a High in Homes
Disney/ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of December 28-January 1.

[01/13/16 - 06:46 AM]
ESPN Names New Sunday Night Baseball Analysts: Jessica Mendoza & Aaron Boone
Mendoza made history in 2015 by becoming the first female analyst for a nationally-televised MLB postseason game (AL Wild Card Game on ESPN), and the first female ESPN MLB game analyst.

[01/13/16 - 06:33 AM]
Turner Announces Ad Lab in Effort to Re-Imagine Advertising Solutions
Turner Ad Lab will lead to better consumer experiences on all platforms, while strengthening advertising effectiveness for brands.

[01/12/16 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 12
Updates include: CBS confirms end of "Mike & Molly"; "The Good Wife" creators to exit after current season; and Courteney Cox signs onto potential FOX comedy project.

[01/12/16 - 05:19 PM]
Video: Showtime(R) Releases First Look at "Michael Jackson's Journey from Motown to Off the Wall"
An illuminating portrait on how an earnest, passionate, hard-working young man becomes the "King of Pop," the film will make its world television premiere on Friday, February 5.

[01/12/16 - 05:18 PM]
Showtime(R) Picks Up New Comedy "I'm Dying Up Here" to Series
Set in L.A.'s celebrated, infamous stand-up comedy scene of the 1970s, during which the careers of many of the comedy superstars began, the series delves into the inspired and damaged psyches that are required to stand alone in front of an audience and make them laugh.

[01/12/16 - 05:17 PM]
Video: Showtime(R) Releases First Look at Its New Docuseries "Dark Net"
Produced and developed by cutting edge media and technology company, Vocativ, the revelatory docuseries will explore the dangers of the internet's unregulated underbelly known as the deep web.

[01/12/16 - 05:16 PM]
Showtime(R) Releases Key Art for New Comedy "Dice"
The series also stars Kevin Corrigan with guest stars Natasha Leggero, Lorraine Bracco, Adrien Brody, Michael Rapaport, Wayne Newton, Criss Angel and Rita Rudner.

[01/12/16 - 05:15 PM]
Showtime(R) Announces Spring Premiere Dates for "House of Lies" and "Penny Dreadful"
The former premieres Sunday, April 10 while the latter is due on Sunday, May 1.

[01/12/16 - 05:14 PM]
Hit Showtime(R) Comedy Series "Shameless" Gets Seventh Season Pick-Up
The network's highest-rated comedy series received a 12-episode order, with production on season seven starting later this year.

[01/12/16 - 04:46 PM]
Additional Cast of Disney Junior's Animated Series "Elena of Avalor" Announced
As previously announced, the series will follow Elena (voiced by Aimee Carrero), a 16-year-old ascendant to the throne of the fairytale kingdom of Avalor.

[01/12/16 - 03:04 PM]
Howie Mandel, Mel B and Heidi Klum Return as Judges for New Season of "America's Got Talent" Joining Previously Announced Judge Simon Cowell
Nick Cannon will again assume hosting duties as the show returns to Los Angeles for its live performance and results shows and heads into a milestone second decade on the air.

[01/12/16 - 02:47 PM]
Amazon Studios Announces Jim Jarmusch's Paterson to be Next Amazon Original Movie
Adam Driver and Golshifteh Farahani star in the project, which recently completed principal photography in New Jersey and New York and will debut exclusively in theaters in 2016.

[01/12/16 - 02:19 PM]
Production Begins on Freeform's New Scripted Comedy "Nicki"
Whoopi Goldberg and J.B. Smoove will guest star in the first episode.

[01/12/16 - 02:15 PM]
Hallmark Channel's Latest Original Premiere Makes Network #1 Among Household and Total Viewer Delivery in Saturday Prime Time
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of January 4-10.

[01/12/16 - 01:30 PM]
HBO Sports(R) and IMG Announce New Series "Gonzaga: The March to Madness," Debuting Feb. 16, Exclusively on HBO
The finale debuts March 15, the first day of the 2016 NCAA Men's Championship Tournament.

[01/12/16 - 01:00 PM]
MTV's "The Shannara Chronicles" Premiere Reaches 7.5 Million Total Viewers, Leaps +71% in L+3 Ratings
MTV further spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 5.

[01/12/16 - 12:46 PM]
HGTV Ranks as a Top Five Cable Net Among P25-54 Audiences the Week of January 4
HGTV spins the numbers for the week of January 4-10.

[01/12/16 - 12:35 PM]
Velocity and Discovery Channel Kick 2016 Into High Gear with Barrett-Jackson Live, 37 Hours of Live Coverage from the 45th Annual Scottsdale Auction
More than 1,400 of the collector car world's most impressive vehicles are expected to cross the block during Velocity's daily coverage beginning Tuesday, January 26 through Sunday, January 31.

[01/12/16 - 11:32 AM]
Sen. Rand Paul to Make First Appearance on "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" Tomorrow, January 13 at 11 p.m.
Previous Presidential candidates who have appeared on "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" include Governor Chris Christie (R-NJ) and former Governor Martin O'Malley (D-MD).

[01/12/16 - 10:55 AM]
WGN America Partners with The Blackhouse Foundation During the 2016 Sundance Film Festival in Celebration of "Underground"
The exclusive "clips and conversation" panel event will feature "Underground" executive producer John Legend, along with the cast and creative team from the hotly anticipated escape thriller.

[01/12/16 - 10:52 AM]
CBSN, The 24/7, Digital Streaming Network from CBS News, Launches "CBSN Originals"
The first CBSN Original features Vladimir Duthiers' report from the volatile suburbs of Paris and Brussels that investigators believe were the crucible for November's terrorist attack.

[01/12/16 - 10:31 AM]
CBS Announces Programming Schedule for Super Bowl 50 Sunday
Jim Nantz and Phil Simms will call the action, marking their fourth time calling the game together.

[01/12/16 - 09:38 AM]
Ted Danson and Kristen Bell Join Cast of Michael Schur's New NBC Comedy "Good Place"
Bell plays Eleanor, a woman from New Jersey who comes to realize that she hasn't been a very good person.

[01/12/16 - 09:35 AM]
National Geographic Channel Marks 30th Anniversary of the Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster with a Powerful Special Culled from Rarely Seen Footage
"Challenger Disaster: Lost Tapes" premieres Monday, January 25 at 9:00/8:00c on the network.

[01/12/16 - 09:26 AM]
"Lip Sync Battle" Drops the Mic - Shatters Ratings Records for Spike
Spike TV further spins the numbers for Thursday, January 7.

[01/12/16 - 09:07 AM]
CBS Dominates the Most-Watched List in Era of "Peak TV"
CBS further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[01/12/16 - 09:05 AM]
CBS's Primetime Lineup Delivers More Viewers Than 15 Years Ago
CBS spins the numbers for the season to date.

[01/12/16 - 09:03 AM]
Amy Schumer to Receive "Critics' Choice MVP Award" at the "21st Annual Critics' Choice Awards"
The "21st Annual Critics' Choice Awards" will be hosted by actor/comedian T.J. Miller and broadcast live from the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica on A&E, Lifetime and LMN on Sunday, January 17.

[01/12/16 - 09:00 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelor" Sparks Adults 18-49 Victory for ABC
The Alphabet's reality franchise however is down nearly 14% from last week's premiere.

[01/12/16 - 08:38 AM]
"Superstore" Finishes Within 12% of Last Week's Premiere
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, January 11.







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[10/20/19 - 09:16 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, College Football Top Charts
The Alphabet leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/19/19 - 08:32 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "WWE SmackDown" Hold Onto Demo Crown
The network edges the competition among adults 18-49 while CBS remains the most-watched network.

[10/18/19 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 18
Updates include: NBC caps "Bluff City Law" run at 10 episodes; Netflix puts "Cowboy Bebop" filming on hiatus following John Cho injury; and Casey Wilson signs onto HBO Max's "Delilah."

[10/18/19 - 12:02 PM]
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[10/18/19 - 12:00 PM]
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Production on season two will resume early next year in Salt Lake City, Utah.

[10/18/19 - 10:30 AM]
FOX Entertainment Renews Animation Domination's Newest Entry, "Bless the Harts," for a Second Season
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[10/18/19 - 10:02 AM]
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[10/18/19 - 09:59 AM]
HBO Max Picks Up "Expecting Amy" (wt) from Emmy(R) Award Winner Amy Schumer
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[10/18/19 - 09:11 AM]
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Said installment is the third of three All Things Comedy produced specials previously announced by Comedy Central

[10/18/19 - 08:59 AM]
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[10/18/19 - 08:13 AM]
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The network dominates the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/18/19 - 03:16 AM]
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A group of teens pursue dreams of a better future, led by a new student who recruits four outsiders for the fight.

[10/18/19 - 02:41 AM]
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The show will be presented as a stand alone special on October 25 and combines two interests for which Letterman is renowned: in-depth conversations with extraordinary people, and in-the-field segments expressing his curiosity and humor.

[10/17/19 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 17
Updates include: Jim Jefferies to star in potential NBC comedy; CBS Television Studios eyes "Clueless" TV series; and Kurt Sutter fired from FX's "Mayans MC."

[10/17/19 - 08:42 PM]
Globe Studios and Netflix Partner Exclusively to Bring Filipino Film "Dead Kids" to Global Audiences
"Dead Kids" is a story based on true events, that touches on an exciting mix of friendship, coming-of-age, thriller, and crime rolled into one, societal eye-opening movie.