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[01/15/16 - 11:36 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 15
Updates include: Neil Patrick Harris in talks to join Netflix's "A Series of Unfortunate Events"; FOX's "Hellfire" to look for new showrunners; and Matt Groening, Netflix in negotiations for new animated series.

[01/15/16 - 04:50 PM]
Video: Watch the First Trailer for New Mystery Adventure Series "Houdini & Doyle," Premiering This Spring on FOX
Michael Weston and Stephen Mangan topline the new series, from creator David Shore.

[01/15/16 - 04:02 PM]
Video: Watch the All-New Trailer for "Grease: Live"
The much-ballyhooed event premieres Sunday, January 31 at 7:00/6:00c on FOX.

[01/15/16 - 03:16 PM]
Hasbro Studios' "Blazing Team" Moves to a New Timeslot Starting Sunday, January 17 on Discovery Family Channel
This original 26-part series - first launched in November, targeting Kids 5-10 - follows an ordinary group of teens from Union City with extraordinary capabilities.

[01/15/16 - 01:58 PM]
Showtime(R) to Offer Premium Spotify Memberships to Promote Its New Drama Series "Billions"
Showtime Networks will offer select non-premium users the chance to win a 3-month "Billionaire Status" premium membership via the two-day promotion, located on the Spotify homepage.

[01/15/16 - 12:01 PM]
Two-Time Emmy Award-Winner Derek Hough to Serve as Master of Ceremonies on "The Wonderful World of Disney: Disneyland 60"
Additionally, Hough will headline a spectacular dance tribute with a medley of Disney's most popular and beloved music.

[01/15/16 - 11:51 AM]
NBC Sets Sunday, March 13 as Premiere Date for New Comedic Alternative Series "Little Big Shots"
As host, Steve Harvey goes toe to toe with some of the smallest performers with the biggest talent in this new program featuring the world's most extraordinary kids.

[01/15/16 - 11:15 AM]
Boris Kodjoe Joins Medical Drama "Code Black" in a Recurring Role
Kodjoe will portray Dr. Will Campbell, a suave surgeon whose surgical skills and personal charm are only outweighed by his ego.

[01/15/16 - 11:00 AM]
Netflix to Premiere Alex Gibney and Michael Pollan's Docu-Series "Cooked" on February 19
Each of the series' four episodes examines one of the physical elements used throughout the ages to transform raw ingredients into delicious dishes: fire, water, air, and earth.

[01/15/16 - 10:30 AM]
Disney Channel Announces Preview and Premiere Episodes of Family Comedy Series "Stuck in the Middle"
A full episode preview will air Sunday, February 14, immediately following the channel's premiere of Disney's Academy Award(R)-winning animated film "Frozen."

[01/15/16 - 10:19 AM]
Animated Adult Television Series "Animals.," Created by Phil Matarese & Mike Luciano and Produced by Duplass Brothers Television, Debuts Feb. 5, Exclusively on HBO
Whether it's lovelorn rats, gender-questioning pigeons or aging bedbugs in the midst of a midlife crisis, the awkward small talk, moral ambiguity and existential woes of these non-human urbanites prove startlingly similar to our own.

[01/15/16 - 10:05 AM]
HBO's "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver" Season 3 Key Art + Promo
The show kicks off its 35-show third season on Sunday, February 14 at 11:00/10:00c.

[01/15/16 - 10:05 AM]
Emmy Award-Winning and Tony Award-Nominated Actor Tim Curry to Return to Iconic "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" as the Criminologist Narrator
Curry, an accomplished stage, television and film actor, originated the breakout "Dr. Frank-N-Furter" role in the 1973 London stage production of "The Rocky Horror Show."

[01/15/16 - 10:04 AM]
Country Superstar Trisha Yearwood Set for Role of Mary in "The Passion"
Also, multi-Platinum recording artist Prince Royce will play the disciple Peter.

[01/15/16 - 10:03 AM]
"Prison Break" to Return to FOX as Ultimate Escapist Event Series
Wentworth Miller and Dominic Purcell will reprise their roles as brothers Michael Scofield and Lincoln Burrows.

[01/15/16 - 10:02 AM]
The Clock Keeps Ticking as FOX Orders "24: Legacy," The Pilot for a New Installment of Groundbreaking and Award-Winning Action Drama Series
The pilot will feature an all-new cast of characters and retain the real-time, pulse-pounding, fast-paced format.

[01/15/16 - 10:01 AM]
"Empire" Renewed for a Third Season
With 35 nominations, "Empire" is the most-nominated television series this season, and recently was named a Top 10 Television Program of the Year by the American Film Institute.

[01/15/16 - 10:00 AM]
"Scream Queens" Renewed For a Second Season
This time, the show will be set in a hospital, where some of the most fascinating and bizarre medical cases are under observation.

[01/15/16 - 09:41 AM]
FOX Sports Supports Announces New Non-Profit Partnerships to Be Represented in 2016 & 2017
The two-year partnerships are with National Alliance on Mental Illness and Positive Coaching Alliance.

[01/15/16 - 09:32 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "American Idol" Hold Onto Demo Crown
Said development comes despite an 18% dip from last week among adults 18-49.

[01/15/16 - 09:07 AM]
Video: Watch the All-New Trailer for "The X-Files"
Check out the latest tease for the revival, premiering next Sunday, January 24 on FOX.

[01/15/16 - 09:02 AM]
Come One, Come All to "The Circus: Inside the Greatest Political Show on Earth" - Premiering Sunday, Jan. 17 on Showtime(R)
In its first episode, the series follows Sen. Ted Cruz, Sen. Bernie Sanders and GOP front-runner Donald Trump as they traverse the country on the human rollercoaster of the presidential campaign.

[01/15/16 - 09:02 AM]
Presenters Announced for the "21st Annual Critics' Choice Awards"
As previously announced, Amy Schumer will receive the "Critics' Choice MVP Award" and J. J. Abrams will present the "Critics' Choice Genius Award" to Industrial Light & Magic.

[01/15/16 - 07:14 AM]
truTV Announces Greenlight of New Series "Comedy Knockout"
In each episode, host Damien Lemon sends three comics into a battle of high stakes comedic gameplay.

[01/14/16 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 14
Updates include: Debra Messing set for ABC's "Dirty Dancing" remake; Kylie Bunbury to lead "Pitch" at FOX; and Colleen Ballinger-Evans lands "Haters Back Off" at Netflix.

[01/14/16 - 04:03 PM]
Oxygen Expands Original Programming Slate W/ 5 New & Returning Series Including "Quit Your Day Job" W/ Randi Zuckerberg & "Like a Boss" W/ Nick Cannon
"Like a Boss" will now premiere Tuesday, March 29 at 9:30/8:30c following fellow newcomer "Living with Funny."

[01/14/16 - 03:42 PM]
Video: Esquire Network TCA Press Tour Video Reels - "Beowulf," "Team Ninja Warrior" and "Friday Night Tykes"
Plus: the latter will begin a new franchise in Western Pennsylvania for "Friday Night Tykes: Steel Country" this spring.

[01/14/16 - 02:53 PM]
Video: E! TCA Press Tour Video Reels - "I Am Cait," "Just Jillian" and "Hollywood Medium with Tyler Henry"
Said trio premieres on Sunday, March 6; Tuesday, January 19; and Sunday, January 24, respectively.

[01/14/16 - 02:38 PM]
E!'s Groundbreaking Documentary Series "I Am Cait" Returns for Season Two Premiering Sunday, March 6 at 9PM ET/PT
The first season of the critically-acclaimed documentary series "I Am Cait" followed Caitlyn Jenner as she sought her new normal living life as a transgender woman.

[01/14/16 - 02:29 PM]
Video: El Rey Network Releases Adrenaline-Charged "Lucha Underground" Catch-Up Video in Advance of the Season Two Premiere on Wednesday, January 27 at 8PM ET/PT
Plus: El Rey Network will air an with an epic weekend long, 40-hour marathon of the entire season starting Saturday, January 23 at 10 AM ET.

[01/14/16 - 02:19 PM]
Multiple Emmy Award Winner Mark Burnett to Executive-Produce His First-Ever Unscripted Dating Series Airing 2016 on FOX
Set in the Caribbean Islands, the series will take the instant "yes or no" connection of modern digital romance to the next level.

[01/14/16 - 01:27 PM]
True: Pop's New Series "Easiest Game Show Ever" Premieres January 22 at 9:00 PM, ET/PT
Michael Ian Black hosts the series, which puts a new twist on "True or False?" and gives contestants the opportunity to win up to $100,000 cash per episode.

[01/14/16 - 01:03 PM]
CNBC Greenlights "Cleveland Hustles" with NBA Superstar LeBron James and "The Partner" with Marcus Lemonis
The former, set to debut in Summer 2016, will give local entrepreneurs the chance to realize their own dreams while also helping to revitalize struggling neighborhoods in their city.

[01/14/16 - 12:57 PM]
"Fixer Upper" Breaks HGTV Ratings Records on Tuesday, January 12
HGTV spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 12.

[01/14/16 - 12:20 PM]
FYI's New Original Series "Zombie House Flipping" Premieres Saturday, January 30 at 10PM ET
The series explores the recent trend of house flippers scooping up foreclosed and often abandoned "zombie houses" and renovating them to return neighborhoods to their former glory.

[01/14/16 - 11:40 AM]
International Superstar and Multi-Platinum Singer, Songwriter and Performer Adam Lambert Joins "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" as "Eddie"
He'll play Eddie, the rock-n-roll loving, ex-delivery boy, who emerges at Dr. Frank-N-Furter's on a motorcycle and crashes the party.

[01/14/16 - 11:03 AM]
Syfy Announces Premiere Dates for "12 Monkeys" & "Hunters"
"Hunters" will launch on Monday, April 11 followed by "12 Monkeys" on Monday, April 18.

[01/14/16 - 10:15 AM]
Universal Cable Productions' Critically-Acclaimed "Playing House" Returns to USA Network for Third Season
The comedy is from Universal Cable Productions and is executive produced by series' stars Jessica St. Clair and Lennon Parham.

[01/14/16 - 10:11 AM]
truTV Announces Promotions in Programming and Marketing Departments
truTV has promoted Marissa Ronca to executive vice president, head of programming, and Puja Vohra to executive vice president, marketing and digital.

[01/14/16 - 10:09 AM]
Hang on Tight and Meet the Roommates of MTV's Iconic Series "Real World: Go Big or Go Home" Set in Downtown Las Vegas
This season which premieres on Thursday, March 17, seven strangers are brought together in Downtown Las Vegas for a wild, adrenaline-filled season that will confront their hopes, fears, and anxieties.

[01/14/16 - 10:01 AM]
USA Network Announces Series Pick-Up for "Falling Water"
A mind-bending drama, the series is the story of three unrelated people, who slowly realize that they are dreaming separate parts of a single common dream.

[01/14/16 - 09:04 AM]
The Harder the Fall, the Stronger the Climb: New Centric Docu-Series, "From the Bottom Up" Follows the Harrowing Journey of Five Women after Falling from Grace
The six part series will follow Christine Beatty, Stacii Jae Johnson, Chrystale Wilson, Sara Stokes and Kim Smeadly on the long road to redemption as they strive to change their lives, rebuild their families and live their dreams.

[01/14/16 - 08:57 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "American Idol" Top Tight Demo Race
The network edges second place ABC by a tenth of a ratings point among adults 18-49.

[01/14/16 - 08:45 AM]
SundanceTV Brings Back the Peabody Award-Winning Documentary Series "The Staircase" Beginning Friday, January 15th
The first two episodes will be available with no log-in required.

[01/14/16 - 08:35 AM]
Video: "Portlandia" Season 6 Full Episode Available Now on IFC.com and the New IFC App!
The new season premieres Thursday, January 21 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[01/14/16 - 06:38 AM]
Turner Research Shares Key Insights on Plurals and Millennials' Media Consumption and Consumer Behavior During Thought Leadership Event in New York
The findings provide key insights into these demographics, their media consumption habits and their significant impact on broader businesses.

[01/14/16 - 06:05 AM]
In Celebration of Golden Globe Wins, Amazon is Making All Episodes from Seasons One and Two of "Mozart in the Jungle" Free to Watch - No Membership Required
Plus: in celebration of "Mozart in the Jungle's" multiple wins at the 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards, Amazon Prime will be available for just $73.

[01/14/16 - 06:04 AM]
Amazon Announces New In-Season Content Licensing Agreement with PBS to Bring Original Civil War-Era Drama "Mercy Street" to Prime Members
The six-episode Civil War drama series premieres on PBS stations on January 17.

[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.







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[03/17/19 - 08:41 AM]
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[03/16/19 - 08:31 AM]
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[03/15/19 - 11:17 PM]
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[03/15/19 - 03:19 PM]
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[03/15/19 - 11:32 AM]
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[03/15/19 - 11:24 AM]
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[03/15/19 - 09:02 AM]
Video: "The Legend of Cocaine Island" - Official Trailer - Netflix
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[03/15/19 - 08:16 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, FOX Share Demo Crown; CBS Tops Viewers
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[03/15/19 - 08:04 AM]
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[03/15/19 - 08:01 AM]
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[03/14/19 - 11:43 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 14
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[03/14/19 - 08:01 PM]
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[03/14/19 - 05:30 PM]
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[03/14/19 - 03:52 PM]
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[03/14/19 - 03:52 PM]
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