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[01/18/16 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Monday, January 18
Updates include: Netflix reportedly eyeing "The Punisher" spin-off from Marvel; HBO's "Westworld" halts production to catch up on scripts; and Miranda Rae Mayo bound for NBC's "Chicago Fire."

[01/18/16 - 10:39 AM]
NBC News-YouTube Democratic Debate Seen by 12.5 Million People
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, January 17.

[01/18/16 - 10:24 AM]
PBS and National Geographic Channels International Commission Six-Part Series "Genius by Stephen Hawking"
In each episode, a different group of ordinary people will be challenged to think like the greatest scientific minds in history in order to solve some of humanity's most enduring questions.

[01/18/16 - 10:23 AM]
"Hamilton's America" - A Behind-the-Scenes Look At Lin-Manuel Miranda's Broadway Musical Hamilton
The special will come to "Great Performances" in the fall 2016, and will be a highlight of PBS's Arts programming.

[01/18/16 - 10:22 AM]
PBS and Time Inc. Partner on Two-Part Series "A Year in Space," Featuring Astronauts Scott and Mark Kelly
The first installment, which tracks Scott Kelly's mission from training and launch, through his 12 months aboard the International Space Station, right up through his descent and landing is scheduled to air on Wednesday, March 2.

[01/18/16 - 10:21 AM]
PBS Announces "16 for '16" (w.t.)
Produced by OZY Media, a digital magazine that focuses on well-curated news, arts and culture stories, the series will be presented in 16 30-minute weekly episodes leading up to the U.S. presidential election this November.

[01/18/16 - 10:20 AM]
"PBS Election 2016" Offers Comprehensive Look at Candidates and Issues
At the center of this multi-platform initiative is a new strategic partnership with NPR that allows for sharing of news content between the two organizations.

[01/18/16 - 09:13 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Playoffs Give Big Boost to CBS
The Eye easily wins the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[01/18/16 - 09:01 AM]
Marco Rubio to Appear on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" Thursday, Jan. 21
The visit will mark Rubio's first appearance on "The Tonight Show."

[01/18/16 - 08:07 AM]
"The NFL on CBS" Broadcast of Pittsburgh-Denver Is Highest-Rated Sunday AFC Divisional Playoff Game in 21 Years
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, January 17.

[01/18/16 - 07:15 AM]
Mike Breen, Jeff Van Gundy & Mark Jackson Named NBA Saturday Primetime on ABC Team
The new franchise will launch this Saturday, January 23 at 8:30/7:30c when the Cleveland Cavaliers and LeBron James host the Chicago Bulls and Jimmy Butler.

[01/18/16 - 06:43 AM]
FOX Sports & Lead Golf Analyst Greg Norman Part Ways
Both parties have agreed to an amicable separation and will continue to work together to broadcast the Franklin Templeton Shootout, which remains an important part of FOX Sports' golf platform.

[01/17/16 - 08:10 PM]
"Spotlight" Named Best Picture at 21st Annual Critics' Choice Awards
Nominated for eight awards, the most of any series, "Fargo" took home four trophies including Best Movie Made for Television or Limited Series.

[01/17/16 - 03:25 PM]
"Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" Picked Up for a Third Round
Netflix made the announcement during the show's panel at the TCA Winter Press Tour.

[01/17/16 - 12:01 PM]
"High School Musical" Stars Reunite to Celebrate 10-Year Anniversary of the Global Sensation, In Special Telecast Wednesday, January 20 on Disney Channel
The group taped the nostalgic interstitial segments today at a high school gymnasium in suburban Los Angeles.

[01/17/16 - 08:41 AM]
Netflix Announces Premiere Dates for early 2016 Slate of Original Stand-up Comedy Specials
Hannibal Buress, Patton Oswalt, Jimmy Carr and Theo Von are among the featured talent.

[01/17/16 - 08:40 AM]
Netflix Announces Premiere Dates for 11 Upcoming Comedy, Drama and Kids Series
Plus: "Marvel's Jessica Jones" to return for a second season and casting revealed on the highly-anticipated series "Black Mirror."

[01/17/16 - 08:18 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Playoffs Give NBC Big Boost
Coverage of the Packers/Cardinals thriller easily eclipses the competition on Saturday.

[01/17/16 - 08:12 AM]
Packers-Cardinals Is the NFL's #2 Highest-Rated Primetime Divisional Playoff Game Ever in Metered-Market Households
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, January 16.

[01/17/16 - 07:55 AM]
On Friday, "Undateable" Equals Its High 18-49 Rating Since Oct. 16
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, January 15.

[01/16/16 - 05:05 PM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, CBS & FOX Share Adults 18-49 Crown
"Shark Tank" and "MasterChef Junior" both lead the night in the key demographic.

[01/16/16 - 02:54 PM]
Video: #ICYMI - CBS Promo for 3 Big Events!
Check out the Eye's latest tease for "Super Bowl 50," a special "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" and "The 58th Annual Grammy Awards."

[01/16/16 - 09:02 AM]
Tracy Morgan Teaming with Jordan Peele on Comedy Pilot for FX Networks
Morgan will play a career criminal released from prison after 15 long years, hoping to reintegrate into a society that long ago left him behind.

[01/16/16 - 09:01 AM]
Season Four of "The Americans" Premieres March 16 on FX
The premiere episode, "Glanders," picks up on the heels of last season's finale.

[01/16/16 - 08:37 AM]
ABC Is #1 on Friday with Gains for "Shark Tank" and "20/20"
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, January 15.

[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.







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[10/19/19 - 08:32 AM]
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[10/18/19 - 12:02 PM]
Emmy Award-Nominated "Making It" Hosts Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman Return to NBC Dec. 2 with a Craftworthy and Comedy-Filled New Season
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[10/18/19 - 12:00 PM]
Curtains Will Rise Again on a Second Season of "High School Musical: The Musical: The Series" on Disney+
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
The unfiltered documentary takes viewers behind-the-scenes as Schumer goes through an extraordinarily difficult pregnancy while touring to prepare for a stand-up special.

[10/18/19 - 09:11 AM]
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[10/18/19 - 08:59 AM]
HBO Max Greenlights Lifestyle Docuseries "Brad & Gary Go To... " (wt)
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[10/18/19 - 08:13 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "Thursday Night Football" Cruise to Victory
The network dominates the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/18/19 - 03:16 AM]
Video: "We Are The Wave" - Official Trailer - Netflix
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]
Netflix Creates a Global Culture Moment, Brings Together King Khan and Legendary Conversationalist, David Letterman
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 - 08:42 PM]
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"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.

[10/17/19 - 11:07 AM]
ABC News, in Partnership with ITN Productions and ITV News, Presents Special Prime-Time Documentary "Harry & Meghan: An African Journey," Airing Wednesday, Oct. 23
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[10/17/19 - 10:41 AM]
HBO Max to Premiere Melissa McCarthy Comedy Film "Superintelligence"
Bobby Cannavale, Brian Tyree Henry, Jean Smart and James Corden also star in the film.

[10/17/19 - 10:31 AM]
Video: Kerry Washington - "American Son" - Official Trailer - Netflix
It's 3am on a rainy night in South Florida, and mother Kendra Ellis-Connor (Kerry Washington) paces anxiously in a police station waiting room as she tries to piece together what may have happened to her missing son.