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[01/21/16 - 11:40 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 21
Updates include: BET renews "Real Husbands of Hollywood" for season five; Eric Kripke, Shawn Ryan land pilot order for "Time" at NBC; and Pete Holmes's "Crashing" heading to series at HBO.

[01/21/16 - 01:59 PM]
The Return of "Bachelor Fan Favorites" Kicks Off the Month of February on "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire"
Host Chris Harrison will welcome some of his most popular cohorts from the incredibly popular ABC franchise "The Bachelor"/"The Bachelorette," all of whom are playing for charities near and dear to their hearts.

[01/21/16 - 01:50 PM]
Losing It for Love on TLC's "Fat Chance" - New Series Premieres Wednesday, February 24 at 10/9c
Each week the series explores one person's journey to lose a targeted amount of weight while gaining the confidence that propels them to finally confess hidden feelings to a special someone they've never had the courage to approach.

[01/21/16 - 01:36 PM]
Video: Supertrailers for VH1's "Stevie J & Joseline Go Hollywood" & "K. Michelle: My Life"
Look for both series back-to-back beginning this Monday, January 25 at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/21/16 - 12:49 PM]
Red Bull Global Sports Series Returns to FOX Sports
More than 30 hours of action-packed Red Bull Global Sports Series programming is coming to FS1 and the FOX family of networks in 2016.

[01/21/16 - 12:17 PM]
OWN and Lionsgate's Megachurch Drama "Greenleaf" Featuring Oprah Winfrey's Return to Scripted Television Set for Two-Night Premiere Tuesday, May 24 and Wednesday, May 25 at 10 PM ET/PT
The series will regularly air on Wednesdays at 10:00/9:00c for the remainder of its 13-episode first season.

[01/21/16 - 12:10 PM]
Legendary Music Icon Marilyn Manson Joins the Witch Wars in WGN America's Spellbinding Original Drama "Salem"
Manson will portray "Thomas Dinley," a barber and surgeon who is the go-to man in Salem, from a shave and a haircut to being leeched, bled, sliced open or sewn up.

[01/21/16 - 12:09 PM]
HBO's "Togetherness" Season Two: Key Art
The new season launches Sunday, February 21 on the pay channel.

[01/21/16 - 11:32 AM]
First Look: Megalyn Echikunwoke Brings Vixen to Live Action Life
First appearing on CW Seed's digital animated series of the same name, Vixen will be appearing in live action for the very first time this year on "Arrow."

[01/21/16 - 11:23 AM]
Toronto Blue Jay Josh Donaldson Cast in History's Series "Vikings"
Donaldson is a massive fan of "Vikings" and recently tweeted a photo unveiling a striking, new Viking hairstyle inspired by the character "Ragnar."

[01/21/16 - 11:00 AM]
FYI Premieres New Original Series "Nicole & Jionni's Shore Flip" Wednesday, February 24 at 9PM ET
The series will follow the couple, along with their family and close friends, as they undertake their first business venture into flipping a home together.

[01/21/16 - 10:07 AM]
Hulu and Funny or Die Present "Triumph's Election Special 2016"
The Hulu Special will become available to stream through Hulu's No Commercials and Limited Commercial subscription plans beginning early February.

[01/21/16 - 10:04 AM]
Video: All New Trailer Released for Steven Soderbergh's New Starz Limited Series "The Girlfriend Experience" in Advance of Premiere at Sundance Film Festival
The series is executive produced by Steven Soderbergh, Philip Fleishman, Lodge Kerrigan, Amy Seimetz, Gary Marcus and Jeff Cuban and stars Riley Keough.

[01/21/16 - 09:45 AM]
Nickelodeon Premieres New Competition Series, "Paradise Run," Set in Hawaii and Hosted by Daniella Monet, Monday, Feb. 1 at 7 P.M. (ET/PT)
The 20-episode series features three teams of kids racing across the grounds of an exotic resort, competing against one another in a series of heart-pounding challenges.

[01/21/16 - 08:54 AM]
Logo Makes History as the Only Cable Network to Post Ten Consecutive Quarters of Year-Over-Year Growth
The network has no plans to slow down as it heads into 2016 with the eighth season of mega-hit "RuPaul's Drag Race," along with a diverse slate of programs and high profile tentpole events.

[01/21/16 - 08:46 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Splits Demo Crown with FOX
The Eye's "Code Black" and The CW's "Arrow" are the only series up from their previous originals in adults 18-49.

[01/21/16 - 08:35 AM]
"Arrow" Stays Sharp in Return, Up in Key Demos
The CW spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 20.

[01/21/16 - 08:30 AM]
Despite Airing a Repeat "Modern Family" in the Middle of Primetime, ABC Runs Competitive with Original Wednesday Lineups on the Other Nets
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 20.

[01/21/16 - 08:23 AM]
"Mysteries of Laura" Equals Its Top Rating Since February 2015's Eric Mccormack Guest Appearance
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 20.

[01/21/16 - 08:00 AM]
BBC America's "The Graham Norton Show": New Year - New Night - Mondays 10/9c
All-new episodes of the hit show will premiere only three days after its premiere in the U.K.

[01/21/16 - 06:32 AM]
First Lady Michelle Obama to Get "Real" on Education
The discussion with First Lady Michelle Obama was conducted in the East Room of the White House on Wednesday, January 20, and is scheduled to air on "The Real" on Tuesday, January 26.

[01/21/16 - 05:07 AM]
CBS Corporation and Sky Announce Long-Term, Pan-European Agreement for Showtime(R) Portfolio of Programming
Previously, Sky has licensed select Showtime content from CBS on a program-by-program basis.

[01/20/16 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 20
Updates include: Regina Hall to star in Hulu's "Crushed"; Richard Morgan's "Altered Carbon" set as series at Netflix; and Meagan Good to recur on "Code Black" at CBS.

[01/20/16 - 02:22 PM]
ABC to Encore Two-Hour Season Premiere of "Marvel's Agent Carter" This Sunday
Said rebroadcasts will replace the previously announced repeats of "Quantico."

[01/20/16 - 12:55 PM]
New Uninterrupted Original Series Now We're Talking, from Warner Bros.' Blue Ribbon Content, to Debut in Spring 2016 Exclusively on go90(TM) Mobile-First Platform
The scripted comedy series begins production on a first season of seven episodes this week in Los Angeles.

[01/20/16 - 12:32 PM]
Jacob Tremblay ("Room") to Guest-Star on "The Last Man on Earth"
He'll play Young Phil/Tandy on the series when it returns this spring.

[01/20/16 - 12:00 PM]
Crown Media Family Networks Showcases the Weekend's Strongest Original Programming on Cable
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of January 11-17.

[01/20/16 - 11:30 AM]
On February 12 HBO Latino(R) to Air "Sirope Vivo," An Alejandro Sanz Concert That Delighted More Than 300 Thousand Fans in Spain!
Sanz plays an extended set of songs from across his impressive successful body of work and features special guest performances by Zucchero and Paula Fernandes.

[01/20/16 - 11:00 AM]
The Casts of TV's Greatest Comedies to Appear in NBC's Special "Must See TV: A Tribute to James Burrows"
Cast members from "Cheers," "Friends," "Frasier," "Taxi, "Will & Grace" and "The Big Bang Theory" are among the featured talent.

[01/20/16 - 11:00 AM]
Brave Snake Hunters Risk Their Lives to Chase the World's Most Venomous Snakes in New Discovery Channel Series "Venom Hunters"
The series premiere debuts Wednesday, February 17 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[01/20/16 - 10:33 AM]
Video: "Jim: The James Foley Story" Trailer (HBO Documentary Films)
The film is billed as "a harrowing chronicle of bravery, compassion and pain at the dawn of America's war with ISIS."

[01/20/16 - 10:21 AM]
Video: "Girls" Season 5 - Promo #1 (HBO)
Plus: check out the key art for the new season, premiering Sunday, February 21 on the pay channel.

[01/20/16 - 10:18 AM]
Hallmark Channel Partners with Snaps on Emoji Keyboard to Support "Kitten Bowl III" Premiering Su-purr Bowl Sunday, February 7 on Hallmark Channel
The keyboard includes emojis of the Kitten Bowl III cat-letes, such as Rob Gron-Cat-Ski, Howie Longhair and Coach John Hairball.

[01/20/16 - 09:58 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) and Major League Baseball Team Up to Profile Four of the National Pastime's Most Iconic Players
Each of the specials is narrated by Emmy(R) and Golden Globe(R) winner Martin Sheen.

[01/20/16 - 09:16 AM]
History(R) to Premiere "Drunk, Stoned, Brilliant, Dead: The Story of the National Lampoon" on Friday, January 22 at 9PM ET/PT
Directed by Douglas Tirola, the film gives a unique inside look at the magazine, its key players and what made it so outrageously successful.

[01/20/16 - 09:01 AM]
Your Favorite Teen Movies Are Coming Back to Freeform with the "That's So Throwback" Programming Event Saturday, January 23 and Sunday, January 24
Freeform is kicking off this programming event by airing "High School Musical" to celebrate its 10th anniversary.

[01/20/16 - 08:51 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: Dramas Top Viewers, Demos for CBS
Plus: The CW jumps to third place in adults 18-49 with the return of "The Flash."

[01/20/16 - 08:45 AM]
"The Flash" Returns at Full Speed, #1 in Men 18-34 and #2 in Adults 18-34 and Adults 18-49
The CW spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 19.

[01/20/16 - 08:33 AM]
"Hollywood Game Night" Ranks #2 at 8 P.M., Hits a New Season High in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 19.

[01/20/16 - 08:00 AM]
CBS Announces the 18 Castaways Competing on the Next Edition of "Survivor"
"Brains vs. Brawn vs. Beauty" opens with a special 90-minute premiere on Wednesday, February 17 at 8:00/7:00c.

[01/20/16 - 07:13 AM]
Rachel Nichols to Host New Daily Show NBA: The Jump Beginning Feb. 18
The fast-paced, half-hour program will originate from ESPN's Los Angeles studios and will include regular appearances by current and former NBA players, as well as ESPN analysts, reporters and insiders.

[01/20/16 - 06:35 AM]
Nickelodeon Greenlights First New Global Series to be Produced in the Viacom International Studios in Miami
"I Am Frankie," originally produced as "Yo Soy Franky" by Nickelodeon Latin America in Colombia was created by renowned Argentine writer Marcela Citterio.

[01/20/16 - 06:30 AM]
Grammy(R) Nominees Kendrick Lamar, Little Big Town and The Weeknd to Perform on "The 58th Annual Grammy Awards(R)," Monday, Feb. 15 on CBS
Two-time Grammy Award winner LL Cool J is set to host Music's Biggest Night(R) for the fifth consecutive year.

[01/20/16 - 06:01 AM]
Debmar-Mercury's Mort Marcus and Ira Bernstein Sign New Long-Term Deal with Lionsgate
Said news comes on the heels of yesterday's announcement of the three-year renewal of "The Wendy Williams Show" and the third season renewal of Craig Ferguson-hosted "Celebrity Name Game."

[01/19/16 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 19
Updates include: HBO's "The Deuce" heading to series; Disney/ABC Domestic Television cancels "FABLife"; and USA picks up "Eyewitness" straight to series.

[01/19/16 - 03:02 PM]
"Kicking & Screaming," New Unscripted Survival Competition Series, To Air in 2016 on FOX
The new, eight-episode competition series teams 10 expert survivalists with pampered partners to face the toughest race of their lives.

[01/19/16 - 02:47 PM]
CBS Offering Stations in the Pacific and Mountain Time Zones the Option of Broadcasting "The 58th Annual Grammy Awards(R)" Live
Stations in the Pacific time zone that air the event live will also rebroadcast the entire awards telecast in primetime immediately following the live presentation.

[01/19/16 - 02:36 PM]
NBC's "Undateable" Set for One-Hour Season Finale on January 29; "Caught on Camera with Nick Cannon" to Take Over Friday Slot
Look for hour-long installments of the latter this Friday and then February 5 going onward.

[01/19/16 - 02:26 PM]
"Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates," The True Story of Muslim Pirates Declaring War Against a Young United States
In the wake of the American Revolution, this is the little-known story of our first war as a young nation, led by its iconic second president.

[01/19/16 - 01:48 PM]
"Billions" Delivers the Biggest Premiere Numbers Ever for a New Showtime Series Across Platforms
Showtime spins the numbers for Sunday, January 17.







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[07/09/20 - 01:02 PM]
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[07/09/20 - 11:57 AM]
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[07/09/20 - 11:12 AM]
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[07/09/20 - 10:34 AM]
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[07/09/20 - 10:30 AM]
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[07/09/20 - 10:08 AM]
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[07/09/20 - 10:00 AM]
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[07/09/20 - 09:01 AM]
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[07/09/20 - 09:00 AM]
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[07/09/20 - 08:48 AM]
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[07/09/20 - 08:22 AM]
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[07/09/20 - 08:18 AM]
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[07/09/20 - 08:14 AM]
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