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[01/25/16 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Monday, January 25
Updates include: Corey Hawkins to lead "24: Legacy" at FOX; "Chuck & Bean," "Square Roots" get pilot orders from ABC; as do "A.P.B.," "Recon" at FOX.

[01/25/16 - 05:57 PM]
Fall in Love This February with Hallmark Channel's "Kitten Bowl III" Su-purr Bowl Sunday February 7 & "Countdown to Valentine's Day" Programming Event Beginning January 30, 2016
Meghan Markle, Kristoffer Polaha and Jonathan Scarfe star in "Dater's Handbook," which kicks off the latter stunt.

[01/25/16 - 04:52 PM]
Esquire Network's New Series "Team Ninja Warrior" Debuts as Most Watched Premiere in Network History
Esquire Network further spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 19.

[01/25/16 - 04:18 PM]
Two-Hour Special "The Bachelor at 20: A Celebration of Love" Airs Sunday, February 14 on ABC
Viewers will catch up with some of their favorite Bachelors and Bachelor couples of all time and discover how these love stories have continued long after their final rose ceremonies.

[01/25/16 - 02:31 PM]
Josh Gad Reveals Seldom Seen Disneyland Locations During ABC's "The Wonderful World of Disney: Disneyland 60"
Gad offers viewers a behind-the-scenes look at Walt Disney's private apartment.

[01/25/16 - 01:39 PM]
NFC Championship Game Delivers Dominating Primetime Performance on FOX
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Sunday, January 24.

[01/25/16 - 01:08 PM]
Discovery Communications' Animal Planet and Lionsgate Partner to Acquire the U.S., Canadian and UK Rights to Million Dollar Duck
The film dives into the wonderfully eccentric world of the Federal Duck Stamp Contest - the only juried art competition run by the U.S. government.

[01/25/16 - 12:28 PM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Orders Additional Episodes of "Livin' Lozada" and a Second Season of "Flex & Shanice"
The series' new episodes will premiere later this year.

[01/25/16 - 12:14 PM]
The CW, Machinima and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Partner to Bring the Third Season of Machinima's E-Sports Docuseries "Chasing the Cup" to CW Seed and The CW Network
The finale will air on The CW Network as a one-hour primetime special on Monday, February 15 at 8:00/7:00c.

[01/25/16 - 12:07 PM]
Lifetime Original Movie "Toni Braxton: Unbreak My Heart" Sings to 3.6 Million Viewers in World Premiere
Lifetime spins the numbers for Saturday, January 23.

[01/25/16 - 12:06 PM]
Web Sensation Laura Vitale Returns to the Kitchen on New Season of Cooking Channel's "Simply Laura"
While Laura's roots are in Italian food, she is also an all-American girl who uses the power of a hearty meal to bring friends and family together.

[01/25/16 - 11:15 AM]
"Kocktails with Khloe" - Series Premiere Highest Rated in Network's History Among All Key Demos
FYI further spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 20.

[01/25/16 - 10:20 AM]
E! Delivers the Funny in 140 Characters with First Scripted Digital Comedy Series "Hashtaggers"
Starring Kimberley Crossman, Peet Guercio, Patty Guggenheim and Carl Tart, the series features a completely dysfunctional group of people who work together at a social media agency geared to celebrity clientele - but their actions consistently wreak havoc on the stars involved.

[01/25/16 - 10:00 AM]
Team Coco YouTube Channel Surpasses 2 Billion Video Views, With More Than 6.2 Billion Minutes Watched
TBS spins the digital numbers for its YouTube Channel to date.

[01/25/16 - 09:52 AM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: ABC's "American Crime" Opener Jumps 67% to Score an All-Time Playback High
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of January 4-10.

[01/25/16 - 09:18 AM]
Video: "Animals." Season 1 - Trailer (HBO)
The animated adult television series kicks off its 10-episode season Friday, February 5.

[01/25/16 - 09:06 AM]
EPIX to Air "The 4%: Film's Gender Problem" - An Original Series of 6 Short Documentaries with First Person Insights About Gender Inequality in Hollywood Debuts March 8, on International Women's Day 2016
The series spotlights directors and creative personalities - both women and men - who share first-person insights, questions and anecdotes about the role of women in Hollywood.

[01/25/16 - 09:02 AM]
Investigation Discovery to Premiere "Steven Avery: Innocent or Guilty?" on Saturday, January 30th at 9/8c
The special reveals the latest intriguing developments in the story, and takes an in-depth look at it all: the evidence, the key players and controversy surrounding the case.

[01/25/16 - 09:01 AM]
Tina Fey and Amy Poehler to Present Carol Burnett with the Life Achievement Award at the 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards(R)
Past recipients include Debbie Reynolds, Rita Moreno, Dick Van Dyke, Mary Tyler Moore, Ernest Borgnine, Betty White, James Earl Jones and more!

[01/25/16 - 08:53 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NFC Championship Delivers Huge Numbers for FOX
The network averages nearly 35 million viewers and a 12.3 rating among adults 18-49 in primetime.

[01/25/16 - 08:40 AM]
"Bridesmaids" Is the Night's Top Big 4 Entertainment Telecast That Did Not Benefit from an NFL Lead-In
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, January 24.

[01/25/16 - 07:58 AM]
"Shades of Blue" Captures NBC's Third-Biggest L+7 Viewer Increase Ever for a Series Premiere
NBC further spins the numbers for the week of January 4-10.

[01/25/16 - 07:45 AM]
"Weird Al" Yankovic to Join "Comedy Bang! Bang!" as New Bandleader and Co-Host
Production starts today on the upcoming season with 20 half-hour episodes beginning this spring on IFC.

[01/25/16 - 07:22 AM]
"Homegrown: The Counter-Terror Dilemma," An Insider's Look at the Domestic Terror Threat, Debuts Feb. 8 on HBO
The film is a gripping insider's account of the homegrown terrorist threat in America, told from the perspectives of those who helped construct our counter-terrorism machine - as well as those who are its targets.

[01/25/16 - 07:01 AM]
"The NFL on CBS" New England-Denver Game Is Highest-Rated AFC Championship in 29 Years
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, January 24.

[01/25/16 - 06:36 AM]
Video: Watch the All-New Trailer for "The X-Files," Featuring Footage from the Entire Event Series
The series settles into its regular Monday, 8:00/7:00c time period tonight on FOX.

[01/24/16 - 07:07 PM]
"The X-Files" to Start at Approximately 10:18 PM ET / 7:18 PM PT on FOX
Said delay is due to an overrun from the NFC Championship Game.

[01/24/16 - 06:43 PM]
Video: Watch the All-New Promo for "Empire" That Just Aired During the NFC Championship Game
The juggernaut returns for the remainder of its second season on Wednesday, March 30.

[01/24/16 - 09:23 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, NBA Top Demo Race
The Alphabet wins the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched network.

[01/24/16 - 08:38 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Tops Season Averages, Year-Ago Results
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, January 23.

[01/23/16 - 03:13 PM]
Championship Boxing Returns to Primetime on CBS with Premier Boxing Champions Blockbuster
The last primetime boxing event on CBS was Muhammad Ali-Leon Spinks on February 15, 1978.

[01/23/16 - 09:01 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, FOX Split Demo Crown
"Blue Bloods" and "MasterChef Junior" lead the night among adults 18-49.

[01/23/16 - 08:42 AM]
"Dateline" Delivers Its Highest Friday Ratings Since Last March
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, January 22.

[01/22/16 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 22
Updates include: HBO rescinds series order for "Brothers in Atlanta"; NBC greenlights three comedy, two drama pilots; and CBS likewise orders pilots for new comedy and drama.

[01/22/16 - 09:01 PM]
Top Two Finalists Announced on "MasterChef Junior"
The two finalists will go head-to-head next Friday, January 29 on FOX, preparing the most important menu of their young lives.

[01/22/16 - 06:15 PM]
FOX Swaps "Hell's Kitchen," "Second Chance" Beginning Next Week
"Hell's Kitchen" will now air Wednesdays at 9:00/8:00c with "Second Chance" on Fridays at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/22/16 - 03:14 PM]
Video: "Game of Thrones" - Season 6 Battle Banner Teases
Stark, Lannister and Targaryen are among the featured families.

[01/22/16 - 03:10 PM]
Republic Records to Release "Grease: Live" Soundtrack Sunday, January 31
A special pre-order launches today and will include the option to download Jessie J's "Grease (Is the Word)" written by Barry Gibb at time of purchase.

[01/22/16 - 02:49 PM]
Video: WGN America Releases First Look Featurette for Original Escape Thriller "Underground" Premiering March 9 at 10 PM ET/PT
The first look at "Underground" will air during the season one premiere of WGN America's newest original drama "Outsiders," premiering January 26.

[01/22/16 - 02:38 PM]
Steven Moffat's Next Season of "Doctor Who" Will Be His Last
At the start of season 11, Chris Chibnall will become the new showrunner of "Doctor Who."

[01/22/16 - 12:29 PM]
Watch Excerpts from Unaired "60 Minutes" Interview with David Bowie - Sunday on CBS
The rock legend, who died on January 10 at age 69, was interviewed during three short studio sessions meant to be a part of a larger profile that never aired because of scheduling conflicts and illnesses.

[01/22/16 - 12:26 PM]
The Jan. 16 Edition of "Saturday Night Live" Ranks as the Show's Top-Rated in 18-49 in Nearly Two Years
NBC spins the late-night numbers for Saturday, January 16.

[01/22/16 - 12:20 PM]
"The Tonight Show" Nearly Equals the Combined Ratings of Kimmel & Colbert for the Week of Jan. 11-15
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of January 11-15.

[01/22/16 - 11:54 AM]
Bravo Media Ranks #1 in Prime Among P18-49 on Sunday Night
Bravo further spins the numbers for Sunday, January 11.

[01/22/16 - 11:50 AM]
NBC Sets Midseason Premiere Dates for "Crowded," "Heartbeat," "Game of Silence" and Return of "The Carmichael Show"
The launch strategy includes previews in proximity to "The Voice" for "The Carmichael Show," "Crowded," Heartbeat" and "Little Big Shots."

[01/22/16 - 11:04 AM]
Investigation Discovery Has Best Week Ever in Prime Delivery Among P2+ and HH Bolstered by Premiere of All-New Series "Evil Lives Here"
Investigation Discovery spins the numbers for the week of January 11-17.

[01/22/16 - 10:50 AM]
David Schwimmer and Jim Sturgess to Star in AMC's "Feed the Beast"
Production will begin in New York City in February 2016 and the 10 one-hour episodes are set to premiere in May 2016.

[01/22/16 - 10:40 AM]
"Nightline" Grows Week-to-Week in Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of January 11-15.

[01/22/16 - 09:59 AM]
Award-Winning "What Would You Do?" Returns - New Shows Begin Airing Tuesday, January 26 at 10:00 P.M. on ABC
Hidden-camera fan-favorite "What Would You Do?" returns for four weeks this winter with all-new scenarios capturing unsuspecting people's reactions to everyday situations.

[01/22/16 - 09:00 AM]
"Caught on Camera with Nick Cannon" Begins Second Season Friday, Jan. 22 at 8 P.M.
Highlights of the second season include everything from car crashes, BASE jumpers gone wrong, cats fighting dogs and heartwarming videos of soldiers returning home.







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[03/19/19 - 12:16 PM]
Josh Gates Brings Epic, New Adventures to a Brand-New Season of "Expedition Unknown" Premiering April 10 on Discovery Channel
Armed with his quick wit, and trademark fearlessness along with cutting-edge technology, Gates is tackling new mysteries, new destinations, and making new discoveries in a pulse-pounding, new season.

[03/19/19 - 12:10 PM]
Netflix Orders Limited Series "The Queen's Gambit" from Scott Frank
Chronicling the life of an orphan chess prodigy, the story - set during the Cold War era - follows Beth Harmon from the age of eight to twenty-two, as she struggles with addiction in a quest to become the greatest chess player in the world.

[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"
O'Dowd will star in the episode titled "The Blue Scorpion," written by Glen Morgan, which will also feature Amy Landecker.

[03/19/19 - 11:01 AM]
HBO Renews Comedy Series "High Maintenance," Created by Katja Blichfeld and Ben Sinclair, for Fourth Season
The critically acclaimed show uses The Guy, a marijuana dealer (played by Sinclair), to tell a variety of stories about New York lives.

[03/19/19 - 10:53 AM]
MGM Television and Mark Burnett Announce Multi Year Production Deal with Bethenny Frankel
The development deal will include work for unscripted projects where Frankel will serve as an executive producer and/or appear on-camera.

[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]
WarnerMedia Entertainment Sets Premiere Date for Ann Curry's "Chasing the Cure" (FKA "M.D. Live"), A Groundbreaking Medical Enterprise from TNT and Lionsgate Television
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]
First Look Images: Netflix Original Series "Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City"
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.