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[01/27/16 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 27
Updates include: Miranda Otto bound for FOX's "24: Legacy"; Virginia Madsen cast in "American Gothic" at CBS; and ABC adds dramas "Conviction," "Model Woman" to pilot roster.

[01/27/16 - 04:04 PM]
Netflix Acquires Audrie & Daisy at Sundance - Powerful Film Addresses the Reality of Teen Sexual Assault and Online Bullying
Directed by award-winning filmmakers Bonni Cohen and Jon Shenk, the film charts the parallel stories of two teenage girls from opposite sides of the country, both sexually assaulted by boys they considered to be their friends.

[01/27/16 - 02:14 PM]
Harrison Ford Reveals Star Wars-Themed Lands Coming to Disneyland and Walt Disney World Resorts on "The Wonderful World of Disney: Disneyland 60"
Previously announced "Wonderful World of Disney: Disneyland 60" participants include Elton John, Josh Gad and Witney Carson.

[01/27/16 - 02:02 PM]
Leftfield Pictures Teams with La La Anthony and Timbaland on Hip Hop Docuseries
Set inside the New York City nightlife scene, the series exposes the cutthroat entrepreneurial side of hip hop, with models, DJs and social media stars "hustling" to break through as fashion, music and media moguls.

[01/27/16 - 01:39 PM]
"The Flash" Speeds to #1 at 8pm
The CW spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 26.

[01/27/16 - 01:32 PM]
ESPN Adds Cardinals-Dodgers; Cubs-Giants to Sunday Night Baseball Schedule in May
On May 15, the Los Angeles Dodgers and Adrian Gonzalez will host the St. Louis Cardinals and Matt Holliday, and on May 22, the San Francisco Giants and Buster Posey will host the Chicago Cubs and Anthony Rizzo.

[01/27/16 - 01:21 PM]
Comedy Series "Togetherness," From Brothers Jay Duplass and Mark Duplass, Returns for Second Season Feb. 21, Exclusively on HBO
Guest stars on the second season include Peter Gallagher, John Ortiz, Joshua Leonard, Ginger Gonzaga, Emily Althaus and Katie Aselton.

[01/27/16 - 12:36 PM]
Hulu Strikes First Ever Deal for Pay One Window Rights with IFC Films
The multi-year agreement marks the first time these documentary films will be available on Hulu within the first window following their initial release in theaters and on-demand.

[01/27/16 - 12:10 PM]
VH1 "Love & Hip Hop" Breakout Stars Rule the Monday Night Scene
VH1 spins the numbers for Monday, January 25.

[01/27/16 - 11:38 AM]
"Bates Motel" - Season 4 Key Art & Teaser
As previously announced, the new season rolls out Monday, March 7 at 9:00/8:00c on A&E.

[01/27/16 - 11:20 AM]
Season Eight of "Tosh.0" Premieres February 9 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on Comedy Central; #ToshBowl Video Submission Deadline is Monday, February 1
In addition, the World Premiere of "Daniel Tosh: People Pleaser," a new original one-hour stand-up special is set to debut on Sunday, April 17.

[01/27/16 - 11:01 AM]
FOX Sports Secures Multiplatform Media Rights to Historic 2016 Copa America Centenario
This year's event is a special edition celebrating the tournament's first 100 years.

[01/27/16 - 11:00 AM]
Video: Watch Jessie J and the Cast of "Grease: Live," In the All-New "Grease (Is the Word)" Music Video!
The official soundtrack album features the show's cast performing classics from the original stage musical and the 1978 Paramount film, plus two original tracks.

[01/27/16 - 10:51 AM]
Destination America Dedicates Valentine's Week to "Bigfoot: The One That Got Away"
"No one plays harder to get than Bigfoot, but love is patient and so are the dedicated outdoorsmen at the heart of our programs who tirelessly follow the breadcrumb trail in the hoping of bagging a beloved Bigfoot," said Jane Latman.

[01/27/16 - 10:33 AM]
Dawn-Lyen Gardner, Kofi Siriboe and Omar J. Dorsey Join the Cast of OWN's Original Drama Series "Queen Sugar," From Ava DuVernay and Warner Horizon Television
They join the previously announced Rutina Wesley in the cast.

[01/27/16 - 10:09 AM]
Video: Viceland's "Balls Deep" Hosted by Vice's Thomas Morton - First Trailer Released
The series follows the Vice producer and correspondent as he perfects his version of immersive journalism, embedding himself into the lives of others to experience what life looks like from their point-of-view.

[01/27/16 - 10:04 AM]
"Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" with Chris Harrison Grows 8% to Match a Season High in Homes
Disney/ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of January 11-15.

[01/27/16 - 09:31 AM]
New Presenters Announced for Saturday's Screen Actors Guild Awards
Idris Elba, Anna Faris, Corey Hawkins, SAG-AFTRA President Ken Howard, O'Shea Jackson, Jr., Michael Keaton, Anthony Mackie, Rachel McAdams, Jason Mitchell, Mark Ruffalo, Susan Sarandon and Kristen Wiig are all on tap.

[01/27/16 - 09:31 AM]
"Super Bowl's Greatest Halftime Shows," A New Two-Hour Special Celebrating the Best Halftime Performances in Super Bowl History, To Be Broadcast Saturday, Feb. 5 on CBS
The new two-hour special will be narrated by Chris O'Donnell.

[01/27/16 - 09:30 AM]
"Lion Whisperer" Kevin Richardson Returns to Smithsonian Channel(TM) for Two-Part Special "Predator Road Trip" Premiering Wednesday, February 24 at 8 PM ET/PT
A self-taught animal behaviorist, Kevin Richardson has broken every conventional safety rule known to man when working with wild animals.

[01/27/16 - 09:12 AM]
Nominations Open Today for the 2016 American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards(R)
The top dog in each category will be flown to Los Angeles and celebrated at the September 10 star-studded, red-carpet awards gala hosted by Beth Stern and James Denton at the Beverly Hilton.

[01/27/16 - 08:59 AM]
Discovery Life's "New Girls on the Block" Receives GLAAD Media Award Nomination for Outstanding Reality Program
It is the network's first GLAAD Media Award nomination in the Outstanding Reality Program category.

[01/27/16 - 08:56 AM]
Star-Studded Wednesday Night Semifinals at Australian Open
In Wednesday's (tonight, Thursday in Melbourne) three Australian Open semifinals, 48 Major singles titles will take to the court with the women's matches at 9:30 p.m. ET on ESPN2.

[01/27/16 - 08:47 AM]
Crackle Expands Scripted Programming Slate; Streaming Network Orders New Original Drama "Start Up" Starring Martin Freeman, Adam Brody, Edi Gathegi and Otmara Marrero
Set amongst the unconstrained, yet opportunist streets of Miami, "Start Up" weaves a complex and exciting narrative, featuring the high-stakes struggle of what one will do to reach ultimate success.

[01/27/16 - 08:41 AM]
Paul Azinger Named FOX Sports' Lead Golf Analyst
A 30-year PGA Tour veteran, Azinger was a 12-time winner on the tour, highlighted by his triumph at the 1993 PGA Championship at Inverness Club.

[01/27/16 - 08:41 AM]
Video: Amazon Studios' "The New Yorker Presents" Premieres on February 16
As with the pilot, new episodes will bring the pages of the magazine to life, drawing upon the reporting, fiction, humor, poetry, and cartoons that distinguish The New Yorker.

[01/27/16 - 08:37 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Chicago Fire," "Chicago Med" Top Charts for NBC
The former is up week-to-week for the Peacock among adults 18-49.

[01/27/16 - 08:30 AM]
"Chicago Fire" & "Chicago Med" Rank as the #1-2 Shows of the Night in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 26.

[01/27/16 - 07:53 AM]
2016 Pro Bowl on ESPN - Sunday at 7 p.m. ET
Michael Irvin and Jerry Rice will serve as NFL Legends captains, while the staffs of the Kansas City Chiefs and Green Bay Packers will coach the respective teams, which will be determined through tonight's draft.

[01/27/16 - 07:35 AM]
All-New Series "Machines: How They Work" Premieres on Science Channel Thursday, Jan. 28 at 10PM
Using ultra-realistic the series "explodes open" everyday machines to reveal their individual parts and inner workings.

[01/27/16 - 06:31 AM]
James Bay, Tori Kelly, Andra Day, Ellie Goulding, Sam Hunt and Carrie Underwood to Perform on "The 58th Grammy(R) Awards" Feb. 15
They join previously announced performers Adele, Kendrick Lamar, Little Big Town and The Weeknd.

[01/27/16 - 06:07 AM]
CBS Corporation and Stan Announce Long-Term Exclusive Licensing Agreement for Showtime(R) Brand and Programming in Australia
It will also provide Stan with an exclusive license to the Showtime brand and trademark, making Stan the official home of Showtime in Australia.

[01/27/16 - 03:12 AM]
TLC's "I Am Jazz" Receives GLAAD Media Award Nomination for Outstanding Reality Program
The series will also return to TLC for a second season later this year and continue to follow the life of 15-year-old Jazz documenting her triumphs and struggles from the perspective of a transgender teen.

[01/26/16 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 26
Updates include: Bokeem Woodbine to be "Infamous" for A&E; ABC gives "Dream Team" a pilot order; and FOX likewise greenlights "Zoobiquity" to pilot.

[01/26/16 - 01:09 PM]
El Rey Network Releases First of Four Free Original Comic Books Based on Its Adrenaline-Charged Original Series "Lucha Underground"
The issue follows the international wrestling legend Rey Mysterio Jr.'s voyage to the "Lucha Underground" temple.

[01/26/16 - 12:54 PM]
"48 Hours: Live to Tell: My Name Is Victoria" Is Saturday's #1 Program and Posts the Broadcast's Largest Audience of the Season and Best Adults 25-54 Draw Since February 2015
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, January 23.

[01/26/16 - 12:33 PM]
Delroy Lindo Joins "Marvel's Most Wanted"
"Dominic Fortune carries with him a cunning and charm but also a dangerous edge that only Delroy could bring to life," said Jeph Loeb. "We're thrilled to have him join the show."

[01/26/16 - 12:02 PM]
E!'s Unparalleled Awards Season Coverage Continues with "Live from the Red Carpet: The 2016 Screen Actors Guild Awards(R)" Airing Saturday, January 30th
Plus: look for Melissa Rivers, Giuliana Rancic and Brad Goreski on "Fashion Police" this Monday, February 1.

[01/26/16 - 12:01 PM]
The 2016 Radio Disney Music Awards Set for April 30, Telecast to Air May 1
Now in its fourth year, the RDMA will feature even more performances, combining music's biggest with tomorrow's rising stars.

[01/26/16 - 11:59 AM]
VH1, The Home of 30 Series with Love in the Title, Embraces Viewers with "14 Days of Love" Event
Look for marathons of "Flavor of Love," "I Love New York" and "Rock of Love with Bret Michaels" beginning Friday, February 12.

[01/26/16 - 11:57 AM]
Showtime Picks Up New Hit Series "Billions" for a Second Season
Starring Oscar(R) nominee and Emmy(R) and Golden Globe(R) winner Paul Giamatti and Emmy and Golden Globe winner Damian Lewis, the series airs Sundays at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/26/16 - 11:37 AM]
L+3: For the First Time, "Blacklist" Rounds to a Tie for the #1 Rating Thursday Night in L+3 18-49 Results
NBC further spins the numbers for Thursday, January 21.

[01/26/16 - 11:05 AM]
Original World Movie Premiere, "Unleashing Mr. Darcy," Caps Off Hallmark Channel's Inaugural Winterfest Programming Event with a 2.7 HH Rtg. and 3 Million Total Viewers
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, January 23.

[01/26/16 - 10:55 AM]
FX's "Baskets" Has the Most-Watched Basic Cable Comedy Series Premiere Since 2014
FX further spins the numbers for Thursday, January 21.

[01/26/16 - 10:42 AM]
Emmy(R)-Winning News Magazine Show "Vice" Returns for Fourth Season Feb. 5, Exclusively on HBO
This season, the series investigates such topics as Boko Haram, gene editing, the Syrian refugee crisis, euthanasia, gay rights and the plight of Afghan women.

[01/26/16 - 10:42 AM]
Hallmark Channel Continues Its Partnership with North Shore Animal League America on National Adoption Parties in Support of "Kitten Bowl III"
Additionally, all 100 cat-letes who will be participating in "Kitten Bowl III" have already been found loving homes.

[01/26/16 - 10:32 AM]
Debi Mazar and Gabriele Corcos Take Family Road Trip of a Lifetime Filled with Local Food, Beautiful Scenery and Landmark Destinations in "Extra Virgin Americana"
The new eight-episode series premieres Wednesday, March 2 at 9:00/8:00c on Cooking Channel.

[01/26/16 - 09:53 AM]
Video: Viceland Releases First Trailer for New Series "Gaycation"
Launching February 29, Viceland features series examining all things culture, including music, food, technology, sex, fashion and more.

[01/26/16 - 09:51 AM]
Nickelodeon Teams Up with NFL to Produce Original Content, Giving Viewers Insider's Look at Week Leading Into Super Bowl 50
The net's "Nickelodeon at Super Bowl Week" event begins Monday, airing across Nickelodeon, Nicktoons' NickSports programming block, as well as appearing on the channels' websites, social media and the Nick App.

[01/26/16 - 09:31 AM]
Priyanka Chopra, Brie Larson, Eva Longoria, Julianne Moore, Eddie Redmayne, Sarah Silverman and Jacob Tremblay to Present at the 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards(R)
They join a growing roster of actors who will honor their colleagues at the SAG Awards(R) Ceremony that already includes Life Achievement Award presenters Tina Fey and Amy Poehler.







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[03/19/19 - 12:42 PM]
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[03/19/19 - 12:16 PM]
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[03/19/19 - 12:10 PM]
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[03/19/19 - 12:03 PM]
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[03/19/19 - 12:00 PM]
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[03/19/19 - 11:01 AM]
HBO Renews Comedy Series "High Maintenance," Created by Katja Blichfeld and Ben Sinclair, for Fourth Season
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[03/19/19 - 10:53 AM]
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[03/19/19 - 10:30 AM]
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[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"
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[03/19/19 - 09:47 AM]
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[03/19/19 - 09:09 AM]
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"Bake You Rich" premieres Sunday, April 14 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[03/19/19 - 09:00 AM]
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[03/19/19 - 09:00 AM]
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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
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