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[01/28/16 - 11:40 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 28
Updates include: ABC gives green light to 10 pilots; Jack Burditt's "The Kicker" also lands pilot order at CBS; and "House of Cards" creator Beau Willimon won't return for season five.

[01/28/16 - 04:03 PM]
Singing Stars Tori Kelly, Jessie J and Kelsea Ballerini Take Center Stage During "The Wonderful World of Disney: Disneyland 60," Airing Sunday, February 21 on ABC
Tori Kelly, 2016 Grammy nominee for Best New Artist, pairs with Kermit the Frog for a beautiful acoustic rendition of "The Rainbow Connection" from "The Muppet Movie."

[01/28/16 - 03:47 PM]
"House of Cards" - We're Not Done Yet - Season 5 Coming 2017
Netflix issued the news via Twitter this afternoon.

[01/28/16 - 03:18 PM]
TV One Kicks-off February with Its First-Ever Change Agents: History in the Making Short Films
Each filmmaker will do a thematic series of 5-6 short films showcasing unexpected and inspirational stories of often unknown and unrecognized individuals.

[01/28/16 - 01:10 PM]
Bravo Media's Emmy-Winning "Inside the Actors Studio" Comes Alive with the Cast of "The Walking Dead" on Thursday, February 11 at 8PM ET/PT
James Lipton welcomes cast members Lauren Cohan, Danai Gurira, Norman Reedus and Steven Yeun and executive producers Robert Kirkman and Scott M. Gimple to discuss he history of this renowned series.

[01/28/16 - 01:04 PM]
BBC America to Air "Adele: Live in London" and the "EE British Academy Film Awards" on Valentine's Day
Hosted by Stephen Fry, the EE British Academy Film Awards is broadcast exclusively in the U.S. on BBC America.

[01/28/16 - 01:02 PM]
E! Greenlights "Catching Kelce," A Dating Competition Show with a Twist Featuring NFL Superstar Travis Kelce
The one-hour, eight episode series produced by Grandma's House Entertainment is slated to premiere later this year.

[01/28/16 - 12:41 PM]
Esquire Network to Air Special "My Friends Call Me Johnny" Featuring In-Depth Interview with Dov Charney, Recently Ousted Founder of American Apparel, Tomorrow, January 29 at 8 PM ET/PT
In this special, he speaks candidly with Jean Pigozzi about everything, from his company to his love life and more.

[01/28/16 - 12:31 PM]
"Chrisley Knows Best" Season Four Premieres Tuesday, March 8 at 10 PM ET/PT
The first part of season four focuses on the Chrisley household as they adjust to an emptier nest, one where Todd and Julie attempt to rule the roost from afar without as much control over their grown children as they've had in the past.

[01/28/16 - 12:19 PM]
Showtime(R) Drama Series Penny Dreadful to Shoot on Location in Spain
Shooting in the city of Almería in the Andalusia region, the episodes will follow Ethan, Sir Malcolm, new series regular Kaetenay and Hecate as they battle dark forces in the 1800s American West.

[01/28/16 - 12:18 PM]
Lifetime's "Little Women: Atlanta" Scores Network's Best Non-Fiction Series Premiere in Over Four Years
Lifetime spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 27.

[01/28/16 - 12:08 PM]
The Mother of All Problems Is Exposed in New Series "The Mother/Daughter Experiment: Celebrity Edition" Premiering March 1 on Lifetime
Emotions run high as therapist Dr. Debbie Magids guides them through explosive therapy and intense exercises to move past their differences and rebuild their bonds.

[01/28/16 - 12:01 PM]
"The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" Announces Star-Studded Lineup of Guests for Special Live Post-Super Bowl Show
Tina Fey, Margot Robbie, Will Ferrell and comedy duo Key & Peele are all on tap.

[01/28/16 - 10:33 AM]
BET Networks Is Keeping It Real with the Season 2 Return of "It's a Mann's World" and the Series Premiere of "About the Business" Starring Model and Actress Eva Marcille
The former returns Tuesday, February 23 while the latter rolls out on Wednesday, February 24.

[01/28/16 - 10:31 AM]
Jimmy Fallon Dominates the Ratings Week of Jan. 18-22 in All Key Measures; Grows vs. the Same Week Last Year
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of January 18-22.

[01/28/16 - 10:15 AM]
2016 Program Writers Join Disney-ABC Ranks, Monday, February 1
Now in its 27th year, the Disney-ABC Television Group Writing Program will launch the 2016 group of eight writers on Monday, February 1.

[01/28/16 - 10:01 AM]
Singer/Songwriter Jencarlos Canela Cast as Jesus Christ and Multi-Platinum Recording Artist Chris Daughtry to Play the Disciple Judas in "The Passion"
Canela and Daughtry join previously announced host and narrator Tyler Perry and cast members Prince Royce (the disciple Peter) and Trisha Yearwood (Mary, the mother of Jesus).

[01/28/16 - 10:01 AM]
The Academy Annnounces First Slate of Presenters and Performers for the 88th Oscars(R)
"Each of these artists bring a wonderfully distinctive element to the Oscars stage," said David Hill and Reginald Hudlin.

[01/28/16 - 09:16 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Demos with "American Idol"
The network's "Hell's Kitchen" also gets a boost in its new Wednesday home.

[01/28/16 - 09:04 AM]
Video: Viceland's "Noisey" - An Original Music Documentary Series - First Trailer Released
Host Zach Goldbaum takes a firsthand look at the most interesting music scenes around the world.

[01/28/16 - 09:03 AM]
Ricky Whittle Cast as Shadow Moon in Starz and FremantleMedia's "American Gods"
The series will begin shooting in April.

[01/28/16 - 08:52 AM]
"Nightline" Outperforms CBS in Total Viewers and Adults 25-54
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of January 18-22.

[01/28/16 - 08:46 AM]
More New Presenters Announced for Saturday's Screen Actors Guild Awards
The new additions include Patricia Arquette, Abraham Attah, Jason Bateman, Bryan Cranston, Taye Diggs, Jon Hamm, Keegan Michael Key, Diane Lane, Julia Louis Dreyfus, Helen Mirren, Pedro Pascal, Jeremy Renner and J.K. Simmons.

[01/28/16 - 08:36 AM]
Encore "Law & Order: SVU" Delivers the Show's Highest 18-49 Rating for a Rebroadcast Since June 2014
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 27.

[01/28/16 - 08:21 AM]
"American Crime" Holds Steady Week to Week Out of Repeat Comedies
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 27.

[01/28/16 - 07:17 AM]
Inaugural "Electronic Music Awards & Foundation" Show, Celebrating the Best in Electronic Music, To Air Saturday, April 23, On FOX
The show will feature electronic music's leading artists, creatives, executives and visionaries.

[01/28/16 - 07:09 AM]
Netflix Continues to Expand Its Award-Winning Kids Original Series for Members Worldwide
"The Greenhouse," "Stretch Armstrong" and "Lalaloopsy" are among the latest projects on tap.

[01/28/16 - 06:02 AM]
Sixteen Celebrities from TV, Film, Music and Sports Compete for Favorite Charities on Arnold Schwarzenegger-Led "The Celebrity Apprentice"
Laila Ali, Brooke Burke-Charvet, Eric Dickerson, Boy George, Matt Iseman, Carrie Keagan, Carson Kressley, Lisa Leslie, Jon Lovitz, Vince Neil, Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi, Kyle Richards, Chael Sonnen, Porsha Williams, Ricky Williams and Carnie Wilson are set to battle.

[01/28/16 - 05:54 AM]
"Lauren Lake's Paternity Court" Renewed by Key Station Groups Through 2017-18 Season
In addition, Sinclair Broadcasting Group has extended its contract in 30 markets across the U.S.

[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.







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[01/23/20 - 06:30 AM]
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