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[02/18/16 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 18
Updates include: Justin Long to lead ABC's "Dream Team"; Geoff Stults set as "The Kicker" for CBS; and Nick D'Agosto to topline NBC's "The Trail."

[02/18/16 - 06:38 PM]
Video: Watch the All-New Promo for "The Passion" Airing Sunday, March 20, on FOX!
Check out the latest tease that aired during tonight's episode of "American Idol."

[02/18/16 - 02:36 PM]
Woody Allen's Upcoming Untitled Film Acquired by Amazon Studios
Jeannie Berlin, Steve Carell, Jesse Eisenberg, Blake Lively, Parker Posey, Kristen Stewart, Corey Stoll and Ken Stott star in the project, due to be released this summer.

[02/18/16 - 02:07 PM]
Top Stars and Directors Reflect on Defining Moments in Their Careers on "Journey to the Oscars," February 26
The one-hour special was previously scheduled for Sunday, February 21 at 10:00/9:00c on ABC.

[02/18/16 - 01:45 PM]
HBO Renews "Vinyl" for Second Season
Created by Mick Jagger & Martin Scorsese & Rich Cohen and Terence Winter, the show is a ride through the sex- and drug-addled music business of the early 1970s at the dawn of punk, disco and hip-hop.

[02/18/16 - 01:01 PM]
Broadway's Best on Board for NBC's "Hairspray Live" as All-Star Creative Team Collaborates for Latest Stage-to-Screen Production
The telecast will air Wednesday, December 7 at 8:00/7:00c.

[02/18/16 - 12:21 PM]
Video: "The Path" on Hulu Trailer (Official)
Starring Aaron Paul, Hugh Dancy, and Michelle Monaghan, "The Path" follows a family at the center of a controversial cult as they struggle with relationships, faith and power.

[02/18/16 - 10:37 AM]
ESPN's NBA Regular Season First-Half Viewership Up Seven Percent
ESPN spins the numbers for its first 50 NBA telecasts this season.

[02/18/16 - 10:30 AM]
FYI's "Bride & Prejudice" Gets New Premiere Date - Tuesday, March 15 at 9pm ET/PT
The six-episode series was previously slated to roll out the week prior.

[02/18/16 - 10:15 AM]
Production Underway on Crackle and Legendary Digital Media's "Dead Rising: Endgame"
Billy Zane, Marie Avgeropoulos, Ian Tracey, Jessica Harmon, Victor Webster and Camille Sullivan will join Jesse Metcalfe, Dennis Haysbert, Keegan Connor Tracy and Patrick Sabongui in the project.

[02/18/16 - 10:08 AM]
truTV Announces Spring Premiere Dates for New and Returning Series, Including "The Carbonaro Effect" and "truInside"
Other premieres include "Late Night Snack" (Thursday, March 3), "Hack My Life" (Tuesday, March 29) and "Comedy Knockout" (Thursday, April 21).

[02/18/16 - 10:00 AM]
FOX Puts a Prehistoric Spin on the World's First Easter Egg Hunt in the All-New Animated Special "Ice Age: The Great Egg-Scapade" Sunday, March 20, on FOX
Ray Romano, John Leguizamo, Denis Leary, Seann William Scott, Josh Peck, Keke Palmer and Queen Latifah will all reprise their roles from the features.

[02/18/16 - 09:04 AM]
RuPaul Is Turning the Competition Up to 100 and Adding an All-Star Panel of Guest Judges for the Upcoming Season of "RuPaul's Drag Race"
To celebrate the milestone, Logo will air a "Runway to 100" marathon of the full series beginning on Thursday, March 3 at 7:00 PM ET/PT.

[02/18/16 - 09:01 AM]
Two-Time Oscar(R)-Winner Ben Affleck Will Guest on the 11th Annual "Jimmy Kimmel Live: After the Oscars," Sunday, February 28 on ABC
This year's "Jimmy Kimmel Live: After The Oscars" special will also include appearances by Tracy Morgan, Oscar-winner J.K. Simmons, Mike Tyson, Nathan Lane, Matthew Broderick, Henry Cavill, Oscar-nominee Jesse Eisenberg and many more.

[02/18/16 - 09:00 AM]
Hosts Announced for "The Oscars(R) Backstage" on Oscar.com
Presented again this year by Samsung, "The Oscars Backstage" allows fans to choose from four channels that will pull from more than 20 live cameras strategically placed on the red carpet and backstage at the Dolby Theatre(R).

[02/18/16 - 08:58 AM]
"Orphan Black" Season Four - New Night. New Time. More Clones!
On Thursday, April 14, season four of the series bursts back onto the scene with more action, suspense, and even more of Emmy(R)-nominated actress, Tatiana Maslany, in her ground-breaking roles.

[02/18/16 - 08:51 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Shares Demo Crown with ABC, FOX
The Eye gets a boost from the premiere of "Survivor: Kaoh Rong."

[02/18/16 - 08:46 AM]
VH1 Greenlights Scripted Series Inspired by Star Jones' Book "Satan's Sisters" About the Drama Behind the Scenes of a Daily Daytime Talk Show
Slated for a 2017 premiere, the series will focus on the five female co-hosts of a popular daily TV talk show and the fireworks that ensue each weekday when they discuss life, love, family, politics, and gossip.

[02/18/16 - 08:37 AM]
ABC Ranks No. 1 on the First Two Wednesdays of the February Sweep for the First Time in 17 Years with Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 17.

[02/18/16 - 08:35 AM]
"Chicago P.D." Captures the 10 P.M. Hour Among ABC, CBS & NBC in Every Key Category
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 17.

[02/18/16 - 08:31 AM]
History(R) to Launch Late-Night Comedy Block "Night Class" with Three Original Short-Format Series on Thursday, February 25 at 11:30 PM ET/PT
"Great Minds with Dan Harmon," "Crossroads of History" and "How to Lose the Presidency" are the featured titles in the block.

[02/18/16 - 08:15 AM]
Indie Filmmaker Craig William Macneill to Direct All Six Episodes of Syfy's New Limited Anthology Series "Channel Zero: Candle Cove" Premiering October 2016
The six-part "Candle Cove" is based on an unnerving tale written by Kris Straub that gained notoriety online as a popular "creepypasta."

[02/18/16 - 08:14 AM]
Netflix Releases Daredevil Character Image from Season Two of the Netflix Original Series "Marvel's Daredevil"
Today Netflix released the Daredevil character image from season two of the Netflix original series "Marvel's Daredevil" via the show's social pages.

[02/18/16 - 08:00 AM]
Morgan Freeman, John Legend, J.J. Abrams and More Added to List of Presenters for the 88th Oscars(R) Telecast
The most recent list of presenters marks the return of Sacha Baron Cohen, Morgan Freeman and John Legend.

[02/18/16 - 06:40 AM]
Charles Woodson Joins ESPN as NFL Analyst
The 18-year veteran who played his final NFL season in 2015, will be part of "Sunday NFL Countdown" and "Monday Night Countdown," while making occasional appearances on other ESPN studio shows and platforms.

[02/18/16 - 06:04 AM]
Second Installment of Critically-Acclaimed Limited Series "The Missing" in Production
"The Missing" will once again be written by Harry and Jack Williams, with the new installment being directed in its entirety by Ben Chanan.

[02/17/16 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 17
Updates include: Josh Hutcherson to star in Hulu's "Future Man"; Katy Mixon is ABC's "The Second Fattest Housewife in Westport"; and Abigail Spencer to chase "Time" for NBC.

[02/17/16 - 02:01 PM]
Freeform to Premiere "Force" by TroyBoi from the Star Wars Headspace Album, Thursday, February 18 at 1:00 p.m. PST
The record enlists the talents of some of the top and emerging electronic dance music artists who have assembled songs infused with sound effects and dialogue from the award-winning Star Wars film franchise.

[02/17/16 - 01:01 PM]
Hallmark Channel's "Countdown to Valentine's Day" Comes to a Close with All 5 Original Premieres Averaging Over 2 Million Total Viewers
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of February 8-14.

[02/17/16 - 12:57 PM]
Long Island Meets Hollywood in Live Two-Hour Event on TLC
Television personality Chris Jacobs hosts the two-hour event alongside everyone's favorite medium.

[02/17/16 - 11:57 AM]
Discovery's "Naked and Afraid" Strips Down and Sets Off for Another Season
The pop-culture phenomenon is back, this time conquering new, extreme destinations and with couples grappling with more physical and mental anguish than ever before.

[02/17/16 - 11:13 AM]
Channing Dungey Named President, ABC Entertainment
She'll be succeeding Paul Lee, who has decided to step down as president, ABC Entertainment Group.

[02/17/16 - 10:49 AM]
"Mr. Robot" Returns to SXSW Festival with Massive 10-Story Ferris Wheel from fsociety Headquarters in Award-Winning USA Network Series
Beginning Friday, March 11 - Monday, March 14, attendees will become immersed in the fsociety space, complete with a one-of-a-kind 100-foot Ferris wheel, hacker den and retro arcade.

[02/17/16 - 10:47 AM]
Lifetime Expands Unscripted Fare with More Episodes of Hit Series "Dance Moms" and "Bring It!" For This Summer
Plus: "The Rap Game" to get second season and "Little Women: Terra's Little Family" and "Atlanta Plastic" to both return in March.

[02/17/16 - 10:40 AM]
Emmy(R) Nominee Lisa Bonet Joins Hit Showtime(R) Drama "Ray Donovan" as Guest Star in Season-Long Arc
Bonet will play Marisol, a dangerously unstable woman with a damaging secret.

[02/17/16 - 10:30 AM]
Two-Time Academy Award Nominee Djimon Hounsou Cast in Season Two of "Wayward Pines" on FOX
He'll play an original resident of Wayward Pines and a historian for the town with extensive knowledge of its complex origins.

[02/17/16 - 10:28 AM]
Travel Channel Delivers Best Weekly Primetime P25-54 Rating in Two Years
Travel Channel spins the numbers for the week of February 8-14.

[02/17/16 - 10:14 AM]
Video: MTV Drops Trailers for "Awkward" and "Faking It"
Both series return on Tuesday, March 15 at 10:00/9:00c and 10:30/9:30c, respectively.

[02/17/16 - 09:36 AM]
Live + 3 Day Ratings: ABC Emerges as Thursday's Dominant Network in Adults 18-49, Leading FOX by 32% and CBS by 27%
ABC further spins the numbers for Thursday, February 11.

[02/17/16 - 09:31 AM]
Skydance Television Forms Multi-Year Overall Agreement with Award-Winning Producer-Writer Marti Noxon
"Dietland," an adaptation of the novel by the same name written by Sarai Walker, is among Noxon's priority development projects for Skydance.

[02/17/16 - 09:27 AM]
"60 Minutes" Makes Top 10
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, February 14.

[02/17/16 - 08:57 AM]
SundanceTV Unveils New Marketing Campaign Featuring an Original Jingle and Video Starring "Weird Al" Yankovic
The song, written and performed by Yankovic, underscores the depth and breadth of the network's programming and helps viewers find the channel and never ever forget its location.

[02/17/16 - 08:32 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Dramas Continue Their Tuesday Reign
"NCIS: New Orleans" is one of just two series up from last week among adults 18-49.

[02/17/16 - 08:27 AM]
ABC's "Fresh Off the Boat" Is Up and Ranks as Tuesday's No. 1 Comedy
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 16.

[02/17/16 - 08:26 AM]
"Chicago Med" Doubles NBC's Rating in Its Time Period on the Same Night Last Year
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 16.

[02/17/16 - 08:26 AM]
"The Flash" Races to #1 in Adults 18-34, #2 in Adults 18-49
The CW spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 16.

[02/17/16 - 07:50 AM]
ESPN's NBA All-Star Celebrity Game Viewership Up 14 Percent
ESPN spins the numbers for Friday, February 12.

[02/17/16 - 07:03 AM]
FOX Sports, NextVR Sign Multi-year Deal to Develop Virtual Reality Offerings
This partnership to broadcast live sports in virtual reality is the first of its kind and will include a range of top sporting events where FOX Sports holds the broadcast rights.

[02/16/16 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 16
Updates include: A&E cancels its CBS import "Unforgettable"; Freddie Stroma to star in "Time After Time" at ABC; and Joel McHale to topline "The Great Indoors" for CBS.

[02/16/16 - 02:46 PM]
"The Mindy Project" Is Back April 12!
Look for new episodes every Tuesday on streaming service Hulu.







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[03/21/19 - 12:04 PM]
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[03/21/19 - 11:03 AM]
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[03/21/19 - 11:01 AM]
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[03/21/19 - 10:22 AM]
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[03/21/19 - 10:05 AM]
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[03/21/19 - 10:02 AM]
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[03/21/19 - 09:38 AM]
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[03/21/19 - 09:28 AM]
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[03/21/19 - 09:04 AM]
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[03/21/19 - 09:01 AM]
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[03/21/19 - 08:17 AM]
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[03/21/19 - 08:05 AM]
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[03/21/19 - 07:31 AM]
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[03/20/19 - 05:35 PM]
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[03/20/19 - 01:39 PM]
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