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[02/19/16 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 19
Updates include: Philip Winchester to lead NBC's "Chicago Law"; Golden Brooks cast in "Lethal Weapon" at FOX; and Olivia DeJonge signs on for "Will" at TNT.

[02/19/16 - 11:00 PM]
Jermaine Dupri Signs Winner from Lifetime's "The Rap Game" to So So Def Recordings
Lifetime has ordered a second season of the show from executive producers Queen Latifah and Jermaine Dupri and is the network's youngest-skewing series currently with a median age of 33.

[02/19/16 - 03:36 PM]
NBC Shifts "The Carmichael Show" Preview to Wednesday, March 9
Look for back-to-back episodes at 10:00/9:00c following a special two-hour edition of "The Voice."

[02/19/16 - 03:02 PM]
Video: Netflix Debuts Trailer for "Theo Von: No Offense" Stand-Up Comedy Special
The one-hour special will premiere Friday, February 26 and marks Von's first special for Netflix.

[02/19/16 - 01:26 PM]
Showtime(R) Releases New Poster Art and First Look at Season Five for Its Hit Comedy "House of Lies"
This season, "House of Lies" is Havana-bound, marking the first time an American scripted series has been filmed in the country since the U.S. and Cuba restored diplomatic relations last summer.

[02/19/16 - 12:41 PM]
"O.J. Simpson Trial: The Real Story" Premieres on Saturday, February 27 at 8/7c Only on Investigation Discovery
Revisit the case that has captivated the world for the past two decades in this special.

[02/19/16 - 11:43 AM]
New Season of "Salvage Dawgs" Premieres on DIY Network February 28
The 13-episode arc stars Robert Kulp and Mike Whiteside, co-owners of Black Dog Salvage, an architectural salvage business.

[02/19/16 - 11:35 AM]
Disney Channel's Premiere of "Frozen" and Series Preview of "Stuck in the Middle" are the Week's Top 2 TV Telecasts in Key Kids 2-11 and Kids 6-11
Disney Channel further spins the numbers for Sunday, February 14.

[02/19/16 - 11:13 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Once Again Outperforms CBS, ABC Timeslot Competition in All Key Measures During Week of Feb. 8-12
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of February 8-12.

[02/19/16 - 10:11 AM]
WGN America's "Underground" to Screen at the White House
The event is part of the White House Office of Public Engagement's Black History Month event, "These Hallowed Grounds," highlighting landmarks and monuments around the country significant to the African American community.

[02/19/16 - 09:16 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "American Idol" Pull Off Another Demo Victory
The network edges out CBS and ABC, the latter of which sees big declines from "Scandal" and "How to Get Away with Murder."

[02/19/16 - 08:49 AM]
Viceland's Programming Schedule - Launching February 29
Zach Goldbaum, Krishna Andavolu, Ellen Page, Ian Daniel, Thomas Morton, Action Bronson, Clare O'Kane and Lance Bangs are among the featured auspices.

[02/19/16 - 08:49 AM]
"Rough Draft with Reza Aslan" to Premiere on Ovation February 28 with Guest Norman Lear
Future guests include Jill Soloway, Tim Kring, Damon Lindelof and Mike White.

[02/19/16 - 08:29 AM]
"Shades of Blue" Retains 100% in 18-49 vs. Each of the Prior Two Weeks
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, February 18.

[02/19/16 - 08:24 AM]
Video: First Look at "Cameron Esposito: Marriage Material" - Stand-Up Special Debuts March 24 on Seeso
The exclusive special - which Cameron called her own bachelorette party - was filmed just two days before her wedding to Rhea Butcher in her hometown of Chicago.

[02/19/16 - 08:24 AM]
Blockbuster Megastars Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart Join Forces to Host the 25th Anniversary Edition of the "MTV Movie Awards"
For the first time ever, MTV will take the telecast entirely outdoors and onto the backlot to capture the essence of movie making magic against a dramatic nighttime backdrop.

[02/19/16 - 08:19 AM]
ABC's TGIT Delivers Thursday's Top 3 Dramas in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, February 18.

[02/19/16 - 08:19 AM]
All-New Celebrity Cast of ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" to Be Revealed Live, Tuesday, March 8, on "Good Morning America"
The competition begins with an all-new cast of celebrities who will brave the dance floor for the very first time.

[02/19/16 - 08:00 AM]
The 88th Oscars(R) Production Team Announced
Producers David Hill and Reginald Hudlin today announced 14 key members of the production team.

[02/19/16 - 07:32 AM]
"David Tutera's Celebrations" Is Back with New Parties, New Hires, Old Flings, And It Spells Drama!
New episodes return Friday, March 11 at 9:00/8:00c on WE tv.

[02/19/16 - 07:18 AM]
FOX Sports, Toyota Team to Fast Track Innovative Tech at Season-Opening Daytona 500
Toyota is sponsoring multiple FOX Sports/FOX Lab production initiatives, including complementary efforts in virtual reality and 360-degree video.

[02/19/16 - 06:32 AM]
"Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" Soundtrack Released Today
The collection is available in both explicit and clean versions, with both showcasing five original song demos.

[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.







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[02/20/19 - 10:16 AM]
Freeform Casts Gigi Zumbado, Jessika Van and Davi Santos for New Series "Besties" (Working Title)
Jordin Sparks, Matt Shively and Brooks Brantly also star in the project.

[02/20/19 - 10:06 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Springs Into March with Two Back-to-Back New Shows
Host John Mulaney on March 2 will be followed by Idris Elba on March 9.

[02/20/19 - 10:01 AM]
Spectrum to Offer New, Innovative Video Service "Spectrum TV Essentials" to Spectrum Internet Customers
Additionally, starting in May 2019, Spectrum Originals will become available to all Spectrum TV Essential subscribers.

[02/20/19 - 09:00 AM]
Lena Waithe to Executive Produce New Showtime Comedy Pilot "How to Make Love to a Black Woman"
Casallina "Cathy" Kisakye wrote the pilot, which came to the network through its first-look deal with Waithe.

[02/20/19 - 08:11 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: Another Week, Another NBC Demo Victory
"This Is Us" paves the way for the Peacock to take home the adults 18-49 crown.

[02/20/19 - 08:01 AM]
A&E Network to Premiere New Two-Hour Biography Special "John and Yoko: Above Us Only Sky" on March 11 at 9PM ET/PT
The special traces the untold story of the making of John Lennon's 1971 album "Imagine," and recounts a story of hope for a world divided yet still desperately in need of peace, justice, empathy and love.

[02/20/19 - 08:00 AM]
ABC to Air "American Idol: A New Journey Begins" Special on Oscar Sunday
The special will join the previously announced "Whiskey Cavalier" sneak preview in rounding out a star-studded Oscar Sunday.

[02/20/19 - 07:01 AM]
Video: Kevin Costner and Woody Harrelson Lay Down the Law in "The Highwaymen" Trailer
The film launches globally on Netflix on March 29 with exclusive theatrical engagements beginning March 15.

[02/20/19 - 06:47 AM]
Extraordinary, Customized Home Renos and Designs Showcased in New HGTV Series "One of a Kind" Premiering March 19 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
The eight-episode series stars home renovator and interior designer Grace Mitchell as she creates eclectic, imaginative spaces in Fort Worth, Texas.

[02/20/19 - 04:06 AM]
"Formula 1: Drive to Survive" in Pole Position on Netflix This Spring
The gripping, high-octane 10-part series is the first to give exclusive and intimate access to the greatest racing competition in the world.

[02/19/19 - 02:03 PM]
"The Banana Splits" Are Back in All-New Horror Movie from WBTVG's Blue Ribbon Content for WBHE & Syfy
"The Banana Splits" will offer a new take on the classic characters, which were first introduced to audiences in 1968 with "The Banana Splits Adventure Hour" variety program.

[02/19/19 - 12:14 PM]
TV One Announces Production of Original Film "The Bobby Debarge Story" Starring Roshon Fegan, Big Boi, Tyra Ferrell, Lloyd and Adrian Marcel; Debuting June 2019
The movie explores the tumultuous life of the former lead singer of the 70's R&B/Funk Band Switch, also the eldest sibling of the world-famous pop group DeBarge.

[02/19/19 - 11:01 AM]
Netflix Orders Scripted Series "Medical Police" from Rob Corddry, Krister Johnson, Jonathan Stern, and David Wain
Erinn Hayes and Rob Huebel star in the project, which will also feature Malin Akerman, Lake Bell, Rob Corddry, and Ken Marino in recurring roles.

[02/19/19 - 10:04 AM]
The Fourth and Final Season of Emmy Award-Winning "The Man in the High Castle" to Premiere This Fall Exclusively on Amazon Prime Video
The final season is currently being filmed in Vancouver and will wrap next month.

[02/19/19 - 10:01 AM]
Emmy(R) Award-Winning "RuPaul's Drag Race" Ru-veals Guest Judges for Highly Anticipated Season 11 Premiering Thursday, February 28 at 9:00PM ET/PT on VH1
Miley Cyrus, Troye Sivan, Lena Waithe, Joel McHale, Cara Delevingne, Bobby Moynihan, Kandi Burruss, Tiffany Pollard, Gina Rodriguez, Sydelle Noel, Wanda Sykes, Tony Hale and Adam Rippon are all on tap.