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[04/20/16 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 20
Updates include: Jess Weixler tapped for AMC's "The Son"; Ulrich Thomsen to recur on NBC's "The Blacklist"; and Peter Ocko to run AMC's potential drama "Lodge 49."

[04/20/16 - 06:23 PM]
Video: "Lady Dynamite" - Main Trailer - Netflix
The Maria Bamford-led comedy premieres Friday, May 20 on the streaming service.

[04/20/16 - 12:46 PM]
Disney XD's "Star Wars Rebels" Delivers 1-Year Ratings High in Total Viewers and 2016 Highs Across Key Target Kid and Boy Demographics
Disney XD further spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 30.

[04/20/16 - 12:42 PM]
E! Sets Summer Programming Slate with New Original Series and Returning Fan Favorites
Highlights include the launch of "Botched by Nature" on Tuesday, August 9 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/20/16 - 12:27 PM]
USA Network Unmasks Season Two Premiere Date for Golden Globe(R) Award-Winning Series "Mr. Robot"
New recurring guest stars include Craig Robinson, hip hop artist Joey Bada$$, Sandrine Holt, Michael Maize, Dorothi Fox and Luke Robertson.

[04/20/16 - 12:15 PM]
Disney Channel Marks Its 100th Disney Channel Original Movie with a Multi-Platform Programming Event Beginning Friday, May 27
The 100th movie is a re-imagined tale of the 1980s film "Adventures in Babysitting" starring today's popular actresses and recording artists Sabrina Carpenter and Sofia Carson.

[04/20/16 - 12:01 PM]
BET Networks is Harnessing the Power of More to Deliver More Premium Original Programming and Unforgettable Moments across More Platforms in 2016-2017 Fiscal Year
Telecasting for more than 35 years, and currently available in over 85 million U.S. households, and over 35 million homes across the globe, BET Networks prevails as the #1 cable network for African American viewers.

[04/20/16 - 11:46 AM]
"Ghost Brothers" Charm 1 Million Viewers P2+ on Destination America
Destination America further spins the numbers for Friday, April 15.

[04/20/16 - 11:12 AM]
Oxygen Media Delves Into the Daring World of Online Romance with New Series "Virtually in Love" Premiering on Tuesday, May 24 at 9PM ET/PT
The new series follows young, hopeful romantics as they embark on a journey to break away from their computer screens and finally meet face-to-face with the person they have been virtually dating.

[04/20/16 - 11:01 AM]
Oprah Winfrey and Deepak Chopra Launch "Seven Days to Restful Sleep" as Part of New Series "Oprah & Deepak's Guide to Whole Health"
The first course, titled "Seven Days to Restful Sleep," will be available beginning today, April 20, for $19.99 at www.oprah.com/sleep.

[04/20/16 - 11:00 AM]
The Miss Universe Organization Announces Nationwide Search for 52nd Miss USA Contestant
This year's telecast will air live Sunday, June 5 (7:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX.

[04/20/16 - 10:28 AM]
The Brown Family Opens Up Like Never Before in New Season of TLC's "Sister Wives"
Marriages, births, and relationship struggles will be served up for two hours every week in the all-new time slot of Sundays at 8:00/7:00c beginning May 8.

[04/20/16 - 10:18 AM]
History(R)'s Hit Survival Series "Alone" Renewed for Season Three in South America Ahead of the Season Two Premiere
The second season of "Alone" premieres tomorrow April 21 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/20/16 - 10:13 AM]
MTV Renews "The Shannara Chronicles" for Second Season
The announcement was made ahead of the 2016 MTV Upfront presentation to be held in New York tomorrow.

[04/20/16 - 10:03 AM]
FX Sets Summer Premiere Dates for "Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll" and "Tyrant"
Said duo is due back on Thursday, June 30 and Wednesday, July 6, respectively.

[04/20/16 - 09:23 AM]
Video: Adam Sandler's The Do-Over for Netflix - Official Trailer & Key Art Release
Also starring are David Spade, Paula Patton, Kathryn Hahn, Luis Guzman, Michael Chiklis, Sean Astin, Catherine Bell, Natasha Leggero, Nick Swardson, Torsten Voges, Renee Taylor and Matt Walsh.

[04/20/16 - 09:10 AM]
AMC Releases Key Art for Upcoming Series "Feed the Beast"
Starring David Schwimmer and Jim Sturgess, the series premieres Tuesday, May 31 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/20/16 - 09:00 AM]
TBS's New Comedy "Wrecked" to Launch Tuesday, June 14, With Back-to-Back Episodes at 10/9c
The single-camera comedy centers on a diverse group of survivors adjusting to being stranded on an uninhabited island, a dangerous new world where they must face many threats - mostly brought on by themselves.

[04/20/16 - 09:00 AM]
News from Crackle's 2016 Upfront Presentation
Eric Berger said: "At Crackle, we believe that creating content and ad experiences that mirror changing consumer habits are instrumental for driving viewer attention."

[04/20/16 - 08:58 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Wins Demo Race as Dramas Rise
"Chicago Med" and "Chicago Fire" are the only two series up from their previous originals last night.

[04/20/16 - 08:47 AM]
Comedy Central Announces "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Stand-Up in the Park" Live Event Taking Place June 26 at 8 p.m. in Central Park
The event will feature performances by host Trevor Noah and correspondents Ronny Chieng, Jordan Klepper, Desi Lydic, Hasan Minhaj and Roy Wood Jr.

[04/20/16 - 08:20 AM]
Welcome to The Fempire - Lifetime Announces 16-17 Development Slate
The projects include the untitled Selena Gomez Project and movie deals with Janet Jackson, Serena Williams and Ronda Rousey.

[04/20/16 - 08:01 AM]
International Pop Icon P!nk to Make World Television Debut of New Single "Just Like Fire" from Disney's Upcoming Film "Alice Through the Looking Glass" at the "2016 Billboard Music Awards" on ABC
This year's show, which will be hosted by hip-hop artist Ludacris and international music sensation Ciara, will showcase big performances, unexpected collaborations and much discussed pop-culture moments.

[04/20/16 - 05:55 AM]
Sky Atlantic Announces "Tin Star," An Epic Revenge Thriller Starring Tim Roth and Christina Hendricks
"Tin Star" is an epic tale of the corruption of innocence; of murder, of grief and of all consuming revenge - set against the backdrop of a remote and beautiful mountain town.

[04/20/16 - 05:02 AM]
Showtime(R) and Sky Atlantic Team with Academy Award(R) Winner John Ridley and Golden Globe(R) Winner Idris Elba on "Guerrilla"
The new six-part limited series centers on a couple whose passion propels them into making the leap from political activism to radical militancy.

[04/19/16 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 19
Updates include: Todd Grinnell set as Schneider on Netflix's "One Day at a Time"; Simon Chinn, Doug Liman to get "Captive" for Netflix; and Ashley Liao upped to regular on Netflix's "Fuller House."

[04/19/16 - 03:06 PM]
ABC Announces Its 2016 Summer Primetime Schedule
New series include "Uncle Buck," "To Tell the Truth" and "The $100,000 Pyramid."

[04/19/16 - 02:36 PM]
Jessica Stroup & Tom Pelphrey Join the Netflix Original Series "Marvel's Iron Fist"
The children of Harold Meachum (David Wenham), Joy and Ward have spent their lives building Rand Enterprises to its current standing in the world, only to have all their work put in jeopardy when Danny returns to claim his birthright.

[04/19/16 - 02:07 PM]
Freeform Launches Online Open Talent Search to Find its Next Female Star
The network is looking for an intelligent, independent, enigmatic actress between the ages of 18 and 23 for a potential talent holding deal and to appear in upcoming pilots.

[04/19/16 - 12:50 PM]
CMT Scores a Slam Dunk with Series Premiere of "The Dude Perfect Show" Netting More Than 3 Million Viewers
CMT further spins the numbers for Thursday, April 14.

[04/19/16 - 12:41 PM]
Seeso Video Subscription Available in the Coming Weeks to Amazon Prime Members
"With Seeso's monthly subscription on Amazon Video, viewers now will have even more ways to access our unmatched library of comedy programming," said Ben McLean.

[04/19/16 - 12:37 PM]
Animal Planet Looks at the Aftermath of Chernobyl Disaster 30 Years Later with the Special, "Life After: Chernobyl," Airing on the April 26th Anniversary
The special marks the debut of "Animal Planet Presents," an all-new programming event featuring the best of blue-chip documentary and documentary film content.

[04/19/16 - 12:01 PM]
Season Two of "Aquarius" to Launch Commercial Free on Thursday, June 16
The 120-minute telecast will have absolutely no breaks for commercials or network promos, with the only stoppage coming for a one-minute local news break during the show's second hour.

[04/19/16 - 11:32 AM]
Hallmark Channel Announces "Kitten Summer Games" Premiering This Summer!
The nation's most athletic and adoptable kittens will compete in a series of events including kitten gymnastics, balance beam, uneven bars, rings, floor exercises, de-CAT-hlon, track and field, pole vault, high jump, volleyball, tennis, wrestling and many more.

[04/19/16 - 11:16 AM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Launches TV Everywhere App - "Watch OWN"
The Watch OWN app will include full episodes of popular network shows.

[04/19/16 - 11:08 AM]
TBS's "The Detour" Opens at the Top of Cable's Comedy Charts
TBS further spins the numbers for Monday, April 11.

[04/19/16 - 10:09 AM]
HBO Confirms July Debut Dates for "The Night Of," "Ballers," "Vice Principals"
"The Night Of," due on Sunday, July 10, is an eight-part limited series created by Steven Zaillian and Richard Price.

[04/19/16 - 09:22 AM]
Investigation Discovery's All-New Series "Las Vegas Law" Grants Viewers Unprecedented Access to the Prosecutors That Protect Sin City
Featuring surveillance footage and photography, the series immerses viewers in the high stakes, immensely dramatic environment that makes Vegas distinctive - and its crimes even more so.

[04/19/16 - 09:16 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Claims Demo Crown for NBC
Plus: FOX's "Lucifer" is the only series up week-to-week and year-to-year for the network.

[04/19/16 - 08:49 AM]
Michael Strahan to Expand Role on ABC News' "Good Morning America," Joining the Most Watched Morning Newscast in America Full-Time
As he takes on his new duties at "GMA," he'll end a four-year run at the leading daytime talk show "Live with Kelly and Michael."

[04/19/16 - 08:30 AM]
Bill Barnwell Signs Multi-Year Extension to Remain with ESPN
As part of his new deal, Barnwell will continue to write his popular NFL column for ESPN.com.

[04/19/16 - 08:24 AM]
Velocity Explores the Remaking of a Legendary Sports Car in "Porsche 911: An Icon in Evolution"
Hosted by champion race car driver Tommy Kendall and sponsored by Porsche, the special explores the ground-breaking engineering elements featured in the car with a unique comparative test drive.

[04/19/16 - 07:28 AM]
Two-Time Emmy Winner Michele Tafoya Joins Dan Hicks & Rowdy Gaines to Call Swimming for NBC Olympics in Rio
"We are excited to have Michele move from the sideline to poolside at the Olympics to join Dan and Rowdy for what is always one of the most anticipated competitions of the Games," said Jim Bell.

[04/19/16 - 07:13 AM]
Investigation Discovery's Hit Series "Disappeared" Returns After Three-Year Hiatus with Series' Best Premiere Ever, Delivering Over 1 Million Viewers
Investigation Discovery further spins the numbers for Monday, April 11.

[04/19/16 - 07:00 AM]
American Heroes Channel Partners with the Huffington Post to Present Second Annual "Red Bandanna Hero Award" in Memory of Fallen 9/11 Hero Welles Remy Crowther
HuffPost will serve as the online home for the Red Bandanna Hero Award through hero profiles, editorial features, and exclusive video leading up to the October awards ceremony.

[04/19/16 - 06:43 AM]
Superstar Duo Brooks & Dunn to Receive NASH Icon Award Presented by Ford F-Series at the "2016 American Country Countdown Awards
Reba McEntire, recipient of the 2014 NASH Icon Award and longtime friend of Brooks & Dunn, will present the award.

[04/19/16 - 06:05 AM]
"Travelers," Starring Eric McCormack and Created and Written by Brad Wright Coming to Netflix
Hundreds of years from now, the last surviving humans discover the means of sending consciousness back through time, directly into people in the 21st century.

[04/18/16 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Monday, April 18
Updates include: Stana Katic, Tamala Jones exit ABC's "Castle"; Kevin Bacon to star in Amazon's "I Love Dick"; and Walton Goggins to tag in on History's "Six."

[04/18/16 - 02:23 PM]
Gwen Stefani to Perform Her New Single "Misery" on Tuesday, April 19 Telecast of "The Voice"
The single is from Stefani's chart-topping new album "This Is What the Truth Feels Like" (Interscope Records), which debuted #1 on the Billboard Top 200 Album chart when it was released last month.

[04/18/16 - 01:46 PM]
Showtime(R) to Air Weekly Encore Presentation of the Hit Drama Series "Billions" on Mondays at 10 PM ET/PT
The full season is currently available on the SHOWTIME streaming service, on SHOWTIME ANYTIME and SHOWTIME ON DEMAND.







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[05/24/19 - 09:24 AM]
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[05/24/19 - 09:11 AM]
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[05/23/19 - 01:44 PM]
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[05/23/19 - 01:41 PM]
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[05/23/19 - 01:22 PM]
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[05/23/19 - 01:02 PM]
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[05/23/19 - 12:02 PM]
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[05/23/19 - 12:01 PM]
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[05/23/19 - 11:00 AM]
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[05/23/19 - 10:48 AM]
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[05/23/19 - 10:33 AM]
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