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[06/02/16 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 2
Updates include: Bill Hader's "Barry" bound for series at HBO; FOX gives pilot presentation to animated comedy "That's My Bus"; and Brant Daugherty to return to "Pretty Little Liars."

[06/02/16 - 09:00 PM]
NBC's Competition Series "STRONG" Crowns First Winning Team
Said duo won the final "Tower" competition to take home the title of STRONG and the winning prize of $300,000.

[06/02/16 - 12:01 PM]
Crisscross the U.S. with Discovery Family Channel This Summer and Uncover the "Secrets of America's Favorite Places" Beginning Sunday, July 3
The eight-part series reveals fascinating facts that will forever change how you think and feel about America's favorite places.

[06/02/16 - 11:11 AM]
"UnREAL" Gets Third Season Pickup Ahead of Season Two Summer Premiere on June 6
The series has been recognized with numerous awards and nominations to date including a Peabody, an AFI honor as a Television Program of the Year, and a Critics' Choice Award for Constance Zimmer's performance.

[06/02/16 - 11:02 AM]
Video: Watch the "Another Period" Season 2 Trailer, Ya Peasants! Season 2 Premieres June 15 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
The Bellacourts return to Comedy Central and they're as immoral, self-centered and despicable as ever.

[06/02/16 - 10:41 AM]
Hallmark Channel Greenlights a Third Season of Its Hit Series "Good Witch"
Production on 12 episodes for season three is scheduled to commence August in Toronto for a 2017 premiere, including an all-new Halloween special to air October 2016.

[06/02/16 - 10:37 AM]
TV Land Gives Series Pick-Up to Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone's "Nobodies"
Plus: writer/director/actor Michael McDonald to serve as showrunner of the 12-episode series.

[06/02/16 - 09:31 AM]
The Heroes of "Everest Rescue" Risk Life and Limb to Save Adventurers' Lives at the Top of the World in New Series from Discovery Networks International and Discovery Channel/US
This series will provide some of the most exclusive, privileged and in-depth access ever to the fearless pilots and medical units who respond to an overwhelming amount of emergencies.

[06/02/16 - 09:30 AM]
The Whole World is About to Get a Bite of "Shark Week" as "Fintastic" Event Goes Global
For the first time ever, the stunt will launch on the same day on Discovery Channel and Discovery en Español in the U.S., as well as in Canada, the United Kingdom and Argentina on June 26.

[06/02/16 - 09:04 AM]
Ovation TV to Debut the Highly-Anticipated Anglo-French Drama Series "Versailles" October 1
The epic drama series follows the rise of King Louis XIV and the Chateau de Versailles as the center of power in 17th century France.

[06/02/16 - 09:03 AM]
"Lip Sync Battle" Will Live Long and Prosper with Zoe Saldana and Zachary Quinto
The one-hour special will lead-in to the 10th Annual "Guys Choice," Spike's unfiltered, unpredictable and can't-miss event featuring the biggest names in entertainment and sports.

[06/02/16 - 08:39 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Charts with Return of "American Ninja Warrior"
The Peacock easily wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/02/16 - 08:00 AM]
Nat Geo WILD's "Mind of a Giant" Reveals That Elephants Are Smarter Than Ever Known Before
Look for the special to premiere Sunday, June 19 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[06/02/16 - 07:26 AM]
SundanceTV and ABC TV Commission Second Season of the Genre Drama "Cleverman"
The first series of "Cleverman" has also been sold to channels including BBC Three in the UK and was selected to screen at the 2016 Berlinale film festival in Berlin and the 2016 Series Mania TV festival in Paris.

[06/02/16 - 07:02 AM]
MTV Sets Programming for 2016 Pride Month
Highlights include "MTV's Proudest Moments," a 30-minute special set to premiere during Pride Month on Saturday, June 4 at 12:00 p.m. ET/PT.

[06/02/16 - 07:02 AM]
CMT Reveals Superstar Pairings for the "2016 CMT Music Awards"
Multi-Platinum singer/songwriter Dierks Bentley joins forces with Elle King for the television debut of Bentley's new single "Different For Girls."

[06/02/16 - 06:32 AM]
Netflix Announces "Julie's Greenroom," A New Preschool Series from The Jim Henson Company Starring Julie Andrews
The series will be available exclusively to Netflix members globally in early 2017.

[06/02/16 - 06:01 AM]
Johannesburg Announced as the Location for the First Ever Studio Audience Recording for Clarkson, Hammond & May's New Amazon Original Series "The Grand Tour," Debuting on Prime Video
The pre-recorded studio section of the program will be filmed in front of a live audience, all housed within a giant tent.

[06/01/16 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, June 1
Updates include: Ellen Pompeo set for return to "Grey's Anatomy"; Carly Pope to recur on USA's "Suits"; and "The Americans," "Shameless" name new series regulars.

[06/01/16 - 02:23 PM]
"Jimmy Kimmel Live: Game Night" Special Edition Episodes Air in Primetime Every Night of the NBA Finals
Tune in for an all-new Mean Tweets: NBA Edition, featuring Klay Thompson, Blake Griffin, Steph Curry, Magic Johnson, and many more basketball greats!

[06/01/16 - 02:00 PM]
Ohio State vs. Oklahoma Leads Best College Football Schedule Ever for FOX Sports
FOX Sports' college football coverage begins Friday, Sept. 2, and wraps up with back-to-back conference championship games on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 2 and 3, with a full season's worth of exciting action in between.

[06/01/16 - 01:38 PM]
"Six Feet Under" - Marathon of Entire Series Starting Tomorrow, June 2, on HBO2
Said stunt is timed with the 15th anniversary of the show's debut.

[06/01/16 - 01:31 PM]
"America's Most Desperate Kitchens" Returns to HGTV July 13
During the series, John Colaneri and Anthony Carrino select homeowners from hundreds of hilariously desperate video submissions and travel to homes around the country to surprise families with stunning kitchen renovations.

[06/01/16 - 01:03 PM]
NBC News' Peacock Productions Signs Denise Brown, Sister of Nicole Brown Simpson, to Develop New True Crime Series
As part of the unscripted series, Brown and a team of experts will investigate all sides of the story in cases where justice has been called into question.

[06/01/16 - 01:01 PM]
NBC Sets Premiere for Comedy Event Series "Better Late Than Never" and Season Debut for Adventure Series "Running Wild with Bear Grylls"
The Peacock has set Tuesday, August 23 as the premiere for its new comedy event series "Better Late Than Never" and Monday, July 11 for the season debut of "Running Wild with Bear Grylls."

[06/01/16 - 12:06 PM]
Showtime(R) Announces Fall Premiere Dates for "Shameless," "Masters of Sex" and "The Affair"
They'll be back on Sunday, October 2; Sunday, September 11; and Sunday, November 20; respectively.

[06/01/16 - 12:01 PM]
Showtime(R) Gives Pilot Order to "White Famous" from Oscar(R) Winner Jamie Foxx and "Californication's" Tom Kapinos
The project will be written by Kapinos, based on an idea by Jamie Foxx, who will guest star in a recurring role.

[06/01/16 - 11:57 AM]
"Homeland" Season Six to Premiere in January 2017 on Showtime(R)
The series will return to the U.S. after spending the last two seasons shooting in South Africa and Berlin.

[06/01/16 - 11:37 AM]
FX to Air "The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story" Marathon on Saturday, June 11
Now viewers will be able to watch it again in its entirety with very limited commercial interruption.

[06/01/16 - 11:36 AM]
DIY Network Greenlights "Big Beach Builds" Starring Fifth-Generation Contractor Marnie Oursler
The 12 half-hour episodes feature Marnie as she builds on her family's construction heritage to transform outdated beach houses into beautifully charming homes.

[06/01/16 - 11:18 AM]
MTV2 to Debut Brand New Series "Nick Cannon Presents: Wild 'N on Tour" and "Guy Code vs. Girl Code" on Tuesday, June 28
Both series feature a host of fan favorites from the classic franchises of "Nick Cannon Presents: Wild 'N Out" and "Girl Code" and "Guy Code."

[06/01/16 - 11:01 AM]
Starz Renews Hit Series "Outlander" with "Book Three" and "Book Four" Commitment
"Book Three" will be based on the third of the eight books in the Outlander series, entitled Voyager, followed by "Book Four" based on the fourth book in the series, Drums of Autumn.

[06/01/16 - 11:01 AM]
Sony's Streaming Network, Crackle, Releases First Trailer and Key Art for New Original Movie "Dead Rising: Endgame" Starring Jesse Metcalfe and Dennis Haysbert
The Dead Rising video game franchise, created by Capcom, is hugely successful, having sold over 9.1 million copies worldwide.

[06/01/16 - 10:00 AM]
Barbra Streisand to Take the Stage at the 2016 "Tony(R) Awards"
As previously announced, Broadway's biggest night will feature appearances by Oprah Winfrey, Cate Blanchett, Steve Martin, Edie Brickell, Carole King, Audra McDonald, Saoirse Ronan, Patina Miller and Nathan Lane, among others.

[06/01/16 - 09:36 AM]
Showtime(R) Orders Limited Series "Purity" Starring Daniel Craig
Todd Field will write, direct and executive produce, along with executive producers Scott Rudin, Eli Bush, David Hare and Jonathan Franzen.

[06/01/16 - 09:30 AM]
E! Greenlights New Series "Rob & Chyna" (WT)
The one-hour, six-episode series is produced by Ryan Seacrest Productions and Bunim/Murray Productions and will premiere on E! later this year, followed by a special celebrating the birth of the newest Kardashian.

[06/01/16 - 08:52 AM]
Olympic Gold Medalist Nastia Liukin to Debut as NBC Olympics Gymnastics Analyst in Rio, Alongside Two-Time Olympic Medalist Tim Daggett & Al Trautwig
In addition, gymnastics coaching legend Bela Karolyi reprises his role with NBC Olympics as a primetime correspondent.

[06/01/16 - 08:34 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "America's Got Talent" Returns on Top for NBC
The season premiere and the launch of "Maya & Marty" are the night's top two series among adults 18-49.

[06/01/16 - 08:02 AM]
Brett Eldredge and Thomas Rhett to Host "CMA Music Festival: Country's Night to Rock," Airing Wednesday, August 3, on ABC
Brett Eldredge and Thomas Rhett will host the three-hour special that brings country music's most storied festival to a national television audience.

[06/01/16 - 08:01 AM]
An All-Star Cast of Celebrities to Appear on ABC's "The $100,000 Pyramid"
"Good Morning America"'s Michael Strahan hosts "The $100,000 Pyramid."

[06/01/16 - 07:00 AM]
All-New Stand-Up Special "Deon Cole: Cole-Blooded Seminar" Premieres Saturday, June 25 at Midnight ET/PT on Comedy Central
Leading up to the on-air premiere, Comedy Central Stand-Up and cc.com/Deon will feature preview clips from the special.

[06/01/16 - 06:34 AM]
MTV Builds on Nearly 25-Year Election Legacy with New Issue-Driven Campaign "Elect This"
A new, national MTV study found that while an overwhelming 9 in 10 (92 percent) of Millennials ages 18-34 agree "this election is like a bad reality show" and nearly 3 in 4 (74 percent) are embarrassed by the current cycle.

[06/01/16 - 06:30 AM]
Discovery Networks International and TLC/US Announce Return of Hit Series "Cake Boss"
The series follows world-famous baker Buddy Valastro and his family as they continue to expand Carlo's Bakery, their successful family business.

[06/01/16 - 06:21 AM]
FYI(TM) Series "Waterfront House Hunting" Returns for Season Two
The first of 20 half-hour episodes are set to premiere beginning Saturday, July 9 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/31/16 - 11:38 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 31
Updates include: "G.L.O.W." gets series order from Netflix; "Top 30" test run cleared on FOX Television Stations; and Skyler Gisondo cast in Netflix's "Santa Clarita Diet."

[05/31/16 - 03:22 PM]
Quick Take for ABC News' "20/20" 2015-16 Season
ABC spins the numbers for the season to date.

[05/31/16 - 03:16 PM]
Don Mischer Returns to Produce the "68th Emmy(R) Awards"
As previously announced, Jimmy Kimmel (host of the "64th Primetime Emmy Awards" in 2012) will return to host this year's star-studded event, live from Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, September 18.

[05/31/16 - 02:45 PM]
Emmy(R) Award Winner Julianne Hough Announced as Co-Host and Creative Producer of the 2016 Miss USA(R) Competition
Hough will join Emmy(R) Award Nominee Terrence "J" Jenkins on stage this Sunday, June 5 on FOX from the new T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

[05/31/16 - 01:48 PM]
5.3 Million Viewers Tune-In to the Premiere of History's Epic Event Series "Roots"
History spins the numbers for Monday, May 30.

[05/31/16 - 01:25 PM]
FX Networks Picks Up Drama Series "Legion"
Production on the eight-episode first season will begin this summer in Vancouver and the new series from FX Productions and Marvel Television will debut on FX in early 2017.







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[08/17/18 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 17
Updates include: Michelle Wolf, Joel McHale series canceled by Netflix; Tom Segura, Christina Pazsitzky to star in CBS comedy; and Steven Ogg to recur on TNT's "Snowpiercer."

[08/17/18 - 12:30 PM]
Fox 21 Television Studios and The Littlefield Company Option Best Selling Author Beth Macy's "Dopesick" for Television
"Every once in a while, you come across a piece of material that is that rare diamond in that it's an incredibly arresting story, and, even more, is timely and important," commented Bert Salke.

[08/17/18 - 11:18 AM]
HBO Announces Series Order for Damon Lindelof's "Watchmen"
Set in an alternate history where "superheroes" are treated as outlaws, "Watchmen" embraces the nostalgia of the original groundbreaking graphic novel while attempting to break new ground of its own.

[08/17/18 - 11:00 AM]
Disney Channel's New Family Comedy "Coop & Cami Ask the World" Set to Premiere Friday, October 12
The series follows the antics of middle-school siblings Coop and Cami Wrather, who co-host a popular online show while balancing life, family and friendship.

[08/17/18 - 10:16 AM]
Cast Announced - YouTube's Season 2 "Ryan Hansen Solves Crimes on Television*"
On tap are Jillian Bell, Rob Corddry, Jon Cryer, Rhys Darby, Donald Faison, Lucy Hale, Tom Lennon, Ken Marino, Tim Matheson, Joel McHale, Tim Meadows, Stephen Merchant, Ben Schwartz, Dax Shepard, Jessica St Clair, Pete Wentz, and Samira Wiley.

[08/17/18 - 10:08 AM]
Netflix Announces "What/If" an All New Original Drama Series Starring Renee Zellweger from Creator Mike Kelley
The social thriller explores the ripple effects of what happens when acceptable people start doing unacceptable things.

[08/17/18 - 10:01 AM]
Investigation Discovery's Fall Season Highlights
New series include "Blood Runs Cold" (Thursday, October 25) and "Deadly Silence" (Tuesday, November 13).

[08/17/18 - 09:18 AM]
"Monday Night Football" Preseason Game on ESPN Up 11 Percent Year-Over-Year
ESPN spins the numbers for Thursday, August 16.

[08/17/18 - 08:28 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: Another Week, Another "Big Brother" Victory for CBS
The Eye wins the night among total viewers in addition to adults 18-49.

[08/17/18 - 08:00 AM]
"Star Wars Resistance," A New High-Flying Animated Adventure Series, Takes Flight with a One-Hour Premiere Sunday, October 7, on Disney Channel and DisneyNOW
The high-flying adventure series follows Kazuda Xiono ("Kaz"), a young pilot recruited by the Resistance for a top-secret mission to spy on the growing threat of the First Order.

[08/17/18 - 07:31 AM]
Key Art Debut - Jeremy Saulnier's Gripping Psychological Thriller "Hold the Dark," A Netflix Film Starring Jeffrey Wright, Alexander Skarsgard, Riley Keough
The latest Netflix original film debuts on Friday, September 28.

[08/16/18 - 11:30 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 16
Updates include: E! axes "The Royals" after four seasons; USA gives series order to "Bourne" TV series "Treadstone"; and Michael Engler to helm "The Gilded Age" at NBC.

[08/16/18 - 02:31 PM]
Starz's "Outlander" Season Four Returning November 4th!
Season four continues the story of time-traveling 20th century doctor Claire Fraser (Caitriona Balfe) and her 18th century Highlander husband Jamie Fraser (Sam Heughan), as they try to make a home for themselves in colonial America.

[08/16/18 - 01:03 PM]
TNT Orders "The Angel of Darkness" Limited Series
Daniel Brühl, Luke Evans and Dakota Fanning will return for the sequel to this year's "The Alienist."

[08/16/18 - 12:38 PM]
Special Edition of "20/20" Looks Back on Life and Legacy of Icon Aretha Franklin
Look for the one-hour special to air tonight at 8:00/7:00c on ABC.