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[06/06/16 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Monday, June 6
Updates include: Amazon, HBO settle on latest wave of pilot orders; Pierce Brosnan, Jacob Lofland both cast in AMC's "The Son"; and James Remar, Leven Rambin are bound for Hulu's "The Path."

[06/06/16 - 04:48 PM]
DIY Network Premieres New Seasons of Six Fan Favorite Series This Summer
On tap are "Salvage Dawgs," "Yard Crashers," "House Crashers," "Blog Cabin," "First Time Flippers" and "Texas Flip and Move."

[06/06/16 - 02:42 PM]
In May Science Channel Delivers Third Consecutive Month of Year Over Year Primetime Growth Among Persons 25-54 and Highest May Ever in Total Day
Science Channel spins the numbers for the month of May.

[06/06/16 - 01:17 PM]
OWN Remembers Muhammad Ali with Special Re-Airing of Interview from "The Oprah Winfrey Show" June 7 at 7 P.M.
During this sit-down interview, Oprah Winfrey chats with Will Smith, Jada Pinkett Smith and Muhammad Ali about the film "Ali," a biography about the sports legend's life.

[06/06/16 - 01:01 PM]
Drake, Tina Fey, Sean Hayes and Steve Martin Set to Join Maya Rudolph and Martin Short on June 7 Episode of "Maya & Marty"
The May 31 premiere episode featured special guests Miley Cyrus, Larry David, Jimmy Fallon, Tom Hanks and Kate McKinnon.

[06/06/16 - 12:45 PM]
AMC and Sony Pictures Television to Develop David Carr's Memoir "The Night of the Gun" as a Mini-Series Written by Shawn Ryan and Starring Bob Odenkirk
Odenkirk and Ryan are both executive producers, along with Marc Provissiero of Odenkirk-Provissiero and Joshua Astrachan of Animal Kingdom, which originated the project.

[06/06/16 - 12:43 PM]
"Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight" to Receive Encore Plays This Wednesday and Friday
Debuting on HBO in 2013, the film goes behind the closed doors of the United States Supreme Court as the nine Justices decide the outcome of Muhammad Ali's landmark 1971 case for being a conscientious objector.

[06/06/16 - 12:04 PM]
Book Two Finale of Starz & Sony Pictures Television's "Outlander" Will Air on Saturday, July 9th at 9PM ET/PT as a Special Extended 90-Minute Episode
Ahead of the Book Two finale, Starz will be showing a marathon of the first twelve episodes of Book Two beginning Saturday, July 2 at 12pm ET/PT.

[06/06/16 - 11:07 AM]
Exciting New Duos Take on Extreme Wilderness Obstacles in All-New Season of "Dual Survival," Returning June 15 on Discovery
Returning to the series from last season is former U.S. Army Green Beret Weapons Sergeant Grady Powell, who tends to adopt a strong-willed and impetuous approach in order to overcome any obstacle.

[06/06/16 - 10:56 AM]
Superman Himself Will Visit Season 2 of "Supergirl" on The CW!
"Greg, Ali and I are beyond thrilled to welcome Clark Kent and his slightly-more-famous alter ego to the world of Supergirl," said Andrew Kreisberg.

[06/06/16 - 10:36 AM]
They're Back-ish! Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross to Host 2016 "BET Awards" for the Second Time
The 2016 "BET Awards" will air live on Sunday, June 26 at 8:00/7:00c from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, CA on BET.

[06/06/16 - 10:29 AM]
Discovery Channel Brings in Massive Viewership and Scores Its Highest-Rated May Ever
Discovery spins the numbers for the month of May.

[06/06/16 - 10:22 AM]
Video: Crackle Releases New Trailer for Jerry Seinfeld's "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee"
Guests set to appear this season include Margaret Cho, Lorne Michaels, Jim Gaffigan, John Oliver, J.B. Smoove and Judd Apatow.

[06/06/16 - 09:56 AM]
HGTV Combines Fantasy Destination with Home Fixes in "Beachfront Bargain Hunt: Renovation" in July
Also look for new seasons of "Caribbean Life," "Island Hunters" and "Mexico Life."

[06/06/16 - 09:49 AM]
Investigation Discovery Has Best May Ever in Prime Delivery
Investigation Discovery spins the numbers for the month of May.

[06/06/16 - 09:38 AM]
El Rey Network to Pay Tribute to "The Greatest" with a Marathon of "I am the Greatest: The Adventures of Muhammad Ali"
"I am the Greatest: the Adventures of Muhammad Ali" aired on Saturday mornings on NBC in 1977 with voices provided by Ali and his real life publicist Frank Bannister.

[06/06/16 - 09:32 AM]
"Sister Wives" Drives TLC to #1 Female Network on Sunday Night
TLC spins the numbers for the month of May.

[06/06/16 - 09:15 AM]
ABC Kicks Off Nationwide Talent Search for ABC Discovers: Digital Talent Competition
Actors 18 and older are encouraged to visit ABCDiscovers.com to enter the contest for the chance to receive a one-year $25,000 talent deal with ABC.

[06/06/16 - 09:08 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBA Finals Continue Reign for ABC
The Alphabet eclipses the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/06/16 - 09:03 AM]
Additional Presenters Announced for "The 70th Annual Tony(R) Awards," Sunday, June 12 on CBS
Added presenters are Uzo Aduba, Claire Danes, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Jake Gyllenhaal, Neil Patrick Harris, Sean Hayes, James Earl Jones, Daniel Dae Kim, Diane Lane, Angela Lansbury, Lucy Liu, Marlee Matlin, Andrew Rannells and Blair Underwood.

[06/06/16 - 09:01 AM]
President Barack Obama to Make His First Appearance on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" Thursday, June 9
Fallon previously interviewed and slow jammed the news with President Obama on April 24, 2012 during a special "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" broadcast from the campus of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

[06/06/16 - 08:33 AM]
Video: AMC Releases Extended Sneak Peek for "Ride with Norman Reedus"
The series launches this Sunday, June 12 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[06/06/16 - 08:21 AM]
Discovery Announces "Shark Week" 2016 Schedule Premiering Sunday, June 26 to Sunday, July 3
The franchise celebrates its 28th anniversary with all-new jaw-dropping and compelling shark stories and, for the first time ever, offering an immersive virtual reality experience.

[06/06/16 - 08:14 AM]
ESPN Leads Cable in Key Demos in Total Day, Prime Live Ratings Year to Date
ESPN spins the numbers for the year to date.

[06/06/16 - 08:03 AM]
Carrie Underwood Added to "2016 CMT Music Awards" Pitbull to Perform with Leona Lewis and Cassadee Pope at the Live Show Airing June 8 at 8 PM ET/PT
Additionally new acts Brothers Osborne, LOCASH, Maren Morris and Michael Ray will perform on the Firestone stage.

[06/06/16 - 07:24 AM]
NBC Sports Network to Present 330 Hours of Rio Olympic Programming This August
Programming on NBCSN will span 20-plus sports - also more than any other network - including extensive coverage of men's and women's basketball, and men's and women's soccer.

[06/06/16 - 07:11 AM]
"The Real" Takes on New Orleans With Live Show at 2016 ESSENCE Festival(R)
"The Real's" New Orleans show will be webcast as part of the "Live from the ESSENCE Festival" digital programming slate on Essence.com and will then be a part of several broadcasts this fall.

[06/06/16 - 07:01 AM]
Second-Highest Rated NBA Finals Ever on ABC Through Two Games
ESPN spins the numbers for Sunday, June 5.

[06/06/16 - 07:00 AM]
CBS Joins TF1 and Global for 13 Episodes of Entertainment One's "Ransom"
"Ransom" follows crisis and hostage negotiator Eric Beaumont (Luke Roberts), whose team is brought in to save lives when no one else can.

[06/06/16 - 06:04 AM]
Amazon Original Series "All or Nothing: A Season with the Arizona Cardinals" Premieres on Prime Video on July 1
All eight one-hour episodes of "All or Nothing: A Season with the Arizona Cardinals" will be available for Amazon Prime members as part of their membership, and to all Amazon customers from July 1 to August 31.

[06/06/16 - 04:14 AM]
The Fight Is Not Over - "Marseille" Season 2, Coming Soon
The streaming service took to Twitter with the news this morning.

[06/05/16 - 10:01 PM]
Netflix Announces First Original Series from India in Partnership with Phantom Films Based on the Critically Acclaimed Novel "Sacred Games"
Shot on location in India, this Hindi-English series will be produced in partnership with Phantom Films, one of India's leading production houses, and be available to Netflix members globally upon completion.

[06/05/16 - 08:49 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Shares Demo Crown with FOX, NBC
CBS, FOX and NBC all split the night's top adults 18-49 honors.

[06/05/16 - 08:34 AM]
"SNL" Equals Its Top Metered-Market Rating for a Summer Encore Since 2013
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, June 4.

[06/04/16 - 09:29 AM]
BET Networks Honors "The Greatest of All Time" Muhammad Ali Across All Platforms
"Muhammad Ali: The People's Champ" will be showcased across its linear and digital properties on BET, Centric, BET UK, BET France and BET Africa.

[06/04/16 - 08:51 AM]
Spike TV Pays Tribute to Legendary Sports Icon Muhammad Ali with an Encore Telecast of the Original Documentary "Facing Ali" on Saturday, June 4 at 9pm ET/PT
With exclusive interviews and vintage footage from the champ's unmatched career, "Facing Ali" recreates his most unforgettable rivalries and recounts his triumphs, tragedies and unstoppable spirit.

[06/04/16 - 08:49 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Wins Demo Race with "Dateline"
The Peacock leads the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched network.

[06/04/16 - 08:28 AM]
"Dateline" & an Encore "Talent" Rank #1-2 for the Night on the Big 4
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, June 3.

[06/03/16 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Friday, June 3
Updates include: Hulu calls it quits on "Deadbeat"; Comedy Central's "Corporate" promoted to series; and Bonnie Somerville, Raza Jaffrey out in "Code Black" reboot.

[06/03/16 - 01:33 PM]
Idris Elba to Take on World's Toughest Racing Challenges for Discovery Channel
The new four-part series airs back-to-back Monday, July 4 on the cable channel.

[06/03/16 - 01:16 PM]
Pearlena Igbokwe Named President of Universal Television
Igbokwe came to NBC Entertainment in 2012 as Executive Vice President, Drama Development.

[06/03/16 - 12:37 PM]
Video: E! Entertainment Releases First Look at "EJNYC," New Series Following EJ Johnson as He Takes on New York City
The series launches Sunday, June 19 following the season finale of "#RichKids of Beverly Hills."

[06/03/16 - 11:11 AM]
TV Land Announces Second Season Order of Comedy Series "Lopez"
"Lopez" is currently in its first season on TV Land, airing Wednesdays at 10:00/9:00c and full episodes can be viewed on the TV Land App.

[06/03/16 - 11:01 AM]
A Concert Celebrating John Ridley and ABC's "American Crime" to Be Performed at the Kirk Douglas Theatre on June 6
The event begins with a special screening of the half-hour documentary "Inside American Crime."

[06/03/16 - 10:48 AM]
Starz and FremantleMedia's "American Gods" Adds Gillian Anderson
Anderson plays Media, the mouthpiece for the New Gods, functioning as their public face and sales representative, by taking the form of various iconic celebrities.

[06/03/16 - 10:47 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Wins Big with NBA Finals Opener
Game 1 dominates the competition in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/03/16 - 09:03 AM]
Adult Swim Launches Rickstaverse Expansion
Adult Swim presents "Interdimensional Cable Adventures," featuring new levels based on the popular recurring episodes from the show.

[06/03/16 - 09:02 AM]
Spike TV Honors the Iconic Film Casino at the 10th Annual "Guys Choice" Star-Studded Event
This year, "Guys Choice" will have a 'Rat-Pack' Las Vegas theme for its 10th Anniversary celebration.

[06/03/16 - 08:54 AM]
Highest-Rated NBA Finals Game 1 Ever on ABC: 13.1 Overnight Rating
ESPN spins the numbers for Thursday, June 2.

[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."







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[11/19/18 - 10:43 AM]
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[11/19/18 - 10:33 AM]
Studio Head Meredith Ahr Upped to President, Alternative and Reality Group for NBC Entertainment
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[11/19/18 - 09:53 AM]
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[11/19/18 - 09:35 AM]
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[11/19/18 - 09:33 AM]
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[11/19/18 - 09:32 AM]
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[11/19/18 - 09:31 AM]
Video: "Bumping Mics with Jeff Ross & Dave Attell" - Official Trailer - Netflix
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[11/19/18 - 09:30 AM]
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[11/19/18 - 08:51 AM]
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[11/19/18 - 08:31 AM]
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[11/19/18 - 08:15 AM]
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[11/19/18 - 08:01 AM]
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[11/19/18 - 08:01 AM]
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[11/19/18 - 07:35 AM]
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