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[06/07/16 - 11:36 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, June 7
Updates include: CMT in talks to pick up ABC's "Nashville"; Michael Rispoli, Natalie Paul set as regulars on HBO's "The Deuce"; and Chris Messina out as regular on Hulu's "The Mindy Project."

[06/07/16 - 05:02 PM]
Madonna to Perform on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" on Thursday, June 9
"Where else besides 'The Tonight Show' and New York City can you have the President and the Queen on one show?," said Jimmy Fallon.

[06/07/16 - 04:43 PM]
Kimbo Slice Special to Debut on Spike
The one-hour special will air Friday, June 24 at 7:00/6:00c on the cable channel.

[06/07/16 - 03:26 PM]
Oxygen Media to Air Television Premiere of "Dateline NBC Presents: Conviction" Following the Controversial Case of Richard Rosario on Sunday June 19
Originally an 11 part digital documentary series from "Dateline NBC" producer Dan Slepian, the special chronicles the case of New York State inmate Richard Rosario, who was convicted of a 1996 murder in New York City.

[06/07/16 - 01:55 PM]
History's Epic Event Series "Roots" Episode One Watched by 14.4 Million Viewers in One Week
History further spins the numbers for the week of May 30-June 5.

[06/07/16 - 01:39 PM]
TV One's Docu-Series "Rickey Smiley for Real" Reached 1.8 Million Total Unique Viewers 2+
TV One further spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 31.

[06/07/16 - 01:02 PM]
Oxygen Media Turns Up for Season Three of Hit Series "Sisterhood of Hip Hop" Premiering Tuesday, July 12 at 9PM ET/PT
Executive produced by Grammy-Award winning artist T.I., the powerful docu-series returns with veterans Siya, Brianna Perry and Diamond, who welcome new femcees on the block, Audra the Rapper and Lee Mazin.

[06/07/16 - 11:31 AM]
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Wins Sunday Night as the #1 HH-Rated Cable Network in Prime Time
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Sunday, June 5.

[06/07/16 - 10:48 AM]
Get By This Summer with a Little Help from Netflix
Plus: the beloved "Llama Llama" books are being turned into a TV series exclusively for Netflix.

[06/07/16 - 10:47 AM]
"How to Let Go of the World and Love All the Things Climate Can't Change," Josh Fox's Look at the Global Impact of Climate Change, Debuts June 27, Exclusively on HBO
Having exposed the risks posed by natural gas drilling, Josh Fox was struck by a sobering thought: "We could beat the fossil-fuel industry, but we still might lose everything we love to climate change."

[06/07/16 - 10:27 AM]
Comedy Central Announces "The Goddamn Comedy Jam" One-Hour Comedy and Music Special Featuring Pete Davidson, Adam Devine, Jim Jefferies and More
The one-hour special is slated to premiere in 2016 on Comedy Central.

[06/07/16 - 10:16 AM]
Cartoon Network and Scratch Give Plurals the Tools to Become the Next Generation of Creators
"The Powerpuff Girls" joins "We Bare Bears" as the second Cartoon Network intellectual property uploaded to the Scratch website to encourage children to create and share.

[06/07/16 - 10:12 AM]
OWN's Hit Tyler Perry Drama "The Haves and the Have Nots" and Popular Sitcom "Love Thy Neighbor" Return with All-New Episodes
They'll return on Tuesday, June 21 and Friday, July 1, respectively.

[06/07/16 - 10:11 AM]
USA Network's "Chrisley Knows Best" Season 4 Summer Finale to Feature Multi-Platinum Selling Country Star Sara Evans
In the season 4 summer finale, airing Tuesday, June 14, Todd decides to launch his country music career by partnering with Multi-Platinum selling recording artist Sara Evans.

[06/07/16 - 09:30 AM]
Final Performance Announced for the "2016 CMT Music Awards"
Plus: Billy Gardell, Bobby Bones, Chad Michael Murray, Chris Janson, Cody Alan, Kelsea Ballerini and Leona Lewis have been tapped as presenters.

[06/07/16 - 09:22 AM]
Britt Robertson Starring in Netflix Original Series "Girlboss"
In the series, Robertson portrays Sophia, a rebellious, broke anarchist who refuses to grow up.

[06/07/16 - 09:21 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, "Bachelorette" Hold Off Stanley Cup Finals on NBC
The Alphabet takes home top honors in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/07/16 - 09:13 AM]
Miramax(R) and El Rey Network Announce Directors of "From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series" Season Three
Additionally, Nicky Whelan and Maurice Compte have joined the cast of season three.

[06/07/16 - 08:09 AM]
"Kardashian: The Man Who Saved O.J. Simpson" New Reelz Special - Premieres Monday, June 13 at 9pm ET/PT
This special gives viewers an inside look at Kardashian's friendship with O.J. which altered the course of one of the most talked about murder trials.

[06/07/16 - 06:04 AM]
Discovery Maddie Baillio Lands Leading Role as Teenager Tracy Turnblad in NBC's Dec. 7 Telecast of "Hairspray Live!"
Baillio, an accomplished singer and dancer from League City, Texas, with no professional theater experience, won the role at an enormous open casting call attended by nearly 1,000 hopefuls.

[06/07/16 - 01:01 AM]
Camera d'Or Winner "Divines" Coming to Netflix Globally
Houda Benyamina's directorial debut received rave reviews from critics and was awarded the Camera d'Or, an award of the Cannes Film Festival for the best first feature film presented in one of the event's selections.

[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.







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[04/18/18 - 04:36 PM]
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[04/18/18 - 02:16 PM]
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[04/18/18 - 11:00 AM]
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[04/18/18 - 10:23 AM]
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