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[06/08/16 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, June 8
Updates include: Alan Ritchson to lead Syfy's "Blood Drive"; Dylan Minnette, Katherine Langford among those cast in Netflix's "13 Reasons Why"; and John Gemberling, Neil Casey both board FOX's "Making History."

[06/08/16 - 03:39 PM]
TV One's "News One Now" to Broadcast Muhammad Ali's Memorial Service on Friday, June 10 at 2 P.M. ET
In addition, TV One will continue to celebrate the life of "The Greatest of All Time" with a special encore presentation of the one-hour documentary, "Muhammad Ali: Fighting Spirit," airing at 7 p.m. ET.

[06/08/16 - 02:20 PM]
Huge USA Copa America Win Sets Record For Most-Watched Men's Soccer Match in FS1 History
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 7.

[06/08/16 - 02:00 PM]
FYI's Hit Docuseries "Married at First Sight" Returns with Season 4 - Tuesday, July 26 at 9PM ET/PT
"Married at First Sight" is FYI's #1 rated series, with the past three seasons averaging over 550,000 total viewers per episode.

[06/08/16 - 01:46 PM]
TV One Premieres Regular Time Slot for Blockbuster Drama "Empire" Beginning Thursday, June 9 at 8 p.m. ET
Fans and newcomers of the series can get their fix of Seasons 1 & 2 with three back-to-back episodes every Thursday night from 8-11 p.m. ET all summer long.

[06/08/16 - 01:22 PM]
Amazon Greenlights Second Season of Amazon Original Kids Series "Just Add Magic"
"Just Add Magic" set a record as the most successful Amazon Original Kids premiere weekend in terms of US Prime Video streams and hours.

[06/08/16 - 01:09 PM]
FX Networks Orders Comedy Pilot from Cristin Milioti and Nina Pedrad
This half-hour comedy pilot follows Maxine, her best friends Natalie and Amy, and stepbrother Landis as they navigate the abject shit-storm that is adulthood.

[06/08/16 - 01:03 PM]
Velocity and Discovery Channel Bring the Heat This Summer with 18 Hours of Barrett-Jackson Live from Mohegan Sun
Barrett-Jackson's first ever auction from the Northeastern United States will spotlight extraordinary vehicles including a 1969 Chevrolet Camaro that Greg Olsen of the Carolina Panthers will auction for charity, and a striking, rare 1967 Ferrari 330 GT 2+2.

[06/08/16 - 12:39 PM]
Comedy Central's Psychedelic Animated Series "TripTank" Returns with New Episodes on June 20 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
Voice talent this run includes Margaret Cho, Andrew Dice Clay, Jemaine Clement, Kevin Dillon, Jon Hamm, David Hasselhoff, Cheryl Hines, Kristen Johnston, Tom Kenny, Tom Lennon, Niecy Nash, Ne-Yo, Paul Reiser, Nick Swardson and Wendie Malick.

[06/08/16 - 12:22 PM]
BET Networks Announces Live Commercial-Free Coverage of Muhammad Ali's Memorial Service with Special On Air Programming and Digital Content
BET News correspondent Marc Lamont Hill will anchor live coverage of the memorial service.

[06/08/16 - 11:29 AM]
GSN Launches Live Platform Allowing "Winsanity" Viewers to Play Along at Home in Real-Time & Win Prizes
The play along at home feature will be part of the show, beginning with the series debut on Thursday, June 9 at 9:00/8:00c on GSN.

[06/08/16 - 11:03 AM]
Video: Official Trailer for Wyatt Cenac's "Night Train" - Seeso Original Series Set to Premiere June 30
The series, hosted by Cenac, features a freewheeling mix of stand up, music and other surprises, where anything can happen and anything is welcome.

[06/08/16 - 10:56 AM]
Hallmark Channel Announces Start of Production on "Countdown to Christmas"
Hallmark Channel will treat viewers to a sneak-peek preview of what's in store for the season with its annual programming event Christmas Keepsake, featuring original holiday movies Friday, July 8 to Sunday, July 17.

[06/08/16 - 10:20 AM]
Logo to Honor Harvey Fierstein and The Advocate at "Trailblazer Honors," June 25
For the first time, VH1 and Logo will simulcast the "Trailblazer Honors," the largest televised LGBT Pride event, on Saturday, June 25.

[06/08/16 - 10:19 AM]
Paul Telegdy and Meredith Ahr Expand Alternative Roles at NBC Entertainment
Telegdy has been named President, Alternative and Reality Group, NBC Entertainment, while Ahr will become President of Universal Television Alternative Studio, a new initiative that will supply shows to NBC as well as other broadcast and cable networks.

[06/08/16 - 10:16 AM]
Travel Channel's "Mysteries at the Museum" Premieres New Episodes Beginning Friday, July 1 at 9:00 P.M. ET/PT
The popular series has attracted more than 8.8 million total viewers this season.

[06/08/16 - 10:04 AM]
Oxygen Media Expands Programming Slate with Four New Original Series
New shows include the millennial focused competition series "Last Squad Standing" and "The Battle of the Ex Besties," which test how far young women will go to protect their friendships.

[06/08/16 - 10:02 AM]
ABC Announces the Cast of "Bachelor in Paradise," Featuring Favorite Faces From Past Seasons of "The Bachelor" Franchise
Additional bachelors and bachelorettes from seasons past will be announced at a later date.

[06/08/16 - 10:01 AM]
Adam Rodriguez Joins the Cast of "Criminal Minds"
Rodriguez will play a special agent who is a member of the FBI Fugitive Task Force and joins the Behavioral Analysis Unit.

[06/08/16 - 09:34 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Celebrates "The Greatest" with Presentations of Two Muhammad Ali Programs This Week
Encore presentations of "Lives That Changed The World: Muhammad Ali" and "Sports Detectives: Ali's Gold Medal" will air throughout this week.

[06/08/16 - 09:16 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Got Talent" Holds Off Special "Bachelorette"
NBC edges out ABC among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/08/16 - 08:43 AM]
"Feherty" Returns to Monday Nights Beginning with Rory McIlroy, June 20 at 9 p.m. ET on Golf Channel
The Emmy-nominated television host will be joined by a slate of compelling guests this summer, which include Rory McIlroy (June 20); Peter Oosterhuis (June 27); Paula Creamer (July 4); and more!

[06/08/16 - 08:00 AM]
Ten Showstopping Performances Announced for "The 70th Annual Tony(R) Awards," Sunday, June 12, on CBS
The high-energy evening will feature performances from the 2016 Tony-nominated Best Musical and Best Revival of a Musical shows.

[06/08/16 - 07:31 AM]
CMT Reveals Finalists for "Video of the Year," The Biggest Award of the Night, For the "2016 CMT Music Awards"
Fan votes narrowed the pack down to Blake Shelton, Carrie Underwood, Chris Stapleton, Luke Bryan, Thomas Rhett and Tim McGraw.

[06/08/16 - 06:36 AM]
Video: Netflix Releases "Marco Polo" Season Two Trailer
All 10 episodes of "Marco Polo" season 2 will launch Friday, July 1 exclusively on Netflix.

[06/08/16 - 06:06 AM]
Netflix and Binge: New Binge Scale Reveals TV Series We Devour and Those We Savor
Netflix analyzed more than 100 serialized TV series across more than 190 countries between October 2015 and May 2016.

[06/08/16 - 06:00 AM]
Third Season of Emmy-Nominated Amazon Original Kids Series "Annedroids" Will Debut June 24 on Amazon Prime Video in the US
The third season brings back Anne (Addison Holley), and her friends Nick (Jadiel Dowlin) and Shania (Adrianna Di Liello).

[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."







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[07/15/18 - 08:12 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Viewers, Splits Demo Crown with FOX
The Alphabet tops both charts on a very modest evening.

[07/14/18 - 08:28 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos in Low Key Night
The Peacock narrowly edges ABC and CBS among adults 18-49 last night.

[07/13/18 - 11:46 PM]
Development Update: Thursday-Friday, July 12-13
Updates include: Starz renews "Sweetbitter" for second season; Yvette Nicole Brown to guest host "Talking Dead" for AMC; and Rich Sommer joins the cast of The CW's "In the Dark."

[07/13/18 - 11:11 AM]
Dive Into the Water and Get Inside the Minds of the World's Most Formidable Sharks in "Shark Squad"
The three-part series launches today on Smithsonian Earth.

[07/13/18 - 11:05 AM]
More Tears, More Fab Five - The Emmy(R)-Nominated "Queer Eye" Gets Third Season Pick Up
The eight-episode third season begins production in Kansas City, MO on July 16.

[07/13/18 - 10:48 AM]
Video: "Casual" Official Trailer - The Final Season - A Hulu Original
All eight episodes will premiere on Tuesday, July 31.

[07/13/18 - 10:40 AM]
HBO Gives Series Order to Joss Whedon Drama "The Nevers"
The series is an epic science fiction drama about a gang of Victorian women who find themselves with unusual abilities, relentless enemies, and a mission that might change the world.

[07/13/18 - 10:00 AM]
Elite Military Weapons Maker Kevin "Mad Dog" McClung to Star in All-New Discovery Channel Series "Mad Dog Made" Produced by Rogue Atlas in Association with Lionsgate
This new series is packed with one-of-a-kind builds and kicks off with a lifesaving device that reinvents the "Jaws of Life" and is used to rescue victims from motor accidents.

[07/13/18 - 09:22 AM]
ABC to Flip "The Gong Show," "Take Two" Next Thursday, July 19
"Take Two" will lead off the night at 8:00/7:00c on said date with "The Gong Show" at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/13/18 - 09:17 AM]
YouTube Announces New Original Series "Sugar" Executive Produced by Adam Levine Featuring Superstar Artists as They Surprise Deserving Fans
Special guest talent includes Maroon 5, Blake Shelton, Snoop Dogg, Charlie Puth, Kelly Clarkson, A$AP Ferg, 5th Harmony and Bad Bunny.

[07/13/18 - 08:28 AM]
Chef Robert Irvine Joins Chef Anne Burrell in Culinary Boot Camp Rematch in New Season of "Worst Cooks in America"
Anne and Robert, who last went head-to-head in the show's second season in 2011, each lead a team of kitchen-challenged competitors though a grueling seven-episode culinary boot camp competition designed to improve their food skills.

[07/13/18 - 08:10 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, "Big Brother" Continue Their Reign
The Eye wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49 once again.

[07/13/18 - 07:13 AM]
Stephen Frears to Direct Rosamund Pike and Chris O'Dowd in "State of the Union"
The SundanceTV series follows Louise and Tom (Pike and O'Dowd) who meet in a pub immediately before their weekly marital therapy session.

[07/13/18 - 07:06 AM]
The Critically Acclaimed Horror Series "Channel Zero" Is Coming to Shudder as Its Exclusive Streaming Home
Shudder members can stream the first installment starting Thursday, August 9, followed by the second installment in September, the third installment in October, and the fourth installment in 2019.

[07/13/18 - 06:59 AM]
Celebrities Get Animated in New Series "Celebrity Animal Encounters" on Animal Planet Beginning July 27 at 10PM ET/PT
Kristen Bell, Justin Hartley, Al Roker and Whitney Cummings are among the participants.