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[06/09/16 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 9
Updates include: Netflix to take over BBC America's "The Last Kingdom"; BET's "Rebel" sets its principal cast; and "Dr. Oz" cleared through the 2018-19 season.

[06/09/16 - 02:18 PM]
TLC and Investigation Discovery Acquire Rights to U.S. Premieres of "Killer Women with Piers Morgan"
In each episode, journalist and presenter Piers Morgan travels to meet one of America's most notorious killers for in-depth conversations in a quest to discover what drives some women to kill.

[06/09/16 - 02:16 PM]
TLC Renews "Who Do You Think You Are?" and "Long Lost Family" for Additional Seasons
The most recent seasons of both series averaged over 1.8M P2+ viewers.

[06/09/16 - 01:52 PM]
Comedy Central Announces Rob Lowe as Next Roastee - "Comedy Central Roast of Rob Lowe" to Tape this Summer in LA
"Rob Lowe is handsome, talented, successful and handsome. He needs to be roasted," said Kent Alterman, President, Comedy Central.

[06/09/16 - 01:44 PM]
Beyonce's "Lemonade" to Receive Encore Presentation Saturday, June 18
The special originally aired Saturday, April 23 on the pay channel.

[06/09/16 - 12:27 PM]
Nickelodeon's "The Halo Effect" Honors Isabelle and Katherine Adams of Dallas, Texas, In "Paper For Water," Premiering Friday, June 17, at 8:30 P.M. (ET/PT)
The episode follows the Adams sisters as they create origami ornaments to raise money for a Navajo reservation in need of clean water wells in New Mexico.

[06/09/16 - 12:21 PM]
"2016 CMT Music Awards" Scores Big Ratings with More Than 3.3 Million Fans Tuning In, Viewership Spikes 21%
CMT spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 8.

[06/09/16 - 12:08 PM]
AMC.com Releases the Director's Commentary on "Preacher" Episode Two
Executive producers and directors Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg give viewers an exclusive inside look at the latest episode.

[06/09/16 - 11:30 AM]
Video: VH1's "Barely Famous" Season 2 Supertrailer
The show's sophomore run kicks off on Wednesday, June 29 at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/09/16 - 11:19 AM]
"Brad Neely's Harg Nallin' Sclopio Peepio" Premieres July 10th, But What Does It Mean?
Peer inside the creative mind of Brad Neely as he discusses his new animated sketch show.

[06/09/16 - 11:09 AM]
Cooking Channel Is Hotter Than Ever This Summer with a New Season of "Man Fire Food"
Chef Roger Mooking is sharing more of his fascination with flames on the new season, premiering Tuesday, July 5 at 9:00/8:00c.

[06/09/16 - 10:01 AM]
Bravo Media Proves the Drama Is Bigger in Texas on the Supersized "The Real Housewives of Dallas" Reunion Airing Sunday, June 19 at 9 PM ET/PT
For their first rodeo, Andy Cohen sits down with Cary Deuber, Tiffany Hendra, Stephanie Hollman, LeeAnne Locken, Brandi Redmond, their friend Marie Reyes and Cary's husband Mark Deuber, to rehash the season's most memorable and difficult moments.

[06/09/16 - 10:00 AM]
The Grand Opening Celebration of Shanghai Disney Resort to be Presented as Special Telecast, Thursday, June 16 on Disney Channel, Disney Junior and Disney XD, and Friday, June 17 on Freeform
Actress and recording artist Sofia Carson will narrate the telecast.

[06/09/16 - 10:00 AM]
ABC, dick clark productions and For The Record Partner to Develop Live Musical Event "For The Record Live"
For The Record has staged productions based on the work of acclaimed directors Quentin Tarantino, John Hughes, Baz Luhrmann, Martin Scorsese and more.

[06/09/16 - 09:34 AM]
Netflix Announces Launch of First Original Sports Documentary Series "Last Chance U" Premieres July 29
"Last Chance U" follows a group of young men training to become the future stars of the NFL.

[06/09/16 - 09:34 AM]
AT&T Orders 2 Additional Seasons of Entertainment One's Comedy Series "You Me Her"
The original cast, which includes Greg Poehler, Rachel Blanchard and Priscilla Faia, and the show's executive producers, Alta Loma Entertainment's Peter Jaysen and Alan Gasmer, will return for the 2 new seasons.

[06/09/16 - 09:12 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBA Finals Spark Another ABC Victory
Game 3 easily wins the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/09/16 - 09:07 AM]
Niecy Nash and Betty Gilpin Join "Masters of Sex" for Major Story Arcs
Nash, who will appear in a multi-episode arc, plays Louise Bell, a local AA - chairperson running Masters' (Michael Sheen) court-ordered daily meetings.

[06/09/16 - 08:01 AM]
"Elena of Avalor" Makes Royal Debut Friday, July 22 on Disney Channel
The theme song is performed by Gaby Moreno, Latin Grammy Award winner for Best New Artist, and Elena's anthem "My Time" is performed by Aimee Carrero.

[06/09/16 - 07:46 AM]
Comedy Central Launches Ultimate "Key & Peele" Digital Destination with Every Sketch Ever Created Including 176 Previously Unavailable Online
In addition, fans can type in unique URLs featuring memorable characters and sayings that will direct them to the site.

[06/09/16 - 07:43 AM]
Season Eight of "Nick Cannon Presents: Wild 'N Out" Returns to MTV Thursday, August 4 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
It'll be joined by new seasons of fellow MTV2 imports "MTV's Joking Off" and "Kingin' With Tyga."

[06/09/16 - 07:38 AM]
Second-Highest Rated NBA Finals Ever on ABC Through Three Games
ESPN spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 8.

[06/09/16 - 07:35 AM]
Buckle Up! Season Two of "Jay Leno's Garage" Returns Wednesday, June 15 at 10PM ET/PT
In the season premiere, Jay explores the wild designs and cutting-edge technology behind the world's most coveted vehicles: supercars.

[06/09/16 - 07:31 AM]
Video: Netflix's "Stranger Things" - Trailer and Key Art Debut
Set in Hawkins Indiana in the 1980's, "Stranger Things" chronicles the search for a young boy who vanishes into thin air under highly suspicious circumstances.

[06/09/16 - 07:09 AM]
Cartoon Network Expands "Adventure Time" Franchise with Big Summer Multi-Platform "Card Wars" Sequel
Season 8 is scheduled to premiere later this year and will follow Finn and Jake to unchartered lands as they seek to answer one of the show's biggest mysteries, and save all of Ooo from a powerful new threat.

[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.







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[04/18/18 - 02:16 PM]
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[04/18/18 - 12:29 PM]
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[04/18/18 - 11:02 AM]
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[04/18/18 - 10:23 AM]
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