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[06/21/16 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, June 21
Updates include: Nickelodeon renews trio; Tricia Helfer scores key role on FOX's "Lucifer"; and "Game of Thrones" co-stars nab raises for next two seasons.

[06/21/16 - 02:35 PM]
Lynda Carter Is Coming to "Supergirl"
Carter has been cast on "Supergirl" in a recurring role as the President of the United States.

[06/21/16 - 02:27 PM]
Hallmark Channel Announces New Co-Host of Its Emmy Nominated "Home & Family"
Debbie Matenopoulos will join Mark Steines as the series' new co-host.

[06/21/16 - 01:59 PM]
A&E Network's Award-Winning Docuseries "Born This Way" Returns for a Second Season with 10 All-New Episodes Tuesday, July 26 at 10 PM ET/PT
Recently, the series was chosen as one of six honorees for the 2015 Television Academy Honors, an award that recognizes television programming that inspires, informs and motivates.

[06/21/16 - 01:53 PM]
Nat Geo WILD's "SharkFest": The No. 2 Week of Sharks on Television!
Nat Geo WILD's fourth annual "SharkFest" continues to stick to the facts with an in-depth investigation of the waters around Alcatraz, and we dive in with hammerhead sharks to see one of the most evolved predators in the world up close.

[06/21/16 - 12:38 PM]
Ben Simmons, Projected Top NBA Draft Pick, Subject of New Showtime Sports Documentary "One & Done"
The feature length film will premiere in October just prior to the start of Simmons' rookie NBA season.

[06/21/16 - 11:31 AM]
CBS Announces Fall 2016-2017 Primetime Premiere Dates
"The Big Bang Theory" and newcomer "Kevin Can Wait" will help kick things off on Monday, September 19.

[06/21/16 - 11:30 AM]
"Archer" Renewed for Three More Seasons
FX Networks has also reached a new overall production deal with Floyd County Productions.

[06/21/16 - 11:16 AM]
Jamie Chung Joins "Gotham" as "Valerie Vale"
She is a crackerjack reporter dead-set on uncovering the truth behind Indian Hill.

[06/21/16 - 11:09 AM]
TLC Begins Production on Tyler Perry's "Too Close to Home"
Danielle Savre will star as the lead Anna while Heather Locklear and Matt Battaglia join the cast as guest stars.

[06/21/16 - 11:00 AM]
Tony and Emmy Award Winner Kristin Chenoweth Joins Stellar "Hairspray Live!" Cast
Chenoweth will play Velma Von Tussle, the self-promoting and manipulative producer of "The Corny Collins Show," who will stop at nothing to make her daughter, Amber, the star that Velma never was.

[06/21/16 - 10:17 AM]
Video: "The Strain" Season 3 Official Trailer
As previously announced, the new season premieres Sunday, August 28 on FX.

[06/21/16 - 10:16 AM]
28.3 Million Tune-In for 116th U.S. Open Championship Presented by FOX Sports
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Sunday, June 19.

[06/21/16 - 09:24 AM]
First Look: Hasbro Studios' "Stretch Armstrong"
Based on the iconic toy brand, the series is Hasbro's first original program for Netflix.

[06/21/16 - 09:02 AM]
"XOXO" Launches on Netflix on August 26!
The film is an ensemble comedy about a group of 20-somethings on a crazy adventure to the biggest EDM festival in America, XOXO.

[06/21/16 - 09:01 AM]
WWE(R) Superstar John Cena and Actress/Recording Artist Victoria Justice to Co-Host "Teen Choice 2016" Airing Sunday, July 31, Live on FOX
Additionally, Charlie Puth will perform his hit single, "We Don't Talk Anymore," and Serayah also will perform.

[06/21/16 - 08:56 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "American Ninja Warrior" Powers NBC to Victory
The Peacock wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/21/16 - 08:38 AM]
Crackle's Critically-Acclaimed First Scripted Original Drama Series "The Art of More" Casts Merritt Patterson for Season 2
She joins the previously announced stars including Dennis Quaid (also executive producer), Kate Bosworth, Cary Elwes and Christian Cooke.

[06/21/16 - 08:32 AM]
Travel Channel Names Seven U.S. Waterslides to Ride This Summer
In its new season of "Xtreme Waterparks," premiering Sunday, June 26, the network reveals some of the most insane water rides in the United States and around the globe.

[06/21/16 - 08:21 AM]
Emma Stone to Honor Billie Jean King at Logo's "Trailblazer Honors" Simulcast on VH1 and Logo, Saturday, June 25
From the 1969 Stonewall Riots to the passage of marriage equality nationwide just last year, the "Trailblazers Honors" spotlight the pioneers who bravely fought for equality.

[06/21/16 - 07:43 AM]
GSN's "Skin Wars: Fresh Paint" Delivers Network's Highest Competitive Reality Series Premiere Ever Among Key Female Demos
GSN further spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 15.

[06/21/16 - 07:19 AM]
Zaevion Dobson to be Honored with the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at "The 2016 ESPYS" on ABC
The award recognizes those individuals who embody the spirit of the trophy's namesake, tennis legend Arthur Ashe, who dedicated his life to human rights advocacy.

[06/21/16 - 06:57 AM]
The New "Ben 10" Makes Global Debut This Fall on Cartoon Network
A new generation of fans can expect all the high-energy action and fantasy, along with the heart and humor that made it an international sensation when it originally premiered in 2006.

[06/21/16 - 06:44 AM]
Animal Planet's "Treehouse Masters" Returns with All-New Episodes on Friday, July 1st
Tree whisperer Pete Nelson and his team of expert craftsmen are back building spectacular sanctuaries in the skies that continue to amaze and delight.

[06/21/16 - 06:32 AM]
CBC and Netflix Join Forces with Halfire Entertainment to Adapt Margaret Atwood's Award-Winning "Alias Grace"
The miniseries is being written and produced by Sarah Polley and will be directed by Mary Harron, with production scheduled to begin in Ontario in August.

[06/21/16 - 06:01 AM]
Disney to Debut "Frozen Northern Lights"
The project is an original story from the kingdom of Arendelle spanning a collection of books, animated shorts from the LEGO Group and new digital extensions.

[06/20/16 - 11:36 PM]
Development Update: Monday, June 20
Updates include: Paul Schneider to topline Syfy's "Channel Zero: Candle Cove"; Malcolm-Jamal Warner bound for Amazon's "Sneaky Pete"; and Samira Wiley scores an arc on FXX's "You're the Worst."

[06/20/16 - 04:46 PM]
"Penn & Teller: Fool Us" Moves to New Premiere Date - Wednesday, July 13
The new season was originally announced to premiere on Monday, July 11.

[06/20/16 - 01:30 PM]
Tavis Smiley Teams Up with J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot Productions for TV Adaptation of Smiley's Upcoming Michael Jackson Book Before You Judge Me, for Warner Bros. Television
The book is a taut novelistic rendering of the final months in the life of one of the most iconic figures in modern popular culture, Michael Jackson.

[06/20/16 - 12:31 PM]
ESPN Presents the 2016 NBA Draft - Michael Wilbon Joins Main Desk with Rece Davis, Jay Bilas and Jalen Rose
NBA analyst Tom Penn and college basketball analyst Fran Fraschilla will be on ESPN's second set, using the touchscreen to breakdown various players.

[06/20/16 - 12:30 PM]
"TMZ" and "TMZ Live" Renewed on All of the Fox Television Stations for Three More Seasons, Taking It Through the 2019-20 Season
The extension includes all of the owned-and-operated FOX affiliates, such as WNYW-TV (New York), KTTV-TV (Los Angeles) and WFLD-TV (Chicago).

[06/20/16 - 12:17 PM]
Broadway's Finest to Appear on Tuesday, June 21 "Maya & Marty" to Perform "What the World Needs Now Is Love"
The appearance marks the first time the song will be performed outside the recording studio by this all-star Broadway lineup.

[06/20/16 - 12:07 PM]
Freeform's "Baby Daddy" Grows for 2nd Straight Week to Near 1-Year Highs in Total Viewers and Key Demographics
Freeform further spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 15.

[06/20/16 - 12:04 PM]
Bravo Media's Scripted Comedy Series "Odd Mom Out" to Release Second and Third Episodes on Non-Linear Platforms Following the Season Two Premiere
The second and third episodes of the season will be available on BravoTV.com, the Bravo Now App, and VOD ahead of their linear debuts.

[06/20/16 - 11:30 AM]
Video: "Looking: The Movie" - Trailer (HBO)
As previously announced, said finale premieres Saturday, July 23 on the pay channel.

[06/20/16 - 11:23 AM]
ABC's 2016 NBA Finals Game 7 Draws 30.8 Million - Biggest Game Since 1998
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, June 19.

[06/20/16 - 11:00 AM]
Bryan Seabury Named Senior Vice President, Drama Development, Broadcast and Cable Programming, CBS Television Studios
For Seabury, it marks a return to CBS Television Studios after nearly seven years in drama development at CBS Entertainment, most recently as Senior Vice President, Drama Development.

[06/20/16 - 10:13 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Offers the Season Four Premiere of "Ray Donovan" for Early Sampling
The pay channel is giving viewers a chance to sample the season four premiere of its hit drama series ahead of its linear premiere on Sunday, June 26.

[06/20/16 - 10:00 AM]
Jana Steele Helman Joins Freeform as Vice President, Programming and Development
Prior to joining Freeform in June of 2016, Helman was the director of Comedy Development at Warner Bros. Television.

[06/20/16 - 09:51 AM]
Destination America's "Ghosts of Shepherdstown" Is Network's Best Series Debut Ever for P2+ and HH
Destination America further spins the numbers for Sunday, June 12.

[06/20/16 - 09:23 AM]
"Misfit Garage" Fires Up Motor Mondays on Discovery - Premiering July 11
The crew wants to prove once and for all that they're the best and make Fired Up the #1 shop in the world for custom street rods.

[06/20/16 - 09:21 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBA Finals Conclude on Top for ABC
The Alphabet's coverage of Game 7 easily eclipses the night.

[06/20/16 - 09:06 AM]
NBC Olympics Names Hosts for CNBC, MSNBC, USA Network & Bravo's Tennis Coverage
The Opening Ceremony for the Games of the XXXI Olympiad in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is Friday, August 5 on NBC.

[06/20/16 - 09:02 AM]
Reelz to Air Exclusive U.S. Premiere of "Oscar Pistorius: The Interview"
The special features Pistorius in his first and only interview since being convicted of killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

[06/20/16 - 09:00 AM]
Little Big Town to Perform Live on the "Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular," Monday, July 4
Little Big Town joins previously announced artists Demi Lovato and Nick Jonas, who will perform some of their biggest hits, accompanied by the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra.

[06/20/16 - 08:35 AM]
"Penny Dreadful" Concludes Its Mesmerizing Run on Showtime(R) with Shocking Finale
Last night's jaw-dropping finale marked the series finale of the three-season opus envisioned by creator, writer and executive producer John Logan.

[06/20/16 - 08:30 AM]
Julie McNamara Named Executive Vice President, Original Content, CBS All Access
In her new position, McNamara will oversee all current and future original series for the service.

[06/20/16 - 08:02 AM]
NBA Champion and All-Star MVP Kobe Bryant to Be Honored with the Legend Award at Nickelodeon's "Kids' Choice Sports 2016"
Bryant will receive the award in recognition of his record-breaking achievements, unrivaled talent and outstanding sportsmanship on and off the basketball court.

[06/20/16 - 08:01 AM]
Carrie Underwood Sings New Opening Theme for NBC's "Sunday Night Football," Primetime TV's No. 1 Show for Five Years Running
Entitled "Oh, Sunday Night," the new "SNF" opening song is a mix of country, rock, and pop.

[06/20/16 - 08:00 AM]
E!'s Hit Scripted Drama Series "The Royals" Begins Production on Season Three in London
Elizabeth Hurley, William Moseley, Alexandra Park, Jake Maskall, Tom Austen and Genevieve Guant co-star in the new 10-episode season.







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[06/22/18 - 12:59 PM]
E!'s "Total Bellas" Hits Another Series High Pulling in Over 1.2 Million Total Viewers and 11% Increase Among W18-49
E! further spins the numbers for Sunday, June 17.

[06/22/18 - 11:56 AM]
Snoop Dogg, Ledisi, Marsha Ambrosius, Sly Pyper, Tye Tribbett to Perform and John Legend, Tyra Banks, Terry Crews, Anderson.Paak, Lakeith Stanfield to Present at "BET Awards" 2018 with Appearances by DJ Khaled, Wale and More
Hosted by Jamie Foxx, the "BET Awards" 2018 will air live on Sunday, June 24 at 8 pm ET from the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles, CA on BET.

[06/22/18 - 11:00 AM]
All-New Special "iHeartCountry Festival," Celebrating the Best in Country Music, To Air Sunday, August 5, on FOX
Filmed at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, the event will feature performances by Luke Bryan, Keith Urban, Sugarland, Dustin Lynch, Cole Swindell, Maren Morris, Luke Combs, Billy Currington, Dan + Shay and Mason Ramsey, among others.

[06/22/18 - 10:08 AM]
Carlos Saldanha and Netflix Will Unveil "Invisible Cities," New Brazilian Original Series
In the series, there is an underground world inhabited by mythical creatures evolved from a deep lineage of Brazilian folklore.

[06/22/18 - 08:25 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Repeats Top Original Competition
The Eye wins the night in total viewers, shares the adults 18-49 crown with FOX.

[06/22/18 - 08:14 AM]
NBC Cancels "Timeless," Eyes Wrap Up Movie
Executive producer Shawn Ryan confirmed both developments this morning.

[06/22/18 - 08:00 AM]
Video: Trailer for Netflix Film "How It Ends" - Starring Theo James, Forest Whitaker and Kat Graham
As a mysterious apocalypse causes the spread of misinformation and violence, a man and his estranged father-in-law race across a chaotic and fractured country to save his pregnant wife.

[06/22/18 - 06:08 AM]
"The Terror," AMC's First Anthology Series, Renewed for a Second Season
The next iteration of "The Terror" anthology will be set during World War II and center on an uncanny specter that menaces a Japanese-American community from its home in Southern California to the internment camps to the war in the Pacific.

[06/21/18 - 06:03 PM]
A Message from The Order of X - "Dear White People" Vol. 3 Renewal
"Dear White People" is a send-up of the now post "post-racial" America that weaves together a universal story of finding one's own identity and forging a wholly unique path.

[06/21/18 - 05:30 PM]
ABC Picks Up "The Conners" (Working Title) Straight to Series to Premiere This Fall
The series, featuring John Goodman, Laurie Metcalf, Sara Gilbert, Lecy Goranson and Michael Fishman as their beloved Conner characters, is set to air Tuesdays (8:00-8:30 p.m.).

[06/21/18 - 03:04 PM]
Marco Pigossi Comes to Netflix
Pigossi joins the main cast of "Tidelands," a supernatural crime drama, and the first Australian Netflix original series.

[06/21/18 - 02:49 PM]
Felicity Huffman Joins Angela Bassett and Patricia Arquette in "Otherhood" for Netflix
Cindy Chupack is directing the film, which is based on William Sutcliffe's novel "Whatever Makes You Happy."

[06/21/18 - 02:09 PM]
Netflix Makes Overall Deal with Steven S. DeKnight
Most recently, he was the writer and director on his first feature film "Pacific Rim Uprising."

[06/21/18 - 02:02 PM]
New Season of Travel Channel's "Ghost Adventures" Kicks Off with Record-Setting Ratings
Travel Channel further spins the numbers for Saturday, June 16.

[06/21/18 - 11:31 AM]
Lifetime Greenlights Trio of Movies from Global Best-Selling Author Jane Green for 2019 Movie Event
The first film in the series, "Tempting Fate," will star Alyssa Milano and begins production today in Vancouver.