[thursday, june 23, 2016]    
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[06/23/16 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 23
Updates include: Maisie Richardson-Sellers cast in "DC's Legends of Tomorrow"; James Carpinello bound for FOX's "Gotham"; and "Containment" alums book new roles on The CW.

[06/23/16 - 05:44 PM]
CBS to Encore "American Gothic" Series Premiere This Sunday
Said rebroadcast will replace the previously announced repeat of "Elementary" at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/23/16 - 05:31 PM]
YouTube Orders Lionsgate Television's Dance Drama Series "Step Up," Inspired by Global Movie Phenomenon
Adam Shankman, Jennifer Gibgot and Meredith Milton, all producers of the original films, will executive produce the series, along with Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan Tatum.

[06/23/16 - 04:50 PM]
Video: Watch Now - The Full Series Premiere of "Any Given Wednesday with Bill Simmons"
The pay channel has released the entire debut episode online.

[06/23/16 - 02:11 PM]
Aimee Garcia Joins "Lucifer" in Series Regular Role of "Ella"
She's set as the department's new forensic scientist... and she sure does love her job.

[06/23/16 - 02:01 PM]
Hulu's "Casual" Renewed for Third Season
In addition, Jason Reitman has signed a first look deal with Hulu for all television related projects.

[06/23/16 - 01:24 PM]
IFC's "Documentary Now!" Makes Sense with Maya Rudolph
In "Test Pattern," Rudolph joins series' regulars Fred Armisen and Bill Hader on the stage as they perform one of the greatest concerts that never really happened.

[06/23/16 - 01:17 PM]
Bravo Media Announces Inaugural Awards Special "The Bravos" Premiering on Wednesday, July 20 at 10PM ET/PT
The inaugural celebration will feature a show-stopping performance of "Pretty Mess" by Erika Jayne and appearances from both celebrity and Bravolebrity guests.

[06/23/16 - 11:43 AM]
TLC Will Kiss and Tell with New Series, "Love at First Kiss"
The newcomer was previously set to premiere on VH1 back in October.

[06/23/16 - 11:32 AM]
Stars of WGN America's Smash Hit "Underground" Take Center Stage at 2016 Essence Festival in New Orleans
Following the main stage experience, lucky "Underground" fans will be able to meet the cast and director during an exclusive Fan Zone event.

[06/23/16 - 11:32 AM]
Video: "Difficult People" Season 2 Trailer
In season two, Julie and Billy continue to search for fame, to diminishing returns.

[06/23/16 - 11:04 AM]
USA Network Premieres "Mr. Robot" Season 2 with Back-to-Back Episodes; Announces Live After Show
Sam Esmail, the creator and executive producer of the Golden Globe Award-winning drama, will direct all 12 episodes this season.

[06/23/16 - 10:45 AM]
Comedy Series "Vice Principals," Starring Danny McBride and Walton Goggins, Debuts July 17 on HBO
Joining McBride and Jody Hill as executive producer and director is longtime collaborator David Gordon Green.

[06/23/16 - 10:31 AM]
Taylor Lautner Joins Season Two of "Scream Queens" on FOX
He'll play a doctor at the hospital who suffers from a strange medical condition and becomes a suspect when a series of tragic events plagues the institution.

[06/23/16 - 10:09 AM]
Cartoon Network Unveils Epic Night of Premieres with New Episodes of "Teen Titans Go!" and "Regular Show," Thursday, June 30
"TTG v PPG" and "Rigby's Graduation" will also be joined by an all-new episode of "Ninjago" at 7:00/6:00c.

[06/23/16 - 09:32 AM]
PBS Rolls Out New Dramas, Arts, Performance, History and Election Coverage This Fall
Highlights include "Anne of Green Gables," a new adaptation of Lucy Maud Montgomery's classic novel.

[06/23/16 - 09:31 AM]
Smithsonian Channel Special Reveals Identity of Iwo Jima Flag Raiser - Premieres July 3
The full forensic investigation unfolds with never-before-seen evidence in "The Unknown Flag Raiser of Iwo Jima."

[06/23/16 - 09:22 AM]
Sony Pictures Television Launches "Wheel of Fortune Puzzle Pop!" Mobile Game Featuring Vanna White
Join Vanna White and some furry friends as they whisk players away to exotic, tropical getaways as you spin, pop, and solve word puzzles from the producers of "Wheel of Fortune."

[06/23/16 - 09:11 AM]
Frances Conroy to Star in Spike and TWC-Dimension Television's "The Mist"
Conroy has been cast in the role of "Nathalie," a modern day ecological martyr.

[06/23/16 - 09:11 AM]
Cartoon Network Enterprises Gives Fans New E-Tail Experience with Launch of Cartoon Network Collective
The Collective, which will live exclusively on Cartoon Network Shop, is a collaboration between CNE, current Cartoon Network Shop licensee Bolder Road, and the newly-formed Horizon Line Studios.

[06/23/16 - 09:00 AM]
The First Surprise Twists of the Summer Revealed Last Night on the Season Premiere of "Big Brother"!
On last night's premiere, host Julie Chen revealed the first three twists of the season to the Houseguests.

[06/23/16 - 08:30 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Brother" Returns on Top for CBS
The Eye snags the top spot in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/23/16 - 08:00 AM]
Cinemax Confirms Sept. 9 Debut for Drama Series "Quarry"
Logan Marshall-Green stars as a Marine who returns home to Memphis from Vietnam in 1972 and finds himself shunned by those he loves and demonized by the public.

[06/23/16 - 08:00 AM]
The Kennedy Center Announces Its Honorees for 2016
The honorees for 2016 will be Argentine pianist Martha Argerich, rock band the Eagles, screen and stage actor Al Pacino, gospel and blues singer Mavis Staples and musician James Taylor.

[06/23/16 - 07:13 AM]
Every Body Has a Story in Investigation Discovery's New Forensic Series "The Coroner: I Speak for the Dead"
Look for the series to premiere on Monday, July 18 at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/23/16 - 07:01 AM]
Award-Winning Actor James Brolin Directs and Stars in "Pair of Jacks," A Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Original Film Premering This Holiday Season
Mena Suvari and Giselle Eisenberg also star in the project, which began production this week in Sudbury, Ontario.

[06/22/16 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, June 22
Updates include: HBO nixes second season of "Vinyl"; TNT extends "Major Crimes" by eight episodes; and Johnny Simmons to co-star in Netflix's "Girlboss."

[06/22/16 - 02:36 PM]
Netflix Announces Unscripted Original Series with Cameron Dallas
This series follows social media personality and entrepreneur Cameron Dallas and his close circle of friends and family as he looks to take his career to the next level.

[06/22/16 - 02:20 PM]
Nominees Announced for "The 2016 ESPYS" as Fan Voting Begins
LeBron James, Holly Holm, Stephen Curry, Tom Brady, Simone Biles, Andy Murray, Roberta Vinci, Cristiano Ronaldo, Carli Lloyd and Cam Newton are all among nominees.

[06/22/16 - 12:24 PM]
Showtime(R) Celebrates Real-Life Roadies with the New Documentary "Miles to Go Before I Sleep" from Acclaimed Filmmaker Sam Jones
The 35-minute film, directed and executive produced by Sam Jones will premiere on Friday, June 24.

[06/22/16 - 12:23 PM]
OWN's New Original Drama Series "Greenleaf" Premieres as #1 Series Debut in Network History with Over 3 Million Viewers
OWN spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 21.

[06/22/16 - 12:16 PM]
Tuesday Equals Terror as MTV's "Scream" Moves to Its New Date and Time Starting June 28
Plus: look for new editions of "Scream After Dark!" on July 19 and August 16.

[06/22/16 - 11:35 AM]
Conan O'Brien Returns to Comic-Con(R) International With All New Pop! Vinyl Figures from TBS and Funko
During the week of Comic-Con(R) International, "Conan" will be taped at San Diego's historic Spreckels Theatre on Wednesday, July 20 - Saturday, July 23, including two rare weekend shows.

[06/22/16 - 11:30 AM]
"The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" to Broadcast Live During Both Political Conventions in July
Colbert will host each night live from the Ed Sullivan Theater in New York, where he and his guests will react to the day's events in Cleveland and Philadelphia.

[06/22/16 - 11:16 AM]
Investigation Discovery Presents Revealing New Special, "Guns on Campus: Tamron Hall Investigates"
Produced by NBC News' Peacock Productions, the special premieres on Sunday, August 7 at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/22/16 - 11:10 AM]
Brian Austin Green Joins Cast of "Rosewood"
Green will play Aaron Slade, East Miami Police's newest member with a mysterious past.

[06/22/16 - 10:52 AM]
New Episodes from Season Two of Amazon Original Series "Gortimer Gibbon's Life on Normal Street" Will Premiere on Prime Video Friday, July 15
The 13 episodes mark the back half of its sophomore run.

[06/22/16 - 10:37 AM]
Showtime(R) Reveals Eclectic "Roadies" Music Roster from Series Creator and Music Supervisor Cameron Crowe
Republic Records and Stardog Records will be releasing the official soundtrack on August 26.

[06/22/16 - 10:12 AM]
Video: HBO's "Divorce" - Tease & New Photo
Thomas Haden Church and Sarah Jessica Parker star in the new series, due this fall.

[06/22/16 - 10:02 AM]
FX to Bring "The Strain" and "Archer" to Comic-Con 2016
FX will fire up fans at San Diego Comic-Con with exclusive video content and panel discussions with the stars and creators of both series.

[06/22/16 - 08:55 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Charts with "America's Got Talent"
The Peacock easily wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/22/16 - 08:40 AM]
International Pop Star Rachel Platten to Perform Musical Tribute to Orlando during Third Annual "Trailblazer Honors," on VH1 and Logo, Saturday, June 26
This year, the event will be dedicated to Orlando with messages of support from celebrities and dignitaries.

[06/22/16 - 08:38 AM]
Cooking Channel Celebrates History and Future of Classic Most-Craved Dishes in New Series "Food's Greatest Hits"
The series premieres with two back-to-back episodes on Monday, July 11 at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/22/16 - 08:08 AM]
truTV Crosses the Pond in All-New Premiere, "Impractical Jokers: British Invasion"
This mid-season premiere kicks off the second half of the popular series' fifth season with an additional 13 all-new episodes.

[06/22/16 - 08:01 AM]
"The Night Of": First Part Available This Friday, June 24 on HBO NOW, HBO GO, HBO On Demand, Affiliate Portals
Said offering comes more than two weeks before its on-air premiere.

[06/22/16 - 08:00 AM]
Original Voice of Iconic Olmec Returns to Nickelodeon in "Legends of the Hidden Temple" TV Movie, Premiering This Fall
Baker joins previously announced stars Kirk Fogg, Isabela Moner, Colin Critchley and Jet Jurgensmeyer.

[06/22/16 - 07:45 AM]
"Kimbo Slice: One of a Kind" Premieres on Spike Friday, June 24 at 7:00PM ET/PT
The documentary gives viewers an inside look at Kimbo's legendary rise to prominence as a Miami street fighter and YouTube sensation with rarely before-seen-footage and interviews with those who were with him from the start.

[06/22/16 - 07:03 AM]
MTV Announces the 2016 Fandom Awards Nominees
Voting begins today at fandomawards.mtv.com and will continue until Wednesday, July 20.

[06/22/16 - 06:30 AM]
Freeform Gives Rose to "Bachelor" Spin-Off Series Titled "Ben and Lauren: Happily Ever After"
The new reality series will follow the happy couple as they prepare to walk down the aisle and begin their brand-new life together while navigating the real world after the splendor of "The Bachelor's" exotic dates and fantasy suites has ended.

[06/22/16 - 06:30 AM]
Maggie Geha Joins "Gotham" in Series Regular Role of "Poison Ivy"
Following an encounter with a monster from Indian Hill, Ivy Pepper finds herself reborn, and one step closer to the DC villain she is destined to become: Poison Ivy.

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[03/16/18 - 12:58 PM]
Paramount Network Presents "It Was Him: The Many Murders of Ed Edwards"
When Wayne Wolfe discovered that infamous serial killer Ed Edwards was his estranged grandfather he became compelled to answer one potentially life-altering question - are killers born, or are they made?

[03/16/18 - 11:30 AM]
USA Network Renews "The Sinner" for Season 2
Season two lures Detective Harry Ambrose (Bill Pullman) back to his hometown in rural New York to assess an unsettling and heart wrenching crime - parents murdered by their 11-year-old son, with no apparent motive.

[03/16/18 - 11:30 AM]
"Elvis Presley: The Searcher," Two-Part Music Documentary Chronicling His Creative Journey, Debuts April 14 on HBO
The project follows his creative journey from childhood through the final 1976 Jungle Room recording sessions.

[03/16/18 - 11:00 AM]
Jake McDorman and Nik Dodani Join the Cast of "Murphy Brown" When It Returns to CBS
McDorman will play Avery, Murphy's millennial journalist son who is following in his mother's footsteps, perhaps too closely, and has his mother's competitive spirit and quick wit.

[03/16/18 - 10:45 AM]
Discovery Gives MacGyver a Run for His Money in All-New Series "Last Outpost"
Backcountry builders Clint Greathouse and Todd Anderson create one-of-a-kind builds, using nothing but recycled parts, out-of-the box creativity, and sheer determination.

[03/16/18 - 09:21 AM]
Food Network Launches New Snapchat Show "Chopped U" Headlined by Lazarus Lynch
New episodes of the six-week show air Sundays on Snapchat's Discover page, and previously released episodes will be available using Snapchat's Search feature.

[03/16/18 - 09:16 AM]
Bradley Whitford, Steve Zahn and Lamorne Morris to Star in National Geographic's "Valley of the Boom," Six-Part Limited Series Set in '90s Tech Bubble from STXtv
John Karna, Oliver Cooper and Dakota Shapiro also star in the project.

[03/16/18 - 08:19 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Charts with NCAA Tournament Coverage
The Eye's primetime portion leads the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[03/16/18 - 08:02 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Reveals Premiere Date and Sneak Peek for "Patrick Melrose"
The Benedict Cumberbatch-led drama will launch on Saturday, May 12 at 9:00/8:00c.

[03/16/18 - 07:55 AM]
Freed's Bakery Serves Up More Show-Stopping Cakes in New Season of "Vegas Cakes"
Look for the first of 13 new episodes on Monday, April 2 at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/16/18 - 07:10 AM]
EPIX Captures Espionage Drama "Deep State"
Starring Mark Strong and Joe Dempsie, the gritty new drama is set to premiere on Sunday, June 17 at 9:00/8:00c.

[03/16/18 - 07:06 AM]
"Long Island Medium" Returns to TLC on Sunday, April 8th with All New Emotional Episodes and a Star-Studded Finale
Last December, the season ended with a question mark over Theresa and Larry's relationship as fans followed them through what has been their most emotional and personal journey yet.

[03/16/18 - 07:01 AM]
Adult Swim Kicks Down the Door to the Festival Market
Adult Swim announced today that it is expanding its portfolio of live experiences with the debut of the new Adult Swim Festival, October 6-7, in Downtown Los Angeles.

[03/16/18 - 06:31 AM]
"Bobby Kennedy for President" - A Netflix Original Documentary Series Directed by Dawn Porter Launches Globally April 27
The eye-opening and transformative four-part series utilizes rare and never-before-seen archival footage - much of it digitized for the first time - along with new interviews with those that worked closely with RFK and knew him well.

[03/15/18 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 15
Updates include: Missy Peregrym to lead "F.B.I." at CBS; Peyton List set to star in FOX's "Gone, Baby, Gone"; and Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje cast in ABC's "The Fix."