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[07/05/16 - 11:48 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, July 5
Updates include: Blair Underwood signs on for ABC's "Quantico"; WWE alum Cody Rhodes to visit The CW's "Arrow"; and Hulu eyes small screen take on "The Warriors."

[07/05/16 - 05:27 PM]
Video: Pillow - "Better Things" Season 1 Promo
The new FX series from Pamela Adlon and Louis CK premieres Thursday, September 8.

[07/05/16 - 02:32 PM]
Rob Lowe Joins the Cast of "Code Black"
He'll play a doctor in the U.S. Military's prestigious Combat Casualty Care research program who has been pulled out of a combat hospital in Afghanistan and embedded at Angels Memorial to teach what the military has learned about combat medicine.

[07/05/16 - 01:49 PM]
Video: "East Los High" Season 4 - Trailer (Official)
The series returns for a fourth season with an addictive mix of love, dance, sex and true-to-life drama.

[07/05/16 - 01:31 PM]
Discovery Finishes With Most-Watched 2Q Ever, Highest-Rated June Ever
Discovery spins the numbers for the second quarter of 2016.

[07/05/16 - 01:00 PM]
Star Trek(TM) Celebrates Its 50th Anniversary with Out-of-This-World Presence at San Diego Comic-Con International 2016
William Shatner, Scott Bakula, Michael Dorn, Jeri Ryan and Brent Spiner will headline "Star Trek: Celebrating 50 Years," moderated by Bryan Fuller.

[07/05/16 - 12:56 PM]
"Running Wild with Bear Grylls" Returns with a Two-Night Event, Monday, Aug. 1 with Julianne Hough and Tuesday, Aug. 2 with Nick Jonas
The series will follow summer hits "American Ninja Warrior" on Monday and "America's Got Talent" on Tuesday.

[07/05/16 - 11:55 AM]
Destination America Greenlights New Series Kindred Spirits (WT), Hosted by Paranormal All-Stars Adam Berry and Amy Bruni
The series will follow the fearless duo as they help real families tormented by paranormal activity at home, with the added stress that the spirits may be their own late family members.

[07/05/16 - 11:00 AM]
FX Sets Fall Premiere Dates - "Atlanta," "Better Things" and "American Horror Story"
They join the previously announced "Tyrant," "The Strain" and "You're the Worst."

[07/05/16 - 11:00 AM]
Freeform Greenlights New Comedy Pilot "Alone Together" from the Team at The Lonely Island
The half-hour comedy is about two overlooked millennial misfits from different backgrounds as they try to make their way into the vain and status-obsessed culture of Los Angeles only to find salvation in their male/female strictly platonic friendship.

[07/05/16 - 10:45 AM]
Record 170 Commentators Join NBC Olympics' Coverage of the Games of the XXXI Olympiad from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
More than 40 members of the team will be making their NBC Olympics debuts, led by Golf Channel's David Feherty.

[07/05/16 - 10:08 AM]
Original Movie "Signed, Sealed, Delivered: One in a Million" Marks Return of Beloved Franchise
Plus: look for another "Signed, Sealed, Delivered" movie to premiere September 25 and one scheduled to go into production in the fall.

[07/05/16 - 10:01 AM]
Netflix and The CW Network Announce New Agreement
Starting with the 2016-2017 season, Netflix members will be able to stream full seasons for each of these programs beginning eight days after each show's season finale.

[07/05/16 - 10:00 AM]
Brooke Bowman Named SVP, Drama Programming & Development, Fox Broadcasting Company
Based in Los Angeles, she will be responsible for supervising the development and production of new and returning scripted series for the network.

[07/05/16 - 09:41 AM]
Sibling Rivalry Reaches New Heights in "Legendary Dudas," Nickelodeon's New Live-Action Comedy, Premiering Saturday, July 9, at 9:00 P.M. (ET/PT)
Legendary Dudas follows the comedic adventures of two brothers, 11-year-old Sam Duda (Theodore Barnes), and 12-year-old Tyler Duda (DeVion Harris), who may share the last name, but are as different as tacos and telescopes.

[07/05/16 - 09:41 AM]
Video: World View - "Atlanta" Season 1 Promo
FX's new series from Donald Glover premieres this September.

[07/05/16 - 09:29 AM]
Video: "Tyrant" - Season 3 First Look
Go behind the scenes with the cast for a first look at the all new season.

[07/05/16 - 09:29 AM]
American Heroes Channel's All-New Series "Nazi Secret Files" Reveals the Lesser-Known Side of Hiter's Regime
Premiering Monday, July 11, the six-part series examines newly-discovered information about Hitler and those close to him during the Nazi reign.

[07/05/16 - 09:24 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Holiday with "Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular"
The Peacock easily wins the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/05/16 - 09:04 AM]
Velocity Shines with Best Second Quarter Ever, Best June Ever and 15 Straight Quarters of Primetime Growth
Velocity spins the numbers for the second quarter of 2016.

[07/05/16 - 08:47 AM]
ID Delays Filming Final Episode of Docu-Series "The Vanishing Women" in an Effort to Deliver Answers and Cover Criminal Trial This Summer
The series, which documents an active investigation into the open cases of four deceased and two missing women from Chillicothe, Ohio, has been instrumental in rejuvenating the public's interest and has sparked new leads for law enforcement.

[07/05/16 - 08:36 AM]
"Macy's" Fireworks Special Jumps 50% vs. Last Year, Grows from 1st Half-Hour to 4th by 82%
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, July 3 and Monday, July 4.

[07/05/16 - 06:35 AM]
Video: "Last Chance U" - Official Trailer - Netflix
The series follows a group of young men training to become the future stars of the NFL.

[07/04/16 - 12:16 PM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC's "Sunday Fun and Games" Holds Onto Top Spot
The Alphabet's game show lineup wins the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/03/16 - 08:31 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NASCAR Tops Viewers, Demos for NBC
The Peacock easily wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/03/16 - 08:26 AM]
Sprint Cup Racing from Daytona Dominates in All Key Categories in Preliminary Saturday Results
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, July 2.

[07/03/16 - 05:33 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: Olympic Trials Spark NBC Demo Victory
The Peacock wins the night among adults 18-49 against mostly repeat competition.

[07/02/16 - 08:27 AM]
NBC Wins Friday With 8 and 9 p.m. Olympic Trials Coverage Tying as the #1 Telecast of the Night
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, July 1.

[07/01/16 - 11:12 PM]
Development Update: Friday, July 1
Updates include: Nafessa Williams, Noah Gray-Cabey and Emily Tyra are all bound for the revamped second season of "Code Black" on CBS.

[07/01/16 - 09:44 AM]
TV One Addresses National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month with "The Secret She Kept"
Kyla Pratt, Gavin Houston, Kellita Smith and Vanessa A. Williams star in the original movie, premiering Sunday, July 10 on the cable channel.

[07/01/16 - 09:09 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Brother" Rises in Latest Victory for CBS
The Eye wins the evening among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/01/16 - 08:38 AM]
"Greatest Hits" Opens at a 3-Year Summertime Time-Slot High in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, June 30.

[07/01/16 - 08:35 AM]
"Spartan" Grows 25% Week to Week in 18-49, 35% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, June 30.

[06/30/16 - 11:48 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 30
Updates include: Vanessa Lachey joins TV Land's "The First Wives Club"; Tom Felton cast as regular in The CW's "The Flash"; and Tyrel Jackson Williams boards "Brockmire" at IFC.

[06/30/16 - 06:50 PM]
"Big Brother" Announces the First Ever "Battle Back" Competition
All four "Battle Back" competitions and the reveal of the winner, will air exclusively during a special episode on Friday, July 22.

[06/30/16 - 02:53 PM]
Science Channel to Premiere "Unearthed" July 5 at 10PM
From the Pyramids to the Parthenon and Big Ben in London, the series reveals the deepest secrets of each structure by using the latest technology to solve mysteries.

[06/30/16 - 02:49 PM]
TLC's "My Big Fat American Gypsy Wedding" Returns with More Unique Dresses and Crazy Catfights
The series' fifth season premieres Sunday, July 17 at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/30/16 - 01:50 PM]
Kellita Smith ("The Bernie Mac Show") Joins the Cast of "In The Cut," Hit Bounce TV Comedy Series Returns for Season Two Tues. July 5 @ 9PM (ET)
Also on tap this season are Angie Stone, Claudia Jordan, Kenny Lattimore and Rolonda Watts.

[06/30/16 - 12:33 PM]
"Queen Sugar" to Debut with Two-Night Premiere Event Tuesday, September 6, and Wednesday, September 7 at 10 PM ET/PT on OWN
Led by acclaimed film director Ava DuVernay, who directed the first two episodes, all episodes in the series' debut season are directed by women.

[06/30/16 - 12:22 PM]
"Basketball Wives" Star Shaunie O'Neal Takes "Shaunie's Home Court" New Series Debuts on VH1 Sunday, July 17th at 10:30 PM ET/PT
The half hour comedic unscripted program follows O'Neal as she works to keep her lively family in line.

[06/30/16 - 11:47 AM]
Original Episodes of NBC Hits "Superstore" and "The Voice" Blind Auditions to Air During the Rio Summer Olympics
Look for said installments on Friday, August 19 and Sunday, August 21 at 10:30 p.m. following Olympics coverage.

[06/30/16 - 10:58 AM]
Marvel Television Returns to San Diego Comic-Con
The fun kicks off Thursday, July 21, with the first-ever San Diego Comic-Con Marvel and Netflix panel session.

[06/30/16 - 10:46 AM]
MTV Invades San Diego Comic-Con with the Return of "Teen Wolf," "MTV Fandom Fest" and "MTV Fandom Awards"
MTV will be on-the-ground with its own branded booth, giving fans an all-new interactive VR experience on the floor of the San Diego Convention Center.

[06/30/16 - 10:34 AM]
Animal Planet's "Dr. Dee: Alaska Vet" Returns with More Heartwarming Animal Rescues
The all-new season premieres Saturday, July 16 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT on the cable channel.

[06/30/16 - 09:49 AM]
Starting Friday, Your Favorite Films Written and Directed by Albert Brooks Are Available in the U.S.
The films include: Defending Your Life, which marks its 25th anniversary this year; Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World; Lost in America; Modern Romance; Mother; The Muse; and Real Life.

[06/30/16 - 09:31 AM]
Cartoon Network Studios Connects Rising Talent with Mentors in Inaugural 3-Day Animation Jam, July 9-11
This 3-day animation jam continues the tradition of Cartoon Network's widely-recognized, artists-first approach in developing and discovering fresh and innovative content across all platforms.

[06/30/16 - 09:21 AM]
Academy Award(R) Winner and Marine Corps Veteran Gene Hackman Narrates Iwo Jima Film for Smithsonian Channel(TM)
The one-hour special provides new evidence and analysis proving that U.S. Marine Corps Pfc. and Purple Heart recipient Harold Schultz was one of the flag raisers in Joe Rosenthal's iconic Iwo Jima photo on Mount Suribachi.

[06/30/16 - 08:45 AM]
AMC's Critically Acclaimed Series "Halt and Catch Fire" Leaves Texas Behind for the Big Leagues of Silicon Valley
The series will return for season three on Tuesday, August 23 at 9:00/8:00c with two back-to-back episodes.

[06/30/16 - 08:37 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Demo Race with "Big Brother"
The Eye leads the night among adults 18-49 while NBC is the most-watched network.

[06/30/16 - 08:36 AM]
Video: Netflix Releases Trailer #2 for "Stranger Things"
All episodes debut globally on Netflix Friday, July 15.







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[10/19/19 - 08:32 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "WWE SmackDown" Hold Onto Demo Crown
The network edges the competition among adults 18-49 while CBS remains the most-watched network.

[10/18/19 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 18
Updates include: NBC caps "Bluff City Law" run at 10 episodes; Netflix puts "Cowboy Bebop" filming on hiatus following John Cho injury; and Casey Wilson signs onto HBO Max's "Delilah."

[10/18/19 - 12:02 PM]
Emmy Award-Nominated "Making It" Hosts Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman Return to NBC Dec. 2 with a Craftworthy and Comedy-Filled New Season
"I'm so happy to be back in the barn for season two of 'Making It' with my pal Nick, where the Makers create masterpieces and everyone continues to aggressively like each other," Poehler said.

[10/18/19 - 12:00 PM]
Curtains Will Rise Again on a Second Season of "High School Musical: The Musical: The Series" on Disney+
Production on season two will resume early next year in Salt Lake City, Utah.

[10/18/19 - 10:30 AM]
FOX Entertainment Renews Animation Domination's Newest Entry, "Bless the Harts," for a Second Season
The half-hour animated comedy follows the Harts, a Southern family that is always broke, and forever struggling to make ends meet.

[10/18/19 - 10:02 AM]
Ashanti Joins Lifetime's "It's a Wonderful Lifetime" Slate with New Holiday Movie
This holiday season Lifetime is decking your halls early with its largest holiday movie slate ever.

[10/18/19 - 09:59 AM]
HBO Max Picks Up "Expecting Amy" (wt) from Emmy(R) Award Winner Amy Schumer
The unfiltered documentary takes viewers behind-the-scenes as Schumer goes through an extraordinarily difficult pregnancy while touring to prepare for a stand-up special.

[10/18/19 - 09:11 AM]
"Bill Burr Presents Jessica Kirson: Talking to Myself" - One Hour Stand-Up Special Premieres Friday, December 6 at Midnight ET/PT
Said installment is the third of three All Things Comedy produced specials previously announced by Comedy Central

[10/18/19 - 08:59 AM]
HBO Max Greenlights Lifestyle Docuseries "Brad & Gary Go To... " (wt)
The six-episode series will follow Hollywood power couple, Brad Goreski and Gary Janetti, as they go on a jet-setting culinary adventure around the globe, inspired by their Instagram stories.

[10/18/19 - 08:13 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "Thursday Night Football" Cruise to Victory
The network dominates the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/18/19 - 03:16 AM]
Video: "We Are The Wave" - Official Trailer - Netflix
A group of teens pursue dreams of a better future, led by a new student who recruits four outsiders for the fight.

[10/18/19 - 02:41 AM]
Netflix Creates a Global Culture Moment, Brings Together King Khan and Legendary Conversationalist, David Letterman
The show will be presented as a stand alone special on October 25 and combines two interests for which Letterman is renowned: in-depth conversations with extraordinary people, and in-the-field segments expressing his curiosity and humor.

[10/17/19 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 17
Updates include: Jim Jefferies to star in potential NBC comedy; CBS Television Studios eyes "Clueless" TV series; and Kurt Sutter fired from FX's "Mayans MC."

[10/17/19 - 08:42 PM]
Globe Studios and Netflix Partner Exclusively to Bring Filipino Film "Dead Kids" to Global Audiences
"Dead Kids" is a story based on true events, that touches on an exciting mix of friendship, coming-of-age, thriller, and crime rolled into one, societal eye-opening movie.

[10/17/19 - 11:07 AM]
ABC News, in Partnership with ITN Productions and ITV News, Presents Special Prime-Time Documentary "Harry & Meghan: An African Journey," Airing Wednesday, Oct. 23
The world's most talked-about couple - the Duke and Duchess of Sussex - speak exclusively with ITV News at Ten anchor Tom Bradby and candidly address the pressures and challenges they face as a young family living in the glare of the world's media.