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[11/16/16 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 16
Updates include: The CW passes on additional episodes for "Frequency," "No Tomorrow"; Damon Wayans, Jr. is "The Henchman" for FOX; and Adam Beach among latest tapped for TNT's "Monsters of God."

[11/16/16 - 06:46 PM]
Spoiler Alert: The Robertsons Made a Big Quacking Announcement
A&E's veteran reality series will conclude after its current season.

[11/16/16 - 03:12 PM]
Relive "The Glory of Love" with Idina Menzel and Nia Long in Lifetime's "Beaches," Premiering January 21
The film also stars Gabriella Pizzolo and Grace Capeless as the young CC and Hillary along with Jodi Capeless, Sanai Victoria and Antonio Cupo.

[11/16/16 - 01:03 PM]
Justin Bieber to Perform at the "2016 American Music Awards(R)"
He joins hosts Gigi Hadid and Jay Pharoah, as well as previously announced performers including James Bay, Fifth Harmony, Lady Gaga, Green Day, Niall Horan, John Legend, Bruno Mars, Shawn Mendes, Twenty One Pilots, The Weeknd and more!

[11/16/16 - 01:01 PM]
NBC to Highlight 90 Years of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade with One-Hour Special, "Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 90th Celebration," on Nov. 23
The show will also highlight the annual excitement of the bands and dancers from across the country as they are selected for the honor of representing their community in this event watched by millions.

[11/16/16 - 12:36 PM]
Nickelodeon Greenlights New Seasons of "Henry Danger" and "Game Shakers," The Top Two Kids' Shows in All of Television
Top-ranked "Henry Danger" has been renewed for season four (20 episodes), bringing the series to a total of 85 episodes.

[11/16/16 - 12:30 PM]
Video: Showtime(R) Releases First Look at Season Two of Its Hit Drama "Billions"
Currently in production in New York, the series stars Oscar(R) nominee and Emmy(R) and Golden Globe(R) winner Paul Giamatti and Emmy and Golden Globe winner Damian Lewis.

[11/16/16 - 11:34 AM]
Sonar Entertainment Enters Into First-Look Deal with Team Downey
The first project generated by Team Downey under the new arrangement is "Singularity," a new series created by Robert Downey Jr. and Anthony Michael Hall.

[11/16/16 - 11:03 AM]
The CW Announces Midseason Premiere Dates
Highlights include the launch of "Riverdale" on Thursday, January 26 at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/16/16 - 11:00 AM]
CMT Rounds Out Cast of "His Wives & Daughters" Pilot
Tyler Hilton, Kurt Fuller, Maria Canals-Barrera, Molly McCook, Christina Moore and Talia Tabin are among the latest additions.

[11/16/16 - 10:21 AM]
Mariah Carey Joins "The Wonderful World of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration" and "The Disney Parks' Magical Christmas Celebration"
Carey will captivate audiences from outside It's a Small World at Disneyland Park, performing her unforgettable holiday hit, "All I Want for Christmas Is You," one of the biggest Christmas songs of all time.

[11/16/16 - 10:17 AM]
"Countdown to Hairspray Live!" Clocks in with Rehearsals, Casting Calls and "Can't Stop the Beat" Behind-the-Scenes Treats
Stars Kristin Chenoweth and Sean Hayes will take viewers on a guided tour of everything involved in putting together NBC's highly anticipated telecast.

[11/16/16 - 10:15 AM]
Hulu's Mid-Season Programming Slate
Return dates are set for "The Path," "The Mindy Project" and "Casual," among others.

[11/16/16 - 10:10 AM]
French Comedy Star Gad Elmaleh Crosses Borders with His New Stand Up "Gad Gone Wild," Available Globally on Netflix Starting January 24th
In the special, Gad uses personal experiences as a Frenchie in the US to highlight cultural differences with his very singular humor between both countries.

[11/16/16 - 10:06 AM]
Debut of Investigation Discovery's Newest Hit Series "People Magazine Investigates" Reaches More Than 4 Million Unique Viewers P2+ Across Simulcast with TLC
Investigation Discovery further spins the numbers for Monday, November 7.

[11/16/16 - 10:03 AM]
TLC Rings in 2017 with New Episodes of Tyler Perry's "Too Close to Home" on January 4th
Eight new episodes of the drama continue to follow the story of Anna, a young woman whose life is turned upside down when her affair with the President of the United States is broadcast worldwide forcing her to return to her modest trailer park beginnings in Alabama.

[11/16/16 - 10:01 AM]
TBS's "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee" Renewed for 2017
In 2017, it will move to a new timeslot, Wednesdays at 10:30/9:30c, starting January 11.

[11/16/16 - 09:28 AM]
Roma Downey, Mark Burnett and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer in Partnership with FOX Stations Launch First-Ever Faith and Family Broadcast Entertainment Network Light TV
The network will feature wholesome family and faith-based entertainment programming, leveraging MGM's storied library of thousands of hours of premium film and television content.

[11/16/16 - 09:17 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos, CBS Wins Total Viewers
"This Is Us" and "NCIS" lead the charge in said categories.

[11/16/16 - 09:07 AM]
National Geographic's Before the Flood Spreads Environmental Message to More Than 60 Million People Worldwide; Surpasses Record-Setting One Billion Minutes Viewed
The news comes a year after the Paris Climate Accord was reached at COP 21.

[11/16/16 - 09:00 AM]
Freeform Launches Exclusive Short-Form Original Series "Party Girl" from New Form and Maker Studios
"Party Girl" follows a twenty-something (Lisa Schwartz) as she navigates adulthood while working with a band of quirky co-workers at a Los Angeles party company that specializes in themed birthdays.

[11/16/16 - 09:00 AM]
E! Greenlights Season Two of "Total Bellas," Featuring WWE's Nikki and Brie Bella, John Cena and Daniel Bryan
Season two of the WWE and Bunim-Murray Productions series will premiere in 2017.

[11/16/16 - 08:36 AM]
Disney Junior Orders Fifth Season of Peabody Award-Winning Series "Doc McStuffins"
Since its premiere in March 2012, the animated series has received acclaim for its portrayal of a young girl who aspires to be a doctor like her mom.

[11/16/16 - 08:08 AM]
Alicia Keys and Maren Morris Join Together for a New Episode of "CMT Crossroads" Premiering Friday, December 2 at 10 PM ET/PT
The powerful special comes on the heels of Morris's 2016 CMA "New Artist of the Year" win and the highly-anticipated launch of Keys's eighth album, Here.

[11/16/16 - 07:54 AM]
TV One Inks Multi-Year Production Pact with Swirl Films
Swirl Films, under the leadership of Tomosunas and Producer Keith Neal will oversee production of original television movies and scripted television series exclusively for TV One.

[11/16/16 - 07:45 AM]
CBS Studios International Announces First-Window Licensing Rights for "Bull" to Top International Broadcasters
The series is averaging 16.89 million viewers, 2.5/08 in adults 18-49 and 3.7/10 in adults 25-54.

[11/16/16 - 07:02 AM]
TBS & TNT Announce Network Strategy and Innovation Team
To lead this new team, Reilly has tapped David Beck and Jesse Redniss, the co-founding partners of BRaVe Ventures.

[11/16/16 - 06:35 AM]
TLC Announces New Season of "Counting On"
The 11-part run is slated to air in early 2017 and promises love, laughter and tears.

[11/16/16 - 06:04 AM]
Amazon Studios to Debut Original Kids Special "Lost in Oz: Extended Adventure"
This special includes the original pilot plus 40 minutes of new content for an extended adventure.

[11/16/16 - 06:01 AM]
Netflix and... Mom? 62% of Mothers and Daughters Say Sharing TV Shows Helps Build a Stronger Relationship
More than half of mother-daughter duos surveyed (59%) report that post-show discussions are the best part of sharing a show together.

[11/16/16 - 05:52 AM]
Cartoon Network's Powfactor Adds a Special Ingredient to Global Powerpuff Yourself Update
In celebration of the new campaign, The Powerpuff Girls is trading Townsville for New York City this weekend, Friday, November 18 through Sunday, November 20, with their first-ever Pop Up Shop.

[11/15/16 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, November 15
Updates include: Kristin Lehman reports to Netflix's "Altered Carbon"; Jim Kouf, David Greenwalt bring "Treasure" to NBC; and Elizabeth Perkins to visit "This Is Us."

[11/15/16 - 04:00 PM]
Paramount Television and Universal Cable Productions to Adapt "Stranger in a Strange Land" for Syfy
Brad Fischer, James Vanderbilt and William Sherak of Mythology Entertainment, Scott Rudin, Garrett Basch and Eli Bush of Scott Rudin Productions, and Joe Vecchio of Vecchio Entertainment will serve as executive producers.

[11/15/16 - 02:06 PM]
College Football Week 11: Michigan at Iowa on ABC's "Saturday Night Football" Earns Highest Viewership across all Networks
ESPN further spins the numbers for Saturday, November 12.

[11/15/16 - 02:00 PM]
E!'s "Revenge Body with Khloe Kardashian" Premieres Thursday, January 12th at 8PM ET/PT
Catch a glimpse of tears, trials and triumphs during a 30-minute preview special, airing Wednesday, November 23 at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/15/16 - 01:53 PM]
"The Trans List," Exploring the Lives of a Diverse Group of Transgender Americans, Debuts Dec. 5 Exclusively on HBO
Kylar Broadus, Caroline Cossey, Amos Mac, Bamby Salcedo, Buck Angel, Miss Major Griffin-Gracy, Nicole Maines, Shane Ortega, Caitlyn Jenner, Alok Vaid-Menon and Laverne Cox are among the featured subjects.

[11/15/16 - 01:37 PM]
AMC Networks, Home of the Comedy Network IFC, Takes Minority Ownership Stake in Funny or Die
IFC and Funny or Die have a long history of successful collaborations, most recently on the forthcoming IFC series "Brockmire," starring Hank Azaria, which began as a Funny or Die short.

[11/15/16 - 12:31 PM]
Video: WGN America Unveils Explosive Extended Trailer and First Image for "Outsiders" Season Two
The new trailer showcases the misunderstood Farrell clan attempting to unite and take control of their land, but not without conflicts that intensify their trouble and threaten their way of life.

[11/15/16 - 11:39 AM]
Viceland Announces New Programming Slate
In addition to new content, the network announced season renewals for "Kings of the Road" and "Weediquette."

[11/15/16 - 11:36 AM]
Hallmark Channel's Annual Holiday Programming Celebration "Countdown to Christmas" Continues Ratings Winning Streak
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of November 7-13.

[11/15/16 - 11:30 AM]
"Colony" Season Two Premieres Thursday, January 12 at 10/9c on USA Network
The new season also includes previously announced guest stars Tony Plana and Jessica Parker Kennedy.

[11/15/16 - 10:27 AM]
Video: AMC Releases Season Two Trailer of the Critically-Acclaimed Scripted Drama Series, "Humans," Set to Premiere in February, 2017
The eight-episode second season picks up several months after the events of season one.

[11/15/16 - 10:02 AM]
FYI's Hit Series "Seven Year Switch" Returns with Season Two on Tuesday, January 3 at 8PM ET
In this original FYI format, four couples at a crossroads in their relationship get to see what it would be like if they had married someone else, as they live with a stranger for two weeks in an experimental marriage.

[11/15/16 - 10:01 AM]
"Vice Special Report: A House Divided," Examining the Country's Bitter Political Divisions, Debuts Dec. 9, Exclusively on HBO
The special features exclusive access to the president, Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid, former Speaker of the House John Boehner, the president's inner circle and key opponents, among others.

[11/15/16 - 10:00 AM]
Nominees Announced for "People's Choice Awards 2017"
Starting today, voting is open to determine winners in all 64 categories, including "Favorite Movie Icon," "Favorite Social Media Celebrity," "Favorite Song" and "Favorite TV Show."

[11/15/16 - 09:55 AM]
Crown Media Family Networks Partners with American Humane for Shelter-to-Service and Military Dog Reunification Programs
The first is a new program being developed with American Humane to rescue shelter dogs and train them as service animals for military veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress and other disorders.

[11/15/16 - 08:54 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Sparks Another NBC Demo Victory
The Peacock wins the evening in adults 18-49 while ABC is the most-watched network.

[11/15/16 - 08:54 AM]
Oxygen Media Decks the Halls with Shocking True Crime in the New Series "Homicide for the Holidays" Premiering Saturday, December 3 at 8PM ET/PT
The special delves into the terrifying twists, turns and tell-alls that reveal how tumultuous the holiday season can be.

[11/15/16 - 08:31 AM]
History(R) Commemorates the 75th Anniversary of the Attack on Pearl Harbor with a Weekend of Programming Including Two Original Specials
Among the original specials airing over the weekend of December 3-4 is the documentary "Pearl Harbor: The Truth" which premieres Sunday, December 4.

[11/15/16 - 07:03 AM]
AMC and BBC Worldwide North America Announce Co-Production Deal for New Scripted Original Drama Series "McMafia" with BBC and Cuba Pictures
The series is inspired by Misha Glenny's 2008 best-selling book of the same name.







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[12/10/19 - 09:00 AM]
Literary Giants Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman Sign Overall Production Agreement with CBS Television Studios
Chabon is currently attached to "Star Trek: Picard" as executive producer and will remain with the series until he transitions full-time to showrunner of "Kavalier and Clay" sometime next year.

[12/10/19 - 08:20 AM]
Bravo Media Renews Emmy(TM) Award-Nominated "Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen" Through 2021
"I keep waiting to stop having fun - or run out of guests, stories or booze; but the party rolls on and I couldn't be more excited!" said Cohen.

[12/10/19 - 08:16 AM]
Multiplatinum Selling Artists Sheryl Crow and Usher to Perform Live From the Allstate(R) Fan Fest in New Orleans During "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2020"
As previously announced, Billy Porter will host the Central Time Zone celebration from New Orleans, providing viewers with exclusive performances and interviews leading up to the countdown, plus stunning fleur-de-lis drop at midnight to ring in the New Year.

[12/10/19 - 08:15 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "The Voice" Hold Onto Top Spots
The network takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/10/19 - 07:33 AM]
NBC Drops Digital Exclusive Series "New Amsterdam: Day 1," The Origin Story of Dr. Goodwin's 'How Can I Help? Mantra
Meet the other doctors and staff through these short vignettes and uncover the hopes and struggles of our soon-to-be Dam Fam while also getting a front row seat on how a life can change in a split second and when least expected.

[12/09/19 - 03:01 PM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" Welcomes the Director and Cast of "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" During a Prime-Time Special: "Jimmy Kimmel Live After Darth: A Star Wars Special," Airing Monday, Dec. 16
The special will feature director J.J. Abrams and cast members Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Billy Dee Williams, Anthony Daniels, Naomi Ackie, Kelly Marie Tran and Keri Russell.

[12/09/19 - 11:02 AM]
Nickelodeon Debuts Brand-New Animated Series, "It's Pony," Saturday, Jan. 18
The 20-episode series follows the comedic adventures of Annie and her best friend, who just so happens to be an enthusiastic, unpredictable, and carefree pony.

[12/09/19 - 10:05 AM]
AMC's "Ride with Norman Reedus" Revs Up for a Fifth Season
The renewal for season five, which begins production on six episodes in early 2020, comes ahead of the show's season four debut on Sunday, March 8.

[12/09/19 - 09:14 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Revisits the Legendary Event That Triggered the Birth of Tabloid Headlines in "Battle of Little Big Horn"
The special premieres Monday, January 13 at 8:00/7:00c on the network.

[12/09/19 - 09:02 AM]
Comedian/Writer Adam Conover Tapped to Host Nickelodeon's New Family Game Show, "The Crystal Maze," Premiering Friday, Jan. 24, at 7:00 P.M. (ET/PT)
The series will feature Conover as the Maze Master, charged with guiding one family team through physical and mental challenges set within an elaborate labyrinth of four giant and immersive themed zones: Aztec, Eastern, Futuristic and Industrial.

[12/09/19 - 09:00 AM]
New Comedy Series "Avenue 5" Debuts January 19
The HBO series stars Hugh Laurie as Ryan Clark, the confident and suave captain of "Avenue 5," a space cruise ship with luxury amenities like gourmet buffets, a spa, an observation deck and yoga classes.

[12/09/19 - 08:11 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Charts with "Sunday Night Football"
The network once again takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/09/19 - 08:00 AM]
"Bill Burr Presents: The Ringers" an All-New Stand-Up Series Premieres Friday, January 10 at 11:00 P.M. ET/PT on Comedy Central
The series features "the best of the new best" comedians, with every episode spotlighting three performers.

[12/09/19 - 06:31 AM]
YouTube Originals Starts Production Today on "Creators for Change with Michelle Obama: Girls' Education" in Vietnam
The series is set to premiere in March 2020 on YouTube.

[12/09/19 - 05:23 AM]
The 77th Annual Golden Globe(R) Awards Nominees Announced
"Chernobyl," "The Crown" and "Unbelievable" lead all TV programs with four nominations each.