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[12/12/16 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Monday, December 12
Updates include: Netflix cancels "Marco Polo" after two seasons; Terry O'Quinn signs onto NBC's "The Blacklist: Redemption"; and A&E pulls "Gangland Undercover" from its lineup.

[12/12/16 - 12:32 PM]
National Geographic Announces Second Season of "The Story of God with Morgan Freeman"
Look for the first of three new episodes on Monday, January 16 at 9:00/8:00c.

[12/12/16 - 12:00 PM]
"Adventure Time: Islands," All-New Eight-Part Mini-Series Premieres with Four-Night Event Monday, Jan. 30 on Cartoon Network
The four-night special event will answer one of the series' most-asked questions: What happened to the humans?

[12/12/16 - 11:10 AM]
Celebrity Hair Maven Kim Kimble Returns with a Whole New Look for Season Five of "L.A. Hair" on WE tv
It's out with the old and in with the new in 2017 on WE tv, as the hit series "L.A. Hair," featuring the incomparable celebrity hair stylist Kim Kimble.

[12/12/16 - 11:00 AM]
"Star Trek: Discovery" Introduces The Klingons
Chris Obi, Shazad Latif and Mary Chieffo join previously announced cast members Michelle Yeoh, Doug Jones and Anthony Rapp.

[12/12/16 - 10:50 AM]
The Jonas Family Takes Center Stage on New Food Network Special "Jonas Restaurant: Family Style"
"For years the Jonas family has entertained audiences with their music, and now we are thrilled to showcase their passion for entertaining with food," said Didi O'Hearn.

[12/12/16 - 10:06 AM]
Video: Netflix Releases Trailer and Announces Date for "The OA"
The Netflix original series, which launches this Friday, is from visionaries Brit Marling and Zal Batmanglij, who created and wrote the eight chapter, mind-bending odyssey together.

[12/12/16 - 10:06 AM]
FXX's Basic Cable Ranking Surges on 13-Day "The Simpsons 600 Marathon"
FXX spins the numbers for the November 24-December 7 stunt.

[12/12/16 - 10:01 AM]
TLC's New Series "Tattoo Girls" Gets Special Christmas Eve Online Premiere on TLCgo
The series is set against the backdrop of Ink Ink, a tattoo shop like no other - it is owned and operated by young entrepreneur Kelsey and employs an all-female lineup of tattoo artists.

[12/12/16 - 10:00 AM]
GSN Debuts New Original Game Show Series "Divided" with Season 4 Premiere of "Idiotest" on Thursday, January 19
Hosted by Mike Richards, "Divided" serves as part game show, part social experiment, asking whether a team of complete strangers can agree on the same answer in order to collectively win prize money.

[12/12/16 - 09:47 AM]
History(R) Asks How 2016 Will Be Viewed by Future Generations in an Original Documentary Special "This Is History: 2016" Premiering Monday, December 19 at 10pm ET/PT
A Pew Research Center poll and report conducted in association with History asked Americans to name the 10 most significant historic events of their lifetime.

[12/12/16 - 09:00 AM]
HBO's Untitled Muhammad Ali Documentary Begins Production
Directed by acclaimed feature-film director Antoine Fuqua, the documentary will explore Ali's greatest triumphs and comebacks, painting an intimate portrait of a man who, against all odds, dreamed and achieved the impossible, over and over again.

[12/12/16 - 09:00 AM]
Prepare to Go Big in the New Year with New Food Network Series "Ginormous Food"
Josh Denny hosts the six-episode series, premiering Friday, January 6 at 8:00/7:00c.

[12/12/16 - 08:57 AM]
Andrew Zimmern Sets Out on All-American Road Trip in New Season of "Bizarre Foods"
Premiering Tuesday, January 31, each of the six hour-long episodes follows Zimmern along a historic route as he experiences America's multi-faceted history through the nation's diverse cuisines and flavors.

[12/12/16 - 08:42 AM]
"Bajillion Dollar Propertie$" Renewed for Seasons Two More Seasons on Seeso
Guest stars for season three include Sarah Silverman, Jason Mantzoukas, James Adomian, Lauren Lapkus, June Diane Raphael, Dave Foley and Steven Yeun.

[12/12/16 - 08:20 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Sunday Night Football" Wins Big for NBC
The Peacock takes home top honors on Sunday by a wide margin.

[12/12/16 - 08:12 AM]
Video: FYI's New Documentary "Farming Detroit" Follows the City's Urban Farming Revolution
Over the weekend, FYI premiered its new documentary special "Farming Detroit," which follows pioneer Detroiters who are spearheading the city's urban farming revolution.

[12/12/16 - 07:01 AM]
AMC Announces the Second Half of "The Walking Dead" Season Seven Will Return Sunday, February 12 at 9:00 P.M. ET/PT
The network also released today the official key art for the second half of season seven.

[12/12/16 - 05:57 AM]
74th Annual Golden Globe Awards Nominees Announced
"The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story" leads all television nominees with five nods.

[12/11/16 - 08:19 PM]
Complete Winners List for the 22nd Annual Critics' Choice Awards
Nominated for six awards, the most of any series, "The People v. O.J. Simpson" took home four trophies including Best Movie Made for Television or Limited Series.

[12/11/16 - 08:37 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Charts with Holiday Repeats
The Eye wins the night in adults 18-49 as well as total viewers.

[12/10/16 - 08:24 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Dramas Top Tight Demo Race
The Eye edges out the competition among adults 18-49.

[12/09/16 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Friday, December 9
Updates include: NBC to search for "Top Puppet"; Christopher Gorham bound for "2 Broke Girls" at CBS; and J.J. Abrams brings "Glare" to HBO.

[12/09/16 - 08:15 PM]
Don Cheadle, Laura Dern and Anna Kendrick to Announce the Nominees of the 74th Annual Golden Globe(R) Awards on December 12, 2016
They will be joined by the previously announced Miss Golden Globe trio, Sophia, Sistine and Scarlet Stallone; Hollywood Foreign Press Association President, Lorenzo Soria; and Executive VP of Television at dick clark productions, Barry Adelman.

[12/09/16 - 06:01 PM]
Video: Watch the Red Band Trailer for New Comedy "The Mick," Which Has Its Special Premiere Sunday, Jan. 1 on FOX!
The series will make its time period premiere with an all-new episode Tuesday, January 3.

[12/09/16 - 12:59 PM]
"Sherlock: The Final Problem", Starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman Comes to U.S. Cinemas Exclusively for Two Nights on January 16 and January 18
Audiences will experience laughter, tears, shocks and surprises in this thrilling, not-to-miss season finale, as well as 15 minutes of exclusive extras.

[12/09/16 - 10:01 AM]
Video: Netflix Releases Trailer for Sand Storm, Written and Directed by Elite Zexner
Israel's official submission for the 2017 Foreign Language Film Academy Award(R) will launch on Netflix Friday, December 15.

[12/09/16 - 09:54 AM]
American Heroes Channel to Pay Tribute to Late Senator John Glenn with Special Programming Stack
Starting Monday, December 12, AHC will encore episodes of "When We Left Earth: The NASA Mission," which showcase our nation's quest to conquer the last frontier - outer space.

[12/09/16 - 09:50 AM]
"Mariah's World" Series Premiere Event Delivers 2.2MM A18-49 and Nearly 4MM Total Viewers Across E! and Bravo on Sunday Night
E! further spins the numbers for Sunday, December 4.

[12/09/16 - 09:00 AM]
Louis C.K.'s Groundbreaking, Emmy(R)-Nominated Series "Horace and Pete" Lands on Hulu
After becoming available for purchase on Louis C.K.'s website and garnering critical acclaim, all 10 episodes of the groundbreaking series officially make their streaming debut today.

[12/09/16 - 08:29 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Charts with "Thursday Night Football"
The Peacock cruises to victory among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/09/16 - 07:38 AM]
Video: BBC America's "Doctor Who" Christmas Special Trailer Released Today
The Doctor, played by Peter Capaldi, teams up with an investigative journalist, played by Charity Wakefield and a superhero to save New York from a deadly alien threat.

[12/09/16 - 07:17 AM]
Comedy Central Unveils Winter Programming Schedule
Newcomers include "The Comedy Jam," "Detroiters," "Jeff & Some Aliens" and "The High Court."

[12/09/16 - 01:38 AM]
"Strike Back" Returns to Sky 1 - New Team, New Section, New Enemies
Disavowed and disbanded, the Section programme is restored in order to track down a notorious terrorist following a brutal prison break.

[12/08/16 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, December 8
Updates include: Donald Trump to keep executive producer credit on "The Celebrity Apprentice"; NBC gives pilot order to "Good Girls"; and Bojana Novakovic to lead potential comedy at CBS.

[12/08/16 - 05:43 PM]
Discovery to Pay Tribute to Space Pioneer John Glenn - Special Broadcast Airing Sunday
Look for an encore presentation of "When We Left Earth: The NASA Missions" this Sunday, December 11 at 9 AM ET/PT.

[12/08/16 - 04:36 PM]
President Barack Obama to Appear on "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" on Monday, December 12 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT
President Obama's first appearance on "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" will be simulcast across Comedy Central, MTV and BET.

[12/08/16 - 02:32 PM]
Merry Mythmas from Science Channel
Science Channel will marathon every episode ever of "MythBusters" beginning Friday, December 23.

[12/08/16 - 02:26 PM]
ABC's New Comedic Game Show "Big Fan" from Jimmy Kimmel and Banijay Studios North America to Premiere on Monday, January 9
Matthew McConaughey, Aaron Rodgers, Kim Kardashian West and Kristen Bell are among the initial participants.

[12/08/16 - 02:09 PM]
Make Your January Must-Watch List with Lifetime's Movies and Series
Newly announced season premieres include "Little Women: Atlanta" on Wednesday, January 4 and "Bring It!" on Wednesday, January 13.

[12/08/16 - 01:46 PM]
"Late Night with Seth Meyers New Years Eve Special" Goes Primetime on Saturday, Dec. 31 with A-List Lineup
Jennifer Lawrence, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Leslie Jones and Kelly Clarkson will all appear in the 10:00/9:00c telecast.

[12/08/16 - 12:15 PM]
NBC's New Comedies Earn Key Timeslots with Strong Support While Powerful Sunday Lineup Launches March 5 as #1 Network Sets Midseason Slate
The Peacock locks in dates for newcomers "Powerless," "Trial & Error," "Great News" and "The Blacklist: Redemption," among others.

[12/08/16 - 12:03 PM]
"Caraoke Showdown" Hosted by Craig Robinson Premieres January 12 on Spike TV
"Caraoke Showdown" takes groups of passengers on a musical journey to win money by competing in a variety of karaoke-style challenges.

[12/08/16 - 12:03 PM]
"The Defiant Ones," Four-Part Documentary Event Telling the True Story of Music Legends Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine, to Debut on HBO Next Year
Director Allen Hughes has made an unquestionably bold film about the unlikely but ultimately unbreakable bond of trust and friendship between two street-smart men from different worlds who have shaped many of the most exciting and extreme moments in recent pop culture.

[12/08/16 - 11:55 AM]
Tuesday's "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" Tops Late Night with Its Largest Tuesday Audience Since Oct. 2015
CBS spins the late-night numbers for Tuesday, December 6.

[12/08/16 - 11:12 AM]
MTV Announces 22 Singles Looking for Love on MTV's Hit Matchmaking Series "Are You The One?"
"Are You The One?" returns for a new season of perfect matches and passionate possibilities on Wednesday, January 11 at 9:00/8:00c.

[12/08/16 - 10:32 AM]
Amazon Studios to Debut Original Kids Special "Bookaboo's Barkin' New Year's Eve" on December 30
Season one of "Bookaboo" is currently available to stream and enjoy.

[12/08/16 - 10:07 AM]
"Criminal Minds" Tops "Empire" in Viewers for the First Time
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, December 7.

[12/08/16 - 10:04 AM]
Comedy Central's(R) Newest Animated Series "Jeff & Some Aliens" Premieres on Wednesday, January 11 at 10:30 P.M. ET/PT
The network's latest animated series will follow the premiere of the seventh and final season of "Workaholics."

[12/08/16 - 10:03 AM]
Bravo Media Presents the Original Hip Hop Empire in "First Family of Hip Hop" All New Series Premieres Sunday, January 15 at 9PM ET/PT
The Robinsons rose to fame in the 1970's when they first put rap on the map with the famed Sugarhill Records, becoming a cultural phenomenon and changing the face of music forever.







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[02/23/17 - 12:27 PM]
E! Goes "Live from the Red Carpet" with Hosts Ryan Seacrest and Giuliana Rancic at the Oscars Sunday, February 26th Starting at 1:30P ET and 10:30A PT
The network's second screen live coverage will include a live, immersive 360 experience utilizing the latest state-of-the-art technology enabling fans to enjoy the red carpet like never before.

[02/23/17 - 12:00 PM]
Matthew Broderick Cast in "Katrina: American Crime Story"
Broderick will portray Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Director Michael D. Brown, who was in charge of the federal disaster response to Hurricane Katrina.

[02/23/17 - 11:22 AM]
WGN America's "Underground" to Feature Original Song from Executive Producer John Legend, "In America," in Season Two Premiere
By tweeting #UndergroundWGN, fans will automatically unlock a :60, extended version of the trailer that includes the song preview.

[02/23/17 - 11:10 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Returns with Back-to-Back Shows
Look for Octavia Spencer/Father John Misty on March 4 followed by Scarlett Johansson/Lorde on March 11.

[02/23/17 - 11:03 AM]
History(R) Greenlights Navy Seal Team Six Drama Series "Six" for a Ten Episode Second Season from A+E Studios in Association with Weinstein Television
Two new episodes remain in the current season airing Wednesdays at 10:00/9:00c, with the season one finale airing on Wednesday, March 8.

[02/23/17 - 10:56 AM]
Super Plus Official Plus Delicious - "The Get Down" - New Episodes April 7
Netflix confirms the release date of Part II from the series.

[02/23/17 - 10:29 AM]
"Dateline NBC" Correspondent Keith Morrison Explores Claims of a Wrongful Conviction in Investigation Discovery's Special "Murder in Lehigh Valley"
"This is an incendiary case that continues to provoke passion on both sides," said Morrison.

[02/23/17 - 10:19 AM]
ABC's First-Ever Live Post-Oscars(R) Special, Hosted by "black-ish" Star Anthony Anderson, Airs Sunday, February 26
The Emmy-nominated actor will be joined by "Good Morning America" Co-Anchor Lara Spencer, with special contributors Joe Zee, Yahoo Style's editor-in-chief, and ABC News' Chris Connelly.

[02/23/17 - 09:46 AM]
"Essence Black Women in Hollywood Awards & Gala" Primetime Special to Air on OWN Sunday, March 5
For the past decade, the star-studded celebration has been at the forefront of spotlighting Hollywood's most creative and accomplished African-American female visionaries both in front of the camera and behind the scenes.

[02/23/17 - 09:31 AM]
Starz Announces Highly-Anticipated Original Series "American Gods" to Premiere in the U.S. on Sunday, April 30th at 9PM ET/PT
The series will debut publicly at the festival on March 11 at 11 AM CT at the Vimeo Theater in the Austin Convention Center followed by an extended Q&A moderated by KCRW's Elvis Mitchell.

[02/23/17 - 09:00 AM]
BBC America's "Planet Earth II" Becomes Highest Rated U.S. Nature Show
BBC America further spins the numbers for Saturday, February 18.

[02/23/17 - 08:27 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Holds Off Demo Competition
The Alphabet's "Modern Family" remains the night's top draw among adults 18-49.

[02/23/17 - 08:12 AM]
Rap Legend Rick Ross to Host and Perform at the "2017 MTV Woodies" Music Festival Live from Austin on Thursday, March 16 at 11:00 P.M. ET/PT
Said Ross: "I'm excited to attend SXSW this year. The biggest boss is hosting the 'Woodies' and my album drops March 17. MTV, get ready."

[02/23/17 - 08:04 AM]
Former Mobsters Go Suburban in Oxygen Media's New Docu-Comedy Series "Unprotected" Premiering Tuesday, April 11 at 9PM ET/PT
The series follows the Cantarellas, a boisterous, old-school family that participated in the Federal Witness Protection Program after their testimony led to the conviction of one of the most powerful crime families in the country.

[02/23/17 - 06:47 AM]
Ten Perfect Matches, One New Game on MTV's Spinoff Series "Are You the One: All-Star Challenge"
The new series premieres Wednesday, March 22 on MTV, one week after the shocking March 15 season finale of "Are You the One?".