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[12/23/16 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Week of December 19-23
Updates include: Starz cancels "Blunt Talk" after two seasons; Sony Pictures Television shelves "Cruel Intentions"; and Ann-Margret joins Audience's "Mr. Mercedes."

[12/23/16 - 12:32 PM]
A&E Update on KKK Documentary Series
In consultation with the Anti-Defamation League and Color of Change, the network is changing the name of the show to ensure that no one can mistake its intent and that the title alone does not serve to normalize the Klan.

[12/23/16 - 11:46 AM]
Freeform Launches Singing Contest That Offers Viewers a Chance to Be Featured During the Winter Premiere of "The Fosters"
For every entry received by the network, Disney and Freeform will donate a book to a child in foster care through First Book and the Magic of Storytelling campaign.

[12/23/16 - 11:32 AM]
NBC/NFL Network "Thursday Night Football" Finishes Season as Primetime's #2 Fall TV Show Behind NBC's "Sunday Night Football"
NBC further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[12/23/16 - 08:44 AM]
"Project Runway" Season 15 Crowns Winner
Said winner was selected by Heidi Klum, Nina Garcia, Zac Posen and this year's finale guest judge, Zendaya.

[12/23/16 - 08:24 AM]
ABC's "The Great American Baking Show" Grows Against "Thursday Night Football"
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, December 22.

[12/23/16 - 08:21 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Night with "Thursday Night Football"
The Peacock wins the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/23/16 - 06:45 AM]
History to Air Two-Hour Special "Transition of Power: The Presidency" on Sunday, January 8 at 9PM ET/PT
The cable channel provides an inside look at the presidential hand-over process from election to inauguration and beyond in an original two-hour special.

[12/23/16 - 06:43 AM]
Giants-Eagles Ties as the Season's #2 "Thursday Night Football" Telecast in Metered-Market Households
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, December 22.

[12/22/16 - 02:09 PM]
NBC's "This Is Us" Catch-Up Marathon to Air on USA Network Saturday, Jan. 7 with All 10 Episodes
The catch-up marathon kicks off at 1 p.m. ET/PT with the pilot episode airing simultaneously on NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment's USA, Bravo and E! networks.

[12/22/16 - 12:00 PM]
Bounce TV Acquires The Trumpet Awards
Set to celebrate its 25th Anniversary in 2017, The Trumpet Awards will world premiere on Bounce TV on Sunday, January 29 at 9:00/8:00c.

[12/22/16 - 10:03 AM]
Video: New Promo for The CW's "Riverdale"!
Check out this new promo for The CW's drama, premiering Thursday, January 26.

[12/22/16 - 09:16 AM]
New Food Network Culinary Competition Pits Pros Against Passionate Amateurs in "Bakers vs. Fakers"
Four competitors battle it out each episode for ultimate bragging rights and a cash prize, as Buddy Valastro hosts this new culinary competition series.

[12/22/16 - 08:41 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Rides "Undercover Boss" Return to Victory
The Eye takes home top honors among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/22/16 - 08:26 AM]
"Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas" Wins at 8 with Kid Viewers; In 18-49, Maintains 100% of Last Year's Earlier Telecast
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, December 21.

[12/22/16 - 08:11 AM]
"Game of Thrones": Marathon of All Six Seasons on HBO2 Next Week
On Monday, December 26, starting at noon (ET/PT), the channel will present all 10 episodes of the first season of the hit show back-to-back.

[12/22/16 - 07:40 AM]
Slither Into the Shadows with "Crazy Monster" - All-New Series Premiering Wednesday January 4th at 8 PM ET/PT on Smithsonian Channel(TM)
Episodes feature exotic bats, bugs, snakes, frogs and more - from the lethal and legendary Venus Fly Trap to the sinister Saltwater Croc.

[12/21/16 - 01:38 PM]
Acorn TV's Hit Period Mystery Series Returns - "Murdoch Mysteries," Season 10 (aka "The Artful Detective") Exclusive U.S. Premiere Begins Monday, January 2, 2017
Look for a new episode every Monday through April 24.

[12/21/16 - 01:08 PM]
Celebrate the New Year with a "Bond. James Bond" Marathon Only on Esquire Network
Ignite your adventurous side and kick off 2017 with Goldeneye, Tomorrow Never Dies, World is not Enough and Die Another Day.

[12/21/16 - 12:33 PM]
Season Four Premiere of "Being Mary Jane" Airs Tuesday, January 10 at 9PM ET on BET Networks
In season four, when Kara helps her land a gig as correspondent on Great Day USA, a national morning news show in New York City, Mary Jane Paul makes the move to achieve her lifetime career goal of becoming a national lead anchor.

[12/21/16 - 12:23 PM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Livens Up the New Year with New Music Series "Rock'N'Roll Inventions" Premiering Monday, January 16 at 8 PM ET/PT
From the birth of the electric guitar, the first synthesizers, and the gramophone, to multi-track recording studios, digital downloads and laser shows, "Rock'N'Roll Inventions" covers it all.

[12/21/16 - 12:01 PM]
In Advance of Its Special Premiere Watch "The Mick" on Christmas Day with On Demand, FOX Now, Hulu and YouTube!
As previously announced, the series will launch the following Sunday, January 1.

[12/21/16 - 11:42 AM]
Centric Announces "Queen Boss" - The First Business Competition Series for Black Women Entrepreneurs, Hosted by Tracey Edmonds
The new eight-episode series strives to find the best and brightest African-American female entrepreneurs and have them compete for the business opportunity of a lifetime.

[12/21/16 - 11:34 AM]
Disney-ABC Television Group Announces Amazon Fire TV Apps
The ABC Owned station group Amazon Fire TV apps deliver local news, weather and community news.

[12/21/16 - 11:26 AM]
PBS Slate of New Programming Looks at Past and Present of Nuclear World
PBS uncovers the awesome and terrifying power of the atom in a three-night marathon of nuclear-themed programming from January 9-11.

[12/21/16 - 10:11 AM]
Rebecca Romijn and Jerry O'Connell Star in Hallmark Hall of Fame Film, "Love Locks," A Crown Media Productions Original Premiering Exclusively on Hallmark Channel, January 28
Crown Media Productions shot "Love Locks" on location in Paris, France, and Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

[12/21/16 - 09:57 AM]
TV One's True Crime Mondays Announces New Seasons of "Fatal Attraction" and "For My Man," Beginning Jan. 2, 8 P.M. ET
Beginning with its #1 true crime series, TV One is debuting the sixth season of "Fatal Attraction" with a double-episode presentation from 8-10 p.m. ET.

[12/21/16 - 09:19 AM]
Disney-ABC Television Group & Snap Inc. Reach Multi-Series Content & Advertising Agreement
ABC's "The Bachelor" will be DATG's first brand to co-produce a series with Snapchat for Discover, with its first episode debuting on Tuesday, January 3.

[12/21/16 - 09:10 AM]
Get Time-Saving Tips and the Latest Kitchen Hacks and Culinary Trends from the Pros on a New Season of "Kitchen Sink"
"Sprinkle in expert recipe tips and today's hottest culinary trends, add a dash of personality, and you have the perfect recipe for fun," said Didi O'Hearn.

[12/21/16 - 09:07 AM]
2017 ESPN "Sunday Night Baseball" Early-Season Schedule to Feature World Series Champion Chicago Cubs in High-Profile Appearances
The weekly, prime-time telecast will feature the sport's top stars and best teams throughout the season, beginning with Opening Night - the World Series Champion Chicago Cubs visit their rivals, the St. Louis Cardinals, on Sunday, April 2.

[12/21/16 - 09:04 AM]
Starz Announces Exclusive U.S. Television Premiere of "The Rolling Stones Ole! Ole! Ole!: A Trip Across Latin America" Documentary and Historic Cuban Concert "Havana Moon"
Look for said presentations on Sunday, January 15 and Sunday, January 22, respectively.

[12/21/16 - 09:03 AM]
Jerry Seinfeld Rides Into the New Year with Season Nine of His Emmy(R) Nominated Original Series "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee"
Guests set to appear this season include: Bob Einstein, Cedric the Entertainer, Christoph Waltz, Kristen Wiig, Lewis Black and Norm Macdonald.

[12/21/16 - 09:01 AM]
Bravo Media's Emmy-Winning "Inside the Actors Studio" Welcomes Actress Viola Davis on Thursday, January 5 at 8PM ET/PT
In anticipation of the revival of Rose Maxson in Fences, the stage and screen actress and producer discusses her greatest performances and achievements.

[12/21/16 - 09:00 AM]
37 Hours of Barrett-Jackson Live Jump Starts the New Year on Velocity and Discovery Channel
One of the biggest annual automotive events in America, the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale auction, features thousands of bidders - discerning collectors, big dreamers, leading athletes and top celebrities - vying to ensure their fantasy becomes reality.

[12/21/16 - 08:40 AM]
Nelly Joins the Party on "Pitbull's New Year's Revolution" Airing Live Saturday, Dec. 31 @ 11 PM ET on FOX
Along with hosts Queen Latifah and Snoop Dogg, Pitbull will start the year off right with great music and epic surprises to ring in 2017 Miami-style.

[12/21/16 - 08:27 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos, CBS Wins Among Total Viewers
The Alphabet's "The Year: 2016" helps lead the evening among adults 18-49.

[12/21/16 - 08:25 AM]
"The Year 2016" Drives ABC to a Tuesday Night Win Among Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, December 20.

[12/21/16 - 08:22 AM]
"Tony Bennett Celebrates 90" Wins the Slot in Total Viewers, Grows vs. the Viewership for Bennett's '06 Special
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, December 20.

[12/21/16 - 08:21 AM]
Syfy Continues the New Year's Tradition with Its 22nd Annual "The Twilight Zone" Marathon, Saturday December 31 Through January 2
In addition, for the first time in its history of "The Twilight Zone" marathons, Syfy will let fans choose which episodes will air during primetime on Sunday, January 1 (from 8/7c to 11/10c).

[12/21/16 - 06:04 AM]
Cartoon Network Rings in 2017 with Brand New Episodes of Fan-Favorite Shows, Beginning Monday, Jan. 2
Look for "Regular Show's" hour-long, out-of-this-world series finale premiering Monday, January 16 at 6 p.m. (ET/PT).

[12/20/16 - 03:32 PM]
Video: Crackle Releases Trailer & Key Art for New Original Film, "Mad Families," Starring Charlie Sheen & Leah Remini
The project centers on three families - one Hispanic, one African American, one Caucasian - who find themselves annoyingly sharing the same campsite during a busy Fourth of July holiday weekend.

[12/20/16 - 01:24 PM]
TBS's "The Detour" Returns for Season 2 on Feb. 21
Guest stars this season include Samantha Bee, James Cromwell, John Oliver, Laura Benanti, Jeffrey Vincent Parise and Max Casella.

[12/20/16 - 01:08 PM]
Kate del Castillo and Erik Hayser Star in "Ingobernable"
Emilia Urquiza is the first lady of Mexico with big plans to improve conditions for the country through her commitment in fighting for peace.

[12/20/16 - 11:54 AM]
Tia Mowry Entertains Friends & Family with Fresh New Recipes on the Return of "Tia Mowry at Home"
Joining her on the new season Naya Rivera, Wendy Raquel Robinson and Kelly Rowland, plus many more.

[12/20/16 - 11:33 AM]
Destination America's All-New Series "Killing Bigfoot" Searches for the Legendary Creature, Dead or Alive
The six-episode first season premieres Saturday, February 4 at 10:00/9:00c on Destination America.

[12/20/16 - 11:20 AM]
Hallmark Channel Dominates Cable as the #1 Network Among Women 25-54
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of December 12-18.

[12/20/16 - 11:01 AM]
"Fargo" Adds Cast for Third Installment
David Thewlis, Michael Stulhbarg and Jim Gaffigan are among those who have joined previously announced stars Ewan McGregor, Carrie Coon and Mary Elizabeth Winstead.

[12/20/16 - 10:55 AM]
Discovery Channel's True Crime Series "Killing Fields" Returns for a Second Season with New Leads, Twists and Suspects
On Tuesday, January 3, Discovery Channel will return to the Louisiana swamplands as an active criminal investigation unfolds for season two.

[12/20/16 - 10:08 AM]
Vice Media and ESPN Films Announce Viceland Premiere of "O.J.: Made in America"
The award-winning documentary, directed by Ezra Edelman, will air on January 1, 2017, from 4 pm ET to midnight.

[12/20/16 - 10:02 AM]
"America Ninja Warrior" Selects Host Cities for Upcoming Summer Season
The series will make stops in Los Angeles, Calif. (March 7-8); San Antonio, Texas (March 26-27); Daytona, Fla. (April 7-8); Kansas City, Mo. (April 24-25); Cleveland, Ohio, (May 8-9); and Denver, Colo. (May 23-24) with the finals taking place in Las Vegas, Nev. (June 19-24).







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[04/18/19 - 05:07 PM]
"Still Laugh-In: The Stars Celebrate" Will Launch Globally on Netflix Tuesday, May 14th
The special, which was taped at Hollywood's Dolby Theater, is filled with an elite lineup of talent paying homage to the iconic show and its director/producer George Schlatter with modern takes on timeless moments.

[04/18/19 - 04:45 PM]
NBC Shifts Two of Its Tuesday Series by Moving "The Village" to 8 p.m. and "The Voice" to 9 p.m.
The five-week change will begin April 23 and conclude May 21.

[04/18/19 - 12:15 PM]
ABC Slots "Bless This Mess" Pilot Encore in Advance of Second Episode
Look for its debut installment at 8:30/7:30c this Tuesday, April 23 (in place of "The Kids Are Alright") followed by a new episode at 9:30/8:30c.

[04/18/19 - 11:57 AM]
Lifetime Reveals Royal Slate in Celebration of Prince Harry & Meghan Markle's First Wedding Anniversary
Said offerings are timed with the premiere of "Harry & Meghan: Becoming Royal" on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27 at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/18/19 - 11:00 AM]
Lauren Corrao Joins Freeform as Executive Vice President, Original Programming and Development
Most recently she was co-president of Tornante TV, an independent studio owned by former Disney CEO Michael Eisner.

[04/18/19 - 11:00 AM]
FOX Renews "Last Man Standing," Starring Tim Allen, for the 2019-2020 Season
"Hard to believe 'Last Man Standing' hits 150 episodes this week and it gets better with another upcoming season at FOX!" said Allen.

[04/18/19 - 10:44 AM]
Governor Cuomo Announces Netflix Will Expand New York Presence with New Production Hub in New York City
The production hub will include an expanded office in Manhattan and six sound stages in Brooklyn with the capacity to hold thousands of production crew jobs within five years.

[04/18/19 - 10:17 AM]
It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's "Krypton" Season 2 on Syfy June 12 at 10PM
Plus: the brand new, full-length trailer puts a spotlight on villains, both familiar and new, as the fate of our much-loved heroes is threatened once more.

[04/18/19 - 10:02 AM]
It's a Family Affair as E!'s Latest Docu-Series "Relatively Nat & Liv" Premieres Sunday, June 2nd at 10PM ET/PT
The series features social influencers, and cousins, Natalie Halcro and Olivia Pierson, along with their close-knit families, as they juggle their lives between the beauty and fame of Los Angeles and their humble and hilarious roots in Vancouver.

[04/18/19 - 10:01 AM]
HBO Documentary Films Currently in Production on Series Taking an Inside Look at the NXIVM Organization
Jehane Noujaim and Karim Amer ("The Square," "Control Room," "Startup.com") are behind the project.

[04/18/19 - 10:00 AM]
Season Two of CBS All Access' "Strange Angel" to Premiere Thursday, June 13
The period drama explores the bizarre true story of Jack Parsons, a man who straddled the worlds of science and the occult, pioneering America's rocketry program while simultaneously practicing sex magick rituals as a devotee to Aleister Crowley's religion, Thelema.

[04/18/19 - 09:09 AM]
Video: Comedy Central's New Sketch Series "Alternatino with Arturo Castro" Releases Official Trailer, Premiering June 18
The series premieres alongside new episodes of "Drunk History" on Tuesday, June 18.

[04/18/19 - 09:03 AM]
Video: "Flinch" - Official Trailer - Netflix
In the new reality series, contestants are challenged to not flinch; if they do, there are consequences.

[04/18/19 - 09:01 AM]
"The Chernobyl Podcast," Five-Episode Companion Piece to the HBO Miniseries, Debuts May 6
Craig Mazin (creator, writer and executive producer of the miniseries "Chernobyl") and NPR's Peter Sagal (host of "Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!") have recorded the five-episode podcast as a companion piece.

[04/18/19 - 08:47 AM]
Video: "Anthony Jeselnik: Fire in the Maternity Ward" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Jeselnik's latest special premieres Tuesday, April 30 on the streaming service.