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[01/04/17 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 4
Updates include: Disney Channel cancels "Girl Meets World"; James Van Der Beek to lead Viceland's "What Would Diplo Do?"; and Harold Perrineau bound for "Criminal Minds."

[01/04/17 - 07:20 PM]
"Love Alarm" Set to Become Netflix First Korean Original Series
This 12-episode series will be produced by Jaemoon Lee from the newly-formed production company, Hidden Sequence.

[01/04/17 - 03:32 PM]
CMT Announces "Nashchat" First-Ever Social Interactive Fan Hangout and Conversation Companion to the Hit Series "Nashville"
Chris Carmack (Will Lexington) set as the first guest on January 5 at 11pm ET on CMT's Facebook page.

[01/04/17 - 12:31 PM]
Hallmark Channel, The Official Home of Kitten Bowl, Announces the First Ever Kitten Basketball Championship "Meow Madness" to Premiere Exclusively on April 3, 2017
The special will showcase adoptable kittens in the most competitive tournament the basketball world has ever seen.

[01/04/17 - 11:36 AM]
"The Quad" Premieres on BET January 31, 2017 at 10PM ET
The series follows the ambitious yet secretive life of Eva, the newly elected President of Georgia A&M (an HBCU), her administration, and the entering freshman class.

[01/04/17 - 11:35 AM]
"Archer" Moving to FXX With Season 8
The new season "revolves around the hardboiled private eye Sterling Archer and his quest to find his partner's killer in 1947 Los Angeles."

[01/04/17 - 11:01 AM]
Two Hour Special "The 44th President: In His Own Words" Premieres Sunday, January 15 at 9PM ET/PT on History(R)
In profound and candid new interviews with the POTUS conducted both before and after the 2016 Presidential election, the two-hour special is a unique examination of the Obama presidency from the inside out.

[01/04/17 - 10:45 AM]
Netflix Acquires Kitty Green's Casting JonBenet
The film will launch on Netflix and in limited theatrical release in Spring of 2017.

[01/04/17 - 10:31 AM]
Hulu Inks Agreement with CBS Corporation to Add Leading Networks to Upcoming Live TV Service
All networks in the deal will be available to stream live, with much of their programming available on-demand as well, through Hulu's new multichannel, live TV streaming service, set to launch in the coming months.

[01/04/17 - 10:22 AM]
Disney and ABC Invite Families to Read Together During Fifth Annual "Magic of Storytelling" Campaign and Second Annual Disney Reads Day
The Magic of Storytelling campaign aims to inspire families' imaginations, cultivate a lifelong love of reading in kids, and bring books to underserved communities across the country.

[01/04/17 - 10:21 AM]
ABC Announces Expert Mentors and Young Judges Appearing on Upcoming Toy-Competition Series "The Toy Box," Premiering Friday, April 7
The eight-episode series is hosted by Eric Stonestreet.

[01/04/17 - 10:11 AM]
ABC's New Year's Rockin' Eve Dominates Prime and Late Night - The Week's #1 Entertainment Telecast and ABC's Highest Since the Oscars
ABC further spins the numbers for Saturday, December 31.

[01/04/17 - 09:55 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Wins Demo Race, CBS Tops Viewers
The Peacock gets a boost from "The Wall" while the Eye's "NCIS" leads the night in both categories.

[01/04/17 - 09:39 AM]
Michelle Obama to Make Final Talk Show Appearance as Sitting First Lady Wednesday, Jan. 11 on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon"
The visit will mark her third appearance as a guest.

[01/04/17 - 09:00 AM]
"The Wall" Jumps 42% Night to Night; 11-Month Highs for "Chicago P.D.," "Chicago Fire" Wins at 9
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 3.

[01/04/17 - 08:36 AM]
NBC's "Sunday Night Football" Finishes 2016 Season on Pace to Be TV's #1 Primetime Show for Record 6th Consecutive Year
NBC further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[01/04/17 - 08:27 AM]
ABC's Tuesday Comedies Return Up; "The Middle" and "Fresh Off the Boat" Score Best-Since-Premiere Ratings
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 3.

[01/04/17 - 08:18 AM]
Travel Channel's "The Trip: 2017" Fifth Annual Sweepstakes and Network Event Kicks Off Today
This year's trip is packed with the most thrilling, surprising and exclusive experiences one can find in some of the most desirable and popular locations.

[01/04/17 - 07:47 AM]
Comedy Central and Barstool Sports Greenlight "The Barstool Rundown: Live from Houston" Telecast Nightly During Week Leading Up to Final Pro Football Game of the 2016 Season
The #1 brand in comedy greenlit four half-hour sports comedy specials titled, "The Barstool Rundown: Live From Houston" set to kick-off the week leading up to the big game beginning on Monday, January 30.

[01/04/17 - 07:01 AM]
Bravo Media Appoints Rachel Smith to Senior Vice President of Development
Previously, Smith served as Senior Vice President, Current Production, Bravo.

[01/03/17 - 11:13 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 3
Updates include: Meg Ryan to "Picture Paris" for Epix; Jim Beaver to visit NBC's "Timeless"; and Netflix's "Fuller House" gets extended third season.

[01/03/17 - 11:42 AM]
New Year New Puppies! Animal Planet's "Puppy Bowl" Airs Feb. 5
For the first time, the annual special will air simultaneously on both coasts when it premieres Sunday, February 5 with three hours of fuzzy faces, sloppy kisses and puppy penalties.

[01/03/17 - 11:41 AM]
"Beware the Slenderman," A Chilling Look at the Infamous Case of Two 12-Year-Old Wisconsin Girls Who Stabbed Their Best Friend to Pay Tribute to the Fictional Internet Legend Slenderman, Debuts Jan. 23 on HBO
The documentary will also be available on HBO NOW, HBO GO, HBO On Demand and affiliate portals.

[01/03/17 - 11:03 AM]
2016 Ratings Wrap: Investigation Discovery Ends Year as #2 Network for Delivery of Women 25-54 in All of Ad-Supported Cable
Investigation Discovery further spins the numbers for 2016.

[01/03/17 - 10:32 AM]
Freeform's January Funday Begins January 21 and Continues Through January 22
Grab some hot cocoa and a snuggly blanket while enjoying the warmth alongside your favorite movie buff with Freeform's Funday weekend, a two-day programming event featuring beloved Disney classics.

[01/03/17 - 10:09 AM]
Hollywood's Biggest Night Kicks Off with NBC's "Golden Globe Arrivals Special" on Sunday, Jan. 8 at 4-5 P.M. PT/7-8 P.M. ET
Natalie Morales and Al Roker will host the pre-show, which will feature interviews with the biggest stars from television and film.

[01/03/17 - 10:02 AM]
FYI & iHeartRadio Form Promotional Partnership - New Short Form Series "In Bed with Simon" Premieres Tonight on FYI
The first two minute episode of "In Bed with Simon" will premiere tonight, Tuesday, January 3 in the 10-11pm ET hour.

[01/03/17 - 09:57 AM]
Megyn Kelly Joins NBC News - Kelly to Anchor New Daytime News Program & Primetime Magazine Show
Details about both of Kelly's news programs will be unveiled in the coming months.

[01/03/17 - 09:34 AM]
Rose Bowl Rating Up Nearly 20%; Streaming Surpassed One Million Unique Viewers
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, January 2.

[01/03/17 - 09:34 AM]
BBC America's "Planet Earth II" Has Moved
The landmark event will now premiere Saturday, February 18 instead of Saturday, January 28.

[01/03/17 - 09:07 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelor" Returns on Top for ABC
The Alphabet wins the evening among adults 18-49 with the franchise's latest opener.

[01/03/17 - 08:55 AM]
"Celebrity Apprentice" Ranks #2 Among the Big 4 in Its Slot in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, January 2.

[01/03/17 - 08:32 AM]
ABC's "The Bachelor" Premiere Wins by 62% Over NBC's "Celebrity Apprentice" Opener
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, January 2.

[01/03/17 - 06:00 AM]
Amazon Prime Video Greenlights Season Three of Emmy Award-Winning and Top-Streamed Original Dramatic Series "The Man in the High Castle"
Additionally, Eric Overmyer will serve as showrunner and executive producer for this new season.

[01/02/17 - 03:36 PM]
"The Simpsons" to Air First-Ever One-Hour Episode Sunday, Jan. 15, @ 8/7c on FOX
Guest voices include Taraji P. Henson, Keegan-Michael Key, Snoop Dogg, Common and RZA.

[01/02/17 - 08:15 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Sunday Night Football" Wraps Season on Top
NBC easily eclipses the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[01/02/17 - 07:12 AM]
Packers-Lions on "Sunday Night Football" Dominates in Every Key Measure
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, January 1.

[01/01/17 - 08:38 AM]
ABC's New Year's Eve Coverage Triples NBC's Coverage and Scores a 5-Year Saturday High
ABC spins the numbers for Saturday, December 31.

[01/01/17 - 08:35 AM]
College Football Playoff Semifinals Ratings Up Double Digits; Both Games See Overnight Increases and Set Streaming Records
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, December 31.

[01/01/17 - 08:31 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Ends 2016 on Top in Viewers, Demos
The Alphabet's annual "Dick Clark's Primetime New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest" takes home the top primetime honors.

[01/01/17 - 08:26 AM]
"NBC's New Year's Eve With Carson Daly" Hits a Seven-Year High in 18-49 in the Local People Meters
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, December 31.

[12/31/16 - 08:44 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, NBC Share in Demo Honors
"Dateline NBC" leads a low key night among adults 18-49.

[12/31/16 - 06:58 AM]
Capital One Orange Bowl: 6.7 Overnight Gives New Year's Six Its Best Start; Sets New Year's Six Streaming Records
ESPN spins the numbers for Friday, December 30.

[12/30/16 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Week of December 26-30
Updates include: Matt Angel to play George Lucas on "DC's Legends of Tomorrow"; Gabrielle Union settles lawsuit with BET over "Being Mary Jane"; and Burke Ramsey opens a new one against CBS over "The Case Of."

[12/30/16 - 02:38 PM]
OWN Remembers Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher with Special Re-Airing of "The Oprah Winfrey Show" Episode from 2011 on January 5
In the hour-long episode, Reynolds and Fisher make a rare appearance together.

[12/30/16 - 10:00 AM]
Season Six Premiere of "Homeland" Is Available Early Exclusively to Showtime Subscribers
The premiere is currently available on the Showtime streaming service, Showtime on Demand(R) and Showtime Anytime, ahead of its linear debut on Sunday, January 15.

[12/30/16 - 09:30 AM]
Presenters Announced for The 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards
Jimmy Fallon will host the high-profile ceremony airing on Sunday, January 8, live coast-to-coast on NBC from 5-8 p.m. PT / 8-11 p.m. ET from the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills.

[12/30/16 - 08:28 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Wins Repeat Battle
A second run "The Big Bang Theory" leads the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/30/16 - 07:24 AM]
Debut of "Bright Lights," New Documentary on Loving Relationship of Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds, Moved Up to Saturday, Jan. 7 at 8:00 P.M. (ET/PT)
The story of a family's complicated love, this documentary is an intimate portrait of Hollywood royalty in all its eccentricity.

[12/29/16 - 10:27 AM]
Carrie Fisher's "Wishful Drinking": Encore Presentation This Sunday
Debuting in 2010, this feature-length adaptation of the Hollywood icon's hit autobiographical stage production tells the intoxicating tale of her life, combining her raucous one-woman stage performance, interviews with family and friends, and archival footage.







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[03/19/19 - 12:42 PM]
The World's Fiercest Kitty Invites Kids Around the World to Unlock a New Battle Ground on Netflix
"Netflix has given me the incredible opportunity to help change how young people see themselves," commented "Battle Kitty" creator Matt Layzell.

[03/19/19 - 12:16 PM]
Josh Gates Brings Epic, New Adventures to a Brand-New Season of "Expedition Unknown" Premiering April 10 on Discovery Channel
Armed with his quick wit, and trademark fearlessness along with cutting-edge technology, Gates is tackling new mysteries, new destinations, and making new discoveries in a pulse-pounding, new season.

[03/19/19 - 12:10 PM]
Netflix Orders Limited Series "The Queen's Gambit" from Scott Frank
Chronicling the life of an orphan chess prodigy, the story - set during the Cold War era - follows Beth Harmon from the age of eight to twenty-two, as she struggles with addiction in a quest to become the greatest chess player in the world.

[03/19/19 - 12:03 PM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Unveils a Simian Soap Opera in "A Life Among Monkeys"
The one-hour special draws upon the remarkable work of Dr. Wolfgang Dittus, who has spent over 50 years studying the charismatic toque macaques of Sri Lanka, constituting the longest continuous monkey study in the world.

[03/19/19 - 12:00 PM]
Chris O'Dowd Enters "The Twilight Zone"
O'Dowd will star in the episode titled "The Blue Scorpion," written by Glen Morgan, which will also feature Amy Landecker.

[03/19/19 - 11:01 AM]
HBO Renews Comedy Series "High Maintenance," Created by Katja Blichfeld and Ben Sinclair, for Fourth Season
The critically acclaimed show uses The Guy, a marijuana dealer (played by Sinclair), to tell a variety of stories about New York lives.

[03/19/19 - 10:53 AM]
MGM Television and Mark Burnett Announce Multi Year Production Deal with Bethenny Frankel
The development deal will include work for unscripted projects where Frankel will serve as an executive producer and/or appear on-camera.

[03/19/19 - 10:30 AM]
Discovery's "Diesel Brothers" Are Bigger, Better, and Badder in All New Season Premiering April 8
New episodes kick off Monday, April 8 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[03/19/19 - 10:17 AM]
Rory Kinnear Returns to the Penny Dreadful Saga for the Upcoming Showtime(R) Drama Series "Penny Dreadful: City of Angels"
The series also stars Natalie Dormer, Daniel Zovatto, Adriana Barraza, Jessica Garza, Johnathan Nieves and Tony(R) and Emmy(R) winner Nathan Lane.

[03/19/19 - 09:47 AM]
WarnerMedia Entertainment Sets Premiere Date for Ann Curry's "Chasing the Cure" (FKA "M.D. Live"), A Groundbreaking Medical Enterprise from TNT and Lionsgate Television
Debuting Thursday, July 25, "Chasing the Cure" will be simulcast on TNT and TBS from 8-10 p.m. ET.

[03/19/19 - 09:09 AM]
Buddy Valastro Wants to Bake You Rich on New Food Network Series Where Bakers Compete for a Chance to Go Into Business with the Cake Boss
"Bake You Rich" premieres Sunday, April 14 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[03/19/19 - 09:00 AM]
First Look Images: Netflix Original Series "Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City"
Mary Ann (Laura Linney) returns to present-day San Francisco and is reunited with her daughter Shawna (Ellen Page) and ex-husband Brian (Paul Gross), 20 years after leaving them behind to pursue her career.

[03/19/19 - 09:00 AM]
Dierks Bentley, Brooks & Dunn, Brandi Carlile, Eric Church, Kelly Clarkson, Luke Combs, Dan + Shay, Florida Georgia Line and Ashley McBryde Added as Performers at the "54th Academy of Country Music Awards"
The special will be broadcast live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Sunday, April 7 on CBS.

[03/19/19 - 08:26 AM]
Netflix Unveils "The Neighbor's" Best Kept Secret
Clara Lago, Catalina Sopelana and Adrián Pino complete the cast of this comedy based on the namesake comic by Santiago García and Pepo Pérez.

[03/19/19 - 08:14 AM]
VH1's "T.I. & Tiny: Friends & Family Hustle" Returns April 15 at 9PM ET/PT
Last season, "T.I. & Tiny: Friends & Family Hustle" was the #1 non-sports cable program in the time period with adults 18-49.