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[01/12/17 - 11:09 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 12
Updates include: FX pushes "American Crime Story" return to 2018; Jennifer Beals to recur on Amazon's "The Last Tycoon"; and Hunter Parrish lands arc on ABC's "Quantico."

[01/12/17 - 06:19 PM]
"Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" and "RightThisMinute" Renewed for 2017-2018 on the ABC Owned Stations by Disney-ABC Home Entertainment and Television Distribution
Hosted by Chris Harrison and currently in its 15th season in national syndication, "Millionaire" continues to be the only game show that offers a $1 million prize to each and every contestant.

[01/12/17 - 04:35 PM]
The End of an Era - BET Networks Bids Farewell to the First Family with Special Tributes Throughout the Month
Highlights include "BET Life of: The Obamas" on January 19 at 4pm ET.

[01/12/17 - 03:35 PM]
From Executive Producer Peter Berg, Veteran War Correspondent Michael Ware Takes Viewers on a Wild, Gritty Journey in New National Geographic Series "Uncensored with Michael Ware"
The eight-episode series launches Tuesday, January 24 at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/12/17 - 12:31 PM]
Toronto Blue Jay Josh Donaldson to Appear in History's Drama Series "Vikings" on Wednesday, January 18 at 9 PM ET/PT
Two-time All-Star Donaldson filmed the scene in episode 418 titled "Revenge" at the "Vikings" Ashford studios in Wicklow, Ireland in January 2016.

[01/12/17 - 11:59 AM]
Nat Geo WILD and Mashable Announce New Digital Partnership
The partnership will revive vintage National Geographic footage from its vast film archives and utilize Mashable Studios' expertise in producing digital-first series.

[01/12/17 - 11:01 AM]
Lionsgate Partners with Executive Producer Jeff Apploff to Develop Nonscripted Series and Formats
Under the agreement, Lionsgate will have exclusive rights to television content produced by Apploff Entertainment.

[01/12/17 - 11:00 AM]
"Super Bowl Greatest Commercials 2017" Special to Be Broadcast Tuesday, Jan. 31 on CBS
The special will be hosted by Boomer Esiason and Daniela Ruah, and will originate from NRG Stadium in Houston, home of "Super Bowl LI."

[01/12/17 - 10:02 AM]
Viewers Become Listeners with Investigation Discovery's Harrowing New 911 Series, "Murder Calls"
Following another special preview on Sunday, January 15, look for the series to air Monday nights at 10:00/9:00c beginning January 23.

[01/12/17 - 10:01 AM]
TLC's Hit-Series "Long Island Medium" Returns with a Brand New Season on February 19
Everyone's favorite mom from Long Island, Theresa Caputo, returns with her family for a brand new season.

[01/12/17 - 09:29 AM]
President Obama's Legacy and Defining Moments Are Revealed in "The Obama Years: The Power of Words"
Narrated by actor and producer Jesse Williams, the special premieres Monday, February 27 on Smithsonian Channel.

[01/12/17 - 09:01 AM]
Orion Television Announces New Nationally Syndicated Daytime Strip, "Couples Court" to Debut Fall, 2017
Legal experts and award-winning trial attorneys Dana and Keith Cutler will be the first-ever married couple to preside over the television courtroom in this fresh new court show.

[01/12/17 - 09:00 AM]
"The 71st Annual Tony Awards(R)" Will Return to the Historic Radio City Music Hall in New York City, Broadcasting Live Sunday, June 11, on CBS
The awards show was held there every year until 2010 - except in 1999 when the Hall was undergoing renovations - and from 2013 to 2015.

[01/12/17 - 08:57 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demo Race with Comedies
"Modern Family" helps pave the way to an adults 18-49 victory.

[01/12/17 - 08:14 AM]
Nickelodeon Invites Preschoolers Along for Thrilling Adventures with an Unconventional Princess in "Nella the Princess Knight," Brand-New Animated Series Premiering Mon., Feb. 6, at 10 A.M. (ET/PT)
The series follows Nella, an unconventional 8-year-old who possesses the royal qualities of a princess, like compassion and grace, while also embodying the courage and determination of a brave knight.

[01/12/17 - 08:02 AM]
FX Networks Sets Premiere Dates for "FEUD: Bette and Joan," "The Americans" and "Archer"
The former tells the story of the legendary rivalry between Joan Crawford (Jessica Lange) and Bette Davis (Susan Sarandon) during their collaboration on the Academy Award(R)-nominated thriller What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?

[01/12/17 - 08:01 AM]
Award-Winning Hit Limited Series "American Horror Story" Renewed for Two Additional Installments
The Emmy(R), Golden Globe(R) and AFI Award(R) winning series from co-creators Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk will return to FX in 2017 for the seventh installment.

[01/12/17 - 08:00 AM]
Donald Glover Inks Overall Production Deal with FX Productions
Also today, FX announced that Glover's award-winning hit comedy series "Atlanta" will return for a second season in 2018 due to Donald's production schedule.

[01/12/17 - 06:05 AM]
FOX Sports Teams with Intel for New Player's-Eye View of Super Bowl LI
FOX Sports introduces the "Be the Player" enhancement, a feature that displays a POV perspective from any player on the field without ever having a physical camera attached to the player.

[01/11/17 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 11
Updates include: FOX eyes "X-Men" series from Matt Nix; Netflix nears deal for more "Arrested Development"; and Freeform passes on "Young & Hungry" spin-off.

[01/11/17 - 06:13 PM]
Video: Watch an All-New Sneak Peek at FOX's "Making History" That Just Debuted at TCA
The new comedy premieres Sunday, March 5 at 8:30/7:30c on the network.

[01/11/17 - 05:11 PM]
Animal Planet Catches Up with Past Puppy Bowl Players in "Puppy Bowl: Where Are They Now?" Airing on Friday, January 20 at 9:00 PM
Animal Planet catches up with nine past players to look at their road to the big game, how they're spending their retirement and their adventures with their forever family.

[01/11/17 - 04:48 PM]
Video: Watch a Special Look Back at "Bones," Which Just Debuted at TCA
The show's final episodes continue Tuesday nights at 9:00/8:0c.

[01/11/17 - 03:08 PM]
Video: Watch An All-New Sneak Peek at FOX's "APB" That Just Debuted at TCA
The newcomer debuts Monday, February 6 at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/11/17 - 02:31 PM]
Video: Watch an All-New Sneak Peek at FOX's "Prison Break" That Just Debuted at TCA
The series returns Tuesday, April 4 at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/11/17 - 01:46 PM]
Video: Watch an All-New Sneak Peek at FOX's "Shots Fired" That Just Debuted at TCA
The event series launches Wednesday, March 22 at 8:00/7:00c.

[01/11/17 - 12:09 PM]
Ben 10 Dashes Across the Globe with "Ben 10: Up to Speed"
The new "Ben 10" series has already premiered to an overwhelmingly positive reception in more than 149 countries and in 30 languages.

[01/11/17 - 11:41 AM]
"The Challenge: Invasion" Is Back with a Two-Hour Premiere Tuesday, February 7 at 9:00 PM ET/PT with Unexpected Drama, Surprising Hook-Ups and Unforeseen Returns
With $350,000 on the line, only the very best players will survive a brutal and cutthroat game.

[01/11/17 - 11:13 AM]
TLC Celebrates Ten Years of Weddings with "Say Yes to the Dress"
Premiering on a new night, Saturday, February 25, TLC brings more brides and more drama to the Kleinfeld floor in this celebratory season.

[01/11/17 - 11:02 AM]
Comedy Series "Crashing," Starring Pete Holmes, Debuts Feb. 19, Exclusively on HBO
Holmes and Judd Apatow executive produce the show, which draws on Holmes' own experiences as a comedian, offering a behind-the-scenes look at the unpredictable world of stand-up comedy.

[01/11/17 - 11:00 AM]
Country Music Superstar Blake Shelton to Perform at "People's Choice Awards 2017"
Shelton, who won his first People's Choice Award in 2016 for "Favorite Male Country Artist" and is nominated in 2017 for "Favorite Male Artist," "Favorite Male Country Artist" and "Favorite Album," joins previously announced performers Fifth Harmony.

[01/11/17 - 10:36 AM]
Video: Watch an All-New Sneak Peek at FOX's "24: Legacy" That Just Debuted at TCA
The two-night premiere event begins Sunday, February 5.

[01/11/17 - 09:37 AM]
Spike TV and Bellator Present "Countdown to Ortiz vs Sonnen" on Friday, January 13 at 11:15 PM ET/PT
This massive event is Chael Sonnen's Bellator MMA debut and Tito Ortiz's last fight before retirement from the sport, leaving behind quite the legacy as one of the sport's pioneers and most recognizable fighters.

[01/11/17 - 09:32 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "This Is Us" Return Sparks NBC Victory
The Peacock leads the night, which saw the four major broadcast networks carry President Obama's Farewell Address.

[01/11/17 - 09:14 AM]
Emmy Award Winner Andy Cohen to Host Revival of Iconic Relationship Show "Love Connection," Premiering in Summer 2017 on FOX
FOX has ordered 15 episodes of the new unscripted series, to be executive-produced by Mike Fleiss.

[01/11/17 - 09:11 AM]
FOX Orders Four Additional Episodes of the Season's No. 1 New Comedy, "The Mick"
Said pickup brings its season total to 17 episodes.

[01/11/17 - 09:10 AM]
"Empire," Broadcast's No. 1 Drama, Renewed for a Fourth Season
The series earns FOX's largest Total Multi-Platform audience, averaging almost 16 million Total Viewers for the 2016/17 broadcast season, up +82% from its Live + Same Day delivery.

[01/11/17 - 09:08 AM]
Academy Award, Golden Globe and Grammy Award Winner Jamie Foxx to Host "Beat Shazam" on FOX
The series is a unique and interactive game show in which teams of two race against the clock and each other as they attempt to identify the biggest hit songs of all time.

[01/11/17 - 09:00 AM]
FOX Announces Spring Premiere Dates
Highlights include the launch of the new comedy "Making History" on Sunday, March 5 at 8:30/7:30c.

[01/11/17 - 09:00 AM]
Chris Noth and Keisha Castle-Hughes Join Discovery's Highly-Anticipated Scripted Series "Manifesto"
The series will tell the story of how the FBI brought down Ted Kaczynski (Paul Bettany), also known as the "Unabomber," one of the most infamous criminal masterminds in the world.

[01/11/17 - 07:03 AM]
WEtv.com Launches "WE + Me" Selfie Booth App
Initially, the web app will feature the stars of "Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars," allowing users to add the celebrity cast into photos of themselves.

[01/11/17 - 07:00 AM]
Meredith Eaton Joins the Cast of "MacGyver" as a Series Regular
Eaton will portray Matty Webber, the new director of operations at the Phoenix Foundation.

[01/11/17 - 06:31 AM]
Veronica Castro, Aislinn Derbez and Cecilia Suarez Will Take Part in a Netflix Original Series
The three actresses met in Mexico City to film a short video to announce their participation in the upcoming comedy about mourning, lovers, flowers and other addictions.

[01/11/17 - 06:30 AM]
Netflix's Deliciously Beautiful Series, "Chef's Table: Season 3," Returns On Feb. 17
The series once again spans the globe, featuring six chefs - some renowned, others yet to be discovered - offering viewers the opportunity to go inside the lives and kitchens of these culinary talents.

[01/10/17 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 10
Updates include: ABC orders Reba McEntire-led drama to pilot; "Law & Order's" Richard Brooks to visit NBC's "Chicago Justice"; and Raymond J. Barry to recur on FOX's "Gotham."

[01/10/17 - 12:48 PM]
Investigation Discovery Announces Thrilling New Season of Hit Series "Vanity Fair Confidential"
The 12-part season explores the real-life dramas of the rich and powerful, and features new, exclusive insights about the crimes from the Vanity Fair writers and editors who worked closest to these cases.

[01/10/17 - 12:47 PM]
History's(R) New Unscripted Series "Detroit Steel" Celebrates the Motor City's Rich Automotive Legacy by Bringing Custom Rides to Life
Adam Genei and the team at his car customization shop, Mobsteel, give vintage cars a modern, mean look when the eight episode series.

[01/10/17 - 11:02 AM]
"Big Little Lies," Starring Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman and Shailene Woodley, Debuts Feb. 19
In the tranquil seaside town of Monterey, California, nothing is quite as it seems.

[01/10/17 - 11:02 AM]
"Nashville" Premiere Hits All the Right Notes on CMT
CMT further spins the numbers for Thursday, January 5.

[01/10/17 - 10:51 AM]
Jenna Dewan Tatum Joins "World of Dance" as Host and Mentor
Tatum joins an extraordinary talented "World of Dance" team led by judges Derek Hough, NE-YO and Jennifer Lopez, who also serves as executive producer.







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[02/27/17 - 02:39 PM]
Daytona 500 on FOX Scores More Than 23 Million Total Viewers
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Sunday, February 26.

[02/27/17 - 01:30 PM]
Video: VH1's Hit Series "Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta" Supertrailer
The new season premieres Monday, March 6 at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.

[02/27/17 - 12:19 PM]
Hallmark Channel Announces World Premiere of "Like Cats and Dogs," Starring Cassidy Gifford and Wyatt Nash, Premiering Exclusively on Network April 15
In "Like Cats And Dogs," Lara (Gifford) is a dog lover, while Spencer (Nash) is a cat lover. Spencer and Lara could not be more different.

[02/27/17 - 11:45 AM]
2017 Oscars Average 32.9 Million Viewers with 96% Retention Year to Year - TV's Top Entertainment Telecast in 1 Year
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, February 26.

[02/27/17 - 11:04 AM]
Showtime(R) Orders a New Season of "The Circus" Offering an In-Depth Look at the First 100 Days of the Trump Administration
Returning Sunday, March 19, the show will examine the riveting and unprecedented events unfolding - both inside and outside the Beltway - in President Donald Trump's first 100 days in office.

[02/27/17 - 10:23 AM]
Phil Mickelson Kicks off Season 7 Premiere of "Feherty," Monday, March 6 at 9 p.m. ET
Part II of Feherty's interview with Mickelson will premiere the following Monday, March 13 at 9 p.m. ET on Golf Channel.

[02/27/17 - 10:09 AM]
Oscar(R)-Winner J.K. Simmons Guest Stars in Brand-New "SpongeBob SquarePants" Episode Premiering Saturday, March 4, at 10:00 a.m. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon
Immediately following is a special half-hour episode of "Bunsen is a Beast" at 10:30 a.m. (ET/PT), featuring a crossover with longstanding series "The Fairly OddParents."

[02/27/17 - 09:13 AM]
Netflix Congratulates Filmmakers of The White Helmets
Said the company: "Netflix congratulates Joanna Natasegera and Orlando Von Einsiedel for a well deserved Oscar win for The White Helmets, an incredibly timely documentary focusing on the bravery of Syrian humanitarians."

[02/27/17 - 08:33 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Wins Big with Oscars
Last night's ceremony is on par with a year ago among total viewers but down more than 10% among adults 18-49.

[02/27/17 - 08:00 AM]
Amazon Original Special "An American Girl Story - Ivy & Julie 1976: A Happy Balance" to Premiere on Prime Video Friday, March 24
Set in 1976 San Francisco, Ivy Ling (Nina Lu) is a 10-year-old Chinese-American girl who struggles with finding a balance between her two cultural identities: Chinese and American.

[02/27/17 - 06:44 AM]
Academy-Award Winning Documentary "O.J.: Made in America" to Air on ESPN2 Over Five Nights
Additionally, the nearly eight-hour film will air with limited interruption from 1 a.m. - 9 a.m. ET on Saturday, March 4.

[02/27/17 - 06:03 AM]
Video: Experience a New World - Bright Comes to Netflix This December
From the director of Suicide Squad and End of Watch, David Ayer, comes a new film starring Will Smith, Joel Edgerton and Noomi Rapace.

[02/27/17 - 06:00 AM]
Amazon Studios Orders Original Dramatic Series "Fortitude" from Sky Vision
The first season has also been available on Prime Video in the US since January 2016, with more than 2,000 four and five star reviews from customers.

[02/27/17 - 12:20 AM]
Statement by PricewaterhouseCoopers Regarding Oscar(R) for Best Picture
"The presenters had mistakenly been given the wrong category envelope and when discovered, was immediately corrected," said the company. "We are currently investigating how this could have happened, and deeply regret that this occurred."

[02/26/17 - 08:37 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Holds Off Demo Competition
The Alphabet's NBA coverage leads the night among adults 18-49.