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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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[10/18/18 - 12:03 PM]
"We Are Not Done Yet," Following U.S. Veterans Striving to Combat Military Trauma, Debuts Nov. 8 in Conjunction with Veterans Day, Exclusively on HBO
The film profiles a group of veterans and active-duty service members as they come together to combat past and current traumas through the written word, sharing their experiences in a USO writing workshop at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.

[10/18/18 - 11:40 AM]
Bravo's "Top Chef" Races to Kentucky for Season 16 Beginning Thursday, December 6 at 9PM ET/PT
This season, 15 new talented chefs from cities big and small across the U.S. will compete for the sought-after title amid the unique culinary scenes in Louisville, Lexington and Lake Cumberland, before heading abroad for an epic finale showdown in Macau, China.

[10/18/18 - 11:00 AM]
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[10/18/18 - 10:31 AM]
NBC Orders Three Additional Episodes of Its Monday Night Hit "Manifest," TV's #1 New Series
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[10/18/18 - 10:30 AM]
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[10/18/18 - 10:24 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Expands One of the Most Ambitious Colorization Projects in Television History with Hit Series "America in Color"
The series returns for its second season on Sunday, November 18 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/18/18 - 09:32 AM]
Video: Trailer Debut - Netflix's "The Degenerates" Original Comedy Special Series
The series consists of six 30-minute episodes full of no-holds-barred comedy for mature audiences from the likes of rising comics Big Jay Oakerson, Joey Diaz, Liza Treyger, Yamaneika Saunders, Christina P., and Brad Williams.

[10/18/18 - 09:01 AM]
It's a Double Dose of Spice When "The Great American Baking Show: Holiday Edition" Premieres on ABC, Thursday, Dec. 6
Joining as host this season, Spice Girl and television personality Emma Bunton, alongside returning host Anthony "Spice" Adams, will present bakers with weekly challenges as they turn up the heat in the kitchen creating sweet and savory holiday fare.

[10/18/18 - 09:00 AM]
"The Great Christmas Light Fight" Is Back for Its Sixth Season, Celebrating the Most Wonderful Time of the Year, Starting Monday, Nov. 26, on ABC
ABC also announced the pickup of Season 7 to air in 2019.

[10/18/18 - 08:13 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Empire" Rises as FOX Tops Demos
The network's flagship drama is the only series up week-to-week among adults 18-49.

[10/18/18 - 08:00 AM]
"The 73rd Annual Tony Awards(R)" to Be Broadcast Live from Radio City Music Hall in New York City, Sunday, June 9, 2019 on CBS
The nominations will be announced on Tuesday, April 30, 2019.

[10/18/18 - 08:00 AM]
Season Three of "Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath" Premieres Tuesday, November 27 at 9PM ET/PT
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[10/18/18 - 07:04 AM]
Video: We'll Start You Off with a Sample - "Narcos: Mexico" Trailer Debut
"Narcos: Mexico" will explore the origins of the modern drug war by going back to its roots, beginning at a time when the Mexican trafficking world was a loose and disorganized confederation of independent growers and dealers.

[10/18/18 - 07:01 AM]
Emmy Award-Winning Actress Rachel Brosnahan Will Narrate Bloomberg Philanthropies' New Climate Change Documentary "Paris to Pittsburgh"
The film will premiere on National Geographic, Wednesday, December 12 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/17/18 - 11:42 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 17
Updates include: ABC locks in "NYPD Blue" sequel series; HBO pulls the plug on "Animals."; and Toby Haynes to helm Amazon's "Utopia."