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[01/27/17 - 11:55 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 27
Updates include: The CW's "Dynasty" reboot snags pilot order; Tahar Rahim to lead Hulu's "The Looming Tower"; and FOX to bring "Behind Enemy Lines" to small screen.

[01/27/17 - 02:26 PM]
BET Networks' Finale of "The New Edition Story" Dominated Social Media and Had Celebrities, Press and Viewers Alike Wanting More and Nostalgically Asking "Is This the End?"
The first night kicked off with record-smashing ratings with the series being the highest rated for BET in 5 years.

[01/27/17 - 11:55 AM]
Comedy Central and Barstool Sports' "The Barstool Rundown: Live from Houston" to Tape Live at Kirby Ice House in Houston, Open to the Public
The four half-hour sports comedy specials air Monday, January 30 through Thursday, February 2 at midnight ET/PT and will center on sports, pop culture, viral videos, Tom Brady and everything in between.

[01/27/17 - 10:34 AM]
Amazon Original Kids Series "Ronja, the Robber's Daughter" is Now Available to Stream on Prime Video in the US and UK
An animated adventure for kids and families, the new series is narrated by Gillian Anderson, directed by Goro Miyazaki, and presented by the Academy Award-winning Studio Ghibli.

[01/27/17 - 10:19 AM]
ABC Celebrates Valentine's Day with Themed Specials and New Episodes
Love is all around when classic Charlie Brown specials, ABC's comedies, "General Hospital" and "The Chew" celebrate the most romantic time of the year, Valentine's Day.

[01/27/17 - 09:37 AM]
TV One Launches the "Creators of Cool" During Black History Month
Highlights include the debut of the original movie "Media" on Saturday, February 25 at 8:00/7:00c.

[01/27/17 - 08:39 AM]
MTV Pits Johnny Bananas Against Anthony "Chico" Bean for "Mancation Showdown" Weekend Saturday, January 28 and Sunday January 29 at 11:00 A.M. ET/PT
Throughout the weekend, MTV's Nessa will serve as ring-leader and host.

[01/27/17 - 08:22 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Dramas Return on Top
The Alphabet wins the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[01/27/17 - 06:30 AM]
"Stayin' Alive: A Grammy(R) Salute to the Music of the Bee Gees" Concert to Take Place Feb. 14 at Microsoft Theater For Broadcast Later This Year on CBS
Andra Day, Celine Dion, DNCE, Nick Jonas, Tori Kelly, John Legend, Little Big Town, Demi Lovato, Pentatonix and Keith Urban are all on tap for the event.

[01/27/17 - 06:01 AM]
TBS's "Conan" Heads to Mexico City for Latest "Conan Without Borders" Primetime Special to Air Wednesday, March 1
The hour-long special is set to premiere Wednesday, March 1 at 10:00/9:00c, exclusively on TBS.

[01/27/17 - 06:00 AM]
Amazon Original Series "Patriot" Debuts on February 24 on Prime Video
Michael Dorman, Terry O'Quinn, Kurtwood Smith and Michael Chernus star in the drama.

[01/26/17 - 11:46 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 26
Updates include: Brandon Micheal Hall to lead ABC's city mayor project; Craig Robinson/Adam Scott-led "Ghosted" gets pilot order from FOX; and NBC gives green light to three comedy pilots.

[01/26/17 - 02:39 PM]
"Shadowhunters" Announces the Highly Anticipated Casting of Will Tudor as Sebastian
Sebastian is a charming, brilliant and highly educated Shadowhunter with unrivaled fighting abilities.

[01/26/17 - 01:00 PM]
Starz Takes New Variation on Limited Series "The Girlfriend Experience" with Two Parallel Storylines in Season Two
Anna Friel, Louisa Krause and Carmen Ejogo have all signed onto the new season.

[01/26/17 - 10:44 AM]
Updated Premiere Date - Marcus Lemonis Searches for "The Partner" in All-New CNBC Series Premiering March 7
The series was originally slated to roll out the week prior.

[01/26/17 - 10:34 AM]
Starz App Added to Amazon Fire TV
The Starz app on Amazon Fire TV is a single destination for all subscribers who want to stream Starz premium content.

[01/26/17 - 10:31 AM]
Red Nose Day Campaign to End Child Poverty Returns in the U.S. on May 25; NBC to Air Third Annual Telecast of "The Red Nose Day Special"
Red Nose Day has raised over $60 million in its first two years since launching in the U.S. in 2015, including more than $36 million in 2016.

[01/26/17 - 10:17 AM]
ABC Offers Exclusive Facebook Live Experience for Fans of "Grey"s Anatomy," "Scandal" and "How to Get Away with Murder," Thursday, January 26
Facebook fans will get the opportunity to have their questions answered by Chandra Wilson ("Grey's Anatomy"), Tony Goldwyn ("Scandal") and Aja Naomi King ("How to Get Away with Murder").

[01/26/17 - 10:03 AM]
Proud Peacock Celebrates Its Birthday with Primetime Special "The Paley Center Salutes NBC's 90th Anniversary"
Five-time Emmy Award winner Kelsey Grammer will serve as host.

[01/26/17 - 09:36 AM]
Nickelodeon Debuts Original Animated Series, "Bunsen is a Beast," from Veteran Creator Butch Hartman on Tuesday, Feb. 21, at 5:30 p.m. (ET/PT)
The 20-episode series follows the adventures of Bunsen, the first beast to attend a human grade school, and his best friend Mikey.

[01/26/17 - 09:23 AM]
"Love" Returns to Your Life on March 10
The series follows nice guy Gus (Paul Rust) and brazen wild-child Mickey (Gillian Jacobs) as they navigate the exhilarations and humiliations of intimacy, commitment, love and other things they were hoping to avoid.

[01/26/17 - 09:15 AM]
Showtime to Premiere "Legacy: Bob Hurley" Exclusively on Digital Platforms February 20th
Bob Hurley has led the Jersey City boys' basketball team at Saint Anthony to a remarkable 28 New Jersey State Championships including a string of nine straight state titles in his nearly 50 years as head coach.

[01/26/17 - 08:33 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, FOX Split Tight Demo Race
The Alphabet gets a boost from its "President Donald Trump: The White House Interview" special.

[01/26/17 - 08:29 AM]
New Boundary-Breaking Original Series "El Chapo" to Premiere on Univision Network in April 2017
The series marks the first co-production between Univision Story House and Netflix.

[01/26/17 - 07:01 AM]
WE tv's New Docu-Dramedy, "Mama June: From Not to Hot," Premieres on February 24 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
Over the course of seven one-hour episodes, viewers will follow Mama June as she embarks on a quest of self-discovery that will redefine who she is as a woman, mother, lover and celebrity.

[01/26/17 - 07:00 AM]
E! Goes "Live from the Red Carpet" from the 2017 SAG Awards with Hosts Giuliana Rancic and Brad Goreski This Sunday at 6:00P ET and 3:00P PT
Plus: look for "Fashion Police: The 2017 Screen Actors Guild Awards" on Monday, January 30 at 8:00/7:00c.

[01/25/17 - 11:12 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 25
Updates include: WGN America passes on "Roadside Picnic" pilot; Zach Braff, Jeremy Bronson land comedy pilot orders; and NBC gives green light to "What About Barb?" pilot.

[01/25/17 - 06:37 PM]
SundanceTV Pays Tribute to Mary Tyler Moore This Saturday with an All-Day Marathon of "The Mary Tyler Moore Show"
Moore died today at the age of 80.

[01/25/17 - 06:31 PM]
Freeform Picks Up Additional Servings of "Young & Hungry" for Season Five
The back half of season five will air at a later date.

[01/25/17 - 04:35 PM]
BET's "The New Edition Story" Scores 4.4 Million Total Viewers for Premiere Telecast
BET spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 24.

[01/25/17 - 03:08 PM]
Gayle King to Anchor "Mary Tyler Moore: Love Is All Around," A New One-Hour Special on the Life and Legacy of the Legendary Actress, Thursday, Jan. 26, 9:00-10:00 PM on CBS
The special will feature original reporting and mine CBS' vast archives to present the story of the pioneering actress' life and career.

[01/25/17 - 02:44 PM]
Freeform Kicks Off Production of Scripted Comedy Pilot "Brown Girls" from Writers Shilpi Roy and Nastaran Dibai
The pilot centers on the relationship between Rimmi, an Indian-American aspiring beauty vlogger, and Devi, a young woman who has recently emigrated from India.

[01/25/17 - 02:37 PM]
ABC Announces Air-Schedule Change for "When We Rise"
Due to ABC News' special report, "President Donald Trump's Address to Congress," on Tuesday, February 28, the subsequent installments will each move back a night.

[01/25/17 - 01:30 PM]
Kelsea Ballerini, Jordan Fisher, Sofia Carson, Alex Aiono and Jenna Ortega Team Up to Host The 2017 Radio Disney Music Awards
The special two-hour telecast, "Disney Channel Presents the 2017 Radio Disney Music Awards," will be available Sunday, April 30.

[01/25/17 - 11:01 AM]
Mark Duplass, Jeremy Bobb, Lynn Collins, Katja Herbers and Brian F. O'Byrne Join Discovery's "Manifesto"
Discovery also recently announced Golden Globe and two-time Emmy winner Jane Lynch will play the role of former U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno.

[01/25/17 - 10:05 AM]
AT&T and Audience Network(R) Series "Rogue" Returns on March 22
Meghan Rath and Neal McDonough will join returning cast members Cole Hauser and Ashley Greene.

[01/25/17 - 09:49 AM]
Video: First Look at "My Brother, and Brother and Me"
The upcoming Seeso original series, a comedy advice show - that barely offers any advice (and usually spirals out of control) - stars real-life brothers Justin, Travis, and Griffin McElroy.

[01/25/17 - 09:47 AM]
ABC Renews Hit Comedy Series "The Middle" for Season Nine
"'The Middle' has been one of the network's most consistent performers and helped us to launch a whole new night of comedy when it moved to Tuesdays this season," said Channing Dungey.

[01/25/17 - 09:44 AM]
Netflix Announces Date for New YA Drama: "13 Reasons Why"
Announced by Selena Gomez via her Instagram page, the project debuts March 31, globally on Netflix.

[01/25/17 - 09:00 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "This Is Us" Keeps NBC on Top in Demos
The Peacock wins the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched network.

[01/25/17 - 08:49 AM]
BET's "The Quad" New Premiere Air Date - Wednesday, February 1 at 10PM ET
The series was previously slated to roll out the night prior.

[01/25/17 - 07:51 AM]
Grammy(R) Award-Winning and Iconic R&B Group Boyz II Men to Perform at "Miss Universe(R)," Airing Live Sunday, January 29, on FOX
The legendary musical act, known for their smooth harmonies, holds the distinction of being the best-selling R&B group of all time, with an astounding 64 million albums sold.

[01/25/17 - 07:44 AM]
Twenty First Century Survival Techniques Put to the Test in New Science Channel Series "Hacking the Wild" Premiering Wednesday, February 15 at 10 PM ET/PT
"Digital Survivalist" Andy Quitmeyer goes deep into some of the most remote parts of the world armed with nothing but everyday technology and science to survive the wilderness.

[01/25/17 - 06:32 AM]
Video: 108 Athletes from 6 Countries Try to Tame the "Beast" in Ultimate Beastmaster
The action intensifies when the series launches on Netflix February 24.

[01/25/17 - 06:30 AM]
Four-Time Grammy(R) Winner and Current Nominee Bruno Mars to Perform on "The 59th Annual Grammy Awards(R)" Feb. 12 on CBS
Mars is currently nominated for Album of the Year for his work on Adele's 25.

[01/25/17 - 05:40 AM]
Netflix Releases Interview Special with Oprah Winfrey and 13TH Director Ava DuVernay
Oprah Winfrey dives into DuVernay's filmmaking process, her passion to illuminate the issues around mass criminalization of African Americans, as well as how she aggregated dozens of expert interviews from both sides of the aisle.

[01/24/17 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 24
Updates include: Jacob Latimore, Yolonda Ross to star in Showtime's "The Chi"; FOX gives pilot order to Marvel drama; and Mary-Louise Parker cast in Audience's "Mr. Mercedes."

[01/24/17 - 09:53 PM]
Netflix Acquires Worldwide Rights to Marti Noxon's Feature Debut "To the Bone"
The film made its world debut at the U.S. Dramatic Competition at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival.

[01/24/17 - 02:01 PM]
Starz to Binge the Second Installment of the Limited Series "The Missing" Beginning February 12
The premiere episode of "The Missing" second installment will also be available in a free, nationwide preview on February 6, nearly one week prior to the season premiere on Sunday, February 12.

[01/24/17 - 02:00 PM]
New Season of "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy" to Begin Production for Netflix
Production will begin on the reimagining series this spring.







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[08/15/18 - 09:02 AM]
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[08/15/18 - 09:01 AM]
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[08/15/18 - 08:11 AM]
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[08/15/18 - 08:03 AM]
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[08/15/18 - 07:11 AM]
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[08/15/18 - 06:32 AM]
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