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[01/30/17 - 11:46 PM]
Development Update: Monday, January 30
Updates include: FOX adds two comedies, two dramas to pilot roster; Nathalie Kelley to star in The CW's "Dynasty"; and CBS likewise lands a pair of drama pilots.

[01/30/17 - 05:30 PM]
Freeform and Marvel Announce Lead Cast and Creative Team for Highly Anticipated Series "Marvel's Cloak & Dagger"
Gina Prince-Bythewood will direct from a script by showrunner Joe Pokaski.

[01/30/17 - 04:30 PM]
Paris Jackson to Guest-Star on an Upcoming Episode of "Star"
Jackson will make her acting debut later this season as "Rachel Wells," a young, super-chic, stylish and intimidating social media guru.

[01/30/17 - 03:37 PM]
Michael Nouri and Ben Weber Join Discovery's Highly-Anticipated Scripted Series "Manifesto"
Nouri will play Penthouse founder Bob Guccione and Weber will play the role of Andy Genelli, former head of the Unabom Task Force.

[01/30/17 - 03:25 PM]
E! Delivers Strong Multi-Platform Performance for SAG Awards with 20 Million Engagements Across Digital, Social and Television, Up 10% Versus 2016
E! spins the numbers for Sunday, January 29.

[01/30/17 - 03:14 PM]
Peter Capaldi Announces His Last Season of "Doctor Who"
"Doctor Who" returns Saturday, April 15 at 9:00/8:00c followed by spin-off series "Class."

[01/30/17 - 02:45 PM]
Golden Globe-Nominated Actress Eva Longoria to Guest-Star on "Empire" This Spring on FOX
Longoria will play "Charlotte Frost," the formidable director of the all-powerful state gaming commission.

[01/30/17 - 01:09 PM]
A&E Network Locks Down Atlanta's Fulton County Jail for Two Additional Seasons of Hit Original Nonfiction Series "60 Days In"
A&E Network's hit series "60 Days In" enters Atlanta's Fulton County Jail for two new explosive seasons at one of the most dangerous facilities in the country.

[01/30/17 - 12:36 PM]
DIY Network Renews "Barnwood Builders" for Two Additional Seasons
The new episodes will premiere in 2017.

[01/30/17 - 12:33 PM]
"Marvel's Cloak & Dagger" Casts Its Leads
Olivia Holt and Aubrey Joseph have been tapped as Tandy Bowen, a.k.a. Dagger, and Tyrone Johnson, a.k.a. Cloak.

[01/30/17 - 12:04 PM]
"Rick and Morty" Launches Galactic Federation Rewards to Fans
Visit GalacticFederation.com for a peek behind the scenes at how Earth C-137 is coping with the events of the Season 2 finale.

[01/30/17 - 12:01 PM]
Rapper T.I. Rocks the House on the All-New, One-Hour "Showtime at the Apollo" Airing Wednesday, Feb. 1 @ 8/7c on FOX!
Acts participating in the event include Chaka Khan, T.I. featuring Meek Mill, Quavo and RaRa, Mike Epps and Gabriel Iglesias.

[01/30/17 - 12:00 PM]
NBC's "The Good Place" Continues in Afterlife with Season Two Renewal
"Mike Schur has always had one of the most fertile and imaginative minds in comedy, but what he brought us with the first season of 'The Good Place' was just extraordinary," Jennifer Salke said.

[01/30/17 - 11:53 AM]
Jon Hamm Guest Stars as Don Grouper in SpongeBob SquarePants Special: "Goodbye, Krabby Patty?," Monday, Feb. 20, at 7 P.M. (ET/PT), on Nickelodeon
The Emmy Award-winning actor lends his voice as the sharp-witted and devastatingly charming Grouper, who has a big plan for the Krabby Patty that may prove irresistible, even to the impervious Mr. Krabs.

[01/30/17 - 11:16 AM]
Emmy Award-Winning "So You Think You Can Dance" Returns for 14th Season Premiering Summer 2017 on FOX
This season, highly-skilled dancers between the ages of 18-30 will showcase their talents in various dance styles, including contemporary, tap, hip-hop, ballroom, animation, breaking and more.

[01/30/17 - 10:57 AM]
Discovery's "The Dark Side of the Sun" Takes a Look at How Scientists Are Working to Understand Our Brightest Star and Protect Against Its Potential to Devastate Modern Civilization
The project tells the story of our growing awareness of the true nature of our star, its critical importance to all life on Earth, and its potentially harmful effects on modern civilization.

[01/30/17 - 10:12 AM]
OWN Announces New Comedy Series "The Paynes" from Tyler Perry
The network has also ordered 44 additional episodes of Perry's hit OWN drama series "The Haves and the Have Nots" and 18 episodes of "If Loving You is Wrong."

[01/30/17 - 09:35 AM]
Cartoon Network Greenlights 2017 Sundance Film Festival Selection "Summer Camp Island" Based on Original Short Created by Julia Pott
"'Summer Camp Island' is a great example of the kind of creativity generated by our acclaimed studio shorts program," said Rob Sorcher.

[01/30/17 - 09:28 AM]
Video: Watch First Look Promos of TNT's Summer Series
Check out and share these four first look promos showcasing the originals coming to TNT in 2017.

[01/30/17 - 09:11 AM]
A New Season of "Naked and Afraid" Premieres Sunday, March 5th at 10PM ET/PT
The all-new season is upping the ante and changing the game with the most real, raw, dangerous and insane moments you won't see anywhere else on television.

[01/30/17 - 09:01 AM]
AT&T Audience Network(R) and Sonar Entertainment Announce Cast for New Original Series "Mr. Mercedes," Based on Stephen King's Best Selling Detective Novel
The new series from Sonar Entertainment will premiere 10 hour-long episodes, which are currently in production in Charleston, South Carolina.

[01/30/17 - 08:52 AM]
The Creme de la Creme of Cake Design Return to Prove Their Talents on "Cake Wars: Champs"
In each episode, four of the most memorable winners face-off in the ultimate baking battle with new heart-pounding challenges designed to push their skills and creativity to the limit.

[01/30/17 - 08:30 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Demos with "Miss Universe"
The network edges the competition among adults 18-49.

[01/30/17 - 08:21 AM]
"America's Next Top Model" Moves to New Night Starting Wednesday, February 1st at 10:00 PM ET/PT
Additionally, viewers will get a double dosage of "ANTM" this week with an all-new episode airing tonight, Monday, January 30 at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/30/17 - 08:19 AM]
Travel Channel's "Trip Testers" Asks Two Pros How to Make the Most of a Vacation
Look for back-to-back episodes on Monday, February 6 beginning at 11:00/10:00c.

[01/30/17 - 07:22 AM]
TBS's Full Frontal with Samantha Bee Announces "Not the White House Correspondents' Dinner" Saturday, April 29, 2017
Samantha Bee, noted purveyor of FAKE NEWS(TM), will host the gala affair, welcoming journalists and non-irritating celebrities from around the world.

[01/30/17 - 06:04 AM]
Amazon Studios Greenlights a Fourth Season of the Golden Globe Award-Winning Series "Mozart in the Jungle" and a Final Season of Hit Comedy Series "Red Oaks"
Both are scheduled to premiere later this year on Prime Video in the US and UK, and additional territories in the future.

[01/29/17 - 07:28 PM]
Outstanding Film and Television Performances Honored at the 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards(R)
"Stranger Things" and "Orange Is the New Black" were honored as the best ensembles in drama and comedy, respectively.

[01/29/17 - 08:43 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Viewers, Shares Demo Crown with ABC
"NBA Saturday Primetime on ABC" leads the night among adults 18-49.

[01/29/17 - 08:40 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Rebroadcast Is the #1 Show of the Night in 18-49 in the Local People Meters, Growing 17% vs. Last Year
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, January 28.

[01/28/17 - 06:59 PM]
SAG Awards Closes the Extraordinary List of Presenters at the 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards(R)
Two-time SAG Award honoree John Krasinski is the latest in a long list of noteworthy actors.

[01/28/17 - 09:39 AM]
Final Presenters Announced for the 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards(R)
Riz Ahmed, Viola Davis, Michelle Dockery, Kathryn Hahn, Salma Hayek, Jonah Hill, Kate Hudson, Nicole Kidman, Ashton Kutcher, John Legend, James Marsden, Gina Rodriguez and Denzel Washington will round out the lineup.

[01/28/17 - 08:59 AM]
ABC Wins Friday with the Top 4 Shows in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, January 27.

[01/28/17 - 08:57 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Wins Race Among Adults 18-49
The Alphabet's "Shark Tank" leads the night in the key demographic.

[01/28/17 - 08:37 AM]
"Dateline" Ties for #1 at 10 P.M. in 18-49, Jumps 23% Week to Week in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, January 27.

[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.







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[02/20/18 - 10:01 AM]
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[02/20/18 - 09:29 AM]
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[02/20/18 - 09:03 AM]
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[02/20/18 - 08:34 AM]
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[02/20/18 - 08:20 AM]
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