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[01/31/17 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 31
Updates include: Jason Katims brings "Drama High" to NBC; Lucy Hale to lead "Life Sentence" at The CW; and Emma Stone/Jonah Hill-led "Maniac" a go at Netflix.

[01/31/17 - 03:15 PM]
Amber Rose to Host VH1's Lovefest with the Return of "14 Days of Love" Kicking Off February 1st
Over the years, VH1 has been home to more than 20 different series centered around "love" which will be offered throughout "14 Days of Love."

[01/31/17 - 02:01 PM]
Inspiring Stories of African-American Heroes to be Presented During Black History Month on Disney Channel, Disney XD and Disney Junior
The initiative begins with the story of acclaimed African-American pilot Charles Alfred "Chief" Anderson Sr.

[01/31/17 - 01:58 PM]
Award-Winning Songwriters Benj Pasek & Justin Paul Pen Original Song for "The Flash"/"Supergirl" Musical Episode on The CW
In addition, the episode will feature another original song penned by "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" star and executive producer Rachel Bloom and Tom Root, entitled "Super Friend."

[01/31/17 - 01:31 PM]
BET's Smash Hit "The New Edition Story" Grossed 29 Million Total Viewers During Its Premiere Week
BET further spins the numbers for the mini-series to date.

[01/31/17 - 01:29 PM]
24-Hour Disney Junior Channel Is TV's #1 Preschooler Network for the 46th Consecutive Month in Total Viewers and Kids 2-5
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the month to date.

[01/31/17 - 01:00 PM]
The Top 5 Winners of "The Fosters" Theme Song Contest to Be Featured in a Special Promo Airing During "The Fosters" Premiere Tonight, January 31, on Freeform
Additional stand-out submissions will be included in a compilation video and featured on "The Fosters" social media accounts.

[01/31/17 - 11:57 AM]
March Madness Comes to Lifetime with New Docuseries "Bringing Up Ballers" Premiering March 1
The six-episode series follows feisty moms who will stop at nothing to ensure that their businesses are successful and their boys are on track to make it to the NBA.

[01/31/17 - 11:47 AM]
Viral Sensation Veronica "Pooh" Nash-Poleate Brings Her Common Sense Crusade to TLC
The eight-episode series, formerly known as "Miss Pooh to the Rescue," premieres Tuesday, March 7.

[01/31/17 - 11:43 AM]
Showtime(R) to Air "American Jihad"
The film offers an inside look at Jihadism from former Jihadists and those deeply affected by its practices.

[01/31/17 - 10:57 AM]
Kanye West, Adele, Bruno Mars and More to Be Featured in Ovation TV's Week-Long Tribute to the Grammys' Hottest Artists
America's only arts network will pay tribute to the Grammy Awards by featuring some of the recording industry's biggest winners, including Kanye West, Adele, Bruno Mars, Whitney Houston and Justin Timberlake.

[01/31/17 - 10:48 AM]
CBS News to Air Primetime Special Report Tonight on President Trump's Supreme Court Announcement
The announcement is expected to begin at 8:00 PM, ET.

[01/31/17 - 10:16 AM]
"60 Minutes" Is #2 for the Week - Seventh Time This Season the CBS News Magazine Has Finished in the Top 5
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, January 29.

[01/31/17 - 10:04 AM]
Nickelodeon Gets in the Game to Give Kids All Access to Super Bowl LI
Nickelodeon's on- and off-channel events include "Superstar Slime Showdown at Super Bowl," a one-hour original special premiering Sunday, February 5 at 12 p.m. (ET/PT) across Nickelodeon, Nicktoons and TeenNick.

[01/31/17 - 10:01 AM]
"Star Trek: Discovery" Begins Production
Star Trek, one of the most iconic and influential global television franchises, returns to television 50 years after it first premiered.

[01/31/17 - 09:16 AM]
Wyatt Cenac's "Night Train" Picked Up for Season Two
The series is a freewheeling mix of stand up, music and other surprises, where anything can happen and anything is welcome.

[01/31/17 - 08:30 AM]
Rapunzel Swings Into Action with the Premiere of the Disney Channel Original Movie "Tangled Before Ever After," on Friday, March 10, and the Highly Anticipated Debut of "Tangled: The Series," on Friday, March 24
Reprising their roles are Mandy Moore and Zachary Levi as Rapunzel and Eugene (formerly known as Flynn Rider), respectively.

[01/31/17 - 08:19 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, "The Bachelor" Top Demo Race
The Alphabet easily wins the night among adults 18-49 with its reality franchise.

[01/31/17 - 08:08 AM]
Junior Chefs Take a Seat at the Judges' Table for First-Ever "Chopped Junior: Make Me a Judge Tournament"
The four-week stunt launches Wednesday, March 8 at 8:00/7:00c on Food Network.

[01/31/17 - 08:06 AM]
Denzel Washington, Issa Rae and F. Gary Gray Confirmed as Honorees at the 2017 "BET Presents The American Black Film Festival Honors"
The awards gala held February 17 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA will air on BET and Centric, Wednesday, February 22.

[01/31/17 - 07:59 AM]
Terrence J Signs First-Look Deal to Develop and Executive Produce Original Content with MTV and VH1
Currently, he can be seen as the host of the "Are You The One?" and "America's Next Top Model" live after show, "Aftermatch."

[01/31/17 - 07:28 AM]
Bravo Media Poll Reveals Two Out of Three People Misled in Past Relationships - Discovering Their Partner to Be a Different Person
These results reflect key themes echoed in Bravo's third original, scripted series and dark comedy "Imposters" debuting Tuesday, February 7 at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/31/17 - 06:30 AM]
Grammy(R) Moments Set with Performances by Maren Morris and Alicia Keys, Anderson .Paak Joining a Tribe Called Quest and Dave Grohl, and The Weeknd with Daft Punk, On "The 59th Annual Grammy Awards(R)," FEB. 12 on CBS
Today's round of artists join previously announced performers Adele, John Legend, Bruno Mars, Metallica, Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban.

[01/31/17 - 05:25 AM]
Oprah Winfrey Becomes a Special Contributor to "60 Minutes"
Ms. Winfrey will make her first appearance on CBS News' legendary Sunday night broadcast this fall.

[01/31/17 - 05:19 AM]
TLC's "I Am Jazz" Receives GLAAD Media Award Nomination for Outstanding Reality Program
The series was nominated and won last year in a rare tie.

[01/31/17 - 05:01 AM]
Nat Geo WILD's "Fish Bowl IV": Are You Ready for the Biggest Night in Aquatic Sports History?!
"Since no one watched last year, we created a fake fish football championship that is destined to be playing in the background while thousands of Super Bowl party hosts prep for the main event," said Geoff Daniels.

[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.







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[03/19/19 - 12:42 PM]
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[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]
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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.