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[02/15/17 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 15
Updates include: "The Big Bang Theory" nears two-season renewal by CBS; Amazon gives second season to "Goliath"; and Mike Vogel to lead "For God & Country" at NBC.

[02/15/17 - 12:48 PM]
TLC Reveals New Celebrity Contributors for "Who Do You Think You Are?"
Executive Produced by Lisa Kudrow and Dan Bucatinsky, the new season premieres on Sunday, March 5 at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/15/17 - 12:40 PM]
Follow Superfans as They Take on the Challenge in Real Time - A New Season of "Naked and Afraid" Premieres Sunday, March 5th at 10PM ET/PT
For the first time ever, the two survivalists will document their intense Naked and Afraid experience across social media.

[02/15/17 - 12:01 PM]
Starz to Co-Produce with BBC on Four-Part Television Adaptation of "Howards End" from Academy Award(R) Nominated Screenwriter and Playwright Kenneth Lonergan
Hayley Atwell, Matthew Macfadyen and Tracey Ullman star in the project, to be directed by Hettie Macdonald.

[02/15/17 - 11:01 AM]
Time Inc.'s Sports Illustrated and Jerry Bruckheimer TV to Develop "Sports Illustrated: True Crime" Series
The venture, soon to commence discussions with potential distribution partners, will have the added benefit of multi-platform editorial support from SI and Time Inc.

[02/15/17 - 10:22 AM]
Nickelodeon Presents "Little Ballers Indiana," Docu-Series from WNBA All Star Skylar Diggins, Premiering Friday, March 3, in Nicktoons' NickSports TV Block
The half-hour series follows the girls on Diggins' Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) team, Sky Digg Ballers, as they set out to prove they are among the best basketball players in the country.

[02/15/17 - 10:02 AM]
"It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" Takes Virtual Reality to Next Level with Fully Scripted Narrative VR Experience
"Project Badass," a four-minute VR episode that goes live February 15, uses never-before-seen footage to take viewers on an ultimate motorcycle stunt.

[02/15/17 - 09:16 AM]
Early Second Season Greenlight Ordered for "Tangled: The Series" Ahead of Its Highly Anticipated Disney Channel Debut
"Tangled: The Series" reunites Mandy Moore and Zachary Levi, who reprise their roles as Rapunzel and Eugene (formerly known as Flynn Rider), respectively.

[02/15/17 - 09:02 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "This Is Us" Continue Demo Reign
The Peacock leads the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched network.

[02/15/17 - 09:00 AM]
Starz and Sony Pictures Television Announce "Outlander" to Return in September 2017
The third season will include 13 episodes based upon Voyager, the third of eight books in Diana Gabaldon's international best-selling Outlander series.

[02/15/17 - 08:02 AM]
Writer-Director Richard Curtis and "Love Actually" Cast Reunite for "Red Nose Day Actually" Film to Air on NBC's "Red Nose Day Special"
Revisiting their roles from the beloved movie are cast members Hugh Grant, Martine McCutcheon, Keira Knightley, Andrew Lincoln, Colin Firth, Lucia Moniz, Liam Neeson, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Olivia Olson, Bill Nighy, Marcus Brigstocke and Rowan Atkinson.

[02/15/17 - 08:01 AM]
Viola Davis, Lee Daniels, Common, Maxwell, Omari Hardwick, Morris Chestnut and Dionne Farris among Big Names to Take the Stage During the 2017 "BET Presents the American Black Film Festival Honors"
"BET Presents the American Black Film Festival Honors" airs on BET and Centric on Wednesday, February 22 at 8:00/7:00c.

[02/15/17 - 06:04 AM]
Season Two of Amazon Original Series "Hand of God" Launches Exclusively on Prime Video on March 10
Created and written by Ben Watkins, "Hand of God" returns with Golden Globe winner Ron Perlman, starring as Judge Pernell Harris.

[02/14/17 - 11:51 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 14
Updates include: Adhir Kalyan to star in "Brothered Up" at CBS; Genevieve Angelson to lead NBC's "The Happy Peppers"; and Sam Adegoke cast in The CW's "Dynasty."

[02/14/17 - 03:10 PM]
truTV Sets President's Day Marathon of "Billy on the Street"
Kicking off the event is the "Billy on the Street: Political Comedy!" special, which is a compilation of some of the buzziest and most politically-charged segments from the current season of the hit series.

[02/14/17 - 03:00 PM]
ABC News and Time Inc.'s People Team Up for New Series "People Icons," Hosted by "Good Morning America" Co-Anchor Lara Spencer
The hour-long weekly program is inspired by the iconic People magazine covers that have made a lasting impact on American culture.

[02/14/17 - 01:45 PM]
Love Is in the Air as NBC Sets Friday, April 7 for Premiere of Executive Producer Ellen DeGeneres' "First Dates" with Narrator Drew Barrymore
NBC had previously ordered eight episodes of the observational documentary series from DeGeneres and Shed Media.

[02/14/17 - 01:23 PM]
truTV's "Chris Webber's Full Court Pranks" Debuts on Monday, February 27 at 10pm
The new hidden-camera series that features some of the nation's biggest athletes and sports celebrities playing elaborate - but good-natured - pranks on their most adoring fans.

[02/14/17 - 01:18 PM]
Attention Cloud 9 Shoppers: "Superstore" Renewed for a Third Season
"We are extremely proud of 'Superstore,' which is one of the smartest and funniest comedies on television today," said Jennifer Salke.

[02/14/17 - 12:25 PM]
WE tv Stirs Up the Drama on Thursday Nights with New Culinary Docu-Series "Hustle & Soul" Premiering Thursday, March 16 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
The six-episode, one-hour series from Big Fish Entertainment follows Lawrence Page (Chef LP), owner and head chef of The Pink Tea Cup (PTC) restaurant.

[02/14/17 - 12:06 PM]
Cartoon Network's NBA All-Star Lineup Is a Slam Dunk on Friday, Feb. 17
LeBron James, Paul George, Kyrie Irving and Damian Lillard are among those featured.

[02/14/17 - 11:00 AM]
Freeform and Marvel Announce Additional Cast for Highly Anticipated Series "Marvel's Cloak & Dagger"
Olivia Holt and Aubrey Joseph co-star in the title roles.

[02/14/17 - 10:16 AM]
HBO Confirms April 22 Debut for "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks," Starring Oprah Winfrey and Rose Byrne
Winfrey, Alan Ball, Peter Macdissi, Carla Gardini and Lydia Dean Pilcher are the executive producers.

[02/14/17 - 10:01 AM]
Freeform Says "I Do" to "Disney's Fairy Tale Weddings" Special
The 90-minute special, which will air this spring 2017, will give viewers a behind-the-scenes look at the magical weddings and one-of-a-kind engagements that take place at Disney Destinations around the globe.

[02/14/17 - 09:27 AM]
CMT and Ram Trucks Enlist Chris Stapleton, Darius Rucker and Brett Eldredge for Inaugural "CMT Hometown Heroes" Special Premiering Friday, March 31 at 10PM ET/PT
The special features exclusive performances, in-depth interviews and an intimate look into the people and places that shaped each performer from a young age.

[02/14/17 - 09:16 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, "The Bachelor" Hold Onto Demo Crown
The network's mainstay leads the night among adults 18-49.

[02/14/17 - 08:45 AM]
Video: Celebrate Valentine's Day with All New Official Trailer for "Love" - Season Two Debuts March 10th on Netflix
Paul Rust and Gillian Jacobs star in the series, from executive producer Judd Apatow.

[02/14/17 - 08:10 AM]
Netflix Announces Public Screening Access for the Oscar-Nominated Documentary 13TH
Students and people of all ages will now have access to watch 13TH via the Netflix service in a public setting - be it the classroom, a community group, book club or other educational forum.

[02/14/17 - 07:39 AM]
MTV's Hit Docu-Series "Teen Mom OG" Returns on Monday, April 17 at 9:00 P.M. ET/PT
In advance of the premiere, a one-hour special featuring Farrah's mother, "Being Debra," will air on Wednesday, February 15 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT.

[02/14/17 - 06:59 AM]
True Crime Network Investigation Discovery Signs on Acclaimed Brooklyn Prosecutor Anna-Sigga Nicolazzi to Host All-New Series "True Conviction" (wt)
Currently in production with Weinberger Media, the six-part series is slated to premiere, exclusively, on ID in 4Q 2017.

[02/14/17 - 06:29 AM]
Lifetime's Hit Series "Bring It!" Set to Take the Stage in 40 Cities Across the US
Tickets go on pre-sale in all cities Tuesday, February 14 and on-sale in all cites Friday, February 17.

[02/13/17 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 13
Updates include: Edward James Olmos boards FX's "Sons of Anarchy" spin-off; Jason Biggs to lead "Charlie Foxtrot" for ABC; and Lily Gladstone tapped for WGN America's "Scalped."

[02/13/17 - 09:01 PM]
Rachel Lindsay Will Be the Next Star of "The Bachelorette" When It Premieres for Its 13th Season, Monday, May 22, on ABC
The surprise announcement was made tonight on ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live."

[02/13/17 - 04:17 PM]
National Geographic to Make "Gender Revolution: A Journey with Katie Couric" Available for Free, Beginning Valentine's Day
The stream will be available on National Geographic's website, YouTube channel, Facebook page, Apple TV app and TV Everywhere mobile apps.

[02/13/17 - 04:04 PM]
"Top Gear" to Premiere March 13 on BBC America
Matt LeBlanc, Chris Harris and Rory Reid will host the new season.

[02/13/17 - 02:42 PM]
Freeform Launches Monday Night "Happy Hour" with Slate of Laugh-Out-Loud Comedies "Young & Hungry," "Baby Daddy" and Hilarious Reality Series "The Twins: Happily Ever After?"
The casts of "Young & Hungry" and "Baby Daddy" came together to celebrate "Happy Hour" before their season premieres.

[02/13/17 - 02:28 PM]
"Star Trek: Discovery" Recruits Three Starfleet Officers
Terry Serpico, Maulik Pancholy and Sam Vartholomeos are the newest additions to the series.

[02/13/17 - 01:49 PM]
"Legion" Powers Premiere Ratings - 4.37 Million Total Viewers from the Premiere Telecast and Two Encore Telecasts
FX further spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 8.

[02/13/17 - 01:47 PM]
Ghosts Get the Last Laugh When the "Ghost Brothers" Return for an All-New Season on TLC
With eight episodes, season two premieres Friday, March 10 at 9:00/8:00c on TLC.

[02/13/17 - 12:47 PM]
E! Delivers Significant Year on Year Growth for "Live from the Red Carpet: The 2017 Grammy Awards"
E! spins the numbers for Sunday, February 12.

[02/13/17 - 12:15 PM]
"Lucifer" Renewed for Third Season on FOX
22 episodes have been ordered for the new season.

[02/13/17 - 10:41 AM]
"Spring Baking Championship" Returns with Freshly Baked Dessert Challenges and Irresistible Sweets
Look for back-to-back episodes beginning Sunday, March 12 at 9:00/8:00c on Food Network.

[02/13/17 - 10:23 AM]
Spike TV's Hit Series "Bar Rescue" Starring Jon Taffer Returns with New Episodes Beginning Sunday, February 19 at 10:00 PM, ET/PT
Spike TV's "Bar Rescue" returns with all new episodes featuring bar owners across the US looking for one more chance at success.

[02/13/17 - 10:16 AM]
"The 59th Annual Grammy Awards" Delivers 26.05 Million Viewers, Largest Audience Since 2014
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, February 12.

[02/13/17 - 10:12 AM]
"The Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble," An Exploration of Music's Power to Bridge Cultural Divides, Debuts March 6 on HBO
Directed by Morgan Neville, the film follows members of the international ensemble as they gather in locations across the world, exploring the ways art can preserve traditions and shape cultural evolution.

[02/13/17 - 09:47 AM]
National Geographic's New Drama-Doc Series "ORIGINS: The Journey of Humankind" Leaps Across the Expanse of Human History to Explore Pivotal 'Origin' Moments That Made Us Modern
Jason Silva hosts the eight-part series, premiering Monday, March 6 at 9:00/8:00c.

[02/13/17 - 09:16 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: Grammys Deliver Big Win for CBS
The Eye's coverage is on par with last year's Monday telecast among adults 18-49.

[02/13/17 - 09:06 AM]
Sarah Silverman Brings All-New Original Stand-Up Comedy Special to Netflix Tuesday, May 30th
The comedy special, slated to shoot later this month, will launch globally on Netflix Tuesday, May 30.

[02/13/17 - 09:01 AM]
IFC Debuts Two New Comedy Crib Digital Series in Time for Valentine's Day
The shows will join the Crib's current eclectic array of comedy web series including "Quirks," "The Mirror," "Boxed In," and "Sound Advice."

[02/13/17 - 09:01 AM]
2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony to Debut April 29
This year's inductees include Joan Baez, ELO, Journey, Pearl Jam, Tupac Shakur and Yes; the Award for Music Excellence inductee is Nile Rodgers.







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[06/05/20 - 02:27 PM]
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The series premieres Friday, June 19 at 9:00/8:00c on Discovery Channel.

[06/05/20 - 12:15 PM]
BET News Presents: "Justice Now: A BET Town Hall" Airing Sunday, June 7 at 8PM ET/PT
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[06/05/20 - 11:59 AM]
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[06/05/20 - 11:00 AM]
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[06/05/20 - 10:00 AM]
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[06/05/20 - 09:44 AM]
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[06/05/20 - 09:29 AM]
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[06/05/20 - 08:59 AM]
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[06/05/20 - 08:30 AM]
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[06/05/20 - 08:14 AM]
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[06/05/20 - 08:00 AM]
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The series follows the origins of American fiction's most legendary criminal defense lawyer, Perry Mason.

[06/04/20 - 02:17 PM]
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[06/04/20 - 02:02 PM]
EPIX Docu-Series "Helter Skelter: An American Myth" Is Moving to a Later Date
The six-part docu-series is moving dates and will no longer premiere Sunday, June 14.

[06/04/20 - 12:17 PM]
"Space Launch Live: America Returns to Space" Hits Ratings High as #1 Non-Prime Telecast in the History of Discovery
Discovery Channel further spins the numbers for Saturday, May 30.

[06/04/20 - 08:12 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos; NBC Leads Total Viewers
The Alphabet's "The Wonderful World of Disney" presentation of the feature "Up" is the top adults 18-49 draw.