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[04/12/17 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 12
Updates include: Audience Network rounds out the cast of "Condor"; Kris Bryant, Jake Arrieta bound for "Chicago Fire" season finale; and Tracie Thoms to recur on Lifetime's "UnReal."

[04/12/17 - 12:32 PM]
VH1's Second Annual Mother's Day Special "Dear Mama: An Event to Honor Moms" to Premiere Monday, May 8th at 10 PM ET/PT
Emmy(R) and Golden Globe(R) nominee Anthony Anderson will return as host along with VH1 fan favorite, actress, and New York Times best-selling author La La Anthony.

[04/12/17 - 12:00 PM]
Radio Disney Adds Performances by Sabrina Carpenter, Fitz and The Tantrums and Erin Bowman to 2017 Radio Disney Music Awards
These dynamic performers join the previously announced artists Kelsea Ballerini, Hailee Steinfeld, Alessia Cara, Noah Cyrus, Julia Michaels, Grace VanderWaal, Jordan Fisher and Train.

[04/12/17 - 11:17 AM]
Donald Sutherland Cast as J. Paul Getty in FX's "Trust"
The first installment, about the kidnapping of Getty's grandson John Paul Getty III, begins production in June in London and Rome ahead of its premiere on FX in January 2018.

[04/12/17 - 11:14 AM]
The Summer Heats Up as a New Crop of Culinary Contenders Face Off in Return of "Food Network Star"
Culinary icons Bobby Flay and Giada De Laurentiis return as mentors and judges on Food Network's elite competition series.

[04/12/17 - 11:12 AM]
TLC Announces Hosts Lisa Joyner and DeVon Franklin for Unprecedented Television Event "This Is Life Live"
TLC captures awe inspiring, shocking and emotional real moments live in an unprecedented four-night television event premiering April 23.

[04/12/17 - 11:00 AM]
Syfy Renews "The Magicians" for Season 3
The sophomore season currently airs Wednesdays at 9:00/8:00c on Syfy, and the must-see finale will air Wednesday, April 19.

[04/12/17 - 10:51 AM]
Discovery's Newest True Crime Series "Alaska Homicide" Searches for Clues in the Nation's Most Rugged State
In the largely untouched landscape of Alaska, people go missing at an eerily high rate with more missing people per capita than any other state.

[04/12/17 - 10:11 AM]
"Dateline" to Debut in National Syndication This Fall
With a vast library of episodes available, double runs of "Dateline" will also be offered to stations to air as a two-hour true crime block.

[04/12/17 - 10:05 AM]
FYI TV Series "Food Porn" Is Back for Season 2 - Premieres May 14
13 half-hour episodes will begin premiering on Sunday nights at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/12/17 - 09:22 AM]
Stream "Tumble Leaf Spring-A-Ling Surprise" for Free on Amazon Prime Video April 14-16
In this special, everyone helps Bloom the bunny hunt for his lost eggs, which he plans to plant for a spectacular spring surprise, and Fig uncovers many other signs of the bright and sunny season of spring along the way.

[04/12/17 - 09:18 AM]
"Grace and Frankie" Let the Good Vibes Roll! Season 4 Coming in 2018 with Lisa Kudrow
Netflix announced said renewal via Twitter this morning.

[04/12/17 - 09:10 AM]
Oxygen Media Launches the 20th Killer Season of "Snapped" with "Snapped Notorious: Scott Peterson" Premiering Sunday, May 7th at 6PM ET/PT
The special will focus on the infamous trial which led to Scott Peterson's conviction for the murder of his wife and their unborn son and raises the controversial question: Was this an emotionally charged verdict?

[04/12/17 - 09:08 AM]
Hulu's Original Drama Series "The Path" Picked Up for a Third Season
The season finale of "The Path's" second season airs today.

[04/12/17 - 08:34 AM]
New "Rick and Morty" VR Game to Launch on 4/20!
"Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality" is a fast-paced, chaotic VR adventure complete with mechanics and mayhem only possible in VR.

[04/12/17 - 08:27 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Wins Tight Demo Race
A "The Voice" recap helps top the evening among adults 18-49.

[04/12/17 - 07:23 AM]
Good Morning America's Ginger Zee Tackles First Home Reno in DIY Network's "Renovation Realities: Ben & Ginger"
The four-part series, premiering Saturday, May 6, follows the duo as they ditch cramped city life to renovate a suburban fixer upper into their dream home.

[04/12/17 - 07:17 AM]
PBS Announces Broadcast Premiere for "The Vietnam War" - A Landmark Documentary Event by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick
The first five episodes will air nightly from Sunday, September 17, through Thursday, September 21, and the final five episodes will air nightly from Sunday, September 24, through Thursday, September 28.

[04/12/17 - 07:02 AM]
MTV Reinvents Iconic Series "Fear Factor" - Global Superstar and Producer Ludacris to Host and Executive Produce
The series will include 12, one-hour episodes which premiere on Tuesday, May 30 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/12/17 - 06:01 AM]
"A Bundle of Trouble: An Aurora Teagarden Mystery," Premiering May 14, on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries
Candace Cameron Bure and Yannick Bisson star in the franchise's latest installment.

[04/12/17 - 05:57 AM]
Cineflix Media's New Crime Drama Series "Pure" to Make U.S. Debut on Hulu
"Pure" is the story of a Mennonite pastor trying to protect his family and preserve his faith while battling drug trafficking within his community.

[04/11/17 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 11
Updates include: Regina King to star in "No Place Safe" for FX; Tyler Hoechlin's Superman to return to "Supergirl"; and Katrina Law is back on The CW's "Arrow."

[04/11/17 - 03:30 PM]
Video: 1st Look at Spike TV's "The Mist," Based on a Story by Stephen King, Premieres 6/22
The 10-episode series stars Morgan Spector, Alyssa Sutherland, Gus Birney, Danica Curcic, Okezie Morro, Luke Cosgrove, Darren Pettie, Russell Posner, Dan Butler, Isiah Washington, Jr. and Frances Conroy.

[04/11/17 - 02:04 PM]
America's Leading True Crime Network Investigation Discovery's Premiere of "Casey Anthony: An American Murder Mystery" #1 in Cable Sunday Night
Investigation Discovery spins the numbers for Sunday, April 9.

[04/11/17 - 12:10 PM]
Chris Gethard's Acclaimed Off-Broadway Show "Chris Gethard: Career Suicide" to Debut May 6 on HBO
The special is a comedy about depression, alcoholism, suicide and the other funniest parts of life.

[04/11/17 - 12:00 PM]
Nickelodeon's "Paw Patrol" Is on a Roll with Record-Setting Mission Paw Special
Nickelodeon further spins the numbers for Friday, March 24.

[04/11/17 - 11:22 AM]
The Biggest Known Little Family Returns on TLC's "7 Little Johnstons"
Look for the first of eight new episodes on Tuesday, May 2 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/11/17 - 11:00 AM]
USA Network Unveils Spring/Summer Schedule with New Original Thriller "The Sinner" Set to Premiere August 2
Returning series include "Suits," "Queen of the South," "Playing House" and "Shooter."

[04/11/17 - 10:28 AM]
Documentary "Marathon: The Patriots Day Bombing" to Receive Encore Presentation This Saturday, April 15
This powerful film recounts the emotional experiences of three families, including five people who were gravely injured by the blast, as they strive to reclaim their lives and communities in the three years that follow.

[04/11/17 - 09:00 AM]
Earth Day Special "Saving My Tomorrow: Kids Who Love the Earth" Debuts April 22
This heartfelt musical special includes kids from around the world who are taking on our biggest environmental challenges, from endangered animals and pollution to a warming planet, showing how we can all protect the planet and everything on it.

[04/11/17 - 09:00 AM]
CBS to Present a New "The Late Late Show Carpool Karaoke Primetime Special 2017" on Monday, May 22
Featured guests and additional details will be announced closer to air.

[04/11/17 - 08:23 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Charts with "The Voice"
The Peacock wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[04/11/17 - 07:40 AM]
GSN to Air "Hollywood Game Night" Monday Through Friday at 9:00PM (ET) Beginning April 17
The show will then move into its regular Tuesdays at 9:00pm and 10:00pm timeslots beginning April 25.

[04/11/17 - 07:32 AM]
Video: "Orange Is the New Black" - Season 5 First Look
Netflix has released the heart-stopping first moments back in Litchfield in this :60 second first look clip from the premiere episode of season five.

[04/11/17 - 06:33 AM]
CBS News to Launch "48 Hours: NCIS," A New Six-Part Series Taking Viewers Inside the Unforgettable Cases Handled by the Naval Criminal Investigative Service
Look for the debut installment on Tuesday, April 25 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/11/17 - 03:01 AM]
Hallmark Channel Unveils Four New, Original Movies for Annual "June Weddings" Celebration
Highlights include Jack Wagner and Josie Bissett in a sequel to last year's "The Wedding March."

[04/10/17 - 11:16 PM]
Development Update: Monday, April 10
Updates include: Asia Kate Dillon set as regular on Showtime's "Billions"; Mike Flanagan brings "The Haunting of Hill House" to Netflix; and Jeff Melvoin to step down as showrunner of ABC's "Designated Survivor."

[04/10/17 - 03:08 PM]
2017 "Monday Night Football" Preseason Schedule
ESPN's preseason kicks off Thursday, August 17, when Blake Bortles and the Jacksonville Jaguars - led by head coach Doug Marrone, in his first full season in Jacksonville - host Jameis Winston and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at EverBank Field.

[04/10/17 - 02:06 PM]
NFL Releases 2017 Preseason Schedule
The 65-game slate features eight nationally televised matchups, including a game between the Chargers and Rams at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on August 26.

[04/10/17 - 01:03 PM]
ABC Studios International to Produce Drama Series "Harrow"
"Harrow" is the story of Dr. Daniel Harrow, who is no ordinary forensic pathologist. Brilliant. Unorthodox. And a murderer?

[04/10/17 - 12:38 PM]
Investigation Discovery Teams with "Deadline: Crime" Host Tamron Hall for Explosive New Special "Sexual Assault in College: Tamron Hall Investigates"
Premiering Sunday, April 30 at 8:00/7:00c, the one-hour special follows Hall as she sits down with two sexual assault survivors from the University of Minnesota and the University of Maryland.

[04/10/17 - 12:22 PM]
Life Is Butt a Dream on Centric's Newest Docu-Series "We Are the Joneses" Premiering Saturday, April 22 at 10 P.M. ET/PT
The Joneses are an affluent African-American family, who run a multimillion-dollar cosmetic surgery practice, Lexington Plastic Surgeons, with thriving offices in New York, Los Angeles, Washington D.C., Atlanta and Miami.

[04/10/17 - 12:14 PM]
HBO Documentary Films' "Warning: This Drug May Kill You," Putting a Human Face on the U.S. Opioid Addiction Epidemic, Debuts May 1, Exclusively on HBO
The film tells devastating personal stories of families who have lost a loved one to an opioid overdose, all of them the result of addictions that started with doctors' prescriptions of dangerous painkillers such as OxyContin, Vicodin and Percocet.

[04/10/17 - 12:12 PM]
CMT Renews "Nashville"
In addition, the network revealed a midseason premiere date of Thursday, June 1 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/10/17 - 11:46 AM]
HGTV Series "Flip or Flop Vegas" Premieres with Winning Ratings
HGTV spins the numbers for Thursday, April 6.

[04/10/17 - 10:39 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: PGA Overrun Gives Big Boost to CBS
The Eye easily wins the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[04/10/17 - 10:31 AM]
Stand-Up Special "T.J. Miller: Meticulously Ridiculous" to Debut June 17
The stand-up special taped at the Paramount Theater in Denver on his "The Meticulously Ridiculous Tour" and features the "Silicon Valley" star in his first HBO special.

[04/10/17 - 09:06 AM]
Video: Trailer for Jill Soloway's New Series "I Love Dick" Now Available
Kevin Bacon and Kathryn Hahn star in the series, due Friday, May 12 on Amazon.

[04/10/17 - 09:05 AM]
Living Life in the Fast Lane, "Return to Amish" Is Back with More of Life's Biggest Trials
Six new two-hour episodes will dive into the heavy choices and struggles the ex-Amish must overcome to survive in the new world they entered into several years ago.

[04/10/17 - 09:01 AM]
At&T Audience Network Set to Premiere Exclusive Documentary "American Standoff"
"American Standoff" follows the story of the Hammonds, an Oregon ranching family; their 20-year fight with government agencies led to their controversial trial and conviction on an anti-terrorism charge.







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