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[04/15/17 - 09:30 AM]
Video: Teaser Trailer for Final Season of Disney XD's "Star Wars Rebels" Promises Big Surprises Ahead
Promising an action-packed storyline that left fans eager for more, executive producer Dave Filoni delivered news of the show's must-see conclusion alongside the voice cast of the entire Ghost crew.

[04/15/17 - 08:32 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Shares Demo Crown with ABC
"Blue Bloods" leads the night in both categories for the Eye.

[04/14/17 - 11:03 PM]
Development Update: Friday, April 14
Updates include: WGN America cancels "Outsiders"; Becki Newton cast in HBO's "Divorce"; and Jewel Staite to drop by NBC's "Blindspot."

[04/14/17 - 11:02 AM]
AMC Renews "Fear the Walking Dead" for Fourth Season, Announces New Co-Showrunners
Andrew Chambliss and Ian Goldberg are boarding "Fear" as co-showrunners, while Scott M. Gimple will become an executive producer.

[04/14/17 - 10:00 AM]
New Episodes of "Playhouse Masters" Return Tomorrow on TLC
The series returns with new episodes as Tyson and Audy Leavitt continue to create the most elaborate, over-the-top playhouses out of their family-run shop called "Charmed Playhouses."

[04/14/17 - 08:29 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Splits Demo Crown with ABC
The Eye's "The Big Bang Theory" leads the night in both categories.

[04/14/17 - 06:01 AM]
Video: Watch the New Trailer from TNT's "Animal Kingdom"
The second season of "Animal Kingdom" is slated to launch Tuesday, May 30 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[04/13/17 - 11:25 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 13
Updates include: TNT passes on "Let the Right One In" pilot; Queen Latifah to star in Lifetime's "Flint"; and Josh Stewart signs onto USA's "Shooter."

[04/13/17 - 03:35 PM]
National Geographic Presents Second Season of Critically Acclaimed Series "Breakthrough"
The series returns for a second season on Tuesday, May 2 at 10:00/9:00c immediately following a new episode of "Genius."

[04/13/17 - 02:09 PM]
CBS to Wrap "The Great Indoors" Season on Monday Nights
Repeats of "The Big Bang Theory" will instead fill the Thursday, 8:30/7:30c slot on May 4 and May 11.

[04/13/17 - 01:25 PM]
VH1 Announces Expansive Slate on the Heels of Seven Consecutive Quarters of Growth
"VH1 is leading the industry in growth and our new expansive slate will continue to fuel this trajectory," said Chris McCarthy.

[04/13/17 - 01:07 PM]
USA Network Enters the Upfront Season as the #1 Cable Entertainment Network in Key Demos
For the 2017-18 Upfront season, USA is offering an ambitious lineup of shows focused on strong storytelling that feature bold and authentic characters.

[04/13/17 - 12:37 PM]
ABC Announces Summer Premiere Dates
Highlights include the new dramas "Somewhere Between" and "Still Star-Crossed" on Monday nights.

[04/13/17 - 12:16 PM]
AMC's Premiere of "The Son" Garners 3 Million Viewers
AMC further spins the numbers for Saturday, April 8.

[04/13/17 - 12:01 PM]
"Queen Sugar" Season Two Debuts with Two-Night Premiere Event Tuesday, June 20 and Wednesday, June 21 on OWN
Continuing a creative initiative established in the show's first season, series creator Ava DuVernay has once again assembled an all-female directing team for season two.

[04/13/17 - 10:29 AM]
Global Superstar Shania Twain to Serve as Key Adviser on Monday, April 24 Live Telecast of "The Voice"
On Monday, April 17 and Tuesday, April 18, the remaining artists will compete for a spot in the Top 12 during "The Voice" live playoffs.

[04/13/17 - 09:37 AM]
Amazon to Develop Animated and Live-Action Children's Series with The Roots' Passyunk Productions
"South Street Sounds" follows three friends growing up in the most musical of neighborhoods, where the birds tweet to a beat, every shop-keeper, pizza-maker and crossing guard dance perfectly in time, and having a bad day means literally singing the blues.

[04/13/17 - 09:08 AM]
Investigation Discovery Provides "Reasonable Doubt" in New Series That Questions Major Courtroom Convictions
With 10 intense episodes trying to confirm if these are true convictions, the series premieres on Wednesday, April 26 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/13/17 - 09:06 AM]
"Outlander" Season Three Teaser Trailer to Air During Premiere of Starz' "The White Princess" on April 16th
In Season Three of "Outlander," the story picks up right after Claire travels through the stones to return to her life in 1948.

[04/13/17 - 09:05 AM]
MTV Launches First-Ever "MTV Movie & TV Festival" Event for Fans
The network is transforming the grounds outside of the Shrine Auditorium into a massive party for thousands of fans in the afternoon leading up to the mainshow telecast.

[04/13/17 - 09:00 AM]
Nat Geo Documentary Films Acquires 2017 Tribeca Film Festival Section, From the Ashes
The project is a compelling feature documentary that explores one of the country's most contentious topics - coal and the mining industry.

[04/13/17 - 09:00 AM]
Video: First Full Trailer Released for the Final Trip of BBC America's "Orphan Black"
The final trip begins Saturday, June 10 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/13/17 - 08:43 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Demos Against Heavy Repeat Competition
"Empire" once again leads the night among adults 18-49 for the network.

[04/13/17 - 08:04 AM]
Josh Denny Hits the Road to Continue His Search for the Biggest and Best Food Finds Around the Country with New Season of "Ginormous Food"
Over 13 half-hour episodes, Josh hits the road to meet the people behind these innovative and ginormous creations, to find out how they make them so enormous and delicious, while sinking his teeth into these culinary monsters.

[04/13/17 - 08:01 AM]
Disney Channel's "Andi Mack" Amasses Over 14 Million Views Across Linear and Digital Platforms To Date
Disney Channel further spins the numbers for Friday, April 7.

[04/13/17 - 06:28 AM]
E! Renews Hit Original Scripted Series "The Arrangement" for a Second Season
Season two will consist of 10, one-hour episodes.

[04/13/17 - 06:00 AM]
Pop Announces Programming Slate Featuring New and Returning Original Series, Spanning More Than 400 Hours of Original Content
Returning series include "Schitt's Creek," "Nightcap," "Big Brother After Dark" and "Wolf Creek."

[04/13/17 - 03:05 AM]
Netflix Original Films The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) and Okja to Premiere in Competition at the 70th Edition of Cannes Film Festival
The titles that will be featured at the festival will launch everywhere Netflix is available in 2017.

[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."







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[01/16/18 - 02:00 PM]
FOX Renews Critically Acclaimed Hit Drama "9-1-1" for a Second Season
"With a bold concept, award-winning stars and a flawless execution, Ryan [Murphy], Brad [Falchuk] and Tim [Minear] have done it again," said Dana Walden and Gary Newman.

[01/16/18 - 01:21 PM]
Velocity's Barrett-Jackson Live Hits the Gas for a Supercharged Saturday
One of the biggest annual automotive events in America, the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale auction, features thousands of bidders, leading athletes and celebrities and dedicated collectors all vying for their next one-of-a-kind ride.

[01/16/18 - 12:40 PM]
"Love Is ___" Series Regular Casting
They'll join the previously announced Michele Weaver as the female lead Nuri and Will Catlett as male lead Yasir.

[01/16/18 - 11:46 AM]
NBC Schedules Three-Hour "Billboard Music Awards" to Air Live Coast to Coast on Sunday, May 20 at 8 P.M. ET/5 P.M. PT
The network acquired the rights to the "Billboard Music Awards" in a new multi-year deal signed in November.

[01/16/18 - 10:52 AM]
Nickelodeon's Viral Sports Clip Series "Crashletes" Returns for an Epic Third Season, Premiering Sunday, Feb. 11, at 10 A.M. (ET/PT) in TeenNick's NickSports Block
Co-hosts Brandon Broady and Stevie Nelson will be joined by a guest athlete in each episode who will help provide in-depth analysis of viral sports bloopers, blunders and absurdities.

[01/16/18 - 10:04 AM]
PBS Kids Offers Sneak Peek of Its First Series Dedicated to the Arts and Creativity: "Pinkalicious & Peterrific"
Three full-length 11-minute stories are now available; additional stories will roll out on digital platforms every Friday until February 9, when PBS stations will broadcast a special, one-hour series premiere event.

[01/16/18 - 10:03 AM]
PBS Announces "Native America," New Four-Part Series Premiering Fall 2018
Weaving history and science with living indigenous traditions, the series brings to life a land of massive cities connected by social networks spanning two continents, with unique and sophisticated systems of science, art and writing.

[01/16/18 - 10:02 AM]
PBS Announces "#MeToo, Now What?" (w.t.) New Half-hour, Five-Part Series Premiering February 2018
Zainab Salbi, founder of Women for Women International, hosts the series, premiering Friday, February 2 at 8:30/7:30c.

[01/16/18 - 10:01 AM]
PBS Announces Key Authors, Celebrities and Notable Figures in the Entertainment, Sports, News and Literary Worlds Lending Their Voices to "The Great American Read"
The series launches with a two-hour special event on Tuesday, May 22 at 8:00/7:00c.

[01/16/18 - 09:08 AM]
Ovation Acquires US Broadcast and Digital Rights to Season Two of "Rachel Hunter's Tour of Beauty"
In season two, international supermodel Rachel Hunter embarks on a search for the secrets to lasting beauty and a complete sense of well-being through The Americas.

[01/16/18 - 09:07 AM]
Ovation Acquires U.S. Premiere Rights to Season Three of the Critically Acclaimed International Hit Drama Series "Versailles"
Since its debut on Ovation in the fall of 2016, the series has been a remarkable success for the network, both on air and across its social networks.

[01/16/18 - 09:06 AM]
Ovation Celebrates the Art of Wine with Acquisition of "The Wine Show" Season One
Starring Matthew Goode and his good friend Matthew Rhys, "The Wine Show" take viewers on a fresh, accessible and thoroughly entertaining new journey into wine.

[01/16/18 - 08:38 AM]
Raelle Tucker and Scott Winant to Collaborate with Blumhouse Television to Produce Scripted Drama Series for Facebook Watch
The series, "Sacred Lies" (working title), is based on the classic Grimms Brothers tale, "The Handless Maiden" and the novel, "The Sacred Lies of Minnow Bly" by Stephanie Oakes.

[01/16/18 - 08:37 AM]
New Action-Packed Series "Fly Guys" Set to Debut on Facebook's Watch
The non-scripted series will follow an all-star crew of Europe's most talented acrobats and professional stunt performers.

[01/16/18 - 08:36 AM]
Bear Grylls Invites the Facebook Watch Community to "Face the Wild" with New Electus/BGV-Produced Adventure Docu-Series Launching March 21
Answering thousands of requests from Facebook followers across the nation, for the first time Bear will surprise 10 of his most inspiring fans by inviting them on one-on-one adventures of a lifetime: joining him in facing the wild.