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[05/01/17 - 11:10 PM]
Development Update: Monday, May 1
Updates include: TNT shuts down production on "The Last Ship"; Efrat Dor boards FX's "Mayans MC"; and Sheryl Lee Ralph, Carly Jibson bound for Amazon's "One Mississippi."

[05/01/17 - 05:43 PM]
FOX Cancels "Pitch" After One Season
Executive producers Kevin Falls and Dan Fogelman both confirmed the news this afternoon via social media.

[05/01/17 - 01:07 PM]
Sprout to Become Universal Kids in September 2017, Expanding Its Programming to Include Kids 6-11
The Universal Kids lineup will be anchored by the debut of "Top Chef Junior," produced by Magical Elves, the Emmy Award-winning team behind Bravo's "Top Chef."

[05/01/17 - 12:19 PM]
Sundance TV Renews Original Scripted Series "Hap and Leonard" for Third Season
"Hap and Leonard," SundanceTV's highest-rated original series, will return for six episodes in 2018.

[05/01/17 - 11:28 AM]
Join Comedian Jeff Dunham and His Wife Audrey for an Extraordinary Culinary Adventure on "Incredible Edible America with the Dunhams"
The husband and wife duo have decided to take advantage of Jeff's touring schedule, and when the comic is not on stage, will be turning their time on the road into an unforgettable food adventure.

[05/01/17 - 11:04 AM]
Raw Real-Life Moments Resonate with Viewers in TLC's "This Is Life Live"
TLC further spins the numbers for April 23-26.

[05/01/17 - 11:00 AM]
Nat Geo WILD Celebrates Mother's Day by Highlighting the Amazing Moms of the Animal Kingdom
Tune in Sunday, May 14, to discover the heartwarming stories of how our planet's wild animals raise their young with a lineup of adorable programming suitable for the entire family.

[05/01/17 - 10:40 AM]
Courtney A. Kemp, Creator, Showrunner and Executive Producer of the Hit Drama Series "Power," Signs Exclusive Multi-Year Deal with Starz and Lionsgate
"Courtney A. Kemp is the complete showrunner package, and we're thrilled to continue collaborating with such a creative talent and outstanding producer," said Chris Albrecht.

[05/01/17 - 10:40 AM]
Hulu and NBCUniversal Set New Expansive Agreement to Bring Top Channels to Hulu's Upcoming Live TV Streaming Service
The deal will provide live and on-demand streaming access to networks including NBC, Telemundo, USA, Syfy, Bravo, E!, MSNBC, CNBC, NBCSN and more, bringing the total number of channels in Hulu's live TV service to more than 50.

[05/01/17 - 10:36 AM]
"Decker: Unsealed" Premieres June 4th on Adult Swim
Guest stars this season include Joey Travolta, Alfonso Freeman, Jimmy McNichol, Kellee Maize, Steve Railsback and Denny Laine.

[05/01/17 - 10:23 AM]
Thrilling Water-Themed Adventures Drive Travel Channel's "Dive In" Summer Lineup
Highlights include new episodes of "Xtreme Waterparks" and "Top Secret Swimming Holes."

[05/01/17 - 10:13 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Unveils the Men and Women Who Took America to the Moon and Beyond in "America's Secret Space Heroes"
This brand new six-part series explores some of the world's greatest space endeavors through the firsthand accounts of NASA's engineering geniuses.

[05/01/17 - 10:03 AM]
The Hottest Dance Show on TV Tours America this Summer, in "Dancing with the Stars: Live! - Hot Summer Nights"
This year's tour travels to 43 cities this summer, kicking off on June 16 in Atlantic City, New Jersey, and running through August 13.

[05/01/17 - 10:02 AM]
Fan-Favorite Rachel Lindsay Begins her Search for Prince Charming on ABC's "The Bachelorette," Premiering its 13th Season, Monday, May 22
Ashton Kutcher, Mila Kunis, Ellen DeGeneres, Kareem Abdul Jabbar and Russell Dickerson will all drop by the new season.

[05/01/17 - 10:01 AM]
HBO Films' "The Wizard of Lies," Starring Robert De Niro and Michelle Pfeiffer in the Story of the Bernie Madoff Scandal, Debuts May 20
Alessandro Nivola, Nathan Darrow, Kristen Connolly, Lily Rabe and Hank Azaria also star in the film.

[05/01/17 - 10:01 AM]
The Kids of ABC's Comedies Are All Grown Up and Graduating on Episodes Airing Throughout May
"Fresh Off the Boat," "The Middle," "The Goldbergs" and "Modern Family" will all feature graduation storylines.

[05/01/17 - 09:43 AM]
Video: Netflix Debuts Trailer of Joshua: Teenager vs. Superpower
When the Chinese Communist Party alters its promise of autonomy to Hong Kong - handed back to the Chinese government from British rule in 1997 - teenager Joshua Wong decides to fight for his homeland.

[05/01/17 - 09:40 AM]
Exclusive Sneak Peek of "Wonder Woman" to Air During "Gotham" Tonight @ 8/7c on FOX!
Ben McKenzie makes his directorial debut in the all-new "Heroes Rise: These Delicate and Dark Obsessions" episode airing Monday, May 1.

[05/01/17 - 09:32 AM]
Showtime Documentary Films to Premiere "The Putin Interviews" - A Four-Hour Television Event Featuring Conversations Between Vladimir Putin and Oliver Stone
The project will have its world television premiere on Showtime over four consecutive nights starting on Monday, June 12 at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/01/17 - 09:14 AM]
Hulu Announces Season Two of "Freakish" from AwesomenessTV
In season two, the Kent High School students are still trapped inside by the deadly explosion and will find their relationships tested when a new group of survivors arrives.

[05/01/17 - 09:08 AM]
Big Sean and Noah Cyrus Set to Perform at 2017 "Mtv Movie & TV Awards" Live from Los Angeles
Joining Big Sean and Cyrus as performers will be the recently announced J Balvin and Pitbull.

[05/01/17 - 09:00 AM]
FMNA & Debmar-Mercury Team with Judge Judy on Summer Test of "iWitness"
Hosted by comedian John Henson, the syndicated series is set to launch July 10 on select FOX O&Os in top markets, including New York.

[05/01/17 - 08:28 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Little Big Shots" Top Modest Demo Race
The Peacock wins among adults 18-49 with an average 1.0 rating for the night.

[05/01/17 - 07:47 AM]
IFC Acquires Critically-Acclaimed "Baroness von Sketch Show"
IFC will air 13 episodes of seasons one and two of the half-hour comedy series beginning in late summer.

[05/01/17 - 07:33 AM]
Video: One Nation, Underwood - Netflix's "House of Cards" Season 5 Trailer Now Available
The series will launch its fifth season globally on Netflix, Tuesday, May 30.

[05/01/17 - 07:19 AM]
Katie Lee Embarks on a Gourmet Getaway Full of Sun, Sand and Surf on a Fresh Season of "Beach Bites with Katie Lee"
On her travels, Katie gets a first-hand look at how the local chefs prepare the finest fare that the shores have to offer.

[05/01/17 - 07:01 AM]
TBS Sets June 20 for Season Premiere of Hit Survival Comedy "Wrecked"
The second season premieres Tuesday, June 20, with back-to-back episodes starting at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/01/17 - 06:56 AM]
"Nashville" Star Charles Esten to Host "2017 CMT Music Awards"
The news comes on the heels of the beloved music drama, which recently shattered ratings and viewership for CMT, returning with new episodes on Thursday, June 1 and a new season slated to premiere early next year.

[05/01/17 - 06:34 AM]
Amazon Gives Prime to Every Household in Manchester-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts As Academy Award Winning Film Comes to Prime Video
Amazon's Academy Award winning film, Manchester by the Sea, arrives on Prime for members to stream on Friday, May 5.

[05/01/17 - 06:10 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Ryan" Debuts Today, as Ryan Seacrest Joins Kelly Ripa as "Live's" New Permanent Co-Host
Beginning with today's inaugural broadcast, Seacrest joins Daytime Emmy Award-winner Ripa as co-host and a fellow executive producer on daytime's longest-running, No. 1 entertainment talk show.

[05/01/17 - 04:04 AM]
ION Television Signs Deal With Entertainment One for All-New Original Series "The Detail"
Shenae Grimes-Beech stars as street-smart Detective Jacqueline "Jack" Cooper, with keen investigative skills, but a messy personal life.

[04/30/17 - 08:27 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos with NHL Playoffs
The Peacock's primetime coverage of Pittsburgh at Washington wins the night among adults 18-49.

[04/29/17 - 08:25 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Splits Demos with NBC
The Eye's "Hawaii Five-0" wins the night among adults 18-49.

[04/28/17 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Friday, April 28
Updates include: MTV cancels "Sweet/Vicious"; Mayim Bialik, Melissa Rauch close new deal for "The Big Bang Theory"; and "Roseanne" eyed for an eight-episode limited series revival.

[04/28/17 - 02:00 PM]
Video: Watch a Behind-the-Scenes First Look at FOX's New Dating Show, "Love Connection," Hosted by Andy Cohen
The unscripted series will now premiere at 9:00/8:00c on Thursday, May 25 following "Beat Shazam."

[04/28/17 - 12:39 PM]
"The President Show" Inaugural Episode Draws Huge Crowd Topping Trump's Actual Inauguration
Comedy Central spins the numbers for Thursday, April 27.

[04/28/17 - 11:25 AM]
WE tv's New Series "Growing Up Hip Hop Atlanta" Premieres Thursday, May 25 at 10pm ET/CT
"Growing Up Hip Hop Atlanta" features a tight-knit crew of friends who reveal the perks and perils of being born into Hip Hop royalty.

[04/28/17 - 10:43 AM]
Netflix Unveils "FYSee" - A Month-Long Celebration Highlighting the Best of Netflix Series
For the first time, Netflix's FYSee will feature a full month of programming designed to connect industry with the shows, creators and talent they love in wholly new and unusual ways.

[04/28/17 - 10:02 AM]
Paramount Television and Anonymous Content Option Rights to Anne Rice's Best-Selling Series, "The Vampire Chronicles"
Christopher Rice, four-time New York Times Bestselling(R) author and recipient of the Lambda Literary Award, will pen the series and serve as executive producer alongside Anne Rice, and Anonymous Content's David Kanter and Steve Golin.

[04/28/17 - 10:02 AM]
"Star Trek: Discovery" Adds to Its Ranks
Shazad Latif, Rekha Sharma, Kenneth Mitchell, Clare McConnell and Damon Runyan are among the latest additions.

[04/28/17 - 09:55 AM]
British Comedic Legend Tommy Maitland Has Been Announced to Host ABC's Irreverent Talent Competition Show "The Gong Show"
A revolving panel of judges featuring Hollywood's hottest stars praise, critique and gong contestants in one of TV's all-time great variety shows.

[04/28/17 - 09:47 AM]
Showtime(R) Sets Summer Premiere Dates for Hit Series "Ray Donovan" and "Episodes"
Look for the new seasons on August 6 and August 20, respectively, with "Twin Peaks" moving to the 8:00/7:00c slot on August 6.

[04/28/17 - 09:40 AM]
Her Story Continues - "Z: The Beginning of Everything" Is Returning for a Second Season
The streaming service formally announced said renewal this morning.

[04/28/17 - 08:30 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Inches Past CBS Among Adults 18-49
The Alphabet wins the night in demos while the Eye is the most-watched broadcaster.

[04/28/17 - 07:56 AM]
ESPN's Round 1 NFL Draft Telecast Delivers 4.8 Overnight Rating
ESPN spins the numbers for Thursday, April 27.

[04/28/17 - 07:32 AM]
Universal Pictures' "Fast & Furious" Franchise to Receive Generation Award at the "2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards"
"We are thrilled to celebrate the 'Fast & Furious' franchise and its global contribution to pop culture," said Amy Doyle, General Manager, MTV, VH1 and Logo.

[04/28/17 - 06:00 AM]
"Ellen"'s Coming-Out Episode, "The Puppy Episode: Parts 1 and 2," Streaming Now on the ABC App
This Sunday, April 30, is the 20th anniversary of the historic coming-out episode of the "Ellen" sitcom on ABC.

[04/28/17 - 05:30 AM]
Netflix Announces "Dogs of Berlin" Created by Christian Alvart as Its Second German Title
The 10-episode series is the second German Netflix original after "Dark" and will launch in 2018 exclusively to members around the world.

[04/27/17 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 27
Updates include: HBO to Barry Levinson's "Wag the Dog" as a small screen comedy; and another trio tapped for roles on USA's "Shooter."

[04/27/17 - 03:01 PM]
BET Networks Says YES to Comedy Superstars and Music Legends with Original New Scripted, Late Night and Mini-Series
VH1 imports "Hit the Floor" and "The Breaks" will join fellow returning drama "The Quad."







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[09/21/21 - 11:26 AM]
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[09/21/21 - 10:08 AM]
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[09/21/21 - 10:02 AM]
Video: HBO Max Reveals Official Trailer and Key Art for Monica Lewinsky and Max Joseph's Documentary, "15 Minutes of Shame," Debuting October 7
This original documentary film examines social behavior by embedding with individuals from across the U.S. who have been publicly shamed or cyber-harassed - while exploring the bullies, the bystanders, the media, psychologists, politicians and experts in between.

[09/21/21 - 10:00 AM]
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[09/21/21 - 10:00 AM]
Paramount+ Renews The All-New "Rugrats" for a Second Season
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