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[06/19/17 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Monday, June 19
Updates include: Jacki Weaver to star in TNT's "The Deep Mad Dark"; USA passes on drama pilot "The Tap"; and CBS to burn off remaining "Doubt" episodes on Saturday nights.

[06/19/17 - 02:16 PM]
VH1's "Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood" Returns with R&B Superstar Keyshia Cole
Cole joins the cast alongside several newcomers and returning series veterans striving to claim their place as Hollywood's elite.

[06/19/17 - 02:01 PM]
TBS Sets Aug. 3 for Series Premiere of Greg Garcia's New Comedy Series "The Guest Book"
"The Guest Book" emerged from Emmy(R) winner and series creator Greg Garcia's habit of writing fictitious stories in the guest books of various rental cabins in an effort to freak out the next renters.

[06/19/17 - 01:43 PM]
Viola Davis' and Julius Tennon's Juvee Productions Celebrates Juneteenth with Original Short-Form Comedy "American Koko" Now Live on ABC.com and the ABC App
Also on tap are the animated comedy "Ginger Snaps" from Warner Bros. Television Group's Blue Ribbon Content and the off-beat "The Off Season."

[06/19/17 - 12:56 PM]
CNN's "The History of Comedy" Returns Sunday, July 16
The series returns with an episode about racial humor and how comedy about shared experiences can cross cultural barriers.

[06/19/17 - 12:42 PM]
The Curse Returns: "Ghosts of Shepherdstown" Is Back for a Second Season
Look for the first of eight all-new episodes Monday, July 10 at 10:00/9:00c on Destination America.

[06/19/17 - 12:20 PM]
NBC Announces Fall Premiere Dates for New 2017-18 Season
Said dates run from Monday, September 25 ("The Voice," "The Brave") through Friday, October 27 ("Blindspot"); plus two-hour "Dateline NBC" on Fridays pushes "Taken" to midseason.

[06/19/17 - 12:05 PM]
"Atypical" Arrives to Netflix August 11
Jennifer Jason Leigh and Keir Gilchrist are mother and son in Netflix's new heartfelt comedy series, a coming-of-age story from the point-of-view of Sam (played by Gilchrist), an 18-year-old on the autism spectrum.

[06/19/17 - 12:01 PM]
The Two-Hour Series Finale of Freeform's Hit Original Series "Pretty Little Liars," Airs Tuesday, June 27, and Will Be Followed by a One-Hour Tell-All Special
Stars Troian Bellisario, Ashley Benson, Lucy Hale, Shay Mitchell and Sasha Pieterse, as well as executive producer I. Marlene King, will sit down for an hour-long unbarred and uncensored tell-all after-show.

[06/19/17 - 10:51 AM]
FX Staging Pop Up for New Series "Snowfall"
Set in the early 1980s, Snowfall explores the genesis of the crack cocaine epidemic and its wider impact on the culture.

[06/19/17 - 10:48 AM]
Vanilla Ice Brings the Bling in a New Season of "The Vanilla Ice Project" Premiering July 15 on DIY Network
The new season features Vanilla Ice and his team of "construction ninjas" as they face time and budget constraints while restoring a sprawling but decaying property.

[06/19/17 - 10:35 AM]
New Premiere Date: "Penn & Teller: Fool Us" - Thursday, July 13 at 8pm!
The new season was previously slated to launch on Monday, July 10 at 8:00/7:00c.

[06/19/17 - 10:08 AM]
Tony Danza Makes His Return to Series Television in New Netflix Series "The Good Cop"
Andy Breckman, the creator of "Monk," will serve as showrunner and executive producer, with Randy Zisk and Howard Klein also serving as executive producers.

[06/19/17 - 09:41 AM]
Sean Bean Takes "The Oath" in New Crackle Drama Series Premiering 2018
A gritty, action-packed drama, "The Oath" explores a world of gangs made up of those sworn to protect and defend and sheds light on corrupt and secret societies that are nearly impossible to join.

[06/19/17 - 09:27 AM]
SundanceTV Releases First Look at New Thriller Series "Liar," Starring Golden Globe Winner Joanne Froggatt
Ioan Gruffudd also stars in the six-part series, due this fall.

[06/19/17 - 09:23 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Edges FOX in Tight Demo Race
The Alphabet's game show trio wins the night among adults 18-49.

[06/19/17 - 09:05 AM]
FYI to Premiere New Relationship Series "A Question of Love" - Tuesday, July 11 at 10pm ET
"A Question of Love" follows three couples as they move in together and ask each other some of the most intimate, surprising, and occasionally uncomfortable and deal-breaking questions that most would never dare to inquire.

[06/19/17 - 09:01 AM]
"Star Trek: Discovery" to Launch Sunday, September 24
The 15-episode season will be released in two chapters.

[06/19/17 - 08:03 AM]
30 for 30 Documentary "Mike and the Mad Dog" Airs July 13 on ESPN
The film chronicles Mike Francesa and Chris Russo's "Mike and the Mad Dog" radio show that ruled afternoon sports talk from the New York studios of WFAN 660 for nearly 20 years.

[06/19/17 - 07:48 AM]
Palm Springs Husband-Wife Home Reno Team Returns to HGTV for Season Two of "Desert Flippers"
Premiering on Thursday, July 20, the 10-episode season follows real estate agent Eric and designer Lindsey as they face triple-digit heat and harsh landscapes to renovate dilapidated homes and sell them for top dollar - all while raising three small children.

[06/19/17 - 05:56 AM]
CBS Announces 16 New "Big Brother" Houseguests
CBS All Access will give subscribers the opportunity to meet the Houseguests before anyone else via a live stream of their first interviews beginning this morning at 8:00 AM, PT/11:00 AM, ET.

[06/19/17 - 04:33 AM]
Manny Pacquiao to Defend WBO Welterweight Title in "Battle of Brisbane" Live and Exclusively on ESPN and ESPN Deportes, Saturday, July 1 at 10 p.m. ET
The fight will be called ringside by ESPN commentators Joe Tessitore and Teddy Atlas.

[06/18/17 - 08:40 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Edges Demo Race with MLB
The network tops the night in adults 18-49 while ABC is the most-watched broadcaster.

[06/17/17 - 08:24 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Wins Demo Race with "Dateline"
The Peacock leads the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched network.

[06/16/17 - 11:44 PM]
Development Update: Friday, June 16
Updates include: Glenn Close to star in Amazon's "Sea Oak"; DC Entertainment posts unaired episode of NBC's "Powerless"; and Kimberly H├ębert Gregory joins ABC's "The Gospel of Kevin."

[06/16/17 - 11:21 AM]
Logo's "Gay for Play Game Show Starring RuPaul" Returns Thursday, June 29 at 9PM ET/PT
The fun-filled trivia series, with Emmy award winning host RuPaul, features pop culture savvy contestants competing to win over $5,000 in cash prizes.

[06/16/17 - 09:38 AM]
Emmy(R)-Winning Series "Heroes" and "Heroes Reborn" Available Free on Crackle for the First Time Together Starting Thursday, July 13
These two series combined provide for over 65 hours of binge-watching pleasure.

[06/16/17 - 09:31 AM]
Video: Showtime Releases Season Five Trailer and New Poster Art for "Ray Donovan"
Starring Liev Schreiber in his two-time Emmy nominated role as L.A.'s best professional fixer, the new season finds Ray turning his attention back to Hollywood and his celebrity fixer firm.

[06/16/17 - 08:44 AM]
Spike TV Announces First Wave of Celebrity Guest Headliners for "One Night Only: Alec Baldwin"
The network released the first list of headliners that include Julianne Moore, Tracy Morgan, Kate McKinnon, Jane Krakowski, and Jack McBrayer.

[06/16/17 - 08:24 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Wins Repeat Showdown
A trio of game show encores lead the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/16/17 - 06:00 AM]
ABC News' Lincoln Square Productions Joins Forces with Viola Davis and Julius Tennon's JuVee Productions to Develop "The 4%" (WT)
The six-part true crime documentary series will follow two inmates on death row and re-examine the evidence in their cases using new forensic technologies.

[06/15/17 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 15
Updates include: ABC renews "The Toy Box" for a second season; USA orders pilot for "Olive Forever"; and Pearl Thusi to depart ABC's "Quantico."

[06/15/17 - 02:55 PM]
ABC News Announces New Season of "What Would You Do?" with John Quinones
The series returns Friday, June 23 at 9:00/8:00c on the Alphabet.

[06/15/17 - 01:31 PM]
"Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA" to Launch on July 15 in More Than 35 Million Homes
The new linear cable channel will be available to most subscribers of Altice, AT&T DirecTV, Comcast, Spectrum, and Verizon at launch.

[06/15/17 - 01:00 PM]
Video: Director Bong Joon Ho's "Okja" Shines in Second Trailer
The film launches globally on Netflix and in select theatres in New York and Los Angeles on June 28.

[06/15/17 - 12:49 PM]
Hallmark Channel Begins Production on "Sun, Sand & Romance"
Shooting on location in Cancun, Mexico, the movie will premiere during Hallmark Channel's annual "Summer Nights" programming event.

[06/15/17 - 11:57 AM]
"Bill Nye Saves the World" - Season 2 Coming Soon!
"Saving the world turns out to be a big, complicated task, so we're coming back for Season 2," said Nye.

[06/15/17 - 11:47 AM]
DIY Network Showcases Homes' Untapped Potential in "Amazing Space"
Starring contractor Eric Griffin, the series follows this "found space" specialist as he unmasks the true potential of overlooked areas in homes for clients who need additional room.

[06/15/17 - 11:45 AM]
Dive in to "Shark Week" with Brand New Jawsome Shark Programming Airing Sunday, July 23 to Sunday, July 30 on Discovery
Celebrating its 29th anniversary, "Shark Week" delivers all-new groundbreaking shark stories incorporating innovative research technology to reveal compelling insight on some of the most unique shark species in the world.

[06/15/17 - 11:43 AM]
Video: "The Defiant Ones" - Official Trailer (HBO)
This four-part documentary event tells the stories of Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine, their improbable partnership and their leading roles in a series of transformative events in contemporary culture.

[06/15/17 - 11:31 AM]
Bravo Media Greenlights Four-Part Special "Xscape: Still Kickin' It" (Working Title)
Coming this fall, the series will follow Xscape's former members Kandi Burruss of Bravo's "The Real Housewives of Atlanta," Tameka "Tiny" Cottle and sisters LaTocha and Tamika Scott.

[06/15/17 - 11:03 AM]
Animal Planet Greenlights Second Season of "The Zoo"
The series, which is the first to go behind the scenes at the world-famous zoo, focuses on the powerful and compelling stories of animals and their keepers, and the zoo's mission to conserve wildlife around the globe.

[06/15/17 - 10:15 AM]
TLC's Hit Series "Kate Plus 8" Returns with a Milestone Celebration as the Sextuplets Become Teenagers
This three-episode run features a few of the most exciting Gosselin get-togethers of the year, including a very special sextuplet birthday bash.

[06/15/17 - 10:09 AM]
Nickelodeon's New Animated Mystery Series, "Welcome to the Wayne," Debuts Monday, July 24, at 5:30 p.m. (ET/PT)
The 20-episode series follows three kids as they explore their strange and fantastical apartment building, the Wayne, where nothing is what it seems.

[06/15/17 - 09:58 AM]
"Candy Crush" Premiere to Feature Fan Favorites from "Survivor" and "Big Brother," Sunday July 9
Kelley Wentworth, Joe Anglim, Woo Hwang, Jeremy Collins, Paul Abrahamian, Da'Vonne Rogers, Frankie Grande and Caleb Reynolds are all slated to appear.

[06/15/17 - 09:34 AM]
AT&T Audience Network(R) Taps Ed Bernero as New Showrunner for Crime Drama "Ice"
Production on the new season will begin this fall in Vancouver and South Africa.

[06/15/17 - 09:07 AM]
Treat Your Dad This Father's Day Weekend with Free Shows on Amazon Prime Video
Amazon customers can watch episodes of two Amazon Original Series - "The Grand Tour" two-part special from Namibia, and the first two episodes of "Le Mans: Racing is Everything" - for free in 4K Ultra HD beginning Friday, June 16, through Sunday, June 18.

[06/15/17 - 09:00 AM]
Great American Country to Premiere 190 Hours of Primetime Programming in Q3 and Q4 2017
The Emmy-nominated competition series "Flea Market Flip," starring "Good Morning America" co-host and two-time The New York Times bestselling author, Lara Spencer, will return with fresh episodes in 2017.

[06/15/17 - 08:36 AM]
Video: Hulk Hogan + Gawker + Freedom of the Press = New Netflix Trailer
Check out the new trailer for the upcoming Netflix original documentary Nobody Speak: Trials of the Free Press, launching globally June 23.

[06/15/17 - 08:29 AM]
History's New Eight-Part Limited Series "American Ripper" to Premiere on July 11
The great-great-grandson of serial killer H.H. Holmes, Jeff Mudgett, is determined to prove an astonishing, controversial theory: that H.H. Holmes and Britain's notorious serial killer, Jack the Ripper, were the same man.







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[08/23/17 - 01:07 PM]
EPIX(R) Gets More "Get Shorty" - Original Series from MGM Television Renewed for Season Two
The dark comedy, based in part on the 1990's bestselling Elmore Leonard novel of the same name and created for television by Davey Holmes, will return in 2018 with 10 all-new episodes.

[08/23/17 - 12:59 PM]
Science Channel's Live Coverage of the "Great American Eclipse" Shines Through to One Million Total Viewers
Science Channel spins the numbers for Monday, August 21.

[08/23/17 - 11:21 AM]
A&E Network's Emmy-Winning Original Docuseries "Born This Way" Renewed for Fourth Season
The 2017 Emmy(R) nominee and 2016 Emmy(R) winner for Outstanding Unstructured Reality Series will return for eight brand-new episodes that will continue to follow the lives of an inspiring group of young men and women born with Down syndrome.

[08/23/17 - 10:47 AM]
"South Park" Takes Over Comedy Central with an Historic Eight-Day Marathon Including More Than 250 Back-to-Back Episodes Leading Up to the Season 21 Premiere
Kicking off on Wednesday, September 6, the eight-day marathon will feature 254 episodes airing all-day, every day until the season 21 premiere on Wednesday, September 13.

[08/23/17 - 10:24 AM]
Netflix Announces Original Documentaries "Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold" and "Voyeur"
Both films will premiere at the 55th New York Film Festival.

[08/23/17 - 10:13 AM]
E! Renews Breakout Series "Hollywood Medium with Tyler Henry" for Season Three
The series follows Tyler Henry, one of Hollywood's go-to mediums, as he connects celebrities with their deceased loved ones through profound validations in hopes of coming to terms with their passing.

[08/23/17 - 09:33 AM]
Showtime(R) Acquires Rare Prince Concert Film "Sign O' the Times"
The film will air on American television for the first time in more than a decade, premiering September 16 at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/23/17 - 09:30 AM]
BBC America's "Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency" Returns October 14
Max Landis created and executive produces the series with Robert Cooper serving as executive producer and showrunner.

[08/23/17 - 09:24 AM]
Welcome to No Man's Land - "Godless" Premieres November 22 on Netflix
Jeff Daniels, Michelle Dockery and Jack O'Connell star in the seven-episode series, from Steven Soderbergh, Casey Silver and Scott Frank.

[08/23/17 - 08:22 AM]
It's a Full House on Season Six of Bravo Media's "Don't Be Tardy..." Premiering Back-to-Back Episodes on Friday, October 6th at 8PM ET/PT
Through marital bliss, teenage drama, a family trip and a horrifying brush with danger, the Biermann's family bond is as solid as a rock.

[08/23/17 - 08:20 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Got Talent" Cruise to Another Win
The Peacock easily wins the night among adults 18-49 as well as total viewers.

[08/23/17 - 07:05 AM]
Video: First Look at Netflix's Upcoming Adult Animated Comedy "Big Mouth"
"Big Mouth" is a 10-episode, half-hour edgy adult animated comedy from real-life best friends Nick Kroll and Andrew Goldberg about the glorious nightmare that is teenaged puberty.

[08/23/17 - 06:24 AM]
BBC America's New Thriller "Killing Eve" Commences Filming Across Europe
Starring Sandra Oh and Jodie Comer, the series - a combination of brutal mischief making and pathos - is filled with sharp humor, originality and high stakes action.

[08/23/17 - 06:02 AM]
Hallmark Hall of Fame Original "The Christmas Train" Begins Production Today
Dermot Mulroney, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, Joan Cusack and Danny Glover co-star in the project, due on Saturday, November 25.

[08/23/17 - 05:31 AM]
Maria Menounos and Former Miss America Nina Davuluri Added to Celebrity Judges Panel for the Final Night of "The 2018 Miss America Competition" on ABC
The judges panel will evaluate the contestants' performances in Lifestyle and Fitness, Evening Wear, Talent, Interview and On-Stage questions during "The 2018 Miss America Competition."