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[07/31/17 - 11:52 PM]
Development Update: Monday, July 31
Updates include: Marlee Matlin reports to ABC's "Quantico"; Laura Benanti upped to regular on "The Detour" at TBS; and Noah Bean tapped for arc on Hulu's "Shut Eye."

[07/31/17 - 05:32 PM]
Carol Burnett Comes to Netflix with "A Little Help"
Featuring pint-sized opinions from a panel of straight-talking 4-8-year-olds, Carol and her guests will reveal how a different generation solves life's biggest dilemmas.

[07/31/17 - 04:36 PM]
"Superstition" TV Series from XLrator Media & MVPTV Starts Principal Photography, Announces Cast
The 12-episode series will debut this fall on Syfy.

[07/31/17 - 03:45 PM]
TV Land's "Younger" Soars to Season Highs Across Net's Target Demos
TV Land further spins the numbers for Wednesday, July 26.

[07/31/17 - 02:39 PM]
MTV's "TRL" Franchise to Debut Monday, October 2nd - Daily Show Will Air Live from Expanded Times Square Studio
"TRL" will feature a cast of five rotating hosts including D.C. Young Fly, Erik Zachary, Amy Pham, Tamara Dhia and Lawrence Jackson.

[07/31/17 - 02:16 PM]
The Elongated Man Stretches onto "The Flash"
Hartley Sawyer will be stepping into the recurring role of Ralph Dibny, better known as the Elongated Man, next season.

[07/31/17 - 12:33 PM]
WGN America Secures the U.S. Rights to Muse Entertainment and Back Alley Films' Gripping Original Series "Bellevue," Starring Academy Award Winner Anna Paquin, Premiering Early 2018
Welcome to "Bellevue" - a small town with big secrets. 20 years ago the murder of a young woman traumatized the community. Now the killer is back. Or is he?

[07/31/17 - 11:46 AM]
J.R. Ramirez Joins "Marvel's Jessica Jones"
Ramirez plays Oscar, a devoted single father who moves into Jessica's building as the new superintendent.

[07/31/17 - 10:32 AM]
NBC Revises Fall Premiere Dates for "The Good Place," "The Blacklist"
The former will now return with a special one-hour episode immediately following the two-hour season finale of "America's Got Talent."

[07/31/17 - 10:30 AM]
Nia Long Joins the Cast of "NCIS: Los Angeles"
Long will play the team's new executive assistant director, Shay Mosely.

[07/31/17 - 10:16 AM]
CBS Corporation and Imagine Television form Strategic Partnership
Imagine recently announced an independent $100 million co-financing deal with TVB Ventures for the development and production of television projects.

[07/31/17 - 10:15 AM]
Starz Developing Best-Selling Novel "Sweetbitter" Into Series
The half-hour drama is based on the national best-selling book of the same name written by Stephanie Danler, who has also written the script for the first episode.

[07/31/17 - 09:57 AM]
"30 for 30" Documentary on 1988 Dallas Carter High School Football Team Airs August 24 on ESPN
With 21 players who were offered college scholarships and several who went on to the NFL, Carter took on the best that Texas had to offer, including the Odessa Permian team that inspired Friday Night Lights.

[07/31/17 - 08:45 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, "Big Brother" Continue Win Streak
The Eye was won the night among adults 18-49 for five consecutive weeks.

[07/31/17 - 08:41 AM]
Video: Go Behind the Scenes of a Typical "Atypical" Family
The Netflix series is a coming of age story told from the unique perspective of Sam (played by Keir Gilchrist), an 18-year-old on the autism spectrum as he searches for love and independence.

[07/31/17 - 08:01 AM]
Hasbro and Netflix Announce New Original Series "Stretch Armstrong and the Flex Fighters"
Featured voices include Steven Yeun, Scott Menville, Ogie Banks, Wil Wheaton and Felicia Day.

[07/31/17 - 08:01 AM]
Cartoon Network Takes Fans Behind the Scenes with Official "Steven Universe" Podcast
The podcast explores the creative process behind the series, the critically acclaimed music, and much more.

[07/30/17 - 11:34 AM]
PBS Kids Announces New Series "Luna Around the World," Premiering Fall 2018
This new multiplatform series will debut nationwide in fall 2018 on PBS stations, the new 24/7 PBS Kids channel and PBS Kids digital platforms.

[07/30/17 - 11:33 AM]
"Civilizations," a PBS and BBC Co-Production, to Premiere Spring 2018
The new nine-part series tells the story of art from the dawn of human history to the present day - for the first time on a global scale.

[07/30/17 - 11:32 AM]
PBS Celebrates the Joy of Reading with "The Great American Read" (w.t.)
Beginning with a two-hour kick-off event in May, the high-energy, hosted documentary special will feature appearances by celebrities and everyday Americans passionately advocating for and explaining their personal connections to their favorite books.

[07/30/17 - 08:34 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Dateline" Lead Low Key Night
The Peacock wins the evening among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/29/17 - 02:49 PM]
Comedy Is "Back" This October with New Sundance Now Co-Production from Oscar Nominee and "Veep" Co-Writer Simon Blackwell
It premieres on Sundance Now in fall 2017 and will premiere on SundanceTV later in 2018.

[07/29/17 - 02:48 PM]
Sundance Now Acquires Chilling New Mini-Series "Rillington Place"
Starring Samantha Morton and Tim Roth, the three-part scripted drama explores the life of serial killer John Christie and the murders at 10 Rillington Place, London in the 1940s and 1950s.

[07/29/17 - 02:47 PM]
Sundance Now Announces a September 14th Premiere for Its New Original Series, "Riviera"
The hit 10-part series premiered to impressive numbers in the U.K. and has garnered critical acclaim.

[07/29/17 - 02:46 PM]
SundanceTV's New Psychological Thriller "Liar" to Premiere Wednesday, September 27 at 10/9c
"Liar" introduces Laura Nielson (Joanne Froggatt) a bright and dedicated teacher, and Andrew Earlham (Ioan Gruffudd), a renowned surgeon whose son is a student at Laura's school.

[07/29/17 - 02:45 PM]
Sundance TV to Air "Cold Blooded: The Clutter Family Murders" as Two-Night Special Event on Saturday, November 18 and Sunday, November 19
The series focuses on the infamous crime that shocked the nation and was chronicled in Truman Capote's seminal book, In Cold Blood.

[07/29/17 - 02:44 PM]
SundanceTV to Premiere "Top of the Lake: China Girl" as Three-Night Special Event Starting Sunday, September 10 at 9p/8c
The network will present two hours of the six-hour story back-to-back each night with an encore presentation immediately following.

[07/29/17 - 02:43 PM]
CBC and SundanceTV Greenlight Tainted Blood Miniseries "Unspeakable"
"Unspeakable" chronicles the emergence of HIV and Hepatitis C in Canada in the early 1980s and the tragedy that resulted after thousands of people were unnecessarily infected by tainted blood.

[07/29/17 - 02:39 PM]
AMC Greenlights New Original Series "Dietland"
Set against the backdrop of the beauty industry, this part-character drama and part-revenge fantasy will explore society's obsession with weight loss and beauty in a bold, original and funny way.

[07/29/17 - 02:38 PM]
AMC Announces Year-Round Documentary Series - "AMC Visionaries" - Focused on Masters of Their Craft Telling the Untold Stories Behind Their Genre
Previously announced series now falling under the "AMC Visionaries" banner include "AMC Visionaries: Robert Kirkman's Secret History of Comics" and "AMC Visionaries: James Cameron's Story of Science Fiction."

[07/29/17 - 02:37 PM]
AMC Extends Relationships with Key Creative Partners
These seven scripted projects for potential series consideration are among a broad number of projects currently being developed as part of AMC's "scripts-to-series" model.

[07/29/17 - 10:01 AM]
IFC Announces Development Slate
IFC has today announced 11 new comedy projects as part of their development slate for 2018 series consideration including a new scripted half hour executive produced by Oliver Platt.

[07/29/17 - 08:31 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos for Seventh Consecutive Week
The Peacock edges second place ABC among adults 18-49.

[07/28/17 - 11:16 PM]
Development Update: Friday, July 28
Updates include: Michael Emerson to recur on Amazon's "Mozart in the Jungle"; Kelly Stables tapped for NBC's "Superstore"; and Usman Ally scores arc on USA's "Suits."

[07/28/17 - 02:32 PM]
Video: Starz Releases New "Outlander" Video and "Howards End" Images at TCA
The former returns Sunday, September 10 while the latter is due in 2018.

[07/28/17 - 02:31 PM]
Starz Announces Season Two of Critically-Acclaimed Limited Series "The Girlfriend Experience" to Premiere on Sunday, November 5th at 9PM ET/PT
From executive producer Steven Soderbergh, "The Girlfriend Experience" returns for season two with a new variation on storytelling.

[07/28/17 - 02:30 PM]
Lionsgate and Liberty Global Partner on Supernatural Spy Thriller "The Rook" for Premium Pay Platform Starz
The project was previously in development at Hulu in 2015.

[07/28/17 - 02:10 PM]
"Gotham" to Return Thursday, September 21, Followed by Time Period Premiere of Seth MacFarlane's "The Orville," on FOX
Said duo were previously scheduled to take over the night on September 28.

[07/28/17 - 11:51 AM]
Video: "Naked SNCTM" - Official Tease: Behind the Most Exclusive Erotic Club - Showtime
The pay channel's new late-night series premieres Thursday, August 17 at 11:00/10:00c.

[07/28/17 - 11:27 AM]
"Phelps vs. Shark: Great Gold vs. Great White" Is "Shark Week's" Highest Rated Telecast Ever
Discovery further spins the numbers for Sunday, July 23.

[07/28/17 - 11:07 AM]
Lifetime Bolsters Scripted Content with Season Four Renewal of "UnREAL," Season Two Pick Up of "Mary Kills People" and Start of Production on Psychological Thriller "You"
Plus: the cable channel confirms dates for "The Watcher in the Woods," "Flint," "The Lost Wife of Robert Durst" and "I Am Elizabeth Smart."

[07/28/17 - 11:01 AM]
A&E and Lifetime to Premiere Cross-Network Event Commemorating the 15th Anniversary of the Abduction of Elizabeth Smart
Lifetime's original movie "I Am Elizabeth Smart" starring Skeet Ulrich, Deirdre Lovejoy and Alana Boden premieres Saturday, November 18.

[07/28/17 - 10:59 AM]
"All Def Comedy," Stand-Up Series from Russell Simmons, Debuts This December, Exclusively on HBO
The series order comes on the heels of November's special of the same name.

[07/28/17 - 10:33 AM]
Video: Netflix Shares Stop Motion Poem from "Daughters of Destiny"
"Daughters of Destiny" is a Netflix original documentary series that chronicles the lives of five girls from Indian families who are among the so-called "Dalit" caste and most impoverished communities in the world.

[07/28/17 - 10:17 AM]
Jonathan Gabay Promoted to Senior Vice President, Comedy Development & Programming, Fox Broadcasting Company
Gabay will be responsible for helping drive development efforts for the network's comedy slate and leading series coverage on FOX's comedy hits.

[07/28/17 - 08:12 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, "Big Brother" Continue Their Reign
The Eye wins the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/28/17 - 08:02 AM]
Video: "Transparent" Season Four Trailer Now Available
The new season rolls out Friday, September 22 on Amazon Prime Video.

[07/27/17 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, July 27
Updates include: Elizabeth Lail among those cast in Lifetime's "You"; Mark Moses, Kate Beahan report for NBC's "Law & Order True Crime"; and Desmond Harrington joins the cast of "Elementary" at CBS.

[07/27/17 - 08:50 PM]
Crown Media Family Networks to Launch Hallmark Drama, A Third Linear Cable Network, on October 1
Hallmark Drama's programming will evoke the rich legacy and spirit of Hallmark Hall of Fame, the most award-winning and longest-running primetime series in the history of television.

[07/27/17 - 08:49 PM]
Crown Media Family Networks to Launch Standalone SVOD Streaming Service, Hallmark Movies Now
For $5.99 a month or $59.99 a year, subscribers to the service will have access to between 800 and 1,000 hours of family friendly content not available on Crown Media's linear channels, with newly refreshed offerings every week.







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[11/20/17 - 01:30 PM]
"The Bachelor: Countdown to Arie" Previews the Iconic Series' 22nd Season on Monday, December 11, on ABC
For the first time ever, Bachelor Nation will get an intimate, behind-the-scenes look at Arie Luyendyk Jr.'s life, his family and his love of racing.

[11/20/17 - 12:49 PM]
Investigation Discovery Reveals the Monster Behind the Disappearance of Laci Peterson in "Scott Peterson: An American Murder Mystery"
The two-hour special premieres Wednesday, November 29 at 9:00/8:00c, exclusively on ID.

[11/20/17 - 12:33 PM]
Sports Illustrated and Time Inc. Productions Produce First National Telecast of SI's Sportsperson of the Year Awards; Event to Air on NBCSN
The awards show, which was previously only available for viewing online, will air as a one-hour special Friday, December 8 at 8:00/7:00c on NBCSN.

[11/20/17 - 12:07 PM]
Video: The Wait Is Finally Over - Here's the Official Trailer for Season 3 of "The Magicians"
Look for the new season to roll out Wednesday, January 10 on Syfy.

[11/20/17 - 10:59 AM]
Wedding Bells Ring in Boston for New Season of "Married at First Sight," Premiering January 2
In season six, Boston area singles yearning for a life-long partnership agree to a provocative proposal: getting legally married to a stranger the moment they first meet.

[11/20/17 - 10:21 AM]
"CMT Crossroads" Unites Critically-Acclaimed Pop Superstar Kesha with Grammy Award-Winning Group Old Crow Medicine Show for an All-New Episode Premiering Wednesday, December 6 at 10 PM ET/PT
The episode will tape in Nashville, home to both artists, and feature performances of each other's biggest songs including hits from Kesha's latest No. 1 album Rainbow and Old Crow Medicine Show fan-favorite "Wagon Wheel."

[11/20/17 - 10:10 AM]
Showtime(R) Names Marja-Lewis Ryan Showrunner and Executive Producer of "The L Word" Sequel
Series creator Ilene Chaiken will serve as executive producer, along with Jennifer Beals, Katherine Moennig and Leisha Hailey, who all starred in the original series.

[11/20/17 - 10:00 AM]
NBC, Hollywood Foreign Press Association and dick clark productions to Air "Golden Globes 75th Anniversary Special" on Wednesday, Dec. 13
The two-hour special will be hosted by Eric McCormack and Debra Messing, who have a combined 13 Golden Globe nominations between them.

[11/20/17 - 09:01 AM]
"Happening: A Clean Energy Revolution," Following One Man's Journey to Discover the Leading Edge of Energy Solutions, Debuts Dec. 11 on HBO
The film reveals pioneering renewable-energy solutions that are making the potential future brighter than ever before, while underscoring notions of human resilience and social justice.

[11/20/17 - 08:35 AM]
PBS Announces New Series "We'll Meet Again" - Executive Produced and Reported by Ann Curry - Will Premiere on January 23
Exploring some of history's most dramatic events through the personal stories of those who experienced them, the series brings together people whose lives intersected at pivotal moments.

[11/20/17 - 08:31 AM]
A&E Sets December 11 for the Television Premiere of A&E IndieFilms Documentary Feature "A Gray State"
Set in a dystopian near-future where civil liberties are trampled by an unrestrained federal government, the film's crowd funded trailer was enthusiastically received by the burgeoning online community of libertarians, Tea Party activists as well as members of the nascent alt-right.

[11/20/17 - 08:12 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: Cowboys-Eagles Showdown Puts NBC on Top
The Peacock's "Sunday Night Football" franchise easily tops the night in all categories.

[11/20/17 - 07:45 AM]
Food Network to Go Live with Multi-Platform Cookie Party
This cookie extravaganza invites fans to join the celebration, bring along any questions they may have and will showcase Food Network's expertise across all things cookie and holiday alike.

[11/20/17 - 07:12 AM]
Adventure and Merriment Are on Tap When Travel Channel's "Booze Traveler" with Jack Maxwell Returns Monday, December 18 at 11 p.m. ET/PT
Throughout the 16-episode season, Jack Maxwell will visit Arizona, the Caribbean, Chile, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, France, Italy, Michigan, Taiwan, New England, New Mexico, the Pacific Northwest, the Rocky Mountains and more.

[11/20/17 - 06:05 AM]
Amazon Prime Original Anthology Series "Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams" Debuts on January 12
Based on various writings from author Philip K. Dick, each of the ten standalone episodes are set in a different and unique world - some which lay in the far reaches of the universe, and others which are much closer to home.