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[08/02/17 - 11:53 PM]
Netflix Expands Its Latin America Investments, Announcing New Original Series, "Diablero," Filmed Entirely in Mexico
With 50 new and returning original productions emerging from Latin America through 2018, Netflix is investing in local voices who are expanding the range of stories being created.

[08/02/17 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 2
Updates include: Amy Brenneman, Ashley Madekwe cast in TNT's "Deadlier Than the Male"; Starz to bring "Divergent" series to small screen; and NBC eyes "Miami Vice" reboot from Vin Diesel.

[08/02/17 - 01:01 PM]
Freeform Gets Grown with "grown-ish" (Formerly "college-ish"), Emily Arlook, Chris Parnell and Trevor Jackson Join as Series Regulars
The 13-episode, single-camera comedy will start production next month and is set to premiere early 2018.

[08/02/17 - 12:45 PM]
Pop the Champagne as E! Celebrates the History-Making Ten Year Anniversary of "Keeping Up with the Kardashians"
In the 90-minute special, airing Sunday, September 24, host and executive producer of the series and special, Ryan Seacrest sits down with Kris, Kim, Khloe, Kourtney, Kendall and Kylie to reflect back on the most monumental events in their lives.

[08/02/17 - 12:00 PM]
Maroon 5 to Receive "Decade Award" at "Teen Choice 2017" Live, Sunday, August 13, on FOX
With five multi-Platinum studio albums, the band has become one of the top touring acts in popular music, as they continue to achieve critical and worldwide success, while broadening their impact on popular music and culture.

[08/02/17 - 10:11 AM]
Social Media Sensation Liza Koshy Inks First-Look Deal to Develop and Executive Produce Original Content with MTV
Additionally, she has been tapped to provide on-air celebrity hosting duties for the network's recently announced "TRL" with periodic appearances throughout the year on this and other MTV programming.

[08/02/17 - 10:01 AM]
"The Middle" Will Say Goodbye, as the Upcoming Ninth Season Is Set to Be Its Final One
The farewell season begins Tuesday, October 3 at 8:00/7:00c.

[08/02/17 - 09:08 AM]
Freeform Picks Up New Comedy Pilot "Now & Then," From Renowned Executive Producer Aaron Kaplan
The single-camera comedy is about a group of old college friends, who, having lost touch over the years, are brought back together unexpectedly for one wild night only to be given a new lease on life and friendship.

[08/02/17 - 08:12 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "America's Got Talent" Continues Reign for NBC
The Peacock wins the evening in total viewers and adults 18-49 by wide margins.

[08/02/17 - 06:51 AM]
Netflix Anime Tokyo Slate Event - News & Video
Yesterday in Tokyo, Netflix announced a slate of exciting new anime programming and some new video in support of upcoming anime programming.

[08/02/17 - 06:31 AM]
Video: Netflix Releases Trailer and Key Art for "First They Killed My Father"
Directed by Angelina Jolie, the film is the adaptation of Cambodian author and human rights activist Loung Ung's gripping memoir of surviving the deadly Khmer Rouge regime from 1975 to 1978.

[08/01/17 - 11:40 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 1
Updates include: Jean Villepique joins NBC's "A.P. Bio"; Emma Roberts bound for FX's "American Horror Story"; and Allison Williams to drop by "Patrick Melrose" at Showtime.

[08/01/17 - 05:41 PM]
New Key Art for "Star Trek: Discovery" Unveiled
The newest edition of the "Star Trek" franchise set to premiere in the U.S. on CBS All Access Sunday, September 24, following a broadcast premiere on the CBS Television Network.

[08/01/17 - 05:40 PM]
Audra McDonald Joins the Cast of "The Good Fight" as a Series Regular on CBS All Access
McDonald will reprise her popular role of Liz Lawrence, the tough United States attorney she played on "The Good Wife."

[08/01/17 - 05:33 PM]
CBS All Access Announces Three New Original Series
Highlights include "Strange Angel," based on George Pendle's book of the same name, explores the dramatic intersection between genius and madness, science and science fiction.

[08/01/17 - 03:30 PM]
OWN Announces New Docu-Series "Black Love" Set to Premiere Tuesday, August 29 at 10 PM ET/PT
Viola Davis, Meagan Good, Tia Mowry, Erica Campbell, Vanessa Bell Calloway and Chris Spencer are among those featured.

[08/01/17 - 10:47 AM]
TLC Begins Casting for the Return of Popular Series "Four Weddings"
The brand-new season will feature four friends or family members who are all planning to get married in 2017.

[08/01/17 - 10:23 AM]
Guy Fieri Puts Eight Celebrity Superstar Chefs to the Test in the Flavortown Market on "Guy's Grocery Games: Superstars"
In this thrilling five-week tournament, Guy Fieri will give eight of America's superstar chefs the chance to win $40,000 for their favorite charity.

[08/01/17 - 09:54 AM]
Love Is in the Air at WE tv - Network Debuts "Love Blows," Featuring Windy City Matchmaking Family
The show will air after "Million Dollar Matchmaker," starring Patti Stanger, on Friday nights beginning August 25.

[08/01/17 - 09:47 AM]
Hallmark Channel Announces "Best in Show Shelter Dog Championship" Premiering February 2018
Rather than relying on the arbitrary areas of conformation, money, color and size, "Best in Show Shelter Dog Championship" will focus on the heartfelt traits and benefits of mixed breeds who typically live longer and healthier lives.

[08/01/17 - 08:42 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, NBC Split Demo Crown in Tight Race
Just 38,000 viewers separates said broadcasters last night.

[08/01/17 - 08:01 AM]
"One of Us," From the Oscar-Nominated Filmmakers of "Jesus Camp," Premieres at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival
The film will launch in all 190 countries that Netflix is available later this Fall.

[08/01/17 - 08:00 AM]
Great American Country Orders More "Going RV"
The new season will premiere in January 2018.

[08/01/17 - 07:30 AM]
Showtime Documentary Films to World Premiere "Eric Clapton: Life in 12 Bars" and "Love Means Zero" at 2017 Toronto International Film Festival
These two films join the esteemed Showtime Documentary Films portfolio that focuses on the lives and legacies of culture-defining and at times controversial figures.

[08/01/17 - 07:05 AM]
Nick Cannon to Host Nickelodeon's "Lip Sync Battle Shorties"
He'll replace Sarah Hyland from the backdoor pilot special.

[08/01/17 - 07:01 AM]
Video: Netflix Releases Trailer for "Mindhunter"- Premiering October 13
Jonathan Groff and Holt McCallany star in the drama, from director David Fincher.

[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.







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[08/17/17 - 12:55 PM]
Buddy and His Team of Skilled Bakers Return to TLC's "Cake Boss," with Early Premieres on the Network's TV Everywhere Platform, TLC GO
Look for five new episodes becoming available on TLC GO this Friday, August 18 and an additional five episodes on Friday, August 25.

[08/17/17 - 12:45 PM]
Freeform Gets Its Wings with First Original Christmas Movie, "Angry Angel," from Sony Pictures Television
From Golden Globe-nominated director and writer Will Gluck, the two-hour special holiday feature stars Jason Biggs, Brenda Song, Ricky Mabe, Andrew Bachelor and Andy Favreau.

[08/17/17 - 12:34 PM]
TBS's "Conan" Heads to Israel for a Special Primetime Episode to Air September 19
O'Brien plans to visit Tel Aviv and Jerusalem among other locales to be announced in the coming weeks.

[08/17/17 - 12:26 PM]
National Geographic Goes Inside ISIS in Powerful New Drama, "The State"
A compelling fictional story based on extensive research, "The State" follows the experiences of four young British men and women who have left their lives behind to join ISIS in Raqqah, Syria.

[08/17/17 - 12:20 PM]
Paramount Network's "Yellowstone" Starring Kevin Costner Begins Production on Location in Utah
The 10-episode series will be shot near Park City through December.

[08/17/17 - 12:10 PM]
truTV Announces Season Two Greenlight for 2017's Fastest Growing New Comedy - "I'm Sorry"
Season two of the half-hour comedy will return to truTV in 2018.

[08/17/17 - 11:06 AM]
MTV to Premiere "Dare to Live" with World Renowned Videographer Rory Kramer
The Chainsmokers, Rae Sremmurd, Shawn Mendes, Martin Garrix, Steve Aoki, Krewella, Khalid and Iggy Azalea are among the featured artists.

[08/17/17 - 10:35 AM]
A&E Network Commissions Original Documentary Series "Cultureshock" Produced by Morgan Spurlock's Warrior Poets and Entertainment Weekly
The eight-hour original documentary series looks at the untold stories behind watershed moments in pop culture that have had a lasting impact on our culture.

[08/17/17 - 10:06 AM]
Season Four of Comedy Central's "Nathan for You" Premieres Thursday, September 28 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
The comedy series returns on Thursday, September 21 with an hour-long special titled "Nathan For You: A Celebration," in which Nathan checks in with former guests of the show.

[08/17/17 - 09:43 AM]
Amateur Home Renovators Compete for the Prize of a Lifetime in the Return of "Game of Homes" on Discovery Family Beginning Monday, September 4 at 10/9c
The eight-episode second season features new homes, new contestants and a brand-new host.

[08/17/17 - 09:23 AM]
TLC Gets Spirited with the Return of "Kindred Spirits" and All-New Series "Evil Things"
Look for both series back-to-back beginning Friday, September 15 at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/17/17 - 09:06 AM]
Wallace Shawn to Guest Star on Amy Sherman-Palladino's "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel"
Shawn will play Herb Smith, a self-proclaimed comedy writer who "shapes acts, writes jokes, and eats pastrami."

[08/17/17 - 09:00 AM]
Alan Jackson and Chris Stapleton Added to Performance Lineup for the "11th Annual ACM Honors(TM)" Sept. 15 on CBS
The show, dedicated to celebrating the special honorees and off-camera category winners from the "52nd Academy of Country Music Awards," will tape on Wednesday, August 23 at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville.

[08/17/17 - 08:19 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Got Talent" Hold Off ABC, "CMA Fest"
The Peacock edges the Alphabet by one-tenth of a ratings point among adults 18-49.

[08/17/17 - 08:06 AM]
Video: "Fire Chasers" - Netflix Original Documentary Series
"Fire Chasers" takes viewers into the heart of California's devastating recent wildfires alongside the brave men and women of Cal Fire and the Los Angeles County Fire Department.