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    [saturday, august 05, 2017]    
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[08/05/17 - 02:20 PM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Viewers, Demos with "Got Talent" Encore
The Peacock edges the competition in both categories.

[08/04/17 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 4
Updates include: Meagan Good to visit "White Famous" at Showtime; Jeff Ward to recur on "Marvel's Agents of SHIELD"; and Abigail Spencer lands arc on "Grey's Anatomy."

[08/04/17 - 03:24 PM]
Warner Bros. Digital Networks Officially Unveils Stage 13, a Fresh and Fearless Digital Content Brand Creating Opportunities for New Multicultural Voices
Stage 13 will launch in October via YouTube, Facebook and at Stage13.com, with monthly series premieres.

[08/04/17 - 01:23 PM]
Hallmark Channel Celebrates Summer with the Return of Hit Series "Chesapeake Shores" and 5 All New Original Movies
"Love at the Shore" kicks things off this Saturday, August 5 at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/04/17 - 12:49 PM]
Amazon Original Series "The Romanoffs," Created by Matthew Weiner, Sets Guest Cast
"The Romanoffs" is a one-hour contemporary anthology series set around the globe featuring separate stories about people who believe themselves to be descendants of the Russian royal family.

[08/04/17 - 12:46 PM]
Miley Cyrus to Accept "Ultimate Choice" Award on "Teen Choice 2017," Live, Sunday, August 13, on FOX
Cyrus is one of six artists/performers in Teen Choice history to be honored with this award and is nominated for four additional Teen Choice awards this year.

[08/04/17 - 12:32 PM]
Video: USA Network's "Mr. Robot" Reveals New Season 3 Trailer and Sets Fall Return for October 11
The premiere date, along with the first image of Bobby Cannavale's highly-anticipated character Irving and an exclusive Season 3 trailer, were unmasked through a social media scavenger hunt orchestrated by the network.

[08/04/17 - 10:01 AM]
Production Is Underway on a Relaunch of Disney Channel's Docu-Series "Bug Juice"
Production is currently underway in Waterford, Maine, for a scheduled debut in early 2018.

[08/04/17 - 08:14 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Preseason Opens on Top for NBC
The Peacock easily wins the evening in all categories.

[08/04/17 - 07:01 AM]
Ralph Macchio and William Zabka Reprise their Signature Roles from "The Karate Kid" in an All-New Series "Cobra Kai"
The 10-episode, half-hour series, coming to YouTube Red in 2018, reimagines one of Hollywood's most popular tales of rivalry and redemption.

[08/03/17 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 3
Updates include: Sylvester Stallone to drop by NBC's "This Is Us"; Teagan Croft first to be cast in DC's "Titans"; and ABC formally postpones "The Little Mermaid Live!"

[08/03/17 - 09:44 PM]
Netflix Announces First Chinese Language Original Series: "Bardo"
The eight-episode series is a jailbreak thriller with a karmic dimension, and it will be available to all Netflix members around the world at the same time.

[08/03/17 - 04:54 PM]
CNBC Announces Fall Lineup; Greenlights New Series and Returning Favorites; Expands Development Slate
"The Profit," "Adventure Capitalists" and "Secret Lives of the Super Rich" will be joined by newcomer "The Job Interview" this fall.

[08/03/17 - 02:26 PM]
Freeform Fans Fuel Season Two Pickup of "Famous in Love"
The series will return with all-new heart-racing (and heart-stopping) drama-filled episodes.

[08/03/17 - 01:52 PM]
BET Networks Is Giving You Life with a Brand New Fall Lineup of Edgy Comedies from Your Favorite Stars
Newcomers include "Gucci Mane & Keyshia Ka'oir: The Mane Event," premiering Tuesday, October 17.

[08/03/17 - 01:40 PM]
Video: New "Will & Grace" Promo Released & Additional Season Pickup, Plus 4 New Episodes for Season 1
The now 16-episode event begins Thursday, September 28 on NBC.

[08/03/17 - 12:04 PM]
"Tim & Faith: Soul2Soul" to Premiere on Showtime(R) on November 17 at 9 PM ET/PT
The tour documentary includes live performances from their Soul2Soul tour, as well as unprecedented access to Tim and Faith.

[08/03/17 - 10:58 AM]
History Premieres Event Series "The Cars That Made America" with Dale Earnhardt Jr. August 13 as Part of "Car Week" Debut
Look for special themed installments of "American Pickers," "Counting Cars" and "Pawn Stars."

[08/03/17 - 09:33 AM]
Dave Annable and Gil Birmingham Join the Cast of "Yellowstone"
"Yellowstone" is set to begin production this August in Utah and will premiere on Paramount Network in Summer 2018.

[08/03/17 - 09:26 AM]
NBC Commits to Foster Female Directors with Goal of Gender Parity Across Scripted Series
The new program will give 10 female directors the opportunity to shadow up to three episodes of an NBC series, culminating in an in-season commitment to direct at least one episode of the series she shadows.

[08/03/17 - 09:05 AM]
Netflix Announces All-New True-Crime Satire "American Vandal"
"American Vandal" is a half-hour true-crime satire that explores the aftermath of a costly high school prank that left twenty-seven faculty cars vandalized with phallic images.

[08/03/17 - 09:03 AM]
Bounce Announces New Comedy Series "Grown Folks," Renews "Saints & Sinners," "Family Time," "In the Cut"
"Grown Folks" is a half-hour situation comedy about two blue-collar couples who share a duplex while navigating life, marriage and friendship.

[08/03/17 - 08:38 AM]
The Battle for O.C. Begins on Bravo Media's New Series "Real Estate Wars" Premiering October 5th at 10PM ET/PT
The newcomer was previously scheduled to roll out in July.

[08/03/17 - 08:22 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, "Big Brother" Edge Out Competition
The Eye's summer mainstay is up week-to-week and year-to-year.

[08/03/17 - 08:02 AM]
CBC and Netflix Renew Northwood Entertainment's Acclaimed Series "Anne (with an E)" for a Second Season
Produced by Miranda de Pencier's Northwood Entertainment, the second season sees an increased order from eight hours to 10 and begins shooting this fall.

[08/03/17 - 08:00 AM]
Video: You Know You Missed Them! Eric & Jessie Are Back on E! Get Your First Look at Season Three Now
The series returns Wednesday, September 6 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[08/03/17 - 08:00 AM]
The Kennedy Center Announces Its Honorees for 2017
CBS will once again carry the annual event on Tuesday, December 26 at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/03/17 - 07:02 AM]
Netflix Announces Two New Original Series from India - "Selection Day" & "Again"
"We are excited to be expanding our slate of originals in India. These projects have specifically local subjects, but will be great for our global audience, and are supported by world class talent." said Erik Barmack.

[08/03/17 - 06:33 AM]
Smiles and Styles Save the Day in "Sunny Day," Nickelodeon's Brand-New Animated Preschoool Series, Premiering Monday, Aug. 21, at 10 A.M. (ET/PT)
The series centers on Sunny, a 10-year-old master hairstylist and entrepreneur who uses creative problem-solving to tackle any dilemma that arises in her seaside town of Friendly Falls.

[08/03/17 - 06:01 AM]
ABC's "American Idol" Kicks Off Open Auditions at Walt Disney World Resort
"Idol"-winners Jordin Sparks, Kris Allen and Ruben Studdard will make a special appearance and greet lucky audition participants during the kickoff celebration of the search for America's next superstar.

[08/03/17 - 05:45 AM]
Video: "Narcos" Takes New York as Netflix Unveils the Trailer for Season 3
Now that the bloody hunt for Pablo Escobar has ended, the DEA turns its attention to the richest drug trafficking organization in the world: the Cali Cartel.

[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.







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[10/22/19 - 04:00 PM]
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[10/22/19 - 12:46 PM]
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The feature-length film reveals the man behind the icon and the creation of one of the most successful brands in fashion history.

[10/22/19 - 11:37 AM]
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[10/22/19 - 11:30 AM]
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[10/22/19 - 10:01 AM]
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[10/22/19 - 10:00 AM]
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[10/22/19 - 09:45 AM]
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[10/22/19 - 08:59 AM]
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[10/22/19 - 08:32 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "9-1-1" Take Home Demo Honors
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[10/22/19 - 06:21 AM]
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[10/22/19 - 06:10 AM]
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[10/22/19 - 06:00 AM]
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[10/21/19 - 05:00 PM]
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[10/21/19 - 01:08 PM]
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The documentary follows three green card holding soldiers at various stages in this process.

[10/21/19 - 11:35 AM]
Netflix Orders "Grand Army" - A New Series Created and Executived by Katie Cappiello Based on Her Play
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