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[08/25/17 - 11:08 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 25
Updates include: TNT passes on "The Deep Mad Dark"; Melina Kanakaredes joins the cast of FOX's "The Resident"; and HBO's "Perry Mason" lands new writers.

[08/25/17 - 12:17 PM]
TLC Renews "Who Do You Think You Are?" for New Season Premiering Spring 2018
The series is currently nominated for an Emmy Award for Structured Reality Program, its 3rd nomination in this category and 4th overall.

[08/25/17 - 11:44 AM]
VH1 Expands Cable's #1 Unscripted Franchise with "Love & Hip Hop: Miami" Premiering This January
VH1's "Love & Hip Hop" holds the top three spots among cable's unscripted shows.

[08/25/17 - 11:00 AM]
"Who Shot Biggie & Tupac?," A New Two-Hour Investigative Crime Special That Uncovers Explosive New Details About Two of Pop Culture's Biggest Unsolved Murders, to Air Sunday, September 24, on FOX
The two-hour investigation will be led by actor and rap music icon Ice-T and award-winning journalist and documentarian Soledad O'Brien.

[08/25/17 - 10:31 AM]
Showtime(R) Enlists Artists Tristan Eaton and BossLogic, The Killers, Sean Combs and Mark Wahlberg for Digital Content Ahead of Showtime PPV(R) Boxing Match Mayweather vs. McGregor
Mayweather vs. McGregor takes place on Saturday, August 26 at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

[08/25/17 - 10:00 AM]
Syfy Unveils "Happy!" Premiere Date Along with the Network's Fall and Winter Schedule
The series, based on New York Times best-selling author Grant Morrison and Darick Robertson's graphic novel of the same name, also features Patton Oswalt as the voice of the imaginary blue winged horse named "Happy."

[08/25/17 - 09:29 AM]
"Vice News Tonight" Report on Charlottesville to Receive Encore Play This Sunday
Said installment was originally presented Monday, August 14, two days after the Charlottesville events.

[08/25/17 - 08:21 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Brother" Sparks Another CBS Victory
The Eye wins the night among total viewers as well as adults 18-49.

[08/25/17 - 08:02 AM]
Starz Announces Launch of New Fall Documentary Monday Night Schedule
The diverse and timely documentaries will premiere this fall on Monday nights beginning with "The Age of Consequences" from director Jared P. Scott on September 18.

[08/25/17 - 06:42 AM]
Netflix Reveals "Black Mirror" Season 4 Cast and Episodic Titles
Jodie Foster, Toby Haynes, John Hillcoat, Tim Van Patten, David Slade and Colm McCarthy are among the directors of the new season, due later this year.

[08/25/17 - 06:05 AM]
Orlando Bloom to Star in Amazon Original Series "Carnival Row," Produced by Legendary Television
Bloom will play Rycroft Philostrate, a police inspector investigating the murder of a faerie showgirl on Carnival Row.

[08/25/17 - 06:04 AM]
Amazon Brings Season Two of "Fleabag," the Acclaimed Half Hour Series Written by and Starring Phoebe Waller-Bridge Exclusively to Amazon Prime Video in Over 200 Countries in 2019
"I asked myself if Fleabag has more to say and frankly she hasn't shut up since," said Phoebe Waller-Bridge.

[08/24/17 - 11:32 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 24
Updates include: Hamish Linklater joins TNT's "Deadlier Than the Male"; Hulu lands AwesomenessTV's "All Night"; and Gloria Calderon Kellett brings "History of Them" to CBS.

[08/24/17 - 01:49 PM]
VH1's New Competition Series "Scared Famous" with Rap Icon Redman as Master of Scare-a-monies Premieres Monday, October 23 at 9PM
Over two weeks, these celebrities will move into an eerie estate in Savannah, Georgia, one of America's most haunted cities, and test their limits for a chance to donate $100,000 to his or her favorite charity.

[08/24/17 - 12:27 PM]
Comedy Central Unveils Fall Programming Schedule
Newly announced premieres include "Comedy Central Stand-Up Presents" (formerly "The Half Hour") and "Kevin Hart Presents: Hart of the City."

[08/24/17 - 12:13 PM]
The CW Unveils Fall 2017 Artwork for New Series "Dynasty" and "Valor"
The new art will appear in The CW's national outdoor, print, and digital marketing this fall.

[08/24/17 - 12:00 PM]
"The Deuce": Sneak Peak of First Episode Available Tomorrow
The first episode will be available via HBO NOW, HBO GO, HBO On Demand and affiliate portals.

[08/24/17 - 12:00 PM]
ABC's "America's Funniest Home Videos" Premieres in Its New Time Period on October 8; "To Tell the Truth" to Return Midseason
The latter will continue its summer run on Monday nights through September 18.

[08/24/17 - 11:00 AM]
Diane Guerrero Joins the Cast of "Superior Donuts"
Guerrero will play Sofia, a young Uptown gentrifier who parks her food truck, which serves healthy, socially conscious breakfast foods, in front of Arthur's old-school donut shop.

[08/24/17 - 10:16 AM]
All-New Series Following the Career of Legendary NYPD Detective Ralph Friedman Premieres Tuesday, September 19 on Discovery
This fall, the legendary NYPD detective will take viewers inside the white-knuckle cases he investigated while working the streets of the Bronx.

[08/24/17 - 10:04 AM]
HBO Renews Anthology Series "Room 104," From Brothers Jay and Mark Duplass
"Jay and Mark Duplass are gifted storytellers who have brilliantly reinvented the anthology series for the modern era," said Amy Gravitt.

[08/24/17 - 10:00 AM]
History(R) to Premiere Limited Documentary Series "Road to 9/11"
The six-hour, three consecutive night event premieres on Labor Day, Monday, September 4 at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/24/17 - 09:42 AM]
Netflix Picks Up Season Three of "Last Chance U"
The award-winning documentary series will expand the universe of junior college football, heading from the heart of the south to the heartland - Independence Community College in Kansas.

[08/24/17 - 09:30 AM]
What a Feeling! Leap Into Pop's New Series "Let's Get Physical," A Present-Day Comedy Set in the World of Competitive Aerobics
Paying homage to the decade that introduced America to scrunchies, leg warmers and Footloose, the scripted television comedy stars Matt Jones, Chris Diamantopoulos and AnnaLynne McCord.

[08/24/17 - 09:05 AM]
Season 2 of "The Shannara Chronicles" Premieres Wednesday, October 11 at 10pm ET/PT on Spike
The first season of the original scripted drama, based on the best-selling fantasy book series by Terry Brooks, debuted on MTV in 2016.

[08/24/17 - 08:37 AM]
Video: "BoJack Horseman" - Season 4 Official Trailer
The new season launches Friday, September 8 on Netflix.

[08/24/17 - 08:33 AM]
Samuel L. Jackson, Tom Hanks, Jennifer Hudson and More Join "EIF Presents: XQ Super School Live"
They will join Viola Davis and Julius Tennon, who also serve as executive producers, in the all-star telecast.

[08/24/17 - 08:17 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Got Talent" Top Competition in Viewers, Demos
The Peacock holds off "MasterChef" on FOX and "Big Brother" on CBS.

[08/24/17 - 08:05 AM]
Pet Owners Look to Make Big Changes for Their Overweight Pets in "My Big Fat Pet Makeover"
In Animal Planet's new series, pet expert and trainer Travis Brorsen begins a four-month long weight-loss and behavior modification journey with pet owners and their overweight animals with the aim of helping each pet live a healthier and happier life.

[08/24/17 - 07:02 AM]
Netflix to Release "Gaga: Five Foot Two" Globally on September 22
In the film, Emmy-nominated filmmaker Chris Moukarbel (Banksy Does New York) pulls back the curtain to introduce the woman behind the performer, the costumes, the glitz and the glamour.

[08/24/17 - 06:08 AM]
Amazon Studios Greenlights Fifth Season of Jill Soloway's Golden Globe Award and Multi-Emmy Award Winning Series "Transparent"
The fifth season will begin production next year and is anticipated to premiere on Amazon Prime Video in 2018 exclusively for Prime Members.

[08/24/17 - 06:03 AM]
This Fall - Netflix and "Def Comedy Jam" Bring You a Celebration of Comedy's Biggest Names 25 Years in the Making
Netflix presents a celebration to top all celebrations in honor of the 25th anniversary of "Def Comedy Jam," the iconic show that made giants out of ferociously funny black comedians.

[08/24/17 - 06:00 AM]
E!'s Month-Long "Kardash-a-thon: Every Episode Ever" Launches on Monday, August 28
The "Kardash-a-thon" will include all 13 seasons along with spin-off series "Kourtney & Khloe Take Miami," Kourtney & Kim Take New York," "Kourtney & Kim Take Miami," "Khloe & Lamar" and "Kourtney & Khloe Take The Hamptons."

[08/24/17 - 06:00 AM]
The All-New Celebrity Cast of ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" to Be Revealed Live, Wednesday, September 6, Exclusively on "Good Morning America"
"Good Morning America," along with pro dancer Mark Ballas - who is returning to "Dancing with the Stars" after being away for two seasons - announced the following season 25 professional dancers this morning.

[08/23/17 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 23
Updates include: Anna Diop cast as Starfire in DC's "Titans"; Timothy Hutton joins Netflix's "The Haunting of Hill House"; and Michael Irby among those set to recur on "Seal Team" at CBS.

[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."







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[09/19/18 - 02:30 PM]
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[09/19/18 - 12:44 PM]
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[09/19/18 - 10:04 AM]
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[09/19/18 - 10:00 AM]
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[09/19/18 - 09:16 AM]
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[09/19/18 - 09:00 AM]
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[09/19/18 - 08:15 AM]
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[09/19/18 - 08:00 AM]
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[09/19/18 - 07:34 AM]
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[09/19/18 - 06:00 AM]
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[09/18/18 - 03:31 PM]
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