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[09/11/17 - 11:47 PM]
Development Update: Monday, September 11
Updates include: Amazon shutters "The Last Tycoon"; Garret Dillahunt to recur on FOX's "The Gifted"; and Jill Gordon to oversee season five of Amazon's "Transparent."

[09/11/17 - 01:30 PM]
USA Network Unveils Fall Schedule - New Original Drama "Damnation" to Premiere on November 7
Also newly announced: "The Cromarties," a reality series following the NFL's Antonio Cromartie and his family.

[09/11/17 - 12:23 PM]
Netflix Acquires Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond - Featuring a Very Special, Contractually Obligated Mention of Tony Clifton
The film revolves around director Chris Smith's fascinating deep dive into actor Jim Carrey's time spent portraying famed and complicated comedian Andy Kaufman.

[09/11/17 - 11:27 AM]
TLC Expands "The Little Couple" Season 9 Premiere to Two Hours to Air One-Hour Hurricane Harvey Relief Special on Tuesday, September 19 from 8-10 PM ET/7-9PM CT
The supersized premiere will feature a one-hour special following former Houstonian Bill Klein as he heads back to the city to pitch in with the Hurricane Harvey relief efforts leading into the regularly scheduled premiere.

[09/11/17 - 11:00 AM]
Multiple Emmy(R) and Golden Globe(R) Award-Winning Film and Television Actress Jane Seymour Joins the Cast of Pop's Aerobics Comedy "Let's Get Physical"
Seymour stars as Janet Force, the mother of the series protagonist, Joe (played by Matt Jones).

[09/11/17 - 10:00 AM]
The Hit Series "Andi Mack" Makes Its Season Premiere Friday, October 27, on Disney Channel
Created and executive produced by writer Terri Minsky and filmed in Salt Lake City, Utah, the series has been noted for its deft handling of realistic and optimistic stories about a girl, her friends and family.

[09/11/17 - 09:16 AM]
The Kilcher Family Returns to Discovery for an All-New Season of "Alaska: The Last Frontier" Premiering Sunday, October 1
For 80 years, the Kilcher family has flourished in the deep Alaskan wilderness, but with chronic damage to the homestead, the family legacy is jeopardized, and the Kilchers embark on their greatest challenge yet: a complete homestead overhaul.

[09/10/17 - 10:26 PM]
Netflix Presents "Def Comedy Jam 25" Launching Exclusively on Netflix September 26th
The special will launch exclusively on Netflix in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the iconic show, "Def Comedy Jam."

[09/10/17 - 11:53 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Wins College Football Showdown
The Alphabet holds off competing coverage on FOX and NBC.

[09/10/17 - 10:22 AM]
US Open Women's Final: Overnight Rating for Match Up 36%, ESPN's Best Ever
ESPN further spins the numbers for Saturday, September 9.

[09/10/17 - 10:00 AM]
"The X-Files" - Watch the Original Series "Pilot" on FOX NOW and FOX.com
An all-new second chapter of "The X-Files" event series is currently in production for a premiere in 2018.

[09/10/17 - 09:22 AM]
ABC's "Saturday Night Football" - Oklahoma at Ohio State: 5.3 Overnight, the Highest of Week 2 Across All Networks
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, September 9.

[09/09/17 - 03:13 PM]
ABC News Adds One-Hour Live Special Sunday Night to Extensive Coverage of Hurricane Irma
"Hurricane Irma: Monster Storm, A Special Edition of 20/20" will air from 7:00-8:00 p.m. ET.

[09/09/17 - 08:30 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos with "Dateline"
ABC, CBS, FOX and the Peacock air "EIF Presents: XQ Super School Live" to a combined 8.43 million viewers.

[09/08/17 - 11:45 PM]
Development Update: Friday, September 8
Updates include: Amazon unveils five new projects, including two series orders; ABC takes latest stab at "The Greatest American Hero" revival; and Syfy passes on drama pilot "The Machine."

[09/08/17 - 04:08 PM]
TLC's "90 Day Fiance: Happily Ever After" Hits All Time Series High for the Franchise
TLC spins the numbers for Sunday, September 3.

[09/08/17 - 01:15 PM]
Hillary Clinton to Appear on "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" on Wednesday, November 1 at 11:00pm ET/PT on Comedy Central
This will be Secretary Clinton's first appearance on the Comedy Central late-night franchise since Noah took over as host.

[09/08/17 - 12:33 PM]
Showtime(R) Picks Up "I'm Dying Up Here" for Second Season
The series will go back into production in the fall, with 10 episodes premiering in 2018.

[09/08/17 - 09:06 AM]
CMT & Blackbird Presents Celebrate Music & Cultural Icon Kris Kristofferson in New Star-Studded Concert Film and Recording "The Life & Songs of Kris Kristofferson" Premiering October 27, 2017 at 10PM ET/PT
The event features a collection of legendary singers, songwriters, and rising superstars who came together for a once-in-a-lifetime concert event taping in Nashville, Tennessee at the Bridgestone Arena to celebrate the songs of music icon Kris Kristofferson.

[09/08/17 - 09:05 AM]
Showtime(R) Documentary "Tough Guys" Explores Origin of Grassroots Fighting Circuit That Served as Precursor to Mixed Martial Arts Phenomenon
Executive produced by critically acclaimed filmmaker Morgan Spurlock and Academy Award winner Ross Kauffman, the film will premiere Friday, September 15.

[09/08/17 - 08:27 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Dominates with NFL Kickoff Game
Early results however see the Peacock's coverage down 16% from a year ago among adults 18-49.

[09/08/17 - 06:32 AM]
Netflix Releases First Image of Chris Pine in Film "Outlaw King"
An epic, period drama about the legendary King of Scots Robert the Bruce, the film reunites director David Mackenzie with Chris Pine following the Academy Award(R) nominated Hell or High Water.

[09/08/17 - 06:01 AM]
Video: "Alias Grace" - Netflix's Six Part Limited Series Debuts Official Trailer & Key Art!
Based on the award-winning novel by Margaret Atwood and inspired by true events, the project premieres November 3.

[09/07/17 - 11:13 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, September 7
Updates include: Amazon rescinds renewal of "Z: The Beginning of Everything"; Alan Ritchson, Minka Kelly board DC's "Titans"; and John Legend developing music competition "Rhythm & Flow" at Netflix.

[09/07/17 - 07:11 PM]
CBS to Broadcast Its First Celebrity Edition of Reality Hit "Big Brother"
The celebrity edition of the series is in addition to "Big Brother's" milestone 20th season that will be broadcast in summer 2018.

[09/07/17 - 02:52 PM]
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Returns to "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert," Tuesday, Sept. 19
This will be her first late night television appearance since the 2016 presidential election.

[09/07/17 - 02:33 PM]
Golden Globe(R) Winner Don Cheadle and Grammy(R) Winner Andrew Rannells to Star in New Showtime(R) Comedy Pilot "Ball Street"
Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg will direct and executive produce the pilot.

[09/07/17 - 01:01 PM]
"Broad City's" Labor Day Binge-a-Thon Scores for Comedy Central
Comedy Central spins the numbers for Monday, September 4.

[09/07/17 - 12:28 PM]
Former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer to Make Late-Night Debut on ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live"
This will be Spicer's first interview since leaving his post at the White House.

[09/07/17 - 12:24 PM]
"Clinica de Migrantes," Spotlighting a Volunteer-Run Health Clinic for Undocumented, Uninsured Immigrants, Debuts Sept. 25 on HBO
At Puentes de Salud health clinic in South Philadelphia, volunteers address this problem by serving uninsured Latino immigrants who have nowhere else to turn and are increasingly reluctant to seek care in the current political climate.

[09/07/17 - 12:20 PM]
A+E Networks(R) New Short-Form Series "Bae or Bail" Reaches Over 24 Million Views on Facebook's New Platform
A new episode of "Bae or Bail" will premiere every Wednesday and the new Watch series "This Is How We Do It" will premiere in October.

[09/07/17 - 12:18 PM]
"Lady Dynamite" Returns for Season 2 on November 10
Maria Bamford returns as Maria Bamford in season two of the acclaimed comedy series.

[09/07/17 - 12:03 PM]
Velocity's Hit Series "Wheeler Dealers" Returns with a Special, Supersized Premiere Episode Revving Up Season 14
Velocity's hit series begins work on an all new crop of secondhand autos Wednesday, October 4 at 9 PM ET/PT with a special supersized episode to jump start the new season.

[09/07/17 - 12:01 PM]
Adult Swim Brings "On the Green" to The Big City
Continuing their commitment to directly engage with fans, experience a fantastic night full of Adult Swim fun and surprises.

[09/07/17 - 11:53 AM]
truTV's "Impractical Jokers" Celebrate Sixth Season Finale with Power-Packed Punishment Special & Salute to America's Military Members
Airing on Thursday, November 2, the two-hour special event kicks off at 9:00pm ET/PT with a half-hour pre-show hosted by Joey Fatone, which will take a look back at some of season six's biggest challenges and punishments.

[09/07/17 - 11:36 AM]
AMC Announces "We Are The Walking Dead" Contest in Celebration of "The Walking Dead's" 100th Episode
The contest offers fans an opportunity to win tickets to "The Walking Dead 100 Premiere Night," which includes the official season eight premiere screening followed by a special two-hour live "Talking Dead" event on Sunday, October 22.

[09/07/17 - 11:34 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Releases the Trailer and Key Art for the Highly Anticipated Documentary "Eric Clapton: Life in 12 Bars" Making Its Television Debut on Saturday, February 10 at 9 PM ET/PT
The project is a moving and surprising film about one of the great artists of the modern era - a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award winner and the only artist ever inducted three times into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

[09/07/17 - 11:26 AM]
National Geographic's New Documentary Series "American High School" Follows Teenagers from South Carolina for the Ups and Downs of Their Last Year of High School
The four-part documentary series goes inside the senior year of students from Orangeburg, South Carolina, who share the highs and lows of their academic, athletic and personal achievements over the course of one year.

[09/07/17 - 11:01 AM]
Video: EPIX Releases Trailer for "Berlin Station" Season 2
Season two of "Berlin Station" opens in the thick of a New World Order that has taken root and is steadily deepening.

[09/07/17 - 10:30 AM]
Nationwide Digital Casting Call Underway for FOX's New Singing Competition Series, "The Four"
The new singing competition series begins where most end: with the four finalists.

[09/07/17 - 10:04 AM]
Nickelodeon Premieres "Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library," Original TV Movie Based on Best-Selling Book, Monday, Oct. 9, at 7:00 P.M. (ET/PT)
The book, originally published in 2013 by Random House Children's Books, boasts a 109-week run on the New York Times Best-Seller list.

[09/07/17 - 10:00 AM]
A&E Network to Premiere Groundbreaking New Docuseries "Undercover High" on Tuesday, October 10 at 10PM ET/PT
The series follows seven young adults, ranging in age from 21 to 26, who embed themselves for a semester in Topeka, Kansas' Highland Park High School.

[09/07/17 - 09:36 AM]
IFC's "Portlandia" Returns for Its Eighth and Final Season in 2018
Season 8 will consist of 10 episodes, airing weekly on Thursday nights.

[09/07/17 - 09:35 AM]
Laila Ali Joins OWN's Daytime Emmy-Winning "Home Made Simple" as Host of Season Seven
"Home Made Simple," which recently earned its fourth consecutive Daytime Emmy nomination as Outstanding Lifestyle Program, will return with an all-new hour-long format on Saturday, November 4 at 9 a.m. ET/PT.

[09/07/17 - 09:11 AM]
Syfy Commemorates Its 25 Year Anniversary with a Month-Long Celebration of the People, Moments and Milestones That Shaped Science Fiction
Highlights include every single episode of the network's Emmy(R) and Peabody Award-winning series "Battlestar Galactica."

[09/07/17 - 09:02 AM]
Adult Swim Announces October Premieres of "The Robot Chicken Walking Dead Special: Look Who's Walking" and All-New Season of "Squidbillies"
Andrew Lincoln, Norman Reedus, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Danai Gurira, Melissa McBride, Lauren Cohan, Steven Yeun and Sarah Wayne Callies will lend their voices to the special.

[09/07/17 - 09:01 AM]
Hallmark Channel Expands Its Programming with Primetime Reality Series "Meet the Peetes" Starring Holly Robinson Peete and Rodney Peete
Production on the series is slated to begin this fall and will premiere February 2018.

[09/07/17 - 09:00 AM]
CBS Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the Classic, Award-Winning Comedy Program "The Carol Burnett Show" with a New Star-Studded Two-Hour Special
Burnett will reminisce about her favorite sketches, Q&As with the studio audience, guest stars, her memorable wardrobe and bloopers, as well as the tremendous effect the show continues to have on television today as a true pioneer of sketch comedy.

[09/07/17 - 08:52 AM]
Animal Planet Presents "Surviving Harvey: Animals After the Storm" Profiling Heroic Animal Rescues During Hurricane Harvey
The special premieres this Saturday, September 9 at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.

[09/07/17 - 08:39 AM]
Video: Ready to Visit Neo Yokio? See the Trailer for Ezra Koenig's Animated Series with Jaden Smith, Jude Law, Susan Sarandon
The series is a postmodern collage of homages to classic anime, English literature and modern New York fashion and culture.







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