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[09/12/17 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 12
Updates include: Nate Corddry cast in Hulu's "Locke & Key"; Lena Hall bound for TNT's "Snowpiercer"; and Jason George to make the leap to ABC's "Grey's Anatomy" spin-off.

[09/12/17 - 04:04 PM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Sunday Night Football" Begins Its Reign for NBC
Early results see the Peacock up 6% from a year ago among adults 18-49.

[09/12/17 - 01:35 PM]
Amazon Greenlights Untitled University of Michigan Football Series Exclusively for Amazon Prime Video
The series will give Prime members unprecedented access to the winningest program in college football, chronicling Michigan's 2017 season.

[09/12/17 - 01:00 PM]
"American Horror Story: Cult" Premiere Ratings - 9.01 Million Total Viewers to Date Across Linear and Non-Linear Platforms
FX further spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 5.

[09/12/17 - 12:35 PM]
Morgan Freeman and Lori McCreary's Revelations Entertainment and National Geographic Present "The Story of Us with Morgan Freeman," An Ambitious Global Journey to Seek Answers to Some of Humanity's Biggest Questions
Each of the six hourlong episodes will explore a single fundamental force or topic: freedom, peace, love, social division, power and rebellion.

[09/12/17 - 12:11 PM]
AMC Announces "Ride with Norman Reedus" Will Return for Season Three in 2018
Season two of "Ride with Norman Reedus" premieres as a special two-night television event starting on Sunday, November 5.

[09/12/17 - 12:05 PM]
Food Network Celebrates Halloween All Month-Long with New Season of "Halloween Wars" and All-New "Halloween Wars: Hayride of Horror"
The all-new special, "Road to Halloween Wars," kicks off the seasonal celebration on Sunday, October 1 at 8:00/7:00c, as host Jonathan Bennett takes viewers behind the scenes.

[09/12/17 - 11:34 AM]
The CW Announces Fall 2017 "One Magnificent Morning" Saturday Morning Line-Up
New additions include "This Old House: Trade School" and "Brain Games: Family Edition."

[09/12/17 - 11:04 AM]
History(R) Orders 20 Episode Sixth Season of Hit Drama Series "Vikings"
The previously ordered 20 episode fifth season will air in two parts, beginning with a two-hour premiere on Wednesday, November 29.

[09/12/17 - 10:40 AM]
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Announces Holiday Original Premiere Dates
The network's annual, round-the-clock, holiday programming event, "The Most Wonderful Miracles of Christmas," begins Friday, October 27, 2017, and continues throughout the season until Monday, January 1, 2018.

[09/12/17 - 10:19 AM]
Video: Netflix Debuts the Trailer for "The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson"
Having played a pivotal role in the previous year's Stonewall Riots, in 1970, Johnson and fellow trans icon Sylvia Rivera formed the world's first trans-rights organization, STAR (Street Transvestites Action Revolutionaries).

[09/12/17 - 10:00 AM]
HBO Renews Emmy(R) Winner "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver" for Three Seasons
The deal will keep the hit show on the network through 2020, with 30 shows to be presented each season.

[09/12/17 - 09:47 AM]
Get Your Fall Reality Fix on Lifetime
Newly announced premieres include the return of "Little Women: Dallas" and "Dance Moms."

[09/12/17 - 09:30 AM]
Video: First Look at the "Star Trek: Discovery" Main Title Scoring Session
The series invites fans to go behind the scenes for a first look at the main title scoring session for the series, featuring a 60-piece orchestra conducted by Emmy(R)-winning composer Jeff Russo.

[09/12/17 - 09:26 AM]
Travel Channel Features Out-of-This-World Expeditions, Extreme Screams, Fun Food and Spooky Adventures in October
The month begins with a special premiere of "Extreme Hotels" as Anthony Melchiorri checks into haunted hotels around the world.

[09/12/17 - 09:01 AM]
"Undeniable with Joe Buck" Kicks Off Season 4 with Former MLB Star Alex Rodriguez
The show is executive produced by Vince Vaughn and Peter Billingsley with Wild West Productions.

[09/12/17 - 09:00 AM]
Production Team Announced for the "69th Primetime Emmy(R) Awards," to Be Broadcast Sunday, Sept. 17 on CBS
Emmy Award winner Stephen Colbert is set to host, marking his first time as master of ceremonies for the event.

[09/12/17 - 08:46 AM]
Video: WE tv's "Marriage Boot Camp Reality Stars" Debuts New Supertease - Season 9 Premieres October 13!
The season will feature a brand new house of dysfunctional couples including Kailyn Lowry and Javi Marroquin, Juelia Kinney and JJ Lane, Bobby Panahi and Asifa Mirza, Peter Gunz and Amina Buddafly and Mehgan James and DeAndre Perry.

[09/12/17 - 08:37 AM]
Cooking Channel Finds Best Dishes After-Dark in New Series "Late Nite Eats"
In each episode, Jordan Andino visits a brand-new city and three exceptional local restaurants that reign supreme in the late-night food scene.

[09/12/17 - 08:04 AM]
With Military Precision, "Marvel's The Punisher" Is Coming Soon to Netflix
Take in the punishing new key art for Netflix's much-anticipated new series.

[09/12/17 - 08:02 AM]
A&E Network to Premiere New Original Documentary "O.J.: Guilty in Vegas" on September 21 at 9PM ET/PT
This special reveals new details through previously unreleased tapes including interrogation audio from the case and voicemails from O.J. himself as well as never-before-seen files and exclusive interviews.

[09/12/17 - 07:13 AM]
Video: Everything Is Embarrassing in the Official Trailer for "Big Mouth"
The 10-episode, half-hour edgy adult animated comedy launches Friday, September 29 exclusively on Netflix.

[09/12/17 - 07:00 AM]
Multiple Grammy(R) Award-Winning Music Superstar Bruno Mars to Premiere His First Primetime Television Special, "Bruno Mars: 24k Magic Live at the Apollo," Wednesday, Nov. 29 on CBS
The electrifying special was taped at the legendary Apollo Theater in New York City, where Mars kicks off the primetime special in spectacular style, with an epic performance atop the Apollo's landmark marquee.

[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.







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[11/17/18 - 08:31 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Last Man Standing" Sparks Another FOX Victory
The network takes home top honors among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[11/16/18 - 11:47 PM]
Development Update: Friday, November 16
Updates include: Jon Cryer to play Lex Luthor on The CW's "Supergirl"; Hulu orders pilot based on Jeff Lemire's "Sweet Tooth"; and Jeffery Deaver's "The Bone Collector" eyed as drama at NBC.

[11/16/18 - 02:04 PM]
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[11/16/18 - 01:04 PM]
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[11/16/18 - 01:04 PM]
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[11/16/18 - 12:17 PM]
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[11/16/18 - 11:18 AM]
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[11/16/18 - 10:15 AM]
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[11/16/18 - 10:02 AM]
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[11/16/18 - 10:00 AM]
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[11/16/18 - 09:10 AM]
FOX Sports Reigns Supreme in Most Important Metric in All of Television: Live Sports Event Viewing
FOX Sports further spins the numbers for the year to date.

[11/16/18 - 09:00 AM]
CBS Series Score Postseason Football Spotlights
Look for a special episode of "Magnum P.I." following the AFC Championship Game on Sunday, January 20.

[11/16/18 - 08:21 AM]
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[11/16/18 - 08:02 AM]
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[11/16/18 - 04:56 AM]
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