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[09/13/17 - 11:55 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, September 13
Updates include: Syfy nears series order for "Nightflyers"; Cecily Strong to visit "Great News" at NBC; and Amanda Green to import "Murder" to CBS.

[09/13/17 - 05:21 PM]
"Atypical" Renewed for a Second Season
The series is produced by Sony Pictures Television for Netflix.

[09/13/17 - 05:02 PM]
Original Cast Members Return to TLC's "Trading Spaces" for Brand New Season Slated to Air in Spring, 2018
Included in the roster of designers are Doug Wilson, Carter Oosterhouse, Frank Bielec, Genevieve Gorder, Hildi Santo-Tomas, Laurie Smith, Ty Pennington and Vern Yip.

[09/13/17 - 03:02 PM]
"Pine Gap" - Screentime, Netflix, ABC & SAFC Announce New Production for 2017
The international political thriller is set in and around the enigmatic US/Australia joint defense facility situated in central Australia.

[09/13/17 - 02:10 PM]
TBS Continues Renewals and Ratings Growth Streak with "The Guest Book," "People of Earth" and "Wrecked"
The network's summer series join TBS' previous 2017 renewals, including the dysfunctional family comedy "The Detour" and police procedural spoof "Angie Tribeca."

[09/13/17 - 01:42 PM]
Freeform Unveils Bigger-Than-Ever Genre Lineup at New York Comic Con
Returning hit series "Shadowhunters" and "Beyond" will debut exclusive, never-before-seen action-packed footage from the upcoming new seasons during back-to-back panels.

[09/13/17 - 01:00 PM]
Starz Greenlights Original Series "Vida" from Showrunner Tanya Saracho
"Vida" is a half-hour drama series focusing on two Mexican-American sisters from the Eastside of Los Angeles who couldn't be more different or distanced from each other.

[09/13/17 - 12:14 PM]
Video: Rob Schneider Returns in "Real Rob"
This season's guest stars include Adam Sandler, Eugenio Derbez, Michael Madsen, Danny Trejo, Angela Kinsey, Haylie Duff, Chris Kattan, Bobby Lee, Monica Huarte, Karyme Lozano and James Hong.

[09/13/17 - 12:14 PM]
MTV and Dimension TV Announce New Cast Members for the Third Season of MTV's "Scream"
Keke Palmer, RJ Cyler, Jessica Sula, Giorgia Whigham and Giullian Yao Gioiello will join the previously announced Tyga and CJ Wallace.

[09/13/17 - 12:01 PM]
Reba McEntire to Host Eighth Annual Two-Hour Holiday Music Special "CMA Country Christmas," Monday, November 27, on ABC
"Christmas is such a special time. It reminds me of growing up in Oklahoma and singing carols with my family," said McEntire.

[09/13/17 - 10:20 AM]
"Felipe Esparza: Translate This," His First Stand-Up Special on the Network, Debuts Sept. 30 on HBO and HBO Latino
Appearing at the San Jose Improv in San Jose, California, Esparza finds humor in his unique life experiences.

[09/13/17 - 10:07 AM]
Hallmark Channel Announces Premiere Dates for "Countdown to Christmas"
From Friday, October 27, until Sunday, December 31, audiences will be able to immerse themselves in feel-good holiday fare throughout the season.

[09/13/17 - 09:41 AM]
Video: Crackle Releases Original Key Art and Trailer for Halloween Special "SuperMansion: Drag Me to Halloween" Streaming Thursday, October 5th
In the all-new stop-motion animated Crackle original special, the League of Freedom experiences all the fun and adventures of Halloween.

[09/13/17 - 08:27 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: No Stopping NBC, "America's Got Talent"
Plus: "Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Relief" reaches 15.7 million viewers across ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC.

[09/13/17 - 08:20 AM]
Science Channel Looks for the Truth Behind Unexplained Occurrences Caught on Surveillance Cameras in "Strange Evidence" Premiering Tuesday, October 17 at 10PM ET/PT
"These aren't paranormal occurrences, but they are real mysteries captured on surveillance cameras that warrant further investigation," said Wyatt Channell.

[09/13/17 - 08:07 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Tells Harrowing Stories of Life or Death in "Make It Out Alive"
This new series features ordinary people in extraordinary circumstances - in the center of disasters both man-made and natural - and offers compelling insights into the moments before and after disaster strikes.

[09/13/17 - 07:28 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Ninja Warrior" Leads NBC to Victory
The Peacock wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/13/17 - 07:00 AM]
Additional Presenters Announced for the "69th Primetime Emmy(R) Awards," 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.

[09/13/17 - 03:10 AM]
Netflix Announces Its First Original Series in Polish Language - Academy Award(R)-Nominee Agnieszka Holland to Direct
Following in the great tradition of Cold War spy thrillers, this alternative history series takes place in a world where the Iron Curtain never fell.

[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."







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[10/23/17 - 08:15 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: Another Week, Another "Sunday Night Football" Victory
NBC once again wins the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/23/17 - 06:30 AM]
CBS All Access Renews "Star Trek: Discovery" for Second Season
The launch of "Star Trek: Discovery" on CBS All Access broke a new record for subscriber sign-ups in a single day, week and month for the service.

[10/23/17 - 06:05 AM]
Amazon's Fall 2017 Half-Hour Pilot Season Premieres on November 10 on Amazon Prime Video
Bridget Everett, Diarra Kilpatrick, George Saunders, Glenn Close, Hiro Murai, and Michael Patrick King are among the featured auspices.

[10/22/17 - 08:32 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops FOX, NBC in College Football Showdown
The Alphabet wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/21/17 - 08:28 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Holds Onto Demo Crown
"Blue Bloods" and "Hawaii Five-0" lead said categories for the Eye.

[10/20/17 - 11:48 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 20
Updates include: CBS eyes "Magnum, P.I." as latest reboot series; Jane Lynch targeted for Telepictures talk show; and Raoul Trujillo signs onto FX's "Sons of Anarchy" spin-off.

[10/20/17 - 09:42 AM]
Live + 3 Day Ratings: ABC's "Good Doctor" Tops CBS' "NCIS" and NBC's "This Is Us" as the Season's Most-Watched Drama
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of October 9-15.

[10/20/17 - 09:18 AM]
FXX Scares Up Tricks and Treats for Halloween
FXX will celebrate Halloween with a The Simpsons "Treehouse of Horror" programming event culminating with a 13-hour marathon on Monday, October 31.

[10/20/17 - 08:42 AM]
"Will & Grace" Is the #1 Entertainment Show of the Night in 18-49 and Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 19.

[10/20/17 - 08:15 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Thursday Night Football" Keeps CBS on Top
The Eye claims top honors in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/20/17 - 07:01 AM]
"A Very Pentatonix Christmas" Delivers the Holiday Spirit to NBC on Monday, Nov. 27 at 10 P.M. ET/PT
The one-hour television event will feature a duet with Jennifer Hudson and take viewers on a musical journey filled with joy, heart and laughter as the group performs some of their holiday favorites.

[10/20/17 - 06:50 AM]
"Thursday Night Football" on CBS and NFL Network Scores Another Ratings Increase, Up +5%
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, October 19.

[10/19/17 - 11:36 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 19
Updates include: Hulu gives final season to "Casual"; Steve Buscemi to replace Owen Wilson in "Miracle Workers" at TBS; and Erica Ash to lead BET's new drama "In Contempt."

[10/19/17 - 02:02 PM]
Video: December 15 - "The Ranch" Part 4 Comes to Netflix and the Binge Race Begins
"The Ranch" is the third most binged-raced show on Netflix.

[10/19/17 - 01:30 PM]
All-Star Autism Benefit "Night of Too Many Stars: America Unites for Autism Programs," Hosted by Jon Stewart, to Be Presented Live on HBO Nov. 18
Louis C.K., Stephen Colbert, Abbi Jacobson, Jordan Klepper, Hasan Minhaj, John Mulaney, Olivia Munn, John Oliver and Adam Sandler are among the initial wave of performers.