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[10/04/17 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 4
Updates include: Pauley Perrette confirms exit from "NCIS"; Ed Brubaker and Steve Epting's comic "Velvet" eyed at Paramount Network; and Leland Orser joins TNT's "One Day She'll Darken."

[10/04/17 - 04:37 PM]
Freeform Banks on Bold With Two-Season Order of "The Bold Type"
Plus: Amanda Lasher joins the Universal Television series as executive producer/showrunner.

[10/04/17 - 04:02 PM]
Freeform Takes Over Comic Con with Live Mermaid Exhibit, A 360 Video Booth and Exclusive Giveaways
The activations will complement the network's NYCC panels for "Shadowhunters," "Beyond," and new series "Siren," in addition to teasing the new series "Marvel's Cloak & Dagger."

[10/04/17 - 01:59 PM]
CBS All Access Original Comedy Series "No Activity" to Premiere on November 12
Said premiere is timed with the chapter one conclusion of "Star Trek: Discovery."

[10/04/17 - 12:37 PM]
BET Heats Up Tuesday Night with Three Big Premieres Featuring Hip Hop Heavy Hitters
Look for "Lip Sync Battle Hip Hop Awards Edition" to lead off the night followed by "Hip Hop Awards" and "Tales."

[10/04/17 - 12:30 PM]
Stefani Robinson Signs Overall Deal with FX Productions
Under the agreement, Robinson will develop television series for FX Networks and other outlets.

[10/04/17 - 11:00 AM]
Showtime(R) Encourages Fans to Share Their "Shameless" Stache in Support of the Movember Foundation
For every fan photo posted during the month of November, Showtime and Warner Bros. Television will donate $20 to the Foundation, up to $40,000.

[10/04/17 - 10:50 AM]
Science Channel Digs Deeper in Second Season of "Secrets of the Underground" Premiering Saturday, October 28 at 10PM
Explorer, adventurer biologist and tech fanatic Rob Nelson and his new co-host, geophysicist Stefan Burns, will dig deep into some of the world's most notorious underground legends.

[10/04/17 - 10:16 AM]
Nickelodeon Premieres "Lip Sync Battle Shorties Halloween Special," All-New Halloween-Themed Episode, on Sunday, Oct. 15, at 7:00 P.M. (ET/PT)
The special also features a surprise appearance by Rico Rodriguez, who will present the Lip Sync Battle Shorties winner with their very own Shorties blinged-out mic.

[10/04/17 - 10:00 AM]
Starz Greenlights Savory Drama Series "Sweetbitter"
The network has ordered straight to series six half-hour episodes of the scripted drama "Sweetbitter," based on the national best-selling novel of the same name written by Stephanie Danler.

[10/04/17 - 09:02 AM]
Showtime(R) Presents "Nemr: No Bombing in Beirut" - Stand-Up Comedy Special to Premiere Saturday, October 7 at 11 PM ET/PT
Filmed both in Lebanon and in the United States, the special is an hour of uproarious comedy that will leave viewers inspired as they witness the refreshing reality of a world they were told never existed.

[10/04/17 - 09:02 AM]
History(R)'s #1 Series "The Curse of Oak Island" Returns for Season Five on Tuesday, November 7 at 9PM ET/PT
"The Curse of Oak Island" is a top five nonfiction series this year on cable and averaged 4.4 million total viewers last season in Live+7 delivery.

[10/04/17 - 08:17 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "This Is Us" Remain on Top
The Peacock's juggernaut however dips 18% among adults 18-49 from last week's premiere.

[10/04/17 - 08:09 AM]
Video: "Dark" Is Coming December 1 - See the Spellbinding Date Announcement
The Netflix drama is set in a German town in present day where the disappearance of two young children exposes the double lives and fractured relationships among four families.

[10/04/17 - 08:01 AM]
Showtime(R) Acquires BBC Comedy Series "Ill Behaviour" Starring Chris Geere and Emmy(R) Nominee Lizzy Caplan and BAFTA(R) Winner Tom Riley
Written by Sam Bain and directed by Steve Bendelack, the series makes its Showtime debut on Monday, November 13.

[10/04/17 - 07:01 AM]
Adult Swim's "Rick and Morty" Claims #1 Comedy Title
Adult Swim spins the numbers for the season to date.

[10/04/17 - 06:01 AM]
"Kitten Bowl V," America's Most Beloved Rescue Pet Adoption Event, Premieres Exclusively on Hallmark Channel, February 4
TV personality, author and animal advocate Beth Stern hosts this year's event from Hallmark Channel Stadium.

[10/03/17 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 3
Updates include: Alyssa Milano to star in Lifetime comedy; Amazon developing drama based on the life of John Stamos; and Uma Thurman set for return on Bravo's "Imposters."

[10/03/17 - 02:15 PM]
ABC Gives Full-Season Order to Television's No. 1 New Drama, "The Good Doctor"
Season to date, "The Good Doctor" ranks as Monday's No. 1 drama broadcast show in Adults 18-49 and in Total Viewers, improving the 10 o'clock hour for ABC by 50%.

[10/03/17 - 01:39 PM]
IFC Announces Launch of Funny or Die Television (FODtv)
Starting Saturday, October 7, and continuing weekly, IFC will be "hacked" by FODtv and premiere an absurd array of new content from some of Funny or Die's favorite characters.

[10/03/17 - 12:27 PM]
CBS All Access Sets Another Record High for Weekly Subscriber Sign-Ups
Plus: the eight-episode-long first chapter of the series will now be increased to nine episodes, with the final episode of chapter one debuting on Sunday, November 12.

[10/03/17 - 11:51 AM]
"The Opposition w/ Jordan Klepper" Scores Week 1 Ratings Victory
Comedy Central further spins the numbers for September 25-28.

[10/03/17 - 11:39 AM]
Marvel Television Descends Upon New York Comic-Con with an Action-Packed Line-Up of New and Returning Series
Among the highlights: Cort Lane will preview development work on their landmark new series, "Marvel's Avengers: Black Panther Quest."

[10/03/17 - 11:06 AM]
Oxygen Media Finishes 3Q as Fastest Growing Cable Entertainment Network
Oxygen further spins the numbers for the third quarter of 2017.

[10/03/17 - 10:30 AM]
Emmy Award and Golden Globe Nominee Connie Britton Cast in FOX's "9-1-1," from Creators Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk
Britton joins previously announced Academy and Emmy Award nominee Angela Bassett and Emmy Award and Golden Globe nominee Peter Krause.

[10/03/17 - 10:10 AM]
Freeform Announces Cast for New Comedy Pilot, "Now & Then," from Kapital Entertainment
"Now & Then" is a single-camera comedy about a group of old college friends who, after having lost touch over the years, are brought back together unexpectedly for one wild night.

[10/03/17 - 10:02 AM]
TNT's Hit Series "Major Crimes" Concludes with Sixth and Final Season Premiering on Oct. 31, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT)
This season, the hugely popular crime drama marks its 100th episode milestone on Dec. 19 with the two-episode series finale airing on Tuesday, Jan. 16.

[10/03/17 - 10:01 AM]
Video: First-Look Footage of John Krasinski in Amazon Original Series "Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan"
Additionally, this Saturday, October 7, at New York Comic Con, the cast of the brand-new series will make its first-ever appearance, along with the debut of the exhilarating first teaser trailer during the series panel.

[10/03/17 - 10:00 AM]
Syfy Acquires Iconic Animated Series "Futurama" from Twentieth Television
"Futurama" will make its Syfy debut in a special weekend stunt beginning Saturday, November 11, with the series airing regularly in primetime on Mondays and Tuesdays from 8PM-2AM ET/PT and on Saturday mornings from 8-11AM ET/PT.

[10/03/17 - 10:00 AM]
"Divorce," Starring Sarah Jessica Parker, Returns for Second Season in Jan. 2018
Season two finds Frances (Parker) and her ex-husband, Robert (Thomas Haden Church), dealing with the aftermath of their explosive separation and learning to rebuild their lives.

[10/03/17 - 09:17 AM]
VH1's Hit Series "Love & Hip Hop: New York" Returns Monday, October 30 at 8PM ET/PT
VH1 today announced "Love & Hip Hop: New York" will return for season eight on Monday, October 30.

[10/03/17 - 09:03 AM]
FYI TV Premieres You Won't Want to Miss This Winter!
FYI is premiering two new series and two returning series this winter.

[10/03/17 - 08:26 AM]
Science Channel's "What on Earth?" Returns for a Fourth Season October 17 at 9PM
Thousands of satellites orbit Earth, capturing images of our planet in unprecedented detail and revealing areas that have, until now, remained a mystery.

[10/03/17 - 08:17 AM]
MTV Supersizes Fan Favorite "Siesta Key" with the Addition of Eight New Episodes
Production is currently underway, and the drama is just starting to heat up with the new episodes slated for winter 2018.

[10/03/17 - 08:15 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos; ABC Rises Week-to-Week
The Alphabet's "Dancing with the Stars" is the only series to post gains among adults 18-49.

[10/03/17 - 07:36 AM]
Comedy Central Announces "South Park" Activation and "Drunk History" and "The President Show" Panels at New York Comic Con
"South Park's" interactive activation will transport fans into a 3D replica scene from the iconic Member Berries episode.

[10/03/17 - 07:08 AM]
Viceland Expands Its Late Night Lineup, Sets Nightly Show for Action Bronson
"The Untitled Action Bronson Show" will debut Monday, October 23 at 11:30 PM, following the channel's critically acclaimed 11PM late nighter "Desus & Mero."

[10/03/17 - 06:47 AM]
"Animal Cribs" with Antonio Ballatore Offers Outrageous Renovations to Transform Standard Spaces Into Pet Paradises
The newcomer premieres Friday, November 3 at 9:00/8:00c on Animal Planet.

[10/03/17 - 06:34 AM]
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Announces the Network's First-Ever "Most Wonderful Movies of Christmas Preview Show," Starring Holly Robinson Peete Premiering Exclusively on the Network, October 21
Peete is joined in the special by Hallmark Movies & Mysteries rescued and adopted pet, Happy The Dog.

[10/03/17 - 06:03 AM]
Hallmark Channel Announces Network's First-Ever "Countdown to Christmas Preview Show," Starring Candace Cameron Bure Premieres Exclusively, October 22
Bure's guest stars include close friends, Lori Loughlin and Jodie Sweetin. Hallmark Channel's rescued and adopted pet, Happy The Dog also stars in the special.

[10/03/17 - 06:03 AM]
Amazon Prime Video Adds "Fearless," from Acclaimed "Homeland" Executive Producer Patrick Harbinson, to Its Original Dramatic Series Lineup
"Fearless" is a legal conspiracy thriller following human rights lawyer Emma Banville (Helen McCrory), whose latest case will uncover a web of secrets and collusion with both personal and national repercussions.

[10/02/17 - 11:03 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 2
Updates include: Matt Bomer to make directorial debut on FX's "The Assassination of Gianni Versace"; and Jack Mulhern, Danny Glover book roles on Hulu's "Locke & Key."

[10/02/17 - 06:28 PM]
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Presents a Record 12 New, Original Films Destined to Enchant and Inspire
The network details its revised lineup for the holiday programming event, "The Most Wonderful Miracles of Christmas."

[10/02/17 - 04:10 PM]
The CW Also Yanks "iHeartRadio Music Festival" Specials
The two-part event, filmed in Las Vegas on September 22 and 23, will air at a later date.

[10/02/17 - 02:54 PM]
ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" Will Open With Moment of Silence on Monday, October 2, at 8:05 p.m. EDT, to Honor the Victims of the Mass Shooting in Las Vegas
"The Good Doctor" will air as originally scheduled from 10:00-11:00 p.m. EDT.

[10/02/17 - 12:57 PM]
Investigation Discovery Breaks Into Top 10 Networks in Prime Among P25-54 in September
Investigation Discovery further spins the numbers for the third quarter of 2017.

[10/02/17 - 11:29 AM]
Paramount Network Teams Up with Paramount Television to Develop "First Wives Club" with "Girl's Trip" Scribe Tracy Oliver Attached as Writer
Sibling TV Land shot a pilot based on said film last year.

[10/02/17 - 10:57 AM]
TLC Finishes Out 3Q17 with Highest Ratings in Three Years Among Key Demos & Top Cable Network on Sundays for Women
TLC further spins the numbers for the third quarter of 2017.

[10/02/17 - 10:39 AM]
BET Networks Reveals New and Returning Cast of Its Fan-Magnet Original Series "Hit the Floor"
The one-hour series is scheduled to premiere on BET in 2018 with principal photography starting in Los Angeles in November 2017.

[10/02/17 - 10:34 AM]
The CW Pulls Tonight's "Penn & Teller: Fool Us" Finale
A repeat of "DC's Legends of Tomorrow" will fill in for the Las Vegas-filmed series.







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[10/16/17 - 12:21 PM]
Investigation Discovery and Time Inc. Productions Announce Premiere of New Season of "People Magazine Investigates"
Season two debuts Monday, November 6 at 10:00/7:00c.

[10/16/17 - 11:35 AM]
Comedian and Writer Wyatt Cenac to Star in Comedic Docu-Series Examining Hot-Button Issues, Debuting on HBO in Spring 2018
The half-hour late-night docu-series will take a satirical look at social and cultural issues from Cenac's unique perspective.

[10/16/17 - 11:00 AM]
History Honors Veterans Day with New Episodes of "The Warfighters" from Executive Producer Peter Berg on Nov. 11
"The Warfighters" premieres with four back-to-back new episodes on Saturday, November 11 beginning at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/16/17 - 10:02 AM]
TNT Launches New Psychological Thriller "The Alienist" Jan. 22
Set in 1896 amidst a backdrop of vast wealth, extreme poverty and technological innovation, this psychological thriller stars Daniel Brühl, Luke Evans, Dakota Fanning and Brian Geraghty.

[10/16/17 - 09:35 AM]
Guest Line-Up Announced for "The Daily Show Undesked Chicago 2017: Let's Do This Before It Gets Too Damn Cold" Including Common, Arne Duncan and Curtis Toler, Lena Waithe and Vic Mensa
As previously announced, "The Daily Show Presents: The Donald J. Trump Presidential Twitter Library," which made its debut in New York City in June, will open in Chicago this weekend.

[10/16/17 - 09:15 AM]
A&E Network to Premiere Six-Part Limited Series "Who Killed Tupac?" on Tuesday, November 21 at 9PM ET/PT
The series follows famed civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump as he conducts, for the first time ever, a no-stone-unturned investigation twenty years after the death of the dynamic and influential rapper and actor.

[10/16/17 - 09:07 AM]
National Geographic Acquires Cable Syndication Rights of NBCUniversal's "Running Wild with Bear Grylls"
The network also has the first option to air additional seasons of the series produced by Bear Grylls Ventures and Electus, should they be greenlit by NBC.

[10/16/17 - 09:06 AM]
Hotel Expert Anthony Melchiorri Checks-in to the World's Most "Extreme Hotels"
In Travel Channel's new series "Extreme Hotels," premiering Sunday, November 19, Melchiorri explores unique and breathtaking accommodations in bucket-list locales.

[10/16/17 - 08:59 AM]
Hallmark Channel's 7th Annual Hero Dog Awards Premieres October 25
The "Oscars for Dogs" features a veritable galaxy of two-legged stars, including hosts James Denton and Beth Stern.

[10/16/17 - 08:20 AM]
Best of HBO International Series to Arrive on U.S. Service in December
Beginning in December, two series from each of the regions will arrive on the U.S. streaming services HBO GO and HBO NOW as well as HBO On Demand.

[10/16/17 - 08:16 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Sunday Night Football" Powers Another NBC Victory
Plus: CBS gets a boost to its lineup with a primetime NFL overrun.

[10/16/17 - 07:21 AM]
HGTV's "Property Brothers at Home: Drew's Honeymoon House" Premieres on Wednesday, Nov. 22, at 9 p.m. ET/PT
The five-episode series will follow the Scott brothers as they complete a massive renovation of the couple's first home together in Los Angeles.

[10/15/17 - 09:02 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, College Football Top Demos
The Alphabet wins the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched network.

[10/15/17 - 08:56 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Generates Season Highs & the Show's 2nd Strongest Week 3 Metered-Market Rating in 6 Years
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, October 14.

[10/14/17 - 08:21 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Takes Home Victory in Viewers, Demos
The Eye's trio of dramas top the night in both categories.