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[10/12/17 - 11:14 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 12
Updates include: The CW eyes immigration-themed revival of "Roswell"; NBC takes another stab at a "Blue Crush" TV series; and Alice Krige, Jared Harris among latest bound for Amazon's "Carnival Row."

[10/12/17 - 04:15 PM]
Special Sneak Peek of the New Original Series "Lore" to Follow "Thursday Night Football" on Amazon Prime Video
The anthology series launches this Friday on the streaming service.

[10/12/17 - 02:46 PM]
"SEAL Team" Receives Full-Season Order for 2017-2018 Broadcast Season
The series ranks as Wednesday's #1 program in viewers through the first two weeks of the season, averaging 12.04 million viewers.

[10/12/17 - 01:05 PM]
2017 ALDS Is Most-Watched LDS in FS1 History
FOX Sports spins the numbers for its ALDS coverage to date.

[10/12/17 - 12:43 PM]
Hulu (Finally) Brings Back "Futurama"
On Monday, October 16, the entire "Futurama" library - including all four films - will make their long-awaited streaming return, only on Hulu.

[10/12/17 - 12:35 PM]
Oliver Stark, Aisha Hinds, Kenneth Choi and Rockmond Dunbar Cast in Series Regular Roles on FOX's "9-1-1," From Creators Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk and Tim Minear
Academy and Emmy Award nominee Angela Bassett, Emmy Award and Golden Globe nominee Peter Krause and Emmy Award nominee Connie Britton also star in the series.

[10/12/17 - 12:17 PM]
Bravo Media's Emmy-Winning "Top Chef" Goes Mile High with 15 New Chefs Vying for the Coveted Title in Colorado Beginning Thursday, December 7 at 10 PM ET/PT with a Supersized Premiere
The Emmy and James Beard Award-winning series will follow 15 diverse chefs from across the country as they battle it out for the coveted title amid the breathtaking landscapes and thriving culinary scenes in Denver, Boulder, Telluride and Aspen.

[10/12/17 - 12:10 PM]
Premiere Episode of Ken Burns and Lynn Novick's "The Vietnam War" Seen by More Than 11.9 Million Unique Viewers
PBS further spins the numbers for Sunday, September 17.

[10/12/17 - 12:00 PM]
Video: Showtime(R) Releases the Trailer and Official Poster for "SMILF" Premiering November 5 at 10 PM ET/PT
The upcoming comedy series is created, starring and executive produced by Frankie Shaw and based on her Sundance Film Festival Jury Award-winning short film of the same name.

[10/12/17 - 11:00 AM]
Shemar Moore Returns to "Criminal Minds" to Guest Star, Wednesday, Oct. 25
Moore, an original cast member from 2005-2016 (252 episodes), will reprise his role as Derek Morgan.

[10/12/17 - 10:28 AM]
ABC's "The Great Christmas Light Fight" Is Back for its Fifth Festive Season to Celebrate Imagination and the Most Wonderful Time of Year, Beginning Monday, December 4
Produced by FremantleMedia North America, the hit holiday series is back for a fifth season with returning celebrity judges Carter Oosterhouse and Taniya Nayak.

[10/12/17 - 09:20 AM]
Ovation Launches Digital Travel-Lifestyle Channel JOURNY
The service, which is launching today in the U.S. on Roku(R) devices and the XUMO connected-TV platform, features a number of new acquisitions, as well as select Ovation travel-related original series and specials.

[10/12/17 - 08:32 AM]
Video: Peep the Official Trailer for Spike Lee's New Joint "She's Gotta Have It," A Netflix Original Series
"She's Gotta Have It" will debut globally on Netflix on Thanksgiving Day, November 23.

[10/12/17 - 08:28 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Holds Onto Adults 18-49 Crown
Plus: The CW gets a boost from its new lineup of "Riverdale" and "Dynasty."

[10/12/17 - 08:00 AM]
CBS Announces New Broadcast Agreement for the Tony(R) Awards Through 2026
The awards show, which honors theater professionals for distinguished achievement on Broadway, has been a part of the CBS family for the past 40 years.

[10/12/17 - 07:50 AM]
National Geographic's Highly Anticipated Global Miniseries Event, "The Long Road Home," Debuts with a Two-Hour Special Premiere on Tuesday, Nov. 7, at 9/8c
Based on the New York Times best-selling book by internationally acclaimed journalist Martha Raddatz, the project tells the story of "Black Sunday," when a small platoon of soldiers from the 1st Cavalry Division was ferociously ambushed in Sadr City, Baghdad, in April 2004.

[10/12/17 - 07:16 AM]
CMT Will Transform "Artists of the Year" Special from Year-End Celebration Into a Night of Hope and Healing
The eighth-annual special will air live from Nashville's Schermerhorn Symphony Center on Wednesday, October 18 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/12/17 - 06:01 AM]
Ratings Up for "Family Time" and "Grown Folks," New Episodes Premiere Monday Nights at 9:00/9:30 p.m. ET/PT on Bounce
Bounce TV spins the numbers for the season to date.

[10/11/17 - 11:50 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 11
Updates include: BET gives "Being Mary Jane" two-hour swan song; Victor Garber to depart "DC's Legends of Tomorrow"; and Michael Irby cast in revamped "Sons of Anarchy" spin-off.

[10/11/17 - 02:00 PM]
Lead Role of "Ralphie Parker" Cast in FOX's Live Musical Event, "A Christmas Story Live!," Airing Sunday, December 17, on FOX
More than 350 applicants were considered for the role of "Ralphie," a boy whose only dream is to get a Red Ryder Range Model Carbine Action BB Gun for Christmas.

[10/11/17 - 11:04 AM]
Video: "Longmire" - The Final Season: Official Trailer - Netflix
"Longmire" returns for a sixth and final season November 17, only on Netflix.

[10/11/17 - 10:51 AM]
Hallmark Channel's First Primetime Reality Series "Meet the Peetes" Commences Production
The show will premiere February 2018 on Hallmark Channel.

[10/11/17 - 10:48 AM]
Wild Wednesdays Are Back on Smithsonian Channel(TM) with Predators on the Prowl in Three New Specials
Smithsonian Channel's new Wild Wednesday lineup showcases the battles these animals must face to prove their dominance and protect themselves, their family and the land that they live on.

[10/11/17 - 10:39 AM]
WWE Superstar Mike "The Miz" Mizanin Hosts the Second Installment of MTV's "The Challenge" Special "Champs vs. Stars" Premiering November 21
Winners will compete for a chance to take a share of the $150,000 cash prize to donate to their beloved charities.

[10/11/17 - 10:06 AM]
TLC Documents Three Teenage Pregnancies and Their Collective Family's Journey in New Series "Unexpected"
The six-episode series launches Sunday, November 12 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[10/11/17 - 09:01 AM]
Maria Doyle Kennedy Cast in the Role of Jocasta Cameron and Ed Speleers as Stephen Bonnet in Starz & Sony Pictures Television's Hit Series "Outlander" Season Four
The fourth season of the Golden Globe(R) nominated series "Outlander" will include 13 episodes based upon "Drums of Autumn."

[10/11/17 - 08:54 AM]
"Maine Cabin Masters" Returns to DIY Network for a New Season of Stunning Cabin Transformations
Look for the first of 16 hour-long episodes on Monday, November 27 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/11/17 - 08:19 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Wins Demo Race; CBS Tops Viewers
"This Is Us" and "NCIS" lead the night in said categories.

[10/11/17 - 08:01 AM]
Video: "Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Ahead of its world premiere tonight at this year's New York Film Festival, Netflix debuts the trailer and key art for the documentary.

[10/11/17 - 07:44 AM]
Paula Zahn Returns for a Ground-Breaking New Season of Investigation Discovery's Longest Running Newsmagazine "On the Case with Paula Zahn"
Premiering Sunday, October 29 at 10:00/9:00c, the series takes viewers on an emotional journey into some of the nation's most captivating crimes.

[10/10/17 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 10
Updates include: Starz pulls the plug on "Survivor's Remorse"; Lake Bell to star in FOX's "Bless This Mess"; and Apple eyes Bryan Fuller's "Amazing Stories" revival.

[10/10/17 - 02:53 PM]
TV One's "Bobbi Kristina" Premieres #1 in Time Slot Among African Americans
TV One spins the numbers for Sunday, October 8.

[10/10/17 - 01:15 PM]
Food Network Sweetens Up the Holidays with "Holiday Baking Championship" and "Christmas Cookie Challenge"
There is no better way to ring in the holiday season, than with decadent baked goods galore and the most irresistible holiday treats!

[10/10/17 - 12:52 PM]
AT&T Audience Network Announces Second Season Pickup of Critically Acclaimed Original Series "Mr. Mercedes"
Production for the 10 one-hour episodes is scheduled to begin in February of 2018 in Charleston, South Carolina with the premiere launching later in the year.

[10/10/17 - 12:36 PM]
Bravo Media's "Shahs Of Sunset" Delivers a Gripping Two-Part Reunion Beginning Sunday, October 22 at 8PM ET/PT
Host Andy Cohen sits down with Asa Soltan Rahmati, Golnesa "GG" Gharachedaghi, Mercedes "MJ" Javid, Mike Shouhed, Reza Farahan, and Shervin Roohparvar to revisit this season's most defining moments.

[10/10/17 - 10:02 AM]
CMT to Debut Lauren Alaina's Romantic Comedy "Road Less Traveled" on November 10
In her first feature-length film, Alaina stars as Charlotte, a successful songwriter struggling to balance her career and her dream of the perfect wedding.

[10/10/17 - 10:02 AM]
NBC Sets "Chicago Med" Return Date for Tuesday, November 21
As previously announced, the new season will air Tuesday nights at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/10/17 - 10:01 AM]
CBS Renews Drama Series "Ransom" for Season Two
The 13-episode order will be filmed in Hungary for broadcast next year.

[10/10/17 - 09:41 AM]
New Adventures Take Flight in Nickelodeon's Brand-New CG-Animated Preschool Series, "Top Wing," Premiering Monday, Nov. 6, at 12:30 P.M. (ET/PT)
The action-packed series follows a team of eager young birds as they work together to help their island community, go on amazing adventures and earn their wings as full-feathered rescue birds.

[10/10/17 - 09:30 AM]
Disney Channel Has Ordered a Second Season of Hit Series "Raven's Home," Starring and Executive Produced by Raven-Symone
Production will resume in Hollywood next month.

[10/10/17 - 09:06 AM]
Homestead or Bust: Discovery's "Homestead Rescue" Returns for an All-New Season on Discovery
The Raney family is back to battle all that mother nature can throw at them as they come to the aid of desperate homesteaders across the nation in a dramatic new season.

[10/10/17 - 08:30 AM]
Kevin Delaney Returns for Second Season of "Street Science" Premiering November 15 on Science Channel
With the world as his testing ground, Kevin trades the quiet lab for crowded streets to reveal the everyday science behind rockets, explosions, and more.

[10/10/17 - 08:18 AM]
Great American Country Renews "Going RV" and "Living Alaska"
"Going RV," with 14 new episodes on the way, follows families as they shop for and find their perfect motorhome to take on the open road.

[10/10/17 - 08:14 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos, ABC Leads Total Viewers
Plus: CBS sees weekly gains from "Scorpion" and "Me, Myself & I" among adults 18-49.

[10/10/17 - 06:30 AM]
"Grammys(R) Greatest Stories: A 60th Anniversary Special" to Be Broadcast Friday, Nov. 24, on CBS
Christina Aguilera, Mary J. Blige, Celine Dion, Aretha Franklin, Dave Grohl, Elton John, Bruno Mars, Chris Martin, Paul McCartney, Ed Sheeran, Bruce Springsteen, Sting, U2 and Keith Urban are among the featured artists.

[10/10/17 - 06:02 AM]
Amy Sherman-Palladino's "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" Premieres on Wednesday, November 29, Exclusively on Amazon Prime Video
The pilot, currently available for all Amazon customers at amazon.com/maisel, has garnered an average customer rating of 4.9, with 93% 5-star reviews.

[10/10/17 - 06:01 AM]
Video: Amazon Studios Releases "Jean-Claude Van Johnson" Teaser Video
"Jean-Claude Van Johnson" is coming soon, streaming exclusively on Amazon Prime Video.

[10/10/17 - 01:06 AM]
Netflix to Launch Globally in 2018 an in Depth Docuseries About Juventus FC
Look for four hour-long episodes to be released worldwide in early 2018.

[10/09/17 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 9
Updates include: Matt Ryan's John Constantine to visit "DC's Legends of Tomorrow"; Jo Miller exits "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee" at TBS; and Laura San Giacomo cast in TNT's "Highland."

[10/09/17 - 11:56 AM]
Netflix Announces Adel Karam Stand-Up Comedy Special, Its First Original Production in the Middle East
In this yet-to-be-named comedy special, Adel will tackle everything from relationships to social issues that most Arabs face everyday with his distinctly Arab blend of smart, sarcastic humor.







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[04/17/19 - 08:56 PM]
FOX Cancels Freshman "Rel," Sophomore "The Gifted"
Both moves were confirmed by their respective co-stars Lil Rel Howery and Nat Alyn Lind this evening.

[04/17/19 - 05:28 PM]
FOX Sports Announces 2019 NFL Schedule Culminating with Super Bowl LIV
FOX's strong 2019 regular season schedule features 37 divisional matchups - 10 from the NFC East, nine from the NFC West, eight from the NFC North, seven from the NFC South and one game each from the AFC North, South and West.

[04/17/19 - 05:20 PM]
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[04/17/19 - 05:13 PM]
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[04/17/19 - 05:03 PM]
CBS Sports' Schedule for Its 60th NFL Season Highlighted by Top AFC Games and More Marquee NFC Crossover Games Than Ever Before
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[04/17/19 - 12:30 PM]
The CW Network Sets Summer 2019 Premiere Dates; Announces Six Additional New Series to Join Already Packed Summer Slate
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[04/17/19 - 12:08 PM]
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Offering insights that go beyond the sensational headlines, the film reveals a dangerous system that prioritized winning over everything else, including protecting young female athletes.

[04/17/19 - 11:13 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Closes Out Its 44th Season with Three Back-to-Back Shows in May
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[04/17/19 - 11:01 AM]
Showtime(R) Finds Its Master Chief: Emmy(R) Nominee Pablo Schreiber to Star in the Highly Anticipated Showtime Series "Halo"
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[04/17/19 - 10:16 AM]
Mike Myers to Executive Produce and Star in Netflix Comedy Series
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[04/17/19 - 10:00 AM]
Alison Pill, Harry Treadaway and Isa Briones Join CBS All Access' Upcoming Untitled "Star Trek" Jean-Luc Picard Series
They join previously announced cast members Santiago Cabrera, Michelle Hurd and Evan Evagora.

[04/17/19 - 10:00 AM]
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[04/17/19 - 09:47 AM]
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[04/17/19 - 09:04 AM]
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[04/17/19 - 09:00 AM]
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In the new storyline, the Guardians, desperate to escape the Collector's collapsing ship, jump into the Black Vortex Mirror and find themselves separated and trapped in strange new worlds.