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[10/26/17 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 26
Updates include: AMC orders third season of "Preacher"; ABC pulls "Ten Days in the Valley" from Sunday nights; and Aidan Gillen to star in History's "Blue Book."

[10/26/17 - 02:04 PM]
Production Underway at a Fresh Batch of Haunted Locations for Season 3 of Destination America's Fan Favorite Series "Paranormal Lockdown"
As a top-performing series on Destination America, the show's third season is currently in production and will premiere in 2018.

[10/26/17 - 01:36 PM]
Ryan Murphy's "Pose" Announces New Cast Members
Evan Peters, Kate Mara, James Van Der Beek and Tatiana Maslany are among the latest additions.

[10/26/17 - 01:03 PM]
Tony(R) and Emmy(R) Winner Lin-Manuel Miranda to Executive Produce New Showtime(R) Series "The Kingkiller Chronicle" Based on Bestselling Patrick Rothfuss Book Series
Miranda will also compose music for the series, which is based on Patrick Rothfuss's global bestselling contemporary fantasy trilogy.

[10/26/17 - 12:00 PM]
Freeform's Groundbreaking Family Drama "The Fosters" Returns for Season 5B on Tuesday, January 9
The series is back for 10 more episodes this winter, including a monumental 100th episode.

[10/26/17 - 11:00 AM]
History(R)'s New Nonfiction Limited Series "The Hunt for the Zodiac Killer" Is on a Mission to Crack the Code
Premiering on Tuesday, November 14, this five-part limited series, features a team of top investigators and code-breakers, working in tandem with a super-computer, known as CARMEL, the first of its kind programmed to think like a killer.

[10/26/17 - 10:12 AM]
Netflix Renews A-dick-tive "American Vandal" for Season 2
Co-creators/executive producers Dan Perrault and Tony Yacenda, as well as showrunner/executive producer Dan Lagana, are slated to return.

[10/26/17 - 10:05 AM]
"War Dog: A Soldier's Best Friend," Poignant Documentary Exploring the Unbreakable Bond Between Multi-Purpose K9s and Their Handlers, Debuts Nov. 13 on HBO
From executive producer Channing Tatum and director Deborah Scranton, the film highlights the intimate relationship between U.S. Special Operations soldiers and their K9s, who serve together as human-animal teams in combat.

[10/26/17 - 10:01 AM]
Freeform's First Original Christmas Movie, "Angry Angel," From Sony Pictures Television, to Premiere Monday, November 27
"Angry Angel" follows a young woman-turned-angel, Allison Pyke (Brenda Song), who is stuck on Earth and can't seem to ring the right bells in order to pass through those pearly gates into heaven.

[10/26/17 - 09:20 AM]
Witness a One-of-a-Kind Community Where Polar Bears and Humans Live Together in a New Season of the Smithsonian Channel(TM) Series "Polar Bear Town"
This three-episode second season premieres Wednesday, November 22 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/26/17 - 09:05 AM]
Video: "Marvel's Runaways" Trailer - A Hulu Original
The first three episodes of the 10-episode season will premiere on Tuesday, November 21.

[10/26/17 - 09:05 AM]
Discovery Announces All-New Automotive Special "Max Grundy"
Designer and builder Max Grundy doesn't just restore classic cars and trucks - he creates icons.

[10/26/17 - 09:01 AM]
"JFK: The Smoking Gun" Returns to Reelz Monday, November 6 at 6pm ET/3pm PT
The two-hour documentary, extensively researched by veteran police detective Colin McLaren, is based on his four and a half year investigation into JFK's death including inspecting more than 30,000 government documents.

[10/26/17 - 09:00 AM]
Amazon Greenlights Ken Block's "The Gymkhana Files," Produced by Hoonigan Media Machine, Exclusively for Prime Video
The series chronicles famed motorsports star and entrepreneur Ken Block and the making of Gymkhana 10, the recently-announced tenth installment of his award-winning, record-breaking Gymkhana Film series.

[10/26/17 - 08:56 AM]
Liam Payne, Travis Scott, French Montana and Clean Bandit Join 2017 MTV EMA Performer Lineup
The artists join previously-announced performers Shawn Mendes, Demi Lovato, Camila Cabello, Kesha, The Killers, Stormzy, and this year's 2017 MTV EMA host Rita Ora, who will be performing her highly-anticipated new single.

[10/26/17 - 08:09 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Rides Game 2 to Victory
The network's coverage of the World Series however falls 20% short from a year ago among adults 18-49.

[10/26/17 - 08:04 AM]
Video: "Mudbound" - A Timeless and Sweeping American Epic from Director Dee Rees
Carey Mulligan, Garrett Hedlund, Jason Mitchell, Jason Clarke, Jonathan Banks, Mary J. Blige and Rob Morgan star in the Netflix film.

[10/26/17 - 07:32 AM]
Multiplatinum Pop Superstar Selena Gomez to Perform at the "2017 American Music Awards(R)," Sunday, November 19, on ABC
Selena's performance was announced earlier this morning via American Music Awards Social Media Pages.

[10/26/17 - 07:23 AM]
Cookie-Cutter Homes Get a Custom Revamp in Upcoming HGTV Series "Hidden Potential"
The 13 half-hour episodes are scheduled to premiere in July 2018.

[10/25/17 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 25
Updates include: Hannah Ware boards "The First" at Hulu; Alberto Frezza to round out the cast of "Grey's Anatomy's" spin-off; and Yancey Arias named regular on USA's "Queen of the South."

[10/25/17 - 05:46 PM]
Video: Watch the New Promo for "LA to Vegas," Premiering 2018 on FOX!
The series is a workplace comedy about an airline crew and the eccentric passengers who, every weekend, take the roundtrip flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas with one goal in mind - to come back a winner.

[10/25/17 - 02:30 PM]
Ana Gasteyer Joins Cast of "A Christmas Story Live!," Airing Sunday, Dec. 17, on FOX
Gasteyer will play "Mrs. Schwartz," the mother of one of "Ralphie's" friends.

[10/25/17 - 02:00 PM]
Third Installment of Syfy's Horror Anthology Series "Channel Zero" Reveals Next Title
"Channel Zero: Butcher's Block" is inspired by Kerry Hammond's "Search and Rescue Woods" Creepypasta tale.

[10/25/17 - 01:32 PM]
After Six-Month Nationwide Search, FX Networks Announces Largest Cast of Transgender Actors in Series Regular Roles for Its New Ryan Murphy Series, "Pose"
Set in the 1980s, the series looks at the juxtaposition of several segments of life and society in New York: the rise of the luxury Trump-era universe, the downtown social and literary scene and the ball culture world.

[10/25/17 - 12:56 PM]
Vincent D'Onofrio Returns as Wilson Fisk in Season 3 of Netflix Original Series, "Marvel's Daredevil"
Additionally, Erik Oleson has joined the series as showrunner and executive producer.

[10/25/17 - 12:34 PM]
IFC Acquires New Season of "Baroness von Sketch Show"
Filming of Season 3 of "Baroness von Sketch Show" is underway in Toronto, Canada and new episodes will air on IFC in 2018.

[10/25/17 - 10:16 AM]
Discovery Returns to the Backwoods for Hit Series "Moonshiners" Premiering Tuesday, November 14
This season, the moonshiners take us deep into the remote corners of Appalachia to witness outrageous feats of backwoods engineering that keep their illegal distilling operations hidden.

[10/25/17 - 09:55 AM]
Fighting Like Cats and Dogs Is All Too Real on Animal Planet's All-New Series "Cat vs. Dog"
In the series, Cat expert Jackson Galaxy and dog expert/trainer Zoe Sandor provide support, direction, key insight and much needed help to families seeking to establish peace between dogs and cats in turbulent homes.

[10/25/17 - 09:40 AM]
Video: WE tv Reveals the Official Season 5 Tralier of "Tamar & Vince" Premiering Thursday, November 9 at 9/8c
In this explosive season, Tamar and Vince reach a breaking point in their career and marriage.

[10/25/17 - 08:40 AM]
HGTV Greenlights "Restoring Idaho"
The six-episode series is slated to premiere in March 2018.

[10/25/17 - 08:33 AM]
Legendary Freed's Bakery Creates Outrageous One-of-a-Kind Cakes in New Series "Vegas Cakes"
The series kicks off with two back-to-back episodes on Sunday, November 5 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/25/17 - 08:18 AM]
A&E Network to Premiere Limited Series "The Menendez Murders: Erik Tells All" on 11/30 at 10PM ET/PT
This riveting series includes extensive phone interviews with Erik as well as rare emotional footage, never-before-seen photos and new interviews with prosecutors, law enforcement, close family, friends and medical experts that chronicle the story you thought you knew.

[10/25/17 - 08:13 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: World Series Opens on Top for FOX in Demos
The network's coverage of the Astros/Dodgers however is well short of last year's Indians/Cubs opener.

[10/25/17 - 08:06 AM]
Kelly Clarkson, Kelsea Ballerini, Hey Violet, Why Don't We, Ayo & Teo, Jacob Sartorius and More Join Host Nick Cannon for "Nickelodeon HALO Awards 2017," Concert Event Celebrating Kids Who Are Helping and Leading Others, Sunday, Nov. 26, at 7 P.M. (ET/PT)
Clarkson will also be presented with the HALO Hall of Fame Award, an honor given to a celebrity who helps and leads others by making the world a better place.

[10/25/17 - 06:37 AM]
Video: New Trailer - Will Smith in Netflix's Action-Packed Feature Film "Bright"
Check out the explosive new trailer, which debuts today and features the exclusive first taste of two brand new tracks from the film's original soundtrack.

[10/24/17 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 24
Updates include: Scott Foley to lead "Whiskey Cavalier" for ABC; Syfy rounds out cast of "Tremors" pilot; and E! extends "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" with $150 million deal.

[10/24/17 - 08:27 PM]
Video: Watch the New Promo for "The Resident," Premiering 2018 on FOX!
The series is a powerful new medical drama focusing on the final years of a young doctor's training that rips back the curtain to reveal the truth of what really happens, both good and bad, in hospitals across the country.

[10/24/17 - 06:48 PM]
Video: Watch the New Promo for "A Christmas Story Live!," Premiering Dec. 17 on FOX!
The epic adaptation will be filmed at the historic Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank.

[10/24/17 - 03:24 PM]
CBS Program Advisory - Second Season of "Superior Donuts" Will Premiere at a New Time
The series will now air at 9:00/8:00c as "Me, Myself & I" is staying put at 9:30/8:30c.

[10/24/17 - 12:00 PM]
As Officials Announce New Standards for Renewable Fuels, Discovery Spotlights the Biodiesel Industry in "Hot Grease"
The Discovery Impact documentary debuts Thursday, November 16 on Discovery following its premiere at the prestigious DOC NYC festival.

[10/24/17 - 10:55 AM]
"Michelle Wolf: Nice Lady," The Rising Star's First Stand-Up Special, Debuts Dec. 2, Exclusively on HBO
Taped in August at Skirball Center in New York City, the exclusive presentation showcases her signature voice as she takes on a wide range of topics.

[10/24/17 - 10:29 AM]
Lifetime Celebrates the Holidays with "It's a Really, Really Cozy Christmas" Programming Slate
"Wrapped Up In Christmas" and "A Very Merry Toy Store" will kick things off the weekend of November 25-26.

[10/24/17 - 10:06 AM]
OWN's New Docu-Series "Checked Inn" Set to Premiere Tuesday, November 21 at 10 PM ET/PT
From Trooper Entertainment in association with Lionsgate TV, the series will air regularly on Saturdays at 10 p.m. ET/PT, beginning on November 25.

[10/24/17 - 09:35 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Revisits the Story of an American Heiress Turned FBI's Most Wanted in "The Lost Tapes: Patty Hearst"
Said installment tells the inside story, without interviews or narration, utilizing Hearst's own voice recordings, footage of her first interview following her release and first-hand audio tapes of the kidnappers.

[10/24/17 - 09:28 AM]
"Jeff Ross Roasts The Border: Live from Brownsville, Texas" One-Hour Docu-Comedy Special Premieres on Thursday, November 16 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT on Comedy Central
In this part stand-up, part documentary special, Ross unpacks, breaks down and tears apart our simmering immigration debate through stand-up, roasting and field segments from the US / Mexican border.

[10/24/17 - 09:07 AM]
"Big Mouth" Is Coming - Season 2 Lands Exclusively on Netflix in 2018!
"Big Mouth" is a 10-episode, half-hour edgy adult animated comedy from real-life best friends Nick Kroll and Andrew Goldberg about the glorious nightmare that is teenaged puberty.

[10/24/17 - 08:14 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice"-Fueled NBC Tops Demos Once Again
The Peacock wins the night among adults 18-49 while ABC is the most-watched network.

[10/24/17 - 08:00 AM]
Tony Award Winner Sara Ramirez Joins the Cast of "Madam Secretary"
Ramirez will play Kat Sandoval, a brilliant political strategist, legendary in D.C. for her talent and for abruptly dropping out of politics until Elizabeth manages to coax her back into the State Department.

[10/24/17 - 07:29 AM]
"The Job Interview" Premieres Wednesday, November 8 at 10PM ET/PT on CNBC
This 10-episode observational series brings viewers into the room as real employers conduct real interviews with real candidates, only one of whom will land an offer.

[10/24/17 - 05:46 AM]
In Celebration of "The 51st Annual CMA Awards," A Special ABC Presentation "Living Every Day: Luke Bryan," Airs Monday, November 6
The special shares an intimate look at the life and career of country music superstar Luke Bryan who welcomes Roberts to his Tennessee farm where he's joined by wife, Caroline, and young boys 'Bo' and Tatum, and nephew Til.







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[09/20/19 - 01:12 PM]
New Season of E!'s Transformational Reality Series "Botched" Premieres Tuesday, November 5 at 10PM ET/PT
Plus: see the most outrageous show moments, mind-blowing transformations, and over-the-top patients of the entire series on the "Most Outrageous Patients Special" airing Tuesday, October 29.

[09/20/19 - 10:57 AM]
Netflix Adapts Tony Award-Winner Jason Robert Brown's Broadway Musical 13 Into a Family Film
Following a move from New York City to small-town Indiana, young Evan Goldman grapples with his parents' divorce, prepares for his impending Bar Mitzvah, and navigates the complicated social circles of a new school.

[09/20/19 - 10:09 AM]
Animal Planet Acquires Worldwide Television Rights to Documentary Film "Watson"
The film chronicles Sea Shepherd founder Captain Paul Watson, who has spent his life sailing the globe to keep our oceans and their inhabitants safe.

[09/20/19 - 09:59 AM]
Ryan Seacrest Returns as Host of Iconic Singing Competition Series "American Idol"
He reunites with previously announced music industry legends and all-star judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie, as well as in-house mentor, Bobby Bones.

[09/20/19 - 09:22 AM]
Lifetime Commits to Two More Seasons of "Married at First Sight" for 2020
"Married at First Sight" season 10 will take place in Washington, D.C. and premieres New Year's Day, January 1, 2020.

[09/20/19 - 09:01 AM]
The Premiere Episode of New CBS Comedy "The Unicorn" to Get Early Multiplatform Preview Beginning Today
The premiere episode may be seen across CBS.com, the CBS mobile app, Amazon Prime Video Channels, Apple TV channels on the Apple TV app, and Roku ahead of its broadcast premiere on Thursday, September 26.

[09/20/19 - 08:43 AM]
Travel Channel Set to Premiere Landmark Live Ghost Hunt From One of America's Oldest and Most Haunted Cities - Salem, Massachusetts - on Friday, October 4
The all-star team includes Jack Osbourne and Katrina Weidman ("Portals to Hell"), Amy Bruni, Adam Berry and Chip Coffey ("Kindred Spirits"), Dalen Spratt, Juwan Mass and Marcus Harvey ("Ghost Brothers: Haunted Houseguests"), Dave Schrader and Cindy Kaza ("The Holzer Files").

[09/20/19 - 08:31 AM]
Netflix Renews "GLOW" for a Fourth and Final Season
The streaming service broke the news on social media this morning.

[09/20/19 - 08:16 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Viewers, Shares Demo Crown with CBS, FOX
Preliminary results see the Alphabet holding onto the top spot last night.

[09/20/19 - 08:04 AM]
Video: "Fractured" - Official Trailer - Can You Solve the Mystery? - Netflix
Sam Worthington and Lily Rabe star in the streaming service's latest original movie, due on Friday, October 11.

[09/20/19 - 07:44 AM]
Video: "Rotten" Season 2 - Official Trailer - Netflix
The series returns Friday, October 4 with six new unsavory truths about the underbelly of the global food industry.

[09/20/19 - 06:56 AM]
HGTV Adds David Bromstad and Tyler Florence to Its Lineup of Special Guest Stars on "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition"
The HGTV spin on Extreme Makeover: Home Edition is scheduled to air in early 2020.

[09/20/19 - 06:05 AM]
Video: "The Crown" Season 3 - Teaser Trailer - Netflix
The new season, starring Olivia Colman as Queen Elizabeth II, arrives November 17.

[09/20/19 - 04:09 AM]
Video: "Baby" Season 2 - Official Trailer - Netflix
The series returns on Friday, October 18 with new characters, tough decisions and fresh secrets.

[09/19/19 - 03:59 PM]
HBO Max Confirms Production on Film Adaptation of Critically Acclaimed Novel "UNpregnant"
Haley Lu Richardson and Barbie Ferreira will star in the project, to be directed by Rachel Lee Goldenberg.