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[11/16/17 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, November 16
Updates include: TV Land cancels "Lopez," "Throwing Shade"; Rachel Bilson, Eddie Cibrian to lead "Take Two" at ABC; and Vicki Lawrence among quartet cast in FOX's "Cool Kids."

[11/16/17 - 02:42 PM]
VH1 Celebrates the Season with "Remy & Papoose: A Merry Mackie Holiday"
The one-hour special invites viewers to kick off the holiday season with Remy Ma and Papoose from VH1's "Love & Hip Hop: New York" as they prepare the ultimate holiday party for their friends and family in North Carolina.

[11/16/17 - 02:35 PM]
NBC Sets Midseason Premiere Dates for New Dramas "Good Girls" and "Rise"
They'll follow the spring premiere of "The Voice" and the season finale of "This Is Us," respectively.

[11/16/17 - 01:27 PM]
Bravo Media's "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" Returns Tuesday, December 19 at 9PM ET/PT
Erika Girardi, Dorit Kemsley, Kyle Richards, Lisa Rinna, and Lisa Vanderpump are joined by new housewife Teddi Mellencamp Arroyave and friend Camille Grammer.

[11/16/17 - 12:19 PM]
"32 Pills: My Sister's Suicide," A Searing Look at One Woman's Struggle to Cope with Her Sister's Suicide and Find Healing Through Art, Debuts Dec. 7 on HBO
Hope Litoff's directorial debut tells the powerful story of one sister struggling to know and accept the other in a way she was never able to in life, even as she learns to live with the pain of loss.

[11/16/17 - 12:01 PM]
Steve Harvey to Ring in 2018 on "FOX's New Year's Eve with Steve Harvey: Live From Times Square" Sunday, December 31, on FOX
In his first-ever New Year Eve's special with FOX, Harvey will bring his signature humor and hosting talents to this highly anticipated celebration taking place in the heart of New York City's Times Square, featuring views of the Times Square Ball as it drops to ring in 2018.

[11/16/17 - 11:31 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Releases Full Trailer and Official Poster for "The Chi" Premiering January 7 at 10 PM ET/PT
Produced entirely in its namesake city, "The Chi" is a timely coming-of-age story centering on a group of residents who become linked by coincidence but bonded by the need for connection and redemption.

[11/16/17 - 11:05 AM]
"Black Lightning" Makes Its Series Premiere Tuesday, January 16 on The CW
The series premiere date for "Life Sentence," and the season premiere dates of "The 100," "The Originals" and "iZombie" will be announced later.

[11/16/17 - 11:03 AM]
Lifetime Announces Airdates for Feature Movies - "Cocaine Godmother," "Faith Under Fire" and "The Simone Biles Story"
Beginning Saturday, January 20, with the premiere of "Cocaine Godmother: The Griselda Blanco Story," Academy Award winner Catherine Zeta-Jones stars in the true story of the most infamous woman in the drug world who fiercely and ruthlessly ran the cocaine trade in America.

[11/16/17 - 10:22 AM]
Netflix Announces New Series "Messiah," From Creator Michael Petroni and Executive Producers Mark Burnett and Roma Downey
Netflix will bring the epic suspenseful drama exploring the lines among religion, faith and politics to its members around the globe in 2019.

[11/16/17 - 09:10 AM]
Velocity's "Unique Rides" Crafts Visionary Cars for Visionary Artists and Entertainers in an All New Season
In season three, viewers get an inside look at how Will Castro and his team pull out the stops to create dreamlike rides for some of the biggest names in entertainment including Nas, Nicki Minaj, Billy Joel, Mario Lopez, Ice-T and more.

[11/16/17 - 09:05 AM]
WGN America Sets "Shoot the Messenger" Premiere Date for Monday, February 26
The network also released today a new teaser trailer for the eight-part event series starring Elyse Levesque, Lyriq Bent, Lucas Bryant and Alex Kingston.

[11/16/17 - 09:03 AM]
ABC Sets TGIT Return Date Following Winter Break - January 18, 2018
The countdown begins to the final 11 episodes of "Scandal."

[11/16/17 - 09:02 AM]
ABC Announces Premiere Dates for "Child Support," January 5, and "Match Game," January 3
The new primetime series will feature adult contestants and priceless interactions between funnyman Ricky Gervais and a group of five kids who say the most unpredictable things.

[11/16/17 - 08:33 AM]
Freeform Releases the #GrownishChallenge
The video stars, in order of appearance, Chloe Bailey, Halle Bailey, Jordan Buhat, Trevor Jackson, Yara Shahidi, Francia Raisa, Emily Arlook, Luka Sabbat and Chris Parnell.

[11/16/17 - 08:15 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Reclaims Top Spot Among Adults 18-49
"Empire" is the night's top demo draw while "Survivor: Heroes vs. Healers vs. Hustlers" is the most-watched program.

[11/16/17 - 07:11 AM]
Video: The Making of "The Grand Tour" Season Two - "It's a Half-a-Romeo"
In a brand-new behind-the-scenes video, Jeremy, Richard and James try to come up with an alternative to last year's "Celebrity Brain Crash" segment, with questionable results.

[11/16/17 - 06:05 AM]
Amazon Prime Video Is the Exclusive Subscription Streaming Service for New Animated Film "Mariah Carey's All I Want for Christmas Is You"
The film is inspired by Mariah's classic holiday hit of the same name, which was the most streamed holiday song on Amazon Music last year.

[11/16/17 - 06:01 AM]
Global Music Superstars Kelly Clarkson and P!NK Join Forces to Open the "2017 American Music Awards(R)," November 19, on ABC
Bruno Mars leads with eight nominations, including Artist of the Year, Video of the Year, and Favorite Male Artist - Pop/Rock.

[11/16/17 - 06:00 AM]
E!'s "Live from the Red Carpet" Returns for the 2017 American Music Awards This Sunday, November 19th at 6P ET/PT
Jason Kennedy and Sibley Scoles will bring fans the most fun, spontaneous, and genuine interviews with music's biggest names.

[11/15/17 - 11:09 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 15
Updates include: Lionsgate Television suspends "The Royals" creator Mark Schwahn; TV Land's "Nobodies" shifts to Paramount Network; and Nickelodeon axes "Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn" and "School of Rock."

[11/15/17 - 01:01 PM]
Fergie and Rachel Platten to Perform on Miss Universe(R), Airing Sunday, November 26, on FOX!
Plus: Ross Mathews, Lele Pons, Jay Manuel, Megan Olivi, Pia Wurtzbach and Wendy Fitzwilliam will serve as judges.

[11/15/17 - 12:29 PM]
Daily Pop Culture Program "Page Six TV" to Be Streamed on Hulu Day After Broadcast
Endemol Shine International has licensed "Page Six TV" to Hulu, where each daily 30-minute episode will be made available to stream on Hulu the day after its broadcast debut.

[11/15/17 - 12:15 PM]
New Drama "9-1-1" to Premiere Following the Return of "The X-Files" Wednesday, January 3, on FOX
"Empire" and "Star" have their fall finales in December 2017 and return in March 2018.

[11/15/17 - 11:51 AM]
New Episodes of "Street Justice: The Bronx" Start November 30 on Investigation Discovery
The Ralph Friedman-led series previously aired on sibling Discovery Channel.

[11/15/17 - 11:00 AM]
"Night of Too Many Stars" Update: New Talent, Streaming Info
Robert De Niro, Edie Falco, Will Forte, Christopher Jackson, Kumail Nanjiani, Andy Samberg and Sarah Silverman have been confirmed as participants for the all-star benefit.

[11/15/17 - 10:54 AM]
Ben and Erin Napier Return For a Second Season of HGTV Hit Series "Home Town" on Monday, Jan. 8, at 9 p.m. ET/PT
The first-time parents-to-be, who inspired more than 15 million viewers to love small-town living during season one, will transform more outdated properties into gorgeous family homes in the 10-episode season.

[11/15/17 - 10:21 AM]
TV One Celebrates the Holidays with Two Movie World Premieres
A classic landmark, the Chesterton serves as the epicenter of a small town's annual Christmas celebration.

[11/15/17 - 10:03 AM]
Bravo Media Heads to Italy in Search of Love with New Series "To Rome for Love" Premiering Sunday, January 7 at 9PM ET/PT
In the series, previously known as "Love Italian Style," Diann Valentine takes five beautiful women - Gina Neely, Shay Atkins, Nakita McGraw, Ashley Russell, and Mercedes Young - to Italy.

[11/15/17 - 10:00 AM]
"Agnelli," A Revealing Portrait of Italy's Fabled Jet-Age Industrialist, Debuts Dec. 18 on HBO
Directed by Nick Hooper, the film is executive produced Graydon Carter.

[11/15/17 - 10:00 AM]
"You're the Worst" Renewed for Fifth and Final Season
The Season 4 finale of "You're the Worst" airs tonight, Wednesday, November 15.

[11/15/17 - 09:59 AM]
"StartUp" Gets Thumbs Up for Season Three at Crackle, Sony Pictures Television Networks' Free Streaming Service
On the heels of the show's season two launch on Crackle, the sophomore season of the tech-infused thriller is currently the #1 title on the free, ad-supported service.

[11/15/17 - 09:31 AM]
Stephen "tWitch" Boss and Allison Holker Preside Over "Disney Fairy Tale Weddings" Series and Holiday Special
The winter special will premiere on December 11 and the series will launch summer 2018.

[11/15/17 - 09:06 AM]
Ovation TV's "Battle of the Nutcrackers" Returns for an 11th Year
The fan-favorite holiday programming event invites viewers to vote for their favorite rendition of Tchaikovsky's classic ballet on Ovation TV's Facebook page.

[11/15/17 - 09:03 AM]
National Geographic Greenlights Irreverent Six-Part Limited Series Set in '90s Tech Bubble, "Valley of the Boom" from STXtv
The new six-part limited series will take an adrenaline-fueled ride through the culture of speculation, innovation and debauchery that led to the rapid inflation and burst of the 1990s tech bubble.

[11/15/17 - 09:00 AM]
A+E Networks(R) Announces Two New Companion Games for History(R)'s Scripted Drama Series "Knightfall"
The games include A+E Networks' first foray into the augmented reality world with "Knightfall AR," an all-new technology that creates a highly immersive experience.

[11/15/17 - 08:13 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "This Is Us" Take Home Demo Crown
The Peacock's top drama is also up from a year ago among adults 18-49.

[11/15/17 - 06:55 AM]
TLC Says "I Do" to Vegas Say Yes Spin-Off Series and Hit Wedding Recommissions
Spin-off series "Say Yes to the Vegas Dress" from Half Yard Productions sees royal dress designer David Emanuel pack his bags and head to Las Vegas to help spontaneous and impulsive UK brides find their jackpot dress in record time.

[11/15/17 - 06:30 AM]
John Legend and Carrie Underwood to Host "Grammys(R) Greatest Stories: A 60th Anniversary Special" Friday, Nov. 24, on CBS
The special will take viewers behind the scenes of "Music's Biggest Night(R)" over the last five decades and reveal secrets about the remarkable performances and unique "Grammy Moments" only seen on the Grammy Awards.

[11/15/17 - 06:02 AM]
Amazon Prime Video Adds "Absentia" to Its Original Dramatic Series Lineup
Starring and executive produced by Stana Katic, "Absentia" centers on FBI agent Emily Byrne (Katic).

[11/15/17 - 03:49 AM]
Netflix Announces Its Third Original Series in Italy
"Baby" is a coming-of-age story that explores the unseen lives of Roman high schoolers.

[11/14/17 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, November 14
Updates include: Hulu cancels "Difficult People"; Jean Dujardin to lead "The French Detective" for ABC; and Garret Dillahunt joins AMC's "Fear the Walking Dead."

[11/14/17 - 06:31 PM]
Netflix Announces "Psychokinesis" from the Director of "Train to Busan"
Director Yeon's new title focuses on a unique theme of superpowers where a father sets out to save his troubled daughter with superpowers that suddenly appeared in him one day.

[11/14/17 - 02:47 PM]
The First Ladies of Bravo Get Emotional in the Two-Part Reunion for "The Real Housewives of Orange County" Beginning Monday, November 20
From the OG of the OC to the 100th Housewife of the franchise, host Andy Cohen sits down with Vicki Gunvalson, Tamra Judge, Shannon Beador, Meghan King Edmonds, Kelly Dodd, Lydia McLaughlin and Peggy Sulahian, to reflect on this season's defining moments.

[11/14/17 - 12:02 PM]
Nat Geo WILD's Big Cat Week Returns with Bigger, Bolder Specials Highlighting the World's Feircest Felines
The buzzworthy Big Cat Week slate includes innovative new specials featuring world-renowned storytellers.

[11/14/17 - 11:33 AM]
"Penn & Teller: Fool Us," "Masters of Illusion" and "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" Will Return to The CW in 2018
Premiere dates and times will be announced later.

[11/14/17 - 11:16 AM]
Video: Paramount Network Debuts New "Waco" Trailer
The six-part series launches Wednesday, January 24 at 10:00/9:00c on Paramount Network.

[11/14/17 - 11:05 AM]
A&E Network to Premiere Two-Hour Special "Dog and Beth: Fight of Their Lives" on November 27 at 9PM ET/PT
"Dog The Bounty Hunter" launched in 2004 and aired on A&E for seven seasons across 200 episodes.

[11/14/17 - 10:16 AM]
"Encore!," A One-Hour Musical Television Special from Kristen Bell, Premieres Sunday, December 10, on ABC
Executive producer Kristen Bell, who also appears, reunites the cast of a high school musical and asks them to perform it again twenty years later.

[11/14/17 - 10:00 AM]
Starz Announces Cast for Half-Hour Drama Series "Vida" from Latinx Showrunner Tanya Saracho
Mishel Prada, Karen Ser Anzoategui, Chelsea Rendon, Carlos Miranda and Maria Elena Laas have been cast as series regulars alongside Melissa Berrera.







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[02/22/19 - 11:01 AM]
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Directed by first-time director and renowned visual artist Rashid Johnson from a screenplay by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks, the drama had its world premiere in January at the Sundance Film Festival.

[02/22/19 - 10:12 AM]
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[02/22/19 - 09:45 AM]
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[02/22/19 - 09:01 AM]
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[02/22/19 - 08:33 AM]
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[02/22/19 - 08:08 AM]
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[02/22/19 - 06:41 AM]
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[02/22/19 - 06:36 AM]
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[02/22/19 - 06:02 AM]
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[02/22/19 - 05:01 AM]
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[02/21/19 - 01:05 PM]
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[02/21/19 - 12:25 PM]
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[02/21/19 - 12:03 PM]
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[02/21/19 - 11:17 AM]
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