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[12/06/17 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, December 6
Updates include: Jonathan Tucker, Kevin Dunn bound for Showtime's "City on a Hill"; Sarah Wayne Callies to direct on USA's "Colony"; and Amber Skye Noyes to recur on ABC's "Quantico."

[12/06/17 - 02:00 PM]
Stephen Glover Signs Overall Deal with FX Productions
Glover, the award-winning writer and producer on the breakout hit comedy series "Atlanta" and on the upcoming "Untitled Marvel's Deadpool" animated series, will develop television series for FX Networks and other outlets.

[12/06/17 - 02:00 PM]
Cartoon Network to Debut "Unikitty!" Everywhere Fans Watch on Monday, Jan. 1
Following launch, a new episode will air Fridays at 6:30 p.m. (ET/PT) on Cartoon Network.

[12/06/17 - 01:04 PM]
Netflix and Shawn Levy's 21 Laps Enter Into Exclusive, Multi-Year Television Series Deal
In addition, Levy has named Josh Barry as President of 21 Laps Television.

[12/06/17 - 12:26 PM]
"Love Is___" Lead Casting: Michele Weaver and Will Catlett
Mara Brock Akil and Salim Akil are behind the upcoming OWN drama series.

[12/06/17 - 12:01 PM]
EPIX(R) Spies Third Season of "Berlin Station"
"We couldn't be more thrilled to announce this news as we close on a spectacular second season of 'Berlin Station,'" said Jocelyn Diaz.

[12/06/17 - 12:01 PM]
BET Networks Announces New Tentpole Social Media Extravaganza "The BET Social Awards" Airing Live Sunday, February 11, 2018 at 10 P.M./7 P.M. ET/PT
A first-of-its-kind award show, "The BET Social Awards" will celebrate the very best (and worst) in social media over the past year.

[12/06/17 - 11:15 AM]
MTV's "The Challenge: Vendettas" Premieres with a Vengeance on Tuesday, January 2
28 players including stars from MTV UK's "Ex on the Beach" and "Geordie Shore" along with contestants from "Big Brother" will join "The Challenge" fan favorites as they travel to Spain to pursue their personal vendettas against one another.

[12/06/17 - 10:51 AM]
Actress, Recording Artist and TV Personality Adrienne Houghton to Co-Host "Showtime at the Apollo"
Currently the co-host of the Emmy(R)- and NAACP Image Award-nominated "The Real," Houghton also has been nominated for an Emmy Award as "Outstanding Talk Show Host."

[12/06/17 - 10:00 AM]
"Another Period" Season Three Premieres Tuesday, January 23 at 10:30 P.M. ET/PT on Comedy Central
In the upcoming season, The Bellacourts' fight for suffrage in congress, become some of America's first female Olympic athletes, deal with an opioid addiction and campaign to make America great again, for the first time.

[12/06/17 - 09:31 AM]
Nickelodeon Welcomes WBTV's "Two and a Half Men" to Nick at Nite's Family Comedy Lineup Beginning Wednesday, Dec. 6
Following the series launch on Nick at Nite, the series will debut on Spike (soon to be Paramount Network) on Saturday, December 16, at 12 p.m. (ET/PT).

[12/06/17 - 09:30 AM]
CBS All Access Teams with Jordan Peele, Simon Kinberg, Marco Ramirez for "The Twilight Zone"
"Too many times this year it's felt we were living in a twilight zone, and I can't think of a better moment to reintroduce it to modern audiences," said Jordan Peele.

[12/06/17 - 09:06 AM]
"Bill Nye Saves the World" Returns to Netflix on December 29
Guests this season include Karlie Kloss, Ali Wong, David Arquette, Drew Carey, Kevin Smith, Kurt Hugo Schneider, OK Go, Scott Kelly, Steve-O, Tim Meadows, Zach Braff and more!

[12/06/17 - 09:00 AM]
Lifetime's New Transformation Series "This Time Next Year" with Host Cat Deeley, Premieres January 16
The show follows the emotional journeys of ordinary people as they embark on extraordinary missions to change their lives, over the course of just 12 months.

[12/06/17 - 08:16 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Viewers, Demos with "The Voice"
The Peacock's reality franchise wins the evening in both categories.

[12/06/17 - 08:01 AM]
Pop Orders Supernatural Scripted Comedy Pilot "The Demons of Dorian Gunn"
The project follows disgraced New York socialite Dorian Gunn, who discovers he's descended from a long line of demon hunters and is forced to abandon his life of leisure to protect humanity from monsters as they emerge from the gates of hell.

[12/06/17 - 07:06 AM]
New Houston Rockets Owner Tilman Fertitta Is Putting America's Small Businesses on the Map on CNBC's "Billion Dollar Buyer"
Season three of "Billion Dollar Buyer" premieres Wednesday, January 3 at 10:00/9:00c with seven all-new one-hour episodes, including a special update on some of the businesses featured in the past two seasons.

[12/06/17 - 07:05 AM]
WE tv's Hit Docu-Series, "Mama June: From Not to Hot," Makes Its Return for Season Two on Friday, January 12 at 9:00PM ET/PT
This season takes June's transformation even further as she strives to compete with the "mean girls" of the pageant circuit and become the Queen she's always wanted to be.

[12/06/17 - 07:02 AM]
Video: On the 13th Day of "Black Mirror," Netflix Gave to Me the Much-Anticipated Season 4 Trailer!
The fourth season of the Emmy-winning series launches Friday, December 29.

[12/06/17 - 07:01 AM]
HGTV Renews "Desert Flippers" For a Third Season
The series' sophomore run attracted more than 11.7 million viewers and delivered a nine-percent increase for P25-54 over its debut season.

[12/05/17 - 11:48 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, December 5
Updates include: Netflix releases Danny Masterson from "The Ranch"; Kevin Zegers latest bound for AMC's "Fear the Walking Dead"; and Jennie Garth to visit FOX's "The Mick."

[12/05/17 - 02:34 PM]
Dark, Thrilling & Compelling Genre Series Set to Chill This Winter Exclusively on Shudder
Look for the premieres of Scandinavian noir mystery "Black Lake" debuting on December 21 and season two of acclaimed international thriller "Jordskott" following on January 18.

[12/05/17 - 01:16 PM]
Sundance Now Announces New Documentary Film, "Circus Kid" Produced by Jon Hamm, Jennifer Westfeldt and Eden Wurmfeld, Directed by Lorenzo Pisoni
The film documents the spirit, the lunacy, the daring, the danger and the dynamics of growing up in a circus family.

[12/05/17 - 12:46 PM]
Acclaimed Actress Alice Eve to Join the Cast for Season Two of the Netflix Original Series, "Marvel's Iron Fist"
She'll play an undisclosed role where she joins returning cast including, Finn Jones, Jessica Henwick, Tom Pelphrey, Jessica Stroup and Sacha Dhawan.

[12/05/17 - 11:31 AM]
HGTV Debuts New Series "Restored by the Fords" Starring Siblings Leanne and Steve Ford on Tuesday, Jan. 2, at 10 p.m. ET/PT
The series follows Leanne, an interior designer, as she creates a new look and floor plan for homes, while her brother Steve, a licensed contractor and renovator, executes her vision to maximize the charm and functionality of outdated properties.

[12/05/17 - 10:25 AM]
TLC's "I Am Jazz" Returns for a Fourth Season Following the Extrordanary Life of Transgender Teen Jazz Jennings and Her Family
The series continues to chronicle the journey of transgender teen Jazz Jennings as she faces the typical struggles of a junior in high school including issues with dating, body image and social anxiety.

[12/05/17 - 10:18 AM]
Discovery Channel's True Crime Series "Killing Fields" Travels to Virginia to Re-Examine a Chilling, Cold-Blooded Homicide
On Thursday, January 4 at 9:00/8:00c, Discovery will head to Isle of Wight County, Virginia to investigate a brutal cold case in the third season.

[12/05/17 - 10:16 AM]
Emmy(R) Award Nominee Laverne Cox Set as Host and Judge of Lifetime's New Competition Reality Series, "Glam Masters" from Executive Producers Kim Kardashian West and Diana Madison
The eight-episode series puts beauty influencers through themed challenges allowing them to put their best face forward to impress Cox, celebrity makeup artist Mario Dedivanovic, YouTube makeup expert Kandee Johnson and co-founder of Milk Makeup and Marie Claire Senior Fashion Editor Zanna Roberts Rassi.

[12/05/17 - 10:07 AM]
A&E Network Unveils Robust January 2018 Lineup Showcasing the Leader in Nonfiction Programming's Unique Brand of Brave Storytelling
Highlights include the return of "60 Days In" and "Intervention" plus the debuts of "Undercover High" and "Rooster & Butch."

[12/05/17 - 10:00 AM]
"Gunpowder," Three-Part Historical Thriller Starring Kit Harington, Peter Mullan, Mark Gatiss and Liv Tyler, Debuts Dec. 18, Exclusively on HBO in the U.S.
Harington, who is also a co-executive producer on the show, is a descendant of Robert Catesby, the central figure in the story, and plays him in the show.

[12/05/17 - 09:32 AM]
Olivia Munn and Niecy Nash to Announce the 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards(R) Nominations
The Actor(R) Nominations announcement will be carried live on TNT, TBS, truTV, sagawards.tntdrama.com, truTV.com and sagawards.org at 10 a.m. (ET) / 7 a.m. (PT) on Wednesday, December 13.

[12/05/17 - 09:01 AM]
Oceans Make Up 70 Percent of the Earth, 100 Percent of AMC Networks Will Carry the Premiere of the Worldwide Phenomenon "Planet Earth: Blue Planet II" Next Month
BBC America, AMC, IFC, WE tv and SundanceTV will all carry said launch on Saturday, January 20.

[12/05/17 - 08:18 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Stays on Top with "The Voice"
The Peacock tops both adults 18-49 and total viewers last night.

[12/05/17 - 08:13 AM]
TLC's "When Harry Met Meghan: A Royal Engagement" Chronicles Prince Harry and His Fiance Meghan Markle's Fairytale Romance
The special takes an in-depth look at the real-life fairytale of Prince Harry's love life and Meghan's soon-to-be princess story on Tuesday, December 12 at 9:00/8:00c.

[12/05/17 - 07:00 AM]
USA Network to Feature "WWE(R) Holiday Week" Week of December 11
Highlights include "NXT(R)" for the first time ever on its air, as well as the 15th annual "WWE(R) Tribute to the Troops" celebration.

[12/05/17 - 06:15 AM]
National Geographic Taps Academy Award(R) Nominee Will Smith as Host of "One Strange Rock"
The Nutopia and Protozoa Pictures series is slated to premiere globally on National Geographic in March 2018 in 172 countries and 43 languages.

[12/04/17 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Monday, December 4
Updates include: Netflix confirms final season of "House of Cards" without Kevin Spacey; E! rounds out cast of "#FashionVictim"; and HBO developing docudrama "Think Aaron."

[12/04/17 - 02:11 PM]
Rap Mega-Artist Quavo & Actress, Producer and Best-Selling Author La La Anthony to Guest-Star This Spring on "Star"
Quavo, a member of the hip-hop trio Migos, will play a fictional version of himself.

[12/04/17 - 01:51 PM]
Showtime(R) to Premiere New Docu-Series "The Trade" at the Sundance Film Festival
The timely, provocative new five-episode docu-series spotlights the crisis through the eyes of those most affected: the growers, addicts, cartel bosses and law enforcement hopelessly caught in its web.

[12/04/17 - 01:28 PM]
Video: National Geographic Releases Fan-Generated Music Video for Seven-Time Grammy Award-Winning Lady Antebellum's "Army," Along with Musicians on Call and iHeartMedia
In addition to the #MyArmyContest, National Geographic also launched the #LongRoadHome social activation campaign.

[12/04/17 - 01:27 PM]
Sundance Now's New Original, "This Close," Set to Premiere on Valentine's Day on Premium Streaming Service
The news comes on the heels of the series' acceptance into the 2018 Sundance Film Festival as part of the Fest's new Indie Episodic showcase.

[12/04/17 - 12:06 PM]
Science Channel Scores with Its Highest Rated November Since 2010 in Primetime
Science Channel further spins the numbers for the month of November.

[12/04/17 - 12:04 PM]
TBS Elevates Development Executives Thom Hinkle and Jeniffer Kim
They will continue to report into Brett Weitz, executive vice president of programming for TBS.

[12/04/17 - 11:57 AM]
Kristen Bell to Host the 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards(R) on Sunday, Jan. 21
As the SAG Awards has never had an emcee before, Connell and the SAG Awards Committee are breaking a long-standing custom by inviting the multi-faceted actor to fill this prestigious role.

[12/04/17 - 10:34 AM]
"Shooter" Will Return for Season 3 to USA Network in 2018
Star Ryan Phillippe shared the news via Instagram this morning.

[12/04/17 - 10:03 AM]
Video: Watch the New Trailer for "Wormwood" - Opens in Select Theaters and Globally on Netflix December 15
Directed by boundary-breaking filmmaker Errol Morris, "Wormwood" explores the limits of knowledge about the past and the lengths we'll go in our search for the truth.

[12/04/17 - 10:02 AM]
TBS to Debut "Tarantula," New Animated Series Produced by Carson Mell, Danny McBride, Jody Hill, Brandon James, Claudia Katz, and David Gordon Green
In a network first, TBS is debuting a full-season binge of the highly anticipated new series Tarantula via the TBS app and TBS.com beginning today, Monday, December 4.

[12/04/17 - 09:53 AM]
Bravo Media's Emmy-Winning "Inside the Actors Studio" Welcomes Actress and Comedian Kristen Wiig on Thursday, December 21 at 8PM ET/PT
Wiig has become one of the industry's most versatile actresses of her generation.

[12/04/17 - 08:19 AM]
Countdown to Food Network's Live Multi-Platform Cookie Party
The live cross-platform holiday stunt will offer themed content across Food Network's Facebook, Food Network Kitchen, new franchise Food Network Finds, as well as Food Network's Snapchat Live Story and Discover channel.

[12/04/17 - 08:17 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Sunday Night Football" Continue Reign
The Peacock cruises to another victory in total viewers and adults 18-49.







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[11/17/18 - 08:31 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Last Man Standing" Sparks Another FOX Victory
The network takes home top honors among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[11/16/18 - 11:47 PM]
Development Update: Friday, November 16
Updates include: Jon Cryer to play Lex Luthor on The CW's "Supergirl"; Hulu orders pilot based on Jeff Lemire's "Sweet Tooth"; and Jeffery Deaver's "The Bone Collector" eyed as drama at NBC.

[11/16/18 - 02:04 PM]
Karey Burke Named President, ABC Entertainment, Following Channing Dungey's Decision to Step Down from the Role
Upon completion of the 21st Century Fox acquisition, Ms. Burke will then report to Dana Walden, chairman, Disney Television Studios and ABC Entertainment.

[11/16/18 - 01:04 PM]
"America's Got Talent: The Champions" Announces First Group of All-Star Acts
The spin-off will bring together the world's most talented, memorable and all-around fan favorite acts from past seasons of "AGT" and around the globe from the other "Got Talent" franchises," spanning 194 territories.

[11/16/18 - 01:04 PM]
Video: "Young Justice: Outsiders" - Teaser
The animated series comes to DC Universe on Friday, January 4.

[11/16/18 - 12:17 PM]
ABC Picks Up "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." for a Seventh Season
Ming-Na Wen, Chloe Bennet, Iain De Caestecker, Elizabeth Henstridge, Henry Simmons, Natalia Cordova-Buckley and Jeff Ward star in the current sixth season, due in Summer 2019.

[11/16/18 - 11:18 AM]
Ken Jeong to Embark on the Ultimate Christmas Journey in New YouTube Original Special "Ken Jeong Cracks Christmas"
The 30-minute special will debut on the Buzzfeed YouTube channel on December 12.

[11/16/18 - 10:15 AM]
"Vice Special Report: The Panic Artists," A Behind-the-Scenes Account of the 2008 Financial Crisis, Debuts Dec. 10 on HBO
With exclusive interviews and testimony from the major players in politics and economics, the special provides the definitive look inside the most successful - and most loathed - taxpayer-funded bailout in history.

[11/16/18 - 10:02 AM]
Video: Showtime Debuts New Trailer for "SMILF" Season Two
The Frankie Shaw-led comedy returns Sunday, January 20 at 10:30/9:30c on the pay channel.

[11/16/18 - 10:00 AM]
Writer/Producer Eric Friedman Signs Overall Deal That Extends His Successful Tenure with Disney Channel
Most recently, Friedman was executive producer and showrunner of "Bizaardvark," which has wrapped production after three seasons.

[11/16/18 - 09:10 AM]
FOX Sports Reigns Supreme in Most Important Metric in All of Television: Live Sports Event Viewing
FOX Sports further spins the numbers for the year to date.

[11/16/18 - 09:00 AM]
CBS Series Score Postseason Football Spotlights
Look for a special episode of "Magnum P.I." following the AFC Championship Game on Sunday, January 20.

[11/16/18 - 08:21 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "Thursday Night Football" Continue Reign
The network leads the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/16/18 - 08:02 AM]
Netflix to Produce Animated Feature Film "Escape from Hat" from Academy Award Nominated Director Mark Osborne
Production will commence this month in New York for an expected 2022 release.

[11/16/18 - 04:56 AM]
Animal Planet and Coyote Peterson Announce the Development of First Long-Form Television Series for YouTube Star
The series will premiere on Animal Planet in 2019 and will appeal to Peterson's established 13 million-strong "Coyote Pack" as well as Animal Planet's global audience.