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[01/05/18 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 5
Updates include: Helena Bonham Carter in talks to join Netflix's "The Crown"; Navid Negahban in, Bryan Singer out on FX's "Legion"; and Christian Cooke to replace Ed Westwick in Amazon's "Ordeal by Innocence."

[01/05/18 - 03:51 PM]
NBC Sets Sunday Lineup with "Little Big Shots," "Genius Junior"
Look for both series back-to-back beginning March 18.

[01/05/18 - 02:59 PM]
E! Delivers an Unmatched Multi-Platform Red Carpet Experience with "Live from the Red Carpet: The 2018 Golden Globe Awards" This Sunday, January 7th
Kicking off at 4:00pm ET/1:00pm PT, Ryan Seacrest and Giuliana Rancic, along with a team of entertainment and pop culture experts including Kristin Cavallari, Brad Goreski and Nikki Glaser, will connect viewers across the globe with their favorite stars.

[01/05/18 - 02:48 PM]
Kiernan Shipka Set to Star in Netflix Original Series "Untitled Sabrina Project"
Shipka will star as the titular heroine Sabrina Spellman.

[01/05/18 - 01:29 PM]
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Presents Three All-New Movie Premieres in January
Holly Robinson Peete, Candace Cameron Bure and Courtney Thorne-Smith topline said offerings.

[01/05/18 - 01:22 PM]
Starz Announces New, Expanded FiOS TV Agreement with Verizon
Verizon will continue to offer the full complement of Starz offerings including premium pay TV channels, on-demand and online services.

[01/05/18 - 10:51 AM]
WGN America Tops 2017 as the #1 Entertainment Network in Growth
WGN America further spins the numbers for the year to date.

[01/05/18 - 10:34 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Probes the Passion, Artistry and Engineering Behind the World's Most Prized High-Performance Automobiles in "Supercar Superbuild"
The series immerses viewers behind the scenes with the fastest, most awe-inspiring luxury vehicles and sports cars, pulling back the curtain to capture a world fraught with high-stakes pressure, impossible deadlines, clandestine meetings, design challenges and dramatic styling.

[01/05/18 - 10:33 AM]
FX Networks Sets Upcoming Premiere Dates
Look for "Atlanta," "Trust" and "The Americans" all in March.

[01/05/18 - 10:18 AM]
FX Picks Up "Mayans MC" to Series
"Mayans MC" is the next chapter in the "Sons of Anarchy" saga, Kurt Sutter's award-winning series that was the highest-rated ongoing drama series in FX history for seven seasons.

[01/05/18 - 10:00 AM]
Jack Reynor Cast as Lead in CBS All Access' "Strange Angel"
Reynor will play Jack Parsons, a brilliant and ambitious blue-collar worker of 1930s Los Angeles who started as a janitor at a chemical factory but had fantastical dreams that led him to birth the unknown discipline of American rocketry.

[01/05/18 - 09:15 AM]
Travel Channel Greenlights Season Two of "Caribbean Pirate Treasure" with Philippe and Ashlan Cousteau
Tropical locations such as the Bahamas, Cuba and Panama will be showcased in the new season, which begins production later this month.

[01/05/18 - 09:07 AM]
HBO Documentary "The Number on Great-Grandpa's Arm," Sharing Lessons of the Holocaust Through the Conversation of a Young Boy and His Great-Grandfather, Debuts Jan. 27
Presented by HBO with the Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, the short film debuts on International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

[01/05/18 - 08:36 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Opens 2018 with a "Bang" in Viewers, Demos
Plus: FOX takes second among adults 18-49 with the launch of "The Four: Battle for Stardom."

[01/05/18 - 08:31 AM]
New Netflix Series, "My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman," to Launch as a Monthly Event Starting on January 12, 2018
Dave's lineup of influential guests includes George Clooney, Malala Yousafzai, Jay-Z, Tina Fey, Howard Stern and President Barack Obama.

[01/04/18 - 11:43 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 4
Updates include: FOX mulls sixth season of "Prison Break"; Jimmy Jean-Louis upped to regular on TNT's "Claws"; and Frank Langella cast in Showtime's "Kidding."

[01/04/18 - 10:30 PM]
Academy Award(R) Nominee Janet McTeer Joins "Ozark" Season 2
McTeer will play a Chicago based attorney with links to the cartel.

[01/04/18 - 03:45 PM]
ABC Pulls "The Mayor" Return from Lineup
Repeats of "Modern Family" will instead fill its Tuesday, 9:30/8:30c time period until further notice.

[01/04/18 - 01:02 PM]
Hulu, Amblin Television and Warner Bros. Animation Team Up to Bring Back "Animaniacs"
The series marks the first Hulu Original made for families, and with the legacy of these beloved characters, is intended to provide a co-viewing opportunity and experience for families to enjoy together.

[01/04/18 - 11:54 AM]
Comedy Central Ends 2017 with Highest-Rated Week of the Year
Comedy Central spins the numbers for the week of December 25-31.

[01/04/18 - 11:06 AM]
Video: Start the New Year with an All-New Trailer for "One Day at a Time" Season 2
A reimagining of the iconic Norman Lear's classic sitcom, "One Day at a Time" is an hilarious and heartfelt comedy that follows three generations of a Cuban-American family navigating the ups and downs of life.

[01/04/18 - 11:00 AM]
"Game of Thrones" to Return in 2019
The pay channel formally announces the six-episode, eighth and final season will roll out sometime next year.

[01/04/18 - 10:12 AM]
"Family Guy" to Air First-Ever Limited-Commercial-Interruption Episode Sunday, March 11, on FOX
In the "Send in Stewie, Please" episode, Stewie (Seth MacFarlane) gets sent to the office of his school's child psychologist, Dr. Cecil Pritchfield (guest voice Sir Ian McKellen), after pushing one of his classmates.

[01/04/18 - 10:11 AM]
Final Season of "New Girl" to Premiere Tuesday, April 10, on FOX
The eight-episode final season will have a special one-hour finale on Tuesday, May 15.

[01/04/18 - 10:10 AM]
FOX Renews "The Gifted" for a Second Season
The series wraps its freshman run with a two-hour finale on Monday, January 15.

[01/04/18 - 10:03 AM]
Syfy Announces Series Order for "Nightflyers," Based on George R.R. Martin's Novella, from Universal Cable Productions
Gretchen Mol, Eoin Macken, David Ajala and Brían F. O'Byrne star in the project.

[01/04/18 - 10:00 AM]
"Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs" Is Coming to Boomerang!
Catch the first 26 episodes of the series, including never-before-seen episodes, available January 11.

[01/04/18 - 09:38 AM]
New CNN Original Series, "The Radical Story of Patty Hearst," Premieres Sunday, Feb. 11
The six-part docuseries follows the transformation of Patty Hearst from heiress to terrorist in a saga of privilege, celebrity, politics, media, revolution, and violence.

[01/04/18 - 08:39 AM]
Comedy Central's Late Night Series "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" & "The Opposition w/ Jordan Klepper" Announce Live State of the Union Episodes January 30
This marks the seventh time "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" has aired live.

[01/04/18 - 08:17 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "9-1-1" Premiere Puts FOX on Top
The network opens 2018 with a victory among adults 18-49.

[01/04/18 - 08:13 AM]
Amazon Prime Original Series "Patriot" Casts Debra Winger for Season Two
Winger will play Bernice Tavner, mother to lead John Tavner (Michael Dorman), and a high-ranking federal government official whose obligation to her country requires distance from her son's complicated work, while her son's worsening mental state requires the close care of a mother.

[01/04/18 - 08:02 AM]
Video: "Game Over, Man!" New Trailer and Key Art
The Netflix film stars Adam Devine, Anders Holm and Blake Anderson.

[01/04/18 - 07:35 AM]
ESPN's Celtics-Cavaliers Telecast Matches Best Regular Season Rating in Nearly Two Years
ESPN spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 3.

[01/04/18 - 07:23 AM]
Now Streaming on Hulu: "Lost"
The series comes to Hulu as part of a recent deal with The Disney/ABC Television Group.

[01/04/18 - 06:30 AM]
Grammy(R) Nominees Childish Gambino, Lady Gaga, Little Big Town, and P!nk Set to Bring Music's Biggest Night(R) Back to New York After 15 Years
Hosted by James Corden, "The 60th Annual Grammy Awards" will be broadcast live from Madison Square Garden in New York Sunday, January 28 (7:30-11:00 PM, live ET/4:30-8:00 PM, live PT) on the CBS Television Network.

[01/04/18 - 06:20 AM]
All Adoptable Puppies Storm the Gridiron When Animal Planet's "Puppy Bowl" Returns on Sunday Feb. 4
The annual event featuring two hours of fuzzy faces, sloppy kisses, incredible interceptions, puppy penalties and hard-won touchdowns.

[01/04/18 - 04:46 AM]
Netflix Reveals the Launch Date and First Look for the Second Season of Its French Original Series "Marseille" on Netflix February 23, 2018
The original cast including Géraldine Pailhas and Stéphane Caillard return, and are joined by Natacha Régnier and Vladimir Consigny.

[01/03/18 - 11:06 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 3
Updates include: Netflix renews "She's Gotta Have It"; Robbie Amell to star in Amazon's "Upload"; and ABC nixes its "Rolling Stone 50" special.

[01/03/18 - 12:22 PM]
ABC Announces a Special TGIT Event with "How to Get Away with Murder" and "Scandal" Crossover Episodes
Kerry Washington and Viola Davis posted the news early this morning and it was confirmed by Shonda Rhimes and Pete Nowalk, executive producer of "How to Get Away with Murder."

[01/03/18 - 12:18 PM]
Lifetime Feature "A Tale of Two Coreys" and One-Hour Special "Corey Feldman: Moment of Truth" Debut This Weekend
In the special, Feldman reveals exclusive details surrounding the loss of his best friend and co-star Corey Haim, including Haim's last words to him before his death.

[01/03/18 - 11:47 AM]
Video: IFC Unveils First "Portlandia" Season Eight Trailer
In the all-new trailer, catch a glimpse of the heightened antics to come in the series' final run.

[01/03/18 - 11:32 AM]
Freeform Orders a Three-Part Limited Series Event of "The Fosters" for Summer 2018 and a New Spinoff Series
The new series follows the lives of Callie (Maia Mitchell) and Mariana (Cierra Ramirez) as they embark on the next phase of their young adult lives.

[01/03/18 - 10:45 AM]
Olivia Munn to Host the 23rd Annual Critics' Choice Awards
"We are absolutely thrilled to have Olivia hosting this year's ceremony, and know that she will deliver an entertaining and sharp-witted evening to everyone in the room, and the viewers at home," said BFCA President Joey Berlin.

[01/03/18 - 10:30 AM]
"The Real" Renewed by Fox Television Stations for Two Years (2018-20)
This season, "The Real" went live creating spontaneous energy and fun on screen as well as allowing for viewer participation across social media platforms.

[01/03/18 - 10:00 AM]
VH1's Ratings Soar with the Series Premiere of "Love & Hip Hop: Miami"
VH1 spins the numbers for Monday, January 1.

[01/03/18 - 09:35 AM]
ESPN in 2017: Live Events Drive Audience Increases
ESPN further spins the numbers for the year to date.

[01/03/18 - 09:30 AM]
HBO Documentary Films Acquires U.S. TV Rights to "Believer" from Live Nation Productions Ahead of Its Sundance Premiere
Directed by Don Argott, the film follows Mormon Dan Reynolds, frontman for the Grammy Award-winning band Imagine Dragons, as he takes on a new mission to explore how the Mormon Church treats its LGBTQ members.

[01/03/18 - 08:12 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Ellen's Game of Games" Bows with Big Demos for NBC
The Peacock gets a huge boost from back-to-back originals of the game show.

[01/03/18 - 07:11 AM]
Netflix Confirms "Bright" Sequel
David Ayer will write and direct the sequel with Will Smith and Joel Edgerton expected to return and Eric Newman and Bryan Unkeless set as producers.

[01/03/18 - 07:02 AM]
Hallmark Channel Kicks Off 2018 with "Winterfest" Featuring Four New Winter-Themed Movie Premieres in January
Katrina Bowden, Thomas Beaudoin, Rachel Leigh Cook, Niall Matter, Taylor Cole, Jack Turner, Rukiya Bernard, Dewshane Williams, Dean Cain and Kristy Swanson are among the featured cast members.







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[10/19/18 - 11:16 AM]
"Station 19" Comes in Hot with a Full-Season Order From ABC
In the Live + 3 Day ratings, "Station 19" built on its season premiere by 24% in Total Viewers and by 25% in Adults 18-49 to set new series highs.

[10/19/18 - 11:00 AM]
FOX Places Back-Nine Order of "The Cool Kids," Joining "Last Man Standing" for a Full Season
The network has picked up nine additional episodes of the new comedy.

[10/19/18 - 10:31 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Drops the Trailer for New Comedy "Black Monday" on Anniversary of the Historic Stock Market Crash
Don Cheadle, Andrew Rannells and Regina Hall star in the series, premiering Sunday, January 20 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/19/18 - 10:09 AM]
Kelsea Ballerini, Luke Bryan, Kenny Chesney, Dan + Shay, Old Dominion, Carrie Underwood, and Keith Urban Set to Perform at "The 52nd Annual CMA Awards"
Ballerini is a six-time career CMA Awards nominee, returning this year with her fourth consecutive Female Vocalist of the Year nomination.

[10/19/18 - 09:21 AM]
Paloma Faith Joins "Pennyworth" for Epix and Warner Horizon Scripted Television, Based on the Characters from DC
She'll play the series regular role of "Bet Sykes," a spirited, sadistic and sharp-tongued villain.

[10/19/18 - 08:53 AM]
Showtime(R) Releases Season Six Premiere of "Ray Donovan" Early to Subscribers
The episode is now available only to Showtime subscribers via Showtime streaming, Showtime Anytime and on demand.

[10/19/18 - 08:13 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Holds Onto Demo Crown with "Thursday Night Football"
Despite a blowout Broncos-Cardinals game, the network once again takes home top honors among adults 18-49.

[10/19/18 - 08:02 AM]
Video: Sundance TV Releases "Jonestown: Terror in the Jungle" Trailer in Advance of Two-Night Special Event
Look for said event on Saturday, November 17 and Sunday, November 18 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/19/18 - 07:58 AM]
WE tv's Groundbreaking Docuseries "Love After Lockup" Returns Friday, December 7 at 9PM ET/PT
WE tv's explosive docuseries is back for a second season, exploring new shocking and revealing stories of couples who fall in love despite the prison bars between them.

[10/19/18 - 06:30 AM]
New Kids on the Block Singer Jonathan Knight to Star in HGTV Pilot "Farmhouse Fixer"
"Old farmhouses are American treasures," said Jonathan. "Most have been in the same family for 200 years and have never been renovated. And they're disappearing fast. If we don't save them, they're going to be gone."

[10/19/18 - 06:00 AM]
National Geographic Taps Angela Bassett to Narrate Stunning Natural History Special "The Flood"
The two-hour wildlife documentary special premieres Sunday, November 25 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/18/18 - 04:45 PM]
Bette Midler, Brooke Shields, John Larroquette, Katie Couric and Peter Gallagher to Guest Star in the CBS/Warner Bros. Television Comedy "Murphy Brown"
Midler reprises her role 20 years later as Caprice Morton, previously known as Caprice Feldman, Murphy's former secretary.

[10/18/18 - 01:15 PM]
David Nevins Named Chief Creative Officer, CBS Corporation
Nevins has also been promoted to Chairman of Showtime Networks Inc., and will remain as the business's Chief Executive Officer.

[10/18/18 - 12:03 PM]
"We Are Not Done Yet," Following U.S. Veterans Striving to Combat Military Trauma, Debuts Nov. 8 in Conjunction with Veterans Day, Exclusively on HBO
The film profiles a group of veterans and active-duty service members as they come together to combat past and current traumas through the written word, sharing their experiences in a USO writing workshop at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.

[10/18/18 - 11:40 AM]
Bravo's "Top Chef" Races to Kentucky for Season 16 Beginning Thursday, December 6 at 9PM ET/PT
This season, 15 new talented chefs from cities big and small across the U.S. will compete for the sought-after title amid the unique culinary scenes in Louisville, Lexington and Lake Cumberland, before heading abroad for an epic finale showdown in Macau, China.