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[04/11/18 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 11
Updates include: BET gives series orders to three scripted projects; Peyton List, Wayne Brady among those bound for USA's "Colony"; and Tig Notaro to visit "Star Trek: Discovery."

[04/11/18 - 02:36 PM]
2018 "Monday Night Football" Preseason Schedule
ESPN's 2018 preseason action kicks off Thursday, August 16, when the New York Jets and quarterback Teddy Bridgewater visit the Washington Redskins, led by new quarterback Alex Smith, at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/11/18 - 02:32 PM]
TBS Announces Additional Rap Battlers for the Return of "Drop the Mic"
As previously announced, the series returns this Sunday, April 15 at 10:30/9:30c on TBS.

[04/11/18 - 02:30 PM]
2018 Preseason Schedule Announced
The NFL has finalized its 65-game 2018 preseason schedule, which includes a slate of eight nationally-televised games, the league announced today.

[04/11/18 - 01:54 PM]
"Misfit Garage" Gets Wheels Turning in Brand-New Season Premiering Wednesday, May 2 on Discovery
This season the team takes on their most ambitious build yet in hopes of improving their reputation, but with their usual antics and a team member's departure, the crew at Fired Up Garage must put everything on the line for success.

[04/11/18 - 12:45 PM]
Spring Break Event Episodes of Disney Channel's "Stuck in the Middle" and "Bizaardvark" Claim Friday's Top 2 Telecasts in Key Kids Demos
Disney Channel further spins the numbers for Friday, April 6.

[04/11/18 - 12:13 PM]
Bravo Media Expands to Seven Nights a Week of Original Programming Beginning Fall 2018
The network confirms new seasons for: "Vanderpump Rules," "Married to Medicine," "Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles," "Don't Be Tardy," "Flipping Out," "Shahs of Sunset," "Southern Charm Savannah," "Million Dollar Listing New York" and "The Real Housewives" of Atlanta, Beverly Hills, Orange County, New Jersey and Dallas.

[04/11/18 - 12:00 PM]
ABC's "Roseanne" Marathon, Four Back-to-Back Episodes, Set for April 24; Immediately Following, an Original Episode of ABC's "Deception" Kicks Off a Two-Night Event
Part two airs Sunday, April 29 at 10:00/9:00c, its regular time period.

[04/11/18 - 11:31 AM]
"Keep It Brockmire" in Your Own Closet - IFC Releases Line of Original Brockmire Merchandise
Brockmire premieres on IFC Wednesday, April 25 at 10:00/9:00c, with eight episodes airing weekly.

[04/11/18 - 11:01 AM]
Terrence Howard to Host All-New Special "Terrence Howard's Fright Club" Thursday, May 24, on FOX
The thrilling, one-hour event follows Howard's biggest fans on a once-in-a-lifetime experience, in which nothing is quite as it seems.

[04/11/18 - 10:32 AM]
Discovery Channel Answers Car Owners' Burning Question in All-New Series "Sticker Shock"
From dad's old pickup to souped up hot rods, this series has it all, and host Dennis Pittsenbarger and our team of expert appraisers are ready to uncover their value.

[04/11/18 - 10:03 AM]
Suspense-Horror Series "Outcast," From Robert Kirkman, Returns for Second Season July 20 on Cinemax
Patrick Fugit stars as Kyle Barnes, a young man who has been plagued by demonic possession all his life.

[04/11/18 - 10:02 AM]
A&E Network Presents the Two-Night Definitive "Biography" Special Event "Gotti: Godfather & Son" Premiering Saturday, June 9 at 10PM ET/PT
The narrative spine of the documentary is never-before-seen segments from a 90-minute video of the last visit between a dying John Gotti Sr. and his son at the United States Medical Center for Federal Prisoners in Springfield, MO.

[04/11/18 - 10:01 AM]
Video: "Picnic at Hanging Rock" - Official Trailer - Prime Video
"Picnic at Hanging Rock" is based on the timeless Australian novel by Joan Lindsay and starring Natalie Dormer, with all six episodes of the mini-series available to stream on May 25.

[04/11/18 - 09:53 AM]
CNN Adds Six New Original Series to 2019 Slate
The network has also renewed "Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown," "United Shades of America with W. Kamau Bell," "This is Life with Lisa Ling," and "Declassified: Untold Stories of American Spies."

[04/11/18 - 09:31 AM]
Sacha Baron Cohen Has Been Cast as Eli Cohen in "The Spy" on Netflix
The six-episode limited series explores Cohen's role as a spy for Israel in Syria in the early 1960s.

[04/11/18 - 09:30 AM]
Music Culture Meets Multiculture as Fuse Media Unveils New Line-Up for the 2018-19 Upfront
The seven new and 10 returning series feature a range of talent, both established and rising stars - from Wilmer Valderrama and T-Pain to hip-hop magician Tomas B. De la Cruz, Jr. (a.k.a. Smoothini) - and tap into the values and passions that are most important to this audience.

[04/11/18 - 09:10 AM]
"The Break with Michelle Wolf" Comes to Netflix on May 27
Wolf will also be hosting the White House Correspondents' Dinner on Saturday, April 28.

[04/11/18 - 09:00 AM]
Disney Junior Delivers a Bundle of Joy with a Greenlight for the New Original Animated Series "T.O.T.S."
The heartfelt animated comedy follows the hilarious adventures of best friends Pip and Freddy, a tenacious penguin and a kind-hearted flamingo, who are the only non-stork delivery birds in-training at Tiny Ones Transfer Service (T.O.T.S.).

[04/11/18 - 08:15 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, "Roseanne" Take Home Demo Crown
The revival's latest episode is also the night's most-watched program.

[04/11/18 - 07:33 AM]
Video: Trailer - "Bobby Kennedy for President" - Launches on Netflix April 27
The eye-opening and transformative four-part documentary series Bobby Kennedy for President utilizes rare and never-before-seen archival footage to transport us to a turbulent and dynamic era, letting Bobby's voice and viewpoint be the guiding force.

[04/11/18 - 07:06 AM]
Craftsman Clint Harp Reimagines Spaces with Custom Builds in DIY Network's "Wood Work" Premiering May 9
During the six-episode series, premiering Wednesday, May 9, Clint and his team of talented woodworkers and craftsmen will search for vintage lumber in salvage yards, old barns and from Clint's private stash of wood to build beautiful custom pieces.

[04/11/18 - 06:49 AM]
Rickie Fowler and NBC Sports Group Collaborate on Four-Part Docu-Series "Driven: Oklahoma State Cowboys," Premiering Monday, May 7 on Golf Channel
NBC Sports will showcase Driven across its networks: with the first three premieres airing on Golf Channel (Mondays: May 7, 14, and 21), encores airing on NBCSN, and the finale on NBC, Saturday, June 16.

[04/11/18 - 06:32 AM]
For First Time NBC's "The Voice" Begins Its Live Competition on Three Consecutive Nights, Starting Monday, April 16
The Live Playoffs round of the four-time Emmy Award-winning musical competition series begins Monday, April 16 (8-10 p.m. ET/PT) and continues Tuesday, April 17 (8-9 p.m.) and Wednesday, April 18 (8-9 p.m.).

[04/11/18 - 06:30 AM]
"53rd Academy of Country Music Awards" Can't-Miss Collaborations Announced
Toby Keith and Blake Shelton, Alan Jackson and Jon Pardi, and Reba McEntire and Kelly Clarkson are among those featured.

[04/11/18 - 04:55 AM]
NBC Takes Viewers Behind the Scenes of the Ultimate Transatlantic Fairy Tale in "Inside the Royal Wedding: Harry and Meghan" on May 16
The hourlong special, hosted by "Today" co-anchors Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb, will give viewers an exclusive and unprecedented glimpse into the fairy tale romance of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle that has captured the imagination and hearts of everyone around the world.

[04/10/18 - 11:46 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 10
Updates include: Apple lands adaptation of Isaac Asimov's "Foundation"; Lili Simmons among latest cast in "The Purge" TV pilot; and Martin Donovan is the latest bound for HBO's "Big Little Lies."

[04/10/18 - 02:45 PM]
Grammy Award-Winning Rapper, Actor and Entrepreneur Tip "T.I." Harris Brings the Art of the Hustle to BET Networks with a New Business Competition Series "The Grand Hustle"
The 12, one-hour episode series is set in Atlanta and the candidates are determined to prove they have what it takes to out-hustle the rest.

[04/10/18 - 02:30 PM]
"Jersey Shore Family Vacation" Scores Highest Rated Series Premiere in MTV History on Live+3
MTV further spins the numbers for Thursday, April 5.

[04/10/18 - 01:45 PM]
Discovery, Inc. Introduces New Company to the Marketplace
The company's expanded portfolio is highlighted by Discovery Channel, HGTV, Food Network, TLC, Investigation Discovery, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network, Animal Planet, Velocity, Travel Channel, Science Channel and DIY Network.

[04/10/18 - 11:46 AM]
Hallmark Channel's "Once Upon a Prince" Charms Viewers
The Hallmark Channel further spins the numbers for Saturday, April 7.

[04/10/18 - 11:00 AM]
The CW Network Sets Summer 2018 Premiere Dates
The CW's two new summer dramas - "The Outpost" and "Burder of Truth" - will debut on consecutive nights in July.

[04/10/18 - 10:43 AM]
Adam Savage Returns to Science Channel, Will Host "MythBusters Jr.," New Series Featuring Next Generation of Science Superstars
The 10-episode series will debut on Science Channel in the 4th quarter of 2018.

[04/10/18 - 10:43 AM]
Investigation Discovery Teams with Legendary Victims' Rights Activist John Walsh to Track Down Fugitives with Real-Time Investigation Series, "In Pursuit with John Walsh"
Produced by Zero Point Zero, the series is set to premiere on Investigation Discovery in first quarter, 2019.

[04/10/18 - 09:33 AM]
Ovation Acquires Rights to Two Jamie Oliver Series: "Jamie's American Road Trip" and "Jamie and Jimmy's Food Fight Club"
The deal also includes the documentary "Alinea in Residence Madrid."

[04/10/18 - 08:19 AM]
"Roseanne" Raises the Bar on Paramount Network
"Roseanne" will debut with a marathon on Paramount Network on Tuesday, April 17 from 9:00am-8:00pm, leading into the premiere that night.

[04/10/18 - 08:18 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "The Voice" Take Top Spots
The Peacock leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[04/10/18 - 08:17 AM]
International Film Icon Bruce Willis Named Next Comedy Central(R) Roastee
"This ain't the first time I'll be tied to a chair and held hostage by a group of humorless assholes for a couple hours," said Willis.

[04/10/18 - 07:58 AM]
Discovery Greenlights "Undercover Billionaire" and Attempts to Make Million-Dollar Company in Just 90 Days
The true identity of our mogul will remain anonymous to everyone around him.

[04/10/18 - 07:10 AM]
Discovery, Inc. Announces Rebrand of Its Auto Enthusiast Joint Venture to Motor Trend Group; Velocity Channel in U.S. to Also Be Renamed Motor Trend Network
As part of this rebrand, Velocity, America's #1 television destination for automotive fans, will also be rebranded Motor Trend Network in Fall 2018.

[04/10/18 - 07:02 AM]
AMC Greenlights New Original Series "NOS4A2"
"NOS4A2" introduces Vic McQueen, a young, working class artist who discovers she has a supernatural ability to track the seemingly immortal Charlie Manx.

[04/10/18 - 06:05 AM]
Video: Trailer Debut - "End Game" - Launches May 4 on Netflix
The documentary short was an Official Selection of the 2018 Sundance Film Festival and San Francisco International Film Festival.

[04/10/18 - 06:03 AM]
Music Icon LeAnn Rimes Stars in "It's Christmas, Eve," Part of Hallmark Channel's #1-Rated Program Event Countdown to Christmas
In addition to starring, Rimes has also written three songs for the film, two of which she performs in the movie: the title song, "It's Christmas Eve" and "You And Me And Christmas."

[04/10/18 - 06:02 AM]
Sisterhood Gets Sinister in Investigation Discovery's New Series "Twisted Sisters," Executive Produced by Khloe Kardashian
The world premiere series takes viewers inside the most outrageous and provocative crimes ever committed by the unlikeliest of pairs - sisters.

[04/09/18 - 11:12 PM]
Development Update: Monday, April 9
Updates include: Colton Haynes back as series regular on The CW's "Arrow"; BET cancels "The Quad" after two seasons; and HBO's "Deadwood" movie lands key tax credit.

[04/09/18 - 02:53 PM]
Science Channel Springs Into Action with Highest Rated March in Its History
Science Channel further spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[04/09/18 - 02:00 PM]
NBC's High-Concept Drama "Reverie" Premieres Wednesday, May 30 While Last Summer's #1 New Scripted Series "Marlon" Returns Thursday, June 14
They'll follow "American Ninja Warrior" and "Little Big Shots," respectively.

[04/09/18 - 01:56 PM]
Showtime Presents "Kevin Smith: Silent But Deadly" on Friday, May 11 at 9 PM ET/PT
Lucky and happy to be alive, the award-winning comedian/filmmaker/writer/actor/podcaster now brings this death-defying special to his multitude of fans.

[04/09/18 - 01:32 PM]
CBS News' Multiplatform Coverage of the Royal Wedding Starts at 4 AM on May 19
Additionally, on Friday, April 20, CBS News will broadcast "Meghan Markle: American Princess," a one-hour special anchored by Gayle King exploring the relationship between Prince Harry and Markle.

[04/09/18 - 12:17 PM]
"The Tale" Debuts Saturday, May 26 on HBO
The film follows Jennifer (Laura Dern) as she faces life-altering questions when a short story she wrote for school at age 13 forces her to re-examine her first sexual relationship - and the stories we tell ourselves in order to survive.







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[10/20/19 - 09:16 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, College Football Top Charts
The Alphabet leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/19/19 - 08:32 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "WWE SmackDown" Hold Onto Demo Crown
The network edges the competition among adults 18-49 while CBS remains the most-watched network.

[10/18/19 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 18
Updates include: NBC caps "Bluff City Law" run at 10 episodes; Netflix puts "Cowboy Bebop" filming on hiatus following John Cho injury; and Casey Wilson signs onto HBO Max's "Delilah."

[10/18/19 - 12:02 PM]
Emmy Award-Nominated "Making It" Hosts Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman Return to NBC Dec. 2 with a Craftworthy and Comedy-Filled New Season
"I'm so happy to be back in the barn for season two of 'Making It' with my pal Nick, where the Makers create masterpieces and everyone continues to aggressively like each other," Poehler said.

[10/18/19 - 12:00 PM]
Curtains Will Rise Again on a Second Season of "High School Musical: The Musical: The Series" on Disney+
Production on season two will resume early next year in Salt Lake City, Utah.

[10/18/19 - 10:30 AM]
FOX Entertainment Renews Animation Domination's Newest Entry, "Bless the Harts," for a Second Season
The half-hour animated comedy follows the Harts, a Southern family that is always broke, and forever struggling to make ends meet.

[10/18/19 - 10:02 AM]
Ashanti Joins Lifetime's "It's a Wonderful Lifetime" Slate with New Holiday Movie
This holiday season Lifetime is decking your halls early with its largest holiday movie slate ever.

[10/18/19 - 09:59 AM]
HBO Max Picks Up "Expecting Amy" (wt) from Emmy(R) Award Winner Amy Schumer
The unfiltered documentary takes viewers behind-the-scenes as Schumer goes through an extraordinarily difficult pregnancy while touring to prepare for a stand-up special.

[10/18/19 - 09:11 AM]
"Bill Burr Presents Jessica Kirson: Talking to Myself" - One Hour Stand-Up Special Premieres Friday, December 6 at Midnight ET/PT
Said installment is the third of three All Things Comedy produced specials previously announced by Comedy Central

[10/18/19 - 08:59 AM]
HBO Max Greenlights Lifestyle Docuseries "Brad & Gary Go To... " (wt)
The six-episode series will follow Hollywood power couple, Brad Goreski and Gary Janetti, as they go on a jet-setting culinary adventure around the globe, inspired by their Instagram stories.

[10/18/19 - 08:13 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "Thursday Night Football" Cruise to Victory
The network dominates the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/18/19 - 03:16 AM]
Video: "We Are The Wave" - Official Trailer - Netflix
A group of teens pursue dreams of a better future, led by a new student who recruits four outsiders for the fight.

[10/18/19 - 02:41 AM]
Netflix Creates a Global Culture Moment, Brings Together King Khan and Legendary Conversationalist, David Letterman
The show will be presented as a stand alone special on October 25 and combines two interests for which Letterman is renowned: in-depth conversations with extraordinary people, and in-the-field segments expressing his curiosity and humor.

[10/17/19 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 17
Updates include: Jim Jefferies to star in potential NBC comedy; CBS Television Studios eyes "Clueless" TV series; and Kurt Sutter fired from FX's "Mayans MC."

[10/17/19 - 08:42 PM]
Globe Studios and Netflix Partner Exclusively to Bring Filipino Film "Dead Kids" to Global Audiences
"Dead Kids" is a story based on true events, that touches on an exciting mix of friendship, coming-of-age, thriller, and crime rolled into one, societal eye-opening movie.