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[04/17/18 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 17
Updates include: Beth Schwartz named showrunner of "Arrow"; Amazon to bring William Gibson's "The Peripheral" to the small screen; and Domenick Lombardozzi, Lola Glaudini to recur on "Ray Donovan."

[04/17/18 - 03:03 PM]
Global Superstar Vocalist Kelly Clarkson Set to Host "2018 Billboard Music Awards"
"Kelly Clarkson has long been a Billboard chart phenomenon and has a first-hand understanding of what matters most in music today," Paul Telegdy said. "Her enthusiasm for all genres of music and her innate sense of humor will make for a truly memorable night."

[04/17/18 - 02:17 PM]
Netflix Orders "The Order" - New Horror Series
The series is a magical and terrifying journey to uncover our true selves... and the monsters that hide within.

[04/17/18 - 02:04 PM]
BET Networks Powers Black Influence with a Slate of New Original Scripted Series, Culture-Defining Specials and All-Star Talent
From Dwayne Johnson, T.I., Will Packer, En Vogue, SWV, Salt, Pepa, Spinderella, Swizz Beatz, Tracey Edmonds and more, BET is raising the bar on premium programming content and will deliver 21% more original programming than last year.

[04/17/18 - 11:31 AM]
PBS Takes Viewers Around the World for Another Summer of Adventure
New seasons of "Endeavour" and "The Tunnel" highlight the network's Sunday offerings.

[04/17/18 - 11:11 AM]
Discovery and Science Channel Announce the Season Premiere of "BattleBots"
The epic robot-fighting series is making its triumphant return with all-new episodes set to premiere Friday, May 11 at 8:00/7:00c on Discovery Channel and Wednesday, May 16 at 9:00/8:00c on Science Channel.

[04/17/18 - 10:14 AM]
"A Dangerous Son," Intimate Documentary Exploring Challenges in Treating Children with Serious Emotional Disturbance, Debuts May 7 on HBO
One in 10 American children suffers from serious emotional disturbance and more than 17 million have experienced a psychiatric disorder.

[04/17/18 - 10:02 AM]
OWN Announces Two New Series from Prolific Producer Will Packer
"Ambitions" (working title) is a multigenerational family saga centered around one woman who, having recently relocated and intent on revitalizing her marriage, finds herself going head to head with some of the most powerful and deceitful players in the city.

[04/17/18 - 10:01 AM]
On the Heels of MTV's Third Consecutive Quarter of Growth the 2018 "MTV VMAs" Will Return to NYC and Air Live from Radio City Music Hall on Monday, August 20
2018 will be the 17th time the "MTV VMAs" have been held in New York City.

[04/17/18 - 09:58 AM]
Comedy Central Announces 2018-2019 Development Slate Including Two Series Pick-Ups and Five Pilot Orders
The slate is headlined by orders for sketch series "Alternatino with Arturo Castro" and stand-up series "This Week at the Comedy Cellar."

[04/17/18 - 09:32 AM]
HGTV Stars Hilary Farr and David Visentin Compete to Win Over Homeowners in New Episodes of "Love It or List It"
The fresh eight episodes will feature the pair as they help homeowners make a difficult decision: love their existing home after Hilary remodels their space or purchase a new house that David finds to better fit the needs of the family.

[04/17/18 - 08:20 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Continues Its Reign in Viewers, Demos
"The Voice" once again tops the charts in both categories.

[04/16/18 - 11:54 PM]
Development Update: Monday, April 16
Updates include: Ian Somerhalder to lead Netflix's "V-Wars"; Ben Schwartz set to star in Showtime's import of "The Wrong Mans"; and Pop gets "Arranged" with Aline Brosh McKenna and Sono Patel.

[04/16/18 - 04:01 PM]
Lionsgate Signs Television Deal with Producers Eric and Kim Tannenbaum
The Tannenbaums had been based at CBS Television Studios for the past eight years.

[04/16/18 - 03:45 PM]
The ABC Television Network Orders All-New Spinoff Series, Based on Comedy Hit "The Goldbergs," Set in the '90s
The spinoff will follow the hilarious teachers of William Penn Academy - led by Tim Meadows (Principal Glascott), Bryan Callen (Coach Mellor) and AJ Michalka (Lainey Lewis) - who, despite their eccentricities and crazy personal lives, are heroes to their students.

[04/16/18 - 12:20 PM]
Now, Let's Go In... "Dear White People Vol. 2" Launches Friday, May 4th on Netflix
Logan Browning, Brandon P. Bell, Antoinette Robertson, DeRon Horton, John Patrick Amedori, Ashley Blaine Featherson and Marque Richardson star in the show's sophomore run.

[04/16/18 - 11:15 AM]
1.2 Million Viewers Tuned in to "Shotmakers'" Two-Night Premiere on Golf Channel, Youngest Primetime Audience Since 2016
Golf Channel spins the numbers for Monday, April 9 and Tuesday, April 10.

[04/16/18 - 11:00 AM]
Hit Music Competition Series "The Four: Battle for Stardom" Returns Thursday, June 7, on FOX
Sean "Diddy" Combs, DJ Khaled and Meghan Trainor will return as panelists, alongside Fergie as host.

[04/16/18 - 10:01 AM]
Starz Acquires "Take My Wife," "Night Train with Wyatt Cenac" and the "Sklar Brothers: Hipster Ghosts" Stand-Up Special
Also included in Starz's acquisition are "The UCB Show," "New York's Funniest," "Brian Posehn: Criminally Posehn" and "Lachlan Patterson Live from Venice Beach," which will be available beginning Tuesday, May 1.

[04/16/18 - 09:26 AM]
Fyre Festival Docuseries Coming in 2019 from The Cinemart, Billboard & Mic
The story behind the infamous meltdown at the Fyre Festival will be unveiled in a multi-part docuseries slated to debut on Hulu in 2019.

[04/16/18 - 09:04 AM]
"A Little Help with Carol Burnett" Premiere Date and Celebrity Guest Line-Up
Celebrity guests include: Julie Bowen, Candace Cameron Bure, Mark Cuban, Billy Eichner, Taraji P. Henson, Derek Hough, DJ Khaled, Lisa Kudrow, Brittany Snow, Wanda Sykes, and Finn Wolfhard.

[04/16/18 - 09:00 AM]
Production Begins on HBO Documentary About Sen. John McCain, from Kunhardt Films
Serving 31 years, the six-term senior Arizona senator agreed to participate in the film shortly after being diagnosed with brain cancer, providing unprecedented access to his daily life in Washington, D.C. and Sedona, Ariz.

[04/16/18 - 09:00 AM]
Season 2 of "Mr. Mercedes" Premieres August 22 on AT&T Audience Network
The second season will be based on Stephen King's best-selling Bill Hodges Trilogy, which includes, "Mr. Mercedes," "Finders Keepers" and "End of Watch."

[04/16/18 - 08:37 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Academy of Country Music Awards" Push CBS in Front
The Eye wins the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[04/16/18 - 08:06 AM]
Syfy Gets High on Hypnotoad for 4/20
Look for a special six-hour marathon of "Futurama" this Friday beginning at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/15/18 - 10:11 AM]
Hulu Renews "I Love You, America" with Sarah Silverman 
This season of the hit variety series will return just in time for some seriously funny conversation around the midterm elections.

[04/15/18 - 08:44 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos with NHL Playoffs
The Peacock edges the competition among adults 18-49 last night.

[04/15/18 - 08:31 AM]
ESPN & ABC's NBA Playoffs Opening Saturday Ratings Highest in Five Years
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, April 14.

[04/14/18 - 08:54 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Dramas Hold Off the Competition
The Eye tops the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[04/13/18 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Friday, April 13
Updates include: Michael McGrady to recur on NBC's "Chicago PD"; and Wendy Davis joins the cast of OWN's "Love Is ___."

[04/13/18 - 11:30 AM]
New Christina Aguilera Carpool Karaoke to Headline CBS' "The Late Late Show Carpool Karaoke Primetime Special 2018," Monday, April 23
Allison Janney, Anna Faris, Kunal Nayyar and Iain Armitage are also among those slated to appear.

[04/13/18 - 11:24 AM]
Animal Planet Has Highest Rated Quarter In Two Years in 1Q18
Animal Planet further spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[04/13/18 - 11:06 AM]
Oxygen Media Expands Its True Crime Original Programming with New Series "Abuse of Power" Premiering Saturday, May 12 at 7PM ET/PT
Hosted by Lauren Sivan, each episode will examine the twisted and true stories where people in positions of power and prominence took advantage of their authority to commit heinous acts of crime, all stemming from their control and unyielding power.

[04/13/18 - 11:00 AM]
Emmy(R)-Winning Drama Series "Westworld" Returns for Its Second Season April 22, Exclusively on HBO
New cast members for the second season include: Fares Fares, Katja Herbers, Gustaf SkarsgÄrd, Hiroyuki Sanada, Peter Mullan, Rinko Kikuchi, Zahn McClarnon, Tao Okamoto, Betty Gabriel, Jonathan Tucker, Julia Jones and Kiki Sukezane.

[04/13/18 - 10:17 AM]
CBS Renews Network's Top Drama "NCIS" for 2018-2019 Broadcast Season
Additionally, series star and executive producer Mark Harmon has signed a new agreement to continue with the show.

[04/13/18 - 10:16 AM]
ABC Gives "Scandal" A Memorable Send-Off, Thursday, April 19
Following the finale episode, "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" will celebrate the beloved series with an epic "Scandal" after-show.

[04/13/18 - 09:53 AM]
Kyle Chandler Joins Hulu's Original Limited Series "Catch-22"
His character, Colonel Cathcart, is a full Colonel that takes himself very seriously.

[04/13/18 - 09:49 AM]
Ali Wong Returns to Netflix on Mother's Day with "Hard Knock Wife"
Two years after giving birth to her daughter, a very pregnant Ali Wong returns to Netflix in her second original stand-up comedy special.

[04/13/18 - 09:47 AM]
truTV Ushers in Spring with New Seasons of Three Original Comedies
"Comedy Knockout," "The Carbonaro Effect" and "Rachel Dratch's Late Night Snack" are all due back in the coming weeks.

[04/13/18 - 09:36 AM]
Video: Showtime Releases New Poster and Video for Season Two of "I'm Dying Up Here"
The fictional drama series explores L.A.'s famed '70s stand-up comedy scene, with an ensemble cast led by Academy Award(R) winner Melissa Leo and Ari Graynor.

[04/13/18 - 09:01 AM]
A+E Networks and Leah Remini Ink Multifaceted Production and First-Look Development Deal to Expand Creative Partnership
In addition, the breakout original series "Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath" has been renewed for a third season with an 8-episode order along with 5 specials on A&E Network.

[04/13/18 - 08:11 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Bang Theory" Tops Viewers, Demos for CBS
The Eye continues its reign on the night in both categories.

[04/13/18 - 08:00 AM]
Netflix Renews "On My Block" for a Second Season
The series is a coming of age comedy about four bright and street-savvy friends navigating their way through the triumph, pain and the newness of high-school set in LA's South Central neighborhood.

[04/13/18 - 08:00 AM]
Lin-Manuel Miranda to Make "DuckTales" Debut, Friday, May 11 on Disney Channel and DisneyNOW, as Part of the Network's Inaugural "Duck Week"
The Emmy(R) Award-nominated hit series will now air daily on Disney Channel, beginning Tuesday, May 1 with premieres every Friday in May, and new episodes and shorts debuting throughout the summer.

[04/13/18 - 06:01 AM]
ABC Announces the Renowned Athletes for the Upcoming "Dancing with the Stars: Athletes," Live, on "Good Morning America"
The four-week event premieres Monday, April 30 at 8:00/7:00c on the Alphabet.

[04/13/18 - 06:00 AM]
Comcast and Netflix Expand Partnership Following Successful Xfinity X1 Integration
"Netflix offers one of the most popular on demand services and is an important supplement to the content offering and value proposition of the X1 platform," said Sam Schwartz.

[04/12/18 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 12
Updates include: NBC's "Bad Boys" TV spin-off gets a title; Helen Hunt, Paul Reiser locked in for "Mad About You" revival; and Vicky Jones's "Run" lands pilot order from HBO.

[04/12/18 - 02:34 PM]
USA Announces New Pilots from Sam Esmail, Peter Berg, Tim Kring & Denis Leary
"As the #1 cable entertainment network for a record 12 years in a row, USA Network delivers unmatched scale and momentum with a broad, diverse slate of programming," said Chris McCumber.

[04/12/18 - 02:28 PM]
Video: Showtime Debuts Official Trailer for Highly-Anticipated Documentary Series "The Fourth Estate"
Examining the inner workings of The New York Times during President Donald J. Trump's first year in office, the four-episode docu-series will be available across Showtime platforms including On Demand and streaming on Sunday, May 27.

[04/12/18 - 01:08 PM]
Oxygen Media Presents Two-Hour Special "The Turpin 13: Family Secrets Exposed" Hosted by Soledad O'Brien on Saturday, April 28 at 6PM ET/PT
The special will take viewers on a deep dive into the story surrounding the Turpin family and the parents, David and Louise, who have been charged with keeping their children shackled and starved within the four walls of their own Perris, California home.







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[03/03/21 - 03:46 PM]
Season Two of E!'s "True Hollywood Story" Returns Monday, March 15 at 10PM ET/PT
From stories of resounding success to unfathomable loss and the darker side of fame, these specials offer exclusive interviews with new insights and never-before-heard details from the celebrities, family members, journalists and industry executives with first-hand experience.

[03/03/21 - 02:00 PM]
Apple Orders International Series "Dr. Brain" from Visionary Filmmaker Kim Jee-Woon and Starring Lee Sun-Kyun
The series marks the first Korean-language project for Apple TV+.

[03/03/21 - 01:49 PM]
Seven Bucks Productions & FlynnPictureCo.'s "Teddy and the Guardians of the Night" Lands at Netflix
In the film, stuffed teddy bears from around the world secretly come to life in order to protect children everywhere from all the things that go bump in the night.

[03/03/21 - 01:49 PM]
Apple's Animated Feature "Wolfwalkers" Earns 10 Annie Award Nominations
In addition, "Stillwater" landed a nomination for Best Preschool Series.

[03/03/21 - 01:06 PM]
A&E Network Greenlights Documentary Programming Events "Right to Offend: The Black Comedy Revolution" (wt) and "Secret Origins of Hip Hop" Featuring Busta Rhymes, Eve, Fat Joe, Grandmaster Flash, Ice-T and More
Across four hours, "Right to Offend" explores black comedy through a unique lens, tracing the evolution and social awakening of the courageous comedians who dared to push against the social constraints of their time and spoke truth to power.

[03/03/21 - 01:05 PM]
The History(R) Channel Greenlights "Fight the Power: The Protests That Changed America" from Executive Producers Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Deborah Morales
This partnership marks the second collaboration between the network and Abdul-Jabbar, who received an Emmy nomination for outstanding narrator in "Black Patriots: Heroes of the Revolution."

[03/03/21 - 01:04 PM]
The History(R) Channel Announces Slate of Premium Historical Programming Extending Its Hit "That Built" Franchise Exploring the Fascinating History Behind America's Biggest Entrepreneurial Titans and Rivalries
The announcement comes off the heels of the successful premiere of season two of "The Food That Built America," which chronicles the origin stories behind the titans who fought their way to the top of the food chain and tells the fascinating history of the rivalries between some of food's most beloved brands.

[03/03/21 - 01:03 PM]
Lifetime Welcomes Reba McEntire to the Family with Two Picture Deal
The first of the projects will be "Christmas In Tune" (working title), which will be featured as a tentpole movie for the network's annual holiday slate, "It's a Wonderful Lifetime."

[03/03/21 - 01:02 PM]
Lifetime and A&E Greenlight the Cross-Network Documentary Event "Janet," Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of Music Icon Janet Jackson's First Album
Producers Workerbee have been filming the incredible documentary for three years and have been granted exclusive access to archival footage and Janet's never before seen home videos, along with star-studded interviews.

[03/03/21 - 01:01 PM]
A+E Networks(R) First to Announce 2021 Upfront Slate, More Than 2500 Hours of New Programming, Including 70 Hours of Premium Docs, More Than 200 Movies
The company is touting more than 2500 hours of new programming in the pipeline for 2021/2022, including 70 hours of premium documentaries and 221 movies.

[03/03/21 - 12:17 PM]
IMDb TV Expands Its Lineup of Premium Original Content with New Spinoff Series of Fan Favorite Drama "Bosch"
Based on Michael Connelly's best-selling books, the new series will begin filming later this year with stars Titus Welliver, Mimi Rogers and Madison Lintz reprising their roles.

[03/03/21 - 12:00 PM]
Nickelodeon Sets the Stage for "Drama Club," An All-New Mockumentary-Style Comedy Series
From creators and executive producers Monica Sherer and Madeline Whitby, the series follows a group of middle schoolers as they shine a light on the inner workings of their school's overlooked drama club.

[03/03/21 - 11:01 AM]
Video: "Seaspiracy" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Passionate about ocean life, a filmmaker sets out to document the harm that humans do to marine species - and uncovers alarming global corruption.

[03/03/21 - 11:01 AM]
Video: All-New Promo for "The Moodys," Premiering Thursday, April 1 on FOX
The single-camera comedy series follows a tight-knit, but slightly dysfunctional, family through their misadventures.

[03/03/21 - 10:15 AM]
Billy Bob Thornton, Alfre Woodard and Rege-Jean Page Round Out Cast for "The Gray Man"
The Netflix film is based on the novel by Mark Greaney, first published in 2009 by Jove Books.