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[04/18/18 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 18
Updates include: Lorne Michaels locked into "Saturday Night Live" through season 50; Carla Gugino to star in Cinemax's "Jett"; and Netflix cancels "Seven Seconds" after one season.

[04/18/18 - 06:01 PM]
National Geographic Announces Mary Shelley, Creator of Frankenstein's Monster, As the Subject for Third Season of Critically Acclaimed Scripted Anthology Series "Genius"
A brilliant thinker, radical intellectual and proto-feminist, Mary Shelley (1797-1851) brought to life one of the most enduring stories of the modern age while still a teenager.

[04/18/18 - 05:16 PM]
"Brockmire" Recognized by The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum... Really
The iconic plaid sport coat and microphone from the original comedy series have been accepted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum's collection and are now on display in Cooperstown, N.Y.

[04/18/18 - 04:58 PM]
NBC Pulls "Taken" from Friday Lineup for Expanded "Dateline"
The Peacock will now finish the show's sophomore run on Saturday nights at 8:00/7:00c beginning May 26.

[04/18/18 - 04:39 PM]
National Geographic Documentary Films Acquires 2018 Sundance and SXSW Winner "Science Fair"
The film offers a front seat to the victories, defeats and motivations of an incredible group of young men and women who are on a path to change their lives, and the world, through science.

[04/18/18 - 04:38 PM]
National Geographic Greenlights Next Chapter in the "Chain of Command" Franchise
The second season of the "Chain of Command" franchise will premiere in early 2019 after National Geographic camera teams embed with the elite agency over the course of a year.

[04/18/18 - 04:37 PM]
National Geographic Greenlights Innovative Docu-Series: "In Their Own Words" (WT) from Peabody- and Emmy Award-Winning Producer/Director Tom Jennings
Tentative topics for the first season of the series include the Deepwater Horizon disaster, narco drug wars and the 2008 global financial meltdown.

[04/18/18 - 04:36 PM]
National Geographic's Critically Acclaimed Legacy Series "Explorer" to Return to the Network This Fall
The new season, currently in production, will premiere on National Geographic in 172 countries and 43 languages.

[04/18/18 - 04:35 PM]
Nat Geo WILD Unleashes 2018-19 Upfront Slate Featuring New Series and Specials That Celebrate Animals and the People Who Love Them
The announcement comes on the heels of a couple of ratings milestones for the network

[04/18/18 - 04:34 PM]
Nat Geo Mundo Announces New Biography Series Examining the Lives of Latin American Icons as Part of Exciting 2018-2019 Upfront Presentation
Headed into its seventh year, Nat Geo Mundo has unveiled an exciting slate of programming, including new and returning series, stunning wildlife specials and an expanded lineup of Spanish-language originals to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month.

[04/18/18 - 04:33 PM]
National Geographic Announces "Hostile Planet" - An Unflinching Look at the Volatility of Mother Nature and the Resilient Animals That Survive Earth's Most Extreme Habitats
Set against the backdrop of a more violent and volatile climate, the epic battles for survival take on a new urgency as animals face intensified wildfires, blizzards, droughts and downpours.

[04/18/18 - 04:32 PM]
National Geographic Announces Return of Emmy-Nominated Series "Brain Games" as Two-Hour Live Event, Premiering Fall 2018
The network also announced today the greenlight of "Yellowstone Live," a four-night global event premiering this summer that brings viewers into the heart of the United States' most epic and wild landscape: Yellowstone National Park.

[04/18/18 - 04:31 PM]
National Geographic Orders "The Hot Zone" to Series With Production to Start Later This Year
Based on the eponymous international best-seller by Richard Preston, the series recounts the terrifying true story of the origins of the Ebola virus, a highly infectious deadly virus from the central African rain forest, and its first arrival on U.S. soil.

[04/18/18 - 04:30 PM]
National Geographic's Further Front Serves Up Progressive and Immersive Evening with Best-in-Class Storytellers and Curiosity Seekers
"National Geographic has become the destination for the best-in-class creatives, who want to partner with us on big, bold premium and entertaining content," said Courteney Monroe.

[04/18/18 - 02:16 PM]
A+E Networks Inks Overall Production and First-Look Development Deal with Award-Winning Journalist Elizabeth Vargas
The centerpiece of the agreement will make Vargas the face of the network's new nonfiction primetime journalistic banner A&E Investigates(TM).

[04/18/18 - 12:29 PM]
Catherine Bell and Cameron Mathison Begin Production in Fiji on Hallmark Channel's "A Summer to Remember" (wt)
Shooting on location in Fiji, the movie is set to premiere during the network's upcoming, annual "Summer Nights" programming event that celebrates the fun of the season.

[04/18/18 - 12:01 PM]
Velocity Is the New Home in the U.S. and Canada for Live Flag-to-Flag Coverage of the Iconic "24 Hours of Le Mans"
Under the agreement, Velocity and Motor Trend will also live broadcast the full FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) "Super Season", which begins with the Spa-Francorchamps event this May.

[04/18/18 - 11:05 AM]
Sundance Now Greenlights Second Season of Original Relationship Dramedy "This Close"
"This Close" will begin production on its eight-episode second season in summer 2018 in Los Angeles.

[04/18/18 - 11:02 AM]
MTV Reinvents "Yo! MTV Raps" Across Linear and Digital Platforms Kicking Off with 30th Anniversary Live Event at Barclays Center on June 1st
Tickets to the show go on sale on Friday, April 20 at 10AM ET.

[04/18/18 - 11:00 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Closes Out Season 43 with an All-Star Line-Up and Three Back-to-Back Shows
Amy Schumer (May 12) and Tina Fey (May 19) will join the previously announced host Donald Glover (May 5).

[04/18/18 - 11:00 AM]
CBS Announces 11 More Series Renewals for 2018-2019
Combined with previously announced pickups, CBS has now renewed 17 series for next year, including its entire Tuesday and Friday night lineups.

[04/18/18 - 10:23 AM]
Syfy Picks Up Image's Killer High School Comic "Deadly Class" to Series
The story is set in the counter-culture of the late 1980s and tells the story of a teenager who is recruited into an elite private school filled with the children of crime families and affluent criminals.

[04/18/18 - 10:00 AM]
truTV Orders Season Two of "At Home with Amy Sedaris"
Academy Award(R)-winning production company A24 is on board to produce the sophomore season of the scripted series, which will go into production later this year.

[04/18/18 - 09:32 AM]
Giada De Laurentiis Celebrates Summer Days and Nights with Brand-New Series "Giada on the Beach"
"Summer weekends with Giada are filled with family, friends and food at the beach," said Courtney White.

[04/18/18 - 09:00 AM]
ABC's "Sunday Fun & Games" Returns, Sunday, June 10
Look for "Celebrity Family Feud," "The $100,000 Pyramid" and "To Tell the Truth" back-to-back starting at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/18/18 - 08:39 AM]
Landscape Experts Chris Lambton and Sara Bendrick Revive Drab Home Exteriors in New DIY Network Series "Lawn & Order"
Premiering Saturday, May 12, the 10-episode season will feature Chris and Sara as they create beautiful designs for lackluster front yards and team up with homeowners to rip out existing lawns.

[04/18/18 - 08:12 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, "Roseanne" Top Demos; CBS Leads Total Viewers
The Alphabet continued its adults 18-49 reign last night, as did the Eye in total audience.

[04/18/18 - 08:06 AM]
Tony Award Nominees Sara Bareilles and Josh Groban to Host "The 72nd Annual Tony Awards(R)," Sunday, June 10 on CBS
This will be both Bareilles' and Groban's first time hosting the show.

[04/18/18 - 07:56 AM]
Netflix Announces True Crime Series "The Staircase"
Netflix will air three brand new episodes alongside the original 2004 series.

[04/18/18 - 07:18 AM]
FOX Sports Premieres "Phenoms" Soccer Documentary Mini-Series at Tribeca Film Festival(R) Ahead of Network TV Debut
Look for the five-part series to air across three Fridays on FOX beginning May 25.

[04/18/18 - 07:14 AM]
Netflix Announces All New Original Comedy Series, "Turn Up Charlie," Created by Idris Elba and Gary Reich
Elba also stars as Charlie, a struggling DJ and eternal bachelor, who's given a final chance at success when he reluctantly becomes a manny to his famous best friend's problem-child daughter.

[04/18/18 - 07:08 AM]
Netflix Continues to Bring New and Diverse Stories from Europe, Middle East and Africa to the World
The streaming service also reveals premiere dates for "GLOW" season two (June 29), "The Innocents" (August 24) and much more!

[04/18/18 - 07:03 AM]
Terry Bradshaw, Howie Long and Michael Strahan Lead New "Thursday Night Football Pregame Show" Live from New York City
In January, FOX Sports was awarded a five-year deal for Thursday Night Football that includes games between Weeks 4-15 (excluding Thanksgiving night) to be broadcast on FOX, simulcast via NFL Network and distributed in Spanish on FOX Deportes.

[04/18/18 - 05:23 AM]
"The Wave" Hits Netflix - Netflix Announces Third Original Series from Germany
Inspired by a real experiment that shocked the world and the highly acclaimed hit movie, "The Wave" follows a group of rebellious teenagers.

[04/18/18 - 04:14 AM]
"Stranger Things" Season Three Casting Announcement
Cary Elwes and Jake Busey are both on tap for the show's upcoming third season.

[04/18/18 - 02:58 AM]
Netflix Announces First Dutch Original Series Going Into Production in 2018
In the liberal city of Amsterdam, these Dutch students have it all: youth, wealth, sex, power... and the portal to a demonic world from the Dutch Golden Age they opened by accident.

[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.







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[11/13/18 - 08:01 AM]
ESPN's "Monday Night Football": Giants-49ers Up 19 Percent Year-Over-Year
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, November 12.

[11/13/18 - 08:01 AM]
"Drunk History" and "Corporate" Return with New Episodes and A-List Guest Stars Starting Tuesday, January 15
Evan Rachel Wood, Seth Rogen, Elijah Wood, Jack McBrayer and Will Ferrell will visit the former while Kyra Sedgwick, Elizabeth Perkins, Kristen Schaal, Sasheer Zamata, Baron Vaughn and Andy Richter will drop by the latter.

[11/13/18 - 07:25 AM]
"Game of Thrones" Launches #ForTheThrone to Kickoff the Final Season
The series is heading into its final, six-episode season in April 2019.

[11/13/18 - 06:03 AM]
Video: Alfonso Cuaron's "Roma" - Official Trailer Debut
The film will be released globally on Netflix on December 14 with an expanded theatrical release in the U.S. and international markets.

[11/13/18 - 06:00 AM]
Eric Church Added as a Performer at "The 52nd Annual CMA Awards"
Church is a 25-time CMA Awards nominee and three-time winner, having won Album of the Year in both 2012 and 2016 as well as Musical Event of the Year in 2015.

[11/12/18 - 01:03 PM]
truTV's "Those Who Can't" Returns January 14 with Season 3 Premiere
The comedy follows the faculty members of the fictional Smoot High in Denver, Colorado who are more inept than the kids they teach, and the outlandish exploits that take place inside the school's walls.

[11/12/18 - 12:37 PM]
Sam Worthington to Star in Untitled Brad Anderson Film for Netflix
A man must find his courage and hold onto his sanity when his wife and daughter disappear in the middle of an ER visit.

[11/12/18 - 12:10 PM]
Netflix Makes Overall Deal with Marti Noxon
Under the deal, Noxon will produce new series programming exclusively for Netflix.

[11/12/18 - 12:00 PM]
CBS All Access Orders True-Crime Series "Interrogation"
The series is based on a true story that spanned more than 30 years, in which a young man was charged and convicted of brutally murdering his mother.

[11/12/18 - 11:59 AM]
"The Rap Game," "Bring It!" & "Married at First Sight" Return This January on Lifetime
The latter returns Tuesday, January 1 with a special two-hour premiere.

[11/12/18 - 11:58 AM]
"RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars" Ruveals Guest Judges for Highly Anticipated Fourth Season Premiering Friday, December 14th at 8:00 PM ET/PT
RuPaul will be joined by a star-studded line-up of celebrities, alongside show regulars Michelle Visage, Carson Kressley, and Ross Mathews, as they decide who will stay, lip-sync for their legacy, or "sashay away."

[11/12/18 - 10:30 AM]
Video: "CBS All Access'" "No Activity" Struts Its Stuff with Season Two Trailer and Key Art
Season two finds us back in Car 27 with SDPD Detectives Cullen and Tolbeck as they stake out the seedy underbelly of a cockfighting ring.

[11/12/18 - 10:22 AM]
Video: WGN America Releases Key Art, First Trailer and Sets Premiere Date of Its Anticipated Religious Crime Drama Series "Pure" for Wednesday, January 23
Starring Ryan Robbins and Alex Paxton-Beesley, the one-hour drama takes viewers on a journey down a secretive subculture through the eyes of a conflicted, good-hearted man trying to shield his family and preserve his faith.

[11/12/18 - 10:01 AM]
The CW Network Sets Initial Midseason Moves for January 2019
"Roswell, New Mexico" will launch Tuesday, January 15 following "The Flash."

[11/12/18 - 09:04 AM]
"Full Frontal with Samantha Bee" Presents "Christmas on I.C.E." - Holiday Special to Air Wednesday, December 19 at 10:30pm ET/PT on TBS
Bee will be joined at New York's historic PlayStation Theater by special guests including skating superstar and Olympic medalist Adam Rippon.