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[06/28/18 - 11:51 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 28
Updates include: FOX shutters freshman comedy "Ghosted"; Danny McBride, John Goodman to lead HBO's "The Righteous Gemstones"; and Amazon orders three young adult projects to pilot.

[06/28/18 - 02:56 PM]
YouTube Orders New Comedy "Weird City" from Jordan Peele and Charlie Sanders
The series is an anthology set in the not-too-distant future metropolis of Weird.

[06/28/18 - 02:04 PM]
"Jersey Shore Family Vacation" Returns This August
Cable's #1 series in 18-49 brings the housemates back to where it all began, New Jersey, and takes them on a vacation to Las Vegas for more fist pumping and grand antics.

[06/28/18 - 01:34 PM]
TLC Announces "90 Day Fiance: Happily Ever After?" Goes Live for the First Time and New Season of "90 Day Fiance: Before the 90 Days"
The action packed night begins with the continuation of "90 Day Fiance: Happily Ever After?" and some of the most jaw-dropping moments in franchise history.

[06/28/18 - 01:24 PM]
A Serial Killer's Rage Strangles a City in Investigation Discovery's "Bad Henry"
Look for the two-hour special on Tuesday, July 24 at 9:00/8:00c.

[06/28/18 - 01:00 PM]
Keegan-Michael Key Joining Eddie Murphy in Netflix's "Dolemite Is My Name!"
Wesley Snipe, Mike Epps, Craig Robinson, Tituss Burgess and Da'Vine Joy Randolph also star in the Rudy Ray Moore biopic.

[06/28/18 - 12:32 PM]
Showtime(R) Brings Its Hit Drama "The Chi" and Hot New Comedy "Black Monday" to 2018 Essence Festival(R)
Regina Hall returns to the Festival after the success of "Girls Trip" to debut the first footage from the highly anticipated new Showtime comedy series.

[06/28/18 - 12:22 PM]
"The Purge" Is Coming to the Small Screen This September 4 on USA
Film creator James DeMonaco serves as writer and executive producer, while a host of familiar talent also contributes.

[06/28/18 - 12:04 PM]
Junked Wrecks Turn Into Cold Hard Cash an All New Season of "Junkyard Empire"
In every episode, the hunt is on for big, washed up metal-cars, motorcycles, buses and heavy equipment-from police impounds, private auctions, dealers, random driveways or old lots.

[06/28/18 - 12:01 PM]
Netflix to Adapt "Midnight's Children" Into Global Original Series
Based on Sir Salman Rushdie's book, the project follows the life of Saleem Sinai, born on the stroke of midnight on August 15, 1947, the time of India's independence.

[06/28/18 - 12:01 PM]
Go Team Venture! Season Seven of "The Venture Bros." Returns August 5th on Adult Swim
Each half-hour action-packed episode is based on the true-life escapades of America's favorite family of super scientists and the inescapable agents of their downfall.

[06/28/18 - 11:35 AM]
Roasters Announced: Edward Norton, Cybill Shepherd, Kevin Pollak, Dom Irrera, Nikki Glaser, Lil Rel Howery and Jeff Ross to Join Roast Master Joseph Gordon-Levitt for the "Roast of Bruce Willis"
The event (#BruceWillisRoast) will tape at the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles on Saturday, July 14 and will premiere on Sunday, July 29 on Comedy Central.

[06/28/18 - 11:17 AM]
Bravo Media's "The Real Housewives of Dallas" Returns for Season Three on Wednesday, August 15 at 9 PM ET/PT
Returning housewives, Cary Deuber, Stephanie Hollman, LeeAnne Locken, Brandi Redmond, D'Andra Simmons and Kameron Westcott, jump back in the saddle for another wild season filled with new beginnings, unlikely friendships, acrimonious accusations and lots of horsing around.

[06/28/18 - 11:09 AM]
Ismael Cruz Cordova Joins EPIX(R) Spy Drama "Berlin Station"
The series, which also welcomed new showrunner Jason Horwitch this season, is slated to return to EPIX later this year.

[06/28/18 - 10:32 AM]
FX Networks Sets Premiere Dates for Its New and Returning Series This Fall
"Mayans M.C.," the next chapter in Kurt Sutter's award-winning "Sons of Anarchy" saga, premieres Tuesday, September 4.

[06/28/18 - 10:30 AM]
FOX Announces Fall Premiere Dates for the 2018-2019 Season
Look for special NFL doubleheaders on Sundays to help launch "Rel" (September 9) and the new season of "9-1-1" (September 23).

[06/28/18 - 10:01 AM]
Highly Anticipated Adaptation of the International Hit Video Game Franchise "Halo" to Launch At Showtime(R)
Writer Kyle Killen and director Rupert Wyatt will spearhead the project, which will begin production in early 2019.

[06/28/18 - 09:22 AM]
"Grantchester" Welcomes Tom Brittney as New Clergyman
James Norton, who plays the charismatic, jazz-loving clergyman, Sidney Chambers, will make his final appearance during this fourth series.

[06/28/18 - 09:16 AM]
Hivemind Acquires Hit Comic Series "Gideon Falls" for TV Adaptation Following Multi-Studio Bidding War
An atmospheric thriller colliding rural mystery and urban horror, the series follows an ensemble cast of seemingly random strangers as they become drawn into a mystery connected to a long-forgotten local legend.

[06/28/18 - 08:54 AM]
"Barnwood Builders" Returns to DIY Network for Season 7 Premiering Sunday, July 15, at 9 p.m. ET/PT
The fresh 13 episodes will follow Mark Bowe and his team as they reclaim centuries-old cabins and barns and transform them into stunning modern structures.

[06/28/18 - 08:35 AM]
Guy Fieri Trades His Wheels for Fins as He Dives Into "Shark Week" on Discovery Channel
An expert in the culinary world, Guy Fieri has finally met his match when he goes spikes to fins with the ultimate feeding machines of the sea in "Guy Fieri's Feeding Frenzy."

[06/28/18 - 08:30 AM]
Video: A Feisty Elf, A Personal Demon, And A Princess Who Can Drink You Under the Table Welcome to Dreamland with First Look Teaser for "Disenchantment"
From the mind of Matt Groening, comes the 10-episode adult animated comedy fantasy series, "Disenchantment," launching on Netflix, August 17.

[06/28/18 - 08:20 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Brother" Returns on Top for CBS
The Eye's summer mainstay however returns down from a year ago among adults 18-49.

[06/28/18 - 08:06 AM]
Video: Trailer Debut - "The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society" Starring Lily James and Michiel Huisman and Directed By Mike Newell
Based on the novel by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows, the Netflix original film premieres August 10.

[06/28/18 - 08:01 AM]
Introducing DC Universe: A First-of-Its-Kind Digital Subscription Service Designed Especially for Fans
With membership, fans will enjoy all-new original live-action and animated series, classic TV series and films, a curated selection of digital comic books, breaking news, an expansive DC-centric encyclopedia, and access to exclusive merchandise.

[06/28/18 - 08:01 AM]
"Ronny Chieng: International Student" to Premiere as Comedy Central's First App-Exclusive Half-Hour TV Series
Beginning Monday, August 13, fans can binge-watch all seven episodes of the half-hour scripted television show, which will be available to stream exclusively on the Comedy Central App.

[06/27/18 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, June 27
Updates include: Grace Park joins "A Million Little Things" at ABC; AMC's "NOS4A2" sets first cast members; and ABC extends cast options on comedy pilot "Steps."

[06/27/18 - 03:01 PM]
Krysten Ritter Directing an Episode of "Marvel's Jessica Jones" Season 3
"The entire crew and cast has become family to me, and I'm so appreciative of the opportunity to work with our incredible team in this new way," said Ritter.

[06/27/18 - 11:45 AM]
EPIX(R) Sets Premiere Date for "The Contender," Reveals 16 Fighters Vying for the Champion Belt
The highly anticipated 12-episode season, from MGM Television and Paramount Television, will premiere on Friday, August 24 at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/27/18 - 11:44 AM]
MTV's "Nick Cannon Presents: Wild 'N Out" Returns for Season 11 - Thursday, July 12
This season's star-studded roster includes Rick Ross, TIP & Hustle Gang, Vic Mensa, KeKe Palmer, Winnie Harlow, Matt Barnes, Trick Daddy, Amara La Negra, Rich The Kid, Tyga, Justine Skye, Cordell Broadus, and many more.

[06/27/18 - 11:16 AM]
Netflix's "Raising Dion" Casts Its Two Leads
Ja'Siah Young and Alisha Wainwright join previously announced cast members Jason Ritter, Jazmyn Simon, and Michael B. Jordan.

[06/27/18 - 10:30 AM]
FOX Renews "Gordon Ramsay's 24 Hours to Hell and Back" for a Second Season
"Gordon gives 100% in everything he does, and he took on the task of turning these restaurants around wholeheartedly," said Rob Wade.

[06/27/18 - 10:03 AM]
Open Up the Cooler and Get Ready for Summer Fun in New Series "Ultimate Summer Cook-Off"
Host Eddie Jackson challenges the chefs over four episodes, as each competitor must take on two rounds of summer culinary heats that test their skill and creativity.

[06/27/18 - 10:00 AM]
Alyson Hannigan Joins "Pure" in WGN America's Upcoming Mennonite Crime Drama
She will play "Esther Dunkel," a lapsed Mennonite who is nobody's fool and has been helping her lawyer-boyfriend funnel a fortune in cartel cash through a local bank.

[06/27/18 - 09:45 AM]
Get Back in the Saddle September 14 with "BoJack Horseman" Season 5
BoJack spilled the beans about the show's return to a lucky fan today on Twitter.

[06/27/18 - 09:36 AM]
Grammy-Nominated Artists Christina Milian and Leona Lewis and Actress Zulay Henao Join Season Two of Sony Crackle Original Drama Series "The Oath"
Additionally, actor and director Kevin Connolly will guest star and direct multiple episodes for the gritty drama series.

[06/27/18 - 08:13 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "America's Got Talent" Keeps NBC on Top
The Peacock easily wins the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/27/18 - 08:06 AM]
Former NFL Game Official Terry McAulay Joins NBC Sports as "Sunday Night Football" Rules Analyst
McAulay joins NBC Sports following his recent retirement after 20 years as an on-field NFL game official, and a college football officiating administrator for the past 10 seasons.

[06/27/18 - 06:16 AM]
"Flip or Flop" Star Christina El Moussa Signs HGTV Deal For New Original Series
The eight-episode series titled "Christina on the Coast" will showcase Christina as she expands her design business in Southern California.

[06/27/18 - 06:01 AM]
Piper Perabo and JJ Feild Join Idris Elba in New Netflix Original Comedy Series "Turn Up Charlie"
The series centers on Charlie (Elba), a struggling DJ and eternal bachelor who is given a final chance at success when he reluctantly becomes a manny to his famous best friend's problem-child daughter.

[06/26/18 - 11:45 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, June 26
Updates include: Jeremy Irons signs onto HBO's "Watchmen" pilot; Callie Thorne to star in Denis Leary's "Erase" at USA; and FOX looks to import puppet show "Les Guignols."

[06/26/18 - 04:49 PM]
MTV's "Fear Factor" Returns with Celebrity Episodes - Tuesday, July 17
Hosted by Ludacris, the series will include 10, one-hour celebrity episodes filled with new stunts inspired by urban legends, popular scary movies and viral videos from today's cultural zeitgeist.

[06/26/18 - 02:01 PM]
WWE(R) Secures Multi-Year Media Rights Deals with USA Network and Fox Sports
As part of these five-year agreements, "Monday Night Raw" will continue to air on USA Network; and Fox Sports will distribute "SmackDown Live" each Friday on Fox broadcast network.

[06/26/18 - 01:00 PM]
"L.A.'s Finest" Starring Gabrielle Union and Jessica Alba to Premier Exclusively on Spectrum
The one-hour, female-driven, action-packed drama series stars and is executive produced by Gabrielle Union and Jessica Alba.

[06/26/18 - 12:00 PM]
Power, Corruption and Controversial Death Explored in Investigation Discovery's New Documentary, "Sugar Town"
The two-hour special premieres Monday, August 6 at 8:00/7:00c.

[06/26/18 - 11:32 AM]
Freeform's "The Bold Type" Posts New Season Highs Across All Key Demos
Freeform further spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 19.

[06/26/18 - 11:03 AM]
Emmy Award Winner Louis J. Horvitz to Direct E!'s Inaugural Telecast of the "People's Choice Awards"
Airing on Sunday, November 11, and held at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California, the 44th annual "People's Choice Awards" will air globally across E!'s 17 international channels reaching 153 countries in 24 languages.

[06/26/18 - 11:00 AM]
Freeform Brings Scales, Not Scrubs, to San Diego Comic-Con
Freeform announced today that it will be bringing the cast and executive producers of the critically acclaimed, mermaid drama "Siren" to San Diego Comic-Con on Thursday, July 19.

[06/26/18 - 10:47 AM]
Academy Award Winner Tarell Alvin McCraney (Moonlight) Unveils Ensemble Cast for OWN's New Original Drama "David Makes Man," Including Emmy Nominee Phylicia Rashad
Production will begin on the drama this summer in Orlando, Florida, for a 2019 premiere.

[06/26/18 - 10:19 AM]
Mark Wahlberg and Peter Berg Team on Netflix's "Wonderland"
The film is being adapted from "Robert B. Parker's Wonderland", written by Ace Atkins.







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[10/11/19 - 06:55 AM]
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