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[08/02/18 - 11:16 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 2
Updates include: Jill Scott, Michelle Buteau to star in Paramount Network's "The First Wives Club"; Rob Riggle, Kaitlin Olson join Leah Remini-led comedy pilot at FOX; and Donald Faison, Eric Nelsen cast in USA's "Erase."

[08/02/18 - 05:02 PM]
Netflix Announces K-Drama "Life"
All episodes will be available in the U.S. on September 12.

[08/02/18 - 12:04 PM]
TLC Gets a Little Bit Country with New Series "Little Life on the Prairie"
Lauren, Nate and their four-year-old daughter Juniper Webnar were born with achondroplasia dwarfism, but that hasn't stopped them from chasing big dreams.

[08/02/18 - 11:25 AM]
New Episode of ABC News' "20/20: In An Instant" Tells the Story of the Valley Fire That Eviscerated Northern California, Saturday, Aug. 4
The franchise returns for its fourth year on the Alphabet.

[08/02/18 - 11:11 AM]
Video: First Look at Season Two of "9-1-1!"
As previously announced, look for the two-night premiere beginning Sunday, September 23 on FOX.

[08/02/18 - 11:02 AM]
Ariana Grande, Shawn Mendes and Logic with Ryan Tedder Set to Perform at the 2018 "VMAs" Airing Live on Monday, August 20 at 9:00 PM ET/PT
Grande will perform her smash hit single "God is a Woman" from her forthcoming album "Sweetener."

[08/02/18 - 10:13 AM]
Now Paging... Bravo Media's "Married to Medicine" Season Six Returns on Sunday, September 2 at 8PM ET/PT
Dr. Jacqueline Walters, Dr. Simone Whitmore, Dr. Heavenly Kimes, Toya Bush-Harris, Quad Webb-Lunceford, Dr. Contessa Metcalfe and Mariah Huq are back for an all new season.

[08/02/18 - 10:11 AM]
New Pop Culture Game Show "Spin the Wheel," Executive-Produced by Justin Timberlake, and Hosted by Comedian Dax Shepard, To Air During the 2018-2019 Season on FOX
"I can't think of a better job than giving out millions of dollars to nice people," said host Dax Shepard. "It's my chance to finally be Willy Wonka."

[08/02/18 - 10:10 AM]
FOX Announces "Mental Samurai," First-Ever Obstacle Course for the Mind, Hosted and Produced by Rob Lowe, To Air During the 2018-2019 Season
"When I was 15, I won big on 'The $10,000 Pyramid,'" said Lowe. "I've loved mental competition shows ever since."

[08/02/18 - 10:09 AM]
FOX Unveils "The Masked Singer," A New Celebrity Competition Series with a Groundbreaking Twist
Nick Cannon will host the series, due in January 2019, with Ken Jeong, Jenny McCarthy, Nicole Scherzinger and Robin Thicke serving as panelists.

[08/02/18 - 10:01 AM]
Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood Return to Host "The 52nd Annual CMA Awards" on ABC
Country Music's Biggest Night will air live from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville on Wednesday, November 14.

[08/02/18 - 10:00 AM]
Viceland Greenlights New Series "American Junkie"
In South Florida, which has become Ground Zero in America's current drug crisis, addicts from all over the country arrive daily looking to get clean but instead find one the nation's fastest growing and profitable industries: rehab.

[08/02/18 - 08:31 AM]
Video: Fred Armisen and Maya Rudolph Are in This Together - Stream "Forever" September 14 with Prime Video
June (Maya Rudolph) and Oscar (Fred Armisen) live a comfortable but very predictable wedded life when suddenly they find themselves in a completely unexpected situation, raising questions about love and marriage.

[08/02/18 - 08:13 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "World of Dance" Edge CBS, FOX in Demo Race
The Peacock wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/02/18 - 08:03 AM]
Video: Trailer Debut - "Nappily Ever After," Starring Sanaa Lathan and Premiering on September 21
Adapted from best-selling author Trisha R. Thomas' novel of the same name, comes a romantic comedy following a seemingly perfect Violet Jones as she takes an emotional journey through life, love, and hair.

[08/02/18 - 08:03 AM]
A&E Network to Premiere New Docuseries "Raising Tourette's" on Wednesday, August 15 at 10PM ET/PT
Originally developed for sibling Lifetime, the series follows five families with children ranging in ages from 11 to 17.

[08/02/18 - 07:27 AM]
Stunning Renos Revive Rundown Southern Homes in New Season of HGTV's "Flip or Flop Atlanta"
Lackluster Southern homes get a complete overhaul from expert house flippers Ken and Anita Corsini in the sophomore season of the series.

[08/01/18 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 1
Updates include: Aidy Bryant-led "Shrill" ordered to series at Hulu; Amazon cancels "The Dangerous Book for Boys"; and Warner Bros. Television eyes "Alf" reboot.

[08/01/18 - 10:56 PM]
Netflix Announces Prequel to the Blockbuster Baahubali Franchise
Season one of the series will comprise nine episodes and is based on Anand Neelakantan's book, "The Rise of Sivagami."

[08/01/18 - 07:09 PM]
Statement from CBS Board of Directors
The board unanimously approved the retention of Covington & Burling and Debevoise & Plimpton to conduct a full investigation of the allegations in recent press reports about Chairman and CEO Leslie Moonves, CBS News and cultural issues at all levels of CBS.

[08/01/18 - 12:39 PM]
Cate Blanchett to Guest Star in IFC's "Documentary Now!"
In the previously announced episode "Waiting for the Artist," Blanchett stars as a world-renowned performance artist who feels pressured to put on the show of her life.

[08/01/18 - 10:41 AM]
A Teen Is Murdered, A Town Is Divided in Oxygen Media's Docu-Series "Unspeakable Crime: The Killing of Jessica Chambers" Premiering Saturday, September 15 at 7PM ET/PT
Oxygen Media takes a deep dive into the horrific December 2014 murder of Jessica Chambers, the Mississippi teen who was doused with gasoline and set on fire.

[08/01/18 - 10:03 AM]
Tom Fontana Named Executive Producer and Showrunner on Showtime Drama Series "City on a Hill"
Fontana will work closely with series creator and executive producer Chuck MacLean on the 10-episode series premiering in 2019.

[08/01/18 - 10:01 AM]
Back for a Momentous 10th Season Beginning Sunday, Oct. 7, ABC's "Shark Tank" Announces Stellar Slate of Brand-New Guest Sharks and a Former Entrepreneur Earns a Seat in the Tank as a Shark
Look for three brand-new guest Sharks including Charles Barkley, Matt Higgins and, for the first time, former "Shark Tank" entrepreneur-turned-Shark, Jamie Siminoff.

[08/01/18 - 09:59 AM]
Netflix Announces the Definitive Documentary of Icon Quincy Jones
The film will launch globally on Netflix on September 21 and have a limited theatrical release.

[08/01/18 - 09:40 AM]
Comedian Tom Papa Breaks Bread Across the Country in Brand-New Food Network Series "Baked"
"Baked" premieres Monday, September 3 with back-to-back episodes at 10:00/9:00c and 10:30/9:30c.

[08/01/18 - 09:20 AM]
Comedy Central Continues Ratings Tear in July with Double-Digit Adults 18-49 Ratings Growth in Both Total-Day and Primetime, Driven by Continued Major Growth Among Women 18-49
Comedy Central further spins the numbers for the month of July.

[08/01/18 - 08:31 AM]
Steven Spielberg's Amblin Television Lands Rights to Elaine Weiss's Book, "The Woman's Hour"
Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, Elaine Weiss, as well as Amblin Television's Co-Presidents, Darryl Frank and Justin Falvey, will serve as executive producers.

[08/01/18 - 08:10 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Continues Its Reign with "Got Talent"
The Peacock easily wins the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/01/18 - 08:01 AM]
The Con Continues - "Sneaky Pete" Season 3 Is Coming to Prime Video
Amazon formally confirmed the renewal via social media this morning.

[08/01/18 - 08:00 AM]
Meredith Roberts Named Senior Vice President, Animation Strategy, for Disney Channels
She will be responsible for leading a unified vision for the animation content produced by Disney Television Animation and other studios for Disney Junior, Disney Channel, Disney XD and related platforms.

[07/31/18 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, July 31
Updates include: Austin Abrams to lead "Less Than Zero" at Hulu; Chris Hardwick to return to NBC's "The Wall"; and Amazon's "The Wilds" casts lead quartet.

[07/31/18 - 02:15 PM]
Bangkok, Thailand, to Host the "2018 Miss Universe" Competition, Airing Live Sunday, Dec. 16, on FOX
Five-time Emmy(R) Award winner, and one of television's favorite entertainers, Steve Harvey returns to host.

[07/31/18 - 11:37 AM]
Global Powerhouse Jennifer Lopez to Receive "Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award" and Perform at the 2018 "VMAs" Airing Live on MTV Monday, August 20 at 9:00 PM ET/PT
She is also set to perform live at this year's show for the first time since 2001 and is nominated for two "VMAs" for her most recent single, "Dinero."

[07/31/18 - 11:36 AM]
Motor Trend Group Greenlights Two New Original Series Exclusively for Its Direct-to-Consumer Digital Product
Both "Uncaged" (wt) and "2018 Best Driver's Car" are scheduled to premiere this fall.

[07/31/18 - 11:35 AM]
Season Five of "Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr." Premieres Winter 2019 on PBS, Beginning January 8
On tap this season: Felicity Huffman, Andy Samberg, George R.R. Martin, Christiane Amanpour, Michael Strahan, Laura Linney, Paul Ryan, Joe Madison, Michael Moore, Sarah Silverman, Kal Penn, Michael K. Williams, Tig Notaro, Lisa Ling, Alejandro Innaritu, Chloe Sevigny and more!

[07/31/18 - 11:07 AM]
HBO Announces Series Order for "The Time Traveler's Wife"
The project is an intricate and magical love story, adapted by Steven Moffat from the much loved novel by Audrey Niffenegger.

[07/31/18 - 10:53 AM]
National Geographic Taps Into a Community of World-Renowned Wildlife Cinematographers and Photographers to Bring Viewers the Four-Night Multi-Platform Event "Yellowstone Live"
To complement the live broadcast, National Geographic will give viewers behind-the-scene access and the chance to experience more of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem on the network's Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts.

[07/31/18 - 10:35 AM]
"Flipping Out" Returns to Bravo Media on September 11 at 10PM ET/PT
As a new-ish father, America's favorite house-flipper Jeff Lewis finds himself in uncharted territory and needing to refocus his energies.

[07/31/18 - 10:01 AM]
OWN Announces Second Season Renewal of Hit Romantic Drama"Love Is ___" from Award-Winning Creators Mara Brock Akil and Salim Akil
Brock Akil serves as the series' showrunner, as well as director for the pilot and upcoming season finale episode (Tuesday, August 21).

[07/31/18 - 09:31 AM]
NBC Reshapes History with Two-Part "Timeless" Series Finale
According to executive producers Shawn Ryan and Eric Kripke, audiences can expect the "Timeless" they know and love.

[07/31/18 - 08:14 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, "Bachelorette" Hold Off NBC, "Ninja Warrior" in Demos
The Peacock however is the most-watched broadcaster last night.

[07/31/18 - 07:02 AM]
Key Art Debut - "Apostle," The New Netflix Film from Gareth Evans, Director of "The Raid"
Dan Stevens, Lucy Boynton, Mark Lewis Jones, Bill Milner, Kristine Froseth, Paul Higgins and Michael Sheen star in the film, due on October 12.

[07/30/18 - 11:49 PM]
Development Update: Monday, July 30
Updates include: ABC names judges on "Dancing with the Stars: Juniors"; Beau Bridges joins Comedy Central's "Robbie"; and Diane Guerrero cast in DC's "Doom Patrol."

[07/30/18 - 02:50 PM]
"TKO: Total Knock Out," Hosted by Comedian Kevin Hart, Will Move to Fridays Beginning with Its Next Episode on August 3
The series will air at 8:00/7:00c with "Whistleblower" moving to 9:00/8:00c.

[07/30/18 - 02:06 PM]
"Comedy Central Roast of Bruce Willis" and "Jeff Ross Presents: Roast Battle" Post Major Ratings and Viewership Increases
Comedy Central spins the numbers for Sunday, July 29.

[07/30/18 - 01:32 PM]
From the Producers of "Snapped," Oxygen Media Presents "Dying to Belong" Premiering Sunday, August 19 at 7PM ET/PT
The series will explore hauntingly fatal stories where obsession, desperation and the need to belong pushed individuals over the edge to carry out unthinkable crimes.

[07/30/18 - 01:13 PM]
Buddy Valastro and His Family Sifts Out the Competition in Discovery Family's New Series "Bake It Like Buddy"
Each week, two extremely talented, passionate and creative baking family duos face-off against each other in a fun head-to-head bake off at Carlo's Bakery in Hoboken, New Jersey.

[07/30/18 - 12:51 PM]
Report from CBS Corporation's Regularly-Scheduled Board Meeting
CBS Corporation announced today that its Board of Directors is in the process of selecting outside counsel to conduct an independent investigation.

[07/30/18 - 12:19 PM]
Hallmark Channel Heats Up with Original Movie Premieres That Travel the World During "Summer Nights"
Viewers with wanderlust will be able to travel to exotic locations including South Africa, the Caribbean and the South Pacific beaches of Fiji from the comfort of their own homes.







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[11/17/18 - 08:31 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Last Man Standing" Sparks Another FOX Victory
The network takes home top honors among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[11/16/18 - 11:47 PM]
Development Update: Friday, November 16
Updates include: Jon Cryer to play Lex Luthor on The CW's "Supergirl"; Hulu orders pilot based on Jeff Lemire's "Sweet Tooth"; and Jeffery Deaver's "The Bone Collector" eyed as drama at NBC.

[11/16/18 - 02:04 PM]
Karey Burke Named President, ABC Entertainment, Following Channing Dungey's Decision to Step Down from the Role
Upon completion of the 21st Century Fox acquisition, Ms. Burke will then report to Dana Walden, chairman, Disney Television Studios and ABC Entertainment.

[11/16/18 - 01:04 PM]
"America's Got Talent: The Champions" Announces First Group of All-Star Acts
The spin-off will bring together the world's most talented, memorable and all-around fan favorite acts from past seasons of "AGT" and around the globe from the other "Got Talent" franchises," spanning 194 territories.

[11/16/18 - 01:04 PM]
Video: "Young Justice: Outsiders" - Teaser
The animated series comes to DC Universe on Friday, January 4.

[11/16/18 - 12:17 PM]
ABC Picks Up "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." for a Seventh Season
Ming-Na Wen, Chloe Bennet, Iain De Caestecker, Elizabeth Henstridge, Henry Simmons, Natalia Cordova-Buckley and Jeff Ward star in the current sixth season, due in Summer 2019.

[11/16/18 - 11:18 AM]
Ken Jeong to Embark on the Ultimate Christmas Journey in New YouTube Original Special "Ken Jeong Cracks Christmas"
The 30-minute special will debut on the Buzzfeed YouTube channel on December 12.

[11/16/18 - 10:15 AM]
"Vice Special Report: The Panic Artists," A Behind-the-Scenes Account of the 2008 Financial Crisis, Debuts Dec. 10 on HBO
With exclusive interviews and testimony from the major players in politics and economics, the special provides the definitive look inside the most successful - and most loathed - taxpayer-funded bailout in history.

[11/16/18 - 10:02 AM]
Video: Showtime Debuts New Trailer for "SMILF" Season Two
The Frankie Shaw-led comedy returns Sunday, January 20 at 10:30/9:30c on the pay channel.

[11/16/18 - 10:00 AM]
Writer/Producer Eric Friedman Signs Overall Deal That Extends His Successful Tenure with Disney Channel
Most recently, Friedman was executive producer and showrunner of "Bizaardvark," which has wrapped production after three seasons.

[11/16/18 - 09:10 AM]
FOX Sports Reigns Supreme in Most Important Metric in All of Television: Live Sports Event Viewing
FOX Sports further spins the numbers for the year to date.

[11/16/18 - 09:00 AM]
CBS Series Score Postseason Football Spotlights
Look for a special episode of "Magnum P.I." following the AFC Championship Game on Sunday, January 20.

[11/16/18 - 08:21 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "Thursday Night Football" Continue Reign
The network leads the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/16/18 - 08:02 AM]
Netflix to Produce Animated Feature Film "Escape from Hat" from Academy Award Nominated Director Mark Osborne
Production will commence this month in New York for an expected 2022 release.

[11/16/18 - 04:56 AM]
Animal Planet and Coyote Peterson Announce the Development of First Long-Form Television Series for YouTube Star
The series will premiere on Animal Planet in 2019 and will appeal to Peterson's established 13 million-strong "Coyote Pack" as well as Animal Planet's global audience.