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[08/03/18 - 11:45 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 3
Updates include: FX renews "American Horror Story," tables "Feud"; Showtime rescinds series order for "Guantanamo"; and Sony Pictures Television mulls reboot of "The Facts of Life."

[08/03/18 - 04:24 PM]
NBC to Encore "Making It" Premiere This Saturday and Sunday
Look for rebroadcasts on Saturday, August 4 at 8:00/7:00c and Sunday, August 5 at 7:00/6:00c.

[08/03/18 - 01:31 PM]
Ava DuVernay's Central Park Scripted Drama Adds Powerful Female Lineup to Cast
Niecy Nash, Aunjanue Ellis, Kylie Bunbury, Marsha Stephanie Blake and Storm Reid will join the previously announced Michael K. Williams, Vera Farmiga, John Leguizamo, Felicity Huffman, Jharrel Jerome and Jovan Adepo.

[08/03/18 - 12:51 PM]
Discovery Channel's 30th Anniversary of Shark Week Swims to Ratings Success as Cable's #1 Network in Prime Among All 25-54s, 18-49s and 18-34s
Discovery Channel further spins the numbers for the programming stunt to date.

[08/03/18 - 12:02 PM]
"The Circus" Returns to Showtime on Sunday, September 16 at 8 PM ET/PT
As the country readies for one of the most consequential midterm elections in recent history, the third season of the groundbreaking political documentary series returns with nine new episodes.

[08/03/18 - 10:30 AM]
Disney Channel Greenlights Live-Action Comedy Series "Gabby Duran & The Unsittables"
Based upon the novel written by Elise Allen and Daryle Conners, this single-cam live-action comedy series stars 12-year-old newcomer Kylie Cantrall as the titular character.

[08/03/18 - 10:13 AM]
Video: YouTube Debuts Official Trailer for "Sugar" Executive Produced by Adam Levine
The series features some of music's biggest artists where they surprise their most inspiring fans who have given back to their communities in empowering ways.

[08/03/18 - 10:04 AM]
FX+ Is Now Available to All FX Subscribers
This new way to access the service will now make FX+ available to approximately 90 million subscribers in the United States.

[08/03/18 - 10:03 AM]
FX Orders Year Four of "Fargo" Starring Chris Rock
Set in 1950, the new season features two criminal syndicates who have struck an uneasy peace: one Italian, one African American.

[08/03/18 - 10:02 AM]
FX Orders Limited Series "Shogun"
The project, based on the best-selling novel by James Clavell, had been in the works at FOX back in 2013.

[08/03/18 - 10:01 AM]
FX Picks Up New Limited Series "Devs"
Sonoya Mizuno, Nick Offerman, Jin Ha, Zach Grenier, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Cailee Spaeny and Alison Pill will star in the project, which had previously been developed as a pilot.

[08/03/18 - 09:25 AM]
Bravo Media Beats the Heat with Some Maryland Shade on the "Real Housewives of Potomac" Two-Part Reunion Premiering Sunday, August 12 at 8PM ET/PT
Gizelle Bryant, Karen Huger, Ashley Darby, Robyn Dixon, Monique Samuels and Candiace Dillard hit the couch to look back at this season's most dramatic moments, air out their differences, and put one another in check.

[08/03/18 - 09:21 AM]
Kevin Kwan Drama Series from Robert Simonds' STXtv in Development at Amazon Studios
The yet-to-be titled series is a globe-hopping drama set amongst Hong Kong's most influential and powerful family and the business empire they control.

[08/03/18 - 09:02 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Preseason Kicks Off on Top for NBC
The Peacock takes home top honors in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[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!







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[08/19/19 - 02:16 PM]
Paramount Network's "I Am Patrick Swayze" Delivers 2 Million Total Viewers on August 18
Paramount Network spins the numbers for Sunday, August 18.

[08/19/19 - 01:25 PM]
Hip Hop Royalty Spills the Tea in WE tv's Tell-All Series "Untold Stories of Hip Hop" Hosted by Angie Martinez
Cardi B, Snoop Dogg, Queen Latifah, Ice Cube, Nelly, A$AP Rocky, DJ Khaled, Wyclef Jean, Ja Rule, Fat Joe and more are featured in the series.

[08/19/19 - 11:59 AM]
HBO Max Lands Original Soderbergh Film "Let Them All Talk" (WT)
Meryl Streep, Candice Bergen, Dianne Wiest, Lucas Hedges and Gemma Chan star in the film.

[08/19/19 - 11:07 AM]
"Yellowstone" Tops TV on August 14 Among Key P18-49 and P25-54 Demos
Paramount Network further spins the numbers for Wednesday, August 14.

[08/19/19 - 10:33 AM]
Dan Stevens Joins Will Ferrell, Rachel McAdams and Pierce Brosnan in "Eurovision"
Stevens will star as Alexander Lemtov, a Russian contestant in the Eurovision song contest.

[08/19/19 - 10:03 AM]
Video: "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" Season 3 Teaser Available Now
Look for the show's third season Friday, December 6 on Amazon Prime Video.

[08/19/19 - 10:00 AM]
"In the Shadow of the Towers: Stuyvesant High on 9/11," Documentary Exploring September 11th Through the Eyes and Lives of Stuyvesant High School Students Debuts Sept. 11, Exclusively on HBO
The film revisits the events of 9/11 through conversations with eight Stuyvesant alumni who, as teenagers, lived through the attack and whose lives were forever changed by it.

[08/19/19 - 10:00 AM]
Newcomer Izabela Rose Leads Ensemble Cast for New Disney Channel Original Movie "Upside-Down Magic"
Production begins today and the movie is slated to air next summer.

[08/19/19 - 09:51 AM]
VH1 Greenlights New Seasons of "RuPaul's Drag Race" and "RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars"
"RuPaul's Drag Race" has been greenlit for a twelfth season, welcoming a fresh faced batch of fabulous drag queens eager to prove to the world that they have what it takes to become "America's Next Drag Superstar."

[08/19/19 - 09:30 AM]
CBS Announces Contract Extension with James Corden - Acclaimed Host of "Late Late Show" Signed Through 2022
"James Corden has burned his way to the top of American television with a daring, energetic and inventive broadcast that stands out in the late night space," said David Nevins.

[08/19/19 - 09:01 AM]
The 2019 Black Girls Rock!(R) Awards Return to New Jersey Performing Arts Center on Sunday, August 25 Hosted by Emmy-Nominated Actress Niecy Nash
The broadcast will premiere on Sunday, September 8 at 8:00/7:00c on BET.

[08/19/19 - 09:00 AM]
Netflix Teams with Master Organizers Clea Shearer and Joanna Teplin for a New Unscripted Series
The series follows master organizers Clea Shearer and Joanna Teplin as they dramatically transform the lives of their clients by conquering clutter with their signature style.

[08/19/19 - 08:50 AM]
Tamron Hall Returns to Investigation Discovery for All-New Season of "Deadline: Crime"
Look for the first of eight new episodes on Sunday, September 8 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/19/19 - 08:35 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Preseason Pushes FOX in Front
The network wins the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[08/19/19 - 08:08 AM]
Production Begins on Third Season of Emmy(R)-Nominated "Killing Eve" After a Record-Breaking Season Two
Dame Harriet Walter and Danny Sapani have both joined the cast of the new season.