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[11/01/18 - 11:52 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, November 1
Updates include: truTV cancels "Talk Show the Game Show"; Virginia Madsen cast in DC Universe's "Swamp Thing"; and comedian Anjelah Johnson to star in NBC comedy pilot.

[11/01/18 - 03:02 PM]
"Watership Down" - Coming to BBC One This Christmas
The series, due on Christmas Day, is a co-production between BBC One and Netflix.

[11/01/18 - 02:22 PM]
"Full Frontal with Samantha Bee" Gets Voters to the Polls
Look for a bonus episode on Monday, November 5 in addition to its regularly scheduled installment on Wednesday, November 7.

[11/01/18 - 01:44 PM]
Hulu Adds "King of The Hill" and Locks in Exclusive Streaming Rights to "Family Guy," "Bob's Burgers," "American Dad!," "The Cleveland Show" and "Futurama"
Hulu has added all 13 seasons of "King of The Hill" exclusively to its service.

[11/01/18 - 01:15 PM]
Social Justice Leader Bryan Stevenson to Receive First-Ever People's Champion Award Presented by John Legend at "The E! People's Choice Awards" Telecast Live on Sunday, November 11
Critically acclaimed, multi-award winning singer-songwriter and philanthropist John Legend will present the award and also perform during a tribute to Stevenson.

[11/01/18 - 01:10 PM]
BYUtv Comes "Home for Christmas" with Movies, Music and Memories This Holiday Season
Highlights include the 15th annual "Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir" starring Sutton Foster and Hugh Bonneville.

[11/01/18 - 11:08 AM]
"The Brady Bunch" Cast Reunites to Kick Off Production of HGTV Renovation Series at Iconic Television Family Home
"A Very Brady Renovation" will feature Barry Williams (Greg), Maureen McCormick (Marcia), Christopher Knight (Peter), Eve Plumb (Jan), Mike Lookinland (Bobby) and Susan Olsen (Cindy).

[11/01/18 - 10:31 AM]
"Jon Glaser Loves Gear" Season 2 Returns January 9 on truTV
Joining the cast in the 10-episode sophomore season are Bowen Yang and guest star Christine Taylor.

[11/01/18 - 10:30 AM]
Travis Braun Bets on Disney
Currently, Braun serves as creator and co-executive producer on the upcoming Disney Channel series "Fast Layne" and Disney Junior's upcoming series "T.O.T.S.," both set to premiere in 2019.

[11/01/18 - 09:32 AM]
Jason Aldean With Miranda Lambert, Garth Brooks, Luke Combs, Midland and Brett Young Added as Performers for "The 52nd Annual CMA Awards"
Previously announced performers include Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks Bentley with Brothers Osborne, Luke Bryan, Kenny Chesney, Dan + Shay, Florida Georgia Line with Bebe Rexha, Kacey Musgraves, Old Dominion, Pistol Annies, Thomas Rhett, Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban.

[11/01/18 - 09:30 AM]
Amazon Studios Signs First Look Television Deal with Oscar Winner Barry Jenkins' Pastel
Jenkins is slated to direct the entire limited series for Amazon Studios of the upcoming highly anticipated "The Underground Railroad," based on Colson Whitehead's Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award-winning novel.

[11/01/18 - 09:02 AM]
Showtime(R) Announces "Penny Dreadful: City of Angels"
A spiritual descendant of the "Penny Dreadful" story set in Victorian-era London, the next chapter opens in 1938 Los Angeles, a time and place deeply infused with Mexican-American folklore and social tension.

[11/01/18 - 09:00 AM]
It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year at Disney-ABC Television with the Annual "25 Days of Christmas" Programming Event Airing Across All Channels
Beginning December 1, ABC, Freeform, Disney Channel, Disney XD and Disney Junior will be airing holiday-themed programming and entertainment for the whole family throughout the month, leading up to Christmas Day.

[11/01/18 - 08:17 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Halloween in Viewers, Demos
The Peacock takes home the honors in both categories on the holiday evening.

[11/01/18 - 08:17 AM]
VH1 to Premiere "RuPaul's Drag Race Holi-slay Spectacular" Featuring Returning Franchise Superstars on Friday, December 7 at 8:00 PM ET/PT
Eureka O'Hara, Jasmine Masters, Kim Chi, Latrice Royale, Mayhem Miller, Shangela, Sonique and Trixie Mattel will compete for the title of America's first "Drag Race Xmas Queen."

[11/01/18 - 07:06 AM]
Video: "Stranger Things" - Stranger Things Day - Netflix
Join the streaming service this November 6 to celebrate all things Stranger on the anniversary of the day it all began.

[11/01/18 - 07:05 AM]
Video: "Vai Anitta" - Official Trailer - Netflix
"Vai Anitta" is a Netflix original documentary that shows the work, strategy, laughter, and drama behind the success of the diva for a new generation.

[11/01/18 - 07:00 AM]
International Pop Singer-Songwriter Rita Ora to Perform Live on "The E! People's Choice Awards," Airing Sunday, November 11 from 9:00 - 11:00PM ET/PT
Ora will perform a song from her debut U.S. album "Phoenix," dropping November 23.

[11/01/18 - 06:30 AM]
Video: Netflix Debuts Trailer for "The Christmas Chronicles"
Kurt Russell stars as Santa Claus in the holiday film.

[11/01/18 - 06:01 AM]
"The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show Holiday Special" to Air on ABC, Sunday, Dec. 2
Bebe Rexha, The Chainsmokers, Halsey, Kelsea Ballerini, Rita Ora, Shawn Mendes and The Struts are among those slated to perform.

[10/31/18 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 31
Updates include: Hannah Simone, Leslie Odom, Jr. to star in ABC comedies; Netflix's "The Witcher" rounds out cast; and "Wheel of Fortune," "Jeopardy!" hosts locked in through 2022.

[10/31/18 - 03:19 PM]
BET Networks Licenses "Carl Weber's The Family Business" Crime Drama for Eight Jaw-Dropping Installments Starting Tuesday, November 13 at 9 PM ET/PT
Originally developed and produced as an indie film franchise, BET has licensed the content to air this dynamic production in an explosive way.

[10/31/18 - 03:17 PM]
"The Ranch" Has Been Renewed for a 20-Episode Fourth Season
The pickup was announced via social media by the streaming service.

[10/31/18 - 01:00 PM]
"Saturday Night Live" Returns Nov. 3 with Jonah Hill and Maggie Rogers
They'll be followed by Liev Schreiber and Lil Wayne on November 10.

[10/31/18 - 12:44 PM]
Netflix Greenlights "Castlevania" Season 3
The streaming service broke the news via the show's social media page.

[10/31/18 - 12:24 PM]
FOX Sports Films' "Magnify" Series Celebrates One Year Anniversary with "They Fight" Premiere, Sunday, November 11 on FOX
Set in Washington, D.C.'s Ward 8 neighborhood, "They Fight" follows young boxers Ragahleak "Peanut" Bartee and Quincey Williams' journeys as part of the Lyfe Style Boxing training program.

[10/31/18 - 10:28 AM]
Bravo Media Gets the Party Started with the Premieres of "Vanderpump Rules" and the New Docuseries "Unanchored" on Monday, December 3 at 9PM & 10PM ET/PT
Following nine best friends aboard a 56-foot catamaran for three weeks in the Bahamas, "Unanchored" will air new episodes on back-to-back nights every Monday and Tuesday at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/31/18 - 10:06 AM]
Nat Geo WILD Greenlights "Dead by Dawn," A First-Ever Horror Nature Series from the Makers of "The Walking Dead"
This genre-bending series showcases the horror that is reality in the wild when the sun goes down.

[10/31/18 - 10:00 AM]
Stephen King Brings "Joyland" to Freeform
"Joyland" tells the story of Devin, a college student who takes a summer job at an amusement park in a North Carolina tourist town, confronts the legacy of a vicious murder, the fate of a dying child and the way both will change his life forever.

[10/31/18 - 09:31 AM]
CBS Launches "ET Live," A New 24/7 Entertainment News Streaming Network
"ET Live" expands the "Entertainment Tonight" brand beyond television, catering to entertainment super-fans with live coverage of the day's top stories.

[10/31/18 - 08:18 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "This Is Us" Reclaim Demo Crown
The Peacock wins the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[10/31/18 - 07:31 AM]
Get Your First Look at Henry Cavill in "The Witcher"
The streaming service posted the actor's camera test to social media this morning.

[10/31/18 - 07:00 AM]
"The E! People's Choice Awards" to Air Live Across the Cable Networks of NBCUniversal, Including Bravo, E!, Syfy, Universo and USA Network, on Sunday, November 11 from 9:00 - 11:00PM ET/PT
"E! Live from the Red Carpet: The E! People's Choice Awards," will air only on E! starting at 7:00pm ET/PT.

[10/31/18 - 07:00 AM]
BBC America Greenlights Original Scripted Series "The Watch"
The eight-episode series is based on Sir Terry Pratchett's wildly popular "Discworld" novels, which have sold more than 90 million books worldwide.

[10/31/18 - 06:33 AM]
"Bad Chad Customs" Goes Inside the Mind of a Mad Genius Car Builder When It Premieres New Year's Day Exclusively on Discovery
In a small, hand-built shop in a rural town lives a car artist like no other: Chad Hiltz aka "Bad Chad".

[10/30/18 - 11:12 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 30
Updates include: Naomi Watts first to be cast in "Game of Thrones" spin-off; Ryan Hansen to return for Hulu's "Veronica Mars" revival; and ABC passes on drama pilot "False Profits."

[10/30/18 - 05:52 PM]
Video: "Brainchild" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Prepare to have your mind-blown as we use interactive games, illusions, hidden-camera experiments and magic to explore the universe and explain the amazing science behind topics such as superheroes, outer space, social media and dreams.

[10/30/18 - 05:32 PM]
Academy Award, Golden Globe Winner Forest Whitaker Boards David E. Talbert's Family Holiday Musical "Jingle Jangle"
A cobblestone world comes to life in the event holiday musical tale of an embattled toymaker, his precocious granddaughter, and a magical invention, that if they can get it to work in time for the holidays, could change their lives forever.

[10/30/18 - 05:01 PM]
ABC Celebrates the Holidays with a Bounty of Thanksgiving-Themed Programs
Highlights include "Mary Poppins Returns: Behind the Magic - A Special Edition of 20/20" on Thursday, November 22.

[10/30/18 - 02:41 PM]
USA Network Picks Up Season 7 of "Chrisley Knows Best"; Adds "Growing Up Chrisley" Spinoff for 2019
The back half of season six will premiere November 28 at 9:00/8:00c, with two back-to-back episodes.

[10/30/18 - 02:37 PM]
Oxygen Media Debuts Real-Time Investigative Special "Up and Vanished" Based on the Popular Payne Lindsey Podcast
The special, premiering Sunday, November 18, will focus on the mysterious disappearance of Tara, a Georgia beauty queen and school teacher who went missing in 2005, and where the police investigation is today in the aftermath of Payne's groundbreaking podcast.

[10/30/18 - 01:06 PM]
USA Network's "Real Country" Announces Contestants; Sets Stagecoach Country Music Festival and Grand Ole Opry Winner Performances
The eight-episode series premieres Tuesday, November 13 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/30/18 - 12:02 PM]
Netflix Renews "BoJack Horseman" for Season 6
Will Arnett voices BoJack, the failed legendary 90's sitcom star from the favorite family sitcom "Horsin' Around," who has been trying to find his way through a muddle of self-loathing, whisky and failed relationships.

[10/30/18 - 11:01 AM]
Freeform and ATTN: Encourage Young Voters to "March to the Polls" with New Multifaceted PSA Campaign Launching Nov. 1
Look for a series of public service announcements will debut across the Freeform and ATTN: social media platforms targeting millennial and Gen Z voters.

[10/30/18 - 10:06 AM]
"Fuller House" Is Expecting... A Fourth Season! Due Date: December 14, 2018
Netflix broke the news via social media this morning.

[10/30/18 - 10:00 AM]
IFC Unveils Five New Series in Development for Series Contention
IFC's recently greenlit two new series "Sherman's Showcase" and "Year of the Rabbit," both heading into production in early 2019 and set to air on the network later in the year.

[10/30/18 - 09:35 AM]
Ovation Unveils the Dark and Delicious Art World of "Riviera" on February 9
The Sundance Now streaming series will make its linear premiere on the cable channel.

[10/30/18 - 09:33 AM]
FX Orders Limited Series "Mrs. America" - Starring Academy(R) Award and Golden Globe(R) Winner Cate Blanchett
The project tells the true story of the movement to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), and the unexpected backlash led by a conservative woman named Phyllis Schlafly, played by Blanchett.

[10/30/18 - 09:32 AM]
John Green Announces Leads for Hulu's "Looking for Alaska"
Kristine Froseth and Charlie Plummer have been cast as the leads in the upcoming limited series, based on Green's bestselling novel.

[10/30/18 - 09:19 AM]
Jason Flemyng Joins "Pennyworth" for Epix and Warner Horizon Scripted Television, Based on the Characters from DC
He'll play the villain "Lord Harwood" in the project.







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[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.

[11/15/18 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, November 15
Updates include: Hugh Grant to star opposite Nicole Kidman in HBO's "The Undoing"; J.K. Simmons to visit "Veronica Mars" on Hulu; and Matt Long scores arc on NBC's "Manifest."

[11/15/18 - 03:21 PM]
Video: Bravo's "Dirty John" Premiere Episode Is Available Now on YouTube, BravoTV.com, VOD and the Bravo App
Ahead of the premiere on Sunday, November 25, Bravo has made the entire first episode of "Dirty John" available for a pre-linear preview.