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[12/05/18 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, December 5
Updates include: YouTube's "Edge of Seventeen" pilot casts leads; Joe Cole, Sope Dirisu to star in Cinemax's "Gangs of London"; and ABC eyes reboot of FOX's "New York Undercover."

[12/05/18 - 02:24 PM]
ABC News' "The Year in Memoriam 2018" Celebrates Icons Who Passed Away with Tributes from Those Who Knew Them Best
Robin Roberts and Jimmy Kimmel join forces on a one-hour prime-time special to pay tribute to the legendary stars and icons the world lost this year and the legacies they left behind.

[12/05/18 - 02:00 PM]
Sandra Oh and Andy Samberg Named Co-Hosts of 76th Annual Golden Globe(R) Awards, Set for Sunday, January 6 on NBC
The three-hour telecast will air live on NBC coast to coast Sunday, January 6 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT from The Beverly Hilton.

[12/05/18 - 11:15 AM]
Steve Harvey Returns to Ring in 2019 on "FOX's New Year's Eve with Steve Harvey: Live From Times Square" Monday, December 31, on FOX
Harvey will count down to 2019 with an unmatched, star-studded three-and-a-half-hour primetime celebration, featuring an electrifying musical performance by 16-time Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter Sting.

[12/05/18 - 11:04 AM]
Starz Announces the Highly-Anticipated Season Two Premiere Date for "American Gods" Sunday, March 10th at 8PM with Official Key Art
Worshipers who wish to pledge devotion to the critically-acclaimed first season of "American Gods" can tune in and live tweet the eight-episode Holy Day Binge Saturday, December 29.

[12/05/18 - 11:00 AM]
"Miracle Workers" Starring Steve Buscemi and Daniel Radcliffe to Premiere Tuesday, February 12 on TBS
Based on Simon Rich's book, "What in God's Name," this seven-episode limited series turns the perception of heaven on its head while also making the case that humans are worth saving.

[12/05/18 - 10:03 AM]
Syfy to Ring in the New Year with 23rd Annual Marathon of "The Twilight Zone"
Fans of a dimension as vast as space and as timeless as infinity will have plenty to celebrate in the new year as "The Twilight Zone," which originally aired in 1959, will be celebrating its 60th anniversary.

[12/05/18 - 10:01 AM]
MTV Studios to Reimagine "Celebrity Deathmatch" for a New Generation
The all-new "Celebrity Deathmatch" will be available as a weekly series for an exclusive SVOD or premium broadcast partner in 2019.

[12/05/18 - 09:45 AM]
BBC America Expands Its Record-Breaking Professional Darts Coverage with 111 Hours of the World Darts Championship Starting December 13
The Final will air in primetime on BBC America on Tuesday, January 1 at 9:30/8:30c following the "Doctor Who" New Year's Day special.

[12/05/18 - 09:33 AM]
Netflix Inks First Look Feature Film Deal with Chris Columbus's 1492 Pictures
The deal represents a strengthening of Columbus and 1492 Pictures relationship with Netflix having most recently produced the holiday film "The Christmas Chronicles" starring Kurt Russell.

[12/05/18 - 09:09 AM]
AT&T Audience Network Brings Back Original Comedy Series "Loudermilk" for 3rd Season
Production for the 10 30-minute episodes is scheduled to begin in spring in Vancouver with the premiere launching later in the year.

[12/05/18 - 09:01 AM]
"The Simpsons" Celebrates Unprecedented 30-Year Milestone with a Special Re-Airing of Its First-Ever Full-Length Episode on Sunday, Dec. 23 at 8/7c
"Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire" originally aired on December 18, 1989.

[12/05/18 - 08:10 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "The Voice" Hold Onto Demo Crown
The Peacock edges CBS among adults 18-49 however the Eye is the most-watched network.

[12/05/18 - 08:05 AM]
Prime Video and Comcast Announce Prime Video App on X1
"We are thrilled to give X1 customers access to Amazon Prime Video just in time for the holidays," said Matt Strauss, Executive Vice President, Xfinity Services, Comcast Cable.

[12/05/18 - 07:51 AM]
Netflix Renews "Narcos: Mexico" for a Second Season
The streaming service believes in supply and demand.

[12/05/18 - 06:36 AM]
Jim Kelly, Emmitt Smith, Brian Urlacher & Demarcus Ware Named 2019 Pro Bowl Legends Captains
With a start time of 3:00 PM ET, the January 27 game will be televised live on ESPN, ESPN Deportes, Disney XD and simulcast on ABC.

[12/04/18 - 11:36 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, December 4
Updates include: Edward Burns slated for Apple's "Amazing Stories"; Jessica Lange cast in Netflix's "The Politician"; and The CW takes another stab at "Dr. Mirage" TV series.

[12/04/18 - 05:17 PM]
Video: The Trailer for "Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: A Midwinter's Tale" Special Has Arrived
The special drops December 14, only on Netflix.

[12/04/18 - 01:40 PM]
Video: Showtime(R) Announces Airdate and Releases First Look at the New Documentary Film "American Dream/American Knightmare" from Director/Producer Antoine Fuqua
The documentary, due on December 21, offers an uncensored look into the life of notorious rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight.

[12/04/18 - 01:31 PM]
NBC Picks Up a Fourth Season of Its Popular and Critically Acclaimed Thursday Night Comedy "The Good Place"
"Congratulations to Mike Schur and an exceptional cast and crew, all of whom collaborate to create a thoughtful, mind-bending and hysterical series unlike anything else on television," said Tracey Pakosta and Lisa Katz.

[12/04/18 - 11:01 AM]
Video: USA Network Drops Revealing "Temptation Island" Trailer, Announces Couples
The revival kicks off Tuesday, January 15 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[12/04/18 - 09:57 AM]
Lifetime Announces Winter 2019 Movie Slate
Newly announced is "Olivia Newton-John: Hopelessly Devoted to You," starring Delta Goodrem in the title role.

[12/04/18 - 09:45 AM]
Hulu and Global Anime Powerhouse Funimation Ink Expanded Partnership to Offer Unprecedented Access to Internationally Popular Anime Content
The new deal will grant Hulu a first look at U.S. streaming video on-demand rights to future anime series produced and released by Funimation beginning in 2019.

[12/04/18 - 09:06 AM]
Ovation Sets Winter Programming Slate
Highlights include the U.S. debuts of "Travel Man" and "The Pacific: In the Wake of Captain Cook with Sam Neill."

[12/04/18 - 08:26 AM]
Polly Walker Joins "Pennyworth" in a Recurring Role
Peggy Sykes - sister of Bet Sykes - is one of Lancashire's busiest and most successful dominatrixes.

[12/04/18 - 08:19 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Revisits the Defining Moments That Made an Empire in "Eight Days That Made Rome"
The eight-part landmark series offers a fresh perspective on the building of arguably the most powerful empire of all time - examining how it came to dominate the ancient world and helping us to understand its astonishing success.

[12/04/18 - 08:15 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Helps NBC Hold Off ABC
The Alphabet gets a boost from the fall finale of "The Good Doctor."

[12/04/18 - 08:04 AM]
HBO and RAI Renew "My Brilliant Friend" for a Second Season
Season two will be based on "The Story of a New Name," Elena Ferrante's second book in the series.

[12/04/18 - 06:31 AM]
First Look: Netflix's "Sex Education" Launching Globally on January 11
Asa Butterfield and Gillian Anderson star in the eight-episode series.

[12/04/18 - 06:05 AM]
Video: Official Trailer for Netflix's "Ellen DeGeneres: Relatable"
Ellen DeGeneres is "Relatable" in her debut Netflix original comedy special premiering December 18.

[12/03/18 - 11:52 PM]
Development Update: Monday, December 3
Updates include: National Geographic Channel orders "Barkskins" to series; The CW mulls "Jane the Virgin" spin-off; and Ben Mendelsohn to lead "The Outsider" at HBO.

[12/03/18 - 02:32 PM]
Nickelodeon's Hit Series "Henry Danger" Hits Landmark 100th Episode, Stands as Network's Longest-Running Live-Action Sitcom
The order brings the series' total to 117, making "Henry Danger" Nickelodeon's longest-running live-action sitcom.

[12/03/18 - 02:05 PM]
"History Remembers George H.W. Bush" in a Special Event Premiering Dec. 5 at 10PM ET/PT
Through rare archival footage, interviews, and speeches, the special explores the lifetime of service and legacy of a war hero, businessman, family man and the 41st President of the United States.

[12/03/18 - 01:00 PM]
NBC to Air "Elvis All-Star Tribute" on Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019
Today marks the exact date 50 years ago that the "'68 Comeback Special" aired on NBC and played a pivotal role in relaunching Elvis Presley's career.

[12/03/18 - 12:32 PM]
MTV Sets Premiere Date for Highly Anticipated "Lindsay Lohan's Beach Club"
The series - due on Tuesday, January 8 - chronicles actress, influencer and entrepreneur Lindsay Lohan as she expands her business empire in Mykonos, Greece with the launch of her new club Lohan Beach House; but she won't do it alone.

[12/03/18 - 12:10 PM]
Premiere of Investigation Discovery's "Body Cam" Arrests 1.6 Million Viewers
Investigation Discovery further spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 27.

[12/03/18 - 12:10 PM]
Bravo Media Brings the Great Outdoors to New Exterior Design Series, "Backyard Envy" Premiering Thursday, January 17 at 10PM ET/PT
James DeSantis, Garrett Magee and Melissa Brasier make-up the exclusive exterior design and high-end landscaping firm, the Manscapers.

[12/03/18 - 11:04 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Sunday Night Football" Continues Reign for NBC
The Peacock takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/03/18 - 11:01 AM]
Samantha Bee Announces New Production Company Swimsuit Competition Inc. and Inks First-Look Deal with TBS
All new episodes of "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee" begin airing on Wednesday, December 5.

[12/03/18 - 11:00 AM]
"The Twilight Zone" Enlists John Cho, Allison Tolman and Jacob Tremblay
Previously announced cast members include host and narrator Jordan Peele in addition to Sanaa Lathan, Adam Scott and Kumail Nanjiani.

[12/03/18 - 10:01 AM]
"Grace and Frankie" Season 5 Launches Globally on Netflix January 18
Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin star as two women whose lives are turned upside down when their husbands reveal they are gay and leave them for each other.

[12/03/18 - 10:00 AM]
Comedy Special "Amanda Seales: I Be Knowin'" Debuts Jan. 26
Taped at the Edison Ballroom in New York City, the comedian's first hour-long special is produced for HBO by Jesse Collins Entertainment.

[12/03/18 - 10:00 AM]
LL Cool J, Gwen Stefani and More Celebrate "A Home for the Holidays - The 20th Anniversary" Dec. 21 on CBS
Host LL Cool J will introduce inspirational stories about children adopted from foster care, and Gwen Stefani, Train and Lukas Graham will each perform.

[12/03/18 - 09:54 AM]
Video: truTV Releases Trailer for Season Two of "I'm Sorry" Returning Wednesday, January 9 at 10pm ET/PT
Guest stars this season include Adam Scott, Lennon Parham, June Diane Raphael, Scott Aukerman, Rob Huebel, Anne Ramsay, Kurt Braunohler, Rose Mclver, Brian Stepanek and Rich Eisen.

[12/03/18 - 08:14 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Announces Talent for All-New Slate of Half-Hour Specials Including Season 3 Lineup for "Comedy Central Stand-Up Presents..." and Two All-New Specials Under "Amy Schumer Presents" Banner
David Gborie, Vanessa Gonzalez, Charles Gould, Joe Kwaczala, Will Miles, Sara Schaefer, Dulcé Sloan, Allen Strickland Williams, Tom Thakkar, and Jaboukie Young-White are among the featured talent.

[12/03/18 - 08:13 AM]
Comedy Central Declares Stand-Up Month This January, Celebrating All That Is Special About the Stand-Up Special with New One-Hours from Ron Funches, James Davis, Chris Distefano, Roy Wood Jr. to Air Consecutive Fridays at 11 P.M. ET/PT
In addition, Comedy Central's all-new digital series "Comedy Central Stand-Up Featuring" will premiere January 8 on YouTube, Facebook Watch, Twitter and Instagram and will spotlight a new up-and-coming comedian each Tuesday and Thursday weekly.

[12/03/18 - 08:01 AM]
2018 Kennedy Center Honors Performers and Presenters Announced
This year's event airs Wednesday, December 26 on CBS.

[12/03/18 - 07:15 AM]
Walt Disney Direct-to-Consumer and International's Highly Anticipated Fall 2019 Daytime Talk Show Hosted by Tamron Hall Now Sold in 50% of US
The television stations include WCVB-TV Boston, WMOR-TV Tampa, WESH-TV Orlando, KCRA-TV Sacramento, WTAE-TV Pittsburgh, WBAL-TV Baltimore, KMBC-TV Kansas City, WLWT-TV Cincinnati, WISN-TV Milwaukee and WPBF-TV West Palm Beach, among many others.

[12/03/18 - 07:08 AM]
Netflix Picks Up Second Season of "You" as a Global Original
Season one launches on Netflix globally on December 26.

[12/03/18 - 06:39 AM]
Video: Trailer Debut - "The Innocent Man" - New Netflix Series - Launching December 14
The six-part documentary series focuses on two murders that shook the small town of Ada, Oklahoma, in the 1980s - and the controversial chain of events that followed.







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[01/21/20 - 09:02 AM]
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[01/21/20 - 09:00 AM]
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[01/21/20 - 08:20 AM]
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[01/21/20 - 08:16 AM]
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[01/21/20 - 06:31 AM]
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[01/21/20 - 06:08 AM]
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[01/21/20 - 05:02 AM]
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[01/20/20 - 09:46 AM]
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[01/19/20 - 01:13 PM]
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[01/19/20 - 12:31 PM]
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[01/19/20 - 12:30 PM]
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[01/19/20 - 12:27 PM]
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[01/19/20 - 12:25 PM]
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[01/19/20 - 12:24 PM]
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[01/19/20 - 10:35 AM]
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The series voice cast includes Josh Gad, Leslie Odom Jr., Kristen Bell, Kathryn Hahn, Tituss Burgess, Daveed Diggs and Stanley Tucci.