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[12/06/18 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, December 6
Updates include: BET's "Games Divas Play" sets leads; Richard Gere in talks to star in Apple's "Bastards"; and Jeff Davis lands reboot of "The Night Gallery" at Syfy.

[12/06/18 - 01:08 PM]
Oxygen Media Presents "Dannemora Prison Break" Premiering Saturday, December 15 at 7PM ET/PT
Hosted by Troy Roberts, the riveting two-hour special delves into the shocking story of an audacious mind-game that empowered two homicidal prisoners enough to charm their way out of a maximum-security facility in the sleepy prison town of Dannemora, New York.

[12/06/18 - 12:13 PM]
Comedy Series "Crashing," Created by and Starring Pete Holmes, Returns for Third Season Jan. 20 on HBO
Returning guest comics Dave Attell, Artie Lange and John Mulaney appear as versions of themselves.

[12/06/18 - 11:40 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Investigates the Most Extreme Maritime Catastrophes in "Disasters at Sea"
Following its acclaimed series "Air Disasters," which has uncovered shocking revelations behind aviation calamities for 11 seasons, Smithsonian Channel expands its search for the truth into the world of maritime incidents.

[12/06/18 - 10:43 AM]
Investigation Discovery Explores Murders and Mysteries in the Great Lakes with Special Programming Event "The Lake Erie Murders"
In a new programming event, viewers are brought to the edge of the water exploring murder cases in the region, kicking off with a three-hour investigation into the 1989 kidnapping and murder of a 10-year-old girl.

[12/06/18 - 10:31 AM]
"The Simpsons" Celebrates Its 30th Anniversary with Special Events on FXX and FOX
On Sunday, December 16, FXX will air a 15-hour marathon featuring episodes specifically curated for this special programming event by executive producer Al Jean.

[12/06/18 - 10:30 AM]
ABC's "The Bachelor" Kicks Off the New Year with a Bang, Premiering Monday, Jan. 7, with a Three-Hour, Live Special
Bachelor Nation viewing parties from across the country will be featured during the live, three-hour premiere.

[12/06/18 - 10:24 AM]
Brothers Josh and Jesse Feldman Seek Out America's Missing Treasures in New Travel Channel Series "Lost Gold"
With a family history steeped in lost mines, buried gold and Old West lore, the Arizona natives aren't your typical treasure hunters.

[12/06/18 - 10:04 AM]
Video: WE tv Reveals a Dramatic Sneak Peek of the Highly Anticipated Return of "Growing Up Hip Hop" Season 4
WE tv's hit series "Growing Up Hip Hop" returns Thursday, January 10 at 9:00/8:00c.

[12/06/18 - 10:01 AM]
Nickelodeon's New Buddy Comedy Series, "Cousins for Life," Premieres on Saturday, Jan. 5, at 8:30 P.M. (ET/PT)
The live-action series follows 12-year-old cousins and best friends Stuart (Dallas Dupree Young) and Ivy (Scarlet Spencer) as they learn to navigate life under one roof with their families in Portland, despite being from very different backgrounds.

[12/06/18 - 10:00 AM]
TLC's "Dr. Pimple Popper" Kicks Off the New Year with Brand New Episodes Starting January 3rd at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT
For those fans bursting with anticipation of the series' return, the previously announced "12 Pops of Christmas," a 90-minute holiday special will air Thursday, December 13.

[12/06/18 - 09:08 AM]
Netflix Enters into Overall Deal with Chris Nee, Award-Winning Children's Television Creator
Nee is the creator and executive producer of the multiple award-winning animated series "Doc McStuffins."

[12/06/18 - 08:20 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Demos with Fall Finales
The network's "Empire" helps lead the night among adults 18-49 while NBC is the most-watched network overall.

[12/06/18 - 08:05 AM]
Comedy Central Announces Exclusive Overall Deal with Chris Distefano
The pact encompasses an all-new one-hour stand-up special, an animated series, an unscripted series, and the continuation of Comedy Central's Friday night interstitial series "Stupid Questions with Chris Distefano."

[12/06/18 - 05:49 AM]
76th Annual Golden Globe(R) Awards Nominees Announced
FX leads all networks with 10 nominations, powered by "The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story" with four nods.

[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.







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[01/22/20 - 08:15 AM]
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