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[06/27/19 - 11:13 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 27
Updates include: Robin Weigert, Sarah Gadon among latest cast in Hulu's "Castle Rock"; Matt Lauria, Eka Darville bound for "Tell Me a Story" at CBS All Access; and Netflix orders "The Hall: Honoring The Greats of Stand-Up."

[06/27/19 - 01:42 PM]
Pop TV Takes It "One Day at a Time" Greenlighting a Fourth Season of the Fan Favorite and Critically Acclaimed Series from Sony Pictures Television
The new 13-episode fourth season will premiere in 2020.

[06/27/19 - 01:04 PM]
USA Network Has Ordered Pilot "Masters of Doom" from UCP
The series is the true story of two computer geniuses in an obscure corner of America who, along with a group of rebellious misfits, created one of the biggest franchise hits of the 90s, the video game DOOM.

[06/27/19 - 01:03 PM]
Bravo's "The Real Housewives of New York City" Explosive Three-Part Reunion Begins Thursday, July 11
Host Andy Cohen returns to the couch for an emotional rollercoaster with Bethenny Frankel, Dorinda Medley, Luann de Lesseps, Ramona Singer, Sonja Morgan, and Tinsley Mortimer, and friend Barbara Kavovit.

[06/27/19 - 12:10 PM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: Democratic Debate Puts NBC on Top
The Peacock takes home top honors among total viewers as well as adults 18-49.

[06/27/19 - 12:10 PM]
NBC News, MSNBC and Telemundo Draw 15.3 Million Television Viewers and More Than 9 Million Live Stream Viewers for the First Night of the First Democratic Presidential Debate
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 26.

[06/27/19 - 12:01 PM]
HGTV Is "Going for Sold" in New Houston-Based Home Renovation Series
The series stars real estate agent Jon Pierre Tjon-Joe-Pin and his wife Mary, a former flight attendant who left her career to pursue her love of design and start their home renovation business.

[06/27/19 - 11:05 AM]
MotorTrend Invites Viewers Into the Hard Driving World of Grudge Racing in the All-New Series "Fastest Cars in the Dirty South"
The series world premieres Friday, July 12 commercial-free exclusively on the MotorTrend App, the only subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) service dedicated to the automotive genre.

[06/27/19 - 11:03 AM]
Oxygen Presents New Series "Killer Affair" Premiering Thursday, July 11 at 8PM ET/PT
Oxygen dives deep inside the hearts and minds of scorned lovers whose overpowering desire leads them down a path of murder in the new series.

[06/27/19 - 11:01 AM]
Emmy(R) Nominee Lena Headey to Star in Showtime(R) Pilot "Rita"
Headey will play the title character, a headstrong, unconventional teacher and single mother who takes on every kind of authority - as well as her family - in a messy and unfiltered way.

[06/27/19 - 10:52 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Conjures the Supernatural Past in "Mystic Britain"
In this 10-part series, television and radio presenter Clive Anderson and anthropologist Mary-Ann Ochota explore the island's ancient places and rituals.

[06/27/19 - 10:34 AM]
TBS Brings "Snowpiercer" to Comic-Con(R) International with an All-Star Panel and Exclusive First Look at the Series Premiere
The session will include an exclusive first look at the series premiere, which will debut in Spring of 2020 on TBS.

[06/27/19 - 10:34 AM]
Juliette Lewis, Ryan Kwanten and Jordan Alexander Headline "Sacred Lies: The Singing Bones," Second Season of Popular Facebook Watch Series from Blumhouse Television
Kimiko Glenn, Kristin Bauer, Antonique Smith, Siobhan Williams, Emily Alyn Lind and Odiseas Georgiadis are also bound for the new season.

[06/27/19 - 10:32 AM]
HBO Brings Three Series to Comic-Con International: San Diego 2019
"His Dark Materials," "Game of Thrones" and "Westworld" are all on tap from the network.

[06/27/19 - 10:10 AM]
"Black Ink Crew" Expands Franchise West with "Black Ink Crew: Compton"
KP, famed tattoo artist and visionary, is bringing his team of artists into the community and are using their creative energy to make a change while creating a "safe zone" in the city he calls home.

[06/27/19 - 09:38 AM]
WGN America Picks Up Hit Series "JAG," Debuting with a Two-Day Marathon on Thursday, July 4, and Friday, July 5, at 9/8 AM C
All 10 seasons of the series will air in chronological order, making WGN America the sole cable network where audiences can catch the show.

[06/27/19 - 09:30 AM]
Production Begins on the Disney+ Original Movie "Flora & Ulysses" from Walt Disney Pictures
The film tells the story of 10-year-old Flora, an avid comic book fan and a self-avowed cynic, who saves a squirrel she names Ulysses only to have its unique superhero powers wreak havoc in a series of humorous, antic-filled adventures that ultimately change Flora's life - and her outlook - forever.

[06/27/19 - 09:30 AM]
Michael Chabon Announced as Showrunner of "Star Trek: Picard"
"'Star Trek' has been an important part of my way of thinking about the world, the future, human nature, storytelling and myself since I was ten years old," said Michael Chabon.

[06/27/19 - 09:09 AM]
AT&T Audience Network and Big Branch Productions Begin Filming Season 3 of "Loudermilk"
Peter Farrelly will direct the first three episodes with Bobby Farrelly returning to direct the final seven episodes.

[06/27/19 - 09:05 AM]
Bobby Flay Is Back to Lead Culinary Boot Camp with Anne Burrell in Return of Fan-Favorite Series "Worst Cooks in America"
The new season helmed by Anne and Bobby, whose last stint as a "Worst Cooks" mentor was in 2014, premieres Sunday, August 4.

[06/27/19 - 08:27 AM]
CMT Celebrates the Fourth of July Holiday with "Red, White and Blue Week" Beginning Wednesday, July 3
Highlights include "CMT Hometown Heroes," a one-hour special featuring country stars and military families.

[06/27/19 - 08:01 AM]
Iconic Video Game "Final Fantasy XIV" Being Developed for Live-Action Series with Hivemind and Sony Pictures Television
The live-action television series will tell an original story set in the fantastic world of Eorzea.

[06/26/19 - 11:26 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, June 26
Updates include: FOX gives six-episode order to "A Moody Christmas"; David Caspe moves to Universal Television; and Amazon's "Making the Cut" sets judging panel.

[06/26/19 - 03:15 PM]
Syfy's Shark-Themed "Off the Deep End Weekend" Features Premiere of "Zombie Tidal Wave" Starring Ian Ziering
In the film, a zombie-slinging tidal wave hits a small town causing maritime mayhem.

[06/26/19 - 12:02 PM]
Video: YouTube Premieres the Official Trailer for Hit Fantasy Competition Series "Escape the Night" Season Four from YouTube Creator Joey Graceffa
Episodes one and two of the 10-episode, half-hour series will premiere on July 11 with the first episode free to fans around the world.

[06/26/19 - 11:54 AM]
Investigation Discovery Unravels the Mind of a Monster in the Chilling Limited Series "Serial Killer: Devil Unchained"
The three-part limited series premieres Monday, July 22 from 9-11pm ET only on Investigation Discovery.

[06/26/19 - 11:42 AM]
"American Factory" to Be Released Globally on Netflix and in Select Theaters August 21
This is the first title from Higher Ground Productions - the production company formed by President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama - to premiere on the streaming service.

[06/26/19 - 11:00 AM]
CBS Renews This Summer's Top New Broadcast Scripted Series "Blood & Treasure"
The series is currently the #1 new summer scripted series with 5.71 million viewers while improving its time period by +17% over the same time slot in summer 2018.

[06/26/19 - 10:27 AM]
"Todo por el juego," The Mediapro Studio Series, Will Be Broadcast in the United States
Spectrum Originals will air the series under the title "Side Games" beginning Monday, July 15.

[06/26/19 - 10:16 AM]
A&E Network Returns to Paranormal Programming with New Shows Including the Return of "Ghost Hunters" with Original Team Leader Grant Wilson
Also due back: new seasons of "Psychic Kids" and "Celebrity Ghost Stories."

[06/26/19 - 10:11 AM]
Original WE tv Special, "Angel Brinks: The Real Bling" Premiering Thursday, July 25 at 10PM ET/PT Gives an Inside Look Into the World of Hip Hop Fashion Maven
Whether it's sparkly leggings, blinged-out dresses and bodysuits, or over-the-top accessories, Brinks' super-sexy, form-fitting designs are unique pieces that take time to create.

[06/26/19 - 10:10 AM]
Video: VH1's "Scream" - First Look
The MTV series returns on sibling VH1 with a three-night event, July 8-10.

[06/26/19 - 10:00 AM]
"Miz & Mrs" Returns to USA Network on Tuesday, August 6
The network previously renewed the series for season two which is scheduled to air in 2020.

[06/26/19 - 09:14 AM]
Exes and Business Partners Christina Anstead and Tarek El Moussa Return for 18 New Episodes of HGTV Hit Series "Flip or Flop" on Thursday, Aug. 1, at 9 p.m. ET/PT
After attracting more than 19 million viewers in its last run, the fresh season opens with a glimpse of Christina and Tarek's new family dynamic.

[06/26/19 - 09:07 AM]
Paramount Network Greenlights "Coyote," A New Scripted Series From Emmy Award-Winning Executive Producer And Director Michelle Maclaren, Starring Emmy Award-Winning Actor Michael Chiklis
"Coyote" is the story of Ben Clemens (Chiklis), who after 32 years as a border patrol agent, is forced to work for the very people he spent his career trying to keep out of America.

[06/26/19 - 08:12 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Got Talent" Holds Off "Big Brother" Return
NBC cruises to victory in both total viewers and adults 18-49 last night.

[06/26/19 - 08:02 AM]
John Boyega and Letitia Wright Set to Star in Steve McQueen Series for BBC One
Amazon has licensed the show - "Small Axe," a London-set 1970s anthology - in the United States.

[06/26/19 - 08:00 AM]
Video: Trailer & Key Art Debut - "Orange Is the New Black's" Seventh and Final Season
Look for the show's swan song beginning Friday, July 26 on Netflix.

[06/26/19 - 07:00 AM]
Netflix Original Series "The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance" Announces Additional Voice Cast
Lena Headey, Benedict Wong, Awkwafina, Sigourney Weaver and Dave Goelz are among the latest additions.

[06/26/19 - 06:51 AM]
"Blood & Water," Netflix's Second African Original, Starts Production Starring a Young, Diverse Cast
The series follows the exploits of the intelligent yet spontaneous 16 year-old, Puleng Khumalo, as she investigates the cold case of her abducted-at-birth older sister.

[06/26/19 - 04:22 AM]
Acorn TV Greatly Expands Distribution with Apple TV Channels, The Roku Channel, Amazon Prime Canada and Android TV
"Acorn TV is now available in more ways than ever before so customers can watch its addictive international mysteries and dramas on whatever device or platform they prefer," said Mike Pears.

[06/26/19 - 12:51 AM]
Netflix Expands Japanese Live Action Programming Growing Local Content Library
Since launch in September 2015, Netflix has been growing its library of locally produced stories.

[06/25/19 - 11:14 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, June 25
Updates include: David E. Kelley to bring "The Lincoln Lawyer" TV series to CBS; Bria Henderson cast in FX's "Mrs. America"; and Leigh Davenport to "Run the World" for Starz.

[06/25/19 - 03:00 PM]
"The Office" Returns to NBCUniversal in 2021
All nine seasons of this beloved NBC sitcom will be available on the company's soon-to-be-launched streaming service for five years, beginning 2021.

[06/25/19 - 02:03 PM]
WarnerMedia Orders Patrick Somerville's "Made for Love" and "Station Eleven" for Streaming Service
The projects are based on the novels by Alissa Nutting and Emily St. John Mandel, respectively.

[06/25/19 - 01:16 PM]
Investigation Discovery Premieres All-New Original Series "Til Death Do Us Part"
The eight-episode series premieres Tuesday, July 9 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[06/25/19 - 01:01 PM]
HBO Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Apollo Moon Landing with Special Encore of Emmy(R)-Winning Miniseries "From the Earth to the Moon"
On Monday, July 15, all 12 digitally remastered episodes will launch on HBO GO, HBO NOW and HBO On Demand.

[06/25/19 - 12:24 PM]
Rob Riggle Dives Into the Ultimate "Shark Trip" for Discovery Channel's Shark Week 2019
In addition, Riggle will do double duty as host of Shark Week's late-night talk show "Shark After Dark."

[06/25/19 - 12:01 PM]
Two-Part Documentary "I Love You, Now Die," A Deeper Look at the Texting Suicide Case That Made National Headlines, Debuts July 9 and 10, Exclusively on HBO
This discovery sparked sensational headlines nationwide, leading to a trial that raised difficult questions about technology, social media and mental health, while asking if one person can be held responsible for the suicide of another.

[06/25/19 - 11:02 AM]
Michael Gladis and Lorenza Izzo Join "Penny Dreadful: City of Angels" as Upcoming Showtime(R) Drama Series Rounds Out Cast
The series stars Natalie Dormer, Daniel Zovatto, Kerry Bishé, Adriana Barraza, Rory Kinnear, Jessica Garza, Johnathan Nieves and Nathan Lane.







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[10/30/20 - 11:30 AM]
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[10/30/20 - 11:02 AM]
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[10/30/20 - 09:00 AM]
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[10/30/20 - 08:09 AM]
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[10/30/20 - 08:02 AM]
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[10/30/20 - 07:31 AM]
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[10/30/20 - 07:25 AM]
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[10/29/20 - 11:24 PM]
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[10/29/20 - 03:02 PM]
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[10/29/20 - 02:01 PM]
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