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[08/05/19 - 11:52 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 5
Updates include: Netflix cancels "The OA" after two seasons; ABC revises statuses of "Triangle," "Heart of Life," "Nana" and "NYPD Blue" pilots; and ABC pulls the plug on "The Proposal."

[08/05/19 - 11:09 AM]
"Yellowstone" Wrangles Series Ratings High in Key P18-49 Demo
Paramount Network further spins the numbers for Wednesday, July 31.

[08/05/19 - 10:56 AM]
ABC Announces Development Based on the Bestselling Book "Fall and Rise: The Story of 9/11"
Mitchell Zuckoff's "Fall and Rise" chronicles the stories of those who were lost, saved and forever altered by the most heinous acts of terrorism on American soil.

[08/05/19 - 10:55 AM]
ABC Develops the Emmett Till Story as the First Chapter in an Anthology Series Chronicling the Civil Rights Movement as Told by the Women Behind the Movement
The first season of the anthology is inspired by the book "Emmett Till: The Murder That Shocked the World and Propelled the Civil Rights Movement" by Devery S. Anderson.

[08/05/19 - 10:54 AM]
"The Wonderful World of Disney Presents The Little Mermaid Live!" - Classic Film to Be Reimagined for Live Studio Audience, Airing Tuesday, Nov. 5, Live on ABC
Auli'i Cravalho, Queen Latifah and Shaggy will star in the long-in-the-works project.

[08/05/19 - 10:47 AM]
ABC's Sizzling Summer Guilty Pleasures "The Bachelorette" and "Bachelor in Paradise" Picked Up for New Seasons
These "Bachelor" franchise properties join the already announced 24th season of "The Bachelor," which will also return in 2020.

[08/05/19 - 10:27 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "CMA Fest" Helps Keep ABC in Front
The Alphabet wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/05/19 - 10:10 AM]
Science Channel Going Big on Wednesday Night with New Series "Monster Ships" and Returning Fan Favorite "Building Giants" Beginning August 7
The newcomer reveals how the world's largest vessels operate when crossing dangerous global waters.

[08/05/19 - 09:20 AM]
Hulu and Bleecker Street Partner on Exclusive Multi-Year Output Deal
The first film to hit the streaming service in Fall 2019 will be "Hotel Mumbai."

[08/05/19 - 09:07 AM]
Jimmy Kimmel Kicks Off ABC's TCA With an Exciting Slate of Announcements
This winter, Kimmel will once again team up with television icon Norman Lear and executive producers Brent Miller, Will Ferrell and Justin Theroux to provide the next installment of the groundbreaking "Live in Front of a Studio Audience" with a live holiday special event.

[08/05/19 - 09:03 AM]
Television's Iconic Star-Maker "American Idol" Hits the Right Notes - Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie to Return for New Season on ABC
Multimedia personality Bobby Bones will also return as in-house mentor.

[08/05/19 - 09:02 AM]
"The Goldbergs" Are Going on a Road Trip to Disneyland as the Hit Comedy's Movie Homage Tradition Continues with a Tribute to "National Lampoon's Vacation" in the Show's Seventh Season Premiere, Wednesday, Sept. 25
Anthony Michael Hall and Christie Brinkley will guest star in roles to be announced at a later date.

[08/05/19 - 09:01 AM]
Global Superstar Mariah Carey Is "In the Mix" - Award-Winning Music Icon Writes, Produces and Records Theme Song for New ABC Comedy "mixed-ish"
"As a fan of Kenya Barris' megahit shows, 'black-ish' and 'grown-ish,' I was inspired to connect with Kenya to find a way we could work together," said Carey.

[08/05/19 - 08:59 AM]
First Look: "Soundtrack" - A 10 Episode Romantic Musical Series Created by Joshua Safran
Jenna Dewan, Christina Milian and Madeleine Stowe star in the Netflix project, formerly known as "Mixtape."

[08/05/19 - 08:52 AM]
TLC Ranks #1 in Primetime for Women in July
TLC further spins the numbers for the month of July.

[08/05/19 - 08:00 AM]
BET Networks and Tyler Perry Studios Announce Second Wave of Talent Cast in Perry's New Original Drama "The Oval"
The 25-episode original series will premiere this fall on BET.

[08/05/19 - 06:18 AM]
"Ricos de Amor," Netflix's New Brazilian Romantic Comedy, Starts Filming
The original movie stars Giovanna Lancelotti, Danilo Mesquita, Fernanda Paes Leme, LellĂȘ, Ernani Moraes, among others.

[08/04/19 - 11:16 PM]
Development Update: Sunday, August 4
Updates include: The CW's "The 100" to wrap after 100 episodes; Afton Williamson details racism, bullying and sexual harassment on ABC's "The Rookie"; and The CW mulls latest "Arrow"-verse spin-off.

[08/04/19 - 08:01 PM]
"The 53rd Annual CMA Awards" to Air Wednesday, Nov. 13, on ABC
Country Music's Biggest Night will again air live from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville.

[08/04/19 - 09:33 AM]
"Black Lightning" to Now Premiere Monday, October 7 on The CW
Initially, "Black Lightning" was slated to premiere Monday, October 21.

[08/04/19 - 09:32 AM]
CW Seed Acquires Off-Season Streaming Rights to Primetime Emmy(R) Award Nominated "Schitt's Creek"
Seasons one through four will be available to stream on the CW Seed App and CWSeed.com starting today, Sunday, August 4.

[08/04/19 - 09:31 AM]
The CW Secures Full In-Season Streaming Rights to All of Its New Series Exclusively for Its Digital Platforms
The CW will exclusively stream every episode of its new series the day after broadcast throughout the season.

[08/04/19 - 09:30 AM]
The CW Announces Dates and Featured Appearances on the "Crisis on Infinite Earths" Epic Crossover
Additionally, characters from "Black Lightning" will be featured for the first time ever in this year's epic crossover.

[08/04/19 - 08:44 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: "Dateline" Puts NBC on Top
The Peacock wins another low key evening among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/03/19 - 08:33 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Dateline," "Ninja" Encore Put NBC on Top
The Peacock is the network to beat in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/02/19 - 11:25 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 2
Updates include: Kali Hawk joins the cast of ABC's "Schooled"; Showtime passes on "The Wrong Mans" pilot; and Nancy O'Dell signs off of "Entertainment Tonight."

[08/02/19 - 03:13 PM]
Video: Showtime Documentary Films Announces Premiere Date and Debuts New Trailer for "Murder in the Bayou"
The five-part docu-series investigates the unsolved murders of eight women whose bodies were discovered between 2005 and 2009 in drainage canals and on desolate back roads in and around the town of Jennings, Louisiana in rural Jefferson Davis Parish.

[08/02/19 - 03:12 PM]
Michael Stuhlbarg Joins Showtime Limited Series "Your Honor"
Stuhlbarg will play Tommy, the much-feared head of a crime family.

[08/02/19 - 03:11 PM]
Acclaimed Actress Natascha McElhone and Emmy Nominee Bokeem Woodbine Join "Halo" as Highly Anticipated Showtime(R) Drama Series Continues to Round Out Its Cast
Shabana Azmi, Bentley Kalu, Natasha Culzac and Kate Kennedy are also among the additions.

[08/02/19 - 03:10 PM]
Showtime Announces Fall Premiere Dates for Returning Hit Series "Shameless," "Kidding" and "Ray Donovan"
"Shameless" and "Kidding" are both due on November 3 with "Ray Donovan" returning November 17.

[08/02/19 - 03:09 PM]
Showtime Announces Premiere Date for "The L Word: Generation Q"
The series features original stars Jennifer Beals, Katherine Moennig and Leisha Hailey.

[08/02/19 - 03:08 PM]
Video: Showtime Documentary Films Announces Premiere Date and Debuts New Trailer for "Couples Therapy"
While new episodes will be released on linear channels weekly, all nine will be available immediately on September 6 for on-demand streaming.

[08/02/19 - 03:07 PM]
Showtime Announces Premiere Date for Comedy Series "Work in Progress"
The series features Abby McEnany as a 45-year-old self-identified fat, queer dyke from Chicago whose misfortune and despair unexpectedly lead her to a vibrantly transformative relationship.

[08/02/19 - 03:06 PM]
Showtime Orders a Second Season of "City on a Hill"
The show's freshman run is averaging 3.5 million viewers per week across platforms.

[08/02/19 - 03:05 PM]
Showtime Makes Series Commitment to Lisa Taddeo's "Three Women"
"In this time when gender relations are under thorough reexamination and introspection, Lisa Taddeo has written the book of the moment," said Jana Winograde.

[08/02/19 - 03:04 PM]
Final Season of "Homeland" to Premiere on Sunday, February 9 at 9 PM ET/PT on Showtime
Starring Emmy, Screen Actors Guild(R) and Golden Globe winner Claire Danes and Emmy and Tony(R) winner Mandy Patinkin, the acclaimed series is currently in production on its final 12 episodes.

[08/02/19 - 03:03 PM]
Video: Showtime Debuts Official Trailer and Poster for New Comedy Series "Back to Life"
Daisy Haggard plays Miri Matteson, who, after 18 years behind bars, returns home and stumbles back into adult life in the coastal town she once knew, while the mystery of her past looms large.

[08/02/19 - 03:02 PM]
Gal Gadot to Star in and Executive Produce Upcoming Showtime Limited Series Based on the Life of Hedy Lamarr
The series will be written by Emmy nominee and Golden Globe winner Sarah Treem, who will executive produce with multiple Emmy winner Warren Littlefield, Katie Robbins and Jaron Varsano.

[08/02/19 - 03:01 PM]
Showtime Taps Tony Winner Daveed Diggs and Wyatt Russell in "The Good Lord Bird"
Based on the National Book Award-winning novel by James McBride, the eight-part limited event series will premiere on Sunday, February 16.

[08/02/19 - 12:30 PM]
E!'s "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" Takes Viewers Behind the Headlines as New Season Premieres on Sunday, September 8 at 9PM ET/PT
Last season averaged 1.9 million total viewers (up seven percent) and 1.2 million adults 18-49 (up five percent) versus the previous season average.

[08/02/19 - 09:02 AM]
A Hot July for ESPN: Viewership Rises 18%
ESPN further spins the numbers for the month of July.

[08/02/19 - 08:08 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Opens Preseason on Top for NBC
The Peacock's primetime coverage easily wins the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/02/19 - 08:00 AM]
Pop TV Renews "Flack," Starring Oscar(R) Winner Anna Paquin for Second Season
Sam Neill and Daniel Dae Kim will both drop by the new season.

[08/02/19 - 06:42 AM]
Bob Harper Announced as Host of "The Biggest Loser" on USA Network
Harper was a staple for 17 seasons on the original version of the mega-hit reality series.

[08/01/19 - 11:12 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 1
Updates include: Jason Clarke to play Jerry West in HBO's "Showtime"; JoAnna Garcia Swisher signs onto Netflix's "Sweet Magnolias"; and Sean "Big Sean" Anderson rounds out cast of BET's "Twenties."

[08/01/19 - 03:41 PM]
CBS All Access Orders "The Man Who Fell to Earth" to Series
The series is based on the Walter Tevis novel of the same name and the iconic film starring David Bowie.

[08/01/19 - 03:39 PM]
CBS All Access Announces Casting for "The Stand"
The project is based on Stephen King's bestselling novel of the same name, and Stephen King will write the last chapter of the series, providing a new coda that won't be found in the book.

[08/01/19 - 12:23 PM]
TV One's True Crime "For My Man" Premieres Brand New Episodes Starting Thursday, August 1 at 9 P.M. ET/9C
Part of TV One's "True Crime Thursdays," the series features salacious and shocking stories of women who have been arrested for crimes committed in the name of love.

[08/01/19 - 12:01 PM]
On Your Mark, Get Set, Bake! "The Great American Baking Show: Holiday Edition" Returns to ABC This December
Sherry Yard and Paul Hollywood return to judge the decadent and delicious treats these bakers will create while sharing advice and commentary in regard to the bakers' technique and skill.

[08/01/19 - 11:02 AM]
Video: Paramount Network Releases "I Am Patrick Swayze" Official Trailer
The film premieres Sunday, August 18 on the cable channel.







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[01/16/21 - 03:05 PM]
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[01/16/21 - 08:52 AM]
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[01/15/21 - 11:29 PM]
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[01/15/21 - 01:05 PM]
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[01/15/21 - 11:50 AM]
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[01/15/21 - 11:38 AM]
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[01/15/21 - 10:00 AM]
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[01/15/21 - 09:29 AM]
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[01/15/21 - 09:29 AM]
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