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[08/30/17 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 30
Updates include: Susan Park joins TNT's "Snowpiercer"; A.J. Michalka out as regular on ABC's "The Goldbergs"; and Josh Berman brings "Closure" to NBC.

[08/30/17 - 02:57 PM]
TV One's "When Love Kills: The Falicia Blakely Story" Ranks as Network's #1 Original Premiere of All Time Among All Demos
TV One spins the numbers for Monday, August 28.

[08/30/17 - 01:36 PM]
TLC Greenlights Season 2 of "Nate & Jeremiah by Design" Featuring Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent
In each one-hour episode, Nate and Jeremiah use their talent and design know-how to transform lives through design, helping homeowners who are novices in the midst of DIY disasters or inescapable renovation wrecks.

[08/30/17 - 01:02 PM]
Animated Series "Mike Judge Presents: Tales from the Tour Bus" Debuts Sept. 22 on Cinemax
The series kicks off with an episode devoted to Johnny Paycheck, followed by episodes about Jerry Lee Lewis, George Jones and Tammy Wynette (two parts), Billy Joe Shaver, Waylon Jennings (two parts) and Blaze Foley.

[08/30/17 - 12:05 PM]
Amazon Original Series "Goliath" Casts Mark Duplass for Season Two
Duplass will play Tom Wyatt, a successful Los Angeles developer who wants to give the city a distinct skyline.

[08/30/17 - 12:02 PM]
Video: USA Network's "Mr. Robot" Reveals New Season 3 Trailer and Official Key Art
The series returns on Wednesday, October 11 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/30/17 - 11:54 AM]
Catch Up on Season One of truTV's New Hit Series "I'm Sorry" Ahead of the Season Finale Airing Wednesday, September 6 at 10:00 PM ET/PT
Viewers can also catch-up prior to the finale with a series marathon featuring bonus content on Monday, September 4.

[08/30/17 - 11:44 AM]
Sundance Now Announces New Premiere Dates for "Rillington Place" and "Back"
They're on tap for Thursday, October 5 and Thursday, November 2, respectively.

[08/30/17 - 11:29 AM]
Video: Watch the Trailer for "Jeff Dunham: Relative Disaster," Launching Globally on Netflix Sept. 12
In the hour-long special, ventriloquist and global comedy superstar Jeff Dunham brings his rude and slightly demented posse of dummies to Ireland for a gleeful skewering of family and politics.

[08/30/17 - 11:15 AM]
Michael Thorn Named President, Entertainment, Fox Broadcasting Company
David Madden, FOX's current President of Entertainment, will step down from his current role at the end of the month to pursue other opportunities.

[08/30/17 - 10:45 AM]
Alton Brown Takes Over the Chopped Kitchen in "Chopped: Alton's Challenge"
Over the course of the tournament the chefs are put to the test with challenges that tap into the science of cooking and the physics of food, with each winner from the four preliminary heats competing in the finale airing Tuesday, November 7.

[08/30/17 - 10:02 AM]
OWN's Acclaimed Drama "Queen Sugar" from Ava DuVernay Returns with Two-Night Midseason Premiere October 3 & 4
"Queen Sugar" chronicles the lives and loves of the Bordelon siblings in Louisiana, starring Rutina Wesley, Dawn-Lyen Gardner and Kofi Siriboe.

[08/30/17 - 10:01 AM]
"The Paley Center Salutes the Best of Will & Grace" Brings Cast and Producers Together to Share Favorite Moments of Iconic Series
The one-hour special premieres Tuesday, September 19 at 10:00/9:00c on NBC.

[08/30/17 - 09:41 AM]
Discovery Announces Fall Schedule of Original Programming
Highlights include a variety of all-new unscripted series, documentaries and the highly-anticipated return of the network's most iconic game show.

[08/30/17 - 09:39 AM]
Coast-to-Coast Culinary Adventures Continue When Casey Webb Returns for a Second Season of Travel Channel's "Man v. Food"
The second season will premiere later this year.

[08/30/17 - 09:31 AM]
Freeform Grows Cast of "grown-ish" with Francia Raisa and Jordan Buhat as Series Regulars and R&B Duo Chloe x Halle Set to Recur
The 13-episode, single-camera comedy will start production next week and is set to premiere early 2018 on Freeform and the Freeform App, available on connected TV, mobile devices and online.

[08/30/17 - 09:30 AM]
E!'s Chart-Topping New Docu-Series "The Platinum Life" Premieres Sunday, October 15 at 10 PM ET/PT
Follow Asiah Collins, Alycia Bella, La'Myia Good, Shantel Jackson, Nazanin Mandi, Lola Monroe and Crystal Smith as they indulge in the VIP life with their significant others who happen to be some of the biggest names in the music industry including Nelly, Eric Bellinger and more.

[08/30/17 - 09:09 AM]
Amazon Original Series "Tin Star" to Debut Exclusively on Prime Video on Friday, September 29
Set in the majestic Canadian Rockies, "Tin Star" tells the story of Jim Worth (Tim Roth), a former British detective now small town police chief, who brings his family to the tiny, tranquil town of Little Big Bear for a better life.

[08/30/17 - 09:00 AM]
CBS Announces the 18 Castaways Competing on the Next Edition of "Survivor," Premiering Wednesday, Sept. 27
This edition, themed "Heroes v. Healers v. Hustlers," will feature 18 castaways, divided into three groups of six based on how they are perceived by others.

[08/30/17 - 08:30 AM]
"Vampirina," Starring Lauren Graham, James Van Der Beek and Isabella Crovetti as a Family of Vampires, Debuts Sunday, October 1, Simultaneously on Disney Channel and Disney Junior
New episodes will be presented every Monday and Friday in October on Disney Channel and Disney Junior.

[08/30/17 - 08:18 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Got Talent" Once Again Top Charts
The Peacock cruises to another victory among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/30/17 - 07:37 AM]
Christina Milian Joins Lance Bass as Host of MTV's Fly New Series, "90's House," Premiering September 26 at 11 PM ET/PT
Mario Lopez, Tatyana Ali, Michelle Williams, Joey Fatone, Marques Houston, Tyson Beckford, Salt N' Pepa, Kid N' Play, Bill Bellamy, Joey Lawrence, Kel Mitchell and Lori Beth Denberg will drop by the series, previously set at sibling VH1.

[08/30/17 - 07:34 AM]
Video: New Teaser for "Transparent" Season 4 Now Available
The new teaser highlights "Davina's" origin story as played by Alexandra Billings.

[08/30/17 - 06:04 AM]
TV One's Highly-Anticipated Original Movie, "Bobbi Kristina" Slated to Premiere Sunday, October 8
The project stars Demetria McKinney, Vivica A. Fox, Nadji Jeter, Hassan Johnson and Joy Rovaris as Bobbi Kristina.

[08/30/17 - 04:50 AM]
CNN Original Series "This Is Life with Lisa Ling" Returns for Its Fourth Season on Sunday, October 1
In the eight-part investigative docuseries, award-winning journalist and author Lisa Ling travels across America immersing herself in communities that are unusual, extraordinary and sometimes dangerous.

[08/29/17 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 29
Updates include: Terry O'Quinn reports to Hulu's "Castle Rock"; Jackson Robert Scott joins drama pilot "Locke & Key"; and Reese Witherspoon to drop by "The Mindy Project."

[08/29/17 - 12:15 PM]
Oxygen's "The Disappearance of Natalee Holloway" Becomes Highest Rated True Crime Series Premiere in Network History
Oxygen spins the numbers for the series to date.

[08/29/17 - 12:05 PM]
"North Woods Law" Returns to Animal Planet for an All-New Season from New Hampshire Beginning Sunday, Sept. 3
For the Conservation Officers of New Hampshire, no two days are alike.

[08/29/17 - 11:40 AM]
Video: "Damnation" Trailer Now Available - Series Premiere October 2017
An epic saga about the secret history of the 1930s American heartland, "Damnation" centers on the mythic conflict and bloody struggle between big money and the downtrodden, God and greed, charlatans and prophets.

[08/29/17 - 11:32 AM]
Miners at War, New Monster Machines and Bold Challenges Peak as Discovery's #1-Rated Show "Gold Rush" Returns for Its Eighth Season
Just before the official season premiere, Discovery will broadcast an all-new live event featuring Todd, Parker and Tony.

[08/29/17 - 11:06 AM]
FOX Sports Adds Former NCAA Coaches Mark Helfrich and Les Miles Along with Veteran Broadcaster Danny Kanell to College Football Game Coverage
"We are thrilled to have Mark, Les and Danny join FOX Sports for what is going to be our best college football season yet," John Entz said.

[08/29/17 - 10:27 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Edges NBC in Demo Showdown
The Alphabet's "Bachelor in Paradise" leads the night among adults 18-49.

[08/29/17 - 10:05 AM]
TLC's "7 Little Johnstons" Returns for Season 3
The new season premieres on Tuesday, September 19, when the family is gearing up for a big joint birthday party for oldest son Jonah and daughter Elizabeth.

[08/29/17 - 10:04 AM]
Amazon Original Series "The Romanoffs," Created by Matthew Weiner, Assembles Creative Team
"It's an honor to be working with these exceptional storytellers and collaborators- many of whom I know from 'Mad Men' - and all of whom are wonderful artists with incredible vision," said Weiner.

[08/29/17 - 09:03 AM]
Video: Watch the Trailer for "Jerry Before Seinfeld," Launching Globally on Netflix Sept. 19
In the hour-long special, Jerry Seinfeld returns to The Comic Strip in New York City for an intimate stand-up set at the club that helped launch his career.

[08/29/17 - 07:16 AM]
"Dr. Jeff: Rocky Mountain Vet" Returns for an All-New Season on September 30 at 9PM
Dr. Jeff Young and his committed staff at Planned Pethood Plus will make their highly-anticipated return to Animal Planet in the fourth season premiere.

[08/29/17 - 07:00 AM]
"The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show" Heads to Shanghai, China for the First Time, for Broadcast Tuesday, Nov. 28, on CBS
The lingerie runway show will include pink carpet interviews, model profiles, a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the show, and musical performances that will be announced at a later date.

[08/29/17 - 06:04 AM]
Amazon Original Series "Lore" Premieres Friday, October 13 on Prime Video
Based on the popular podcast of the same name, which has an average of five million monthly listens, the anthology series presents the frightening and often disturbing tales based on real people and events that have led to our modern-day myths and legends.

[08/29/17 - 06:00 AM]
"The Day I Met El Chapo: The Kate del Castillo Story" Debuts October 20
The three-part series tells Kate's side of the story using never-before-seen footage and exclusive details of what led to the infamous meeting between one of the world's most notorious drug lords, a Hollywood star and one of Mexico's most famous television actresses.

[08/29/17 - 04:03 AM]
AMC Releases New Image from Fast-Paced Global Thriller "McMafia"
The image shows Alex Godman (James Norton), the English-raised son of Russian exiles with a mafia history, and his family.

[08/28/17 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 28
Updates include: Sepideh Moafi joins the cast of USA's "Falling Water"; Joanna "JoJo" Levesque to visit FOX's "Lethal Weapon"; and Minnie Driver books return trip to "Will & Grace."

[08/28/17 - 03:21 PM]
CBS to Wrap "Candy Crush" Early with Two-Hour Finale This Saturday, September 2
The game show previously aired on Sunday nights at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/28/17 - 02:17 PM]
Disney XD's "DuckTales" Premieres with Over 1-Year Network Highs and #1 Time Period Ranking Among Boy Demographics
Disney XD further spins the numbers for August 11.

[08/28/17 - 12:19 PM]
Comedy Series "Vice Principals," Starring Danny McBride and Walton Goggins, Returns for Second Season Sept. 17 on HBO
Guest stars on the second season include Fisher Stevens as a scholarly rival to Gamby for Amanda's attentions; Scott Caan as a teambuilding trainer; Maya Love as Gamby's daughter; and Susan Park as Russell's wife, Christine.

[08/28/17 - 11:39 AM]
Patton Oswalt's New Netflix Stand-Up Special Coming Oct. 17
The deeply personal and powerful stand-up special dives into the last year of Patton's life, following the passing of his wife, and how he worked through the pain and grief by finding humor.

[08/28/17 - 11:00 AM]
Bravo Media Heads to Sag Harbor for a Special "Watch What Happens Live One-on-One with Luann de Lesseps" on Wednesday, September 6 at 11PM ET/PT
In addition, tune-in Wednesday, August 30 for "The Real Housewives of New York City" Part III reunion.

[08/28/17 - 10:47 AM]
Watch Every Episode of "Broad City" During an All-Day Marathon on Labor Day Monday, September 4 on Comedy Central
Fans can follow along using #BroadCityReplay and watch exclusive videos featuring Abbi and Ilana talking about some of their personal favorite episodes.

[08/28/17 - 10:16 AM]
Nickelodeon's New Daily Scripted Series, "I Am Frankie," Bows Monday, Sept. 11, at 7:30 P.M. (ET/PT)
"I Am Frankie" will sneak peek on Nickelodeon on Monday, Sept. 4, at 7 p.m. (ET/PT).

[08/28/17 - 08:20 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Preseason Lifts NBC to Top Spot in Viewers, Demos
The Peacock pulls in front in both categories last night.

[08/28/17 - 08:09 AM]
School Is Back in Session: Bravo Media Announces Fourth Annual "The Real Housewives Awards" on BravoTV.com
The winners will be announced on a special "Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen," airing Wednesday, October 4.







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[09/19/18 - 02:30 PM]
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[09/19/18 - 11:15 AM]
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[09/19/18 - 10:04 AM]
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[09/19/18 - 10:00 AM]
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[09/19/18 - 10:00 AM]
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[09/19/18 - 09:16 AM]
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[09/19/18 - 09:00 AM]
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[09/19/18 - 08:15 AM]
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[09/19/18 - 08:00 AM]
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[09/19/18 - 07:34 AM]
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[09/19/18 - 06:00 AM]
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[09/18/18 - 03:31 PM]
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