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[12/01/17 - 11:42 PM]
Development Update: Friday, December 1
Updates include: CBS gives "Kevin Can Wait," "SWAT" two extra episodes; Netflix cancels "Haters Back Off"; and USA sends newcomer "Damnation" to Thursday nights.

[12/01/17 - 03:30 PM]
First Look at Dick Grayson's Iconic Super Suit from Warner Bros. Television's Upcoming Series "Titans," Based on the Characters from DC
"Titans" is set to debut in 2018 on the DC-branded direct-to-consumer digital service, operated by Warner Bros. Digital Networks.

[12/01/17 - 12:55 PM]
Netflix Announces Untitled Sabrina Series (Based on the Archie Comics Graphic Novel "The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina")
This adaptation finds Sabrina wrestling to reconcile her dual nature - half-witch, half-mortal - while standing against the evil forces that threaten her, her family and the daylight world humans inhabit.

[12/01/17 - 12:15 PM]
CBS Announces the New One-Hour Special "MVP: Most Valuable Performer," to Be Broadcast Live Thursday, Jan. 25
The MVP contest begins today with the first videos of the 32 participating players available online at si.com/mvp for fans to watch and vote for their favorite performer.

[12/01/17 - 10:31 AM]
Academy Award(R)-Winning Actress and "The View" Co-Host Whoopi Goldberg Reveals Disney Holiday Secrets in Freeform's "Decorating Disney: Holiday Magic," Premiering December 18
"As a longtime friend of Mickey, there's no place I'd rather spend the holidays than at the Happiest Place on Earth," said Whoopi Goldberg.

[12/01/17 - 10:31 AM]
Chefs Anne Burrell and Tyler Florence Are Back to Transform Kitchen Disasters Into Food Masters in Return of Fan-Favorite Series "Worst Cooks in America" on Sunday, January 7th at 9PM ET/PM
In the 10-episode series that transforms kitchen disasters into skilled cooks, Anne and Tyler each lead a team of cooking-challenged recruits in an intense culinary boot camp designed to improve their food skills.

[12/01/17 - 10:01 AM]
CBS Announces Winter Scheduling Plans for 2018
"The Amazing Race," "Big Brother," "Living Biblically," "Survivor" and "Instinct" are all on tap in the new year.

[12/01/17 - 09:27 AM]
Video: The Making of "The Grand Tour" Season 2 - "James May in Danger"
Season two of "The Grand Tour" returns on December 8 only on Amazon Prime Video.

[12/01/17 - 09:03 AM]
Fans of FX's "The Strain" Can Now Own a Piece of the Vampire Thriller Drama
Starting today, over 150 props and wardrobe items from "The Strain" will go up for auction on Fox Auctions at auctions.fox.com.

[12/01/17 - 08:38 AM]
Travel Channel's Popular "Mysteries at the Museum" Specials Return with New Episodes on Thursday, December 28 at 9:00 P.M. ET/PT
The first of the specials, "Race to the Antarctic: Mysteries at the Museum," features the incredible survival story of the famed polar explorer and heroic leader Sir Ernest Shackleton and his 27-man crew of the Endurance.

[12/01/17 - 08:18 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Thursday Night Football" Hold Off Competition
The Peacock takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/01/17 - 08:08 AM]
Netflix Renews "Stranger Things" for a Third Season
"Stranger Things" received 18 Emmy nominations this year, with five wins.

[12/01/17 - 08:01 AM]
TV One to Premiere the Original Film, "Behind the Movement," in February 2018
Meta Golding, Loretta Devine, Isaiah Washington and Roger Guenveur Smith star in the project.

[12/01/17 - 06:02 AM]
As Part of Disney-ABC Television Group's "25 Days of Christmas" Initiative, Freeform Gets Into the Holiday Spirit by Gifting a Family a Home for the Holidays
Freeform wants to bring a little joy back into someone's life by gifting a custom-designed micro-abode.

[11/30/17 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, November 30
Updates include: HBO cuts Russell Simmons from "All Def Comedy"; Bobby Cannavale joins Julia Roberts-led "Homecoming" at Amazon; and Josh Lucas signs onto Paramount's "Yellowstone."

[11/30/17 - 03:13 PM]
Sunday Night Is Family Night on Hallmark Channel - The Season Five Debut of "When Calls the Heart" Is Joined by the Premiere of New Series "Meet the Peetes" Sunday, February 18
"Meet the Peetes" follows the lives of Holly Robinson Peete, Rodney Peete and their multigenerational family.

[11/30/17 - 12:36 PM]
Rebecca Lowe, Liam McHugh & Carolyn Manno to Host NBC Olympics Coverage in PyeongChang
Lowe, McHugh, Manno, Ahmed Fareed, and Fred Roggin join Mike Tirico, who was named NBC's primetime Olympics host earlier this year.

[11/30/17 - 12:33 PM]
New Competition Reality Series "Making a Model with Yolanda Hadid" Premieres January 11
The Lifetime series, formerly known as "Model Moms," will air Thursday nights at 10:00/9:00c.

[11/30/17 - 11:30 AM]
Ken Jeong, David Alan Grier and PRETTYMUCH Join Cast of "A Christmas Story Live!," Airing Sunday, Dec. 17, on FOX
They join previously announced cast members Maya Rudolph, Matthew Broderick, Jane Krakowski, Chris Diamantopoulos, Ana Gasteyer and newcomer Andy Walken.

[11/30/17 - 11:30 AM]
CBS All Access Announces New Series Order for Psychological Thriller "Tell Me a Story"
Kevin Williamson will serve as executive producer and writer, and Aaron Kaplan and Dana Honor will serve as executive producers for the series.

[11/30/17 - 11:27 AM]
Spike TV Explores the Life and Career of the Outrageous and Unforgettable Comedic Great Sam Kinison in a New Documentary "I Am Sam Kinison"
The film is the latest from critically-acclaimed filmmaker Derik Murray of Network Entertainment who has previously brought to the screen the lives of such iconic figures as Heath Ledger, JFK Jr, Chris Farley, Steve McQueen, Johnny Cash, Bruce Lee and Evel Knievel.

[11/30/17 - 11:00 AM]
Netflix's "Umbrella Academy" Adds Tom Hopper, Emmy Raver-Lampman, David Castaneda, Aidan Gallagher, and Robert Sheehan
The live action series follows the estranged members of a dysfunctional family of superheroes as they work together to solve their father's mysterious death, while coming apart at the seams due to their divergent personalities and abilities.

[11/30/17 - 10:41 AM]
Video: Watch Music Sensation The Tenors Serenade One Lucky Couple on "Disney's Fairy Tale Weddings: Holiday Magic," Premiering December 11, Hosted by Stephen 'tWitch' Boss and Allison Holker
An additional six-episode "Disney's Fairy Tale Wedding" series will launch summer 2018.

[11/30/17 - 10:16 AM]
Video: Key Art and Trailer - "East Los High: Finale Event"
The show will premiere on Hulu this Friday, December 1.

[11/30/17 - 10:15 AM]
CBS Orders "Blood & Treasure," A New Action-Adventure Series for Broadcast in Summer 2019
The series centers on a brilliant antiquities expert and a cunning art thief who team up to catch a ruthless terrorist who funds his attacks through stolen treasure.

[11/30/17 - 10:02 AM]
Comedy Series "Divorce," Starring Sarah Jessica Parker, Returns for Second Season Jan. 14 on HBO
Also appearing this season are Becki Newton, Steven Pasquale and Amy Sedaris.

[11/30/17 - 09:28 AM]
Crackle, A Sony Network, Announces March 8th Premiere of New Original Scripted Series, "The Oath" from Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson and His G-Unit Film & Television Inc.
Ryan Kwanten, Cory Hardrict, Arlen Escarpeta, Katrina Law, J.J. Soria and Sean Bean co-star in the series.

[11/30/17 - 09:02 AM]
Premium Streaming Service Sundance Now to Launch "Liar" Season One Starting December 7
In season one of "Liar," Joanne Froggatt portrayed Laura Nielson, a bright and dedicated teacher, and Ioan Gruffudd as Andrew Earlham, a renowned surgeon whose son is a student at Laura's school.

[11/30/17 - 09:01 AM]
CMT Announces Multi-Platform Winter Programming Slate Including Premiere Dates for "Music City" and "CMT Crossroads: Kesha and Old Crow Medicine Show"
As previously announced, the final season of "Nashville" will premiere on Thursday, January 4 at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/30/17 - 08:26 AM]
"Mindhunter" Renewed for a Second Season
The show features Jonathan Groff, Holt McCallany, Anna Torv, Hannah Gross and newcomer Cameron Britton, who portrays serial killer Ed Kemper on the series, and has drawn raves for his performance.

[11/30/17 - 08:24 AM]
HGTV to Premiere "White House Christmas 2017" on Sunday, Dec. 10, at 6 p.m. ET/PT
The one-hour special will follow designer and home renovation star Alison Victoria as White House staff and volunteers take her on an exclusive room-by-room tour of the iconic home's holiday transformation.

[11/30/17 - 08:15 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Edges Tight Demo Race with NBC, FOX
The Eye wins the night among adults 18-49 while NBC is the most-watched broadcaster.

[11/30/17 - 07:32 AM]
ABC's "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2018" to Broadcast from Times Square with Host Ryan Seacrest and Jenny McCarthy on Sunday, December 31, With Multiplatinum Music Superstar Ciara to Host West Coast Celebration
"When I performed on this show back in 2005 I was so young and it was so special and exciting to be part of such an iconic show," said Ciara.

[11/30/17 - 07:00 AM]
Great American Country to Add 28 New Episodes of "Flea Market Flip" Starring "Good Morning America" Co-Host Lara Spencer
Spencer, a designer and longtime flea market enthusiast, also serves as the series host, creator and executive producer.

[11/30/17 - 06:28 AM]
"Tosh.0" and "The Jim Jefferies Show" Finish Fall Seasons with Ratings Increases
Comedy Central further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[11/30/17 - 12:35 AM]
Netflix to Bring to Its Members Globally New Series "A Korean Odyssey"
"A Korean Odyssey" will be available on Netflix from late December of this year.

[11/29/17 - 11:51 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 29
Updates include: Warner Bros. Television terminates Andrew Kreisberg; FOX's "Ghosted" gets six additional episodes, new showrunner; and CBS extends "Elementary" season to 21 episodes.

[11/29/17 - 02:30 PM]
Video: "The X-Files" - All-New Behind-the-Scenes Featurette
Series creator Chris Carter returns as executive producer, writer and director, with stars David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson returning in their iconic roles.

[11/29/17 - 01:23 PM]
Netflix to Release Revealing Gloria Allred Documentary "Seeing Allred" Early Next Year
As sexual violence allegations grip the nation, "Seeing Allred" provides a candid look at one of the most public crusaders against sexual assault and the war on women.

[11/29/17 - 01:21 PM]
New Season of "Robot Chicken" Returns with Holiday Special December 10th on Adult Swim 
The special includes voice talent from Jason Alexander, Jemaine Clement, Madison Dylan, and Breckin Meyer among others.

[11/29/17 - 01:02 PM]
Chris Evans to Narrate National Geographic's Groundbreaking New Documentary Series "Chain of Command"
The global event series, from National Geographic Studios and showrunner Scott Boggins, will premiere on Monday, January 15 at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/29/17 - 12:46 PM]
Bravo Media's "Summer House" Returns for More Fun in the Sun - and Drama After Dark - Premiering Monday, January 22 at 10PM ET/PT
The original crew of Kyle Cooke, Lauren Wirkus, Carl Radke, Lindsay Hubbard, and Stephen McGee are all returning.

[11/29/17 - 11:28 AM]
Investigation Discovery to Premiere Critically-Acclaimed Documentary, "The Family I Had," on Thursday, December 21
The film is co-directed and produced by Katie Green and Carlye Rubin, who have shared a fascination with family stories and the themes of loss and dysfunction within them, stemming from having each experienced loss at a young age.

[11/29/17 - 11:14 AM]
A Dozen Kid Bakers Bring Big Skills in the New Year on the New Season of "Kids Baking Championship"
Over the course of 10 episodes, the contestants (ranging in age from 10 to 13) compete in decadent dessert challenges designed to find the most impressive and creative kid baker in the country.

[11/29/17 - 11:03 AM]
Showtime(R) Picks Up "SMILF" for Second Season
The season one finale will air on New Year's Eve, December 31 at 10:00/9:00c, with a special preview available online and On Demand on Friday, December 29.

[11/29/17 - 10:14 AM]
History Uncovers Never-Before-Broadcast Audio Recordings with Charles Manson in New Two-Night Special Premiering Dec. 3 at 9PM ET/PT
The special also examines 26 hours of exclusive never-before-broadcast phone conversations with Manson that may change the scope of his crimes, almost five decades later.

[11/29/17 - 10:04 AM]
Bravo Media's "Top Chef: Last Chance Kitchen" Returns with a Game-Changing Twist as Four "Top Chef" Veterans Enter the Kitchen
Back to prove they have what it takes is Jennifer Carroll (Season 6 & Season 8: All Stars), Kwame Onwuachi (Season 13), Marcel Vigneron (Season 2 & Season 8: All Stars) and Lee Anne Wong (Season 1).

[11/29/17 - 10:00 AM]
Al Roker and Hoda Kotb Ring in the New Year Co-Hosting the "129th Rose Parade" on Jan. 1 as NBC Celebrate 91 Years of Coverage
Actor and humanitarian Gary Sinise, well known for his portrayal of Lt. Dan Taylor in the film "Forrest Gump" and who has been working in support of veterans for nearly 40 years, is the Grand Marshal.

[11/29/17 - 09:27 AM]
Two-Time Pro Bowler Greg Jennings Debuts as NFL Game Analyst on FOX This Sunday
Jennings joins seasoned play-by-play announcer Tim Brando and sideline reporter Jennifer Hale, as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers visit Jennings' former team, the Green Bay Packers, at Lambeau Field.

[11/29/17 - 08:18 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "This Is Us" Fall Finale Top Charts
The Peacock cruises to victory among total viewers and adults 18-49.







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[05/25/20 - 11:08 AM]
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[05/24/20 - 11:02 AM]
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[05/24/20 - 08:15 AM]
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[05/23/20 - 09:20 AM]
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[05/22/20 - 11:50 PM]
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[05/22/20 - 02:01 PM]
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[05/22/20 - 01:55 PM]
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[05/22/20 - 10:13 AM]
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[05/22/20 - 10:02 AM]
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[05/22/20 - 08:13 AM]
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[05/22/20 - 08:01 AM]
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[05/22/20 - 07:55 AM]
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[05/22/20 - 07:00 AM]
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[05/22/20 - 06:49 AM]
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[05/22/20 - 06:13 AM]
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