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[12/20/17 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, December 20
Updates include: Tracy McMillan, Emily Fox sell dramas to FOX; Paul Mather to run Freeform's "Alone Together"; and Michael Hirst set to tackle "Ronin" TV series for MGM.

[12/20/17 - 04:11 PM]
More Performers Added to "FOX's New Year's Eve with Steve Harvey: Live from Times Square" Airing Sunday, Dec. 31 on FOX
Previously announced performers include Celine Dion, Backstreet Boys, Macklemore Featuring Skylar Grey, Flo Rida and Neil Diamond.

[12/20/17 - 03:37 PM]
Video: "Dave Chappelle: Equanimity" - Voting in the 2016 Election
Dave Chappelle's new Netflix special, "Equanimity," launches globally on December 31.

[12/20/17 - 02:05 PM]
TV One Premieres Highly-Anticipated Social Justice Limited Series "Two Sides" on Monday, January 22 at 10 P.M. ET
Executive produced by Viola Davis, Julius Tennon and Lemuel Plummer with narration by Davis, each one-hour episode offers an in-depth, comprehensive look into disturbing cases of officer-involved deaths.

[12/20/17 - 12:40 PM]
"Dateline" in National Syndication Renewed for Second Season on FOX Television Stations
Delivering a 1.4 household rating in the November 2017 sweep, "Dateline" is the highest-rated new one-hour syndicated strip to premiere in the last five seasons.

[12/20/17 - 11:02 AM]
Food Network Serves a Slice of Imagination and Delight with "Ridiculous Cakes!"
Alton Brown narrates 12 half-hour episodes, introducing viewers to some of the most talented cake artists from across the country, while offering insightful and revealing commentary about their extraordinary efforts that go into imagining and creating these masterpieces.

[12/20/17 - 10:51 AM]
Video: Trailer - "The Path" Season 3
The first two episodes of the 13-episode season will launch on Wednesday, January 17.

[12/20/17 - 10:38 AM]
"Archer" Now Available on FX+ Commercial-Free Service
The most recent season, "Archer: Dreamland," will be added to FX+ in February ahead of the premiere of the ninth season, "Archer: Danger Island."

[12/20/17 - 10:21 AM]
Digital-First Series "Cash Lift" Launches on Discovery Go and Facebook Watch
The five-episode series is based on the Emmy Award-winning series, "Cash Cab," which is currently airing Sundays at 10:00/9:00c on Discovery Channel.

[12/20/17 - 10:19 AM]
Journey to One of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World with "David Attenborough's Great Barrier Reef"
The Smithsonian Channel series was previously targeted for Discovery Channel.

[12/20/17 - 10:17 AM]
Netflix Renews German Original Series "Dark" for a Second Season
The acclaimed drama created by Baran bo Odar and Jantje Friese has resonated with audiences in Germany and around the world, including the U.S., Brazil, Italy, Turkey, Spain and France among other countries.

[12/20/17 - 10:01 AM]
Science Channel Three-Part Docu-Series to Offer Revealing Look at History of Computer and Tech Industry
"Silicon Valley: The Untold Story" premieres Sunday, January 28 at 8, 9 and 10 p.m.

[12/20/17 - 09:27 AM]
TLC Premieres New Wedding Makeover Series, "Say Yes: Wedding SOS" as Part of the New Saturday Night Wedding Block on January 20th at 9:00p.m. ET/PT
In each hour-long episode, style expert George Kotsiopoulos will work with the bride and groom and get them ready to walk down the aisle.

[12/20/17 - 08:24 AM]
ESPN Expands Digital Rights to Include "Monday Night Football" Streaming on Mobile Phones
The expanded mobile rights also include NFL highlights and extend through the duration of ESPN's existing NFL agreement (conclusion of the 2021 NFL season).

[12/20/17 - 08:08 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Finale Puts NBC on Top
The Peacock easily wins the evening in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/20/17 - 07:11 AM]
Video: Trailer Debut - "Grace and Frankie" Returns January 19 on Netflix
Jane Fonda ("Grace") and Lily Tomlin ("Frankie") star as two women whose lives are turned upside down when their husbands reveal they are gay and leave them for each other.

[12/20/17 - 06:01 AM]
Bravo Media's Emmy-Winning "Inside the Actors Studio" Welcomes Actor Ted Danson on Thursday, January 11 at 8PM ET/PT
The multi-hyphenate star recounts his childhood growing up in Arizona, to his early career as well as his breakout role as 'Sam Malone' in "Cheers."

[12/19/17 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, December 19
Updates include: Comedy Central axes "The Gorburger Show"; Jessie Kahnweiler to pen "The Viagra Diaries" for The CW; and James D'Arcy to recur on Showtime's "Homeland."

[12/19/17 - 03:32 PM]
USA Network #1 for Unprecedented 12th Straight Year
USA further spins the numbers for the year to date.

[12/19/17 - 11:06 AM]
Video: "The Looming Tower" - First Look Reveals the Story You Didn't Know
Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book by Lawrence Wright, the series premieres February 28, only on Hulu.

[12/19/17 - 11:00 AM]
"Here and Now," Drama Series from Alan Ball, Starring Tim Robbins and Holly Hunter, Debuts Feb. 11
The show is a provocative and darkly comic meditation on the disparate forces polarizing present-day American culture, as experienced by the members of a progressive multi-ethnic family.

[12/19/17 - 10:58 AM]
Comedy Central Announces New "Broad City" Capsule Collection with Wildfox - Proceeds to Benefit The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center
The collection will feature 22 styles, ranging from sporty crop tops to slouchy sweaters, inspired by "Broad City's" bold graphic style, created by Mike Perry, with winks at the character's antics.

[12/19/17 - 10:40 AM]
WGN America Welcomes the Classic Crime Drama "Murder She Wrote" to the Line-Up Beginning Monday, January 1
Kicking-off with the first four episodes from season one, and airing all 265 episodes throughout the 2018 year, the cherished series is the latest addition to WGN America's lineup.

[12/19/17 - 10:39 AM]
BET Networks Wins 2017 as the Undisputed #1 Cable Network for African American Viewers
BET further spins the numbers for the year to date.

[12/19/17 - 10:36 AM]
"2 Dope Queens," Featuring Jessica Williams and Phoebe Robinson, Debuts Feb. 2 on HBO
Guests include Uzo Aduba, Tituss Burgess, Sarah Jessica Parker and Jon Stewart.

[12/19/17 - 09:52 AM]
AMC First Look: "Into the Badlands" Season 3 Starring Daniel Wu, Emily Beecham and Lorraine Toussaint
Season 3 finds Sunny (Daniel Wu) living off the grid, doing his best to provide for his infant son, Henry, in the wake of Veil's death.

[12/19/17 - 09:11 AM]
Investigation Discovery Announces Premiere of Three-Part Mini-Series "Jodi Arias: An American Murder Mystery"
The three-part limited series premieres Sunday, January 14 at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/19/17 - 09:02 AM]
Video: "Altered Carbon" - Building the World of Altered Carbon
Based on the classic cyberpunk noir novel by Richard K. Morgan, "Altered Carbon" is an intriguing story of murder, love, sex, and betrayal, set more than 300 years in the future.

[12/19/17 - 09:00 AM]
"Van Helsing" Renewed for Third Season by Syfy
Production on the new season is expected to begin in February 2018.

[12/19/17 - 08:31 AM]
Michael Pena and Diego Luna to Star in "Narcos" Season 4
Production recently began on the new season in Mexico City, Mexico, and season four will be set in Mexico.

[12/19/17 - 08:15 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "The Voice" Hold Off Competition
The Peacock once again takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/19/17 - 07:46 AM]
WGN America's "M*A*S*H-athon" Helps Network Hit Strongest Total Day Performance in Three Years
WGN America further spins the numbers for Saturday, December 9.

[12/19/17 - 07:26 AM]
Nancy Abraham and Lisa Heller Named Co-Heads of HBO Documentary and Family Programming
This follows yesterday's announcement that Sheila Nevins, HBO's longtime president of HBO Documentary and Family Programming, will be leaving the network early next year.

[12/19/17 - 07:06 AM]
Nickelodeon Premieres "Lip Sync Battle Shorties" on Friday, Jan. 12, at 7:30 P.M. (ET/PT)
Each episode features the Shorties Dance Crew, a 10-person, in-house backup crew who has mastered all styles of dance from breakdancing to ballroom.

[12/19/17 - 07:04 AM]
"Mother May I Dance with Mary Jane's Fist?: A Lifetone Original Movie for Adult Swim" Premieres Sunday, January 7th at Midnight ET/PT on Adult Swim
The special was written by and stars Mary Elizabeth Ellis and Artemis Pebdani, based on their play.

[12/19/17 - 06:30 AM]
CBS Announces "Grammy(R) Red Carpet Live," A Live Entertainment Special Hosted by "Entertainment Tonight's" Nancy O'Dell, Kevin Frazier and Keltie Knight, to Be Broadcast Jan. 28
"The 60th Annual Grammy Awards" will be broadcast live from Madison Square Garden in New York Sunday, January 28 (7:30-11:00 PM, live ET/4:30-8:00 PM, live PT) on the CBS Television Network.

[12/19/17 - 06:03 AM]
Amazon Prime Video Announces Amazon's First Rose Parade Float Featuring "The Grand Tour"
The float is the first from a streaming service, and Prime members can catch it and all the other parade action on the two-hour special "The 2018 Rose Parade Hosted by Cord & Tish," streaming live on Amazon Prime Video, January 1.

[12/19/17 - 05:33 AM]
Global Music Powerhouse John Legend Set for Title Role in NBC's "Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert!" from Brooklyn, N.Y.
Joining the creative team also as executive producers are John Legend, Mike Jackson and Ty Stiklorius.

[12/19/17 - 05:20 AM]
Animal Planet Greenlights "Dodo Heroes" (WT) from Group Nine's The Dodo
"Dodo Heroes" (WT) will feature inspiring stories of animals from around the world in dire need, and those who go to unimaginable lengths to help them.

[12/18/17 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Monday, December 18
Updates include: BBC America cancels "Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency"; Amazon passes on its latest comedy pilots; and NBC eyes a revival of "The Office" for the 2018-19 season.

[12/18/17 - 04:17 PM]
E!'s "Red Carpet Icons" Specials Kick of 2018 Awards Season by Counting Down Hollywood's Best Red Carpet Looks Beginning Friday, January 5 at 10PM
E! will feature Beyoncé and Rihanna in two of the specials, counting down these fearless trendsetters' most jaw-dropping and awe-inspiring high-fashion moments, which redefined the red carpet and crowned them fashion icons.

[12/18/17 - 04:13 PM]
ABC Presents a Documentary on the Deadly Waco, Texas Siege with New Details on the Crisis That Ignited National Outrage
"Truth and Lies: Waco" premieres Thursday, January 4 at 9:00/8:00c on the Alphabet.

[12/18/17 - 01:18 PM]
"Chicago P.D." Sold in National Syndication for Fall 2018
The show will air Monday-Friday in national syndication beginning September 2018.

[12/18/17 - 12:02 PM]
"David Bowie: The Last Five Years," Exploring His Remarkable Late-Career Creativity, Debuts Jan. 8 on HBO
In the last years of his life, David Bowie ended nearly a decade of silence to engage in an extraordinary burst of activity, producing two groundbreaking albums and a musical.

[12/18/17 - 11:21 AM]
A&E Network to Premiere Two-Night Special Documentary Event "Waco: Madman or Messiah" Beginning Sunday, January 28 at 9PM ET/PT
Pulled from the archives of never-before broadcast audio and rare video footage, recovered from 247 FBI negotiation tapes, viewers will hear directly from late cult leader David Koresh himself and nine surviving members of the Branch Davidian sect.

[12/18/17 - 11:15 AM]
Showtime(R) Elects "Our Cartoon President" to Premiere on Sunday, February 11 at 8 PM ET/PT
The network will give viewers an early preview of the series, making the first episode available across multiple platforms online and On Demand on Sunday, January 28.

[12/18/17 - 10:30 AM]
"NCIS: Los Angeles" Star LL Cool J to Host the New One-Hour Special "MVP: Most Valuable Performer," Live Thursday, Jan. 25 on CBS
The MVP contest began December 1 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.

[12/18/17 - 10:09 AM]
"Giada Entertains" Returns for Third Season on Sunday, January 7th at 11AM ET/PT on Food Network
From a menu of international dishes to game day and Giada's own second annual film festival party, the 13-episode series is packed with ideas on how to throw unforgettable get-togethers.

[12/18/17 - 10:00 AM]
CBS Corporation Licenses Off-Network Syndication Rights for "NCIS: New Orleans" to TNT
TNT has the rights to the first three seasons of the acclaimed drama starring Scott Bakula and each subsequent season after the drama has aired on CBS Network.

[12/18/17 - 09:36 AM]
Video: Super Trailer - VH1's "Love & Hip Hop: Miami"
The series is the newest installment of cable's #1 unscripted franchise and will delve into Miami's rich Latinx culture, highlighting the hip-hop, Latin and reggaeton music scenes.







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[06/18/19 - 11:59 AM]
truTV Dials Up a Second Season of Top-Rated Scripted Comedy "Tacoma FD"
The 13-episode second season order will go in to pre-production later this year and is slated for release in 2020.

[06/18/19 - 11:49 AM]
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USA Network broke said news via social media this morning.

[06/18/19 - 11:24 AM]
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[06/18/19 - 11:17 AM]
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[06/18/19 - 11:07 AM]
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The three-part series premieres Sunday, July 28 at 8:00/7:00c on the network.

[06/18/19 - 11:04 AM]
Video: "Chasing the Cure" Presents Saved by a Stranger - Tarek El Moussa's Story
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[06/18/19 - 10:52 AM]
Emmy Nominee Michelle Forbes Among New "Treadstone" Cast
The series, produced by UCP and Ben Smith, a producer of the Bourne franchise, is currently in production in Budapest.

[06/18/19 - 10:29 AM]
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The latest two-hour special premieres Sunday, July 7 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[06/18/19 - 10:04 AM]
National Geographic Begins Casting for "Race to the Center of the Earth"
The eight-part series will challenge these fearless, passionate adventurers and weekend warriors with navigating their designated route, and they'll face unpredictable terrains, harsh climates and unique cultures as they make their way to the finish.

[06/18/19 - 10:02 AM]
HBO Remembers Gloria Vanderbilt This Thursday, June 20, With an Encore Presentation of the Poignant Documentary "Nothing Left Unsaid: Gloria Vanderbilt & Anderson Cooper"
Debuting in 2016, the feature-length film intertwines archival footage and previously unseen home videos spanning eight decades with present-day scenes to paint an intimate portrait of one of America's most fascinating families.

[06/18/19 - 09:47 AM]
Nickelodeon and Imagine Kids+Family Developing Original Live-Action Space Series
"Untitled Space Show" will be showrun and written by Daniel Knauf and centers around a group of kids who mistakenly launch into space.

[06/18/19 - 09:33 AM]
"Queer Eye" Returns for Fabulous Fourth and Fifth Seasons
In season four, the hosts of Queer Eye return to the BBQ capital of the world, Kansas City, with a new roster of eight heroes.

[06/18/19 - 09:07 AM]
Nickelodeon Brings "SpongeBob SquarePants'" Bikini Bottom to Life at Comic-Con International: San Diego July 18-21, 2019
Nickelodeon will pay tribute to incurably optimistic SpongeBob SquarePants and his undersea friends with activations, panels, talent signings and interactive design elements featuring: The Krusty Krab, The Chum Bucket and Mrs. Puff's Boating School.

[06/18/19 - 09:03 AM]
"The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" Announces Live Democratic Presidential Primary Debate Coverage
Guests include Perry Bacon Jr., senior writer for FiveThirtyEight on Wednesday, June 26 and Howard Dean, former governor of Vermont, Democratic presidential candidate, and DNC chair on Thursday, June 27.

[06/18/19 - 09:01 AM]
History Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Moon Landing in New Documentary Premiering July 14
The one-hour documentary "Moon Landing: The Lost Tapes" tells the incredible true story of mankind's greatest leap.