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[01/05/18 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 5
Updates include: Helena Bonham Carter in talks to join Netflix's "The Crown"; Navid Negahban in, Bryan Singer out on FX's "Legion"; and Christian Cooke to replace Ed Westwick in Amazon's "Ordeal by Innocence."

[01/05/18 - 03:51 PM]
NBC Sets Sunday Lineup with "Little Big Shots," "Genius Junior"
Look for both series back-to-back beginning March 18.

[01/05/18 - 02:59 PM]
E! Delivers an Unmatched Multi-Platform Red Carpet Experience with "Live from the Red Carpet: The 2018 Golden Globe Awards" This Sunday, January 7th
Kicking off at 4:00pm ET/1:00pm PT, Ryan Seacrest and Giuliana Rancic, along with a team of entertainment and pop culture experts including Kristin Cavallari, Brad Goreski and Nikki Glaser, will connect viewers across the globe with their favorite stars.

[01/05/18 - 02:48 PM]
Kiernan Shipka Set to Star in Netflix Original Series "Untitled Sabrina Project"
Shipka will star as the titular heroine Sabrina Spellman.

[01/05/18 - 01:29 PM]
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Presents Three All-New Movie Premieres in January
Holly Robinson Peete, Candace Cameron Bure and Courtney Thorne-Smith topline said offerings.

[01/05/18 - 01:22 PM]
Starz Announces New, Expanded FiOS TV Agreement with Verizon
Verizon will continue to offer the full complement of Starz offerings including premium pay TV channels, on-demand and online services.

[01/05/18 - 10:51 AM]
WGN America Tops 2017 as the #1 Entertainment Network in Growth
WGN America further spins the numbers for the year to date.

[01/05/18 - 10:34 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Probes the Passion, Artistry and Engineering Behind the World's Most Prized High-Performance Automobiles in "Supercar Superbuild"
The series immerses viewers behind the scenes with the fastest, most awe-inspiring luxury vehicles and sports cars, pulling back the curtain to capture a world fraught with high-stakes pressure, impossible deadlines, clandestine meetings, design challenges and dramatic styling.

[01/05/18 - 10:33 AM]
FX Networks Sets Upcoming Premiere Dates
Look for "Atlanta," "Trust" and "The Americans" all in March.

[01/05/18 - 10:18 AM]
FX Picks Up "Mayans MC" to Series
"Mayans MC" is the next chapter in the "Sons of Anarchy" saga, Kurt Sutter's award-winning series that was the highest-rated ongoing drama series in FX history for seven seasons.

[01/05/18 - 10:00 AM]
Jack Reynor Cast as Lead in CBS All Access' "Strange Angel"
Reynor will play Jack Parsons, a brilliant and ambitious blue-collar worker of 1930s Los Angeles who started as a janitor at a chemical factory but had fantastical dreams that led him to birth the unknown discipline of American rocketry.

[01/05/18 - 09:15 AM]
Travel Channel Greenlights Season Two of "Caribbean Pirate Treasure" with Philippe and Ashlan Cousteau
Tropical locations such as the Bahamas, Cuba and Panama will be showcased in the new season, which begins production later this month.

[01/05/18 - 09:07 AM]
HBO Documentary "The Number on Great-Grandpa's Arm," Sharing Lessons of the Holocaust Through the Conversation of a Young Boy and His Great-Grandfather, Debuts Jan. 27
Presented by HBO with the Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, the short film debuts on International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

[01/05/18 - 08:36 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Opens 2018 with a "Bang" in Viewers, Demos
Plus: FOX takes second among adults 18-49 with the launch of "The Four: Battle for Stardom."

[01/05/18 - 08:31 AM]
New Netflix Series, "My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman," to Launch as a Monthly Event Starting on January 12, 2018
Dave's lineup of influential guests includes George Clooney, Malala Yousafzai, Jay-Z, Tina Fey, Howard Stern and President Barack Obama.

[01/04/18 - 11:43 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 4
Updates include: FOX mulls sixth season of "Prison Break"; Jimmy Jean-Louis upped to regular on TNT's "Claws"; and Frank Langella cast in Showtime's "Kidding."

[01/04/18 - 10:30 PM]
Academy Award(R) Nominee Janet McTeer Joins "Ozark" Season 2
McTeer will play a Chicago based attorney with links to the cartel.

[01/04/18 - 03:45 PM]
ABC Pulls "The Mayor" Return from Lineup
Repeats of "Modern Family" will instead fill its Tuesday, 9:30/8:30c time period until further notice.

[01/04/18 - 01:02 PM]
Hulu, Amblin Television and Warner Bros. Animation Team Up to Bring Back "Animaniacs"
The series marks the first Hulu Original made for families, and with the legacy of these beloved characters, is intended to provide a co-viewing opportunity and experience for families to enjoy together.

[01/04/18 - 11:54 AM]
Comedy Central Ends 2017 with Highest-Rated Week of the Year
Comedy Central spins the numbers for the week of December 25-31.

[01/04/18 - 11:06 AM]
Video: Start the New Year with an All-New Trailer for "One Day at a Time" Season 2
A reimagining of the iconic Norman Lear's classic sitcom, "One Day at a Time" is an hilarious and heartfelt comedy that follows three generations of a Cuban-American family navigating the ups and downs of life.

[01/04/18 - 11:00 AM]
"Game of Thrones" to Return in 2019
The pay channel formally announces the six-episode, eighth and final season will roll out sometime next year.

[01/04/18 - 10:12 AM]
"Family Guy" to Air First-Ever Limited-Commercial-Interruption Episode Sunday, March 11, on FOX
In the "Send in Stewie, Please" episode, Stewie (Seth MacFarlane) gets sent to the office of his school's child psychologist, Dr. Cecil Pritchfield (guest voice Sir Ian McKellen), after pushing one of his classmates.

[01/04/18 - 10:11 AM]
Final Season of "New Girl" to Premiere Tuesday, April 10, on FOX
The eight-episode final season will have a special one-hour finale on Tuesday, May 15.

[01/04/18 - 10:10 AM]
FOX Renews "The Gifted" for a Second Season
The series wraps its freshman run with a two-hour finale on Monday, January 15.

[01/04/18 - 10:03 AM]
Syfy Announces Series Order for "Nightflyers," Based on George R.R. Martin's Novella, from Universal Cable Productions
Gretchen Mol, Eoin Macken, David Ajala and Brían F. O'Byrne star in the project.

[01/04/18 - 10:00 AM]
"Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs" Is Coming to Boomerang!
Catch the first 26 episodes of the series, including never-before-seen episodes, available January 11.

[01/04/18 - 09:38 AM]
New CNN Original Series, "The Radical Story of Patty Hearst," Premieres Sunday, Feb. 11
The six-part docuseries follows the transformation of Patty Hearst from heiress to terrorist in a saga of privilege, celebrity, politics, media, revolution, and violence.

[01/04/18 - 08:39 AM]
Comedy Central's Late Night Series "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" & "The Opposition w/ Jordan Klepper" Announce Live State of the Union Episodes January 30
This marks the seventh time "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" has aired live.

[01/04/18 - 08:17 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "9-1-1" Premiere Puts FOX on Top
The network opens 2018 with a victory among adults 18-49.

[01/04/18 - 08:13 AM]
Amazon Prime Original Series "Patriot" Casts Debra Winger for Season Two
Winger will play Bernice Tavner, mother to lead John Tavner (Michael Dorman), and a high-ranking federal government official whose obligation to her country requires distance from her son's complicated work, while her son's worsening mental state requires the close care of a mother.

[01/04/18 - 08:02 AM]
Video: "Game Over, Man!" New Trailer and Key Art
The Netflix film stars Adam Devine, Anders Holm and Blake Anderson.

[01/04/18 - 07:35 AM]
ESPN's Celtics-Cavaliers Telecast Matches Best Regular Season Rating in Nearly Two Years
ESPN spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 3.

[01/04/18 - 07:23 AM]
Now Streaming on Hulu: "Lost"
The series comes to Hulu as part of a recent deal with The Disney/ABC Television Group.

[01/04/18 - 06:30 AM]
Grammy(R) Nominees Childish Gambino, Lady Gaga, Little Big Town, and P!nk Set to Bring Music's Biggest Night(R) Back to New York After 15 Years
Hosted by James Corden, "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.

[01/04/18 - 06:20 AM]
All Adoptable Puppies Storm the Gridiron When Animal Planet's "Puppy Bowl" Returns on Sunday Feb. 4
The annual event featuring two hours of fuzzy faces, sloppy kisses, incredible interceptions, puppy penalties and hard-won touchdowns.

[01/04/18 - 04:46 AM]
Netflix Reveals the Launch Date and First Look for the Second Season of Its French Original Series "Marseille" on Netflix February 23, 2018
The original cast including Géraldine Pailhas and Stéphane Caillard return, and are joined by Natacha Régnier and Vladimir Consigny.

[01/03/18 - 11:06 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 3
Updates include: Netflix renews "She's Gotta Have It"; Robbie Amell to star in Amazon's "Upload"; and ABC nixes its "Rolling Stone 50" special.

[01/03/18 - 12:22 PM]
ABC Announces a Special TGIT Event with "How to Get Away with Murder" and "Scandal" Crossover Episodes
Kerry Washington and Viola Davis posted the news early this morning and it was confirmed by Shonda Rhimes and Pete Nowalk, executive producer of "How to Get Away with Murder."

[01/03/18 - 12:18 PM]
Lifetime Feature "A Tale of Two Coreys" and One-Hour Special "Corey Feldman: Moment of Truth" Debut This Weekend
In the special, Feldman reveals exclusive details surrounding the loss of his best friend and co-star Corey Haim, including Haim's last words to him before his death.

[01/03/18 - 11:47 AM]
Video: IFC Unveils First "Portlandia" Season Eight Trailer
In the all-new trailer, catch a glimpse of the heightened antics to come in the series' final run.

[01/03/18 - 11:32 AM]
Freeform Orders a Three-Part Limited Series Event of "The Fosters" for Summer 2018 and a New Spinoff Series
The new series follows the lives of Callie (Maia Mitchell) and Mariana (Cierra Ramirez) as they embark on the next phase of their young adult lives.

[01/03/18 - 10:45 AM]
Olivia Munn to Host the 23rd Annual Critics' Choice Awards
"We are absolutely thrilled to have Olivia hosting this year's ceremony, and know that she will deliver an entertaining and sharp-witted evening to everyone in the room, and the viewers at home," said BFCA President Joey Berlin.

[01/03/18 - 10:30 AM]
"The Real" Renewed by Fox Television Stations for Two Years (2018-20)
This season, "The Real" went live creating spontaneous energy and fun on screen as well as allowing for viewer participation across social media platforms.

[01/03/18 - 10:00 AM]
VH1's Ratings Soar with the Series Premiere of "Love & Hip Hop: Miami"
VH1 spins the numbers for Monday, January 1.

[01/03/18 - 09:35 AM]
ESPN in 2017: Live Events Drive Audience Increases
ESPN further spins the numbers for the year to date.

[01/03/18 - 09:30 AM]
HBO Documentary Films Acquires U.S. TV Rights to "Believer" from Live Nation Productions Ahead of Its Sundance Premiere
Directed by Don Argott, the film follows Mormon Dan Reynolds, frontman for the Grammy Award-winning band Imagine Dragons, as he takes on a new mission to explore how the Mormon Church treats its LGBTQ members.

[01/03/18 - 08:12 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Ellen's Game of Games" Bows with Big Demos for NBC
The Peacock gets a huge boost from back-to-back originals of the game show.

[01/03/18 - 07:11 AM]
Netflix Confirms "Bright" Sequel
David Ayer will write and direct the sequel with Will Smith and Joel Edgerton expected to return and Eric Newman and Bryan Unkeless set as producers.

[01/03/18 - 07:02 AM]
Hallmark Channel Kicks Off 2018 with "Winterfest" Featuring Four New Winter-Themed Movie Premieres in January
Katrina Bowden, Thomas Beaudoin, Rachel Leigh Cook, Niall Matter, Taylor Cole, Jack Turner, Rukiya Bernard, Dewshane Williams, Dean Cain and Kristy Swanson are among the featured cast members.







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[01/16/18 - 02:00 PM]
FOX Renews Critically Acclaimed Hit Drama "9-1-1" for a Second Season
"With a bold concept, award-winning stars and a flawless execution, Ryan [Murphy], Brad [Falchuk] and Tim [Minear] have done it again," said Dana Walden and Gary Newman.

[01/16/18 - 01:21 PM]
Velocity's Barrett-Jackson Live Hits the Gas for a Supercharged Saturday
One of the biggest annual automotive events in America, the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale auction, features thousands of bidders, leading athletes and celebrities and dedicated collectors all vying for their next one-of-a-kind ride.

[01/16/18 - 12:40 PM]
"Love Is ___" Series Regular Casting
They'll join the previously announced Michele Weaver as the female lead Nuri and Will Catlett as male lead Yasir.

[01/16/18 - 11:46 AM]
NBC Schedules Three-Hour "Billboard Music Awards" to Air Live Coast to Coast on Sunday, May 20 at 8 P.M. ET/5 P.M. PT
The network acquired the rights to the "Billboard Music Awards" in a new multi-year deal signed in November.

[01/16/18 - 10:52 AM]
Nickelodeon's Viral Sports Clip Series "Crashletes" Returns for an Epic Third Season, Premiering Sunday, Feb. 11, at 10 A.M. (ET/PT) in TeenNick's NickSports Block
Co-hosts Brandon Broady and Stevie Nelson will be joined by a guest athlete in each episode who will help provide in-depth analysis of viral sports bloopers, blunders and absurdities.

[01/16/18 - 10:04 AM]
PBS Kids Offers Sneak Peek of Its First Series Dedicated to the Arts and Creativity: "Pinkalicious & Peterrific"
Three full-length 11-minute stories are now available; additional stories will roll out on digital platforms every Friday until February 9, when PBS stations will broadcast a special, one-hour series premiere event.

[01/16/18 - 10:03 AM]
PBS Announces "Native America," New Four-Part Series Premiering Fall 2018
Weaving history and science with living indigenous traditions, the series brings to life a land of massive cities connected by social networks spanning two continents, with unique and sophisticated systems of science, art and writing.

[01/16/18 - 10:02 AM]
PBS Announces "#MeToo, Now What?" (w.t.) New Half-hour, Five-Part Series Premiering February 2018
Zainab Salbi, founder of Women for Women International, hosts the series, premiering Friday, February 2 at 8:30/7:30c.

[01/16/18 - 10:01 AM]
PBS Announces Key Authors, Celebrities and Notable Figures in the Entertainment, Sports, News and Literary Worlds Lending Their Voices to "The Great American Read"
The series launches with a two-hour special event on Tuesday, May 22 at 8:00/7:00c.

[01/16/18 - 09:08 AM]
Ovation Acquires US Broadcast and Digital Rights to Season Two of "Rachel Hunter's Tour of Beauty"
In season two, international supermodel Rachel Hunter embarks on a search for the secrets to lasting beauty and a complete sense of well-being through The Americas.

[01/16/18 - 09:07 AM]
Ovation Acquires U.S. Premiere Rights to Season Three of the Critically Acclaimed International Hit Drama Series "Versailles"
Since its debut on Ovation in the fall of 2016, the series has been a remarkable success for the network, both on air and across its social networks.

[01/16/18 - 09:06 AM]
Ovation Celebrates the Art of Wine with Acquisition of "The Wine Show" Season One
Starring Matthew Goode and his good friend Matthew Rhys, "The Wine Show" take viewers on a fresh, accessible and thoroughly entertaining new journey into wine.

[01/16/18 - 08:38 AM]
Raelle Tucker and Scott Winant to Collaborate with Blumhouse Television to Produce Scripted Drama Series for Facebook Watch
The series, "Sacred Lies" (working title), is based on the classic Grimms Brothers tale, "The Handless Maiden" and the novel, "The Sacred Lies of Minnow Bly" by Stephanie Oakes.

[01/16/18 - 08:37 AM]
New Action-Packed Series "Fly Guys" Set to Debut on Facebook's Watch
The non-scripted series will follow an all-star crew of Europe's most talented acrobats and professional stunt performers.

[01/16/18 - 08:36 AM]
Bear Grylls Invites the Facebook Watch Community to "Face the Wild" with New Electus/BGV-Produced Adventure Docu-Series Launching March 21
Answering thousands of requests from Facebook followers across the nation, for the first time Bear will surprise 10 of his most inspiring fans by inviting them on one-on-one adventures of a lifetime: joining him in facing the wild.