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[01/11/18 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 11
Updates include: Nancy Travis tapped for Netflix's "The Kominsky Method"; Brooke Shields bound for The CW's "Jane the Virgin"; and Fiona Gubelmann scores arc on ABC's "The Good Doctor."

[01/11/18 - 04:31 PM]
"Saturday Night Live" Returns with New Shows on Jan. 13, 20, 27
Jessica Chastain (January 20) and Will Ferrell (January 27) will follow the previously announced Sam Rockwell (January 13) as hosts.

[01/11/18 - 12:42 PM]
Comedy Series "Barry," Starring Bill Hader, Debuts March 25 on HBO
Other cast regulars include Stephen Root, Sarah Goldberg, Glenn Fleshler, Anthony Carrigan and Henry Winkler.

[01/11/18 - 12:41 PM]
Hit Comedy Duo Jessica Williams and Phoebe Robinson Comes to HBO with a Series of "2 Dope Queens" Specials, Debuting Feb. 2
Guests include Uzo Aduba, Tituss Burgess, Sarah Jessica Parker and Jon Stewart.

[01/11/18 - 12:40 PM]
HBO Announces Documentary Lineup for the First Half of 2018
Judd Apatow, Peter Kunhardt, Rebecca Miller and Mariska Hargitay are among the featured auspices.

[01/11/18 - 12:39 PM]
Al Pacino Stars in HBO Films' "Paterno," Debuting This Spring
The film also stars Riley Keough, Kathy Baker, Greg Grunberg, Annie Parisse and Larry Mitchell.

[01/11/18 - 12:38 PM]
HBO Films' "Fahrenheit 451," Starring Michael B. Jordan and Michael Shannon, Based on Ray Bradbury's Classic Novel, Debuts This Spring
Directed by Ramin Bahrani and written by Bahrani & Amir Naderi, the film is based on Ray Bradbury's classic novel of the same name, depicting a future where the media is an opiate, history is rewritten and "firemen" burn books.

[01/11/18 - 12:37 PM]
Emmy(R) Winner "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver" Returns for Its Fifth Season Feb. 18, Exclusively on HBO
The series has been renewed for two additional seasons, extending its run on the network through 2020.

[01/11/18 - 12:36 PM]
"Elvis Presley: The Searcher," Comprehensive Documentary Exploring His Creative Journey, Debuts April 14
This three-hour, two-film presentation focuses on Elvis Presley the musical artist, taking the audience on a comprehensive creative journey from his childhood through the final 1976 Jungle Room recording sessions.

[01/11/18 - 12:35 PM]
Bret McKenzie and Jemaine Clement to Return to HBO This Spring with an Hour-Long Flight of the Conchords Comedy Special
To tape before a live sold-out audience during their United Kingdom tour, the exclusive presentation will feature the duo performing their classics and new original songs from their "Flight of the Conchords Sing Flight of the Conchords Tour."

[01/11/18 - 12:34 PM]
"The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling," Two-Part Documentary from Judd Apatow Exploring the Life of the Legendary Comedian, Debuts March 26 and 27, Exclusively on HBO
When Shandling passed away in 2016, he was widely remembered as a top stand-up comic and the star of two of the most innovative sitcoms in TV history.

[01/11/18 - 12:33 PM]
Drama Series "Succession" Debuts This June, Exclusively on HBO
Brian Cox, Jeremy Strong, Hiam Abbass, Sarah Snook, Kieran Culkin, Alan Ruck, Nicholas Braun, Matthew Macfadyen, Natalie Gold, Peter Friedman and Rob Yang all star.

[01/11/18 - 12:32 PM]
WE tv's "Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars Family Edition" Premieres March Featuring Amber Portwood, Brandi Glanville, Renee Graziano, and More!
All dealing with notorious and well-publicized rifts, these families will undergo intense counseling and decide, with the help of experienced therapists Dr. Ish Major and Dr. Venus Nicolino, whether to mend or end their toxic family ties.

[01/11/18 - 12:30 PM]
"Andi Mack Live Play" and "Andi Mack Cast Party" Interactive Programming Event, Monday, January 15 on Disney Channel
The event takes place during a new episode of "Andi Mack," airing simultaneously on the DisneyNOW app and Disney Channel.

[01/11/18 - 12:01 PM]
truTV Announces 2018 Greenlights, Premiere Dates & Guest Stars for Its Comedic Programming Slate
Guest stars in "Bobcat Goldthwait's Misfits & Monsters" include Michael Ian Black, Bridget Everett, Dave Foley, Seth Green, Melissa Joan Hart, David Koechner, Samm Levine, Joel Murray, Dave Pasquesi and Danny Pudi.

[01/11/18 - 12:00 PM]
"Jane Fonda in Five Acts," The Story of the Cultural Icon, Debuts Later This Year, Exclusively on HBO
Directed and produced by award-winning documentarian Susan Lacy, the film, an intimate look at her singular journey, debuts later this year, exclusively on HBO.

[01/11/18 - 11:30 AM]
CBS Announces Spring Series Return Dates
New seasons of "Elementary" and "Code Black" will take over for "Scorpion" and "Criminal Minds," respectively.

[01/11/18 - 11:16 AM]
HBO Signs Investigative Journalist Ronan Farrow to Exclusive Three-Year Deal
Farrow will develop and front a series of investigative documentary specials for the network.

[01/11/18 - 11:05 AM]
Emmy(R) Award Winner Brad Garrett Joins Showtime(R) Drama Series "I'm Dying Up Here"
Garrett will play comedy legend Roy Martin, who arrives on the scene at Goldie's and drops bombs and wisdom on the club's comics.

[01/11/18 - 10:48 AM]
AT&T Audience Network Starts Production on Second Season of Critically Acclaimed Original Series "Mr. Mercedes"
Jack Huston and Maximiliano Hernandez will join returning cast members Brendan Gleeson, Harry Treadaway, Jharrel Jerome, Scott Lawrence, Breeda Wool, Justine Lupe and Holland Taylor.

[01/11/18 - 10:47 AM]
AT&T Audience Network Announces Upcoming 2018 Original Programming Slate
"Condor," Audience Network's new conspiracy thriller series produced by MGM Television and Skydance Television, will premiere on Wednesday, June 6.

[01/11/18 - 10:26 AM]
TV One Premieres "Behind the Movement" on Sunday, February 11 at 7 P.M. ET
The original film, starring Meta Golding, Loretta Devine, Isaiah Washington and Roger Guenveur Smith, features the actual bus where Rosa Parks' refusal to give up her bus seat to a white passenger on December 1, 1955 spiraled into the historic Montgomery Bus Boycott.

[01/11/18 - 10:04 AM]
TBS Renews Top Two New Unscripted Cable Comedies of 2017 "Snoop Dogg Presents The Joker's Wild" and "Drop the Mic" for Second Seasons
Both series will return in the Spring of 2018.

[01/11/18 - 10:03 AM]
TBS Orders Two More Seasons of "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee"
The Emmy Award-winning "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee" will return Wednesday, February 7 in its usual timeslot at 10:30 p.m. (ET/PT).

[01/11/18 - 10:02 AM]
TBS Announces New Monday Night Animation Block with Season Premiere of "American Dad!" and Series Premiere of "Final Space"
In addition, the network has ordered two more seasons of the top-rated animated hit "American Dad!".

[01/11/18 - 10:01 AM]
Tracy Morgan Returns to Television in "The Last O.G." Tuesday, April 3 @ 10:30 PM (ET/PT) on TBS
"The Last O.G." centers on Tray (Morgan), an ex-con shocked to see just how much the world has changed when he is released from prison for on good behavior after a 15-year stint.

[01/11/18 - 10:01 AM]
Grey Sloan Memorial's Latest Batch of Interns Struggle to Prove Their Worth in New Six-Episode Digital Series, "Grey's Anatomy: B-Team"
All six episodes in the series are available now on ABC.com and the ABC app.

[01/11/18 - 09:02 AM]
Video: Trailer for Hulu's "The Looming Tower"
Based on the Pulitzer-Prize winning book, "The Looming Tower" traces the rising threat of Osama Bin Laden and Al-Qaeda in the late 1990s and how the rivalry between the FBI and CIA during that time may have inadvertently set the path for the tragedy of 9/11.

[01/11/18 - 09:01 AM]
"Mr. Pickles" Head Bangs Its Way Into Third Season
Adult Swim is moshing its way around the country with an immersive, fan-centric 13-city metal "thrash-tastic" tour featuring bands Exodus and Municipal Waste in support of the new season of its animated series.

[01/11/18 - 08:19 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Edges Tight Race Among Adults 18-49
Week two of "The X-Files" and "9-1-1" power the network to the demo crown.

[01/11/18 - 08:04 AM]
Nickelodeon and WWE Superstar John Cena Prep Three Projects for 2018, Including Host of the "2018 Kids' Choice Awards"
Cena will get into character by lending his voice to an original villain named Baron Draxum in the brand-new 2D animated series "Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles," premiering late 2018.

[01/11/18 - 08:00 AM]
"The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" to Broadcast Live Following State of the Union Address, Tuesday, Jan. 30
The last live broadcast aired nearly a year ago on Tuesday, February 28, 2017, following President Trump's address to a joint session of Congress.

[01/11/18 - 07:49 AM]
Video: Explore "Altered Carbon" Here with the Official Season 1 Trailer
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.

[01/11/18 - 06:58 AM]
Trevor Noah Selects South African-Based Comic Loyiso Madinga to Helm "Daily Show" Segments for Africa, Localizing Global Hit Airing on Comedy Central Across Continent
The first piece, a field report from the African National Congress Elective Conference, will debut in Africa on January 11.

[01/11/18 - 06:30 AM]
Game Show Network to Air Meghan Markle Documentary Special, "Cover Story: Meghan Markle - The Prince and the Game Show Model," on Sunday, January 21 at 7 PM ET
And before the show, catch a marathon of Meghan's "Deal Or No Deal" episodes from 9 am to 3 pm ET also on GSN.

[01/11/18 - 06:06 AM]
In Celebration of Golden Globe Wins, Amazon Prime Video Is Making "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" Free to Watch This Weekend - No Membership Required
New Yorkers are true fans of the series, which takes place in their hometown.

[01/11/18 - 06:02 AM]
Hallmark Channel Announces February 2018 Original Programming Premieres
"My Secret Valentine," "Very, Very, Valentine," "Cooking with Love" and "Wedding March 3: Here Comes the Bride" are among the original movies part of "Countdown to Valentine's Day."

[01/11/18 - 01:06 AM]
Idris Elba Begins Filming in London on Multi-Award-Winning BBC One Series "Luther"
Dermot Crowley, Michael Smiley and Patrick Malahide will also return for the four-part series.

[01/10/18 - 11:09 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 10
Updates include: Gillian Anderson confirms exit from "American Gods," "The X-Files"; Jennifer Lopez to visit NBC's "Will & Grace"; and Netflix orders supernatural drama "Chambers."

[01/10/18 - 08:15 PM]
Byron Allen's Entertainment Studios Announces Two More Seasons of Comedy Game Show "Funny You Should Ask"
Entertainment Studios will produce a total of 520 episodes through the end of the fourth season.

[01/10/18 - 11:07 AM]
Paramount Network, Sony Pictures Television, and David Shore Team Up to Develop New Scripted Series, "Accused"
"Accused" is an anthology series in which each stand-alone episode follows a different character as they make their way to court to hear whether they've been found guilty of a crime.

[01/10/18 - 11:06 AM]
WBTVG's Blue Ribbon Content Scores Two New Series Orders from Verizon, Plus New Digital Feature
The new live-action comedies are "Golden Revenge," from Conan O'Brien's Conaco LLC, and "Critters: A New Binge," a series adaptation of the cult classic feature films.

[01/10/18 - 09:47 AM]
Video: Crackle Announces February 8 Premiere and Reveals Trailer, Key Art and First-Look Images for "In the Cloud"
"In the Cloud" takes place in the near future after dozens of people are killed in attacks by a serial terrorist bomber.

[01/10/18 - 09:36 AM]
CMT's "Nashville" Final Season Debuts on High Note
CMT further spins the numbers for Thursday, January 4.

[01/10/18 - 09:16 AM]
R&B Star Tank, Comedian Gerald "Slink" Johnson and Hit-Making Producer Marcos "Kosine" Palacios Join TV Personality Jeff Johnson as the Official Cast of BET's Late-Night Talk Series "BET's Mancave" Premiering Thursday, January 18 at 10:30 PM ET/PT
From Executive Producer Steve Harvey and Truly Original, this progressive new talk format assembles a diverse group of black men who will share unadulterated and provocative views about life, love, politics, sex, pop culture and more.

[01/10/18 - 09:13 AM]
Michael Douglas Narrates New Amazon Prime Original Series "GRAND PRIX Driver"
All four episodes of the Prime Original Series will be available to stream on Friday, February 9.

[01/10/18 - 09:09 AM]
Video: Trailer for "Dirty Money" - A Netflix Original Documentary Series, Available Globally on January 26
From Academy Award-winning director Alex Gibney, this thrilling six-part investigative series provides an up-close and personal view into untold stories of scandal and corruption in the world of business.

[01/10/18 - 09:02 AM]
"Super Bowl Greatest Commercials 2018" Special Hosted by Boomer Esiason and Daniela Ruah to Be Broadcast Tuesday, Jan. 30 on CBS
Beginning today, viewers can vote for their favorite Super Bowl commercials, pitting "Man" versus "Beast."

[01/10/18 - 09:00 AM]
"Silicon Valley" Begins Season Five March 25
The show takes a comic look at the modern-day epicenter of the high-tech gold rush, where the people most qualified to succeed are the least capable of handling success.

[01/10/18 - 08:45 AM]
Michael J. Fox to Guest Star on ABC's "Designated Survivor"
Fox will guest star as Ethan West, a high-flying and connected Washington attorney who is hired by the President's Cabinet and ultimately appointed as special prosecutor to investigate former President Cornelius Moss's alleged leak of classified information.







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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.