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    [monday, january 29, 2018]    
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[01/29/18 - 11:47 PM]
Development Update: Monday, January 29
Updates include: FOX greenlights two more pilots; Ernie Hudson cast in NBC's "Bad Boys" spin-off; and "The Four's" Charlie Walk faces sexual harassment allegations.

[01/29/18 - 02:06 PM]
Best News Ever - "Fuller House" Season 4 Coming 2018
The streaming service confirmed the renewal via social media this afternoon.

[01/29/18 - 12:30 PM]
Sofia Carson Is "Perfect" for Freeform's Upcoming Pilot "Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists"
Carson will also appear on the upcoming season of Freeform's series "Famous in Love," which like "Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists" is executive produced by I. Marlene King.

[01/29/18 - 12:07 PM]
Scare Up Sundays When "Fear Factor" Returns with Ludacris
The first 10, one-hour episodes will debut on Sunday, February 25 with the remaining 10 episodes slated for this summer.

[01/29/18 - 12:03 PM]
Syfy Renews Christopher Meloni and Patton Oswalt Starrer "Happy!" for Season 2
"Happy!" launched as the network's best series premiere since January 2016 across all key demos.

[01/29/18 - 11:09 AM]
BET News Presents: "Angela Rye's State of the Union" Premiering Wednesday, January 31 10PM ET on BET
The special will feature Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA, 43rd District) delivering an exclusive rebuttal to the president's state of the union address.

[01/29/18 - 11:08 AM]
Investigation Discovery Greenlights Season Three of Hit Series "People Magazine Investigates"
The series wraps its sophomore run tonight on the cable channel.

[01/29/18 - 11:00 AM]
Paramount Network Launches with Big Ratings for Its First Week
Paramount Network further spins the numbers for the week of January 18-24.

[01/29/18 - 10:47 AM]
TLC Renews Entire Slate of "90 Day Fiance" Franchise
The runaway hit franchise set record ratings in 2017.

[01/29/18 - 10:20 AM]
Sunny Anderson Joins Food Network's "Game Day Eats Live"
#GameDayEats kicks off live at 10:00am ET with Food Network Finds, the popular social franchise with nearly 669 million views to date that takes fans behind the scenes of popular restaurants across the country.

[01/29/18 - 09:31 AM]
Travel Channel Celebrates President's Day with 16-Hour, Two-Day "Mysteries at the Museum" Programming Event
Stories range from the catastrophe that nearly befell Jaqueline Bouvier's iconic wedding dress to President Reagan's role in discovering Norma Jeane Dougherty, who later became Hollywood icon Marilyn Monroe, and President Carter's 1969 UFO sighting.

[01/29/18 - 09:14 AM]
Oxygen Media Dives Deep Into the Murder of Gianni Versace in the Exclusive Special "Killing Versace: The Hunt for a Serial Killer"
The one-hour special delves deep into Andrew Cunanan's maniacal and calculated killing spree, culminating in the shocking and untimely death of fashion icon Gianni Versace.

[01/29/18 - 09:06 AM]
TNT's "The Alienist" Premieres As Cable's #1 New Drama
TNT further spins the numbers for Monday, January 22.

[01/29/18 - 09:04 AM]
Adult Swim Makes Sunday Special
Look for the new specials "Soft Focus with Jena Friedman" and "Eric Andre Does Paris" back-to-back on Sunday, February 18.

[01/29/18 - 08:36 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Claims Top Spot with Grammys
The Eye's coverage however is down significantly from last year's telecast.

[01/29/18 - 07:49 AM]
HBO Acquires U.S. Distribution Rights to Rudy Valdez's Documentary Feature "The Sentence"
First-time filmmaker Rudy Valdez's moving film about the aftermath of his sister's incarceration is a searing look at the devastating consequences of mandatory minimum sentencing.

[01/29/18 - 07:36 AM]
"Divorce" and "Crashing" Will Be Available Early on HBO's Streaming Platforms
On Friday, February 2, HBO subscribers will have early access to the latest episodes of the hit comedies.

[01/29/18 - 07:32 AM]
Friendship Is the Best Medicine - "Alexa & Katie" Launches Globally on Netflix March 23, 2018
Paris Berelc and Isabel May star in the comedy, a funny and heartwarming show about two best friends eagerly anticipating the start of their freshman year of high school.

[01/29/18 - 07:17 AM]
Fan Favorite Real Estate Expert Scott McGillivray Helps Novice Flippers Win Big in New Series "Buyers Bootcamp with Scott McGillivray"
Premiering Saturday, March 3, the 10-episode series will follow Scott as he partners with first time house flippers - investing his own money to renovate rundown homes.

[01/29/18 - 07:03 AM]
Carrie Underwood's "The Champion" to Open NBC's Super Bowl LII Show This Sunday, Feb. 4 on NBC
The hit song, which features Ludacris, was released earlier this month.

[01/29/18 - 06:32 AM]
Adam Devine Tries to Get the Girl... Again, and Again, and Again in the Netflix Film "When We First Met"
Alexandra Daddario, Shelley Hennig, Andrew Bachelor and Robbie Amell also star in the film, due on February 9.

[01/29/18 - 04:49 AM]
CBS Announces Celebrity Cast for "Big Brother: Celebrity Edition!"
This season's accomplished cast includes an NBA champion, a UFC legend, a Tony Award-winning actress, a chart-topping musician, a model, a television personality and a TV host, among others.

[01/29/18 - 01:55 AM]
Video: "The Rain" - Teaser - Netflix
After a brutal virus wipes out most of the population, two young siblings embark on a perilous search for safety in the Scandinavian thriller series.

[01/28/18 - 10:05 AM]
"Rapture" - A Netflix Original Documentary Series Launches Globally March 30
From Mass Appeal, "Rapture" stares directly into the bright light that hip hop culture shines on the world and doesn't blink.

[01/28/18 - 09:04 AM]
Video: "Our Cartoon President" Delivers an Early State of the Union Address on Showtime(R) with First Episode Now Available Across Multiple Platforms
The series is set to debut on air with two back-to-back episodes on Sunday, February 11 starting at 8:00/7:00c.

[01/28/18 - 08:14 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, NBA Lead Demo Race
The Alphabet's primetime NBA coverage wins the night among adults 18-49.

[01/28/18 - 08:10 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Scores Season-High Overnights
NBC spins the late-night numbers for Saturday, January 27.

[01/28/18 - 07:35 AM]
HBO Acquires U.S. Television Rights to Mor Loushy and Daniel Sivan's Documentary "The Oslo Diaries"
Directed by Mor Loushy and Daniel Sivan, the feature documentary was produced by Hilla Medalia and Ina Fichman, and executive produced by Guy Lavie, Koby Gal-Raday, Danna Stern, Dagmar Mielke, Barbara Dobkin and Jean Tsien.

[01/27/18 - 08:30 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, FOX Share Top Spot in Tight Demo Race
"Hell's Kitchen" is the top adults 18-49 draw while CBS leads total viewers despite an all-repeat lineup.

[01/27/18 - 08:01 AM]
Five Hundred Twenty-Five Thousand Six Hundred Minutes...Until "Rent," Airing Jan. 27, 2019 on FOX!
The live musical production of the groundbreaking, Tony Award-, Grammy Award- and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical is due next year.

[01/26/18 - 11:54 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 26
Updates include: "Magnum, PI," "Cagney & Lacey" among latest wave of CBS pilot orders; ABC greenlights six dramas, one comedy to pilot; and Mary-Louise Parker, Courtney B. Vance to star in FX's "Compliance."

[01/26/18 - 03:16 PM]
Oprah Winfrey Hosts Live Event at Harlem's World-Famous Apollo Theater on Wednesday, February 7
The special will air Tuesday, February 27 on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network and will be available on "Oprah's Super Soul Conversations" podcast.

[01/26/18 - 11:01 AM]
Kary McHoul Gatens Expands Role at Freeform as Senior Vice President, Unscripted and Current Series Programming
McHoul will help spearhead the network's biggest, boldest and most diverse current scripted programming slate ever.

[01/26/18 - 10:00 AM]
Video: Starz Offers Free Viewing of New Addictive Original Series "Counterpart" Premiere Episode
The episode is available online at IGN.com, IGN's Facebook and YouTube pages, Starz.com, the "Counterpart" Facebook page, STARZ YouTube channel, and through participating U.S. cable, satellite and Telco affiliates.

[01/26/18 - 10:00 AM]
Video: Don't Go Into the Woods! - "The Ritual" Trailer Debut
The Netflix film, from director David Bruckner, will premiere on February 9.

[01/26/18 - 09:32 AM]
Video: "Fred Armisen: Standup for Drummers" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Now let's see your best "person who just realized Fred Armisen has a brand new Netflix special coming soon" impression.

[01/26/18 - 09:27 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Reveals Evidence of a Secret Refuge for Escaped Slaves in "Escape to the Great Dismal Swamp"
The special premieres Monday, February 19 at 8:00/7:00c on Smithsonian Channel as a part of its Black History Month programming.

[01/26/18 - 08:32 AM]
Sex, Scandal and Crimes Spotlighted in New Season of "Vanity Fair Confidential" on Investigation Discovery
The series takes viewers deep inside the Vanity Fair vaults for a closer look into some of the esteemed publication's most shocking stories.

[01/26/18 - 08:18 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: Dramas Pull in Front for ABC
The Alphabet wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[01/26/18 - 07:52 AM]
Video: "The Trader (Sovdagari)" - Official Trailer - Netflix
An official Sundance selection and winner of "Best Short Documentary" at the Hot Docs Documentary Film Festival 2017, "The Trader" streams on Netflix February 9.

[01/26/18 - 07:47 AM]
CBS News to Air Primetime Coverage of President Trump's First State of the Union Address on Tuesday, Jan. 30, 9:00-11:00 PM, ET
Norah O'Donnell, John Dickerson and Gayle King from New York and Jeff Glor from the U.S. Capitol will anchor said coverage.

[01/26/18 - 04:07 AM]
Video: "Edha" - Date Announcement - Netflix
"Edha" is a dramatic thriller set in the fashion-conscious city of Buenos Aires, as seen through the eyes of a trendsetting designer, Edha, whose untraditional male model, Teo, becomes her muse.

[01/25/18 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 25
Updates include: USA nixes "American Rust," "Damnation"; ABC orders pilot for "The Greatest American Hero"; and The CW begins pilot order with "Charmed," "Dead Inside."

[01/25/18 - 01:38 PM]
Lifetime Reaches 10.5 Million Viewers for Weekend Telecasts of "Cocaine Godmother" and "Griselda: The Godmother"
Lifetime further spins the numbers for Saturday, January 20.

[01/25/18 - 12:00 PM]
Milo Manheim and Meg Donnelly, Stars of Disney's "Zombies," Present a "Zombies"-Themed Cheer Performance and Announce the Launch of a Nationwide "Zombies" Spirit Challenge
Performing to the high-energy dance single "BAMM" from the movie's soundtrack, Florida's Bartow High School Varsity Coed Cheer squad execute an elite cheerleading routine, introduced by Manheim and Donnelly.

[01/25/18 - 11:57 AM]
Bravo's "Top Chef" Embarks on a Nationwide Casting Call
This year's chef meet and greets will take place by appointment at restaurants of alumni and friends of "Top Chef" in Chicago, Detroit, Houston, Miami, Nashville, New York City, Philadelphia and San Francisco.

[01/25/18 - 11:45 AM]
All-New Weekly Series "Showtime at the Apollo," Hosted by Steve Harvey, to Premiere Following Spring Return of "Gotham" Thursday, March 1, on FOX
Plus: "MasterChef Junior" debuts its sixth season with a special two-hour premiere on Friday, March 2.

[01/25/18 - 11:12 AM]
Joanne Whalley Joins the Cast for Season Three of the Netflix Original Series, "Marvel's Daredevil"
She will portray Sister Maggie, a strong-willed nun who speaks her mind and cares deeply about Matt's safety.

[01/25/18 - 11:04 AM]
HGTV Strong Tuesday Night Performance Helped by "Fixer Upper" and New Series "Restored by the Fords"
HGTV spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 23.

[01/25/18 - 11:01 AM]
"Thursday Night Darts: Premier League 2018" Starts February 1 on BBC America
Earlier that day, the weekly competition will stream live on BBCAmerica.com, starting at 2:00pm/1c.







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[11/16/18 - 02:04 PM]
Karey Burke Named President, ABC Entertainment, Following Channing Dungey's Decision to Step Down from the Role
Upon completion of the 21st Century Fox acquisition, Ms. Burke will then report to Dana Walden, chairman, Disney Television Studios and ABC Entertainment.

[11/16/18 - 01:04 PM]
"America's Got Talent: The Champions" Announces First Group of All-Star Acts
The spin-off will bring together the world's most talented, memorable and all-around fan favorite acts from past seasons of "AGT" and around the globe from the other "Got Talent" franchises," spanning 194 territories.

[11/16/18 - 01:04 PM]
Video: "Young Justice: Outsiders" - Teaser
The animated series comes to DC Universe on Friday, January 4.

[11/16/18 - 12:17 PM]
ABC Picks Up "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." for a Seventh Season
Ming-Na Wen, Chloe Bennet, Iain De Caestecker, Elizabeth Henstridge, Henry Simmons, Natalia Cordova-Buckley and Jeff Ward star in the current sixth season, due in Summer 2019.

[11/16/18 - 11:18 AM]
Ken Jeong to Embark on the Ultimate Christmas Journey in New YouTube Original Special "Ken Jeong Cracks Christmas"
The 30-minute special will debut on the Buzzfeed YouTube channel on December 12.

[11/16/18 - 10:15 AM]
"Vice Special Report: The Panic Artists," A Behind-the-Scenes Account of the 2008 Financial Crisis, Debuts Dec. 10 on HBO
With exclusive interviews and testimony from the major players in politics and economics, the special provides the definitive look inside the most successful - and most loathed - taxpayer-funded bailout in history.

[11/16/18 - 10:02 AM]
Video: Showtime Debuts New Trailer for "SMILF" Season Two
The Frankie Shaw-led comedy returns Sunday, January 20 at 10:30/9:30c on the pay channel.

[11/16/18 - 10:00 AM]
Writer/Producer Eric Friedman Signs Overall Deal That Extends His Successful Tenure with Disney Channel
Most recently, Friedman was executive producer and showrunner of "Bizaardvark," which has wrapped production after three seasons.

[11/16/18 - 09:10 AM]
FOX Sports Reigns Supreme in Most Important Metric in All of Television: Live Sports Event Viewing
FOX Sports further spins the numbers for the year to date.

[11/16/18 - 09:00 AM]
CBS Series Score Postseason Football Spotlights
Look for a special episode of "Magnum P.I." following the AFC Championship Game on Sunday, January 20.

[11/16/18 - 08:21 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "Thursday Night Football" Continue Reign
The network leads the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/16/18 - 08:02 AM]
Netflix to Produce Animated Feature Film "Escape from Hat" from Academy Award Nominated Director Mark Osborne
Production will commence this month in New York for an expected 2022 release.

[11/16/18 - 04:56 AM]
Animal Planet and Coyote Peterson Announce the Development of First Long-Form Television Series for YouTube Star
The series will premiere on Animal Planet in 2019 and will appeal to Peterson's established 13 million-strong "Coyote Pack" as well as Animal Planet's global audience.

[11/15/18 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, November 15
Updates include: Hugh Grant to star opposite Nicole Kidman in HBO's "The Undoing"; J.K. Simmons to visit "Veronica Mars" on Hulu; and Matt Long scores arc on NBC's "Manifest."

[11/15/18 - 03:21 PM]
Video: Bravo's "Dirty John" Premiere Episode Is Available Now on YouTube, BravoTV.com, VOD and the Bravo App
Ahead of the premiere on Sunday, November 25, Bravo has made the entire first episode of "Dirty John" available for a pre-linear preview.