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[07/27/18 - 11:43 PM]
Development Update: Friday, July 27
Updates include: Maggie Lawson to recur on FOX's "Lethal Weapon"; Kenya Barris confirms exit from ABC Studios; and Apple eyes TV series based on Terry Gilliam's "Time Bandits."

[07/27/18 - 11:45 AM]
YouTube Announces Fall 2018 Slate and 2019 Projects
Since the launch of YouTube Originals in 2015, Original content has been viewed more than 650 million times.

[07/27/18 - 11:44 AM]
Discovery Channel Dives Into Shark Week's 30th Anniversary as Sunday's #1 Network on Television Across M25-54, P/M18-49, and P/M18-34
Discovery further spins the numbers for Sunday, July 22.

[07/27/18 - 10:07 AM]
Statement from CBS Independent Directors Regarding The New Yorker
"All allegations of personal misconduct are to be taken seriously," said the statement. "The Independent Directors of CBS have committed to investigating claims that violate the Company's clear policies in that regard."

[07/27/18 - 10:00 AM]
"Marvel's Runaways" to Air Broadcast Debut of Season 1 Premiere on Freeform
"Marvel's Runaways" will air an encore presentation of its first season premiere on Thursday, August 2, following the season finale of "Marvel's Cloak & Dagger."

[07/27/18 - 09:30 AM]
Nickelodeon Gives Second-Season Greenlight to "Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles"
Also announced today is the renewal of four Nickelodeon hits including: "Henry Danger"; "Knight Squad"; "The Dude Perfect Show"; and "Hunter Street."

[07/27/18 - 09:10 AM]
AT&T Audience Network Unveils Expanded Programming Slate
"Condor" will return for a second season; "You Me Her" set for a fourth and fifth season; and "Loudermilk" to premiere season two on October 16.

[07/27/18 - 09:06 AM]
Netflix Renews "Altered Carbon" for Second Season with Anthony Mackie starring as Takeshi Kovacs
The streaming service has ordered eight additional episodes from Skydance Television.

[07/27/18 - 09:00 AM]
Paul Buccieri Named President of A+E Networks Group
The announcement was made by Steven R. Swartz, president and CEO of Hearst, and Ben Sherwood, co-chair of Disney Media Networks and president of Disney-ABC Television.

[07/27/18 - 08:14 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Shares Demo Crown with FOX
The Eye's "Big Brother" tops the charts among adults 18-49.

[07/27/18 - 08:02 AM]
"CMA Fest" Hosted by Thomas Rhett and Kelsea Ballerini Premieres Wednesday, Aug. 8, on The ABC Television Network
The three-hour prime-time special broadcasts for its 15th straight year with Thomas Rhett and Kelsea Ballerini returning as hosts, bringing Country Music's Ultimate Fan Experience to a national television audience.

[07/26/18 - 11:07 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, July 26
Updates include: Cody Fern cast in "American Horror Story: Apocalypse"; John Cleese to visit ABC's "Speechless"; and Danielle Macdonald latest bound for Netflix's "Unbelievable."

[07/26/18 - 09:42 PM]
Hallmark Movies Now Developing First Original Series, "When Hope Calls" (wt), Spin-Off of Hallmark Channel's Beloved Series "When Calls the Heart"
Crown Media Family Networks' first-ever streaming series is in development to premiere in 2019 on the company's SVOD subscription service, Hallmark Movies Now.

[07/26/18 - 09:41 PM]
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Announces All-New Programming for Holiday 2018
In November and December, the network will gift viewers with its holiday programming event "Miracles of Christmas," featuring 12 compelling, new dramas that will inspire the true meaning and miracles of Christmas.

[07/26/18 - 09:40 PM]
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Announces Development Deal with Emmy(R) Award-Winning Actress Susan Lucci for Mystery Movie on the Network
The mystery movie, in which Lucci will star and executive produce, is based on the novel "Charley's Web" by Joy Fielding.

[07/26/18 - 09:39 PM]
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Announces Development Deal with "The Millionaire Matchmaker(R)" Patti Sanger for "The Matchmaker Mysteries" Starring Danica McKellar
McKellar will star as Patricia Sill, a professional matchmaker with a keen understanding of human nature that allows her to assess the lovelorn and successfully bring them together.

[07/26/18 - 09:38 PM]
Hallmark Channel Continues the Magic and Orders Season Five of Its Hit, Original Primetime Series "Good Witch"
Based on the "The Good Witch" movie franchise that celebrated its 10th anniversary this year and was the most successful in the network's history, the series stars Catherine Bell, Bailee Madison and James Denton.

[07/26/18 - 09:37 PM]
Hallmark Channel Announces All-New Programming Every Weekend of 2018
The network's highly rated "Countdown to Christmas" franchise features 22 movies, including network debuts by world-renowned country artists LeAnn Rimes and Kellie Pickler.

[07/26/18 - 09:36 PM]
Hallmark Channel Gets into the Holiday Spirit with "Amy Grant's Tennessee Christmas" During Countdown to Christmas 2018
Punctuated by musical performances, the special will feature a personal touch as Grant shares favorite family holiday memories.

[07/26/18 - 09:35 PM]
Hallmark Channel Partners with Executive Producer Candace Cameron Bure to Celebrate "Christmas in America" During Countdown to Christmas 2018
The special will feature footage of people from every corner of the country and all walks of life as they ring in the season and show their Christmas spirit.

[07/26/18 - 09:34 PM]
Hallmark Channel's Daytime Emmy(R) Nominated Lifestyle Series "Home & Family" Announces New Co-Host Cameron Mathison
"Home & Family" returns for season seven this September on Hallmark Channel.

[07/26/18 - 09:33 PM]
Hallmark Channel Names Rebecca Romijn as Ambassador of Network's Corporate Pet Initiative, "Adoption Ever After"
The network's corporate pet initiative, Adoption Ever After, is committed to educating the public about the many rewards of pet adoption in hopes of inspiring viewers to open their homes and hearts to shelter pets.

[07/26/18 - 09:32 PM]
Crown Media Family Networks Announces Hallmark Publishing to Release Original Fiction Novels
"Our goal is to bring Hallmark's unique and distinctive point of view to fiction, providing more choices for readers who want stories with positive values and happy-ever-after endings," said Stacey Donovan.

[07/26/18 - 09:31 PM]
Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Increase Production on Original Specials
The robust slate of original specials includes previews for seasonal franchises, hosted by fan-favorite talent, giving the audience an exclusive sneak-peek at upcoming original movie premieres for programming events.

[07/26/18 - 02:48 PM]
Returning HGTV Series for July 2018 Through January 2019
Look for new seasons of "Property Brothers," "Flip or Flop Atlanta" and "My Lottery Dream Home" in the coming months.

[07/26/18 - 02:47 PM]
Boldface Names and Emerging Stars Heat Up HGTV Summer/Fall 2018 Programming Slate
With nine new series slated to premiere in the next six months, HGTV continues to cultivate a cadre of stars who are destined to join such super fan favorites as Jonathan and Drew Scott, Tarek and Christina El Moussa, Hilary Farr and David Visentin, and Chip and Joanna Gaines.

[07/26/18 - 02:46 PM]
All-New Series "Amanda to the Rescue" Premieres on Animal Planet October 28 at 9PM ET/PT
With a joy and passion larger than life, Amanda Giese treats the seemingly hopeless animals in her Washington state home, primarily focusing on dogs that others have given up on.

[07/26/18 - 02:45 PM]
Academy Award(R)-Winning Filmmaker Barbara Kopple Teams with Investigation Discovery on the World Television Premiere of "A Murder in Mansfield"
The film chronicles Noreen Boyle's son Collier's journey for answers and peace in the aftermath of his mother's death nearly three decades ago.

[07/26/18 - 02:44 PM]
Investigation Discovery Premieres Explosive Three-Part Special Event, "Pamela Smart: An American Murder Mystery"
The cable channel's franchise returns on Sunday, August 19 at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/26/18 - 02:06 PM]
Discovery Channel Greenlights Documentary "Cajun Navy" Highlighting Ordinary Heroes Putting Their Lives on the Line to Save Their Neighbors
"These are stories of neighbors helping neighbors, of people relying on each other, of communities overcoming devastating obstacles together," says Nancy Daniels.

[07/26/18 - 01:02 PM]
Netflix Options Phil Knight's Best Selling Memoir "Shoe Dog"
Five-time Academy Award nominated producer Frank Marshall will produce the film alongside Knight.

[07/26/18 - 12:52 PM]
Netflix Announces Irreverent Apocalypse Dramedy "Daybreak"
Based on the graphic novel by Brian Ralph, the subversive dark comedy finds 17 year old high school outcast Josh searching for his missing girlfriend Sam in post-apocalyptic Glendale, California.

[07/26/18 - 12:03 PM]
Oxygen Media Explores "The Disappearance of Crystal Rogers" - A New Six-Part Event Series Beginning Saturday, August 11 at 7PM ET/PT
This is the third installment of the hit "Disappearance of... " franchise, following the previous cases of Natalee Holloway and Maura Murray.

[07/26/18 - 12:02 PM]
Video: Showtime(R) Releases the Official Trailer and Poster for Season Nine of the Network's No. 1 Comedy "Shameless"
Starring William H. Macy and Emmy Rossum, "Shameless" is one of the network's longest-running and most successful series ever and attracts the youngest-skewing audience of any Showtime series.

[07/26/18 - 11:32 AM]
HBO Sports(R) and Uninterrupted Present "The Shop," Unscripted Series Debuting Tuesday, Aug. 28, Exclusively on HBO
The debut installment features LeBron James, Maverick Carter, Snoop Dogg, Odell Beckham Jr., Alvin Kamara, Draymond Green, Candace Parker and Jon Stewart.

[07/26/18 - 10:53 AM]
Lifetime Unveils Expanded Programming Slate with 75 Movie Titles for 2019
The cable channel also orders a second season for "You" plus two new spin-offs for "Married at First Sight."

[07/26/18 - 09:32 AM]
Showtime(R) Renews "The Affair" for a Fifth and Final Season
"We love the intimacy, the nuance and the emotional honesty of "The Affair's' subjective examination of both infidelity and fidelity," Gary Levine said.

[07/26/18 - 09:11 AM]
Reelz Announces Fall 2018 Slate with New Series, New Specials and New Episodes of Returning Series
Newcomers include "Murder in the Family with Geraldo Rivera," "Mafia Killers with Colin McLaren" and "Irreconcilable Differences."

[07/26/18 - 09:00 AM]
Pop Launches Pop Now App, Giving Fans On-Demand Access to Its Premium Content and Entertainment Programming
Fans can binge the hit comedy "Schitt's Creek" prior to its highly anticipated fifth season return on Pop TV in 2019 and its special holiday episode premiering on Wednesday, December 19.

[07/26/18 - 09:00 AM]
"Murder Mystery", A Netflix Film Starring Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston Starts Filming This Week in Italy
When a NYC cop (Sandler) finally takes his wife (Aniston) on a long promised European trip, a chance meeting on the flight with a mysterious man (Luke Evans) gets them invited to an intimate family gathering on the Super Yacht of elderly billionaire Malcolm Quince.

[07/26/18 - 08:33 AM]
"Nailed It! Holiday" Is Coming to Spice Up Your Winter
Hosted by Nicole Byer and Jacques Torres, this holiday-themed competition sees home bakers with a terrible track record take a shot at recreating edible holiday masterpieces for a $10,000 prize.

[07/26/18 - 08:32 AM]
Comedy Central Acquires "BoJack Horseman" Becoming Exclusive Linear Television Home to the Hit Animated Series
Season one of The Tornante Company-produced series will make its linear television premiere on Comedy Central this fall immediately following the season 22 debut of "South Park."

[07/26/18 - 08:21 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, FOX Share Adults 18-49 Crown
The Eye's "Big Brother" is the night's top draw in the key demographic.

[07/26/18 - 08:07 AM]
Josh O'Connor and Marion Bailey Join the Cast of Netflix Original Series "The Crown" Season 3
O'Connor will play Prince Charles while Bailey will play the Queen Mother.

[07/26/18 - 07:01 AM]
Video: That Moment When... Netflix Drops the "To All the Boys I've Loved Before" Trailer and Key Art!
Lara Jean Song Covey's love life goes from imaginary to out of control when the love letters for every boy she's ever loved - five in all - are mysteriously mailed out.

[07/26/18 - 07:00 AM]
Season Eight of E!'s Hit Series "Total Divas" Premieres Wednesday, September 19 at 9PM ET/PT
Brie Bella(R), Nikki Bella(R), Naomi (Trinity), Natalya (Nattie), Lana, Nia Jax and Paige will be part of a season that promises career highs and personal lows, buoyed by life-long friendships that help them weather the storm.

[07/26/18 - 06:31 AM]
MTV Announces Premiere Date for "Jersey Shore Family Vacation Part 2"
The first hour will be simulcast globally across Viacom's international network of MTV channels in nearly 180 countries on Thursday, August 23.

[07/25/18 - 11:53 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, July 25
Updates include: BET cancels "The Rundown with Robin Thede"; Chris Hardwick cleared to return to AMC's "Talking Dead"; and HBO greenlights "Deadwood" movie and other TCA Press Tour news.

[07/25/18 - 09:50 PM]
"Meteor Garden" Coming to the World - The Mandarin Series to Be Available from July 27
The series was scripted, directed, and produced by multi-talented showrunner Angie Chai.

[07/25/18 - 04:01 PM]
It's Official! Netflix Greenlights "Locke & Key" for 10 Episode Series
Netflix is redeveloping the scripts and re-casting the new series.







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[09/25/18 - 03:42 PM]
"Monday Night Football" Helps ESPN Win the Night in Households, Viewers and All Key Male and Adult Demos
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, September 24.

[09/25/18 - 03:13 PM]
FOX Gives Straight-to-Series Order to Animated Comedy "Bless the Harts," To Air During the 2019-2020 Season
The voice ensemble includes Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph, Jillian Bell and Ike Barinholtz.

[09/25/18 - 11:30 AM]
Binge the New Season of CBS All Access' "No Activity" Beginning Thursday, Nov. 22
The show's second season debut marks the first time CBS All Access has released an entire season of an original series at once.

[09/25/18 - 10:42 AM]
Grammy(R)-Nominated Artist Lil Yachty to Star in "How High 2" - Sequel to Iconic Stoner Film Set to Premiere on MTV in Spring 2019
Lil Yachty plays "Roger, an entrepreneur and the younger brother of one of the protagonists from the original film.

[09/25/18 - 10:10 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Relives an American Scandal with "The Lost Tapes: Clinton Impeachment"
The latest installment airs Monday, October 29 at 9:00/8:00c.

[09/25/18 - 09:30 AM]
CBS Television Studios Extends Overall Deal with Robert and Michelle King for an Additional Three Years
"We couldn't be more delighted to continue our relationship with the fantastic people at CBS Studios," said Robert and Michelle.

[09/25/18 - 08:21 AM]
"The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" to Air Live on Midterm Election Night Tuesday, November 6 at 11:00 PM ET on Comedy Central
This marks the eighth time "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" has aired live.

[09/25/18 - 08:19 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Opens Season on Top with "The Voice," "Manifest"
The Peacock kicks off the 2018-19 season in front among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/25/18 - 08:01 AM]
TV One's True Crime Mondays Premieres Mid-Season Return of "For My Man"
In its fourth season, the series features the salacious and shocking stories of women convicted of crimes committed in the name of love.

[09/25/18 - 07:32 AM]
"Making a Murderer Part 2" Launches Globally October 19
Netflix presents the highly-anticipated second chapter of the critically acclaimed, Emmy Award-winning original documentary series.

[09/25/18 - 06:34 AM]
Iconic Sports Journalists Hannah Storm and Andrea Kremer to Provide Commentary and Analysis for "Thursday Night Football" on Prime Video in More Than 200 Countries and Territories
Prime Video customers can choose between the FOX broadcast with Joe Buck and Troy Aikman, and three separate Prime Video exclusive audio streams.

[09/25/18 - 06:31 AM]
CMT Honors Country Music Icon Loretta Lynn with "Artist of a Lifetime" Award Presented by Ram Trucks at This Year's All-Female "Artists of the Year" Celebration
Sissy Spacek will bestow the award to Lynn, who joins previous recipients of the honor including Shania Twain (2016), Kenny Rogers (2015), and Merle Haggard (2014).

[09/25/18 - 06:30 AM]
Music Icon Mariah Carey and an All-Star Collaboration from benny blanco with Halsey & Khalid Announced for the "2018 American Music Awards"
Hosted by Tracee Ellis Ross, Awards," the world's largest fan-voted awards show will broadcast live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Tuesday, October 9 on ABC.

[09/24/18 - 12:02 PM]
Video: "Strange Times" - Stand Up Comedy Special Trailer - Netflix
Joe Rogan's new stand-up comedy special streams October 2 on Netflix.

[09/24/18 - 12:01 PM]
"The Sentence," A Searing Look at the Consequences of Mandatory-Minimum Sentencing for One Family, Debuts Oct. 15 on HBO
Rudy Valdez's directorial debut draws on hundreds of hours of footage to tell the story of a Michigan woman who was sentenced to 15 years for crimes committed by her late boyfriend, following a family in crisis as it struggles to obtain her release.