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[09/07/18 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Friday, September 7
Updates include: Netflix's "Another Life" rounds out cast; Zac Posen confirms exit from Bravo's "Project Runway"; and Geoffrey Owens lands arc on OWN's "The Haves and the Have Nots."

[09/07/18 - 01:05 PM]
Netflix Acquires Worldwide Rights to "Lionheart"
The directorial debut of Genevieve Nnaji will have its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival.

[09/07/18 - 12:58 PM]
Discovery Channel Celebrates the Life of Burt Reynolds and His Passion for American Muscle Cars with Special Episode of "Fast N' Loud"
The network will rebroadcast a special two-hour episode on Saturday, September 8 at 9AM ET/PT that featured Reynolds and a replica of the iconic Smokey and The Bandit '77 Trans Am.

[09/07/18 - 12:13 PM]
TLC's "Long Lost Family" Is Back with All-New Episodes Starting Monday, October 8 at 9/8c
Led by hosts Chris Jacobs and Emmy Award-winning journalist Lisa Joyner, this series features personal stories of people desperately searching for family members after years - and in some cases a lifetime - of separation.

[09/07/18 - 11:44 AM]
NBC's NFL Kickoff Game Is Most-Watched Sporting Event Since PyeongChang Olympics
NBC further spins the numbers for Thursday, September 6.

[09/07/18 - 11:03 AM]
Sen. Cory Booker to Appear on Monday, Sept. 10 Telecast of "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon"
Other guests on the episode include Maya Rudolph & Fred Armisen, Brian Tyree Henry and Sam Morril.

[09/07/18 - 10:02 AM]
Celebrate Grandparents Day and Tweet to Unlock the First Three Minutes of "The Cool Kids"
Look for said stunt this Sunday, September 9 beginning at 9:00 AM PT.

[09/07/18 - 10:01 AM]
NBC Adds Five Episodes to Its Original 13-Episode Order for the Award-Winning Comedy "Brooklyn Nine-Nine"
The sixth season of "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" will premiere on NBC in midseason.

[09/07/18 - 09:14 AM]
Video: Netflix Releases Trailer for "Norm Macdonald Has a Show" - Series Launches Friday, September 14
The premiere season of the talk series welcomes Drew Barrymore, David Spade, Judge Judy, David Letterman, Jane Fonda, Chevy Chase, M. Night Shyamalan, Michael Keaton, Billy Joe Shaver and Lorne Michaels.

[09/07/18 - 09:02 AM]
Netflix Announces 2018 New York Comic Con Lineup
Netflix will feature the highly anticipated freshman series "The Umbrella Academy," "The Haunting of Hill House," "The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance" and "Chilling Adventures of Sabrina" inside their Netflix & Chills Mega Block Panel.

[09/07/18 - 09:01 AM]
Shawn Mendes and Zac Brown Band to Collaborate for First Time Together on "CMT Crossroads" Stage Premiering Wednesday, October 24 at 10 PM ET/PT
The artists announced the news to fans this morning via Twitter and Instagram.

[09/07/18 - 08:15 AM]
Disney Junior Builds Out Its Hit Animated Series "Muppet Babies," "Vampirina" and "Puppy Dog Pals"
The three series have already delivered over 360 million views on YouTube and social media platforms and nearly 140 million views on VOD, DisneyNOW and related Disney apps.

[09/07/18 - 08:14 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Kicks Off on Top for NBC
The Peacock's weather-delayed coverage of the season opener easily wins the night.

[09/07/18 - 08:00 AM]
Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn Will Bring Their Passion for Fashion to Develop a Global Reality Series for Amazon Prime Video
"After 16 incredible seasons, I am saying 'Auf Wiedersehen' to Project Runway, a show that I was honored to host and help create," said Heidi Klum.

[09/07/18 - 06:04 AM]
Production Begins on New Season of TLC's Hit Home Makeover Series, "Trading Spaces"
Returning for the new season are Brett Tutor, Carter Oosterhouse, Doug Wilson, Frank Bielec, Genevieve Gorder, Hildi Santo Tomas, Joanie Sprague, John Gidding, Kahi Lee, Laurie Smith, Sabrina Soto, Ty Pennington and Vern Yip.

[09/06/18 - 11:32 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, September 6
Updates include: Crystal Reed to star in DC Universe's "Swamp Thing"; Ryan Michelle Bathe to round out Paramount Network's "First Wives Club"; and Joey King tapped for Hulu's "The Act."

[09/06/18 - 07:34 PM]
Final Episodes of Peabody & Emmy(R) Award Winning CNN Original Series "Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown" Premieres Sunday, September 23
The final seven-episode season begins with a tour of Kenya, featuring W. Kamau Bell in an extended episode.

[09/06/18 - 03:11 PM]
CMT to Celebrate the Life of Burt Reynolds with Weekend Encore of the Critically-Acclaimed Documentary "The Bandit"
"The Bandit," is an original documentary about 70s superstar Burt Reynolds, his best friend, roommate and stunt-double Hal Needham, and the making of their unlikely smash hit "Smokey & The Bandit."

[09/06/18 - 02:00 PM]
IFC Reveals New Details of "Documentary Now!" Season 52
Michael C. Hall, Natasha Lyonne, Kevin Dunn, Bobby Moynihan and Tim Robinson are among the latest guest stars.

[09/06/18 - 02:00 PM]
Freeform Greenlights Highly Anticipated "Party of Five" Pilot from Original Series Creators
Christopher Keyser and Amy Lippman wrote the pilot with Michal Zebede and Rodrigo Garcia is set to direct.

[09/06/18 - 12:56 PM]
Emmy-Nominated "SNL" Star Kenan Thompson Hosts 9th Season Premiere of BYUtv's "Studio C"
The one-hour live-taped television special will air as the season premiere on Monday, September 10 at 9:00/8:00c.

[09/06/18 - 12:54 PM]
Discovery Channel Puts Revolutionary Survival Products to the Test in Special Episode of "Battle Tested" Airing Friday, September 7 at 10PM ET/PT
At Fieldcraft Survival, Founder Mike Glover and Director of Operations Kurt Hohan are hired to put those new products through some of the most rigorous tests on the planet.

[09/06/18 - 12:49 PM]
Boyz II Men Vocalist Nathan Morris Trades Hit Singles for Smashing Renovations in New DIY Network Series "Hit Properties with Nathan Morris"
The four-part series launches Saturday, October 6 on the cable channel.

[09/06/18 - 12:45 PM]
A Bromance with Design Takes Form on Bravo's New Series "Get a Room with Carson & Thom" Premiering Friday October 19 at 9PM ET/PT
Their expert skills are put to use revamping hum drum spaces while reminding viewers that the best accent piece is the pair's signature endearing charm.

[09/06/18 - 12:29 PM]
BET's "The Bobby Brown Story" Soars to Success with 6.6 Million Total Viewers P2+ Tuning in to the Buzzy Miniseries Across Its Two Nights
BET spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 4 and Wednesday, September 5.

[09/06/18 - 11:05 AM]
Aaron Kaufman Goes Full Throttle in All-New Episodes of "Shifting Gears" Premiering Monday, September 24th on Discovery
The "Fast N' Loud" star embarked on a new adventure last year, opening Arclight Fabrication in Dallas, TX and designing aftermarket parts for the F100 market.

[09/06/18 - 11:01 AM]
Production Has Begun on Disney Channel's "Sydney to the Max," An Intergenerational Daughter/Father Comedy
The multi-camera series is scheduled to premiere in early 2019 on Disney Channel.

[09/06/18 - 10:35 AM]
Netflix Nabs Documentary "The Legend of Cocaine Island"
The film premiered at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival where it was enthusiastically embraced by audiences and critics who referred to the film as one of the most compulsively watchable documentaries in years.

[09/06/18 - 10:24 AM]
HBO Renews "Ballers" and "Insecure"
They'll return for their fifth and fourth seasons, respectively.

[09/06/18 - 10:10 AM]
In Partnership with Refinery29, TNT Announces "Digital Forward" Release of Shatterbox Eight Female-Driven Short Films
The latest collection debuts Saturday, September 8, across TNT's digital ecosystem.

[09/06/18 - 10:01 AM]
Emmy-Nominated "Pickler & Ben" Returns for Second Season on Sept. 17 with Distribution in 175 Markets
Hosted by Kellie Pickler and Ben Aaron and recorded in front of a live studio audience in Nashville, "Pickler & Ben" features the best in lifestyle and entertainment.

[09/06/18 - 09:46 AM]
Video: Netflix Debuts Trailer & Key Art for Quincy Jones Documentary
Mary J. Blige, Tony Bennett, Bono, Will Smith, Jay Z, Peggy Lipton, Paul McCartney and Oprah Winfrey are among those featured in the film, alongside Jones himself.

[09/06/18 - 09:35 AM]
Video: Trailer Debut - Netflix's "D.L. Hughley: Contrarian" Original Comedy Special
Look for the special Tuesday, September 18 on the streaming service.

[09/06/18 - 09:09 AM]
Gael Garcia Bernal, Leonardo Ortizgris & Alfredo Castro Star in YouTube Original Movie "Museo"
Co-produced and co-financed by Panorama Global, Ring Cine, Detalle Films, Distant Horizon and Serendipity Point Films, the 128-minute YouTube Original movie will debut in theaters this fall and on YouTube Premium later this year.

[09/06/18 - 08:18 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Got Talent" Results in NBC Victory
The Peacock wins in both total viewers and adults 18-49 last night.

[09/06/18 - 07:01 AM]
All-New Care Bears Coming to Boomerang - Premium Streaming Service to Be the Official Domestic Home of "Care Bears: Unlock the Magic"
The initial order consists of 48 x 11' regular episodes, 2 x 22' specials and 20 x :20 shorts designed to provide a special comedic focus on individual bears.

[09/06/18 - 07:00 AM]
New Country. New Cartel. New Empire. "Narcos: Mexico" Premieres November 16
"Narcos: Mexico" will explore the origins of the modern drug war by going back to its roots, beginning at a time when the Mexican trafficking world was a loose and disorganized confederation of independent growers and dealers.

[09/05/18 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, September 5
Updates include: Paramount Network cancels "American Woman"; Patricia Arquette to lead Hulu's "The Act"; and Timothy Dalton cast in DC Universe's "Doom Patrol."

[09/05/18 - 04:38 PM]
Netflix to Bring "Designated Survivor" to Viewers Around the World as a Global Original Series
The 10-episode third season will go into production later this year and launch in 2019.

[09/05/18 - 03:14 PM]
BYUtv Unveils Three New Original Unscripted Series: "Dinner Takes All," "Show Offs" and "Battle of the Ages" for 2019
The comedic game show "Battle of the Ages" pits two multi-generational family teams against each other in mental and physical challenges.

[09/05/18 - 02:23 PM]
ABC Studios International Drama Series "Harrow" to Debut in the U.S. on Hulu, Friday, Sept. 7
"Harrow" is the story of forensic pathologist Dr. Daniel Harrow, played by Ioan Gruffudd.

[09/05/18 - 01:35 PM]
Video: Official Trailer for "American Horror Story: Apocalypse"
FX's anthology franchise returns next Wednesday, September 12.

[09/05/18 - 12:02 PM]
Twitter to Stream a Special Early Release of "Rel"
The pilot will also be available on Hulu, YouTube, FOX Now and On-Demand during said stunt, which begins tomorrow.

[09/05/18 - 11:48 AM]
"Vegas Rat Rods" Brings Motor Madness Back to Discovery Channel in Brand-New Fourth Season Premiering Monday, October 1st at 10PM ET/PT
New episodes will continue to air Mondays at 10:00/9:00c and Tuesdays at 9:00/8:00c.

[09/05/18 - 11:31 AM]
Shudder Greenlights Joe Bob Briggs Holiday Specials; Plans Ongoing Series in 2019
Shudder will bring back the iconic horror host for Thanksgiving and Christmas specials, to be titled "The Dinners of Death" and "A Very Joe Bob Christmas."

[09/05/18 - 10:13 AM]
Netflix Announces Wanda Sykes Stand-Up Comedy Special
Her three-decade career in comedy has spanned stand-up, television, film, animation, and production.

[09/05/18 - 09:20 AM]
Oxygen Media Inks Overall Deal with Hero Golden State Killer Detective Paul Holes
The deal coincides with the one-year anniversary of Oxygen's rebrand to true crime in Summer 2017.

[09/05/18 - 09:10 AM]
Paramount Network Announces Full Series Order for "Emily in Paris" from Hitmaker Darren Star
The 10 episode, half-hour series will bookend a new Thursday dramedy night that launches in January with "First Wives Club," followed by Star's hit-series "Younger," that officially moves to Paramount Network for season six in the spring.

[09/05/18 - 09:01 AM]
More Stars Come Together for "Stand Up to Cancer" Telecast on Friday, Sept. 7
The telecast marks SU2C's 10 years of support for cutting-edge research aimed at turning every cancer patient into a long-term survivor.

[09/05/18 - 08:48 AM]
Syfy Sets "Z Nation," "Van Helsing" Season Premieres for October 5
Look for both series back-to-back on Friday nights at 9:00/8:00c and 10:00/9:00, respectively.







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[05/24/19 - 09:24 AM]
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[05/24/19 - 09:11 AM]
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[05/23/19 - 08:01 PM]
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[05/23/19 - 02:46 PM]
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[05/23/19 - 01:44 PM]
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[05/23/19 - 01:41 PM]
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[05/23/19 - 01:22 PM]
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[05/23/19 - 01:02 PM]
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[05/23/19 - 12:01 PM]
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[05/23/19 - 11:00 AM]
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[05/23/19 - 10:48 AM]
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[05/23/19 - 10:33 AM]
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