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[01/09/19 - 11:48 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 9
Updates include: Hulu cancels Sarah Silverman's "I Love You, America"; CBS gives pilot order to "Evil"; and Travis Fimmel is the first to be cast in TNT's "Raised by Wolves."

[01/09/19 - 03:04 PM]
MTV's Ratings Growth Continues with "Lindsay Lohan's Beach Club"
MTV spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 8.

[01/09/19 - 02:02 PM]
3.1 Million Viewers Encounter the First Sighting of History(R)'s New UFO Drama Series "Project Blue Book"
History spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 8.

[01/09/19 - 12:47 PM]
MotorTrend Announces 37 Hours of Live, Multiplatform Broadcast of Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale
Additionally, for fans who can't get enough of the fast-paced action, MotorTrend is bringing viewers deeper inside the Scottsdale auction with daily, in-app exclusive content that explores every angle of the event both on and off the auction block.

[01/09/19 - 11:00 AM]
"2 Dope Queens," From Hit Comedy Duo Jessica Williams and Phoebe Robinson, Returns to HBO for a Second Series of Four Hour-Long Specials, Starting Feb. 8
Guests include Lupita Nyong'o, Daniel Radcliffe, Janet Mock, Lizzo and Keegan-Michael Key.

[01/09/19 - 11:00 AM]
"Mental Samurai," The First-Ever Obstacle Course for the Mind, Hosted and Produced by Rob Lowe, to Premiere Tuesday, February 26, on FOX
In the series, people from all walks of life will compete, and underdogs will triumph, in the game that anyone can play, and almost no one can win.

[01/09/19 - 11:00 AM]
Disney Channel Orders Second Season of High-Flying Animated Series "Star Wars Resistance" for Fall 2019 Premiere
Plus: the mid-season one trailer, featuring a first look at a major villain from "The Force Awakens," was released today on the Star Wars YouTube page.

[01/09/19 - 10:02 AM]
"Tropical Cop Tales" Makes Its First Arrest on February 1 on Adult Swim
The live-action comedy series follows two burnt-out city cops when they relocate to a tropical paradise for a relaxing twilight to their careers.

[01/09/19 - 10:01 AM]
Nickelodeon's New Original TV Movie, "Bixler High Private Eye," Starring Jace Norman and Ariel Martin, Premieres on Monday, Jan. 21, at 7 P.M. (ET/PT)
The live-action comedy follows Xander DeWitt (Norman), an inquisitive teenager who has a knack for solving mysteries, as he tackles his biggest case yet when his father suddenly disappears.

[01/09/19 - 10:00 AM]
Viola Davis and the Cast of "The Big Bang Theory" to Present Special Awards at the 24th Annual Critics' Choice Awards
The Critics' Choice Awards will be broadcast live on The CW Network on Sunday, January 13.

[01/09/19 - 09:35 AM]
Video: "Trigger Warning with Killer Mike" - Official Trailer - Netflix
With no due respect, "Trigger Warning with Killer Mike" launches January 18 on Netflix, taking on the economy, gang culture, religion, education, and more.

[01/09/19 - 09:24 AM]
YouTube Sci-Fi Comedy "Weird City" from Jordan Peele and Charlie Sanders Reveals Full List of Series Guest Stars
The six-episode series will debut exclusively on YouTube Premium on February 13.

[01/09/19 - 09:01 AM]
Video: Trailer Debut - Margaret Qualley and Anthony Mackie Star in the New Trailer for "IO"
The Netflix film follows one of the last survivors on a post-cataclysmic Earth, a young scientist dedicated to finding a way for humans to adapt and survive, rather than abandon their world.

[01/09/19 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "White Dragon" - Official Trailer - Prime Video
Amazon's latest original series bows Friday, February 8 on the streaming service.

[01/09/19 - 08:24 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos on Disrupted Night
ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC all carried news coverage at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/09/19 - 08:05 AM]
"The New Pope" - First Official Photo
The cast features two-time Academy Award(R) nominees Jude Law and John Malkovich.

[01/09/19 - 08:00 AM]
Video: Trailer & Key Art Debut - "Russian Doll" Premieres February 1
The Netflix series follows a young woman named Nadia (Natasha Lyonne) on her journey as the guest of honor at a seemingly inescapable party one night in New York City.

[01/09/19 - 06:30 AM]
Smokey Robinson to Appear on "Aretha! A Grammy(R) Celebration for the Queen of Soul," Broadcasting Sunday, March 10 on CBS
The concert will tape on Sunday, Jan. 13 at 6:00 PM, PT at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.

[01/09/19 - 06:00 AM]
iHeartMedia & FOX Announce Nominees for 2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards
This year's event airs Thursday, March 14 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX, live from Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

[01/08/19 - 11:07 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 8
Updates include: CBS All Access commissions two more "Short Treks"; Luke Wilson tapped for DC Universe's "Stargirl"; and Kim Delaney, Bill Brochtrup to return for ABC's "NYPD Blue" sequel series.

[01/08/19 - 01:57 PM]
Cinemax Action Series "Strike Back" Returns for Sixth Season Jan. 25
The new season features returning stars Warren Brown, Daniel MacPherson and Alin Sumarwata, along with new cast members Jamie Bamber and Yasemin Allen.

[01/08/19 - 01:10 PM]
Music's Biggest Stars Honor the King of Rock 'N' Roll in "Elvis All-Star Tribute" Airing Sunday, Feb. 17 on NBC
Yolanda Adams, Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks Bentley, Alessia Cara, Mac Davis, John Fogerty, Josh Groban, Adam Lambert, John Legend, Little Big Town, Jennifer Lopez, Post Malone, Shawn Mendes, Pistol Annies, Darius Rucker, Ed Sheeran, Blake Shelton, Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban are all on tap.

[01/08/19 - 12:36 PM]
Lifetime Reaches 18.8 Million Viewers Across All Linear Telecasts of "Surviving R. Kelly"
Lifetime further spins the numbers for the series to date.

[01/08/19 - 12:29 PM]
NBC Lineup for Tuesday, Jan. 8 - POTUS Address to the Nation
News coverage will begin at 9:00/8:00c followed by a repeat of "Ellen's Game of Games," joined in progress.

[01/08/19 - 12:02 PM]
NBC Renews Multi-Emmy Award-Winning Series "Days of Our Lives" for 55th Season
"With writing that manages to weave together Salem's iconic characters with current realities, Ken Corday and his team have ushered the show's legacy into a new era that resonates with both longtime and new viewers," said Bruce Evans.

[01/08/19 - 12:01 PM]
"Breslin and Hamill: Deadline Artists," Exploring the Lives of Two Giants of Journalism, Debuts Jan. 28 on HBO
Born and raised in working-class New York City neighborhoods, Jimmy Breslin and Pete Hamill were products of fractured Irish-American families, and rose through the ranks of reporting without formal training or college degrees.

[01/08/19 - 11:43 AM]
HGTV Strong New Year's Day Performance Helped by "HGTV Dream Home 2019" and Freshman Series "Windy City Rehab"
HGTV further spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 1.

[01/08/19 - 11:10 AM]
What to Know About the "Game of Thrones" Prequel
HBO reveals the first official details about the project, including its principal cast and director.

[01/08/19 - 10:30 AM]
FOX Opens Doors to Brand-New "Paradise Hotel"
The series originally ran in 2003 on FOX before being revived for a second season on MyNetworkTV in 2008.

[01/08/19 - 10:11 AM]
Video: ESPN Films' "30 for 30" Series Celebrates 10th Anniversary in 2019
The network teases upcoming films on Deion Sanders, Lance Armstrong, Flo-Jo, Dennis Rodman, Janet Guthrie, Michael Vick, and Tito Ortiz and Chuck Liddell.

[01/08/19 - 10:01 AM]
TNT's "I Am the Night" Presents My Favorite Murder Live on January 15 at El Rey Theater
This unique partnership marks a first for the My Favorite Murder team, as the podcast has never partnered with a television network in support of an upcoming drama series.

[01/08/19 - 10:01 AM]
Video: Trailer Debut - "Grace and Frankie" Are Back for Season 5!
Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin are back for a new season on January 18.

[01/08/19 - 10:01 AM]
Video: "Lorena" - Official Trailer - Prime Video
This four-part series, from executive producer Jordan Peele, premieres Friday, February 15.

[01/08/19 - 10:01 AM]
ABC's New Series "Bless This Mess" to Premiere Tuesday, April 16
The newcomer will take over for "Splitting Up Together," which wraps its season on Tuesday, April 9.

[01/08/19 - 09:10 AM]
CBS Program Advisory - Revised Primetime Schedule for Tuesday, Jan. 8
The previously announced original episodes of "FBI" and "NCIS: New Orleans" will be broadcast Tuesday, Jan. 15.

[01/08/19 - 09:01 AM]
Freeform's "grown-ish" Kicks Off Its Second Season as Cable's Top Comedy Telecast Since March 2018 Among Females 12-34
Freeform further spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 2.

[01/08/19 - 08:45 AM]
Presidential Address on ABC Tonight, 1/8/19
Following news coverage, the scheduled prime time programming will air in its entirety followed by 35 minutes of local programming.

[01/08/19 - 08:19 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "America's Got Talent: The Champions" Puts NBC on Top
The Peacock leads the broadcast networks in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[01/08/19 - 08:18 AM]
How the Mighty Have Fallen: ID Explores the Bizarre Life of Infamous Real Estate Tycoon in Limited Series "Robert Durst: An ID Murder Mystery"
This two-part special event premieres Monday, January 21 and Tuesday, January 22 at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/08/19 - 08:01 AM]
College Football Playoff National Championship Delivers Cable's Best Overnight in 12 Months
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, January 7.

[01/08/19 - 07:01 AM]
"The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" Announces Live State of the Union Episode on Tuesday, January 29 from 11:00-11:30 P.M. Eastern
The show's social accounts will be providing instant reaction to our Commander-in-Chief in real time.

[01/08/19 - 07:00 AM]
The CW Presents "EA Sports Madden NFL 19 Classic" Premiering Today, January 8
The special chronicles the largest tournament in Madden NFL Championship Series history as almost 200 competitors competed in Las Vegas, NV across three days.

[01/08/19 - 06:00 AM]
Video: Boomerang Drops First Look of Brand-New Series "Care Bears: Unlock the Magic"
Look for the series to begin streaming on Friday, February 1.

[01/07/19 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Monday, January 7
Updates include: Netflix nears "The Kominsky Method" renewal; Kurt Fuller books return trip to The CW's "Supernatural"; and FOX lands animated comedy "Therapy Dog."

[01/07/19 - 08:16 PM]
Video: 2019's Guilty Pleasure TV "Temptation Island" Drops Early!
Tonight, USA Network dropped the dramatic premiere episode one week before its linear debut (Tuesday, January 15).

[01/07/19 - 01:08 PM]
"Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen" Returns to Los Angeles for Four Weeks of Shows Beginning Monday, January 14 at 11PM ET
Guests include Matthew McConaughey, Christina Aguilera, Anne Hathaway, Judd Apatow, RuPaul Charles, Jay Leno and more.

[01/07/19 - 12:55 PM]
Kim Zolciak-Biermann and the Crew Are Back for Season 7 of "Don't Be Tardy..." with Back to Back Episodes Premiering Sunday, February 17 at 9PM ET/PT
The series will then shift to Fridays at 9:00/8:00c beginning February 22.

[01/07/19 - 12:36 PM]
Video: "Fosse/Verdon" - First Look Promo
Sam Rockwell and Michelle Williams star in the upcoming FX limited series.

[01/07/19 - 12:02 PM]
The ABC Television Network Orders Three Additional Episodes of "Grey's Anatomy" for the 2018-2019 Season
In its 15th season, "Grey's Anatomy" averages a 3.1/13 among Adults 18-49 to rank as ABC's No. 1 TV show of the 2018-2019 season.

[01/07/19 - 11:32 AM]
Golden Globe Winner Rachel Brosnahan to Host "Saturday Night Live" with Musical Guest Greta Van Fleet on Jan. 19
"SNL" will also have a live show on Jan. 26 with the host and music to be announced.







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[11/20/19 - 02:30 PM]
ABC Renews "Summer Fun & Games" for 2020
"The $100,000 Pyramid" (season five), "Card Sharks" (season two), "Celebrity Family Feud" (season six), "Match Game" (season five), "Press Your Luck" (season two), "To Tell the Truth" (season five) will join the previously announced second season of "Holey Moley."

[11/20/19 - 02:00 PM]
Stephen Fry and Sir Lenny Henry CBE to Appear in the Newest Season of "Doctor Who," Returning Early 2020
The pair will both appear in the season opener when the TARDIS lands once more, with Jodie Whittaker reprising her role as the Thirteenth Doctor.

[11/20/19 - 12:44 PM]
Discovery Donates for Every Viewer of #TeamTrees Special Featuring YouTubers
Tune in for "#TeamTrees," airing Tuesday, December 3 at 11:00/10:00c, where viewers will be able to part in a "Watch and Plant" event.

[11/20/19 - 11:33 AM]
Netflix's NX Confirms Second Season of Zombie Thriller "Black Summer"
Season two will begin production in 2020 in Alberta, Canada.

[11/20/19 - 11:02 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Closes Out 2019 with Three New Shows
Jennifer Lopez (December 7) and Scarlett Johansson (December 14) will be followed by the previously announced Eddie Murphy (December 21).

[11/20/19 - 11:01 AM]
A&E's K9 Competition Series "America's Top Dog" Premieres Wednesday, January 8 at 9pm ET/PT
The series brings together top K9 cops and civilian dogs alongside their handlers as they compete nose-to-nose on the ultimate K9 obstacle course.

[11/20/19 - 10:31 AM]
FX's "A Christmas Carol" Premieres Thursday, December 19th at 7:30 p.m. ET/PT on FX
An original take on Dickens's iconic ghost story by Steven Knight, "A Christmas Carol" is a spine-tingling immersion into Scrooge's dark night of the soul.

[11/20/19 - 10:08 AM]
Netflix Orders Female-Driven Dramedy Series "Maid," Inspired by New York Times Best-Seller
The series will chronicle a single mother who turns to housekeeping to - barely - make ends meet as she battles against poverty, homelessness, and bureaucracy.

[11/20/19 - 10:01 AM]
"Miracle Workers: Dark Ages" to Premiere on TBS Tuesday, January 28th
This 10-episode installment will feature Daniel Radcliffe, Steve Buscemi, Geraldine Viswanathan, Karan Soni, Jon Bass, and Lolly Adefope returning in new roles and facing new challenges.

[11/20/19 - 09:37 AM]
Oxygen Debuts "Snapped: Behind Bars - Sheila Davalloo" Special Premiering Sunday, December 1 at 6PM ET/PT
The special will break down how Sheila stopped at nothing to continue down a path of deceit, and for the first time on "Snapped: Behind Bars" Sheila opens up and tells her side of the story.

[11/20/19 - 09:03 AM]
Multi-Award Winner Holly Hunter to Star with Ted Danson in New NBC Comedy Written and Executive Produced by Tina Fey and Robert Carlock
"We're so excited to write for Holly Hunter," said Fey and Carlock. "We're both huge fans and will have to find a way to 'act normal' around her. To have Holly and Ted in the same show, it's now officially an embarrassment of riches."

[11/20/19 - 08:17 AM]
HGTV Offers First Look at Blockbuster Reboot of "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" and Announces Series Premiere Date of Sunday, Feb. 16, at 9 P.M. ET/PT
New host Jesse Tyler Ferguson and special guests, including Anthony Anderson, Derek Hough, Ty Pennington, LeAnn Rimes, OWN's Laila Ali, Food Network's Tyler Florence and HGTV stars David Bromstad, Tamara Day, Tarek El Moussa and Jasmine Roth, are all featured in the series.

[11/20/19 - 08:10 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "This Is Us" Take Home Demo Crown
The Peacock wins the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[11/20/19 - 08:03 AM]
Beloved Paddington Bear Returns to TV in Nickelodeon's Brand-New Animated Preschool Series, "The Adventures of Paddington," Premiering Monday, Jan. 20, at 12:30 P.M. (ET/PT) in the U.S.
In advance of the series debut, Nickelodeon will air a holiday presentation of "Paddington Finds a Pigeon/Paddington and the Chores List," on Friday, Dec. 20, at 12:30 p.m. (ET/PT).

[11/20/19 - 08:01 AM]
Highly Anticipated and Explosive Fifth Season of "Better Call Saul" Returns with Two-Night Premiere Event on February 23 and 24
In the 10-epsiode fifth season, Jimmy McGill's (Bob Odenkirk) decision to practice law as "Saul Goodman" creates unexpected and profound waves of change for those in his orbit.