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[03/15/19 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 15
Updates include: Neil deGrasse Tyson's "Cosmos," "StarTalk" to return to FOX, National Geographic; Ben Lawson set as new lead on ABC's "Nana"; and Hunter Parrish to star in The CW's "Jane the Novela."

[03/15/19 - 03:19 PM]
Starz Grants Wish for Third Season of "American Gods"
The pay channel broke the news via social media this afternoon.

[03/15/19 - 11:32 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Releases the Official Trailer and Key Art for "Action"
Directed by Luke Korem, the four-part series explores the legalization of sports gambling and its evolving impact on the industry following the landmark 2018 Supreme Court decision to lift a ban on sports betting.

[03/15/19 - 11:24 AM]
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association, dick clark productions and NBC Will Bring the 77th Annual Golden Globe(R) Awards Live Coast to Coast on January 5, 2020
Produced by dcp in association with the HFPA, the Golden Globe Awards are viewed in more than 220 countries and territories worldwide and are one of the few awards ceremonies to include both motion picture and television achievements.

[03/15/19 - 09:02 AM]
Video: "The Legend of Cocaine Island" - Official Trailer - Netflix
The documentary premieres Friday, March 29 on the streaming service.

[03/15/19 - 08:16 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, FOX Share Demo Crown; CBS Tops Viewers
FOX gets a boost among adults 18-49 with its coverage of the "iHeartRadio Music Awards."

[03/15/19 - 08:04 AM]
Robert Irvine Comes to the Rescue in New Episodes of "Restaurant: Impossible"
The series returns for the first of four new episodes on Saturday, April 20 at 9:00/8:00c.

[03/15/19 - 08:01 AM]
HBO Confirms Debut Dates and Estimated Running Times for Final Six Episodes of "Game of Thrones"
Look for the 80-minute series finale on Sunday, May 19.

[03/14/19 - 11:43 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 14
Updates include: Hallmark Channel pulls "When Calls the Heart," shifts "Meet the Peetes"; Apple gives series order to "Pachinko" adaptation; and Epix's "Belgravia" sets principal cast.

[03/14/19 - 08:01 PM]
Netflix Has Acquired Global Rights to Mandarin Title "Green Door" Starring Golden Melody Awards Winner Jam Hsiao
"Green Door" tells the story of Sung-Yen Wei (played by Jam Hsiao), a troubled psychologist who returns from the U.S. to set up his own practice in Taiwan, where mysterious patients and uncanny events shed light on his murky past.

[03/14/19 - 05:30 PM]
NBC Launches New Late-Night Talk Show "A Little Late with Lilly Singh"
Set to air at 1:35 a.m. and debuting in September (exact date to be announced), "A Little Late with Lilly Singh" will be a half-hour program with an array of guests.

[03/14/19 - 03:52 PM]
Freeform Announces Additional Panelists and Performers for Second Annual "Freeform Summit"
Joining the roster of previously announced panelists are Luka Sabbat, EJ Johnson, Shaun Ross, Emma Hunton, Kayla Cromer and Dhruv Uday Singh, plus performances by Sofia Carson and Trevor Jackson.

[03/14/19 - 03:52 PM]
CBS Schedules "FBI" Spin-Off Episode "Most Wanted" for Tuesday, April 2
Julian McMahon, Kellan Lutz, Roxy Steinberg, Keisha Castle-Hughes, Nathanial Arcand, and Alana De La Garza headline the potential series.

[03/14/19 - 02:21 PM]
Bravo Media's New Interior Design Competition Series "Best Room Wins" Premieres Thursday, May 2 at 9:30PM ET/PT
The rooms will be judged by Genevieve Gorder along with Whitney Robinson and a rotating guest judge.

[03/14/19 - 02:07 PM]
Brian Helgeland to Write and Direct "Button Man" Based on Graphic Novel for Netflix
Producer Matt Reeves has a first look deal at Netflix for his production company, 6th & Idaho.

[03/14/19 - 01:33 PM]
"Waka & Tammy Tie the Knot" Two-Part Special Airing March 21 & 28 at 8PM on WE tv
After an emotional roller-coaster ride at "Marriage Boot Camp," rapper Waka Flocka and his wife Tammy Rivera hit the re-set button on their relationship to renew their vows in a dream wedding on an all-new two part special.

[03/14/19 - 01:11 PM]
Media Statement from Crown Media Family Networks Regarding Lori Loughlin
Said the company: "We are no longer working with Lori Loughlin and have stopped development of all productions that air on the Crown Media Family Network channels involving Lori Loughlin including 'Garage Sale Mysteries,' an independent third party production."

[03/14/19 - 01:01 PM]
"Queen Sugar" Season Four Debuts Wednesday, June 12 on OWN
Continuing a creative initiative established in the show's first season, series creator/executive producer Ava DuVernay has once again assembled an all-female directing team for the fourth consecutive season.

[03/14/19 - 01:01 PM]
Video: "Absentia" Season 2 - Official Teaser - Prime Video
The Stana Katic-led drama returns with new episodes on Friday, June 14.

[03/14/19 - 12:30 PM]
NBC Sets Premiere Dates for "Songland" and "Bring the Funny"
The new summer entries are due on Tuesday, May 28 and Tuesday, July 9, respectively.

[03/14/19 - 12:18 PM]
Rachael Ray's "30 Minute Meals" Returns Across Food Network's On-Air and Digital Platforms
Kicking off the season on Monday, April 1, viewers will be able to access the premiere episode on multiple platforms including linear, TVE and Facebook, with subsequent premieres airing every day in April at noon ET/PT.

[03/14/19 - 12:01 PM]
Tom Joyner to Receive Vanguard Award at 50th NAACP Image Awards
To date, the special award has been presented to Aretha Franklin, Clive Davis, surviving Memphis Sanitation Workers, Prince, Russell Simmons, Stanley Kramer, Steven Spielberg and Wyclef Jean.

[03/14/19 - 11:11 AM]
"Lazor Wulf" Premieres April 7th on Adult Swim
This quarter-hour series is about finding the inner strength to buy your own cereal, not dying, and the art of the scam.

[03/14/19 - 11:01 AM]
MTV Reveals Contestants for "Double Shot at Love with DJ Pauly D and Vinny" Premiering Thursday, April 11
The new show features 20 contestants who will face off against one another in hopes of winning the love of DJ Pauly D and Vinny.

[03/14/19 - 10:56 AM]
Ted Sarandos Statement on "One Day at a Time"
Said the executive: "While it's disappointing that more viewers didn't discover 'One Day at a Time,' I believe the series will stand the test of time."

[03/14/19 - 10:26 AM]
Patrick Brice to Direct "There's Someone Inside Your House" for Netflix
The film combines two different beloved teenage genres: the slashers that came to prominence in the 80's & 90's and the character-driven coming of age classics a la John Hughes' films and "American Graffiti."

[03/14/19 - 10:06 AM]
Will Smith, Chris Pratt, Ariana Grande, Adam Sandler, Jason Sudeikis, Noah Centineo, Lana Condor, Joey King, Liza Koshy, Josh Peck, Isabela Moner, Eugenio Derbez, David Dobrik and More Scheduled to Appear at "Nickelodeon's Kids' Choice Awards 2019"
Set to perform a medley of their hits at this year's show is multiplatinum hip-hop trio Migos, who are nominated for their first Kids' Choice Award in the category of Favorite Music Group.

[03/14/19 - 09:00 AM]
Video: First Look - Tiffany Haddish & Ali Wong Star in Netflix's "Tuca & Bertie"
The animated series, premiering May 3, is about the friendship between two 30-year-old bird women who live in the same apartment building.

[03/14/19 - 08:54 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Demos with "Empire" Return
The network takes home the adults 18-49 crown while CBS is the most-watched network.

[03/14/19 - 08:04 AM]
"Tosh.0" Heads Into Its 11th Season & "The Jim Jefferies Show" Goes Global - Both Series Premiere Tuesday, March 19th
In its past two seasons, "Jefferies" has filmed segments in the Netherlands, Slovenia, Azerbaijan, Australia, United Kingdom, Ireland, Israel, and Canada.

[03/14/19 - 07:57 AM]
Enter the Fast and Deadly Track of the Circus Maximus in "Rome's Chariot Superstar"
The two-part special premieres Sunday, April 21 on Smithsonian Channel.

[03/14/19 - 02:21 AM]
Netflix Explores "The Disappearance of Madeleine McCann" in New Eight Part Series
The series, due this Friday, is a detailed look at the disappearance of 3-year-old Madeleine McCann who vanished from the seaside resort of Praia da Luz in Portugal, while on holiday with her family.

[03/13/19 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 13
Updates include: Esai Morales cast as Deathstroke in DC Universe's "Titans"; Michael Imperioli joins "Lincoln" at NBC; and Evan Evagora is bound for the Patrick Stewart-led "Star Trek" series.

[03/13/19 - 12:03 PM]
Showtime(R) to Premiere "Funny Women of a Certain Age" on Friday, March 23 at 9 PM ET/PT
Fran Drescher, Carole Montgomery, Luenell, Lynne Koplitz, Kerri Louise and Vanessa Hollingshead are among those featured.

[03/13/19 - 12:00 PM]
ABC Stacks the Deck and Welcomes the WHAMMY Back to TV with All-New Episodes of Classic Game Shows "Card Sharks" and "Press Your Luck" Set for Production
"Press Your Luck" and "Card Sharks" will air in summer 2019 on The ABC Television Network.

[03/13/19 - 11:35 AM]
NBC Cranks Up the Volume for New Celebrity Music and Variety Game Show "That's My Jam"
Executive produced by Jimmy Fallon, the hourlong competition series will be infused with Fallon's one-of-a-kind comedic style, feel-good energy, and a carousel of his classic and brand-new music-based games, featuring a new group of celebrities each week.

[03/13/19 - 11:21 AM]
New DIY Network Series "Big Texas Fix" Showcases Major Restoration of Historic Galveston Island Homes
"Galveston is an island that's literally trapped in time," said Ashley Cordray. "All of these homes have character and their own story, but they're being torn down all over town."

[03/13/19 - 10:31 AM]
A&E to Premiere the Next Big Live Documentary Series "Live Rescue" from the Producers of the Hit Series "Live PD," Big Fish Entertainment
For two hours on Monday nights, "Live Rescue" will follow first responders from across the country as they bravely put their lives on the line responding to emergency rescue calls.

[03/13/19 - 10:14 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Returns March 30 with Three Consecutive New Shows
Kit Harington (April 6) and Emma Stone (April 13) will follow the previously announced Sandra Oh (March 30).

[03/13/19 - 09:57 AM]
TLC's Breakout Hit "Dr. Pimple Popper" Wraps Most Recent Season with the Finale Garnering a Series Ratings High
New episodes return this coming summer.

[03/13/19 - 09:48 AM]
Luke Perry's Life Lovingly Remembered in "Luke Perry: In His Own Words"
The one-hour special airs this Sunday, March 17 at 9:00/8:00c on Reelz.

[03/13/19 - 09:22 AM]
Academy Award(R) Winning Documentary "Free Solo" to Stream on Hulu
The project first debuted at the Telluride Film Festival and has screened at more than 30 film festivals around the world, including TIFF, IDFA, Adelaide, Mill Valley Film Festival, DOC NYC and the Savannah Film Festival.

[03/13/19 - 08:22 AM]
ID Investigates Case of Missing Toddler in All-New Special, "Madeleine McCann: An ID Murder Mystery"
"The disappearance of Madeline McCann is every parent's true life, nightmare: your little daughter is snatched from your hotel room in a foreign country, vanishing seemingly into thin air," said Henry Schleiff.

[03/13/19 - 08:09 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, "The Bachelor" Snap NBC's Demo Win Streak
The Peacock had won every Tuesday night among adults 18-49 thus far in 2019.

[03/13/19 - 07:03 AM]
HGTV Picks Up 16 New Episodes of "Home Town"
Season four is slated to premiere in early 2020.

[03/13/19 - 06:01 AM]
Big Life Changes Await the Roloff Family When TLC's "Little People, Big World" Returns for a 14th Season
Look for the first of 10 new episodes on Tuesday, April 2 at 9:00/8:00c.

[03/13/19 - 03:57 AM]
Popular Korean Singer IU Portrays Four Different Personas in Netflix's Upcoming Korean Anthology
"Persona" is an anthology series composed of four short films, each of which is directed by four critically acclaimed directors, namely Lee Kyung-mi, Im Pil-sung, Jeon Go-woon and Kim Jong-kwan.

[03/13/19 - 02:06 AM]
"2019 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony" Debuts April 27
This year's inductees include The Cure, Def Leppard, Janet Jackson, Stevie Nicks, Radiohead, Roxy Music and The Zombies.

[03/12/19 - 11:49 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 12
Updates include: Tom Payne tapped as new lead on FOX's "Prodigal Son"; Justin Kirk joins Jennifer Morrison in "Under the Bridge" at CBS; and AMC eyes a new series set in the "Orphan Black" universe.

[03/12/19 - 07:04 PM]
Hannah Brown Will Begin Her Journey as the Star of ABC's Hit Romance Reality Series "The Bachelorette," When the Milestone 15th Season Premieres, Monday, May 13
Plus: look for "Bachelorette Reunion: The Biggest Bachelorette Reunion in Bachelor History Ever!," a two-hour special, on Monday, May 6.







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[08/20/19 - 12:01 PM]
Netflix Orders Family Comedy Series "The Upshaws" from Wanda Sykes and Mike Epps
Mike and Wanda bring their distinct voices to this multi-camera comedy that centers on a working-class Africian American family in Indiana struggling to make it work and make it right without the blueprints to do it.

[08/20/19 - 11:53 AM]
Designer Grace Mitchell Returns for a Second Season of HGTV's "One of a Kind" on Monday, Sept. 9, at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT
"When I take on a project, I spend a lot of time learning about my clients," said Grace. "If their homes don't say anything about them, I can give their spaces a fresh design that truly tells their personal story."

[08/20/19 - 11:18 AM]
Big Sean Featuring A$AP Ferg, H.E.R., Normani and Ozuna Set to Perform at the 2019 MTV VMAs Airing Live Globally on Monday, August 26 at 8:00 pm ET/PT
Hosted by Sebastian Maniscalco, the show will air live from the Prudential Center across MTV's global footprint in more than 180 countries, reaching more than half a billion households around the world.

[08/20/19 - 11:16 AM]
Video: Welcome to "The I-Land" - Netflix
In this sci-fi adventure series, 10 people wake up on a treacherous island with no memory and soon discover this world is not as it seems.

[08/20/19 - 11:10 AM]
HBO Renews Drama Series "Succession" for a Third Season
The second season continues to track ahead of season one's performance, with the season two debut delivering a series high across HBO's platforms on its debut night.

[08/20/19 - 09:34 AM]
Clues, Confessions and Culprits Are Revealed in Actual Footage in Investigation Discovery's New Series "The Murder Tapes"
The 10-part series launches Wednesday, August 28 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[08/20/19 - 09:02 AM]
Travel Channel Reveals Full Lineup of Petrifying Premieres During Annual "Ghostober" Event
Included in this year's lineup is "Haunted Salem: Live," a special four-hour live ghost investigation in one of the nation's most haunted cities: Salem, Massachusetts.

[08/20/19 - 09:02 AM]
Video: "Marriage Story" - Teaser Trailer - Netflix
The film comes from Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Noah Baumbach and stars Scarlett Johansson, Adam Driver, Laura Dern, Alan Alda and Ray Liotta.

[08/20/19 - 08:17 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Charts as "Bachelor in Paradise" Rises
The Alphabet wins the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/20/19 - 07:41 AM]
"Inside Bill's Brain: Decoding Bill Gates" Offers an Unprecedented Peek Inside the Mind of the Celebrated Tech Visionary, Business Leader, and Philanthropist
The new three-part documentary premieres Friday, September 20 on Netflix.

[08/20/19 - 06:17 AM]
Video: "Elite" Season 2 - Official Trailer - Netflix
The series returns Friday, September 6 on the streaming service.

[08/20/19 - 06:01 AM]
NXT(R) Moves to USA Network
The new two-hour weekly show will expand its reach on USA Network, the leader in cable entertainment, while staying in its Wednesday night timeslot that it has held since 2015.

[08/19/19 - 04:45 PM]
Disney Channel's "Descendants 3" Premiere Telecast Rises to 11.2 Million Viewers Through Live+7 DVR Viewing
Disney Channel further spins the numbers for Friday, August 2.

[08/19/19 - 02:16 PM]
Paramount Network's "I Am Patrick Swayze" Delivers 2 Million Total Viewers on August 18
Paramount Network spins the numbers for Sunday, August 18.

[08/19/19 - 01:25 PM]
Hip Hop Royalty Spills the Tea in WE tv's Tell-All Series "Untold Stories of Hip Hop" Hosted by Angie Martinez
Cardi B, Snoop Dogg, Queen Latifah, Ice Cube, Nelly, A$AP Rocky, DJ Khaled, Wyclef Jean, Ja Rule, Fat Joe and more are featured in the series.