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[07/31/19 - 11:44 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, July 31
Updates include: Ariana Grande to drop by Showtime's "Kidding"; Lisseth Chavez lands recurring role on NBC's "Chicago PD"; and "The Last American Vampire" finds second life at Quibi.

[07/31/19 - 04:46 PM]
FX's Critically Acclaimed Comedy Series "Baskets" Will End with the Season Four Finale on August 22
"Over four seasons, 'Baskets' has taken its place among the great FX comedies as an endearing and hilarious look at the dreams and ambition of 'Chip Baskets' and his extended, loving family," said Eric Schrier.

[07/31/19 - 02:29 PM]
"Christmas Keepsake" Holiday Programming Scores Big for Hallmark Channel; Boosts Network to Rank as #1 in Primetime and Total Day
Hallmark Channel further spins the numbers for the month of July to date.

[07/31/19 - 02:00 PM]
Hulu's Scripted Originals Content Team Joins Forces with Walt Disney Television
With this alignment, Craig Erwich, senior vice president of Scripted Originals for Hulu, will report to Dana Walden, chairman of Disney Television Studios and ABC Entertainment.

[07/31/19 - 12:30 PM]
Emmy Winner Jeff Daniels to Star in Showtime(R) Drama Series "Rust"
The series is a compelling family drama that will explore the tattered American dream through the eyes of complicated and compromised chief of police Del Harris (Daniels) in a Rust Belt town in southwest Pennsylvania.

[07/31/19 - 09:09 AM]
History's New Nonfiction Miniseries "The Food That Built America" Premieres August 11 - Explores Stories of Food Industry Tycoons
The three-part event tells the incredible stories of innovation and rivalries behind food industry tycoons Milton Hershey, John and Will Kellogg, Henry Heinz, C.W. Post, the McDonald brothers and more.

[07/31/19 - 08:45 AM]
Season One of "Christina on the Coast" Delivers Double Digit Ratings Growth for HGTV
HGTV further spins the numbers for the series to date.

[07/31/19 - 08:07 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelorette" Goes Out on Top for ABC
The Alphabet dethrones NBC as the top adults 18-49 draw on Tuesday.

[07/31/19 - 05:01 AM]
Video: Teaser Trailer Debut - Martin Scorsese's "The Irishman" Starring Robert De Niro, Al Pacino and Joe Pesci
The film is an epic saga of organized crime in post-war America told through the eyes of World War II veteran Frank Sheeran, a hustler and hitman who worked alongside some of the most notorious figures of the 20th century.

[07/31/19 - 04:35 AM]
Ian Hart, Tanya Moodie, Joanne Whalley and Kerrie Hayes Join Tim Roth, Genevieve O'Reilly and Abigail Lawrie as Filming Commences on the Third and Final Chapter of Sky Original "Tin Star"
Roth, O'Reilly and Lawrie reprise their roles as the worth family one last time for a series more explosive than ever before.

[07/30/19 - 11:12 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, July 30
Updates include: Joss Whedon's "The Nevers" locks in cast; HBO Max gives series order to "Circe" adaptation; and Kurtwood Smith signs onto ABC's Nate Bargatze comedy pilot.

[07/30/19 - 10:54 PM]
Casting Announced for BBC One's "The Pale Horse"
Rufus Sewell and Kaya Scodelario star in the project, which is being co-produced with Amazon Prime Video.

[07/30/19 - 02:35 PM]
FX Orders Limited Series "A Teacher"
Kate Mara and Nick Robinson star in the 10-episode limited series.

[07/30/19 - 11:30 AM]
Ovation Celebrates Legacy of "Inside the Actors Studio" by Airing Classic Episodes Starting August 11
As previously announced, "Inside the Actors Studio" will premiere on Sunday, October 13 at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/30/19 - 11:00 AM]
CW Seed to Launch 24/7 Digital Linear Channel CW Seed "Live" Late Fall 2019
CW Seed "Live" will be available through CWSeed.com and the CW Seed App, which has distribution on Roku, Apple TV, Fire TV, iOS, Android, Xbox, Chromecast and Android TV.

[07/30/19 - 10:28 AM]
ABC News Announces New Season of "What Would You Do?" with Anchor John Quinones
The summer staple returns next Friday, August 9 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/30/19 - 10:24 AM]
FOX Sports Announces Complete On-Air Lineup for 2019 NFL Season
Lead announcer and Emmy Award-winning play-by-play announcer Joe Buck and Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback Troy Aikman return for their 18th season as the NFL's longest-tenured duo.

[07/30/19 - 08:10 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelorette" Hits Season High for ABC
The show's penultimate episode this season delivers its best adults 18-49 number of the season.

[07/30/19 - 08:00 AM]
BET Networks Announces the Cast for "Bigger," The Will Packer Executive Produced Original Series
The comedy, formerly known as "Peachtree Place," will debut on the network's streaming service BET+ this fall.

[07/30/19 - 05:06 AM]
Netflix and WWE Studios Announce Live-Action Family Comedy Series, "The Big Show Show"
When the teenage daughter of The Big Show, a retired world-famous WWE Superstar comes to live with him, his wife and two other daughters, he quickly becomes outnumbered and outsmarted.

[07/29/19 - 11:57 PM]
Development Update: Monday, July 29
Updates include: Cristin Milioti to star in HBO Max's "Made for Love"; FX gives pilot order to B.J. Novak's "Platform"; and Julie Anne Robinson to helm Netflix's "Bridgerton" series.

[07/29/19 - 03:22 PM]
"The Last Cowboy" Is Paramount Network's Most-Watched Original Series Premiere Since "Yellowstone"
Paramount Network further spins the numbers for Wednesday, July 24.

[07/29/19 - 02:24 PM]
Comedy Central's "South Side" Series Premiere Delivers 2.2 Million Total Viewers Including Streaming and Replays
Comedy Central further spins the numbers for Wednesday, July 24.

[07/29/19 - 12:27 PM]
Video: "Sanditon" Trailer - Coming to "Masterpiece" on PBS in 2020
Rose Williams and Theo James star in this new adaptation of the unfinished Jane Austen novel scripted by Emmy Award winner Andrew Davies.

[07/29/19 - 12:15 PM]
Investigation Discovery Sets Premiere Date for Final Season of "Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda"
In the final countdown with 20 more harrowing hours, Investigation Discovery's hit series returns for its ninth and final season on Wednesday, August 28 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/29/19 - 12:02 PM]
Documentary "Alternate Endings: Six New Ways to Die in America," Exploring the Innovative Ways Americans Are Approaching End of Life, Debuts August 14, Exclusively on HBO
The film tells six stories of people nearing death and of family members of the recently deceased, who have chosen non-traditional end-of-life options and remembrances, from celebrations of life and living wakes, to green burials, extraterrestrial burials and more.

[07/29/19 - 12:00 PM]
Seven-Time "Teen Choice" Winner Lucy Hale to Host "Teen Choice 2019"
Additionally, Grammy Award-nominated band OneRepublic will perform their single, "Rescue Me," along with a medley of other hit songs.

[07/29/19 - 11:41 AM]
HGTV to Unveil the Epic Renovation and Meticulous Replication of The Brady Bunch House in "A Very Brady Renovation"
The much-ballyhooed series will premiere on Monday, September 9 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/29/19 - 11:14 AM]
FOX NFL Thursday Adds Another Hall of Famer to Star-Studded Lineup
Days from enshrinement into NFL immortality, Tony Gonzalez, a 14-time NFL Pro Bowler, joins Pro Football Hall of Famers and signature FOX NFL voices Michael Strahan, Terry Bradshaw and Howie Long.

[07/29/19 - 11:08 AM]
Season Six of "Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr." Premieres Fall 2019 and Airs Through Fall 2020 on PBS, Beginning October 8
The Fall 2019 season will premiere with two new episodes followed by five encore presentations of the series.

[07/29/19 - 10:18 AM]
"Lights Out with David Spade" Announces Panelist Line-Up for Premiere Week
Neal Brennan, Steve Byrne, Dana Carvey, Whitney Cummings, Kaley Cuoco, Erik Griffin, Jim Jefferies, Jen Kirkman, Al Madrigal, Amy Schumer, Nick Swardson, Sarah Tiana and Theo Von are all featured this week.

[07/29/19 - 09:57 AM]
PBS Kids Heads Back to School with a Full Slate of New Programming, Free Resources for Parents and Teachers
Starting August 5, families from coast-to-coast can tune in together to fun and educational PBS Kids programming.

[07/29/19 - 09:56 AM]
PBS Kids and Fred Rogers Productions Announce Fifth Season of Emmy-Winning Series "Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood"
Featuring 20 engaging episodes, including a half-hour special, Season 5 of the hit series will address key universal themes for preschoolers and their parents.

[07/29/19 - 09:55 AM]
PBS and WTTW Chicago Announce "Prehistoric Road Trip"
The three-part natural history series combines science, culture and history and brings viewers along for an unforgettable expedition through hundreds of millions of years of history.

[07/29/19 - 09:54 AM]
PBS, Thirteen's "American Masters," Norman Lear's Act III Productions, Maramara and Lin-Manuel Miranda Partner on New Documentary About EGOT Winner Rita Moreno
Over a career spanning more than 70 years, Rita Moreno defied both her humble upbringing and relentless racism to become a celebrated and award-winning actor.

[07/29/19 - 09:53 AM]
PBS and "American Experience" Announce "W"
Written, directed and produced by Barak Goodman and executive produced by Mark Samels, the film will premiere in the spring of 2020 on PBS.

[07/29/19 - 09:52 AM]
PBS and WETA Announce Groundbreaking Documentary Series "Asian Americans"
The series examines what the 2010 U.S. Census identifies as the fastest growing racial/ethnic group in the United States.

[07/29/19 - 09:51 AM]
PBS Partners with YouTube TV
Launching later this year, YouTube TV will livestream all PBS member stations that choose to participate.

[07/29/19 - 08:16 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Wins Viewers, Demos with Game Show Lineup
"Celebrity Family Feud" and "The $100,000 Pyramid" help spark the adults 18-49 win.

[07/29/19 - 08:01 AM]
Netflix's "Trinkets" Is Back to Steal Your Heart
Sarah Goldfinger will serve as showrunner on the series' final season.

[07/29/19 - 05:01 AM]
Reelz Announces New Programming for Summer and Fall 2019 with New Specials, New Documentaries and Returning Series Showing the Real Stories of Legendary Celebrities, Heroes and Icons
"Cashed Out," "Autopsy: The Last Hours of..." and "The Price of Fame" are among the returning series.

[07/28/19 - 11:01 AM]
Video: "Ballers" Season 5 - Official Tease - HBO
The series returns for its fifth season on Sunday, August 25.

[07/28/19 - 09:25 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Wins Demo Race; NBC Tops Total Viewers
The Alphabet's all-repeat lineup is good enough to win the adults 18-49 crown.

[07/27/19 - 11:32 PM]
Development Update: Saturday, July 27
Updates include: Amazon pulls the plug on five series; Deborah Ayorinde, Ashley Thomas to lead "Them: Covenant"; and Blake Lively inks first-look deal with Amazon Studios.

[07/27/19 - 02:00 PM]
New Rotoscope Animation Series "Undone" to Premiere Sept. 13 on Amazon Prime Video
From acclaimed creators Kate Purdy and Raphael Bob-Waksberg comes a groundbreaking and genre bending animated series about a young woman's complex journey to unlock her past and solve the mystery of her father's death.

[07/27/19 - 12:30 PM]
Video: Amazon Original "Modern Love" Sets Fall Premiere and Reveals First Look at Anticipated Series
This romantic comedy anthology series explores love in all of its complicated and beautiful forms as each standalone episode brings some of the most beloved stories to life with a stellar cast.

[07/27/19 - 10:30 AM]
Video: Transparent "Musicale Finale" Reveals Official Trailer & Key Art for Movie Musical Send-Off
When the Pfeffermans face a life-changing loss, they begin a journey hilarious and melancholy, brazen and bold.

[07/27/19 - 10:03 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers; ABC, NBC Split Demos
Repeats of "Blue Bloods" and "American Ninja Warrior" lead the night in said categories.

[07/27/19 - 09:34 AM]
Amazon Prime Video Orders Season Five of "The Expanse"
Season four of the Hugo Award-winning series will premiere on Friday, December 13, exclusively on Amazon Prime Video in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide.

[07/27/19 - 09:33 AM]
Video: Amazon Prime Video Debuts "Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan" Season Two Action-Packed Teaser Trailer and Artwork
The teaser trailer and artwork showcase the higher stakes in season two by taking audiences on an action-packed adventure.







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[10/21/19 - 10:30 AM]
Let the Not-So-Silent-Nights Begin with the All-New Comedy "The Moodys," Airing as a Special Three-Night Holiday Event Series Premiering Wednesday, December 4, on FOX
Denis Leary and Elizabeth Perkins star in the series, which follows a tight-knit, but slightly dysfunctional family of five, all of whom gather in their hometown of Chicago for the "perfect" holiday.

[10/21/19 - 08:48 AM]
Celebrities Share Their Terrifying Encounters with the Paranormal in the All-New Travel Channel Series "Famously Afraid"
In each episode, three celebrities tell their seriously scary tales with the paranormal and prove that no one is safe from the bizarre, unexplainable and frightening mysteries that lurk around every corner.

[10/21/19 - 08:38 AM]
Creative Real Estate Trio Wows Clients with Amazing Renovations and Outrageous Open Houses in New HGTV Series "Hot Properties: San Diego"
The series launches Sunday, November 3 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[10/21/19 - 08:37 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Rides "Sunday Night Football" to Victory
The Peacock once again takes home top honors in all categories on Sunday.

[10/21/19 - 06:20 AM]
CNBC Prime Builds Fall Roster with Original Series, "Back in the Game," Hosted by Alex Rodriguez and Executive Produced by Michael Strahan
In the series premiere, Alex enlists the expertise of his friend, serial entrepreneur, Marcus Lemonis, aka "The Profit," to help former heavyweight champ Evander Holyfield take control of his financial future.

[10/20/19 - 09:16 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, College Football Top Charts
The Alphabet leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/19/19 - 08:32 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "WWE SmackDown" Hold Onto Demo Crown
The network edges the competition among adults 18-49 while CBS remains the most-watched network.

[10/18/19 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 18
Updates include: NBC caps "Bluff City Law" run at 10 episodes; Netflix puts "Cowboy Bebop" filming on hiatus following John Cho injury; and Casey Wilson signs onto HBO Max's "Delilah."

[10/18/19 - 12:02 PM]
Emmy Award-Nominated "Making It" Hosts Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman Return to NBC Dec. 2 with a Craftworthy and Comedy-Filled New Season
"I'm so happy to be back in the barn for season two of 'Making It' with my pal Nick, where the Makers create masterpieces and everyone continues to aggressively like each other," Poehler said.

[10/18/19 - 12:00 PM]
Curtains Will Rise Again on a Second Season of "High School Musical: The Musical: The Series" on Disney+
Production on season two will resume early next year in Salt Lake City, Utah.

[10/18/19 - 10:30 AM]
FOX Entertainment Renews Animation Domination's Newest Entry, "Bless the Harts," for a Second Season
The half-hour animated comedy follows the Harts, a Southern family that is always broke, and forever struggling to make ends meet.

[10/18/19 - 10:02 AM]
Ashanti Joins Lifetime's "It's a Wonderful Lifetime" Slate with New Holiday Movie
This holiday season Lifetime is decking your halls early with its largest holiday movie slate ever.

[10/18/19 - 09:59 AM]
HBO Max Picks Up "Expecting Amy" (wt) from Emmy(R) Award Winner Amy Schumer
The unfiltered documentary takes viewers behind-the-scenes as Schumer goes through an extraordinarily difficult pregnancy while touring to prepare for a stand-up special.

[10/18/19 - 09:11 AM]
"Bill Burr Presents Jessica Kirson: Talking to Myself" - One Hour Stand-Up Special Premieres Friday, December 6 at Midnight ET/PT
Said installment is the third of three All Things Comedy produced specials previously announced by Comedy Central

[10/18/19 - 08:59 AM]
HBO Max Greenlights Lifestyle Docuseries "Brad & Gary Go To... " (wt)
The six-episode series will follow Hollywood power couple, Brad Goreski and Gary Janetti, as they go on a jet-setting culinary adventure around the globe, inspired by their Instagram stories.