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[11/05/14 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 5
Updates include: Patrick Fugit tapped as lead in Cinemax's "Outcast"; Neil LaBute gets series order for DirecTV's "Billy & Billie"; and ABC Family to take a stab at Sara Shepard's "The Perfectionists."

[11/05/14 - 07:00 PM]
Video: Check Out the All-New Trailer for FOX's Sexy, New Powerful Drama, "Empire," Coming January 2015!
The series stars Academy Award nominee Terrence Howard and Academy Award and Emmy Award nominee Taraji P. Henson.

[11/05/14 - 06:03 PM]
NBC Commits to Five More Episodes of "Marry Me"
Last night's episode was the Peacock's most-watched comedy of the past week.

[11/05/14 - 02:17 PM]
ABC Announces Premiere Dates for "Galavant" and "Marvel's Agent Carter"
Plus: 2015 return dates for "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.," "Once Upon a Time," "Grey's Anatomy," "Scandal" and "How to Get Away with Murder."

[11/05/14 - 02:11 PM]
CBS News Is the #1 Broadcast Network for Coverage of the 2014 Midterm Elections
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 4.

[11/05/14 - 02:10 PM]
2.6 Million Viewers Return for Season Two Premiere of "The Curse of Oak Island"
History spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 4.

[11/05/14 - 01:10 PM]
VH1 Announces New Docu-Comedy Series "Barely Famous" Featuring Erin & Sara Foster
The six-episode series features multi-hyphenate producers, actresses and writers, Erin and Sara Foster.

[11/05/14 - 12:29 PM]
Oscar Nominee Minnie Driver Added to Cast of NBC's "Peter Pan Live!"
Driver will serve as narrator and play adult Wendy Darling in the Peacock's highly anticipated telecast.

[11/05/14 - 12:01 PM]
Netflix to Adapt Lemony Snicket's "A Series of Unfortunate Events" Into Original Series
The series will be a Netflix production in association with Paramount Television.

[11/05/14 - 12:00 PM]
"Opening Day" with Tom Brokaw to Premiere November 19 at 11 P.M. ET on NBCSN
Brokaw, one of the greatest storytellers of his generation, returns to his home state of South Dakota to take viewers through the hunting fields and introduce them to the people that highlight every third Saturday in October.

[11/05/14 - 10:50 AM]
Ovation's Annual "Battle of the Nutcrackers" Event Is Back Along with a Host of Holiday Classics
The fan-favorite "The Battle of the Nutcrackers" pits four vastly different productions of The Nutcracker ballet against each other.

[11/05/14 - 10:48 AM]
New First Look Photography of Jesus from NBC's " A.D."
Juan Pablo di Pace, Babou Ceesay, Greta Scacchi and Chipo Chung star in the mini-series, premiering Sunday, April 5.

[11/05/14 - 10:48 AM]
ABC Airs Season's Top Entertainment Series - "Murder" and "Scandal" the Top 2 Dramas on Broadcast TV
ABC spins the numbers for the season to date.

[11/05/14 - 10:28 AM]
USA Network's Hit Original Series "Royal Pains" Gets Green Light for Two New Seasons
Seasons seven and eight will each feature eight all new episodes, the latter of which will include its 100th installment.

[11/05/14 - 10:13 AM]
First Lady Michelle Obama to Host "Doc McStuffins" Screening for Military Families at The White House
As part of the Joining Forces initiative, First Lady Michelle Obama will host military families for a private screening at The White House on Monday, November 10.

[11/05/14 - 10:05 AM]
Oprah & Deepak's 21-Day Meditation Experience Expands Reach Across Multiple Platforms Online and in Retail
Oprah Winfrey and Deepak Chopra developed and launched the "Oprah and Deepak 21-Day Meditation Experience" Companion Mobile App.

[11/05/14 - 10:04 AM]
New Installments of "Pass the Plate" Set to Premiere on Disney Channel
"Pass the Plate" began airing in 2008 as part of The Walt Disney Company's ongoing commitment to help families achieve healthier lifestyles.

[11/05/14 - 09:51 AM]
Gail Simmons, Marcus Samuelsson and Max Silvestri Serve Up Tasty Holiday Dishes in New FYI Special "Thanksgiving Unstuffed" Premiering Thursday, November 20 at 10PM ET
The special features celebrity chefs Marcus Samuelsson and Gail Simmons, along with food writer and comedian Max Silvestri as they create an epic Thanksgiving meal for their friends and family.

[11/05/14 - 09:32 AM]
Spike TV to Debut First-Ever Competitive Furniture Design Series on January 6
"Framework" will showcase the nation's best emerging furniture designers as they compete for a $100,000 cash prize and the opportunity for their work to be sold by a major manufacturer.

[11/05/14 - 09:19 AM]
Video: AMC.com Releases Exclusive New Video for "Better Call Saul"
The "Breaking Bad" prequel will premiere this February on the cable channel.

[11/05/14 - 09:13 AM]
MTV's New Scripted Thriller "Eye Candy" Fights Cyber Killer with "Justice"
The Victoria Justice-led drama premieres Monday, January 12 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[11/05/14 - 08:51 AM]
"NBC News Decision 2014 Election Special" Currently Ranks #1 Among ABC, CBS and NBC in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 4.

[11/05/14 - 08:34 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Demos with "MasterChef Junior"
The network leads the night among adults 18-49, topping election coverage on its competition.

[11/05/14 - 08:20 AM]
America's Favorite TV Mom Roseanne Barr Hosts New Series - "Momsters: When Moms Go Bad" on Investigation Discovery Premiering Black Friday, November 28
From the little league mama who stalks and threatens her son's coach to the pageant parent who will stop at nothing to get her daughter the crown, these mothers are not afraid to cross boundaries and get their hands dirty.

[11/05/14 - 07:59 AM]
Every Day Is Veterans Day on American Heroes Channel During "Duty, Honor, Courage Week"
Said event is highlighted by the premiere of the one-hour special "The Real Inglorious Bastards" and a new episode of "D-Day to Victory."

[11/05/14 - 07:15 AM]
Esquire Network to Provide a Behind-the-Scenes Look at Clay Aiken's Improbable Congressional Campaign
The yet-to-be titled, four-hour limited documentary series will premiere on Esquire Network in 1st Quarter 2015.

[11/05/14 - 07:08 AM]
Investigation Discovery's "Fatal Vows" Returns for Salacious Third Season
The new season features all-new stories of love gone wrong, including a professional football player with a violent temper, a greedy, young wife looking for a pay-out, and a husband whose violent criminal past haunts an entire family.

[11/05/14 - 06:05 AM]
Video: Only on Netflix: "Marco Polo" Behind-The-Scenes Featurette
The sweeping drama's 10 episodes were shot in Italy, Kazakhstan and Malaysia.

[11/04/14 - 11:38 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, November 4
Updates include: Jon Lovett brings "Anthem" to Showtime; ABC eyes drama based on Ingrid Thoft's Fina Ludlow book series; and Sheldon Turner, Tommy Schlamme team for FOX's "Dirty Deeds."

[11/04/14 - 03:01 PM]
Lifetime Brings "Witches" to an End
Said news comes on the heels of last month's cancellation of fellow scripted entry "The Lottery."

[11/04/14 - 02:31 PM]
"The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" Presents Weeklong U2 Event Nov. 17-21
The band's five-night residency will support their 13th studio album, "Songs of Innocence," and will feature numerous surprises in addition to multiple musical performances, comedy sketch appearances and online exclusives.

[11/04/14 - 02:16 PM]
Kevin Reilly Named President, TBS and TNT And Chief Creative Officer, Turner Entertainment
Reilly, who most recently served as chairman of entertainment for Fox Broadcasting Company (FOX), will be responsible for overseeing and leading the TNT and TBS networks and brands.

[11/04/14 - 02:14 PM]
Disney/ABC Television Group Teams Up with Sponsor JCPenney to Launch "CMA Awards Backstage" on the Industry Defining WATCH ABC App for Desktop and Mobile Devices
WATCH ABC can be accessed from ABC.com or via the WATCH ABC app, which is free on select Android and iOS devices via Google Play and the App Store.

[11/04/14 - 01:34 PM]
Hallmark Channel's 2014 "Countdown to Christmas" Is Off to a Stellar Start with "One Starry Christmas," Network's First Original Film of the Season
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, November 1.

[11/04/14 - 01:24 PM]
Seven-Time Grammy-Winning Trio Lady Antebellum Featured in an All-New Episode of CMT's Bio-Series, "Inside Fame," Premiering Saturday, November 8 at 8 P.M. ET/PT
The special follows the group through the ups and downs and hard work of worldwide tours, five hit-filled albums and the challenge to push themselves out of their comfort zone as they continually challenge their approach to songwriting and recording.

[11/04/14 - 12:49 PM]
CMT Celebrates the "Next Women of Country" at Second Annual Star-Studded Event Today
Kelsea Ballerini, Mickey Guyton, Maddie & Tae and RaeLynn were among those honored.

[11/04/14 - 12:46 PM]
TBS's Telecasts of "The Big Bang Theory" Account for All of Basic Cable's Top 20 Sitcom Telecasts for the Week Among Total Viewers and Adults 18-49
Turner spins the numbers for the week of October 27-November 2.

[11/04/14 - 12:30 PM]
mun2 to Relaunch as "NBC Universo" Cable Network, Delivering More World-Class Entertainment and Sports to Latinos
The rebrand will take place on Sunday, February 1, the day it becomes the home of the exclusive Spanish-language telecast of Super Bowl XLIX in the U.S.

[11/04/14 - 12:12 PM]
Southern-Charmer "Hart of Dixie" and Magical "Masters of Illusion" Return Friday, January 9
The former will return with the first of 10 new episodes while the latter is back with four fresh installments.

[11/04/14 - 12:01 PM]
The 88th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade(R) Sets Broadway Performances for Live Telecast on NBC
The Broadway spectacle will also feature a special sneak preview performance from NBC's "Peter Pan Live!" which premieres December 4.

[11/04/14 - 11:30 AM]
CBS Announces Premiere Dates for "The Mentalist" and "Undercover Boss"
The former returns Sunday, November 30 while the latter is due back on Sunday, December 14.

[11/04/14 - 11:06 AM]
CBS Wins in Viewers for the Sixth Consecutive Week and Places First in Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for the week of October 27-November 2.

[11/04/14 - 11:01 AM]
Cinemax Series "Banshee" Returns for Third Season Jan. 9
The Emmy(R)-winning series is executive produced by Jonathan Tropper, Peter Macdissi, Alan Ball and Greg Yaitanes.

[11/04/14 - 10:23 AM]
NBC's "Sunday Night Football" Ranks #1 in Adults 18-49 Among Big 4 Primetime Telecasts for the Week of Oct. 27-Nov. 2
NBC spins the numbers for the week of October 27-November 2.

[11/04/14 - 10:21 AM]
Taylor Swift, Matthew McConaughey, Josh Hutcherson and Channing Tatum Are Among the A-Listers Joining Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan This Month on "Live with Kelly And Michael"
Kicking off the month is the first-ever "Paw-fect Pet Week" in which Ripa and Strahan will meet animal experts who will share their best tips for taking care of our furry friends.

[11/04/14 - 10:15 AM]
Get Ready for Some Fun and Excitement in the Windy City and Meet the Roommates from the New Season of MTV's "Real World: Skeletons"
"Real World" is headed back to the Windy City when the new season premieres Tuesday, December 16 at 10:00/9:00c.

[11/04/14 - 10:07 AM]
Video: "Archer" - Official Music Teaser - The Call
Play time's over... for now. Archer's back to work this January on FX.

[11/04/14 - 09:58 AM]
ABC Airs 5 of the Top 10 Non-Sports Broadcast Shows in Adults 18-49, Including the Top 3 Dramas and the Top 2 Freshman Series
ABC spins the numbers for the week of October 27-November 2.

[11/04/14 - 09:36 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Builds to Season Highs in Homes and Viewers
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of October 20-24.

[11/04/14 - 09:25 AM]
Djokovic, Federer Battle for Year-End No. 1 Ranking at ATP World Tour Finals on ESPN2, ESPN3
For seven days starting Sunday, Nov. 9, ESPN3 will start at 7 a.m., with the doubles championship Sunday, Nov. 16 at 10:30 a.m.







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[10/16/18 - 12:02 PM]
Video: Trailer Debut - "The Final Table" - A Global Cooking Competition
The Netflix series features 12 teams of two chefs from around the world cooking the national dishes of Mexico, Spain, England, Brazil, France, Japan, the U.S., India and Italy.

[10/16/18 - 11:31 AM]
Oscar(R) Nominee Bruce Dern, Melissa Rauch and Horatio Sanz Join New Showtime(R) Comedy Series "Black Monday"
Julie Hagerty and Vanessa Bell Calloway are also on tap for the newcomer, premiering in January.

[10/16/18 - 11:11 AM]
Golden Globe(R) and Emmy(R) Nominees Christina Ricci and Judith Light Star in "Escaping the Madhouse: The Nellie Bly Story" Premiering January 19
Ricci plays 19th century pioneering journalist Elizabeth Cochran Seaman who published under the name of Nellie Bly.

[10/16/18 - 10:35 AM]
Country Music Icon Martina McBride Entertains from the Kitchen on New Food Network Series "Martina's Table"
McBride is giving Food Network viewers a glimpse of how she entertains at home, sharing her recipes and cooking tips that make her the queen of the kitchen.

[10/16/18 - 10:24 AM]
Pierce Brosnan to Host 7th Annual "Breakthrough Prize" Ceremony on Sunday, November 4 Live on National Geographic
Hosted by Brosnan, the program will include a tribute to the late, renowned physicist Stephen Hawking, who died in March 2018.

[10/16/18 - 10:05 AM]
Ovation Acquires U.S. Rights to "Travel Man" from All3Media International for Ovation TV, Ovation NOW, and Travel-Focused AVOD Service, JOURNY
Other titles for Ovation TV and Ovation NOW include "Stealing Van Gogh," "The KAWS Effect," and the arts-themed reality series "Fake or Fortune," "Antiques to the Rescue."

[10/16/18 - 09:18 AM]
Ryan Fletcher and Hainsley Lloyd Bennett Set as Series Regulars in "Pennyworth" for Epix and Warner Horizon Scripted Television, Based on the Characters from DC
Fletcher and Bennett will portray "Dave Boy" and "Bazza," respectively; both are lifelong friends of Alfred's from their army days serving in the same corps.

[10/16/18 - 09:09 AM]
Ovation Locks in U.S. Broadcast and Digital Rights to Seven Arts & Culture Titles from Sky Vision
The series will air on Ovation's linear arts network Ovation TV, its digital platform Ovation NOW, and/or on the company's cultural-travel streaming service JOURNY.

[10/16/18 - 09:03 AM]
Netflix Original Series "Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City" Adds to the Vibrant and Diverse World of Modern-Day Barbary Lane
Paul Gross returns to reprise his role with additional series regulars Murray Bartlett, Charlie Barnett, Josiah Victoria Garcia and May Hong.

[10/16/18 - 08:41 AM]
Animal Planet Launches New Global Brand Identity with Global Series Premiere of "Crikey! It's The Irwins" on October 28
The Animal Planet global brand identity will provide a multi-platform experience for every member of the family and begins as a phased rollout on October 28 in the U.S.

[10/16/18 - 08:16 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Once Again Tops Charts for NBC
The Peacock leads the evening in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/16/18 - 08:03 AM]
Video: Featurette Debut - Inside the Bewitching World of Sabrina Spellman
The 10-episode Netflix original series premieres October 26.

[10/16/18 - 07:17 AM]
ESPN's "Monday Night Football": 49ers-Packers Up 38 Percent Year-Over-Year
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, October 15.

[10/16/18 - 06:30 AM]
E! News Gets Candid and Unfiltered with All-New Topical Series "Nightly Pop" Premiering Every Monday Beginning October 29th at 10:30PM ET/PT, Immediately Following "Busy Tonight"
The half hour-long weekly series is hosted by E! personalities Morgan Stewart and Nina Parker, along with social influencer Hunter March.

[10/15/18 - 04:04 PM]
Netflix Orders New Series "Trinkets" Based on Young Adult Novel by Kirsten Smith
When three teenage girls from different corners of the high school cafeteria find themselves in the same mandated Shoplifter's Anonymous meeting, an unlikely friendship forms.