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[11/19/14 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 19
Updates include: ABC's "Selfie" to finish run on Hulu; Lifetime greenlights "The Michelle Knight Story" TV movie; and NBC shelves its sitcom plans with Bill Cosby.

[11/19/14 - 03:33 PM]
Netflix Orders Fourth Season of "Longmire"
10 new episodes of the series will premiere exclusively in the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand in 2015.

[11/19/14 - 02:30 PM]
Powerful New Drama "Empire" Debuts Wednesday, January 7, with Limited Commercial Interruption, Following the Premiere of "American Idol XIV"
Additional premiere dates and schedule details to be announced.

[11/19/14 - 01:08 PM]
BBC America's Award-Winning Original Mini-Series "Luther" Returns in 2015
"Luther" will return as a two-part event special and will film in and around London in March and will premiere later next year on BBC America.

[11/19/14 - 12:32 PM]
First-Look: Season Two of "Salem" Returning to WGN America to April
Get your first tease of the new season, due in April on the network.

[11/19/14 - 12:00 PM]
First-Look Image for BBC America's New Original Drama Series "Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell" Released
The series is based on The New York Times bestselling novel by Susanna Clarke and adapted by Peter Harness.

[11/19/14 - 11:55 AM]
Discovery Channel's "Mega Week" Is Bigger and Badder with Anacondas, Fast Cars and Naked Movie Stars
The week-long programming event kicks off Sunday, December 7 and continues through the following Sunday.

[11/19/14 - 11:37 AM]
"Madam Secretary" Elevates CBS's Sunday Upscale Audience
CBS spins the numbers for its Sunday lineup to date this season.

[11/19/14 - 11:25 AM]
Paris Barclay to Executive Produce and Direct the Pilot for "The Bastard Executioner"
Kurt Sutter will write the script for the pilot, with production set to take place in Wales in early 2015.

[11/19/14 - 11:20 AM]
EPIX Teams with National Hockey League for Two-Part, Eight-Episode Series
"Road to the NHL Winter Classic" and "Road to the NHL Stadium Series" are both on tap at the pay channel.

[11/19/14 - 10:35 AM]
James Franco and Seth Rogen Strip Down and Man Up for a Special "Naked and Afraid"
The Hollywood stars will have 21 days to survive with nothing but one personal item each.

[11/19/14 - 10:30 AM]
ABC Announces Premiere Dates for "American Crime" and "Secrets and Lies"
In addition, the two-hour season finale of the hit ABC drama "How to Get Away with Murder" will air on Thursday, February 26.

[11/19/14 - 10:16 AM]
Taylor Swift to Perform on Tuesday, Nov. 25 Telecast of NBC's Emmy Award-Winning Series "The Voice"
Swift served as a key adviser for each of the performers during the Knockout Rounds on vocal technique, stage presence and the importance of tailoring songs to fit their personalities and strengths.

[11/19/14 - 10:16 AM]
Season to Date ABC Is the Only Net Up in Adults 18-49 and Gains the Most Viewers
ABC further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[11/19/14 - 10:10 AM]
CBS Tuesday Dramas Up in Viewers and Demos; Network Sweeps Night
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 18.

[11/19/14 - 09:47 AM]
Discovery Communications Acquires Exclusive Broadcast Rights to Top Professional Wrestling League, TNA Impact Wrestling, for Destination America
Destination America officially enters the ring with its first world premiere of "Impact Wrestling" in January 2015.

[11/19/14 - 09:26 AM]
Analyst & Veteran NBA Executive Tom Penn Signs Multi-year Extension with ESPN
"Tom brings a unique perspective that you can't get anywhere else," said Tim Corrigan, ESPN senior coordinating producer.

[11/19/14 - 09:21 AM]
Guy Fieri Serves Up Some Competition with a Side of Sibling Rivalry in "Guy's Grocery Games: Family Style"
The four-week stunt begins Sunday, January 4 at 8:00/7:00c on Food Network.

[11/19/14 - 08:52 AM]
"Marry Me" Jumps 23% Versus Its Prior Telecast in 18-49 Rating
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 18.

[11/19/14 - 08:39 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Claims Top Spot in Viewers, Demos
The news marks the Eye's first victory on the night among adults 18-49 this season.

[11/19/14 - 08:30 AM]
ABC's "SHIELD" Builds to Its Biggest Audience in 5 Weeks
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 18.

[11/19/14 - 08:21 AM]
PBS Unveils New Titles as Part of Winter/Spring Season and Expanded Sunday Night Drama Lineup in 2015
Highlights include newcomers "Grantchester," "Wolf Hall," "Poldark" and "Indian Summers."

[11/19/14 - 08:06 AM]
ESPN, Florida Citrus Sports Announce Annual Orlando Kickoff Game Beginning With Florida State vs. Ole Miss In 2016
The neutral-site season-opening game on the evening of Monday, September 5, will be televised nationally by ESPN as the first of an annual Orlando Kickoff game.

[11/19/14 - 08:00 AM]
Stephen Colbert to Host "The 37th Annual Kennedy Center Honors," To Be Broadcast Tuesday, Dec. 30 on the CBS Television Network
Colbert stated, "I am stunned to be receiving a Kennedy Center Honor at such a young age. I thought it would be years before... I'm sorry. I'm being told I am hosting the Kennedy Center Honors. Oh... Well, I'm glad. That makes a lot more sense."

[11/18/14 - 11:25 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, November 18
Updates include: Neil Cross to remake "Luther" for FOX; Benicio Del Toro to play "Cortes" for HBO; and Netflix scraps its new stand-up special "Bill Cosby 77."

[11/18/14 - 03:18 PM]
GSN Builds on 2014 Success with New Development for 2015
Highlights include the horror-themed game show "Hellevator," from Jason Blum's Blumhouse Productions.

[11/18/14 - 03:05 PM]
Discovery Channel's "Fast N' Loud" Grabs Season High in Persons and Men on Monday
Discovery spins the numbers for Monday, November 17.

[11/18/14 - 02:09 PM]
"Monday Night Football" Helps ESPN Win the Night among Key Male and Adult Demos
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, November 17.

[11/18/14 - 02:07 PM]
ESPN's Pre- and Post-Fight Coverage of Manny Pacquiao vs. Chris Algieri
The fight, from the Venetian Macao's Cotai Arena in Macau, China, will be produced and distributed live by HBO-Pay-Per-View on Saturday November 22, at 9 p.m. ET.

[11/18/14 - 01:49 PM]
WGN America to Set Sail for the Holidays with Special Airings of the "Pirates of the Caribbean" Trilogy
All three installments will air again as a marathon on Sunday, November 23, starting at 4:00 pm. ET / 3:00 p.m. CT.

[11/18/14 - 01:43 PM]
Three Journalists Join Jason Whitlock's ESPN Site for African-American Audiences
Whitlock's soon-to-launch site that will provide in-depth coverage, commentary and insight on sports, race and culture directed towards the African-American audience.

[11/18/14 - 01:22 PM]
TBS Orders 22 More Episodes of "American Dad!"
Since coming to TBS in mid-October, the series has ranked as one of basic cable's Top 3 entertainment programs in the Monday 9 p.m. timeslot with adults 18-34.

[11/18/14 - 01:19 PM]
DIY Network Greenlights a New Series and Renews Eight Viewer Favorites
"Rehab Addict," "Kitchen Crashers," "Building Alaska," "Family Under Construction Hawaii," "Sledgehammer," "Bath Crashers," "Garage Gold" and "Salvage Dawgs" are all due back.

[11/18/14 - 12:59 PM]
"Homeland" & "The Affair" Deliver Their Best Time Period Ratings and Total Nights of the Season on Sunday
Showtime spins the numbers for Sunday, November 16.

[11/18/14 - 12:31 PM]
FOX Sports Adds Four Big Names to Inaugural USGA Championships Coverage
Steve Flesch, Juli Inkster, Shane O'Donoghue and Corey Pavin will join Joe Buck, Greg Norman, Brad Faxon, David Fay and Holly Sonders who were announced earlier this year.

[11/18/14 - 12:11 PM]
Hallmark Channel's "Countdown to Christmas" Steals the Show Becoming the Most Watched and Highest Rated Network of the Weekend Among Households
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, November 15 and Sunday, November 16.

[11/18/14 - 11:45 AM]
E!'s "Live from the Red Carpet" to Broadcast from the Star-Studded 42nd Annual American Music Awards
The special, hosted by Giuliana Rancic and Terrence Jenkins, will feature some of the most talked-about stars from the world of music.

[11/18/14 - 11:45 AM]
"48 Hours: Devil's Island" Posts Broadcast's Best Audience Delivery Since November 2013 and Is Saturday's #1 Non-Sports Program
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, November 15.

[11/18/14 - 11:42 AM]
"'Tis the TLC Season" Delivers Magic, Memories, and the Ultimate Viewer Gift During the Holidays
Across seven nights (December 7-14), the network will unwrap all-new seasonal programming and other special gifts for viewers.

[11/18/14 - 11:34 AM]
Nickelodeon's Hit Live-Action Roster Drives Net's Weekly Win with Kids and Total Viewers
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of November 10-16.

[11/18/14 - 11:09 AM]
Video: "Banshee" Season 3 - Trailer (Cinemax)
The pay channel's original series returns Friday, January 9 at 10:00/9:00c.

[11/18/14 - 11:03 AM]
FX Orders Drama Series "Taboo"
The project comes from award-winning producer Ridley Scott, Academy Award-nominated writer Steven Knight and award-winning actor/producer Tom Hardy who will also star.

[11/18/14 - 10:40 AM]
"60 Minutes" Makes The Top 10 for the Fourth Straight Week
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, November 16.

[11/18/14 - 10:26 AM]
"Comedy Central's All-Star Non-Denominational Christmas Special," A One-Hour Original Holiday Special Premieres on Thursday, November 27 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
The special features stars from "@midnight," "Broad City," "Drunk History," "Key & Peele," "Kroll Show," "Nathan For You," "RENO 911!" "Review," "The Colbert Report," "TripTank" and "Workaholics."

[11/18/14 - 10:19 AM]
Turner Broadcasting's TBS and Adult Swim Topped Basic Cable's Demo Charts for the Week
Turner spins the numbers for the week of November 10-16.

[11/18/14 - 10:14 AM]
Nickelodeon Greenlights Two New Live-Action Comedy Pilots "The Dunes Club" and "Future Shock"
Plus: the network has ordered second seasons of "Henry Danger" and "Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn."

[11/18/14 - 10:06 AM]
Oxygen Media Expands Development Slate with Four New Projects Targeting Young Women
The culturally relevant and authentic character-driven projects include "The Misty Copeland Project," "Teaching English," "Survival of The Clickiest," and "Straight up with a Twist."

[11/18/14 - 10:02 AM]
Hulu Greenlights Straight-to-Series Order for Amy Poehler's "Difficult People" from Universal Cable Productions
The project hails from Julie Klausner who stars alongside Emmy(R)-nominated "Billy on the Street" host Billy Eichner.

[11/18/14 - 10:00 AM]
Disney Junior Saddles Up for a Second Season of "Sheriff Callie's Wild West," Starring Mandy Moore as the Voice of Sheriff Callie
The action-packed Western series follows Callie, a Calico cat sheriff who keeps the peace in her frontier town of Nice and Friendly Corners by ensuring that everyone abides by the rules of good morals, manners and social ethics.

[11/18/14 - 09:49 AM]
"Untold with Maria Menounos" New Episode Premieres Thursday, November 20th at 8:00PM ET/PT Only on E!
The latest episode covers three trending topics: "There Goes Honey Boo Boo," "From Scandal To Now" and "Zoe Saldana Unstoppable."







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[10/15/18 - 09:16 AM]
Ben Aldridge Set to Star in "Pennyworth" for Epix and Warner Horizon Scripted Television, Based on the Characters from DC
He'll play Thomas Wayne opposite the just-announced Jack Bannon as Alfred Pennyworth.

[10/15/18 - 09:03 AM]
James Purefoy Joins Matthew Goode in Season Two of "The Wine Show" - Premiering on Ovation TV November 15
From their beautiful new villa in France, Purefoy and Goode set off on a new challenge in every episode, uncovering some of the best wines in the world, and telling the stories that surround them.

[10/15/18 - 09:02 AM]
Ann Curry to Anchor and Executive Produce Turner's Groundbreaking Medical Series "M.D. Live" (Working Title) from Lionsgate Television
The two-hour weekly, multiplatform event airing over 10 weeks is set to premiere in 2019.

[10/15/18 - 08:23 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Charts with "Sunday Night Football"
The Peacock once again takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/15/18 - 07:48 AM]
Jack Bannon Set to Star in Title Role of "Pennyworth" for Epix and Warner Horizon Scripted Television, Based on the Characters from DC
The series follows Bruce Wayne's legendary butler, Alfred Pennyworth, a former British SAS soldier in his 20s, who forms a security company and goes to work with a young billionaire Thomas Wayne, who's not yet Bruce's father, in 1960s London.

[10/15/18 - 05:08 AM]
BBC One and Netflix Team Up to Co-Produce Dracula from Sherlock Producers Hartswood Films
The three-part mini-series is written and created by Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss and inspired by Bram Stoker's classic novel.

[10/14/18 - 04:30 PM]
The CW Network Launches #CWOpenToAll, Proclaiming the Network's Commitment to Representation and Inclusion
"We think this campaign really captures the spirit and mission of The CW and why our fans come to us," said Mark Pedowitz.

[10/14/18 - 04:04 PM]
"Breeders" Ordered to Series at FX - New Comedy Starring Martin Freeman and Daisy Haggard Takes a Modern Day Look at Parenthood
The 10-episode first season will premiere on FX in 2020.

[10/14/18 - 08:28 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Cruises to Victory with College Football
The Alphabet takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/14/18 - 07:49 AM]
College Football Week 7: ABC's "Saturday Night Football" Up an Impressive 57% Year-Over-Year
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, October 13.

[10/13/18 - 08:28 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "Last Man Standing" Top Demo Race
The network take home the adults 18-49 crown while CBS is the most-watched network.

[10/12/18 - 11:12 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 12
Updates include: Netflix cancels "Marvel's Iron Fist" after two seasons; Danny Trejo to star in ABC's "Food & Familia"; and FOX extends "Lethal Weapon" by two episodes, with Damon Wayans.

[10/12/18 - 03:26 PM]
"The Good Place" & "Superstore" Debuts Set Series Records in Digital
NBC further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[10/12/18 - 12:32 PM]
"Momentum Generation," Chronicling the Extraordinary Experiences of a Band of Youthful Surfers Who Transformed the Sport, Debuts Tuesday, Dec. 11 on HBO
HBO Sports takes a deep dive into the fascinating, constantly evolving world of surfing, exploring how a group of dedicated teenagers changed the sport and its culture in the 1990s.

[10/12/18 - 11:44 AM]
Freeform's Newly Expanded "31 Nights of Halloween" Launches with Gains Over the Prior Year, as 'Hocus Pocus' Reaches 8.2 Million Viewers in Its First Week
Freeform further spins the numbers for the week of October 1-7.