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[01/09/15 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 9
Updates include: FOX gives "Minority Report" series a pilot order; David DiGilio's "Warrior" also lands a pilot at NBC; and Netflix greenlights limited series based on the film "Wet Hot American Summer."

[01/09/15 - 04:19 PM]
Video: Starz Releases All New "Outlander," "Black Sails" & "Power" Video
The pay channel has released never-before-seen assets from its upcoming slate.

[01/09/15 - 03:55 PM]
Starz and BBC Co-Produce Ronald Harwood's "The Dresser" Starring Anthony Hopkins and Ian McKellen Working Together for the First Time
The movie for television will be directed by Richard Eyre, and stars Anthony Hopkins as "Sir" and Ian McKellen as his dresser "Norman."

[01/09/15 - 02:42 PM]
Pivot Announces Projects in Development from Chuck Martin, Brian Knappenberger and Chris Kluwe
Highlights include "Shrink" (working title), a 30-minute scripted comedy based on the New York Television Festival award-winning selection.

[01/09/15 - 02:41 PM]
Pivot Greenlights "Secret Lives of Americans"
The series, produced by MME/Filmpool USA/All3Media America, takes an unflinching look at individuals' lives as they expose powerful secrets to the most influential people in their lives.

[01/09/15 - 02:40 PM]
Pivot Orders New Season of Eco-Adventure Series "Angry Planet"
George Kourounis hosts the series, which will continue George's adventures as he travels to some of the most remote places on Earth.

[01/09/15 - 02:35 PM]
TNT's Real-Life Crime Series "Cold Justice" Helps Land First Jury Trial Conviction Ahead of Season 3 Launch
This marks the latest in a long string of successful investigations for the series, which follows Kelly Siegler and Yolanda McClary as they assist local law enforcement in trying to close long-unsolved cases.

[01/09/15 - 01:25 PM]
For the First Time, Academy to Announce Oscar(R) Nominations in All 24 Categories Live
"Each of the three years we've produced the show, we have attempted to refresh elements of the process and the telecast," said Craig Zadan and Neil Meron.

[01/09/15 - 12:57 PM]
Meet the Newest Gleeks! Newcomers Laura Dreyfuss, Noah Guthrie, Billy Lewis, Jr., Samantha Ware and Marshall Williams Arrive at McKinley High
Plus: Dianna Agron, Kevin McHale, Heather Morris, Naya Rivera, Amber Riley, Mark Salling and Jenna Ushkowitz to return to McKinley for Homecoming.

[01/09/15 - 12:35 PM]
Shenae Grimes-Beech Joins POP TV's "PopSugar Now" As Co-Anchor and Entertainment Correspondent
Grimes-Beech will kick off her inaugural broadcast on Monday, Jan. 12 (6:00-6:30 PM, ET/PT), recapping all the winners, snubs and behind-the-scenes action from the Golden Globes(R).

[01/09/15 - 12:33 PM]
POP Unveils Four Fan-Fueled Projects in Development As It Revs Up for Rebrand on Jan. 14
The projects include a comedic, candid interview series with celebrities recounting how they lost their virginity, from executive producers Morgan Spurlock and John Stamos.

[01/09/15 - 12:07 PM]
Shenaz Treasury, Ricky Velez and Mike Yard Join "The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore" as Contributors; "The Nightly Show" Debuts January 19th at 11:30 p.m.
Continuing in Comedy Central's grand tradition of producing groundbreaking late night formats, "The Nightly Show" will provide viewers with Larry Wilmore's deconstructive point of view and comedic take on current events and pop culture.

[01/09/15 - 11:57 AM]
Rutledge Wood Rescues America's Forgotten Classic Cars in "Lost in Transmission" on History
Wood and friend, and fellow car fanatic, George Flanigen are on a mission - rescue America's forgotten classic cars that are sitting in ruins in barns, garages and the backyards of the South.

[01/09/15 - 11:50 AM]
History Goes for a Ride in Gritty Fact-Based Drama Series "Gangland Undercover"
The six-episode series premieres Tuesday, February 24 at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/09/15 - 11:44 AM]
WE tv Launches "Gif Sync," A New Social Experience for Sharing Real-Time Gifs and Memes During the Network's Programming
"GIF Sync" will launch as a companion digital experience to the season two premiere of one of WE tv's highest-rated series, "Marriage Boot Camp Reality Stars," on Friday, January 9.

[01/09/15 - 09:44 AM]
Comedy Central Teams with NFL for First-Ever Super Bowl Comedy Special, Premiering Jan. 30th; Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele to Star
The special will feature Key and Peele anchoring the ultimate Super Bowl comedy event, using the ubiquitous sports news-desk format to celebrate professional football, its most beloved personalities and the grandest day on its calendar: Super Bowl Sunday.

[01/09/15 - 09:35 AM]
"Born in the Wild" to Deliver March 3 - Lifetime's All-New Unscripted Series to Document Parents' Choice to Have Natural Childbirth in the Wild
In this new series, families take one step beyond homebirth and make the powerful choice to experience childbirth in the great outdoors.

[01/09/15 - 09:32 AM]
Lifetime Orders Two Additional Episodes of Limited Series "The Lizzie Borden Chronicles," Starring Golden Globe(R) and Emmy(R) Nominee Christina Ricci
Clea DuVall, Jonathan Banks, John Heard, Cole Hauser and Jessy Schram also star in the eight-part series, due in April.

[01/09/15 - 09:22 AM]
"Mom" Soars to Series Highs in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, January 8.

[01/09/15 - 09:10 AM]
Showtime(R) Samples the Premieres of Its Three Winter Comedy Series "Shameless," "House of Lies" and "Episodes" Early Across Multiple Platforms
Viewers can now sample the TV-14 rated versions of the three winter series premieres for free on YouTube, as well as other providers.

[01/09/15 - 09:07 AM]
A&E Network Premieres Two Back-to-Back Original Scripted Drama Series on Monday, March 9
Look for the season three return of the critically acclaimed "Bates Motel" followed by the new original drama "The Returned" at 9:00/8:00c and 10:00/9:00c, respectively.

[01/09/15 - 09:03 AM]
"Live's" Christmas Week Earns the Show's Best Numbers Since the Start of the Year
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of December 22-26.

[01/09/15 - 08:46 AM]
"Parenthood" Equals Its Highest 18-49 Rating Since October 3, 2013
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, January 8.

[01/09/15 - 08:42 AM]
ABC Family Wins Favorite Cable TV Comedy for "Melissa & Joey" and Favorite Cable TV Drama for "Pretty Little Liars" at the People's Choice Awards
"Pretty Little Liars," now in its fifth season, won Favorite Cable TV Drama, their second People's Choice award.

[01/09/15 - 08:39 AM]
Live + 3: ABC's "Galavant" Grows to a 2.7 in Adults 18-49 and 9.4 Million Viewers
ABC further spins the numbers for Sunday, January 4.

[01/09/15 - 08:33 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Viewers, Demos with "American Idol"
The network's mainstay leads the night in both categories.

[01/09/15 - 08:17 AM]
ABC's "The Taste" Spikes 29% Against "Idol" to Tie a Season High in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, January 8.

[01/09/15 - 08:01 AM]
Rowan Blanchard and Sabrina Carpenter, Stars of Hit Series "Girl Meets World," Cast in Upcoming Disney Channel Original Movies
Rowan Blanchard and Paris Berelc will star in the live-action adventure/comedy "Invisible Sister" while Sabrina Carpenter and Sofia Carson will star in "Further Adventures in Babysitting."

[01/09/15 - 07:49 AM]
FOX Sports GO to Live Stream Cowboys vs. Packers Playoff Showdown
Subscribers of participating video providers will be able to view the live streams on tablets through the FOX Sports GO app and on desktops at www.FOXSportsGO.com.

[01/09/15 - 07:31 AM]
"Nick News with Linda Ellerbee" Presents "What Is Title IX and Why Do You Care?" on Tues. Jan. 13, at 8PM
"I wouldn't be here without Title IX," says former U.S. Women's National soccer player and Olympic Gold medalist Mia Hamm.

[01/09/15 - 07:00 AM]
The Hunger Games Star Josh Hutcherson to Guest Judge on Syfy's Hit Reality Competition Series "Face Off" Tuesday, January 27 at 9PM
As previously announced, seven-time Academy Award-winner and makeup legend Rick Baker will appear in the season's first two episodes.

[01/09/15 - 06:01 AM]
MTV to Chronicle Fame, Family, Friendships and the Evolution of a Superstar in "Nicki Minaj: My Time AGAIN"
The second installment in the network's ongoing Nicki Minaj documentary trilogy, "Nicki Minaj: My Time AGAIN" premieres in the U.S. on Sunday, January 18 at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/08/15 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 8
Updates include: Guillermo del Toro brings "A Killing on Carnival Row" to Amazon; syndicated game show "Celebrity Name Game" gets second season; and Emmanuelle Chriqui joins the cast of TNT's "Murder in the First."

[01/08/15 - 03:14 PM]
Queen Latifah Stars in HBO Films' "Bessie," The Story of Iconic Blues Singer Bessie Smith, Debuting This Spring
Michael Kenneth Williams, Khandi Alexander, Mike Epps, Tika Sumpter, Tory Kittles, Oliver Platt, Bryan Greenberg, Charles S. Dutton and Mo'Nique also star.

[01/08/15 - 03:13 PM]
Tig Notaro to Star in Her First HBO Comedy Special
"Tig Notaro is a 'comedian's comedian,' whose uniquely fearless and always funny voice has won acclaim from critics and fans alike," said Michael Lombardo.

[01/08/15 - 03:12 PM]
HBO Announces Documentary Lineup for the First Half of 2015
Andrew Jarecki, Alex Gibney and Brett Morgen are among the featured auspices.

[01/08/15 - 03:11 PM]
"CitizenFour," The Acclaimed, Award-Winning Documentary About Edward Snowden, To Debut Feb. 23 on HBO
Directed by Oscar(R) nominee Laura Poitras, the film is a real-life international thriller that unfolds by the minute.

[01/08/15 - 03:10 PM]
HBO Entertainment Documentary "Sinatra: All or Nothing at All," Commemorating The Iconic Singer's 100th Birthday, To Debut on HBO
The two-night, four-hour presentation will mark the 100th year since the iconic entertainer's birth.

[01/08/15 - 03:09 PM]
Cinemax Confirms Lineup of Original Series for 2015, Including Returning Shows "Banshee," "Strike Back" and "The Knick"
"Banshee" (January 9), "Strike Back" (summer) and "The Knick" (fall) are all on tap for new seasons.

[01/08/15 - 03:08 PM]
New Comedy Series "The Brink," Starring Jack Black, Tim Robbins and Pablo Schreiber, Debuts This Summer, Exclusively on HBO
Other series regulars include Aasif Mandvi, Maribeth Monroe, Eric Ladin, Esai Morales and Geoff Pierson.

[01/08/15 - 03:07 PM]
HBO Renews "Real Time with Bill Maher" for Its 14th and 15th Seasons
The 14th and 15th season of 35 editions each are scheduled for 2016 and 2017, respectively.

[01/08/15 - 03:06 PM]
"Game of Thrones," "Silicon Valley" and "Veep" Return for New Seasons on April 12
All three will air back-to-back on Sunday nights beginning at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/08/15 - 02:30 PM]
FOX Beefs Up the Laughs with Sixth Season of Emmy Award-Winning "Bob's Burgers"
"This gem of a series is a rare feel-good blend of sharp wit and genuine heart that fans and critics alike have continued to love throughout its five seasons on FOX," said Dana Walden and Gary Newman.

[01/08/15 - 02:22 PM]
Nickelodeon Boasts Top Kids Shows in Opening Week of 2015
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of December 29-January 4.

[01/08/15 - 02:01 PM]
MTV Shutters "Happyland" After One Season
The show's eight-episode run averaged just 374,000 viewers in its Tuesday, 11:00/10:00c slot, well short of lead-ins "Awkward" and "Faking It."

[01/08/15 - 12:42 PM]
Patrick Wilson, Ted Danson and Jean Smart to Star in Next Chapter of FX's Emmy and AFI Award Winning "Fargo" Miniseries Franchise
Plus: look for Nick Offerman, Brad Garrett, Kieran Culkin, Bokeem Woodbine, Jeffrey Donovan and Angus Sampson in recurring roles.

[01/08/15 - 12:08 PM]
FOX to Encore "Empire" Premiere This Monday, January 12
Said rebroadcast will replace the previously announced repeat of "Gotham" at 8:00/7:00c.

[01/08/15 - 12:07 PM]
TBS Opens 2015 as Basic Cable's #1 Entertainment Network Among Adults 18-49
Turner spins the numbers for the week of December 29-January 4.

[01/08/15 - 11:06 AM]
Rita Moreno Stars with Rachel Boston and Jesse Moss in "A Gift of Miracles" (Formerly "Small Miracles") a Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Original World Premiere Feburary 15
A pragmatic PhD candidate must let go of her logic when she finds a list of items to give away written by the late mother she never knew.

[01/08/15 - 11:05 AM]
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Proudly Announces Alison Sweeney and Cameron Mathison Cast in "Chocolate Chip Cookie Murder" (wt) Based on New York Times Bestselling Author Joanne Fluke's Hannah Swensen Mystery Series
The film will take viewers on a mouthwatering mystery that centers on Hannah Swensen, shop owner of the Cookie Jar where much of the town's gossip percolates along with the strong coffee.







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[10/22/19 - 12:46 PM]
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The feature-length film reveals the man behind the icon and the creation of one of the most successful brands in fashion history.

[10/22/19 - 11:37 AM]
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[10/22/19 - 11:30 AM]
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[10/22/19 - 10:01 AM]
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[10/22/19 - 09:45 AM]
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[10/22/19 - 08:59 AM]
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[10/22/19 - 08:32 AM]
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[10/22/19 - 06:21 AM]
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[10/22/19 - 06:10 AM]
FOX Sports Announces 2020 XFL Broadcast Schedule
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[10/22/19 - 06:00 AM]
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[10/21/19 - 05:00 PM]
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[10/21/19 - 01:08 PM]
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The documentary follows three green card holding soldiers at various stages in this process.

[10/21/19 - 11:35 AM]
Netflix Orders "Grand Army" - A New Series Created and Executived by Katie Cappiello Based on Her Play
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[10/21/19 - 11:00 AM]
HBO Max Orders "The Ho's" (working title) from Lionsgate TV
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