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[01/21/15 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 21
Updates include: J. Michael Straczynski to spearhead "Red Mars" for Spike TV; "Game of Silence" added to NBC's pilot roster; and Ron White among the latest cast in Showtime's "Roadies."

[01/21/15 - 03:02 PM]
NBC's Hit Drama "Grimm" to Support Portland's OHSU Doernbecher Children's Hosptial with Grimmster Endowment
"Over the past few years, my fellow cast and crew members and I have fallen in love with the city. Since Portland has given us so much, we wanted to give something back," said Sasha Roiz.

[01/21/15 - 02:37 PM]
Hulu Announces New Original Series from Freddie Wong and RocketJump, Creators of "Video Game High School"
The new Hulu original will expand upon the global success of Freddie Wong and RocketJump's short films.

[01/21/15 - 02:13 PM]
NBC Sports Group Presents 25 Hours of Coverage of World's Largest Collector Car Auction This Weekend
This week's Mecum auction from Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee, Fla., features more than 3,000 classic and collector vehicles.

[01/21/15 - 01:32 PM]
Two-Time Grammy(R) Award Winner LL Cool J Returns to Host "The 57th Annual Grammy Awards(R)"
The music industry's premier event takes place Sunday, February 8 (8:00-11:30 PM, live ET/delayed PT) at Staples Center in Los Angeles on the CBS Television Network.

[01/21/15 - 01:30 PM]
NBC Sports Group and NBCUniversal Surround Super Bowl XLIX with Their Most Comprehensive Super Bowl Promotional Effort Ever
"We are using the full force of America's largest media company to market the Super Bowl," said John Miller.

[01/21/15 - 01:02 PM]
Syfy Sync Wins Best Content Extension Made for Mobile Award at 7th Annual Mobile Excellence Awards
The Syfy Sync app listens to the episode and delivers contextual photos, videos, behind the scenes trivia, games and more to the user's mobile or tablet device.

[01/21/15 - 12:48 PM]
"K.C. Undercover," Starring Zendaya, Premieres Big on Disney Channel After Strong Watch Disney Channel App Debut, Sacks Competition, Is #1 Cable TV Telecast Year-to-Date Among Kids 2-11, 6-11 and Tweens
Disney Channel spins the numbers for Sunday, January 18.

[01/21/15 - 12:10 PM]
Discovery Family Channel Brings Dragons to Life in Network Premiere of "Dragons: A Fantasy Made Real"
The two-hour special, premiering this Sunday, imagines what the world would be like if dragons did exist.

[01/21/15 - 12:09 PM]
Sunday's "UFC Fight Night" on FOX Sports 1 is Most-Watched MMA Event on Cable Since 2009
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Sunday, January 18.

[01/21/15 - 11:29 AM]
"Back to School Mom" Premieres Saturday, February 14, at 8pm ET/PT on Lifetime
Kimberly Elise, Loretta Devine, Rick Fox, Garcelle Beauvais, Harry Lennix and Denzel Whitaker star in the project.

[01/21/15 - 11:16 AM]
Golden Globe(R) Winner Ian McShane Joins Hit Showtime(R) Drama Series "Ray Donovan"
He will play Malcolm Finney, a prominent movie producer and billionaire who hires Ray to get his family out of a potentially catastrophic situation, eventually forming a very powerful relationship with one another.

[01/21/15 - 11:06 AM]
"48 Hours: Murder in Pinyon Pines" Is Saturday's #1 Program with Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, January 17.

[01/21/15 - 10:22 AM]
Critically Acclaimed "12 Monkeys" Delivers Highest L+3 Lift Ever for a Syfy Series Premiere, Leaping 85 Percent to One Million Adults 18-49
Syfy spins the numbers for Friday, January 16.

[01/21/15 - 10:03 AM]
Sterling Knight of ABC Family's "Melissa & Joey" to Participate in Live Twitter Chat with Fans Tonight
Starting at 8pm ET/5pm PT, fans can tweet Sterling Knight (@sterlingknight) using #MelissaandJoeychat in their message.

[01/21/15 - 10:02 AM]
Video: "The Strain" Returns This Summer on FX
Get your first taste of the show's second season.

[01/21/15 - 10:00 AM]
Disney XD Greenlights New Live-Action Comedy Series "Gamer's Guide to Pretty Much Everything"
Cameron Boyce stars in the project, which centers on a teenage professional video game player who circumvents life's challenges using his gaming acumen.

[01/21/15 - 09:01 AM]
CBS Announces the 18 Castaways Competing on the 30th Edition of "Survivor"
The newest edition will feature the first-time theme of "Worlds Apart," with castaways from very different backgrounds divided into the three separate tribes.

[01/21/15 - 09:00 AM]
"The Interview" to Stream on Crackle
"At Crackle, we always try to push the envelope when it comes to our own original programming and we're happy to say the same for our licensed content," said Eric Berger.

[01/21/15 - 08:45 AM]
NBC News' Peacock Productions Teams Up with NOAA to Produce Live Expeditions of Rare Underwater Wrecks
The initial project, set to air on live television later this year, will be the first-ever exploration of the German U-boat-576.

[01/21/15 - 08:39 AM]
"Parks and Recreation" Is Currently Reporting Its Biggest Overall Audience Since January 24, 2013
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 20.

[01/21/15 - 08:23 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, NBC Share Demo Crown, CBS Tops Viewers
Said evening saw State of the Union coverage disrupt their usual lineups.

[01/21/15 - 08:01 AM]
More Presenters Announced for the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards(R)
The latest additions include Adrien Brody, Laverne Cox, Bryan Cranston, Benedict Cumberbatch, Eric Dane, Viola Davis, Felicity Jones, Lenny Kravitz, Eddie Redmayne, Tony Revolori and J.K. Simmons.

[01/21/15 - 07:05 AM]
Francis Ford Coppola on "El Rey Network Presents: The Director's Chair" Premieres Monday, March 2
The installment is the latest in a series of hour-long specials featuring the industry's most creative storytellers engaging in a revealing and unexpected exchange about the world of filmmaking.

[01/21/15 - 07:01 AM]
MTV Reveals 2015 "Artist to Watch" List and Announces Annual Kickoff Show on Thursday, February 5 at The House of Blues Sunset Strip in Los Angeles
The 2015 class features artists representing a diverse variety of musical styles and genres.

[01/21/15 - 07:01 AM]
"CMT After Midnite with Cody Alan" to Host "Big Game" After Party Concert with Big & Rich and Chase Bryant on Sunday, February 1
Tickets are on sale now at Dierkswhiskeyrow.com with a portion of the proceeds going to Notes for Notes, a non-profit organization which builds, equips and staffs after-school recording studios for youth around the country.

[01/21/15 - 07:00 AM]
USA Network to Host a Gallery Exhibit Featuring Behind-The-Scenes Photos Taken by "Suits" Star Patrick J. Adams
A selection of photos will be sold through Charitybuzz.com and benefit Pablove Shutterbugs, a program of The Pablove Foundation that teaches the art of photography to pediatric cancer patients.

[01/21/15 - 06:31 AM]
Miranda Lambert, Sam Smith, Usher and Pharrell Williams to Perform on "The 57th Annual Grammy Awards(R)," Sunday, Feb. 8 on CBS
They join previously announced performers AC/DC, Eric Church, Ariana Grande, Madonna and Ed Sheeran.

[01/21/15 - 06:02 AM]
NBC Greenlights 10-Episode Futuristic Dramedy "Apocalypse"
Rob Lowe, Megan Mullally, Jenna Fischer and Matthew Baynton will star in the project, "a bold, adrenaline-fueled series about the last days of mankind."

[01/20/15 - 11:45 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 20
Updates include: FOX gives "Luther" import a cast-contingent pilot order; NBC greenlights a pair of comedy pilots; and VH1 cancels its reality series "LeAnn & Eddie."

[01/20/15 - 02:59 PM]
CBS Bumps This Week's "The McCarthys" for Extra "Big Bang" Repeat
Look for repeats of "The Big Bang Theory" at 8:00/7:00c and 9:30/8:30c this Thursday, January 22.

[01/20/15 - 01:58 PM]
Boxcino 2015 Matchups Announced on "ESPN Friday Night Fights" and "Noche de Combates"
The single-elimination, two-weight class tournament, which garnered positive reaction from media and fans in 2014, will feature eight fighters in both the junior middleweight and heavyweight divisions.

[01/20/15 - 01:52 PM]
American Heroes Channel Presents Network Premiere of Schindler's List to Commemorate the 70th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz
The special presentation is part of a partnership between Discovery Communications, Inc. and the University of Southern California's (USC) Shoah Foundation - The Institute for Visual History and Education.

[01/20/15 - 01:04 PM]
2015 NFL Pro Bowl on ESPN - "Monday Night Football" Team Will Call Pro Bowl from University of Phoenix Stadium in Arizona on Sunday
ESPN analyst Cris Carter will join fellow Pro Football Hall of Famer Michael Irvin as an alumni team captain.

[01/20/15 - 12:59 PM]
NBCSN Presents Comprehensive Coverage of 2015 NHL All-Star Weekend Beginning Friday; NHL All-Star Game Airs Sunday at 5 P.M. ET
Coverage begins this Friday night at 7:30 p.m. ET with the NHL All-Star Fantasy Draft.

[01/20/15 - 12:11 PM]
Stars of ABC Family's "Baby Daddy" and ABC's "General Hospital" Cross Shows This February
On Wednesday, February 4, "General Hospital"'s Kelly Monaco (Sam McCall) will guest star on "Baby Daddy."

[01/20/15 - 12:03 PM]
VH1 Gets Inked for Season Three of "Black Ink Crew" on Monday, January 26 at 9PM ET/PT
With friendships rekindled and a chance for new beginnings, will this new found truce last?

[01/20/15 - 12:01 PM]
SEC Network Steps Up To Bat: 80 Baseball Games in Inaugural Season
The new network will quadruple SEC baseball's coverage over last year's nationally televised schedule.

[01/20/15 - 11:24 AM]
"The F-A-B Life" Captures Outstanding Clearances with Over 70% of the Country Already Sold
Sales to date include 24 out of the top 25 markets for the series, which is slated to debut in national syndication in the fall of 2015.

[01/20/15 - 11:23 AM]
Video: "Game of Thrones: Day in the Life" Promo
The half-hour documentary premieres Sunday, February 8 at 7:30/6:30c on the pay channel.

[01/20/15 - 11:00 AM]
"Jane the Virgin" Returns Golden with Its Highest Rated Episode Ever in Adults 18-34, Women 18-34, and Most Watched Episode Since Premiere
The CW spins the numbers for Monday, January 19.

[01/20/15 - 10:29 AM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: ABC's "Revenge" Doubles in Live + 7 Day for the 2nd Time This Season
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of December 29-January 4.

[01/20/15 - 10:14 AM]
Showtime Networks and STX Entertainment Partner on Multi-Year Premium Television Output Deal as STX Begins Production on Initial Slate of Films
The deal will begin in 2015 and covers the studio's theatrical releases through 2019, which will be shown exclusively on Showtime Networks and its multiplex channels.

[01/20/15 - 10:09 AM]
Video: AMC's "The Walking Dead" Season Five Returns Sunday, February 8
Get your latest taste of the new episodes left in the season.

[01/20/15 - 10:07 AM]
All-New Season of Two-Time Emmy Award-Winning Series "Super Soul Sunday" Premieres Sunday, February 8 at 11 A.M. ET/PT on OWN
Immediately following, look for "In Deep Shift with Jonas Elrod," in which filmmaker Jonas Elrod uncovers heart-wrenching, real-life stories of extraordinary spiritual breakthroughs.

[01/20/15 - 09:01 AM]
CBS Announces the Cast of the Next Edition of "The Amazing Race"
This season will feature 11 new teams of all dating duos with a twist: six who are preexisting couples, and five duos who will meet for the very first time at the starting line when they are set up on the most extreme blind date ever.

[01/20/15 - 09:01 AM]
Adult Swim Delivers More "Hot Package" - Season Two Premieres Friday, February 27th at 12:30 a.m. ET/PT
Season two vows to give you even more one-of-a-kind found footage clips and insights from A-list celebrity notables, such as Mark McGrath, Heidi Fleiss, Fabio, Kenneth Anger and Corey Feldman.

[01/20/15 - 08:35 AM]
"The Celebrity Apprentice" Grows 7% Week to Week in 18-49 and 11% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, January 19.

[01/20/15 - 08:33 AM]
ABC Leads FOX by 12% and NBC by 19% in Adults 18-49 on Monday
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, January 19.

[01/20/15 - 08:24 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, "Scorpion" Win Tight Demo Race
ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC all finish within four-tenths of a ratings point among adults 18-49.







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[11/14/18 - 08:16 AM]
A&E Network Announces New Docuseries "The First 48 Presents: Homicide Squad Atlanta" and the Return of Hit Non-Fiction Series "60 Days In"
An extension of one of A&E's most coveted brands, "The First 48 Presents: Homicide Squad Atlanta" follows homicide detectives from the Atlanta Police Department as they unravel the mysteries behind some of the city's most gruesome and highly visible crimes.

[11/14/18 - 08:14 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "This Is Us" Continue Demo Reign
The Peacock takes home top honors among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched network.

[11/14/18 - 08:01 AM]
Video: Netflix Debuts "F Is for Family" Season 3 Trailer
The new season rolls out Friday, November 30 on the streaming service.

[11/14/18 - 07:32 AM]
Video: "Frontier" Season 3 - Official Trailer - Netflix
The battle for profit and power spans continents as ferocious outlaw Declan Harp takes his fight against the Hudson's Bay Company across the Atlantic.

[11/14/18 - 07:01 AM]
Video: Jennifer Aniston and Danielle Macdonald Star in the Official Trailer for "Dumplin'"
The Netflix film is an adapted screenplay by Kristin Hahn based on Julie Murphy's #1 New York Times bestselling novel of the same name.

[11/14/18 - 06:31 AM]
"MTV Spring Break" to Return in 2019
The all-new "MTV Spring Break" will be held March 19-21 at the Grand Oasis Hotel in CancĂșn, Mexico.

[11/14/18 - 06:02 AM]
Video: "The Protector" - Official Trailer - Netflix
The series follows the epic adventure of Hakan, a young shopkeeper whose modern world gets turned upside down when he learns he's connected to a secret, ancient order, tasked with protecting Istanbul.

[11/14/18 - 01:05 AM]
Netflix Acquires Chiwetel Ejiofor's Directorial Debut "The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind"
The British film is based on the bestselling book of the same name written by William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer.

[11/13/18 - 03:35 PM]
FOX Sports and Premier Boxing Champions Announce Eight Title Fights Over First Three Months, Spence Jr. vs. Garcia, March 16
The schedule includes five world-class boxing fight nights live on FOX and FOX Deportes, four more on FS1 and FOX Deportes, and the first FOX PBC Pay-Per-View in March.

[11/13/18 - 01:35 PM]
TV One's Holiday Season Offers Everything from Original Movie Premieres to Cooking and Lifestyle Specials
Tamela Mann, David Mann, Kim Fields, Essence Atkins, Stephen Bishop, Towanda Braxton, TC Carson, Kelly Price and Karlie Redd are among the featured talent.

[11/13/18 - 01:14 PM]
Oxygen Media's "Homicide for the Holidays" Returns Sunday, December 9 at 8PM ET/PT
The limited series delves into three horrific cases of holidays turned upside down.

[11/13/18 - 12:02 PM]
USA Network to Reboot Classic Reality Series "Temptation Island" for January 2019 Premiere
Mark L. Walberg, who hosted the original series that premiered in 2001, is set to return as host.

[11/13/18 - 12:01 PM]
Disney Channel's Hit Series "Andi Mack" Presents a Gun Safety Storyline in Episodes Airing on Nov. 16 and 30
The storyline illustrates peer pressure and a true test of character for Cyrus (Joshua Rush) when T.J. (Luke Mullen) and his group of friends unexpectedly invite Cyrus to join their unsupervised target practice.

[11/13/18 - 12:01 PM]
"Jim Gaffigan: Noble Ape" 90 Minute Stand-Up Special Makes Comedy Central Debut on Friday, November 23 at 11:00 P.M. ET/PT
On Saturday, November 24, the full special will be available to stream in the CC App and on CC.com.

[11/13/18 - 11:03 AM]
Cardi B, Chance the Rapper, and T.I. to Search for the Next Hip-Hop Star in New Netflix Competition Series "Rhythm + Flow"
The multi-city competition will unfold over 10 hour-long episodes beginning in fall 2019.