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[02/06/15 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 6
Updates include: NBC eyes "Law & Order" revival as limited series; Colin Hanks to lead "Life in Pieces" at CBS; and Thomas Haden Church, Molly Shannon both bound for HBO's "Divorce."

[02/06/15 - 01:33 PM]
Tegan and Sara Reteam with Comedy-Music Trio The Lonely Island for Oscars(R) Performance of "Everything Is Awesome"
"Tegan and Sara and The Lonely Island?... Everything Is Awesome, indeed. This is certainly an 'Only on the Oscars' moment," said Craig Zadan and Neil Meron.

[02/06/15 - 01:28 PM]
A&E Revives Former CBS Drama "Unforgettable" with Fourth Season
Both Poppy Montgomery and Dylan Walsh are expected to return for 13 new episodes later this year.

[02/06/15 - 12:45 PM]
Syfy Searches for Ghosts Down Under in New Acquired Series "Haunting: Australia," Premiering Tuesday, March 24 at 10PM
The eight-part unscripted series features six of the best ghost hunters in the world.

[02/06/15 - 12:00 PM]
ABC Picks Up Reimagined "BattleBots" Series from Whalerock Industries and Ed Roski and Greg Munson
The six episode series is anticipated to air this summer.

[02/06/15 - 11:28 AM]
Lifetime's Limited Series "The Lizzie Borden Chronicles" Starring Golden Globe(R) and Emmy(R) Nominee Christina Ricci Premieres April 5
Clea DuVall, Jonathan Banks, John Heard, Cole Hauser and Jessy Schram also star in the eight-part series.

[02/06/15 - 10:44 AM]
Showtime(R) to Premiere the Highly-Anticipated Second Season of Psychological Thriller "Penny Dreadful" on a New Date
The show's sophomore run will now kick off on Sunday, May 3 at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/06/15 - 10:36 AM]
Oscar(R) Nominees Cotillard, Cumberbatch, Streep, Winfrey and Witherspoon to Present at 87th Oscars(R)
he Oscars, hosted by Neil Patrick Harris, will air on Sunday, February 22, live on ABC.

[02/06/15 - 10:30 AM]
Kary McHoul Joins ABC Family as Senior Vice President, Programming & Development Unscripted
Most recently, Kary served as a consultant for new media pioneers the Fine Brothers, who are best known for their successful series "React."

[02/06/15 - 10:12 AM]
Video: WGN America Unveils Heart-Stopping New Teaser Trailer for "Salem" Season Two
Currently in production in Shreveport, LA on its 13-episode sophomore run, "Salem" season two premieres Sunday, April 5 at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/06/15 - 10:00 AM]
"Parks and Recreation" Cast to Celebrate Series Finale on "Late Night with Seth Meyers"
The telecast, set for 12:35 a.m. the evening of Tuesday, Feb. 24, will feature Amy Poehler, Aziz Ansari, Nick Offerman, Aubrey Plaza, Chris Pratt, Adam Scott, Jim O'Heir, Retta and executive producer Michael Schur.

[02/06/15 - 09:29 AM]
The Bling Is Back with a New Season of TLC's "My Big Fat American Gypsy Wedding"
Season four kicks off on Thursday, February 26 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[02/06/15 - 09:29 AM]
"Vice Special Report: Killing Cancer," Debuts Feb. 27, Exclusively on HBO
The exclusive in-depth special debuts one week before the Emmy(R)-winning series kicks off its third season March 6.

[02/06/15 - 08:58 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC's Dramas Hold Off the Demo Competition
The Alphabet's trio trumps NBC's new "The Blacklist"-powered Thursday lineup.

[02/06/15 - 08:31 AM]
ABC Wins the First 2 Thursdays of the February Sweep for the First Time in 7 Years
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, February 5.

[02/06/15 - 08:27 AM]
"CitizenFour," The Acclaimed, Oscar(R)-Nominated Documentary About Edward Snowden, Debuts Feb. 23 on HBO
With unprecedented access, this gripping behind-the-scenes chronicle follows Poitras and journalist Glenn Greenwald's remarkable encounters with Edward Snowden in a Hong Kong hotel room.

[02/06/15 - 08:16 AM]
"Blacklist" Is the Night's #1 Drama in Total Viewers - First Time NBC Has Most-Watched Drama on a Thursday Since "ER" Finale
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, February 5.

[02/06/15 - 07:58 AM]
Nick Jonas Takes Over MTV with "100 Things About Nick Jonas" Saturday, February 7 Beginning at 11:00 A.M. ET/PT
Throughout the day fans will learn 100 fun facts about Nick from his favorite music and deepest confessions, to what his most ticklish spot is and creepy encounters with a fan's mom in his dressing room.

[02/06/15 - 07:05 AM]
"Oscars(R) Opening Ceremony: Live from the Red Carpet" Airs Oscar Sunday, February 22, 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT on ABC
Robin Roberts Lara Spencer, and Michael Strahan will host said coverage, which will also feature Jess Cagle and Joe Zee.

[02/06/15 - 07:00 AM]
E! Launches New Multiplatform Content Franchise - "E! Style Collective" - As Awards Season Kicks Into High Gear
"E! Style Collective" is a new socially charged platform that brings together a dynamic panel of core influencers who will narrate and comment on current beauty, fashion and lifestyle trends.

[02/06/15 - 06:16 AM]
The Biggest Stars Join Music's Biggest Night(R) as Presenters Line Up for "The 57th Annual Grammy Awards(R)," Sunday, Feb. 8 on CBS
Among those on tap: Dierks Bentley, James Corden, Jamie Foxx, Barry Gibb, Dave Grohl, Jennifer Hudson, Enrique Iglesias, Nick Jonas, Anna Kendrick, Shia LaBeouf Katharine McPhee and Gwyneth Paltrow.

[02/05/15 - 11:48 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 5
Updates include: Courtney B. Vance to play Johnnie Cochran in FX's "American Crime Story"; Chris Klein among trio cast in NBC's "How We Live"; and Damon Wayans, Jr. to depart FOX's "New Girl."

[02/05/15 - 07:23 PM]
Rece Davis Signs Multi-Year Agreement with ESPN, Named New Host of "College GameDay"
Davis will relinquish his role in the Thursday night ESPN College Football Primetime booth but call select bowl games and retain his weekly play-by-play duties for college basketball.

[02/05/15 - 03:05 PM]
Bill Belichick, Head Coach of the Super Bowl XLIX Champion New England Patriots, To Visit CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," Wednesday, Feb. 11
This will be Belichick's first talk show interview since the Patriots' Super Bowl win.

[02/05/15 - 03:00 PM]
CBS Releases Storylines for "The Mentalist," "Two and a Half Men" Series Finales
Look for the series to sign off on Wednesday, February 18 and Thursday, February 19, respectively (SPOILERS!).

[02/05/15 - 01:01 PM]
Amber, Catelynn, Farrah and Maci Return for "Teen Mom OG" Premiering Monday, March 23 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
"Teen Mom OG" will break the fourth wall, pulling back the curtain to reveal their relationships with the producers and crew, the challenges of raising children on camera, and how life in the public eye has shaped them as parents and people.

[02/05/15 - 12:10 PM]
"Countdown to the Oscars(R): 15 Movies That Changed American Cinema"
Anchored by Robin Roberts, the one-hour special airs Tuesday, February 17 at 10:00/9:00c on ABC.

[02/05/15 - 11:55 AM]
For the Week of Jan. 26-30, Encores of "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" Top "Late Show" First-Runs and Mostly Original "Kimmels" in 18-49
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of January 26-30.

[02/05/15 - 11:45 AM]
More Surprises, Celebrity Guests, and Bridal Bliss on Season 13 of TLC's "Say Yes to the Dress"
Kathy Griffin is featured in the season opener, airing Friday, March 6 at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/05/15 - 11:16 AM]
With 5.5 Million Views, the "I Am the Locker Room Guy" Is The Channel's 3rd-Most-Watched "Kimmel" Clip of the Season
ABC spins the digital numbers for the season to date.

[02/05/15 - 10:50 AM]
Nat Geo WILD's "Unlikely Animal Friends" Returns with the Internet's Most Viral Creature Couples
Look for the first of six new episodes beginning Friday, February 27 at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/05/15 - 10:46 AM]
NBC Renews Dramas "The Blacklist," "Chicago Fire," "Chicago P.D.," "Law & Order: SVU" and "Grimm" for 2015-16 Season
For the 2014-15 season to date, NBC ranks #1 among the Big 4 networks in adults 18-49 and all other key demographics.

[02/05/15 - 10:44 AM]
2015 ESPN Sport Science Newton Awards to Air February 15 on ESPN2
At this year's ESPN Sport Science Newton Awards, the New York Giants' Odell Beckham Jr. took home a trophy for "Best Catch" for his stunning one-handed touchdown against the Cowboys this season.

[02/05/15 - 10:17 AM]
Jack Black to Perform at the Oscars(R)
"Jack Black is a complete original comic voice and we're beyond thrilled that he has agreed to join the Oscars show in a very special sequence," said Craig Zadan and Neil Meron.

[02/05/15 - 10:01 AM]
Only on Netflix: "The Get Down," An All-New Music-Driven Drama Series from Baz Luhrmann Set in New York City in the 70s
The one-hour, 13-episode drama from Sony Pictures Television will focus on 1970s New York City - broken down and beaten up, violent, cash strapped - dying.

[02/05/15 - 10:01 AM]
Disney XD's "Lab Rats" to Begin Fourth Season with New Story Location and New Title on Wednesday, March 18
The fourth season will also include a special guest appearance by Leo Howard (of Disney XD's "Kickin' It") and a crossover episode with the superhero comedy series "Mighty Med."

[02/05/15 - 09:36 AM]
"Super" Premier League Viewership on NBC Last Weekend
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, January 31 and Sunday, February 1.

[02/05/15 - 09:35 AM]
Lies, Spies and Masters of Disguise: American Heroes Channel's "Codes and Conspiracies" Returns for Second Season
New episodes kick off Monday, February 16 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[02/05/15 - 09:18 AM]
espnW Signs Julie Foudy to Multiyear Contract, Strengthening Roster of Distinctive Voices
Foudy will now have a much more prominent role for espnW, serving as the brand's primary representative at major sporting events including the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup, future Olympic Games, the Special Olympics and NCAA Championships.

[02/05/15 - 08:56 AM]
"Chicago P.D." Matches Its Highest Rating and Delivers Its Biggest Overall Audience Since November 12
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 4.

[02/05/15 - 08:34 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Empire" Hits Another Series High for FOX
The network's breakout hit grows another 7% from last week among adults 18-49.

[02/05/15 - 08:33 AM]
"Fresh Off the Boat" Opens as the Season's No. 2 New Comedy in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 4.

[02/05/15 - 07:32 AM]
With a 2-Month High, ABC Is the Week's No. 1 Network in Late-Night
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of January 26-30.

[02/05/15 - 07:31 AM]
USA Network Orders Six Additional Episodes for Third Season of Hit Comedic Reality Series, "Chrisley Knows Best"
Look for the expanded 18-episode season this summer on the cable channel.

[02/05/15 - 07:21 AM]
ESPN Announces May 2015 "Sunday Night Baseball" Schedule
Every "Sunday Night Baseball" telecast begins at 8 p.m. ET and is available on ESPN or ESPN2, ESPN Radio, ESPN Deportes, ESPN Deportes Radio and via WatchESPN.

[02/05/15 - 06:40 AM]
"Sprint NBA All-Star Celebrity Game 2015" Exclusively on ESPN
For the 11th consecutive year, ESPN will exclusively televise the Sprint NBA All-Star Celebrity Game 2015 on Friday, Feb. 13, at 7 p.m. ET.

[02/05/15 - 06:32 AM]
"House of Cards" Season 3 Key Art
All thirteen episodes will launch on Friday, February 27 at 12:01am PT only on Netflix.

[02/05/15 - 05:36 AM]
"Being Mary Jane" Returning for Season Three
Series lead Gabrielle Union shared the news with Matt Lauer on the "Today" show on Thursday morning, giving fans an early Valentine's Day gift.

[02/04/15 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 4
Updates include: Jenna Elfman to star in comedy pilot at FOX; Issa Rae's comedy gets pilot order at HBO; and Phillip Noyce to helm NBC's "Warrior."

[02/04/15 - 03:51 PM]
"Gold Rush" Sets Season Record with 6.1 Million Viewers on Friday, January 30
Discovery spins the numbers for Friday, January 30.







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[05/17/24 - 10:31 AM]
FOX Entertainment Global Acquires International Distribution Rights to All-New Docu-Soap "Billion Dollar Playground"
FEG will distribute eight one-hour episodes of the program to networks and platforms outside of Australia.

[05/17/24 - 10:05 AM]
Bazinga! Televisions #1 Comedy for Five Consecutive Years "Young Sheldon" Series Finale Is Most Watched Episode in Four Seasons
The series finale (8:30pm) was the #1 show of the night with 8.95 million viewers.

[05/17/24 - 10:01 AM]
Emmy-Nominated Series "Off Script with The Hollywood Reporter" Reveals Full All-Star Lineup
Hosted Yvonne Orji, the five episodes feature themed episodes for Comedy Actress, Drama Actor and Comedy Actor, for which guests were previously announced, as well as newly announced panels for Drama Actress and Stand-Up.

[05/17/24 - 09:13 AM]
Husband and Wife Team Jason Biggs and Jenny Mollen to Host "Dinner and a Movie," Returning with New Episodes Every Saturday Beginning June 1 on TBS
Featuring new episodes every Saturday, the longtime off-screen couple will co-host "Dinner and a Movie" beginning June 1 at 8pm ET/PT with the DC blockbuster "Aquaman" starring Jason Momoa.

[05/17/24 - 08:01 AM]
First Look & Date Announcement: Onyx Collective's "Reasonable Doubt"
Jax Stewart makes her highly anticipated return on August 22 with two episodes.

[05/17/24 - 03:18 AM]
"Maxton Hall - The World Between Us" Is Being Renewed for a Second Season on Prime Video Following Global Success
The second season of the series has been confirmed, with Damian Hardung and Harriet Herbig-Matten returning in the lead roles as James and Ruby.

[05/16/24 - 02:39 PM]
ESPN "Sunday Night Baseball Presented by Capital One" Schedule Update: First Place Philadelphia Phillies to Host St. Louis Cardinals on June 2
On June 2, the first place Philadelphia Phillies and Bryce Harper will host the St. Louis Cardinals and Nolan Arenado at 7 p.m. ET.

[05/16/24 - 12:48 PM]
Lifetime's "Theresa Caputo: Raising Spirits" All-New Specials Beginning in June
Starting June 3, Lifetime will premiere the first of four "Theresa Caputo: Raising Spirits" specials from Magilla Entertainment.

[05/16/24 - 12:35 PM]
Bang! ESPN Platforms to Exclusively Televise 2024 NBA Eastern Conference Finals Presented by AT&T: Boston Celtics vs. New York Knicks/Indiana Pacers Winner
A pair of Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame broadcasters - play-by-play voice Mike Breen and analyst Doris Burke - team up with analyst JJ Redick and reporter Lisa Salters to call the series.

[05/16/24 - 12:33 PM]
FX, Hulu and the James Clavell Estate Are Working to Create More Seasons of the Critically Acclaimed Global Hit "Shogun"
The show's key creative partners including Co-Creators, Executive Producers and Writers Justin Marks and Rachel Kondo, Executive Producer Michaela Clavell, and series star and producer Hiroyuki Sanada are on board for the development.

[05/16/24 - 11:01 AM]
"The Mole" Season 2 - New Host & Release Date Announcement
Ari Shapiro will host the new three-week event beginning June 28.

[05/16/24 - 10:04 AM]
Video: Paramount+ Reveals Full Trailer and Official Key Art for Upcoming Season of "Criminal Minds: Evolution"!
Produced by ABC Signature and CBS Studios, the 10-episode new season will premiere on Thursday, June 6, exclusively on Paramount+.

[05/16/24 - 10:01 AM]
Nickelodeon Studios Greenlights All-New Thundermans Spinoff Series, Following the Success of Feature-Length Movie "The Thundermans Return"
The spinoff series will follow Phoebe and Max, who are sent undercover to handle a new threat in the seaside town of Secret Shores and bring Chloe along to develop her superhero talent.

[05/16/24 - 10:01 AM]
AMC Networks' June Highlights Include "Orphan Black: Echoes," "Domino Day," "My Life is Murder" and "Snowpiercer" Binge
AMC+ continues film premieres every week including sharks on a plane thriller "No Way Up," starring Colm Meaney, Shudder's Korean supernatural horror film "Exhuma" and period psychological thriller "The Devil's Bath."

[05/16/24 - 09:15 AM]
ABC News Announces Documentary "PRINT IT BLACK" on Local Newspaper's Response to Robb Elementary Shooting to Premiere Friday, May 24, on ABC News Live and Hulu
The premiere follows the film's world premiere at the Dallas International Film Festival, where it won the Grand Jury Prize for Best Documentary Feature.