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[02/11/15 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 11
Updates include: Laverne Cox to have "Doubt" for CBS; Daniel Henney latest cast in "Criminal Minds" spin-off; and Starz's "Ash vs. Evil Dead" adds Ray Santiago, Dana DeLorenzo.

[02/11/15 - 03:18 PM]
CBS's Primetime Stevie Wonder Special to Be Broadcast with Video Description for Blind and Visually Impaired Audiences
The two-hour special will be presented by The Recording Academy(R), AEG Ehrlich Ventures and CBS.

[02/11/15 - 02:55 PM]
"Switched at Birth" Soars to Over 1-1/2-Year High in Women 18-34 and 1-Year High in Women 18-49, Is TV's #1 Telecast at 9PM in Target Demos
ABC Family spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 10.

[02/11/15 - 01:01 PM]
Howie Mandel, Mel B and Heidi Klum Join Howard Stern as Returning Judges for the 10th Anniversary Season of "America's Got Talent"
Nick Cannon will again assume hosting duties as "AGT" celebrates its 10th season.

[02/11/15 - 12:31 PM]
Ben Affleck, Jessica Chastain, Viola Davis, Kevin Hart, Shirley MacLaine, Chris Pine, Miles Teller and Naomi Watts to Present at 87th Oscars(R)
The Oscars, hosted by Neil Patrick Harris, will air on Sunday, February 22, live on ABC.

[02/11/15 - 12:01 PM]
R&B Diva Keyshia Cole Sets the Record Straight in Brand New Docu-Series on BET Networks "Keyshia Cole: All In" Premieres Tuesday, February 24th at 9:30 P.M. ET/PT
Over eight 30-minute episodes, Keyshia continues to confront the real-life issues that face all of us including career complications, marital strife, motherhood challenges, and sibling rivalry.

[02/11/15 - 11:04 AM]
ABC's "Fresh Off the Boat" Debuts as Season's #1 New Show with Upscale Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[02/11/15 - 10:29 AM]
NBC's Hit Drama "Grimm" Raises Over $310,000 for Portland's OHSU Doernbecher Children's Hospital with "Grimm Gala"
Funds will provide children and families critical support associated with uncompensated care, travel, lodging, and other services.

[02/11/15 - 10:16 AM]
"NCIS" and "The Big Bang Theory" Are America's Top Two Favorite Current Shows, According to a Newly Released Survey
"The Good Wife," "Blue Bloods" and "Criminal Minds" also rank among the top 10.

[02/11/15 - 09:15 AM]
Ovation TV's Brand New Original Series "American Canvas" Puts a New Spin on Cultural Tourism Wednesday Nights at 10PM ET
Dave Holmes hosts the new three-part original series exploring the historic and creative communities unique to San Francisco, CA, Austin, TX and Miami, FL.

[02/11/15 - 09:04 AM]
HBO Announces Second Installment of the Game of Thrones Mixtape
Produced by Launch Point Records, the 15-song mixtape features diverse artists representing Game of Thrones families, leveraging themes and highlights from season 4.

[02/11/15 - 09:02 AM]
NBC, NBCSN and Universal Sports Network Combine to Present More Than 16 Hours of USA Sevens Rugby from Las Vegas Feb. 13-15
NBC Sports Group's presentation of the tournament will feature live coverage of full matches, as well as highlights from the three-day event.

[02/11/15 - 08:49 AM]
"Chicago Fire" Grows During Its Second Half-Hour to Rank #1 in 18-49 Among ABC, CBS and NBC from 10:30-11
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 10.

[02/11/15 - 08:41 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Claims Top Spot in Viewers, Demos
"NCIS" and "Person of Interest" both post gains from last week among adults 18-49.

[02/11/15 - 08:34 AM]
For the 2nd Week in a Row, ABC Earns Second to CBS on Tuesday Night
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 10.

[02/11/15 - 08:08 AM]
Dating Horror Stories Exposed: TBS Celebrates Un-Valentine's Day with "The Big Bang Theory," "Friends" & "Seinfeld"
TBS's Un-Valentine's Day Marathon is going to pull back the curtain on dating mishaps and relationship pitfalls with seven hours of episodes.

[02/11/15 - 08:05 AM]
Big & Rich Makes Valentine's Day More Romantic with the World Premiere of "The Gravity Quadrilogy," Premiering Saturday, February 14 at 6 A.M. ET/PT on CMT
Created by director Trey Fanjoy, the four-song, commercial-free video depicts a blossoming love story set in Las Vegas.

[02/11/15 - 07:53 AM]
Discovery Family Channel Presents the Roaring Return of "Walking with Dinosaurs" and World Premiere of "Dinosaurs: The Untold Story" in March Celebration, "Dino Madness"
From winged-Pterodactyls sweeping the skies to spiked-Stegosauruses roaming the waterhole, Jurassic Park comes to life each Monday in March.

[02/11/15 - 07:28 AM]
Electus International to Distribute ITV's "Bear Grylls: Mission Survive" Globally
The series features six, hour-long episodes set in the rainforest of Costa Rica, and follows eight celebrities as they compete in a tough 12-day expedition where they are tasked with daily survival missions.

[02/11/15 - 06:59 AM]
Destination America's #1 Series Is Back and on an Ultimate Quest for the Most Legendary of All "Mountain Monsters": Bigfoot
Season three launches Saturday, March 7 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[02/11/15 - 06:34 AM]
SundanceTV's Action-Packed Thriller "The Red Road," Starring Jason Momoa, Martin Henderson and Julianne Nicholson, Returns for a Second Season on April 2, 10PM ET/PT
The hard-hitting thriller from acclaimed writer Aaron Guzikowski and veteran producer Sarah Condon takes viewers on an unexpected journey to a deep, dark world where a local murder is just the tip of the iceberg.

[02/11/15 - 06:01 AM]
ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" Announces the Pro Dancers Battling to Win the Mirrorball Trophy
Additionally, the celebrity cast for Season 20 will be announced live on "Good Morning America" on Tuesday, February 24 (7:00-9:00 a.m., ET).

[02/10/15 - 11:40 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 10
Updates include: Jessica Sula set as new lead on ABC Family's "Recovery Road"; Betsy Brandt cast in "Life in Pieces" at CBS; and Jennifer Esposito joins the cast of ABC's "Mistresses."

[02/10/15 - 03:49 PM]
Jon Stewart to Depart Comedy Central's "The Daily Show"
"Through his unique voice and vision, 'The Daily Show' has become a cultural touchstone for millions of fans and an unparalleled platform for political comedy that will endure for years to come," the network said in a statement.

[02/10/15 - 03:02 PM]
ESPN Commemorates 25th Anniversary of Tyson vs. Douglas
ESPN2 will televise the fight tonight (2 a.m. ET) with ESPN Friday Night Fights' Todd Grisham opening the telecast.

[02/10/15 - 01:50 PM]
Nickelodeon Celebrates Valentine's Day with All-New Live-Action, Preschool and Animation Programming Beginning Friday, Feb. 13
Nickelodeon spreads the love this Valentine's Day weekend with new episodes of the network's hit live-action, preschool and animation series airing across Nickelodeon, Nicktoons and TeenNick.

[02/10/15 - 12:53 PM]
Turner's TBS and Adult Swim Rank as Basic Cable's Top 2 Entertainment Networks Among Key Demos in Primetime for the Month of January
Turner spins the numbers for the month of January.

[02/10/15 - 11:58 AM]
Disney XD Delivers Its #1 Rated Week of All Time in Primetime in Boys 6-14 and Its #2 Week in the Network's Over 15-Year History in Boys 6-11
Disney XD spins the numbers for the week of February 2-8.

[02/10/15 - 11:54 AM]
Jennifer Aniston, Sienna Miller, David Oyelowo, Chris Pratt, John Travolta and Kerry Washington to Present at 87th Oscars(R)
The Oscars, hosted by Neil Patrick Harris, will air on Sunday, February 22, live on ABC.

[02/10/15 - 11:51 AM]
A&E Network Debuts the Return of the Emmy(R) Award-Winning Docuseries "Intervention" on Sunday, March 22 at 9PM
Plus: look for a one-hour special covering the first 10 years of the groundbreaking series at 8PM ET/PT.

[02/10/15 - 11:31 AM]
New Hallmark Channel Original Movie, "So You Said Yes," Marks World Premiere as the Highest-Rated Cable Movie of the Week
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of February 2-8.

[02/10/15 - 11:08 AM]
Oscar(R) Winner Jennifer Hudson to Perform at 87th Oscars(R)
"We're creating several musical sequences for the Oscars and we couldn't be happier that our friend, Jennifer Hudson, will be performing in one of them," said Craig Zadan and Neil Meron.

[02/10/15 - 11:07 AM]
This Presidents' Day, Pledge Your Allegiance to "Little Women: LA"
Said event will also feature special new episodes from Season Two featuring never-before-seen footage.

[02/10/15 - 11:02 AM]
Get Turnt Up on Presidents Day with MTV as "My Super Sweet 16" Returns for a Special Featuring Lil Wayne's Daughter Reginae Carter on Monday, February 16 at 7PM ET/PT
Plus: look for the special "Sweet 16's Most Wanted: Where Are They Now?" beginning at 3:50 PM ET/PT.

[02/10/15 - 10:15 AM]
Nickelodeon Celebrates Black History Month Through Multiplatform Partnership with Because of Them, We Can(TM) Initiative
Nickelodeon will air three original 30-second PSAs that feature kids portraying distinguished African Americans, including Maya Angelou, Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X.

[02/10/15 - 09:56 AM]
CMT Debuts "Glen Campbell... I'll Be Me" Movie Soundtrack Today at GlenCampbell.CMT.com and on the CMT Artists App
The soundtrack, which will be released by Big Machine Records and executive produced by Big Machine Label Group CEO and President Scott Borchetta, includes never-before-heard songs.

[02/10/15 - 09:30 AM]
Syfy Names Kelly Garner as New Vice President, Alternative Development and Production
Garner was most recently Vice President, Development & Original Programming for Pilgrim Studios.

[02/10/15 - 09:20 AM]
truTV Scores Funny Or Die's "Billy on the Street with Billy Eichner," Part of Multi-Layered Deal for Turner Broadcasting
At the center of the deal, the streetwise game show hosted by comedian Billy Eichner is set to become a truTV original series, starting with its fourth season later this year.

[02/10/15 - 09:16 AM]
"Becoming," an Inspirational Athlete Profile Series from the Producers of "30 for 30" and Executive-Produced by LeBron James, to Be Presented on Disney XD
The "Becoming" pilot aired in October 2014 and told the story of LeBron James' trajectory to the top, including some of the most defining moments of his life.

[02/10/15 - 08:51 AM]
"The Celebrity Apprentice" Matches the Sixth Week of Its Prior Cycle in Adults 18-49 and Is Up 7% In Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, February 9.

[02/10/15 - 08:45 AM]
EPIX Takes a New Slate of Comedy Programming to the Stage Starring Some of Today's Wittiest and Most Cutting-Edge Stand-Up Comics
New monthly specials are on tap from Jim Norton, Jim Breuer and Lisa Lampanelli beginning Friday, April 24.

[02/10/15 - 08:38 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Rides "Bachelor," "Castle" to Demo Victory
Both shows are up from last week among adults 18-49.

[02/10/15 - 08:38 AM]
"48 Hours: Gone" Is Saturday's #1 Program with Viewers, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, February 7.

[02/10/15 - 08:31 AM]
ABC Wins Monday for the 3rd Week in a Row in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, February 9.

[02/10/15 - 08:11 AM]
Discovery Channel Acquires All Global Rights to Broadcast Academy Award-Winner Louie Psihoyos's "Racing Extinction" to Audiences as a Worldwide Television Event Later This Year
In addition to the deal with Discovery, the documentary will have a 10 market, U.S. theatrical run and special event screenings, details will be announced shortly.

[02/10/15 - 07:49 AM]
ESPN in the Big Apple for NBA All-Star 2015
Three popular ESPN shows will emanate from the "big apple," highlighted by "SportsCenter" with host Sage Steele and analysts Chauncey Billups and Tim Legler.

[02/10/15 - 07:30 AM]
The Dream of More "Portlandia" Is Alive! IFC Renews Hit Comedy for Two More Seasons
Creators and stars Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein, along with co-creator and director Jonathan Krisel, will remain at the helm of both seasons.

[02/10/15 - 06:39 AM]
The Paley Center for Media Announces Initial Panelists for the 32nd Annual PaleyFest LA, March 6-15, 2015 at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles
PaleyFest is an annual festival that salutes creative excellence and highly acclaimed TV programming, and offers a weeklong pop-culture experience that connects fans with the casts and creators of their favorite TV series.

[02/10/15 - 04:33 AM]
Whitney Thore Dances Her Way Into a Season Two of "My Big Fat Fabulous Life" on TLC
Plus: look for "The Skinny," an intimate sit down with Whitney hosted by TLC executive producer Mike Kane, following tonight's season finale.

[02/09/15 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 9
Updates include: Adan Canto tapped for NBC's "The Curse of the Fuentes Women"; Adhir Kalyan boards FOX's "Frankenstein"; and Walton Goggins, Shea Whigham bound for HBO's "Vice Principals."







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[01/15/18 - 01:24 PM]
Comedy Central(R) Renews "The Jim Jefferies Show" for a Second Season
"You'd think I'd stop being surprised at how smart and funny Jim is about everything," said Kent Alterman. "I'm just glad we're still giving visas to people from whatever shithole country he comes from."

[01/15/18 - 10:32 AM]
Revealing Gloria Allred Documentary "Seeing Allred" to Launch on Netflix February 9
As sexual-violence allegations grip the nation, "Seeing Allred" provides a candid look at one of the most public crusaders against the war on women.

[01/15/18 - 10:18 AM]
Six-Part Television Event "Waco" Premieres on Paramount Network Wednesday, January 24 at 10 PM ET/PT
Michael Shannon, Taylor Kitsch, Andrea Riseborough, John Leguizamo, Melissa Benoist, Paul Sparks, Shea Whigham, Rory Culkin, Julia Garner and Camryn Manheim star in the project.

[01/15/18 - 10:17 AM]
"American Woman" Premieres Thursday, June 7 at 10:00PM ET/PT on Paramount Network
The 12-episode series from John Wells Productions in association with Warner Horizon Scripted Television stars Alicia Silverstone, Mena Suvari and Jennifer Bartels.

[01/15/18 - 10:16 AM]
"Yellowstone" Premieres on Paramount Network Wednesday, June 20 at 9:00PM ET/PT
The cast list includes Wes Bentley, Kelly Reilly, Luke Grimes, Cole Hauser, Kelsey Asbille, Dave Annable, Danny Huston, Gil Birmingham, Josh Lucas, Jefferson White, Gretchen Mol, Jill Hennessey, Patrick St. Esprit, Ian Bohen, Heather Hemmons, and Denim Richards.

[01/15/18 - 10:15 AM]
"Heathers" Set to Premiere on Paramount Network Wednesday, March 7 at 10 PM, ET/PT
The pitch-black comedy anthology series is based on the 80s cult classic film of the same name.

[01/15/18 - 09:02 AM]
Amazon Prime Original Series "Britannia" to Debut Exclusively on Prime Video in the US on Friday, January 26
"Britannia" is set in 43AD as the Roman Imperial Army, determined and terrified in equal measure, returns to crush the Celtic heart of Britannia, a mysterious land ruled by wild warrior women and powerful Druids who can channel the powerful forces of the underworld.

[01/15/18 - 08:26 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Gets Huge Boost from NFL Overrun
The network's playoff coverage grows to more than 35 million viewers last night.

[01/15/18 - 08:21 AM]
Video: Netflix Reflects on "Black Mirror" Season 4 with Six All-New, Behind-the-Scenes Videos
"Black Mirror" Season 4 is now streaming on Netflix.

[01/15/18 - 07:06 AM]
"I Am MLK Jr." Premieres Monday, April 2 on Paramount Network
The film will tell the story and celebrate the life of this American icon from an engaging contemporary perspective structured around seminal events of the Civil Rights Movement.

[01/14/18 - 02:49 PM]
Renowned Prosecutor Marcia Clark Examines Infamous Murder Cases in A&E Network's "Marcia Clark Investigates The First 48"
Produced by ITV Entertainment, each two-hour episode will focus on a specific case and examine the first 48 hours after the crime to reveal new angles and unravel enduring mysteries.

[01/14/18 - 02:48 PM]
A&E to Spotlight the Epic Legal Battles of Nancy Grace and Dan Abrams in the New Original Series "Grace vs. Abrams"
Produced by Lincoln Square Productions, the series will be shot in Times Square Studios before a live audience.

[01/14/18 - 01:52 PM]
Crackle Announces "In the Cloud" VR Experience to Release Ahead of Feature on Thursday, February 1st
The VR experience will launch on additional interactive platforms soon and is also available online in 360-degree video.

[01/14/18 - 01:51 PM]
Emmy-Nominated "SuperMansion" Returns Thursday, April 12th with Special Guest Mikey Day, Plus All-New Summer 2018 Special
In the upcoming season, the lunatics get the keys to the asylum when Dr. Devizo (Chris Pine) is declared a hero after "saving the world" at the end of last season.

[01/14/18 - 01:50 PM]
Crackle Returns to Puerto Rico for Production on Season Three of Original Drama Series "StartUp"
In addition, Academy Award-winning actor Mira Sorvino joins the cast as Rebecca Stroud, a NSA special agent who has come to investigate ArakNet, and will do whatever it takes to have ArakNet partner with the government.