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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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[11/17/17 - 09:02 AM]
Video: "Dave Chappelle: Equanimity" - New Stand-Up Special Teaser - Netflix
Dave Chappelle's brand new stand-up special premieres December 31 on Netflix.

[11/17/17 - 08:38 AM]
Video: "Easy" Season 2 Returns to Netflix December 1 - Watch the New Trailer
Aubrey Plaza, Dave Franco, Aya Cash, Judy Greer, Kate Berlant, Joe Lo Truglio, Zazie Beetz, Elizabeth Reaser, Kate Micucci, Michael Chernus, Jane Adams, Jacqueline Toboni, Evan Jonigkeit, Marz Timms, and Kiersey Clemons star in the upcoming season.

[11/17/17 - 08:15 AM]
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[11/17/17 - 08:13 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Thursday Night Football" Rises in NBC Victory
The Peacock takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/17/17 - 08:00 AM]
Our Fourth Season Has a Third Wheel... "Grace and Frankie" Are Back January 19th!
Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin are joined by Lisa Kudrow in the new season.

[11/17/17 - 06:58 AM]
Netflix and Red Chillies Entertainment Announce A New Original Series Based on "Bard of Blood"
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[11/16/17 - 02:42 PM]
VH1 Celebrates the Season with "Remy & Papoose: A Merry Mackie Holiday"
The one-hour special invites viewers to kick off the holiday season with Remy Ma and Papoose from VH1's "Love & Hip Hop: New York" as they prepare the ultimate holiday party for their friends and family in North Carolina.

[11/16/17 - 02:35 PM]
NBC Sets Midseason Premiere Dates for New Dramas "Good Girls" and "Rise"
They'll follow the spring premiere of "The Voice" and the season finale of "This Is Us," respectively.

[11/16/17 - 01:27 PM]
Bravo Media's "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" Returns Tuesday, December 19 at 9PM ET/PT
Erika Girardi, Dorit Kemsley, Kyle Richards, Lisa Rinna, and Lisa Vanderpump are joined by new housewife Teddi Mellencamp Arroyave and friend Camille Grammer.

[11/16/17 - 12:19 PM]
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Hope Litoff's directorial debut tells the powerful story of one sister struggling to know and accept the other in a way she was never able to in life, even as she learns to live with the pain of loss.

[11/16/17 - 12:01 PM]
Steve Harvey to Ring in 2018 on "FOX's New Year's Eve with Steve Harvey: Live From Times Square" Sunday, December 31, on FOX
In his first-ever New Year Eve's special with FOX, Harvey will bring his signature humor and hosting talents to this highly anticipated celebration taking place in the heart of New York City's Times Square, featuring views of the Times Square Ball as it drops to ring in 2018.

[11/16/17 - 11:31 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Releases Full Trailer and Official Poster for "The Chi" Premiering January 7 at 10 PM ET/PT
Produced entirely in its namesake city, "The Chi" is a timely coming-of-age story centering on a group of residents who become linked by coincidence but bonded by the need for connection and redemption.

[11/16/17 - 11:05 AM]
"Black Lightning" Makes Its Series Premiere Tuesday, January 16 on The CW
The series premiere date for "Life Sentence," and the season premiere dates of "The 100," "The Originals" and "iZombie" will be announced later.

[11/16/17 - 11:03 AM]
Lifetime Announces Airdates for Feature Movies - "Cocaine Godmother," "Faith Under Fire" and "The Simone Biles Story"
Beginning Saturday, January 20, with the premiere of "Cocaine Godmother: The Griselda Blanco Story," Academy Award winner Catherine Zeta-Jones stars in the true story of the most infamous woman in the drug world who fiercely and ruthlessly ran the cocaine trade in America.

[11/16/17 - 10:22 AM]
Netflix Announces New Series "Messiah," From Creator Michael Petroni and Executive Producers Mark Burnett and Roma Downey
Netflix will bring the epic suspenseful drama exploring the lines among religion, faith and politics to its members around the globe in 2019.