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[04/24/15 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Friday, April 24
Updates include: Brooklyn Sudano joins Hulu's "11/22/63"; Disney Channel adds trio to "Jessie" spin-off; and Danielle Sanchez-Witzel to run NBC's "The Carmichael Show."

[04/24/15 - 07:43 PM]
E! Announces New Documentary Series Following Bruce Jenner's Life as a Transgender Woman
The eight-part, one-hour series will premiere Sunday, July 26 at 9:00pm on E! and will also air on the E! channels internationally.

[04/24/15 - 04:25 PM]
Oscar(R) Nominee and Multiple Tony(R) Winner Frank Langella to Return to FX's Peabody Award-Winning Drama "The Americans"
Langella will reprise his role as "Gabriel," Philip and Elizabeth's mysterious KGB handler.

[04/24/15 - 03:05 PM]
Whipclip Teams Up with Pop to Offer Fans Easy Access to Create and Share Video Clips from Network's Original Programming Line-Up
Using Whipclip, viewers can create customized clips of their favorite moments and share them instantly on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Pinterest and via email and SMS.

[04/24/15 - 12:48 PM]
Discovery Channel Renews Hit-Series "Deadliest Catch" for Twelfth Season
From Original Productions, the 13-time Emmy Award-winning series follows the real-life adventures of Alaskan fisherman with one of the most dangerous jobs in the world - crab fishing on the unpredictable Bering Sea.

[04/24/15 - 12:43 PM]
FOX Sports 1 Presents First Ever "U.S. Open Media Day Special"
Originating from the United States Golf Association's Media Day at Chambers Bay, the program, recorded earlier in the day, airs in primetime Monday, April 27, (9:30 PM ET) on FOX Sports 1.

[04/24/15 - 12:32 PM]
Discovery Channel Grabs #1 in Both Persons 25-54 and Persons 18-49 on Cable for the Week
Discovery spins the numbers for the week of April 13-19.

[04/24/15 - 11:17 AM]
"Garbage Time with Katie Nolan" Attracts Largest Audience Ever with Total Viewership Over 1.6 Million
FOX Sports further spins the numbers for Sunday, April 19.

[04/24/15 - 10:35 AM]
Meet the New Class of Students on "Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?"
Following a nationwide search, these six kids were chosen to help the grown-ups graduate toward the top prize of $1 million.

[04/24/15 - 10:31 AM]
Live + 3 Day Ratings: ABC's "Once Upon a Time" Emerges at Sunday's Top Broadcast Series
ABC further spins the numbers for Sunday, April 19.

[04/24/15 - 10:26 AM]
Evan Peters the Latest "American Horror Story" Veteran to Join "Hotel"
Lady Gaga, Kathy Bates, Sarah Paulson, Matt Bomer, Cheyenne Jackson, Wes Bentley and Chloë Sevigny also star in the latest installment, due in October.

[04/24/15 - 10:11 AM]
"Thought Crimes: The Case of the Cannibal Cop," Featuring Exclusive Access to Former NYPD Officer Gilberto Valle, Explores Issues of Crime in the Internet Age When It Debuts May 11 on HBO
Dubbed "The Cannibal Cop," former NYPD officer Gilberto Valle was convicted of conspiring to kidnap and eat women in March 2013.

[04/24/15 - 10:08 AM]
Video: "Nightingale" - Tease (HBO Films)
The David Oyelowo-led project premieres Friday, May 29 at 9:00/8:00c on the pay channel.

[04/24/15 - 10:07 AM]
FYI(TM) Greenlights New Original Series "The Seven Year Switch"
In the series, four couples at a crossroads in their relationship will get the chance to live with a stranger for two weeks, in an experimental marriage, to help determine what traits and characteristics in a mate could make their marriage stronger.

[04/24/15 - 09:22 AM]
"Steve Harvey" Celebrates 500th Episode, Monday, April 27
Members of the studio audience will get the opportunity of a lifetime, as each day April 27 - May 1, one lucky person will be chosen to step into the "Steve Harvey Money Booth" and will be given 20 seconds to collect as much cash as they can.

[04/24/15 - 09:08 AM]
Hulu Original "Moone Boy" to Return for A Sidesplitting Third Season
The Chris O'Dowd-led series returns to Hulu for a third and final season with six all-new episodes on Wednesday, May 13.

[04/24/15 - 08:53 AM]
"AirAsia 8501: Anatomy of a Crash," Premieres on Science Channel Tuesday, April 28th at 10PM ET/PT
This fateful event culminated on December 28, 2014 when AirAsia flight 8501 and its 155 passengers and seven crew members were lost in a storm, 40 minutes into its journey from Indonesia to Singapore.

[04/24/15 - 08:48 AM]
"The Blacklist" Builds on Last Night's 18-49 Lead-In by 180% with Its First Original Telecast Since April 2
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 23.

[04/24/15 - 08:46 AM]
ABC Family Begins Production on New Drama Series "Recovery Road"
Jessica Sula stars in the project, the compelling story of a teenage girl's struggle with addiction.

[04/24/15 - 08:34 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, CBS Share in Top Demo Honors
The Alphabet gets a big boost from "Grey's Anatomy," which is up by a third from a week ago among adults 18-49.

[04/24/15 - 08:26 AM]
ABC Is No. 1 on the Opening Night of the May Sweep for the First Time in 6 Years
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 23.

[04/24/15 - 08:19 AM]
You've Been Warned: "Monster Week" Returns to Animal Planet with a Monstrous Nine-Night Lineup Starting May 17
Highlights include the two-hour scripted feature "The Cannibal in the Jungle" on Sunday, May 24 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/24/15 - 05:01 AM]
BET Networks Launches Brand App BET NOW for Apple Watch
The BET app on Apple Watch is a companion to the BET NOW Shows App for iPhone.

[04/23/15 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 23
Updates include: "Grey's Anatomy" says goodbye to one of its original cast members; TNT passes on its supernatural drama pilot "Breed"; and Eriq La Salle to drop by "Under the Dome" at CBS.

[04/23/15 - 02:38 PM]
"Grey's Anatomy" and "Scandal" Schedule Changes
Both series will now wrap their seasons on Thursday, May 14.

[04/23/15 - 02:00 PM]
Season Six of "MasterChef" Premieres Wednesday, May 20, On FOX
This season will feature 40 contestants from all walks of life representing 16 states - including an engineer, chiropractor, elementary music teacher, petroleum landman, fashion stylist and a drummer - all with the hopes of turning their culinary dreams into reality.

[04/23/15 - 01:01 PM]
"SNL" Closes Out 40th Anniversary Season with Three Star Studded Shows
Look for Scarlett Johansson/Wiz Khalifa on May 2; Reese Witherspoon/Florence + the Machine on May 9; and Louis C.K./Rihanna on May 16.

[04/23/15 - 12:50 PM]
BET Networks Delivers More African Americans Each Week Than Any Other Cable Network
Upcoming originals include "Zoe Moon," a romantic sitcom starring Brandy Norwood.

[04/23/15 - 12:33 PM]
The 23rd Annual Live Television Premiere of The ESPYS Moves to ABC on Wednesday, July 15
The award show gathers top celebrities from sports and entertainment to commemorate the past year in sports by recognizing major sports achievements, reliving unforgettable moments and saluting the leading performers and performances.

[04/23/15 - 12:31 PM]
The A+E Networks'(R) History Here(R) App Now Available on Apple Watch
The app also includes a new feature that provides notifications to all users to let them know when they're near a POI (point of interest).

[04/23/15 - 12:00 PM]
First-Ever Global Preview Event of "Wayward Pines" Begins Tonight at Midnight
Debuting simultaneously in more than 126 countries on Thursday, May 14, it will be the world's largest day-and-date launch for a scripted series ever.

[04/23/15 - 11:55 AM]
Syfy Reveals 2015 Summer Programming Schedule
Highlights include a three-hour scripted block on Friday nights comprised of "Defiance" and newcomers "Killjoys" and "Dark Matter."

[04/23/15 - 11:32 AM]
"MetroPCS Friday Night Knockout on truTV" to Debut Friday, May 1, at 10 p.m. ET
The new boxing series, in association with Turner Sports and HBO Sports, will launch on the eve of the Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao pay-per-view fight with a card featuring two title bouts inside The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.

[04/23/15 - 11:30 AM]
Franz Drameh Cast as Jay Jackson in the Untitled DC Project
He's set as a former high school athlete, whose pro-career was derailed by injury; now making ends meets as an auto mechanic, Jay will come to have a surprising affiliation to the S.T.A.R. Labs crew.

[04/23/15 - 11:08 AM]
Video: "Shark Week" Returns Sunday, July 5 on Discovery
Television's most anticipated week of shark filled television, kicks off this year on July 5 (through the 12th), earlier than ever before.

[04/23/15 - 11:02 AM]
VH1 Names Legendary New York Music Producer DJ Premier to Score and Serve as Executive Music Producer for New Original Hip-Hop Movie "The Breaks"
VH1 plans to start principal photography in June with a premiere date set for late Fall 2015.

[04/23/15 - 11:01 AM]
Starz Brings "Ash vs Evil Dead" to Life - Production Begins on First TV Adapation of Cult Franchise from Original Filmmakers Sam Raimi, Rob Tapert and Bruce Campbell
"Ash vs Evil Dead" is the long-awaited follow-up to the classic horror film franchise The Evil Dead and is set to premiere on Starz in fall 2015.

[04/23/15 - 11:01 AM]
Encores of "The Tonight Show" Outperform ABC, CBS Timeslot Competition in 18-49 and Other Key Demos for Week of April 13-17
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of April 13-17.

[04/23/15 - 10:41 AM]
Break Out the Tequila and Relive the Action - "From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series" Season One Cinco de Mayo Marathon on El Rey Network
Season two of "From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series", is currently in production in Austin, TX and set to return late summer, 2015.

[04/23/15 - 10:07 AM]
Video: Spike Reveals First Look at "Tut"
The six-hour, three-night limited series event stars Ben Kingsley and Avan Jogia and is set to premiere on Spike this summer Sunday, July 19 - Tuesday, July 21 from 9-11 PM, ET/PT.

[04/23/15 - 10:06 AM]
Hulu and Turner Broadcasting Announce Extensive Multi-Year Agreement
All episodes from past seasons of TNT's "The Last Ship" and "Murder in the First" will be available to stream exclusively for Hulu subscribers.

[04/23/15 - 10:01 AM]
Blake Shelton, Matt McAndrew, Jason Derulo and Rozzi Crane Set to Perform on April 27-28 Telecasts of "The Voice"
For the Tuesday telecast, both platinum-selling recording artist Jason Derulo and burgeoning singer-songwriter Rozzi Crane will perform.

[04/23/15 - 09:49 AM]
ABC Grows by Double Digits to Its Best Performance in Late-Night in 5 Weeks
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of April 13-17.

[04/23/15 - 09:25 AM]
Nickelodeon's First Digital Series "Welcome to the Wayne" Greenlit for Television
Along with the pick-up, Nickelodeon will create a companion app, "The Wayne," allowing users to gain a deeper, hands-on experience into the series.

[04/23/15 - 09:03 AM]
"Empire" Stars Jussie Smollett and Bryshere "Yazz" Gray to Perform with Grammy Award Winning Artist Estelle at the "2015 Billboard Music Awards"
These stars join previously announced musical performers Iggy Azalea, Fall Out Boy featuring Wiz Khalifa, Kelly Clarkson, Hozier, Nick Jonas, John Legend, Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith, Britney Spears, and Meghan Trainor.

[04/23/15 - 09:00 AM]
"David Letterman: A Life on Television," A CBS Primetime Special Celebrating the Talk Show Host's Legendary Career, To Be Broadcast Monday, May 4
As previously announced, Letterman will retire as host of CBS's "Late Show" on Wednesday, May 20.

[04/23/15 - 08:45 AM]
"The Mysteries of Laura" Grows 11% in 18-49 vs. Its Prior Original Three Weeks Ago
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 22.

[04/23/15 - 08:39 AM]
ABC Finishes No. 1 on Wednesday Night Among Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 22.

[04/23/15 - 08:25 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, CBS Share Adults 18-49 Crown
The Alphabet's "Modern Family" is the top draw among said demo last night.

[04/23/15 - 08:21 AM]
Showtime Networks and IFC Films Announce Five-Year Extension of Theatrical Output Deal
The deal includes the acclaimed Sundance Film Festival titles D Train and Sleeping With Other People, and the Golden Globe(R)-winning and Oscar(R)-nominated Best Picture Boyhood, which will make its television debut on Saturday, April 25.







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[04/12/21 - 01:33 PM]
Showtime(R) Launches New Anthology Series "Cinema Toast" Created by Jeff Baena And Produced by the Duplass Brothers
The episodes are voiced by actors including Alison Brie, Nick Offerman, Fred Armisen, John Early, Christina Ricci, Megan Mullally, Chloe Fineman and Chris Meloni.

[04/12/21 - 12:18 PM]
EPIX(R) Greenlights Sci-Fi Horror Series "From"
The 10-episode, one-hour series will commence production this May in Halifax, NS, with an eye towards a 2022 premiere on EPIX.

[04/12/21 - 11:33 AM]
Sharlto Copley Joins Previously Announced New Addition Annie Murphy in Season 2 of "Russian Doll"
Netflix confirmed the news on social media today.

[04/12/21 - 11:16 AM]
"The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Presents: Jordan Klepper Fingers The Pulse - Into The MAGAverse" Debuts Monday, April 19th at 11:00pm ET/PT on Comedy Central
Klepper revisits his surreal year on the 2020 campaign trail, remembering the best moments, sharing never-before-seen footage and conducting all-new interviews with the people he met along the way.

[04/12/21 - 11:07 AM]
The Battle of Brains Begins When NBC's "Capital One College Bowl" Premieres Tuesday, June 22 at 10 P.M. ET/PT
Hosted by Peyton Manning, with his brother Cooper Manning serving as sidekick, the series challenges college students out of the classroom and puts their knowledge to the test as they compete for academic scholarships.

[04/12/21 - 11:01 AM]
93rd Oscars(R) All-Star Cast Revealed
Starring, in alphabetical order, are Angela Bassett, Halle Berry, Bong Joon Ho, Don Cheadle, Bryan Cranston, Laura Dern, Harrison Ford, Regina King, Marlee Matlin, Rita Moreno, Joaquin Phoenix, Brad Pitt, Reese Witherspoon, Renée Zellweger and Zendaya.

[04/12/21 - 10:04 AM]
NBCUniversal Renews "Access Hollywood" and "Access Daily" Through 2025
The studio has sold the iconic entertainment news tentpole to the NBC Owned Television Stations group, along with leading station groups across the country, for three additional seasons.

[04/12/21 - 10:02 AM]
Video: "Pet Stars" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Follow talent management agency Pets on Q as they work with the biggest animal influencers on social media in this reality series.

[04/12/21 - 10:01 AM]
Jordan Vogt-Roberts to Direct Live-Action Film Adaptation Based on Iconic Gundam Universe
The story for the live-action Netflix film version of Gundam is being kept under wraps but the original Gundam series is set in the Universal Century, an era in which humanity's growing population has led people to emigrate to space colonies.

[04/12/21 - 10:00 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Leads Tight Race in Viewers, Demos
Overrun of the 2021 Masters Tournament in primetime helps lift the Eye to top honors in both categories.

[04/12/21 - 09:53 AM]
Bravo's "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" Returns for Season 11 on Wednesday, May 19 at 8PM ET/PT
Returning for an emotionally charged season 11: Kyle Richards, Lisa Rinna, Erika Girardi, Dorit Kemsley, and Garcelle Beauvais.

[04/12/21 - 09:42 AM]
"OWN Spotlight: Viola Davis" Premieres Friday, April 16 on OWN
Continuing conversations surrounding issues impacting Black lives, Oprah talks to Oscar, Emmy and Tony Award-Winning actress Viola Davis about her role as fearless blues singer Ma Rainey in "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom," available on Netflix now.

[04/12/21 - 09:33 AM]
Showtime Sports Documentary Films Presents "The Kings," An In-Depth Look at the Boxing Golden Age of Duran, Hagler, Hearns and Leonard
The four-part series chronicles the four fighters' dramatic and divergent ascents to greatness and the legendary matches they produced.

[04/12/21 - 09:27 AM]
Video: YouTube Originals and Vox Media Studios Release "Retro Tech" Season Two Official Trailer Today Ahead of Season Premiere Tomorrow at 12:00PM ET / 9:00AM PT
Season two of the six episode series explores the technological promises of the past with special appearances by Bill Gates, Neil deGrasse Tyson, and many more.

[04/12/21 - 08:59 AM]
The History(R) Channel Commemorates 20th Anniversary of the Tragic Events of September 11 with Four New Compelling Documentaries
Co-produced by The 9/11 Memorial & Museum, "Revealed: The Hunt for Bin Laden," will premiere on Sunday, May 2 on the 10th anniversary of the raid that found Osama bin Laden.