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[05/08/15 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 8 - Odds & Ends
Updates include: ABC, CBS pass on the bulk of their remaining pilots; Terence Paul Winter named showrunner of ABC's "Castle"; and E.J. Bonilla joins the cast of A&E's revival of "Unforgettable."

[05/08/15 - 09:02 PM]
NBC Picks Up "The Mysteries of Laura" for a Second Season
The Debra Messing-led drama will be back for a sophomore run on the Peacock.

[05/08/15 - 08:46 PM]
"Undateable" to Go Live for Third Season on NBC
The news comes on the heels of the show's live telecast earlier this week.

[05/08/15 - 08:31 PM]
"The Night Shift" Extended to a Third Season at NBC
The series currently airs Monday nights at 10:00/9:00c on the Peacock.

[05/08/15 - 08:30 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 8 - "Game of Silence," "The Player" Land Series Orders at NBC
David Lyons and Michael Raymond-James co-star in the former while Wesley Snipes and Philip Winchester are featured in the latter.

[05/08/15 - 07:00 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 8 - "Lucifer," "Minority Report" Join FOX's New Drama Roster
Meagan Good and Stark Sands star in the former while Tom Ellis plays the title character in the latter.

[05/08/15 - 06:29 PM]
CBS Pulls the Plug on "Battle Creek," "Stalker" & "The McCarthys"
Kal Penn, Maggie Q and Joey McIntyre, co-stars on the respective series, took to Twitter in response to the news.

[05/08/15 - 06:03 PM]
Video: "The Strain" - Hunt the Master - Official Season Two Trailer
The FX original series returns for its second season this summer.

[05/08/15 - 03:03 PM]
FOX Cancels Newcomer "Backstrom" After One Season
Co-star Kristoffer Polaha posted the news to Twitter this afternoon.

[05/08/15 - 02:42 PM]
NBC Cancels Tuesday Comedies "About a Boy," "Marry Me" & "One Big Happy"
"About a Boy's" Minnie Driver issued her show's verdict via Twitter this afternoon.

[05/08/15 - 02:19 PM]
FOX Axes Kevin Bacon-Led Drama "The Following"
Look for the show's final four episodes across the next two Mondays: May 11 and May 18.

[05/08/15 - 01:41 PM]
NBC Cancels "Constantine" After One Season
Executive producer Daniel Cerone confirmed the news this afternoon via his Twitter page.

[05/08/15 - 01:40 PM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Announces Donn Harrison from Cameron, Missouri Is the Winner of "Live's 2015 Top Teacher Search"
Harrison teaches kindergarten at Parkview Elementary in Cameron, Missouri.

[05/08/15 - 01:31 PM]
ABC Family Adds Matthew Daddario and Isaiah Mustafa to Its Saga Series "Shadowhunters"
Katherine McNamara, Dominic Sherwood, Alberto Rosende and Emeraude Toubia also star in the series, due next year.

[05/08/15 - 01:03 PM]
NBC Nixes Katherine Heigl-Led Drama "State of Affairs"
Executive producer Joe Carnahan took to Twitter to inform fans of the news this afternoon.

[05/08/15 - 12:45 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 8 - CBS Locks in Six Additional Series Orders
Dramas "Code Black," "Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders," "Limitless" and "Rush Hour" are on tap, as are comedies "Angel from Hell" and "Life in Pieces."

[05/08/15 - 12:20 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 8 - FOX Orders Drama "The Frankenstein Code" to Series
Rob Kazinsky, Dilshad Vadsaria, Adhir Kalyan, Tim DeKay and Ciara Bravo star in the project, from writer Rand Ravich and director Michael Cuesta.

[05/08/15 - 11:49 AM]
Southern Rockers Lynyrd Skynyrd Return to "CMT Crossroads" for an All-New Episode with Country Renegade Brantley Gilbert Premiering June 27 on CMT
A decade after Lynyrd Skynyrd made their first appearance on the flagship music series, the band returns to collaborate with platinum-selling Gilbert for the first time.

[05/08/15 - 11:30 AM]
"Bones" Set for 11th Season at FOX
Plus: the series will now wrap its current season on Thursday, June 11.

[05/08/15 - 11:04 AM]
TNT and the USO Ask Americans to Show Their Support for the Troops By Snapping a #SelfieWithaSailor
For every #SelfieWithaSailor posted and tagged now through Memorial Day, Monday, May 25, TNT will donate $1 to the USO.

[05/08/15 - 11:01 AM]
NBC Announces Stellar Cast for Second Season of "Running Wild with Bear Grylls," Premiering July 13 (10-11 P.M. ET/PT)
The famed adventurer, writer and television host will take eight entertainment and sports stars into the most remote and pristine locations in the U.S. and around the world for a 48-hour journey of a lifetime.

[05/08/15 - 10:40 AM]
Development Update: Friday, May 8 - ABC Adds "Uncle Buck" to Its New Comedy Roster
Said pickup brings the Alphabet's comedy orders to four series.

[05/08/15 - 10:37 AM]
The CW Extends "Arrow" Season Finale by Two Minutes
Said installment, "My Name is Oliver Queen," will close out the show's third season.

[05/08/15 - 10:05 AM]
HBO Releases New Key Art Posters for Season Two of "True Detective"
As previously announced, the anthology series returns Sunday, June 21 on the pay channel.

[05/08/15 - 10:00 AM]
Pharrell Williams, Snoop Dogg, Walk the Moon and Nate Ruess to Perform Live on NBC's "The Voice"
On Monday, May 11, Ruess will perform "Nothing Without Love" from his upcoming album "Grand Romantic," out June 16.

[05/08/15 - 10:00 AM]
Rosario Dawson Returns to Hell's Kitchen in the Netflix Original Series "Marvel's Daredevil" Season 2 & More
Romantically entangled with Matt Murdock in the series' first season, Claire helped the hero after more than a few of his brutal battles in the streets of Hell's Kitchen.

[05/08/15 - 09:22 AM]
Bigfoot Olympics" Animal Planet's "Finding Bigfoot" Heads to Brazil for an Amazon Adventure
On, Sunday, May 31, the unstoppable quartet head to South America for the first time with the hope of finally tracking down one of the most unique creatures of the world.

[05/08/15 - 08:47 AM]
"Blacklist" Grows 17% Week to Week in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, May 7.

[05/08/15 - 08:33 AM]
ABC Ranks No. 1 for the 3rd-Straight May Sweep Thursday in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, May 7.

[05/08/15 - 08:31 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, CBS Share Demo Crown
The Eye's "The Big Bang Theory" wraps its season as the night's most-watched program in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[05/08/15 - 08:10 AM]
Bravo Media Takes a Seat on the Board of an Elite Parent Teacher Organization with Series Premiere of "Mother Funders" on Sunday June 14 at 9PM ET/PT
Look for a 30-minute preview special airing this Sunday, May 10 at 10:30/9:30c.

[05/08/15 - 08:05 AM]
Investigation Discovery's First Scripted Original "Serial Thriller" Premieres as a Three-Night Television Event June 7, 8 & 9 at 10pm ET/PT
The project is a true-crime story that will propel viewers into the heart of a community that was terrorized by one of the world's most notorious serial killers.

[05/08/15 - 07:04 AM]
The First Live Stand-Up Special in Comedy Central History, "Brian Regan: Live," Premieres September 26 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT
Regan will announce the exciting news during his twenty-eighth appearance on the "Late Show with David Letterman," which will air tonight.

[05/08/15 - 07:00 AM]
It's a Family Affair of Hollywood Proportions When "Stewarts & Hamiltons" Debuts on E!
The eight, one-hour episode season will follow the busy lives and one-of-a-kind family dynamics in the "Brady Bunch"-esque households of Alana, George, Kimberly, Ashley Hamiton, Sean Stewart, and George Hamilton Jr.

[05/08/15 - 07:00 AM]
President Bill Clinton Will Make His 10th and Final Appearance on CBS's "Late Show With David Letterman," Tuesday, May 12
Also on tap next week are George Clooney, Norm Macdonald, Don Rickles, Julia Roberts, Adam Sandler, Howard Stern, Oprah Winfrey, Ryan Adams and Tom Waits.

[05/08/15 - 05:01 AM]
BBC America's "Doctor Who" Announces Double Trouble as Osgood Takes on the Terrifying Zygons
The two-part episode is currently being filmed in Cardiff, Wales, and is written by Peter Harness and directed by Daniel Nettheim.

[05/07/15 - 11:47 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 7 - Odds & Ends
Updates include: The CW passes on its remaining pilots; Greg Malins to run FOX's "The Grinder"; and NBC to recast Meaghan Rath's role on "People Are Talking."

[05/07/15 - 07:25 PM]
ABC Issues Renewals to 22 Primetime Series
"Cristela," "Forever" and "Resurrection" are among the network's few shows not returning next season.

[05/07/15 - 06:55 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 7 - Three New Comedies Heading to Series at ABC
The trio includes the Ken Jeong-led "Dr. Ken" plus a new primetime series featuring "The Muppets."

[05/07/15 - 06:40 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 7 - ABC Picks Up Six Drama Pilots to Series
Said group includes the period dramas "Of Kings and Prophets" and "Wicked City" plus the Shonda Rhomes-produced "The Catch."

[05/07/15 - 06:15 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 7 - FOX Adds "Grandfathered," "Surviving Life" to Comedy Series Roster
John Stamos and Jack Cutmore-Scott star in the respective half-hour entries.

[05/07/15 - 05:00 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 7 - FOX Orders Comedy "The Grinder," Drama "Rosewood" to Series
Rob Lowe and Morris Chestnut topline the respective series, due next season.

[05/07/15 - 04:12 PM]
Exclusive, Candid Interview with Floyd Mayweather to Premiere Saturday on Showtime(R)
In the interview, Mayweather addresses the claim made by Pacquiao's camp that the Philippine fighter sustained an injury to his right shoulder that hampered his ability during the bout.

[05/07/15 - 02:24 PM]
ABC Gains Viewers This Season and Is the Only Major Net Up in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[05/07/15 - 01:54 PM]
TLC Brings Two New Concepts to the Makeover Space
Both series premiere back-to-back on Friday, June 12 beginning at 9:30/8:30c.

[05/07/15 - 01:52 PM]
"Mighty Magiswords," The First Original Digital Series from Cartoon Network Studios, Begins Multiplatform Content Rollout
The comedy adventure series centers on Prohyas and Vambre, a brother and sister team of warriors for hire who are ready for any quest that needs questing.

[05/07/15 - 01:43 PM]
FOX Sports and "The Simpsons" Collaborate to Promote FIFA Women's World Cup 2015
Look for a special soccer-themed couch gag to open this Sunday's episode on FOX.

[05/07/15 - 01:34 PM]
The CW Axes Freshman Drama "The Messengers"
Executive producer Trey Callaway confirmed the news this afternoon on his Twitter page.

[05/07/15 - 01:22 PM]
Robert Rodriguez Sits Down with Visionary Filmmaker Robert Zemeckis in the Next Installment of "El Rey Network Presents: The Director's Chair"
Said edition airs Sunday, May 31 at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.

[05/07/15 - 01:16 PM]
Video: "The Brink" Trailer (HBO)
Jack Black, Tim Robbins, Pablo Schreiber, Aasif Mandvi, Maribeth Monroe, Eric Ladin, Esai Morales and Geoff Pierson star in the comedy, premiering Sunday, June 21.







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[10/14/19 - 12:00 PM]
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"The Hustler" is set to begin production later this fall, with an airdate to be announced at a later date.

[10/14/19 - 11:01 AM]
Sarah Silverman Returns to HBO for Stand-Up Comedy Special and Late-Night Series Pilot
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[10/14/19 - 10:00 AM]
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[10/14/19 - 09:13 AM]
Video: YouTube Debuts Official Trailer for New Learning Series That Tests the Magic of Cinema from "Back to the Future" to "Ghostbusters"
"Could You Survive The Movies," hosted by Jake Roper, debuts Monday, October 21.

[10/14/19 - 08:19 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Sunday Night Football" Stay on Top
The Peacock once again wins the evening in all categories.

[10/14/19 - 08:01 AM]
Showtime(R) Presents "Celeste Barber: Challenge Accepted"
Look for the stand-up special to debut on Friday, November 1 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/14/19 - 07:52 AM]
"The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" Announces Live Democratic Presidential Primary Debate Coverage "Votegasm 2020: The Field Narrows from 10 to... 12?" to Air on Tuesday, October 15 at 11:00 P.M. Eastern
Alex Wagner will be the night's guest interview.

[10/14/19 - 06:27 AM]
Video: "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" Season 3 Trailer Available Now
The trailer features the song "Perfectly Marvelous" from Cabaret with an original recording by Sutton Foster.

[10/14/19 - 06:06 AM]
Business Is Personal on an All-New Season of CNBC's Hit Series "The Profit" Premiering Tuesday, November 5 at 10PM ET
Business is personal as Marcus visits 12 entrepreneurs looking to get on the path to success, and one flooded town desperate to get back on proverbial dry land.

[10/14/19 - 01:28 AM]
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The film, directed by Marco Bonfanti, premieres Friday, November 1.

[10/13/19 - 08:55 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, ALCS Snap College Football Win Streak
The network's MLB telecast wins the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/12/19 - 08:38 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "WWE SmackDown" Holds Onto Demo Crown
FOX's telecast is still the adults 18-49 champ, but down over 28% from last week's network debut.

[10/11/19 - 02:00 PM]
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[10/11/19 - 10:34 AM]
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[10/11/19 - 10:16 AM]
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