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[07/22/15 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, July 22
Updates include: FX's "The Comedians," Netflix's "Lilyhammer" get the axe; Sonya Walger is the latest to join ABC's "The Catch"; and Syfy orders fourth installment of its "Sharknado" franchise.

[07/22/15 - 06:15 PM]
Video: Watch the First Look at Season Two of "Empire"
The show's sophomore run begins Wednesday, September 23 at 9:00/8:00c on FOX.

[07/22/15 - 02:00 PM]
FOX Orders Another Helping of "MasterChef"
Additionally, all three judges, including veterans Gordon Ramsay and Graham Elliot, as well as newcomer Christina Tosi, will return to the judging panel.

[07/22/15 - 01:36 PM]
Syfy Acquires "Wynonna Earp" from SEVEN24 Films and IDW Entertainment
Melanie Scrofano, Tim Rozon and Shamier Anderson will star in the project, from writer Emily Andras.

[07/22/15 - 01:11 PM]
NBC Heads Back to VidCon with Exciting Fan Activations for "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon", "The Voice" and "Heroes Reborn"
Once again, "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon", which boasts one of the top channels on YouTube, returns to the VidCon floor offering fans a chance to play along with a popular "Tonight Show" game segment.

[07/22/15 - 01:05 PM]
Pivot Sets the Season Three Premiere of the Award-Winning Comedy/Drama, "Please Like Me" for Friday, October 16 at 10 P.M.
Creator, writer, and star of the show, Thomas extends his talent this season by taking a seat in the director's chair for the first time, making him a quadruple threat.

[07/22/15 - 01:01 PM]
Sean Teale, Georgina Haig and Eddie Ramos to Star in Syfy's Futuristic Thriller Pilot "Incorporated"
The series centers around Ben Larson, a young executive who risks everything to infiltrate the all-controlling corporate world and save the woman he loves.

[07/22/15 - 01:01 PM]
MTV Promotes Mina Lefevre to Executive Vice President and Head of Scripted Development
Lefevre has launched hits including "Scream," "Finding Carter," and "Faking It," and is developing the forthcoming fantasy epic "The Shannara Chronicles."

[07/22/15 - 12:45 PM]
Lifetime Announces Cast and Dates for "The Unauthorized Beverly Hills, 90210 Story" and "The Unauthorized Melrose Place Story"
Look for said installments on Saturday, October 3 and Saturday, October 10, respectively.

[07/22/15 - 12:39 PM]
TV One Continues Primetime Performance Gains Across All Key Demos
TV One spins the numbers for the third quarter of 2015 to date.

[07/22/15 - 12:11 PM]
ABC's "Boston EMS" to Now Premiere at 10:00/9:00c This Saturday, July 25
"Save My Life: Boston Trauma," originally set to air in the time period, will remain on Sundays nights at 10:00/9:00c for one more week.

[07/22/15 - 11:55 AM]
The "Wheeler Dealers" Cross the Pond for Their First Ever Fully U.S. Series on Velocity
The all-new season premieres Wednesday, August 26 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[07/22/15 - 11:41 AM]
AT&T U-verse Re-Launches Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movies & Mysteries
Hallmark Channel will be on channels 365 and 1365 in HD in the U-family and U200 and above packages.

[07/22/15 - 11:33 AM]
Discovery Channel's "Alaskan Bush People" #1 Across All of Television on Friday Night in Persons and Men
Discovery spins the numbers for Friday, July 17.

[07/22/15 - 11:14 AM]
A+E Networks Announces "Roots" Award Winning Directors and Music Producer
Multi-award winning Phillip Noyce and Emmy(R) Award winner Thomas Carter are set to helm nights one and three respectively.

[07/22/15 - 11:02 AM]
Nickelodeon Calls for Entries for First-Ever "What's Your Nickfluence?" Animation Scholarship Challenge in Partnership with Get Schooled to Award a $25,000 Scholarship
The scholarship opportunity is open to 17-24 year-old college students in which applicants will be required to submit an animated short in any format.

[07/22/15 - 10:31 AM]
Two-Hour "Mat Franco's Got Magic" Special Set for Thursday, Sept. 17 on NBC
The special will feature appearances by Neil Patrick Harris, Heidi Klum, Rob Gronkowski, Jason Mraz, Penn & Teller and others.

[07/22/15 - 09:59 AM]
Nickelodeon's "Kids' Choice Sports 2015" is Night's Top Kids' Telecast
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for Thursday, July 16.

[07/22/15 - 09:37 AM]
BBC America Announces Sir David Attenborough for Landmark Natural History Series, "The Hunt"
The upcoming series is from the team behind the BBC's ground-breaking "Planet Earth" series, Emmy(R)-winning executive producer Alastair Fothergill and series producer Huw Cordey of Silverback Films.

[07/22/15 - 09:15 AM]
HBO and Bill Simmons Announce Major New Multi-Year, Multi-Platform Exclusive Agreement, Anchored by an All-New HBO Series to Launch in 2016
The overall agreement, which begins in October, provides for a comprehensive partnership on a variety of platforms between the network and Simmons.

[07/22/15 - 09:13 AM]
New TV Land Series "The Jim Gaffigan Show" Scores with 3.2 Million Gross Total Viewers on TV Land, Nick at Nite and Comedy Central in Live+3
TV Land further spins the numbers for Wednesday, July 15.

[07/22/15 - 09:00 AM]
CBS Orders "BrainDead," A Comic-Thriller Set in the World of Washington, D.C. Politics, For Broadcast in Summer 2016
The series is the first project from Robert and Michelle King as part of their new three-year producing deal with CBS Television Studios.

[07/22/15 - 08:59 AM]
Investigation Discovery Takes an In-Depth Look at America's Most Horrific Crimes with the All-New Series "Killer Instinct with Chris Hansen"
New episodes will air Mondays at 10:00/9:00c beginning on August 17, with the season concluding on Monday, October 19.

[07/22/15 - 08:37 AM]
"Talent" and "Hollywood Game Night" Are the #1-2 Shows of the Night on the Big 4 in Every Key Demo
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 21.

[07/22/15 - 08:30 AM]
Disney's "Doc McStuffins: Pet Vet" Programming Event to Highlight Lessons About Care and Responsibility for Pets
The multi-episode story arc, "Doc McStuffins: Pet Vet," presented in collaboration with the ASPCA, Solid Gold Holistic Pet Food and Nationwide, begins Friday, August 14.

[07/22/15 - 08:29 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "America's Got Talent" Reclaims Top Spot for NBC
The Peacock leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/22/15 - 08:17 AM]
Bravo Media's "Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles" Makes It Rain for Season Eight with Supersized Premiere Wednesday, Sept 2 at 10PM ET/PT
In season eight, Josh Altman, Josh Flagg, James Harris, and David Parnes return to a market completely transformed by skyrocketing prices and inventory at an all-time low.

[07/21/15 - 11:32 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, July 21
Updates include: HBO renews "The Brink" for a second season; Michael Chiklis joins the cast of FOX's "Gotham"; and ABC Family invites trio to "Stay."

[07/21/15 - 03:26 PM]
"Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll" Scores Largest Ever Live+3 Lift of Any Comedy Series Premiere in FX Networks History
FX further spins the numbers for Thursday, July 16.

[07/21/15 - 03:13 PM]
Strong Ratings for ESPN's Coverage of The Open at St Andrews
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, July 20.

[07/21/15 - 01:48 PM]
Syfy Invites You to Join "The Bazillion Dollar Club" on September 22
The high-adrenaline, high stakes docu-series is set in the cutthroat world of today's most forward-thinking innovators as they search for the next great idea.

[07/21/15 - 01:25 PM]
History(R) Cranks Up the Cold This August with Season Nine of "Ice Road Truckers" and New Series "Power & Ice"
The latter introduces viewers to the brave men who maintain and build the remote and rugged Alaskan power grid.

[07/21/15 - 01:15 PM]
FOX Doubles NFL Pregame Block in 2015
After two seasons on FOX Sports 1, "FOX NFL Kickoff" jumps to FOX broadcast network beginning Sunday, September 13.

[07/21/15 - 01:03 PM]
Bravo Media Drops Anchor in the Bahamas When Season Three of "Below Deck" Premieres on Tuesday, August 25 at 9PM ET/PT
Plus: look for a half-hour preview special airing on Monday, August 10 at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/21/15 - 12:56 PM]
"48 Hours: The Girl Next Door" Is Saturday's #1 Broadcast with Adults 25-54 and Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, July 18.

[07/21/15 - 12:50 PM]
Video: "Fargo" - New Season - Official Trailer
Check out the extended look at the show's sophomore run, due in October.

[07/21/15 - 12:36 PM]
Paced by NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Race, NBCSN Doubles Viewership vs. 2014 for Second Consecutive Weekend
NBCSN spins the numbers for Saturday, July 18 and Sunday, July 19.

[07/21/15 - 12:33 PM]
ESPN and Southern Conference Reach Multi-Year Rights Agreement
As part of the pact, ESPN and the Southern Conference will work jointly to develop in-house production capabilities at each member institution by 2017 that will provide significant national coverage for Southern Conference sports on ESPN3.

[07/21/15 - 12:19 PM]
Video: "The Muppets" - First Look Presentation
Watch the pilot presentation for the upcoming comedy, premiering Tuesday, September 22 on ABC.

[07/21/15 - 12:15 PM]
Destination America Looks to the Light: All-New Series "Project Afterlife" Examines Tales of People Who Have Come Back from the Dead
The six-part series launches Sunday, August 9 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[07/21/15 - 11:09 AM]
Second Annual ESPY Day Raises $3.85 Million for The V Foundation for Cancer Research and New Stuart Scott Memorial Cancer Research Fund
To date, ESPY-related fundraising efforts have raised more than $26 million for cancer research.

[07/21/15 - 10:17 AM]
"Tig Notaro: Boyish Girl Interrupted," The Grammy Nominee's First HBO Comedy Special, Debuts Aug. 22
Featuring the Grammy nominee in an all-new standup performance before a live audience, the special was taped at the Wilbur Theatre in Boston on May 31.

[07/21/15 - 10:05 AM]
FYI(TM) Greenlights New Original Primetime Talk Show "Kocktails with Khloe" Hosted by Khloe Kardashian
Production begins immediately on eight one-hour episodes, with the series slated to premiere in late 2015.

[07/21/15 - 10:05 AM]
Star-Studded Boost Mobile WNBA All-Star Game 2015 on ABC
The Boost Mobile WNBA All-Star Game 2015 will highlight the league's stars in the 13th edition of the star-studded event, broadcasting live on ABC on Saturday, July 25, at 3:30 p.m. ET from Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn.

[07/21/15 - 09:29 AM]
NBCSN's Tour de France Coverage Posts Best Viewership Since 2010 as Race Heads Into Final Five Stages
NBCSN spins the numbers for its Tour de France coverage to date.

[07/21/15 - 09:15 AM]
HGTV and DIY Network Greenlight New Renovation and House Flipping Series
More family-centric series about home renovation and house flipping have been cleared for production, including "Five Day Flip," "Vintage Flip" and "Nashville Flipped."

[07/21/15 - 09:01 AM]
FXX Sets Premiere Date for "The League" and "You're the Worst"
Look for both series back-to-back beginning Wednesday, September 9 at 10:30/9:30c.

[07/21/15 - 08:57 AM]
Return to America's Last Frontier Town with "Edge of Alaska"
The series returns to Discovery Channel on Friday, August 14 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/21/15 - 08:50 AM]
Live + 3 Day Ratings: ABC's "Rookie Blue" Delivers a New Playback High Among Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for Thursday, July 16.

[07/21/15 - 08:45 AM]
NBC Wins Monday with the #1 Show of the Night, "American Ninja Warrior"
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, July 20.







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[04/23/21 - 10:59 AM]
Starz in Development on "The Case of Cyntoia Brown" from Executive Producers Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson and La La Anthony
Based on Cyntoia Brown-Long's book, the series tells the story of Cyntoia Brown-Long who was sex trafficked by a boyfriend, tried as an adult at 16 years old and sentenced to life in prison for aggravated robbery and first-degree murder.

[04/23/21 - 09:59 AM]
Bob Costas Returns to HBO with the Launch of "Back on the Record with Bob Costas"
The series, which will air four episodes each year, will be driven by in-depth interviews with the biggest names in sports, entertainment and popular culture, and discussions led by Costas that will address today's most topical sports issues.

[04/23/21 - 09:00 AM]
Disney Channel Orders Second Season of "Secrets of Sulphur Springs," The Riveting Mystery-Adventure Series
Since its January 15 premiere, the series has reached 8.4 million total viewers, ranked as the #1 series across all television with Girls 6-11, and the #1 live-action series on DisneyNow.

[04/23/21 - 08:59 AM]
HBO Max Renews Selena Gomez's Cooking Show "Selena + Chef" for a Third Season
In season three, Selena will continue her cooking adventures at home with a new roster of all-star chefs that will help her whip up delicious dishes.

[04/23/21 - 08:59 AM]
WarnerMedia Studios and Networks Group Unites Adult Swim and HBO Max Adult Animation and Comedy Development Teams
The company has united the Adult Swim and HBO Max adult animation development teams under the leadership of Suzanna Makkos in her newly expanded role as executive vice president of original comedy and adult animation for both brands.

[04/23/21 - 08:28 AM]
Free-Diving Natural History Filmmaker, Patrick Dykstra Comes Face to Face with the Largest and Most Mysterious Creatures in the Ocean in New discovery+ Series "Chasing Ocean Giants"
Stream all eight episodes on Thursday, April 29 as a part of Discovery's month-long celebration of the Earth and all of the wildlife that call it home.

[04/23/21 - 08:02 AM]
Apple TV+ Announces New Music Docuseries "1971: The Year That Music Changed Everything"
Executive produced by Academy, BAFTA and Grammy Award winners Asif Kapadia and James Gay-Rees, the eight-part docuseries will premiere May 21 on Apple TV+.

[04/23/21 - 07:16 AM]
Two-Part Special of YouTube Originals "Super Sema," Africa's First Kid Superhero Animated Series, Premieres Today on World Book Day
YouTube Originals delivers a two-part special with Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong'o as the voice of Mama Dunia in the new animated series featuring a young superhero African girl named Sema.

[04/23/21 - 07:07 AM]
Ewan McGregor Plays "Halston" in a New Limited Series Premiering May 14
The Netflix project also features Krysta Rodriguez as Liza Minnelli, Rory Culkin as Joel Schumacher, Rebecca Dayan as Elsa Peretti, David Pittu as Joe Eula, and Gian Franco Rodriguez as Victor Hugo.

[04/22/21 - 03:30 PM]
Riz Ahmed and Viola Davis to Join 93rd Oscars(R) Cast
Ahmed and Davis round out the previously announced lineup that includes 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.

[04/22/21 - 03:01 PM]
Video: Faith, Family, and Scandal - "Favorite Son" on BET+
Twin brothers in a gospel group struggle to find balance of life, love, faith, and religion while under the strict rule of their father, a megachurch Reverend.

[04/22/21 - 01:52 PM]
Sofia Alvarez to Adapt and Direct "Along for the Ride;" Emma Pasarow and Belmont Cameli to Star in Lead Roles
The Netfilx film is based on the YA novel of the same name from New York Times bestselling author Sarah Dessen.

[04/22/21 - 01:08 PM]
Spectrum Originals to Debut Golden Globe(R) and Emmy(R) Nominated Team Robert and Michelle King's Series "The Bite" on May 21
The six-episode series follows the lives of two neighbors Rachel (Audra McDonald) and Lily (Taylor Schilling) as they embark on unprecedented times when a deadly new strain of a virus arrives.

[04/22/21 - 11:35 AM]
Video: "Stuck with You" - Season 2 - Official Trailer - An ALLBLK Original Series
The series returns to the streaming service on Thursday, May 6.

[04/22/21 - 11:02 AM]
Netflix Teams Up with Bubba Wallace for Documentary Series
The series follows NASCAR Cup Series driver Bubba Wallace as he competes for the newly formed 23XI Racing team.